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Lessons for Life

Rules For Life: The Child's Version

Posted 05.02.2013 | OWN

By Leigh Newman Kids, listen up. Leigh Newman shares a little wisdom about multiple-choice tests, stuffed animals and the secret hidden in every bo...

14 Life Lessons From ... Math Class?

Lisa Arends | Posted 12.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Arends

The truth is that most of us will never use the myriad of math facts and algorithms in our post-school lives. However, that does not mean that math does not have some valuable lessons for us.

The Secret To Avoiding Painful Situations

Posted 01.14.2013 | OWN

Take the time to discover your real intention before you act. If it is to change someone or the world so that you will feel safe or better about yourself, don't act on it, because it is an intention of fear and can create only painful consequences.

Louder Than Words

Jodi R. R. Smith | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Jodi R. R. Smith

A few weeks ago my Aunt Leona passed away. Her life is a testament to something I teach in my professional protocol seminars. Life is about actions. In both your personal and your professional lives, others make decisions about you based upon your observable behaviors.

Everything I Need To Know I Relearned From Cancer

Red Room | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Red Room

Cancer. It teaches so much, even as it confounds and confuses. James Dean, whose young life was snatched not by cancer but a car crash, wisely advised, "Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today."

Certain Uncertainty

Laura Munson | Posted 03.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Munson

The constructs upon which I co-built my family are different now. We have been through upheaval in more ways than one. We have learned that upheaval is the natural course of life. It doesn't have to be "bad" or scary or resisted.