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#Inspiration

Are You a Lady-in-Waiting?

Silvana Perelli | Posted 04.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Silvana Perelli

I see it all the time with my private coaching clients... They're convinced that in order to be worthy of the life they want, they need to lose weig...

Passover Sedars - Traditional to the Future and Back

Harriet Heydemann | Posted 04.09.2015 | Religion
Harriet Heydemann

I never liked Passover when I was a kid. Sedars were long and tedious. We couldn't eat anything until all of the blessings were said, and all of the commentaries were read in Hebrew and sometimes in both Hebrew and English.

The Key to Living a Happier Life

Jinna Yang | Posted 04.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinna Yang

My mind became more open, I made the investment to place myself in an environment that was bigger than anything I had ever known -- my eyes saw things that I couldn't believe -- my problems became smaller because my world got larger, and more magical.

5 Ways to Detoxify From a Dysfunctional Relationship

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Dysfunctional relationships can greatly damage our well-being. But learning to detach and cleanse from the toxicity of a turbulent relationship restores inner peace and emotional balance. Practice these five steps to cleanse your spirit and regain trust in the power of positive relationships.

A Call to Leadership

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 04.08.2015 | Business
Jamelle Sanders

Leadership has hit a tipping point globally and how we respond will determine the future of leadership.A call has been issued to twenty-first century leadership; however, the call must be coupled with commitment if we want to see change.

A Pebble in the Road to Change

Amber Browning-Coyle | Posted 04.07.2015 | Impact
Amber Browning-Coyle

One of the great truths in life is that the tiniest of things can sometimes spark the greatest change. In my case the tiniest of things was not an actual thing, but a small little girl named Katie.

Three Lessons from Pre-K

Harriet Heydemann | Posted 04.07.2015 | Good News
Harriet Heydemann

I read a story in Huffington Post last week about teaching kindness in kindergarten. Who could argue with that? Comments came in with praise for the program. The story brought back memories of my daughter's pre-K class.

Stay Encouraged - Follow Your Dreams

Ronda Lee | Posted 04.06.2015 | Good News
Ronda Lee

Changes in the season typically make me harsher on myself. That raise, promotion, or business deal did not materialize. Do not fret. If you are in a rut or struggling to find a way out of a bad situation, stay encouraged.

5 Life Lessons From Paul Walker

Robin Hall | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Robin Hall

I was re-watching Fast and Furious 6 the other day to prepare for the final installment of this incredibly entertaining action franchise. If you are a...

Photo of Woman in Bikini Goes Viral (Not for the Reason You Think)

Sheila Viers | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Sheila Viers

If you ask me, the whole point in putting it all out there isn't really about "opening the kimono" but rather about connecting with ourselves in a way that releases the hold that other people's opinions have on us.

7 Powerful Mantras To Live Your Life By

Next Avenue | Patricia Corrigan | Posted 04.05.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Patricia Corrigan “Be bold in doing the rest of your life.” That’s what Gail Sheehy wrote in my copy of h...

Meet Ingrid Nilsen: Becoming a YouTube Sensation and Supporting Women Across the Globe

Michael Levin | Posted 04.03.2015 | Style
Michael Levin

Ingrid Nilsen's popularity reaches into the millions. She's a top YouTuber -- one of an elite cadre of young video stars whose focus on makeup, fashion, and lifestyle attract a vast audience of girls and young women.

Anomalous: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Mark Brodinsky

You should strive to be different, because you are. But have you taken the time to figure it out, to tap into what you are really about, to find the hidden treasure inside of you, the gift that makes you different and can in effect change the world around you by making it better for other people.

What I Learned From Jay Williams, Duke Basketball Legend

Harshada Rajani | Posted 04.04.2015 | Sports
Harshada Rajani

We were both on the brink of achieving our dreams -- his was a huge, national one, mine was a clichéd, personal one -- but there are threads of similarity in our struggles. However, what makes us different is that he has stopped chasing the ghost of his pre-injury life. I have not.

What's Your Filter?

Stephanie Harrison | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Harrison

If you use the popular app Instagram, you are familiar with the idea of a filter. In the exact same way, at every moment in your life, you are choosing the filter that you see the world through.

Is Fear of Rejection Holding You Back?

Margie Warrell | Posted 04.01.2015 | Good News
Margie Warrell

Yesterday my 15-year-old daughter Maddy emailed me to say she'd just received a rejection letter from McDonalds where she'd applied for part time work. She was feeling deflated.

Feel Like Giving Up? Now Is the Time to Fight Harder

Leon Logothetis | Posted 04.01.2015 | Good News
Leon Logothetis

I know, just as most people do, the feeling of dread that can overcome us all from time to time. This feeling seems to creep up after you've made some progress towards your goals, but then roadblocks or barriers appear.

The Patient Experience: The Importance of Care, Communication, and Compassion in the Hospital Room

Brian Boyle | Posted 04.01.2015 | Impact
Brian Boyle

The world is full of unknowns. We were a normal family living a happy life, and then one day, a near fatal car accident changed everything.

Introducing #BossLady Nafiza

Coming of Faith | Posted 03.30.2015 | Style
Coming of Faith

See #BossLady Nafiza Majid tell the story behind her jewelry line, The Sultaness. She opens up about how hitting rock bottom led her to start her business, her journey of balancing work while being a single mother, and success she's attained through it all.

What I Learned From Crashing a Funeral

Ryan Greenhalgh | Posted 03.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Ryan Greenhalgh

It was raining when I woke up. How fitting. Today I was going to follow in the footsteps of the wisest and sharpest professor I've had to date. I wa...

When to Stop Trying So Hard

Sheila Viers | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Sheila Viers

When we think about a goal -- why we want it, when it will come, etc - the reason why so many people have trouble is because when they try to get specific about things they do not understand, they end up getting in their own way. They end up trying way too hard. Here are seven things to remember when setting your next goal.

Who Who Cares What 'They' Say

Randi Evans | Posted 03.30.2015 | Parents
Randi Evans

As I'm sitting in the front row on the bleachers, I can hear your whispers to your spouse, friends and other parents. I hear what you say.

Happiness Is an Action

Tama Kieves | Posted 03.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tama Kieves

We live in the culture of doing. We live in the culture of staying busy. But an inspired life will ask you to look at what part of you is coming up with the tasks. Is it your strength that motivates you? Or is it your desperation? Where you come from is where you'll go.

5 Things That Will Instantly Make Your Life Better

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 03.30.2015 | Fifty
Rebecca Perkins

Here's a little exercise that will improve your life immediately. These tips are simple heartfelt ideas that I've used on many occasions when I've needed to instantly feel better.

The Real Reason You Should Be Meditating

Emma Bathie | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Emma Bathie

The most frustrating part is being so caught up in the doing, creating and performing that you lose sight of what you're trying to achieve and, funnily enough, you end up getting nowhere.