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Be Perfectly Imperfect: Transform Insecurity Into Intent Today

Cortney McDermott | Posted 08.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Cortney McDermott

The Perfectly Imperfect series is about acknowledging and embracing our individual gifts and quirks-our perfect imperfection. It's time we release the...

5 Steps to Turn Suffering Into Blessing

Jennie Lee | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennie Lee

The process of personal growth is a type of alchemy. If engaged with consciously, it is possible to transform the pain of life into great strength. ...

How a Young Entrepreneur Turned Her Strange Idea Into a Thriving Business

Harry Red | Posted 08.03.2015 | Business
Harry Red

It sounds crazy. Start your first business at 24, straight out of college, alone in a foreign country, where you can't even speak your native language. And do it in a huge city, with no connections. Intimidating, right? But it's precisely what successful entrepreneur Irina Alionte did.

The Magic of a Meltdown!

Melissa Escaro | Posted 07.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Melissa Escaro

Our focus and intentions create the life we have. When we focus on all the amazing abundance in our lives, more of that begins to show up. When we foc...

This Is One Relationship You Want to Get Right

Linda Ford | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Ford

These days, I'm trying to be on my best behavior with life, in much the same way I was when I was dating my husband. I want to be kind, gracious, attentive, grateful, and trusting with whatever life decides to serve up on my plate. I'm invested in making this one work.

5 Simple Ways to Transform and Revive Your Company in 2015

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 07.16.2015 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

You probably have big goals for your company in 2015, but may yearn to approach them in a fresh way. Here are 5 ways CEOs and business leaders can shift themselves and their teams into the right mindset to make transformation happen.

Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor Shares 10 Mindfulness Tips for World Record Success, Health and Happiness

Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee

Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor After Setting Four World Records. Photo Credit PhotoRun.net/Competitor Group At 5'4" and only 104 pounds, no one knew...

Life in the Fast Lane Requires Mindfulness

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

When we are mindfully present in the moment we'll notice that our conscious mind is fully engaged with what our body is doing and, as a result, energy seems to flow with a greater sense of harmony, grace and ease, which ultimately manifests as a deep sense of inner peace.

Can Tai Chi and Computer Games Treat Your ADHD?

Scott Shapiro, MD | Posted 06.17.2015 | New York
Scott Shapiro, MD

For several years, researchers have been exploring alternate ways to treat ADHD, such as through mindfulness and memory training. Recently, scholars have suggested that mindfulness, which includes paying attention to your thoughts, actions and emotions, may be beneficial to individuals affected with ADHD symptoms.

Michael Jordan's Mindfulness Meditation Coach: The Secret Weapon of Phil Jackson, Kobe Bryant and You

Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee

Woo-woo or not, compassion is needed today more than ever, and perhaps mindfulness can help bring us there. Through Mumford's book, we can all learn to be Mindful Athletes in our day-to-day lives.

3 Uncommon Ways to Maintain Your Real Focus

Lisa Bennett | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Bennett

As someone who has an insatiable desire to know and do everything, I've also come to find three insights particularly helpful. Rather than concrete actions, they serve more as mindsets or perspectives to take on all that is available to us now -- and stay centered on what truly matters to us as individuals.

The Art of Focus: How to Get Into the Zone

Doug A. Sandler | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Doug A. Sandler

Now, you have control of your time and your life. The world wants your attention. Instead of letting others distract and control you, take the lead, put your priorities in focus and take time for things that matter most to you. I can promise you the distractions will still be here when you are ready to focus on them.

Unforced Errors

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Time for a crowd-sourced global conversation on human performance and mental fitness. Time to block bust the conventional thinking that to err is human. Or is the constantly digitally connected, multitasking, hyperactive, shifting behavior of youth heading us in another direction?

How to Redefine Success Like Stephen Curry

Chris Deaver | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

We often get stuck like fish swimming in the waters of our lives. We do things to make ourselves look good, to be someone everyone thinks we should be, even at the cost of compromising who we really are. We don't know these things are holding us back, because we've let it become normal.

The Power of Presence: 3 Simple Ways to Harness Mindfulness

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

When we leave the moment by getting distracted by our thoughts, we lose the opportunity to experience what it feels to really be alive. We can easily get caught fixating about a past hurt or worrying about a future concern. But when we can bring our focus back to this moment, we have the opportunity to heal.

The Secret to Becoming the New Powerful

Chris Deaver | Posted 05.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Chris Deaver

Elon Musk is disrupting things. Again. With his announcement of the Powerwall battery, in a TED-like presentation, Elon challenged us to be differ...

3 Ways to Focus on the Familiar and Trigger Innovation

Harry Red | Posted 05.07.2015 | Small Business
Harry Red

Here's a challenge for you. Try to do 5 things exceptionally well--at the same time. What do you get? Mediocrity. Lukewarm results. Junk.

Are You Trying to Be All Things to All Customers?

Marty Zwilling | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Your business can't be all things to all people, and excel at anything. Every entrepreneur and every business needs a strategy to keep them focused. In fact, in this new world of pervasive interactivity, it's time to rethink even how to develop a strategy.

Why We Should All Stop Trying To Multitask Right Now

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living

People of all attention-span lengths understand how easily a text message, phone call or email notification can distract them from an important task. ...

Top 10 Apps for Digital Nomads - Be Prepared Working on the Road

Marcus Meurer | Posted 06.06.2015 | Business
Marcus Meurer

The #1 challenge is to stay focused on the road and set up your own routines. It is also important to stick to your healthy lifestyle to stay productive when traveling the world.

4 Slam-Dunk Strategies to Boost Your Confidence

Carol Egan | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Carol Egan

Hands-down, I am fully confident that these real-deal, no icing-on-a-mud-pie strategies will boost your confidence in a lasting ways when practiced daily. Flex your confidence muscles and claim your big life now!

5 Ways Thinking Small Helped Me Play Big

Eleanor Beaton | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Eleanor Beaton

As I turned my focus from big, external achievements to quiet little wins, a profound shift took place that set me on a more fulfilling course. Here are five ways that thinking small helped me play big.

Opportunity Comes Candy-Wrapped

Z Zoccolante | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Z Zoccolante

When I look back, I find that many of the opportunities that allowed positive growth didn't always show up as easy, flashy, or fun. They often appeared as something that looked like hard work.

How Can I Help My Fidgety Son Succeed in School?

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 05.18.2015 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

As a parenting coach and family therapist, I see a steady stream of "fidgety" kids in my practice. Their parents are often at their wits end after being repeatedly chided by their child's teacher to somehow convince their youngster to manage the disruptions created by his or her constant motion.

The Thieves In Your Office

Darren Hardy | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Darren Hardy

Distractions not only cause massive losses in productivity, but they also increase stress and decrease motivation. Here are five thieves in your office to watch out for and how to stop them.