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12 Reasons Why Young Professionals Need To Remember Life Experiences Outweigh Work Experiences

Jared Buckley | Posted 06.28.2016 | College
Jared Buckley

Landing a new job yesterday may bring you happiness today, but it will not bring you the same happiness next month. Your current salary may seem like ...

How Living Abroad Will Change Your Outlook on Everything

Quora | Posted 06.21.2016 | Travel

What is fulfilling about living in many different cities for short periods of time? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where...

Why Millennials Living with Parents Is Robbery

Jared Buckley | Posted 06.17.2016 | College
Jared Buckley

Recognizing an experimental learning opportunity, I walked right over to her and nudged her so she would fall into the pool.

Making the Most of Life Experiences

David M Kirby | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
David M Kirby

For me, life is about experiences. We all have to dream, strive, and fail before we can achieve success. Maybe we'll discover along the way that the journey is more important than the destination.

What One Man Learned From Traveling To Every Country in the World

Quora | Posted 05.24.2016 | Travel

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

How It Feels to Live Without Your Infant

Sarah Caroline Bell | Posted 04.22.2016 | Parents
Sarah Caroline Bell

You wonder how you could ever be afraid of dying, when someone so tiny and innocent has already been down that journey; you now know you could never really be afraid of facing it yourself anymore. For that will be the day you hug your child again. And so you wait.

Never Lose Your Control Again

Jared Buckley | Posted 02.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jared Buckley

We have the choice to release control or keep it. Those who keep control are stable, trustworthy, happy, and successful. Your past, present, and future outlook will be the determining factor to your control. Have the dogged determination to protect your control and watch your well-being flourish.

How to Drop Your Ego With 5 Techniques

Fani Stipkovic | Posted 02.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Fani Stipkovic

Learning to let go of your ego is very easy in theory, however can be very difficult to execute in the moment. When I think about times that I've been frustrated I always recognize a single thought that resonates in my head, "Drop your ego! You have nothing to lose here, but a whole life to win."

No Thank You, You Can Keep Your Opinions To Yourself

Kassy Scarcia | Posted 02.12.2016 | Women
Kassy Scarcia

Listen people, we get it. You have life experiences and you want to share the 'wisdom' you believe you have acquired. I am not saying it's a terrible thing, but if we don't ask you for it then maybe you should think a bit more about keep it to yourself.

What Actually Is Success?

Fani Stipkovic | Posted 02.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Fani Stipkovic

It's taken a lot of work to distinguish a work/private time balance. I've felt so drained in certain situations that only with strong spiritual training and embracing the simple values surrounding my career gives me the inner strength and peace to continue forward.

Discovering Tiny Miracles

Stephanie Versa | Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Versa

In the beginning, there were tears and fears. There were valleys and mountains, difficulties and mistakes, and a lot of worry. Not to mention, it was ...

Why I Refuse to Trade my Creativity for Safety

Zoe Strawbridge | Posted 12.14.2015 | Impact
Zoe Strawbridge

Above: Paris American Academy design school, Rue Saint Jacques, Paris I think I always realised that creativity was my "thing" but I never acknowledg...

8 Experiences That Trump Stuff

How Far From Home | Posted 10.14.2016 | Travel
How Far From Home

Before departing on our journey, we created our Wanderlist (our version of a travel bucket list) and recently looked at it and noticed how many worthy-of-their-own-limelight experiences were on it.

The Best Leap of My Life Could be Yours, Too

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 10.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Traci Evison UCF Forum columnist I recently gave myself a tandem skydiving jump to celebrate my 40th birthday. Jumping out of an airplane is much ...

Oh Boy, Scouts.

Tim Arnold | Posted 10.01.2016 | Arts
Tim Arnold

If I were to say I was active in the Boy Scouts of America into early high school, it would no doubt conjure up certain images. They'd be wrong. No matter what they are, the images you have would all be wrong.

This Is How To Be Happy In An Empty Nest

Suzanne Stavert | Posted 09.30.2016 | Fifty
Suzanne Stavert

Fall has arrived and a new class of empty nester parents are drying their eyes and lamenting the fact that their last baby has left the nest. What will they do now that Johnny and Sally are at school? Where did all of the time go? What shall we do next? Here's one answer.

The First (Baby) Step Out of My Comfort Zone

Alana Rose | Posted 07.07.2016 | Parents
Alana Rose

I was invited to blog for Huffington Post over three months ago and since then I haven't been able to sit down and write a post that I feel confident and comfortable sharing.

What I've Learned by Living on the Streets for a Week, and Why You Should Care

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 06.11.2016 | Impact
Dragos Bratasanu

The first week in Bucharest after I left home for college was tough. I was an acutely shy and scared 18-year old freshman roaming alone, lost in the crowded and polluted metropolis.

7 Lessons You Need to Learn When Writing Your Book

Maria Ross | Posted 05.18.2016 | Books
Maria Ross

Ever wanted to write a book? Do you have an unfinished opus about your expertise sitting on your laptop? How about the next Harry Potter or crime thriller?

Why Giving Your Heirs A Test Run With Your Money Makes Sense

Steven Abernathy | Posted 05.14.2016 | Fifty
Steven Abernathy

Actively making decisions on even a small amount of money can be a valuable experience. How heirs make decisions and problem-solve as a group is at the heart of this exercise.

When the Going Gets Tough

Simran Baxendale | Posted 05.13.2016 | College
Simran Baxendale

Courage is a difficult characteristic to possess. The courage to be different, the courage to succeed and even the courage to try something new and risk failure are all forces that govern our daily activities.

20 Things I've Learned at 20

Ashley McDonald | Posted 06.14.2015 | College
Ashley McDonald

In the months since turning 20, however, I think I've learned quite a bit about life. Or rather, I've reflected on my experiences more thoughtfully and have formed conclusions.

What I Learned From My First Semester in College

David Ongchoco | Posted 02.28.2015 | College
David Ongchoco

My first semester at the University of Pennsylvania has just ended. I'm flying back home, and I don't know what to think. It's been such a journey from the moment I stepped on campus all the way to today.

The Productivity Secret You Don't Want to Hear

OZY | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Users of online collections that amass and share ideas such as Pinterest and the U.S. patent database can benefit too, by focusing more narrowly. A counterintuitive idea? Sure. But one that just might kick your butt away from your infinite web of procrastination and into high-gear discipline.

What I Learned From 10 Days Without Shampoo

Grace Li | Posted 12.18.2014 | College
Grace Li

Backpacking has taught me a lot, and I will carry all of those lessons with me into the future, but here's the thing -- I don't plan on carrying much else.