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Generous Garden Project (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 04.14.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

Behind a small health food store in Greenville, SC lies a large unused plot of land. That is, it was unoccupied until Bo Cable's desire to help his co...

S.P.E.E.E.D. (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 04.09.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

It is a laugh that speaks for itself: joyous, booming, and infectious. Nan Jeffers's energy is unparalleled. The force of her spirit can change the en...

A Mission To Make Nuts More Alluring

Liza de Guia | Posted 04.08.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

I will admit, I'm not the biggest nut person. I rarely crave them. In fact, I don't seek them out. Nuts, in general, don't make it into my pantry as a snack.

What's Inspiring Us This Week

Posted 02.06.2013 | Healthy Living

Hump Day, as it's often referred to, doesn't have to just be about making it up the hill. Why not instead seek mid-week motivation to continue towa...

Mid-Week Motivation: What's Keeping Us Inspired This Wednesday

Posted 01.30.2013 | Healthy Living

Hump Day, as it's often referred to, doesn't have to just be about making it up the hill. Why not, instead, seek mid-week motivation to continue to...

My Brother Used to Have Down Syndrome

Eva Glettner | Posted 03.24.2013 | Parents
Eva Glettner

My brother, who is almost 30, has Down Syndrome. But before you start feeling bad for him, there are a few things that you should know.

WATCH: A New Take On Freshly Baked Cookies

Liza de Guia | Posted 03.12.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

I had never seen fresh baked frozen cookies marketed in the freezer aisle before and I was intrigued (maybe a little skeptical), but I'm so glad I tried 'em.

Facing Challenges in College and Beyond

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 03.05.2013 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

"Question authority": It means having a healthy skepticism about the world around us. As I often tell my students, there is no absolute social reality -- we perceive reality differently based on who and what surrounds us. And my reality may not always match yours.

Dogs Finding Dogs (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 02.16.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

For animal lovers the country over, the thought of losing a beloved pet does not bear thinking about. When a pet does go missing, people are often uns...

American Mural Project (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 02.11.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

Fourteen years ago, Ellen Griesedieck began painting American workers on a scale that was larger than life. Her goal was to highlight the people whose...

Canopies For Kids (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 02.11.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

Skydiving involves jumping out of a moving plane at over 14,000 ft and there's no-one who can say that doesn't require a certain amount of bravery and...

WATCH: The Art Of Making Tempeh

Liza de Guia | Posted 01.31.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

"For a vegetarian, in particular, it's the best kind of protein you can eat."

Demi's Inspiring Tweets Post-Jelena Breakup

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 11.12.2012 | Teen

On Saturday night, Demi Lovato tweeted a string of messages about positivity, faith and love. Might they have been directed to Selena Gomez? The two h...

Finding Gratitude

Erin Michelle Threlfall | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Michelle Threlfall

Yes. We all have the right to a rough day. An occasional pity party is A-OK in the world of being human. But losing sight of all that we have, forgetting how incredibly blessed and lucky we are, that's not okay with me.

NYU's Legendary 'Timekeeper' Dies

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.02.2012 | College

John "Johnnie" Votta may not be famous around the world, but his death has marked the end of an era for legions of New Yorkers and NYU students. V...

The Haunted Angelus (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 12.31.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

For two haunted houses in Florida and Indiana, in addition to scaring their customers, the mission is to help The Angelus, a residential home for people with Cerebral Palsy in Hudson, Florida.

Rev. Phil Snider Talks Viral Gay Rights Speech and Reading the Bible With Love

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Shira Lazar

In this exclusive What's Trending interview, Springfield, Mo., preacher Phil Snider speaks out about the story behind his City Council gay rights speech that went viral for its shocking twist ending.

Full Cycle (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 12.16.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

Bikes can be used both as a means of transportation and as a way to enjoy a sunny afternoon exploring the local area, but for a group of young adults in Minneapolis, Minnesota, they are providing much more than that thanks to Full Cycle.

Eat Goats To Save Them: Help Dairy Farmers Give A Better End Life To Baby Male Goats (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 12.09.2012 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Baby boy goats often have a very different fate than female goats on goat dairy farms. Find out what No Goat Left Behind is doing to change that.

Flocking for Gina (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 12.09.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

Imagine arriving home after work, school, or after running some errands to a front yard full of pink flamingos. For many in Houma, Louisiana it is not uncommon to see flamingos 'flocking' their neighborhoods and businesses.

I Thought Weighing 58 Pounds Made Me Strong...Until I Learned What Real Strength Is

Intent | Posted 12.03.2012 | Women
Intent

15-year-olds aren't supposed to have strokes. At least that's what I thought. I try not to think about it too much. Even now, I only have bits and pieces; shards of memories that somehow remained intact even through the trauma my brain endured that day

Coffee and a Smile! How a Simple Coffee Can Be Inspiring

HooplaHa | Posted 11.19.2012 | Good News
HooplaHa

"One day I went to get coffee for myself but then I felt kind of selfish there were all these people sitting there. So I got my father's wallet and asked around, 'Anyone else want coffee?' That's how it began."

Bored? Uninspired? 6 Quick Fixes

Holly Sidell | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Holly Sidell

Changing our state really isn't that hard. It's just that we've been programmed to reach for immediate gratification, for some sort of "medicine" to cover our discomfort, to reach for something external to fix us quickly, to lift us up. But all it takes is a different choice.

Road Trip Tests A Boy's Bravery Without Mom -- Or His Teddy

DesMoinesRegister.com | Carroll McKibben | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living

A tottering old bus, something of a chicken coop on wheels, screeched to a stop where I waited hand-in-hand with my mother. I was about to take my fir...

Peaceful Affirmations From John Morton

Posted 09.04.2012 | 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. ...