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Sports Just Don't Make Sense

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.29.2015 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

Ultimately, for you to keep pursuing your sports dreams, you must have faith that sports do make sense in the long run. Hopefully, that faith is rewarded with the results you want and the goals you have striven for. But, the reality is that sports don't always work out that way.

You Won't Find Athletic Success Without 'The Grind'

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 09.16.2015 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

If you're reading this article, I'm guessing you're pretty serious about your sports participation. I'm also assuming that, despite being serious about your sport, you do it because it's big-time fun.

5 Ways to Celebrate Your Victories

Margaret Marshall | Posted 05.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Eating smart takes knowledge, patience, and practice, and without patience there is no practice. Practice is the victory. Eat the food that is best for your body. You may live longer, be healthier, and have more fun through the years because of the food you choose today.

On Being Unbowed

Safiya Jafari Simmons | Posted 03.10.2015 | Black Voices
Safiya Jafari Simmons

With the new year, what I feel in addition to excitement is a renewed confidence in my community, a belief that no matter what comes or what the future holds, we can make it, because we made it through last year.

A Different Type of Hero

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 02.14.2015 | Religion
Naphtali Hoff

Judah's heroism was rooted in the purest of all sources, a zealous love of his religion. He fought not for his own selfish end, nor from a passion for victory on the battlefield.

If a Tar-Sands Project Fails in the Forest...

Michael Brune | Posted 12.01.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

No rational reason exists for doing this to our planet -- unless you count greed. Sadly, some people do. But even if you are willing to destroy 50,000 square miles of boreal forest just to make a profit, there's no way to justify destroying our future in the process.

A Race at My Pace Is No Disgrace

Charlie Carillo | Posted 11.22.2014 | New York
Charlie Carillo

Thirty years and 30 pounds later, I was making my comeback. I couldn't wait to check out the competition. There they were -- four kids, aged 7 to 13. That's right -- a total of five runners, including me. And I was old enough to be their (youthful) grandfather.

Final Words to a Team in Pursuit of a National Championship

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 07.14.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

I have been working for the past year with a collegiate team with realistic aspirations of winning an NCAA championship. They have been an amazing group of athletes who have struggled through challenges, stayed committed to their goals, and remained united as a team.

The Perfect Way To Celebrate The Little Victories

Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

5 Life Skills The Olympics Can Teach Your Kids

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 04.23.2014 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

Of course, scheduling regular family dinners together is an important ingredient for raising well-adjusted children. But after the last two weeks, I also believe the same principle applies to watching the Olympics as a family.

Three Steps to Athletic Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

I have been thinking a great deal about what it takes for athletes to achieve what I consider to be an essential goal in all of their efforts. In doing so, I have come up with my Three Steps to Sports Success.

In Sports, Think Now, So You Don't Have to Think Later

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

Why so much thinking about your sport now? Because when you head out to the field, court, course for the first competition of the season, you will have done all of the "heavy lifting" necessary and you can say, "I'm totally prepared to perform my best and achieve my goals."

Victory in Numbers

Amy Oraefo | Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Oraefo

I enter every conversation and interaction believing that it only takes one "yes" to propel me forward. Of course, you must realize that no one can help you obtain your goals if you fail to share your goals with others.

Weekly Rune: Sowilo

Kelley Harrell | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

The presence of Sowilo (or Sowilu) at this time means we have persevered through hardship and truly mastered the work. Whatever has been pressing, its breakthrough and recently-revealed wisdom are lasting.

Don't Have Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda in Your Sport

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.15.2013 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

You get one shot in a competition, so you might as well take it, otherwise there will be a whole lot of "woulda, coulda, shoulda" when you look in the rearview mirror of your day on the field, course, court, hill, or what-have-you.

Mexican American Studies Are Back

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 02.08.2013 | Latino Voices

A federal judge has ordered the Tucson Unified School District to end segregation and implement culturally relevant courses such as the ones taught in...

Obama's Victory -- A Mandate for Liberal Government

Ari Melber | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
Ari Melber

President Obama's reelection marks the most decisive mandate for an assertive, progressive governing model in well over a generation.

The Leap Heard 'Round the World

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

Fear is loud and powerful. In order to continue, Baumgardner needed to turn down fear's volume and increase the volume of reason. Gervais did this through helping Baumgardner speak over his fear with positive self-talk.

Celebrate a Little Victory Every Day

Nancy Deville | Posted 03.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

You can liken celebrating a little victory every day to positive childrearing -- in other words, by praising yourself and acknowledging your little victory, you're being your own nurturing adult.

Connecticut Workers Welcome Paid Sick Days

Ellen Bravo | Posted 03.05.2012 | Business
Ellen Bravo

As of January 1, hundreds of thousands of Connecticut workers will begin to earn paid sick time under a new statewide paid sick days law -- the first in the nation.

Libyan Victory Validates Obama Doctrine

Joe Cirincione | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

The collapse of the Gaddafi regime firmly establishes the benefits of Obama's national security strategy over the failed war policies that preceded him -- and are still promoted by his critics.


Chris A. Smith | Posted 10.03.2011 | San Francisco
Chris A. Smith

I have no idea how the guy managed to sleep through Acephalix, because it was really loud. The San Francisco death metal band emitted a growling, galloping roar, the stuff of bad dreams. But this dude? He was dead to the world.

The Chances of Success in Libya

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Weigant

Broadly speaking, there are only three possible outcomes in Libya -- win, lose, or stalemate. What chance does each of these have of actually becoming reality in a short stretch of time?

Petraeus Not 'Sure' Of Afghan Victory By 2014

AP / The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The American commanding general in Afghanistan says he is not "sure" of victory by 2014. Army Gen. David Petraeus told ABC News in...

Court Victory: Bovine Growth Hormone Labeling

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeffrey Smith ATTENTION SHOPPERS. An appeals court just upheld your right to easily choose drug-free milk from drug-f...