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13 Ways to Organize and Save Your Sanity

Paola K Amaras | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Paola K Amaras

The lazy days of summer are yielding to the frantic days of autumn, barreling towards the holidays, and with it a new year, if not in sight, just around the corner. It's easy to fly too high, do too much, and crash and burn.

13 Pearls of Wisdom for a Successful Life

Quora | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul

Read. Ferociously. Everything you can get your hands. Join a book club. Imbibe books about personal development, communication, achievement, biographies, leadership, success, marketing, sales, business, entrepreneurship.

She Pulls Out Her Old Lip Balm To Make A Clever Hiding Spot | Posted 08.27.2015 | Good News

A "life hack" is defined as "a strategy or technique adopted in order to manage one's time and daily activities in a more efficient way" -- and if there's one thing I really value and seek in life, it's efficiency!

3 Things That Will Endear You to Your Family and Friends

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 08.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lisa Earle McLeod

I lost my Dad, Jay Earle, last week after a six-month battle with cancer. Regular readers know my father's stories: The skinny 1950s teen who played s...

10 Tips For New Graduates That I Wish Someone Had Given Me 40 Years Ago

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.21.2015 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

My Facebook feed is filled with photos of smiling college graduates. If you want to share some real advice with the graduates in your life, try these tidbits. Here's what nobody told me at my graduation 40 years ago that I wished they had.

5 Ways To Fall Head Over Heels In Love With Life

Lamisha Serf-Walls | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Lamisha Serf-Walls

For far too many people, life has become about surviving the circumstances that they are given. But life is an amazing gift and with these five simple tips, you will be falling head over heels in love with your life in no time.

The 2 Driving Forces In Life

Inc. | Chuck Blakeman | Posted 04.15.2015 | World

There are really only two fundamental driving forces in life. One of them can be helpful, but is short lived. The other one can make you very successf...

3 Questions That Can Lead You To A Better Retirement

John Diehl | Posted 05.16.2015 | Money
John Diehl

How do we decide what percentage of our income to earmark for retirement? Undoubtedly we think about the bills we have to pay and the medical expenses we might incur. This is a solid start -- but how many of us are thinking about the lifestyle we hope to have and the unpredictable realities that we may face during our retirement?

6 Steps to Becoming a Positive Person

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

One of the main reasons we are constantly trying to find ways to improve ourselves is because we want to be happy. But as happiness is a state of mind, training your mind to be happy is essential.

The Most Important Question In The World

LinkedIn | Michael Peggs | Posted 12.19.2014 | World

It’s not, “what do you want to be when you grow up?” Nor does it deal with the meaning of life. Oh, and it has little to do with college or your...

You Are Not Too Old

Medium | Gary Wu | Posted 12.01.2014 | World

A common question I see frequently asked online is: “Am I too old to learn or do X?” where X is anything from programming to painting to starting ...

5 Questions That Will Test Your Sense Of Meaning In Life

Psychology Today | Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D. | Posted 11.26.2014 | World

Whether or not you’re aware of it, the need for your life to have meaning is at the roots of the motivation that makes you uniquely human. Positive ...

Sometimes Being Wrong Can Be More Valuable Than Being Right

Forbes | George Satell | Posted 11.17.2014 | World

Alexandre Dumas is thought to be the first person who said, “nothing succeeds like success.” Yet hard to know who really said it first. It’s on...

How To Boost Your Practical Memory (And Stop Losing Your Keys)

Lifehacker | Tori Reid | Posted 11.12.2014 | World

When you know how to use it, nothing works more efficiently than your own memory, even if you think your memory is lacking. An average memory is a lot...

Change Your Life Now: How to Make Changes That Stick

Jairek Robbins | Posted 01.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jairek Robbins

Can you think of one area of your life that you have always wanted (and even tried) to make a change in, but never seem to make it happen? Or you did change it for a while... then it slowly went right back to the way it was before?

How To Conquer The Fear Of Failure

Forbes | Vanessa Loder | Posted 10.31.2014 | World

Every entrepreneur I know is afraid of failure. It’s human nature. When we go outside of our comfort zone, we feel scared. As entrepreneurs, our ego...

Music Is What Feelings Sound Like

Psychology Today | Cortney S. Warren, Ph.D | Posted 10.24.2014 | World

Most of us absolutely love music. We are compelled by it. We are provoked by it. We are moved by it. We are inspired by it. We feel connected to it. I...

Why Meaningfulness Matters More Than Happiness

Business Insider | Emily Esfahani Smith | Posted 10.23.2014 | World

"It is the very pursuit of happiness that thwarts happiness." In September 1942, Viktor Frankl, a prominent Jewish psychiatrist and neurologist in ...

How Existentialism Set Me Free

Brian Hanley | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Brian Hanley

In an unexpected way though, existentialism set me free. It reminded me that my purpose on earth was undefined and more importantly, that I could choose how to live. It reassured me that since I originated from nothing and ultimately would return to nothing, I had nothing to lose.

Anything Is Possible

Medium | Kevan Lee | Posted 08.29.2014 | World

You are capable of anything, amazing things, inspiring things, absolutely wondrous things. Life awaits for you. You are capable of anything, you...

You Only Live Once, So Do It Warren Buffett's Way

John G. Taft | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
John G. Taft

Buffett used his punch-card analogy in an investment context. It's consistent with his belief that really profitable investment decisions are few and far between. But I think the punch-card analogy applies equally well to life, and to the decisions that define and shape our lives.

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

Fast Company | Jane Porter | Posted 08.28.2014 | World

Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier? Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomen...

11 Scientific Studies That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

The Week | Eric Barker | Posted 08.26.2014 | World

Reading a lot about the science of human behavior can make you cynical, sometimes deservedly so, but cynical nonetheless. On this blog I try to be ...

49 Life Skills Every Modern Woman Should Have

Wendy Atterberry | Posted 10.19.2014 | Women
Wendy Atterberry

This isn't the same world that our mothers and grandmothers grew up in, and although some things never go out of style (like good manners), a lot has drastically changed in the last half century.

The Morning Routines Of The Most Successful People

Fast Company | Kevan Lee | Posted 07.31.2014 | World

Whether you’re a morning person or a night owl, we all start our day at some point. And we all seem to start it differently. Some of us hop onlin...