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College Students Provide Update to Their "50 States in 50 Days" Travel Adventure

Diane Propsner | Posted 06.23.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

In mid-May I introduced, Madeline Carl and Meredith Jacob, the traveling filmmakers from Stephens College. On schedule (more or less) and already ha...

The Power of Looking Fear in the Eye

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

A common fear amongst writers and other creative sorts is pouring your heart and soul into your latest masterpiece only to have it ripped apart by way...

Their Dream Becomes a Reality: 50 States in 50 Days

Diane Propsner | Posted 07.20.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

Photo Credit: Meredith Jacob Meet Madeline Carl and Meredith Jacob, two college filmmakers who are traveling 50 states in 50 days by car. Although...

The Silent Stadium

Merri Petrovits | Posted 07.15.2014 | Parents
Merri Petrovits

There is no greater full-circle moment than taking your child to play ball in the same field you played on as a kid. I crouched behind home plate while my dad pitched

Dare to Be Brave

Rutendo Nyamuda | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Rutendo Nyamuda

A few weeks ago, my older sister sent me a YouTube link to "Brave," a song by Sara Bareilles. The more I listened to it, the more I became captivated ...

Girl on a Ledge -- Moving Past Your Fears

Marisa Leigh | Posted 03.29.2014 | Women
Marisa Leigh

We surround ourselves with barriers, with reasons not to take the step out into the unknown. We don't follow our bliss, because although the idea of adventure is exciting, actually taking the chance is terrifying.

Why Your Confidence Matters: 3 Ways to Raise It

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

Let's just cut to the chase: without confidence, we're all doomed. Doomed to remain stuck in the here and now of what passes for our personal existence, blaming the haters and/or Congress for standing in our way. Let's be honest: the only person standing in our way is ourselves.

POLL: Are You Living Your Dream Life, Or Are You Still In Search Of It?

Posted 06.13.2012 | Women

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Dare To Live Your Dreams

D.J. Wilson | Posted 04.29.2012 | Religion
D.J. Wilson

Have you found yourself in a valley pursuing another elusive dream? It overwhelms me to consider how deep one man can go, when the world around us says, "Give up, quit, stop digging; there is no way this will ever come true."

The Detours That Keep Us From Taking Our Turn

Phyllis Berger | Posted 04.14.2012 | Fifty
Phyllis Berger

Boomers, this is our time. My friends and I remind each other that now that we have semi-adult kids, we get to focus on doing all those things we fant...

Becoming Who You Want To Be (When You Grow Up)

Lodro Rinzler | Posted 04.07.2012 | Religion
Lodro Rinzler

Perhaps a better question for the thoughtful young person of today would be "Who do you want to be when you grow up?"

Seven Steps for Reinvention in 2012

Carolyn Ziel | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Ziel

I decided not to make any New Year's resolutions for 2012. Resolutions are changes we make based on what hasn't worked. Why not focus on what has worked and create from there?

Dream a Little Dream...

Leeat Granek, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leeat Granek, PhD

I always thought that if you worked really hard and put your whole heart into achieving your dreams, they would come true. It turns out, this is not so.