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8 of the Dumbest Things People Say

Grant Cardone | Posted 05.11.2014 | Business
Grant Cardone

If you want to know how people think, listen to what they say. The old adage says, "As a man thinketh he doeth." I've spent most of my career working ...

How to Read A Book A Week

Julien Smith | Posted 05.05.2014 | Books
Julien Smith

Yep, I finally did it. I read over a book a week all of the past year. More than that -- I never fell behind or stopped. I was always ahead of schedule for the entire year. So now, this coming year, guess what? I'd like you to do the same. Here's how.

It's Your Choice: Creating Opportunity Where You Least Expect

Carol J. Carter | Posted 05.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Carol J. Carter

Our hardiness, grit, adaptability, and perspective are some of the ways we can use these unwanted circumstances as an opportunity to help us fulfill our goals. A great example of a person who turned his circumstance into opportunity is Woody Roseland.

Tiering Your Goals In Startup Tech Companies

Jose Vasquez | Posted 05.03.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Organizing and keeping track of these goals can be a nightmare, but they are vital to maintaining your startup company's path. Finding a way to tier, or categorize, these goals is a logical, definitive way to organize your thoughts and sort out the most relevant goals for your short-term plans.

Saying Yes to Life by Learning to Say No

Margalit Ward | Posted 05.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Margalit Ward

It's 7:00 a.m., I'm lying in bed deciding whether I should get up, go back to sleep or attempt to meditate when I suddenly have the realization that w...

Go for Gold!

Deborah Carberry | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Deborah Carberry

Just think, if no one ever told you that you couldn't do something wouldn't you be less likely to doubt yourself -- if you doubted yourself at all? Never ever ever be the one to doubt yourself. Never.

Can We Stop Feeling Like We're Doomed After Our Twenties Now?

Jaimee Ratliff | Posted 04.28.2014 | College
Jaimee Ratliff

I'm not a fanatic of the endless articles that offer to-do lists of things you're "supposed" to accomplish in your twenties. The reality is, everyone has different goals that may take them more time to reach a desired level of success.

How to Make Yourself Do Something When You Just Don't Want To

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

Thinking about the consequences of failure, ignoring your feelings and engaging in detailed planning don't sound as fun as advice like "Follow your passion!" or "Stay positive!" But they have the decided advantage of actually being effective -- which, as it happens, is exactly what you'll be if you use them.

12 Life Hacks You Need to Be Awesome at Life

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 04.26.2014 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

I spend a lot of time convincing people to stop being their own worst enemy, and instead invest that energy in developing their potential so they can create the opportunities they need. In the nature of a public service announcement, here are the 12 most common things I find myself reminding clients who are attempting to re-create themselves.

The Word We All Love...That Makes Us Miserable

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 04.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Recently, I found myself in the not-always-so-enviable position of finding a new apartment. The good news? Before long I stumbled on an amazing optio...

When We're Not Happy With the Results

Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW | Posted 04.23.2014 | Women
Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW

We all have those moments, days or periods in life when we're not happy with what we're experiencing.

The Secret to Getting What You Want

Anfernee Chansamooth | Posted 04.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Anfernee Chansamooth

You may have heard it before -- persistence is the key to success. Just like the child earlier who repeatedly asked for what she wanted the more we ask for what we want, the more that we demand it, the more likely it is that we will receive it. Try it out.

Can Your Passion or Hobby Lead to a Reinvention?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 04.22.2014 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Often, as we get older, priorities shift and we start to let go of those things that are important to us -- we take care of others in our lives and we commit to our jobs and careers, which often aren't related to our hobbies or interests, but are simply a means to an end.

Keeping on Track: Being 'Mission-Minded'

Michael Gervais, Ph.D. | Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Gervais, Ph.D.

If you have made it this far, great work! If you've dropped the ball, no worries. Right now is a great opportunity for you to reconnect and stop doing that crazy self-critical-thinking-that-keeps-you-stuck stuff.

Walking the Tightrope of Life

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Naphtali Hoff

We all struggle to make proper use of our time and abilities. We want to be as successful, as helpful and as accomplished as possible. But we simply cannot do everything. For us to make proper choices, we much root ourselves in positive values and establish clear, rooted guidelines that govern our choices and actions.

Don't Set the Bar Too Low

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

It is the path that insists that we awaken not only to our deepest desires and our deepest truths, but that we engage others in that same challenge: the pursuit of the fulfillment of what truly matters to us and the fulfillment of who we are as human beings.

25 Things a Woman Should Have by Her 30s

Ada Polla | Posted 04.09.2014 | Women
Ada Polla

Maybe it is because we are 1/12th done with 2014 already. Maybe it is because in 8 months I will be unarguably closer to 40 than to 30. Who knows... in any case, I have been thinking about what I long for.

World-Class Performance: The Commitment. The Pursuit. The Achievement.

Michael G. Winston | Posted 04.09.2014 | Business
Michael G. Winston

The Olympics inspire us as do few other events in the world. The pageantry, the drama, the coming together of different people and cultures are a spectacle to behold. We also learn a lot from these premier athletes and from the games themselves.

A Note on New Year's Resolutions, Akrasia and Accountability

Deni Carise | Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Deni Carise

New Year's resolutions. Are they an idea whose time has come or an ancient secular tradition? How many of us make New Year's resolutions? Well, like ...

Prepare Like an Olympian for the Challenges of the Business World

Nikki Stone | Posted 04.06.2014 | Sports
Nikki Stone

How does an Olympian prepare mentally for a once-in-a-lifetime event that can literally be over in seconds, but its results will last for the rest of his or her life? Surprisingly, in a very similar way as businessmen and women prepare for big projects.

Who Will Define Our Children?

Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW | Posted 04.06.2014 | Parents
Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW

Do we want them to be like us, or totally different? Do we care about the lifestyle they choose as long as they find happiness? Do we have the courage to help them figure out who they are without imposing our mirror on them?

Why a Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words: Using the Power of Visualization to Achieve Your Goals

Craig Dowden | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Craig Dowden

Fresh off our New Year's celebrations, many of us chart a course for our personal and professional improvement. We reflect on where we have been and where we want to go. Change is a part of the beginning of a new year.

I Didn't Know That

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Great relationships are generally co-created by people who are willing to be wrong, or at the very least recognize the difference between their opinion and what is factually true.

7 Steps to Mindfully Manifest Your Goals

Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Ronald Alexander, Ph.D.

As a mind-body therapist and an international trainer I've helped thousands of patients and workshop participants learn how to mindfully access their ...

Do You Do It in the Rain?

Jay Platt | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Jay Platt

The truth is, if you want to accomplish the truly big goals in life you're going to have to have the kind of mindset that will get you out there doing what you have to do. In good weather and bad. When you feel like it and when you don't. Day in and day out. In short, you must be willing to do it, No Matter What!