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Become The Vessel of Change

Brittney Grimes | Posted 02.02.2017 | Healthy Living
Brittney Grimes

What is change? Is it deviating away from something? Is it a chance to make things better, perhaps improve on a situation, with your own finishing tou...

2016, You Sucked! Here Is A Story Of Love And Inspiration For 2017

Chris Cognac | Posted 12.28.2016 | Good News
Chris Cognac

Remember, love is something that can be easily transferred to others, with very little effort. Love is after all, a choice.

President Elect Trump...Now What?

She's Fit To Lead | Posted 11.10.2016 | Politics
She's Fit To Lead

This article previously appeared in and appears courtesy of She's Fit to Lead. It was written by Randi Salko. The election is over, and Donald Trump ...

Bigotry Is Alive And Well In An America I Do Not Recognize

Ann Fry | Posted 10.12.2016 | Politics
Ann Fry

As I matured, became a teenager and then a college student, I began to look around and saw a much bigger picture.

You Have The Knowledge And The Opportunity -- What's Stopping You From Acting?

Leda Asmar | Posted 10.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Leda Asmar

A thousand years ago, when I was a nursing student at the American University of Beirut, I learned so much more than anatomy, physiology, health, dise...

The Ability to Serve: AmeriCorps VISTA as a Pathway to Possibility

Max Finberg | Posted 08.31.2016 | Impact
Max Finberg

Our AmeriCorps VISTA members are asked to serve their communities under conditions of hardship, receiving a poverty-level living allowance in return f...

Empowering Today's Youth

Gabrielle Flank | Posted 07.19.2016 | Teen
Gabrielle Flank

Today's youth are the future leaders of tomorrow. Pope John Paul II said, " The future starts today not tomorrow." I had the privilege of interviewing...

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.

Stop The Killings -- Get More Active

Sheela George | Posted 07.11.2016 | Impact
Sheela George

This antiquated dichotomy of "us versus them" needs to stop. How many more lives need to be lost before we realize there are better solutions out there? How many more mothers and daughters need to cry before we stop the killing?

Facebook Bravery And False Participation In The World

Tom Gerdy | Posted 06.30.2016 | Impact
Tom Gerdy

The baby boomer generation has witnessed technological advancements and changes as never seen in humanity's history. We have been given many wonderful...

The Best Way To Start Over In A New City

Jackie Walker | Posted 06.01.2016 | Fifty
Jackie Walker

Love took me from my comfortable and confident life in Tampa, Florida to Chicago, Illinois. I had always dreamed of living in a big city. After years of traveling to New York City for business and pleasure, I finally found myself living in a downtown iconic place.

What You Can Do To Help A Child in Need. Right Now! Today!

Dr. John DeGarmo | Posted 05.05.2016 | Parents
Dr. John DeGarmo

I get it. Not everyone can be a foster parent. I certainly understand. As one who has been a foster parent for over 50 children the past 13 years, ...

The True Cost of Not Pursuing Your Dreams

Ashley Gartland | Posted 05.02.2016 | Women
Ashley Gartland

When you decide NOT to go after your dreams outside of motherhood, it absolutely comes at a cost to you. You'll miss out on the opportunity to do something just for you. You may not get the chance to feel intellectually and creatively challenged and accomplished beyond your role as a mom. You won't get to do the things outside of motherhood that light you up, the things that make you feel the very most like YOU.

Acknowleding Others

Judith Bowman | Posted 04.07.2016 | Business
Judith Bowman

Whether you are waiting to cash-out or check-in to your hotel room, standing in line at Starbucks or a business networking event ... or just passing another in the hall, being ignored and feeling invisible has become commonplace.

3 Easy Steps to Turn Your Ideas Into Reality

Gregg Clunis | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business
Gregg Clunis

One of the hardest things to do in life is to go for it. It's to have an idea and immediately take the first step to making it happen. Most of us ...

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

Why You're Sapping Your Confidence And How to Stop

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Use the model above to consider your own life pursuit. Does the circle on the left or the one on the right best describe your current focus? How are you investing your heart, intelligence and life force?

What Do You Want To Do When You Grow Up? Part One.

Jackie Walker | Posted 02.19.2017 | Fifty
Jackie Walker

One Sunday morning I ran into my mother's bedroom and woke her up. She was my very best friend. She sat up and intently listened as she always did. I ...

Kids are Drivers, Not Passengers: An Interview with Susan Crown

Robyn Shulman | Posted 02.12.2017 | Education
Robyn Shulman

I had the gracious opportunity to sit down with Susan Crown to discuss her work with local, national and international organizations.

Believe In Yourself And Dreams Come True!

Nick Katsoris | Posted 01.28.2017 | 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.

How to Make a Difference in 2016

Em Sexton | Posted 01.06.2017 | Good News
Em Sexton

For weeks, you were surrounded by jolly advertisements, replays of classic Christmas movies, and festive holiday parties. All signs pointed to 'Tis' the season to be merry and bright.' But maybe, like me, you were actually feeling more like that screaming kid sitting on Santa's lap.

Why Is It Important to Stand Out From the Crowd?

Sakshi Talwar | Posted 12.13.2016 | 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 You Can Use Your Talents To Spread #GlobalLOVE

Melissa Mushaka | Posted 11.16.2016 | Arts
Melissa Mushaka

Motivation: the state or condition of having a strong reason to accomplish something. In today's world, one's motive, can get convoluted by mere cho...

From Greed to Giving Back

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 10.28.2016 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

I love stories of redemption because I believe anyone can choose to begin doing the right thing at any moment in life--and that this choice matters. I...

Let's Talk About Vulnerability and Resiliency

Ann Fry | Posted 10.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Ann Fry

Perhaps you had a fairly easy and uncomplicated life -- grew up in a wonderful place, with an in-tact family, stayed in that place after completing school, created your career, started your own family and life is good. That's awesome. I admire you. However, for many others, it didn't go like that.