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Finding Your Passion

Follow Your Heart, Keep Your Day Job

Paula Vital | Posted 03.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Paula Vital

Today, a dream is coming true for me. The funny thing is, I never really saw it coming. I kept taking a small, sometimes tiny tiny step, towards my tr...

Your Path to Purpose

Kellyann Petrucci | Posted 03.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Kellyann Petrucci

Your purpose in life is bigger than any single goal -- it's your reason for being on the planet. You may have more than one purpose, and your purpose may evolve over time, but it's basically your reason for existence. So it's worth discovering.

20 Ways To Find Your Life Purpose

Deborah Chalk | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Deborah Chalk

You're ready to find out what you are here for, other than being able to explain every plot twist of your favorite show beside the company water-cooler. What next? Here are 20 ways to find your life purpose:

Entitlement Means So Much More to Millennials

Casey Bruce | Posted 03.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Casey Bruce

We understand that to be happy means to search for it, deep in the trenches of our everyday joys and woes, and that it's hard to do. How many of us are saying to ourselves every single day, "If I just had the chance, I could be so much happier."

From the Third Metric Straight to the Heart

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum

Add a quick jog around the block, a bowl of oatmeal or a square of dark chocolate, and something you love to do, and you've taken a major leap towards a healthier heart. You've reduced your risk in a big way. Have a little faith in the goodness and power of your own life, and then get out there and live it.

The Three Myths of Purpose

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 03.10.2015 | Women
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

What's your purpose? HUGE question, right? It's so big that many people get overwhelmed by the very thought, so they just stop thinking about it or say things like, "I don't know if I have one."

7 Tips For Finding Your Passion

Jaimee Ratliff | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Jaimee Ratliff

We feel this intense urge to just "figure it out." But, when we look around, that passion is nowhere to be found and we aren't where we truly want to be. It frustrates us. It keeps us up at night.

How to Get the Most Out of College

Lea Shapiro | Posted 03.05.2015 | College
Lea Shapiro

Let's not forget the reason we pay to be enrolled in these universities: to learn what we want to do for the rest of our lives. College is our years of experimenting. College is when we fail, but through this failure we learn what we want to do.

Choose Your Own Path

Jen Yates | Posted 02.26.2015 | Parents
Jen Yates

As a mom to a newborn and two young children, a wife, computer scientist, engineer and leader, my goal is to become the same kind of supporter and champion for my children that my parents were to me.

I Quit My Job To Follow My Dream. Now What?

Kevin Kleitches | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin Kleitches

That being said, there are three principles I've discovered that help keep my fire going. These principles are the reasons I'm able to keep pushing past the doubts and insecurities that try to hold me down.

5 Things I've Learned From Starting My Passion Project

Tausha Cowan | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Tausha Cowan

There have been so many learning lessons throughout this process, and I know there will only be more to come. But the biggest lesson in all of this is to not be afraid to do something you love. Trust me, it is more than worth it.

Never Ever Ever Give Away Your Power

Ayelet Baron | Posted 02.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ayelet Baron

If your dream is to accumulate more and more stuff, more power to you. You know what's important to your well being. But if it isn't, maybe you'll shift to making a life and not just a living?

This Was My Story

Cheyenne Bostock | Posted 02.13.2015 | Black Voices
Cheyenne Bostock

If I hadn't experienced living in that homeless shelter when I did, I don't know where I would be right now, or what I would be doing with my life. What was so powerful about going through that rough patch in my life was that I was able to appreciate everything that I had.

Is It Time to Give Up?

Michelle Rose Gilman | Posted 02.09.2015 | Small Business
Michelle Rose Gilman

No matter how great an idea is, how easy or hard it might be to bring it to fruition, no matter how much you think about it and dream about it, the reality is that unless your full passion is behind it you will stall, and you will find excuses.

7 Things You Must Do Before You Say 'I Quit!'

Allen Vaysberg | Posted 02.04.2015 | Business
Allen Vaysberg

Your life is yours and how you live it is only up to you. You can choose to live contently or you can live a life that you wake up loving. Which would you prefer? You deserve better, it's never too late to do what you love and get paid for it!

The Secret's a Lie

Mark W. Guay | Posted 03.27.2015 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

If I think "I am building muscle and cutting fat to 12 percent" yet I'm sitting on a couch and eating chips and guacamole (which are totally delicious), then this positive affirmation will be as substantial as a cloud. It will wisp away with the very next bite.

How Limiting Beliefs Hold Us Down (And How to Make a Life Altering Shift)

Leisa Peterson | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Leisa Peterson

Many 40-somethings, like Bruce, eventually realize life turned out vastly differently than their idealistic, younger selves imagined. Unlike many 40-somethings, however, Bruce took his dream as a message and decided to do something about it.

The Gatsby Effect: How to Think Yourself Into Success

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

The Great Gatsby should be seen as a testament of what someone can accomplish just by having the sheer will to attain it. Gatsby literally dreamed and affirmed himself into success. Everyone is capable of doing the same thing, but most are fearful or lack vision.

5 Ways to Find and Navigate Your Passion When You're Totally Bored of the Usual Routine

Rakel Sosa | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Rakel Sosa

There are five references that I have used to navigate passion so you can smoothly get into it and turn your life on. Feel free to take what you want from this list.

4 Simple Steps to Achieving Your 2015 New Year's Resolutions

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

Most of us plan to accomplish this and that, and perhaps write it down in a notebook. However, it doesn't go much farther than that. We set our sights on a goal, and then hope to suddenly develop the focus, drive, and resilience to achieve it.

Finally Embracing My Passion

Trish DeLuca | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Trish DeLuca

Writing is the key to freedom for me and the gift that allows me to reach inside and bring parts of me into the light that would otherwise remain shrouded. In this first week of the final month of another calendar year, I look ahead ask myself: Will writing take me to places I've never been?

The Thought That Changed My Life

Paul Perkins | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Perkins

Contentment is not obsessing with the future -- the day you'll finally get the perfect job or perfect spouse or perfect child or house or car -- because life is best lived in the present.

Questions for Within: What to Ask Yourself When Creating Your Dream Business

Heather Piedmont | Posted 12.28.2014 | Business
Heather Piedmont

I always make sure any prospect I work with truly wants the responsibility that comes with the freedom of being your own boss.

The Benefits Behind Learning To Let Go

Laura Berger | Posted 12.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Berger

We, personally, left many fears in the jungle, often through little or no conscious effort. What's more, we came home with the realization that if we could survive in the jungle, we could endure anything. Our tolerance for turmoil was leaps and bounds bigger than before.

How I Visualized My Way to a Corporate Layoff

Tara Mullarkey | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Mullarkey

The fearful thoughts of What am I going to do next? How am I going to make money? What am I going to do next? released. It became clear -- I gave up all of the shoes and clothes, sublet my Manhattan apartment, packed a travel backpack, and flew to Thailand.