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Taking A Gap Year Is Not Only For Those In Their Youth

Candy Spitz LCSW, PCC, BCC | Posted 06.30.2016 | Travel
Candy Spitz LCSW, PCC, BCC

Midlife is a perfect time to take stock, change direction, sample something new. Often you operate at supersonic speed in work and home.

4 Easy Ways to Navigate Life's Transitions for Success

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

Since transitions and change are a constant part of life, they are impossible to avoid. Therefore, the better equipped you are to handle and navigate life's transitions, the happier and more successful you'll be!

Treat Yourself

Melinda Parrish | Posted 06.14.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Your body is an amazing treasure. You deserve to live a life that allows you to take amazing care of it.

How to Prepare Your Social Media for a Job Search

Anna-Jane Niznikowska | Posted 06.14.2016 | Women
Anna-Jane Niznikowska

So you have decided that you need a change, whether you're fed up with your current job, want to change careers or you are looking for a new challenge...

Is This All There Is?

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 06.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

It's the question that haunts so many of us in the quiet spaces we often avoid. The inquiry that disrupts sleep and rudely wakes us up, mid-slumber, 3...

The Remarkable Rise, Fall and Rise Again Story of The Chief Storyteller at SAP, Julie Roehm

Karthik Rajan | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
Karthik Rajan

"Julie, we are moving again," her father echoed those words every few years of her school life. Most kids would have found the regular school change...

30 Radically Simple Ways to Change Your Life

Tom Casano | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

We need change, and there are many very simple ways that you can bring positive change into your life now.

How to Overcome the Top 3 Fears of Quitting a Job You Don't Like

Lydia Lee | Posted 06.01.2016 | Business
Lydia Lee

I speak to countless people who complain about their lives and say they want to quit their jobs, but who stay put year after year. I get it, I was there myself once. Understanding what is preventing you from taking action is one of the most important ways to move forward.

LinkedIn for Veterans: 6 Tips for a Better Profile

Jamison Vann | Posted 06.01.2016 | Business
Jamison Vann

Did you know that 94% of recruiters use social media to find candidates for positions these days? This fact alone should make you want to think seriously about creating or updating your profile so that you're putting your best foot forward.

When a Career Change Brings Limitless Possibilities

Tajci Cameron | Posted 05.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tajci Cameron

My husband, who drove us through the night on our way from Nashville to North Dakota, woke me up to look at the gorgeous Wisconsin sunrise. We had...

The Only Thing You Need To Become A Good Writer

Linda DeMers Hummel | Posted 05.28.2016 | Fifty
Linda DeMers Hummel

. "I've decided I'm going to write," I said, listening to how self-important that sentence sounded wafting through the air. "Really?" he said. "I didn't know you were a writer." If he meant had I ever made a comfortable living as a writer -- or even an uncomfortable one -- the answer was "no." If he meant had anyone ever heard of me, nope.

The #1 Thing to Avoid When Figuring Out A New Career

Zoë B | Posted 05.27.2016 | Women
Zoë B

If you're anything like me, trying to figure out your ideal career can be a mixture of pain and confusion. It's like a long dark rabbit hole. Such an overwhelming question to try and answer.

Plasticity of Me

Merima Trako | Posted 05.27.2016 | HuffPost Home
Merima Trako

We have been disseminated, broken down into our basic particles. We are no longer a collection of molecules, experiences and talents. We are seen as a small unit in the larger mechanism of the society.

Why the 1,000 Resumes You Sent Never Turned Into a Job Interview

Li Lin | Posted 05.25.2016 | College
Li Lin

If you are in a job search and not seeing results by mass resume submission, know that it's not because you're not working hard, it's because you're not working smart.

FYI, You Already Have The Perfect Beach Body

Melinda Parrish | Posted 05.24.2016 | Women
Melinda Parrish

Your body is perfect, just as it is. You don't need to lose weight, or tighten up your tummy, or pop out your butt in order to have a perfect beach body. You already have the perfect beach body. You are divine, feminine perfection.

Finding a Dream Job in Unlikely Places

Heidi Isern | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Heidi Isern

I found my dream, but I never saw it as "jump to" destination. I had no idea what it even was until I got out of my comfort zone and immersed myself in life. Once I uncovered it, I had to doggedly pursue it and leave no stone unturned.

Stuck in a Work Rut? Back Yourself and Get Out of It!

Margie Warrell | Posted 05.19.2016 | Women
Margie Warrell

Most of us have been there at some point in our working lives: Felt really excited about a new job or career opportunity only to find, after learning the ropes and building the skills required to traverse them blindfolded, that we've fallen into a rut.

How to Use LinkedIn to Connect with Alumni Who Help You in Your Job Search

Mimi Zheng | Posted 05.19.2016 | Business
Mimi Zheng

If you graduated from a college program, chances are you already have a treasure trove of LinkedIn connections you haven't fully tapped into yet. I'm...

Knowing When to Give Up - 4 Signs It's Time to Change Your Career

Genicca Whitney | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
Genicca Whitney

Knowing When to Give Up - 4 Signs It's Time to Change Your Career It's easy to feel trapped in a career when you convince yourself that there is no...

Make Lemonade

Melinda Parrish | Posted 05.13.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

That's the thing I love so much about her new visual album, Lemonade. It is about resilience, metamorphosis, and forgiveness. It's about taking life by the lemons and making it into one big cocktail of experience that you curate into the life of your dreams.

Why the Gap Year Is a Good Idea

John O'Leary | Posted 05.11.2016 | Education
John O'Leary

What most of us do is we graduate with degrees in finance and have no clue what we want to do with it. Well, if you had taken a little bit more time to be reflective on really what matters and why, it may make that big, huge cash investment and time investment worthy.

Give F-E-A-R a New Meaning

Melinda Parrish | Posted 05.09.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

No matter what you've been through, or what you're going through, you can choose to rise. You can pull yourself up, and look yourself in the eye and say, "Today is the day."

How to Be Confident About Living the Life You Want

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 04.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by prov...

Why Millennials Leave Their Jobs

Mimi Zheng | Posted 04.29.2016 | Business
Mimi Zheng

Recently, I've had several friends tell me they want to leave their jobs. They give me a myriad of reasons. They don't feel like they can make any change in the company. They don't feel like they can get past the politics. They don't feel like they are appreciated.

Start Where You Are

Melinda Parrish | Posted 04.28.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

It can be easy to be your own worst critic. Many of us tend to retroactively judge ourselves for the choices we've made. We waste time wishing we had ...