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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 02.22.2016 | 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 02.12.2016 | 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 01.28.2016 | 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.

How to Make a Difference in 2016

Em Sexton | Posted 01.06.2016 | 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 12.14.2015 | 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 You Can Use Your Talents To Spread #GlobalLOVE

Melissa Mushaka | Posted 11.18.2015 | 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 10.28.2015 | 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 10.28.2015 | 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.

Making a Difference: The World of Giving -- David v. Goliath Fight... Who Will Win a Million Dollars?

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 10.26.2015 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

I've worked with lots of different nonprofit organizations over the years and I'm always impressed with their hard work and dedication. But from my vantage point, Mary's Place has taken this to a new level.

Love the Homeless -- Lessons From Sandy Griffin

Tajci Cameron | Posted 10.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tajci Cameron

Collin was waiting for a long time for a chance to perform a song for us when we finished shooting Waking Up in America. He didn't have to be anywhere...

Measuring Success

Lori Lee | Posted 10.14.2015 | Impact
Lori Lee

Success can be achieved by doing what we are capable of doing, helping someone overcome life's challenges, and even providing temporary solutions to obvious needs.None of us may be able to change everything but we become successful by changing the things we can.

Why You Need to Help Break the Cycle of Abuse

Dr. John DeGarmo | Posted 09.17.2015 | Impact
Dr. John DeGarmo

You say you want to help kids. You say you want to make a difference. Do you really? Will you step outside of your comfort zone to make that difference, to help kids who need you? You see, YOU have the power to break the cycle.

You Matter

Caitlin Grace | Posted 09.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Caitlin Grace

All the choices you make on any given day make a difference. We don't always see the effects of our actions or our thoughts but believe me, they have an impact. Just because you can't see the effect right away doesn't mean that you are not creating change.

How Volunteering Can Help the World (And You)

Tajci Cameron | Posted 09.07.2015 | Impact
Tajci Cameron

You choose to become even more aware of how each of us plays a very significant part. So you go about your day as usual, but you smile more intentionally, hold someone's hand a bit longer, and make choices that are a part of the solution, not the problem.