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Marianne Williamson

Eva Longoria Endorses California Congressional Candidate

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

Actress Eva Longoria has endorsed independent candidate Marianne Williamson in the race to replace Rep. Henry Waxman (D) in California's 33rd District...

A Letter to Voters for Congress on Marianne Williamson

Sebastian Siegel | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
Sebastian Siegel

It's not just a new conversation we need in order to deal with the pressing issues, it's a new way of conversing altogether. 

The Independent: "3 New Ideas" TV Spot

Brent Roske | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Brent Roske

Field trips from all over the country and tourists from all over the world -- they'll be able to get energized again about American patriotism and they'll see that our Government was created by the people -- to serve the people -- and is accessible.

This is Los Angeles: We Don't Do the Same Old, Same Old Here

Marianne Williamson | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics
Marianne Williamson

Many times in life, we say we want change but are then terrified when the opportunity for it arrives. What America needs -- if we really want change -- is eighteen Independents in the House of Representatives.

Feminism: That New Word?

Karen Fitzgerald | Posted 03.20.2014 | Women
Karen Fitzgerald

I was 27 years old. I had become enraged... as enraged as Gloria Steinem or Betty Friedan had been and it took me months to shake that part of it. Maybe that's why the young women are afraid of it. The rage is real.

Parenting With Presence

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 03.28.2014 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

Parenting with presence simply means that you are willing to be present with whatever is going on -- the good, the bad and the ugly.

WATCH: Can Marianne Williamson Bring Wisdom To Washington?

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.13.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Marianne Williamson is best known for the new age spiritual guidance she offers in books like the bestseller "A Return To Love," but these days she's ...

The Emergence of the Political Independent

Douglas Kmiec | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics
Douglas Kmiec

Rather than being devoted to finding the best policy alternative, the divisions of party leave us to pursue only the second or third best alternative, usually the one that gives the least amount of credit to the other side. It is a downward spiral toward ever more narrow and inflexible partisanly limited options.

Sisters Can Move Mountains -- Starting With That Hill Over Yonder

Bridget Fonger | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics
Bridget Fonger

My goal is to encourage everyone to venture outside their very own District's bubbles to empower themselves. If you hear a candidate that gives you hope of movement toward ending the great divide in Congress, or who shares your most passionate political beliefs, grab on to his or her coattails.

Mindful Eating

Ira Israel | Posted 03.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Isn't it time that all of us educate ourselves on how we can best fuel our bodies to live long, healthy, loving, positive, creative lives?

Mindful Politics

Ira Israel | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics
Ira Israel

It is the electorate's fault that we have allowed corporations to hijack our government, influence politicians to deregulate their industries and then save them when they fail.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Primary

Marianne Williamson | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics
Marianne Williamson

I am a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from California District 33. There are a little over fifteen weeks before California's primary election on June 3, and a funny thing happened over the last couple of weeks. I became a footnote!

Happy Love Month! Tips on Spreading Love Everywhere You Go

Heather Strang | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Strang

Write "I love you" on a Post-it note and strategically place it somewhere it will be found. This can be around your home, office or at a grocery store. You can also write a bunch of these with various love-inspired messages and leave them in random locations.

California Elections: The Fights to Lose to Jerry Brown and Succeed Henry Waxman Come Into More Focus

William Bradley | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

In a rather quiet year, some of the more significant races in California are coming into greater focus.

Marianne Williamson Looks To Pray Her Way To Congress

Religious News Service | Matt Hamilton | Posted 02.07.2014 | Religion

LOS ANGELES (RNS) It’s not a typical campaign for U.S. Congress, and that’s the point. Best-selling author and spiritual lecturer Marianne Will...

What Is an American

Brent Roske | Posted 03.29.2014 | Politics
Brent Roske

What is an American? It can be hard to keep track. Ask 20 people down the street and you'll hear 20 different answers, and if you ask someone across the border you'll get something else.

Shriver Report Reveals Shocking Reality of Women's Lives

Tabby Biddle | Posted 03.16.2014 | Politics
Tabby Biddle

Washington and corporate America have not caught up to this reality, and why is this? Because, and it seems so obvious, the voices of women are so drastically underrepresented at the highest levels where public policy and corporate decisions are being made.

The 9 Best Books for Meaningful Change

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

Like it or not, we are all always changing and adapting to circumstances as time rolls on. The positive thing about change is that with some effort we can help direct some (though not all) of the change in our lives as opposed to being victimized by it.

The Time Is Now

Marianne Williamson | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics
Marianne Williamson

Perhaps we need to raise the bar on what we think is brutal. Humiliating lies, embarrassing stories and someone printing ugly pictures of you shouldn't quite make the list. Brutal is being stoned to death for adultery.

Why I Will Vote for Marianne Williamson for Any Office For Which She Runs

Ira Israel | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics
Ira Israel

Our young country is in dire need of a massive paradigm shift. Until we remove the corporations from the electoral system and the political process we will remain their unwitting slaves as they continue to cash in on mother earth and all of her resources.

What Will It Take to Make a Woman President?: Sheryl Sandberg, Nancy Pelosi, Olympia Snowe and Others Weigh In

Marianne Schnall | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics
Marianne Schnall

Many other nations have elected women presidents so why not the U.S.? What will it take to chart the conditions to achieve that milestone?

Holiday Advice From A 'Broken' Family

Michelle Lamar | Posted 02.02.2014 | Divorce
Michelle Lamar

Before the divorce, my family was a like blanket that kept my children warm with its love. After the divorce, my family resembles a quilt. But a blanket and a quilt still serve the same purpose.

What Do Gwyneth Paltrow, Corey Feldman and Lance Armstrong Have in Common? Two Words: Midlife Crisis

Virginia Bell | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Virginia Bell

Since how we navigate this period will determine the second half of life, the stakes at midlife are high. If we've made the right choices, then ultimately we're not different from who we once were -- we're more authentic and real.

Remembering Steve Collett

Brent Roske | Posted 11.05.2013 | Los Angeles
Brent Roske

Steve had spent the last four years of his life preparing for his next chapter of actively engaged public service. He was just ramping up. If there's a lesson, it's live your passions now.

Marianne Williamson for Congress: A New Age for American Politics?

Natalia Mehlman Petrzela | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Natalia Mehlman Petrzela

Marianne Williamson is running for Congress. If you aren't one of her half a million social media followers or don't frequent the New Age bookstores and "wellness centers" in which her books are runaway bestsellers, you might have missed the news.