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When My 22-Year-Old Brother Died, It Taught Me a Lesson About Time

Nancy Laws | Posted 05.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Nancy Laws

These things do not happen to people like us. You see it on television and movies. It happens to friends of friends and every so often to close friends, but it does not happen to us.

My Business Disaster

Gabrielle Pelicci, Ph.D. | Posted 05.31.2016 | Business
Gabrielle Pelicci, Ph.D.

I once had a wellness center in Long Beach, CA. It was a disaster right from the start. My partner was the total opposite of me - I was a workaholic and she wanted to do nothing but surf. We spent too much money on fancy furniture, a fish tank and a Feng Shui expert to give us useless advice.

Nobody's Perfect, but We'll Get it Right

Taylor Vidmar | Posted 05.25.2016 | Teen
Taylor Vidmar

I read a lot of graduation speeches during my writing process, and, I have to say, the majority of them were painfully, terribly boring. One of them s...

My Top 7 Hard Won Lessons Learned As An Entrepreneur

Ryon Harms | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business
Ryon Harms

I've failed more often than most people I know. I'm actually proud of that. It just means I've taken more risks and learned more along the way. Still, it doesn't mean that learning is easy.

25 Famous People Who Failed At First

Marisa Bruch | Posted 05.13.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Marisa Bruch

Whether it's Instagram likes or Twitter RTs, everyone in today's world is looking for instant gratification. Many hope to become the next overnight success or make a million bucks before they turn twenty. But we seem to forget that most of the icons we idolize worked their asses off to get where they are. They didn't just start on The X Factor, or make a YouTube video of themselves singing.

Failure Is An Essential Element Of Success

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.10.2016 | Healthy Living

Last month, a Princeton professor tweeted an unusual version of his CV that listed all of the fellowships, grants, degree programs and publications fr...

Breaking the "Perfection or Bust' Cycle this Mother's Day

Reshma Saujani | Posted 05.06.2016 | Women
Reshma Saujani

For our mothers out there, I challenge you to take on something new this Mother's Day. Let in the possibility of failure just a little bit and see how it impacts your approach to bigger challenges. And for daughters, instead of getting mom a card saying she's the 'perfect' mother this Sunday, let's embrace her for the perfectly imperfect person she is. Let's break the cycle of the 'perfection or bust' mindset once and for all.

How Playing Video Games Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

Ross Resnick | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Ross Resnick

When I was a kid, I frequently tried to explain to my parents why video games were very important to my development. I vividly remember discussing thi...

Character and Integrity at Work

Judith Bowman | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Judith Bowman

There are metrics for measuring goals, P&L statements to show bottom-line profits and trophies to reflect triumph however, there is not a gauge to measure character and integrity -- central to creating a successful business with loyal employees while enjoying a respected reputation.

What Do You Do If You Fail? Don't Quit!

Dr. Ashlee Greer | Posted 05.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Ashlee Greer

Stop being paralyzed by failure, or the fear of failure. Don't just quit because the road isn't perfectly smooth. Recognize that it's all part of the process. It's all unfolding perfectly to bring you to where you need to be.

Failures We Have all Experienced, Will Again, and Will Survive

Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC | Posted 04.27.2016 | Divorce
Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC

There are four types of this failure that we have mostly all experienced, and we will experience again. Hopefully, but understanding the failure, the meaning, and how we can handle it, we can find ourselves better equipped to deal with it when we experience it again.

They Laughed at My Dreams, But Who Is Laughing Now?

Lacey Johnson | Posted 04.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lacey Johnson

So, do not rest in your rejections. Do not allow them to define you, either. Simply file your every failure in a safe place marked "favor," and get your ass back to work.

The 1 Question Difference Between Failure and Success

Alexis Pierce | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Alexis Pierce

Have you ever felt like you were sliding down a silo, desperately trying to brace against the sides so you wouldn't keep falling? For the past four years, I've been slowly sinking to the bottom -- spread eagle and grasping for a handhold to stop the downward slide.

3 Reasons Failure Is Worth The Risk

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 04.26.2016 | Women
Rachel Wolfson

If there is something you have always wanted to do, and you're lucky enough to find the opportune moment, you shouldn't hold yourself back. If you lose your job, for example, and decide to start your own company, you shouldn't stop yourself by saying you can't do it, because you actually can. So, why not take the plunge?

What I Learned When I Went Back To Work

Vanessa Bennett | Posted 04.26.2016 | Women
Vanessa Bennett

We are living in an age of girls' empowerment. Every shampoo and tampon commercial tells us so -- urging girls to be themselves, stand proud and re...

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...

'It's Just a Dance' -- On Jodie Sweetin and Living a Fuller Life

Pam Stucky | Posted 04.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Pam Stucky

We've all been there. Whether something big or small, whether something important or relatively insignificant, there are things we attempt that rattle us. Maybe they rattle us so much that we don't try again. Maybe just the thought of trying is so rattling that we don't even start.

How to Be Motivated When You Feel Like a Failure!

Menellia Valcent | Posted 04.20.2016 | Women
Menellia Valcent

A few months ago, I made the decision to take the motivational lifestyle aspect of my personal blog & launched an online business out of it. I am and have been an advocate for personal growth, working on accomplishing your goals and remaining positive in the time of great adversity for a very long time.

Poop and Failure: What No One Wants to Talk About

Kirsten Asher | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Kirsten Asher

Let's talk about it now. Everyone fails, but no one wants to talk about it. Why do you think that is? All you hear is: I got the job. I have a gaz...

WATCH: Permission to Fail

Brad Yates | Posted 04.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

Failure is not only an option... it's a necessary possibility if you hope to succeed. Understandably, that may go against much of your programming. ...

The Surprising Thing About Confidence (Plus 6 Ways to Kick Your Own Ass)

Lindsey Wilson | Posted 04.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Lindsey Wilson

Imagine for a second having all the material success you've always dreamt of. You have a career full of accomplishments, you live in the house you've ...

How to Get a Clean Slate, Create a New Vision and Live Your Life Ferociously Again

Bill Douglas | Posted 04.13.2016 | HuffPost Home
Bill Douglas

A clean slate and a brand new vision: the ideal result from moving beyond something that was ailing us is life or in business. Often this cleansing - ...

How I Failed as a Professional

Philippa Briscoe | Posted 04.12.2016 | Education
Philippa Briscoe

My name's Philippa, and I'm a statistic. I only lasted two and three-quarter years in the teaching profession. I'm one of those often-quoted teachers who didn't last five years in the job, in fact, I barely made it half way to that.

Why I Want My Kids To Fail

Ashley Lauckner | Posted 04.05.2016 | Parents
Ashley Lauckner

Nobody lives a perfect life. Inevitably, we will all face heartbreak, rejection, or failure. As we grow into adults, we begin to understand and accept the fact that the universe does not always bend to our will. However, once we become parents, we suddenly feel the urge to change that reality for our children.

5 Attitudes You Need for Athletic Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 04.05.2016 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

My Prime Performance System explores five important areas related to the psychology of sports: attitudes, obstacles, preparation, mental muscles, and ...