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A Tribute to My Hero

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 02.11.2014 | World
Tarun Sakhrani

My real hero lived in my hometown, in India; my hero was closer to me, closer to my life and more real than reel.

Thanks for What?

Frank A. Weil | Posted 02.04.2014 | Impact
Frank A. Weil

I heard an old and good friend and contemporary make the following toast at Thanksgiving. I give thanks on this Holiday for many things BUT not our f...

The Big Lie We Tell Ourselves About Fear

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.09.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

It seems that some of the most powerful lessons come when you realize that something you used to believe with absolute certainty is dead wrong. I offe...

The Three Questions That Lead Us Towards Gratitude

Lolly Daskal | Posted 02.04.2014 | Business
Lolly Daskal

In this upcoming season, when our families will gather and we're reminded how much our relationships matter, have we taken the time to think about, and thank, those who have helped us along the way in our business?

Connecting Time: Make the Time to Connect With Others

Amanda Gore | Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

A deep connection to work is wonderful if it doesn't disconnect you from others. It's even better if your connection to work connects you to others and offers them an opportunity to create their own connections in turn. This is not just great business; it keeps you alive!

Your Holiday Gift: How to Manage the Frantic Energy of Others

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Sometimes the best thing to do when those around you are displaying frantic or negative energy is to get razor focused on something else. Anything else.

9 Easy Tips for Emotional Balance

Kino MacGregor | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Kino MacGregor

Be prepared to let go of your attachments to any particular outcome so that you can be open to something bigger than you have ever imagined. Let life lead you down unexpected turns and you will discover magic in the most ordinary places.

Life Intersects With Social Media

Scott MacFarland | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Scott MacFarland

I could not help but think about the immediacy of the moment. In just a moment's time, I had experienced something beautiful, thought about how to capture it and send it out to my world, and then poof -- gone.

How Do You Make a Major Life Decision?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.25.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Jim Taylor

I recently had dinner with a former client whom I had worked with about 15 years ago. Cassie (not her real name) was in her teens then and she is now ...

Work-Life Balance Is Bogus; Here's How to Get It Anyway

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Is it possible if you acknowledge that life is a messy stew, and that excelling at what's really important to you will take some extra forethought and strategy? Yes indeed! Easier said than done, but that's why we're in this together.

Why Leaders Shouldn't Lead Brainstorming Sessions

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

Here's one of the dirty little secrets of corporate brainstorm sessions: When they are led by upper management, department heads, or project leaders, they usually get manipulated.

The Most Important Question You Can Ask Yourself Today

Mark Manson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Manson

If I ask you, "What do you want out of life?" and you say something like, "I want to be happy and have a great family and a job I like," it's so ubiquitous that it doesn't even mean anything. What's more interesting to me is what pain do you want?

Death Is Not Destroy

Yasmin Grothé | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Yasmin Grothé

At one point I called him one night, panic-stricken, asking what I was going to do without him and he calmly said: "But sweetheart, if death was such a huge problem, don't you think we would have found a solution already?"

A Simple -- But Not Easy -- Method to Transform Body Image

Lynn Shattuck | Posted 11.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn Shattuck

If you have ever hated your body, and if you still hear this voice sometimes like I do, or all the time like I used to, this is what I hope for us: That the voice shrinks and shrinks, until we find ourselves holding it in our palms like a husk, like a whisper.

Valuing Diversity: The Pathway to Inclusion

Sojourner Marable Grimmett | Posted 12.30.2013 | Black Voices
Sojourner Marable Grimmett

I quickly checked myself before showing that I was alarmed by her reaction, and continued to smile. I imagined that I was the first black person that she had ever seen, and wanted my encounter with her to be a positive one.

Time

Sriya Chakravarti | Posted 12.29.2013 | Impact
Sriya Chakravarti

People all over the world have different definitions about being happy. Most of us believe that if we are financially sound, we will be happy. Though, it is partially true, but we are confusing comfort with happiness.

Four Reasons Why You Are Probably Not Going to Hell

Brett Gallaher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Brett Gallaher

This may come as a shock, but despite what your ex says about you, you're probably not going to Hell. Relieved? Good! But I hate to break it to you that your ex isn't going to Hell either.

There Is No Denying Life

Jeff Cannon | Posted 12.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeff Cannon

The only way we learn is by making mistakes -- there is no shame in that. The only way we grow is by accepting them -- there is only insight in that. The only way we evolve is by letting them go -- there is only beauty in the enlightenment that follows.

Her Last Breaths

Terrence Chappell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Terrence Chappell

Time is also a gift. It's a gift that we can choose to share with the people we love and care about.

Being in the Pause

Osi Mizrahi | Posted 12.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Osi Mizrahi

I do believe that God lies within us and everything outside is a reflection of what's inside. So the pause is an opportunity to go inside once again and get quiet enough that you can hear and let the next move unfold for you. It's a magical practice. Let the next move unfold for you.

How We Die Is Not Our Whole Story

Lynn Shattuck | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lynn Shattuck

My parents and I heard phrases like, "What a waste." At grief groups, I was embarrassed to say how he died. As if him dying from drugs and alcohol meant I had less of a right to be there than if his life had been claimed by a car accident or a heart defect.

My Failed Acting Career -- and Why It Wasn't a Failure at All

Roxie Sarhangi | Posted 10.16.2013 | Los Angeles
Roxie Sarhangi

Then something happened when I turned 30. I suddenly felt like time was running out. It is no secret that Hollywood spits out women over 35. When I didn't get a callback, I took the rejection as more personal than ever.

What Did You Say No to by Saying Yes to Another?

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Elias, MS

Hate choosing one thing? One appetizer? One beau? One career? One restaurant? One pair of shoes?  One idea? Choosing one thing always eliminates ano...

Collapse Your Favorite Duality

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

How do people get better (existentially healthier)? That is the question that I ask myself a lot. In the course of my clinical work as a psychologist I keep looking for formulas and models and recipes of wellbeing, for ways and pathways and roads to psychological sovereignty.

52 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 11.30.2013 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

1. Life is good. Not always, but mostly. And when it is not so good, be assured it will get better.