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What Love Looks Like After Ten Years Of Marriage

Tony Posnanski | Posted 03.15.2014 | Weddings
Tony Posnanski

Whenever she needed or wanted something he would always be there for her. Is he romantic? Well, not at all. Does he love my mom? Absolutely.

All or Nothing

Irene Tanner | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

Though I have probably discussed this topic in a previous blog, the message is worth many repetitions, mostly because the concept is so contrary to po...

The Sacred Art of Listening -- Nourishing Loving Relationships

Tara Brach | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

Whether it's the communicating between different tribes or religions, ethnicities, racial groups or different generations, we need to listen. The more we understand, the less we fear -- the less we fear, the more we trust and the more we trust, the more love can flow.

8 Motivational Tips From an Olympian

Nikki Stone | Posted 03.08.2014 | Sports
Nikki Stone

I learned how to accomplish my seemingly improbable dream. I learned that these skills and tools I developed in order to win Olympic gold could be translated to any goal I wanted to achieve.

Thinking About Getting Marriage Counseling?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 03.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Five things to consider before getting professional help. "Marriage is a pit full of pitfalls devised by a devious deity for our conscious evolution"...

How To Keep The Commitments You Made To Yourself

Posted 12.30.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Gift to the Soul: The Space of Presence

Tara Brach | Posted 02.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

For many of us this is a season when it feels that we are going faster and faster. Everything's racing, through school semesters, wrapping up work com...

The 'I' Word

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

I try, not always successfully, to live in integrity with the truth of my experience not because I want to be a good person, but because it's the best thing that I can do for myself. It's the most direct path to my own heart and to the hearts of others.

The Only Advice You'll Need To Start Meditating

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 02.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Meditation isn't a one-size-fits-all kinda thing. I always recommend that you start somewhat loose. Commit without overcommitting or feeling like to you have to force it.

Lessons From Kayaking: Finding a Way to Be With Fear

Tara Brach | Posted 01.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

The key to being with fear is in contacting what is here now, rather than trying to push it away. Here's a story from the river that helps us understand that. In kayaking, you learn about what is called a keeper hole.

How I Learned to Trust Again

Herina Ayot | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Herina Ayot

What we've built over the last five years isn't worth throwing away any more than my son's thumb is worth cutting off.

America's Homeless Children - Unseen, but Counted

Jean-Michel Giraud | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Jean-Michel Giraud

Our education system focuses on many essential factors intended to create a platform for success for our children. But far too often we overlook the u...

WATCH: The Surprising Trait That's MUCH More Important Than IQ

TEDTalks | Posted 11.15.2013 | TED Weekends
TEDTalks

angela duckworthNever give up! It's more than just a platitude. In her extensive research, psychologist Angela Lee Duckworth found the #1 predictor of a person's success.

Last Minute Itis: Are Our Smartphones Turning Us Into Ill-Mannered Cads?

Nancy Colier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Nancy Colier

We leave our lives forever loose, with the option always present that if something better comes up or we change our mind, we're out. We live in a constant state of "we'll see."

Absolute Cooperation With the Inevitable

Tara Brach | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

Aligning with what is here is a way of practicing presence. It allows us to respond to our world with creativity and compassion.

Is 'Relationship Lite' The New 'Friends With Benefits'?

Jill Di Donato | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Jill Di Donato

Can we just do away with the dreaded 'friends with benefits' term altogether? I don't like what it implies: 1) That unless you're having sex with me, my friendship is benefit-free. 2) That a Justin Timberlake film bears some relevance to my dating life.

Is the Time Right to Design Corruption out of the System?

Elaine Dezenski | Posted 10.29.2013 | World
Elaine Dezenski

The combination of popular anger, government action and backing from leading CEOs is creating a tipping point: There is now no shortage of good intentions in the fight against corruption, nor of proposals for action.

What Would Have Been Our 30th Wedding Anniversary

Sally Fay | Posted 12.08.2013 | Divorce
Sally Fay

We are living in very self-centered times. Marriage vows involve someone else who may not turn out to be what you want as you turn the corners in your life's journey. Long term marriages are talked away like there is a "good until" date on a person.

The Transforming Power of Mindful Prayer

Tara Brach | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

When the pain is deep, the more fully we touch it, the more fully we release ourselves prayerfully into boundless, compassionate presence.

Light Go On -- Part XI -- Presents

Thomas Bähler | Posted 11.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

Great Spirit faith is the right word faith came into my life brought into my life by you and I have faith that you will bring me more presents than...

When Jealousy Visits Your Relationship

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 11.16.2013 | Weddings
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Practically everyone who's been in a serious romantic relationship with all of the deliciously intense and passionate feelings that go with it, have at one time or another experienced jealousy.

Lights Go On -- Part X -- You Sir...

Thomas Bähler | Posted 11.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

Recently I came across this quote by Shirley Maclaine: "The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves." In this writer'...

Have You Ever Been Flaked On?

Neha Sangwan, M.D. | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Neha Sangwan, M.D.

Depending on who you're dealing with, chances are, at some point, you have been the flake, the flakee or both! Regardless, flaking causes huge stress in relationships and over time takes a toll on your health.

Strategy for Running and Relationships: It's All in the Approach!

Sarina Tomel | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Allow yourself to take a risk, all with the intention to reach that place in your life where you can open your heart, mind, and soul, to connect with the moment, yourself and your partner.

Lights Go On -- Part IX -- Your Essence...

Thomas Bähler | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

your essence is indescribable -- but I'll try... You are the lips that bring and complete the passion of my life... You are the eyes to my soul Yo...