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Perseverance

Deaf Talent Everywhere! Part III

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 02.01.2016 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

Too often, young people who are deaf are discouraged from following their dreams. They are told "you can't..." or "you won't be able to..." and they a...

It's in You

Kerrie L Cooper | Posted 01.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kerrie L Cooper

It is in the 4 a.m. alarm that rouses you from your cozy warm bed in the darkness. It is in the quiet of the morning when you are staring at a blank...

My Love/Hate Relationship With My Stroke

Harshada Rajani | Posted 01.29.2016 | Good News
Harshada Rajani

My stroke robbed me of my arms, my legs and my voice. It stole from me my pride, my dignity, and that one ever evasive thing I once had loads of -- my happiness. But it left me my brain, my mind, my heart, my soul, whatever you want to call it, all in one piece.

The Secret I Have Been Holding On to for Years

Antonio L. Vereen | Posted 01.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Antonio L. Vereen

My name is Antonio Vereen. I suffer from depression, but don't count me out. I have a lot more work to do, and I will beat this.

DeafTalent Everywhere! Part II

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 01.21.2016 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

In reality, however, there are very few jobs Deaf people "can't" do, especially once small adjustments are made to accommodate their specific skills and abilities. At the end of the day, our society limits people more than the actual experience of deafness ever could.

From Where I Stand

Karin Schott | Posted 01.21.2016 | Divorce
Karin Schott

I'm not going to say that, with perseverance, any problem can be solved. Sometimes life requires you to just muddle through without grace.

5 Ways to Deal With Rejection

Karen Naumann | Posted 01.06.2016 | Business
Karen Naumann

Rejection sucks. It hurts. It feels personal and very uncomfortable. It is demotivating and hurts our ego, self-esteem, self-image, and challenges all those nice attributes we've manifested and which got us going. Rejection can crash our dreams and even make us lose faith.

DeafTalent Everywhere! Part I

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 01.05.2016 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

Talented Deaf individuals in fields across the board are working to defy social expectations, remove barriers, and prove that there are NO limits to what people who are deaf can do.

The Power of Will: 4 Ways to Strengthen Your Willpower

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 12.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

Will is a powerful key to living a successful life. It can propel you into new endeavors and help you stretch yourself with people, places and projects. Becoming more aware of how will works in your life and strengthening that muscle can yield you amazing results!

Grow, Grow

Ellen Magnis | Posted 12.02.2015 | Impact
Ellen Magnis

Teens face a variety of complex issues with the transition from childhood to adulthood. When these issues are compounded by perceived scarcity, whether in the form of poverty, abuse or lack of a nurturing support system, it can be even more challenging for teens to generate or maintain their self-esteem and find their way forward.

What's The Best Trait for Success - Perseverance

Carlynne McDonnell | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Carlynne McDonnell

Perseverance is the ability to keep going, to put one foot in front of the other, to envision a goal and head towards it. It is to follow your arrow regardless of circumstance or obstacle or self-imposed roadblocks. It is being true to yourself, your purpose and belief in yourself.

Following the Path of Resistance

Nykki Hardin | Posted 11.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Nykki Hardin

If I have learned anything in this lifetime, it is that nothing meaningful in my life has come without work, consistent effort, and personal challenge...

Savvy & Sincere, A Successful Lawyer & Mother of Twins Walks the Line Between Motherhood and Career

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.10.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? What hurts?

How Can God Be Real If the World Is So Broken?

Kelly Ladd Bishop | Posted 10.30.2015 | Religion
Kelly Ladd Bishop

Some people say that people of faith just need to believe in God to make them feel better. It's like we're taking some kind of supernatural pill to relax our nerves. But to those who believe, it's not just about feeling good. And walking with God is certainly not always relaxing.

Living Passionately: 21 People Who Found Their Purpose -- And How You Can Too

Jim Luce | Posted 10.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jim Luce

In our hearts, we all wish for a life filled with meaning and purpose, but how many of us are meeting this goal? Life seems to continually throw obsta...

Are You Mentally Tough Enough?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 09.17.2015 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

When you're faced with a real, "not sure I have it in me," kind of challenge at work how do you respond? You know those moments when you feel like you've already given something your very best shot, but for one reason or another it just doesn't seem to be working.

18 Inches of Daylight

Glenn Rockowitz | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Glenn Rockowitz

Wrong. Simple word, simple concept. And maybe the most important thing any of us can be. At its root, being wrong is proof we're alive. We are tryi...

Founder Perseverance

JD Gershbein | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
JD Gershbein

Somewhere along the line I became fascinated with the term "founder perseverance." As a fan of human performance, I have the highest admiration for those entrepreneurs who absorb risk and stretch themselves to the limits in pursuit of a business goal.

The Story That Will Boost Your Confidence and Resilience

Clementine Bihiga | Posted 08.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Clementine Bihiga

Sometimes as humans, we are so quick to give up. How many times have we been turned down and decided to stop? How often do we take rejection as a sign...

Never Give Up on Your Dreams

Candy Spelling | Posted 07.29.2015 | Women
Candy Spelling

All of us celebrate when a woman is accomplished and awarded for her talent and skill and determination. It raises all of us up when we see women who are at the top of their game rise to the challenge and be rewarded for it.

One Minute Longer

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

One of my favorite books as a child was called, if memory serves, Favorite Dog Stories. I rather doubt the collection had much genuine literary merit....

The Truth Nobody's Telling You About Entrepreneurship

Tova Payne | Posted 06.29.2015 | Business
Tova Payne

People want what they want and they want it now--instant gratification sells, even though it doesn't work. The simple truth is: Perseverance is Painful.

On Top of the World in Every Sense

Maika Koehl | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Maika Koehl

I opened my mouth to confirm, and then shut it wordlessly, my hands nervously twitching over the heap of gear we were packing away. Pants. Where were my pants? Unbelievable. I was climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in less than 12 hours, and had forgotten my pants in Los Angeles.

The Keys to Persevering and Living a Long Life, Grandma Style

Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson | Posted 06.18.2015 | Good News
Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson

Perseverance is hard to teach. Only through experiences can you persevere, but I believe that other people's journeys can leave a lasting impression on you; You can glean snippets of how to persevere when life presses against you on all sides.

Allegory Is My Nemesis

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 06.04.2015 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

I'm a pretty experienced reader, and I feel fairly confident that I can absorb, with some regularity, an author's message, slant, intent and, most important, emotion. But when I read something that suggests a hidden meaning, I start to feel the sweat of nervousness accumulating on my neck.