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If You Don't Design Your Career, Someone Else Will

Greg McKeown | Posted 03.02.2014 | Business
Greg McKeown

A client once responded to one of my questions by saying, "Oh, Greg, I am too busy living to think about life!" His off-the-cuff comment named a trap all of us fall into sometimes. In just one example, it is easy to become so consumed in our careers we fail to really think about our careers.

7 Steps to a Happy New You in the New Year

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

If we don't want to drag the past year into the new year, we don't have to. However, we have work to do because no one can alter the content of our minds -- it is an inside job.

10 Ways to Make 2014 Your Best Year Yet!

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

The super cool thing about this new year is that we are also starting off with a new moon on Jan. 1! The last time this happened was 19 years ago. New moons bring powerful energy for change and fresh starts.

12 Days of Winter Meditations: Day 11

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Dreaming: Visualization I'm a believer in the power of dreaming to create the future you want. I think sometimes people look at my life and think ...

10 Things Every 20-Something Should Do In 2014

Samantha Matt | Posted 03.02.2014 | Women
Samantha Matt

Beyond the many things I hope to accomplish some time in the near future, there are a couple things I -- and you -- should do in the new year no matter what.

Debbi Dickinson: Why I Set Goals Instead of Making Resolutions

Debbi Dickinson | Posted 03.01.2014 | Women
Debbi Dickinson

What I realized is that my resolutions were focused more around what I should NOT be doing versus who I SHOULD strive to be. I usually found that by the second or third week of January, I had reverted back to my old habits and my resolutions were forgotten or at least ignored.

The 2-Minute New Year's Resolution

Eric Roberge | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Eric Roberge

If there's one thing I'd like you to take away from this story, it's this: Don't put off until someday all the things you know you should do today. Life is short enough, and circumstances can easily derail us from our true intentions at any moment.

6 Tips to Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions

Kino MacGregor | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Kino MacGregor

The end of the year is the perfect time to chart your course forward and reflect on the previous year's journey. The time-honored tradition of New Year's resolutions promises a fresh start with every Jan. 1. You can renew lost commitments and begin new projects, goals or dreams.

How To Keep The Commitments You Made To Yourself

Posted 12.30.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

5 New Year's Resolutions EVERY Teen Should Make

Amy Yoelin | Posted 02.27.2014 | Teen
Amy Yoelin

It's that time of year again, where we reflect on what has happened in the last 365 days. Did we make it to our resolutions? Do we even remember what they were? I can say that I completely forgot mine. Here are some that the average Joe/teenager/anyone can do.

New Year's Resolutions

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 02.27.2014 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

These are the three characteristics necessary for a New Year's resolution to be worthy of being made in the first place and then of being reached and sustained.

New Year's Resolutions: The 5 Mistakes to Avoid to Create Resolutions That Stick

Margie Warrell | Posted 02.26.2014 | Good News
Margie Warrell

Don't make your failings mean more than they do. Reflect on the lessons they hold, make adjustments accordingly, then tap your inner John Wayne and get back in the saddle. Life rewards those who work at it.

Just Change One Thing

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

The trick, I have learned, is to focus on one keystone habit. A keystone habit is one that is central to the way you have been operating and once changed will create a chain reaction of change.

14 You-Boosting Questions for a Soul-Filling 2014

An Bourmanne | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
An Bourmanne

What books, quotes, people, blogs will help you when you fail or when you find yourself being judged by others? Create your very own pool of wisdom that you can dip into whenever things don't go as expected or hoped for.

5 Common New Year's Resolution Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

Many of us compose a list of New Year's resolutions that is longer than our child's list to Santa. New Year's resolutions are not bucket lists, they're statements of short-term intentions. Therefore, choose one or two items at most, and focus on completing those.

6 Effective Tools for Making a Resolution

Michelle Roya Rad | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Roya Rad

It is important to have resolutions and goals that resonate with who you are and what you are capable of. While observation and learning from others are helpful, blind imitation would not satisfy you in the long run.

Why Goals Work in Business and in Pleasure

Gary Shapiro | Posted 02.17.2014 | Business
Gary Shapiro

It's a well-established principle: work comes before play. Those of us who live by this mantra know that an earned pleasure feels better than a guilty...

How To Creatively Carry Gratitude Into 2014

Tammy Plunkett | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Tammy Plunkett

Let's make this the year where we take journaling to a whole new plane of existence. Let's make the journaling about not only celebrating what we are grateful for that nature, the universe, and other people provide for us, but also acknowledging and celebrating the good we have done as well.

Girls Can Play Hockey

Lydia Loizides | Posted 02.16.2014 | Women
Lydia Loizides

In 2013, a young girl had to ask her mother whether or not girls can play hockey. Imagine all the other "things" girls don't know they can do: rocket scientist, mechanic, horse jockey, architect, writer, Nascar driver, movie director, surgeon, veterinarian, [fill in the blank].

The 'One Goal' Method to Breakthrough Transformations in the New Year

Stacia Pierce | Posted 02.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Stacia Pierce

As we wind down the last few weeks of 2013 and anticipate the dawn of a new year, we become introspective. There's something about ending one time era and entering a new one that brings about an appreciation for a clean slate.

7 Bad Habits to Avoid

John Murphy | Posted 02.08.2014 | Business
John Murphy

I encourage you to take steps to avoid these like the proverbial plague, and if they resonate with you and your behavior, then I implore you to do something about them -- for your sake!!

10 Practice Tips and Activities to Improve Your Interview Skills

Nikki Stone | Posted 02.08.2014 | Small Business
Nikki Stone

Interviews can be extremely important and can be quite influential in the outcome of your career. Knowing how important an interview can be, isn't it worth putting in the time to perfect your skills?

I Am Addicted to Momentum

Stephanie Michele | Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Michele

Last week I got a Facebook message from my dad inviting me to play a game called Pet Rescue Sega. I took the bait. What could be harmful about a req...

4 Ways To Become More Empowered

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 02.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

The substantial effort and work that are required for us to demonstrate a real influence in our environment is extremely worthwhile, as it is guaranteed to produce not only real life improvements but psychological and emotional payoffs that are just as valuable and even longer lasting.

Where Purpose Is in Pitfalls and Potential Is in Possibility

Cara Dixon | Posted 01.27.2014 | Home
Cara Dixon

The perspective that life is a marathon, not a sprint, endangers the belief that the result will provide immediate gratification. To a culture that runs on making results readily available, this notion may present challenges.