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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.


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.

The One Thing You Need to Do Now to Reach Your Goals, No Matter How Ambitious

Teawna Pinard | Posted 03.23.2015 | Women
Teawna Pinard

Most people stay stuck because improving their lives looks too difficult. To get from where they are now to where they want to be seems an enormous leap. The effort to get there seems too great, as does the risk of failure.

Start Succeeding By Starting

Alison J. Dix | Posted 03.22.2015 | Women
Alison J. Dix

Sometimes, the hardest thing to do is to start. Start taking care of yourself. Start making yourself a priority. Start doing that thing you have always dreamed of. Start.

What a Month of Yoga Did for a Regular Person

Grete DeAngelo | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Grete DeAngelo

I told myself that I would commit to just 15 minutes a day, nothing crazy. In the process, I started to feel better physically (less tension in my neck and shoulders, no more back twinges) and I learned some new things about what I could accomplish.

Being A Person Who Stutters Shouldn't Hold You Back When Pursuing A Career

Madeline Wahl | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Madeline Wahl

I grew up with a stutter. Does this mean I shouldn't have pursued journalism because I stutter? Does this mean I shouldn't conduct interviews, speak up in meetings or ask questions when I want more clarification?

Climbing the Steps (of Acceptance) in 2015

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

My goals for the new year can be summarized in one word: acceptance. These are some areas where I'd like to put it into practice.

Remixing and Rebooting Resolutions

Allison Valderia | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Allison Valderia

There are different ways to reach your goal. The great thing about having lived is being able to assess your failures, shortcomings and talents. Looking back on the past challenges is a wonderful way to figure out the new stuff. If something doesn't work, then try another way.

5 Ways to Achieve the Secret Goals You're Afraid to Share

Adam Rico | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Adam Rico

Fear has the ability to stop you from achieving these secret goals for your life. How many times have you missed an opportunity because of fear? How many times have you talked yourself out of wanting something because you were afraid it wasn't realistic?

The Most Important Game You Can Play As A Parent

Carrie Contey, Ph.D. | Posted 03.17.2015 | Parents
Carrie Contey, Ph.D.

When you play "What if..." with positive statements, you give yourself an opportunity to nourish yourself in the now.

Ready to Stop Beating Your Head Against the Wall?

Krysti Turznik | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Krysti Turznik

When you want something more for yourself, be prepared with the ammunition ready to do battle. Your alarms will sound, but soon you will move out of range and they will no longer distract you. Your deep purpose will propel you forward. Hold on to that and discover where it will lead you.