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How Passion and Procrastination Can Help You Get Ahead in Your Career

Carson Tate | Posted 03.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Carson Tate

Passion drives procrastination -- high performance procrastination. It shows us very quickly what lights us up, what drives results, what engages us and others -- and, on the flip side, what doesn't. Procrastination begets clarity. And that clarity enables you to access passion and get ahead in your career.

How to Inspire Your Team

David Dye | Posted 02.24.2015 | Business
David Dye

When I was sixteen years old, I told my father I wanted to be a vegetarian. "That's great!" he said, and jumped up from the couch, went to his file cabinet and pulled out old magazine articles and copies of nutrition guidelines.

Goals, Rainbows and Gold

Claudine Chicheportiche | Posted 02.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Claudine Chicheportiche

People usually set goals because they want the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. This is awesome, and pots of gold are too. But the problem with only focusing on having that pot of gold is that you completely miss the rainbow you followed to get there.

5 Barriers Standing In The Way Of Your Dreams (And How To Fix It)

Tanuja Ramchal | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Tanuja Ramchal

Achieving your dreams takes courage. If you follow these simple strategies above, I believe you'll grow into the person you want to be while finding joy on the path. Isn't that what we all strive for?

The Quest for Purpose

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

Whether it is something I've chosen or it has chosen me, my life is filled with great purpose and meaning. With every breath I am given, I will always seek to share good, show love, and reflect the beauty that is life.

5 Ways to Learn From Troubling Times

Kathleen Pasley | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Pasley

Most of us dread and despise difficult times -- whether it be financial woes, relationships breaking down, marriages ending, losing a job, fighting wi...

Why I'm Not Watching the Super Bowl This Year

Will Wilkinson | Posted 01.23.2015 | Sports
Will Wilkinson

I'm not watching the Super Bowl this year. Not just because of Deflategate, although that's probably what pushed me over the edge. Mainly, I've realized it's a complete and utter waste of time. I have better things to do.

How to Make Meaningful Choices You Won't Regret

Lisa M.P. Munoz | Posted 01.20.2015 | Science
Lisa M.P. Munoz

Even though all the research tells us that money in and of itself won't bring us meaning, we still are, understandably, lured to wealth. We need to inject more of our passions into everyday life -- to create the sparks that give us more meaning. Only then can we truly author our own lives.

What Really Matters in Life?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Most people don't want to "do nothing' all day. We have hopes and dreams, goals and ambitions. We want to contribute to the world, make it a better place, not "retire" from it to a life of "leisure."

7 Things Resilient Employees Do Differently

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 01.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

The economy, the way people want to live and work, and a whole host of other factors are changing the way work gets done. Some companies are adapting right along with the changes, but many are having difficulties.

Redefining Success in 2015: How Much Is Enough?

Craig Dowden | Posted 01.07.2015 | Business
Craig Dowden

Pick an element of what it means to be successful and W. Brett Wilson has likely achieved it. He is one of Canada's most financially successful and well-known businessmen, he is an Order of Canada recipient, a best-selling author, and former television star of Dragon's Den, the Canadian hit series precursor to ABC's Shark Tank.

The Problem With Meaning

The New York Times | David Brooks | Posted 01.07.2015 | World

Not long ago, a friend sent me a speech that the great civic leader John Gardner gave to the Stanford Alumni Association 61 years after he graduated f...

Hiraeth Part II: Holiday Homesickness

A.J. Condeelis | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
A.J. Condeelis

hiraeth   (n.) a homesickness for a home to which you cannot return, a home which maybe never was; the nostalgia, the yearning, the grief for the l...

7 Paradoxical Truths to Embrace for a Meaningful Life

Thai Nguyen | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

There's a flow to life, a rhythm of striving and letting go -- holding on too tightly is like swimming against the current. Hard work, hustling, persistence needs to be balanced with patience, and at times, stepping away.

Why The Hell Do I Deserve This?

Yaniv Aviran | Posted 02.18.2015 | Impact
Yaniv Aviran

I don't think I would have had the time to study what I've always wanted, start my own business, travel the world, give lectures in lots of different places and publish a children's book, without knowing that the most limited thing I've got is my time here on earth.

Only Those Who Dare... Truly Live

Soren Petersen | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Soren Petersen

Who wants to live without dreams or to live a mediocre life? What boy ever grew up wishing one day to possess an economy car? When I was still a lit...

The Power of This Moment

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 02.17.2015 | Books
Mitch Ditkoff

Personally, I find this message quite refreshing -- one that cuts to the chase in today's multi-tracking, information-overloaded world. Here is someone not claiming to have the answer, but boldly asserting that we all have the answer.

5 Gifts To Give Yourself This Holiday Season

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 02.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

This is a perfect time to stop for a moment and really think about the meaning of your own celebrations, so that you don't end up spending a fortune in time and money with nothing real to show when it is over.

5 Steps to Creating a Beautiful Life You Love: Part 4

Elyse Gorman | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

You just need to know steps 1 through 5. When you complete step 5, you'll probably have figured out steps 6, 7 and 8. When you complete step 8, it's likely that steps 9 and 10 will be clearer. Continue until you reach step 100.

Why Happiness Is the Wrong Pursuit

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 02.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

In the end, the way to lead a joyful life is not to pursue happiness for ourselves, but to pursue it for others. The good life is not about getting what we want. It's about having what it takes to give to others.

A Simple Question That Will Change Your Search for Love

Ken Page | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Ken Page

Often, our very future in finding love is determined by our small choices at these countless crossroads.

Do You Know Your Purpose?

Hans Hickler | Posted 01.24.2015 | Books
Hans Hickler

Are we looking to receive purpose and meaning, or do we understand our obligation to contribute purpose? Are we looking to receive purpose and meaning, or do we understand our obligation to contribute purpose?

5 Steps to Creating a Beautiful Life You Love: Part 2

Elyse Gorman | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

What does it mean to live a life true to yourself? What kind of things do you want to be doing on a daily basis? When you look back on your life on your deathbed, what achievements will you be proudest of?

Smiling and Climbing: In Tribute to Joe Gold

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 01.07.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

Are you smiling and climbing? This week, our community celebrated the life of Joe Gold, t. His eulogy serves as a source of inspiration for each of ...

To Feel Meaningful Is To Feel Immortal

Scientific American | Clay Routledge | | Posted 11.04.2014 | World

Imagine when our ancestors first started to look up at the stars and question their place in the universe. Why are we here? Are we alone? What happens...