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Let the Children Teach Us

Kathy Nimmer | Posted 11.21.2016 | Education
Kathy Nimmer

One thing I know for sure, even when I seem to understand little in this world, is that young people "get" kindness. While in my coach/mentor ro...

5 Financial Wake-Up Calls -- And What You Can Learn From Them

Oprah.com | Joann Pan | Posted 11.17.2016 | OWN

Bobbi Rebell is an award-winning TV anchor and personal finance columnist at Thomson Reuters, the largest news organization in the world. Her business...

It's Not What You Say: Lessons from the 2016 U.S. Election Outcome

Joan Michelson | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
Joan Michelson

(Photo credit: Pinterest) "(A)s is so often the case with outliers, buried in that setback was a golden opportunity...But first we have to be frank a...

Stop Saying, 'I Can't Do Anything Because I Have Kids' -- In Front Of Your Kids

Michelle Zunter | Posted 10.05.2016 | Parents
Michelle Zunter

The struggle is real. Having kids and also wanting that adult time without them. Every parent struggles with it, whether you’re a single parent or p...

A New Online Workshop To Help You Get Through Tough Times

COURAGEworks | Lisa Capretto | Posted 09.07.2016 | OWN

Glennon Doyle Melton and Brené Brown provide lessons aimed at helping you find wisdom in the stories your own life. In this four-lesson online worksh...

Lessons From My Internship At Uber Philippines

David Ongchoco | Posted 08.29.2016 | Business
David Ongchoco

Starting a startup is hard, but scaling it is even harder. This was the big realization I had when my startup organization YouthHack was facing growin...

The Lesson My Scars Taught Me

Michelle Zunter | Posted 08.26.2016 | Women
Michelle Zunter

When I was about 18 months old, I was burned quite badly. These were scalding hot water burns. This was an unfortunate household accident that could h...

28 Life Lessons I've Learned This Past Year

Amanda Beilke | Posted 08.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Beilke

The seasons of life tend to affect all of us in very different ways. Some of us get thrown off by the spins of change in the weather or the many hecti...

5 Lessons You Can Learn From Trust Me I'm Lying By Ryan Holiday

AJ Agrawal | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business
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AJ Agrawal

Ryan Holiday is a best-selling author. He's also one of the most hated figures in the PR industry. He pulled back the curtain on the dark arts of the ...

Why I Don't Expect Our Kids To Get Married

Michelle Zunter | Posted 09.07.2016 | Parents
Michelle Zunter

“When you get married, you’ll be a great husband...” “When you get married, I’ll be so proud of you...” These are not statements I’ll be...

Lessons On Innovation From President Kennedy's Challenge To Place A Man On The Moon

Billie Carn | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Billie Carn

47 years ago [20th July 1969] one giant leap for mankind was taken. Was it the direct result of President Kennedy's challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade was out?

30 Lessons I Have Learned In My 30 Years

Ashli Mazer | Posted 07.26.2016 | Women
Ashli Mazer

So, here is the thing… in a few short days, I will be celebrating a milestone birthday. 30. THIRTY. Thirty. 3-0. The Big 30. I am sort of okay with ...

History The Great Teacher... Reflections on Last Week's Tragedy

Carol J. Carter | Posted 07.13.2016 | Education
Carol J. Carter

CLIFTON L. TAULBERT ...but as a people, we have been tardy. We have been absent! We have not gone to class as we should. It is in the classroom as...

How To Learn Life's Hardest Lessons Without Suffering Any Of The Pain

Matt Fore | Posted 07.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Fore

Dad was a no-nonsense kind of guy. When he said "Jump," I stayed in the air until he said I could come down. But he was fair. As for me and my brother...

The Lessons of Landing In the Middle

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 06.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

It has been said that we, as soul beings, choose our parents because we have lessons to learn from them as well as lessons to teach them. While no one...

What My Yoga Practice Has Taught Me About Business

Charles Edge | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Charles Edge

This may sound a little surprising, but yoga and business have a lot in common. Yoga teaches us about depth and focus. But as I've yoga can also provi...

How The World's Quietest Man Taught Me The World's Loudest Lessons

Ashli Mazer | Posted 06.17.2016 | Parents
Ashli Mazer

Father's Day weekend is here and I thought it would be fitting to carve out some time and some space on the internet to honor my Dad. Although, it is ...

10 Amazing Lessons You Can Learn From My Karate Students

Liesha Petrovich | Posted 06.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Liesha Petrovich

I have the best job in the world. My husband and I have taught karate for over 20 years. Sure, some days I feel like I'm herding cats, but teaching ...

30 Things I've Learned For My 30th Birthday

Anjali Sareen | Posted 06.06.2016 | Women
Anjali Sareen

The best and brightest moments of self-discovery in life often happen after you've pissed someone off in the pursuit of your own happiness.

Sophomore Year Reflections: Lessons I Learned From Experiencing College Burnout

David Ongchoco | Posted 05.23.2016 | College
David Ongchoco

"It is the hard days--the times that challenge you to your very core--that will determine who you are. We are more vulnerable than we ever thought but...

Theatre Rules for a Zen Life!

Samina Raza | Posted 05.10.2016 | Arts
Samina Raza

Theatre rules are not just for doing plays, they can easily be applied to life.

30 Things My Mother Taught Me

Walaa Chahine | Posted 05.06.2016 | Women
Walaa Chahine

It wasn't until this year that I truly began to value all she taught me -- the year after I graduated college and became my own person. Suddenly, everything my mother taught me about life was coming back to me. Here are 30 things my mother taught me that I didn't believe as a kid, but I 100% believe today.

10 Things I Have Learned From People Who Have Alzheimer's

Marie Marley | Posted 04.04.2016 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I was a caregiver for my beloved Romanian life partner, Ed, for seven years. Furthermore, I currently volunteer to make weekly visits to three women w...

5 Lessons I Learned From Traveling Solo

Lauren McCann | Posted 04.01.2016 | Travel
Lauren McCann

The argument for traveling solo has become a popular topic. I wanted to travel, but I wanted to see so much and didn't want to put a short time stamp on it. So, instead of waiting around for someone to be able to join me for this several-month long trip I wanted to do, I went solo.

Returning Home

Lucas Spangher | Posted 03.03.2016 | Travel
Lucas Spangher

I had learned a lot while abroad. I had learned the incredible privilege we have speaking English as a native language, the joy of unique experiences, the wonderful, almost revolutionary joy of feeling as though the time I spent was truly and utterly my own.