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An Interview With AIM Founder: Finding Passion and Purpose After a Felony

Carol J. Carter | Posted 09.23.2014 | College
Carol J. Carter

"My biggest obstacle was myself. When I first started thinking of problems that I wanted to solve or areas that I could fix, I would at first think to myself, 'Would anybody want this? What if people don't like this? Will I look stupid for doing this?'"

3 Easy Tricks To Get Organized And Reduce Stress

Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living

By Vanessa Voltolina for Life by DailyBurn Worn out, burned out, and drowning in to-dos? It seems that most of us are, with one in five Americans r...

How To Tackle Life's Little Frustrations

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Know that life will hand you a stink every once in a while. Accept and feel your stink. Respond to it and remember it. And know that life's stinks are just part of the game. And you can handle it just fine.

OMG We Bought a House! Episode 14: Closet Crushers!

Mr. Kate | Posted 09.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In order to maximize the space, we broke into the old phone nook on the other side of the wall which gave us two extra feet. Then, with the combo of shelves, hampers, hooks and rods, our closets are ready to be filled back up again... in a more organized fashion this time.

You've Changed! Why Didn't They Notice?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

You have to be consistent in how you present yourself -- to the point where you don't mind being "guilty of repeating yourself." If you abandon the consistency, people will get confused and the perception you are trying to change will get muddied by conflicting evidence that you are just the same as you were.

The 9 Steps Of Cleaning Out Your Room

Kiley Roache | Posted 09.16.2014 | Teen
Kiley Roache

You'll wanna start with boy band pop because you're a happy bubbly person who's gonna have a clean desk, but you'll end up blasting "Welcome to the Black Parade" as you lie among the desolate piles old paper clips, driver's ed paperwork and illegible to-do lists from 2006.

5 Tricks To Teach Kids How To Avoid Procrastination

Michelle Howell Miller | Posted 09.15.2014 | Parents
Michelle Howell Miller

Last year, kindergarten brought many firsts for our family. First alarm clock wake-ups. First tardy bells. First "official" attendance policy (we played hooky all the time in preschool). First best friends. And most significantly, first homework assignments.

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

| Jeff Haden | Posted 09.15.2014 | Small Business

Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others. So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the ...

How To De-Clutter Your Kitchen: Tips From A Professional Organizer

Epicurious | Posted 09.04.2014 | Taste
Epicurious

Now's a good time to make a clean sweep and start fresh.

Five Essential Travel Tips For Small Business Owners

Maura Nevel Thomas | Posted 09.11.2014 | Small Business
Maura Nevel Thomas

If you're a small business owner, there's not really the option of closing the office when traveling on business. Here are the tools and strategies I've found that keep me calm, comfortable and productive when I'm away from my home base.

Top 10 Back to School Microresolutions

Caroline L. Arnold | Posted 08.29.2014 | Education
Caroline L. Arnold

As at the New Year, the new academic year sparks personal resolutions to perform better by becoming more organized, healthy, and productive.

10 Surefire Reasons to Try Feedforward!

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 08.26.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Leaders have to give feedback and performance appraisals have to be made. This is a given. Yet, there are many times when feedforward is preferable to...

How to Kill the Backlog -- Forever!

Caroline L. Arnold | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Caroline L. Arnold

Your problem isn't finding time to clear your backlog, your problem is building behaviors to manage your pipeline. When you focus on a backlog, you're working the symptom instead of targeting the cause, looking backward instead of forward.

4 Homes With Major Storage That Looks Great

Houzz | Posted 08.15.2014 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

A creative designer can hide storage in plain sight, but a bold interior designer brings it front and center. Many of us put a lot of thought into how we display our collections and organize our countertops, but what about how we store our less decorative items? See four homes that have mastered the art of storage.

Humans of Champaign Rolls Onto Campus Inspired by Humans of New York

Uloop | Posted 08.13.2014 | College
Uloop

Have you ever scrolled down your newsfeed and come across a photograph depicting a person in New York along with a quoted caption? After reading the post, did you feel like it impacted your day in some minute way?

Professionalism Behind the Wheel

Diane Gottsman | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Diane Gottsman

The way people handle themselves behind the wheel of a car can say a lot about how they conduct themselves in business. Our driving behaviors often reflect not only how we approach life, but also how we deal with others on a day-to-day basis.

The Messy, Imperfect Blog Post

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Reflect on the lessons you've learned recently. Reflect on what you might want to change. Reflect on how you might bust out of your comfort zone to get there. Be imperfect. But be real. Know that's the best way to be. And know that, in the end, it will all be fine.

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 13: Out Of The Closet!

Mr. Kate | Posted 09.20.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In episode 13 we begin to redo a room that is extremely important: the closet. This is where my shoes and clothes will reside, and I want them to fe...

The Right Question To Ask When Something Feels Wrong

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Figure out what you truly believe and make a choice that works for you.

Leader-as-Performer: Lead the Way to Maximum Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

Performance is so vital because it is the foundation for two higher-order goals of personal and organizational success in the business world: productivity and profitability. The only way to maximize these two is to maximize performance.

3 Ideas for Organizing Your Garage

Domino | Posted 09.02.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

Foolproof ways to get your neglected parking space in working order.

Unexpected Lessons From the Tortured Artist in Room #5

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Learn from the guy -- from his self-awareness, his willingness to move on, and his ability to make his life better by finding support, creating something, and learning from others. Channel the parts of Van Gogh that work for you and create an even better story for yourself because of it.

4 Steps to Avoiding the Summer Slump

Erika Oppenheimer | Posted 08.18.2014 | Education
Erika Oppenheimer

Summer vacation obviously provides you with a major opportunity to make progress in SAT/ACT test prep. Without the daily pressures of school, you have much more energy to devote to sharpening your skills. But, as Eleanor Roosevelt said, "With freedom comes responsibility."

Enhancing Creativity at Work -- It's Not What You Think

Jacqueline Carter | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Jacqueline Carter

When we open ourselves up to be more aware of our experiences, we create opportunities to tap into a much greater store of information outside the limits of our conscious conceptual awareness.

Stylish Beauty Storage That Does the Job is Totally Possible -- Here's How

Condiment | Posted 08.13.2014 | Style
Condiment

It doesn't matter if you're male or female, feminine or masculine. Everyone has at least one or two beauty products in their world. On the broad spect...