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Four Steps to Making Change an Opportunity Not a Threat

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Jim Taylor

In a series of posts from a few years ago, I described the obstacles to and steps needed to produce positive and long-lasting change. This concern con...

What Not to Be Apathetic About

Zak Smith | Posted 04.30.2015 | Politics
Zak Smith

Apathy is a privilege. A great many people do not have the luxury. If you feel your life is in danger, if you feel your family or your loved ones are in jeopardy, if you feel attacked and diminished, the odds are that you will not feel indifferent about it.

The Worrier

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.30.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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How to Follow Through On Big Ideas

Lori Osterberg | Posted 04.29.2015 | Women
Lori Osterberg

Too often we get in our own way and allow our thoughts to control our actions. We can be our own worse enemies when it comes to moving forward in a big way. The next time you find yourself saying no to your ideas out of fear of the unknown, try one of these steps instead.

The Gift of Life-Changing Events

Rachel Verlik | Posted 04.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rachel Verlik

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference." -- Robert Frost I recently comm...

Redefining Divorce: A Tribute to a Husband Before He Moves Out (Part 1)

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 04.29.2015 | Divorce
Lulu Salavegsen

One sunny day in September, after I had been familiar enough with the campus for the summer, I recognized a fellow senior coming towards me. He held his head high.

The 8 Biggest Mistakes Generation Y Is Making

Barrett Pall | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Barrett Pall

I by no means am saying throw your phone out, or never look at it again, but I am saying that you would be surprised at how much beauty, joy, and life you miss everyday while looking down.

Are You Ready for Change? Find Out What Stage You're In

Amy Morin | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Although circumstances may change in the blink of an eye, people change at a slower pace. Even motivated people who welcome change often encounter stumbling blocks that make transformation more complicated than they'd originally anticipated.

Change Is Inevitable -- How to Flow With What Creates Your Fear

Greg Frucci | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Greg Frucci

Changes in course are inevitable. Time becomes meaningless as we travel the paths of us. You can change course in any moment you choose. Ask your soul what it wants. In your quiet moment as you breathe, you will receive a quiet answer immediately.

Managing Change: Is It Stupid and Dangerous?

Randy Pennington | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Randy Pennington

This is the second time around for change as the topic de jour. Back in the 1990's, the message was "Change is coming. Get ready." Our cheese was moving and our icebergs were melting. A shift was happening, and we were being warned.

'People' Skills

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.19.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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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.