Interpersonal aggression is indeed a serious problem, and any form of aggression in our workplaces, schools and other organizations merits attention and remedies. But how we view the problem will shape how we address it.
There are so many ways to give of ourselves that don't cost any money. The price is our time and authentic caring. Setting the intention to bring a little cheer straight from your heart to others is all it takes.
For years he was bedridden, in such intense pain that just touching his bed would cause him to shriek out in agony. But the story of the late Dr. V, is a story of individual triumph against unthinkable odds.
Unless you're on a media-free diet, you've probably heard the news about the 15 pounds college students supposedly pack on freshman year. Just in case you missed it, the "Freshman 15" has been deemed nothing but a media myth.
This week the citizens of Mississippi will vote whether to legally assign the status of "personhood" to any human egg that has been penetrated by a sperm. I hope that if Mississippi awards personhood to fertilized eggs, they will take this seriously.
It can be very unsettling when you realize just how frantic your mind really is... You may find, like Buddhist elders have said, that the mind is like a crazy monkey swinging from thought to thought and from past to future.
What surprised me the most though was how quickly I had fallen into the basement of my own psyche. I had thought of myself as having inner strength and a strong faith. However, I really was living on thin ice.
Contrary to the popular belief that we are swimming in more immigrants than ever, in 1890 14.8 percent of our population was foreign-born compared to today's 12.5 percent. And the number of illegal immigrants is on the decline.
Vegans are always ready to fight for their ideals. We are activists; we call on our government to do better by animals and us; we work for the world to be a better, cleaner, saner, more compassionate place.