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Finding the Beautiful Story (And a Surprise at the End!)

Amy Crumpton | Posted 07.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Crumpton

photo @ stocksnap.io by Luis Llerena We just pulled into my husband's home place in Mississippi to spend a long weekend. I love the peace of this pl...

Fundraisers, Are You Ready? Five Tips for a Successful Race Day Fundraising Event

Mark W. Guay | Posted 07.30.2015 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

Back in 1977, Billy Starr hopped on his bicycle and went for a ride. His mother had just died from melanoma and pushing the limits of the physical body helped Starr grieve the loss of his mother.

This Is the One Question You Need to Ask Yourself

Allison Geddie | Posted 07.29.2015 | Entertainment
Allison Geddie

I hope that with each of the days you have, you'll chase your goals, your dreams, your fire. That you'll act with that urgency of life in mind. Life is short. Don't count the days. Make the days count.

How Understanding Millennials Can Make You a Better Leader

Robert Hall | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business
Robert Hall

The good ole days of unquestioned leadership, enforced hierarchy and kingship are ending. Millennials are different. Leaders today face a gaping generational chasm which translates into a tough challenge - and a unique opportunity to become a better leader.

The REAL Part You Play in Other People's Lives

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Recognize that you are not the star of other people's shows. Stand up for yourself when you need to, but do it with less anger and resentment.

Get Out of Your Own Way

Mark W. Guay | Posted 07.23.2015 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

When we shift from being an observer to becoming an active participant in our lives, something interesting happens. What's often found is that the greatest obstacle to accomplishing our goals comes from inside.

Ditch Work-Life Balance and Find Real Happiness: Part III

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Part III: Your Blissful You Hello there...nice to see you again! We've already spent some time together during the first two posts in this serie...

5 Simple Ways to Transform and Revive Your Company in 2015

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 07.16.2015 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

You probably have big goals for your company in 2015, but may yearn to approach them in a fresh way. Here are 5 ways CEOs and business leaders can shift themselves and their teams into the right mindset to make transformation happen.

Invoking Camus to Live

Michael Shammas | Posted 07.15.2015 | Books
Michael Shammas

In just two words of five syllables, medieval man brewed a bitter antidote to all from melancholy and regret to hubris and ostentation: memento mori.

How to Discover Your Purpose and Do Work You Love

Grace Bluerock | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Finding your purpose takes some effort, but it gives you in return such important awareness and insight into yourself. When you think about the rest of your life, investing a bit of time to discover yourself is well worth that effort.

Do You Know the Secret Sauce for Growth?

Elliot Begoun | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business
Elliot Begoun

Do you want to know the secret sauce that guarantees growth? Well me too, but frankly, I am not sure if one truly exists. Yet if it is growth that you are seeking, be it for your business or yourself, there are five things you need to define in order to ensure that you take the right steps.

4 Crucial Questions to Ask Yourself to Uncover Your Purpose

Sarah Peterson | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business
Sarah Peterson

Purpose. That's a loaded word, isn't it? Maybe it makes you feel a calm sense of determination. Maybe it makes you feel calm and happy, because you know you're already living your purpose.

Why Necole Bitchie Walked Away At The Height of Her Blogging Career

Saba Tekle | Posted 07.14.2015 | Black Voices
Saba Tekle

Thursday, July 2, 2015, Necole Kane (famously known as Necole Bitchie) shocked her fans and followers with a "farewell" post on her popular blog. I, as many other fans, questioned her departure.

How Bloggers and Freelancers Can Maintain Integrity

Rachael Yahne | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
Rachael Yahne

As a freelancer, you have to be your own advocate. That means knowing when to demand compensation, when to work for free to further your cause, and when to stand by your original words. Keep your heart and action toward why you started writing in the first place and you'll be able to find a balance.

Poem: "Advice for My Niece"

Bobby Elliott | Posted 07.17.2015 | Parents
Bobby Elliott

Depending on the kind of soul you have, it's either a digital countdown or an hourglass we carry around inside ourselves, doing the dishes or sitting on the couch in the next room as a reward for making dinner in the first place.

Baron Batch: From Professional Football Player to Passionate Artist

Dani Bostick | Posted 07.13.2015 | Arts
Dani Bostick

Football chose him until he chose art. Football was a dream realized, art a dream deferred.

The Yet Mindset

Mark W. Guay | Posted 07.09.2015 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

Whenever you whisper the words "I can't" to yourself, just add in the word "yet". That's a three-letter word that I'm going to be using a lot in the future, and perhaps you will too.

8 Steps To Doing The Work You Love

Grace Bluerock | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Many people are starting to wake up to their passions and realize the importance of doing work that brings a sense of fulfillment; however, the transition phase to doing meaningful work, especially as an entrepreneur, can be a difficult one to navigate. These are the eight steps that worked for me in transitioning to doing the work I love.

What is the True Meaning of Wealth?

Elliot Begoun | Posted 07.07.2015 | Business
Elliot Begoun

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines "Wealth" as an abundance of valuable material possessions or resources. Early in my career, this is how I too defined its meaning.

Mindfulness: 7 Reasons to Implement Meditation at Work

Geoff Koboldt | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Geoff Koboldt

I hope that you are inspired enough to give meditation a chance as you deserve greater peace in your life. For those that already meditate, and will now try it at work, I am confident your boss and colleagues will appreciate the new super-hero at the office.

A Different Type of Independence: A July 4th Reflection

Rabbi Pinchas Allouche | Posted 07.07.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Pinchas Allouche

Freedom without direction leads to confusion, and independence without rules creates chaos. That is why children need rules in order to grow, and adults need a compass in order to navigate the turbulent waves of our world.

Ditch Work/Life Balance and Find Real Happiness: Part I

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Yes, living your all comes with sacrifice. But by getting rid of the things and relationships that make you only somewhat happy (or plain unhappy), you get to live a life filled with what you love best, and then focus on them with everything you've got.

You Graduated... Now, What? (10 Steps to Building Your Life on Purpose)

Mark W. Guay | Posted 06.29.2015 | Education
Mark W. Guay

I watched as my students picked up their cap and gown and carried it in their arms like a newborn baby. I smiled, said a few last words of encouragement, then asked, "You graduated... now what?"

My Soulful Conversation With Neale Donald Walsch

Saba Tekle | Posted 06.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Saba Tekle

By the age of 22, I was filled with more questions about life than answers, so I began a journey for spiritual knowledge that most books I'd read by t...

10 Things I Wish I Had Known Before My 40s

Grace Bluerock | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

The past decade has been a time for personal reflection and growth. I've learned many important lessons and gained new insights, probably more so than in any other decade. I often find myself saying, "If only I knew then what I know now."