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12 Things I Love About Spring

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Organic tulips at the Rodale Institute! Yes, it's high spring here in Pennsylvania, and last night after dinner, as I was drifting off to sleep on m...

Spring Comes to Life With These Beautiful Flowers

HooplaHa | Posted 06.29.2014 | Good News
HooplaHa

or the past few weeks, leaving the winter doom meant spending the majority of my time cold, drenched and miserable. Each day brought bouts of torrents with the sun and warmth nowhere in sight.

10 Life Lessons From My First Real Winter

Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Holmes

Nobody wants to slip on ice in a skirt and tights, but the point is you stand back up and take the next wobbly steps toward the subway. The same thing goes for anything in life, whether it's in your personal relationships or at work. You aren't going to sit firmly planted in the snow -- you're going to keep going.

Retail Chatter #5

June Haynes | Posted 03.25.2014 | Business
June Haynes

I've always told managers that a return can hold lots of value, so once you've assessed the situation, try everything in your power to make and keep the customer happy by honoring a return.

Life Beneath the Surface

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 03.10.2014 | Religion
Naphtali Hoff

Tu B'Shvat is the Jewish New Year for trees. It is often marked with joyous tunes, tree planting ceremonies (in Israel), and the consumption of many fruit. So if Tu B'Shvat isn't a festival, why do we celebrate it and what is its function?

12 Days of Winter Meditations: Day 6

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Rest: Hibernation After Christmas, lethargy takes over. It's the comedown after all the festivities, the settling in to the notion that there are ...

12 Days of Winter Meditations: An Introduction

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

This past summer I did a series of blog posts we called My 14 Days of Summer, A Meditation. People seemed to like it, so I thought I'd do a winter v...

#NoDisrespectToNewYorkers... But You Can Do Better On Instagram

Courtney Garcia | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

All I'm asking, New Yorkers, is that you either honestly document the city, including the trash bags that get buried for months under the snow when the blizzard hits, or quit clogging up my feed with propaganda.

Five Inspirational Haikus for Fall

James Napoli | Posted 11.23.2013 | Comedy
James Napoli

It's the time of the season. Change is in the air. But do not be afraid. For change is opportunity itself, opening up like a lotus flower or some other strained metaphor that helps indicate renewal.

How Do You Spend Your Energy?

Jon Wortmann | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

We will always be miserable if we're doing things against our nature. We will always feel off if the requirements of our daily life don't match how we want and need to expend energy. And, when we find cycles of life that best match who we truly are, we can always show our our colors.

Seasons of Love: Lessons From Nature on Our Relationship Statuses

Ariel Joseph Towne | Posted 09.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Ariel Joseph Towne

Each season brings incredible opportunity and benefit to our love lives. The challenges arise when we try to go against life's normal rhythms and force ourselves to do something that is out of energetic alignment.

Summer & Judaism's Advice on How to Make the Best of It

Rabbi Pinchas Allouche | Posted 09.14.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Pinchas Allouche

The "Jewish summer" encourages us to rid ourselves of the fantasy that life's blessings, such as peace and happiness, can be found outside. We ought to re-focus on who we truly are, and what our personal mission statements ought to be.

Seasons in the City

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 09.10.2013 | Science
Zoe P. Strassfield

Events of the Boston University Spring 2013 term I'm not sure what possessed me to stare at the sidewalk at that moment, but I did so just in time. A...

The Seasons Change for Us All: Control and Climate Change

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 08.19.2013 | Religion
Norma Cook Everist

We are not in complete control but we are agents of change. It is important for each of us to examine our goals and our gods to see how they shape us and compel or impede our mutual accountability and care for our common earth. The seasons turn for us all.

Discover The Promise Of Summer

Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D. | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D.

Ultimately, if you change the way you understand and use nature's energy you will change your life and contribute the best of you with everyone you touch.

The Beauty of a Road Trip's Meandering Conversation

Carissa K | Posted 08.12.2013 | Parents
Carissa K

Our best conversations usually come in the car during a drive. I'm a captive audience for him behind the wheel, and he's a captive audience for me, strapped in his car seat.

The 4.54 Billionth Annual Spring Awards

Tim Mattingly | Posted 05.07.2013 | Comedy
Tim Mattingly

Yes, this year's Spring is shaping up to be quite a spectacle, quite a spectacle indeed. It was just confirmed yesterday that Mother Nature will be returning as host, thus marking her 4.54 billionth consecutive turn as Master of Ceremonies.

Punxsutawney Phil & Seasons of Life

Kristen Marble | Posted 04.10.2013 | Religion
Kristen Marble

What is it about season changes that we long for? Sure the new growth and fresh start of Spring excites us after a long winter. But so too do the crack of the baseball bat and hot summer nights, or the crispness of fall mornings.

Welcoming Winter With Shovels and Fans

Patricia Draznin | Posted 02.09.2013 | Comedy
Patricia Draznin

Raise your hand if you think last winter was too mild. Yeah, I hear you. Even my goldfish, Nigel and Ramone, are raising their fins.

Things Not To Miss About Summer

HelloGiggles | Posted 10.15.2012 | Women

Summer is officially over. That high 70s day last weekend was just messing with us. Even without September 22nd marking the official seasonal shift, t...

Dandelion Wine

David Sable | Posted 11.03.2012 | Media
David Sable

One of my favorite books about summer and its rites and rituals is Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury. I highly recommend it, no matter if you are, like me, ending summer or if you are in a part of the world where summer and its joys are looming.

Savoring the last Moments of Summer

Kathleen Fordyce Rohan | Posted 10.16.2012 | Parents
Kathleen Fordyce Rohan

I think about how there are only a few more weeks left before school starts and summer ends and we are back to earlier bed times, earlier mornings and no more lazy days by the pool.

How to Shop for Your Dominant Season

Sally McGraw | Posted 10.13.2012 | Style
Sally McGraw

Those of us who live in climates with defined seasons should consider investing in clothing and shoes that will work during our longest, strongest season.

Love and Lust Are Seasonal, Google Study Finds

Posted 08.08.2012 | Women

By: Jane J. Lee, LiveScience Contributor Published: 08/04/2012 08:12 AM EDT on LiveScience Real-time tracking by researchers has identified a ri...

The Wisdom of Circular Thinking

Donna Henes | Posted 07.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

The circle of time, the celestial cycles, the round of the seasons, surrounds us and encompasses us. All there is, was, and will be exists within its ...