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8 Subconscious Behaviors That Are Keeping You From Having The Life You Want

Brianna Wiest | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Brianna Wiest

Here are eight of the daily behaviors and unconscious habits that are keeping you from the life you really want.

9 Times Gina Rodriguez Schooled Hollywood On Diversity

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.30.2015 | Latino Voices

  From a young age, Gina Rodriguez  felt there was something wrong about who she was (or rather, who she wasn't) seeing on television....

Open Letter to Peace Officers Everywhere: #IAmHumanToo

Lisa Mae Brunson | Posted 07.24.2015 | Black Voices
Lisa Mae Brunson

Dear Peace Officer, please hear my plea and the plea of the nation. Will you stop killing me? Will you protect and serve me now? #IAmHumanToo.

The Essence of Beauty

Dr. Steve Maraboli | Posted 07.14.2015 | Women
Dr. Steve Maraboli

While empowering women should be a global initiative that ought to un-mercilessly call-out such marketing techniques, the voices of empowerment seem to be silent. Ladies, let me be clear... stop trying to "fix" yourself, you're NOT broken! Just be YOU!

Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor Shares 10 Mindfulness Tips for World Record Success, Health and Happiness

Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee

Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor After Setting Four World Records. Photo Credit PhotoRun.net/Competitor Group At 5'4" and only 104 pounds, no one knew...

A Chronic Pain Disorder Took Everything Away From Me

Erica Siegel | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Erica Siegel

On June 20, 2013, the first pain specialist I had ever seen told me, "You are entering the beginning stages of the world of chronic pain." And I bawled my eyes out. I was 23 years old and felt like my life was spiraling out of control.

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.

Michael Jordan's Mindfulness Meditation Coach: The Secret Weapon of Phil Jackson, Kobe Bryant and You

Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee

Woo-woo or not, compassion is needed today more than ever, and perhaps mindfulness can help bring us there. Through Mumford's book, we can all learn to be Mindful Athletes in our day-to-day lives.

A Seed of Hope

Peter Field | Posted 06.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Peter Field

The world we live in appears so full of upheaval and uncertainty. Turn on the news, pick up a newspaper, and each day seems to bring new revelations o...

Unwrapping Your Gift Called Life

Gigi G. | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Gigi G.

(Picture: Shutterstock) Good Morning World! That's the way to start the day. Arms wide open. Ready to embrace another day. Ready to ...

Elderly Women's Empowerment Fiction or 'Soft-core, Old-lady Porn'-- Behold the Great New Movement Upon Us!

Paul Gordon | Posted 05.13.2015 | Books
Paul Gordon

I want Charmaine Gordon's elderly women's empowerment fiction to go viral and, while it might not, her work is deserving of it because it is devoted to a small, somewhat overlooked, yet important genre that deserves all the attention it can get.

A Thank You to Kelly, An Amazing Educator, For Changing My Life

Amanda Barnard | Posted 05.05.2015 | Education
Amanda Barnard

Kelly is the type of educator who calls attention to the aspects of society most people would like to pretend do not exist; the type of educator who cares deeply for her students and their success. Kelly is the type of educator who changes the world, student by student.

40 Inspirational Photography Quotes... and 10 Funny Ones

DL Cade | Posted 05.04.2015 | Arts
DL Cade

Need some inspiration to get you through the rest of the week and into the sweet embrace of the weekend? Or maybe you prefer humor? Whatever the cas...

Suicide Is Not the Answer -- Reach Out!

Gigi G. | Posted 06.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Gigi G.

Why am I writing this post? On Thursday, one of our neighbors took his own life. He was a brilliant, talented man -- top of his field of work in Aust...

9 Confessions Of A Tomboy

Randi Evans | Posted 05.27.2015 | Women
Randi Evans

I never wanted to be Barbie. I chose Ken every time. Same goes for playing house; I was never the mother or the daughter; I was always the dad or the son.

The Vernal Equinox

Deb Carlin Polhill | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Deb Carlin Polhill

Ah, the vernal equinox is upon us! Welcome, spring... oh, how we have missed you so dearly! We trusted... oh, how we trusted... you would keep y...

Sequins in my Panties: Why Being in Love is Like Doing a Load of Laundry

Jennifer Lea Reynolds | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Lea Reynolds

Turns out, there are parallels between love and laundry that can teach us um, a load, about relationships.

Celebrating Iranian-American Women On International Women's Day

Yasamin Beitollahi | Posted 05.06.2015 | Impact
Yasamin Beitollahi

Celebrated globally on March 8th, International Women's Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of inspirational women while calling for greater equality. It is in this spirit that I would like to highlight the acts of courage by these seven extraordinary women.

We ALL Need the Village

Kindness Blog | Posted 04.27.2015 | Good News
Kindness Blog

Here's the thing: I've spent an evening broken to pieces, with my spirit in shreds, because of some of the things I've seen or heard about, which show where the village has failed.

Touch As Nutrition

Kindness Blog | Posted 04.25.2015 | Impact
Kindness Blog

Children actively shape their sense of self, not just mentally, but with their hands, elbows and knees, their bellies and mouths, inside the frequency, textures and intensities of this constant, rich field of contact.

How to Be Inspired (And How You've Been Doing It Wrong)

Matt Cohen | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Matt Cohen

Remember that YOU are the key to inspiration. If you don't balance the "inspiring" achievements of others with some hard work to achieve your own personal goals, then that "positive" feeling you get today could ultimately end up draining you of empathy.

13 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through 6 More Weeks Of Winter

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 02.02.2015 | Teen

Today, the world's most famous groundhog saw his shadow. According to Groundhog's Day tradition, we are therefore destined to endure six more weeks of...

12-Year-Old With Down Syndrome Shuts Down Statistics With John Legend Cover

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 01.30.2015 | Teen

Many kids shy away from singing in front of crowds, but 12-year-old Madison Tevlin is letting her voice be heard. Born with Down syndrome, Madison ...

Beyond the Development Plan: 5 No Cost Ways to Inspire Others to Greatness

Laura Berger | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business
Laura Berger

Now in a new year with performance planning in the rear-view, as c-level executives and leaders, what more can you do to cascade a culture of achievement throughout your organization?

On the Kindness of Things

Kindness Blog | Posted 03.08.2015 | Good News
Kindness Blog

Where does the world of objects start and stop? Where does an 'it' start becoming a 'you' or a 'me.' This is not clear, for the world of objects has no stable borders, and in actual practice includes much of what should be a 'you' or even an 'I.'