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3 Strategies for Creating Goals That Matter to You

Ramon Nuez | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Ramon Nuez

I used to daydream about my future. I remember flipping through National Geographic magazines. I would fantasize about being the amazing travel writ...

How to Build Skills That Are Valuable: Lessons Learned From Selling Matches

James Clear | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
James Clear

Ingvar Kamprad focused on getting good at business before he tried to get big at business. Think about that for a moment. Many people (and I've been guilty of this as well) want to get big more than they want to become good.

The Reality About Being 'Too Busy'

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 04.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

For many of us, when we are faced with an opportunity to change something about our lives or improve ourselves in some way, rather than to say, "Okay, I'll make time," we experience inner resistance. That inner resistance then surfaces by making a comment like "I don't have time."

5 Ways to Run Your Own Race

Alex Lyman | Posted 04.10.2015 | College
Alex Lyman

College campuses are full of opportunities to succeed and make your own mark in your own way. While there are an unlimited ways to succeed, here are five ways to keep your eye on the prize.

3 Steps to Rewriting a Mindful Personal Mission Statement

Susie Wolbe | Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Wolbe

Once again, I realize that mindfully assessing my activities, feelings, and thoughts will reveal a more honest direction for where my heart and soul wish to travel.

The Physics of Productivity: Newton's Laws of Getting Stuff Done

James Clear | Posted 04.09.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Most people try to power through and hammer their way past the barriers. The problem with this strategy is that you're still dealing with the other force. I find it to be much less stressful to cut out the opposing forces and let your productivity naturally flow forward.

How Creative Geniuses Come Up With Great Ideas

James Clear | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Markus Zusak is proof that if you revise your work 200 times -- if you find 200 ways to reinvent yourself, to get better at your craft -- then luck seems to have a way of finding you.

Hot and on Demand Parking Service ZIRX CEO Sean Behr Shares His 15 Year Entrepreneurship Journey

David Ongchoco | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

The sharing economy is on the rise. We've seen a big shift in the markets of public transportation and accommodation because of the likes of Uber and Airbnb respectively.

Aging Gracefully: 10 Anti-Aging Strategies

Margaret Marshall | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Aging is a luxury. One you should embrace and enjoy. Beginning these anti-aging strategies at a young age will yield a greater benefit for you, but it is never too late to start.

How to Be Inspired (And How You've Been Doing It Wrong)

Matt Cohen | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Matt Cohen

Remember that YOU are the key to inspiration. If you don't balance the "inspiring" achievements of others with some hard work to achieve your own personal goals, then that "positive" feeling you get today could ultimately end up draining you of empathy.

Shouldn't I Have All Of This?

Nancy Roman | Posted 04.04.2015 | Fifty
Nancy Roman

I want to live in a little house with a big porch on the seashore. I want to live in an apartment in New York City with a geranium on the fire escape. I want crisp white sheets and gingham curtains. I want gilded mirrors and french porcelain.

A Few Thoughts Regarding 2015

Stephanie Harper | Posted 04.04.2015 | Women
Stephanie Harper

I can continue to take pleasure in small victories, moments, and search for beauty on daily basis. I can continue to love and to grow in that love -- what it means and how it can transform. And, above all, I can be grateful. I am here and I am alive and sometimes, more often than not, this is more than enough.

Measure Backward, Not Forward

James Clear | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

In the gym, just like in my business, I measure backward and use that measurement to determine my next move. I am constantly looking to improve, but I base my choices on what has recently happened, not on what I hope will happen in the future.

This Simple Equation Reveals How Habits Shape Your Health, Happiness and Wealth

James Clear | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

We know more about our personal characteristics today than we did when Lewin was around. Perhaps most importantly, we know that your abilities are not fixed in stone. You can improve.

Your New Year's Resolution Needs a Makeover

Nick Unsworth | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business
Nick Unsworth

By focusing on this positive image and forgetting about all those poor New Year's resolutions that never saw the light of February, you can become a master goal setter and a master goal getter.

Are You Giving Your Body Its Best Shot at a Long, Healthy Life?

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

Think of your health like a savings account. Are you saving for a rainy day? There's so much we can do right now to contribute to our future wellbeing and longevity. Ask yourself these questions to get on track for a long, happy, healthy life.

5 Easy Ways to Get More Done

Colleen Arneil, PhD | Posted 03.31.2015 | Small Business
Colleen Arneil, PhD

With so many tasks to juggle you can easily wind up stressed and scattered. And that's a big problem because those feelings impact your ability to thrive in your business.

There Is No 'After' Photo

Sarah Warman | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Warman

I'm not against taking before and after photos. In fact, I still use photos as a way to document progress when I don't want to rely solely on the scale. But the problem is that we don't get to live our lives in our after photo. Unlike a photo, we are not fixed objects. We are always changing.

You Always Have a Choice

Cathy Cassani Adams | Posted 03.29.2015 | Parents
Cathy Cassani Adams

We don't have to wait to make choices that make us feel good. We don't have to throw up our hands and decide we are failures because we didn't follow through on our intention. Sometimes the best laid plans need tweaking -- we need to make room for our humanity.

Regrets

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 03.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

I was listening to a discussion today that included a question to a terminally-ill cancer patient regarding any regrets that he may have now that he...

10 Tips On What to Do Before, During and After Your College Intership

David Ongchoco | Posted 03.28.2015 | College
David Ongchoco

A lot of students enter college not knowing how to go about finding an internship that will help them with their career goals. It's a process that can sometimes be very daunting and confusing.

Brad Paisley Knows the Secret of Success

Daleen Berry | Posted 03.25.2015 | Celebrity
Daleen Berry

If you're a young person who hails from West Virginia, where so many people live below the poverty level the U.S. Census Bureau ranks it sixth in the nation, having goals -- or what hit recording artist Brad Paisley calls dreams -- is crucial.

How to Build Muscle: Proven Strength Lessons From Milo of Croton

James Clear | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

The health and fitness industry is filled with unnecessary complexity and thousands of experts sharing conflicting ideas. If there is anything I've learned during 10 years of strength training, it's that mastering the fundamentals is more valuable than worrying about the details.

The Gatsby Effect: How to Think Yourself Into Success

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

The Great Gatsby should be seen as a testament of what someone can accomplish just by having the sheer will to attain it. Gatsby literally dreamed and affirmed himself into success. Everyone is capable of doing the same thing, but most are fearful or lack vision.

How to Ride the Wave of Action

Jaden Sterling | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jaden Sterling

Become aware of internal dialogue and feelings preceding thought to know for certain when to take action. Inspired thoughts simply drop in automatically and can feel random or fleeting.