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How Travel Inspired Me To Change My Life

Nicola Barnard | Posted 06.17.2016 | Travel
Nicola Barnard

I trained to be a teacher back in 2012, but I am not a teacher -- instead the power of travel pulled me away from the only job I thought I would ever ...

Who's to Blame for Orlando & 8 Reasons Why Hope for Future Human Survival Lies with Us

Maimah Karmo | Posted 06.17.2016 | Impact
Maimah Karmo

The shooting in Orlando was the deadliest attack on American soil since 911. An estimated 50 people died, and many more injured at the hands of a gunman.

LISTEN: Christina Aguilera Releases Powerful Song Dedicated to Orlando Victims

Lamar Dawson | Posted 06.20.2016 | Entertainment
Lamar Dawson

Six-time Grammy Award winner and coach from NBC's The Voice Christina Aguilera just released a touching ballad dedicated to the victims of the Orlando...

Lighting In A Bottle Shows Support For Bernie Sanders

Todd VanDuzer | Posted 06.16.2016 | Politics
Todd VanDuzer

With the 2016 Lightning In A Bottle (LIB) festival falling on an election year, a powerful grassroots candidate in the democratic primaries found his message loudly spread in the midst of concerts, workshops, and art installations.

Consumers are Driving Technological Change

Daniel Burrus | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
Daniel Burrus

The financial services industry has been notoriously slow to adapt to the evolving technology landscape and its customers' digital demands. In yet ano...

In This World, Terror Will Not Stand

Amanda Richardson | Posted 06.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Richardson

It's time to create a world where terror will not stand, where it cannot stand. But it starts with you. It starts with us.

3 Times You Need to be Selfish

Jamie Cornell | Posted 06.14.2016 | Parents
Jamie Cornell

Is it ok to be "selfish" - to think of ourselves first? For the most part, we see that kind of thing as rude, uncaring, and downright wrong. I beg to...

Can We Change In Our Relationships?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 06.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

"Can a person really change?" This is a question I hear a lot when people are talking about struggles in their relationships. They wonder if their par...

Why It's Time To Give Up The Thing You Never Had In The First Place

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

I recently found myself observing a little girl as she attempted to build a sandcastle. Before long, her Dad came by to give her a hand. Then, slowly...

Habit Creep: The Proven, Reasonable And Totally Unsexy Way to Become More Successful

James Clear | Posted 06.13.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

There is a common phenomenon in the world of personal finance called "lifestyle creep." It describes our tendency to buy bigger, better, and nicer thi...

Why Worry -- Where Does It Get You?

Michael Feeley | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Feeley

Think about this. Every second we live we are moving into the future. The future becomes the now. It's right next to living in the present so why not live now -- live free -- welcome the unknown and stop worrying.

Baby Steps

Jamie Cornell | Posted 06.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Jamie Cornell

When my youngest was learning to walk, he would take two small wobbly steps, fall, cry... and start over again. He picked himself up, concentrated, to...

How to Accept and Let Go of People Who Won't Change

Donna Labermeier | Posted 06.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

One of Aesop's Fables tells of a woman who brings a snake that has frozen in the cold back to her home. She makes it warm, and cares for it, only to h...

7 Secrets to Sustainability: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.08.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we are recognizing seven grantees who each hold key ingredients in understanding project sustainability. In Keny...

Can We Change 'Change'?

Pioneers for Change | Posted 06.07.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Saskia Griffiths This article has been through many changes. What if our idea of 'Change' is blocking our personal and global ability to creat...

The Remarkable Rise, Fall and Rise Again Story of The Chief Storyteller at SAP, Julie Roehm

Karthik Rajan | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
Karthik Rajan

"Julie, we are moving again," her father echoed those words every few years of her school life. Most kids would have found the regular school change...

4 Powerful Ways to Change Your Words and Change Your Life

Lisabeth Saunders Medlock, Ph.D. | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisabeth Saunders Medlock, Ph.D.

There is tremendous power in words, in our speech. Sure, we can use words to express love, praise and wisdom. But we can also use words to hurt, to criticize, to scold, to define-both ourselves and others.

Downsizing Your Attachments to Preferences

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Loosen your white-knuckle grip on your expectations. Kristen: Ever since I was a little girl, my fantasy picture of a happy family has included a big...

Ten Ways Great Leaders Manage Change

Margie Warrell | Posted 06.03.2016 | Business
Margie Warrell

Change isn't easy. Even change for the better. Great leaders know that and don't pretend otherwise. Here's ten ways you can help navigate your team and organization through uncharted waters.

The Myth Of Darkness

Ryan Phipps | Posted 06.27.2016 | Religion
Ryan Phipps

"Pointing to another world will never stop vice among us; shedding light over this world can alone help us." - Walt Whitman - BLOTTING OUT THE SUN ...

'Feelin' the Bern'..... in Santa Barbara, CA.

Debbie Davis | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Debbie Davis

When receiving a txt from a friend "Bernie's coming to SB!", I couldn't resist getting up at 6 a.m. for a 7 a.m. long line to visit someone I surmised...

Kids Get in the Game: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.01.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we are highlighting seven grantees from East Africa to the Pacific Northwest that are affording individuals life...

How to Change the World

Shawn Doyle | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Shawn Doyle

Call me a dreamer and a crazy optimist but I think we can change the world. In the often quoted statement Gandhi once said: "You must be the change you wish to see in the world."

Following Sheryl Sandberg's Lead: How You Can Build Resilience

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Stress and adversity is a consistent theme of life. Simple tools will help you become more resilient to both the small and large adversities life throws your way.

FEAR

Elle Phillips | Posted 05.31.2016 | Women
Elle Phillips

Fear. A four letter word that packs a lot of punch. This little sucker keeps us trapped, playing small and giving up on our dreams. It convinces us of a distorted reality in which we are the victim and only 'bad' things can happen to us. The continual monologue of all things that could, would and will go wrong.