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Responsibilities

Amazing Grace

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

My recovery from work addiction helped me to see that my issues were not unique to me. I was able to put things into a perspective that enabled me to recognize the cultural, social and institutional factors that contribute to the dysfunction that showed up at home and in the workplace.

The Day I Realized I Had Finally Become An Adult

Leslie Rasmussen | Posted 02.02.2014 | Fifty
Leslie Rasmussen

As another birthday was approaching, I wondered when I would finally feel like a grown-up. I was over 50, yet still didn't quite know what those words meant. I was responsible. I was mature. Heck, I had wrinkles, so why didn't I feel grown up?

A Brief Thought on "American Duty"

Meredith Hutchison | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Meredith Hutchison

It is my right to exercise free speech and it is the government's duty to uphold that right. So, what are my minimum duties as an American to my government, my nation, and my fellow citizens, and how do I know those are my duties?

See Your Part

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Acknowledging one's own part in a difficult situation is one of the hardest -- and I think most honorable -- things a person can do.

Concentric Circles of Service

Jeffrey Abelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jeffrey Abelson

There's a missing link in our quest for a good and equitable society. In addition to volunteering, we must educate ourselves and impact our government to achieve lasting change on prominent issues.

In the Wake of Prop 8: No More Us vs. Them

Sara Whitman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Whitman

Let me have the full responsibility of being an American. Because every child in this country deserves a family. I am an asset to this society.