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Priyanka Chopra: An Exclusive Interview

Nova Lorraine | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
Nova Lorraine

Through her successful film career, she has become one of the highest paid Bollywood actresses and a smash success on the international scene.

How Apolo Ohno Prepares For Ultimate 'Ironman' Challenge In Hawaii

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 04.28.2014 | Sports

Apolo Ohno is used to riding a bike in training. Back in his speedskating days, he might pedal all-out for 30 seconds then let his legs recover for a...

A Lesson in Perspective from a Boy Named Daniel

Kevin K. Wong | Posted 06.21.2014 | Hawaii
Kevin K. Wong

The Spike and Serve U13 team won their first tournament on Sunday. They played fearlessly. They battled with so much heart. They displayed a new perspective, inspired by a boy named Daniel.

Breaking Down UFC 170

Dan Shapiro | Posted 04.22.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

For the first time in UFC history, two undefeated Olympic medalists will square off for promotional gold, as women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey attempts to defend her 135-pound strap against challenger Sara McMann.

Prepare Like an Olympian for the Challenges of the Business World

Nikki Stone | Posted 04.06.2014 | Sports
Nikki Stone

How does an Olympian prepare mentally for a once-in-a-lifetime event that can literally be over in seconds, but its results will last for the rest of his or her life? Surprisingly, in a very similar way as businessmen and women prepare for big projects.

8 Motivational Tips From an Olympian

Nikki Stone | Posted 03.08.2014 | Sports
Nikki Stone

I learned how to accomplish my seemingly improbable dream. I learned that these skills and tools I developed in order to win Olympic gold could be translated to any goal I wanted to achieve.

10 Practice Tips and Activities to Improve Your Interview Skills

Nikki Stone | Posted 02.08.2014 | Small Business
Nikki Stone

Interviews can be extremely important and can be quite influential in the outcome of your career. Knowing how important an interview can be, isn't it worth putting in the time to perfect your skills?

5 Secrets to Looking Confident While Speaking in Public

Nikki Stone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

Rethinking the way we perceive stress may actually improve our physical and mental performance. It may be easier to give in to our fears, but you will accomplish much more in life and feel a greater sense of pride for facing them.

A Handshake to Be Proud of

Nikki Stone | Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

I was pretty nervous about going to the detention center and even more nervous that the programs we introduced wouldn't be anything that the boys wanted. I knew that what I was doing was important, however, and I just hoped the love I had for sports would be contagious.

Don't Be Afraid to Fail

Nikki Stone | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

When I think of the end of my life, I know I'd be much more disappointed in myself for not taking the risk than I would be for having a number of near misses. I know that regrets will be much harder to swallow than off-shoots.

One Of Everyone's Biggest Fears (And How To Face It)

Nikki Stone | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

We are often focused on consequences right now. Thinking of how something will impact us beyond the present moment helps put the risk into perspective. Many times you will find that a setback won't matter a year from now -- or even next week. So why not take a chance?

The Best of Channel Surfing on YouTube: Week of February 4, 2013

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.07.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Each Monday on Channel Surfing, What's Trending quickly flips through the best of what's happening around YouTube and serves it up for your viewing pleasure.

Is It Worth Risking My Life Today?

Nikki Stone | Posted 02.05.2013 | Sports
Nikki Stone

Today, decide on a risk that you have been contemplating taking. Make a list of the pros and cons so you can weigh the outcome and see if the threat is worth it.

Mounting the Dragon

Nikki Stone | Posted 01.08.2013 | Sports
Nikki Stone

Aerial skiers are all apprehensive every time we make our way down the unstable plastic material launching us into the summer training pool.

Losing Control

Nikki Stone | Posted 12.03.2012 | Sports
Nikki Stone

Many people think that because I took part in an individual -- versus team -- sport, there wasn't a teamwork element. I absolutely guarantee that I wouldn't have my Olympic medal if I didn't know how to find, rely on and get help from many people around me.

Olympian Grants Seniors 'Wish of a Lifetime'

HooplaHa | Posted 10.08.2012 | Good News
HooplaHa

Wish of a Lifetime is built on the premise that senior citizens should be respected, honored and aided in society. Its mission is to inspire an entire generation who has given a lifetime of service, wisdom, and love to their communities.

Creating Olympic Heroes

Nikki Stone | Posted 10.05.2012 | Sports
Nikki Stone

It was always the memory of those athletes that helped me persevere through hard times and push past insurmountable obstacles -- and believe me, there were many. And ten years later, I was walking into my own Olympic Opening Ceremonies.

Olympian Angelo Taylor Says How Atlanta Helped Him Go For Gold

The Huffington Post | Gil Robertson | Posted 07.22.2012 | Black Voices

As the former capitol of the "Old South," Atlanta is also the same city that gave birth to the civil rights movement. Today, it's home to one of Ameri...

Olympic Pipe Dreams

Nikki Stone | Posted 09.18.2012 | Sports
Nikki Stone

I applaud the Ryan Lochtes, Justin Gatlins and Lolo Joneses for never giving up. I congratulate their parents for letting them believe these Olympic "pipe dreams" are possible. And I thank all the critics for unknowingly pushing these athletes to prove you wrong.

The Cost of Raising an Olympian: How to Finance Your Child's Dreams

Women & Co | Posted 09.12.2012 | Parents
Women & Co

Whether her goal is a place on an Olympic podium, a professional sports career or a college scholarship, it's time to start thinking about how you're going to budget for her dreams now.

Make Every Day Your Olympics

Nikki Stone | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports
Nikki Stone

Whether I was feeling sick, the site wasn't up to par, I didn't have enough sleep or there was poor weather, I still had to imagine it was the day of the big event. I had to prepare for the unexpected.

Banking on the Underdog

Nikki Stone | Posted 06.06.2012 | Sports
Nikki Stone

With just over three months to the Summer Olympics in London, many people are picking their favorites to win bronze, silver and gold. As I recall my own experiences leading into my second Olympic games, I've learned not to count out the media's underdogs.

Living Like a Champion

Nikki Stone | Posted 04.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

Today, your challenge is to ask yourself if you want to lead a life with no change and no excitement, or do you want to take the chance to find some excitement and exhilaration and really live? Do you want to look back on your life and have regrets for not living to your full potential?

Why My Boyfriend Has a Hook for a Hand

Ali MacLean | Posted 03.11.2012 | Comedy
Ali MacLean

So, when you meet Tim, just don't mention the, you know. I mean, time has passed but he's still a bit sensitive about it and all. It totally wasn't hi...

Why I'm Wearing Shorts This Winter

Nikki Stone | Posted 03.07.2012 | Women
Nikki Stone

I could only imagine how this woman has become an enormous role model for endless young girls -- and boys for that matter -- in Mali. My short time with her energized and empowered me.