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Life Purpose

Awaken to Your True Purpose: Your Weekly Wake-Up Call to Make a Difference in the World

Anthony Silard | Posted 04.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthony Silard

All the possessions in the world won't give you as much to live for as one ounce of purpose. This is why connecting with your inner motivations and greater life purpose is the greatest promotion you will ever obtain.

What Grounds You?

Kimlai Yingling | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Kimlai Yingling

In the last decade, there has been a huge push for the use of meditation and how "connecting with oneself" can bring a sense of calm to a person's life. It can help to stabilize the mind and "leave oneself" for a place of serenity and gratitude.

How To Overcome 7 Big Blocks To Success

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

Everybody has a dream in their heart. They stem from our unique gifts, which are part of our higher purpose here on this earth to share with the world. When the life we're living is not in alignment with this calling, it can result in feeling less than happy and fulfilled.

Do You Want to Be a World Changer?

Maria Portas | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Portas

Everyone seems to think that for change to occur, it has to be something outside of us that needs to happen. That only someone greater than yourself can really make a huge difference in the world.

Why Traveling the World Isn't as Perfect as it Seems

Staton Ann Mineshima | Posted 04.08.2014 | Hawaii
Staton Ann Mineshima

It amazes people how I am able to give up everything and go. There is a sense of freedom that people around me envy (especially you stay at home mommies). I know because they tell me so. They even tell me they want to be me. I am not flattered by this as my ego would like me to be.

Einstein's Greatest Discovery

Bill Halamandaris | Posted 03.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Bill Halamandaris

Near the end of his life, Albert Einstein was interviewed by the editor of a scientific publication. The interview ranged across the breadth of Einst...

A True Rags-to-Riches Story of a Legend and How to Be a Legend in Your World

Marilyn Tam | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

Horst Rechelbaclher had an unlikely start to become the founder of Aveda Corp., the father of organic health and beauty products, and a triple digit m...

4 Obstacles to Fulfilling Your Dream

Sura | Posted 03.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Sura

Don't compare yourself with others. What you choose to do has nothing to do with others. When we follow what we love, we allow ourselves to be transformed in the struggle of our journey. We become the hero of our story, but we must give ourselves permission to discover our own inner excellence and channel it deeply and freely.

Live Outside the Box

Tenille Livingston | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Tenille Livingston

I have surrounded myself with the most amazing individuals and they inspire me to dream my biggest dreams while they also go after dreams of their own. We are all like a delicious pot of gumbo and each individual in our life add a little flavor to our journey.

A Yogi Embraces Pope Francis

Sister Jenna | Posted 03.10.2014 | Religion
Sister Jenna

As I approach my upcoming birthday, I am drawn to remember Pope Francis. There are moments that touch our lives and I remember where I was on March...

Are You Chasing the Right Prize?

Carl Phillips | Posted 03.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Carl Phillips

Our prizes are not always so clearly defined and can get blurred. We've lost sight of our goals, what drives us and ultimately what success for us will look like. We've just entered a state of routine where we do what we do because we think that's what we have to do!

10 Things I Learned From Oprah and Madonna About Success

Shayne Traviss | Posted 02.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Shayne Traviss

There are so many powerful people in the world who have all had such a profound influence on humanity. Two of them have a magnetic effect on my mind a...

How To Transform Pain Into Purpose

Tony A. Gaskins Jr. | Posted 02.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Tony A. Gaskins Jr.

I've learned some valuable lessons in my few years on Earth, and amongst those lessons one really echoes; turn pain into purpose! If you have to go through it at least get something out of it. There's a lesson in every struggle.

10 Ways To Uncover Your Truth

Alexandra Harra | Posted 02.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

Truth can be both objective and subjective; there are irrefutable and opinion-oriented truths. Being that truth is largely relevant to each of us, we often find ourselves asking: What is the right thing to do? And by "right," we refer to our truest decisions.

Hollywood's Secrets for Success

Mark R. Kennedy | Posted 02.18.2014 | Entertainment
Mark R. Kennedy

Despite the meaningless babble in most movies, Hollywood has produced at least 10 movie lines worth remembering that can provide guidance for success in life.

Loving Self and the Other

Sriya Chakravarti | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Sriya Chakravarti

We have all heard that love makes you go weak in the knees but in reality love makes us stronger. The easiest way to identify love is through our ability to recognize a greater amount of strength and confidence. So a benchmark of a good relationship is the strength it gives you to fight a zillion battles.

Legacies of Migration and Exile

Rachael Freed | Posted 04.09.2014 | Impact
Rachael Freed

Just a day after returning from a legacy writing retreat with a focus on migration and legacy, I found myself in a nail salon listening to a woman sit...

I Didn't Know That

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Great relationships are generally co-created by people who are willing to be wrong, or at the very least recognize the difference between their opinion and what is factually true.

5 Ways To Have A More Meaningful Life

Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sally Wadyka If someone asked you whether you wanted your life to be meaningful or happy, chances are you'd say "both." A recent study, publis...

Passion, Passion and Passion

Andrey Grehov | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrey Grehov

Atari 2600. This was my first meeting with a computer. I was just a kid about 4-5 years old. I still remember those black joysticks and that Ping Pong...

10 Ways To Invest In Yourself

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

If you feel you deserve more self-care, put into practice the following 10 ways to invest in your own welfare and watch your inherent strength resurface:

What Is YOUR Dream?

Alexia Parks | Posted 03.23.2014 | Women
Alexia Parks

What is your dream? Take time to think about it, to test it out by speaking it aloud to yourself. Write it down. Post it somewhere as a note where you can see it frequently during the day. Go to sleep thinking about it. Wake up repeating it in your mind.

New Year, New You

Marilyn Tam | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

A new you calls for a new approach. Releasing and discarding things and thoughts that no longer serve you will free you to be more productive, creative and happy.

Total Recall of Parenthood: Happy Memories?

Vic Strecher and Winston the Dung Beetle | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Vic Strecher and Winston the Dung Beetle

Winston: Vic, we have a special guest for our post today! Dr. David John Baker is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Michigan. V...

Scire mori sors prima viris, sed proxima cogi (Lucan)

Vic Strecher and Winston the Dung Beetle | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Vic Strecher and Winston the Dung Beetle

Winston: Lucan was a Roman poet who lived 2,000 years ago. He was tutored by his uncle, Seneca, the famous Stoic philosopher. As for the quote... ...