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Shifting Perspective

The Philosophy Of Calm

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 09.15.2014 | World

There are so many reasons to be frantic, to run from one thing to another, to be pumped high with anxiety and dread. And yet – as we know in our hea...

A Whole New -- And Necessary -- Way To See Your Messy House

Glennon Melton | Posted 09.10.2014 | Parents
Glennon Melton

In terms of parenting, marriage, home, clothes -- I will not be a slave to the Tyranny of Trend any longer. I am almost 40 years old and no catalog is the Boss of Me anymore. I am free.

System Overload: Mind of a Creative Black Girl Recalibrating

Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux | Posted 04.21.2014 | Black Voices
Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux

There is something to be said about being a representative, an ambassador of culture, if you will, to those who don't look like you, have the access that you do or have the life experiences that you have, especially when so many "yous" don't have the opportunity to speak for themselves.

Your Breath Is Your Conversation With the World

Susanna Harwood Rubin | Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Susanna Harwood Rubin

We need to allow ourselves to focus on our breath. The breath is the most immediate and the most intimate way of engaging with the world. You inhale the world. You exhale your experience of it.

The Many Faces of Judgment

Dr. Debbie Magids | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Debbie Magids

I've always believed that I am one of the least judgmental people to exist on this planet; I'd swear to it in a court of law. But alas, during a day at the beach last week with my best friends and their significant others, I saw myself in a different light.

The 5 Things You Should Never Do When You Apologize

Noah St. John | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Noah St. John

Want to know the right way to apologize -- and the wrong way? Watch this interview I did recently, and I'll give you five simple steps to apologize correctly.

Life = Learning + Growth

Michael_Eisen | Posted 03.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael_Eisen

For the next few weeks, see if you can shift your perspective and take the focus off of the results and achievements in your life and put all your energy into learning and growing.

7 Ways To Manage Family-Time Overload This Holiday Season

Tamar Chansky | Posted 02.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Tamar Chansky

What exactly are you incredulous about? People being themselves. Exactly as they've always been, year after year. Why is it so hard to live with the way people are? Because we can't accept it. Because we want them to be different. Surprise! They are still the same. Surprise again! So are we.

A Shift in Perspective

Dr. Debbie Magids | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Debbie Magids

Holiday time -- as far as I'm concerned -- is the best time to be a New Yorker. There's life, energy, and beauty all over Manhattan. I sincerely thought I was paying attention to the greatness of it all -- until this past Friday afternoon, that is.

Legacy Gifts From Angels

Rachael Freed | Posted 02.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

Not long ago I was reintroduced to angels -- not the kind with rosy cheeks or gauzy, transparent wings, but the angels in real life. You know, the people who come into your life with special support, a gift of wisdom, full-hearted support.

Having Trouble Making A Change? Here's Why

Noah St. John | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Noah St. John

When you're trying to change your life -- for example, get results like more money, a better career, better health, happier relationships, and so forth -- what you're really trying to do is create a new reality.

Shift Your Paradigms to Restore and Recapture Your Dreams

Constance Arnold | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Constance Arnold

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness seem like an elusive, fleeting dream for many people globally. There has been a tremendous shift for many people financially, and they need to rethink how they can begin the process of recapturing and restoring their dreams.

Behind the Scenes of Shifting - Part 1

Karen Talavera | Posted 10.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Talavera

I wasn't subject to a major loss as much as a feeling that everything had gone stale, and if allowed to continue that way, would soon rot and surely be lost.