Spirit

A 30-hour work week could be the key to a more peaceful world

What if we didn’t strive to both work and earn more, and instead had a holistic view of how we steward our resources—including our money…

As I struggle with infertility, my dog is my biggest comfort

The heartache of infertility may seem insurmountable at times, but at least one woman yearning for a child reminds us that sometimes comfort is found…

13 busy women reveal the small habits that create calmer, more productive days

Sometimes it's the smallest details of your day that matter the most. Feel energized with these smart tips from women just like you.

Have you heard of PTG? The unexpected upside to trauma

Beyond PTSD: The phenomenon of "post-traumatic growth," a type of spiritual awakening, can be a balm to those suffering from grave injury or loss. One family shares their personal experience.

Patton Oswalt’s Facebook letter on grief: 3 poignant take-aways

In his darkest days, the comedian unexpectedly moved the Internet to tears with an honest post about the profound loss of his wife. His words…

100 life lessons from a 100-year-old woman

"When you brag about yourself, make it a doosie." And 99 other pearls of wisdom you'll absolutely love.

Chris Pratt’s sweetest family moments, shared (PHOTOS)

7 of the most adorable Instagram moments between actor Chris Pratt, wife Anna Faris and their little boy, Jack. We guarantee you'll smile at #2.

40 habits of calm, centered women

Even-keeled women are made, not born—and we’ve rounded up a plethora of tips from experts and real-life women that will help you find balance all day, every day.

Tweets of the week: ‘Someone is always watching out for you’

15 powerful words from Brene Brown, Christine Hassler, Hallie Lord, and other inspirateurs on the twittersphere.

12 inspirational tweets to get us through a gloomy week

Positive words of wisdom and assurance we all need, from bloggers, writers and tweeters.

4th of July quotes celebrating freedom & virtue

Sparkling quotes about personal freedom and the American way that will stir up even more pride and joy in your soul as you celebrate Independence day.

Summer solstice: why I’m not cheering for the official start of summertime

As the planet reaches maximum tilt, everyone else in the world seems to celebrate the solstice and revel in long,…

The importance of ‘love thy neighbor’

Every year, the building I live in holds a party for Neighbors' Day. We eat, drink, laugh, and come together in extraordinary ways.

21 quotes you should read the night before your wedding

A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.

Central Park’s secret sanctuary for the soul

After 80 years, a hidden garden inside New York's Central Park has opened its gates. Want to peek inside?