What Keeps Us From Finding Common Ground

Molly Page comes clean about her quest to be a “Common Grounder.” She shares how she’s considering adjusting expectations of herself and others to pave the way toward compromise.

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Recognizing an Even Deeper Gratitude

When we say “thank you” are we recognizing the act that benefits us, or the sacrifices that made that act possible? It’s time for even deeper gratitude.

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A Common Desire for Health and Healing

In order to find common ground, there must be communication. Maya James shares an unexpected conversation starter, and how healing unites us all.

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Navigating Detours and Making the Best Of Them

When life’s twists inevitably lead to unplanned detours, it’s scary and unsettling. Navigating them carefully can yield unexpected surprises and victories.

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How to Prepare for a Common Ground Conversation

Finding common ground with people we know can be intimidating. Here’s how to prepare for a common ground conversation when a relationship is on the line.

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On Living in a Life-Filled Setting

It can be difficult to live “wild and free.” Writer Heidi Oran challenges us, no matter our circumstances, to make our world a life-filled setting.

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Why Finding Common Ground Can be Difficult

Prompted by a challenge to define her argument style, writer Maya James found herself contemplating exactly why finding common ground can be so difficult.

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When Everything I Thought About “Finding Your Calling” was Wrong

We’ve been conditioned to believe that “finding your calling” is the ultimate career goal. So how do we find something we care enough about to give everything we have to achieve that goal?

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Are You Taking This For Granted?

Life zips by and it’s easy to forget all the incredible things we’ve been given. Now’s the time to stop and ask yourself, are you taking this for granted? It’s never to late to appreciate what’s around you.

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Happy “Graduation”

While preparing for his ten year old’s third formal graduation ceremony, Justin Kanoya wonders if maybe we’re taking this whole graduation thing a bit too far.

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How Louis Armstrong Influenced Activate World

Launching a new project, like Activate World, can leave us feeling vulnerable or uncertain. Small moments of clarity can be all we need to push forward.

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Four Life Lessons Learned While Traveling Solo

Sometimes what you learn on a trip can be the best souvenir you bring home. Maya James shares four lessons learned while traveling solo.

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