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Tend and Befriend

Donna Henes | Posted 07.25.2014 | Women
Donna Henes

"Men walk, women talk." The veracity of this the popular saying was proven in a landmark study conducted by two women scientists at UCLA.

LGBT Elites Need to KISS

Brian Stone | Posted 07.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Brian Stone

I'll be called out as a hetero-normative cisgender supporter of the patriarchy for saying this, but it would be nice if we could use English to talk about our issues. Maybe it's a bit quaint to advocate simplicity, but it seems to me that the LGBT elite have created an entirely new language made up of six syllable words.

Beginner's Mind - Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.25.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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The Ripple Effect of You...

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 07.25.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Have you ever thought of yourself as a pebble? Metaphorically speaking, on the "pond of life" that is exactly what you are when you consider those who are affected by the ripple effect of your thoughts, deeds, and actions.

Unspiritual? Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.24.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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How We Respond to the Huddled Masses Says Everything About Who We Are as Americans

Scott Dannemiller | Posted 07.24.2014 | Religion
Scott Dannemiller

They are here. Among us. Christ in our midst. And for them we should open our arms wide. Like a Good Shepherd. Offering a warm embrace. A safe place to call home.

5 Simple Ways You Can Help Create Peace in Gaza and Israel

Jamie Lauren Zimmerman, MD | Posted 07.24.2014 | Impact
Jamie Lauren Zimmerman, MD

Living far away, it's often hard to know where to start or how to help. So, I began asking people with experience in the region and have identified five simple actions you can take today to support peace for people in Gaza and Israel.

Give Someone a Break

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 07.23.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

If I'm going to buy into the "people are in pain; give them a break" mindset, and encourage others to do so, I have to apply it to myself and recognize that there are good reasons from my own life why I've been unable to be my ideal self in many situations.

Be Light - Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.23.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Can We Change the Course of Cancer By Treating Our Patients With Love?

Rose Kumar, M.D. | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Rose Kumar, M.D.

Medicine is at a crossroads, a gateway, where it needs to transform into a system that offers more love, and hope, and where exploration and education are honored as core values.

5 Ways to Make Peace With Money

Leisa Peterson | Posted 07.23.2014 | Money
Leisa Peterson

Managing money includes the mental action of spending and saving.  We all have some type of living expenses so that is of first concern when it comes to managing finances. Ensuring we live within our means and have money left over for savings is one way to create greater peace of mind.

Your Closest Friend - Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.22.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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4 Things We Must Change to Stop Self-Sabotaging

Lisa Firestone | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

The more fully we live and love, the more sadness we are bound to experience. Our inner critic tries to shield us from feeling the joys and pains of existence. It keeps us in a chronic state of numbness or dissatisfaction. In order to face our fears, we must consciously identify and actively ignore this coaching.

Love Matters More Now Than Ever

Ora Nadrich | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Ora Nadrich

If each of us carries love in our hearts for one another, then together we can move through this darkness of despair that is hovering over us lately. We mustn't forget that love is life, and without it, life cannot exist.

Let It Go

Lisa Longo | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics
Lisa Longo

What if we all let go of hate and fear? What if we embraced kindness and compassion? What if today we found our inner hero and we were all brave enough to stand our ground for what we know what is right?

Impossible? - Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.21.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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How to Forgive to Save Your Life

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Do the effects of a former betrayal, breakup, breakdown or broken heart continue today? Recognize the need to forgive. Identify whom you need to forgive. Then you can begin the process.

A Little Nonsense

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.20.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Who Started It Doesn't Matter, Who Has the Wisdom to End It Does

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Until someone on one side or the other finds the humility and wisdom to not shoot back, the human right to pursue happiness and raise our children in health and safety will never be a reality for some in some parts of the world. And that is unacceptable.

The Politics of Welcome

Steven Crandell | Posted 07.18.2014 | Impact
Steven Crandell

Hospitality is an industry in the United States, not a way of living.

Women Need To Stop Blaming Other Women

Geraldine Estevez | Posted 07.18.2014 | Women
Geraldine Estevez

The perception men have of women is skewed, but the perception women have of each other, I dare say, is even worse.

Don't Judge the Judging - Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.18.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Who Are We, Anyway?

Joseph B. Kadane | Posted 07.17.2014 | Politics
Joseph B. Kadane

The arrival of large numbers of children on our doorstep is not a physical menace to us. Nor is it an unsustainable financial burden. It is not a legal or bureaucratic matter either. Instead, it is a moral issue of how we choose to define ourselves as a country.

Simple, But Difficult - Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.17.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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An Open Letter to British Nanny Emma Jenner

Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW | Posted 07.17.2014 | Parents
Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW

Children need boundaries and limits and will feel scared and out-of-control if they are not enforced. But limits enforced without compassion and understanding of the predictable upset are counter to a child's development