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Living Your Dream

Late Bloomer

Kerrie L Cooper | Posted 09.28.2015 | Women
Kerrie L Cooper

At the age of 51, I finally understand who I am and what I am here to do. This didn't arrive in a great whooshing epiphany, more like bits and pieces of a puzzle coming together over a period of decades.

You're Never Too Old to Live Your Dream

Claire Fordham | Posted 08.20.2015 | Fifty
Claire Fordham

Goldsmith concedes it's vital to get your wife on board if you want to start a band in your late 60s. His wife, Kathy, five children and three grandchildren love the new Lenny Goldsmith.

The End of the Unicorns & Rainbows

Kelly Mitchell | Posted 08.31.2015 | HuffPost Home
Kelly Mitchell

It's November. A stark transition from the sunny beaches of my now former island, Oahu. We're holed up in a motel in Petaluma. One that accepts pets. Specifically one that accepts three dogs.

Lights Go On: Part XLVI -- Transitions

Thomas Bähler | Posted 06.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Thomas Bähler

If you'd like for me to read this to you, CLICK HERE Transition the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another It ...

Following Your Own Path While Keeping the Legacy

Tajci Cameron | Posted 06.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tajci Cameron

"Do you want me to play piano because you want me to be like you and continue your dream?" my then-6-year-old son asked me when I refused to let him q...

Can You Really Be Anything You Want to Be?

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 06.21.2015 | Business
Gayle Hilgendorff

I wish I had made that realization twenty years earlier. I wish someone had told me that anything is possible, and by anything, that truly meant anything. Because, the sooner you find what really lights you up in life, the longer and brighter you will be able to burn.

How I Started A Man Band With No Drama After 50

Ten Ton Man | Posted 05.12.2015 | Fifty
Ten Ton Man

When, at age 50, you finally realize life is too short, what then? I found myself in that moment of epiphany three years ago when my father passed away. Where had the time gone? One of my lifelong passions was creating music. But starting a band isn't an easy task.

College Students Provide Update to Their "50 States in 50 Days" Travel Adventure

Diane Propsner | Posted 08.21.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

In mid-May I introduced, Madeline Carl and Meredith Jacob, the traveling filmmakers from Stephens College. On schedule (more or less) and already ha...

The Power of Looking Fear in the Eye

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 08.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

A common fear amongst writers and other creative sorts is pouring your heart and soul into your latest masterpiece only to have it ripped apart by way...

Their Dream Becomes a Reality: 50 States in 50 Days

Diane Propsner | Posted 07.20.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

Photo Credit: Meredith Jacob Meet Madeline Carl and Meredith Jacob, two college filmmakers who are traveling 50 states in 50 days by car. Although...

The Silent Stadium

Merri Petrovits | Posted 07.15.2014 | Parents
Merri Petrovits

There is no greater full-circle moment than taking your child to play ball in the same field you played on as a kid. I crouched behind home plate while my dad pitched

Dare to Be Brave

Rutendo Nyamuda | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Rutendo Nyamuda

A few weeks ago, my older sister sent me a YouTube link to "Brave," a song by Sara Bareilles. The more I listened to it, the more I became captivated ...

Girl on a Ledge -- Moving Past Your Fears

Marisa Leigh | Posted 03.29.2014 | Women
Marisa Leigh

We surround ourselves with barriers, with reasons not to take the step out into the unknown. We don't follow our bliss, because although the idea of adventure is exciting, actually taking the chance is terrifying.

Why Your Confidence Matters: 3 Ways to Raise It

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

Let's just cut to the chase: without confidence, we're all doomed. Doomed to remain stuck in the here and now of what passes for our personal existence, blaming the haters and/or Congress for standing in our way. Let's be honest: the only person standing in our way is ourselves.

POLL: Are You Living Your Dream Life, Or Are You Still In Search Of It?

Posted 06.13.2012 | Women

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Dare To Live Your Dreams

D.J. Wilson | Posted 04.29.2012 | Religion
D.J. Wilson

Have you found yourself in a valley pursuing another elusive dream? It overwhelms me to consider how deep one man can go, when the world around us says, "Give up, quit, stop digging; there is no way this will ever come true."

The Detours That Keep Us From Taking Our Turn

Phyllis Berger | Posted 04.14.2012 | Fifty
Phyllis Berger

Boomers, this is our time. My friends and I remind each other that now that we have semi-adult kids, we get to focus on doing all those things we fant...

Becoming Who You Want To Be (When You Grow Up)

Lodro Rinzler | Posted 04.07.2012 | Religion
Lodro Rinzler

Perhaps a better question for the thoughtful young person of today would be "Who do you want to be when you grow up?"

Seven Steps for Reinvention in 2012

Carolyn Ziel | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Ziel

I decided not to make any New Year's resolutions for 2012. Resolutions are changes we make based on what hasn't worked. Why not focus on what has worked and create from there?

Dream a Little Dream...

Leeat Granek, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leeat Granek, Ph.D.

I always thought that if you worked really hard and put your whole heart into achieving your dreams, they would come true. It turns out, this is not so.