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Empowerment

The 4 Elements of Empowerment

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 10.31.2012 | Business
Rayanne Thorn

Think about why you are living, why you work, and what you really want out of both. Heart, Might, Mind, and Strength. Empower yourself.

13 Things You Can Do Instead of Missing Someone

Nico Lang | Posted 10.20.2012 | Chicago
Nico Lang

You can't hide forever. So, you should start learning to channel your feelings and get them out in healthy ways, that don't involve making Facebook statuses about how lonely you are right now.

Empowering And Educating Our Youth Through Summer Jobs

Susan A. Buffett | Posted 10.17.2012 | Impact
Susan A. Buffett

Here in Omaha, we've partnered with two other local foundations, the university and city government to support a summer employment program for youth ages 15-18 with no prior work experience who live in the most impoverished neighborhoods.

Assault on the Daughters of Swat Valley

Rukhsana Hasib | Posted 10.10.2012 | Impact
Rukhsana Hasib

The misery in the Swat Valley and the plight of thousands of women and children, who have lost husbands and fathers, gave birth to Swat Relief Initiative.

Confessions of a Former Boob Man (As in a Man With His Own Boobs!)

Gregg McBride | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Although you wouldn't know it to look at me today, I used to be a total boob man. But the difference between me and that guy who Googles Dolly Parton is that at the time, I had boobs that could give Ms. P a run for her money.

5 Inspiring Quotes From Hillary's Speech About Ending AIDS

BuzzFeed | Posted 07.25.2012 | Women

The United States pledged another $150 million towards fighting AIDS at the International AIDS 2012 Conference on Monday. Clinton's captivating keynot...

The Fearless Power Of 'Kindsight'

Karen Salmansohn | Posted 09.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Karen Salmansohn

When someone leaves you it's important to release them and know: It doesn't mean it's a bad thing. It just means that their part in your story is over. Your story will go on.

Whatever You Do, Don't Ask for Help... You Might Just Discover It Works

Karen Kimsey-House | Posted 09.01.2012 | Fifty
Karen Kimsey-House

If you put relationships first and take time to really connect with the people that you work and live with, life becomes so much more satisfying.

The Questionnaire That Will Divorce-Proof Your Marriage

Laura Munson | Posted 08.25.2012 | Divorce
Laura Munson

Sometimes I wonder if the divorce rate would be so high if we could make a questionnaire for our love interests to fill out before we step into the abyss of a serious relationship.

WATCH: How Words Change Your Life

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 08.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

Certain words can heighten your energy whereas others can dramatically lower it. I've come to realize that the word "worry" is a prayer for chaos. Watch this video and learn how to use words to amplify your life.

What Social Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Aung San Suu Kyi

Mark Joaquin Ruiz | Posted 08.07.2012 | Impact
Mark Joaquin Ruiz

"The Lady", as she is reverently and affectionately known, tackled her current thoughts, strategies, and actions for her country Myanmar.

How I Learned To Stop Fearing My Reflection

JJ Keith | Posted 07.20.2012 | Healthy Living
JJ Keith

Accepting our bodies -- and meaning it -- is harder than it seems. I don't want to live my life always five or 10 or 30 pounds away from being okay with myself.

Real Life Lessons From Real Life DoGooders: Independence Breeds Empowerment

Marc Ozburn | Posted 07.17.2012 | Impact
Marc Ozburn

United Theater production is a completely student-run nonprofit. Founder Micaela Connery knows that fostering independence with real tangible rewards gives students the confidence to see what else they can achieve.

Paradise Is In Your Mind

Nitika Chopra | Posted 07.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Nitika Chopra

Believe in your power, broaden your perception and be present with it all. Paradise is in your mind. Start there and never stop having hope.

Lessons From Tenderness

Ellen Davis | Posted 07.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Ellen Davis

Tenderness is a great teacher -- coming to it in our culture is grace and wisdom. The tenderness of allowance and the allowance of tenderness starts with the way one is with oneself.

A Model for Personal Responsibility of Health

Marc B. Levin | Posted 07.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Marc B. Levin

Empowerment grows from an awareness that there are actions we can take, choices we can make, and ways we can relate to life that promote our own health, wellness, and well-being.

Living In The Observation As A Daily Practice

Mary Mackenzie | Posted 07.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Mackenzie

If it's true that "everything someone does or says is an attempt to meet a need," what needs do judgment and blame serve?

The Top 8 Reasons You Stay in a Career You Hate

Kathy Caprino | Posted 06.09.2012 | Women
Kathy Caprino

Anyone and everyone can make their lives better, more satisfying and more enjoyable, but only if you believe that having more fulfillment or joy in your life or career is a goal worth trying for.

7 Steps To Crafting An Amazing Life

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 06.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

The 93-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch is a living example of how to tap into our human potential. We each have the ability to craft an amazing life.

Titanic: Deeper Life Lessons Than 'Just' Young Love

Daleen Berry | Posted 06.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Daleen Berry

When the epic was released in 1997, everyone swooned over Jack and Rose, the movie's star-crossed lovers. After seeing it, I took away another message: Rarely will life be what you expect, but that doesn't mean you can't make the most of it.

Where's the Web Heading? A Prediction

Daniel Burrus | Posted 06.06.2012 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

Your personal assistant with Web 4.0 will search for you without you even specifically asking. Your personal assistant will know your preferences, your likes, and your needs, automatically compiling, presenting, and sharing what's pertinent.

Empowering the Next Generation

Michael_Eisen | Posted 06.06.2012 | Impact
Michael_Eisen

I'm setting out to provide today's youth with the strategies, tools and practices that helped me change my life, so that they don't have to experience the pain and suffering that I did.

No Experience? Think Again! Confessions of a Female Entrepreneur: Street Cred

Michele Colucci | Posted 06.05.2012 | Women
Michele Colucci

We women spend a lot of time working for our family, for our friends and for our passions. We need to take ownership of our successes, experiences, and accomplishments in our "other" jobs.

Let's Create a Movement for Real Change in Africa

Stephen Shames | Posted 06.04.2012 | Impact
Stephen Shames

We need to stop focusing on "the horror" and concentrate on the good -- on what we can build that will create lasting change.

Real Life Lessons for Real Life DoGooders: Help Others by Empowering Them to Help Themselves

Marc Ozburn | Posted 05.28.2012 | Impact
Marc Ozburn

Both Krochet Kids and Sseko are not only helping some of the most disadvantaged people on the planet, East African women, but are also stimulating economies by empowering these women with a respectable wage.