If we can work to focus our minds and hearts on what is needed and how to make things better at any point in time, we have the power, individually and collectively, to tap into the alchemy of hope.
Author: Linda Marks
What does it take to create a space where another person — an adult man or a teenage boy — can dig deep and speak their truth without fear of judgment, analysis or being “told what to do?”
Social media may be the coolest invention since sliced bread, but you still can’t kiss your Facebook page good-night.
"If you look deeply into the palm of your hand, you will see your parents and all generations of your ancestors. All of them are alive in this moment. Each is present in your body. You are the continuation of each of these people." — Thich Nhat Hanh
When I was very young, my first best friend was Mittens, a cocker spaniel who lived next door. For the first two years of my life, Mittens and I were inseparable.
While Maslow's hierarchy of basic human needs begins with food...
In a culture where media images tell us we are always supposed to be thin, tanned, healthy and forever young, some subjects are very much unspoken and even taboo.
We are living in the age of multi-tasking, a practice so pervasive it has permeated the home, the workplace and even childhood.
I remember when I lived in my cozy Cape house in Shrewsbury, MA. One of my close friends and I would invite all our friends to come over every few months for a potluck dinner that guaranteed interesting people, good food and good conversation.
The impersonality of lie in the Western world has become such that we have produced a race of untouchables.