Setting intentions can help us understand our life’s bigger picture.

KEY POINTS

  • An intention is a commitment to oneself — something to be, rather than to achieve — best done in the morning.
  • Intentions can set the tone and focus of one’s day, as well as help one navigate through difficult times.
  • Setting an intention can influence the trajectory of one’s life…

Consciousness and compassion are contagious and characteristic of great leaders.

On the heels of my recent visit to a maximum-security prison in California with other human-rights activists, a student gunman opened fire at a community college in Oregon. I don’t ever want to become numb to such occurrences; I want…

The COVID-19 pandemic is having and has had an unprecedented impact on the world. Older adults and those with underlying medical issues are at a higher risk of developing complications, some which can lead to death. According to the AARP Magazine, 95 percent of Americans who died of Covid-19 were…

Many people who watched the 2021 Presidential Inauguration were particularity moved by the poem written and read by Young Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman. A poet myself, I’ve often been asked why poetry is so moving. Here is what I usually say . . .

Poetry is the voice of the…

The pandemic, as well as the current state of politics, have caused many people to reflect on the concept of morality. However, regardless of the morals you were raised with or those you’ve acquired in adulthood, thinking about moral responsibilities is always important, and maybe more so during these times.

January is National Journal Writing Month-a great time to start something new. Plus, we’re all about to turn the page into a new year. Many of us are enthusiastic about welcoming in 2021, hoping that it will bring new miracles and opportunities.

We are still in the midst of the…

On July 20, 1969, American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first human beings to ever land on the moon. After his first step on the moon, Armstrong uttered his infamous words, “That’s one step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”

Those who were alive at…

Diana Raab

Award-winning author/poet/blogger. Speaks and writes on writing for healing & transformation. Visit: dianaraab.com

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