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Passion

It's Okay to Have More Than One Passion

Michael Feeley | Posted 08.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Feeley

Just as a gardener uses a hoe, or pruning shears to propagate, shape and stimulate the growth of plants so does a coach use their tools, skills and intuition to guide you to be your essential, true self.

Seize the Day: Make Your Lives Extraordinary

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 08.15.2014 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

A listener, a helper, an empathic and caring friend, always available for us, a smile on our everyday life, a huge smile hiding a deep sadness. That no one could help.

2 Ways to Stop Worry from Stealing Your Dreams

Frank Niles, Ph.D. | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Frank Niles, Ph.D.

Next time you face a panic-inducing situation (public speaking does it for most), acknowledge your thoughts and feelings. Remind yourself that these are normal. It's okay to feel nervous. The trick though is not to judge them or ruminate over them.

5 Surprising Things That Happen When You Stop Expecting Achievements to Make You Happy

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

Here's the best part: When you detach happiness from achievement, these five things that happen are the key ingredients to success. Disconnecting happiness from achievement is the best way to achieve anything.

TIME OUT! This is Your Life. Reinvention Inspiration

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 08.11.2014 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

If you start with this gift to yourself -- the gift of time and reflection -- you'll be on the way to creating a profound change that you never realized was possible.

Before Summer Quiets Down: Seek Moments of Solitude

Kirsten Blake | Posted 08.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Kirsten Blake

While we might not have the power to turn America into Europe and declare August vacances season, we can take small steps to stop the busyness in our own lives and take real moments of solitude -- a "vacances de la solitude," if you will.

Do You Want It Enough?

Jordan Dansky | Posted 08.06.2014 | College
Jordan Dansky

We're all given unique talents, skills, personalities, drives, interests. But it's how we use and value those traits that really sets us apart and defines our story.

The Real Reason That Opposites Attract

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Great relationships thrive on passion, particularly passionate lovemaking, and in trying too hard to avoid risk or novelty, we may inadvertently cool down the sexual heat by transforming our perception of our partner from a lover to a parent or a child.

Navigating the Storm

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mckown

I consider myself on a journey at sea. There are sometimes smooth waters and sometime choppy. Choppy is where I am currently. The path is a little bumpy and uncomfortable but I know on the beyond it will be smooth sailing, at least for a bit before the rocky waters returns.

5 Reasons You Must Chase Your Passion

Susie Moore | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Jim Carrey says many of us make fear-based decisions and turn our back on what we love to do and "disguise it as practicality." The opposite is true -- following your passion is practical. And it's wonderful. How can you get started?

Can I Just Be a Writer, Please?

Tami Shaikh | Posted 07.30.2014 | Women
Tami Shaikh

I wrote a book. It's always been my dream to write a book (like 81 percent of all Americans). Growing up, the kind of stories that I would cook up wer...

Are You Getting Your Purpose and Your Process Mixed Up?

Elizabeth McKenzie | Posted 07.28.2014 | Small Business
Elizabeth McKenzie

Figuring out your life's purpose -- what you came here to Planet Earth to do -- is a massively scary undertaking. In fact, it can turn even the most headstrong entrepreneur into a quivering, commitment-phobic mess. But it doesn't have to be that way.

How to Pinpoint Your Purpose

Polly Campbell | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

Purpose is not finite. It is not contained by a single duty or job description or activity. It is not limited by a single expression. While your purpose will probably remain the same throughout your lifetime, how you express it will shift and change dozens of times. Make room for that expansion.

Three Big Steps to Illuminating the Real You

Panache Desai | Posted 07.25.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Panache Desai

Looking to the outside world and seeking the approval of others does not bring authenticity, but discovering your soul's truest expression certainly will. Here are three steps to honor your unique gifts, ignite your soul signature, and illuminate the real you.

7 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Millennials

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

Layering accumulated knowledge and experiences from generation to generation is how we evolve. It's how we improve the experience of being human. Let's partner up with these kids and create a better world together.

Has Your Sex Life Got You Down?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Knowing the nature of our sexual desire at any given time and being willing to express that preference without strong attachment or coercion is an essential element in the process of being responsible and proactive in the fulfillment of our sexual needs.

Bringing Your Passion to Work

Karin Volo | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Karin Volo

Think about when you've fallen in love in your life or the first time you held your newborn child in your arms. The colors looked brighter, the sounds were clearer, and it felt like your heart was going to burst with love and joy.

Intimacy Matters!

Hans Hickler | Posted 07.15.2014 | New York
Hans Hickler

I value expediency. The idea of finding everything I want in one store and getting in and out quickly ... love that. But there are times when I am not that shopper. When a purchase really matters to me, then I want more.

5 Things I've Learned About Chasing Your Dreams

Kirsten Blake | Posted 07.14.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Kirsten Blake

There is no destination when you are listening to your heart; it's a never-ending, meandering road. Following your dream means you are taking a chance, and everyone knows when you take a chance you can win or lose. But what happens if you never try?

Success and Still Enjoying Your 'Happy Place'

Tiffani Bova | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Tiffani Bova

No matter what I was able to accomplish professionally, my "Happy Place" in Hawaii has remained the same. The core of who I was as a child and teenager and who I am as an adult hasn't drifted so far apart that I don't recognize myself any longer.

No More Excuses. Reaching Your Goals Can Be Easy

Emily Williams | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Emily Williams

Is there something you've been talking about, thinking about or even dreaming about, yet you never seem to actually do it?! I promise there's nothing wrong with you; however, there's no reason for you to stay stuck. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you finally make "it" happen.

How To Discover Your Career Passion

Kristen Brown | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristen Brown

Everybody has a special gift that they are given and it's up to you to determine what that gift is and how you're going to bestow it upon the world. So ask your friends, family and coworkers what you're good at and then take stock of your own traits, behaviors and patterns.

Passion and Profession: An Intersection

Chetna Singh | Posted 07.10.2014 | Arts
Chetna Singh

I felt there was a void in my very full life and I needed to do something about it. I was convinced it could only be filled with exercising the submissive creative half and having it play a more dominant role in my life.

5 Ways To Get More Out Of Every Day

Susie Moore | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

What do you do with your time? Are you prolific in your passions or are you poignant in your excuses? In life we either have one of two things -- results or excuses. And excuses mean nothing. No one cares! You don't even care, if you are honest with yourself.

How I Got Here

Amy Pang | Posted 07.07.2014 | Women
Amy Pang

I've been a closet writer for years. My love of the written word began with Dr. Seuss, but I have been so insecure about my writing abilities that I didn't pursue any form of writing as a career path. And now, here I am... I've gotten rid of this fear, and it feels good.