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60 Things Older Women Want Younger Women To Know

Margaret Manning | Posted 04.05.2014 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

Truthfully, it surprised me that these 30-year-old women were so anxious about getting older. The more I thought about it, the more I wished that I'd had older women in my life when I was 30. If I had, I might have developed a more balanced perspective on aging much earlier.

This Artist's Powerful Words Will Inspire You To Make A Difference

Posted 01.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Pete Seeger, the singer and songwriter who charged the way for the revival of American folk music, died on Monday at the age of 94. Known for creating...

LOOK: Wise Words From Kids We Can All Learn From

Posted 11.04.2013 | 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...

Kenneth Cole's 10 Keys to Success

Teresa Rodriguez Williamson | Posted 12.31.2013 | Business
Teresa Rodriguez Williamson

Is it true that baby boomers are getting kicked out of the market by younger, spryer, energetic twenty-somethings who can work 38 hours a day on Red Bull? Not to Kenneth Cole.

Grandpa's Pearls Of Wisdom

Posted 10.30.2013 | Comedy

Remember when Mr. Forthright told us how to quit smoking? Well, now he's back to let us in on another little secret -- how to pass a drug test. Pr...

The 20 Things I Wish Someone Told Me at 20

Dr. Karin Luise | Posted 10.01.2013 | College
Dr. Karin Luise

As college doors start to swish and swing open, slurping young people back in for fall classes, I feel compelled to put my hand up and say, "Wait, you forgot something."

Dr. Seuss' Prescription For A Bad Day

Posted 07.24.2013 | 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...

Dear Daughter: 13 Things I Want You To Know On Your 13th Birthday

Shelley Emling | Posted 08.21.2013 | Fifty
Shelley Emling

People always say that my daughter looks just like my husband and nothing like me, a remark that's a bit disheartening considering that, in their next breath, they usually note how pretty she is.

20 Things Every Daughter Should Hear

Tammy Bleck | Posted 08.20.2013 | Fifty
Tammy Bleck

Try not to criticize yourself, second guess your feelings, doubt your abilities or be too hard on yourself when you think you've failed. The world does all those things for you and it is your job to stand up to it, not give in to it.

5 Pieces Of Advice Everyone Ignores (But Shouldn't!)

Posted 05.13.2016 | OWN

Martha Beck shares her best words of wisdom -- which could change lives if only people bothered to give them a try. By Martha Beck She generally...

A 99-Year-Old Reveals The Real Secret To Long Life

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 08.06.2013 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

What makes for a happy, healthy life? I sought pearls of wisdom from my 99-year-old Bubbe. She is healthy by most standards, though I wouldn't go so far as to say she is 'happy' -- that is a tough word when you are 99. My Bubbe is best characterized as 'satisfied.'

The Best Commencement Speeches 2013

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.04.2013 | College

There's something about May, more than other months of the year, that makes people want to share advice and try to inspire each other. May also happen...

Commencement Speaker Declares 'You Are All Going To Die' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.29.2013 | College

On Sunday, film and television screenwriter Joss Whedon had a dark warning for the 785 undergraduates at Wesleyan University's commencement. "What ...

WATCH: 11 Famous Commencement Speakers In One Video

Posted 05.23.2013 | College

Each spring brings with it a new round of commencement speeches, and after a while, they all start to sound the same. Don't believe it? Now, courte...

Billionaire Explains Where Real Learning Takes Place

Posted 05.23.2013 | Business

If you're a member of the Class of 2013 and want to some day be rich enough to own your own island, you may want to pay attention to Virgin Group foun...

Elizabeth Warren Tells Grads 'You Can't Predict It All'

Posted 05.20.2013 | College

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) warned graduates at Springfield College that no matter how much planning they do, they won't be able to prepare for ev...

You Are Wiser From A Distance

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

What does it mean to be wise? People with great wisdom are able to put events into perspective. Often, that means recognizing that the world never stays the same.

Jim Collins Shares His Mentors' Advice

Posted 12.24.2011 | Fifty

Wisdom is perhaps the greatest gift one generation can give the other. Jim Collins, the author of best-selling "Good To Great", told CNN Money the tim...

WATCH: Bicycle Kid Encourages Sarah Palin

Posted 08.07.2011 | Comedy

The world needed this. That little boy who learned to ride a bike and then gave an amazing motivational speech is starting to get all meme-y. He ha...

WATCH: 'Thumbs Up For Rock And Roll!'

Posted 08.01.2011 | Comedy

Learning to ride a bike is a huge childhood milestone. Finally, you can go where you want to go! When you want to! As long as your mom says it's okay!...

Life Is Like A Five-Layered Bean Dip

Karen Maezen Miller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Maezen Miller

Life is like a five-layered been dip. You always get out what you put in. Everything you do well requires these five ingredients. Together, they deliver irresistible goodness and lasting satisfaction.