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Nothing's Impossible...

Marcia Liss | Posted 02.28.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Change Your Life With the 30-Day Thank You Challenge

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

So the idea is to thank a variety of people for the help they have sent your way, even if some of it felt hurtful at the time. By doing this you will be sorting through your old memories of both joy and pain and healing many of the wounds you may have been carrying with you over the years.

The Surprising Joys Of Being An Obituary Writer

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.20.2015 | Books

On the surface, obituary writing sounds like a rather depressing profession. But Heather Lende, who has written obituaries for the Chilkat Valley News...

12 Life Lessons I Wish I Knew At 16

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 02.19.2015 | Women
Rebecca Grainger

When I was 16, I didn't have a clue about what I wanted to do as a "job" or really what a "career" was. I was more worried about boys, boobs (which I lacked at the time) and getting through school. If I knew then what I know now, I might have relaxed and enjoyed the journey more.

5 TED Talks for Encouragement and Motivation

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 02.14.2015 | College
Alexis Jane Torre

I decided to take a couple days to revisit hobbies I love (because there are more kinds of love than just the romantic kind), like blogging on a more consistent basis than I have for the past six months. So, if you ever feel stressed or like you're in a rut, or even if you're just flat out bored, check out some of these amazing TEDTalks for inspiration!

Frequencies: Law of Attraction

Janelle Ann McCarthy | Posted 02.14.2015 | College
Janelle Ann McCarthy

I've noticed that as soon as I allow myself to worry about something, it begins to take over all my thoughts. Worrying only leads to more worrying, so instead of allowing anxieties to plant themselves in my mind, I replaced them with more positive things.

5 Ways To Increase Your Mental Strength

Amy Morin | Posted 02.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Save your mental energy for productive tasks, such as solving problems and setting goals. When your thoughts aren't productive, make a conscious effort to shift your mental energy to more helpful topics. The more you practice expending your mental energy wisely, the more it will become a habit.

5 Toxic Beliefs That Make Success Impossible

| Jeff Haden | Posted 02.26.2015 | Small Business

It's hard to think differently and be able to dream new dreams. We'd all like to be visionary thinkers like Bezos, Buffett and Branson (the Three B's ...

Why Is 90 Percent of America Stressed About Money?

Steve Siebold | Posted 02.08.2015 | Money
Steve Siebold

The reality is acquiring money is more about consciousness than currency. Building your financial empire and reducing stress about finances starts with changing your thinking.

Is 96 the New 22? Seven Secrets of Vitality From Yoga Master Tao Porchon-Lynch

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 02.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

Millions across the globe have been inspired by 96-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch -- World War II French Resistance fighter, model, actress, film producer, wine connoisseur, competitive ballroom dancer and yoga master.

Releasing the Shackles of Attachment

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 02.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michelle Zarrin

The more we think about something with attachment, the less chance there is of it coming into our lives. There is immense power in our thoughts, but even more power in the energy behind them. So, what does it mean to not be attached?

Why Positive Thinking Doesn't Always Work

Denise Simone | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Denise Simone

I often hear "think positive and everything will work out." We may tell ourselves to think positive and say lots of positive affirmations and yes, s...

Count Your Lucky Stars

Victor Imbimbo | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Victor Imbimbo

In my opinion, being happy is not easy or hard and shouldn't be viewed with a pass/fail mindset. It's an emotional state that you can develop and incorporate into your daily life... but it doesn't just happen.

Feeling Stuck After the Big D?

Debbie Martinez, M.A. | Posted 01.30.2015 | Divorce
Debbie Martinez, M.A.

If you believe and feel that you are stuck, then you are. Instead, believe and feel that what you desire is only around the next bend.

Time for an Energy Audit

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

This exercise will give you a chance to view your life as the force of energy that you are. When you're done, you'll have a clearer view into the things that cost and feed your energy, along with things that help you conserve it. This kind of awareness is the essential beginning of any change.

'No Not Me' -- Anastasia Richardson's Campaign to End Bullying

Tenille Livingston | Posted 01.26.2015 | Impact
Tenille Livingston

Every day parents across the country send their children to school to receive the best education possible yet never imagine their children being taunt...

38 Things I've Learned to Let Go of in 38 Years

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 01.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

Last year, to celebrate another trip around the sun, I wrote a birthday blog called "37 Life Lessons in 37 Years." It was reminiscent of my life's big...

15 Easy Ways To Get Healthier This Year

Firas Kittaneh | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Firas Kittaneh

Getting healthier is always a top priority for many of us around the new year as we come off of the holiday binge and look forward to summer. "Healthy" can mean different things to different people, but generally, feeling good, looking good and taking care of yourself fits the bill.

Retrain Your Brain: Get in the Right Groove

Lee Gaitan | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Lee Gaitan

I swear if scientists removed the top of my head right now and took a look at my brain, there would be a deep groove worn in it from having thought the same self-defeating thoughts over and over (and over) again.

6 Steps to Becoming a Positive Person

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

One of the main reasons we are constantly trying to find ways to improve ourselves is because we want to be happy. But as happiness is a state of mind, training your mind to be happy is essential.

Positive Thinking Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be

Sarah Moore | Posted 01.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Moore

In your next moment of darkness, Barbara suggests taking three deep breaths and feeling your way around. Knowing that the darkness is just a place of unknowing, how has your definition of darkness already changed?

Pledge to Your Own Resolution

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

If you're still rocking out your New Years resolution, congratulations -- you are in a select bunch. Most people who make resolutions quit by the middle of January. This gets me thinking not just about resolutions, but also about quitting in general.

My Best Leadership Experience at Work: Beyond Handshakes

Karthik Rajan | Posted 01.16.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

Many years ago, I was in the office of one of my former bosses for my annual review. He was very diplomatic and shared that he was happy with my work. When he asked me, "Do you have any questions?"

9 Lovely Thoughts That Will Brighten Your Day

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living

We all have our bad days. We rip our favorite pair of jeans, we mess up a presentation at work, we break up with our significant others. In the moment...

Why Your Happiness Has Little to Do With Positive Thinking

Natasha Che | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Natasha Che

That's why believing in "change your thoughts, change your life" is just like believing that you can put out a fire by dispelling the smoke. Not that it will never work. It's just a lot of work for not a lot of results.