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2013-05-28 23:25:27

HealthForumOnline (HFO) adds a new title, Healing through Forgiveness, to their extensive library of nationally-approved online continuing education (CE) courses for mental health professionals. This online CE course explores forgiveness and its relationship to physical and emotional health building a foundation of knowledge about this essential component to every day living and interpersonal relations, both personally and professionally. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 28, 2013...

2013-05-28 23:22:28

With Wayman Publishing at the Helm, Over 60 Bloggers Unite to Spread Random Acts of Kindness Layton, UT (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 In March of 2013, Wayman Publishing was anonymously gifted an iPad Mini as a Random Act of Kindness. Wayman's editorial board then decided to give the iPad Mini away during a blogfest, running from May 27th-31st. Little did they know what a success the blogfest would be. Over 60 authors have already signed up and written posts for the Random Acts of Kindness event....

Strong Friendship Network Can Help Boost Self-Control
2013-04-10 10:20:12

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Self-control is a trait too many people lack. Whether it is summoning the strength to get to the gym for a workout or abstaining from snacks between meals, the drive to simply satisfy a basic desire is too strong in too many. However, new research out of Duke University shows surrounding one´s self with friends and intimates who possess a stronger sense of self-control can aid in strengthening the trait in themselves. The...

2013-04-06 23:01:55

This video is the second in a series on the major virtues of the Objectivist philosophy. Philosopher and economics professor William R Thomas of The Atlas Society is the presenter. (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 ´Value´ is that which one acts to gain and keep,” wrote Ayn Rand, “´virtue´ is the action by which one gains and keeps it.” This video is the second in a six-session course which focuses on the distinctive virtues highlighted by Objectivism: their basis...

2013-04-06 23:01:53

"The Virtue of Pride" is the first of a series of 6 videos to be published by the Atlas Society on the major Objectivist virtues. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 “´Value´ is that which one acts to gain and keep,” wrote Ayn Rand, “´virtue´ is the action by which one gains and keeps it.” This six-session course, based on a lecture series filmed in 2010, focuses on the distinctive virtues highlighted by Objectivism: their basis in fact, their...

2013-03-03 23:01:59

A series of tips teaching kids essential life skills has been published on Kids Activities Blog and will continue in the next few weeks. Topics such as what is kindness and other questions are answered in the first part of the series. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 03, 2013 Over the next few weeks, Kids Activities Blog will release a series about teaching kids important life skills. Topics such as how to be a good friend and questions what is kindness are covered. Making friends and keeping...

2013-01-04 05:00:13

Interactive Events Engage Community in Person and Online for Consciousness and Personal Development Santa Fe, NM (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 The inaugural S.T.A.R. Wisdom Talk, Accepting our Human Divinity as Sovereign Beings, will be the launch a new program by the S.T.A.R. Clinic, starting off their calendar of events for 2013. The S.T.A.R. Clinic (an acronym for Surrender, Trust, Allow, Receive) presents new concepts and experiences to the field of healing by bringing together cutting-edge...

2012-06-28 20:23:55

Not lying is regarded as a learned and well-known rule of honesty among 14 and 15-year-olds at Zurich's high schools. Additional theoretical moral knowledge also includes conventional rules of honesty such as not using unfair aids during school tests or forging parents' signatures. What might seem like a duty to live up to school expectations at face value is actually a very different story beneath the surface. After all, dishonest practices are permitted for young people in certain classroom...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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