Perhaps we're better off thinking of our current state of economic ennui not as a recession or a depression, but as a "repression."
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Many years ago, when Ed was training at the Bihar School of Yoga in India, his yoga master suddenly turned to him and asked, "Are you a rogi, a bogi o...
It turns out the key to being a gay father is the same as it would be if I were a straight father: it's about patience.
Very little of what gets done matters in terms of producing something meaningful, productive, or in alignment with critical goals.
Love is in the air, Happy Valentine's! Everywhere we see red hearts beaming from cards and boxes of chocolates. A red heart as the symbol of love is d...
It's fun watching kids learning stuff they didn't know. Grownups are more knowledgeable, of course. But we may not be as knowledgeable as we think.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent. Mahatma Gandhi
The prison camp at...
"I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast."
-- Victor Frankl, ...
Ready to accomplish big things this year? Author M.J. Ryan, of the Intent Learning Series, discusses the most important step in achieving your intentions--getting started!
Stop taking yourself so seriously. Intention and determination are wonderful, but they work better when mixed with a dash of self-deprecating humor.
The power that each of us has in our families, particularly as mothers, is incredible. We shape the world view, the biases, the sense of understanding and compassion in our children.
Ideas are like twinkling slivers of understanding. They flash in your mind, and you go, "Yeah!" It's not usually the whole thing that comes to you. Just a fragment.
A quick way to reduce stress is to think of one of the most positive memories you can recall. The mood boost may be just what it takes to spur you to take needed action.
Our thoughts and perceptions define our realities, so redefine the way you perceive the unknown. Start thinking of it as exciting, exhilarating, something to throw yourself into and conquer.
Virtually all twentysomethings are learning to find a way to manage your personal and financial lives and figure out not only what you want from life, but how to get it.
Today being the first real business day of the New Year, I am writing this e-letter about New Year's resolutions - those commitments of resolve we fin...
Sabathia must be the most expected person in baseball. And surely Barack is the most expected person period. In the world.
Don't you get a small adrenaline surge when the serious-sounding NPR news voice comes on the radio at the top of the hour, and you're wondering what new calamity has transpired?
I don't have an eating disorder.
I just take a break from eating every so often.
You know, like, after I've eaten too much on vacation. Or, say ...
And there are many other names. When I noticed at Faith and Theology an apparent "discovery" of Bill Stringfellow, I left the following comment, to wh...
A Jewish kid sitting on Santa's lap. How long would I be punished for consorting with the primary symbol of the "other" religion? We're talking in the vicinity of O.J.-level prison time.
While Obama aims to fund traditional infrastructure-maintenance work, in the big picture, good, affordable childcare shores up infrastructure of an even more essential kind, our citizens.
If you can walk, then you can meditate. Walk, and focus on the action of walking. Don't make it about exercise, even though it IS exercise. Just make it about walking.
a\As this year comes to a close and before January arrives, think about a couple of things you want to try -- a sport, a class, a hobby or a new language and take three action steps towards it.
Fifteen months ago, my dog, Molly, a 10-year-old Tibetan terrier, had been diagnosed with lymphoma. Today, thanks to Dr. J.J. Wen, Molly is still with me. She is not only alive, but alert, happy, and playful.
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