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10 Foolproof Hacks for Uncovering Your Unique Skills to Start a Business You'll Love

Sarah Peterson | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Peterson

This post was originally published on Can I tell you a secret? For a long time, I believed there was nothing I was specifically goo...

Advice on College Application Essay Writing

Kevin Liu | Posted 08.23.2015 | College
Kevin Liu

Because one essay will be a testament to your passions, strengths and character, it can be an important component of the application. Thus, it is worth spending some time to compose something that accurately represents you, and stands out against the backdrop of other applicants

Make the Quantum Leap! It's Worth the Risk

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 08.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marilyn O'Malley

I remember 10 years ago being in my home in Mystic, Connecticut, packing up my belongings to move to Santa Barbara, California, and tearing my famil...

5 Habits of People Who Love Their Work

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Because so many workplaces don't give employees the ownership they crave, employees essentially "rent" their jobs. Alternatively, Dr. Shane Lopez discovered that people who love their jobs do these five things regularly:

How to Discover Your Purpose and Do Work You Love

Grace Bluerock | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Finding your purpose takes some effort, but it gives you in return such important awareness and insight into yourself. When you think about the rest of your life, investing a bit of time to discover yourself is well worth that effort.

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

Becky Tountas | Posted 07.13.2015 | Parents
Becky Tountas

Writing gifts me with so much: an outlet, creative expression, record keeping. But most of all it reminds me of this: although motherhood has changed everything, I am the same woman.

5 Things I've Learned From Starting My Passion Project

Tausha Cowan | Posted 04.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Tausha Cowan

There have been so many learning lessons throughout this process, and I know there will only be more to come. But the biggest lesson in all of this is to not be afraid to do something you love. Trust me, it is more than worth it.

Why You Haven't Found Your Life's Calling (And What to Do About It)

Kevin Kleitches | Posted 04.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin Kleitches

There's hardly been enough time to consider what you really want. But now you're ready to break free. To discover your life's mission -- your passion -- and start pursuing it. Here's how to make it happen.

Movement Marketing 2015

Scott Goodson | Posted 03.17.2015 | Business
Scott Goodson

Passions that lie behind movements can inspire all sorts of people. When you care about something you inspire others. When you stand against something you act as a catalyst for change, and rally others to do the same.

Inside the Mind of a Go-Getter Girl

Shinjini Das | Posted 03.11.2015 | Women
Shinjini Das

So there you have it, ladies. A go-getter girl believes something within her is greater to overcome obstacles, creates a vision for her life, works to set goals to achieve that vision, and engages her passions with her professions to remain authentic to her true self.

What Is 'Having It All'?

Deborah A. Kahn | Posted 08.25.2014 | Women
Deborah A. Kahn

More attention needs to be given to alternatives to the societal assumption that the definition of "having it all" is full-time career and children. Let each of us define what choice and path makes us happy and feeling successful. Let each of us applaud, not denigrate, another's life choice.

The Raw Truth About Overnight Success

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Shannon Kaiser

Both successful businesses and actually making your dreams come true takes action, dedication, focus and time. Only time can give you what you need. So roll up your sleeves and have fun on the adventure of life. Those who embrace the journey are the ones who see the huge results.

7 Steps for Transitioning Out of the Corporate World to Find Your Bliss

Renee Lo Iacono | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Renee Lo Iacono

Transitioning out of the corporate world to pursue other personal or professional goals may be challenging, however, with a little focus and perseverance it's definitely doable.

We All Need Reminders to Follow Our Passion

Chris Waddell | Posted 05.27.2014 | Good News
Chris Waddell

We have an amazing ability to persevere, to adapt and to dream, but sometimes we need someone else to jumpstart those dreams, someone to allow us to believe that our dreams are something more than idle thoughts.

What it Means to Be Financially Disadvantaged in College

Audrey Cheng | Posted 04.15.2014 | College
Audrey Cheng

As a college student with almost full-financial aid, I work four jobs to pay for my tuition, housing and other activities. And I love it.

What To Do When You're Stuck In A Rut

Erin Cox | Posted 10.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

Sometimes we get really stuck in our lives or businesses. That just might be when it's time to call in outside reinforcements. There is no shame in this!

The One Question You Should Never Ask A New Friend

Therese Borchard | Posted 05.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

Upon meeting someone new, part of me hopes I will never hear the dreaded four words (what-do-you-do) because then I wouldn't have to assess how I am going to respond -- with my pragmatic communications-consultant role, or with the idealistic wanting-to-save-the-world profile.

Beyoncé Again Brings Her 'A Game'

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 04.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

When we are stuck in safety, we confuse the fatigue of simultaneously trying for and resisting our goals with the energy and effort that would otherwise be going powerfully toward achieving them.

How To Tell The Difference Between A True Calling And A Whim

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 03.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

We're all put here with different personalities, passions and skills. If you feel called to make art, then you were put here to make art. If you feel called to write, record, build, design, speak or explore, then you were put here to do just that.


Charley Johnson | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Charley Johnson

Amongst my friends, being happy isn't enough. Being successful doesn't cut it. Being in a loving relationship is but part of the plan. They want to leave a mark on the world. It is one of the reasons I love them.

Tributaries of the Mind: An Interest in Angling

Wray Herbert | Posted 10.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

What is a hobby in the human mind? What's going on, psychologically, when we develop an interest and pursue it? Scientists have actually studied this kind of interest and have some insights.

For Passion or Paycheck? Ask Noah

Noah Kass | Posted 10.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Noah Kass

Stop wasting your time defining the word passion. You know what it means! They don't think you care enough. Perhaps they're not "seeing" your efforts. When they can't witness these efforts time and again, they can't witness an obvious "financial win."

'Passions' Star Files For Divorce

TMZ | Posted 10.01.2012 | Celebrity

"Passions" star Brook Kerr is pulling the plug on her marriage, TMZ has learned ... but unlike her character on the show, her husband isn't also her s...

Your Start-Up Life: "Find What You Love to Do"

Rana Florida | Posted 09.25.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

Humane Society CEO Wayne Pacelle is a modern day super hero. His beneficiaries aren't just animals but people too, who can achieve a better and truer kind of humanity by changing the way we treat the creatures we share the planet with.

Can The Honeymoon Phase Last A Lifetime? New Study Says Yes

Posted 02.02.2012 | Weddings

Can those butterflies at the beginning of a relationship really last a lifetime? Yes, according to a new study released online Wednesday. Resea...