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Renewal

New Year, New Values, New Spirit

Donna Henes | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

This year, may we discover and embrace our own purpose, passion and power. May we accept our responsibility and our personal rule. May we take our ideas and our skills and use them to create a viable, safe, sustainable and sane world for us all.

A Pilgrimage To Bhutan: Making Sense Of 2012

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 03.10.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Hyman, MD

I took a pause and went to do the things that restore me, that slow me down enough to notice what is true. For me, it is walking in the mountains and offering myself in the service of others.

What's Next for Places?

Marian Salzman | Posted 03.04.2013 | Style
Marian Salzman

There's nothing new in the need for places to grow their appeal and maintain it. Throughout history, attractive locations have acted as a magnet for people, economic activity and cultural life, which all boosted their power and attractiveness.

Is Snow Your Security Blanket? It Should Be This Year

Dr. Michael Finkelstein | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael Finkelstein

Through experience, we know that this is a time of year when we will be tested, both physically and emotionally. In turn, we will naturally come within and seek safety from the elements.

Need to Jump-Start Your Spiritual Life?

Russ Gerber | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Russ Gerber

What can break through entrenched, old thought patterns and lead you forward is an inspiring idea, a revelation, that becomes a door-opener to a new direction to take, a new next step in your career, new and expanded opportunities you hadn't seen.

12 Ways Restore Meaning To The Holiday Season

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Ready or not, the holidays are on our heels. But what if all our best intentions end up leaving us overspent and farther away from what we really want?

14 Inspiring Quotes To Celebrate Fall

Posted 09.21.2012 | Healthy Living

Whether you're the first cook in the kitchen prepping pumpkin-inspired dishes at the mention of "September," or in denial of the brisk nip in the air,...

WATCH: On Turning Inward

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 11.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

How often do you turn your attention inward? How would you benefit from greater self-awareness?

Rape, Rage and Rocky Horror

Dori Hartley | Posted 10.31.2012 | Crime
Dori Hartley

I'm so glad that I was part of the spark that ignited this eternal flame. I'm so glad I was there when it all began. It will forever prove to me that we can indeed rise like Phoenixes from the ashes of our own devastating personal events.

The Art of Restoring the Sacred Rhythm of Life

Barbara Biziou | Posted 10.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Biziou

Someone told me that the average person, when asked how he/she is, answers with the singular word "busy." The sad thing is that no one questions this, everyone assumes it is just the way things are. We have lost touch with the sacred ritual of taking time for ourselves for renewal.

You Can't Do Your Job If You Don't Sleep

Tony Schwartz | Posted 09.17.2012 | Business
Tony Schwartz

Two behaviors we've devalued and sometimes even demonized -- rest and renewal -- have a profound impact on people's productivity at work and their satisfaction across their lives.

How to Pick Up The Pieces Of Your Life

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Every so often, whether it's after a long hard spate of work, finishing a big project, ending a relationship or recovering from a crisis (big or small...

Spring Renewal: Quotes To Inspire Your Inner Growth This Season

Posted 04.08.2012 | Healthy Living

German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe wrote, "We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden.” Spring is the right ti...

The Pancake Ballet: Spring, Beethoven and Honoring Grandma

Alysia Reiner | Posted 05.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Alysia Reiner

Spring has sprung. And with the shift in the weather, the daffodil blossoms, the window box we planted yesterday, comes magical renewed hope. And memories.

No Time To Meditate? Try Momentary Mindfulness

Annie McKee | Posted 05.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Annie McKee

Momentary mindfulness is easy to fit into your to daily life. No one has to know you are doing it -- it takes seconds, and you don't even have to close your eyes. Momentary mindfulness is a private, quiet practice that will not take you away from life.

Caregiving: The Dance Between Guilt And Resentment

Wendy Lustbader | Posted 03.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Wendy Lustbader

When an older family member needs help, many people struggle to find the time to provide assistance to their relative amidst the many other commitments crowding their lives. Often, it is hard to figure out just how much help is really necessary.

It's Time To Lose Our Luggage

Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr. | Posted 02.29.2012 | Religion
Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr.

The worst thing we take with us into the New Year is resentment against another. Forgiveness is not something we owe to each other. It is an act of worship to God.

Leaders Worth Following

Tihomir Kukolja | Posted 02.27.2012 | Religion
Tihomir Kukolja

For anyone who aspires to be a leader called to make a difference, or if one simply wants to be a person whose life counts, wrestling with God and oneself will become one's unavoidable and ongoing character pruning experience.

The Growing Chaos and the New Year

Michael Meade, D.H.L. | Posted 02.26.2012 | Home
Michael Meade, D.H.L.

The confusion and uncertainty of this New Year's Eve will usher in the year 2012 in the modern calendar. Being a "leap year" it is bound to bring some surprising events.

Blue Nights and the Solace of Art

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 01.17.2012 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Blue Nights is the story of Joan Didion's craving for communion between the "I" of her individual event of loss and grief, and the "we" of its universal experience.

Notes of an Ex-Pat, Epilogue: The First Year

W. Hunter Roberts | Posted 01.10.2012 | Healthy Living
W. Hunter Roberts

It is only now, looking back a year into my new life, that I realize what a crazy thing it was to do, and what a brilliant one. What made me take the leap? I went for a few months, to write and gain some perspective.

Philanthropy and Economic Development Boosted by Global Irish Tribe

Reporters Uncensored | Posted 12.13.2011 | Impact
Reporters Uncensored

By Maura Kelly President Bill Clinton gave the keynote address at the second Global Irish Economic Forum in Dublin Castle Oct. 8. The Forum is an Ir...

Transitions: Why is it So Tough to Get Through Them?

Angella Nazarian | Posted 12.02.2011 | Women
Angella Nazarian

How can it be that I can still feel so close to that person I was then and yet have a child that is literally the age of the girls that I see before me?

Rosh Hashana 5772: Hope And Israel's Social Justice Movement.

Carlo Strenger | Posted 11.29.2011 | Religion
Carlo Strenger

The social justice movement is the beginning of a process of healing: the realization that political process can work through dialogue rather than by power alone...

Dreams, Renewal And Rosh Hashanah

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 11.28.2011 | Religion
Levi Ben-Shmuel

As you reflect on why your dreams have not been realized, how will your frustrations and disappointments impact you moving forward in the New Year?