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Sorry For What I Said When It Was Humid

Amanda Waggener | Posted 08.19.2016 | Parents
Amanda Waggener

Last night, as I was preparing dinner, my 15-year-old daughter walked up to me and asked, "Mom, what is wrong with you? Don't say 'nothing,' just tell me what's wrong."

How Becoming a B Corp Helped Us Find Purpose in Marketing

Anne Boyle | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business
Anne Boyle

I’ve always struggled with the ethics of my chosen profession. Even while poring over copies of Advertising Age in college, my attraction to brillia...

Why Becoming Purpose Driven Is The Path To Success in the 21st Century

Karin Volo | Posted 08.17.2016 | Impact
Karin Volo

The bigger purpose is a clear definition of why the company exists. When we explore this with companies, we always find a deeper reason that very often is not communicated out into the organization or the market.

Does it fit?

Ellie Newman | Posted 08.16.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

Sure it looked wonderful at first glance. Yes, it was beautiful, sparkly, alluring and enticing. And, it might be perfect for someone else, or even for me on another day or for another purpose - I could have bought it and hung it on the wall.

Fueling Optimism and Community Wellness With Business One Cup at Time

Elise Ridgway | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business
Elise Ridgway

I was born square in the middle of the massive, confusing, buzz-worthy generation known as the Millennials. Although I hate to put myself into that gi...

For A Better Future... Detach From The Past

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Remind yourself that life choices are different for different people at different times in their lives. That other people's beliefs might not always apply.

How To Define Your Life's Purpose -- At Any Age

Hélène Tragos Stelian | Posted 08.16.2016 | Fifty
Hélène Tragos Stelian

When I approached age 50, I finally had a wake up call that, with several decades of empty nesting ahead of me, it wasn't too late: I could still craft a more 'conscious' life for myself.

Questioning Your Calling

Ryan Phipps | Posted 08.14.2016 | Religion
Ryan Phipps

It seems that just about every week I get a call from a younger person in ministry asking me for advice about pastoring. This is strange for me. Even ...

How To Find Your Purpose In Your Twenties

Ashley Stahl | Posted 08.08.2016 | Business
Ashley Stahl

Let's be honest: Very few of us graduate from college knowing exactly what job we want... And often -- even if we did have an idea in mind -- our first gig after graduation inevitably makes us question our career path.

FINDING PURPOSE: What empty nester moms can learn from elite athletes

Heather Wagoner | Posted 08.07.2016 | Parents
Heather Wagoner

I was a teen mom. Although my daughter benefited from that in some ways - I was energetic, adventurous and we've always been really close - in other ...

Why Mental Illness Saddens Me

Matt Hartman | Posted 08.03.2016 | Impact
Matt Hartman

These people suffering from mental illness, especially severe mental illness, are like the rest of us. They have dreams, hopes and feelings. Many, like the homeless man I regularly see, are full of intelligence, love, passion and resilience, yet we're blind to all of those qualities.

When To Stay The Course, When To Change Directions

Derek Rydall | Posted 08.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Derek Rydall

Make the commitment today. Create a real vision, with a real plan -- then put it on your calendar. Find an accountability partner, someone who also wants to make important changes in their life, and commit to supporting each other.

How To Know If You're On The Right Path

Kajal Pandey | Posted 08.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kajal Pandey

Over the years I have questioned a hundred times what my path is because everything I was told I should do didn't feel right to me.

Lifestyle Medicine: Blue Zones Of Soulful Data, Stories, And Social Networks

Women’s iLab | Posted 07.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Women’s iLab

Here's to stories that make an individual and population-based impact. Here's to happier, healthier, and more stress-free lives filled with diverse lifestyle medicine practices!

Happiness

The QUESTion Project | Posted 07.29.2016 | Education
The QUESTion Project

By Mohamed Ramy Student, Amherst College When I came to Amherst College, I left Egypt - a safe, familiar space of confined questions and censored ans...

3 Traps Guaranteed to Make You Stuck in Your Career

Tanuja Ramchal | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business
Tanuja Ramchal

As a coach, I see students and professionals falling into the same traps I did. In this article, I offer questions designed to avoid three common ones by bringing more self-awareness and inquiry to the career planning process.

The Three Letters That Change Everything

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

See what happened there? Those three simple letters changed everything. All of a sudden it wasn't that I couldn't do something...but that I couldn't do it at this moment. And, if I wanted to, I could do it in the future.

7 Scientific Reasons Why You Can Change The World

Zach Mercurio | Posted 07.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Zach Mercurio

Once you start believing in your capacity to change the world in a conversation, in a glance, in a smile, and in a moment you start awakening your purpose.

Richard Giorla : Living Proof of Purpose and Passion

Renata M. Black | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
Renata M. Black

Paradigm Shifters is a series of interviews with a select group of women and men from eclectic walks of life. It will highlight unspoken, real-life in...

What Happens When The Light Goes Out?

Catherine Nagle | Posted 07.12.2016 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

It is my mother's story and reflections about that keep my doubts away. I try my best to use her rich and blessed life to encourage others to balance their lot in life against their blessings, however many obstacles they face.

REI's #OptOutside - 10 critical insights for authentic and powerful purpose creation

Carol Cone | Posted 07.11.2016 | Impact
Carol Cone

As a purpose practitioner for 20+ years, I was delighted to see the bounty of Cannes awards won by REI's #OptOutside. While there is controversy about...

Are You Still Looking For Your Life's Purpose?

Homaira Kabir | Posted 07.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Homaira Kabir

There is a lot of research coming out these days on the importance of purpose in living a fulfilling life. And it's made me reflect on the role social...

The Happiness Ratio

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

I recently found myself chatting with a woman I hadn't met before. She was working a whole lot of hours. She had several kids. She didn't sleep much. ...

4 Signs You Aren't Living Your Life's Purpose

Rachael Yahne | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

Often, and especially in times of personal struggle, we can't definitively know what is the right thing to do next, or even what's working. But we can identify what is wrong. We can point to what isn't working for us, what is leaving us feeling unsatisfied and apathetic, and we can start there.

12 Essential Habits For Success

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

Whatever your personal definition of success may be, here are a few practices that are guaranteed to get you to where you want to be.