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How to Find Your Motivation Again: The Importance of 'Persisting' Rather Than 'Starting Over'

Eva Barros Campelli | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Eva Barros Campelli

Persisting means to grow up in a very long path, which is made of so many attempts, big mistakes and little successes. It means constantly training to achieve perfection without having to be perfect in everyday life. It means reaching a productive harmony rather than an unsustainable, counterproductive perfection.

Dump the Baggage: Make Room for Possibility

Liesl Testwuide | Posted 05.20.2015 | Divorce
Liesl Testwuide

Recently on my way home from New York, I was cursing myself for oversleeping and getting a late start to the airport. I'm a procrastinator and hate mornings -- a bad combination for early departures.

Recognizing the Strength of Vulnerability in New Beginnings

Alaina Baker | Posted 05.11.2015 | Impact
Alaina Baker

The truth is, though, you have to let go of everything you were in order to become who you will be.

Starting Over At 35

Melissa Hughes | Posted 05.05.2015 | Women
Melissa Hughes

On the outside, my life at 35 looked great -- a promising career, a doting partner, an elegant home, things, vacations, a big engagement ring, money in the bank.There was just one problem: I wasn't happy.

Time to Start Over Again

Joanne Fleisher | Posted 06.20.2015 | Gay Voices
Joanne Fleisher

When Judy, my partner of 31 years, died and left me alone in my mid-sixties, I knew I was facing yet another new start. How will I handle this?

How a Career Transition Taught Me Confidence

Cristina M. Regalado | Posted 05.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Cristina M. Regalado

I've become better at embracing life's contradictions; accepting counterpoints, the peaks with the lows and the quiet in-between. My career transition gave me a precious gift of renewal. As my life moves on a more even keel, my confidence grows.

6 Easy Ways to Get Your Mojo Back This Spring

Tamara Star | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

There's no doubt about the power of nature to change the landscape of our lives drastically. When we use this power to live in harmony with the seasons, and harness the momentum naturally occurring around us, we thrive.

Arlene Alda Joins Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 03.16.2015 | MarloThomas

You're going to love my very special Mondays with Marlo guest, Arlene Alda. Reinventing ourselves is a big topic here on our site, and I can't think o...

How To Reinvent Yourself, From Arlene Alda (VIDEO)

Posted 03.13.2015 | MarloThomas

How can you reinvent yourself? Author Arlene Alda says that anyone can reinvent themselves if they just pause and try to feel out what it is that they...

Signs That It's Time to Reinvent Yourself, From Arlene Alda (VIDEO)

Posted 03.13.2015 | MarloThomas

What are some signs that it's time to reinvent yourself? Author Arlene Alda says that sometimes these signs present themselves in different ways. For ...

The Secret To A Lasting Marriage, From Arlene Alda (VIDEO)

Posted 03.13.2015 | MarloThomas

Author Arlene Alda has been married to her husband, actor Alan Alda for 58 years -- but she says that she remembers their early years together like i...

Advice For Young Mothers, From Arlene Alda (VIDEO)

Posted 03.13.2015 | MarloThomas

Being a mom of three herself, what advice would author Arlene Alda give to young mothers? Arlene says, "Be relaxed! It's okay if your kids get chocola...

The Traits Of Successful People, From Arlene Alda (VIDEO)

Posted 03.13.2015 | MarloThomas

When author Arlene Alda was working on her latest book, Just Kids From The Bronx, she interviewed successful people who called the Bronx home growing ...

Day Dream Believers: From Wisconsin to Nashville

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 04.24.2015 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

I met Annette Stellick at my first apartment complex in Florida. She was working in the property management office and as these things so often go when two kindred spirits meet, we started talking about our plans to pursue the things we really wanted to do.

Why I'm Starting A New Business Instead Of 'Winding Down'

Deborah Gaines | Posted 04.15.2015 | Fifty
Deborah Gaines

Last month, at the age of 54, I left my full-time job to start a communications consulting firm. Why now? For me, there were four compelling reasons.

This Woman Made It Her Mission To Make A Dangerous Job Safer By Inventing A Unique Solution

Posted 01.23.2015 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Again!

Janet M. Neal | Posted 03.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Janet M. Neal

I was thinking about the start of a new year and all that I need to do. I need to give up sugar... again. I need to give up gluten... again. I need t...

3 Things To Do When You're Scared To Date Again

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 02.11.2015 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

I didn't trust myself. I didn't believe in my own abilities. Most of all, I didn't believe that I deserved happy, fulfilling and loving relationships.

Gay Men and Their Quarter-Life Crises (VIDEO)

Jimmy Fowlie | Posted 01.18.2015 | Gay Voices
Jimmy Fowlie

2014-11-17-20141115thumbnail7asmall.jpgIn this last episode of Go-Go Boy Interrupted, Danny reflects on 12 years of partying in L.A. with nothing to show for it. Now he is jobless, friendless, and, worst of all, not in his 20s anymore. What he does next will surprise you.

What's Behind You Is Not Important

Tammy Kahn | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Tammy Kahn

As entrepreneurs we all swing for the fences, and sometimes we hit a grand slam, sometimes it's a single or a double, and sometimes, we strike out. In fact, the only guarantee is that there is none.

Go From Swamped to Sane With a Life Detox

Tamara Star | Posted 01.06.2015 | Women
Tamara Star

Change may not be easy, but it's possible. Habits that keep us stuck in life are made moment by moment and day by day. Undoing those habits takes the same path. Small changes daily add up to huge results.

Am I a Drug Addict or Just Really Fun? (VIDEO)

Jimmy Fowlie | Posted 01.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Jimmy Fowlie

In episode 5 of Go-Go Boy Interrupted, Danny decides to clean up his act and get a real job (as a babysitter). However, the interview goes south when Danny's partying history catches up with him.

The Truth About Making A House A Home After Divorce

Erin Donovan | Posted 11.24.2014 | Divorce
Erin Donovan

I have lived in 20 homes thus far in my life. The count would ring higher if I counted every weigh station that bookended those 20 homes, but I'll stop at 20 because that feels sufficiently nomadic on its own.

In The Wake Of 9/11, She Left Her High-Paying Corporate Job For Life On The Slopes

Posted 09.10.2014 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

An Awesome Life Lesson From My Son With Down Syndrome: Friends and New Beginnings

John M. Simmons | Posted 10.26.2014 | Parents
John M. Simmons

In Jack's mind, you never lose friends, you just don't see them outside of your own mind as much as you used to. And to my son, that is the beauty of life. You just keep adding more and more friends. It never ends!