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Circumstance

Your Safety Zone or Mine? A Collaboration Story

Stephanie Michele | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Michele

When we receive communication from other people that does not support our safety zone, most of us will either fight or flight. The challenge is every person's safety zone has been developed by unique experiences, beliefs, values and knowledge.

Full Circle

Rayya Elias | Posted 07.17.2013 | Women
Rayya Elias

My mother would put on the coat, look at herself in the mirror, and smile. "You see, when it is good quality, it lasts," she would say.

The Delusion of Acceptance

Garret Kramer | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Garret Kramer

We don't need to strive to "accept" or do anything with a low feeling. We simply need to remember that these glitches of consciousness are designed to self-correct, with no effort on our part, at all.

Now You Know, So Let It Start With You

Garret Kramer | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Garret Kramer

You're about to consider something that perhaps you didn't know was possible: When you feel down or you're hurting, you do not have to gaze out on your life to find the reason. There is another, less demanding option available.

The Problem-Solving Fast Track

Garret Kramer | Posted 02.12.2013 | Business
Garret Kramer

We live in a thought-created reality, not a circumstance-created reality. Therefore, it makes little sense to think more about a problem that is the result of too much thinking to begin with.

Your Never-Ending (and Needless) Pursuit of 'the Zone'

Garret Kramer | Posted 02.09.2013 | Sports
Garret Kramer

You don't have to pursue the zone in order to perform at the top of your game. Relieved? I hope so, because only when your mind is free from the burden of trying to find mental clarity, does it leaves space for insights, answers, and excellence to come pouring through.

Under Any Circumstances: A Lesson From Sandy

Christine Sachs | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Sachs

As things begin to normalize in the Northeast and we begin to reassemble our lives, here's the realization that I came to: life happens. Life is going to turn out how it does. It's who I'm being that makes the difference.

The Athena Film Festival: 10 Movies That Can Change The World

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 03.28.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

Talented, persistent individuals from around the world are telling their stories in films that span an array of interests and issues -- and you can see the results at the Athena Film Festival.

Why Won't The Producers Guild Allow Non-English Language Films?

Karin Chien | Posted 02.11.2012 | Home
Karin Chien

Indie producers do not make films to win awards. But they know how much a nomination can contribute to a film's life. The PGA's English-only stipulation is at best, an archaic rule. At worst, it opens the PGA up to the charge of xenophobia.

Circumstance and Dangerous Elicitations of Truth

Roya Rastegar | Posted 11.06.2011 | Home
Roya Rastegar

Circumstance tells a fictional story about a liberal, upper-class family whose love and affection are gradually drowned under the weight of repressive forces that swell their home with sorrow.

Parties and Promiscuity in a Police State

Natalie Pace | Posted 10.30.2011 | Entertainment
Natalie Pace

Through her carefully crafted characters and cinematography, Iranian American writer and director Maryam Keshavarz has created a masterpiece that is luscious, erotic and profoundly complicated.

Indie Summer

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 10.02.2011 | Home

Nothing says "August" like some quality, independent film. At least for us. Maybe, for you, August says "Oh crap, the summer's almost over," or "I rea...

Are You Doomed By Your Circumstances?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Many people feel trapped by their circumstances. The main problem we need to address when feeling trapped, is the feeling of being trapped - not the circumstances, per se, but what we tell ourselves when we find ourselves in that trapped set of feelings.