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How Criticism Can Change Your Life

Shayne Traviss | Posted 08.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Shayne Traviss

Every challenge in our lives presents us with a choice point, an opportunity to make the most suitable decision possible for our highest good. We can choose to react, which creates war or we can choose conscious action, which creates peace.

Broken Dreams

Christine Eilvig | Posted 08.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

Listening to the inner alarm takes deep courage, especially when we are in love with a dream and when that dream involves other people or a living creature. Broken dreams hurt -- even when they don't fit into the life we envision for ourselves.

Putzel, the Movie

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

Putzel has just been awarded Best Picture Winner at the Phoenix Film Festival, and I can see why.

Be Authentic -- It Will Change Your World

Mike Robbins | Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

Authenticity is what gives us freedom to be ourselves and be comfortable with who we are, and it's also what gives us access to connecting with other people in a meaningful and genuine way.

5 Things Every Fearless Woman Does

Posted 06.08.2013 | OWN

By Amy Shearn Acts of courage aren't always as obvious -- or as easy -- as skydiving. ...

When Being Nice Just Doesn't Cut It Anymore

Jennifer Rosen | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Rosen

How did I get to be such a doormat? When did I develop such a deep-rooted fear of offending others? What caused me to place other people's needs ahead of my own? What did I think would happen if (horror of horrors) I were to actually displease someone?

How To Crank Out An Extra Dose Of Courage

Polly Campbell | Posted 07.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

This kind of "psychological courage" is essential to our health and happiness because it allows us to face up to our lives. To acknowledge and even confront the addictions and lies, fears and mistakes we make so that we can move into them and beyond them.

Not to Worry, My Sister, Not to Worry

Caroline Tredway | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Caroline Tredway

During May, ALS Awareness Month, let's pay special tribute to my sister Nell, all the others living with this disease, and those who have gone before them. Think of them the next time you take a step. Embrace your child. Speak softly to your loved one.

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.