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We Asked Readers To Share Their Most Cherished Life Dreams, And Their Answers May Surprise You

Posted 10.13.2015 | Healthy Living

Everyone has different opinions on what living his or her best and fullest life really means. And whether living out your dreams includes volunteering...

'I Think Therefore I Am'

Sarah Herstich, MSW, LCSW | Posted 10.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Herstich, MSW, LCSW

I truly believe that developing goals and lasting habits starts with mindset. When I was able take steps to stop listening to my mind's loop of negativity and self judgment, I was able to realize what I was capable of achieving.

Is Kevin McCarthy The Dumbest Or Smartest Man In Washington?

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 10.12.2015 | Politics
Gleb Tsipursky

Sure, the Speaker of the House is the most prestigious and powerful position in the House. It's the top position for which Kevin McCarthy could aspire. However, would it have been good for his future to get this position? Let's unpack the future scenarios to see what would occur.

Why Goal Setting Doesn't Work -- And Here's What I'm Doing Instead

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 10.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

Here's what I'm doing in a step-by-step guide so that you can start doing the same:

4 Ways to Use Goals and Rewards to Beat Procrastination

Avelist | Posted 10.08.2015 | Business

Procrastination is the monster of our over-connected times. We seem to have so many things to do, yet never find the right mood or time to do them all. We put off what seems boring and what causes us discomfort, and it piles up quickly.

The Myth of Motivation

Carmen Isáis | Posted 10.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Carmen Isáis

I discovered a long time ago that motivation is overrated and believing that it is more important than it is can, ironically, be the thing that keeps us from reaching your goals. That's right. Believing in the myth of motivation will derail you.

Funny Thing About Goals

Becky Millard | Posted 10.08.2015 | Fifty
Becky Millard

Funny thing about goals, they are what fears are made of; fear of setting them, fear of setting them too high, or setting them too low, not setting them, forgetting you set them or not caring that you set them at all.

What Does a Perky Butt Have to Do With Spiritual Transformation?

Ashley Navarro | Posted 10.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ashley Navarro

There are two things I want to achieve before I die. To continuously experience the Divine Loving that I Am, and a Perky Ass. Not because I'm vain and...

My Biggest Fear About Meditating -- And How it Relates to Your SAT and ACT Prep

Erika Oppenheimer | Posted 10.07.2015 | Education
Erika Oppenheimer

When I first started meditating during my junior year of college, I didn't have many expectations, so I didn't see much of a downside. I was studying abroad in London at the time, and one of my classmates invited me to join her for a group meditation she attended regularly.

What Is Your Mind Telling You?

John Toomey | Posted 10.07.2015 | Healthy Living
John Toomey

I had a really cool experience a couple of weeks ago. It was a bit of a wake-up call of sorts, if you pardon the pun. Recently I spent nine days doin...

Recovering From Failure. Leadership Lessons from England's Early Exit Out of the Rugby World Cup

Hannah Pirnie | Posted 10.06.2015 | Business
Hannah Pirnie

I can't explain how much this hurts Tom Wood, England's number 7 after the Host nation crashed out of the Rugby World Cup on Saturday night.  We ca...

3 Easy Ways to Take Control of Your Inbox Now

Sarah Jensen | Posted 10.05.2015 | Business
Sarah Jensen

Is your inbox out of control? Does the thought of even opening your mail folder fill you with stress and dread? You're not alone.

It's a New Quarter! Your Time Is NOW!

Uchechi Ezurike-Bosse | Posted 10.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Uchechi Ezurike-Bosse

We have now entered the last quarter of the year. That means we've already completed 9 months of the year and entering the last three months. This is ...

How to Stay Focused When You Get Bored Working Toward Your Goals

James Clear | Posted 10.01.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Fall in love with boredom. Fall in love with repetition and practice. Fall in love with the process of what you do and let the results take care of themselves.

Champions Love the 4th Quarter: 10 Ways to Close Out a Great Year

Jim Fannin | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Jim Fannin

With two minutes to go in the game, the quarterback narrows his focus and executes a perfect pass to his receiver cutting across the middle. Touchdown!

Thinking of Quitting Your Dream? Here's Some Inspiration to Get You Through the Day...

ScreenCraft | Posted 10.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ...

When to Persevere and When to Change Course

Lisa Marie Jenkins | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Lisa Marie Jenkins

It can be confusing at times to decide if you should keep plugging away at something, not taking no for an answer or realizing the brick walls in front of you are a sign that you are barking up the wrong tree.

When You Feel Like You're Sitting On Zero

Amy Crumpton | Posted 09.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Crumpton

If you need to see some progress now, look back six months ago and notice how far you've come. Recognize and celebrate even the smallest successes.  You'll find that you are further along than you thought!

How to Get Back on Track After You Have Derailed

Ellen G. Goldman | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Ellen G. Goldman

Here are the steps I finally put into place that got my momentum going and my engine running again. Perhaps they will help you the next time you fall (or jump) off track!

Plan for Chaos: How to Stick to Your Health Goals When Life Gets Crazy

James Clear | Posted 09.28.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

If you choose to plan for chaos and use The If-Then Technique to outline ways that you can "reduce the scope, but stick to the schedule," then you can find options for staying on-task even when your day gets off-course.

Why Success Isn't What Everyone Thinks It Is

Atif Rashid | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Atif Rashid

We're all looking for it -- success. But what is it and how can we get there? Photo by bernavazqueze When the veils, garbs and blindness of succes...

Big Dreams Getting You Down? Why Size Matters

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Vaughn

And even when you go off the rails a bit, which we all do, another small achievable goal will get you back on track. It makes you realize that really and truly anything is possible, even those big dreams, one small step at a time.

Kick Your Bad Habits to the Curb!

Jennifer Bly | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Bly

Despite being at the beginning of this journey, I've come to several realizations on how to break bad habits... for good!

Divorce and Unfulfilled Dreams

Debbie Martinez, M.A. | Posted 09.24.2015 | Divorce
Debbie Martinez, M.A.

Your dream is not the end result; it is just a stepping-stone to another dream. Enjoy the journey between dreams. I can't stress this point enough. Life is best lived in the present moment. You can't get this time back so while you are working on your dream, appreciate and enjoy the time in-between.

Eat It Tina

Michelle Tennant Nicholson | Posted 09.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle Tennant Nicholson

"Eat it Tina" is my favorite line from the movie Napoleon Dynamite, and my family jokingly says it to our dogs and chickens. What are you eating tod...