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How Life Challenges Serve as the Bridge to Your Success.

Isaac Olatunbosun | Posted 11.24.2015 | Impact
Isaac Olatunbosun

"I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed"-Michael Jordan. There are moments in your life when you have to fa...

5 Ways to Stay Strong: How Charlie Sheen's Disclosure Affects People Living With HIV/AIDS

David Fawcett | Posted 11.20.2015 | Gay Voices
David Fawcett

We have a far greater understanding of the science of HIV, as well as effective prevention tools and powerful medications. Despite these advances, for someone living with HIV fear, shame and stigma are far more lethal than the virus.

How Community Involvement Has Helped Me Thrive With Schizophrenia

Brandon Staglin | Posted 11.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Brandon Staglin

One sunny afternoon early this month, I took my dog Cooper for a walk around the meadow behind my wife's and my home. As Cooper and I followed the tra...

How to Raise a Resilient Child

Christopher A. Brown | Posted 11.20.2015 | Parents
Christopher A. Brown

No matter how closely parents try to manage their children's lives they can't possibly protect them from life's trials and tribulations. Indeed, parents shouldn't protect their children from those things. Parents should guide their children instead in how to effectively manage the challenges they'll face on their own.

How to Make This the Best Thanksgiving Ever -- With One Key Ingredient From Maya Angelou

Michaela Haas | Posted 11.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michaela Haas

The single best practice to lift our spirit is to keep a gratitude journal. Counting our blessings is one of the simplest and most powerful means to throw an anchor in the midst of chaos. Especially when we are walking in the dark, we need to count every star.

Study Reveals The Upside Of Life's Hard Knocks

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.19.2015 | Fifty

So Nietzsche may have been right: What doesn't kill you actually does make you stronger. A new study released Wednesday finds that older people w...

Tips for Staying Resilient: meQuilibrium Users Weigh In

meQuilibrium | Posted 11.18.2015 | Healthy Living

We could talk resilience all day, but really, the people who use the meQuilibrium program are our biggest inspiration. Here, we proudly share a few pearls of the meQuilibrium community wisdom with you -- just in time for holiday madness, when you need all the resilience you can get!

The Four Pillars of Resilience You Need to Stay on Track in Life and Business

Lara Young | Posted 11.17.2015 | Business
Lara Young

Life throws all sorts of experiences our way.  Similarly, being a business owner means you'll have to tackle all sorts of tasks and situati...

Diabetes Is Carrying On

Kylah Goodfellow Klinge | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Kylah Goodfellow Klinge

Diabetes is contorting yourself for real estate, on your skin, where there aren't scars, for needles. Diabetes is wondering how fast you can get your blood sugar to come up before a meeting or an interview or an anything important.

3 Ways Resilient Caregivers Handle Stress

meQuilibrium | Posted 11.12.2015 | Healthy Living

Here are three ways resilient caregivers handle common caregiving stressors.

The Getting of Confidence

Anne Hartley | Posted 11.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Anne Hartley

I was in my 20s and had just started a new job, when one of the girls in the office said, "No one is that confident, you have to be faking it." I wa...

Bringing People to the Power

Aaron Bartley | Posted 11.11.2015 | Green
Aaron Bartley

If today's energy markets are hazy, the long-term picture is less so. With the exigencies of climate change bearing down and the efficiencies of solar and other renewables rising, the world, to the dismay of Big Oil and Gas, is inching toward a renewable revolution.

Our Duty on Veterans Day: Resiliency Is a Team Effort

Michaela Haas | Posted 11.11.2015 | Impact
Michaela Haas

This is significant on Veterans Day and on every day: to help our soldiers and our fellow survivors to bounce forward. In fact, this is our duty after they've done theirs.

What Leaders Can Learn From Hillary's "Best Week Ever"

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 11.10.2015 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

I wasn't surprised to see Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign--dubbed "struggling" in September--wrap up the month with what pundits are calling her "Big October" and "best week of the campaign."

3 Simple Habits To Boost Your Happiness

meQuilibrium | Posted 11.05.2015 | Healthy Living

But let's face it. No one feels fantastic all the time. We feel a wide range of emotions -- as we should. Happiness is not about trying to feel joyful all the time; denying negative emotion. So here are three surprisingly easy research-backed habits that can add more happiness to your life right now.

Nobody Can Do it Alone: From Homeless to PhD with Urban Fitness 911

Michaela Haas | Posted 11.03.2015 | Impact
Michaela Haas

Veronica Everett-Boyce founded Urban Fitness 911 three years ago in Los Angeles, CA. Urban Fitness 911 addresses the disparity of health and fitness for youth and adults by providing them with wellness, fitness, nutrition, mentoring, and tutoring.

3 Ways To Give Your Kids a 1980's Halloween To Remember

Kristen Lee Costa | Posted 10.31.2015 | Parents
Kristen Lee Costa

It's Halloween. Kids are sugared up, and parents are blurry eyed after late night, Pinterest inspired, costume-constructing benders to display across Facebook feeds and the far-too-many organized parties cramming the calendar.

24 Ways to Be Brave About Your Wellbeing

meQuilibrium | Posted 10.30.2015 | Healthy Living

This Halloween, we invite you to look those thoughts, fears, and beliefs in the eye. Don't be afraid. Stare them down! And then understand that you have the power to change them. Mastery of your thoughts is, in fact, where resilience starts.

Follow Zoe Run Her 3rd Marathon With Type 1 Diabetes

Riva Greenberg | Posted 10.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

Photo credit Alexander Khalap Nov. 1 Zoe Heineman is running her third NYC marathon. You can track Zoe during the race by downloading this app. Her ...

5 Ways Mentally Strong People Conquer Self-Doubt

Amy Morin | Posted 10.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

All of us experience self-doubt sometimes, no matter how confident we are. But mentally strong people don't let self-doubt prevent them from reaching their goals. Here's how to keep self-doubt from holding you back.

Maggie Greene Will Be Just Fine... I Hope

Mindi Westhoff | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment
Mindi Westhoff

Viewers can discuss ad nauseam Maggie's transition from doting daughter to zombie huntress, but fighting Walkers is par for the course in this world. This is a woman who has been attacked, kidnapped, held hostage and threatened with rape, and she fights her human attackers relentlessly.

Problems Serve a Purpose

Anne Hartley | Posted 10.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Anne Hartley

You don't make a difference by living within the boundaries of your comfort zone, you need to follow your heart, take responsibility and trust.

Redefining Mental Illness

Jessica R. Dreistadt | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica R. Dreistadt

Like any science, mental health treatment is continually evolving as researchers, practitioners, and native experts such as me vigorously seek new methods that will produce better results. For me, this experimentation has led to several ideas about mental health and its treatment.

Whose Homework Is It, Anyway? How Parents Can Help, Not Hinder, Their Child's Success

Tamar Chansky | Posted 10.26.2015 | Parents
Tamar Chansky

With parents at the helm, kids aren't learning how to learn, at best they're learning how to get the right answer and in many cases may be led astray by parents -- however well meaning -- who don't understand the work. The conclusion? Parental engagement in children's education has no appreciable impact on their success in school.

The Real Reasons You're Not Sleeping Enough

meQuilibrium | Posted 10.23.2015 | Healthy Living

You likely know what you should do to avoid this -- power down the electronics, limit caffeine, keep evenings as calm as you can. But somehow you're still not getting the sleep you need. That's because the real problem lies in habits that have nothing to do with shut-eye.