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It may be impossible to create a world without conflict, but perhaps conflict is not the problem.
Over 1,000 schools are using MindUP and showing improvements in test scores and grades as well as reductions in disruptive classroom behaviors.
Psychological theories have something to offer about how people change, but we may have something to learn from spiritual and religious traditions as well.
As adolescents begin to develop critical thinking, they are encountering their own spiritual questions. "Why do people suffer and die?" "Why do disasters occur?"
Sometimes good moms get short shrift in the media. So this Mother's Day, MomsRising wants to celebrate a few of our favorite moms of the silver screen!
I think we could all learn a lot about leadership by looking towards our Mothers, who many times, lead by example.
According to the C.D.C., "childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years." As a New York Times Op-Ed piece stated in 2008:...
I was out puttering in my garden this morning, planting a few new perennials - (I'm running out of space for planting new things!). My...
Post these three words -- calm, tough, and persistent -- on your fridge, put them on your screensaver, or tattoo them on your forehead, whatever it takes so that you don't forget them.
Cosmetic changes may seem superficial, but they are permanent, can have far-reaching emotional consequences and deserve careful examination.
What if during multiple moments of the day you had a mini-moment practice where you brought your mind to the present moment and checked in with yourself? What would change?
A little twist on the notion of the ends being the means would be: if what you're after is greater peace, joy and loving, how about being more peaceful, joyous and loving?
Maybe it is the feminine impulse, the mother instinct, the maternal side in all of us that needs to become the more valued force?
A California judge has granted a paralyzed mom rights to see her 5-year-old triplets. The ex-husband and father had previously prohibited his children from seeing their mother because he worried that her condition would upset them.
Sometimes we daughters are so busy forging ourselves that we forget to build on our ancestry, forget to honor the best of our mothers. Instead, we lose the wisdom of generations.
In addition to traditional gifts like candy and flowers, consider spending a few hours helping your mom organize her financial, legal and medical records so that she -- and you -- knows where she stands.
Recently my mother said, "I'm scared." When I asked why, she said, "Because I've made so many mistakes, especially with you kids." I took her hand and said, "It's OK, Mom, you've already been forgiven," and with that I realized that, like St. Peter at the Gates, I had forgiven her.
Let's face it. When things get tough, when something happens in life, when something goes awry, most teenagers I know still want mom.
For Mother's Day, my wish is to give my children the promise, at least, that I will do whatever I can to clean up the mess my generation has been partly responsible for making.
Nannies may seem like a luxury or an indulgence for the elite. But the fact is, for most working moms in this country, outsourcing excellent childcare is how we can go to work, pay the bills and breathe a little easier.