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10 Things You Didn't Know About the Hero/Heroine's Journey

Maria Portas | Posted 01.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Portas

As new budding creative entrepreneurs we actually choose to take the Hero/Heroine's Journey. Our life's work is our business. And it is through our wo...

Passion Meets Purpose With Ruth E. Carter

Tenille Livingston | Posted 01.27.2015 | Entertainment
Tenille Livingston

Ruth's designs have graced the silver screen for over 28 years. Recently, she had the pleasure of working on the 2014 Oscar-nominated film Selma that was directed by the incredible Ava DuVernay.

Guns, Steel, Grit and Grief

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Guns and grief are a bad combination. Our judgment is clouded and undone in moments of aggrieved passion; we are least suited at such times to take on the roles of both jury and judge, leaving aside the illegality of such vigilantism. We may, in the throes of passion, misconstrue causes and misdirect blame. But we may hope to live through such moments, and see in a calmer, clarifying light.

Amazing Sex Is My Blessing And Curse

Di Ana Pisarri | Posted 01.21.2015 | Women
Di Ana Pisarri

"You are exactly what he needs, so if he is ready, it will be perfect. If not, don't stay for the sex." Well... I stayed for the sex.

The Passion Myth: Why Teens Struggle to Find Their Purpose in Life

Todd Kestin | Posted 01.22.2015 | Parents
Todd Kestin

It seems you can't look, listen, or feel for sixty seconds without seeing, hearing, or bumping into the word. It's always and it's everywhere, popping onto the covers of countless magazines, serving as the subject of countless books, and springing from the lips of countless teachers and speakers. It's the focus of adulthood and the goal of adolescence.

5 Ways to Find and Navigate Your Passion When You're Totally Bored of the Usual Routine

Rakel Sosa | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Rakel Sosa

There are five references that I have used to navigate passion so you can smoothly get into it and turn your life on. Feel free to take what you want from this list.

7 Reasons We Don't Pursue Our Passions (And How to Move Past Them)

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

So why is it that so many people are unsatisfied with their current work? Why do we ignore our hearts calling and continue down the path of status quo? The are the top seven reasons we don't pursue our passion and how to move past them.

Takeaways From Serial Entrepreneur Jen Groover's Talk on Innovation and Perception

David Ongchoco | Posted 01.16.2015 | College
David Ongchoco

Last semester, I got the chance to listen to one of the best talks I've heard on campus during the launch of the PennVention Innovation Competition. A few days back, I got to listen to the recording I took and the talk was just so inspiring and energizing.

Is it Time to Set Fire to Your Tidy Life?

Tamika Schilbe | Posted 01.15.2015 | San Francisco
Tamika Schilbe

Good bye day. You've been so good to me I can hardly let you go. There's a tug of war going on between the dark sky and my sleepy eyes luring me to bed. Gazing out at the San Francisco skyline is making me high. Just let me look a little longer so I know this is real.

Will Your Company Survive the Paradigm Shift?

Karin Volo | Posted 01.15.2015 | Business
Karin Volo

The purpose driven companies with high levels of employee engagement are the ones that will survive and thrive. They are the ones that will get the best talent and stay ahead with innovation, creativity, execution, customer service, time to market, and be the most sustainable, the most profitable, and making the biggest positive impact.

The No. 1 Thing You Need to Do to Make Your 2015 Intentions Come True

Tonya Holcomb | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Tonya Holcomb

There's excitement that surrounds every new year, but 2015 just feels different. Doesn't it? The energy on my end is so intense. I wake up every m...

The 80/20 View of Expectations

Richard Koch | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Richard Koch

A moment's reflection should convince us that some areas of expectation are more important than others. What are the 20 percent -- or 5 percent, or 1 percent -- of expectations that are most crucial in our lives?

'We Rarely Make Love'

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

I cannot tell you how often couples complain to me that they rarely make love. These are generally people who love each other, who enjoy being togethe...

The Diplomat's Pen: Culture, Imagination and Knowledge

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 01.09.2015 | World
Gaia Paradiso

Italy is a marvelous cultural country. I am not biased when I say it -- there are many reasons to believe it.

Corporations Must Cultivate Passion, Too

Ratanjit S. Sondhe | Posted 01.06.2015 | Business
Ratanjit S. Sondhe

Companies that look to restrict employees to small boxes on organizational charts and narrowly defined advancement tracks are missing the boat. It's not just the job of educational institutions to help people find their passion. Companies that help employees find their passion find employee engagement a natural outcome.

There's Still Time to Do What You Love

Leslie Rasmussen | Posted 01.06.2015 | Fifty
Leslie Rasmussen

I questioned why I should be allowed to follow my passion, and then realized that if I didn't get to follow it in my fifties, then when would I get to follow it?

Steps Toward a Year of Happiness

Susie Wolbe | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Wolbe

Take some time every day to turn off technology. Give yourself a break from being tuned in and on call. Breathe deeply, clear your mind and just be.

ShoeMe's Roger Hardy: A Man Leading Online Commerce From Eyes to Feet

Sharad Khare | Posted 01.05.2015 | Business
Sharad Khare

Roger Hardy never imagined that a website made for less than 3 thousand dollars would take him on a journey that would allow him to sell Coastal Contacts for 370 Million USD.

What Dogs Can Teach Us About Sleep

Rubin Naiman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Rubin Naiman, Ph.D.

Dogs and humans have similar sleep cycles that include a mix of stage and REM sleep. Humans, however, normally experience four or five of these cycles consecutively through the night, while dogs can have 20 or more much shorter ones scattered throughout the night and day.

Binge-watching: The Latest Reinvention of Entertainment Consumption

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 12.29.2014 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Just like a book that you can read all in one sitting, you can now watch 8-12 episodes, one after another.

2015: Explore the 'No Resolution' Solution

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 01.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Success Is Not About Who Wins the Race, It's About Who Finishes. "The road to success leads through the valley of humility, and the path is up the l...

Want a Boyfriend By Valentine's Day? Follow These 9 Steps!

Francesca Hogi | Posted 12.23.2014 | Style
Francesca Hogi

That's right, Valentine's Day will be here before you know it. 2014 is history. No one special to kiss under the mistletoe? If you faithfully follow these nine steps, you'll make up for it by getting plenty of lovin' from your new sweetheart in less than two months!

True Life: I'm a Recovering "Whattifer"

Pete Jones | Posted 12.23.2014 | College
Pete Jones

Now it's my turn to be honest. I am a recovering whatiffer. There, I said it. As someone who battled with If for good portion of my life, I can understand how discouraging it can be to see that two letter word run all over your head.

How I Went From a Special Education Reading and Writing Class to a No. 1 Bestselling Author By 22

Tom Ayling | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Ayling

You have the ability to do anything you wish, but you must first examine your true beliefs about achieving these things. If there are limiting beliefs holding you back, they must be replaced with empowering beliefs.

6 Resolutions for a Simplified and Fulfilling 2015

Kimberly Inskeep | Posted 12.18.2014 | Women
Kimberly Inskeep

What could possibly be gained by another year of attempting to look like I can do it all, missing out on the things that are more aligned with my purpose? These are the six things I will be doing in 2015 to trade an overabundance of busyness for a life more focused on what matters most.