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Achieving Success

Anything Is Possible

Medium | Kevan Lee | Posted 08.29.2014 | World

You are capable of anything, amazing things, inspiring things, absolutely wondrous things. Life awaits for you. You are capable of anything, you...

6 Effective Tools for Making a Resolution

Michelle Roya Rad | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Roya Rad

It is important to have resolutions and goals that resonate with who you are and what you are capable of. While observation and learning from others are helpful, blind imitation would not satisfy you in the long run.

The Only Advice You'll Need To Start Meditating

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 02.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Meditation isn't a one-size-fits-all kinda thing. I always recommend that you start somewhat loose. Commit without overcommitting or feeling like to you have to force it.

3 Ways to Be More Efficient

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Why are you driven? If you have a packed schedule, why? What is important to you in your life? Reflect, breathe and be honest with yourself. This is your life we are talking about.

Why Consequences Work

Laurie Gerber | Posted 08.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

Consequences actually force your brain to look for ways to solve your problems and keep your promises with the energy it would normally use to justify flaking. You will be amazed at how effective and creative you become with the right promises and consequences.

How to Make the Most of Every Moment

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 08.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

There's nothing wrong with a little time in front of the TV, and there's certainly nothing wrong with checking in with people you love on Facebook. The problem is that many of us spend far too much time on these activities, turning them into a time suck that actually further drains energy!

Learning From a Superhuman: The Incredible Fitness and Success of Jack LaLanne

James Clear | Posted 07.16.2013 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Success is any field is about lifestyle choices, not life-changing transformations. It's your daily routine that will carry you to wherever it is you want to go.

The Mental Game

Garret Kramer | Posted 06.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Garret Kramer

We often hear that in sports or other performance-related activities, the mental game is as important as the physical game. Fair enough. But what exactly is the mental game?

How To Really Fulfill Your Purpose

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 06.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

Put very simply, when you are following your heart and doing what you love to do, it's not called work. Keep your purpose at the forefront and connect each and every action to that purpose.

Why It's Hard To Stick To Healthy Habits (And What You Can Do About It)

James Clear | Posted 06.12.2013 | Healthy Living
James Clear

It's nice to know what you want and having goals gives you a sense of direction and purpose. However, there is one way that your hopes and dreams actually sabotage you from becoming better: Your desires can easily lure you into biting off more than you can chew.

Love What You Do

Jake Ducey | Posted 12.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jake Ducey

Most of us are gambling on the biggest risk of all: the bet that we can buy the freedom to do what we want later in life. In order to change the world and the less-than-promising course of history, we must do what we love now.

The Fitness Myths That Hold You Back, and How to Succeed: Myth 5 -- Practice Makes Perfect

Anat Baniel | Posted 06.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Anat Baniel

There is no question that in order to become skillful at any sport or fitness activity, you need to participate in and practice the activity. But if that is all that is required -- practice, practice, practice -- how come not everyone that practices a lot excels at what they do?

Let Go... And Grow!

Bonnie St. John | Posted 06.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Bonnie St. John

I have come to realize that in order to experience the rich and rewarding life I seek, there has to be a balance between discipline and passion. My dogged determination to hunker down and plow through any situation often meant that I ignored or missed opportunities for joy in my life.

These Things You Can Change

Jon Wortmann | Posted 06.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

We have more than we'’ve ever had and can do more than we ever thought. We can meet strangers across continents on devices in our pockets from the comfort of wherever we are. We can crowdsource with those same strangers to start a company or make a movie.

WATCH: What's Keeping You From Living Your Dream Life?

OWN | Posted 03.29.2013 | OWN

Everyone has a different station in life. Have you ever wondered how you got here? Or, even more profoundly, how you can get somewhere else -- perhaps...

The 4 Quadrants of Creation

Michael Neill | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

Think of something you have thus far failed to achieve or create. Now answer this question: Is it because you couldn't, you didn't really want to, or both?

How To Sturdy Your Basic Foundations

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

I and others tend to skip over the fundamentals for a variety of reasons, including impatience, laziness, or a kind of arrogance that thinks we can sort of get away with not paying our dues. But when we don't take care of the fundamentals, the foundation is shaky for whatever we've built.

How to Resist Temptation and Actually Stick to Your Health Goals

James Clear | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
James Clear

The ability to overcome temptation and effectively say no is critical not only to your physical health, but also to maintaining a sense of well-being and control in your mental health.

Why Is Your Birthday Motivating?

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

It seems that landmark dates can help people to see the difference between who they are now and who they would like to be. This difference can be motivating to engage in activities to improve the future self.

How To Make Your Own Luck

Rob White | Posted 05.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

You have it within your power to create your own luck. Real luck is about taking control of your life and being receptive to opportunities that come your way. Here are five tips for making your life a lucky one.

Nose to the Grindstone, I Am Leaning In

Lynn Cluess Manzione | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn Cluess Manzione

I am allowing my reflection of the past 53 years to whisper in my ear, and it's telling me to go ahead -- the beast is not as scary as you think. It is time to lean in!

How To Tell The Difference Between A True Calling And A Whim

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 03.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

We're all put here with different personalities, passions and skills. If you feel called to make art, then you were put here to make art. If you feel called to write, record, build, design, speak or explore, then you were put here to do just that.

I Will Be Forever Grateful

Karen Jordan | Posted 04.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Karen Jordan

There was one student who sat pensively most of the morning, but his question ended up riveting me the most. It still haunts me to this day: "Do you think it is possible to be a success in life if you don't come from a successful family?"

A Checklist for Measuring Your Success

Erin Falconer | Posted 12.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Erin Falconer

I used to be a dreamer. For most of a decade, when I wasn't in a euphoric bliss imagining what I could be, I spent the majority of my time back in reality berating myself for not being anything at all.

8 Things Not To Do If You Want Success

Joseph Satto | Posted 08.13.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Satto

There is plenty of success going around, so here is a quick guide to counter that movement and keep things balanced in the world.