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I Left My Successful Career as a Doctor to Become an Art Student

Kathy Varadi | Posted 08.11.2016 | Impact
Kathy Varadi

Art is magical. I can honestly say it saved it my life. Right now I'm a second-year student at the Savannah College of Art and Design, pursuing a degr...

How To Begin Again

Beverly Willett | Posted 07.12.2016 | Fifty
Beverly Willett

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When a Career Change Brings Limitless Possibilities

Tajci Cameron | Posted 05.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tajci Cameron

My husband, who drove us through the night on our way from Nashville to North Dakota, woke me up to look at the gorgeous Wisconsin sunrise. We had...

How My Gut Instincts Gave Me a Second Chance at a Good Life

Michelle Dempsey | Posted 04.08.2016 | Women
Michelle Dempsey

My friends back in New York often make remarks about how different I am now. I am different now, I needed to change. They mention how much happier I seem since I made my move, built a family, and began finding success in my dream career. I am happier, I deserve to be.

5 Things Every Woman Needs to Do After a Divorce

Michelle Zunter | Posted 03.17.2016 | Divorce
Michelle Zunter

How does one move on? The answer is slowly, through a series of small steps that require courage, patience, and a little bit of fun. Yes, fun. Something that provides amusement or playfulness.

Spring Clean Your Life: New Season, Fresh Start!

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 03.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

While I fully love the idea of cleaning out your home, why stop there? Spring is also the perfect time to freshen up our health, our fitness, and our lives. A real second chance to kick your wellness into gear, if you've been having trouble staying on track from the New Year.

Starting Over (Again) After Seventy

Susan R. Meyer | Posted 02.10.2016 | Fifty
Susan R. Meyer

There's a saying in coaching that you end up coaching the clients who need what you yourself need to work on. So, it's no small irony that, as someone who coaches women over forty who are planning the next phase of their life, I am currently planning my own next phase.

4 Things to Consider When Taking a Risk in This New Year

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 01.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

So when considering a risk this year or simply executing your New Year's resolutions, keep in mind these four key points that are the staples of successful risk takers:

A New Page

Mitch Rosenzweig | Posted 01.04.2016 | Good News
Mitch Rosenzweig

I had had it for a few years. It was "borrowed" from a hotel I stayed at; their contact information emblazoned across the top "Holiday Inn." I think they expect you to take the note pads as most only have a few pages.

Want to Make 2016 Great? Start Now

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 12.18.2015 | Good News
Andrew Benkovic

with the calm before the holiday storm upon us, it is important to remember not to write off the rest of 2015. Do you still have a goal or goals you want to accomplish in 2015? Good news, you still have time!

Good Riddance: The Power of Letting Go and Letting God

Jesica L. Santos | Posted 12.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jesica L. Santos

Know that what happens is exactly what needs to be happening right now and let yourself evolve past certain situations or people. So, push forward to 2016 and keep your dream traveling forward. And if something is not adding to your life anymore, simply subtract that from it.

Breaking the Bonds of Conformity

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 10.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rebecca Mckown

I used to be a unicyclist. I learned to balance at an early age when I still needed a boost up to that high, slightly uncomfortable seat. I got up ...

The 5 Miracles of Loss

Alexandra Harra | Posted 12.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

The following is an excerpt from my new book, The Karma Queens' Guide to Relationships: I can conjure three distinct memories from my childhood hom...

Breaking a Leg and Having Your Show Go On

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 09.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Kay Tacke Morse

I feel quite lucky to have slipped down the stairs, in my last act. I may not have had the story redevelop as it has, with out that break. The fall encouraged my awareness that the show must go on, with a proper script. We get to write, produce, direct and perform on this stage, this life, we have been cast for.

Lights Go On: Part XLVII -- BEGINNING

Thomas Bähler | Posted 06.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Thomas Bähler

Today I am so happy to report that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE A TALE OF ÆSOP has become a bestseller! Thanks to all of YOU! I am grateful beyond wor...

Recognizing the Strength of Vulnerability in New Beginnings

Alaina Baker | Posted 05.11.2016 | Impact
Alaina Baker

The truth is, though, you have to let go of everything you were in order to become who you will be.

Death Is Not the End -- It's the Beginning, Just Like Birth!

Eleni Makedonas | Posted 05.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Eleni Makedonas

It's so important to start each day with a fresh perspective and insight. Don't allow past decisions, past hurts or past mistakes to follow you into t...

7 Ways to Optimize Your Year-End Ritual

Liz Davidson | Posted 03.15.2015 | Fifty
Liz Davidson

No doubt you'll have your own rituals, however here are seven steps I employ that help me take stock of the positives, challenges and the lessons learned, and clearly identifies what can be sent off with a kiss and not carried into 2015.

The Beginning of the Year Checklist Every Small Business Owner Needs

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 03.08.2015 | Small Business
Deborah Sweeney

Once you've taken the time to reflect on the year that's passed, turn your attention towards succeeding in 2015 right off the bat. Here are four actionable items to check off of your beginning-of-the-year to-do list right away.

The Power of Reflection, Gratitude and Letting Go

Laurie Seymour | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Laurie Seymour

In order to fully embrace your own story, you have to have immersed yourself in the chapters already written -- the ones that come before the pages you will write in the coming months.

More Present in 2015

Jess Ly | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Jess Ly

As a new year dawns... new hopes and new dreams await us. 2015 is anticipated by many (as with most beginnings) to be the best year yet. Why? Because ...

The Most Important RSVP from Pope Francis

Catherine Nagle | Posted 01.18.2015 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

I have seen examples of people ending a marriage only to realize later that they hadn't been so bad off after all. In the Church, discernment, listening to our hearts, and deep prayer and meditation, are all called for before entering into or ending such a union.

Would You Accept or Resist The Profit?

Ellen Rohr | Posted 01.06.2015 | Business
Ellen Rohr

I'm obsessed with the CNBC show, The Profit. Investor Marcus Lemonis descends on a struggling small business, cuts a deal with the frazzled owner, then pumps in the money and crafts a turnaround plan. Drama ensues.

11 Simple Tips For Any Aspiring Runner

High50 | Posted 12.31.2014 | Fifty
High50

I am a runner. Now excuse me while I howl with laughter. After all, in the words of my late father, I am a couch potato. I like sitting down. Or lying down, preferably, and being brought stuff so I don't have to move.

Wendy Whelan's Farewell Performance at NYCB Featured 'After the Rain' Pas de Deux

Susan Eley | Posted 12.24.2014 | New York
Susan Eley

Tears, flowers and an outpouring of love accompanied Wendy Whelan's farewell performance at the New York City Ballet on Saturday, October 18. Many of us would call the NYCB the greatest ballet company in the world, and, so, we collectively mourn the loss of its reining queen.