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#Inspiration

Learning to Let Go

Stephanie Harper | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Harper

Letting go is never easy. It can be painful and complicated and an ongoing process. But, if I can let go of some of the things that hold me back and weigh me down, I might just find that I can float out here in this big world all on my own.

Get off my D(ivorce): I'm 24 and It's OK

Cindy Withjack | Posted 11.25.2014 | Divorce
Cindy Withjack

My personal life is healthy and challenging. I am learning to embrace quality over quantity in all of my relationships. I recycle (most of the time). I will forever believe that Michael Keaton is the best Batman. My 25th birthday is in a few weeks. I am divorced.

Gratitude Is the Key to Opening Doors That Seem to Be Closed in Your Life

Lorna Byrne | Posted 11.25.2014 | Religion
Lorna Byrne

I love the idea of Thanksgiving -- a day to remind us to give thanks, and I wish it were celebrated right across the world. Our lives would be transformed if we got into the habit of giving thanks, not just on one day of the year, but every day.

Travel Lessons: Find Your Way, With A Little Help

Cliff Hsia | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

When we are abroad, we are not only tourists, but we are guests of the locals. And as guests, we should be grateful and appreciative of our hosts. With that mindset, we realize that we are all connected to help each other as we walk along the paths we choose to travel.

Start Living Life to the Fullest: Powerful Phrases to Inspire you to Spiritual Greatness

Jesica L. Santos | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jesica L. Santos

I have selected 75 phrases that have had a profound impact in my life throughout the years. It is my sincere hope that they will deeply inspire you to reach a higher level of awareness and lasting fulfillment in your life in all the realms.

6 Lessons I Learned From Oprah's 'The Life You Want' Tour

Paige Smith | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Paige Smith

I left Oprah's "The Life You Want" tour feeling empowered and excited to author my own story. Here are a few of my takeaways and interpretations from the seminar. May you be as inspired as I was to begin living the life you've imagined for yourself.

Dreams Do Come True: Two Awakenings I Had At The Global Spin Awards

Lucinda Cross | Posted 11.24.2014 | Entertainment
Lucinda Cross

The stage was set, the lights were lit and the room was full of anticipation. On November 18th at the fabulous New World Stage in New York City, the...

3 Ways to Be More Thankful This Thanksgiving

Chandresh Bhardwaj | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Chandresh Bhardwaj

The lesson of this exercise is that a minor shift in your perception and self-awareness can cause a tremendous change in your life. Whatever you think of constantly will grow. If you think of your blessings often, they will grow.

Retirement Isn't for You

BJ Gallagher | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
BJ Gallagher

The one thing I know for sure is that retirement isn't for me. Old age isn't for me. Being an old lady isn't for me. Because unless my life is lived for others, it is not worthwhile.

Abundance in Gratitude Equals Abundance in Life

Brianna Upton | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Brianna Upton

It's a simple formula that will transform your life. Say it out loud, write it down, think it, feel it, breathe it. Gratitude. Come from a place of thankfulness every step you take. Stop focusing on the problems, focus on the solution. And the solution is simple; I already gave it to you.

5 Pillars of a Joyful Life

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Ground yourself in these five foundations that will elevate your life to its joyful peak. Apply them in your relationships with others and yourself, in your career, and in your everyday life to satisfy your soul:

The 4 Most Powerful Lessons You Could Learn About Gratitude

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

Thanksgiving is a lifestyle that you can cultivate every single day of your life. Gratitude has been the key to every success and every victory in my life. Here are a few secrets about the power of gratitude.

See a Need, Fill a Need

Sybil Brun | Posted 11.21.2014 | Impact
Sybil Brun

Medical bills were mounting. Kids needed glasses, cars needed repairs, and the dog needed surgery. On top of that, Christmas was almost upon us so presents needed to be purchased.

Rediscovering My Power at 'Oprah's Life You Want Weekend'

Jenee Darden | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenee Darden

I realize that throughout life's challenges, my power has always been there. While I thought it was low, it was actually building up. Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend reenergized my spirit. I definitely left the arena feeling more empowered.

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 11.20.2014 | 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.