The Grand Social Experiment: Building Community on a Foundation of Equality and Diversity

By Nancy Selig Amsden I was very fortunate to spend my most formative years participating in what is probably the grandest social experiment of all times. In 1969, my family moved to a small, new city called Columbia, Maryland. Unlike…

Failure to Success

By Joeel Rivera I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.—Thomas Edison, addressing his thousands of failed attempts at creating a light bulb Somewhere along the line, most of us have learned that failure is…

Personal Numerology for 2018

By Marcia Bender I am going to use Numerology to show you how to look at the personal year vibrations for yourself and loved ones for the coming New Year. Numerology is a combination of the Sciences of Astrology and…

Free Yourself Through Forgiveness

By Joeel A. Rivera, M.Ed. Breaking down the prison and letting the inmate free is one of the best things you can do to truly free yourself and create the life that you want or the relationship that you desire.…

From Stuck to Transformed: a Worldwide Journey of Self-Discovery

By Russell Heath Let me tell you the story of my own stuckness. It starts in Tel Aviv, which, in 1980 when I was there, was a dysenteric’s paradise: It had public restrooms on every other block—the limit of my…

The Science of Happiness (It’s more than an art; it’s a science.)

By Gregg Sanderson “There is no path to happiness: Happiness IS the path.”— Gautama Buddha Peace, love, and happiness are yours for the taking, along with a long, healthy life. Stress kills, suffering is no fun, and misery sucks. It…

Allowing Your FIRE of Happiness

by Terez Hartmann The Fire of HAPPINESS Ah, sweet happiness! When you feel, express, embody, and experience this light and lovely state of being, all most certainly is right with the world. Life has more sparkle. Things that once ruffled…

UNconditional Dreams and Desires

By Natalie Rivera Everything we want is because we believe it will make us feel the way we desire: good, or at least better. Everything. And this is why desire has a bad reputation. Some even believe that desire is…

From Impossible-Ever-Now to Happily-Ever-After

by Terez Hartmann   Once upon a time in the fairy tale kingdom of Brooklyn, New York, there lived a little girl who believed in “happily ever after.” She had read countless stories, seen a gazillion movies, made annual trips…

4 Steps to Goal Success

By Natalie Rivera Knowing what your goals are can be more challenging than you may think. Perhaps this is why so many people don’t set them. You may have heard that most people don’t keep their New Year’s resolutions, but…