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Finding Your Purpose in Life

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

In order to feel more fulfilled and find the path to sustainable happiness, we follow our passions and purpose. But what is your purpose in life? I believe this is the question we ask over and over within ourselves.

Actually Useful Tips for Becoming a Writer

Ashley Hardaway | Posted 07.09.2014 | Books
Ashley Hardaway

"How did you become a writer?" The first time I was asked this, I felt like a fraud. I too, have asked this question.

The Sunday Series, (Saving the World), With Mark Brodinsky

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact
Mark Brodinsky

During this time of year as we celebrate our independence, the story from one man who fought to defend our freedom from perhaps the greatest threat the world has ever known.

One Sentence to Help You Finally Reach Your Goals

Emily Williams | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Emily Williams

Are you hoping for something to organically happen or fall into place? Are you still waiting for a sign? Seriously, stop and take the reins of your life instead. Nothing will change unless you do!

Not Everyone Is Beautiful

Nathan Biberdorf | Posted 07.16.2014 | Women
Nathan Biberdorf

"We are all beautiful." "Everyone is beautiful to somebody." It's cheerful stuff. It builds the self-esteem, makes people feel valued, and spreads joy and happiness across the Internet. It's also bullcrap.

Listening to Jesus: The Waste of Worry

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 07.07.2014 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

The hiking path meandered through the forested moutainside. My companion and I kept pushing up the hill. It was a steady incline and my legs were beginning to feel the burn of my effort.

7 Valuable Life Lessons From a Failed Relationship

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Mo Seetubtim

We all look at failure, be it in love or business, as a negative thing. But if we turn the glass around and look at it from another perspective, all these failures are essential and are the springboard to the success we have today.

How Gratitude Changed My Life

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Prasanna Ranganathan

Keeping a gratitude journal and taking these mental gratitude pictures have made me more conscious, every moment of every day, of the many miracles life has to offer, if I simply take the time to notice them.

How This 'Chicana' Writer Is Breaking The Mold When It Comes To Strong Women

Patricia Crisafulli | Posted 07.04.2014 | Fifty
Patricia Crisafulli

In college, Ana Castillo's plan had been to teach art in high school, but she veered from that more conventional path to become a self-taught poet and then a self-taught everything else literary, now with two New York Times Notable Books of the Year to her credit. Today, she is called one of the most powerful voices in contemporary Chicana literature.

These Meditation Alternatives Are Anything But Boring

Scott Stabile | Posted 07.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Scott Stabile

Luckily, it's possible to get many of the benefits of meditation without actually meditating, at least in the conventional sense. There are numerous activities out there that can offer you peace of mind without also boring you to pieces.

10 Motivating Quotes to Pursue What You Want... Now

Susie Moore | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

What is one small thing you can to today that is aligned with your goals? What is another you can do by end the of the week? Small accomplishments lead to big accomplishments. Summer does not mean a slow down. Seize the day. Time waits for no-one.

The Sunday Series (JennStrong), with Mark Brodinsky

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 07.01.2014 | Good News
Mark Brodinsky

The mission: to move and inspire you with the heroism of others. Those who show tremendous courage in the face of adversity, those who give hope to others who need it the most, those who show us all how to live a life fulfilled.

Oprah Dreams Do Come True

Emily Williams | Posted 06.30.2014 | Women
Emily Williams

In September, my father-in-law is making my dream of being in the same room with Oprah come true. But more importantly, he has taught me the power of sharing my purpose with the world.

This Woman Was Told She Would Soon Go Blind. So She Joined Circus School

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living

If doctors told you that you would soon lose your vision entirely and there was no treatment or cure available, what would you do? Would you fall into...

7 Drawings That Prove Beauty Is Everywhere

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Buckstaff

These days, I'm still using drawings to process emotions and counsel myself. Recently, when I sat down with pen in hand, I found that I was writing notes to myself about beauty. My stick figures were giving me messages about the importance of seeing and cherishing beauty in the world.

Jo Dee Messina's Me Will Make Your Soul Sing: New Album Wows Fans

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 06.26.2014 | Entertainment
Alexis Sclamberg

If you've ever been told you couldn't do something, if you've ever been told no when you really wanted a yes, if you've ever had to muster up all your guts and gumption to do it anyways, then Jo Dee Messina's new tunes will strike a chord with you.

Why Getting What You Want Requires the Opposite of What You Think

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 06.26.2014 | Women
Alexis Sclamberg

See, I know what I want, I just don't have it yet. And I have been trying to let go and trust that alongside my clear and aligned intentions and actions, the universe will deliver what I'm seeking.

5 Ways to Help Your Dreams Come True

Nicole Leigh West | Posted 06.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicole Leigh West

The most important thing to remember in helping to make dreams come true, is that the journey towards our dreams is even more enjoyable than actually achieving them -- because once we've achieved our dreams, others quickly surface anyway.

Fall in Love With Someone Who Inspires You

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

We need to be influenced to feel happiness and love, influenced to deeply care for someone other than ourselves, influenced to better ourselves while we better those around us.

The Pieces of Me

Robin Korth | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

I no longer have that hole in the center of me that aches for the comfort of feeling loved. That hole of need -- that no partner or lover could ever really fill -- is where these pieces that I set aside belonged. It was so very simple and elegant in the rightness of it all.

Realizing Your Full Potential, Part 2: Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained!

Gigi G. | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Gigi G.

Last week, we talked about Milton reaching his stars and the first steps we need to take to help our seeds of destiny to grow. So with our seeds plan...

Turn It All Off!

Brandice N. Daniel | Posted 06.24.2014 | Black Voices
Brandice N. Daniel

The truth is not that we don't have time. The truth is that we are unfocused and distracted. Don't believe me? What used to take me a full-day to complete, took me a couple of hours today.

Are We Free-Flowing Artists?

Rose Tafoya | Posted 06.23.2014 | Arts
Rose Tafoya

Inspiration is everywhere and comes to us when we least expect it. When it does, we must not resist or question the actions that are needed and taken, for this is the free flow path that leads us to our un-lived life that we want and are meant to live.

Are You Addicted to Results?

Christine Hassler | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

A goal or desire is a great reason to get your growth groove on, but don't let it be the reason you keep going. Surrender is a major component of growth.

6 Ways to Find Joy in Family

Alexandra Harra | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

To a passerby who peered through the window, we might have looked like a conglomeration of people just sitting at a table. But our home held a cluster of kind smiles, laughter bursting at inside jokes, hearty pats on the back, and fond memories recounted together.