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But, That's Just The Way It Is. Right?

Ellie Newman | Posted 10.24.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

When you feel you are under the control of an unfriendly system, check your values, check your sense of personal power meter. Check your complicity levels. Compare the consistency of your values with the actions it takes to participate in the system and achieve your goals.. The ends never justify the means because they are inseparable.

How To Master The Invisible Hand That Shapes Our Lives

James Clear | Posted 10.20.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Looking back, the most surprising thing about Robert Wadlow was his normal height and weight at birth. When he was born on February 22, 1918, Wadlow w...

Why We Struggle To Stay Committed

Angela N. Holton | Posted 10.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Angela N. Holton

So, how can you stay committed to your projects, goals, and relationships with less struggle?

6 Practical Tips For Getting Shit Done

Stephanie Huston | Posted 10.17.2016 | Business
Stephanie Huston

You have a full time job, brilliant ideas to share with the world, a side hustle business to launch, sleep to catch up on, exercise to hustle through,...

How To Spot A Common Mental Error That Leads To Misguided Thinking

James Clear | Posted 10.19.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Human beings have been blaming strange behavior on the full moon for centuries. In the Middle Ages, for example, people claimed that a full moon could...

Why Serendipity Is Not Just For John Cusack

Tammy Letherer | Posted 10.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tammy Letherer

I'm no astrologist, but in my experience, there must be an alignment of the heavens that causes someone of a certain age to crave '80s rom-com movies....

Can't Make A Decision? Try These 2 Tricks...

Carol Morgan | Posted 10.05.2016 | Women
Carol Morgan

Sometimes we get so caught up in the moment, that we don't look at the big picture.

The Little Things In Everything

Jason Olsen | Posted 10.05.2016 | Business
Jason Olsen

I believe the way we act in small, insignificant moments is directly related to how we act when the critical moments in life come jumping into our reality. How you do anything is truly how you do everything, is it not? If you are only waiting for the big moments in life to turn on more serious efforts in your business or personal life then you're only fooling yourself.

Look Where You Want To Go

Ellie Newman | Posted 10.05.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

Eyes on the prize. In general, in most of life's situations, it is a good idea to look where you want to go and point in the aforementioned direction. I've lived in the Sawtooth mountains for the past 12 years, immersed in a community of uber athletes and outdoorsmen

Setting New Goals for the New Year

Getzel Davis | Posted 10.03.2016 | Religion
Getzel Davis

Teshuvah usually means returning to our goals of incrementally becoming better people. Sometimes though, we have a realization and recognize the need to change our goals. We suddenly see clearly that the goal we were striving towards is no longer what we want or what the world needs from us.

Your 'Why': The Key To Your Door Of Magnificence

Rani St. Pucchi | Posted 10.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rani St. Pucchi

The great German philosopher Frederick Nietzsche once said, "He who has a why can endure any how." Do you know your 'Why'? Why is it that you do w...

What to Do When Your Family Is Holding You Back

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 10.03.2016 | OWN

If you come from a family that encourages every member to succeed, hoisting its kin on loving arms toward their destiny, then few of the following ide...

5 Steps to Finding Your Hustle

Stephanie Huston | Posted 09.27.2016 | Business
Stephanie Huston

There is so much talk about the ever-elusive Hustle these days. What does it really mean to start a side hustle, spark your passion, and potentially ...

Make Your Life Better by Saying Thank You in These 7 Situations

James Clear | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

I don't say "Thank You" as often as I should and I doubt I'm the only one. In fact, I'm starting to believe that "Thank You" is the most under-apprec...

The Paradox of Goal Setting

Jeffrey Shaw | Posted 09.19.2016 | Business
Jeffrey Shaw

"Live for your goals without your goals controlling your life." Reading that quote, you may find yourself a little baffled. You ask yourself, "How can I think BIG, set goals, and pursue them without giving into them?"

How To Gain Clarity About What You Really Want

Melissa Heisler | Posted 09.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Melissa Heisler

Is there a major decision you need to make? Are you having a hard time seeing the big picture? Break it down to smaller decisions steps that you can make. Then add all the decisions together and see what bigger picture is represents.

The One Small Thing I Did That Helped Me Drop 22 Pounds Without Any Stress

Michele Lian | Posted 09.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

It feels good to feel strong and capable in my body. It feels good to feel confident in my body. It feels good to have more mental space for all the other important things in my life.

Skills All Children Need For Future Success

Byron Garrett | Posted 09.14.2016 | Education
Byron Garrett

I've spent countless hours on the road and delivering speeches to all sorts of audiences about strategies for achieving maximum potential. As with so much else, I feel I need to remind you all that of course, there is no uniform approach or nugget of knowledge that you can grasp for immediate and long-term success. Success does not happen overnight, but it does happen over time.

Everything Is Possible With Momentum Thinking

Jeffrey Shaw | Posted 09.12.2016 | Business
Jeffrey Shaw

It's fair to say that in order for something to move forward, there must be open space in front of it. Like a boulder at the brink of rolling down a hill. It can only gain momentum if there's space in front of it. The same can be said for our way of thinking. If we want momentum in our businesses and lives, we must be thinking in terms of spaciousness, not limitation.

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus On This Instead.

James Clear | Posted 09.13.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, ...

The Gift Of Grit (With Gratitude To Angela Duckworth)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

In summary, the passion and persistence of grit motivates and carries us over rough seas like a well-made surfboard. We can think of an absence of effort like a crack in our surfboard that needs repair.

Ambitions Interrupted: 35 millennials worldwide who just want to find meaningful work

The GroundTruth Project | Posted 09.26.2016 | Impact
The GroundTruth Project

After a few years of improvement, the global youth unemployment rate has returned to a level close to its all-time high, according to new data from th...

Happiness is the Pursuit of a Worthwhile Goal

Todd VanDuzer | Posted 09.07.2016 | Impact
Todd VanDuzer

What is happiness? That is a question we all strive to answer. Many say the definition of happiness is different for each person. I disagree. Happin...

5 Keys to Success That Will Transform your Life

Anna Johansson | Posted 09.07.2016 | Business
Anna Johansson

Success. The word itself is elusive. Everyone has their own definition of what success is, making it very difficult to define how to obtain it. And wh...

5 Mistakes You're Making That Affect Your Quality of Life

Lisa Schmidt | Posted 08.31.2016 | Women
Lisa Schmidt

The truth is, and this might surprise you, but no one can guarantee you anything unless you take full responsibility for your own growth and success. There isn't a person on earth, that can hand you a blueprint to "the secrets to success" in any aspect of your life. They can guide or assist you, but in the end it's you that has to want it bad enough to do the work.