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How Divorce Empowered Me

Monica Medina | Posted 02.26.2012 | Divorce
Monica Medina

If you ask me, divorce might very well be the worst experience of your life, second only to the passing of a loved one. Think of it as a revolution inside your head, one that you feel all the way to the pit of your stomach.

Consciousness vs. Willpower: How To Make 'Resolutions' From The Inside Out

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 02.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

The truth is, "will"-power won't -- it won't sustain us for the long haul because it's being held in place only by the conscious mind, and that part of the mind tends to get distracted, bored, tired and restless.

The Changing Face of Change

Marian Salzman | Posted 02.26.2012 | Home
Marian Salzman

As we fade to gray in 2012, it's due in no small part to the tearing down of traditions and an end of entitlement gone extreme.

What Happened to President Obama's Change?

Monique Ruffin | Posted 02.19.2012 | Politics
Monique Ruffin

The change we are experiencing may feel uncomfortable and bumpy, but nobody said change must be seamless. We only know that change must be.

Reinventing Your Life Is Like Baking a Cake

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 02.19.2012 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

It's like a cake -- you wish you had one, you'd love to eat one, you can virtually taste it when you think about it, however, unless you decide what y...

A Lesson in Moving: From the Practical to the Philosophical

Adele Scheele | Posted 02.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Adele Scheele

Moving, as anyone knows, is one of the top stressors -- along with family death, divorce, or the loss of a job. Having experienced them all, I have often thought that I'd become more practiced, maybe even immune to their emotional toll. But quite the opposite happens; it gets harder.

A Gift Worth Giving Yourself This Season

Adele Scheele | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business
Adele Scheele

In these tough economic times, we need something to spur us on. Our own American exhortations -- Yankee ingenuity and "where there's a will there's a ...

Why We Should Loosen The Grip On Holiday Traditions

Kristin Tennant | Posted 02.15.2012 | Divorce
Kristin Tennant

Even though life has settled into a new normal, it's clear that a stubborn determination to make traditions happen will only cause more grief during a time of year that stirs up enough sadness on its own.

How to Get Your Employees to Embrace Change

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 02.14.2012 | Business
Morty Lefkoe

Today an organization's management either recognizes the need to change or it will watch helplessly as market share and profitability slowly (and in some cases, quickly) disappears.

How We Can Change the Media

Cenk Uygur | Posted 02.12.2012 | Media
Cenk Uygur

A quote you see everywhere is Gandhi's line about being the change you want to see in the world. Since I'm a corny guy, I took that to heart. Here are some of the main problems with the establishment media that I want to help change.

4 Forces That Propel Us Through Life

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 02.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

When we change our life inertia, we liberate ourselves from those forces that have, until now, propelled us in a direction we would not have chosen. It means we will have the freedom to hope, feel, accept, engage and strive.

What Ron Paul, Occupy Wall Street, Lech Walesa, Tahrir Square, Tiananmen Square and Many Tea Party People Have in Common

Brent Budowsky | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Part I We live in an age of global protest, global unrest and global demands for change in a world where the vast majority of men and women believe t...

'Feeling Stuck' And The Human Law Of Inertia

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

People, like asteroids, are set on a path by those early forces and continue on that path throughout their lives, for better or worse, unless other forces alter its course. And, like asteroids, we are often unaware of the course we are on or what propels us down that path.

Don't Stop the Line

Marc Lesser | Posted 01.29.2012 | Business
Marc Lesser

What version of "don't stop the line" is embedded in your organization, relationships and life? What might stopping look like? What would courage look like?

Change or Be Changed

Christopher Holshek | Posted 01.23.2012 | Impact
Christopher Holshek

We Americans have a lot to be thankful for. As a land of inordinate opportunities, our success has not been because we're really any better than anyone else -- but we have been luckier.

Can History Stop Repeating Itself?

Irene Tanner | Posted 01.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

There is only one way to live in a world without viciousness... radical change toward each other. We can become aware, compassionate and forgiving.

Adaptation Is Lifelong: The White Egret and You

May Benatar, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. | Posted 01.16.2012 | DC
May Benatar, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

We adapt as children, with brains, nimble and flexible, to the conditions of our environment: the family we are born into, the emotional surround. Problems arise later when our brilliant adaptation styles no long suffice.

From Ego to Spirit to Being 'Enlightened'

Jen Grisanti | Posted 01.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Jen Grisanti

I believe that when we detach from our ego and connect with our spirit, we find our voice. Our voice is what leads us to feeling enlightened.

Overcoming Obstacles to Change

Eric Sheninger | Posted 01.12.2012 | Education
Eric Sheninger

Instead of focusing on broad-based initiatives we must look at factors that stifle the process of change at the school and/or district level.

Why Good Things Happen To Bad People

Derek Rydall | Posted 01.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Derek Rydall

This week, pay closer attention to the consciousness behind your actions. Become aware of when your actions are in alignment with your deeper beliefs and when they contradict them.

Do You Want It or Not?

Craig Ing | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Craig Ing

Even with the various financial and job creation incentives that the world's governments are introducing, things are not getting any easier. It is more difficult than ever to get an interview, let alone a job.

Why We Don't Like Change

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 01.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

Recent research shows that people have a very reliable and tangible preference for things that have been around longer.

Occupy Third Grade?

Sam Chaltain | Posted 01.04.2012 | Education
Sam Chaltain

If what we seek, then, is a more sustainable and just social order, how should we recalibrate our public schools -- the institutions most responsible for equipping children with the skills and self-confidence they need to become effective and justice-oriented change agents as adults?

OWS: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Jon Stein | Posted 12.28.2011 | Business
Jon Stein

As consumers of financial services products, start to demand that your bank, investment advisor and brokerage join this movement. If they aren't willing to publicly declare what you deserve, you deserve a better company.

Occupy Wall Street -- An Opportunity to Redefine Value

Azita Ardakani | Posted 12.13.2011 | Impact
Azita Ardakani

It feels like the world is on fire. From Egypt to Greece, India to the UK, Spain and now North America, we are currently living in an international wo...