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Without Jobs, Young People Will Continue to Turn Toward Violence

The GroundTruth Project | Posted 01.07.2015 | Impact
The GroundTruth Project

At a gathering of 14 divided cities from Baghdad to Sarajevo to Kaduna, Nigeria, one consistent theme emerged: rising youth unemployment. Each of the delegations agreed that addressing this issue is the most important challenge for any city struggling to shift away from conflict.

Stop Hitting the Snooze Button: A Guide to Setting and Completing Your Goals, Big or Small

Brianna Ryce | Posted 12.04.2014 | College
Brianna Ryce

Why are goals so important and more importantly, why are they so hard to complete? Goals add direction and purpose to an individual's life. They represent progress and when accomplished, provide a feeling of self-worth.

Why You Should Live by the One-Minute Rule

Jordan Dansky | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Jordan Dansky

So I'm reading this great book called The Happiness Project. (You should read it, too!) For her own Happiness Project, the author, Gretchen Rubin, spe...

The 2 Things I Stopped Saying

Michael Brooks Jr. | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Brooks Jr.

Our society loves success, but even more we love failure. Infrequently do we admire, or even talk about, what happens in between.

How to Read A Book A Week

Julien Smith | Posted 05.05.2014 | Home
Julien Smith

Yep, I finally did it. I read over a book a week all of the past year. More than that -- I never fell behind or stopped. I was always ahead of schedule for the entire year. So now, this coming year, guess what? I'd like you to do the same. Here's how.

7 Things You Should Stop Doing Today

Jay Platt | Posted 05.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Jay Platt

What's an askhole, you ask? It's a word that's come up recently to describe someone who ask for your advice but never follows through on it. That in itself is aggravating enough, and you shouldn't do it.

Let's Bubble!

Tia Mowry-Hardrict | Posted 04.30.2014 | Good News
Tia Mowry-Hardrict

This year, like most people, we made some resolutions, and we broke some resolutions. But we're still on track with one: to use 2014 to re-evaluate what really matters.

A Practical, Holistic Approach to Complete Wellness

Greg Voakes | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Greg Voakes

Holistic thinking isn't complicated. It's the realization that each part of your life effects every other part. If you feel great about your job and your bank balance is OK -- but you hate your flat -- then your whole sense of well-being is disturbed by one element.

How To Deal With The Challenge Of Change

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

It has been said that in a contest between a river and a rock, the river always wins. Why? Because the river is willing to follow the natural call of gravity, going over, under, around or, eventually, through the rock, to its destiny which, as with all water, is to ultimately merge with the ocean.

Keeping New Years Resolutions?

Susie Sampson | Posted 03.30.2014 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

New Years Resolutions. Have you started on them? Have you already quit? What's so great about them anyway? I mean, you're just going to fail, right? I hate resolutions! Well, that's not true.

Why Intentions Are More Fun Than Resolutions

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

This is the point when it all starts to slide. It's that wicked time of year when good intentions hit real life. Your New Year's resolve to lose we...

What Would Laura Ingalls Wilder Do?

Woz Flint | Posted 03.25.2014 | Women
Woz Flint

I've decided 2014 will be the year I channel my inner Wilder. Laura wouldn't sit around contemplating what she was going to be when she grew up, she'd be too busy living life, shooting marbles, and chewing on gumdrops from the mercantile. If you ask me, that girl had it all figured out.

Resolution 2014: Looking Into Your Own Heart

Luann Robinson Hull | Posted 03.24.2014 | Women
Luann Robinson Hull

What of just loving for the pure joy of loving without any expectation or attachment to how it's all going to work out? Is such an intention counterintuitive to our human nature?

It's Time to Convert the - In Your Life to !

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 03.23.2014 | Impact
The University of Central Florida Forum

Maybe you were the person who thought right before passing: "I hope I activated my autoreply." Or maybe you were the person who during that last minute thought, "Wow. I lived my life intentionally and I invested my time wisely."

Ditch the Resolutions: Try Joy-Filled-Ness Instead

Mel Sellick | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Mel Sellick

The thing with New Year's resolutions is this: We're destined to fail. So for 2014, I'm doing something radical. I'm ditching the resolutions and goi...

3 Scientifically-Proven Ways to Boost Your Resolutions and Make Them Stick

Daniela Tempesta, LCSW | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniela Tempesta, LCSW

We are part of the way through January, and it's likely you've been poking some new resolutions with an old stick. How's it going? It's possible that ...

Top 9 Resolution-busting Destinations

Cheapflights | Posted 03.12.2014 | Travel

We aren't encouraging you to throw in the towel, but if your willpower is ready to crumble (or you're looking for a reward for making it to a milestone), then we say bust that resolution in style.

Goals and the New Year; Simple Ways to Stay in the Game

Jose Albino | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Jose Albino

Yes, achieving one's goals requires planning, commitment sheer hard work. But why do some succeed, others fail and many simply just don't even try anymore? The answers vary greatly. Here are a few suggestions to help you on your journey.

5 Fun Resolutions Anyone Can Make

Kiley Roache | Posted 03.10.2014 | Teen
Kiley Roache

So it's halfway through the first month of 2014 and you've already given up on that resolution? Go ahead, make a "Mid-January resolution." I've listed some of my own that you could steal. I bet you'll keep them better than I will anyways.

Major Moolah -- 3 Ways to Live a Rich Life Now

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 03.10.2014 | Money
Shannon Kaiser

What if your world was debt free? What would you be able to do with your time, money and energy if you weren't focused on paying back debt?

Top Resolutions for Startups in 2014

Michele Serro | Posted 03.10.2014 | Small Business
Michele Serro

Especially for unproven startups, trust increases when you get the details right, especially if it has to do with storing financial details, processing payments and safeguarding accounts.

New Laws for the New Year

Global Yodel | Posted 03.09.2014 | Weird News
Global Yodel

Heads up. Things have changed. The New Year brings new laws, and in some instances new freedoms, in destinations around the world.

Resolutions... or Way of Life?

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

This year, rather than make empty promises or set unattainable goals, resolve to make positive and small long-term lifestyle changes that will make you the healthiest and happiest you've ever been. So where do you start?

Learning from a Year of Living On a Bicycle

Dave Gill | Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel
Dave Gill

2014 is here. How crazy is that? A simple minute, 11.59 to 00.00, but with it a switch from one year to the next. Even though in reality it's just a b...

How and Why to Help an LGBT Friend Stop Smoking

Scout, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Scout, Ph.D.

LGBT people smoke cigarettes at rates that are 68 percent higher than the general population; that means smoking affects more of us than any other single health problem. Luckily there is a cure for smoking, and even minutes after you stop your health starts to improve.