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Why I'm Glad I Have a Distracted Kid

Mommy Nearest | Posted 03.17.2015 | Parents
Mommy Nearest

I have a child who doesn't sit still -- ever. Over the years, I've watched her peers learn to sit long enough to draw pictures. I've watched others learn to stay seated for an entire meal. My 5-year-old girl operates quite differently.

Trouble Focusing? New Checklist Can Help Parents Make Evaluations

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 03.10.2015 | Education
Rebecca Jackson

Were you one of the many parents who ended 2014 feeling a little concerned about their child's attention span? You're not alone. These parents were looking to make a change in 2015, but didn't know where to begin.

Clear the Clutter & Make a Difference: A New Year Interview With Marie Forleo

Cortney McDermott | Posted 03.07.2015 | Business
Cortney McDermott

This has fascinated me ever since I began my coaching work. What inspires us to follow through? What's the secret to consistency and commitment? What sparks lasting change?

Binge-watching: The Latest Reinvention of Entertainment Consumption

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 02.28.2015 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Just like a book that you can read all in one sitting, you can now watch 8-12 episodes, one after another.

2015: Explore the 'No Resolution' Solution

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 02.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Success Is Not About Who Wins the Race, It's About Who Finishes. "The road to success leads through the valley of humility, and the path is up the l...

You Can't Always Get What You Want

Hans Hickler | Posted 02.24.2015 | Business
Hans Hickler

It's not about changing your life, your job. It's about making space by un-cluttering your schedules; it's about accumulating less and focusing on the quality of your time and concentrating on doing a little more of the things you really enjoy; the things that matter.

3 Healthy Ways To Deal With Jealousy

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

There's a line you don't want to cross, and there are ways to deal with jealousy when it arises. Jealousy can eat away at you and keep you from making progress in life. Here are three ways to deal with jealousy.

Practicing Mindfulness

Matti Perilstein | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Matti Perilstein

What are you thinking about? You've probably been asked this question before, but how often do you consciously think about your thoughts on your own? ...

Stress Conversations: How to Become More Authentic

Dorote Lucci | Posted 02.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Dorote Lucci

"Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity." -- Coco Chanel Around the holidays negative stress can change and hit another level of d...

Kick Resistance in the Ass: 5 Things I Learned to Create My Legacy

Laura Aiisha | Posted 02.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Laura Aiisha

Standing up courageously in the face of fear, doubt, resistance, nerves and old limiting stories is by far one of the most dynamic and courageous human experiences I can think of.

How To Focus When There Seems To Be A Million Things On Your Plate

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 02.04.2015 | Business
Mo Seetubtim

Are you feeling overwhelmed with all the work that you've got to do? There seems to be a million different things that need to be done. We feel overwhelmed and out of control because we don't know where to start. Should I start with project A? What about project B and C that need to be done as well?

What Captures Your Attention Controls Your Life

Kare Anderson | Posted 01.29.2015 | Impact
Kare Anderson

Giving and receiving undivided attention, even briefly, is the least that one individual can do for another -- and sometimes the most. And yet, attending to others doesn't just help them -- it helps us, by evoking responses that help the listener feel cared for, useful, and connected to the larger world.

11 Things Powerful People Never, Ever Think

Chris Deaver | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Powerful people think in a healthy way that invites inspiration. From when they wake up in the morning to when they close their eyes at night, they're creating thoughts that bring the best possibilities.

Making Way for Number One

Janet M. Neal | Posted 01.25.2015 | Women
Janet M. Neal

There is one path in my life that has inevitably been clear. It's my number one, the most important thing in my life, and the one thing where I am truly focused and have no doubts. That is my children.

Abundance in Gratitude Equals Abundance in Life

Brianna Upton | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Brianna Upton

It's a simple formula that will transform your life. Say it out loud, write it down, think it, feel it, breathe it. Gratitude. Come from a place of thankfulness every step you take. Stop focusing on the problems, focus on the solution. And the solution is simple; I already gave it to you.

Rule # 6

Hans Hickler | Posted 01.16.2015 | Business
Hans Hickler

That boss that just always has to be right, who doesn't listen, who won't accept another point of view. We've all experienced it.

Calm, Clarity and Capacity in Our Lives

Hans Hickler | Posted 01.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Hans Hickler

We all know that taking time out during the day to recharge is solid advice. It clears the cobwebs. Meditation goes a step further. For me it is a gift that keeps on giving. I'm learning that our mind doesn't enjoy chaos and noise but takes it for granted.

How to Make Time to Read

Lauren Jessen | Posted 01.13.2015 | Books
Lauren Jessen

Reading is one of the greatest pleasures in life. Taking the time to read improves your ability to focus, enhances your vocabulary, strengthens your empathy, and provides new experiences through a variety of characters.

7 Ways to Deal With Overwhelm in Your Company

David Finkel | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
David Finkel

According to a recent survey we conducted of 500 business owners, over 70 percent reported feeling "overwhelmed" running their companies. They felt pulled in too many directions, like they were wearing too many hats, with no time to take a breath and regroup. Here are seven concrete tactics to deal with overwhelm in your company.

How Hatha Yoga Has Made Me Cooler, Calmer and Sharper

Alka Pratap | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Alka Pratap

Rather than being a physical exposition, for me, hatha yoga is a way to tune myself to a higher level of functioning, where you can exist at a different level of precision outside, as well as within yourself.

3 Essential Mindsets for Athletic Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

When I talk about mindset, I mean what is going on in your head just before you begin a competition, whether on the field, course, court, track, what-have-you. What happens in your mind during that oh-so-important period sets the stage for whether you perform to the best of your ability.

What To Do When You Truly Want To Reinvent Yourself

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 01.04.2015 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

You've weighed all the critical issues, banged your head against the wall, complained to everyone you know, you walk around grumpy or frustrated but you're not sure why. You know you need to do something, you're just not quite sure what that 'something' is. It's time to Reinvent Your Life, so, now what do you do?

Inquire Before You Accuse

Tiffany O. Silver | Posted 01.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Tiffany O. Silver

Being fortunate to work worldwide with various people over the years, I've found there's a common denominator either leading people to their own demis...

Why I Quit Multitasking

Chris Deaver | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Life is meant to be lived to the fullest -- at home, at work and at play. Technology can be great, but it can also get in the way if we let it.

The One Habit You Need To Succeed Above All Else

Jennifer Covington | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Covington

Contact the people in your life who have had a positive impact on you and let them know you appreciate them. You'll make their day and you'll create a ripple effect of gratitude throughout the world.