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Learning to Let Go

Stephanie Harper | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Harper

Letting go is never easy. It can be painful and complicated and an ongoing process. But, if I can let go of some of the things that hold me back and weigh me down, I might just find that I can float out here in this big world all on my own.

6 Lessons I Learned From Oprah's 'The Life You Want' Tour

Paige Smith | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Paige Smith

I left Oprah's "The Life You Want" tour feeling empowered and excited to author my own story. Here are a few of my takeaways and interpretations from the seminar. May you be as inspired as I was to begin living the life you've imagined for yourself.

5 Tips to Have Your Best Day Ever

Mary Morrissey | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Morrissey

Actually, it is very easy to choose to live successfully one moment at a time and one day at a time. Hold out your hand -- you are looking at five fingertips that represent five "tips" from people who live successfully.

How To Have A Great Morning (Even If You're Not A Morning Person)

Dr. Shamini Jain | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shamini Jain

Let's face it. Some of us just don't DO mornings. Our idea of a good morning is honestly, one where we can sleep in! But reality calls -- and for many working parents, mornings seem absolutely frenetic.

The Social Media Mirage (and What We're Missing)

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 11.12.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

After a steady onslaught of social media, is it any wonder we sometimes feel numb to the suffering -- or joy -- of others?

Thank You To The YouTube Prankster Who Helped My Anxiety

Haley Pereyo | Posted 11.07.2014 | Teen
Haley Pereyo

I believe that even though some people do not have good intentions when pulling pranks, there is one YouTube prankster who is making sure he spreads a positive message to his fans of all ages.

Curate Your Mood to Better Your Life

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

Even though it's easier to believe we're the victims of our circumstances, it's empowering to take ownership of how the world around us impacts our well-being. Regardless of the situation you find yourself in, I believe that you always have a choice, and there are always things within your control that you can focus on.

36 Life Lessons From a Man Named Red

Carrie Severson | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Carrie Severson

I'm sure everyone else in my big family circle has absorbed their own lessons. These are mine. And I know them deep in my soul. I hope to gain more lessons. And I look forward to passing them all on one day to my own family circle.

Using Your Words to Reach Your Business Goals

Stacia Pierce | Posted 10.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Stacia Pierce

Your words literally have creative power and the ability to transform your life. Many people don't realize that their level of success is directly connected to the words they are saying every day. In my office, we have a saying: "If anything can go well, it will!"

5 Things You Should Stop Saying to People who are on a Diet

Angeles Burke | Posted 10.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

Just because someone is on a diet does not mean that they cannot give in to some indulgences. Doing so actually helps dieters adhere to their overall diet plan long-term. So don't rain on a dieter's parade by making them feel guilty for trying to enjoy a little planned treat.

Business as Agent for World Benefit?

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I.Rimanoczy If this statement sounds a bit odd to you, let me share with you the theme of the conference that took place last week in Clevela...

Stop Freaking Out About Cellulite: The Simple Question You Didn't Think to Ask

Z Zoccolante | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Z Zoccolante

These dimples in my skin represent the meals and belly laughs I now share with friends. They represent the time and energy I have claimed and now use to focus on my goal and dreams instead of ever-thinner thighs.

5 Powerful Ways To Boost Your Confidence

| Peter Economy | Posted 10.24.2014 | Small Business

Self-confident people are admired by others and inspire confidence in others. They face their fears head-on and tend to be risk takers. They know that...

4 Key Steps To Making Your Dreams Come True

Dougall Fraser | Posted 10.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Dougall Fraser

It is so important that we claim our vision. Give yourself permission to really engage in the fantasy. What exactly are you looking to accomplish or change in your life? Allow your mind's eye to flow with the vision -- get specific in your daydream.

The Power of Positive Energy

David Kirsch | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living
David Kirsch

I am a very strong believer in the power of positive energy. I have seen -- both in my personal and professional life -- that your mind is the most p...

Positive News: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.13.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Since Jan. 1, 2013, The Pollination Project has been giving daily micro grants to emerging projects and inspiring people all over the world. Here are the extraordinary people and projects that our Daily Giving Community is honored to support this week.

Unleash the Power of Your Mind!

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

When you unlock the power of the mind you unlock a life of no limitations. Here are a few secrets to shifting your mindset for success!

Julian and Kelly McMahon on Parenting and Their App for Kids Encouraging Positive Visualization

Caroline Presno | Posted 10.03.2014 | Entertainment
Caroline Presno

It's the relationship between Julian and his 14-year-old daughter that sparked the idea for Kelly's book, Bedtime for Sarah Sullivan, and the new iOS/Android app of the same name, for which Julian provides the father's voice.

Transparent

Kris Evans | Posted 10.03.2014 | Women
Kris Evans

I have to admit recently I have been struggling with my life and what I am planning to do. I have gotten to an age where I have done one thing for a long time. I am grateful for the places it has taken me and the opportunity to be creative. It's been a great way to make a very nice living.

5 Tools to Rock the Hell Out of Being an Entrepreneur

Britt Bolnick | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
Britt Bolnick

Entrepreneurship or owning your own business is NOT for the faint hearted. I've done more inner work, faced more fears, and stretched myself WAY more in building up my business to success than I have doing any other SINGLE thing- EVER.

Carolyn Gregoire

The Surprising Downside Of Looking On The Bright Side

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living

As a culture, we love to tout the power of positive thinking. We're told to look on the bright side, focus on the good, and reach for the stars. We lo...

How to Manage Your Work to Improve the Performance

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 10.02.2014 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

One should never assume that it's impossible to slow down, or that by doing so, someone is going to shame you for it. Learning to stay focused isn't going to lead you to less work, but it will certainly help you to manage stress, allow you to do more, and generally provide a smoother working experience.

How to Stay Positive When You're Unemployed

Kayla Matthews | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Kayla Matthews

You are definitely more than just a job title. Focus on the aspects of who you are that you like the most and seek to fulfill them on a daily basis. You'll feel better about yourself and your situation, and maybe you'll even develop a healthier perspective about your identity than you had when you were working full time.

The Power of Positive Thinking

Aimee Hedman | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Aimee Hedman

Believing in my abilities is an integral part of obtaining true success. Without believing in myself, I can never reach the fruition of my own potential. I am convinced there is no greater gift we can give ourselves than to go after our goals with the belief that we can and will succeed.

Learning to Be a Grateful Parent

Karem Ensley | Posted 09.29.2014 | Parents
Karem Ensley

No, I haven't had a good night's sleep in more than three months because of discomfort, pain and constant kicking inside of me, but I'm grateful that I have a healthy baby who is showing his strength and personality already.