Your Excellent Adventure

May 17, 2012 by

A few weeks ago I was standing off to the side in a quiet airport. I overheard a man talking with his friend. He was recounting all...

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School on wheels brings classe...

Apr 22, 2012 by

HYDERABAD, India — On a hot afternoon, a bright orange bus drives into a slum area of the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, parking...

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How to Be Amazed: See the Wond...

Apr 18, 2012 by

Wonder is all around us. When we were children, we saw it everywhere we looked. Everything was new, fresh, amazing. We grabbed the...

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We can break atoms, and each o...

Apr 2, 2012 by

“Great people make you feel you, too, can be great,” said Mark Twain. Life is all about relationships explains a scientist in, “Your...

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Support for Tommy and His Doll

Mar 30, 2012 by

From Teaching Tolerance by Ted Palenski Camilla was drawing a doll she was planning to get with her parents over the weekend. She was...

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What Can You Accomplish?

Mar 24, 2012 by

What can you accomplish when you combine your desire, effort and imagination? Well, just about anything. Your commitment, energy and...

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Becoming Stronger

Mar 22, 2012 by

I was asked a while back, ‘How do we become strong?’ I just love being asked this kind of thing, it throws my mind into a mad swirl...

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NEWS!

Mar 19, 2012 by

There’s a reason last year that I decided to take on the challenge of making a photograph each day – it motivates you to...

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Holy Land tours provide a new ...

Mar 9, 2012 by

Jerusalem – Shira Nesher, an Israeli, stands alongside Fakhira Halloun, a Palestinian, as Nesher tells her story about life in...

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When to listen to fear (and wh...

Feb 29, 2012 by

If fear tells you not to step onto a pond that has just frozen over, it is a good idea to listen to fear. But if fear tells you not...

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Picking a therapist: The right...

Feb 23, 2012 by

From the American Psychological Association: “Being in therapy is great,” comedian Caroline Rhea once joked. “I...

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The Painful Truth

Feb 21, 2012 by

We’ve all experienced some form of emotional pain in our lives at some stage or another, and as I was considering what to write about...

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What is my question?

Feb 19, 2012 by

I have often find myself asking other people’s questions. However, at one point it struck me that these were not my questions. And...

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Bald is Beautiful

Feb 11, 2012 by

A group of American women got together with the idea of redefining the concept of beauty. Men can be blond, brown, red, white and…...

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Manners and Relationships, Ove...

Feb 3, 2012 by

I have always been fascinated by manners. Specifically, why have we used them over the centuries when dealing with others? Perhaps,...

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Digital Afterlife

Feb 1, 2012 by

From Robert A MacDonald for The Sun: Peggy was dying. She had battled cancer for years, but at the age of 45 she was losing her...

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What’s the square footage?

Jan 24, 2012 by

The age of the McMansion has become passé. The overblown contest of house size, “Who’s is bigger?”, has found it’s new location...

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Connecting the Dots from Probl...

Jan 22, 2012 by

Talking with my mother made us both realize something: often the solutions to our most pressing problems are already known to us. We...

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Why I want to be Autumn De Wil...

Jan 14, 2012 by

For the majority of early childhood, I knew who I wanted to be when I grew up: Snow White, of course. I had planned my future of...

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A Good Death and How to Achiev...

Jan 9, 2012 by

Is it possible to create a good death? Or is someone simply lucky if he or she dies well? These are the fascinating questions Dr. Ira...

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Give Yourself To Love

Jan 5, 2012 by

Give yourself to love. Never be afraid to love. Love the tender young, the wise old, animals (big and small). Love the tiniest of...

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Back on Track

Jan 1, 2012 by

It had been snowing on and off periodically for a few days and I awoke one morning to discover that my beloved car was now under some...

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Limited Time

Dec 30, 2011 by

Today it struck me, as I talked with my mother, that my time on this earth is short. We ask many questions, but they all boil down to...

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From Here to There and Back

Dec 20, 2011 by

If your goal is to go from Los Angeles to San Francisco it is a simple procedure to look at a map and determine the route you wish to...

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