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Day Dream Believers: From Wisconsin to Nashville

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 02.22.2015 | 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 02.13.2015 | 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 01.05.2015 | 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 Fennell | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Tammy Kahn Fennell

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!

I Want To Quit!

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

Taking your foot off the accelerator and coasting in neutral for a bit can go a long way to knowing whether to proceed and how to do so or whether to redirect your energies to something else altogether.

Registered Nurse Quits Her Job To Teach Fly-Fishing Off The Tropical Shores Of Belize

Posted 08.13.2014 | 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...

4 Great Tips To Help You Move Happily On After Divorce

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 09.21.2014 | Fifty
Kat Forsythe, MSW

Last weekend, I attended a fundraiser. There was lots of talk of safaris and visiting the Galapagos. A gentleman offered me a glass of bubbly. I spotted a hefty gold band on his left hand. (Married. We single women notice.) So as we sipped, I queried him about his recent travel adventures with his wife.

Her Husband Asked Her To Take A Trip – 47 States Later, This Couple Lives Life On The Road, Permanently!

Posted 07.09.2014 | 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...

5 Ways to Deal with Dating Burnout

Dr. Shannon Kolakowski | Posted 08.24.2014 | Women
Dr. Shannon Kolakowski

It's very hard to feel positive about dating if you're burned out. You don't have to deny that you're having a hard time. In fact, it's helpful to validate your own emotional experience, rather than beat yourself up for feeling down.

How Fitness Helped Me Grieve and Start My Life Over Again

Michelle E. Steinke | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle E. Steinke

The exercise literally saved my life when I felt like I had none left. The exercise became a necessity and a driving force beyond loss. I also started the project of living my late husbands bucket list, as a way to honor my past will living a full, fit, and exciting future.

Born With A Deformity That Caused Her To Hide Her Face, This Woman Now Captivates Audiences -- From 35 Feet Off The Ground

Posted 06.18.2014 | 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...

A Warehouse Full Of Mannequins Led To A New Business Venture -- And Nearly A Million Dollars In Revenue

Posted 06.11.2014 | 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...

Alena Hall

She Was Living Life As A 'Money-Making Machine.' Now She Lives On A Sailboat.

HuffingtonPost.com | Alena Hall | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living

Cheryl Grant spent decades of her life working herself into the ground, thinking that overtime pay would bring her the security and fulfillment she cr...

The Sky Is Always Bluer on the Other Side (And It Doesn't Hurt to Be in Italy)

Kat Bern | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Kat Bern

And if I was planning an exotic trip, the expectation of a great time in a foreign country would probably distract me from realizing that I could be spending every day in that state of happiness while at home. Life is a funny thing. You usually keep looking far away for things that you could have right next to you.

Bad Day? This Will Help Put It In Perspective

Posted 04.30.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Conscious Uncoupling

Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.27.2014 | Divorce
Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.

It makes sense that a divorce will trigger all of our defenses and that it will be hard to stay conscious in those moments. Understanding that you are committing to being intentional because it is in your best interest and the interests of your children can remind you that there is a better way.

A Picture Perfect Weekend Led This Mother Of Two To Give Her Dream A Shot

Posted 03.19.2014 | 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...