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#Inspiration

Don't Squander the Blessings

Jonah C. Steinberg | Posted 07.08.2016 | Religion
Jonah C. Steinberg

(photo by the family of the author) First of all, on a note related to my theme this week, let me sing out for another blog post I really think every...

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Ann Simonds, General Mills

David Shing | Posted 07.07.2016 | Media
David Shing

"Thank goodness we are at a place where all of the newness and discovery around how to reach whom on what device and at what time is starting to make ...

What Inspires You? Some Musings On Finding The Muse.

Tammy Letherer | Posted 07.07.2016 | Arts
Tammy Letherer

This week I went to a Meet-up event for writers -- something that's been on my to-do list for ages. There were seven of us at the Village Tap in Chicago's Roscoe Village neighborhood.

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Matthew Luhn, Story Veteran, Pixar

David Shing | Posted 07.25.2016 | Media
David Shing

"People are always saying how important storytelling is, not just for film and TV, but for business as well. But what they really should be saying is ...

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Marc Mathieu, Samsung

David Shing | Posted 07.06.2016 | Technology
David Shing

"More and more we are seeing a trend where people want immersive experiences .. it's not just here is my product buy it, it's here is my product experience it, play with it, immersive yourself in it."

How to Stop Obsessing About "Writer's Block"

Lev Raphael | Posted 07.07.2016 | Books
Lev Raphael

"Writer's block is bunk." That's not exactly what prize-winning author Loren D. Estleman said a few years ago at a Michigan writer's conference, but ...

Why I Left My Eight-Figure Salary To Bake Tarts

Zach Zimmerman | Posted 07.05.2016 | Comedy
Zach Zimmerman

When I quit my eight-figure job to bake tarts, I was scared. My job, which compensated me an amount between $10,000,000 and $99,999,999 which I am too modest to share, had been my everything.

A Note From Camp Ramah, A Heart In Israel

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 07.05.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

May this Shabbat bring comfort and healing to our sisters and brothers - namely, all people. May our children inherit a better world, thanks to the actions we commit to take.

Healing The Past And Letting Go

Rani St. Pucchi | Posted 07.05.2016 | Women
Rani St. Pucchi

"Help, I have done it again I have been here many times before Hurt myself again today And the worst part is there's no one else to blame" -- Sia's "B...

With Tears In Her Eyes

Rance Collins | Posted 07.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Rance Collins

She took my hand, and she held it for the next ten minutes. It was the closest physical contact I had had to such unabashed emotion in a long while. I...

Developing A 'No' Practice

Maria Molfino | Posted 07.01.2016 | Women
Maria Molfino

by Maria Molfino; an original wisdom article When I was nine or ten, I wanted to wear a little skirt in zero degree weather in Canada. And my mom s...

Eva Longoria Posts A Moving Message About How Selena Inspired Her

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.01.2016 | Latino Voices

On Tuesday, Selena Quintanilla fans celebrated news that the Queen of Tejano would receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame more than 20 years aft...

How To Have An Orgasm Without Being Touched

Lyn Mac | Posted 07.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lyn Mac

Could you imagine what it would be like to have an orgasm without being touched? I had a conversation with a friend who's had this experience, so lik...

Why Curiosity Is The Key To Breakthrough Creativity

Andrew Merle | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrew Merle

What can you accomplish in the next 92 days? The 3rd quarter of 2016 (like most 3rd quarters) has inherent challenges.

What Giants?

Jonah C. Steinberg | Posted 07.01.2016 | Religion
Jonah C. Steinberg

(detail from "The Grapes of Canaan" by James Tissot, image via Wikimedia Commons) In our reading from the Torah this week, ten of the twelve scouts w...

11 Happy Skills Everyone Should Learn Before They Turn 50

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.30.2016 | Fifty

1. How to count to 10. Anger isn't your friend. In fact, learning to control it could add years to your life. A study published in the Journal of Epid...

Why Failure Is More Important Than Success

Gina Soleil | Posted 06.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Gina Soleil

Success happens when we go outside our comfort zone, stretch ourselves beyond recognized limits and experience new people, places and things. Success happens outside "normal", and the only way to reach it is to walk though failure without losing your enthusiasm.

The Corporate Vortex: We're Not In Sedona Anymore

Gina Soleil | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
Gina Soleil

I've been fitting my entire life into my corporate job rather than fitting my corporate job into my life. So much so, that for the past four months I've literally given up everything that I love.

Joyce Carol Oates, Ben Arthur, Ted Leo Answer To Joe's Pub

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 06.30.2016 | Arts
Courtney M. Soliday

JOE'S PUB, NEW YORK - On June 27th, Joyce Carol Oates, Ben Arthur and Ted Leo hit the stage for the one-night-only engagement, "Joyce Carol Oates: Ans...

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Jess Glynne, Grammy Award Winning Artist

David Shing | Posted 06.29.2016 | Media
David Shing

"Music consistently inspires me. All different genres. Growing up listening to soul records, R&B, pop.. Life inspires me to write. People inspire me t...

Yes, You Are An Inspiration

Rebecca Deurlein | Posted 06.29.2016 | Parents
Rebecca Deurlein

I'm a longtime educator. Recently, I packed up my office at school to come home for the summer. I had collected cards and notes from students during the course of the year, written by those same teenagers we all accuse of being self-centered. They're not.

What You'll Find In The Opposite Direction

Gina Soleil | Posted 06.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gina Soleil

What are we doing? What would happen if we all stopped digging, catching up or wanting what we didn't have? What would happen if we chose to face the opposite direction -- to see everything we already have, everything we already are, as desirable and enough?

How To Stop Worrying If Others Like You

Daphne C Spyropoulos | Posted 06.29.2016 | Good News
Daphne C Spyropoulos

About a year ago I decided to found a Facebook movement named Today I Failed At, aiming at helping people destigmatize their failures and cash in on t...

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Gary Vaynerchuk, VaynerMedia

David Shing | Posted 06.28.2016 | Media
David Shing

"I think you have people that are hardcore math and people that are hardcore art. I think they both matter tremendously, and the holy grail is when p...

The Width Of My Reach

Allison Toepperwein | Posted 06.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Allison Toepperwein

When I started out on this journey, I did so selfishly. After all, exercise is the only thing proven to slow the progression of this non-curable disea...