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One Significance of the Hero Dynamic in The Legend of Zelda

Nichlas Emmons | Posted 04.05.2016 | Entertainment
Nichlas Emmons

I remember how awesome it was to play The Legend of Zelda for the first time. I was very young, but I recall watching my aunt and uncle play the game ...

Want to Create an Outstanding Corporate Culture -- Don't Forget These Key Pieces to Standing Out.

Leona deVinne | Posted 03.29.2016 | Business
Leona deVinne

You're going to need to be a good 'wrestler". In order to really show up, be innovative, creative and connected at work we need a couple essential ...

Images: How They Help and Hinder

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Success often depends on our ability to present a socially acceptable image. Ideally, our social image aligns with our authentic self or essence.

Adorable Child With Very Serious Health Condition Gives Lessons in Living

Patrick Beretta | Posted 03.22.2016 | Religion
Patrick Beretta

She has been forced into a terrifying battle, and by all meaningful measures, she is clearly winning it. How precious and fragile is the gift of life!

Are You Afraid to Take Risks? 3 Strategies to Help You Say Yes!

GalTime | Posted 03.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
GalTime

Truth be told, I would most likely never have approached a start line or undertaken those "risks" to journey into the unknown physically, emotionally, interpersonally if there wasn't a specific date on the calendar and someone with a megaphone saying "go!"

Top 6 Things to Know about Having an Exit Strategy

Dorit Sasson | Posted 03.21.2016 | Business
Dorit Sasson

As much as I enjoy teaching, it isn't what I see myself doing ten years into the future. It's been more than three years since I've contemplated plann...

Want to Create an Outstanding Corporate Culture? Don't Forget This Key Piece to Standing Out

Leona deVinne | Posted 03.21.2016 | Business
Leona deVinne

In order to really show up, be innovative, creative and connected at work we need a couple essential ingredients -- vulnerability and courage.

The Feminine Hero: Wholeness, Blood and Positivity

Adam Gilad | Posted 03.18.2016 | Women
Adam Gilad

In many ways, heroic public figures as well as memoirists such as Anaïs Nin who wrote "Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage," find satisfaction in their ongoing inner battles rather than their outer exploits.

The Night I Took Shame Out to Dinner

Kelli Finley | Posted 03.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kelli Finley

I decided the first step in my relationship with shame was to do again what I was afraid of earlier. Go back out into the world and read my book with the cover that makes me feel vulnerable and if somebody asks what I am reading, share and connect. A combination that is rare today.

How A Mismatched Job Experience Helped Me Find My Courage

Bailey Gaddis | Posted 03.17.2016 | Women
Bailey Gaddis

I was paid good money to talk to myself on national television about a topic I knew nothing about for four hours, a few times a week (and not have a panic attack).

The Sunday Series (100), With Mark Brodinsky

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 03.15.2016 | Impact
Mark Brodinsky

The Sunday Series (100): Hogan's Heroes Warrior. Survivor. Hero. You don't claim these titles because you want to, you claim them because you ear...

Political Drama: Are You Engaged, Enraged or Detached?

Marlene Chism | Posted 03.15.2016 | Politics
Marlene Chism

Do we have the courage to be curious without getting caught up in the seductive drama of being right? Could we for a moment, be a little less certain and a little more curious? Productive engagement is the path. Not enragement and not disengagement.

What's the Bravest Thing You've Ever Done?

Linda Ford | Posted 03.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Ford

Telling the truth about my life was brave because it involved taking a risk and stepping into the unknown. And there were a lot of unknowns when I faced my truths.

Why Fear and Failure May Be the Keys to Success

Clara Emanuel | Posted 03.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Clara Emanuel

So I'm going to embrace it. I'm not going to 'let go' of my fear anymore as I realise that I have no need to mask any emotion that rolls inside me. I'm just going to continually breathe and move through it. I do believe it will take me closer to my goals in the most human and real way possible.

An Incredible Thing Happened When This Man Bought Himself A Pair Of Gucci Heels

Michael Rohrer | Posted 03.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Rohrer

I knew I had chosen a safe space in which to experience my grand initiation of wearing unmistakably women's shoes in public, but I wasn't prepared for the feeling of joy that flooded my heart.

Brene Brown: Dare to Change the World, Just Start With Yourself

Margie Warrell | Posted 03.07.2016 | Business
Margie Warrell

What does it take the change the world? It's a big question with no simple answer. However after a morning with author Brene Brown, a woman whose insights have inspired tens of millions around the globe to change how they parent, love, live and lead, it's a question worth exploring.

The Great Welcome

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 03.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

An old definition of the word learn, is to welcome. What actually happens when we simply welcome a guest knocking on our door? One response would be...

Find Your Inner Courage With This Inspirational Guide

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.01.2016 | Healthy Living

Feeling stressed? You're not alone. We all have a center of wisdom and balance within us, but sometimes life takes over and we can feel all over the p...

The Sunday Series (98), with Mark Brodinsky

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 03.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Brodinsky

The Sunday Series (98): This One's For The Girls Turn your magic on, to me she'd say, Everything you want's a dream away. Under this pressure, unde...

The World Doesn't Want Your Vulnerability -- But It Needs It

Jennifer Garam | Posted 03.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Garam

Living in a world such as ours, that does not value vulnerability, creates a terrible sense of isolation. I've had enough of it. And the only way out is by having the courage to be vulnerable -- in the face of cruel comments, heartbreak, and rejection -- over and over and over again.

When Quitting Isn't an Option

Kerrie L Cooper | Posted 02.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kerrie L Cooper

At the end of each week I tell myself I could have never imagined it would be this difficult or I could never have imagined it would be this easy. Either way, I persevere because that's what it takes to make something out of nothing.

Gratitude for a Broken Heart

Susan Rosenzweig | Posted 02.23.2016 | Women
Susan Rosenzweig

I don't know why Montana was brought into my life, or why he left just as suddenly. As much as I really wish I did. But I now know that I am open to all that I was starting to feel for him. The highs as well as the lows. Which is something too few people are able to do.

How to Find the Courage to Love Again After Being Hurt

Laura Tong | Posted 02.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Tong

Taking action after you've been hurt isn't easy. It's fraught with anxiety. Hey, getting out of your safety zone can bring on serious palpitations. But a moment of bravery can banish a life of loneliness or disappointment and give you an incredible life of loving, of adventure, of achievement.

Powerful African American Leader Backs Motion Picture Academy's Proposed Changes to Achieve Oscar Diversity

Faye Washington | Posted 02.23.2016 | Impact
Faye Washington

As an agency of inclusion, change and empowerment, the YWCA Greater Los Angeles echoes the sentiments of our very own Cheryl Boone Isaacs. We respect her determination to draw positive change from the "heartbreak and frustration" occasioned by the lack of diversity in this and last year's Oscar race.

The Difference Between Failure and Being Unsuccessful

Heather Shue | Posted 02.22.2016 | Impact
Heather Shue

Image from Pixabay Let's talk about failure. Failure isn't something we discuss openly, yet it's something we all experience. It's not fun to talk a...