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What I Wear Is My Choice!

Bushra Alvi | Posted 04.14.2014 | Women
Bushra Alvi

Perhaps, like everything else, there is no single meaning of the abaya for Muslim women across the globe.

5 Ways to Create a Miracle Mindset and Have Your Wishes Come True

Emma Bathie | Posted 04.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Emma Bathie

I love this quote by Wayne Dyer: "Heaven on Earth is a choice you must make, not a place you must find." While we don't have choice about absolutely...

Navigating "Career Fear"? Let Purpose Be Your GPS

Josh Middleman | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Josh Middleman

It can strike when we consider looking for a new job, debate starting our own company, are faced with multiple job offers, or when we're confronted by the dreaded question, "Is this really what I want to be doing?"

Do You Really Know How Powerful Your Intentions Are?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 03.26.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Too often, in the busyness of our lives, our intentions are semi-unconscious, meaning they slip unnoticed directly through to the reactive habit-mind, circumventing the deeper contemplative self. As a result, we may make choices which spawn consequences that we may not anticipate.

Be Here Now: Where Does Your Mind Go When Things Appear to Be Going Wrong?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 03.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

I had caught myself red-handed, not practicing what I preach, and it was a delicious moment to be reminded of where my true peace and power lie -- within, not on the 405 freeway only when the conditions are just as I think they "should be."

Parents or Childfree? It Is About Choice, Not Decadence or a Pity Party

Sonita Lontoh | Posted 03.17.2014 | Women
Sonita Lontoh

Oftentimes, one hears that people who choose to have children think of themselves as unselfish. Are they really? What are the real reasons for them to choose to have children?

The Haunted Hathaways Star Benjamin 'Lil P-Nut' Flores Jr. Receives News of 'Favorite TV Actor' KCA's Nomination

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 03.03.2014 | Black Voices
Danai P. Maraire

In a recent set visit to the Nickelodeon show, The Haunted Hathaways, I sat down with Ernie Hudson, who starred in Ghost Busters, with fellow actor, writer and producer Harold Ramis among others.

Women vs. the Catholic Church Round 2: Whose Rights Was the Constitution Written to Protect?

Marilyn Katz | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics
Marilyn Katz

Millions of women work for, go to school at or have spouses that work at or use Catholic social services, hospitals, universities and schools. It is these millions, not the dubious rights of institutions, that are intended by and should be upheld by the Supreme Court.

Black Sheep Shuffle: How I Learned to Let Go

Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux | Posted 03.15.2014 | Women
Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux

Was this my version of the Eat Pray Love bathroom experience, packaged in a messy meeting between homegirls on 14th Street? I was thinking again, wobbling between pain and possibility. Consumed I was by choices as I made my way home.

No Fate! Or Maybe Fate. What's Your Choice?

Wray Herbert | Posted 02.17.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

Fatalism is a supernatural belief, and it can indeed have harmful consequences for the way we act in the world. But where does fatalism come from?

Tiny Foragers: How Do We Know What's Safe to Eat?

Wray Herbert | Posted 02.09.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

It's the holiday season, and we'll soon be decorating our home with greenery -- holly sprigs, poinsettia, maybe a mistletoe, and of course the tree, probably some kind of spruce. What we are doing in effect is creating a treacherous world for our youngest revelers to explore.

Voices That Deepen Our Thinking and Work in the Struggle for Educational Justice

Donna Nevel | Posted 02.04.2014 | Education
Donna Nevel

I have highlighted these individuals and groups because I believe their contributions and work are valuable for any movement that strives for educational justice, for self-determination, and for true transformation.

Lessons From the Fight Over Later Abortion in Albuquerque

Jon O'Brien | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics
Jon O'Brien

Americans aren't buying what the bishops and their allies are selling, and they are not willing to vote away their rights or those of their neighbors.

An Historic Push to Protect Reproductive Rights

Sen. Richard Blumenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Sen. Richard Blumenthal

The antiabortion bill introduced just days ago in the Senate -- mirroring the House's 20 week restrictions -- is a nonsensical, unconstitutional nonstarter. But it is still dangerous -- more for what it reflects in the nation than its chances of passing.

Did the Republicans Lose Women in the 2013 Elections?

Alexander Sanger | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Alexander Sanger

Virginia and New Jersey have spoken -- the former electing a pro-choice governor and the latter an anti. Did choice matter? Did women matter?

To Be or Not to Be Gay

Danielle Ariano | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Danielle Ariano

About a year and a half after I came out as a lesbian, I moved to Miami, where I fell in love for the first time, which would have been wonderful if not for the fact that the person I fell in love with was a man. How does a gay woman fall in love with a man?

The One Trait That Most Successful People Share

Kare Anderson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Kare Anderson

To make smarter choices and lead in ways that are more satisfying for others to follow, we must first do one thing better according to Why Quitters Win author, Nick Taster. That trait is to quit doing things sooner that don't support your top goal.

A Race Toward the Mental Finish Line

Amitai Shenhav | Posted 12.23.2013 | Science
Amitai Shenhav

Imagine that each time you have to make a choice there are two imaginary lines drawn, one to your left and the other to your right, both equally spaced from where you start out.

My Failed Acting Career -- and Why It Wasn't a Failure at All

Roxie Sarhangi | Posted 10.16.2013 | Los Angeles
Roxie Sarhangi

Then something happened when I turned 30. I suddenly felt like time was running out. It is no secret that Hollywood spits out women over 35. When I didn't get a callback, I took the rejection as more personal than ever.

Does Mood Affect Decision Making? (VIDEO)

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Jon Hotchkiss

People who are annoyed are more likely to use language that is harsh, defiant, violent and crude. In other words, things that happen at point "A" in your day/life can have a profound effect on how you behave at point "B" in your life, often times regardless of the amount of time that elapses between the two events.

America - The Gateway to Humanity's Future?

Lorna Byrne | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Lorna Byrne

I am told America will play a huge role in the evolution of mankind. That from America will come many of the ideas and initiatives that will create a better world and will help unify countries. The angels tell me America is supposed to be a beacon of hope for the world.

Collective Unconsciousness

Brandy Williams | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Brandy Williams

We have 99 problems. TV IS NOT the biggest one! Wake up! If you are on a Soapbox, make it a meaningful fight. iTune to reality... Will you?

Wheelchair Wisdom: A Vision of Freedom

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Linda Noble Topf

Freedom is an attitude or state of mind... and always a matter of choice. And it is the choices that we make in our lives that produce the breadth of our freedom.

Are You in the Right Career Box?

Richard Koch | Posted 10.26.2013 | Business
Richard Koch

When it comes to careers, we have more choices than we often realize. Can you think of someone who doesn't like their job much? Well, perhaps you can help them by pointing them to the choice of six boxes for their career.

On Egypt and First World Choice

Cassie Premo Steele | Posted 10.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Cassie Premo Steele

Sexuality, revolution, death, and love -- these are things that happen to us whether we choose them or not. Only someone whose life is so cradled in first world privilege can afford to deny this.