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Suze Orman: The 8 Qualities of a Successful Life

Suze Orman | Posted 07.07.2013 | Women
Suze Orman

There are no money problems. There are people problems. Success is not how many zeroes your bank account has. It's about making the most of the life you have.

How to Let Your Inner Elvis Out

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

The practice is to acknowledge our fear and embrace it rather than deny or run from it. To embrace our fear means we are making a conscious choice not to allow it to define who we are or what we can accomplish.

Buddha Doodle - 'Courage'

Molly Hahn | Posted 06.29.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Don't Be Afraid To Be Fearless

Katherine Davey | Posted 06.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Katherine Davey

We all have goals and we all have fears about achieving them, but it's how we handle those fears that determine whether or not -- and how quickly -- we get there.

Jackie Robinson, Branch Rickey, and the Courage of their Convictions

Dan Glickman | Posted 06.23.2013 | Politics
Dan Glickman

42 is a movie about how personal courage can change the world. Courage comes in many forms. Last week we were reminded of the incredible courage of common citizens and first responders in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon attacks.

Running Toward The Blast: An Ordained Comedian's Perspective On Terrorists And Hecklers

Rev. Susan Sparks | Posted 06.22.2013 | Religion
Rev. Susan Sparks

In comedy and in life, there will always be people who want to bring us down. So all I can do is utter this humble prayer: When the crisis hits, may God give us the courage to stay the course, to straighten up in defiance, and to always -- always -- run toward the blast.

Message to Congress: Show Some Robinson/Rickey/Wheeler Courage on Gun Safety Vote

Marc H. Morial | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics
Marc H. Morial

While this legislation is hardly a final answer, it is at least a first step and would demonstrate that our leaders have the backbone to stand up for the American people in the face of opposition and threats from a well-funded and obstinate gun lobby.

Love Always Triumphs

Alyssa Silva | Posted 06.17.2013 | Impact
Alyssa Silva

Due to the 9/11 attacks, endless shootings, and even bombings, we are beginning to live in a world full of worry and terror. It is unimaginable that a person could perform these acts of terror on another. Yet, through all of the violence we endure.

How I Lost My Father's Voice And Found My Own

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 06.15.2013 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

The thing about transitions is, sometimes it's helpful to revisit the past in order to see how much you've grown. Recently, I thought about my father's passing -- and a beautiful pen that was dear to him. It reminded me that some endings are actually beginnings in disguise.

TEDx Talk: Falling Into Fear

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 04.08.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Rebecca Lammersen

The end is the beginning. This is what life has taught me thus far. Last November, I had the honor of speaking at TEDxTempe. A month prior to the...

Buddha Doodle - 'Courage'

Molly Hahn | Posted 06.05.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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What Are Your Metaphors for Success?

Denise M. Wilbanks | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Denise M. Wilbanks

How's that for a rich lesson? In real life, flexibility is synonymous with playfulness and open-mindedness. In the words of George Bernard Shaw, "We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing." Sounds a lot like rigidity, if you ask me.

10 Years After The Iraq Invasion, We Are Still Morally Responsible For War

Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.22.2013 | Religion
Antonia Blumberg

Unfortunately the Iraq War isn't over. Not only is the Iraqi insurgency still going strong and wreaking havoc, but the American veterans returned home from duty are still dying, still suffering, still looking to God for answers.

An Important Message For Anyone Looking To Grow Up

Charley Johnson | Posted 05.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Charley Johnson

The propensity to get lost in what should have been or what might be one day is an escape from what is. Being present, being mindful, being intentional about what matters to you is a daunting task even without technology grabbing your attention like it is entitled.

What's Getting In The Way Of Your Passion?

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 05.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

Even a small step in the right direction can have a snowball effect in bringing you closer to the joyful, purposeful life you are meant to live. I hope you will make that small step today!

Top Three Ways to Move Through 'Stupid' to Stupendous

Kathy Caprino | Posted 05.13.2013 | Women
Kathy Caprino

As a women's career and leadership coach, I work with hundreds of women each year helping them reclaim the direction of their lives and work, and find...

Trustee Leadership

Bruce Leslie | Posted 05.12.2013 | College
Bruce Leslie

Given the enormous changes, challenges and opportunities facing the entire educational industry and every individual college, a critical foundation of effective organizational stewardship that will foster the imperatives of change is harmony.

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?

An Urban Refugee's Dress on International Women's Day: Undocumented and Unafraid

Michelle Arevalo-Carpenter | Posted 03.08.2013 | Impact
Michelle Arevalo-Carpenter

Given her life experiences, her most recent courageous move had more to do with her choice of attire: wearing her Congolese Kitenge openly in her neighborbood has been her way of "coming out" as a refugee in Tanzania and facing xenophobia head-on.

Keep Going

Sue Shanahan | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Sue Shanahan

Harriet Tubman always remembered to ask for direction and then listen for the answer. The way was always made clear. What stands between me and that kind of guidance? Remembering to ask.

A Letter to My Nephew

Charley Johnson | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Charley Johnson

In 14 quick years, you'll enter high school. It might not seem "quick" to you, but trust me, 14 years is nothing. Regardless, don't sweat it. It will be fine. Even when it's not, even when the air feels so thick it is hard to breathe, know that you'll come out the other end and do great things.

Redefining Courage

Robert M. Randolph | Posted 04.19.2013 | Religion
Robert M. Randolph

When a friend spoke recently about doing one's duty and quoted Kipling, I was a bit jolted by the tone. I know the poem and believe in being dutiful, but I would not have spoken of myself as being called by a sense of duty.

An Edited Life

Charley Johnson | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Charley Johnson

Writing is just one manifestation of this tension, this nagging, lifelong struggle to be you or be perfect -- to live a messy, real, vulnerable life, or an edited one. In writing, you get to arrange things just so, like a museum curator piecing together the perfect exhibit.

Okay, Smartie

Nancy Slotnick | Posted 04.02.2013 | New York
Nancy Slotnick

Besides referring to dancing, what "bust a move" means is get off your butt and go do something. So that's what I'm going to go do.

WATCH: Oprah: 'The Only Courage You Ever Need Is...'

Posted 02.01.2013 | OWN

In this clip from a recent episode of "Oprah's Lifeclass," Oprah talks about the importance of setting goals and having dreams. "The only courage you ...