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A Marriage Vow to Remember

Marshall Cannon | Posted 05.14.2015 | Weddings
Marshall Cannon

When I got married in 2012, my wife and I wrote our own vows. It is the vogue thing to do these days. What I soon learned is that the writing of one's vows can be intimidating and extremely personal.

Taming the Beast: How I Stopped the Blame Game From Controlling My Life

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Kruczyk

I escaped the cage and found freedom from the wood pellets and stale feeder food. Maybe certain people tried to look for me; maybe they didn't. I didn't care. I was a hamster with a plan. I came to a fork, took the road less traveled and began running like my life depended on it (and hey, maybe it did).

Lights Go On, Part XXXI -- Discover

Thomas Bähler | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

I learned something the other day no, wait! I discovered something the other day learning and discovering hold different weights for me I have forgo...

Listening to Silence

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 03.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

The meaning and relationship we have with silence varies greatly depending on time, place and personality types but generally it can be defined as the absence of sound or complete stillness.

What I Learned From My First Semester in College

David Ongchoco | Posted 02.28.2015 | College
David Ongchoco

My first semester at the University of Pennsylvania has just ended. I'm flying back home, and I don't know what to think. It's been such a journey from the moment I stepped on campus all the way to today.

How to Get Ahead When Life's Not 'Fair'

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 02.15.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

On the surface, acceptance -- that is, changing what we can change and being realistic about what we cannot change in our lives -- should be the easiest thing to do. After all, how hard is it to resign yourself to the reality of a situation?

Are You Happy? Honestly?

Dean Graziosi | Posted 02.10.2015 | Impact
Dean Graziosi

This is a great time to reflect, a great time of the year to reflect and polish that own inner diamond of yours and find something that allows happiness to shine out rather than waiting for those exterior things to shine light in.

Mindful Moments

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 12.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

This process and practice starts with getting a one-way ticket to where you are, focusing your attention and concentrating on your environment, acknowledging how you're feeling, clearing your mind of other vehicles that are trying to transport you away from that scene.

Growing Out of Packaged Ideals: John Oliver Got Me Thinking

Lauren Daley | Posted 12.01.2014 | Books
Lauren Daley

We humans grow so much intellectually, or are supposed to, that concepts or thoughts that seemed so profound at 15 or 23 often seem trite and banal at 30 or 55. But then, we're always growing, aren't we?

Spaces Between Beliefs

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

We don't just become who we are. The outcome is very much influenced by decisions we have made along the way, people we've observed and seeds that have been planted personally or by others about our abilities, limitations, preferences, values and principles.

How to School Yourself at Work

Michael Brooks Jr. | Posted 09.23.2014 | Business
Michael Brooks Jr.

I have a proposal: If you're in charge of managing people, including yourself, and you set a work schedule for your employees, try providing them with a time to learn.

10 Things I Learned From Building My First Blogsite

Angela Jamene | Posted 08.11.2014 | Technology
Angela Jamene

Building my blogsite was, and continues to be, an adventure. I was genuinely surprised by how much I learned in the process. Here are 10 of my favorites.

Feast Your Eyes On This Time-Lapse Of Beer Fermenting

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

It's alive!

How to Be a Good Traveler

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 11.26.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

I just got back from almost two glorious weeks in Spain, and it made me realize even more that there are things we can do to be good travelers, which in turn gives us better travels.

Plan for Your Wealth and Wellness

Stacia Pierce | Posted 11.05.2013 | Women
Stacia Pierce

I teach my clients there's no sense in building your wealth if you're not going to take care of your health. If you want to perform at optimum level, then you have to preserve your body.

9 Easy Ways To Learn Something New

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

"When we explore the new," writes Todd Kashdan, PhD, author of Curious?, "we can become more ... comfortable dealing with tension and anxiety, and...

What We Can All Learn From the Incident in Row Number 3

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

While crappy things happen in work and in life, it's not the events themselves that matter. It's how we handle them that make all the difference.

Life = Learning + Growth

Michael_Eisen | Posted 03.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael_Eisen

For the next few weeks, see if you can shift your perspective and take the focus off of the results and achievements in your life and put all your energy into learning and growing.

5 Questions to Test Your Influence

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 12.02.2012 | Small Business
Rayanne Thorn

We spend so much time striving for more, wanting more. Working hard to get ahead seems like an endless race against the rest of mankind. Kind of like laundry at my house, it is never completely done.

Move, Learn And Eat...

Posted 10.05.2011 | Travel

The three short films Rick Mereki made during his travels to 11 countries in 44 days are making the rounds on the internet today, like that featuring ...

How Do You Learn?

Idelle Davidson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Idelle Davidson

Well, it turns out that the whole learning style idea may be right up there with the theory that the earth is flat.

I'll Take You There: Mentoring As A Roadmap

Shannon Cutts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Shannon Cutts

We all need someone older and wiser to show us the ropes. We all need firsthand confirmation that life always looks easier when we are the one who is on the outside looking in.

Obama Interviews the Medical Blogosphere on Healthcare Reform

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvaro Fernandez

Without further ado, below you have this week's Grand Rounds -- a Q&A session with over 30 bloggers led by the incoming President on how to reform (for the better, we hope) healthcare.