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It's Okay To Know (Or Not Know) How You Want To Shape Your Life

Isabel Song | Posted 12.20.2014 | Teen
Isabel Song

Even with all those unknowns, I'm not letting them -- or anyone else -- keep me from chasing after my dreams, my wants. Just because there's a possibility I'll change my mind one day isn't justification for not pursuing my current dreams at all.

Finding Balance: The Four Questions You Need to Ask Yourself

Karl Romain | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Karl Romain

One thing to remember: there will be times when one area needs more attention than another, but you can't neglect one completely. They work as a whole to keep you balanced, happy, and living an authentic life.

Recipe for a Soulistic Life

Allison Dailey | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Allison Dailey

We can't please everyone and we shouldn't even try. We don't have to attend every birthday party, baby shower, work event and argument we're invited to. Write down eight ways to say no, and keep the list handy. Saying no helps maintain focus and do what you really feel called to.

Peace Arrives When You Take Action

Kayla Mae Talkington | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Kayla Mae Talkington

Life is happening now -- with or without you. So gather your courage, stop listening to everybody else's negativity (pssst, they are just telling you their own fears) and rock the socks off of your big, audacious goals list!

The Deadliest Threat to Success

Chris Deaver | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

We all face things in our lives that are subtle and dangerous, and they're even more dangerous when we ignore or don't understand them. The deadliest threat to success for each of us is different, but it's there, lurking underneath the still waters of our daily lives.

The Secret That Successful Entrepreneurs Usually Don't Tell You

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 12.10.2014 | Small Business
Mercedes Maidana

You work your tail off day and night, and you're still far from reaching the success that you are striving for. You even wonder whether you'll ever have your own breakthrough.

Grit: Your Secret Success Strategy

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Grit is having both the passion and the perseverance to achieve a goal, and grit often predicts who achieves the highest levels of success in school and at work.

How to Stop Limiting Yourself (and Do Big Things Instead)

Emily Williams | Posted 12.08.2014 | Women
Emily Williams

What I'm trying to say is that self-fulfilling prophecy does exist so you need to be aware of your thoughts and words. Here are five ways to help you make big things happen and stop limiting yourself.

How to Dream and Have Goals That Set Your Soul on Fire

Claudine Chicheportiche | Posted 12.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Claudine Chicheportiche

If you consider yourself a practical person and think it's too airy fairy to be a dreamer, no problem. We can just rephrase it. Instead of dreaming, let's just set some goals that you would love to make happen and that will make you feel amazing.

The Future Is Blurry!

John Murphy | Posted 12.06.2014 | Business
John Murphy

I know there are tomes written and forests felled to provide the paper for all that has been written about vision and mission, but let me give you my tuppence worth to clarify how I define vision and mission.

Stop Hitting the Snooze Button: A Guide to Setting and Completing Your Goals, Big or Small

Brianna Ryce | Posted 12.04.2014 | College
Brianna Ryce

Why are goals so important and more importantly, why are they so hard to complete? Goals add direction and purpose to an individual's life. They represent progress and when accomplished, provide a feeling of self-worth.

Hungry for Culture? 11 Business Lessons Inspired by Restaurant Royalty

Andrew J. Levine | Posted 12.03.2014 | Business
Andrew J. Levine

As you strive to build the best workplace and culture for your business, keep in mind these these tips from the Union Square Hospitality Group brain trust.

4 Things You Need to Know to Get a Life You Love

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexis Sclamberg

A few years ago, I was a licensed lawyer who didn't want to practice law, in an unhappy relationship and feeling constantly fatigued despite my best...

Goals Are Not Tasks, You Can Live With A Bigger Plan

Jacqueline Wolven | Posted 11.30.2014 | Fifty
Jacqueline Wolven

I think about goals as destinations. They are where I want to go personally, professionally, with my health, in my relationships and spiritually. They are where the flag will be planted and I can say I have arrived.

IF I COULD, I WOULD... Time to Reinvent Your Life?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 11.29.2014 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Do you want to live a life of few regrets? Do you want to live with passion and fulfill some of your dreams? Well, it won't happen all on its own. You have to consciously create your reality and your life to make it what you want.

How One Professor, One Student and One Class Showed that One Dollar Can Change the World

Valerie Alexander | Posted 11.29.2014 | Education
Valerie Alexander

The assignment was for each student to present a persuasive discourse about why he or she deserved the cash, with the class voting and the winning speaker getting it all (and no, no one was allowed to vote for themselves).

Why I Bury My Cellphone In A Drawer At Night

Chris Deaver | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Don't get me wrong: I don't hate technology. Quite the opposite, I've adopted and advocate the latest and greatest like most people, but I came to a realization recently that I had to detox. And I put together a list of reasons why.

5 Things UN Negotiators Should Do to Ensure the SDGs Are Measurable

Angel Hsu | Posted 11.23.2014 | Green
Angel Hsu

What can be done to ensure that countries can both measure and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, in particular, those that apply to environmental sustainability?

5 Ways to Overcome Overachievement Disorder

Amanda Smear Baudier | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Smear Baudier

We all have a unique purpose to unfold in this lifetime and the sooner we stop trying to one up one another, the sooner we'll find the path to that which will truly bring us joy.

Building Momentum for Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Post-2015 Dialogue

Ward Cates | Posted 11.18.2014 | Impact
Ward Cates

Sexual and reproductive health, which includes access to family planning and HIV prevention and treatment, is increasingly being linked to progress across all areas of development.

How Boredom Can Lead To Failure

Caroline L. Arnold | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Caroline L. Arnold

New research is demonstrating that our ability to succeed at a task may well depend on how exciting and valuable we expect that task to be.

7 Things To Remember When You're Following Your Dreams

Thai Nguyen | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

Transitioning from your present reality, toward that dream, is much like moving into your dream house -- packing and sorting through junk isn't easy, but necessary. 

7 Things You Can Do to Become a Better Developer

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 11.17.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

I'm sorry to disappoint you, but this won't be another series on how to build great things with Node.js, or Angular.js for that matter. I'm looking to introduce to you a couple of things that can help you to better understand your career choices, and perhaps even give you the mental boost you've been longing for.

Does 1+1=3? Proving the Integration Hypothesis

Patrick Fine | Posted 11.16.2014 | Impact
Patrick Fine

From dramatic climate changes and rapid urbanization to a growing youth bulge, these shifts are putting previous investments at risk and forcing us to rethink how to tackle increasingly complex development challenges.

Revolutionary Way to Be Healthy, #4: Celebrate What's Good

Pilar Gerasimo | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Pilar Gerasimo

I am convinced that one of the healthiest and most revolutionary things we can do is simply find something right about ourselves, and celebrate that. Here are a few ways you can begin getting some more celebration-worthy encouragement now.