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Why Self-Love Isn't New Age B.S.

Laura Coe | Posted 10.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Coe

In fear of sounding like a new age cliche, I want to talk about self-love. To be honest, this is a hard one for me. I was taught from a young age th...

Creative Pursuits and Motherhood -- The Pull Between Who You Love, What You Love Doing and Sleep

Carla Da Costa | Posted 10.02.2015 | Women
Carla Da Costa

In the era of "having it all," is it now possible for women to pursue their own creativity and have a successful career, remain an engaged and fun mom, have a happy family life while still getting enough sleep in your day? Am I being unrealistic here?

Why You Should Pick Up Your Self-Worth and Run With it!

Sally Hope Woodroffe | Posted 10.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sally Hope Woodroffe

Coming across Blake Mycoskie's book, Start something that matters, I found myself contemplating this ideology.

6 Vital Steps To Change Your Career

Elyse Santilli | Posted 10.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Keep this list close at hand and read it whenever you have a wobbly moment of fear or doubt. Stay strong, beautiful soul. You've got this.

Connecting to Desire: Reawakening to Aliveness

Lindsay Robin Christianson | Posted 10.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lindsay Robin Christianson

It's easy in today's culture to spend so much time and attention on achieving "success" that we lose track of what it is that we love -- what we are passionate about and what makes us feel truly "plugged in" to the universe.

One Dance Away From Steve Jobs

Annicken R. Day | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
Annicken R. Day

A few weeks ago I was the Master of Ceremonies on a leadership conference on engagement and change in Oslo. One of the keynote speakers was Daniel Walker, CEO of Human Revolution Studios and Steve Jobs' Chief Talent Officer at Apple between 2000-2005.

First Hive Women's Retreat Connects Purpose-Driven Female Leaders

Jessica Biber | Posted 09.29.2015 | Impact
Jessica Biber

I attended the pilot retreat, along with eight other women in Boonville, Calif. One could describe the retreat with words like connection, reflection, sun-brushed hillsides and fireside conversations... But I would just use the word magic.

Does Your Life Lack Meaning?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Do you find that nothing really excites you or holds much meaning for you? Does your life lack passion and purpose? Discover the source of this emptin...

What's Your Story?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 09.24.2015 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

I love other people's stories. I see a family , a woman eating alone, a man in a biz suit, two friends chatting, a group of teenagers hanging out... and I'm curious.

3 Keys to Marriage Success: Intimacy, Passion and Commitment

Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway | Posted 09.24.2015 | Weddings
Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

There are many theories about what makes a marriage strong and which qualities allow a couples to grow and function well together. I have always appreciated Dr. Robert Sternberg's concepts in the Triangular Theory of Love: Intimacy, Passion, and Commitment.

Do You Know Your Why?

Alex Pirouz | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
Alex Pirouz

In his famous TED Talk, 'Start With Why', Simon Sinek puts it perfectly that, people don't buy WHAT you do, they buy WHY you do it. "Yes, but what if I don't know my 'WHY'?" This is a question I am often asked - especially from those I mentor belonging to the younger generation.

Evidence Shows Our Future Is Far Better Than We Think

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 09.16.2015 | Technology
Dragos Bratasanu

The future looks incredible because we are finally reaching the unique point in history when our needs are met by technology and we can start focusing on our passions, on what we most value in life, and also when we are empowered by technology to change the world for the better.

Top 6 Ways I've Learned to Live a Bigger Story

Kimberly Inskeep | Posted 09.16.2015 | Women
Kimberly Inskeep

When we see our lives as stories, this lens clarifies our how we spend our days, challenging us to ponder whether we are living a big, significant story that will last after we're gone, or a ho-hum and predictable existence.

Thank You, Elizabeth Gilbert, for Encouraging the Hummingbirds!

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 09.15.2015 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

Please share this story with your daughter, and encourage her to approach life with wide-eyes and an open heart, following whatever bread crumbs capture her interest without trying to manufacture a calling.

10 Everyday Ways to Be a Hero

Gina DeLapa | Posted 09.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Gina DeLapa

Today as I write, it's the 14th anniversary of 9/11. Most of us will never run into a burning building or otherwise throw ourselves into harm's way to...

The One Formula to Find Your Passion in Life

James Altucher | Posted 09.10.2015 | Business
James Altucher

I was passionate when I was throwing hard pointed rocks at other little kids. "I hit him!" My friends and I would climb around construction sites, p...

Why You Should Celebrate Yourself Every Day

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 09.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

There was a point when I was working extremely hard, but it never felt like enough. I would beat myself up if I didn't hit the milestones I set for my...

Follow the Music... Only You Can Hear

Mel Sellick | Posted 09.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mel Sellick

I'd just finished a walk along the Mendocino Headlands, feeling grateful and refreshed. As my hand hits the door handle, something says I need jus...

Slowing The Race That Never Was

Jeremy Shure | Posted 09.08.2015 | Impact
Jeremy Shure

In parallel, technology has launched a drop-down drag-out fight for our attention through social channels, and external validation manifests itself through likes, favorites, shares and retweets. We love external validation.

5 Simple Portals to a More Passionate Life

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

Passion. What sparks it, sustains it, creates it? Something about moving to a new place heightens all the senses. Awakens and stirs the pa...

Poker-Face Meets Volcano: Invisible Force Fields and the Clash of Emotions in International Business

O'Brien Browne | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
O'Brien Browne

A significant yet under-researched area in intercultural business communication is the impact of our emotions on our business partners.

Why It's Dangerous to Become 'Too Comfortable'

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

I was good at my job, but that's just it... "good." Imagine if I operated with the same motivation and desire to be better as when I first started? I probably would have been further ahead. There should never be a point in your life when you feel as though you are just "going through the motions."

I Have a Favorite Child

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 08.31.2015 | Parents
Rebecca Lammersen

I've paired down my life as much as I can, to the necessities and the priorities, but something remains imbalanced. I'm going to say something that may make you gasp and choke on your coffee -- I have a favorite child.

3 Reasons You Stay Stuck in a Job You Hate Instead of Pursuing Your Dream

Grace Bluerock | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Why are people resigned to stay unhappy in a job they hate instead of doing work that feeds them and that they are passionate about? It boils down to three main reasons.

9 Jobs That Teach You How to Hustle (PHOTOS)

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Alicia T. Glenn

Work is hard, but there are certain jobs that may require a little more grit than others. Those that can successfully navigate through these professions will come out with an exceptional work ethic that can set them up for success anywhere.