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Inspirational Story

You're Not a Nobody.

Miriam Khalladi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Miriam Khalladi

Why do we believe we can't do certain things? I guess it remains one of the mysteries of the human mind. Luckily I have found that the solution can be quite simple.

Steven: Los Angeles, Nov. 19, 2007

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

"Can I help you find anything?" he asks. "How 'bout the meaning of life?" I reply. Without hesitation, he tells me, "That's two aisles over, middle shelf, in a small can!"

Teddy: Aventura, Florida, Dec. 30, 2010

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

I thought I'd cured myself of my chronic "foot-in-mouth-itis" -- that is, saying things to people based on assumption, being totally wrong, then feeling like a jerk. But alas, it lingers.

Luminous Commute: Miami Beach, September 2007

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

Driving, I'm like a bow being pulled across the strings. Now, I am in the rondo, the third movement, where things that used to matter don't and things that never mattered do; where the mundane appears vivid and even the simplest, most ordinary routines become holy.

Ra: Miami Beach, August 2011

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

I reach out to shake his hand, and he grips my forearm as I grip his. I go to my car and find a dollar in the tray, which I give to Ra, though never did he ask for it. As I drive out I see him mounting his bicycle, ready to ride on now that I'm safe.

'The Message I Wrote On 1,986 Sticky Notes'

Ashley Monroe | Posted 03.29.2013 | Teen
Ashley Monroe

This is a picture of something I did at my school last year. I wrote out 1,986 sticky notes. Each said, "You're beautiful." I stuck one to every locker in my entire school.

WATCH: This Man's Story Is Wildly Inspiring

OWN | Posted 01.14.2013 | OWN

Born in Australia without arms or legs, 30-year-old Nick Vujicic has become an international symbol of triumph over incredible odds. His inspiring You...

The Cab Ride I'll Never Forget

Kent Nerburn | Posted 07.03.2012 | Fifty
Kent Nerburn

My cab was a rolling confessional. Passengers would climb in, sit behind me in total anonymity and tell me about their lives.

Notes From a Life Lived Fearlessly

Elizabeth Kuster | Posted 10.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Kuster

I guess you could say that I got this Becoming Fearless editor gig by making the study of fearlessness a lifetime habit ... People who haven't skydived sometimes ask me if that's the scariest thing I've ever done. Here's what I tell them: "No. That's just fear of dying. Fear of living is much, much scarier."

Severely Disabled 5-Year-Old Celebrates First Art Exhibit

Tonic | Monique Jessen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

At almost five years old, Leo Haines is severely disabled, but the inspirational youngster has just celebrated his first art exhibition in the UK -- s...

Children of the Trains (VIDEO)

Toan Lam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Toan Lam

In 1999, Railway Police commander Jarumporn Suramanee started a daily three-hour program in Bangkok's train station to teach homeless children the basic life skills they were never taught.