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Transition

From California to Ohio

Justin McCoy | Posted 07.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Justin McCoy

It's OK to ask for help. It's often a scary thing, especially in today's world where we sometimes get made fun of for needing help. But I should have asked for help a lot sooner, and it does get better.

How to Survive Summer

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 07.02.2014 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

Structure, although sometimes resisted, provides the boundaries by which they move through their days and defines their actions hour by hour. When this structure is removed, many children are at a loss (especially children with challenges, special needs, or gifted kids).

The People Factor by Van Moody Book Review

Suna Senman | Posted 06.05.2014 | Books
Suna Senman

As there are certain laws of physics, like gravity, there are fundamental principles of relationships. This is the premise of The People Factor by Pastor Van Moody.

A Letter from the "Dying" Church

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 06.04.2014 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

To my mourners: Sometimes the dying are the first to know. While others believe you are invincible, you quietly go around collecting pamphlets from h...

Retirement Relocation Is Not for Sissies

Claire N. Barnes, MA | Posted 07.23.2014 | Fifty
Claire N. Barnes, MA

Then came retirement. In 2013, my husband and I made strategic decisions to retire, sell our home, and move back to the community we left 20 years ago. After months of planning and action steps, we have just completed this huge transition. Here is some advice on the huge transition.

The 3 Things Every College Graduate Should Know

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 07.14.2014 | College
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

As many people exchange their well-worn student IDs for brand new alumni discount cards, they are being bombarded with information -- from credit card offers, to (hopefully) job offers, to advice from authority figures -- irrespective of their actual authority or right to dispense worldly wisdom.

A New Wave of Artists, Writers, Educators and Managers is Helping Kathmandu Open Up

Niranjan Kunwar | Posted 07.12.2014 | World
Niranjan Kunwar

On a perfect spring evening The City Museum of Kathmandu, led by its director Kashish Das Shrestha, hosted a crowd of nearly 200 for a unique event titled Khumbila.

Love, Death and Innkeeping

Melissa Levis | Posted 07.07.2014 | Women
Melissa Levis

Arianna Huffington's message of taking care of yourself, protecting your priorities and connecting with people is the only way I can navigate through all this changes and loss.

A Special Message To The 2014 Graduates Of The School of Divorce

Christina Pesoli | Posted 07.06.2014 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

Don't let the hell you've just been through dampen your joy de vivre. I know the storm was scary, but it has passed so there's no reason to keep hiding underneath the overpass. The clouds have parted and the sun is shining.

Longing for Democracy in Spain

Cristina Manzano | Posted 06.22.2014 | World
Cristina Manzano

The death of Adolfo Suárez, the first democratic PM of post-Franco Spain, at the age of 81, has reminded a depressed and disenchanted Spanish society that there was once a moment when they prevailed over the odds of history.

Transition and Transformation in the Nonprofit Sector: Understanding the Need for For-Profit Best Practices

Joseph Amodeo | Posted 06.21.2014 | Impact
Joseph Amodeo

When I graduated from college with a bachelor of arts in religious studies, working in the nonprofit sector seemed like an appropriate 'fit.' However, now more than ever the sector is in need of students and professionals from a variety of disciplines.

What I Wear Is My Choice!

Bushra Alvi | Posted 06.14.2014 | Women
Bushra Alvi

Perhaps, like everything else, there is no single meaning of the abaya for Muslim women across the globe.

One Mother Challenges Five Common Myths About Death and Dying

Deb Carlin Polhill | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Deb Carlin Polhill

I do not subscribe to death, per se. Rather, I believe in transition... the transition of souls.

What Happened to That Little Girl?

Laura Campbell | Posted 05.21.2014 | Women
Laura Campbell

What happened to that little girl who wanted her freedom so badly that she was willing to overcome her fear of what might happen?

Don't Decide If You're an Optimist or a Pessimist Until You Try This

Maureen Anderson | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

You don't have to run. Play tennis, cross-country ski, meet a friend for racquetball during your lunch hour. Find a way to work your body hard on a consistent basis and don't decide if you're an optimist or a pessimist until that's the routine. You may not believe how much your outlook on life changes.

What Is Education For?

Axelle Tessandier | Posted 05.05.2014 | Education
Axelle Tessandier

Looking at the world through the heart, and not only from the mind, does not mean you have no control over yourself or your emotions. Intuition, empathy, resilience, curiosity are imperative to face the challenges of tomorrow.

A Call to Action for Parents

Risa Garon | Posted 04.21.2014 | Parents
Risa Garon

ow mental health is treated in our society causes me and others much distress. The tragic "event" is broadcast for days, every detail is repeated. Then it is forgotten as concerts, sports, work and school resume their priorities.

Relationships Get Better and Other Reminders About Transitions in Love

Sahaj Kohli | Posted 04.21.2014 | Women
Sahaj Kohli

People get really discouraged when they've dated a few people here and there and still can't find anyone who is "right" for them, or when something goes awfully wrong in what was supposed to be the perfect relationship. here's a list of important reminders we tend to forget when we get lonely, lack a love life, or are tired of dating.

On Transitions

Linda Rossetti | Posted 04.14.2014 | Women
Linda Rossetti

If you followed a path directed by your passions, would there be a gap between it and the path you are on now?

25 Things I Realized In College

Christine Deakers | Posted 04.11.2014 | College
Christine Deakers

You win some. You lose some. The lowest moments might end up being the best stories. Crucibles build backbones. So what you lost your shoes and then had to walk home barefoot? Drink a Fresca! Tomorrow's a new day!

Linda Rossetti: Will You Join the 90 Percent?

Linda Rossetti | Posted 04.08.2014 | Women
Linda Rossetti

I'm no stranger to transition. I found myself in one in my mid-40s after pivoting from a C-suite role at a Fortune 500 company. I'd had two children within 16 months right around my 40th birthday. My job was becoming more and more out of synch with the parent and person I wanted to be.

How I Lost My Job and Found My Way to Sundance

Ashley Spencer | Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment
Ashley Spencer

Cover letter after cover letter. Gilmore Girls rerun after rerun. Until one day, it occurred to me that I could use this unexpected limbo to check something completely and wonderfully random off my life list: Sundance.

2014: Why This Year Is Different

Donna Labermeier | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

Change is inevitable, and it isn't easy. Right now it is happening on a more accelerated and grander scale than ever before. It is requiring each and ...

Timebanking: Building Trust and Abundance

Sarah Leone | Posted 03.17.2014 | Hawaii
Sarah Leone

For the past three years, I have done what I love: Teach my community how to cultivate urban soils for food production and continually educate myself ...

I Owe My Livelihood to My Body. (No, Not in That Way) .

Susan Bernstein | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Susan Bernstein

As I look back on my career journey so far, I'm grateful for my dear body's wisdom. Maybe you're like me, with a mind that refuses to move you out of life-sapping work.