Bring Your Emotional Intelligence to Work

Bring Your Emotional by Carolyn Stern

We all want to work smarter. But brilliant ideas only get you so far. The key to success is emotional intelligence.

The Homeless Read Mean Tweets (About the Homeless)

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Anyone who is human should be able to empathize.

Heart-Wrenching Photo of Doctor Crying Goes Viral. Here’s Why.

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Crying is considered unprofessional in the medical profession. Why, then, does this photo capture our hearts?

3 Feelings We Need to Embrace More if We Want to Change the World

3 Feelings by Thomas Fiffer

Patrick Sallee looks at where we need to improve ourselves if we want to make a difference.

The Way to Empathy Through Nature

The Way to Empathy by Wikimedia Commons

Ty Phillips finds our intimate and universal connection with nature in a creature most of us would squash without thinking.

Race and Bus Rides in 2015

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Lessons on race and relations from a simple bus ride.

The One Time I Thought of Something Before Stephen Hawking Did

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Empathy, aggression and the One Rule for Boys.

Let’s Stop Allowing Comparing Trauma to Become a Contest

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Have you had something bad happen to you? Congratulations, so has everyone else. Let’s stop making conversations on trauma a contest of scars.

When ‘Smile’ is the Worst Thing to Say

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Mental illness is everywhere and touches virtually everyone. How can you be part of the solution?

The One Rule for Boys Everyone Must Know

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Dr. Max Wachtel speaks out on the one rule that can save our boys.

Maturity: Learning It’s Not About You

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Matthew Rozsa discusses three ways in which being mature can be reduced to a single lesson: It isn’t about you.

Microtia, My Daughter’s ‘Lucky Fin’

photo courtesy of Johnathan Bane

Johnathan Bane finds unique and creative ways to help his daughter through an abnormality of her ear.

I Don’t Know Your Monkey

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While empathy is primarily intellectual, compassion is based in a desire to help.

5 Tips For Maintaining Humanity During an Overnight Stay at the Airport

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Humanity Tip #1: Don’t tell fellow travelers you hope they choke on their coffee

Christmas Eve Carry Out

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Rev. Neil O’Farrell discovers where we might find peace on earth

Do I Owe it to My Spouse to Stay?

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Lisa Arends says “no” but offers 7 things that all relationships deserve.