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Legacy

Interview and Review: Son Keeps His Father's Legacy in Motion, While "Others" Try to Stop the Train

Isa Freeling | Posted 05.18.2014 | Arts
Isa Freeling

Traditional African patterns ornament the ovalescent center while the figure is surrounded at top and bottom with the inherited African motifs of the nation he was born to -- but what is inside Mr. Mitchell is boundless without physical context to distinguish him from any other.

The Legacy of Lost Dreams

Rachael Freed | Posted 05.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

When we write our stories to future generations, we are tempted to tell stories of our successes. It's how we want to be seen and remembered, as succe...

Anna Almendrala

E-Cigarette Use Doubles Among U.S. Teens -- But What's The Connection With Cigarette Smoking?

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living

Electronic cigarettes exist in a limbo world of laws, even as use of the battery-powered nicotine vaporizer grows across the nation. The U.S. Food and...

What's Your Legacy?

Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW | Posted 04.30.2014 | Parents
Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW

Are you creating a legacy you can be proud of? Are there any areas you'd like to develop more fully?

University's First Black, Female Student Body President: I Came To Ole Miss Because It Is Not Perfect

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 02.26.2014 | Black Voices

Racist vandalism on any campus not only affects how others view a university, but also affects how current students feel about their very own school. ...

The Legacy We Leave

Terry Newell | Posted 04.13.2014 | Parents
Terry Newell

If it could be said of Arthur Miller's failed salesman, Willy Loman, that there was more to him in the front stoop he built than in any sale he ever made, it could be said of my Dad that there was more to him in his character than in any of the discrete events of his life.

Legacies of Migration and Exile

Rachael Freed | Posted 04.09.2014 | Impact
Rachael Freed

Just a day after returning from a legacy writing retreat with a focus on migration and legacy, I found myself in a nail salon listening to a woman sit...

Remembering My Mom: The Living Memories Project

Meryl Ain, Ed.D. | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Meryl Ain, Ed.D.

My mother was essentially a cheerful, optimistic person. When I was bored, sad or depressed, she would say: "Get yourself a project." So I decided my project would be to interview people about how they keep alive the memories of their loved ones.

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Legacy

David Kanegis | Posted 04.09.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

As Baby Boomers, we get caught up in the daily strife of managing our own lives and often those of our children, grandchildren or parents. It often becomes all too easy to dwell on all the stress and not the joys and rewards that come our way.

How to Create a Long-Term Legacy -- As the Protagonist of Your Own Story

Josh Rivedal | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Josh Rivedal

The work you take on, the people you spend time with, the relationships that you enter -- do any or all of these further your personal story along, or are they a hinderance? Just because you can attract that hot, young pop-tart or start that new business doesn't mean you necessarily should.

My Father's Legacy: Author Portraits

Henry Köhler | Posted 03.26.2014 | Arts
Henry Köhler

I started working with my father's, Swedish visual artist Carl Köhler's (1919-2006), art about six month after he passed away in that beautiful Swedish summer of 2006.

Hollywood's Smoky Images Send Wrong Message About Lighting Up

Nancy Brown | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Given the conclusive evidence that smoking imagery portrayed across entertainment media impacts youth and young adult smoking initiation, positive portrayals of tobacco use threaten to reverse the critical progress the U.S. has made over the past five decades in reducing smoking.

Climate, Trees, and Legacy (VIDEO)

Rev. Michael Dowd | Posted 01.07.2014 | Green
Rev. Michael Dowd

One profound psychological obstacle to advancing climate change as an American concern no less pressing than youth unemployment and sky-high health in...

50 Years Since Warning, Tobacco Remains Our Nation's Mt. Everest

Nancy Brown | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

"Before you pick up another cigarette, know that you have about 30 million people who are with you -- right now -- wanting just as you badly as you do to beat one of the toughest addictions on earth."

Confessions of an Ex-Hoarder

Marty Kaplan | Posted 03.01.2014 | Books
Marty Kaplan

There's no mystery why I've saved so much stuff: to prove that I'm alive, that I'm someone, that my trail on this earth is worth preserving. My fear of letting go of those boxes is the fear of mortality, the fear of not having become worthy enough to investigate and document.

The Red Dress

Golriz Moeini | Posted 03.01.2014 | Style
Golriz Moeini

This particular dress might have been purchased on one of her travels with my grandfather, or from a posh boutique in pre-war Tehran.

Searching for God at the Shopping Center

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

No more swearing. Be a better boyfriend. Make more money... so I can give it away. What is your New Year's resolution? Do you believe in making New ...

Mandela or Obstructionist Politicians; Choosing the Best Legacy

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics
Molly Alexander Darden

While they also lack much of the integrity that results from principle-driven lives, they have plenty of the steel-willed determination to unbendingly serve their own interests. They are as different from Nelson Mandela as black is from white.

Generations of Women Breaking All the Rules

Tara Campbell | Posted 02.02.2014 | Women
Tara Campbell

Grams didn't have daughters of her own and now proudly watches me, her granddaughter, standing tall and doing what's right, making moves to pave the way for my own daughters. By doing this, I carry on her legacy while she watches and enjoys.

Legacies Through the Decades

Rachael Freed | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

Take time to reflect and write about who you are and were, in earlier periods of your life. Divide the time in any way that fits your life and the stages you moved into and out of through your years and because of your unique experiences.

An Alternative to Black Friday Shopping: Preserving Your Loved Ones' Memories

Elise McIntosh | Posted 01.29.2014 | Fifty
Elise McIntosh

One of the most meaningful ways you can show gratitude to a special person in your life this holiday season isn't anything you can buy at the mall or online. It's actually very inexpensive -- it just requires your time, curiosity and attention.

The Weekly Rune: Othala

Kelley Harrell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

Othala indicates that we are carrying a weight greater than a single life can bear. It's telling us that before we can seat into the role of elder in our lines, we must bless those who came before us. We must relieve them.

Our Legacy

J. Kate Franklin | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
J. Kate Franklin

Take a moment to think about the most impactful moments in your life -- the ones that changed the fiber of your being, that informed your personality,...

The Legacy of Dreams

Rachael Freed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

Why I share this personal dream: at this season, as we move every day toward more dark than light, we have the opportunity to dream more, to reflect on our interior lives, and to pay attention to our dreams.

It's Not About Legacy, It's About Doing the Right Thing

Charlie Kim | Posted 12.29.2013 | Business
Charlie Kim

I yelled at her, "You are crazy, trees take 10 years to grow, we'll be gone within 2-3 years, why are you doing this." Her answer, was so simple, "It's the right thing to do. Whether we are here or not, this is the right thing to do."