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Things Are About to Get Uncomfortable... Hopefully

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 12.10.2013 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Yesterday found me at a beloved spot in good old Southern California: the beach. Ah yes, the beach. Whether on a lake, the banks of the river or the ...

Lessons Learned Roaming Through China... With 40 Other People

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.25.2013 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

So what happens when you spend 17 days in close quarters with 40 strangers? You learn some lessons -- about life, about relationships and, of course, yourself. And if you pay enough attention, they translate directly to the way we all live, work and play.

Learning to Connect: What Time Outs and Broken Glass Taught Me

Kristi Anderson | Posted 11.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristi Anderson

As an introvert, I'll always need huge amounts of alone time to recharge. But on a larger scale I'd like to think that with a lighter step, with fewer walls to hide behind, when things get confusing and complicated again (because they will) I won't need to incubate for quite so long.

The New Hollywood (Digital) Dating Rules

Sophia Stuart | Posted 09.01.2013 | Entertainment
Sophia Stuart

Here's where we come to what I call the 3 x Cs of dating your audience: create desire, connect and close the sale.

How To Cut Back On Fear-Based Thinking

meQuilibrium | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

I've lived too much of my life in reaction to fear: Fear of being hurt, of being embarrassed, of not being good enough. It has kept me from being as strong as I could be. It's contributed to a life riddled with anxiety and straitjacketed by stress.

10 Critical Tips for Alzheimer's Caregivers

Marie Marley | Posted 07.23.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Being an Alzheimer's caregiver is hard work that requires a lot of knowledge and many skills for getting along and for connecting with the person. Here are some tips to help you out on your caregiving journey.

5 Strategies To Help You Forgive

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 05.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

While research indicates that training in forgiveness can actually bring about improvements in both well-being and health, actually forgiving can be easier said than done. If forgiveness is something you want to practice, try one of these strategies.

Beyond Friends and Followers: Getting Unstuck From Transactions and Moving to True Connections and Communities

Jim Finkelstein | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
Jim Finkelstein

Over the next few years, new platforms will emerge that will encourage connections. The search for these communities will lead those who want a true human connection to bypass the sound bites of our technology today and seek the substance of meaningful conversation.

To This Day Project: Interview with Anti-Bullying Video Creator Shane Koyczan

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.24.2013 | Impact
Shira Lazar

Based on a powerful spoken word problem, Shane Koyczan's To This Day Project explores the profound and lasting impact that bullying can have on an individual.

Finding Permanence in a Pixelated World

Nancy Colier | Posted 04.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

It is crucial that we stay grounded in some kind of permanence, not a personal permanence, but the permanence of the human journey. Ultimately, in order to stay anchored, we need more than just hashtags.

7 Ways to Pick Up, Practice or Perfect a New Skill

Women & Co | Posted 09.23.2012 | Women
Women & Co

Here are seven of the best ways to pick up, practice or perfect a new skill and increase your visibility -- and network -- while doing it.

Fearlessly Share What's On Your Heart

Ree Varcoe | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Ree Varcoe

Composing and sharing what's in your heart is an exercise in love and a validation of your journey to those who've helped you along the way. This is your one and only life, and how happily you live it is completely up to you.

Math Now -- Commencement Can Wait

Frank Morgan | Posted 07.28.2012 | Science
Frank Morgan

I've been spending the week before commencement, while my college officials decide which students get degrees and prizes, enjoying a week of mathematics events up and down the east coast.

Design for Meaning

Soren Petersen | Posted 11.12.2011 | Business
Soren Petersen

Why do we have strong emotional reactions to some experiences, while others leave us cold? The answer can be found in how our brain interprets the se...

Why One Man Is Walking From Canada To Mexico

Toan Lam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Toan Lam

Jordan is a business graduate-turned-vagabond who hopes his wanderlust inspires you to change by putting down your gizmos, gear and gadgets to engage with one another.

How to Connect With Busy People

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 08.04.2014 | Business
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

Sometimes it's the luck of the draw, but sometimes the request is made ineffectively, wasting the time of someone who doesn't have much to waste. Here are some tips for successfully reaching busy people.