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Today's Buddha Doodle - Yo Guru

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.28.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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5 Ways to Make Peace With Money

Leisa Peterson | Posted 07.23.2014 | Money
Leisa Peterson

Managing money includes the mental action of spending and saving.  We all have some type of living expenses so that is of first concern when it comes to managing finances. Ensuring we live within our means and have money left over for savings is one way to create greater peace of mind.

The Day I Lost My Pet Monkey

Richard Koch | Posted 07.08.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

We can view life -- our planet's life, the life of humankind, our own life, and that of society and the economy -- as a huge tussle between things that get used up, and things that don't. Do you prefer to be depressed, or to be cheerful? If the latter, here are five things to celebrate.

The Perils of Trusting the Trustworthy

Howard J. Curzer | Posted 07.02.2014 | Religion
Howard J. Curzer

The Bible often warns against trusting the wrong sources (e.g., false prophets). But in the story of Balaam, the Bible warns against placing too much trust in the right sources -- in this case Moses. The Bible's warning is particularly pertinent to us today, since we are particularly prone to the error of excessively trusting our sources.

Go Ahead, Tell Them Your Age!

Nicole Lavonne Smith | Posted 07.02.2014 | Education
Nicole Lavonne Smith

A student and I sat reflecting on the dance we had just performed for the school talent show when he asked me, "Nicole, how old are you?"

The Fear Factor

Robin Korth | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

I no longer fear being alone. By rising up in quiet love for myself, I have upset the "balance of power" in many of my relationships. With gentle firmness, I now refuse to participate in interactions that hurt me in any fashion.

Building Trust: The One Skill We Can't Live Without

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 06.17.2014 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

Most of us would acknowledge that building trust is a key part of our lives. But, if everyone thinks along similar lines, why does it always seem like no one trusts each other?

The Development Gap in New York City

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 06.16.2014 | New York
André Corrêa d'Almeida

New data released by the Census Bureau shows that even as the recession has ended, the city's poverty rate continues to increase, and the gap between the rich and poor continues to increase.

The Major Downside To Snooping

Daniela Tempesta, LCSW | Posted 06.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniela Tempesta, LCSW

The bottom line is that when you are having concerns, speak up! Communicate, rather than investigate. This approach is the best way to respect yourself, your partner and the relationship.

They're Not Buying It -- Because They're Not Buying It

John Friedman | Posted 06.11.2014 | Business
John Friedman

It is a familiar lament of companies wishing to find a market for environmentally and socially responsible (such as fair trade) goods -- the majority of consumers simply will not pay a premium for these items.

The First Leader in My Life:

Manijeh Motaghy | Posted 06.06.2014 | Business
Manijeh Motaghy

Since I wrote my blog about COMANDS: The Seven Traits/Skills of Effective Leadership, many people have asked me to say more about my grandmother, Esma...

Why 'Trust' Should Be a Four-Letter Word

Bob Swarup | Posted 06.06.2014 | Science
Bob Swarup

The famous Stanford marshmallow experiment was less about subsuming our self-destructive urges and more about trust. What was perceived as an irrational outcome -- eating the marshmallow before the 15 minutes were up -- had its roots very much in rational decision making, albeit influenced by our environment.

Good Environment for Sustainable Business

Badr Jafar | Posted 06.05.2014 | Business
Badr Jafar

It is easy to think that one person, or one business, can never make a meaningful difference, and that short-term priorities usually prevail. However that attitude is in itself as unsustainable as the actions that it will precipitate.

Let's Get Real: Embracing Vulnerability to Build a Better World

Christy Heitger-Ewing | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Christy Heitger-Ewing

There was another big reason I felt compelled to be forthright. I can't stand the social stigma that is associated with mental illness and suicide. It bothers me greatly how voices hush and rooms clear at the mere mention of the "S" word.

What to Do When My Child Lies? 13 Ways to Respond, Prevent, and Strengthen Honest Communication

Miriam Mason Martineau | Posted 06.02.2014 | Parents
Miriam Mason Martineau

When parents discover their children are lying to them, they are usually filled with keen dismay, sometimes incredulity, puzzlement or anger, and underneath it all, always, in my experience, with sadness.

Barbara Annis and Dr. Keith Merron on the Need for Gender Intelligence, An Exclusive Interview (Pt 3)

Jarod Cerf | Posted 06.10.2014 | Books
Jarod Cerf

Now that Barbara and Keith's new book on Gender Intelligence has been out for a few weeks, we'll discuss why there is such a need for conscious and gender-intelligent leadership and how it should be employed, both in practice and in the ways think of success.

Studies: It Is Most Blessed to Give and to Receive

David Briggs | Posted 05.29.2014 | Religion
David Briggs

Congregants who only gave help to other members were twice as likely to fully trust their fellow worshipers as participants who neither gave nor received help. Members who only received help were nearly three times as likely to have the same high level of trust. But it was the combination of both that made the biggest difference.

The Power of Questions to Fix Political Reputation

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 07.28.2014 | World
André Corrêa d'Almeida

Disappointingly, though perhaps not surprisingly, voter turnout in Portugal has collapsed from 91.5 percent in 1975, the year of the first democratic elections, to 58.1 percent in the 2011 parliamentary elections.

5 Lessons From the Normal Heart of Matt Bomer

Zain | Posted 07.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Zain

I was prepared for a big cry-fest when I watched the HBO film, The Normal Heart, but I didn't shed tears. Instead, I felt a deep profound feeling in my gut that challenged my own attitudes towards what I allow to hold me back. I asked Matt Bomer what lessons he learned from helping tell this story.

In Delegation We Trust?

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 07.20.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

Delegation is a foreign concept for many who think that they need to hold all of the cards or to have their spoons in every pot. Those who are willing to share responsibility may not invest the time into doing so strategically or may not even know how to go about it.

Here's The Real Reason You're Likely To Trust A Stranger

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.17.2014 | Science

It's one thing to trust someone you know, but quite another to trust a perfect stranger. And yet every day we trust people we've never met, from bank ...

Lights Go on Part XVIII: Allow

Thomas Bähler | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

How many opportunities have I passed up because I did not allow my self to act upon clear instincts and give attention to what was being presented to ...

What Happens When Trust Is Absent?

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

by Judith E. Glaser Human beings have a need to belong that is now considered by neuroscientists and psychologists to be more powerful than the nee...

What Your iPhone Can Teach You About Trust

Tara Hedman | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Tara Hedman

Nearly every day, I plug my iPhone into my computer at the office. My phone has about a six and a half minute battery life these days, so avoiding the dreaded plug in is not an option. When I do, a little box pops up on the phone screen that makes me click "Trust" or "Don't Trust."

Daily Meditation: You Will Arrive

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.08.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...