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"Things" May Not Change in 2015, But...

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 12.26.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

At that point, I was moved to share one of my favorite sayings with her: "Things don't change, we do. With that in mind, always remember, wherever you go, there you are!"

Driving Your Startup With Fear Has Bad Consequences

Marty Zwilling | Posted 12.26.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Trying to be a business leader by instilling fear in your employees and partners is never a good approach, but it is particularly devastating in a startup. Yet I see this approach used all too often by new entrepreneurs, most of whom are not natural tyrants, but who are fighting to mask their own internal fears and insecurities about starting a business.

FDA Continues Blood Libel of Gay Men

James Peron | Posted 12.25.2014 | Gay Voices
James Peron

Previously, any gay man who ever had sex with another man, no matter how "safe" the sex, was deemed too risky to donate blood. Now they are banned only if they had sex within the last year. These regulations were put into place during the height of the HIV/AIDS hysteria.

The Messages Are All Around You. The Answers Are Always There!

Keyon Bayani | Posted 12.24.2014 | Education
Keyon Bayani

If you are feeling lost, feeling down, searching for that "something," I dare you to make up an awesome playlist of inspirational, funky music, put your phone on flight mode and get out for some alone time and go for a walk.

Free Will, God and Enlightenment

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 12.22.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

The spiritual path is the path of healing the ego, the mind, the wounded self, so that rather than our wounded self being in charge, we are able to re...

8 Things Guaranteed to Happen to You in the New Year

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Enjoy the awesome stuff and make the most of it. And when the not-so-awesome stuff comes your way... allow it to happen, do your best to stay calm, deal with it, and know that it's on its way out, too.

Beware of People Who Love You!

Julia Harris | Posted 12.19.2014 | Women
Julia Harris

If you have a big vision for yourself and what you want to do in the world then it is absolutely vital that you surround yourself with other people like you who have a big vision of what they can achieve in the world.

The Treasure Hunt for Truth

Tara Hedman | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Hedman

Remember, everyone has old, tattered, junk, so it may not be very pretty at first. But, pay attention. You never know what treasure of truth you'll find under a scruffy, tarnished life.

Don't Be Typical

Pete Jones | Posted 12.16.2014 | College
Pete Jones

I'm really not sure how it took so long to reference Bob Goff's infamous Love Does book but I couldn't wait a day longer. Earlier today I was skimming through his book and came across some of the notes I made in it a few months back.

3 Things To Do When You're Scared To Date Again

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 12.12.2014 | 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.

WATCH: 'I'll Be Happy When...'

Brad Yates | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Happiness is something we too often put off until certain criteria are met. During this holiday season and on into the new year, I hope you might allo...

Dow 18,000 Spooking You?

David A. Dedman | Posted 12.14.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

A market high does not indicate a looming correction, nor a market that will continue up like a rocket going into orbit. So there's the confusion as to what investors should do when we hit these new levels.

[SECRET REVEALED] How To Go From Fear to Fearless in Life and Business.

Keyon Bayani | Posted 12.10.2014 | Small Business
Keyon Bayani

We hide behind our computer screens, worried about what people may think of us and our ideas; we're too scared to put ourselves out there. Too scared to tell our story, to be ourselves!

When Stupid, Ugly Numbers Freak You Out

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

So I got my credit card statement yesterday. Immediately my heartbeat picked up speed. After all, my spending has been a bit... shall we say... activ...

How to Turn Fear Into Fearlessness

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Where fear contracts, love embraces. Love embraces fear, can hold it like the sky holds the rain and wind. Love embraces your weaknesses and in the embracing they grow into strengths. Love holds fear gently and transforms it into fearlessness. Love is letting go of fear.

WATCH: Permission to Feel Good

Brad Yates | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

I believe our default position is happiness (peace, joy, love, etc.) but it's only under certain conditions that we allow ourselves to feel that. The...

These Things Terrify Me

Cathy Cassani Adams | Posted 12.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Cathy Cassani Adams

Instead of expanding the fear, we expand our awareness, we let go of some our defensiveness and righteousness. We learn to stop fighting who we are, to stop numbing the voices in our head, and instead learn to accept and cohabitate with these pieces of ourselves.

Breast Cancer History, Please Don't Repeat

Kristina Cowan | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristina Cowan

I'd rather not have ADH or FEA, high estrogen or any other cancer threat. But this journey has stretched my understanding -- of my body, my mind and my faith. And it has empowered me to take even greater charge of my health than I have in the past.

FOMO in the Information Age

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Trisha de Borchgrave

When the duration of an article a postponement, the final flourish of scrolling to the bottom of a screen is a certainty that we remain in the know, even though the details might be hazy. Information it might be but are we learning anything? Or is knowing close enough to knowledge?

Entrepreneurship, Mother's Guilt and Empty Nest Syndrome

Keyon Bayani | Posted 12.09.2014 | Small Business
Keyon Bayani

Why Are We So Afraid? Keyon and Carly get together and talk about some huge topics and show their vulnerable side. Last time Carly asked for some ...

The Best Christmas Gift I Ever Received

Don Joseph Goewey | Posted 12.04.2014 | Impact
Don Joseph Goewey

I found that choosing peace wasn't as hard as I thought. Stress and fear were hard. Peace actually made the day easier, better.

Uncertainty Is All Around Us

Susan Kaufman | Posted 12.04.2014 | College
Susan Kaufman

I have watched fear keep people from pursuing their own passions, from opening up to others and from letting love in. I, too, have let this fear harness me, and I have let complacency satisfy me. But this Thanksgiving has reminded me that there is beauty in the vast unknown.

5 Things I Hated About Being Overweight

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

It took a year, and more hard work than I thought I was capable of, but I lost 170 pounds. The 12 years leading up to this weight loss were rough to say the least. There were five things I hated about being overweight.

Why This Isn't a Mid-Life Crisis

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mckown

You decide what you are doing and why, whether you are in your 20s, 40s, 60s or 80s. Truth is if you let yourself just be and trust and honor who you are you can get through your life crisis free.

To Risk or Not to Risk: That Is the Question

Joan Moran | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Joan Moran

I've looked at life from all sides now and I realize that 71 is a great age to make a change and experience "the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune and to take arms against inertia" (to paraphrase Shakespeare).