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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...

3 Commitments Innovative Educators Will Make This Year

Courtney O'Connell | Posted 08.27.2014 | Education
Courtney O'Connell

The commitments we make to ourselves and our students say a lot about the type of educator we hope to be. Here is an inside look into three of the (many) commitments that our innovative educators will be making for the upcoming year.

Life Audits

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

When necessary, change isn't easy and it's just natural to try and initially resist it. What's interesting is that it's not change that's difficult to confront; it's the process of transformation that can be challenging.

Quit Complaining and Start Acting

Anush Kostanyan | Posted 08.25.2014 | Good News
Anush Kostanyan

Try to observe yourself for a while and see whether you find yourself just constantly talking about your amazing plans instead of starting to make them a reality. The truth is that you can't build a reputation on what you are going to do. Your actions define who you are, nothing else.

Decide: 5 Ways to Turn Your "Decisions" Into Results

Anese Cavanaugh | Posted 08.22.2014 | Business
Anese Cavanaugh

How do you truly know you've decided to do something, and if not, determine where you might be stuck? If you're not getting what you want or results are not happening, here are a few places to look.

10 Dares To Take In Your 20s

Gail Sheehy | Posted 08.22.2014 | Women
Gail Sheehy

Married at 23, a mother at 24, and blindsided by divorce at 28, I found myself struggling, like many young women I meet today, to strike a balance between my personal life and my career.

Success Isn't for You

Chris Deaver | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Chris Deaver

Having come to a place in my career now that could be considered success, I've realized that success isn't for me. Now, before you write me off, let me explain.

2 Ways to Stop Worry from Stealing Your Dreams

Frank Niles, Ph.D. | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Frank Niles, Ph.D.

Next time you face a panic-inducing situation (public speaking does it for most), acknowledge your thoughts and feelings. Remind yourself that these are normal. It's okay to feel nervous. The trick though is not to judge them or ruminate over them.

Essential Steps to Success in Life

Anush Kostanyan | Posted 08.14.2014 | Impact
Anush Kostanyan

We only have to seize them and be open for accepting the amazing gifts of life. The steps below will help you go forward to your greatest dreams and feel the glory of true success.

Who's Going to Push Me?

Alisa Schindler | Posted 08.08.2014 | Women
Alisa Schindler

"I know I don't need you to push me," He says, exasperated. He's only 5 and already I'm the mom who doesn't get it. "l want you to!"

Cleaning Lady Detox: How and Why I Conquered My Addiction

Lillian Duggan | Posted 08.05.2014 | Parents
Lillian Duggan

I came home from work, opened the front door, took in the near-perfect lack of dust, inhaled crisp lemony Pine Sol and thought to myself, This must be like smoking crack.

Dare to Be Your Own Person

Lisa Firestone | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Thinking about what you want is not a selfish act, but it is a fundamental part of knowing yourself. Asking yourself what your principles are doesn't mean casting everyone else aside. In fact, it often means just the opposite.

Why You Need to Create a Personal Mission Statement

Susan Steinbrecher | Posted 08.01.2014 | Business
Susan Steinbrecher

In my work with companies -- from small businesses to large corporations -- I have found that the ethics and values reflected in mission statements can be beneficial in conveying clarity and purpose within a company culture.

Why You Resist Promising

Laurie Gerber | Posted 07.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

Figuring out the right promises for you that will lead you to your particular dreams at your pace and figuring out the right consequences that are annoying but not impossible (ones that will stick in your mind and push you) is an art and a science.

The Yellow Brick Road of Happiness: It's in the Journey

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 07.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Prasanna Ranganathan

What many have discovered, and what I have glimpses of from time to time, is that lasting happiness is virtually impossible when it is tied to arriving at a destination. At the end of the day, it's all in the journey. That is the sweet spot. That is where true happiness lies.

If It's Meant to Be

Kate McClanaghan | Posted 07.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Kate McClanaghan

All the perseverance, promotion, and patience required of you, beyond what anyone might have initially considered acceptable, would certainly surprise the average man on the street. But then maybe that's the whole point. To stand out, you have to stand up.

Why Being You Rocks

Chris Deaver | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Create a purpose that gets you up in the morning and makes you dream dreams at night. Ground your goals in service so you become a force of nature, lifting yourself and others to higher levels than you've ever been before, innovating everything in your life to become more uniquely powerful in the universe.

Balancing Creativity Against Business in the Music Industry

Patrick Hess | Posted 07.23.2014 | Business
Patrick Hess

The single biggest challenge for an artist regarding the music business is the eye-opening truth they discover as they pursue their dream. The business side of music always reveals gut-wrenching realities.

4 Things We Must Change to Stop Self-Sabotaging

Lisa Firestone | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

The more fully we live and love, the more sadness we are bound to experience. Our inner critic tries to shield us from feeling the joys and pains of existence. It keeps us in a chronic state of numbness or dissatisfaction. In order to face our fears, we must consciously identify and actively ignore this coaching.

The 7 Magic Steps of Achievement

Honoree Corder | Posted 07.18.2014 | Small Business
Honoree Corder

There are simple yet not-so-easy steps that can accelerate you on your quest for achievement. In fact, when you "have your act together" you can by-pass all of the folks who are showing up without a plan, hoping for success, all while living mostly in reaction.

Leading for Success: How to Motivate Your Team

Pam Lyra | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Pam Lyra

Motivating a team might be compared to creating a sculpture. The artist is able to see beyond the raw material to the potential in the mass, and then carefully carve away extra material to realize a fine piece of art.

Success and Still Enjoying Your 'Happy Place'

Tiffani Bova | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Tiffani Bova

No matter what I was able to accomplish professionally, my "Happy Place" in Hawaii has remained the same. The core of who I was as a child and teenager and who I am as an adult hasn't drifted so far apart that I don't recognize myself any longer.

No More Excuses. Reaching Your Goals Can Be Easy

Emily Williams | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Emily Williams

Is there something you've been talking about, thinking about or even dreaming about, yet you never seem to actually do it?! I promise there's nothing wrong with you; however, there's no reason for you to stay stuck. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you finally make "it" happen.

As You Wish: 3 Keys to Having More Than it All

Chris Deaver | Posted 07.10.2014 | Business
Chris Deaver

Some say it's impossible to "have it all" and that you need to make tough choices and move on. Choose the promotion. Or choose family time. Or choose exercise. Or pick a hybrid and give as much as you can knowing something will suffer along the way.

Why Goals Are Landmarks Meant to Be Passed, Not Reached

Gil Laroya | Posted 07.10.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

Like reading a map, we look for two things -- where we are now, and where we want to go. We then connect the two dots with a path that guides our direction. Once we get to where we're going, the map gets tossed back into the glove box. But in life, our destination doesn't define the end of a trip, only a stop over. What then?