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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

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 | Posted 08.24.2016 | Healthy Living

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 05.19.2016 | 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.