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A New Kind Of Spiritual Revolution -- We Can't Pray Terrorist Attacks Away.

Bree Melanson | Posted 07.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Bree Melanson

We are our own answers to prayers of compassion, understanding, safety, decency and peace. We each have a responsibility to be the change that's being called forth. We can't become paralyzed.

Top 5 Ways of Becoming Immortal

Joey Savoie | Posted 06.24.2016 | Comedy
Joey Savoie

Co-authored by Baxter Bullock. You’ve heard it a thousand times. Some guy finds a mermaid, eats it, and then gets to live for 800 years. I know what...

Why Purpose Kicks Greed's Butt Every Time

Ted Harro | Posted 05.12.2016 | Business
Ted Harro

Recently, my almost-15-year-old son was assigned a project for his computer science class at school. The task was to profile a technological innovatio...

The Gift YOU Are...

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 05.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Sooner or later every one of us breathes an atom that has been breathed by anyone you can think of who has lived before us--Michelangelo or George Was...

Lionel's Wish: The Ultimate Loukoumi Good Deed

Nick Katsoris | Posted 04.25.2016 | Impact
Nick Katsoris

Every once in a while something happens that makes you realize that you are doing the right thing. It often comes at a time when you least expect it,...

Top Six (of Many!) Reasons You Will Love Sponsoring a Child

Bekka Ross Russell | Posted 04.20.2016 | Good News
Bekka Ross Russell

It's not just the kids who benefit from your generosity. Sponsorship raises leaders and helps families and communities, ensuring that the positive effects of your donation continue for many years to come.

Please Help! Disabled Mom In Wheelchair Needs Help To Move

Trisha Lynn Sprayberry | Posted 04.13.2016 | Impact
Trisha Lynn Sprayberry

My name is Trisha Sprayberry from Aloha, Oregon. I am, a writer and an advocate for disability equality previously featured here in The Huffington Pos...

How to Stay Positive in a Negative World

Dr. Christi Hegstad | Posted 03.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christi Hegstad

You don't need to look far to find negativity these days. Scroll the headlines or turn on your TV and you could quickly come to the conclusion that we live in a dark and angry place. But you can change that -- both your belief about the world, and the world itself.

7 Character Traits of People Who Make a Positive Difference

Kent Julian | Posted 03.18.2016 | Impact
Kent Julian

While success can encompass all of these descriptions, a major ingredient that should be included in any definition of real success is making a positive difference in the lives of others

Are You Conquering Your Life or Following The Crowd?

Kc Agu | Posted 03.01.2016 | Teen
Kc Agu

"The person who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The person who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has...

How Can You Inspire Others to Help Animals Too?

Lauren Kearney | Posted 01.28.2016 | Green
Lauren Kearney

Maya Angelou once said, "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." That's why I love stories. Stories make people feel.

Believe In Yourself And Dreams Come True!

Nick Katsoris | Posted 01.28.2016 | Parents
Nick Katsoris

Imagine if 18 time Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps' mother never took him to swimming practice, or if three time Oscar winner Meryl Streep was told not to audition for the school play.

Is 2016 the Year That YOU Make a Difference?

Dr. John DeGarmo | Posted 12.31.2015 | Parents
Dr. John DeGarmo

What if this were the year? What if this were the year that you made a difference? What if 2016 were the year that you finally decided to put good t...

How to create social impact without leaving your job

Pioneers for Change | Posted 12.23.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Jay Diamond You have been given a gift that can create positive change in this world - but it has been hidden in plain sight. You have someth...

Doing Some Good for the World

Jack Healey | Posted 12.21.2015 | Impact
Jack Healey

"Doing some good for the world" comes as a challenge to those young people trying to find their way in the world and a career path that produces something for which they can be proud. This is a normal and frequent conversation between child and parent. Or in many cases, the parent wishes he or she could have that conversation with their child.

Why Is It Important to Stand Out From the Crowd?

Sakshi Talwar | Posted 12.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Sakshi Talwar

In a noisy world, where everybody seems to be shouting their lungs out from their rooftops, it is important for your ideas to stand out from the crowd.

How the Little I Do Can Make a Difference in My World

Toby Nwazor | Posted 11.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Toby Nwazor

Credit The 16th day of October 2011 is a day I will never forget in a hurry. It was the third Sunday of the month, and I sat with other choristers in...

In Defense of Aging Gracefully

Helen J. Russell | Posted 09.17.2015 | Fifty
Helen J. Russell

As I see it aging with grace gives you plenty of wriggle room in your second half. Pole dance in hot pink lycra if that's your thing. Or quietly live out a lavender life. All it asks is that you come from a place of love in everything you do -- for yourself, for others, and for life itself. Nothing outdated about that!

When God Gives You a Ticket

Leona deVinne | Posted 09.10.2015 | Impact
Leona deVinne

I love giving away fun socks to bring a smile to someone's face and put a spring in their steps. I call them Joy Socks. I so strongly believe that j...

5 Ways You Can Really Save Our Oceans

Tam Warner Minton | Posted 09.05.2015 | Impact
Tam Warner Minton

Yes, it is true. You can. Each and every one of us can make a difference. How? By making small, but important, choices. Here are some easy examples of...

On a Mission

Jason Wahler | Posted 08.04.2015 | Impact
Jason Wahler

Every day I wake up and it is my mission to do everything possible to make sure that I make a difference when it comes to addiction and recovery. If you asked me five years ago if this would be my life, I would've laughed at you.

Why Women Shave Their Legs

Alexandra Allam | Posted 06.15.2016 | Women
Alexandra Allam

What if we decided not to follow the crowd? What if it became an option to never shave or only shave if we wanted to? What if we freed ourselves from the judgement of ourselves and others? What if it stopped being radical? What if there was no standard?

Meet the Man Behind the "White Butterflies" Flying Across the Globe

Bibbi Abruzzini | Posted 05.31.2016 | Impact
Bibbi Abruzzini

I first met artist Milan Rai at a peaceful protest against the government's decision to cut down more than 1,200 trees for road expansion in Kathmandu...

Be a Woman of Impact With These 8 Qualities of Women Leaders

Lorri Sulpizio | Posted 05.11.2016 | Women
Lorri Sulpizio

While it's thrilling to see the current energy and excitement around women's leadership, the reality is, women have been practicing leadership, doing amazing things, and making global contributions for centuries. And that is leadership: enabling positive change, inspiring action, addressing difficult issues, moving communities forward.

Make a Level Ground

Michael Levin | Posted 03.20.2015 | Impact
Michael Levin

Already an experienced youth worker with an MBA, Ali quit her job four months after starting the pilot program, immediately realizing that addressing issues of systemic social injustice, poverty, and marginalization would require her attention full-time.