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How To Find The Courage To Reinvent Yourself In Middle Age

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 07.26.2016 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Sadly, the events in the recent news make us realize how fragile life is and the importance of seizing the moment, making the most out of our lives and living life to the fullest. Don't wait to do the things you dream about. Consider what your small or big reinventions could be.

The Misfortune of Being an Expert

Leslie Boyer | Posted 07.08.2016 | Education
Leslie Boyer

Recently I spoke with a man who is a highly successful business consultant. He is very accomplished: he has a PhD, has written four books with another in the works, has been involved in various capacities in many professional organizations, has started and sold businesses and is on the board of several more.

Top Toys To Bring Out Curiosity In Kids (Part 2)

Laurie Schacht | Posted 07.01.2016 | Parents
Laurie Schacht

Kids are always asking questions, and summer gives them the perfect opportunity to explore and learn new things. New York City was still cold just a f...

Why Curiosity Is The Key To Breakthrough Creativity

Andrew Merle | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrew Merle

What can you accomplish in the next 92 days? The 3rd quarter of 2016 (like most 3rd quarters) has inherent challenges.

Top Toys To Bring Out Curiosity In Kids (Part 1)

Laurie Schacht | Posted 06.29.2016 | Parents
Laurie Schacht

Kids are naturally inquisitive. The wonders of the world around them always inspire questions like, "Why is the grass green?," "Where do bugs live?," ...

The 10 Excuses That Keep You From Living Your Best Life

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 06.13.2016 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Do you find yourself living vicariously through others -- marveling at their Facebook page, reading stories of amazing ventures that others dared to take on, life changes that were a complete 360 that someone had the courage to figure out and tackle?

Can Curiosity Enhance Life Satisfaction?

Sari Sheehan | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Sari Sheehan

I was ready to shake myself out of the daily routine and go curiosity-hunting. I would use the first two things that came to mind to stimulate my curiosity.

Why Mars? The Allure (and Challenge) of Colonizing the Red Planet

Lab Notes | Posted 05.17.2016 | Science
Lab Notes

On May 30, Mars and Earth will get close. Really close. With a distance between them of only 46.8 million miles, it's the nearest the two planets will be to each other in their respective orbits.

Curiosity Conversations: A Chat With Get Lit's Veronika Shulman

Erin Smith | Posted 05.13.2016 | Impact
Erin Smith

Veronika Shulman is the Communications Manager at Get Lit-Words Ignite- an organization that sparks innovation and teen literacy and engagement in Los Angeles youth.

Healed by the Junk King

Annie Pfeifer | Posted 04.29.2016 | Arts
Annie Pfeifer

Vince Hannemann, the eccentric creator of the "Cathedral of Junk" in Austin, Texas maintains that his enormous accumulation of "junk" grew out of the playful sculptures he built in his backyard as a child.

The Bridge From Judgment to Nurturance: Considering the Pope's Message

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Recently, Pope Francis surprised much of the world by advising that the Catholic Church nurture rather than judge single parents, gay people and unma...

#BrainReinvention - The Irony of Social Media and Smart Phones 24/7

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 04.11.2016 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

#BrainReinvention - The Irony of Social Media and Smart Phones 24/7 It's quite ironic that I would share this blog today as my agency is handling ...

The Super-Simple, Super-Awesome Word That Makes You Happier, Less Stressed, And Less Disappointed in Life

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 04.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Instead of fearing what might happen in the unknown, instead of imagining and trying to pre-control worst-case scenarios, we can plan as best we can... and then move forward with a sense of curiosity. We can let things progress, and then respond as needed.

Why Did Curiosity Kill the Cat?

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 03.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

Most animals exhibit exploratory behaviors, so I guess I will just have to keep exploring my world, seeing the new movie or going to that party that might be really fun. I am curious whether you, my readers, can relate to this column.

Liberal arts are where we learn how to be citizens

Byron Williams | Posted 03.17.2016 | Impact
Byron Williams

I remember as an undergrad; so many of my classmates majored in business administration. Why? A business degree at the time appeared to place one on...

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.

11 Simple Ways to Activate an Adventurous Life

Laurie Seymour | Posted 03.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Laurie Seymour

The adventurer holds an attitude of discovery. Of willingness to explore and to create. The adventurer looks forward to the next moment with excitement, if only to find out what happens next.

Three Women and a Mars Robot

Petra Perkins | Posted 03.10.2016 | Science
Petra Perkins

Listen, it's good to be well-connected: e.g., I've got Martian buddies. They're my "go-to" people when life on Earth turns.... banal? They didn't po...

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...

Why Life Just Gets So Much Better After 50

PK Read | Posted 03.02.2016 | Fifty
PK Read

I was more cynical in my 20s than I am now, and I don't miss how the anticipation of the new was always tinged with the anxiety of getting something wrong. The only things I really miss about youth are skin elasticity, my natural hair color, and a higher metabolism.

"Truth"and Consequences

Carol Smaldino | Posted 02.29.2016 | Impact
Carol Smaldino

Maggie Smith, the Grande dame of the mega series "Downton Abbey", says regarding her view of the town hospital needing to continue to run as is, that basically the facts are important as long as it is recognized that "my facts are the true facts".

6 Accessories to Look Your Best at Any Age

Melanie Young | Posted 02.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

Here are six "accessories" that are ageless and timeless that should a part of your everyday style:

7 Tiny Changes In Mindset To Dramatically Improve The Quality Of Your Life

Ayodeji Awosika | Posted 02.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayodeji Awosika

These small shifts in mindset have the potential to dramatically improve the quality of your life.

Why You Should Start a Passion Project

Pam Bauer | Posted 02.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Pam Bauer

A passion project may provide other benefits like learning new skills, meeting new people, contributing to a current career or developing a new one. These bonuses are like icing on the cake.

Calling Forward

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 02.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

We spend years in classrooms regurgitating either something we heard in a lecture or something we read. If the teacher approves of what we present, then we receive grades and points allegedly suggesting some measure of success