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Reinvent Your Surroundings -- Be Open to New Colors, Shapes and Styles

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 05.11.2013 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Pick a "project" -- a room, a closet, your wardrobe, your food habits -- and give it some serious focus. What can you do to bring change into your life?

5 Lessons About Navigating Change

Juliana Stock | Posted 05.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Juliana Stock

Change is like going on an expedition: It can be a trudge or a hike. Take it all in and enjoy the view, or focus on the faults -- it's absolutely a choice. Here are some lessons I've learned about encountering change, some by resisting it and some by jumping into it with two feet.

When It Comes to Social Media, Latinos Can't Be Ignored

Jose Aristimuno | Posted 05.09.2013 | Latino Voices
Jose Aristimuno

Latinos carry an immense amount of power when it comes to using social media as a tool to advance issues that are important to us. And we are social creatures by nature, which makes social media the perfect tool to engage us and drive us to contribute towards a greater cause.

How Viral Is Social Media?

Greg Jacobs | Posted 05.07.2013 | College
Greg Jacobs

This may sound a little absolutist, but at the end of the day, who is really controlling what you post online? Is that ironic music video your status because you actually enjoy it, or is it online because you want people to see how funny you are?

Strategic Design Statements and Their Unquestioned Paradigms

Soren Petersen | Posted 05.06.2013 | Business
Soren Petersen

Since so many assets now seem intangible and imbedded in goodwill, brand values and intellectual property, what are some meaningful strategic statements that can guide "design thinking" in this new virtual world?

The Gift of Adaptation: It Comes in Handy the Older You Get

Dinah Berland | Posted 05.04.2013 | Fifty
Dinah Berland

One of the most momentous events of our later years is leaving the workforce. Putting retirement on the front burner brings most of us face to face with change on a major scale.

Starting Over

Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.01.2013 | Religion
Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D.

Starting over ain't easy. The trick, the Zen masters say, is hanging on to beginner's mind, no matter one's circumstances, experience or expertise. For in that state everything is possible.

Is It Better to Understand Than to Be Understood?

Michele Hunt | Posted 04.30.2013 | Impact
Michele Hunt

Imagine the ripple affect the shift to seeking to understand rather than fighting to be understood could have on racial, cultural, religious understandings, on our understanding each other in our communities.

The World's Most Powerful Creative Act: Begin Again!

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Remember that we cannot begin again until some other chapter has closed. For the daffodil, the winter is on the wane. The end of one season brings the onset of the next new life.

4 Lessons From Spring

William Horden | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
William Horden

Every change of season evokes emotions, but spring, charging out of winter's cold dark with renewed life and brighter days, seems our most beloved. New hopes bloom like flowers springing back from roots we feared lost to numbing ice.

Be PROactive, Not REactive! Four Habits to 'Stay Ahead of the Curve'

R. Kay Green | Posted 04.24.2013 | Business
R. Kay Green

Only those who learn to stay on top of the news, properly identify future trends, network for the future, and absorb/adapt the latest technology can hope to survive in any economy or through any major industry change.

How to Know It's Time for You to Face the Unknown

Debbie Woodbury | Posted 04.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Debbie Woodbury

It's only when you stop resisting change and make the best of the moment, "without knowing what's going to happen next," that the universe supports you to create inspired healing, wellness, and live-out-loud joy.

How Youth Are Changing The World

Ravi Kumar | Posted 04.22.2013 | Technology
Ravi Kumar

Today, 43 percent of the world's population is 25 years old or younger. This young group is impatient and ready to change the world. Change for this g...

Why Cutting My Hair Is About So Much More Than My Looks

Jane Roper | Posted 04.19.2013 | Women
Jane Roper

While sometimes I'm wistful for my long hair, mostly, I'm just wistful for the time in my life it accompanied.

Negotiating Normal Midlife Changes

Laura Lee Carter | Posted 04.15.2013 | Fifty
Laura Lee Carter

We all fear changes in our lives, and most of us associate change with negative results. That's why I like to re-frame the idea of change by pointing out that without change, nothing in this world would ever get better.

The Story of the Soul of Humanity

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

The story of humanity's soul has taken us from living in caves to walking on the moon. But there is much more of this story to be told. For one day, we will travel beyond our own tiny spot in the cosmos and begin yet another new adventure of discovery.

It's February: Do You Know Where Your Resolutions Are?

Khalid El Khatib | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Khalid El Khatib

I've felt so good about the marginal, barely-measurable progress I've made in one month that I already have a 2014 "wish list" started.

On the Cognitive and Historic Roots of Our Destructive Modern Polarization

David Ropeik | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics
David Ropeik

Maybe understanding the historic events and behavioral roots that have produced these venomously angry polarized times can help us let go of at least a little of our own deep instinct to align with the tribe in the name of safety and protection.

Stop the Merry-Go-Round

Suna Senman | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Suna Senman

Just one focused, positive thought, in fact, can serve as our escape vehicle out of a rut. By simply concentrating on a painting we love, for example, we immediately can shift our mindset from misery to one of gratitude.

Change U

Rick McDaniel | Posted 04.09.2013 | Religion
Rick McDaniel

Personal change is possible for anyone. There are some who do not believe that and others who say it is easier said than done. Anyone who has ever tried to change knows it is difficult. But the reality is that people change every day for the better in many different ways.

If I Can Do It So Can You!

The HOPE Program | Posted 04.09.2013 | Impact
The HOPE Program

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif HOPE has made me a professional and successful woman, and they can do the same for you. Now I can give my kids a better future and teach them not to make the same mistakes mommy has made.

Shake It Up

Cheryl Saban Ph.D. | Posted 04.08.2013 | Women
Cheryl Saban Ph.D.

My goal for 2013 was to shake things up by making some changes. Oh, I know -- we change all the time... after all, change is about the only thing we can count on in life. But while that's true, I've also noticed that as creatures of habit, it's easy to get stuck in a routine.

Your Start-Up Life: Fail to Succeed

Rana Florida | Posted 04.07.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

Government leaders, Fortune 500 companies, and some of the world's leading cultural organizations are increasingly turning to Sir Ken Robinson for advice on creativity, education, and the economy.

Why the 'Right' One Comes at the 'Wrong' Time

Pamela Dussault | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Pamela Dussault

A soulmate walks in. At the worst possible time -- or so you may think. Your soul knows it's exactly the right time. Your soul knows it's time for a change, which sooner or later you won't be able to deny.

Why You Must Indulge In Your Friendships Today

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 04.03.2013 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

When was the last time you gathered a group of your various close friends together? Just stopped the madness and everyday stuff and took a step back to enjoy the people in your life that you forget to make time for so you can rekindle that spark, a conversation, the interest and the escape.