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2 Key Ingredients for Finding Happiness

Kate Mayer Mangan | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Kate Mayer Mangan

Without repetition, even the best suggestion for health or happiness will not take root. But practice isn't enough. Most of us need another ingredient -- other people.

4 Ways to Make a Real Life Change

Steve Siebold | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Siebold

Michael Jackson said it best in his 1988 hit song "Man in The Mirror" -- "I'm starting with the man in the mirror; I'm asking him to change his ways."...

Minimize the Menopausal Middle

Margaret Marshall | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

During menopausal years, many women who have never had a weight problem find themselves gaining weight. In my experience, these women have not been eating well for years.

Who Else Wants to Be Happy?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 02.24.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

The Great Western Disease is "I'll be happy when..." This is our belief that happiness is a static and finite goal, within our grasp when we get that promotion, or buy that house, or find that mate, or whatever.

Breaking Bad Habits: How Vietnam War Veterans Broke Their Heroin Addictions

James Clear | Posted 02.20.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

It's no wonder 90 percent of typical heroin users became re-addicted once they return home -- they are surrounded by all of the things that caused them to get addicted in the first place.

Authenticity. Leadership. Nairobi.

Martina Buchal | Posted 02.18.2015 | Impact
Martina Buchal

January 17th- January 24th, 2015 Nairobi, Kenya Feeling Notes: Warmth, heat of the red African sun, smell of fire, strength of women and the girl c...

10 Belief Triggers That Sabotage Your Success

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 02.17.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

I'm sure you've met him, or her. That person who says he'll finish the project tomorrow, but tomorrow never comes. Or the person who promises to call as soon as she gets home, but you never hear from her.

4 Surefire Ways To Change Your Life For The Better

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 02.17.2015 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

As you take stock and reflect on what makes you the happiest and what makes you the unhappiest, you might feel that changing the circumstances that cause you the most pain is simply impossible.

5 Barriers Standing In The Way Of Your Dreams (And How To Fix It)

Tanuja Ramchal | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Tanuja Ramchal

Achieving your dreams takes courage. If you follow these simple strategies above, I believe you'll grow into the person you want to be while finding joy on the path. Isn't that what we all strive for?

5 TED Talks for Encouragement and Motivation

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 02.14.2015 | College
Alexis Jane Torre

I decided to take a couple days to revisit hobbies I love (because there are more kinds of love than just the romantic kind), like blogging on a more consistent basis than I have for the past six months. So, if you ever feel stressed or like you're in a rut, or even if you're just flat out bored, check out some of these amazing TEDTalks for inspiration!

A Secret Strategy for New Professionals That Want to Drive Change

Courtney O'Connell | Posted 02.13.2015 | Business
Courtney O'Connell

Almost every time I give a keynote on innovation, I am asked by a new professional (or two, or three..) about how they can go about driving change in their organization from the "bottom of the totem pole." The secret to accomplishing leadership from an entry or mid-level position can often be found in the "unwanted" tasks.

So... How's That New Year's Resolution Going?

James E. Porter | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
James E. Porter

Ever wondered why you break your New Year's resolutions within days or weeks of starting them? It's probably due to stress. Most of us don't realize t...

The Reality About Being 'Too Busy'

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 02.10.2015 | 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."

What George Wallace Taught Me About Forgiveness

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 02.10.2015 | Black Voices
Trudy Bourgeois

There are good and bad people in both genders and all races. I believe, as I hope you do, that there are more good. However, if we don't keep our hearts open, we are limiting the possibilities of building the capability to connect across differences in the future.

The One Question You Need to Ask Yourself Before You Say Anything

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Conflict is an unavoidable part of our lives, whether we're CEOs, entrepreneurs, parents, spouses, engineers or ditch diggers. In some cases, conflict stimulates us to accomplish great things.

Change is not the goal. We reach our aspirations through alignment.

Peter Fuda | Posted 02.09.2015 | Business
Peter Fuda

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From the Ivory Tower Kitchen: The Value of Change

Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C. | Posted 02.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C.

Change is good - But why? The substitution of one thing for another, as defined by the Oxford English Dictionary is an intuitive definition, but what ...

The Key to True Transformation

Martha Pasternack | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

Have you noticed that there is a lot of talk these days about transformation being the brass ring on the personal growth fast track? Have you noticed ...

The Secret to Becoming the Person You Want to Be

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 02.03.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Seeing our frailties in the face of behavioral change what do we do?

Burn the Box

Miriam Ava | Posted 02.03.2015 | Small Business
Miriam Ava

There's nothing to hold back in a world living on innovation. Sure, some may laugh at you, say you're uncool, weird, difficult. But that doesn't matter.

Passages

Tricia McCallum | Posted 02.05.2015 | Books
Tricia McCallum

This story is included in Tricia McCallum's first book of poetry: Nothing Gold Can Stay: A Mother and Father Remembered .

West Africa: Transforming Potential Into Impact

Aurora Chisté | Posted 01.30.2015 | Impact
Aurora Chisté

Sub-Saharan Africa contains 10 of the most fertile countries in the world. By 2050, the region's population is estimated to grow from 900 Million People to 2.1 Billion.

Time for an Energy Audit

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

This exercise will give you a chance to view your life as the force of energy that you are. When you're done, you'll have a clearer view into the things that cost and feed your energy, along with things that help you conserve it. This kind of awareness is the essential beginning of any change.

3 Common Sense Tips to Communicate Change That Aren't Common Practice

Dianna Booher | Posted 01.28.2015 | Business
Dianna Booher

Communicating change in and of itself is difficult. Persuading someone to change their mind or take action based on that change is harder still. The goal in explaining that change should be like building software -- so intuitive that users no longer need a Help menu.

The 3 Fears That Keep You From Shining Your Brightest (and How to Overcome Them), Part 3

Wendy Reese | Posted 01.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

We are on our final fear. In part one we discussed the fear of judgement. In part two, the fear of abandonment. Today, we examine the final fear. Th...