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5 Thoughts From a Loving Father

Richard Greenberg | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents
Richard Greenberg

My daughter celebrates her 19th birthday next week. I can fix her car. I can de-frag her computer... but I can't protect her from disappointment. These are the thoughts I can offer her as she heads toward the rest of her life.

Why We Hate

Dr. Nikhil Joshi | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nikhil Joshi

I'm sitting in a hotel lobby. It's a hotel like many others in a place like many others. I'm people watching, waiting for my cab to arrive. I can't he...

WATCH: Ask for Help

Brad Yates | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

At my daughter's promotion for eighth grade this week, one of the speakers offered three points of advice about success: 1) Set Goals 2) Work Hard 3)...

The First Leader in My Life:

Manijeh Motaghy | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business
Manijeh Motaghy

Since I wrote my blog about COMANDS: The Seven Traits/Skills of Effective Leadership, many people have asked me to say more about my grandmother, Esma...

Fathering Minds: 7 Books for Dad's Shelf

James M. Chesbro | Posted 08.04.2014 | Books
James M. Chesbro

My favorite fatherhood books are a compass at the end of a frenzied day. These seven works of literary nonfiction situate me in the fellowship of other dads pursuing understandings.

The Recipe for Undying Hope: Your Weekly Wake-Up Call to Make a Difference in the World

Anthony Silard | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthony Silard

Hope is the last thing we lose. -- Uruguayan proverb In the 14th century epic poem Inferno, Dante Alighieri describes an allegorical trip through hel...

Why Narendra Modi's Election as India's Prime Minister Brings Hope

Parth Parihar | Posted 07.29.2014 | World
Parth Parihar

The Indian people have voted for hope and credible change for very good reason. It's too early to burst the Modi bubble just yet.

The Invisible Square

Tami Shaikh | Posted 07.29.2014 | Women
Tami Shaikh

Today, as I embark on a new journey, I ask success to become one with me, love to run through my soul and contentment to fulfill my heart.

WATCH: Getting Fired Up!

Brad Yates | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

You have that within you that can make a huge difference... in your own life, and in the world. You just may need a little boost. I hope this will h...

Why I Deserved to Recover From Anorexia

Temimah Zucker | Posted 07.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Temimah Zucker

I did not deserve the hardship of anorexia. I did not deserve the cruel, ignorant comments of people who viewed anorexia as a phase or cry for attention. But I did deserve recovery. I did deserve the possibility of a fruitful future with sadness and joy, cake during celebrations and hot chocolate in the winter.

The One Thing That's Preventing Us From Finding Happiness

Vanae Keiser | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Vanae Keiser

I decided to try creating my own happiness. When life was hard, I would take a deep breath and step away from life. Creating happiness can be as simple as that. It can be taking time to notice the beauties around you. It can be painting a picture, participating in a hobby, or doing something nice for someone in need.

Model Finally Attends Prom, 10 Years Later

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 07.21.2014 | Education
Nicholas Ferroni

When you first see model Brittany Mason, you can't help but be captivated by her beauty, charm and infectious smile. When she enters a room, all heads...

Coincidences: We Are Never Alone

Sue Shanahan | Posted 07.22.2014 | Religion
Sue Shanahan

Reading When God Winks gave me hope that there is a Higher Power who loves his children (me included) unconditionally. The notion that he puts serendipitous events on our paths to lift our spirits was a lovely concept to me.

Leaning Inward: Struggling Mothers Find Hope, Support in Faith

David Briggs | Posted 07.19.2014 | Religion
David Briggs

The woman in prison who prays to God, knowing she will soon be separated from her newborn child: "You know, I put this situation in your hands. I know...

WATCH: 'I Can Do It!'

Brad Yates | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Sometimes what we really need is more of a "can do" attitude. I hope this will help you cultivate one. If you are new to tapping, it will be be...

Do You Have a Life-Threatening Case of Hope?

Peg Melnik | Posted 07.17.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

I asked my husband what he thought I'd die of. "Hope," he answered, with smile. I had to laugh. I don't know what the statistics are, but hope may w...

Getting Through It: A New Church Service for Recovery

Lindsay Henry | Posted 07.16.2014 | Religion
Lindsay Henry

To get through, you decide -- maybe after you get past some stubbornness -- you want help. Maybe, despite your initial beliefs, you really can't do this alone. Coupled with courts and classes, and the therapies, maybe someone suggests you "go to church."

A Miracle, a Wedding and a Baby

Catherine Nagle | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

I trusted in God's timing, in my daughter's family planning, and in my husband's wishes, and this brought us the gift of life and expanded our family, just as I had always wanted.

The Resilience of Mama and Papa Finch

Jessica R. Dreistadt | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Jessica R. Dreistadt

The spring after I purchased my first house about seven years ago, a lovely new neighbor moved in. Mama and Papa Finch built a nest at the top of one ...

WATCH: Calming Money Stress

Brad Yates | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

We often let ourselves get bent all out of whack over money. Stressing out may seem like the appropriate response... but c'mon -- it never helps us p...

The Dandelion Seed Waits With Hope

Nicole Dash | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Nicole Dash

Perspective is so personal -- like faith. You either choose to believe or you don't. You try to make sense of everything. You try to set your own course. That is, until you find yourself floating. Not because you are lacking something, but instead, because you are ready for something different.

Global Warming: The Inevitability Trap

Paul Loeb | Posted 07.06.2014 | Green
Paul Loeb

Is the biggest hurdle on climate change outright denial? Or is it the sense that of being overwhelmed and too late, that there's nothing we can do?

Best Commencement Speech Ever for Environmental Hope?

Paul Loeb | Posted 07.06.2014 | College
Paul Loeb

Paul Hawken has long been one of my heroes. He was the press coordinator for Martin Luther King's historic Selma-to-Montgomery march. He turned a smal...

WATCH: Got Discouragement?

Brad Yates | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Feeling discouraged can really sap our energy... I hope this will help you feel more encouraged. If you are new to tapping, it will be beneficial ...

Best Environmental Commencement Speech Ever?

Paul Loeb | Posted 07.02.2014 | Green
Paul Loeb

Paul Hawken has long been one of my heroes. He was the press coordinator for Martin Luther King's historic Selma-to-Montgomery march. He turned a smal...