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By Saying Yes, You're Saying No

Sarah Liddle | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Liddle

we must make it a conscious practice to see that when we say yes to something we say no to everything else. When you fully understand and accept this, you can then clarify and focus your time on what is truly important and significant to you. Fulfillment is achieved by conscious choice day in and day out.

5 Ways Thinking Small Helped Me Play Big

Eleanor Beaton | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Eleanor Beaton

As I turned my focus from big, external achievements to quiet little wins, a profound shift took place that set me on a more fulfilling course. Here are five ways that thinking small helped me play big.

How to Get Your Way Without Being a Control Freak

Laurie Gerber | Posted 03.19.2015 | Parents
Laurie Gerber

It took years of practice, but I finally learned how to put this bad trait on a leash and keep it in check! You can learn the method of leashing those parts of yourself you don't like too.

3 Ways Rejection Helps Us Grow

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

Rejection offers us a chance to re-think our plan, to realign or challenge our initial beliefs and ensure that where we think we want to go is indeed in our highest and best good. Here are three ways rejection can be helpful..

The Changing Face of Personal Development

Ingrid Sanders | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Ingrid Sanders

To get started on your own path of learning and development, simply choose one thing you want to get better at and take the first step. It can be as simple as introducing a 60-second break to just breathe and be mindful in the middle of the workday. Once you start, you'll likely be hooked on learning more.

How Eric Krasno Is Changing the Music Industry One Jam at a Time

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 03.19.2015 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

Throughout his 20 years in the music industry, Eric Krasno has never fit into any single defined role. In addition to his guitar playing in Soulive and Lettuce, both of which he helped co-found, he's established himself as an in-demand producer and songwriter.

20 Ways To Find Your Life Purpose

Deborah Chalk | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Deborah Chalk

You're ready to find out what you are here for, other than being able to explain every plot twist of your favorite show beside the company water-cooler. What next? Here are 20 ways to find your life purpose:

Life Is a Journey of Spirals Not Circles

Sarah Liddle | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Liddle

Life is a journey, no journey is ever a journey backward, neither is a journey circular forever. Just as I tried and failed. You cannot force your spiritual growth and success. You can only succumb to what it is you need to learn in the moment.

#1 Most Terrifying Question

Lauren Zander | Posted 03.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Zander

What that means is this: you have an incredible opportunity to learn and understand a huge part of your life by doing your own research, with a pool of qualified volunteers who care about you: your friends.

3 Easy Steps for Managing Fear

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

We can control fear and when we do, we find that our lives are more exciting, and fulfilling. We feel more empowered, supported, guided and present. Enjoy your life more by allowing fear to be your fellow traveler instead of the boss.

What Spock Taught Us About the Road to Fulfillment: Simplify

Sarah Liddle | Posted 03.09.2015 | Impact
Sarah Liddle

Nimoy once said, "The miracle is this: the more we share the more we have." By giving the world our talents, we're naturally more fulfilled, more attuned to our destiny. By giving away our talents, we're fulfilled.

The Question That Changed My Life

Francesca Hogi | Posted 03.09.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

Asking myself that question literally changed my life. In response, evidence that I was wrong about myself began to appear. I went from a "no-talent" recovering lawyer to a person who made it my mission to uncover what talents I truly possessed.

A Purpose Pursuer's Top 10 Greatest Lessons

Melissa Escaro | Posted 03.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Escaro

We all fear that we are not enough, and if that is the case, we won't be loved. But through an understanding of our experiences, we can come to the realization that these fears simply aren't true and that we have so much power within to create a life we want and deserve.

The Law of Attraction Is a Crock

Jennie Mustafa-Julock | Posted 03.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jennie Mustafa-Julock

The law of attraction is total bullshit. There. I said it. I know the self-help police are on their way now to fit me for a straightjacket and make su...

Apology Not Accepted

Beth Frede | Posted 03.09.2015 | Women
Beth Frede

We have to stop this nonsensical idea that taking our full space somehow diminishes others. We have to stop apologizing for being who we're here to be. It is in the fullest, untamed expression of who we are that we can live on purpose.

The Secret Recipe for Getting What You Want

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 03.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

Sometimes when I'm in the middle of striving for my goal it can be hard to grasp why it's taking so long. Yet, despite my impatience, when I do get results, I always see the magnificence and perfection in the timing.

Self-Development Is Not a Luxury, It's Our Responsibility

Hannah Massarella | Posted 03.04.2015 | Impact
Hannah Massarella

Self-development work is not selfish, it is not self-indulgent. It is essential, if you want to give and create what you are here to give and create.

Life Coach Zachary Koval Discusses Finding Personal Acceptance Through His Queerness

Phillip M. Miner | Posted 02.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Phillip M. Miner

Zachary Koval is a busy man: He's a personal trainer and life coach, primarily helping people with coming out or switching to a plant-based diet. We sat down to chat on a cold New York afternoon.

Visualizing the Future You Want

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

I truly believe that if my professor hadn't reminded me that I knew everything and walked us through that activity, I wouldn't have done so well. Can you think of a time when you've visualized success and it's worked? Maybe before a race or a big event? Prior to a lecture or trip?

What To Do When Your Partner Relocates for Work

Deborah Chalk | Posted 02.24.2015 | Women
Deborah Chalk

I came to see that the martyr way doesn't work. It's a half-life, an apology. I didn't like the way there was a possibility of resentment building over time, like limescale on a kettle.

How A Life Coach Can Help Reboot Your Life

High50 | Posted 02.24.2015 | Fifty
High50

There are many different kinds of life coach, from those who specialize in a particular profession to those who take a more holistic approach.

How Kunj Shah Took His Love for Phish and Turned It Into a Successful Business

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 02.23.2015 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

At the age of 27, Kunj Shah has accomplished more than most in the music industry. The young yet powerful owner of Live for Live Music, a music media, marketing and production company, has his hands and feet in just about everything he can.

Why I Walked Away From $65,000

Kate McCready | Posted 02.19.2015 | Women
Kate McCready

The moral of the story -- sometimes it pays to say no and walk away from the things that are not serving you. And when you do walk away -- reflect back, learn and take that knowledge forward with you for the rest of your journey.

12 Life Lessons I Wish I Knew At 16

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 02.19.2015 | Women
Rebecca Grainger

When I was 16, I didn't have a clue about what I wanted to do as a "job" or really what a "career" was. I was more worried about boys, boobs (which I lacked at the time) and getting through school. If I knew then what I know now, I might have relaxed and enjoyed the journey more.

How to Find Your Purpose -- And Go For It

Mia Redrick | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Mia Redrick

Ask yourself, what do I you love? What do I enjoy? Sometimes we make identifying our purpose a science experiment, when it isn't. Recall what brings you joy in your life or in your work in some past experience. Start there.