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I Suppose I'd Call Myself an Adult

Stephanie Harper | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Harper

All joking aside, I'd say that I spend an exceptional amount of time thinking about what it means to be an adult. At 26, I wrestle with this notion constantly, sometimes what feels like every moment of every day.

Why Father's Day Is So Difficult for Me

Dean Dauphinais | Posted 05.21.2015 | Parents
Dean Dauphinais

As parents, I think we're constantly learning. After all, parenting is one of the most challenging things in life. So I will continue to learn as I go along, and I will most definitely try to do better. Because no matter how good you are -- or think you are -- there's always room for improvement.

Why I Have Given Up the Pursuit of Happiness

Abby Rosmarin | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Abby Rosmarin

I'm on a quest to continue to connect with the rest of the world. I am on a quest to experience and give experiences. I want to take that step forward and be in the universe. I want to help and love and reach out and, maybe through that kindness and care and charity, find a little meaning, a little satisfaction, a moment or two of happiness for myself.

How to Turn Your Life Around

Shana Yao | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Shana Yao

"When you walk in your value, people respond." I can clearly remember the day that I decided to walk in my value. That day was one year ago almost e...

What Can Frogs Teach Us About Change?

Amanda Gore | Posted 05.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Gore

You have probably heard that old story bandied about in management circles about two frogs. One is put into a pot of boiling water and guess what ha...

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Ann Moore, Art Gallery Owner/Former Chairman and CEO of Time Inc.

Ian Spanier | Posted 05.20.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

After a highly successful 33-year career that saw her ascend to the top of Time Inc., Moore went from the boardroom to the ground floor of the art w...

We Are Energy - Just Flow

Sister Jenna | Posted 05.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sister Jenna

Like it or not, we are all energies moving around; taking, giving, bouncing, reacting, and absorbing. All of it reveals who we think we are, how we expect people to treat us, and frankly, what we are presently.

State Sanctioned Murder: A Good Man's Opinion

Shawn Henfling | Posted 05.19.2015 | Crime
Shawn Henfling

We slaughter the innocent and guilty alike in the United States. As parents, we teach our children that killing is wrong then send them off to war and celebrate when an alleged criminal is put to death.

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

Caslee Sims | Posted 05.15.2015 | College
Caslee Sims

I never envisioned growing up in a society like this. I'm a 20 year old black male that hates to have to consciously go about my life. I have to consciously make decisions when I'm outside of my home, in society more than I should have.

May Your Hearts Not Break

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger "May your hearts not break..."--A Wish for My Children, Evangeline Paterson I don't remember anyt...

Realizing That You Matter

Brooks Palmer | Posted 05.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brooks Palmer

My clutter busting client was feeling critical of herself for all the clutter she thought she should have let go of long ago. She said those thoughts ...

Lessons, Reflections and Realizations After My Freshman Year at the University of Pennsylvania

David Ongchoco | Posted 05.18.2015 | College
David Ongchoco

A lot of upperclassmen friends warned me that freshman year would fly by quickly, and indeed it has. It seems just like yesterday when I was going through the New Students Orientation week, partying in a toga at the Penn Museum.

If You Want To Be Happy...

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.14.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Spending Time or Spending Money - The Secret Decoded

Lisa smith | Posted 05.13.2015 | Business
Lisa smith

If there are two things that we don't have in abundance but we wish we did, they would be time and money. Naturally, if people have been using them in conjunction with each other for so long, there must be a reason why. So what is it that so intimately connects these two things?

Dare To Be Naive!

Fabiana Fondevila | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Fabiana Fondevila

"Dare to be naive!" I utter that phrase to myself like a mantra. I know that to be astonished by the force of life, by that mystery that keeps us striving and sometimes thriving, is probably our most important assignment.

Are Words a Window to the Soul? My Journey as a Dad, at Work and in Life

Karthik Rajan | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

There is a time and place for a no, a child trying to put a hand in a stove is a classic example. For less time-sensitive endeavors, I always wondered, is there something better than "No, you cannot have ice cream unless you have your dinner," with hands on our hip?

The House of Cards Effect

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.12.2015 | Entertainment
Deirdre Maloney

If there's a fictional world you love but you know that it's dark and can negatively impact your mood or actions, then make sure you watch, listen to or read something lighter afterwards to balance it out.

Breaking Up With Myself

Laurel Lederman | Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Laurel Lederman

My mom said, "I'm moving out," in the same casual voice I use to order my 7am coffee. I must have blacked out because the only thing I remember from that night is slamming a door and suddenly I'm 15 again: frustrated, emotional and dramatic.

A Love Note to the Lost Art of Skepticism

Sarah Hinchliff Pearson | Posted 05.11.2015 | Women
Sarah Hinchliff Pearson

The life of a skeptic can be lonely. I used to wonder if something was wrong with me. As an adult, I now know this is just who I am, down to my bones. And honestly, I wish more people were like me. There, I said it. Now hear me out.

What Being a Mom Really Means

Jessica James | Posted 05.08.2015 | Parents
Jessica James

It's giving air to the lungs that grew within you, and sight to the eyes that will never see you as anything but mommy.

Children of Bhaktapur Lose Homes, Families

Nate Clark | Posted 05.12.2015 | World
Nate Clark

Back on rubble mound, 16-year-old Mako Gali is smiling. Her smile, despite the loss of her entire family, is almost too much too take and she has to comfort a reporter 25 years her senior.

LINES Ballet's Writing Ground Is Physical Poetry -- Literally

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

"There are times I will need ropes and ladders and caribiners and helmets just to climb down into myself." Madeline DeVries shatters into shards, tortured by music and memories. She crumbles as her eyes accuse.

Working on Vacation? Too Organized? How to Deal With the Burdens of Spring

Ellevate | Posted 05.06.2015 | Women
Ellevate

I wonder whether this emphasis on being organized is too great. Are we placing undue pressure on ourselves? We need to feel we have control over our lives, but does this desire end up controlling us?

How to 10X and Get What You Want in Life

Sean Kim | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Sean Kim

If you want to achieve more in your life, business, and relationships, and set a vision for your life that gets you ecstatic to wake up each morning - meet Jairek Robbins.

Delivery in the Disaster Zone

Nate Clark | Posted 05.04.2015 | World
Nate Clark

According to a hospital director in Nepal: "At the moment of the first tremor, we were performing caesarean sections. We brought the patients outside and successfully completed the surgeries. These doctors and nurses never left the patients."