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Success Advice from Wall Street's Super Man

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 10.01.2014 | Small Business
Richard Lorenzen

I recently had the chance to sit down with a multi-million dollar stock trader who is known by many as the Super Man of Wall Street. Stock trader and financial educator Paul Scolardi is the CEO of Super Trades.

Two Critical Factors to Consider if You Want More Success

Anthony Humpage | Posted 10.01.2014 | Small Business
Anthony Humpage

Be very aware of what happens when you discuss your goals with those around you. Good, cautious advice is always welcome from those who want us to succeed, but be very careful about spending too much time with those who mock or put down your efforts to improve your situation.

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

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 10.01.2014 | 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...

The Art of Doing Nothing

Cliff Hsia | Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Cliff Hsia

Doing nothing isn't easy. We all want to be productive and get stuff done, so we consume ourselves with being busy. Meetings, emails, phone calls, text messages, instant messaging, commuting, and multitasking have all become a part of our busy lives. Doing these things make us feel busy, but are we actually getting anything meaningful done?

The Sunday Series, (The Lucky One), with Mark Brodinsky

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Brodinsky

The courage to move forward. A dedication which inspires us all. The hope for a better tomorrow. September marks National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and today the story of one young lady who is finding her way out of the darkness.

Why Optimism Is Actually Kind Of Depressing

Donna Highfill | Posted 09.30.2014 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

There are times in my life when motivational speakers bum me out. When things are going well, I believe them. I think they rock. But then tough times come, and I tend to see them as false prophets.

My Imperfect Journey

Brandee Eagles | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandee Eagles

My fight continues. I will earn my happiness. I will earn my body. One victory at a time. I don't have it all figured out and probably never will. My journey is imperfect, and that's the beauty of it. I'm just like every other woman out there trying to lose weight. I'm perfectly imperfect.

10 Rules For Aspiring Women Writers

AK Turner | Posted 09.29.2014 | Books
AK Turner

Whether you write romance, poetry, steampunk, fantasy, literary fiction, horror, or how-to books, your work matters.

The Inevitability of Change

Suzanne Stavert | Posted 09.29.2014 | Fifty
Suzanne Stavert

I have reached midlife, my children are grown and are building lives on their own. My nest is empty and now it is time to refocus on me. I want to learn, I want to achieve, I want to share, I want to experience life in a new way. I want to find adventure.

Searching for God in Stamford

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 09.26.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

I recently went searching for God in Stamford at the the Arts and Crafts Fair. I posed two questions: Which season is most Divine and why and what are your hopes for the new season.

Your Bogeyman: Whether You Stalk Him or Face Him...Defeat Him

Michael Rohrer | Posted 09.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Michael Rohrer

I recently saw a production of Stalking the Bogeyman at New World Stages in NYC. The play tells the true story of David Holthouse: the rape he endured in 1978 as a 7-year old, and his plan, as an adult, to murder his rapist.

Imprisoned Within Yourself

Brandee Eagles | Posted 09.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandee Eagles

Are you living a life behind bars? I'm not talking about being in a concrete cell with metal bars. I'm referring to being imprisoned within yourself....

10 Things I Want to Do Before I Die

Jinna Yang | Posted 09.25.2014 | Travel
Jinna Yang

Fingers crossed -- I'm sharing 10 specific things I definitely want to do before I leave this little world, and I won't quit until I cross every single one of these off my list.

Life of an Illustrator Living in a Barn in the Woods

Global Yodel | Posted 09.25.2014 | Arts
Global Yodel

Global Yodel caught up with illustrator Andrew Groves who lives in a barn in the woods in Wiston, UK. Here he creates images and makes objects for clients and personal projects.

Surviving Cancer and Divorce Through Art

KnowMore TV | Posted 09.25.2014 | Divorce
KnowMore TV

My first thought was my kids. Two pre-teen daughters. They were going to be without a mother. My first call was to my husband. My philandering husband.

I'm No Longer A 'Good Girl'

Robin Korth | Posted 09.25.2014 | Women
Robin Korth

My life was all about how I fit into other people's lives -- as mother, sister, daughter, wife, teacher, student and friend. I didn't know I was allowed to have my own life. As a good woman, I am a full partner in my own life.

The Role of Innovation + Disruption in Progress

Jerri Chou | Posted 09.24.2014 | Impact
Jerri Chou

Lots of entrepreneurs talk about disruption these days. Disrupting the music industry, disrupting education -- for anything there is, there is something to disrupt.

How to Make Every Day a Travel Day

Cliff Hsia | Posted 09.24.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Travel gives us fresh perspective and deeper gratitude for the world we live in. And we cannot get enough of travel because we fall back in love with life every time we go. We live to travel. Every day we live is a travel day, even in our normal routines and daily schedules.

Being Open to Magic

Sue Shanahan | Posted 09.24.2014 | Good News
Sue Shanahan

Magic is everywhere. Like in my painting it's right outside your window looking in, frequently unnoticed. It's not that we don't believe that anything is possible. Often we are blind to miracles because we have tunnel vision.

Ironman Maryland

Brian Boyle | Posted 09.23.2014 | Impact
Brian Boyle

This past weekend I participated in the Inaugural Ironman Maryland, which took place in Cambridge, Maryland. This race was special because there ar...

Dream Chasers: Winter's Coming

Ronda Lee | Posted 09.22.2014 | Impact
Ronda Lee

Do not let leaves and snow cover your dream. Have a game plan for this season of transition.

Thoughts on Perseverance and Escaping the Rat Race

Anthony Humpage | Posted 09.22.2014 | Small Business
Anthony Humpage

In Henry V, poet William Shakespeare, wrote "Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more." This message of perseverance is one that has proven to be utterly timeless, and even hundreds of years later is still extremely relevant. This particular message is one that we all must remember when it comes to escaping the confines of the "Rat Race."

Tiny Changes {Today's Buddha Doodle}

Molly Hahn | Posted 09.20.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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5 Ways to Quiet Your Negative Thoughts

Scott Stabile | Posted 09.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Scott Stabile

Life isn't always a party, and it doesn't serve you to ignore your pain. Neither does it serve you to dwell in and on the negative aspects of your life. Be active in your approach to stopping these sometimes endless loops of negative thinking.

This Social Media Heartthrob Is A Poet. And He Just Brought Poetry's Sexy Back.

Mary Alice Stephenson | Posted 09.19.2014 | Style
Mary Alice Stephenson

Meet Tyler Knott Gregson. A photographer, author and buddhist who also happens to be one of the hottest poets in pop culture today thanks to social...