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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.

3 Reasons Why Lying Doesn't Work in Relationships

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

I read an article over the weekend in which the author encouraged us to lie, especially to our loved ones. I had to re-read his words because I could ...

Who Are You, Really?

Tammy Plunkett | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Tammy Plunkett

The solution is simple, but it's not easy. Get to know yourself.

I'm Sorry I Was A Horrible Manager

Rena DeLevie | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
Rena DeLevie

Dear people who reported to me when I first started managing, I'm sorry.

I Made Six Figures But I Wasn't Happy

Elyse-Anne | Posted 02.09.2015 | Money
Elyse-Anne

Don't get me wrong. I'm not saying that money isn't important or that I don't need money. On the contrary, I was so attached to money that I freak out every time I had to spend it as I watched the numbers in my bank account decreases.

Working From Home? 6 Tips to Keep You Focused and Productive

Emily Cassel | Posted 02.04.2015 | Small Business
Emily Cassel

Working from home can be a serious adjustment. We can feel like we're on the clock 24/7, and our boundaries between work and personal life tend to become blurry during this transition. Here are my top six tips to keep you focused and productive, so that you can fully enjoy the benefits and privilege of working from home.

Why It's Healthy to Change What You Believe

Robin Hall | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Robin Hall

To me, a good belief is one that promotes a healthy sense of self-esteem. With a healthy sense of self-esteem, you feel at peace with just being yourself. We should all have that, right? But what do you believe about yourself?

Autism Without Fear: Examining the Legitimacy of 'Autism Life Coaches'

Michael John Carley | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael John Carley

Over the last five years there's been a noticeable increase in folks with varying experience levels promoting themselves as "autism life coaches" -- p...

To Every Girl Accused of Having a Bad Attitude

Literally, Darling | Posted 01.29.2015 | Women
Literally, Darling

Hello, my sisters in snark, my colleagues in curtness, my friends who are frank and my associates in assertiveness: Today we salute you. You, who so boldly and decisively refuse to stand for bullshit. You, who do not cower; you who do not yield.

3 Myths That Stop Success

Mary Morrissey | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Morrissey

I have found that there are generally three myths that affect almost everyone from time to time in the quest for their version of "success." These myths are simple but powerful and have held many people back from living the lives they truly want to live.

Whose Business Are You In?

Michael Feeley | Posted 03.23.2015 | Business
Michael Feeley

Byron Katie -- the brilliant American speaker, author and founder of the method of self-inquiry called "The Work", says this about business: "I can only find three kinds of business in the world -- mine, yours and God's. Whose business are you in?"

Stalk Your Fear to Radically Transform Your Life: Three Questions

Kristen Buckley | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristen Buckley

I don't set New Year's resolutions, but I do set an intention for the year that I check in on daily. What's unique about my approach is its focus: fear.

Wearing Dad Jeans and Other Premium Benefits of Mentoring a Young Gay Man

Del Ray Zimmerman | Posted 03.22.2015 | Gay Voices
Del Ray Zimmerman

My own early years acclimating as a gay man carry some of the deepest wounds of my life. For a while, I sacrificed my education, carried shame about my sexuality, made horrible dating choices, and looked for my self-esteem in the nightclubs. Now I have a deep and visceral need to give Griffin the advice and friendship from an older gay man that I didn't have.

How Being Broke Can Feel Richer Than Ever

Celia Ward-Wallace | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Celia Ward-Wallace

I'm broke. OK, not totally broke. But broker than I have been in a while. And yes, I am abundantly blessed overall, but today we are talking down an...

9 Things Successful Couples Do Differently

Kali Rogers | Posted 03.18.2015 | Women
Kali Rogers

Happy couples don't shy away. They listen, they argue, they talk, they solve. They fight clean, but they don't hold back their truth.

Networking Is a Key Strategy in Your Job Search

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 03.15.2015 | Women
Rebecca Grainger

Gone are the days where the only way of finding a new job was through an advert, or even a recruiter. With the increase in social media, companies have endless means of sourcing talent. However, one rule of thumb still applies today "it's not what you know, but who you know."

Elastic Heart, Elastic Interpretation

Diane Passage | Posted 03.12.2015 | Arts
Diane Passage

We are often in a fighting match with ourselves. Sometimes that little feisty perception is kicking our strong solid self's butt, and sometimes we rise above those jittery little thoughts and let them sleep, only to wake them up later.

Designing Your Life: Creating Your Vision Board

Lucinda Cross | Posted 03.11.2015 | Women
Lucinda Cross

It is time to be greedy and focus on YOU this year. Changing to this new mindset will not happen overnight but it can happen and should happen. It is time to tend to write the vision and make it plain. It is time to Activate your dreams and goals.

Nail Your New Year's Resolutions in Four Easy Steps

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

This is why I've taken a new attitude on the resolution. We all know that after a few glasses of champagne on December 31st, it's easy to make loads of promises we may or may not keep, right? So here's my idea:

30 Things I Accomplished Before Turning 30

Harper Spero | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Harper Spero

Many people don't want to talk about that "old age," but I'm feeling really good about my 30s. Age is just a number in my book and I'm ready to close the chapter on my 20s.

6 Easy Ways to Win With Your New Year's Resolutions

Diane Passage | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

It's that time again! New Year's resolutions are almost a running joke, if they're not already. Lose weight. Quit smoking. Find love. Recycle. Take a ...

6 Lessons I Learned From Working With 20-Something Girls

Kali Rogers | Posted 03.07.2015 | Women
Kali Rogers

I am finishing up my first year as a true bona fide life coach after practicing counseling, and I wanted to share with everyone what I learned. And no, these lessons did not come from my amazingly cunning professional skills -- they came from my clients.