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How to Say "No" While Laughing Along the Way

Katherine Wintsch | Posted 09.08.2014 | Women
Katherine Wintsch

I was stopped in my tracks one day when a client asked me "what I did for fun" outside the office. It was the ONLY question he had all day that I couldn't answer.

The Golden Rule

Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis | Posted 09.08.2014 | Good News
Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis

We all learned it in Kindergarden: the golden rule. Treat others the way you want to be treated. As five-year-olds we are given many concrete examples of what this means and what this looks like. As adults it seems this rule can often be forgotten.

26 Things I've Learned About The 'Real World' In 26 years

Jaimee Ratliff | Posted 09.08.2014 | Women
Jaimee Ratliff

As I stand on the brink of turning 27 in a few short months, I must say stepping out of my comfort zone into an unfamiliar place has matured me in more ways than I could have ever imagined.

23 Ways to Make Your Twenties Matter

Neal Samudre | Posted 09.07.2014 | College
Neal Samudre

People talk about the twentysomethings decade because this time of our lives truly does matter, and it's up to us to make it that way. Maybe our twenties only matter when we don't settle.

7 Ways To Live Your Best Life

Inc. | Christina Desmarais | Posted 06.30.2014 | World

What will people say about you at your funeral? It's a stellar question for spurring self-improvement because we all have things we could be doing ...

Why We Should Be Grateful For The 'Down Periods' Of Life

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living

It's easy to feel like you're on top of the world when your career is soaring, you're living passionately and you're accomplishing one dream after the...

Here's The Secret To Being In The Right Place At The Right Time

Edgy Conversations | Dan Waldschmidt | Posted 06.27.2014 | World

There's something to be said for being in the right place at the right time. But for every right time, there are thousands of wrong times. Times...

How 7 Successful Entrepreneurs Find Focus

Fast Company | Vivian Giang | Posted 06.24.2014 | World

It happens every day. Wherever you go, anything you look at, every noise you hear is another piece of information fighting for your attention. How do ...

6 Ways to Find Joy in Family

Alexandra Harra | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

To a passerby who peered through the window, we might have looked like a conglomeration of people just sitting at a table. But our home held a cluster of kind smiles, laughter bursting at inside jokes, hearty pats on the back, and fond memories recounted together.

Why Time Seems To Speed Up As We Get Older

iDoneThis Blog | Janet Choi | Posted 06.23.2014 | World

One unnerving aspect of getting older is how life seems to start speeding up. Feeling that whoosh as time rushes past you can be disheartening as you ...

Why We Need To Reassess Our Notion Of Charity

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 06.23.2014 | World

It is one of the seven virtues of Christianity. It used to have a central place in Roman ethics and Judaism as well. Today, we remain deeply impressed...

30 One-Minute Productivity Tips

Forbes | Frances Booth | Posted 06.20.2014 | World

Want to be more productive? Need a better way to deal with distractions? It needn’t take long to make changes that count towards increased produc...

7 Things Only Chronic Overthinkers Will Understand

Beth Leipholtz | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Beth Leipholtz

If something is wrong in one part of our life, it will consume our thoughts. We are good at hiding this and being productive regardless, but it's still there, nibbling at the back of our minds until we can get home, collapse on the couch and give it our full attention.

30 Life Lessons From My Two Rockstar Grandmas

Lexi Herrick | Posted 08.16.2014 | Women
Lexi Herrick

No one and no amount of money will make you feel comfortable in life; you have to be comfortable within yourself.

How To Create The Exact Life You Want

Forbes | Alyson Krueger | Posted 06.16.2014 | World

As a 20-something I spend time imaging the life I want. One day I’ll be able to afford a spacious loft in the city with outdoor space and huge windo...

Literally Touching Greatness Can Increase Your Creativity

Pacific Standard | Tom Jacobs | Posted 06.12.2014 | World

Do you wish you were more creative? Would it help if you played Mozart’s piano, sat down at Dickens’ writing desk, or switched on Steve Jobs’ la...

How Our Favorite Celebrities Thrive (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.12.2014 | Celebrity

Gone are the days of living life just to get by. We are no longer willing to compromise our well-being, relationships and self-reflection for that nex...

Eating My Words at the Awards Assembly

Katherine Wintsch | Posted 08.09.2014 | Parents
Katherine Wintsch

For the younger kids (pre-school through second grade), the school plays by the "everyone's a winner" rule. Each class is called up as a large group and the awards are passed out one by one. While I prefer a little competitive action when it comes to awards, I try to contain myself. "Try" being the operative word.

Are You Romantic Or Classical?

Philosophers' Mail | Posted 06.09.2014 | World

We are –- each one of us –- probably more one than the other. The categories explain a lot about us; how we approach nature, what makes us laugh, ...

Work-Life Balance Is Going To Be Dead

LinkedIn | Jappreet Sethi | Posted 06.03.2014 | World

Work- Life Balance is dying as a concept, In the ninja world of corporate you make Work, Life & Family choices and the ratio in which you make the cho...

Are You Addicted to Approval? How to Get Past Insecurities in Your Relationships

KnowMore TV | Posted 07.28.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

Strive to become comfortable in your own skin. It's a journey, but having confidence in your decisions, values and who you are as person will help you lead a more fulfilling life.

10 Realizations That Changed My Life

Jay Miranda | Posted 07.20.2014 | Women
Jay Miranda

I want to share a set of realizations that have quite literally changed my life in the last few months. I learned some of these from others, but each one resulted in a pivotal aha moment that changed the way I see myself as a woman, wife, and mother.

8 Things The World's Most Successful People All Have In Common

The Week | Eric Barker | Posted 05.20.2014 | World

I've posted a lot about the strategies of very successful people: artists, scientists, business leaders… Looking back, what patterns do we see? ...

Five Keys To Success From Elon Musk

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.20.2014 | World

On May 16, Tesla and SpaceX entrepreneur Elon Musk gave the Marshall Undergraduate Commencement Speech at the University of Southern California. He di...

30 Things You Need To Know To Be Successful In Life

Business Insider | Richard Feloni | Posted 05.14.2014 | World

What does it take to be successful in life? There's no simple answer, but history has shown that there are practices that can maximize your chances of...