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Why I Traded $200,000 for $200

Samuel Mandell | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Samuel Mandell

Even when I was making $200 a year, I considered myself a success. I was more lost than I'd ever been, sure, but I was in a more honest place than I had ever been also. I might have had to re-learn how to live, but I was also learning for the first time what it meant to be alive.

A Life-Changing, True Story Reveals the Secret to Success

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.26.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

It was frigid and damp at dawn the last day Phineas Gage arrived to work on time. As he shoved his hands in the pockets of his jacket and cut through...

How Successful People Work Less and Get More Done

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Successful people know the importance of shifting gears on the weekend to relaxing and rejuvenating activities. This is easier said than done, so here's some help. The following list contains 10 things that successful people do to find balance on the weekend and to come into work at 110% on Monday morning.

Please STOP Saying These Ridiculous Phrases At Work

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.26.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

At first, euphemisms surfaced in the workplace to help people deal with touchy subjects that were difficult to talk about. Before long, they morphed i...

Cooling Off a Hot Head

Beth Weissenberger | Posted 07.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Beth Weissenberger

We've all been there -- in a situation where somebody annoys the crap out of us. That little voice in your head goes off... Are you freakin' kidding...

Ready to Stop Running From You?

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 07.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

Are you ready to stop thinking that your next destination will solve all your woes and do the inner work? Here are a few tips to get you excited:

The Endless Benefits of Travel

Kemi Nekvapil | Posted 07.22.2015 | Travel
Kemi Nekvapil

When we move from one place to another we experience movement: I was in a different place yesterday to where I am today; tomorrow I can be somewhere completely different again. In the end, the question is: How far are you willing to travel, and what sort of map do you have to get you there?

Are Your Secrets Sabotaging You?

Lauren Zander | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Zander

Some people are offended when I call them secret-keepers (liars, essentially) and I have to assure them it's a universal problem. Other people claim a right to their secrets under the guise of privacy; it's my life, my thoughts, my feelings -- I should be able to choose who I share them with, right?" Wrong, and I'll explain why.

Does Holding a Grudge Do You Any Good?

Michael Feeley | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Feeley

I've found that getting rid of anger is essential for an absolute healthy heart and mind. I've learned to speak my mind and to trust in instincts and in the world.

Is Your Mind the Servant or the Master?

Dr. Amy Johnson | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Amy Johnson

You've heard, "The mind is a wonderful servant but terrible master," right? Or, "Use your mind; don't let it use you"? Over the past few years in m...

11 Things To Quit Immediately

Carolyn Maul | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Maul

There are many things in life that cause us to feel stress and sadness. Here are 11 things you can quit doing right now in order to create a life that feels easier and lighter. Starting today you can give up on things that no longer serve you and embrace positive forward momentum instead.

5 Texting-While-Dating Rules To Simplify Your Love Life

Francesca Hogi | Posted 07.17.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

The frequency of the communication should be proportional to where you are in getting to know each other, not 24/7 right off the bat. Where is there to go from there?

15 Secrets of Really Persuasive People

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Persuasive people have an uncanny ability to get you leaning toward their way of thinking. Their secret weapon is likeability. They get you to like more than their ideas; they get you to like them.

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness at Work

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

When it comes to making yourself happy, you need to learn what works for you. Once you discover this, everything else tends to fall into place. And making yourself happy doesn't just improve your performance; it's also good for your health.

12 Habits of Exceptional Leaders

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Great leadership is indeed a difficult thing to pin down and understand. You know a great leader when you're working for one, but even they can have a hard time explaining the specifics of what they do that makes their leadership so effective.

The No. 1 Reason to Hire a Life Coach -- It's Not What Most People Think

Prema Srinivasan | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Prema Srinivasan

Would you ask your friend to fix the plumbing in your home? Would you ask your spouse to teach you to speak French? So why does it seem normal to rely on our families, friends, and community members to help us achieve our very unique, authentic life goals?

Mean Girls Ruining Your Life

Reina Pomeroy | Posted 07.16.2015 | Women
Reina Pomeroy

She is so darn loud! Her voice starts out as a whisper of sorts but turns louder and louder, like she's right next to your ear with a giant megaphone. You think, I wish she would just shut up! Who is she anyway? She's your inner Mean Girl. Your very own, personal Regina George... and she's ruining your life!

3 Ways to Align Your Inner and Outer Worlds

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

Observe those thoughts and feelings. If any of them have merit, delve into those and identify the cause, but if they don't, use affirmation, prayer and meditation to help shift you back to where you most want to be.

Are You Collecting Friends or Building Community?

Lauren Zander | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Zander

I have a vision of building the world, of inspiring a new way of thinking, of raising human consciousness. This is a big dream -- too big to accomplish on my own. That's why I built my ark and populated it with the best, most inspiring friends I could find.

Inner Fabric of Leadership

Dr. Antonio Pérez | Posted 07.14.2015 | Education
Dr. Antonio Pérez

Leadership is directional - leaders lead somewhere! And to lead somewhere, you need to be going somewhere. Put simply, to lead anyone anywhere we must first know where we're going, and why we're going there.

Daily Tasks Lead to Rewards

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 07.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kay Tacke Morse

I have just arrived back home from the dentist. I am vowing once again, the Ground Hog's Day Vow, to floss daily or twice daily on an ambitious whim....

7 Ways To Put A Spark In Your Life

Lamisha Serf-Walls | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Lamisha Serf-Walls

Whether it's your job, relationship or something else, life is starting to feel a bit too predictable. Everywhere you turn you are seeing more and more people clicking their heels together as they run off to their next big adventure, while you sit back and make excuses about why that can't be you.

4 Ways You Might Be Self-Sabotaging

Diane Passage | Posted 07.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

At one time or another, we have all been our own worst enemies. Who needs an adversary when you can habitually halt your own progress, right? Self-sabotaging happens when thoughts and behavior prevent you from advancing or improving at something, or life in general.

3 Reasons to View Life Like a Game

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

I have a good friend named Robin who's a Unity minister. She's a dynamic speaker and a riveting storyteller. Reverend Robin has a knack for tying me...

3 Ways to Stop Hiding and Start Living

Stephanie Powell | Posted 07.08.2015 | Women
Stephanie Powell

For years I hid. Hid behind brands and labels, coats and hats, chef knives and hot pans, bullying and criticism of others, substances altering all reality and one harmful relationship after another. What or who are you hiding behind?