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Young People, the Change Makers!

Marsida Bandilli | Posted 08.17.2016 | Impact
Marsida Bandilli

Just a few days ago, The UN International Youth Day was celebrated, everywhere. This year's theme of International Youth Day was: "Youth Civic Engagement." This is a crucial moment, for reflecting upon a few issues that concern young people all over the world.

Dance Dance Evolution

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 08.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kay Tacke Morse

I will dance in my next life, I declare to my friend and future dance teacher, Tracey. I have just exited by story, my marriage and I want a space to...

Changing the Unchangeable

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 08.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

But then that despondency turns to gratitude. I am grateful. Grateful for the life I am living, the people I know and love, and the incredible experiences I've embodied. It's because of this very unchangeable component in my life it is so very beautiful and incredible.

What Do You Believe In?

Sister Jenna | Posted 08.12.2016 | OWN
Sister Jenna

I would like to briefly share with you the moment that I was introduced to Belief, and the journey I have been on since.

Jack Be Nimble: Why Thriving Today Takes More than Nursery Rhymes

Randy Pennington | Posted 08.12.2016 | Business
Randy Pennington

Jack be Nimble is great advice. It is even better when you understand that advice is important and how to do something about it.

Tourists, Please Stay Away From Kyrgyzstan... Or Not!

Claire Robinson | Posted 08.10.2016 | Travel
Claire Robinson

As I share on my blog about all the colorful and peaceful locations I discovered in Kyrgyzstan, I keep having this dilemma in my head: 'stop showing them how beautiful it is, tourism is going to ruin it!'

Want to Lead a Good Meeting? Begin With Facilitative Presence!

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 08.10.2016 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

Presence, I have come to realize, is the doorway to all things meaningful -- the bridge between what is and what can be.

Do Something Different

Dain Heer | Posted 08.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dain Heer

A lot of us are looking to make some positive changes in our life, but we have no idea where to begin. My suggestion is to do something different. Wh...

4 Essential Tips To Help You Care For Aging Parents

Anne Tumlinson | Posted 08.08.2016 | Fifty
Anne Tumlinson

Other than divorce and death of a loved one, few things are more disorienting than the shift from being cared for by your parents to caring for your parents. The change creates some serious turbulence.

3 Ideas to Accept Change in Life and in Yourself

Kali Hawlk | Posted 08.05.2016 | Women
Kali Hawlk

If you want to make more of your life, you need to get into the habit of creating your own path. Question the narratives you're offered, don't accept society's expectations without first examining if they make sense for you, and spend time getting to understand who you are.

What's the Difference Between Judgement and Evaluation?

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 07.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

A friend of mine once told me that next to every truth stands a lie, that one person's ceiling is another's floor, and that to follow a truth is like walking a razor's edge -- it's easy to fall off in error. I find defining the difference between evaluation and judgment to be in this fine-line category.

The Courage to Change

David Shechtman | Posted 07.29.2016 | Business
David Shechtman

Stepping into change requires a reconciliation between the old and the new. Nobody, no matter what the circumstance, completely transforms as a person when going through change. It's not a 100 percent shift. Some parts of a person endure. It's the way things have to be.

It's Time to Change Change

Randy Pennington | Posted 07.28.2016 | Business
Randy Pennington

The best leaders, organizations, and teams don't view change as a negative. They seize it as an opportunity to prove their continued relevance and strategic value in a competitive marketplace.

Do You Really Want to Be Healthy and Happy?

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 07.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ed and Deb Shapiro

If we can recognize our difficulties for what they are and accept them as simply that, without creating further drama, then we have the power to let go and be healed.

Tips For Dealing With A Mid-Life Crisis

Deb Blum | Posted 07.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Deb Blum

I believe that those of us who are called into a mid-life crisis and those who accept the honor of moving through it thoroughly and with grace are the lucky ones. Now that I am on the other side, I see my mid-life crisis as a true breakthrough, an awakening, and the path to the peaceful, joyful, and loving life I am living now.

Can You Create Changes That Last?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

When it comes to creating the changes you really want to make in your work or in you life, do ever find you have difficulty making this last?

Splitting Hairs

Marcia Liss | Posted 07.22.2016 | Fifty
Marcia Liss

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Changing to Hit a Moving Target

Randy Pennington | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Randy Pennington

Every leader has, at some point, felt that everything is harder than it should be. Maybe the team is stressed from pushing itself harder than normal. Perhaps open communication has been compromised due to perceptions about motives or intent.

Does Holding a Grudge Do You Any Good?

Michael Feeley | Posted 07.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Feeley

I've found that getting rid of anger is essential for an absolute healthy heart and mind. I've learned to speak my mind and to trust in instincts and in the world.

4 Ways To Get Out Of A Rut

Paula Vital | Posted 07.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Paula Vital

After staying with this question for a while, I have found a few steps that are helpful in getting us unstuck and able to balance present moment awareness with the genuine human need for creation, growth and change.

Why Summer Is The Best Season For Reinvention

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 07.20.2016 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Reinvention, renewal, inspired ideas ... they all have time to breed just a little more during those lazy summer afternoons when you may be taking an extra walk, sitting on a beach, hopefully even holidaying somewhere wonderful.

On Heroin, Ohio, and Storytelling for Change

Rebekah Bolser | Posted 07.16.2016 | Politics
Rebekah Bolser

We cannot seek to prevent the collapse of communities we deem valuable while ignoring the ones that produced these issues. We forget that there are people who are dying who have lived lives that we do not understand and who have people who love them as much as we love those around us and that this lack of connection with those affected prohibits us from developing comprehensive solutions.

Leaving New York Essay™

Ramona Emerson | Posted 07.16.2016 | New York
Ramona Emerson

As much as Sex and The City wanted us to think it, New York isn't your boyfriend. And since it isn't your dumb boyfriend, it's free to be perfect -- and New York is perfect. I recently had two West Coasters say things like, "New York is great, but all people do there is sit in bars and talk." Can you imagine anything better?

How Feeling Stuck or Discouraged May Be Your Cue to Do This

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 07.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Danielle Vaughn

Get a little scared, face the fear, it's good for us to step into what's uncomfortable -- it makes our world bigger. Besides, you have nothing to lose. As the saying goes, no one is getting out of here alive.

Can We Create a Flourishing World?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 07.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Michelle McQuaid

Given the ongoing economic, environmental, social and political challenges currently reverberating around our world, it can be hard to feel hopeful ab...