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Create Your Life

Want it? Here's How to Get It!

Heather Strang | Posted 10.21.2014 | Women
Heather Strang

The truth is, the life of your dreams doesn't happen by chance. It doesn't even happen by working doggedly hard to experience it. And it isn't only available to "lucky" people or people who somehow have an "easy" life.

TIME OUT! This is Your Life. Reinvention Inspiration

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 10.11.2014 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

If you start with this gift to yourself -- the gift of time and reflection -- you'll be on the way to creating a profound change that you never realized was possible.

Critique Or Create? You Decide

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 08.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Julie R. Enszer

Once I knew I was not going back to Saginaw, not finding a man to marry, not going to have children, not going to collect all of the things that people told me were an important part of life, were in fact the very things in life that bring happiness, once I rejected all of these things, the real work begins.

Reinvention: The Ultimate Self-Intervention

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 07.23.2014 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

An intervention is a cry for reinvention. And a reinvention requires a significant self-intervention! This is so similar to the work we do when we're trying to reinvent our lives. This notion of self-intervention requires taking stock of the present and assessing the future.

Courage: A Small Dose Will Help With Your Reinvention. Do You Have It?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 06.08.2014 | Women
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Where does one gain the courage to make a change? It's a great leap of faith and takes courage to define and explore your wants and needs in life. Whe...

The Key to Reinvention

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 05.17.2014 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

If you listen carefully to yourself, you'll start to notice the cues that will lead you to what you wish you were doing, creating, living and being.

The Secret to Getting What You Want

Anfernee Chansamooth | Posted 04.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Anfernee Chansamooth

You may have heard it before -- persistence is the key to success. Just like the child earlier who repeatedly asked for what she wanted the more we ask for what we want, the more that we demand it, the more likely it is that we will receive it. Try it out.

Can Your Passion or Hobby Lead to a Reinvention?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 04.22.2014 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Often, as we get older, priorities shift and we start to let go of those things that are important to us -- we take care of others in our lives and we commit to our jobs and careers, which often aren't related to our hobbies or interests, but are simply a means to an end.

Are You Finally Ready To Stop And Get Off The Hamster Wheel Of Your Life?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 03.19.2014 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Are you ready to stop and get off the hamster wheel of life that's just not reaching the place you think you want to go? Are you really living your dreams? It's ok to want that. You know you can have it with a big wake up call to yourself, a dose of reality, and a passion for self-adventure.

Blurred Lines -- Who Are You? Are You Still In There?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 12.14.2013 | Women
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Do you have a clear-cut definition of who you are and how you want to live? Have you defined your personal self apart from your work self? Are they one and the same?

Finding your Personal Brand Through Reinvention -- Back to School, Reality, Project 'You'

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 10.19.2013 | Women
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Regardless of whether you enjoyed a long, lazy vacation or glimpses of sunshine and soulful weekends, there's no denying that "back to school" season puts a charge into the universe that says "get back to it all!"

Defining Success

Yvette Bowlin | Posted 09.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Yvette Bowlin

Success always eluded me as a young kid, or at least I thought it did. I was the one in school who had to work hard for everything. Nothing came easy. And still, as an adult it seems like everything I have came as a result of blood, sweat and tears.

What's your Passion Piece? Let's Reinvent Your Life a Bit!

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 09.11.2013 | Women
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

I've realized that my "Passion Piece," the part of my mosaic that I cherish the most, is my reinvention media company -- my so-called "hobby" to those who know me.

There Should Be So Much More... The 'If __, I Would __' Exercise

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 06.29.2013 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Are you feeling content and grateful, but wish there was more going on in your life? Are you feeling fulfilled? Is there a stirring inside you to get excited about something, but you just can't put your finger on what would scratch that itch?

Reinvent Your Surroundings -- Be Open to New Colors, Shapes and Styles

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 05.11.2013 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Pick a "project" -- a room, a closet, your wardrobe, your food habits -- and give it some serious focus. What can you do to bring change into your life?

4 Ways To Shape Your Thoughts Through Mindfulness

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 04.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Our lives are shaped by our minds. We really do become what we think. The good news is that it is never too late to begin carving out a new concept of ourselves if we don't care for the shape our life is taking -- you are a thought sculptor and your creation starts with your next thought.

Why You Must Indulge In Your Friendships Today

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 04.03.2013 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

When was the last time you gathered a group of your various close friends together? Just stopped the madness and everyday stuff and took a step back to enjoy the people in your life that you forget to make time for so you can rekindle that spark, a conversation, the interest and the escape.

Is Your New Year's Resolution a Thought or a Commitment?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 03.02.2013 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

How do you plan to approach the New Year? With all the good intentions of reinventing some part of your life and a huge commitment that in the back of your mind you just know you'll have a hard time sticking with?

What's Your Passion? Isn't It Time to Reinvent Your Life and Do Something You Love?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 01.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Sometimes we forget what we love as we go through the motions of life. We talk about reinvention, but sometimes it's hard to figure out where to start.

Kitchen or Man Cave? Take Your Soul Searching Any Way You Can Get It!

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 12.09.2012 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Whatever we choose as our sanctuary, we should retreat into it often enough to do a little soul-searching and make sure that we're checking in with ourselves and our happiness.

Out with the Old, in with the New

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 08.25.2012 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Old habits, old clothes, old junk... There's nothing more cathartic than a cleansing of the stuff of our past that weighs us down.

Find Your Motivation

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 07.31.2012 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

It's time to consider the rewards and the upside to pursuing your dreams... and be specific about what you can do to accomplish your goals.

Indulge Yourself

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 06.23.2012 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Reinventing your life can be exhilarating, rewarding and fun.

The Reinvention Exchange: Courage, Focus, Inspiration

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 05.15.2012 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

The process of reinventing any aspect of our lives requires courage, focus and inspiration. Is it spiritual, a relationship, or your career that needs a little shaking up?

Reinvention: Finding The Inspiration To Choose A New Path

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 04.20.2012 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

We all have an inner voice that nags at us with ideas of what we wish we could do or want to try. How do you convert that voice into action?