Documentary filmmaker Tim Gray knows all about deadlines. But he's now working against the most imposing, most important, deadline of his career. The men and women whose stories he tells are dying at the rate of 1,000 a day.
We need to encourage our older teenage girls to see our younger girls for what they themselves once were -- on the precipice between self-acceptance and self-loathing, needing the encouragement of the older girls they so admire and respect.
The authorities in education seem to feel bullying is an epidemic and "indicative of the violent times in which we live." They make it sound as if bullying is some new byproduct of the 21st century. It isn't.
The Egyptians have opened this door for others as well. This is an important and powerful moment for each one of us, for it is in claiming our own authority to count in the matters of life; conscious life begins.
Learn from Arianna Huffington, as I have: stay current; share power; maintain and grow your network of contacts; be on the lookout for opportunities. It's simple, really: believe in yourself and miracles can happen.
Every human being on the planet comes through the womb of a mother. To force a mother to choose between keeping her offspring or losing acceptance by the culture is to force her to split in half and as a result, to collapse.
When was the last time you checked in with yourself? When did you last do an audit of your life's vision, the resources you have at your disposal to implement it and what you need in order to make progress?
"Friend me," she said. "I thought we just did," I replied before she awkwardly smiled and walked away and when I say "walk away" I mean turned and talked to the next guy at the bar, who without a doubt, is on Facebook.