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Buddha Doodle - 'All Will Come'

Molly Hahn | Posted 04.20.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn


A Brené Brown 'Aha!' Moment: A Dad's Vulnerable Power

Jim Higley | Posted 04.10.2013 | Parents
Jim Higley

I looked at her ballet slippers on a shelf -- the ones she wore when she was 3 of 4. When her biggest concerns were which book we'd read before bed. I felt old. Worthless. Uncertain. And pretty uncomfortable as I lay there in silence. Until she spoke three words.

How to Gain Patience, Positivity and Confidence: Ask Noah

Noah Kass | Posted 02.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Noah Kass

It's essential for you to do anything you can do to create confidence and positivity in your current condition. These traits are not an added bonus in gaining access to greater opportunities -- they're a necessity for your toolbox.

A To-do List From a Mom Who Wants to Do Better

Erin Smith | Posted 03.25.2013 | Parents
Erin Smith

We only get one chance at this life and one of my biggest fears is getting to the end with regrets. The only way to minimize regrets is to take stock of where we currently stand in life and be willing to change, or at least slightly adjust, direction.

Regret vs. Remorse

Tenzin Norbu | Posted 02.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Tenzin Norbu

No one is bad and sinful by nature; rather, we are projecting these characteristics onto the objects we are viewing in this way. Both non-virtuous and virtuous actions arise because of the way we view things, and we have the ability to eliminate ignorant views and replace them with "right view."

Giving and Receiving Are the Same

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

As a person with illness and in a wheelchair for many years, I am so frequently on the receiving end of other people's attention that I often forget there are many ways I can give.

Top 10 Dos to (Help) Improve the World

Sarah Albertson-Corkery | Posted 01.13.2013 | Women
Sarah Albertson-Corkery

I was all ready to write a rant about my life. However, as I began writing about how bad I think I have it, it occurred to me that everyone is dealing with his or her own types of bad stuff.

Change Is Messy

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Ruth Neubauer

Listening to the debates aroused my curiosity about Mr. Romney's understanding and practice of Patience, which comes with its partner Self-control and...

My Toddler Isn't Toddling

Lyz Lenz | Posted 12.14.2012 | Parents
Lyz Lenz

It's easy for me to forget the scared little girl I used to be. But the little girl is here again. She is blonde with blue eyes and is pointing to the ground, only two inches away, worried she's going to fall.

Hear With Your Heart

Irene Tanner | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

Since what is resisted persists, acceptance of "what is" helped remove the actual source of discomfort: the anger of intrusion on my peace and rest.

It Gets Better Project - Parent's Edition

Kathy Carter Woods | Posted 12.05.2012 | Parents
Kathy Carter Woods

The parenting experience can be, well, rigorous.

Patience is a Hard-Won Virtue

Jody Gastfriend | Posted 12.04.2012 | Fifty
Jody Gastfriend

As humans, it is so easy to squander the gift of time we get back in our lives thanks to technology. Being able to really cherish that time is the thing that makes us super humans.

What A Third-Grader Taught Me About Love

Posted 09.08.2012 | Weddings

By Janet Borrus This article originally appeared on The Next Family. Some people look to their parents as relationship role models. I look to my...

Are Your Mind And Body In The Same Place?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 10.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

There is a well-known saying that contains great wisdom: "Pain in life is a given, but suffering is a choice." Truly, suffering happens when we want life to be other than the way it is in the moment.

How Patience Makes You Powerful

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Frustration is not the key to any door. Patience is a lifelong spiritual practice as well as a way to find emotional freedom.

The Remarkable Discovery I Made In An Old Trunk Of Letters

Karen Dukess | Posted 10.08.2012 | Fifty
Karen Dukess

I have an old trunk full of letters written to me when I was at camp and at college and living abroad. I have letters written on onion-skin paper and on pages ripped from college notebooks. I have love letters from old boyfriends and letters from friends I never thought I'd lose touch with.

My Anti-Bullying Crusade: What's Next?!

Elissa Kravetz | Posted 09.29.2012 | Impact
Elissa Kravetz

I have committed to slowing down, and to focus on this one school where we can really button up our anti-bullying program. And once we are ready we will take it to other schools.

VIDEO: 3 Tips For Overcoming Impatience

Posted 07.15.2012 | Healthy Living

We all experience that cumbersome feeling of impatience. Patience is not necessarily remaining calm during frustrating moments, but rather taking ...

The Spirituality Of Patience

Tenzin Norbu | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Tenzin Norbu

We often harm others when we act out of anger, but we always harm ourselves. Suppressing anger can cause psychological problems, but eliminating the causes of anger always results in psychological and spiritual health.

Fast Food Spirituality

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 08.19.2012 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Too often, our results-oriented mood spills over into our spiritual practices. We want to get as much as possible, as quickly as possible, from as little commitment as possible. But purifying the soul of greed, anger, envy and pride has to take its own sweet time.

10 Things I Learned Moving In With A Guy

Forbes Woman | Posted 06.12.2012 | Women

On New Year's Eve I was single. I went to a big hotel party with a big group of people, and I only knew a couple of them. Not too long after midnight,...

The Secret To Reinvention

Maggie Jackson | Posted 08.06.2012 | Fifty
Maggie Jackson

In a new world of elongated lives and career fluidity, we need to have patience -- with ourselves. That was perhaps the most poignant and startling point articulated by a panel on "Second Careers, Doing Good" held last weekend at my Yale college reunion.

On Patience: The Meadow's Voice

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 08.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Ruth Neubauer

If you want to know about change, you will have to learn patience. It may take many lifetimes.

How to Be Important After Graduation

Carl Safina | Posted 08.01.2012 | College
Carl Safina

Never chase money. You are not the product of four billion years of evolution just so you can own a cluttered garage. Make yourself someone rare and valuable -- then instead of chasing money, you'll find money chasing you

How To Engage Life With Energy (And Be More Present)

Tsoknyi Rinpoche | Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Tsoknyi Rinpoche

As you proceed a little bit farther along the path of practicing essence love, pause every once in a while throughout the day to appreciate something that you've done. It doesn't have to be a huge undertaking.