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Greater Empathy and Understanding- A 12 Month Plan

Rachel Verlik | Posted 01.09.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Rachel Verlik

As we usher in 2017, our world is filled with fear and uncertainty, carried over from a year of intense strife, tensions and divisions. To say 2016 ...

Do These 5 Things This Holiday

Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner | Posted 12.13.2016 | Business
Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner

I can remember being at holiday parties, a little anxious about meeting new people and talking to some I already knew. Confession time: I liked to jud...

Don't Do These 5 Things This Holiday

Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner | Posted 12.07.2016 | Business
Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner

Want to thrive, not just survive, this holiday season? Here are 5 things not to do this holiday, with anyone. These are guaranteed conversation kille...

Tips And Tricks From Inspired Minds To Help With Your Reinvention

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 12.02.2016 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Here is some collaborative thinking and ideas that might motivate you and help you find your path to the Reinvention that you are seeking.

What Happens When We Shield Kids from Boredom

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 11.08.2016 | Parents
Greater Good Science Center

By Teresa Belton From books, arts, and sports classes to iPads and television, many parents do everything in their power to entertain and educate t...

Discovery and Adventure - I Dare You to Reinvent Your Life!

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 10.11.2016 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

I've heard from a lot of friends and colleagues lately who aren't where they want to be in life. I'm glad I'm their friend and that I have chance to help give them strength and perspective to remind them of who they are.

Changing Your Mindset About Aging

Cecilia Dintino | Posted 10.10.2016 | Fifty
Cecilia Dintino

After my knee replacement, I decided to join a gym. I was frightened and uncertain. For years now I have barely exercised and any attempt to walk at...

How To Deal With Your Whole Lotta Nothing

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 10.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

So embrace the intermission as best you can. Use it. Know that the new act will begin. Get yourself ready.

Want To Be Innovative - Nurture Your Curiosity

Billie Carn | Posted 10.07.2016 | Business
Billie Carn

Curiosity is the strong desire to know or learn something. Often we associate the word with children who display a strong and natural tendency to be curious. That's why they inundate us with questions asking How? What? When? and Why?

When Life Laughs At Your Best Laid Plans

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

This month found me exploring the country of Japan for the first time. Those of you who know me won't be surprised to learn that I did a whole lot ...

The Global Search For Education: What Character?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.21.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

In an increasingly complex world, society is rediscovering the importance of teaching character qualities or "how one behaves and engages in the world."

Why Humans Are Hard-Wired For Curiosity

Footnote | Posted 09.14.2016 | Science
Footnote

Humans are deeply curious beings. Our lives, economy, and society are shaped so strongly by a drive to obtain information that we are sometimes called informavores: creatures that search for and digest information, just like carnivores hunt and eat meat.

The Interesting Way Curiosity Can Improve Your Health

Sonima.com | Posted 08.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

By: Rina Deshpande Curiosity is a powerful predictor of behavior and new research shows it may be strong enough to help you choose healthier options ...

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 05.20.2017 | 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 05.18.2017 | 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 05.13.2017 | 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 04.30.2017 | 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 04.23.2017 | 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 04.11.2017 | 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 ...