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David Nichtern: Are Conflict And War Inevitable?

It may be impossible to create a world without conflict, but perhaps conflict is not the problem.

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD: Changing The Landscape of Childhood Learning

Over 1,000 schools are using MindUP and showing improvements in test scores and grades as well as reductions in disruptive classroom behaviors.

Cassandra Vieten: Understanding Why We Change

Psychological theories have something to offer about how people change, but we may have something to learn from spiritual and religious traditions as well.

Kenneth J. Doka, M.Div., Ph.D.: Adolescence, Identity And Spirituality

As adolescents begin to develop critical thinking, they are encountering their own spiritual questions. "Why do people suffer and die?" "Why do disasters occur?"

Claire Moshenberg: Pass the Popcorn: Top Five Movie Moms!

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!

Carolyn Ziel: Our Mothers, Our Leaders

I think we could all learn a lot about leadership by looking towards our Mothers, who many times, lead by example.

Adam Roberts: Let Them Eat Cake: Why Junk Food Is OK For Kids (In Moderation)

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:...

Maria Rodale: How Organic Gardening is like Good Business

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...

Dr. Jim Taylor: 3 Words For Better Parenting

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.

Vivian Diller, Ph.D.: A New Face: What Are The Psychological Risks?

Cosmetic changes may seem superficial, but they are permanent, can have far-reaching emotional consequences and deserve careful examination.

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.: Are You Up For The 24-Hour Mini-Mindful-Moment Challenge?

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?

Russell Bishop: When It Comes to Personal Transformation, Could The Ends Be The Means?

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?

Toni Nagy: The 'Mother Instinct' In All Of Us

Maybe it is the feminine impulse, the mother instinct, the maternal side in all of us that needs to become the more valued force?

Catherine Hickem, L.C.S.W: Abbie Dorn Is Vindicated As Courts Recognize the Power of The Mother Bond

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.

Janice Van Dyck: Don't Tell Me I'm Like My Mother... Yet

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.

Jason Alderman: For Mother's Day, Help Mom Get Organized

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.

Lorraine Devon Wilke: The Mother Of My Reinvention

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.

John Duffy, Psy.D.: A Tribute To Bad-Ass Moms

Let's face it. When things get tough, when something happens in life, when something goes awry, most teenagers I know still want mom.

Dominique Browning: An Ecologically Responsible Mother's Day Gift to My Kids

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.

Wendy Sachs: Before Mothers' Day, Two Celebrity Tributes To Nannies

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.

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