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#Inspiration

Be an Enthusiastic Inspiration to Others

Amanda Gore | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

When you have to complete a task that you have, up until now, found tedious, become enthusiastic about finishing it. You'll be amazed at how much more quickly the time passes.

6 Powerful Things to Say (and Never Say) to Your Partner

Alexandra Harra | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

If we're too quick to speak under the influence of emotion and indifferent to what we say, we may soon see the threads of our loving bond loosen. Bear in mind these six verbal principles to solidify your relationship through the power of your language.

This Company Not Only Mandates Vacation For Its Employees, But Pays For It, Too

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.19.2014 | Business

As if it isn't problematic enough that the average American worker is entitled to only 10 vacation days each year, 40 percent of people don't even use...

Feeling Thankful Shouldn't Just Come Once A Year

Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living

The time for giving thanks shouldn't just come once a year. However, since there is a dedicated time period, why not take full advantage of the holida...

Improving Patient and Family Engagement in the Hospital Room

Brian Boyle | Posted 11.19.2014 | Impact
Brian Boyle

Back in 2004, my care providers explained to me that they were able to save my life because they had the latest state-of-the-art technology at that point in time. If it were ten years earlier, they told me that things could have been a lot different.

Changing the World One Woman at a Time

Kimberly Inskeep | Posted 11.19.2014 | Impact
Kimberly Inskeep

My chat with Vicki was transformational for me. I was inspired to find new ways to contribute to the dreams of others and evolve my own vision. I know you too will be stirred and can't wait to hear your dreams and ideas to encourage more women to pursue their dreams.

Finding Soul in LA: Five Creative Adventures in the City

Roxie Sarhangi | Posted 11.18.2014 | Los Angeles
Roxie Sarhangi

I love taking classes. I love learning. Since graduating college, I've signed up for courses all over LA, from UCLA Extension's writing seminars (they're great!) to improv workshops at The Groundlings (good too!). And I won't even get into all the acting classes I have experienced.

Redefining Disability

Mallory Weggemann | Posted 11.18.2014 | Impact
Mallory Weggemann

Disability. It is an interesting word and one that many of us feel we cannot relate to. For nearly 19 years of my life, I was never classified as someone with a disability, until one day, in literally a split second everything I knew changed and I was now classified as an individual with a physical disability.

My Brother Abdul-Rahman Kassig: An Inspiration for All

Atif Choudhury | Posted 11.18.2014 | World
Atif Choudhury

James Foley, Steven Sotloff, David Haines, and now Abdul-Rahman Kassig. Each of these men dedicated their lives to serving the long-suffering Syrian people, either by sharing with the world their stories and exposing the truth as journalists, or to alleviate their suffering as aid workers.

20 Things Successful People Refuse To Do

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

When facing a problem, instead of focusing on the problem, you should focus on your action and what you do to make the situation better. By shifting your focus like this, you will feel better and find an even better way to solve the problem.

The Change in Challenge

Rupa Mehta | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

There are so many incredible, inspiring individuals who will cheer you on and be equally inspired by your efforts. Demonstrating to yourself that you can go above and beyond provides an inner strength that shines into every area of your life. That's putting the change in challenge.

Clayton Wood: Find Something That Makes You Fulfilled and Do It Big Time

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 11.17.2014 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Clayton Wood, Marketing Director of TrueLogic Online shares how he started his career in finance and eventually he discovered his passion of online marketing which leads him to helping start ups be profitable in three different countries for over 6 years.

Lessons From a 21 Year Old Successful Entrepreneur

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 11.17.2014 | Small Business
Richard Lorenzen

For many, a big part of the American Dream is being able to start your own business. Being able to make a business successful and then go on to sell it is what has made fortunes for many entrepreneurs.

Learning to 'Unlove' My Mother

Robin Korth | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

For most of my life I thought my childhood was the epitome of healthy wholesomeness. I even thought I had the stories to prove it. As a writer, stor...

Dying From Cancer, 11-year old's Last Wish Feeds the Hungry

William Lambers | Posted 11.17.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

Eleven year-old Natalia Marsh-Welton had a mission. Not even terminal brain cancer was going to stop her. Natalia was determined to help the hungry and homeless.

The Art of Living Fearlessly

Melissa Ambrosini | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa Ambrosini

Image by Ramy Youssef Fear. The tiny four-letter word that can block you from really living your life. The powerful word that stops you from lau...

Gratitude Can Turn Your Life Around

Erin Cox | Posted 11.14.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Erin Cox

Gratitude changes everything. No matter what you are experiencing - stress, pain, or troubles, I guarantee that changing your mindset to focus on gratitude is positively transformational.

What's Behind You Is Not Important

Tammy Kahn Fennell | Posted 11.14.2014 | Business
Tammy Kahn Fennell

As entrepreneurs we all swing for the fences, and sometimes we hit a grand slam, sometimes it's a single or a double, and sometimes, we strike out. In fact, the only guarantee is that there is none.

7 Ways Technology Can Improve Your Happiness!

Emma Seppälä, Ph.D | Posted 11.13.2014 | Technology
Emma Seppälä, Ph.D

So the question is: Does technology really help us connect? Is it worth the irresistible urge? In some cases no; in other cases, the research says yes. So what determines whether technology makes our day or gets us down? It depends on your tech-usage style.

Meet Devonte: The Little Boy With a Big Heart

Chloe Johnson | Posted 11.13.2014 | Good News
Chloe Johnson

A young boy who was born into a life of drugs, extreme poverty, danger and destined for a bleak future is defying stereotypes in the most remarkable way. And his latest encounter at a grocery store is bound to open your eyes, widen your mind and capture your heart.

5 Lessons I've Learned From Humans of New York

Camryn Garrett | Posted 11.12.2014 | Teen
Camryn Garrett

It's easy to ignore what's going on around you, and to let people and events fade into one gigantic blur. But if you take a moment to observe, to really stop and give people some attention, you could learn a whole lot.

Fuel For My Friend, Whom I Love

Robyn Passante | Posted 11.12.2014 | Women
Robyn Passante

She is proud of several things about herself -- her heritage, her children, her friendships. But she can barely accept a compliment. She has worked hard to stop denying them outright, but her eyes betray her bashful "thank you."

5 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Business, From a Cookie Dough Entrepreneur

Omar Mamoon | Posted 11.12.2014 | Small Business
Omar Mamoon

I'm in no position to tell anyone to quit their job and start their own business, but if you've ever considered leaving it all behind to start your own thing, here are some crucial things that I've done in my life that have helped me come to a place where I was ready.

Who Am I?

Jodie Preiss | Posted 11.11.2014 | Women
Jodie Preiss

For the longest time -- probably something like 42 years -- explaining myself by explaining the roles I played for others was OK.

How to Deal with Failure and 54 'No Thank Yous'

Emily Williams | Posted 11.12.2014 | Women
Emily Williams

So this week, push past the "failure" and create a new plan instead. Push past the moment where you'd normally go into overwhelm, pity, or frustration and remind yourself that you can do this and something big is on the other side.