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The Decision I'm Still Haunted By 34 Years Later

Nancy Roman | Posted 11.26.2015 | Fifty
Nancy Roman

I want to be born again in exactly the same circumstances to exactly the same family. But when I come to those pivotal decisions in my life -- those 'forks in the road', so to speak -- I want to choose the OPPOSITE this time around.

The Choice Between Love and Career

Quora | Posted 10.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul

Sometimes you feel you have a choice to make between two opposite things and the truth is that is rarely the case. Choose to have it all, and then make intelligent decisions to make it viable.

Finding My Divine Purpose When the Nest Is Empty and the Heart Is Full

Helen Ingram Mitchell | Posted 09.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Helen Ingram Mitchell

"My name is Helen, and I have an empty nest!" I feel like there should be a support group for those who have tended their nests, perfected the role of motherhood, and are now rediscovering their identity without children in the home.

How Social Opinion Defines Your Life in Ways You Can't Even Imagine

Daphne C Spyropoulos | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Daphne C Spyropoulos

If you were to make a list of the major life decisions you have made so far, how many of them would not be predictable at all? If someone somewhere knows what your choices are and even at the oddest chance what your game plan could turn out to be, how untouched are you by what others think of you?

How Do We Do the Just-Right Thing?

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Kay Tacke Morse

Doing the right thing is relative, I realize. Yet, I am curious if there is a basic foundation of character within us that leads us to make more 'right' rather than 'wrong' choices?

Good Question!

Marcia Liss | Posted 07.24.2015 | Fifty
Marcia Liss


Lights Go On: Part LII -- The Road Not Taken

Thomas Bähler | Posted 07.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Thomas Bähler

Click here to listen to Robert Frost recite his poem This poem has made a difference in my life. I'll wager it has in yours too. TWO roads diverged...

Following Your Internal Compass and Making Your Own Decisions

Greg Frucci | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Greg Frucci

Remaining in the present moment, which flows with time, knowing the moment is not static, this is how one is able to hear clearly the voice within. What is your greatest challenge? Do something about it beginning now.

Todd Dye, Pittsburgh Skater, Artist and Friend

Leigh Roche | Posted 05.14.2015 | Impact
Leigh Roche

When a young person's life ends because of such tragic circumstances, it affects the people whose lives he touched. In the world we live, it seems like it's only a matter of time before we all have a connection to a senseless tragedy and it's is difficult to wrap my mind around that.

Not Living The Life You Want? 15 Questions To Ask Yourself

Posted 03.10.2015 | Dr. Phil

Have you lost parts of yourself in the rush of the world? Maybe you've let passion and color slip away a tiny piece at a time — so slowly you didn't...

The Power of Choice

Lubna Najjar | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Lubna Najjar

Prepare, Evaluate and Follow Through. Have an idea of what you want beforehand and/or try to anticipate a future decision that must be made.

Shouldn't I Have All Of This?

Nancy Roman | Posted 04.04.2015 | Fifty
Nancy Roman

I want to live in a little house with a big porch on the seashore. I want to live in an apartment in New York City with a geranium on the fire escape. I want crisp white sheets and gingham curtains. I want gilded mirrors and french porcelain.

The Simple but Overlooked Key to Achieving Your Dreams

Elyse Santilli | Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

When I was a young girl, I dreamed of being a writer. Then life happened. I listened to everyone but my own soul, the dream of a writing career feel ...

5 Habits That Will Boost Your Happiness and Inner Peace

Elyse Santilli | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Set your soul free by adopting these five habits; they are the building blocks of happiness and greater inner peace.

Is Stay-at-Home Motherhood a Luxury?

Adrienne Partridge, Ph.D | Posted 01.31.2015 | Style
Adrienne Partridge, Ph.D

Most SAHM's have lives very different from those of the women depicted on The Real Housewives. The majority of SAHM's do not enjoy daily wine fueled lunch dates with friends or are SAHM's who indulge in weekly shopping sprees and spa treatments.

The Gift of Choice

Susie Wolbe | Posted 01.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Wolbe

We are hurt by a loved one; we then have a choice. Are we going to focus on what went wrong, what was done, or who said what? Or are we going to work toward a place where we can think rationally and decide how we should proceed?

How to Make the Best Decision

Mary Ann Johnstone | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Ann Johnstone

(photo by princigalli via Getty Images) Sarah was longing to leave her soul-crushing job. Angie was dreaming of a more harmonious relationship. They ...

Watch: Three Mind-Body-Soul Tips to Making Life Decisions

Sura | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living

Have you ever wished you could rely on an inner guide to help you make life decisions? As a life coach, I noticed that people often come to coachin...

What Makes Life Worth Living? Take a Moment to Ask

Miroslav Volf | Posted 10.25.2014 | World
Miroslav Volf

Various forces bigger than ourselves -- perhaps most of all marketing and pop culture - shape our goals without us realizing it, guiding our lives for us, often in directions that, were we to think about it, we would want to resist. Life becomes, for instance, a series of consumer decisions based on our preferences for this or that experience, or a mad race for some vaguely-defined "success."

How We Treat Others

Tom Morris | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

How we treat others is really in the end how we treat ourselves. Our outer conduct always has inner results. In a great little passage from Shakesp...

It's Your Life You Get to Choose: 7 Tools to Help You Get What You Want

Marilyn Tam | Posted 09.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

Waiting for something or someone to give you what you want in your life is abdication of your free will and choice. Yet we've all had occasions when w...

The 11 Most Important Choices You Can Make in Life

Richard Koch | Posted 08.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Richard Koch

Most of reality doesn't matter, but a few things -- in this case choices -- matter a huge amount. In other words, there is a very small number of choices that will determine the great majority of results.

Staying Positive With Dementia: 'There's Still A Lot Of Good Life Out There'

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 10.28.2014 | Fifty

Ron Grant is adamant that his dementia won't define his life. “There’s still a lot of good life out there,” said Grant, who was diagnosed wit...

Time on the Run

Robin Korth | Posted 06.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

It hits us all at one time or another in quiet and not-so-quiet ways. We are getting older. Time is marching, no matter how hard we run or try for ...

30 Reasons To Embrace 30

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 05.14.2014 | Women
Tinatin Japaridze

I recently celebrated my 30th birthday. Instead of dwelling on the potential downsides of turning the Big 3-0, I made a conscious decision to do the opposite.