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Authenticity Looks Good on You

Allison O'Brien | Posted 02.10.2017 | Business
Allison O'Brien

Let's talk about how authenticity increases visibility by opening up and being yourself and giving yourself the ability to really get people to understand who you are because you know what, love -- it will change the fact that you're viewable in a more personal way online and that is HUGE.

The Bible Unlocked: What is it to Sin?

Kristina Kaine | Posted 02.10.2017 | Religion
Kristina Kaine

Sin is one of the most misunderstood concepts today. All too often it is tied to guilt and fear which has the potential to be psychologically disturbing.

Is There Child Labor In Your Chocolate?

Fair Trade USA | Posted 02.10.2017 | Taste
Fair Trade USA

The systemically low prices in cocoa have drastic consequences for farmers and their families. More than 2 million children in the Ivory Coast and Ghana are being deprived of their childhoods, either working in extremely hazardous conditions or working in lieu of going to school, so that we can get our chocolate fix.

It's Time to Enjoy Life: The Enjoy Life Community Program

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 02.07.2017 | Impact
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

Years ago I was the President of the Port Jefferson Station / Terryville Civic Association. During my time as an officer, our organization functioned...

Black Girls Are Showing Off How Lit They Are And It's Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 02.09.2016 | Black Voices

Black women are taking over Twitter with yet another hashtag of empowerment and it's too lit. On Monday morning, Cherrell Brown tweeted a photo of Bey...

Bridesmaids, Bachelors (Degree), and the Pursuit of Happiness

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 02.05.2017 | Weddings
20 Beautiful Women

Written By Sahsha Campbell-Garbutt I believe it's safe to say, or cliche, that parents want the best for their children. I came from a family of immi...

Millennials Paving The Way: Advice To My Younger Self

Yasamin Beitollahi | Posted 02.05.2017 | Impact
Yasamin Beitollahi

I recently reached out to some of the most influential and inspiring people in my life for smart and practical advice they would give to their younger selves. These role models are proof that even in times of change, the glass ceiling can be crushed.

The Case for Having Employees Work through Mistakes

Melissa Garvey | Posted 02.04.2017 | Business
Melissa Garvey

Here is my call to action for all managers of people--remember that no matter what your title, if you have people report to you, you are also a coach.

5 Key Discoveries That Can Change Your Life

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 02.04.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

Living in discovery means developing a rich bank of knowledge about yourself so that you can retire unnecessary fears and increase your resilience in any situation.

Free Spaces in Schools and Colleges

Harry Boyte | Posted 02.02.2017 | Education
Harry Boyte

The concept of free spaces now has enormous relevance in higher education, where issues of free speech have exploded in the wake of student protests about racial discrimination and other issues.

Leveraging Silicon Valley's Keiretsu Mindset to Capture Growth Through Diversity

Will Griffin | Posted 02.02.2017 | Impact
Will Griffin

For prospective multicultural employees, suppliers, investors, and business partners, the current universe of Silicon Valley keiretsus represents a substantial barrier to entry and, largely, explains the severe paucity of diverse employees, suppliers, partners and investors in Silicon Valley companies.

Do You Need a Lifeline to Help You Through Your Deadlines?

Melanie Young | Posted 02.02.2017 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

Imagine your life with fewer deadlines? How would you spend that precious time?

The Power of Control

James E. Porter | Posted 02.01.2017 | GPS for the Soul
James E. Porter

What this exercise illustrates is that actions are the easiest to control. What's more, actions can have a positive effect on our emotions.

Courageous Career Change

Shaun_Johnson | Posted 01.29.2017 | Business
Shaun_Johnson

The decision to change your career path is not a choice to take lightly. Venturing into the unknown is uncomfortable, and it is scary. The easy choice is inaction--accepting your career circumstances with complacency. Resolving against complacency in search of something more inspiring requires courage.

Personal Branding and How to Be Your Own Business

Erin McElroy | Posted 01.29.2017 | Business
Erin McElroy

I am starting my own company. I have started my own company. I'm an entrepreneur, solopreneur, enterprising woman, business owner, founder...there are several things you could call me. How about this: I am my own company.

Against Political Saviors -- Government as Empowering Partner

Harry Boyte | Posted 01.28.2017 | Education
Harry Boyte

Expanding government benefits of health and education is one thing. But we need to develop ideas that illustrate government "by" the people, not only "for" the people. How can we recover the idea that everyday citizens are supposed to be in charge, producers not only consumers, and government can be an empowering partner?

Turning Breast Cancer Into a Beautiful Detour: A Bold Survivor's Story

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 01.28.2017 | Women
Amy Oestreicher

Sometimes all it takes is a story to let us know we're capable of turning our lives around. Perhaps we just need to get over that hump, or we're craving that tender nudge that pushes us in the right direction, even if it's headed uphill.

Life After Davos: An Open Letter to the Global Shapers and World Economic Forum Communities

ReGeneration | Posted 01.27.2017 | Impact
ReGeneration

ReGen, the initiative I had promised myself and the Global Shapers community on behalf of the Athens Hub upon leaving Davos, is now a reality. Through ReGen, we've waged our very own modern day Battle of Thermopylae. A best-practice that against all odds delivers measurable, on-going, and resilient impact exemplifying the Forum's values.

Chat for a cure: How Viber merges mobile messaging and community in support of ALS

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 01.23.2017 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

Did you take the ice bucket challenge to support ALS? If so, you found out that a bucket of cold water can hurt so good! At the height of ice bucket ...

'I'm Going to Die Soon'

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 01.25.2017 | Healthy Living
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

"I'm going to die soon." Yesterday I spoke with a relative who said this to me. Not, thankfully, because she has any particular health reason for th...

Top 10 (Most Commonly Remembered) Sexual Dreams

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 01.18.2017 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Whether we admit it or not, we all have love, sex, and relationships on the brain. Whether we're a CEO superwoman, a stay-at-home dad, or a tree-huggi...

Reclaiming Your Momentum in Business After Disappointment

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 01.15.2017 | Business
20 Beautiful Women

For many, transitions can be difficult, particularly if you're trying to get from one level to the next following discouragement

Being Mindful Versus Being Careful

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 01.15.2017 | Parents
Jennifer Hamady

I recently read an article in Business Insider about how often women overuse the word 'just'. In it, the author points out that it has become a 'permi...

Resistance: An Opportunity

Nicola Albini | Posted 01.14.2017 | Women
Nicola Albini

Until you address your resistance, you will be forever paralyzed by the guilt that is beneath it. And when this happens, you stunt your evolution and growth.

Think Out of the Box!

Dr. Dr. phil. Immanuel Fruhmann | Posted 01.12.2017 | Politics
Dr. Dr. phil. Immanuel Fruhmann

'Think Out of the Box!' implicates that you have ever thought of such a thing like a box existing and to respect it, either because you have ever been...