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Are You Addicted to Your Device?

Mike Robbins | Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

This past weekend, while we were away for the 4th of July holiday, I had a profound realization of how addicted I've become to my iPhone. While I love...

When Your Worst Enemy Lives Between Your Ears

Axelle Tessandier | Posted 07.09.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Axelle Tessandier

I do not believe thought that perfectionism is the basis of a true champion's way of thinking. Acceptance is.

The 'I Am Not' Challenge

Erin Michelle Threlfall | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Michelle Threlfall

As I get to know who I am, I am realizing that I all too often limit my own possibilities by declaring who I am not louder than declaring who I could possibly become.

The Very Short Tale of the Hare on the Chair

Tom Morris | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

"Where is the hare?" "Oh, no! On the chair!" "You swear?" "Over there!" "With his nails and his bunny tail bare?" "You care?" "Oh yes! Beware! An Impe...

Life's Challenges Are Here to Stay

Valerie L. Dodson | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Valerie L. Dodson

We must be flexible and adapt to the new demands of transformation and move forward. Reinvent, recreate, and restart. Whatever it takes, don't give up. Take the medicine, change the diet, do the walking. Learn to meditate. Just don't give up.

4 Feelings You Have When You Are Outside Your Comfort Zone

Cassandra Ruggiero | Posted 06.09.2014 | Business
Cassandra Ruggiero

Do you book a trip to a country you have never been to? Do you finally move out of your parents' house and get a place on your own? Do you order a different meal at your favourite restaurant?

12 Habits of Highly Heathy People

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
William B. Bradshaw

New experiences can be both exciting and scary, but overcoming your fear, embracing your strengths, and demonstrating curiosity will reap the benefits of personal growth and discovery, contributing to good health.

10 Reasons to Love the Obstacles in Your Life

Matthew Trinetti | Posted 07.11.2014 | Books
Matthew Trinetti

Here's a thought: What if your monsters were not, in fact, monsters at all? What if those obstacles were actually your best friends, your wisest teachers, your greatest allies? And what if instead of hating your obstacles, you learned to love them?

Challenges to the American Dream

Dean Graziosi | Posted 07.08.2014 | Business
Dean Graziosi

What is the future for the dream of homeownership these days? Actually, it may not be the fact that the dream is alive but unattainable. It may be more that the dream isn't as big a deal to the younger generation.

Kindness Cards Challenge

Alex Kip | Posted 06.30.2014 | Impact
Alex Kip

As the days went on, the cards kept coming in... one by one they added up until I had over 1,600 cards dispersed throughout my room. The storm had lifted... the night had passed. There was nothing but light and love bouncing off the walls of my transplant room.

Rough Times Hold the Key to Success: Your Weekly Wake-Up Call to Live the Life You Have Imagined

Anthony Silard | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthony Silard

Once you achieve your goal, you will know it was these moments of doubt when your resolve was tested -- when you had to dust yourself off, pick yourself back up and try again -- that were the most crucial in generating your success.

Problems Or Challenges: Which Do You Have?

Donna Labermeier | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

This is how I choose to see the bumps in life. Challenges are golden opportunities to uncover other layers of the self, shedding light on those areas that need healing. They take us to a higher level of our existence, allowing us to raise our consciousness and seek balance, remaining centered in the face of adversity.

Be Who You Are and Stand Above the Crowd

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

My challenge to you is: Shine, do your best, stand above the crowd, and yes, be willing to receive negativity for your good works. By doing your best you'll also receive positive attention. Just keep going, take that next step. Joy is present.

How an MBA Helped Me Redefine Failure and Success

Nisha Asher | Posted 06.03.2014 | Education
Nisha Asher

Along my journey, I also learned that I was not alone. At first, you think that you are.

Choose to Be Brave!

Deb Carlin Polhill | Posted 05.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Deb Carlin Polhill

We all face challenges. Some of us actually face such monumental challenges, they could be our very demise. For me, the loss of my youngest daughter, ...

7 Ways to Overcome Loss

Alexandra Harra | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

We naturally want to regain the things or people we've lost. But there's a fine line between doing your part and pushing fate.

The Best Advice: Do it Scared!

Tara Campbell | Posted 04.28.2014 | Women
Tara Campbell

You will never know what you are truly capable of until you try. Challenge yourself and if you fail remember that brick walls are only there to see how badly you want something.

What Is Freedom?

Phyllis Sues | Posted 04.13.2014 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

We all have a different interpretation of freedom. For me, freedom is doing what I want to do. Love it, practice, what I want to do and do it well!

WATCH: Tapping into Hope and Faith

Brad Yates | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Simply put, part of life is experiencing challenges. I hope this will help at such times ... If you are new to tapping, it will be beneficial to als...

Parking on Solid Ground

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Naphtali Hoff

As I was pondering this reality shift -- what appeared to be good and functional yesterday looked quite silly and inept today -- I was struck by the lesson that it offers. Life emerges from a certain context.

The 7 Lessons Life Will Teach You

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Far superior to a formal education, life is our greatest teacher, sending us down winding paths to help us gain a profound awareness of our potential. We may be tested, but by recognizing the truth of our tests and applying necessary wisdom, we can triumph over every one of life's challenges.

The Power of Perspective

Christine Hoh | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Hoh

Like most, I've been a victim of anger, hatred, sadness, and fear. I've been hurt by those who are closest to me. I've been hurt by those who were suppose to protect me. But instead of absorbing the anger and spitting it back out to others, I decided to look at it differently.

Millennials Mix & Move, Asking: "What's Your Problem?"

Christopher Norris | Posted 02.18.2014 | Impact
Christopher Norris

B.O.L.D member Richard Taylor (pink shirt), a Chicago-based motivational speaker, leads a round of "What's Your Problem?" during a millennial mixer...

Celebrating Imperfection

Rabbi Mary Zamore | Posted 01.28.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Mary Zamore

Our communal expectations, created by society and pounded into our psyches by seasonal advertising, are that when we celebrate our holidays -- Chanukah, Thanksgiving, Christmas (for non-Jews) and even secular New Year's -- we should have a perfect holiday.

'Behavior' as Comparative Advantage

Lutfey Siddiqi | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Lutfey Siddiqi

There is a remarkable consistency with which company CEOs, regulators, academics and consultants seem to have converged on a simple fact: How employees behave and interact with each other play a determining role in both the revenue-seeking and risk-mitigating objectives of corporations.