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Finding Your Passion

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 03.06.2015 | 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 01.25.2015 | 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 01.23.2015 | 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 01.22.2015 | 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 01.20.2015 | 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.

God Speaks: Humanity's Call

Maria Portas | Posted 11.22.2014 | Religion
Maria Portas

Humanity's Call on this life, is to get the whole place back to what it is meant to be! Where children are not suffering. Where people are being fed, and where we are all taking care of each and every person here on Earth.

5 Ways to Overcome Overachievement Disorder

Amanda Smear Baudier | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Smear Baudier

We all have a unique purpose to unfold in this lifetime and the sooner we stop trying to one up one another, the sooner we'll find the path to that which will truly bring us joy.

God Speaks: The Reason We Are Here On Earth

Maria Portas | Posted 11.17.2014 | Religion
Maria Portas

There is a reason that we are all here in this world, and it is all about the discovery of your Self. Your Self, that very real part of you that is wa...

What I Learned From Five Months Of Travel

Cliff Hsia | Posted 10.27.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

These are the lessons about life that I have learned after five months of travel around the world...

Stop Ignoring Your Dreams

Paul Perkins | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Perkins

Everyone dreams. I'm not talking about fleeting desires, I'm talking about dreams that keep you up at night. No matter how long you nudge them to the side, they refuse to leave you alone. They tug and pull and prod, and they just won't go away.

How I Got Healthy, Part Two: My Dad's Last Words on How to Live My Life

Julie Sacks | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Sacks

My father said to me "live your life," and I believe he was telling me to be myself. It took a lot of strength to make radical choices and changes, but I feel more aligned with my authentic self than ever, more energetic and happy to face each day.

10 Signs That You've Found Your Calling

| Laura Garnett | Posted 08.21.2014 | Small Business

Do you know what your calling is? Does it sound appealing to you? As Oprah Winfrey once said, "We're all called. If you're here breathing, you have a ...