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Without Self-discipline, You Will Fail!

Jim Fannin | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
Jim Fannin

Sorry to be so negative. However, without self-discipline your failure will be all but guaranteed. This is especially true if your dream or vision...

How to Be the Architect of Your Own Life

Shawn Doyle | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shawn Doyle

I meet people every day who seem to hate their life. They hate their job, they complain about their spouse, they complain about the weather, they comp...

Why We're All Going About Finding Happiness The Wrong Way

Kimberly Montgomery | Posted 01.18.2016 | Fifty
Kimberly Montgomery

My work has taken me in a direction where I've been spending a bit of time studying the area of human happiness, and what makes us content in our lives. I've become convinced that many of us are spending way too much time, energy and resources chasing goals that we don't even want.

4 Steps Toward Successful Goal Setting

Susie Wolbe | Posted 01.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Susie Wolbe

When was the last time you set a goal, and how did you achieve it? Or did you achieve it? The idea of goal setting can be heard when considering we...

On Solving Bigger Problems in Life

Chris Castiglione | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
Chris Castiglione

This year, I'm committed to solving big problems. Important problems. Problems worth living for.

It Was Time to Break Up With My Therapist

Abby King | Posted 11.02.2015 | Women
Abby King

I broke up with my therapist today. I didn't have any idea I was going to end our 7-year relationship yet I walked in, sat down and told her I was o...

Living Passionately: 21 People Who Found Their Purpose -- And How You Can Too

Jim Luce | Posted 10.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jim Luce

In our hearts, we all wish for a life filled with meaning and purpose, but how many of us are meeting this goal? Life seems to continually throw obsta...

3 Steps to Living Intentionally

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 10.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by prov...

We Asked Readers To Share Their Most Cherished Life Dreams, And Their Answers May Surprise You

Posted 10.13.2015 | Healthy Living

Everyone has different opinions on what living his or her best and fullest life really means. And whether living out your dreams includes volunteering...

Work Hard or Work Smart ? The Debate Finally Ends Here!

Ian Khan | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business
Ian Khan

You have probably heard this a hundred times, "you have got to work smart not hard to succeed." How do you define working smart though?

What If You Had $1 Billion Dollars and a Permanent Vacation?

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

The other day, I had lunch with a friend who's obsessed with bats. Literally. He travels around the world with this guy named Merlin and studies bat...

Why Girls Are Uniquely Vulnerable to College Pressures

Rachel Simmons | Posted 06.08.2015 | Women
Rachel Simmons

When you're motivated by external rewards, it's often because you're trying to accomplish goals you didn't create yourself.

10 Reasons Why I Should Have Been A Beach Bum

Teresa Kindred | Posted 06.08.2015 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

I met the love of my life in the Florida Keys and the night before he left to go back home to Michigan, we walked down to a little dock to watch the sunset.

The Value of Well-Timed Goodbyes and Art of Letting Go

Trana Pittam | Posted 05.26.2015 | Women
Trana Pittam

letting go a day too late can equal the difference between whether or not a person or an experience leaves your life as a fond memory or painful regret.

How to Motivate Yourself to Work Out

Alejandra Aguirre | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Aguirre

We all know that working out is good for us and we should do it more often, but sometimes we just can't find the motivation. In my 30 years of teaching fitness classes, I've noticed a few things that help in the motivation department.

Resistance and Getting Our Last Bit of Sh*t Together to Finish the Race

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 05.13.2015 | Women
Kay Tacke Morse

I am losing weight so I can hike with my kids by Mother's Day. I am having back to back Tinder dates because I am finding My Person this year. I am studying Math 101 so I can feel smart. I am reading this book so I do not get kicked out of bookclub. I am dancing so I can feel the Angels when I move.

Confessions of an 'Older' Mom

Denise Geelhart | Posted 05.06.2015 | Parents
Denise Geelhart

Being an "older" mom was never in my plans. But plans change. As I continue to look over Facebook posts from high school friends, I don't regret the choices I made or the paths taken that brought me to where I am today

Mostly Just A Mom

Eileen Flood O'Connor | Posted 05.05.2015 | Parents
Eileen Flood O'Connor

As a school reunion approaches, a mom considers the request: "Please let us know what you've been up to -- any exciting promotions, travel, news or announcements -- for our class notes!"

What To Do When Your Life Hits A Plateau

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 06.23.2015 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

Maybe I can learn to embrace the flat spots in life, the place between the peaks and valleys. It's not a white surrender flag that there isn't more to do... it's just an acknowledgement that it's OK to be where I am right now and to take my time to get where I'm going.

Elevate Your Life in 2015!

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

If you want this to be the greatest year of your life then you must make a commitment to change the course of your life. Without commitment you will continue to experience cycles of frustration and failure. Do not just set goals. Make this the year that you create a game plan for success.

5 Reasons You May Not Meet Your 2015 Resolutions

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

If you are like most people, there's a chance that you either set a new goal for yourself or are still considering putting one in place. It is not un...

It's OK to Want More

Kate Baer | Posted 01.11.2015 | Parents
Kate Baer

I don't know if it's living the life of a writer without a Xanax prescription or being a woman, but "wanting more" often feels greedy, or worse -- entitled.

Why You Aren't Who You're Supposed to Be

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 01.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

Whether the glitch is in the value or the glitch is in the goal, we have several techniques in NLP to reconcile the two. When your values and goals are in alignment, you'll no longer feel frustrated as you pursue what you desire.

Most Goals Fail, Yours Don't Have To

Alex Charfen | Posted 01.04.2015 | Small Business
Alex Charfen

Accomplishing our goals is not easy. You will have challenges and road bumps along the way-so make sure to give yourself grace. If you fall off the wagon or miss a milestone, don't throw in the towel.

3 Ways Your Errors Can Lead to BIG Success

Jenn Lederer | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenn Lederer

While this is truly one of the BEST ways to start having FUN as you work towards your goals... it's important to understand what it is you're actually doing when you release the results.