Looking Beyond Blog


Marc Cordon writes...

Marc Cordon writes...

Looking Beyond Resilience "Words create worlds." It's a quote used by thought leaders including Heschel and Wittgenstein, not to mention my mentor in positive psychology, Tal Ben-Shahar. As someone interested in human flourishing - feeling good and functioning well - I've long been interested in how…

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Bryn Drescher writes...

Bryn Drescher writes...

How Vomit Turned into a Wakeup Call Picture this: I'm on a flight home from an epic event in New York City and mere minutes before touchdown I hear, what I thought was, wet sneezing. As I turned to investigate I discovered it was actually a man full on vomiting into a bag two seats away from me (In…

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Lexlee Overton writes...

Lexlee Overton writes...

Look Beyond - Who You Think You Should Be (And discover who you really are) As a trial lawyer, I know how powerful questions can be. The questions you ask can change the path you take and shape the experiences of your life. Who are you? (Or who do you WANT to be?) I challenge you to take a few moments…

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Tonya Harris writes...

Tonya Harris writes...

Looking Beyond Your Label My daughter recently called me from school, hiding in a bathroom and crying so hard I could barely understand her. My daughter has dyslexia, among other learning disabilities, and has had some rough times at school, surprisingly more from her teachers than from other kids.…

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James Rohr writes...

James Rohr writes...

Looking Beyond the Obviously Visible…   Early on, when my would be ex-wife and I decided to separate, we were all still living together in New York. Our son, Wyatt, was about two and a half years old at the time. This was easily the worst time in my life. So I spent a lot of time in meditation and…

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Melissa Maria Fragomeni writes...

Melissa Maria Fragomeni writes...

    Looking Beyond To look beyond to a future filled with peace and compassion, we must first look within ourselves. The ability to look beyond our own feelings and needs is developed by our ability to look within ourselves, and translate what we find to the people and situations that surround us.…

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Karen Bernstein Shoshana writes...

Karen Bernstein Shoshana writes...

Look Beyond Your Life   Look beyond your life to create the one you want.   I don’t know when it began but I have been obsessed with the notion of death. My own, my family, my friends.  Those I will never meet. I don’t know if it’s because I’m the child of Holocaust survivors. But the…

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Victoria Rodriguez writes...

Victoria Rodriguez writes...

Looking Beyond: Seeing others through finding yourself When I first thought about what it meant to look beyond, my thoughts immediately went to what the world would be like if we all did, in fact, look deeper. Past the initial layers of every being or situation . . . beyond race, beyond nationality,…

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