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Heartwarming Rescue of a Blind Pug Will Give You All the Feels

LittleThings.com | Posted 06.22.2015 | Good News
LittleThings.com

When a special needs pug came to the Michigan Humane Society, he was in bad shape. Mikey's beginning wasn't a positive one, and he was nearly euthanized before he got into the safe hands of MHS volunteers.

Tristan Prettyman: From Sad Love Songs to Sweet Lullabies?

Dr. Sharon Ufberg | Posted 06.22.2015 | Entertainment
Dr. Sharon Ufberg

Prettyman's hit songs shared an authentic vulnerability in which listeners could relate. So how will her fans identify with the jubilantly in love and now pregnant version of their Prettyman?

Climate Change This Week: The Climate Pope, Hot Babes, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.22.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.

Olympian-Mother-Breast Cancer Patient

Eddie Parsons | Posted 06.22.2015 | Impact
Eddie Parsons

Beth Barr and I spoke on the phone today; perhaps the first time ever. We tried to trace back how we first met because it feels as if I have known Beth forever, like a distant cousin or relative that has always been in the back of my mind.

60 Million People Living Today as Refugees

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 06.19.2015 | Impact
SreyRam Kuy, MD

Reading about the plight of refugees, it's easy for the suffering millions to meld together into a faceless mass. That's why I want to place one human face on the 60 million refugees. I want to share the story of my mother.

5 Tips That Can Make Your Life More Simple

Quora | Posted 06.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

Have a routine that you use to start your day that becomes automatic and thoughtless. It's really hard to write a 80,000-word novel, but it's very simple to write down 500 words every morning if it's so embedded into your routine that you don't even have to think about it (and at that rate your novel will be complete in just over five months).

7 Key Aspects to Moving Better and Reducing Pain the Goal: Maximize Longevity

Robert Reames | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Robert Reames

Everyone wants to move efficiently. Everyone wants to feel great and be able to perform at optimum levels and achieve personal best. Everyone wants ...

The Day I Was Told 'Your Daughter Is Going to Die'

Jessica N Ernst. | Posted 06.19.2015 | Parents
Jessica N Ernst.

The doctor said "your daughter is likely going to die, Ms. Ernst. If she doesn't she will definitely have developmental disabilities and brain damage. Infants can't recover from something like this."

When Losing Is Winning

Sue Shanahan | Posted 06.18.2015 | Arts
Sue Shanahan

None of our efforts in life are ever wasted. We can't always see the reverberations of good intent, but they ripple forever outward just the same. Doing something out of love for another is no small thing.

A Question You Must Ask Yourself Today

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Lulu Salavegsen

Instead of all the reasons you think you know you can't.... go forward. Trust and live that life, realize that dream, change, begin again, go for the gold, and just think: What if you can?

Treat Failure Like a Scientist

James Clear | Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Your failures are not you. Your successes are not you. They are simply data points that help guide the next experiment.

Yukiko Ito on How a Hearing Aid Changed Her World

Sarah Illingworth | Posted 06.18.2015 | Impact
Sarah Illingworth

Yukiko Ito has bilateral microtia, a congenital condition which means that her ears aren't fully formed. As a teenager she became the first person in Japan to be fitted with a bone-anchored hearing aid (BAHA), and has since worked to raise awareness around both the device and microtia itself.

Tough Times Don't Last, But Tough People Do

James Michael Sama | Posted 06.18.2015 | Impact
James Michael Sama

The title of this article is a quote which has passed across our eyes and ears repeatedly. However, regardless of its origin or exact wording, the meaning behind the statement remains the same: There is always hope, even in the worst of circumstances.

Remember Your Why

Emma Isaacs | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Emma Isaacs

One of my favorite books in the world is Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek. Have you read it? If not, run out and buy it now. Hang on, no one does that any more - just google it and some online bookstore will have it to you in days.

Paying it Forward With The Giving Keys

Kimberly Inskeep | Posted 06.17.2015 | Impact
Kimberly Inskeep

It is not often that I put on a piece of jewelry and then spend time throughout the day thinking of who I could give it to, hoping to return home without it.

Art Lessons: The 'Both/And' Life of Artistic Pursuit

Patricia Crisafulli | Posted 06.17.2015 | Fifty
Patricia Crisafulli

The hydrangeas still bloomed when Mario Alberico opened his back door in November 2013 and took what he thought could very well be his last walk outside.

Daphne Oz on Living with 'Relish'

Hilal Isler | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Hilal Isler

HI: Congratulations on the success of your first cookbook, Relish. DO: Thank you! HI: Why did you decide to write this book? DO: Because I wante...

Overcoming Self-Doubt -- What I Have Been Learning From Rumi

Faisal Hoque | Posted 06.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Faisal Hoque

Everyone is generally familiar with the adage, 'If you believe it, then you can achieve it.' The great question to ask is whether or not we truly be...

30 Things to Do Before You Turn 30

Jinna Yang | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinna Yang

I put together a video bucket list for you and everyone else you can think of - hopefully it will inspire you to live your life to the fullest, give...

Keep the Change: Life Lessons From a Little Money (a Commencement Address)

Stuart Dow | Posted 06.12.2015 | Education
Stuart Dow

This morning, I want to talk about money. I'm not referring to financial literacy, and no, I'm not planning to lament the pursuit of the almighty dollar or even discuss the subject of materialism at all.

Why It's Important to Choose Wisely When Getting Dressed in the Morning

Bianca Heyward | Posted 06.12.2015 | Style
Bianca Heyward

You can alter your mood with what you wear. Anyone who has ever seen Mean Girls or The Devil Wears Prada knows that you can track character development alongside their sartorial changes.

Memory Keeper's Movie

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 06.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lulu Salavegsen

I could not be more relieved to be done with this. NOT because I can't wait to share my foibles, mistakes, and messy past year. No, that actually scar...

I Wasn't Born to Be a Spiritual Royal

Sarah Liddle | Posted 06.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Liddle

When you get out of the line, off that track, into the path of the no path you embrace being able to enjoy a new art form of spirituality. One, that is powerfully centered in the now. One, that you can be the person you desire yourself to be now and make a massive difference instantaneously.

Is 'Expectations' A Bad Word In Parenting?

Sunaina Vohra | Posted 06.11.2015 | Parents
Sunaina Vohra

The teenage years can be as confusing and daunting for teens as for parents -- sometimes more so for the parents. Parents are left at the receiving end of anything from cold shoulders to caustic innuendos.

5 Ways To Make Dad Feel Special On The Big Day

Leila Lewis | Posted 06.11.2015 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

With Father's Day just around the corner and it being the season of summer weddings, I wanted to share some unique ideas on how to celebrate your dad on the "big day."