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A Luminary Leaves a Legacy of Song

Sister Jenna | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

Maya Angelou offered us a portal to see our lives in the form of real-time poetry. She gave birth to breaking through the cage and having the courage to talk about it. She reminds us that every day is a good day, because we never know what truths will emerge when faced with challenges.

I Found My Story in Me

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

My wife was giving a television interview yesterday and she said: "My husband is the bravest man I know." Just writing those words makes me cry, but ...

Is Your Story Holding You Back?

Heather Strang | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Strang

To dig beyond the past and move into the stillness of our soul to that part of us that is whole and complete and always has been is what I believe we are all meant to experience.

Editing Your Life's Stories Can Create Happier Endings

NPR | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

It was a rainy night in October when my nephew Lewis passed the Frankenstein statue standing in front of a toy store. The 2 1/2-year-old boy didn't se...

Way Better Than New Year's Resolutions

Kare Anderson | Posted 02.22.2014 | Good News
Kare Anderson

Forget making New Year's resolutions. They are notoriously hard to keep. Instead start down a concrete path to make your work and life more meaning...

Carolyn Gregoire

What Your 'Life Story' Really Says About You

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.22.2013 | Healthy Living

"We tell ourselves stories in order to live," Joan Didion famously wrote in "The White Album." In many ways, Didion was right: Stories may not see...

Change Our Story: Escape Velocity

Peter Buffett | Posted 08.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Peter Buffett

Every day we live our lives in the gravitational pull of our belief systems. And every one of them starts from the inside out -- trailing back generations often without our knowledge.

Traveling With Older Women

Arlene Schindler | Posted 08.19.2013 | Fifty
Arlene Schindler

As much as I learned about the Chinese people and their culture, I also gleaned a great deal from the Americans who journeyed in my tour group: most notably the two women in their 70s who were traveling solo.

Reese and Allendya: Atlanta, Nov. 2012

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 05.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

Really, all I want is to acknowledge these young women and their dreams and abilities, and hope to in some way encourage them.

Dirgha: New York City, Sept. 30, 2012

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

Many people are surprised when I say thank you in their language (I have learned how to say it in many languages), but Dirgha takes it in stride and simply says "You're welcome."

Standing Firm on Thin Ice

Rob White | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

In retrospect, the officer's silence was a way of acknowledging that a young man had demonstrated a commitment to upholding his word. Perhaps the universe shined favorably upon me, too, for helping a fellow denizen of the planet.

Elon Musk: His Story in His Own Words (Video)

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 04.07.2013 | Technology
Alison van Diggelen

For the first time, entrepreneur Elon Musk shared his whole life story in front of a live audience in Silicon Valley. He joined me in conversation at the Computer History Museum on January 22 and we explored: What makes a Revolutionary?

On Knee Surgery, Mammograms, and Turning Into My Father

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Davis Schneiderman

So here I am, waiting for the arthroscopy that will cut away the torn meniscus of my other knee and advance me toward premature arthritis. I should have seen that beyond the end of the long jump sand pit, but I didn't. I am using this week of waiting to reflect upon my changed condition.

WATCH: How To Rewrite Your Life Story

OWN | Posted 01.23.2014 | OWN

When hiccups happen in life, your mind can replay disappointments or downfalls in an agonizing loop. Relationship expert Iyanla Vanzant calls the nega...

The Stories We Tell, or How I Met My Husband

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Those stories that we tell -- how we met, how he proposed, the birth of each of our children -- those stories are what connect us to each other and keep us remembering all (so much!) that we've experienced together.

Rewriting the Story of Your Life

Patricia Crisafulli | Posted 06.16.2012 | Fifty
Patricia Crisafulli

At midlife, it's time to sort through the life stories we tell, pitching out the ones that no longer fit.

What Is Your Life Story?

Gangaji | Posted 02.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Gangaji

All definitions and stories arise from the silent core, and in surrender all are then pointers to where they come from and where they return at their end. In surrender all is transparent from the luminosity of your naked self.

Feeling - Story = Meditation

Mack Paul | Posted 07.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Mack Paul

Reality can't be negotiated, but when you allow yourself to feel it, you learn that it doesn't need to be negotiated. Whatever story is churning through the mind, no matter how painful, is just a ripple in a vast ocean of consciousness.