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Primary School Teaching Parents? How ParentJobNet impacts low-income families through adult learning and entrepreneurship

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.03.2014 | New York
Steve Mariotti

Pat Craddick founded ParentJobNet "PJN" 9 years ago after leaving a career in finance to raise her daughter, Christina. While volunteering at P.S. 87 Elementary School on the Upper West Side, she found frustrated, under- or unemployed parents, disconnected from the workforce.

Beauty Is...Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 03.20.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Leadership Ascension Embodies Ridding Negative Learned Behavior

Shanna B. Van Ness | Posted 04.09.2014 | Women
Shanna B. Van Ness

Assessing my own behaviors were essential to growth and once identified, strategically assessing their value followed because the ultimate goal is to maintain a continuous and successful escalation.

6 Tips to Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions

Kino MacGregor | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Kino MacGregor

The end of the year is the perfect time to chart your course forward and reflect on the previous year's journey. The time-honored tradition of New Year's resolutions promises a fresh start with every Jan. 1. You can renew lost commitments and begin new projects, goals or dreams.

The Most Important Decision We Can Make

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 11.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

The point is that no matter how many times we fall, we can choose to get back up. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.

Pope Francis: The Church Has Many Obsessions

Steve McSwain | Posted 11.25.2013 | Religion
Steve McSwain

Instead of asking, however, why people are running away from churches faster than a squirrel will cross a busy street, most fundamentalist Christian leaders point to those leaving as if something were wrong with them.

Being Open to the Unexpected

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Being open to the unexpected, whether far away or at home, can catapult you into the present moment so you can snatch these opportunities for expansion, bringing you closer to who you are meant to be in this world.

Hulu Adds HIV Doc, Positive Youth, to Their Roster

Austin Head | Posted 09.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Austin Head

It will be 10 years this August that I became HIV+... I was 19 years old. At the time, because of instilled prejudice, stigma and lack of information, I knew in my heart that I would become a social leper and would be dead before I reached my mid-20s.

The Power of Color

James Bryson Hyatt | Posted 08.24.2013 | College
James Bryson Hyatt

"Green is the color of optimism." A friend of mine (an English professor who teaches writing and composition to freshmen students) tells me this on a...

Buddha Doodles Gratitude Journal

Molly Hahn | Posted 08.10.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

The Buddha Doodles Gratitude Journal is available to pre-order until June 23rd. All orders ship the first two weeks on July! Click here to order: ht...

11 Little Victories Worth Celebrating, Just Because

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 07.10.2013 | Healthy Living

A "big" win isn’t the end-all when it comes to feeling good. Celebrating little victories -- the seemingly insignificant things that do go right ...

Buddha Doodle - Swing High!

Molly Hahn | Posted 06.19.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

Click here to tweet to this doodle! Happy Birthday to my new friend SARK! This Buddha Doodle is dedicated to her and everyone that loves to eat I...

Positive Perspectives That Will Have You Stop Stressing The Little Things

Polly Campbell | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

Live enough days on this planet and you're going to face some big stuff and plenty of little annoyances. There are bound to be whole days where things don't seem to go your way. What are you going to do with that?

Buddha Doodle - 'Take a Breath'

Molly Hahn | Posted 04.27.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Hey! Your Life Is Great: 5 Steps To Start Celebrating

Susanna Bair | Posted 04.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Susanna Bair

The attitude of celebrating your life is healthy, both physically and emotionally. Not only that, but upbeat people attract other upbeat people, so by changing your attitude, you can set in motion positive reinforcement for a new and improved outlook. How great is your life already?

Buddha Doodle - 'Everything you can Imagine'

Molly Hahn | Posted 04.06.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Buddha Doodle - 'Magic is Real'

Molly Hahn | Posted 04.03.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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You Are Beautiful

Leslie Goldman | Posted 04.03.2013 | Good News
Leslie Goldman

I spotted my first You Are Beautiful sticker on the blue inside lip of a U.S. Mailbox. I opened it to send a bill and was greeted by a small, silver pick-me-up. "You Are Beautiful," the mailbox told me. And I smiled inside.

Buddha Doodle - 'Wander'

Molly Hahn | Posted 04.02.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Buddha Doodle - 'Turn as the Earth and Moon'

Molly Hahn | Posted 04.01.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Buddha Doodle - 'Happiness Is...'

Molly Hahn | Posted 03.27.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Make Solutions, Not Problems

Marian Salzman | Posted 02.04.2013 | Business
Marian Salzman

It's hard to find people who think negativity is a good thing. But if negativity is bad, why is there so much of it? Why is it so popular? There's growing evidence that our interest in negativity isn't just a nasty habit created by media and politicians; it's part of the way our brains work.

All Is Well in My World

Christine Eilvig | Posted 01.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

A positive view on life is all about nurturing the essences we want active. It's okay for life to hurt, and it's very well when things feel like crap, as long as we take responsibility and course correct when things are not the way we would like them to be.

Buddha Doodle - "Love until it hurts'

Molly Hahn | Posted 12.24.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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One Big Idea From Improv That Can Make You More Successful (And Stylish)

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

When you negate what you're given, all the action stops. When you accept it and add to it, you create forward movement. The same principle plays out in other areas of work and life.