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Helping Transition in Myanmar, One Book at a Time

Mickey Bergman | Posted 06.19.2015 | Politics
Mickey Bergman

Most things can be found in Myanmar now (and cheaply) but books are still costly for most Myanmar people or just not accessible. Mindy Walker, who works with the Richardson Center for Global Engagement in Myanmar, tries to get colorful books into children's hands.

Lights Go On: Part XLVI -- Transitions

Thomas Bähler | Posted 06.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Thomas Bähler

If you'd like for me to read this to you, CLICK HERE Transition the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another It ...

How Caitlyn Jenner Is Helping Me Be a Better Me

Elura Nanos | Posted 06.09.2015 | Women
Elura Nanos

Caitlyn Jenner's transformation was fascinating and inspiring to so many of us -- not only for the social change it means for our world, but also because it is rare to see any reinvention that is so total.

Leaders in Transition: A Precarious Place

Therese Rowley, Ph.D. | Posted 06.05.2015 | Business
Therese Rowley, Ph.D.

Adam was anxious about a pivotal strategic decision. "Why does my gut tell me that I should go in the opposite direction of what my most trusted Board member advises? This adviser has been a mega-successful, serial entrepreneur and insists on this direction.

Why I Stopped Using the T-Word: Transition

Stephanie Mott | Posted 05.14.2015 | Gay Voices
Stephanie Mott

The idea that we transition reinforces the idea that there is some kind of gender change. It reinforces the idea that at some point in my life, I was a man. It reinforces the exact idea that most significantly creates barriers to bringing about an understanding.

Changing Sexes, Needing Church (and God)

Peggy Payne | Posted 05.08.2015 | Religion
Peggy Payne

"As a result of being transgender and accepting myself, my faith has grown deeper but still sits on the shaky foundation laid down by my family, the church and society."

Making Sense of the 'New Economy'

Jules Peck | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Jules Peck

Ever wondered what the 'new economy' actually looks like, who the players are and how they interrelate?

Notes on Bruce Jenner and the Trans Grapevine

Darya Teesewell | Posted 05.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Darya Teesewell

An empty stomach and discouraged heart are hard to overcome. I urge my sisters and brothers who are hurting to see that, hopefully, the Jenner story is ultimately about raising you up where you stand this second, not about putting you down for what's in your purse or wallet.

In the Afterglow of the Bruce Jenner Interview: So Where Do We Go From Here?

Stephanie Battaglino | Posted 06.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Stephanie Battaglino

The opportunity this presents for our community to simply tell our stories, have them be heard and, most importantly, to educate -- is what the real legacy of this moment is.

Lindsay Holmes

How To Support A Transitioning Loved One

HuffingtonPost.com | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.01.2015 | Healthy Living

Bruce Jenner, the former Olympian who has become a reality TV star, revealed he is transgender Friday in a highly anticipated interview with Diane Saw...

5 Questions to Help You Discover Your Purpose

Melissa J. Nixon | Posted 06.23.2015 | Women
Melissa J. Nixon

Before you heart constricts at the thought of figuring out what it is you want to do for the rest of your "life," let's first start by focusing on this moment, right here and right now!

Transitions Are Painful -- Six Steps to Make Them Glorious

Marilyn Tam | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

The best way to honor the transition and move on with inner peace is to give thanks. Yes. Give thanks for the pain, physical, emotional or financial challenge that may seem to be unending; it will end. Acknowledge the reasons for the grief, uncover the lessons/benefits in them.

Priorities for Romania: Strengthening the Rule of Law and Advancing Economic Freedom

Natasha Srdoc | Posted 06.12.2015 | World
Natasha Srdoc

In order to increase economic freedom for its citizens and enable them to achieve higher standards of living, Romania needs to continue its efforts to eradicate corruption and establish an independent and efficient judicial system.

Bathroom Selfies and the Messy Politics of Passing

Michael Cade Hughes | Posted 05.30.2015 | Gay Voices
Michael Cade Hughes

We have a significant problem brewing when transgender people who do have passing privilege are made to feel as though their voice can't have an impact.

How I'm Learning To Be 'Mother' After 24 Years As A Mom

Dawn Q Landau | Posted 05.17.2015 | Fifty
Dawn Q Landau

Each time I think I've got a handle on this evolution of parenting, this transition in my role within my children's lives, and my new place in the world, I find another stumbling block; I catch myself swatting at imaginary boogie monsters.

Former CEO Inspires Change and Gives Back in Retirement

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Last summer, I received a call asking if I would be interested in being mentored by a former CEO of a Fortune 500 Company. A trusted colleague of mine had a friend who was starting a business called My Next Season, designed to transition executives and CEOs out of their corporate positions and into a meaningful retirement phase.

When I Was a Girl

Stephanie Mott | Posted 04.09.2015 | Gay Voices
Stephanie Mott

I was never a boy. I was always a girl. In spite of the lies that were constantly being told to me, by my body and by the world, there was never any real doubt about this truth. I was just one of those girls who were told that they had to live as a boy.

Obsessed: Bruce Jenner and the Dichotomy of Gender Expression

Sidney Chase | Posted 06.13.2015 | Gay Voices
Sidney Chase

It's never anybody's place to out a trans person. It's never anybody's place to out a gay person. So why do we, as a society, continue to buy the tabloids that perpetuate the invalidating idea that gender expression is still something shocking?

The Withering of a Church Between Pastors

Mark Osler | Posted 03.24.2015 | Religion
Mark Osler

My Episcopal church is fading before my eyes. Several months ago, (because I usually arrive late for services) I would find myself wedged into the last few seats in the back of the church. Then, a few months ago, I began to find plenty of seats, even for a latecomer.

The Lord Said to Noah

Melissa Levis | Posted 03.22.2015 | Divorce
Melissa Levis

Somehow I survived 2014 with moments of true joy and fortitude despite this being the year that my 16-year marriage ended in an acrimonious divorce and after 20 years as a New Yorker, I moved to my childhood home in Manchester, Vermont.

The Good News About Being 'In Transition'

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

We do, however, have the power to determine how we respond to what befalls us. Each rupture in our life is fraught with opportunity for growth. Transformation involves a shift in our attitude or perspective that allows for the experience of new possibilities. Each transition provides a chance to come back to a truer version of who we are.

The Space for Change

Rachel Verlik | Posted 02.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachel Verlik

If your gut tells you that you will be disappointed or let down by going in a certain direction, honor that and move forward on a different path. Your best and future self will appreciate it.

The Hard, Daily Switch from Work to Home

Hilary Wilce | Posted 01.12.2015 | Parents
Hilary Wilce

I'd been living all day in neon office light, with grown-up office people. My head was still buzzing with the rhythms and problems of my fast-paced day. Home was domestic, lamp-lit and adhering to its own time table.

Taking the Time to Learn in Transition: How the Ford Foundation Board Revamped the Traditional CEO Search

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 01.11.2015 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

GEO recently convened a diverse group of foundation trustees and CEOs at the Ford Foundation in New York. This meeting was constructed as an opportuni...

4 Common Fears We Can All Learn To Combat

Rupa Mehta | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

We never say babies "fail" when they fall. We accept that falling is a part of the process and that they will ultimately stand up and try again. The same holds true for life. Failure gives us the crucial lessons we need to find in order to stand stronger and find new avenues for success.