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The Gift Of Grit (With Gratitude To Angela Duckworth)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

In summary, the passion and persistence of grit motivates and carries us over rough seas like a well-made surfboard. We can think of an absence of effort like a crack in our surfboard that needs repair.

"We Get Along Better When..."

Ellie Newman | Posted 09.06.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

Usually it takes two to tango; sometimes we dance alone, but we are always solely responsible for our steps. Most of our relationships involve multiple people. Although there are those exceptional relationships that are solitary - we have relationships with our environment, with nature, and most importantly with ourselves.

Dressed the Skill, Not the Part

Career Wardrobe | Posted 04.26.2014 | Impact
Career Wardrobe

Every time I looked in my closet, that dream seemed further away -- how could I make a jump like that, all decked out in ratty food-stained clothes?

What If This Is Your Olympic Moment?

Nancy Colier | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

To say that we should pay closer attention to now is a good start, but not the whole story. Running those last strides as if they were the final lap of the Olympic marathon, I was not paying closer attention to the now, but rather, I was it.

180 Kilometers Of Motivation

Mary Prefontaine | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Prefontaine

Each stage of this hike, and each stage of anything big in our lives, has its own unique terrain and demands real effort. In the high alpine and the luscious valleys, I learned to appreciate this reality.

Best Overlooked Strategy To Help You Stay Motivated

Christy Matta, M.A. | Posted 07.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Christy Matta, M.A.

What we too frequently overlook, when we try to make changes, is what is happening around us that either boosts motivation or contributes to slipping back into the status quo.