Relief

President Donald Trump has threatened to weaken aid to Puerto Rico while reports of dire conditions continue to emerge.
President Donald Trump’s cheerful distribution of supplies to Hurricane Maria survivors in Puerto Rico seems to strike an odd tone
As Hurricane Harvey barrels down on the Gulf Coast, authorities are preparing for the worst. It will be the first natural disaster of the Trump presidency, and an acid test of the White House’s ability to coordinate in times of crisis.
Seven years since Haiti was devastated by a 7.3 magnitude earthquake, poorest nation in the West still hasn't recovered.
We can wake ourselves up by increasing our oxygen level by breathing deeply. Or conversely, we can put ourselves to sleep with a kind of meditation of shallow breathing, and repeating silently the words to the rhythmic "in" and "out" like a mantra.
I also started seeing a therapist, which really forced me to confront a lot of things that I had been avoiding:
Stress-management, nap and meditation rooms are fast becoming an integral part of most forward thinking businesses. We can make friends with stress, increase our stress response, develop a higher level of adaptability, and the result of such change has a far-reaching effect on every aspect of ourselves, each other and our world.
The topic of the monster that is menopause has been beat to death with a big, hairy, flaming stick. It seems that when we're going through it, we're really going through it. There's so much conflict and chaos taking place inside our bodies that the left ovary doesn't know what the right ovary is doing. It's pure madness.
Most of the older people we spoke to in Bakrang do not want to leave, despite the challenging landscape. Having lost everything, they will not only need basic relief supplies to get by, but also help to recover.
It's no use trying to guess what Charles Slender-White will come up with next. Since its founding in 2008, his agile contemporary dance troupe, FACT/SF, has defied pigeon-holing.
Curiosity can turn transition into an exploration. It fosters engagement and learning and growth. When we are curious we pay attention and seek meaning and, instead of becoming stuck in the undertow of change, we become participants in the dynamic process of it.
I am confident that the Syrian people who knew Peter and loved him as a person and as a humanitarian will one day establish a school, a hospital and a foundation under his name. His legacy will outlive the criminals who took his life away.
Whether we hear the news on our way to work, read it over breakfast, or see it regurgitated and analyzed repeatedly through our online and social media channels, it seems inescapable. And like it or not, it infuses itself into our psyche, taking direct aim at how we feel and react.
His. Happiness abounded in many chapters. When I lived within any one of these chapters, rarely did I see the end coming
In addition, if you are interested in taking action against, or just learning more about, the genocides occurring in Iraq
On September 14, 2014 tropical storm Odile barreled into the Baja peninsula leaving a path of unprecedented destruction wreaking havoc on hotels, homes, bridges.
"If peace comes, we will go home," she says, wiping sweat from her brow. "We will rebuild our tukuls [homes] and send our children to school. If [peace does not come] we will stay here, because we have nowhere to go."
By Jennifer Hardy There is a bathroom, but only one, with a single bucket for bathing. All of us - the displaced, the aid
When we arrived at the shul, a platoon of volunteers was waiting. Within several hours, together we made 600 sandwiches. The next day, 1,000.