In the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea, hair stylists dictate the jungle fashion, just as they have done for thousands of years.
Archives for May 2011
A mother ponders taking a job that will reduce her time spent with her child. Will others see the sacredness of her child when she is not there every minute? Are either of them ready for this?
To look at most of our dogs, it’s hard to think of them as “stressed out” as they snooze happily in that patch of sunlight — yet all dogs experience stress, some more and some less, and it’s how they learn to cope with it that is most important.
Ross Lonergan reflects on the tension between faith and reason in the modern age.
During the war, a father writes to his son who is overseas to tell him the little dog he left behind has died. This true story was written by Margaret Blackwood after finding a letter from her grandfather to her father.
What do you fear the most? Being forgotten? Being alone? Getting older? Phyllis Wilson explores how our fears can connect us.
Climate change is happening even faster than scientists originally predicted. It’s time to stop talking about trivialities — and talk about what matters most.
Nathan Thompson writes about his experiences with online dating, and how the stories we weave about people we haven’t met in person can sometimes lose their luster in the face of reality.
Shifting long-held beliefs and ideas about what is showing up in front of you right now is the hardest work any of us will ever do and that’s why it hardly ever gets done. Karen Luniw helps you tap into the power to make a positive shift, by asking, “What If?…”
Julia McLean recalls her visits to Shakespeare’s birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon. Using the wit and lyricism of Shakespeare’s own language, she paints the picture of a historic town overrun by tourists but still very charming as just “as you like it.”