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Being the Teacher and the Student in Life's Classroom

Jennifer Taormina | Posted 12.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jennifer Taormina

When you're in the classroom as the student, you must be your true authentic self. That means taking off your social mask and releasing your ego-based fears so the teacher can see you.

How to Stop Living on Autopilot

Rose Caiola | Posted 12.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Rose Caiola

If you're feeling like you aren't living your life with purpose and passion, the first step is look at what really matters.

My Journey Finding Happiness After Leaving My Corporate Job

Carol Brailey | Posted 11.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Carol Brailey

Once upon a time before I became an image consultant and entrepreneur, I worked for several years in the financial services and health care industries...

The Threat of Serenity

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 11.30.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

I've never skied, and I never intend to ski. In fact, I don't understand why anyone does. It seems to me that the things all skiers have in common are the bruises and broken bones inevitably acquired in the winter months.

Why Throwing Yourself Into The Unknown Can Be The Best Thing You Can Do To Yourself

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 11.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

Throwing yourself into the unknown can be very rewarding. It means that you fully surrender to all expectations that you and others have ever had of yourself. It means that you allow yourself to start anew and feel completely free.

Find Lasting Fulfillment in Your Relationship

James Redfield | Posted 11.24.2016 | Healthy Living
James Redfield

We all have a basic desire to feel love and cultivate relationships of all kinds, but above all, we hunger for a committed romantic relationship.

Birthdays! Why Do We Celebrate?

Eleni Makedonas | Posted 11.24.2016 | Parents
Eleni Makedonas

Yesterday my eldest daughter turned 8! WOW...where has the time gone? It was a fun day. She was able to set the menu for the entire day, (waffles fo...

You Must Learn How To Unlearn

Seyi Fabode | Posted 11.21.2016 | HuffPost Home
Seyi Fabode

Last week, I attended the Next Economy conference. A lot was shared about how work is changing from folk at the frontline of the change. Speakers like...

Be Brave

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 11.23.2016 | Queer Voices
Cheryl Dumesnil

What takes more bravery than the choice to be yourself, to honor your truth, your intuition, over and over again, in the face of circumstances or people or surroundings that would rather you acted like someone else?

Some Like It Hot (and Some Iced): Tips on Start-Up Mentorship and Success From Recon Strategy

Svetlana Dotsenko | Posted 11.19.2016 | Business
Svetlana Dotsenko

We met near the MIT campus during a hot summer day in Boston, when the sun turns on the heat to compensate for all of the winter lows. Nikhil ordered his iced coffee, and I started with a broad question about how to define start-up strategy.

Too Close to Home: The Murder of Ezra Schwartz

Doron Lazarus | Posted 11.19.2016 | Religion
Doron Lazarus

We live in a world of concentric circles, spheres of influence that protect the core of who we are. But tonight's news rocked the bulls eye of my world. And although there is no logic to this phenomenon, the death of any innocent civilian should shake our foundations, our emotions naturally are overcome when the news hits close to home.

Does Your Workplace Have a Growth Mindset?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 11.20.2016 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

If your workplace is like most, chances are it's the results that matter most. After all the ability to successfully deliver outcomes -- be it growth and profit, student results or community benefits -- is the point of nearly every organization.

Finding My Religion

Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC | Posted 11.18.2016 | Religion
Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC

At 16, when I left the Jehovah's Witness religion, I made a scrapbook full of things I wanted to celebrate and do when I was an adult and had my own life. Cut and pasted magazine clippings for holiday parties and pink frosted birthday cakes were plastered on every page.

Why Do I Resist Asking For Help?

Rosjke Hasseldine | Posted 11.18.2016 | Women
Rosjke Hasseldine

I want to share an important insight I gained recently about why I resist asking for help, even when I desperately need it, because I know this issue affects many women.

Lashing Out Is Losing Control; Calmness Is Strength and Power

Richard Kronick | Posted 11.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Richard Kronick

A voice within me asked, "Who was the stronger man?" and chills slowly crept up my spine as I realized that it was, in fact, my father. While the other man had allowed his rage to overcome him, my father had controlled himself.

Others Have It Better Than Me -- Your Weekly Mindfresh Moment

Chiyoko Osborne | Posted 11.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Chiyoko Osborne

Jealousy simmered inside me. A flame of frustration at the utter unfairness in life flashed in my mind for a moment.

Redesign Your Life Beyond Your 'Musts'

Sarah Liddle | Posted 11.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Liddle

Stop judging yourself, overthinking and declaring that your life "must" be a certain way. Your "musts" are your ego.

A Letter for Those Who Are Suffering

Stephanie Harrison | Posted 11.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Stephanie Harrison

Given that suffering is something that will surely be a part of our lives, perhaps it would behoove us all to learn to accept it, and going beyond that, even come to appreciate it?

Making Big Life Shifts: It's Not That Scary After You Learn a Few Lessons From Those Who Have Done It

Tajci Cameron | Posted 11.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tajci Cameron

Every big change in our lives starts from within. Every transformation begins with an internal change, shift or intention before it manifests itself i...

More Reflection. More Learning. More Impact.

Alex Budak | Posted 11.16.2016 | Impact
Alex Budak

In the startup world, Eric Ries has helped push forward the notion that the goal of a startup is to learn as much as possible, as quickly as possible. In fact, it's my very favorite definition of a startup. As a social entrepreneur, so too is your job to learn -- not just about your organization but also about yourself as a leader.

Top 7 Beliefs Keeping You Broke

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 11.14.2016 | Education
Amandah Blackwell

When you sit down and turn on your laptop or desktop, you become tense. Your fingers tremble as you type in your bank's URL and enter your username a...

6 Common Strategies That Actually Keep You From Reaching Your Full Potential

Rosalie Puiman | Posted 11.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Rosalie Puiman

In the A-type world we live in today, we're very focused on doing stuff, on proving things and on showcasing our abilities. In our professional lives, we carefully consider how to best move forward and how to make a great impression.

The Spirit of a Nation

Ezra Doueck | Posted 11.12.2016 | Religion
Ezra Doueck

We are defined not by differences in our customs, beliefs, or denominations, our ethnicities, cultures, or religious observance. It is the fiery spirit of the Jewish nation that defines us.

Waiting on Ourselves

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 11.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

She was standing in the middle of the lane, craning her neck to see something far beyond me. "Here's another one," I say to myself as I draw near. My ...

Following the Path of Resistance

Nykki Hardin | Posted 11.12.2016 | 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...