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Finding Your Passion

4 Practical Ways to Finding Your Life's Passion

Deena Varshavskaya | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Deena Varshavskaya

My mom was a non-political, non conformist by nature. This was best expressed by the fact that, if she wanted something, there was no stopping her. She set her own rules. These two traits  --  questioning everything and being unafraid to go after what I want  --  has defined who I am.

The Quest for Joy: It Isn't As Elusive As You Think

Ritu_Sharma | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Ritu_Sharma

Whether you're someone transitioning into a new phase of your life or someone just starting out on the career path after graduation day, "What would bring me joy?" is a question worth asking. And if down the road that joy starts to wane, be ready to ask again.

How To Discover Your Career Passion

Kristen Brown | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristen Brown

Everybody has a special gift that they are given and it's up to you to determine what that gift is and how you're going to bestow it upon the world. So ask your friends, family and coworkers what you're good at and then take stock of your own traits, behaviors and patterns.

Unscripted (Kari's Story)

Kari Zabel | Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Kari Zabel

We should be excited to wake up in the morning and meditate, drink our morning coffee, or go to work. Why waste time showing up for a life that you don't want, doing work that you don't value, or be around people that don't uplift or inspire you?

Finding Your Purpose in Life

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

In order to feel more fulfilled and find the path to sustainable happiness, we follow our passions and purpose. But what is your purpose in life? I believe this is the question we ask over and over within ourselves.

4 Dangers of Following Your Passion In Business and Life

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 06.10.2014 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Think if 'follow your passion' was your mantra for life. Assume your passions are comics, sports and ice cream. You could literally watch Spiderman and Batman play each other in ping pong while eating a box of Dilly Bars all day.

Surprisingly Simple Ways To Discover What You're Truly Passionate About

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

Only you truly know what you're passionate about. This may be a scary thought, but you hold the power of turning your dreams into a reality. It's a scary thought because there's no more relying on mommy and daddy to tell you what's right. This is all you. You hold the power to control your destiny.

How to Succeed in Business: the First Steps

Jack Nadel | Posted 05.30.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

I'll begin where the majority of successful entrepreneurs begin--"follow your passion." It may be a shopworn phrase, but this advice is as valid today for how to succeed in business as it was a hundred years ago, and it has certainly proven true for me.

The Power of Perspective

Spencer Thompson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Impact
Spencer Thompson

The world would be a lot simpler if humans were built to be the same, or at least very similar. We would understand how each other thinks, our paths to get to a certain point in life would be the same, and our opinions would be non-existent.

7 Essential Steps to Leap into Entrepreneurship

Bobby Umar | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Bobby Umar

Starting a business can be a scary thing. You give up the stability (albeit perceived) of a steady income with benefits. You put your career on hold. You sacrifice significant time and energy for the first several years just to get up to your former corporate salary. You enter a risky area where most people fail within five years.

Finding Your Purpose in a Dark Place

Tenille Livingston | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Tenille Livingston

Many of you may be at a place of despair and uncertain of what tomorrow may bring, but know it's at that moment when opportunity knocks. Trust that where you are is only temporary and your current situation will soon be behind you.

The Running Thief

Nicole Scott | Posted 07.05.2014 | Women
Nicole Scott

I've been running for a little over seven years -- for some that's a lifetime, for others, I've just started. I hardly feel a difference, but after all these days, years and miles, when I look carefully, I see everything is different.

How I Came to Follow My Passion

David Cherner | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
David Cherner

I had finally found meaning in my own work by focusing inward, being present enough to observe some interesting trends going on around me, and following two passions deep in my belly: helping people reconnect with themselves and one another and starting new companies.

Entrepreneur On the Prowl

Jane D. Wurwand | Posted 05.27.2014 | Small Business
Jane D. Wurwand

A number of questions surround the word "entrepreneur." Is one born with the qualities to become an entrepreneurial success or does one learn the skil...

The Secret To Really, Truly Being Happy

Justina Sharp | Posted 05.16.2014 | Teen
Justina Sharp

Don't ever apologize for what you love. If it makes you happy, do it. Only photograph birds in pine trees or become the greatest makeup artist Instagram has ever seen. Don't edit your happiness, because it may help someone else find their own.

Is Rhett Butler Now in 'Right Work'?

Leni Miller | Posted 05.04.2014 | Impact
Leni Miller

Right Work At Any Age: "Youth is not always... wasted on the young!" Who doesn't remember the steamy scene in the 1939 film rendition of Margaret Mit...

Why Every Woman Over 50 Should Practice Bisexuality

Arlene Schindler | Posted 04.30.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Schindler

Imagine a day of pleasurable activities with someone who loves and appreciates you, followed by a bottle of Cabernet and a delicious dinner, laughing all the way, maybe ending the night with some light cuddling. That's a snapshot of a day in the life of an affectional bonding relationship.

Are You Squandering Your Gifts?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

Hard work and great fun aren't mutually exclusive. And enjoying what you do isn't selfish. It's responsible.

How to Find Your Calling: 7 Beliefs to Change Right Now

Tama Kieves | Posted 04.10.2014 | Business
Tama Kieves

Unleashing your life's work is not about doing. It's about undoing all the beliefs that stand in your way. You already have an off-the-charts destiny for your life. You already have the hard-wiring to be the most exquisite version of yourself.

A Dream From My Father: Do What You Love

Andrew Chau | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Andrew Chau

I fundamentally believe that the DWYL mentality is constructive and positive when used properly.

Girl on a Ledge -- Moving Past Your Fears

Marisa Leigh | Posted 03.29.2014 | Women
Marisa Leigh

We surround ourselves with barriers, with reasons not to take the step out into the unknown. We don't follow our bliss, because although the idea of adventure is exciting, actually taking the chance is terrifying.

Passion, Passion and Passion

Andrey Grehov | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrey Grehov

Atari 2600. This was my first meeting with a computer. I was just a kid about 4-5 years old. I still remember those black joysticks and that Ping Pong...

Why Finding Yourself Is Overrated

Aliya LeeKong | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Aliya LeeKong

I, in fact, did have an "aha" moment, but my own life shifted not when I realized what it was I wanted to do as a career, how I could turn what I love (cooking) into what I live on a daily basis (chef and cookbook author).

The Life Out Loud: Live Your Legend

MeiMei Fox | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

How many people you know are passionate about what they do for a living? Scott Dinsmore believes that we all have the potential to find and pursue mea...

My Life As A World-Famous Teen DJ

Cole Plante | Posted 02.08.2014 | Teen
Cole Plante

It was a struggle. The long drive to school, the tight space, bargain meals from the 99 cents stores -- it was a lifestyle I couldn't bear to live anymore, and one that I knew my family didn't want either.