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Life Inspiring Dream Car

Soren Petersen | Posted 09.01.2016 | Impact
Soren Petersen

Heroes, stories and imagery may have inspired humans to overcome insurmountable obstacles but for me, it was the Lamborghini Countach LP400S. This car...

If Writing Books Were Easy, Everyone Would Do It

Eva Lesko Natiello | Posted 06.01.2016 | Books
Eva Lesko Natiello

A debut novelist wrote to me the other day about his manuscript. I had first "met" this author a year ago through email. A friend of a friend. The email he sent me back then, I've received many times over, albeit from other writers.

I Can't Even With 'I Can't!'

Allison Toepperwein | Posted 05.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Allison Toepperwein

Can't is a word so frequently used, it's a crutch. When I tell, mainly women, some of the exercises I'm doing, like pull-ups, I immediately hear the pushback.

The Other Three S's: Advice for My Son

Glenn Rockowitz | Posted 04.13.2016 | Impact
Glenn Rockowitz

There are no bad days, my Danny boy. Only hard ones. So show up, stand up and stay humble. The rest will fall into place.

Time Is Of A Means, Not Of The Essence

Arman Islam | Posted 02.19.2016 | Religion
Arman Islam

Whether its passage assists or steals from you ultimately does not alter the lack of subjectivity that time thinks with. It never speeds up nor does it slow down, yet in the greatest moments of your life, you will find yourself running from its existence.

One Year After I Was Shot

Allison Toepperwein | Posted 12.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Allison Toepperwein

One year ago, as you popped a bottle of champagne, kissed your partner and watched fireworks, I slept. Last New Year's Eve, I left with my father and ...

Why You May Be Thriving (And Not Even Know It!)

Kara Post-Kennedy | Posted 11.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kara Post-Kennedy

All of this talk about "thriving" vs. "surviving" is a whole lot of codswallop because you can't have one without the other. If you don't have the tools, the desire and the gumption to survive, you are never truly going to thrive.

The Nine Assets Successful Adult Students Bring with Them to College

Dr. Mika Nash | Posted 09.05.2016 | College
Dr. Mika Nash

As we begin another semester, notice the adult students who are working toward their dreams. These people are heroes - the few, the goal oriented, the self-advocating, the always-present, the well-supported, the positive thinking, the surviving, the grateful: the ultimate graduates.

It Is Not Possible...

Samantha Bennett | Posted 07.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Samantha Bennett

It is not possible to lose 30 pounds. It is not possible to write a book. It is not possible to clear out all the clutter. You know why? Because it is...

7 Scientifically Proven Ways To Achieve Better Success In Life

| Christina Desmarais | Posted 05.13.2015 | Small Business

Success is a subjective notion, if there ever was one. But for simplicity's sake, let's assume the higher you are on Maslow's hierarchy of needs, the ...

Time, Hope, and Stark Determination... March on... Bay Area Brain Tumor Walk, May 2, 2015 SF

Debbie Davis | Posted 05.05.2016 | World
Debbie Davis

It doesn't take a family member or friend to be a brain tumor survivor, or to know someone who has lost their life to this ugly disease, to help fight the fight or 'talk the walk and walk the talk.' But it definitely can make you pay attention and participate.

When Your Back Is Against the Wall... Push!

Amy Oraefo | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Oraefo

You have two choices... quit or move forward. Since quitting is not an option, you must push forward. Sure, the uncertainties of life can overwhelm you, but you are equipped for the task! It is important to stand in your reality.

5 Core Values for the Workplace

Robert L. Dilenschneider | Posted 11.03.2013 | Business
Robert L. Dilenschneider

There are many fine values. The trouble is that the list of values grows easily and can cause many employees to lose their focus. They fail to prioritize. A "short list" of values is far more useful in putting the workplace back on track.

True Grit: What It Is And How To Get It (You'll Want To Know Both)

Polly Campbell | Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

It isn't some magical quality. We can all get grit. So, if the only grit you have in your life is in the grout between the tub tiles, then it's time to take on some grit-building behaviors.

Winners Never Quit, and Quitters Never Win

Dr. Debbie Magids | Posted 04.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Debbie Magids

The key is finding the joy in between the peaks -- paying attention to the moments, to the joy in the creating of your dreams, and to the pride you feel in yourself. Even if no one else ever acknowledges what you're doing, this is the true objective.