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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.

What If You Had $1 Billion Dollars and a Permanent Vacation?

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

The other day, I had lunch with a friend who's obsessed with bats. Literally. He travels around the world with this guy named Merlin and studies bat...

Find Your Passion, but More Importantly, Find Your Tribe

Krystina Nguyen | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business
Krystina Nguyen

According to the Conference Board, a New York-based research nonprofit group, only 48.7 percent of American employees are satisfied with their job. Career articles advise working-age adults to "Find Your Passion," but the issue is... it's still difficult to figure out how.

Discovering Your Soul's Purpose With Three Simple Practices

Emily Stroia | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Emily Stroia

Sometimes it takes time and experimentation to really discover it. The more you practice doing simple and small tasks every day of what you love and excites you, you start to grow into that of which you already are.

6 Ways To Find Your Passion And Live Your Purpose

Lamisha Serf-Walls | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Lamisha Serf-Walls

Every single human being on this planet has a path and purpose to fulfill, whether they realize it or not. Whether it is fulfilled within your career, volunteer work, parenting, creating social change, or something else entirely, you too have a brilliant purpose and it's about time you found it.

Take Your Love Life Into the Woods (And I Don't Just Mean Sex Outdoors)

Terri Trespicio | Posted 08.21.2015 | Women
Terri Trespicio

We expose the deliciously dark shadows of mystery and domesticate every last bit of wild within us. Responsibility. Maturity. And with it goes our wilder, untamed, but undeniably exciting nature, our lustiness, our sensuality, and our passion.

Need a Business Idea? Ask Yourself These Questions to Start a Business You'll Love

Sarah Peterson | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
Sarah Peterson

You want to find work you love. You want to know that you're making an impact. You want to feel excited about what you're doing. But the problem is, you don't know what type of work that should be.

The Fuel Entrepreneurs Run On

Alex Pirouz | Posted 08.18.2015 | Small Business
Alex Pirouz

Passion comes first. You have to believe in the idea and have that passion for it. You have to want it to succeed. Passion is the quality that drives people to do something "crazy" by others' standards.

Why We Must Play 'Know and Tell' With Our Story

Kimberly Inskeep | Posted 08.18.2015 | Women
Kimberly Inskeep

Even on days that seem uneventful, your story is being written. Whether or not your story evolves into the life you've always wanted is dependent upon how well you know your story from the past, how you live your story today (yes, TODAY!), and what directs your story for the future.

5 Lessons Learned Working for the World's Largest Youth-Run Company

Nkosana Mafico | Posted 08.12.2015 | Impact
Nkosana Mafico

AIESEC is the global youth network impacting the world through leadership development experiences. Present in over 124 countries and territories and with over 86,000 members, AIESEC is the world's largest youth-run organisation.

What Is a Master Teacher?

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 08.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rebecca Lammersen

My youngest daughter has wanted to play piano for over a year now. I know my daughter through and through, and not just any teacher would do. I know...

Is it Time to Reignite Your Personal Brand?

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 08.12.2015 | Women
Megan Dalla-Camina

You may have worked really hard in one career for a long time. You're well established, have a great reputation. Perhaps you're feeling it's time to switch things up. Or maybe you're earlier in your career and not liking how your brand is feeling. You need to reinvent yourself.

Young African Bamidele Is Advancing Africa's Agricultural Sector

Nkosana Mafico | Posted 08.11.2015 | Impact
Nkosana Mafico

Last week I had the pleasure of chatting to Bamidele Seun Owoola, a 24-year-old entrepreneur living in London, about her entrepreneurial journey and the impact she is making on the African continent.

7 Ways to Discover Your Passion and Follow Your Pursuit of Happiness

Liv Raimonde | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Liv Raimonde

I had yet to discover my passion. While this realization was simple the road to discovering what this passion was and how I could attain it was much harder and provided many more obstacles to overcome than I originally expected.

The Slow Burn

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger Dictionary.com lists 18 definitions for fire as a noun. It lists another 15 for it as a transiti...

Why ‘Do What You Love’ Is Pernicious Advice

The Atlantic | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 08.10.2015 | World

It’s been said in many places and by many luminaries: Do what you love. But what does this phrase actually mean? Miya Tokumitsu, a contributing ...

From Princeton to the NFL: Caraun Reid Shares His Success Story

Rana Campbell | Posted 08.07.2015 | Black Voices
Rana Campbell

Think of that thing that you've been dreaming about for the longest....the dream you want SO bad to come true. What is it? For Caraun Reid, my friend and fellow Princeton alum, that "thing" was to be a NFL player.

You Are Worthy. Don't Be Lazy.

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 08.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dragos Bratasanu

The uncomfortable reality when you decide to go after your dreams is that at times it can be a very difficult and painful process. Nothing is free in this world, and if you really want to do the extraordinary, you will be called to make sacrifices.

The Pursuit of Dreams and the Ugly Trolls of Resistance

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 07.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dragos Bratasanu

"On the field of the Self stand a knowing and a dragon. You are the knight. Resistance is the dragon." -- Steven Pressfield, Do The Work The road to ...

How to Attract Your Dream Life in 4 Steps

Britny West | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Britny West

Try practicing authentic gratitude for what you already have and for what is on its way to you. Feeling like you already have what you want opens you up to receive more abundance. Simply put: Practicing gratitude makes you happy, and when you are happy good things happen.

Doing Service: It Opens the Heart and Fills the Soul

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

A client of mine told me that she had been making food for a friend of hers who was very ill. "I find that my heart opens and I feel so happy when I a...

How to Live Your Purpose in 30 Seconds

Stephanie Seibel | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Seibel

The next time you catch a case of the purpose blues, just remember that you'll find the greatest success and purpose when you let go of the need for perfect answers and instead start actively living into the space of a few good questions.

On the Other Side of Fear

Erin Parker | Posted 07.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Erin Parker

There are weeks that I go to Barnes and Noble more than I see my family. Alone, I roam the aisles looking for books to devour and dream of one day see...