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Yin and Yang

2016 : the Yin and the Yang year

Michael Møller | Posted 01.05.2017 | Impact
Michael Møller

2016 was not all bad - despite what you may feel when you switch on the TV these days and aren't sure if you are watching "The Year in Review" or an o...

A Catechism of Confucianism: The Meanings of 'Heaven' (天)

Bin Song (宋斌) | Posted 12.17.2016 | Religion
Bin Song (宋斌)

Confucianism employs four meanings for the term 'Heaven.'

Reflections: A Work-in-Progress Report of an Unfolding Spiritual Quest

Suneet Alva | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Suneet Alva

I see the dynamic phase of my spiritual growth as one that will bring me more and more into a state of balance as I contribute, in my own way, to help bring about a greater sense of balance in the world through the work I do. A positive feedback loop.

How I've Come To Understand The Extremes Of Motherhood

Dr. Jacqueline Nwando Olayiwola, MD, MPH, FAAFP | Posted 04.02.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jacqueline Nwando Olayiwola, MD, MPH, FAAFP

Being a mother is the most anxiety-instilling, fear-provoking, insecurity-inspiring job in the world. But it is different than any other job we assume.

The Passing of the Old Year: Confucian Thoughts

Rodney L. Taylor, Ph.D. | Posted 03.15.2014 | Religion
Rodney L. Taylor, Ph.D.

With each day, the sun warms our bodies and our hearts with a few more minutes of light as we move slowly toward Vernal Equinox and spring. Each religious tradition has expressed thoughts about this transition in our year and thus in our lives, both physical and spiritual.

How to Quit Sugar

Maia James | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maia James

I am so sick of the "grab an apple when you want chocolate!" advice about sugar cravings. This obviously doesn't work -- when I want a brownie, a freaking handful of raisins just simply is not going to cut it.

Fifty Shades of Pinstripes: A Guerilla Guide for Women Who Want to Win at Work

BJ Gallagher | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business
BJ Gallagher

As women continue to make inroads in the workplace they also experience many of the same age-old frustrations shared by millions of working women over the years. Here are the ten helpful insights and practical tips for women who want to win with men at work.

That Voice in Your Head

Waldo Mellon | Posted 10.16.2012 | Comedy
Waldo Mellon

I'm happy to say I've been able to develop a friendly, respectful, even grateful relationship with that voice which I depend upon as a wise editor. In fact, I've given my editor a name: Andy. I just told Andy to pipe the hell down because I feel I have a very good answer to your question.

The Yin And Yang Of The Culture War

William Horden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
William Horden

Right and Left are going to have to recognize the importance of the role each plays in the well-being of the whole.

China's Worldview: Three Timeless Truths

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tom Doctoroff

What is Chinese culture? Now and forever, perpetual yet shape-shifting,in modern and ancient guises, the Chinese worldview can be distilled down to ...

An Introduction to Kabbalah Part 9: Can You Ever Have Too Much Love?

Jay Michaelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jay Michaelson

Of course, I think we could all agree with Burt Bacharach that what the world needs now is more love. But how theosophical Kabbalah sees a world in need of balance.

Ted Kennedy: A Whole Human Being

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beth Arnold

I discovered that I'd misjudged Ted Kennedy. I hope that now I would have the wisdom to confer more compassion on any and all in tragic circumstances.