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Could Your Child Be a Bully? From Carrie Goldman (WATCH)

Posted 08.20.2013 | MarloThomas

When Carrie Goldman, parenting expert and author of "Bullied", joined me on Mondays with Marlo I just had to ask her if she had any tips for parents t...

The Urgent Call to Stillness

Rev. Ed Bacon | Posted 11.26.2012 | Religion
Rev. Ed Bacon

In stillness, we hear ourselves clearly, and we hear others too. Stillness rings like a bell struck during meditation; it is pure and precious.

How To Accept What Is

Tara Brach | Posted 11.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

Sometimes when I talk about "Radical Acceptance," I like to tell the story about Jacob, a man who, at almost 70 and in the mid-stages of Alzheimer's disease, attended a 10-day retreat I was leading.

Build Brand Awareness With a Survey

Karen Leland | Posted 11.20.2012 | Small Business
Karen Leland

In today's crowded media landscape, businesses are continually on the lookout for ways to stand apart from their competitors. Enter surveys, a cost-effective method to promote brand awareness.

Paying Relaxed Attention

Maggie Lyon | Posted 11.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lyon

Today, I entreat you, even if things are flowing beautifully, practice relaxing yourself from head to toe in the midst of your intense on-the-ball focus, and consciously melt deeper into gentle ease with each breath.

Very Big Shifting Shows Up in Small Pattern Changes

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Ruth Neubauer

When patterns of contact change, something big is happening. The tell is in the shifting rhythm of silence.

Are You Realistic, Do You Expect Miracles?

Karen Luniw | Posted 11.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Karen Luniw

I love this quote from Wayne Dyer: "I am realistic, I expect miracles." Totally cool. Recently, I posted this picture on Facebook. Someone who is a f...

FACE IT: The Best Part of Aging Might Be...

Michele Willens | Posted 11.12.2012 | Fifty
Michele Willens

The goal is to look around and see not a large canvas to race through, but a smaller series of snapshots, each worthy of stopping long enough to appreciate.

Five Guiding Questions for Living Life to the Fullest

Karen Talavera | Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Karen Talavera

We've all heard the clichés -- life is fleeting. Time flies. As I write this, the year is already two-thirds over and it feels like it just started. Some years are like that, and 2012 is one.

Acceleration, Re-Entry and the Ever-Rising Bar

Karen Talavera | Posted 11.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Karen Talavera

With greater frequency I've recently wondered why I'm being shown the splendor and richness of the world that I've been fortunate enough to experience and can only conclude there must be a greater purpose -- a grander design to it -- than my own personal fulfillment.

Good Communication Is as Simple as Paying Attention

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 11.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

In the simplest of terms, good communication only involves two steps: empathy and clarity. The most common communication errors occur when the message gets lost between the sender and the receiver.

Radical Acceptance: Free Yourself By Accepting Yourself

Tara Brach | Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

The way out of our cage begins with accepting absolutely everything we are feeling about ourselves and our lives, by embracing with wakefulness and care our moment-to-moment experience.

How To Stop The Internal Battle (And Find Joy And Harmony)

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 10.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Levi Ben-Shmuel

For many of us, we do not spend our days in harmony and joy. We tend to be in internal conflict. Our minds might be in one place while our bodies are in another. Our souls might long for a particular experience but we find all kinds of reasons to ignore that calling.

Consciousness: The Currency of Life

Daniel Bor | Posted 10.28.2012 | Science
Daniel Bor

On the night of Thursday, May 8, 1997, my father had a stroke. When I visited him in the hospital, I felt profoundly disturbed by what I witnessed. This sluggish, exhausted man in front of me looked like my father, but I knew, deep down, that he wasn't.

WATCH: How Does One Begin To Be Happier? From Gretchen Rubin

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Gretchen Rubin, author of "The Happiness Project" and "Happier at Home," spoke about how she became self-aware and focused on achieving happiness when...

PHOTOS: Family Raises Awareness Of Baby's Incurable 'Worst Disease You've Never Heard Of'

Posted 08.27.2012 | Impact

Imagine, as a parent, not being able to touch and hold your baby. Two parents are on a mission to raise awareness for their little girl's little-known...

The Iceberg Effect

Amanda Slavin | Posted 10.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Amanda Slavin

I now have an awareness of my feelings, my opinions, my reality. I think twice before staying out late, living a life of no discipline, and I certainly won't settle for anyone else's 10 percent.

Get to Know Yourself

Intent | Posted 10.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Intent

It is stillness of the mind and body that allow us to step away from our distracted selves and get to know our true selves a little bit better.

True Power Lies in Choice

Viral Mehta | Posted 10.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Viral Mehta

To be free to choose, we need to first be aware that we have such a choice. Every time I can awaken to the freedom of such inner choice, the tide turns. Consciously choosing becomes the basis for learning and unlearning.

Inhabiting the Place Called 'I'

Denise M. Wilbanks | Posted 10.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Denise M. Wilbanks

My personal favorite factor in arriving at happiness is the attribute of equanimity, the space of calm that arises from the deepest place at the core of our being.

What Do You Work For?

Elizabeth Krupka | Posted 10.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Krupka

I recently read one of my college friend's tweets and it read: "What do you work for, money or health care?"

Food Talks: Wabi-Sabi Pie

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 10.10.2012 | Food
Ruth Neubauer

There are 15 tables ahead of us. We choose to wait of course. Like everyone else waiting outside, it's obviously worth it.

Awareness Brings Its Own Reward$

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 10.06.2012 | Money
Jinny Ditzler

In our home we call it the Money Game because the better we play that game, the more money seems to come our way. You may laugh, but we've been doing it for over 30 years, and it's paid off big time.

Life's Much Lovelier The Second Time Around

Patty Kogutek | Posted 09.29.2012 | Religion
Patty Kogutek

Our life is made up of choices, small choices we make everyday to become a better person and to become a better earth-citizen. And if by some chance we miss an opportunity to learn and grow, Life, in its all-loving wisdom, will give us second chances until we get it.

The Benefits of Being in a Higher Vibration

Pamela Dussault | Posted 09.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Pamela Dussault

We all vibrate energetically at a particular frequency. The lower the frequency, the denser your energy, and the heavier your problems seem.