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Wired for Hope

Aryeh Ben David | Posted 03.24.2014 | Religion
Aryeh Ben David

On a personal level, I have let myself down so many times that I've lost count. To hope for an "improved me" seems like a childlike fantasy. I should be just telling myself: I am who I am, and that's that.

You'll Never Walk Alone

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 05.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

Both the play and the article made me wonder about the role of choice when it comes to seeing the glass as half full or half empty. Can we simply decide to be positive and then we'll feel better?

5 Ways Hope Impacts Your Health

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 05.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Your level of hopefulness impacts how well you age, how you take care of your health, and how productive you are at work. Being a hopeful thinker about the future will help you build your resilience and give you yet another tool for handling stress, change, and adversity.

You Are Not Helpless: How to Bring Light to the World

Holly Sidell | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Holly Sidell

How do you light up the world? How do you bring light to another person's life? Each of us has the power to make the world a little bit brighter. Each of us can choose to shine our own light, transforming the darkness one flicker at a time.

Homeless, Jobless, Hopeful in Korea

Ed Shurna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Ed Shurna

Last week I was privileged to speak at an International Convention in Seoul, Korea on the topic of community organizing, and as part of my week-long stay in Seoul, I visited homeless shelters and homeless organizations.

Getting Back to Hopeful

Dr. Debbie Magids | Posted 11.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Debbie Magids

As they say, it's really about the journey -- not the destination. Because once you reach the destination (wherever it may be), there is always the next journey to take. This is called life! And it's wonderful, mysterious, and worth it, no matter how much it may hurt at times.

Have Hope: There Is A Light At The End Of The Tunnel

Posted 09.12.2012 | Healthy Living

The stress and strains of our always-connected lives can sometimes take us off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance. ...

Why People Are Afraid To Be Enthusiastic

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 10.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Quelling enthusiasm doesn't reduce the risk of disappointment or failure; it only reduces the likelihood of success. Nothing bad happens when you get excited about something.

What Is The Best Emotion?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about what I thought was the worst possible emotion. But it occurred to me that as long as I'm thinking about emotions, I should also nominate what I believe to be the best possible emotion.

Worth Watching: Yann Arthus-Bertrand's "Home"

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Avital Andrews

Yann Arthus-Bertrand's method is to get somewhere high, usually a helicopter or a paraglider, and point his camera downward. The results are usually magnificent, and last year, they inspired a film.

One Second Before Midnight

Al Petrone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Al Petrone

Science tells us the earth is over 4.7 billion years old, with all of modern history and human civilization only occurring within the last 5,000 to 10...

Unleash Your Inner Obama

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

This was originally published on November 8th, 2008. President-elect Barack Obama has captured the world's imagination. He has helped us believe that...

Unleash Your Inner Obama

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Let's not wait for one man to save the world. Let's use the exuberant energy of his triumph to propel each of us forward.