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Community and Faith in the Face of Hardship

Laura Reed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Laura Reed

Friends were going door to door. Office Max was donating cards to pass out. Where was I? Sitting on my floor crying. I don't understand it all, and I don't think I ever will, but I am blown away by the power unity.

HBO's New Star

TV Guide | Posted 07.17.2013 | TV

HBO has ordered a new relationship comedy from Jay and Mark Duplass starring Amanda Peet, according to The Hollywood Reporter....

Summer Vacation for the Blended Family

Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. | Posted 07.28.2013 | Divorce
Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.

The fact is that a family doesn't change just because the week is called vacation. Everyone brings themselves along for the ride. Here are some tips for making vacations work.

'Entourage' Star Trades Vinnie Chase For James Van Der Beek

Posted 03.06.2013 | TV

Kevin Connolly has joined James Van Der Beek's CBS comedy "Friends with Better Lives," according to The Hollywood Reporter. The multicam comedy cen...

An Illusion Of Togetherness

Nancy Colier | Posted 01.23.2013 | TED Weekends
Nancy Colier

If we want to experience the profundity that being and creating together can offer, we must actually be and create together. Everything else is just an idea.

6 Simple Habits That Will Recharge (And Revive!) Your Family Dinners

Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW

If you're not feeling connected to your spouse after work, if family dinner in your house has disintegrated into a chaotic free-for-all, then it's time to make some changes to your evening meal routine.

Thoughts for College Dropouts: Love, Part II

O'Brien Browne | Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living
O'Brien Browne

This is Part II of "Love," started on the 8th of last month. I didn't plan on a Part II because I thought this little blog should be pointed and pithy...

True Presence

Wendy Strgar | Posted 02.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Wendy Strgar

I have come to believe that the most potent gift we give to ourselves and anyone that we care for is our full attention. With our undistracted minds and our listening ears, we have within us what we all want most: the gift of full presence.

Kaiseki At Sushi Zen

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.27.2011 | Food
Josh Ozersky

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Where is the American Piazza? A Search for Unintentional Community

Marika Holmgren | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marika Holmgren

It's not only the gathering part of the Piazza that I'm drawn to. It's the community that is created when people of all walks of life come together.

Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

We somehow looked beyond color, religion, education, class, income and all the other things we've used to separate us from each other.

Woodstock in Washington

Darryle Pollack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryle Pollack

In the election of Barack Obama, the mood of fear and anger that has gripped our country for eight years seems to have vanished overnight. At least for now.

Obama and the Science of Altruism

Jamil Zaki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamil Zaki

Why would we have evolved to feel each other's pain? Two aspects of empathy can help explain this, and the reason that evolution may have selected for strong empathizers in the first place.

Our Hope in Obama, Our Hearts to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jack Healey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jack Healey

We miss Dr Martin Luther King, Jr each day. His day, our day, asks each of us to stand up for decency and justice and non violence in our time, in our community, in our family, and in our world.

Why "Gathering" with Friends is Key to Stress Relief

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

We are wired for 'village style' community lifestyles at the very core. Fundamentally, we long to belong.

Barack -- Our Transformational CEO

Chip Conley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chip Conley

As a transformational leader, Barack needs to remember that his greatest gift is in helping us see the sense of "oneness" that we have at our core that can unite us.