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Meaning in Life

Move, Meditate, Write: The Yoga of Writing

Susanna Harwood Rubin | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Susanna Harwood Rubin

The practice of yoga asana, the practice of meditation, the practice of writing: In each of these, commitment and repetition coalesce into ritual, and ritual both holds and creates meaning. In our lives. About ourselves. In the world.

How the 'Me, Me, Me' Generation Has Freed Purpose

Simone N. Sneed | Posted 07.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Simone N. Sneed

In many of the recent articles on millennials, there is a critical narrative that has emerged and has lead to what I believe is the beginning of a cultural zeitgeist, and that narrative is about purpose.

Do You 'Have It All' and Still Have Something Missing?

Martha Pasternack | Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

There seems to be a quest is toward a seemingly-impossible dream, and the journey is exhaustive. Even when all seems to be in order on the outside, there remains a longing and an unsatisfied yearning for an unidentified quality that will comfort, connect and center a person.

Meaningful Leaders: Joel Gascoigne of Buffer

Christel Quek | Posted 12.08.2012 | Small Business
Christel Quek

In a world of rising consumer cynicism about brands, Joel and his team have distinguished themselves within the crowded tech startup space by firmly believing in not just improving their core product, but also in improving the well-being of their users.

How to Find Meaning in Work and Life

Melissa Van Rossum | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Melissa Van Rossum

Without knowing why you're doing something, it's only a matter of time before your motivation runs dry and you wake up one morning with that question burning in your heart: "Why am I doing this?"

Dear Brands: Be Meaningful to Win

Christel Quek | Posted 09.16.2012 | Business
Christel Quek

We are now more concerned about being smarter, wiser, improving collective well being and are now more willing to punish brands which do not engage in sustainable practices.

Live For The Journey, Not The Destination

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 09.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

I am a huge proponent of figuring out one's purpose and living it fully. The part I have a problem with is the misconceptions people have about finding it and what they think it should be.

Steps For Building A Meaningful Life

Manel Baucells and Rakesh Sarin | Posted 08.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Manel Baucells and Rakesh Sarin

To find meaning in life, one needs to reframe reality in a cumulative way. Thus, our actions and activities get stored in a metaphorical bucket. We should set goals and make progress toward these goals.

Tools For Creating A Meaningful Life

Ira Israel | Posted 07.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

When you learn to serve others selflessly you tap into the inner goodness and love buried beneath your ego and protective facade. The joy of putting a smile on another person's face is by far the most precious thing you'll experience in this lifetime.

The Meaning of My Life

Art Fusco | Posted 05.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Art Fusco

What's the point of living a full life if one only uses it to burden others? We may live in a world of classes and hierarchies, but life itself is equal, and because it's short, rare, and not absolute, it also makes it special.

Interview With Demian Lichtenstein, Award-Winning Filmmaker of 'Discover the Gift'

Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 11.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Ronald Alexander, Ph.D.

"Discover the Gift" tracks the story of a high flying, A-list Hollywood director who reaches the pinnacle of success to discover that there was something missing in his life.

Lessons from the Science of Well-Being for New Graduates and their Parents

Todd Kashdan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Todd Kashdan

Forget about the pursuit of happiness. Create a life that matters and you might catch happiness along the way.