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All Models Are Wrong, Some Are Useful

James Clear | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Even the best models of the world are imperfect. This insight is important to remember if we want to learn how to make decisions and take action on a ...

Why You're Not Meeting Your Exercise Goals

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

By Kira M. Newman When it comes to exercise, many of us are full of good intentions but not much action. I've been meaning to go to the gym, we tell ...

Guilty Of The Sin Of Outdoing

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Linda: We all have invisible loyalties to our family of origin. And so many of us did not have inspirational models of partnership in the families we ...

What's The 4-Letter Word Your Diet Might Be Missing?

Gregg McBride | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

As someone who who is able to share with others that I used to weigh over 450 pounds, I'm not sure which they are more impressed by -- the fact that I...

Howard Behar: Life Outside the Cookie Cutter

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Carolyn Ossorio

Meet Howard Behar...former Starbucks International President. The quote above represents his mission statement, something he repeats to himself daily as a reminder of his life's purpose: then and now.

3 Tips To Save Money For A Rainy Day Or Fund Other Goals

John Rampton | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
John Rampton

If you want to stop dipping into your emergency fund for non-emergencies or avoid coming up short month after month with little left over to fund your...

Manipulating Memories: 5 Rules to Empower You

Daphne C Spyropoulos | Posted 07.13.2016 | Good News
Daphne C Spyropoulos

I begin this blog feeling ambivalent about the title I chose. How can it ever be beneficial to manipulate one's memories? Aren't memories sacred? Why mess with one's mind?

11 Overlooked Elements To Goal-Setting

Tom Casano | Posted 07.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

Here are 11 overlooked elements to goal-setting that you will want to remember the next time you evaluate your goals.

The Goldilocks Rule: How to Stay Motivated in Life and Business

James Clear | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

It was 1955 and Disneyland had just opened in Anaheim, California when a ten-year-old boy walked in and asked for a job. Labor laws were loose back th...

The Myth Of 'Bad Timing': Why If Something Is Important To You, You'll Find A Way

Sara Uzer | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Sara Uzer

We are all guilty of making excuses for not following through with something, often primarily placing the blame on the notion that "the timing wasn't ...

Think Small: A New Strategy For Financial Goal Setting

Lule Demmissie | Posted 07.01.2016 | Education
Lule Demmissie

Small is huge these days. From tiny houses to minimalist wardrobes, micro is having a moment. The trend has crept into many aspects of Americans' live...

The 10 Most Common Excuses For Not Reaching Your Goals

Tom Casano | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

Regardless, these excuses originate inside your head as obstacles to keep you from moving forward in life. It's important to rewire your mindset so you don't naturally create roadblocks when setting your goals. Following are the most common excuses people come up with for not reaching their goals.

Divorce Confidential: Children And The 'Best Interests' Standard

Caroline Choi | Posted 06.28.2016 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Parents who work together and make the best decisions for their child are better off than when a court imposes an order on the family. With that goal in mind, look for a parenting expert or coach in your city. There are also many valuable resources available to you including co-parenting classes and co-parenting books. Finally, don't forget to talk to an attorney in your city for a resource list and tips on how to navigate this process!

How to Get Important Stuff Done When Everything Is Urgent

Eryc Eyl | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Eryc Eyl

In the struggle for work-life balance, we often find ourselves trapped between the urgent and the important. The urgent always wins, and the important gets shoved aside. But if we want to take control of our professional and personal lives, we have to turn this around.

Behaviors That Keep Us From Keeping Our Word

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 06.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Arjuna Ardagh

Here are some of the parts of every man to be mindful of that can get in the way of the hero's journey to learning to trust yourself more in keeping your word.

What My Yoga Practice Has Taught Me About Business

Charles Edge | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Charles Edge

This may sound a little surprising, but yoga and business have a lot in common. Yoga teaches us about depth and focus. But as I've yoga can also provi...

Renew Your Attitude With An Amplitude Of Gratitude: Champion and Cultivate The Ultimate Lifestyle Of Health And Happiness.

Marina Rose, QDNA | Posted 06.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marina Rose, QDNA

Some of the essential indispensable ingredients of manifesting the ultimate lifestyle of health and happiness are having an organic aptitude for gratitude, appreciation, pleasure, joy and working towards our dreams, our goals.

Achieving your Goal in 100 Days with John Lee Dumas

Peter Banerjea | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Peter Banerjea

Remember that feeling - the first time you set an important goal? You were full of passion and determination. You began with the conviction that yes ...

What Can Hamilton Teach The Next Great Self-Starters?

David M Kirby | Posted 06.22.2016 | Entertainment
David M Kirby

At the heart of Lin-Manuel Miranda's smash-hit musical Hamilton is the idea that we are all running out of time. The titular character Alexander Hamil...

Lionel Messi Just Perfected The Free Kick Goal

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 06.23.2016 | Sports

The U.S. men's national team played what some called the "most important game in American men's soccer history" on Tuesday night against Argentina in ...

The Benefits Of Using A Proposed Timeline

John Rampton | Posted 06.21.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Many freelancers have to enter into contracts with their clients. A basic agreement can be made explaining the work that will be done as well as payment terms and other important details. While it's best to meet with a lawyer, the following is to show the advantagess of working with a proposed timeline.

Your Happiness Quota

Monica Miranda | Posted 06.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Monica Miranda

Could it be possible, then, for us to program our minds and heart to view happiness as a reachable goal not meant to be achieved sporadically, but one that can be attained independently on a daily basis, starting with small doses?

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don't Follow Through On What We Set Out to Do And What To Do About It

James Clear | Posted 06.20.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

One explanation for why akrasia rules our lives and procrastination pulls us in has to do with a behavioral economics term called "time inconsistency." Time inconsistency refers to the tendency of the human brain to value immediate rewards more highly than future rewards.

The Inclination Point

Alex Pirouz | Posted 06.17.2016 | Business
Alex Pirouz

People who explicitly make resolutions are 10 times more likely to attain their goals than people who don't explicitly make resolutions. So simply making a resolution immediately puts you ahead. Setting a goal is the very first step you take in achieving that goal.

Vote For You: A Commencement Address for Graduating to the Next Level of Your Work and Life

Tara-Nicholle Nelson | Posted 06.14.2016 | Women
Tara-Nicholle Nelson

Last week, I had the great honor of delivering the Commencement Address at one of my alma maters: California State University Bakersfield, where I did...