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The Plan and The Confidence (to go after what you Want)

Vanessa Gaboleiro | Posted 12.18.2016 | Divorce
Vanessa Gaboleiro

Here's what my Plan looked like, in a nutshell. I lived abroad from 2003-2010 in Lisbon, Portugal because my parents wanted to move back to their ho...

Rebooting ... The Why, The When, The Can I and The How!

Ann Fry | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
Ann Fry

You wake up one day. You look at your business, you look at your life and you wonder, "is that all there is?" You secretly wonder, "is it finally time for me to declare what I really want?" I would venture to say that a majority of people feel this way at one time or another. They secretly yearn for something more or better or different.

Medicaid Industry Who's Who Series

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
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SreyRam Kuy, MD

Medicaid Industry Who's Who Series Dr. SreyRam Kuy was recently interviewed by Brandi Emerson and Clay Farris at Mostly Medicaid. This interview was...

The Promise I Made Myself Six Years Ago

Vanessa Gaboleiro | Posted 09.03.2016 | Divorce
Vanessa Gaboleiro

It was time to take care of myself. And I kept that promise.

I Was Married At 23 And Divorced Two Years Later

Vanessa Gaboleiro | Posted 08.01.2016 | Divorce
Vanessa Gaboleiro

And no, I am not referencing Beyoncé's latest album. It was only from 2010 onward that I started to embrace the true meaning of the word Happiness...

How To Begin Again

Beverly Willett | Posted 07.12.2016 | Fifty
Beverly Willett


Why Hitting Rock Bottom is the Best Thing That Will Ever Happen to You

Michelle Dempsey | Posted 07.06.2016 | Women
Michelle Dempsey

I look back on the last four years and I am amazed at all I have accomplished. Not because they were impossible feats, but because they were life events I never felt worth enough of achieving. Marriage. Motherhood. Business Success. A healthy relationship with my family. A badass relationship with myself.

The Success Key To Pressing Reset On Your Career

Stacia Pierce | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
Stacia Pierce

Many employees find themselves stuck in a rut 5-7 years after joining the workforce. They stay put, often thinking that they must stick it out with the job where they started, like their parents did.

Trust The Timing Of Your Life

Lisa Schmidt | Posted 06.29.2016 | Women
Lisa Schmidt

Women often identify who they are by the labels and titles (roles) they have taken on. I consider myself a pretty strong woman and even I wandered in the "what the hell do I do now" desert for a while, when the identity I intended to have for a long while was gone.

How To Hex Your Ex

Tiffany Beverlin | Posted 05.24.2016 | Divorce
Tiffany Beverlin

If you follow my blogs you will know most of what I say is done with a dash of humor and a healthy side of sarcasm, I in no way advocate doing anythin...

Trusting After Major Heartbreak

Bonnie Koehn | Posted 04.19.2017 | Divorce
Bonnie Koehn

I went through two of these major disasters in a row; jumping into the second one to numb the pain of the first. When the dust settled on the second crash, I barely recognized myself. Before I could even consider trusting another person, I had to rebuild my belief in my own judgement. It's still a daily practice, trusting that I can and will choose wisely.

The Man That Got Away

Brett Longhi | Posted 04.14.2017 | Queer Voices
Brett Longhi

We meet someone we are completely infatuated with, we spend each waking moment with them, we see them naked, we see them drunk, you fight and then you make up. Then out of nowhere like a car that runs out of gasoline on the side of the road, it stops. It almost seems inevitable.

Everything Is Finished. Everything Is Beginning.

Cynthia Huggins | Posted 04.13.2017 | Education
Cynthia Huggins

Who am I now? That's still an open question for me, and I'm not someone who's especially comfortable with ambiguity. If this is a beginning, rather than an end, what is it that's beginning? And if other people no longer look at me and see the president, who do they see?

How My Gut Instincts Gave Me a Second Chance at a Good Life

Michelle Dempsey | Posted 04.09.2017 | Women
Michelle Dempsey

My friends back in New York often make remarks about how different I am now. I am different now, I needed to change. They mention how much happier I seem since I made my move, built a family, and began finding success in my dream career. I am happier, I deserve to be.

Rodney Walker, A Young Author and Entrepreneur, Shares his Story of Starting over Again

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.08.2017 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

An Interview with Rodney Walker, author of A New Day One Whether through good or bad circumstances, some people have the opportunity to grow up...

Love Reunited: Our Second Chance at Love

Julie Spira | Posted 01.21.2017 | Divorce
Julie Spira

It started out as a real-life fairy tale. Boy meets girl. Girl meets boy. They stare at each other from across a crowded room and knew with all certainty they were "the one." With their hearts beating heavily, they fall in love at first sight, and ride off into the sunset together. Well, almost.

10 Rules That Badass Babes Live By

Pamela Madsen | Posted 12.08.2016 | Women
Pamela Madsen

Rule #1 You Don't Have to Know the Road Map Frankly, I can't read maps. Perhaps that's a good thing. I'm living proof that you don't have to be rea...

It Was Time to Break Up With My Therapist

Abby King | Posted 11.02.2016 | Women
Abby King

I broke up with my therapist today. I didn't have any idea I was going to end our 7-year relationship yet I walked in, sat down and told her I was o...

How to Talk Yourself Into Positive Self-Talk

Tamsen_Fadal | Posted 10.19.2016 | Healthy Living

Despite the fact that I built my career in front of the camera, I truly believe that if you don't have internal peace and happiness and come from a good place, your inner discontent will always come to the surface.

5 Life Lessons That Only Took Me 42 Years to Learn

Hilary Lauren | Posted 10.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Hilary Lauren

It's been a rocky 42 years, but I am pleased to report life seems to be turning itself around. It wasn't for a lack of trying, because I have always been a scrapper. Rather, it was for a lack of understanding.

My Love Letter To Failure

Janet Bertolus | Posted 09.28.2016 | Women
Janet Bertolus

Just uttering your name, Failure, can set a person's teeth on edge, but please don't take it personally. I'll give it to you straight. The reason you're not welcome in our lives is because we're all terrified that when you show up you'll get comfortable, and never leave.

Life Transitions: The Only Way Out Is Through

Reena Nagrani | Posted 09.17.2016 | Divorce
Reena Nagrani

Here I am, at yet another open door in my life, lingering at the threshold again. But this time around, I know better. I know that when life moves, it does so for me. Like an invisible hand, a guiding force greater than myself, and a loving one, at that. One that wants every single one of us to live in joy.

Breaking a Leg and Having Your Show Go On

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 09.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Kay Tacke Morse

I feel quite lucky to have slipped down the stairs, in my last act. I may not have had the story redevelop as it has, with out that break. The fall encouraged my awareness that the show must go on, with a proper script. We get to write, produce, direct and perform on this stage, this life, we have been cast for.

How to Leave Your Job... Correctly

Moni Oyedepo | Posted 08.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Moni Oyedepo

There comes a point (or 15) in your career that you decide to move on from your current position/employer/industry. Hopefully when this time comes you...

Alone, But Not Lonely

Tamsen_Fadal | Posted 07.20.2016 | Women

Who wants to be alone? My dad's words made no sense to me at the time. The idea of walking into a restaurant and saying to the hostess "Just one, please" is daunting, terrifying, and depressing. Movies alone. Shopping alone. Entire weekends alone. It all just sounds and feels terrible. Bleak. Until it doesn't.