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#Inspiration

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Mary J. Blige

David Shing | Posted 07.16.2015 | Entertainment
David Shing

"What keeps me fresh is my ability to be and to not be afraid to be who I am. Inspiration comes from living, from life, from living my life and watc...

Today I Want to Introduce You to a Fun Experiment

Samantha Bennett | Posted 07.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Samantha Bennett

This is a "first thought = best thought" exercise, and so there's no right or wrong way to do it so just stay loose and let the answers to the questio...

This Quadriplegic Artist Creates Impressive Portraits Of Athletes With His Mouth

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 07.15.2015 | Good News

Henry Fraser won't let quadriplegia suppress his creative spirit. He's gained social media fame by sketching and painting athletes, celebrities and Ha...

Healing Vigilante: 8 Seconds of Bliss -- Get Your Amma Hug On

Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark | Posted 07.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark

An Amma hug (darshan) is eight seconds of bliss. It's eight seconds of receiving incredible, unconditional love. It's collapsing into someone's arms...

Setting Life on Fire

Jennifer Iacovelli | Posted 07.15.2015 | Divorce
Jennifer Iacovelli

These words were spoken by Annie in Leprechaun in Late Winter, a book from the Magic Tree House series. Annie and her brother, Jack, were on a Merlin mission and trying to show Miss Augusta the Shee.

What Inspires You #GOFORIT

Leon Logothetis | Posted 07.15.2015 | Good News
Leon Logothetis

Each of us is entirely different. The things that will inspire each of us will be individual as well. Inspiration can be found almost anywhere. There is no right or wrong. If it inspires you to be a better person, to be all that you can be, it is a very good thing.

How to Make a Great First Impression

Brendon Burchard | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Brendon Burchard

Six strategies for making a better first impression: 1. Stop acting and be your best self: "Be yourself" is the best all-time phrase in personal d...

An Open Letter to My Mom

Doug A. Sandler | Posted 07.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Doug A. Sandler

Dear Mom, It has been way too long since I have taken time to sit down to write you a letter. I'm actually not sure I have ever written you a l...

Why Necole Bitchie Walked Away At The Height of Her Blogging Career

Saba Tekle | Posted 07.14.2015 | Black Voices
Saba Tekle

Thursday, July 2, 2015, Necole Kane (famously known as Necole Bitchie) shocked her fans and followers with a "farewell" post on her popular blog. I, as many other fans, questioned her departure.

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Linda Yaccarino, NBCUniversal

David Shing | Posted 07.14.2015 | Media
David Shing

At the Cannes Lions Festival this year, I spent some time with Linda Yaccarino, Chairman, Advertising Sales and Client Partnerships at NBCUniversal. Linda oversees all advertising sales and market strategy for the company's entire TV portfolio including two broadcast, 17 cable and more than 50 digital properties.

10 Steps To Reaching Your Maximum Potential

James Michael Sama | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
James Michael Sama

Leaving actions that affect your life in the hands of others is just asking to be disappointed. Take control of your own life, and live it.

15 Things No One Tells You About Chronic Pain As A 20-Something

Erica Siegel | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Erica Siegel

Chronic pain has forced me to see the world in a different way. It has forced me to embrace all of my vulnerabilities and genuinely be a better person. Ironically, because of my chronic pain, I am now finally able to do exactly what I always dreamed of.

6 Lessons We Can All Learn from Louis C.K.

Uloop | Posted 07.13.2015 | College
Uloop

Louis C.K. has had his fair share of turmoil in his life. He turns to humor to help him get through the hard times, and his comedy is a beautiful balance of learned wisdom and hilarious lines. C.K. has a lot to offer, and his comedy will both make you laugh and make you think. 

When Things Don't Just Suck, They Bite: How Staying Strong Is Not Always the Strongest Choice

Sarah Jacobs | Posted 07.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Jacobs

It's that feeling that the world is vicious. Like in a scary movie, trees and cityscapes come to life with grimaces and cackling laughter. Life sudden...

A Fairy Tale Still In The Making: The Beautiful Dress I Borrowed

Catherine Nagle | Posted 07.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Nagle

With my daughter only nine years old, I was very discreet in dating and careful about bringing anyone into our home, or in allowing men to meet my da...

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Mark Tutssel, Leo Burnett

David Shing | Posted 07.13.2015 | Media
David Shing

This past June at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, I spent some time with Mark Tutssel, Global Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett, who is responsible for setting the creative vision for the network's 95 global offices.

7 Ways To Put A Spark In Your Life

Lamisha Serf-Walls | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Lamisha Serf-Walls

Whether it's your job, relationship or something else, life is starting to feel a bit too predictable. Everywhere you turn you are seeing more and more people clicking their heels together as they run off to their next big adventure, while you sit back and make excuses about why that can't be you.

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Jim Stengel

David Shing | Posted 07.10.2015 | Media
David Shing

During the Cannes Lions Festival in June, I had the great fortune of spending some time with Jim Stengel, Former Global Marketing Officer of Procter & Gamble, and now President & CEO of The Jim Stengel Company.

These Illustrations Will Motivate You To Live Life To The Fullest

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Scholl | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living

We're going to let you in on a little secret: You can do anything you put your mind to. Sometimes we just need a push to remind us to seize everyth...

7 Laws Of Happiness: Lessons From Indian Wisdom

Poonacha Machaiah | Posted 07.10.2015 | World
Poonacha Machaiah

India has been a great experience, one that has not only awakened my senses but also provided food for my soul. The time on the road has given me the time to introspect and formulate my own "Seven Laws of Happiness" that have been inspired by the rich tradition of Indian wisdom.

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Bob Greenberg, R/GA

David Shing | Posted 07.09.2015 | Media
David Shing

In Cannes this past June, I spent some time on camera with my friend Bob Greenberg, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of R/GA, one of the most creative and innovative agencies on the planet. Watch as Bob and I discuss how R/GA reinvents their business model every nine years and how they are using technology to disrupt the way they think and create.

It Is Not Possible...

Samantha Bennett | Posted 07.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Samantha Bennett

It is not possible to lose 30 pounds. It is not possible to write a book. It is not possible to clear out all the clutter. You know why? Because it is...

Stop "Faking it" on Facebook

Brandon L. Greene | Posted 07.08.2015 | Black Voices
Brandon L. Greene

My Facebook feed is full of people who have the most awesome jobs they have ever worked, who eat at the most amazing brunch spots ever to wield spatulas and pour pancake batter and who experience exhilaration and inspiration everyday. It's all faux-inspirational quotes and self-aggrandizement.

Woman Born Without Arms Does More With Her Feet Than You Do With Your Hands

Health.com | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Health.com

Jessica Cox, who was born without arms, isn't letting her disability stop her from living life to the fullest. The 32-year-old wore prosthetic limbs as a child, but eventually decided that she preferred using her feet.

What Inspires You? (Part 2)

Jessica Denis | Posted 07.06.2015 | Women
Jessica Denis

What inspires you? It's a question I dove into last week in one of my blogs and put my friends and family to the test with trying to answer the question. As I predicted, it just isn't a simple cut and dry answer.