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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.

How I Got Down to My Driver's License Weight

Maureen Anderson | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

Once upon a time I got down to my driver's license weight. I want to share with you how I did that. And just in case you're thinking what my husban...

We're Very Committed, But Are Not Quite Sure What We're Committed To (Friction Source #2)

Peter Fuda | Posted 05.18.2014 | Business
Peter Fuda

The real challenge is that we don't properly scrutinize our aspirations. Specifically, is every single person in your organization crystal clear on what success looks like? Do you actually have the capability to get there? Do you have the bandwidth?

Divorce Confidential: Managing Your Emotions During A Divorce

Caroline Choi | Posted 05.13.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Can someone say "social media" as the new therapeutic emotional outlet?

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.