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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.

Gregory Beyer

How Oprah's Most Trusted Deputies Stay Grounded While Running A Media Empire

HuffingtonPost.com | Gregory Beyer | Posted 04.03.2014 | Media

In the bedroom of his home in South Bay, Calif., Erik Logan keeps an email he once received from his boss, Oprah Winfrey. "It's a very personal email ...

I Want To Know You

Dr. Karin L. Smithson | Posted 03.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karin L. Smithson

Let us speak of gratefulness, what life is, and what we hope will come with the years. Let us feel confident and comfortable enough to give voice to life's moments and let them sparkle richly in the air between us.

Don't Chase Anything You Don't Want to Catch

Bill Halamandaris | Posted 03.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Bill Halamandaris

Many people, myself included, have pursued happiness and pleasure in places where we know it will not be found. It is tempting to seek the comfort of material things, indulge yourself, pursue your appetites and the satisfactions of the flesh.

And We Are Magnificent!

Robin Korth | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

What remarkable pieces of life we human beings are. We are blood and bone -- an earthy physiology of cells conglomerated into sinew and tissue, powere...

How One Woman Left Nursing To Follow A Courageous New Career Path

John Tarnoff | Posted 03.25.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Of all the profiles that I came across while compiling information for this series on boomer and reinvention, Patrice Fike's was the most unique.

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!

Can't-Miss Business Books for Spring and Summer

Adam Grant | Posted 03.04.2014 | Business
Adam Grant

In the past three months, readers have asked what's coming next. After reading a series of gems, and hearing the buzz about others, here are the spring and summer arrivals that I'm eagerly awaiting.

Forget Happiness

Ken McLeod | Posted 02.26.2014 | Religion
Ken McLeod

You cannot experience the fullness of life without experiencing the messiness of life.

Do What You Love and Change the World

Frank Niles, Ph.D. | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Frank Niles, Ph.D.

If you want to start living an extraordinary life, make a positive difference in the life of just one person. When you do this, something amazing happens. You gain a deeper understanding of who you are and the fulfillment of knowing that you've helped make one small corner of the world a better place.

I Don't Agree With the Thesis in Malcolm Gladwell's Latest Book

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 04.10.2014 | Books
Morty Lefkoe

I've had read and enjoyed all of Malcolm Gladwell's books, so I was really looking forward to his newest one, David and Goliath. After reading it, ho...

In Pursuit of True Happiness

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 04.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Naphtali Hoff

We all wish to be happy. We seek material bounty, fulfilling relationships, peace and a connection with nature. But we know that there's another, deeper aspect to happiness, one that scientists cannot measure. It is the fulfillment of our calling and mission, giving us the deep satisfaction that our time here on earth was most fulfilling, for us and those who we impacted.

This May Be The Clue That You're Holding Yourself Back

Kripalu | Posted 04.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

When routine, whether in action or attitude, becomes too comfortable or constrictive, it's often a clue we're limiting ourselves. There's an invitation waiting -- to look again and discover a new spaciousness. It's here, in this spaciousness, that we're better able to notice the big things and the little things.

Are You Able to Choose What's Good for You?

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

Why do we so often do things that we know are not good for us? Why do we choose a career we know is not going to make us happy? Why do we choose a m...

Stop Dangling The Carrots and Throw Out The Sticks

Lolly Daskal | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Lolly Daskal

The old carrot-and-stick motivation is not working for business anymore, so why are we leading and managing like we are still in the 20th century?

The #1 Feature of a Meaningless Job

Adam Grant | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Adam Grant

What makes a job meaningless? After more than 40 years of research, we know that people struggle to find meaning when they lack autonomy, variety, challenge, performance feedback, and the chance to work on a whole product or service from start to finish.

What Does It Mean?

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 03.17.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

When we, in our helplessness as observers, try to fill up the void that inevitably follows loss -- that is when we forget that sometimes meaning is exactly what we feel: blue.

Kathryn Sollmann: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Working at a Non-Profit

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Kathryn Sollmann

Moving from one industry to another can be difficult, but the move from a corporation to a non-profit is a cultural shift. When you find the right fit you'll be in the position to help your own career -- and many others in need.

Want a Life More Deeply Connected With Others?

Kare Anderson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News
Kare Anderson

Ironically, the more successful we are in proving our competence, the greater the distance we create with others. That's because we see warmth and competence as inversely related.

No God, No Good

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 11.19.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

In season two of Julian Fellowes' British period drama Downton Abbey, a young and earnest footman named William is sent to the front to fight the Germ...

Eliminate Your Negative Emotions, Keep Your Positive Emotions

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

As I've explained in many posts in the past, it is possible to get rid of almost all your emotional stress and suffering by getting rid of your negati...

Why My Husband Took My Last Name

Monique Valcour | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Monique Valcour

Some social norms and conventions help us along the pathway to happiness, while others are roadblocks.

Why Generation Y Is Not the Happiest Generation But the Most Unreasonable One

Axelle Tessandier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Axelle Tessandier

Our parents had a career and certainty. We do not expect the same. Generation Y are the kids of perpetual recessions. Since we were born, we have heard this word over and over. Uncertainty is our constant.

Choosing Something Sufficiently Epic

Dave Gill | Posted 12.22.2013 | Technology
Dave Gill

There have been a few of moments on this trip of mental battles between having a goal versus being content in the present. Some research says that hav...

Stop the 'Little Voice' in Your Head

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 12.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

Whenever you catch yourself judging yourself, notice that there was some type of external event or internal thought that you judged. Notice that the judgment is something you added to the event or the thought.