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Speak Up: Why I Refuse to Be Labeled as 'The Quiet Girl'

Adina Evans | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Adina Evans

I no longer think that what I have to say is unimportant and I no longer care if I think no one wants to hear it because frankly, I'm tired of being polite. So yes, I do have something to say so sit down and I refuse to wait any longer for someone to ask what I think.

The Best Leaders Are Not "Born Leaders"

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

I have been a team captain for as long as I can remember. It started in my youth in athletics, carried over to student government, and continued on as I started working. I am grateful for these opportunities.

How Do You Know When to Walk Away?

Carissa Lada | Posted 08.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Carissa Lada

If you know me, or if you've read my previous posts, then you know that my life has changed a lot in the last few years. Some of these changes have in...

A River Runs Through You: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 08.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Brodinsky

River: a natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course or channel. This can be you. You can be a river. It's time. Tim...

7 Surprising Benefits of Doing Work You Love

Grace Bluerock | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Are you doing work that you absolutely love? If not, why? There are as many answers to this question as the number of people who are asked. So, instead of focusing on the reasons why you are not doing.

The Flaw in Malcom Gladwell's 'Ten Thousand Hour' Rule

R.F. Hemphill | Posted 08.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
R.F. Hemphill

Not everything works that you try, in business, in love, in sports. Here's an example: Malcolm Gladwell, in his excellent book called Outliers, expou...

What Happens When You Empty the Treasure Shed

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 08.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susanna Barkataki

I was sitting in the back yard with the contents of the Treasure Shed laying all around me. I wasn't expecting to have to go through these boxes. ...

3 Habits of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.17.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

If you make these habits part of your life, you will not only position yourself to be successful, but you will also be happier while getting there.

Comfort, the Ultimate Self-Sabotage?

Tarryne West | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Tarryne West

What do we gain from being bubble wrapped in an existence that seeks to make our lives as pain free as possible? Are we really better off? When did we become so scared of change, difficulty, a challenge?

Kyle Cease's Evolving Out Loud: Review

Ira Israel | Posted 08.11.2015 | Entertainment
Ira Israel

Ironically, the day that Arianna Huffington wrote about my great writing I didn't have enough money to do the laundry, eat, or even think about having health insurance.

An Open Thank You Letter to My Daughters: Reflecting on Our Growth This Summer

Erin Smith | Posted 08.11.2015 | Parents
Erin Smith

As I am approaching the inevitable wind-up of the summer with my two young daughters, I would like to reflect on the time that has passed and what we have accomplished and learned.

5 Ways to Get Better As You Age

Joan Moran | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Joan Moran

As you get older you do get better because the expression of yourself in all aspects of your life means that you have the freedom to make your own rules, discover your own rhythm and pace your life the way it suits you. Getting older means that you see yourself as the actual person you are, warts and all, always ready to be willing and wiser.

Why This Birthday Is Special

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

Every birthday is special; however, this birthday is extra special to me. I have embraced life at another level and have discovered a level of freedom that I never knew was possible before. I'm obsessed with mastering this thing called life.

Making Space For What You Want

Carla M. Holden | Posted 08.10.2015 | Women
Carla M. Holden

Letting go of all the unnecessary, clearing away old energy is like laying out a welcome mat for all the good and new you want to bring into your life.

5 Steps to Turn Suffering Into Blessing

Jennie Lee | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennie Lee

The process of personal growth is a type of alchemy. If engaged with consciously, it is possible to transform the pain of life into great strength. ...

Musings From a Crazy Big Dreamer

Anna Shelley | Posted 08.06.2015 | Business
Anna Shelley

Dream big. That's what I do. Aim big. That's what I do. I also encourage others to dream and aim big. But always, I have felt an outsider. My way of thinking often seems so far removed from how everyone else thinks.

Chasing Heroes: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 08.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Brodinsky

It's someone you look up to, someone for whom you have great respect, someone you admire and probably wonder how can that person do what they do? T...

3 Ideas to Accept Change in Life and in Yourself

Kali Hawlk | Posted 08.05.2015 | Women
Kali Hawlk

If you want to make more of your life, you need to get into the habit of creating your own path. Question the narratives you're offered, don't accept society's expectations without first examining if they make sense for you, and spend time getting to understand who you are.

How Exceptional Leaders Push Star Performers Out the Door

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.04.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

I once managed a guy named Tim (name changed). His work was strong and I considered him a key player on our team. But I noticed shortly after his two-year review that he was losing steam. His work was barely making it in on time, he was less collaborative in meetings, and folks were starting to wonder whether he was on his way out.

A Letter to 25-Year-Old Me

Kyana Miner | Posted 08.04.2015 | Women
Kyana Miner

Life's going to get hard... harder than you can imagine right now. You'll feel like life has betrayed you. You'll feel like things are falling apart. But keep going.

Beauty of Belonging

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 08.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

If we think of beauty as the heart rejoicing in what it senses and feels, then there can be a vast amount of beauty in our experience of authentic bel...

5 Signs You Are a Expert Product Manager

Brian de Haaff | Posted 07.31.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

Leading a product team is invigorating. As the CEO of the product, the product manager has one of the best jobs in the company as well as one of the hardest.

Perfectly Imperfect: How to Say Goodbye to Guilt and Enjoy YOU

Cortney McDermott | Posted 07.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Cortney McDermott

Perfectly Imperfect is about acknowledging and embracing our individual gifts and quirks-our perfect imperfection. It's time we release the idea that ...

Measuring Your Happiness Using the Most Important Concept in Positive Psychology

David Sze | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living
David Sze

Subjective well-being is the primary way Positive Psychology researchers have defined and measured people's happiness and well-being.

There Is No Such Thing As a 'Real Man' @huffpostblog

Jeffrey Platts | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Platts

The only thing I care about is: Are you embracing and expressing the unique flavor of your own masculinity? That's the real question.