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Top 25 Brainy Haikus. Yours?

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Can you write a haiku describing anything crossing your mind now?

First Person Artist: Defiant Iranian Painter Abelina Galustian

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

First Person Artist is a weekly column by artist Kimberly Brooks in which she provides commentary on art and the creative process and showcases arti...

How Your Heart Can Make More Money Than Your Mind

Sharon Melnick | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Melnick

When my clients "get out of their own way" and increase their ability to be grateful, they report immediate and noticeable increases in positive energy and in the feeling "life is good".

A Balanced Life, A Balanced Nation

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

On the heels of our annual celebration of giving, there is this rapid shift in attention toward 'getting' with the consumer blitz of Black Friday.

Fear Of Faith

Arianna Huffington | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

In the twentieth century, the response to fear-filled religiosity has been atheism and fear-filled alienation from all things spiritual. Alienation ma...

The Zen Of Zombie: Play To Your Strengths

Scott Kenemore | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Kenemore

A zombie who appears to be simply a drunken or similarly incapacitated human being of sallow complexion has a much greater chance of gaining access to the places where living humans (and their correspondingly delicious brains) are to be found.

Thanks For The Silence

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

As I look forward to Thanksgiving and my children returning from colleges to hang out together, I am consciously going to talk less and figure that I will hear a lot more.

First Person Artist: Wayne White

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Brooks

First Person Artist is a weekly column by painter Kimberly Brooks in which she provides commentary on art and the creative process and showcases art...

The Plus-Sized Life

Leona Palmer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leona Palmer

The amazing thing about being as a teen girl in this country is how much power you have.

On Becoming Spiritually Fearless

Arianna Huffington | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

Reintegrating the spiritual and the everyday is the key to fearlessness. But ending this division is not easy.

Keats's Secret: Exploring the Real Power of the Imagination

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

In fact, long before Byrne had ever been thought up, the English poet John Keats was exploring the power of the imagination.

Law and Order (And Poetry)

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

Just last week, U.S. District Judge John F. Keenan had to rule on whether a letter written by famed writer and poet Dorothy Parker was, in fact, a poem--forcing him in the process to, gulp, define poetry.

The Alcoholic In All Of Us

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

I see a parallel of the alcoholic to alcohol and our individual relationships to thoughts and emotions. Metaphorically, our thoughts and feelings are like 'alcohol'.

First Person Artist: Joel Tauber

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Brooks

n Joel Tauber's latest series, "My Lonely Tree," he falls in love with and cares for, a tree. Yet unlike the sad polar bear sitting on a diminishing icecap, his images are right in our backyard, something we might drive around and miss otherwise.

God's Mapquest

Agapi Stassinopoulos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Agapi Stassinopoulos

Wouldn't it be nice if just as we are about to embark on a new experience, we could print out the directions so we know what the route looks like?

An Appeal For Mindful Speaking

Perry Garfinkel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Perry Garfinkel

As a dedicated member of the LAPD (Language Abuse Patrol Department), I hereby relinquish my blog today to blow the whistle on a phrase that has infiltrated our society,

Meditation: The Seat Belt Of Mental Health

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

Given the simplicity of meditation-- it's free, easy to do, and available to everyone --I think it is likely merely a matter of time before it becomes as routine as putting on a seat belt.

The Power of Tea

Miriam Novalle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Miriam Novalle

Tea creates a gentle yet vibrant atmosphere, brings people together and inspires them to take the higher road in life.

The Sexy Factor

Marc Darrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marc Darrow

But for the rest of us, who live everyday lives in reality, it's hard to feel desirable and sexual after a certain age.

Here, Bullet: Soldiers' War Poetry

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

The tradition of soldier poets dates back at least as far as Ancient Greece and spans the globe.

First Person Artist: Ron Pippin

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Brooks

"My scientific aesthetic is primarily drawn from the 19th Century, when, I feel, science still had a relationship to beautiful forms."

Carole's Bookmarks: From Sharing With Others to Shopping For Others

Carole Bayer Sager | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Bayer Sager

Sometimes people leave me e-mail with the greatest photos and animations attached, and I never knew how they found them. One of the answers is Photo Bucket.

Interviewing the Dalai Lama: He Had Me At Hello

Perry Garfinkel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Perry Garfinkel

I had scored a one-on-one 90-minute interview with the 14th Dalai Lama.

Living And Loving ADHD

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

Although ADHD is still classified a disorder because of the challenges individual's face with it, I'm more convinced everyday that it is a way of thinking and processing the world that is so beneficial to humanity, we must turn our attention to it.

How I Learned To Stop Suffering

Byron Katie | Posted 10.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Byron Katie

Suffering is optional. The only time we suffer is when we believe a thought that argues with reality.