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The Art of Being Alive Series: On Meaningful Living

Adedayo Fashanu | Posted 02.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Adedayo Fashanu

The art of being alive is an inspirational and humanities project that explores what it means to live a meaningful life and to live fully alive. It se...

How You Can Have Your Cake And Eat It Too

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 02.24.2015 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Since it's my birthday week, it's quite fitting to share this post ... as I will be having my cake and eating it too!!

Fired Up! Entrepreneurial Passion Fuel

J V Crum III | Posted 02.23.2015 | Business
J V Crum III

Focus on the rewards of being an entrepreneur. Feel the gratitude for the success you have. By keeping the fires of passion for what you do in your conscious awareness, you can prime the pump for success every day

How I Learned to Stop Hating My Job and Love My Life

James McCrae | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
James McCrae

At this moment, you are being called to make an impact where you have been assigned. It's not perfect. But things are never perfect. Instead of waiting for your job to be perfect, make your reaction to your job perfect. Show up everyday as an act of service. Take what you are given and turn it into art.

Loosen Up, Liven Up

Rumni Saha | Posted 02.18.2015 | Entertainment
Rumni Saha

Fifty Shades of Grey did not tickle my fancy but provided unfettered bonding time with my girlfriends and confirmed once again, that laughter pairs well with everything -- even inhibition.

Never Ever Ever Give Away Your Power

Ayelet Baron | Posted 02.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ayelet Baron

If your dream is to accumulate more and more stuff, more power to you. You know what's important to your well being. But if it isn't, maybe you'll shift to making a life and not just a living?

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?

Empathy, Passion, and Progress: An Existential View of Valentine's Day

Jennifer Sertl | Posted 02.13.2015 | Good News
Jennifer Sertl

Here you'll find a mosaic of meaning and beauty that I hope will allow and foster depth. It is my belief that the more connected one is to his/her core ~ the better one can care for their personal ecosystem.

What I Learned From Doing a Job I Hate

Bri Seeley | Posted 02.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Bri Seeley

While my life has been slightly uncomfortable since becoming unemployed, I wouldn't trade it for the world. I have unlocked my undeniably passionate spirit, allowed space for great opportunities, and truly begun to enjoy waking up every day. Living a life in line with my purpose is definitely a life worth living.

Valentine's Day -- When the Heart Is Pierced

Sonia Taitz | Posted 02.10.2015 | Women
Sonia Taitz

From a passionate writer in a practical world, here's my advice: Let it happen. Love is a very interesting kiss of life. And whether it lasts or not, whether it's practical or not, it's here for its own reasons, a gift of expanding consciousness that takes us by surprise.

Is It Time to Give Up?

Michelle Rose Gilman | Posted 02.09.2015 | Small Business
Michelle Rose Gilman

No matter how great an idea is, how easy or hard it might be to bring it to fruition, no matter how much you think about it and dream about it, the reality is that unless your full passion is behind it you will stall, and you will find excuses.

7 Signs You're Not Living the Life Your Soul Intended (and What to Do About It)

Lamisha Serf-Walls | Posted 02.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Lamisha Serf-Walls

You've lost the zing and excitement that comes with living the life your soul intended in exchange for the mundane, responsible adulthood you were told to live. Here are seven sure-fire signs you aren't living the life your soul intended and what to do about it starting TODAY.

Burn the Box

Miriam Ava | Posted 02.03.2015 | Small Business
Miriam Ava

There's nothing to hold back in a world living on innovation. Sure, some may laugh at you, say you're uncool, weird, difficult. But that doesn't matter.

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?