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The 6 Life Lessons I Learned From a Solo Road Trip

Amanda Beilke | Posted 03.03.2016 | Travel
Amanda Beilke

The day I turned 24 I knew I had to do something different. I didn't know what or how, but then on a whim I thought "I'm going on a road trip." THAT'S IT! I needed change, I needed a break, I needed spontaneity in my life, and so I picked a weekend that fall and that is just what I did.

Public Health and Citizens, Truly United

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.03.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Public health is all about doing the best we can for actual people, not a statistical and anonymous horde that exists nowhere outside of actuarial tables. That doesn't always align with the greatest profits for some large corporation. In fact, it almost never does, because of the time horizons involved.

Simple Steps for Living Life Simply

Charmaine Griffin | Posted 03.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Charmaine Griffin

"The greatest step toward a life of simplicity is to learn to let go" - Steve Maraboli Life is constantly one big to-do list. Taking the kids to sc...

Job Passion or Money? 3 Keys College Students Need to Know About Money

Garrett Mintz | Posted 03.02.2016 | College
Garrett Mintz

For college students, possessing a realistic expectation of their career at a company is extremely difficult because they have never worked in the corporate world before. Sure, many college students have had internships and part time jobs before, but it is not the same as being in a full-time career.

But first, some zen...

Emma Mildon | Posted 03.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Emma Mildon

6 simple ways to squeeze some nirvana into any hectic day... Sent. Snapped. Deleted. Forwarded. Uploaded. Downloaded. Everything about a modern day...

7 Ways to Jump-Start Your Creative Mind

Brett Berhoff | Posted 03.02.2016 | Business
Brett Berhoff

What is most important in jumpstarting the creative mind is changing the pattern of behavior that we experience every day. The mind needs to be taken out of this routine, and allowed to be free to explore another path.

5 Bad Habits Likely Caused By Your Phone Obsession

Alanna Harvey | Posted 03.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Alanna Harvey

Living a slightly less connected life does take some getting used to. You'll probably need to get used to living in the present. But once you do, you'll notice that these were once your bad habits and that you're much better off without them.

What My Teen Taught Me About Friendship

Mary Novaria | Posted 03.02.2016 | Fifty
Mary Novaria

When my daughter was in high school, she struck up a friendship with a girl on the East Coast -- a friend of a friend -- and they spent hours a day chatting online and texting on their cellphones. I didn't understand how my teen could have such a close bond with someone she hadn't met.

7 Ways to Instantly Feel 10X Better

Darius Foroux | Posted 03.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Darius Foroux

Here are seven things you can try to instantly feel better.

Erica King: Lifting Other Women Higher

Sarah Cannata | Posted 03.01.2016 | Women
Sarah Cannata

"We don't meet people by accident. They are meant to cross our path for a reason." The first time I spotted this quote was on Zig Ziglar's Faceboo...

Up Against The Wall Stylish People By Anka Itskovich

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 02.29.2016 | Style
Suzanne Donaldson

Anka is a stylist, storyteller and arbiter of chic. The Line Up is an amalgamation of all these things put together while capturing NYC's most stylish people. Of course, Mrs. Sizzle was focused on the dog people so here is a small collection of Anka's fabulous photos.

26 Things Irish People Find Fascinating About America

Carissa Howard | Posted 02.29.2016 | Good News
Carissa Howard

I know quite a few native Irish people, in particular, my husband of nine years, his family, his friends, and many of our mutual friends. Like most Europeans, the Irish find the United States fascinating because of the sheer volume of people, diversity of cultures, consumer products, the prevalence of gun violence, and the fact that everything is on sale, all the time.

Love Yourself FIRST | Posted 02.29.2016 | Black Voices

Understanding it is everyone's responsibility to save themselves just as it is my responsibility to save myself has finally helped me put my cape away and lay down my cross. It's also taught me that trying to save people from themselves is a futile act.

To Get The Most Out Of Every Glass Of Wine, Do These 4 Things

Mike Peterson | Posted 02.29.2016 | Taste
Mike Peterson

Appreciating the visual splendor and texture of your wine is like knowing the background of a musical piece -- it may sound more or less the same at first, but if you listen carefully you'll be able to appreciate the subtle nuances that make each piece unique from one another.

The Secret Step to Achieving Anything

Carolyn Maul | Posted 02.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Maul

There is a Secret Step that no one really wants to talk about when it comes to achieving goals. This Secret Step must be taken and applies to you whe...

Working Moms Get a 'Free to Grow' Permission Slip From Sprout

The Modern Femme Movement | Posted 02.26.2016 | Women
The Modern Femme Movement

"'Free to Grow' means that we are all free to learn, explore, fall down, get back up. It acknowledges that nobody is perfect and recognizes that we are all trying our very best. Life is meant to be happy, inspired and delightfully full of the freedom that allows us to thrive and experience life in an unfettered way.

What I'm Drinking Now

John Mariani | Posted 02.26.2016 | Taste
John Mariani

Winter is ebbing, spring seems not so far away, so it's a good time to sample new wines that might make for further consideration as the year wears on.

I Almost Died While Skydiving, But It Wasn't Because Of The Skydiving

Peter Shankman | Posted 02.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Peter Shankman

I nearly died last Saturday while making a skydive. Now, this technically isn't anything new -- When you think about it, every time I skydive, I h...

Why You're Not Staying Motivated, and What to Do About It

Christina Ling | Posted 02.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Christina Ling

For me, I've never been one of those people who is going all the time. I can pick up projects and work on them intensely and passionately for awhile; then, the motivation sputters and I leave everything in a corner to collect dust.

Ties That Bind

Marcia Liss | Posted 02.26.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Monkey Trouble

Marcia Liss | Posted 02.25.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Walk, Don't Run

Marcia Liss | Posted 02.25.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


6 Beauty and Style Tips for Cool and Warm Skin Undertones

Carol Brailey | Posted 02.25.2016 | Style
Carol Brailey

I always recommend harmonizing your appearance-based color choices to your skin undertone because if you don't, you likely will make yourself appear older, dull, and washed out.

7 Things I Learned While Going Through a Spiritual Makeover

Natasha Che | Posted 02.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Natasha Che

No two transformational process is the same. But what's always true is that you are growing in a perfect way at a perfect pace for you. When you're engrossed in self doubt, remember to trust your journey. And if you're unable to trust, then at least love and embrace your doubts.

Double Dose

Marcia Liss | Posted 02.25.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

She's beside herself.