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5 Things That Could Be Stealing Your Joy

Amanda Gore | Posted 04.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Listen to yourself all day today -- are you an uplifting, inspiring, positive person to be around? Or you point out what is wrong with everything? Are blaming, judging and criticizing your default patterns? Do you focus on people's weaknesses? If this is you -- STOP IT!

The Power Of Stopping For No Good Reason

Inc | Jeff Haden | Posted 04.17.2014 | World

The first thing the old man said to me was, "The cows don't come by here anymore." A few years ago, I liked to ride my bike on the roads that snake...

3 Ways Failure Can Help Build a Business and Mistakes to Avoid

Jason Grill | Posted 04.16.2014 | Small Business
Jason Grill

Life is a journey and not a destination. Failure and mistakes are going to happen along the way.

18 Ways To Live a Successful Life (That Have Nothing To Do With Money)

Alexa Cortese | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexa Cortese

Who doesn't hope to be financially secure? Most of us probably do, but to make money, power, and possessions your sole goal in life is to ignore the deeper purpose of the human experience.

Life-Changing Story Tools

Jen Grisanti | Posted 04.08.2014 | Los Angeles
Jen Grisanti

You've heard of the phrase "Art imitates life." Now, I want you to think about "Life imitates art." Understanding these three story tools will help you to change the story of your life:

6 Cliché Phrases That You'll Never Hear Me Say

Rachelle Friedman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Impact
Rachelle Friedman

As soon as a catastrophic injury like mine happens, people look to you for strength when they see that your life altering event didn't totally break you. But I'm not your typical motivator. And I don't spew your typical cliché advice.

My 20s Weren't Supposed to Be Like This: Getting Through the Quarter-Life Crisis

j.n. salters | Posted 04.02.2014 | College
j.n. salters

Two weeks ago, I got a new haircut. Last week I joined a dating site. Today, I told my landlord that I would not be renewing my lease because I planned to spend the next year backpacking. Through where? I do not know. All I know is that I feel stuck.

What 40-Year-Old Me Would Say to 25-Year-Old Me

The Unappreciated Pastor | Posted 03.27.2014 | Religion
The Unappreciated Pastor

I was 25 when I became a senior pastor. That was 15 years ago. Time has gone by so quickly. I have been reminiscing about life in the ministry. In looking back I have come to the conclusion that it would have been great if there were a mentor in my life to prepare me for ministry.

8 Pieces Of Life Advice From Women Who've Been There

Posted 03.24.2014 | Women

Everyone needs a little guidance sometimes. In a recent Reddit thread, user confessionberry asked older women on the site what advice they would of...

On the Hard Work of Finding Love: 3 Things I Learned on the Way to My Mr. Right

Cara E. Jones | Posted 03.25.2014 | Women
Cara E. Jones

I have no answers for why people fall in love when and how they do. Paths to romantic bliss are as different as the people who walk them. I can only say that, for me, the following experiences facilitated my journey to the love I've always wanted.

Grandfather's Brilliant Final Letter To His Grandkids Offers Life Lessons For The Rest Of Us

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.17.2014 | Fifty

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, we're revisiting a post we ran originally in 2012 in which an Irish grandfather wrote a letter of advice to his five gr...

7 Ways to Overcome Loss

Alexandra Harra | Posted 03.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

We naturally want to regain the things or people we've lost. But there's a fine line between doing your part and pushing fate.

What My 94-Year-Old Grandma Taught Me About Life

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 02.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Shannon Kaiser

There she sat, with a soft subtle glow, sitting so peacefully. It occurred to me that my mini dramas, the self-loathing, and worrying about my next assignment are rather superficial in comparison to a lifetime of change and overcoming adversity.

Surfing the Spiritual Sport

Peg Samuel | Posted 02.26.2014 | Women
Peg Samuel

Over the last few years, I've taken up summer surfing in a major way. For me, it's an exhilarating and dangerous sport -- and a spiritual experience.

The Best Gift a Mentor Can Give: Words of Wisdom

Catherine Okafor | Posted 02.25.2014 | Women
Catherine Okafor

I have always saved the best advice and words of wisdom from my mentors in my mind and heart. It would be selfish of me to keep them to myself, so here are my favorite words of wisdom from my mentors.

Life Is a Game, This Is Your Strategy Guide

Quora | Posted 04.10.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

This post originally appeared on Quora. by Oliver Emberton, founder of Silktide Real life is the game that - literally - everyone is playing....

5 Things I Would Say to My Younger Self About Having a Disability

Rob J. Quinn | Posted 02.20.2014 | Impact
Rob J. Quinn

When the rare invitation comes along to do something else, you might be reluctant to skip what you had planned for something that may or may not work out well. Do it.

This Is How You Recover From Valentine's Day

Madeline Wahl | Posted 02.19.2014 | Women
Madeline Wahl

Everyone tells you what to do and how to prepare for Valentine's Day, but no one says what you should do immediately following that day.

This Is Your Life, Are You Who You Want to Be?

Jane Horton | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Horton

Since losing my husband in the war in Afghanistan when I was just 25, I have learned so much. Fighting my way through challenges and hardship has caused my thought process to completely change. I wanted to share some of the greatest things I have learned in the midst of the trials and the pain.

If You Were a 17-Year-Old Out of High School, What Would You Do With Your Life?

Quora | Posted 02.17.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

I tested out of high school two years early, and lately I've just become so stuck and cynical of life. I don't know what I'm missing and why I'm stuck...

Life Is A Game. This Is Your Strategy Guide.

Oliver Emberton | Posted 04.09.2014 | Technology
Oliver Emberton

You might not realize, but real life is a game of strategy. There are some fun mini-games -- like dancing, driving, running, and sex -- but the key to winning is simply managing your resources.

Speak Up with Jimmy: Michelle Kwan on Proudest Skating Win and How to Win in Life (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 04.04.2014 | Sports
Jimmy Nguyen

In part 2 of my interview with her, Michelle reveals her proudest win in her long figure skating career -- when she says "There was no heaviness... I was simply present." She also gives advice on how everyone can win in life.

9 Pieces Of Advice Every Woman Needs

Posted 01.31.2014 | OWN

Words of wisdom on how to attract joy, let go of stress and make choices that reflect who you really are. “There's a place in you that you must...

The Importance Of Being Uncomfortable

Kamrin Baker | Posted 03.31.2014 | Teen
Kamrin Baker

I think it all started when I began watching Dora the Explorer as a child, that incessant urge to grab a backpack and slink down a rabbit hole somewhere. It was never about escaping anything, and it still isn't, but there has always been this dire need for me to go somewhere.

Live Like You Are... Dying?

Lauren Schuhmacher | Posted 03.26.2014 | Good News
Lauren Schuhmacher

I don't know when I will die. The only information I have about my time on this earth is 1) that which I've already lived, and 2) that right now I a...