How to Want Very Little

It’s okay to want things. But what if you were satisfied with simply acknowledging your desire and not acting on it?

5 Ways to Minimize Family Conflict During the Holidays

Make the most of your less-than-ideal situation.

These Hurting Souls Deserve Some Peace

Terrorist attacks in Paris, Beirut, and other places have left many people in deep pain. Don’t they deserve some serenity?

Racism in America – We Need To Talk

Racism can be learned. And it can also be driven by a superficial fear that has manifested itself into a cycle of hatred.

What’s In It for me? A Wholistic Guide to Meditation and Its Incredible Benefits

Meditation is more than a bad ass daily practice. It’s fundamental to your health and happiness.

How I Stopped Hating Her for Dumping Me

Author Jay Cradeur shares 5 steps for transforming heartache and anger to love and compassion. It starts with saying three words you don’t want to hear.

What Can You Stop Doing to Start Being Successful-Happy-Peaceful?

Theresa Byrne wants to remove all the blocks that are holding you back from enjoying life. Let her have at it.

3 Guideposts for Making Peace With Suicide

The suicide of your loved one irrevocably changes you. The process of profound, complicated grief leads you deeper into your heart. The three mileposts of acceptance, forgiveness, and compassion become your pathway to peace. Dr. Adele Ryan McDowell assures you that the day will come when you can once again take a full breath and your newly pieced-together heart will remain intact.

How a Pacifist Teacher Prepares His Students for War

Endless occupations, big government, the imperial theme, and teen soldiers—not easy topics for high schoolers. Teacher Jeremy McKeen shares his wish for his grown up students off at war. — “Go and teach Jeremy how to play with G.I. Joes,” I remember a relative saying to one of my older cousins when I was six. I had […]

Dear Men: Staying Connected to Your Heart Can be Magical

Attempting to understand what makes men feel happy or sad may be a lifelong journey. Listening to your heart, though, brings many surprises.


Helen Wing’s poem is bleak, but probably accurate.

How to End Sibling Rivalry & Lower Your Kids’ Risk of Divorce at the Same Time

Fighting siblings and divorcing spouses are more alike than you may think, and both can find peace by following these three steps.

A 4-Step Plan to Manage Stress in Your Marriage

Discover how to stay sane when a spouse loses their job and reduce the stress in your life.

The Pain of the Personal: An Artist’s View

An Indian cartoonist looks to bring change to America, along with a new perspective of the events that occurred during the Arab Spring Uprising.

A Once Forgotten Iraq Stills Echoes

Having worked in Baghdad for the Constitutional Support Program, Sara Johnson-Steffey reflects on a moment in time while wondering – did we forget about Iraq? — I sometimes find myself remembering the sounds of Iraq. The call to prayer, five times daily, piercing the haze of the air, a tinny shriek of bad amplifiers resounding […]

Police Officers or Peace Officers?: The Limitations of Traditional Masculinity for Law Enforcement

Retired Police Officer and current Clinical Psychologist Ive Eicken describes how old notions of masculinity may prevent police officers from being peace officers. Most of us depend on law enforcement officers to keep us safe. We call the police when something has already gone very wrong. We want the officer who shows up to be […]