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You Can Be the Pioneer Domino: The Perceived Heaviness of Ease (and How to Lift It)

Miriam Ava | Posted 04.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

It's a paradox: We love when things flow, but when sharing our stories with others we play ease down big time. Ease = Flow = Joy = Pleasure = Freed...

Celebrating National Poetry Month 2015

Michael Carosone | Posted 04.16.2015 | Gay Voices
Michael Carosone

For National Poetry Month 2015, here is one of my poems: "My Laundromat"//I will buy a Laundromat//so that//I can take the perfectly blue and green//rounded sphere which we call planet Earth// and give it a very needed cleaning.

Transitions Are Painful -- Six Steps to Make Them Glorious

Marilyn Tam | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

The best way to honor the transition and move on with inner peace is to give thanks. Yes. Give thanks for the pain, physical, emotional or financial challenge that may seem to be unending; it will end. Acknowledge the reasons for the grief, uncover the lessons/benefits in them.

How We Are Saved By Change

Polly Campbell | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

Curiosity can turn transition into an exploration. It fosters engagement and learning and growth. When we are curious we pay attention and seek meaning and, instead of becoming stuck in the undertow of change, we become participants in the dynamic process of it.

What Is the Best Coaching Advice you Will Ever Get?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

This is a great question, and the answer is going to come from an unexpected source. But, I think you'll agree this is the best coaching advice you will ever get. It's not going to come from me -- it's going to come from you. Ready?

4 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Want to Be Happy

Barb Abramson | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Barb Abramson

Self-evaluation is not easy. Making changes is even harder. The rewards for taking an honest look inward and upping your game is a sure formula for happiness.

A Warning to Hillary Clinton

Brent Budowsky | Posted 04.13.2015 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

I am a strong supporter of Hillary Clinton for president, but here is my warning to her: American voters don't want to be sold a "new Hillary," which is reminiscent of an earlier politician whose handlers invented the term "new Nixon."

David Laventhol, Moses, and Newspaper People Wandering in the Wilderness

BJ Gallagher | Posted 04.10.2015 | Media
BJ Gallagher

Be understanding and compassionate -- your people are in pain and they will criticize you, question you, berate you, and perhaps even revile you. Forgive them. Love them and care for them - they need good care and feeding on their arduous journey.

How Can You Attain Sustainability Results? Try Triple-A (AAA)

Mark Coleman | Posted 04.09.2015 | Green
Mark Coleman

Increasingly, governments, businesses, and consumers are trying to get there arms around complex and converging sustainability-related risks: climate, resource scarcity, food supplies, geo-political conflict, economic inequality, disease, hunger, human rights, and so on.

Opening Day Baseball and the Office

Jack Stahlmann | Posted 04.07.2015 | Business
Jack Stahlmann

Even if you are not a fan of America's game, this time of year undoubtedly marks the beginning of something new. But what if the business world took a queue from baseball and companies had an opening day? Here are six-and-a-half reasons why they should.

It Is Never Too Late

Linda Randle | Posted 04.06.2015 | Fifty
Linda Randle

My tomorrow came in 2010 when I turned 50 years old. My heart stirred with the thought, "One day you will die but how and when are you going to start living?" The time had arrived to embark on this journey to be the woman God created me to be. First, my thinking changed from "why?" into "why not?"

10 Ways To Make Positive Life Changes

James Van Praagh | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
James Van Praagh

Spring brings with it a sense of renewal, and I've found it's the perfect time to reinvent your self. Shake off those winter cobwebs and take steps to reassess and renew your life! Here are 10 tactics I use to freshen my perspective and stimulate positive change.

What 'Change' Means to Us in Nigeria

Yetty Williams | Posted 04.06.2015 | World
Yetty Williams

Up until now, the average Nigerian was not sure whether his or her vote really counts, wondered whether votes can actually make a difference or cause a change. Till this most recent elections majority of the nation had only heard about the idea of free, fair and violence-free elections.

The One Thing You Need for Positive Change

Diane Passage | Posted 04.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

Addressing negative thoughts is the genuine catalyst to constructive improvements in mood, outlook and more. When you understand where the skepticism is coming from, you become more empowered.

Why It Might Look Like People Don't Change

Dr. Amy Johnson | Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Amy Johnson

Perhaps the best thing you can do to invite more of the pervasive (but more elusive) vertical change into your life is to know that vertical change is always possible in the space before thought, feeling, and behavior.

What They Don't Tell You About Friendships After Divorce

Jessica Kahan | Posted 04.01.2015 | Divorce
Jessica Kahan

When you make the decision to get divorced, it's interesting who you choose to confide in at first. It's not always your closest friends, per se. It's like a clown car of people who have the right strengths, views, open arms, who lack judgment and just make sense for some reason you can't explain at all.

The Conversation

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.01.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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How to Forecast the Environment for Success

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

How can we forecast our environment so that we are aware of its influence over us and how we can use what we learn to our success? There are three interconnected stages of importance here: anticipation, avoidance, and adjustment.

How to Forecast the Environment for Success

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

As we journey through life, we are creating our world and our world is simultaneously creating us. Much of who we are and what we will become is deter...

It's Time To Change Our Approach To Sexual Assault

Rachelle Menn | Posted 03.31.2015 | Women
Rachelle Menn

When it was over and he was snoring loudly on the couch while I lay shivering on the floor, the last thing I thought was sexual assault.

How to Change the Habits of 107,000 People

James Clear | Posted 03.30.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

It was 1995, and Pieter Ernst was battling a serious problem. Ernst was a physician with an interest in community-wide behavior change, and he was cu...

When Did That Happen?

Nancy Roman | Posted 03.30.2015 | Fifty
Nancy Roman

One of my Dad's favorite expressions was, "You must have been hiding behind the barn when the brains got handed out."

Being Yourself, That's the Greatest Gift and Service

Miriam Ava | Posted 03.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

Readjust your vision. Refocus on what's true for you. What's that well inside you bringing forth? Where's that inner thrust leading you? Once you ma...

3 Big Obstacles to Change -- and How to Overcome Them

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Craig Malkin

Reception has been mixed, mostly because some people doubt the sincerity of his efforts, but his attempts, as well as the skepticism surrounding them, have highlighted a truth that resonates for us all: It's really hard to change.

Just Breathe

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 03.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

Here's a challenge: name the word and/or action that will get you through your own slump. Write it down (and share it below!). Put it where you'll see it. Look at it again and again. Take it in. Own it. Complete it. Be it. Repeat it. When you do, you'll blow beyond your negative self-perceptions and external projections, fixing your gaze instead on powerful truths inside you.