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Serenity Gathering Announces Dates for 2016

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.22.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

As autumn sweeps across the landscape and festival season begins to simmer down, daydreams of spring are already being awoken. Celebrating the Verna...

On Photography By Susan Sontag: A Must-Read For Every Serious Photographer

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 09.22.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

Susan Sontag's 1973 book, On Photography, is a true classic and should be read by all photographers. Not only is the book a great intellectual stimula...

The Second Annual Phases of the Moon Music & Arts Festival 2015

Morena Duwe | Posted 07.28.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

In the world of science as well as metaphysics, the moon is always a divine symbol of transition, synchronicity, and illumination. Its many lunar cycles affect the planet itself as well as the creatures who populate it.

Pamela Des Barres: Writing Coach and Living Legend

Holly Cara Price | Posted 07.16.2015 | Women
Holly Cara Price

"Miss P," as Mick Jagger called her back in the day, was an icon of mine since the 1960s when she was a member of the all-girl LA-based rock band The GTO's (Girls Together Outrageously).

A Land Where Writers Are Revered

Jeanine Barone | Posted 05.21.2015 | Travel
Jeanine Barone

In the beginning, there existed an island -- uninhabited but for the Arctic fox -- sculpted by snow and ice, wind, water, and fire. This wild, windswept land had no name, until settlers arrived in the 10th century, and made this place their home.

What Are the Five Best Practices for Tweeting From Conferences?

Mona Shattell | Posted 06.14.2015 | Technology
Mona Shattell

Dr. McLemore's good friend and colleague, Steph Herold, Deputy Director for The Sea Change Program developed a set of best practices for use of social media at professional meetings and conferences.

The International Envision Festival 2015 in Costa Rica 2/26-3/1

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.19.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Massive community gatherings are reigniting and redefining humanity. We are not just brought together to enjoy but to change. Music has always been a powerful, non-violent weapon used to convey truths, change perspectives and start revolutions.

Want to End Campus Sexual Assault? Tackle the Primary Issue Being Ignored

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 12.08.2014 | College
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Until we're willing to deal with the fact that young people are sexual people who need more realistic, developmentally appropriate guidance when it comes to sexual expression and satisfaction, the situation is not going to change.

The Geek's Guide to the Writing Life: Stalking the Workshop Egotist

Stephanie Vanderslice | Posted 08.20.2014 | Books
Stephanie Vanderslice

Honestly, I don't know what it is about writing groups or workshops that brings out the egotism in some people, but after participating in and teachin...

10 Reasons You Need a Digital You

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Joanne Tombrakos

The reality is, no matter who you are, business professional to entrepreneur, CEO to salesperson, your digital you opens doors, creates new connections and keeps you marketable and relevant. It deserves your time.

Responding to a Community: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.18.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social chan...

We All Deserve Access to Great Opportunities: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.07.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social chan...

Fine Young Philanthropists

Varda Epstein | Posted 04.27.2014 | Impact
Varda Epstein

Kids are being taught at home and in their schools about the meaning of giving. Apparently, doing nice things for others makes kids smarter, happier and more successful, too.

Career Wardrobe Enters Adulthood Empowered and Ready to Take on the World!

Career Wardrobe | Posted 11.06.2013 | Impact
Career Wardrobe

Empowerment has always been central to Career Wardrobe's mission. From day one, we have challenged every woman who comes through our doors to dream big while also giving her the tools she needs to reach those goals... whether it's her first job or the next job that will help her on her career path.

My Life as an Incan Shaman: A Conversation With Elena Radford

Court Stroud | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Court Stroud

The Harvard Business School is hardly the first place you expect to encounter an Incan, much less a shaman. During graduation week 10 years ago, ...

Safe Space Is Not Safer

justin adkins | Posted 10.20.2013 | College
justin adkins

No one can declare a space "safe" for everyone, or anyone, except for themselves.

Travel Tips from a Yoga Road Warrior

Kino MacGregor | Posted 06.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Kino MacGregor

Yoga helps me adjust to the exhaustion of changing time zones, sitting on airplanes for endless hours and being in new places all the time.

Music & Food Affect Your Mood

Bill & Claire Wurtzel | Posted 01.17.2013 | Taste
Bill & Claire Wurtzel

"Music and food have a similar affect on us. They are both nourishing-make us happy, give us energy, are soothing, help us focus, improve our memory, and have the power to heal."

How I Learned to Forgive (Or the Best Damn Psychic Reading I Ever Had)

Virginia Bell | Posted 02.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Virginia Bell

Sitting there at the kitchen table covered with coffee cups and an ashtray full of cigarette butts, I began to slowly comprehend that working on my problems wasn't the same as healing them. "You didn't forgive him." Those four words changed my life.

Singing Out for Peace with Sweet Honey and the Rock

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 09.13.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

"In Central Africa, people believe the rain forest is God," says Ysaye, "And they chant to imitate the God inside."

Dancing? Beekeeping? Tell Us About Your Favorite Classes In The City

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York is a city full of experts. Many of these experts teach classes, from the useful to the arcane, all trades and skills are represented in New Y...

Use Your Volunteer Time Wisely: Help Often, One Kid At A Time

Joel Arquillos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Joel Arquillos

What helps the young people we serve is one-on-one attention. If we're going to level the playing field for students attending public schools, it's essential for more volunteers to fill the gaps.