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The Art of the Mindful Business: Lauren Bush Lauren & FEED

One World with Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business
One World with Deepak Chopra

As the granddaughter of a former President of the United States and the daughter-in-law of American designer Ralph Lauren, Lauren Bush Lauren is no st...

Alena Hall

This Yogi Is Helping At-Risk Teens Find Their Zen

HuffingtonPost.com | Alena Hall | Posted 03.28.2014 | Impact

Erin Lila Wilson discovered the transformative powers of yoga and meditation when she was 13. But she had no idea that she would end up dedicating her...

Pillar #4 of the Third Metric: Giving

Joe Polish | Posted 05.24.2014 | Good News
Joe Polish

When you build your work on a foundation of adding value to peoples' lives, you're setting yourself up for real success.

12 Simple Ideas That Will Make Your Whole Day Better

Carl Phillips | Posted 05.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Carl Phillips

Make giving back a constant goal. This could be something big or small but just make giving a part of your life. Life is short so why not try to make it the best life you can? Living intentionally and living simpler often means we live better. Embrace the power of simpler living.

5 Acts That Demonstrate What It Means To Be Kind

Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Meet The Woman Bringing Birthday Parties To Children's Hospital Rooms

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.13.2014 | Impact

Rhode Island event planner Stephanie Frazier Grimm makes a living by helping her clients feel special on their big days. But she recently discovered i...

Pencils of Promise Founder Reminds Us to Focus on the Children, Not Just the Statistics

Helaina Hovitz | Posted 05.07.2014 | Impact
Helaina Hovitz

Feeling helpless and struggling to reconcile the urge to help them all, he asked one child on the side of the road what he wanted most in the world. The boy answered, "A pencil."

This Woman Is Spreading Love Through Boston, One Act of Kindness At A Time

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.06.2014 | Impact

For as long as she can remember, Cathy O'Grady has enjoyed bringing a smile to the faces of total strangers. She would treat people in line next to he...

Remember the We

Mike Del Ponte | Posted 05.05.2014 | Business
Mike Del Ponte

We spend a lot of time monitoring our own success and comparing ourselves to others. We're constantly proving ourselves to be the best entrepreneurs, philanthropists, lawyers or doctors, and yet climbing to the top can be a lonely journey.

98-Year-Old Woman Proves There's No Age Limit On Helping Others

The Huffington Post | Karin Swanson | Posted 03.03.2014 | Good News

Evelyn, 98, takes "love thy neighbor" to heart. When the retirement community where the nonagenarian lives discontinued its bus service, her neigh...

Let's Bubble!

Tia Mowry-Hardrict | Posted 04.30.2014 | Good News
Tia Mowry-Hardrict

This year, like most people, we made some resolutions, and we broke some resolutions. But we're still on track with one: to use 2014 to re-evaluate what really matters.

Giving Back

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 12.29.2014 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

To see the honesty and generosity of people like this young worker, whose wages can't be much above the minimum, and a homeless man who has nothing -- it's a reminder that I still have a way to climb before I get to their level.

Alena Hall

These Students Have Figured Out How Social Media Can Actually Make The World A Better Place

HuffingtonPost.com | Alena Hall | Posted 02.20.2014 | Impact

Ian Dickerson always heard his father when he spoke about helping those in the world who can’t help themselves, but he didn’t realize how much he ...

Why UNICEF Wants You To Unplug

Posted 02.19.2014 | Impact

Think it would be tough to go for 10 minutes without checking your smartphone? It might be easier if you know that unplugging would help a child in ne...

Play a Bigger Role in Spreading Love and Positivity! Here's How

Erin Cox | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

These occasions always remind me how important it is to tune into those you love and extend a loving word or kind gesture when you sense they might need it. It is equally important to spread kindness to complete strangers.

The 30 Second Habit That Can Have a Big Impact On Your Life

Robyn Scott | Posted 04.20.2014 | Impact
Robyn Scott

Immediately after every lecture, meeting, or any significant experience, take 30 seconds -- no more, no less -- to write down the most important points.

Consignment Store Uses Designer Clothing To Bring New Hope To The Unemployed

Posted 02.14.2014 | Small Business

Consignment shop owner Michelle Puckett is in the business of giving back. Most customers at Puckett’s Houston, Tex., store, Designer Exchange, ...

Smart Tips for Your Tax Refund

Diane Morais | Posted 04.14.2014 | Money
Diane Morais

While few people will regret saving money, another wallet-friendly option is to invest your tax refund into money-saving projects, such as energy efficient home improvements. In addition to helping reduce utility costs, you may qualify for a tax credit.

AmeriCorps: Changing the Education Story

Wendy Spencer | Posted 04.09.2014 | Impact
Wendy Spencer

Whenever the talk begins about our nation making quality education a priority, it's no surprise that some may be cynical. After all, we have too many ...

How Collaboration Is a Solution

Karin Volo | Posted 04.08.2014 | Impact
Karin Volo

It's time to create amazing companies as the standard, not the exception! True employee engagement revolves around the people, their passions and their purpose.

Listen Your Way To A Kinder You

Posted 01.29.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

3 Ways To Give Back To The World

Virginia Sullivan | Posted 03.27.2014 | Fifty
Virginia Sullivan

Are you breathing a sigh of relief that the holiday gift wrapping is cleared away and the Christmas tree is back in the box? I have to admit, I am. I get overwhelmed with so many presents, special food, and partying as we celebrate the abundance in our lives.

Behind the Scenes at Tech Companies: Employees Teach Each Other How to Code

Angie Chang | Posted 03.26.2014 | Technology
Angie Chang

Successful, thriving company culture becomes evident in its employees. Specifically, employees will be empowered to find ways to give back and empower others -- and there's no better place to start than with your co-workers.

How This Nobel Laureate Defines Success

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

This week at Davos, the Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus opened up about what success means to him -- and how we so often get success wrong. ...

Unbelievable: Over $2 Million Dollars Raised for Nonprofits

Craig Newmark | Posted 03.15.2014 | Impact
Craig Newmark

The CrowdRise #HolidayChallenge just ended last week, and you won't believe how much the organizations raised collectively in small donations for their nonprofits: $2,394,827, more than double last year's total for the Vets Challenge.