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Why Life In Your 30s Is Better (And Worse) Than In Your 20s

Evelyn Lauer | Posted 04.17.2014 | Women
Evelyn Lauer

It gets better: more simple, more meaningful, more established, more fulfilling, more STABLE. You'll have fewer fights, cry less tears and make fewer bad decisions. But you'll also have less fun.

Marriage and Happiness: David Blankenhorn Interviews Charles Murray

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 04.16.2014 | Religion
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

Can Charles Murray help us be happy? Curmudgeon, yes. Conservative, yes. Happy? As Andy Kline succinctly writes: It is widely agreed, by friend a...

Daily Meditation: Live For Hope

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.14.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Questioning My Own Sanity After A Brutal Winter

Tom Cramer | Posted 04.14.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

I hate tax season. When I was young and single, living in an apartment, it wasn't very complicated, just another pain in the butt thing that I never wanted to do. When I was married, it was worse. My ex-wife would start asking about it on January 2nd, disregarding the fact that neither of us had received any of the necessary documents yet.

Create Miracles Now

Mike Robbins | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

My friend Gabrielle Bernstein's new book, Miracles Now, has had me stop and think more deeply about my own relationship to "miracles" and also how to ...

Move Over Life: Breaking Bad Is On

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

We humans are an ambitious bunch of people. We want to accomplish all sorts of things in our short time on earth. We want to write books, help others,...

Courage: A Small Dose Will Help With Your Reinvention. Do You Have It?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 04.08.2014 | Women
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Where does one gain the courage to make a change? It's a great leap of faith and takes courage to define and explore your wants and needs in life. Whe...

Leadership Involves Poetry As Well As Plumbing

Faisal Hoque | Posted 04.09.2014 | Business
Faisal Hoque

The headlines scream about leadership failure after failure around the globe every day -- at the world's biggest companies, in government agencies, non-profits, academia and at startups.

On Being Human

Maria Grazia Pozzi | Posted 04.07.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Grazia Pozzi

Death will be that moment for some. The death of someone you have loved and shared life with. You are struck so deeply that your grief turns into physical pain, and separating makes you remove layer after layer, one painful rip at the time, with the ripping sound filling your brain.

The Duality of Raising Children

Lynn Shattuck | Posted 04.07.2014 | Parents
Lynn Shattuck

The best days of my life. I've been turning the phrase around in my head for the last few days. I've been trying it on, tentatively, like a dress that might get stuck around my hips, the fabric taut and puckery. The phrase tumbles and floats, scatters and reconvenes.

5 Ways To Take Control Of Your Smartphone Obsession

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

Technology wasn't invented for technology's sake. It was invented to make your life easier. It's supposed to help you spend more time living your life and less time sustaining it. Use it that way.

Ode to the Universe

Mary Pritchard | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

The universe has your best interests at heart. Even though it hurts, sometimes. Even though you don't always get what you want and quite often things you do want get taken away from you.

Get Your Dog a Pet!

Victoria Buchholz | Posted 04.01.2014 | Good News
Victoria Buchholz

I know I can't fix her leg, but I wonder how I can fix the rest. And then it occurs to me: when I was broken inside, what fixed me was her.

How To Figure Out What You Want Out Of Life

Amita Patel | Posted 04.01.2014 | 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?

Accept vs. Settle

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger Despite my relentless pragmatism, I am, inexplicably, a big believer in signs. For the past seve...

Do You Really Know How Powerful Your Intentions Are?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 03.26.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Too often, in the busyness of our lives, our intentions are semi-unconscious, meaning they slip unnoticed directly through to the reactive habit-mind, circumventing the deeper contemplative self. As a result, we may make choices which spawn consequences that we may not anticipate.

Epperson's Hourglass

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 03.24.2014 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

We all know how easily an hour can escape us. And for this reason, it can be daunting when those hours turn into days, months and years. Life goes ...

Rethinking Innovation With Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

Faisal Hoque | Posted 03.19.2014 | Business
Faisal Hoque

So critical is the customer relationship today that we must ask if we are meeting a genuine need, in which case the relationship has more chance of surviving, or just selling something, in which case customer whim can take over.

Why You Should Never Make Your Bed

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

You can't ever get more time. Spend it wisely. As you do everything you do today, ask yourself why you are doing it.

The Key to Reinvention

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 03.17.2014 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

If you listen carefully to yourself, you'll start to notice the cues that will lead you to what you wish you were doing, creating, living and being.

Listen to Your Heart: A Misguided Philosophy

Shannon Oliver | Posted 03.10.2014 | Women
Shannon Oliver

Listen to your heart when it's beating too hard at the gym or when your indigestion makes it clear to hold off on the Indian food for a while. But please don't listen to it when making important decisions unless your brain has spoken its piece, as well.

The Impulse to Travel

Andrew Lam | Posted 03.07.2014 | Travel
Andrew Lam

I do not know where the impulse to travel comes from but I have always had it bad, ever since I was four or five. A Vietnamese child living in the Me...

To Exist Is to Change

Faisal Hoque | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Faisal Hoque

Tomorrow is today. If we or our organization are waiting for things to get better, we're missing the point: It's up to us to make things better now.

Redefining How You Spend Time

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

When opportunity comes along, ask yourself if it will allow you to spend more or less time inside your living circle. Don't go outside your living circle any more than you have to. Every minute spent outside your living circle is a minute of your life that you've lost forever. 

Big Girls Don't Cry

Nikki Luongo | Posted 03.05.2014 | Impact
Nikki Luongo

We all have that ambition to be remembered for something great, and when you're learning-disabled, it's even harder because you're constantly fighting the system to pull yourself out of this label that because your disabled you aren't able to do anything.