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Curacao: Up Close with a Shark? You Bet!

Zorianna Kit | Posted 05.01.2015 | Travel
Zorianna Kit

The experience takes place in enclosed lagoons filled with sea life such such as tarpons, permits, common snook, horse-eyed jacks, French grunts, southern stingrays and more.

8 Crucial Mistakes To Avoid When Going After Your Goals

Elyse Gorman | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Achieving goals with ease is an art that many people are yet to master. If you are one of these people, you could be making one of these crucial mistakes. Take note.

What You Can Do Right Now About Police Brutality

Ravishly | Posted 04.17.2015 | Impact
Ravishly

It is important to know where the flaws in the system are before you are faced with a headline-grabbing instance of police brutality in your city. If your police system has these sizeable gaps in civilian protection (and chances are they do) then there are issues of police misconduct and brutality happening in your city right now, whether you hear about them or not.

Make a Difference: On Earth Day, April 22, Give Back

Christine Segal, M.Ed. | Posted 04.22.2015 | Green
Christine Segal, M.Ed.

I became very aware of the need to recycle when I visited my uncle and aunt in California many years ago. When garbage day came around, they would bo...

4 Slam-Dunk Strategies to Boost Your Confidence

Carol Egan | Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Carol Egan

Hands-down, I am fully confident that these real-deal, no icing-on-a-mud-pie strategies will boost your confidence in a lasting ways when practiced daily. Flex your confidence muscles and claim your big life now!

What's Up With All the Honking?

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Honking is something that feels OK for many of us to do, but feels terribly personal when it happens to us. Honking may create sound on the outside, but it happens because we're not too happy inside... and we need a release.

Things You Learn When You're Lost on a Big, Fat Mountain

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Today's post is a bit different. It's a somewhat intense tale. Get ready. And please don't judge me. It begins after a good dose of "you can do it D...

3 Actions to Take Today That Will Make a Difference Tomorrow

Lucinda Cross | Posted 05.04.2015 | Women
Lucinda Cross

Following these three steps is a great start. It will help build a platform and a foundation in your expertise and your industry. People are waiting for you to step out and say something. Let's start with claiming it, writing about it and speaking about it to everyone we know.

7 Ways To Take Control Of Your Happiness

Estelle Williams | Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Estelle Williams

When you are living your life focusing on your strengths, you are living in being. What you are good at -- your strengths -- comes naturally to you. The activities you struggle to grasp or never really achieve mastery of are examples of doing that just don't work. Stop telling yourself that you need to be good at everything and focus instead on what lights you up.

Bring Back Recess -- No, I Am Not Kidding

Carson Tate | Posted 04.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Carson Tate

The true measure of play is how it feels. Play is joy. Play is a sense of being fully present in the moment and not looking to produce or gain anything as a result of effort.

What Two Little Girl Scouts Can Teach Us All

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 04.25.2015 | Good News
Deirdre Maloney

Realize that having someone with you can make a good experience that much better. Learn from Lily and Lisa. In the end, you just might find you get all sing-songy yourself.

The Reality About Being 'Too Busy'

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 04.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

For many of us, when we are faced with an opportunity to change something about our lives or improve ourselves in some way, rather than to say, "Okay, I'll make time," we experience inner resistance. That inner resistance then surfaces by making a comment like "I don't have time."

Our Little Walk Through the Fear Pile

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Know that the answer to "what's the worst that can happen?" doesn't have to come with a scary imaginative monster story. Go rational. Save your creative juices for later.

27 Common Things That Prevent Our Happiness

Elyse Gorman | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Instead of looking outwards for happiness, simply look within at all the ways you are preventing yourself from being happy in this very moment -- and work on letting them go. To get you started, here are 27 common things that prevent our happiness.

A Spiritual Rendezvous in Paris

Keyon Bayani | Posted 04.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Keyon Bayani

This post contains NSFW language. I've been battling with my ego and confidence for many years now... but the battle with my ego has recently inten...

This Is a Test -- Let's Play

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Once I decided to leave the gym I desperately tried to figure out what would replace it... the class or the boot camp or the activity that would be the right fit now.

How to Ride the Wave of Action

Jaden Sterling | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jaden Sterling

Become aware of internal dialogue and feelings preceding thought to know for certain when to take action. Inspired thoughts simply drop in automatically and can feel random or fleeting.

Ready to Stop Beating Your Head Against the Wall?

Krysti Turznik | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Krysti Turznik

When you want something more for yourself, be prepared with the ammunition ready to do battle. Your alarms will sound, but soon you will move out of range and they will no longer distract you. Your deep purpose will propel you forward. Hold on to that and discover where it will lead you.

A Yoga Love Letter From New York to Paris

Susanna Harwood Rubin | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Harwood Rubin

This past Sunday morning I gave a workshop on the Bhagavad Gita for my friends' yoga teacher training in Paris. It had been planned since last fall, l...

Don't Wish. Do.

Tim McDonald | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Tim McDonald

Did you feel moved and inspired by George Clooney's acceptance speech? Are you still wishing you had what it takes to share such words with your loved one? Don't wish. Do.

How to Handle the 'Fondue Effect'

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Yes, life is for the living. And fondue can be awesome when the time is right. The trick is just remembering how those little bits can add up... and knowing how to keep them from doing so.

Light Up the Darkness

Donna Jean Freberg | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Donna Jean Freberg

One of the main shifts for me at this particular time, is that I am not so focused on what I want to 'be' this new year as what I want to 'do' this year. I read a line that really speaks to me about my personal journey in 2015, "It's ACTION that determines who you are, not the other way around."

The One Thing You Need to Achieve Your Goals

Cliff Hsia | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Cliff Hsia

Ready. Set. Action. Take a first (baby) step towards your goals. Then take another, then another, and discover where the road leads you. You'll be amazed how far you can go.

The Simple but Overlooked Key to Achieving Your Dreams

Elyse Gorman | Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

When I was a young girl, I dreamed of being a writer. Then life happened. I listened to everyone but my own soul, the dream of a writing career feel ...

8 Things Guaranteed to Happen to You in the New Year

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Enjoy the awesome stuff and make the most of it. And when the not-so-awesome stuff comes your way... allow it to happen, do your best to stay calm, deal with it, and know that it's on its way out, too.