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The Power of Persistence

Sheldon D. Newton | Posted 07.20.2014 | Good News
Sheldon D. Newton

Being persistent is the one thing which separates the winners from the losers. When an individual makes up his or her mind to accomplish a particular feat and set their focus in that direction, refusing to be deterred, he or she usually gets what they went after.

Purpose, Dreams and Goals

Sheldon D. Newton | Posted 07.16.2014 | Good News
Sheldon D. Newton

Planning ensures that we are able to focus upon a worthy goal or dream and remain focus until the completion of the same. Planning is right at the beginning stage of all noteworthy accomplishments.

5 Questions to Find Your 'When to Start' Sweet Spot (In Test Prep and in Life)

Erika Oppenheimer | Posted 07.16.2014 | Education
Erika Oppenheimer

Knowing when to start a project isn't as intuitive as we might initially think -- especially when it comes to projects pertaining to long-term goals rather than short-term assignments.

30 Life Lessons I Learned By Age 30

Susie Moore | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Some days I feel young enough to be a little foolish now and then and at other times, I think I am old enough to know better.

How to Change Your Beliefs and Stick to Your Goals for Good

James Clear | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

And while there is nothing wrong with achievement and improvement, it is also very easy to forget to ask yourself the more important questions: Who am I? What do I believe about myself? What do I want my identity to be?

What To Do When You're Not The Person You Need To Be

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

The journey is what shapes you into the person you need to be. The successes, failures, experiences, connections, lessons, tears, laughter, and everything in between. I wouldn't be who I am today if I hadn't started working to become it.

How to Use Intentions to Create Your Dreams

Maria Portas | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Portas

When we come from the place of wanting to create the biggest dreams that life has to offer us, it is only our limitations that keep us from achieving it. So setting an intention for what it is that you want to create is definitely a principle to creating everything that you have desired.

Is 2014 What You Hoped It Would Be Yet?

Susie Moore | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Is your year on track? If not -- now is a wonderful time to course correct a little and re-evaluate the goals you set for yourself in January. What inspired you to write them? Go back to that place and sit with them awhile. Forgive yourself if you are not where you hoped to be and remember, it is never, ever, ever too late to still go for what it is that you want and to follow your dreams.

What My 6-Year-Old Daughter Taught My 6-Year-Old Self... 30 Years Too Late

Raluca State | Posted 06.30.2014 | Parents
Raluca State

A very wise little first grader has taught me a lesson I wish I had learned at her age. Whether it's a bar on a playground or a challenge at work or a dream you've never made a reality... You need to dare yourself.

Five Ways to Make Your Dreams Become a Reality

Lauren Galley | Posted 06.30.2014 | College
Lauren Galley

There is no greater feeling than accomplishing your goals, so get off the couch and seize the day! I am going to pay it forward today and share with you Kirsty's top five tips on following your dreams and not taking "no" for an answer.

Do You Set Intentions?

Maria Portas | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Portas

Setting an intention is all about creating the outcome that you desire to be experienced right here, right now. You don't have to know the exact details, but you still need to know the outcome that you would like to create.

Rough Times Hold the Key to Success: Your Weekly Wake-Up Call to Live the Life You Have Imagined

Anthony Silard | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthony Silard

Once you achieve your goal, you will know it was these moments of doubt when your resolve was tested -- when you had to dust yourself off, pick yourself back up and try again -- that were the most crucial in generating your success.

7 Steps for Transitioning Out of the Corporate World to Find Your Bliss

Renee Lo Iacono | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Renee Lo Iacono

Transitioning out of the corporate world to pursue other personal or professional goals may be challenging, however, with a little focus and perseverance it's definitely doable.

Taking Command of Your Life

Reed Alexander | Posted 06.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Reed Alexander

I've realized that life really is about what we choose to make it. Ultimately, we have more power than we fully realize or appreciate, and the responsibility is only on us to take ownership of that power and to determine the trajectory we desire to be cruising along.

Don't Believe Everything You Think

Laurie Gerber | Posted 06.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

Once I start actually thinking about my day or my to-dos, I know it's time to get up. My mind is already at my real job, I might as well get my body there, too.

Awaken to Your True Purpose: Your Weekly Wake-Up Call to Make a Difference in the World

Anthony Silard | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthony Silard

All the possessions in the world won't give you as much to live for as one ounce of purpose. This is why connecting with your inner motivations and greater life purpose is the greatest promotion you will ever obtain.

The Secret Addiction of Marathon Runners

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

A person might wonder why marathoners choose to spend their time in such misery. It's not the misery that we seek, but the glorious feeling of self-admiration that follows. The marathon reveals your strengths, your faults, and your valor.

The Art of Easing Up

Jennifer Rosen | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Rosen

The act of letting go could feel like defeat, resignation or even passivity, but it could also be construed as a powerful declaration of trust -- trust that the universe knows what it's doing.

Lean In, Take a Leap

Mable Chan | Posted 06.09.2014 | Education
Mable Chan

When I was young and restless about my future after high school in Hong Kong, I leaned into the headwinds and dropped the "A-bomb" on my mom one night after dinner. "Mommy, I want to go to America."

Goals Are Like Jazz Music

Carolyn Anderson | Posted 06.06.2014 | Business
Carolyn Anderson

He who fails to plan is planning to fail. Winston Churchill Jazz music was the backdrop of my upbringing. The central meeting place of my childhood h...

How To Figure Out What You Want Out Of Life

Amita Patel | Posted 06.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Amita Patel

Most of us have a fuzzy idea of what we want now, today, and maybe even this month. However, we struggle to answer the bigger question: What do I really want out of life?

The Fantastic Dreams We Dream

Patrick Hess | Posted 05.31.2014 | Entertainment
Patrick Hess

As any parent can relate, the bewilderment and oft spoken belief for a future of adventure and excitement that our children share at various ages is something we cherish and reminisce at the same time.

The Illusion of Logic

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

Temember that when you are using airtight logic to get what you want, poke a few holes in it to allow this other force to breathe. Allow the magic of the universe to weave its way through the fluid foundation you have built. Remain flexible as to how things are "supposed to" happen. There's something bigger at play.

Are You Thinking Big Enough?

Dorie Clark | Posted 03.24.2014 | Small Business
Dorie Clark

With overstuffed inboxes and endless to-do lists, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. There's a temptation to hunker down and focus on the few small tasks ...

Do You Have Grit?

Darlene Mininni, PhD, MPH | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Darlene Mininni, PhD, MPH

Have you ever wanted to give up on something that you really, really wanted because it was just too darn hard to keep trying? You can't run one more step, write one more word, endure one more dead end? Join the club.