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My Guardian Angel Is A Dancing Tree

Phyllis Sues | Posted 06.10.2015 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

My tree's branches have acclimated themselves by growing gently against the ceiling. Then, because they can't go any higher, they fan out over my bed, forming a beautiful canopy.

How I Survived Cambodia's Killing Fields: Celebrating a Mother's Determination to Save Her Family

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 06.10.2015 | Good News
SreyRam Kuy, MD

It was 1978, in Talien, Cambodia, when the Khmer Rouge soldier came for my mother. An acquaintance had betrayed her, informing the Khmer Rouge leadership about her past as a teacher.

Three Ways to Weather a Freelancing Dry-Spell

Hilal Isler | Posted 06.10.2015 | Media
Hilal Isler

If you've forgotten temporarily, if you're despondent over a dry spell, wondering why your pitches aren't being favored, why your inbox is bare, here are three simple tips to help you shake up your approach a bit.

Live And Live A Life

Richard L. Burns | Posted 06.09.2015 | Fifty
Richard L. Burns

You're prompted to move in your hospital bed. Simple things like moving arms and legs. Sitting up and lying down. Changing positions. Rolling over.

3 African Entrepreneurs Raise $70K, 7 Things They Want You To Know About Crowdfunding

Mary Olushoga | Posted 06.10.2015 | Business
Mary Olushoga

Over the years, crowdfunding has become an effective alternative for entrepreneurs to raise funds for their business ideas. Crowdfunding allows entrepreneurs to raise capital without giving up too much equity.

Full Moon, Frozen Neck, Structural Death and Resurrection

Miriam Ava | Posted 06.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

When on the night of the full moon you come full circle in your appreciation for your body -- despite a frozen neck and shoulder, no Internet for 2...

Dreams Take Care of Themselves

Sue Shanahan | Posted 06.09.2015 | Arts
Sue Shanahan

The above painting, captures the innocence of childhood and my love of Martha's Vineyard. I have traveled to the island every summer for the last 17 years. It's hard to write about its splendor without sounding cliche.

Running Free

Hilal Isler | Posted 06.25.2015 | Women
Hilal Isler

Today, when I tell people I grew up in Saudi Arabia, they're often surprised. I can't explain to them that coming of age in a country governed by the most orthodox of men, has actually made me a stronger woman. It doesn't seem to make much sense, does it? But there it is.

I'm Saying Goodbye to the Spiritual Development World

Sarah Liddle | Posted 06.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Liddle

Emotions are my biggest friend and have also been my biggest foe. Being an empath, for me has meant countless days and nights throughout the years of ...

How to Deal With Anxiety

Brendon Burchard | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Brendon Burchard

Anxiety can be a sign to pay attention and bring your A-game. You can turn it into drama, a false cataclysmic feeling or you can use it as a performance enhancement tool. Here are the three primary sources of anxiety and what to do about it:

Likeable Leadership: A Collection of 65+ Inspirational Stories on Marketing, Your Career, Social Media & More by Dave Kerpen

Pam Nochlin | Posted 06.27.2015 | Business
Pam Nochlin

Likeable Leadership by Dave Kerpen, Founder & CEO of Likeable Local, a social media agency is filled with examples, tips, a recommended reading list and lessons learned from Dave and other entrepreneurs and business leaders.

Take the Pressure Off

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Elizabeth Comeau, digital editor at Runner's World and Zelle "How far are we going, and how fast?" my mother/runner friend asked me. "I don't ...

The Joy of Giving: Letting Go of Expectations

Allison Carmen | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Allison Carmen

I'm merely stating that most of us can probably give a little more to the people in our lives without thinking what we want or expect in return. With a more open and giving heart, we can create a ripple of kindness and love in the universe -- if even for just one moment.

The Garden of Gratitude

Christine Carter | Posted 06.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Christine Carter

When your world is spinning... Fast and furious off its axis Parts and pieces flying all around... Unsettled and stirring in the fury Of perhaps a sto...

7 Rules For A More Meaningful Life

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 06.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

There are many ways to live life -- there is no right or wrong. However, some of us believe in living a life full of passion -- a life where you never feel bored, stagnant, or stuck -- a life where you're constantly excited and inspired.

5 Truths from 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime'

Harriet Heydemann | Posted 06.05.2015 | Parents
Harriet Heydemann

Although my daughter, Ariela, did not have autism, we had a lot in common with the family in the play. Without giving too much away, here are just a few of the play's insights that I related to.

Bullied for Being Biracial | SPEAK UP WITH JIMMY NGUYEN (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 06.05.2015 | Black Voices
Jimmy Nguyen

Growing up in a small town Pennsylvania, Alexis Rydbom was bullied and faced racial discrimination because she is a biracial. She shares her story with Jimmy Nguyen, and talks about how she overcame her childhood challenges to become a confident young woman.

No Internship? No Problem.

Melissa Persaud | Posted 06.05.2015 | College
Melissa Persaud

The way I see it, if you didn't get the "dream" internship -- or maybe any internship for that matter -- there is no need to worry.

What Your Momma Bear (Coach) Is NOT Going to Tell You About Becoming a Coach

Sarah Liddle | Posted 06.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Liddle

Let's clear the air before we begin. I love coaching. This blog isn't to belittle or take the spark out of coaching. The purpose of this article is to...

The Heart of a Tiger

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 06.04.2015 | Books
SreyRam Kuy, MD

We'd like to share excerpts from the forthcoming book, The Heart of a Tiger, a compilation of stories about a family's survival during the Cambodian Killing Fields. I hope that you are blessed and inspired by these stories.

'Spirtpreneur' Lessons from V. Taybron

Abiola Abrams | Posted 06.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Abiola Abrams

I'll be bringing you exciting advice and insight from "road less traveled" entrepreneurs, spiritual business luminaries, creative professionals, and h...

Why Every Workplace Should Have a Graduation Celebration

Jack Stahlmann | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Jack Stahlmann

The excitement of the graduation experience is hard to replicate. But what if we did? What if we could have a graduation of sorts at the workplace every year? Here are four-and-a-half reasons to graduate more often:

How Cancer At 23 Taught Me To Love My Body

Sage B. Hobbs | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Sage B. Hobbs

I was 23 years old. I had recently graduated from college, returned from a life-changing trip to Kenya, moved into my cool apartment in downtown Philly, and settled into my first "real" job. I was lovin' life and out to change the world. And then, I found a pea-sized lump above my collarbone.

Legacy Writing: A Tool to Discover and Communicate Values

Rachael Freed | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

This winter I invited the women who were in legacy facilitator training with me to do a short writing exercise, not for the purpose of discerning values, but to provide a sense of generations, an appreciation of life and our mortality, and to address two of our universal needs: wanting to be known and remembered.

How to Stop Second Guessing Yourself and Make Decisions With Confidence

Alexis Meads | Posted 06.03.2015 | Women
Alexis Meads

Grasp a firm, unwavering belief that the Universe is working for you. And if you're struggling with making decisions, start with a couple of small ones. And once you decide -- decide with gusto! Make the choice and follow your lead with confidence.