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Embrace Challenge to Grow

Zach Cutler | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Zach Cutler

What if every challenge was not being done to you, but for you -- in order to facilitate a resurgence of energy and a spurt of growth. The truth is, the greatest light, the greatest moment of clarity, the greatest ascent, is always preceded by darkness and by challenge.

The Benefits Behind Learning To Let Go

Laura Berger | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Berger

We, personally, left many fears in the jungle, often through little or no conscious effort. What's more, we came home with the realization that if we could survive in the jungle, we could endure anything. Our tolerance for turmoil was leaps and bounds bigger than before.

Life After College?!

James A. Cusumano, Ph.D. | Posted 10.14.2014 | College
James A. Cusumano, Ph.D.

You're a college student struggling to create your future, a future embraced with meaning, success, fun and fulfillment -- been there, done that, and ...

Your Immortality

James A. Cusumano, Ph.D. | Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living
James A. Cusumano, Ph.D.

You may not live forever, but you can live a longer, healthier and more fulfilled life, and at the same time make this world a little better place in which to live.

How I Visualized My Way to a Corporate Layoff

Tara Mullarkey | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Mullarkey

The fearful thoughts of What am I going to do next? How am I going to make money? What am I going to do next? released. It became clear -- I gave up all of the shoes and clothes, sublet my Manhattan apartment, packed a travel backpack, and flew to Thailand.

Grit: Your Secret Success Strategy

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Grit is having both the passion and the perseverance to achieve a goal, and grit often predicts who achieves the highest levels of success in school and at work.

Stop Exercising, Doctor's Orders!

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

So stop exercising, and pick up a shovel to get your garden ready for next year. Hike with friends up the mountain. Dance by the seaside, and let the sound of the waves stir your heart. Soak up the clean, refreshing air, and deepen your appreciation for the gifts of the natural world.

If We Support Our Children's Passions Are We Missing the Mark?

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 10.07.2014 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

How can our children learn to handle these challenges if we constantly protect them, solve their problems, and always focus on their happiness and finding their passion?

Take the Quiz: Are You Ready for Your Own Business?

Greg J. Stone | Posted 10.07.2014 | Small Business
Greg J. Stone

I believe that passion and persistence trump brains and talent any day. Genius and fancy degrees may help, but I'd bet on a person of average intelligence with deep commitment and superior drive.

Do You Have the Grit to Create Lasting Success?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

When it comes to the goals you most want to achieve in your career, do you have the passion and perseverance to create the kind of success you're long...

Where Can I Sign up for the Activities Fair?

Jordan Dansky | Posted 09.25.2014 | College
Jordan Dansky

Yes, we probably shouldn't all up and quit our jobs every few months. Probably not the best tactic. But there is absolutely no harm in exploring other curiosities. You may not be in your dream job, but you may not know what that next step may be just yet either.

How to Make Every Day a Travel Day

Cliff Hsia | Posted 09.24.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Travel gives us fresh perspective and deeper gratitude for the world we live in. And we cannot get enough of travel because we fall back in love with life every time we go. We live to travel. Every day we live is a travel day, even in our normal routines and daily schedules.

Love Lessons

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

No matter how you choose to define love, one fact remains clear: Love can be highly addictive. We are talking about passionate love, the beginning rush of emotions; the wave that floods us when we first fall in love.

5 Ways to Overcome Overachievement Disorder

Amanda Smear Baudier | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Smear Baudier

We all have a unique purpose to unfold in this lifetime and the sooner we stop trying to one up one another, the sooner we'll find the path to that which will truly bring us joy.

The Process of Being Happy

Dr. Alexandro Arenas | Posted 09.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Alexandro Arenas

What type of person do you want to be? The one that is happy and has a blast during the process of attaining a goal, or the one that can only be happy until a desired outcome has arrived.

Five Life Lessons From Five Convicted Felons

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 09.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

Five convicted felons I met served their time and are not now out of prison. After being released, they ended up in very different life situations, ranging from bright to bleak. Regardless of your situation, these five lessons can make the difference between a promising or a bleak future.

The Heartbeat That Changed the World

Tim McDonald | Posted 09.17.2014 | Impact
Tim McDonald

This first step to letting people feel your heartbeat. That is, assuming you know what cause has meaning to you, or that you truly care about. This is my story of learning to share my heartbeat instinctively.

'Growing Into Grace'

Alex Kip | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Alex Kip

Now, I've found grace in helping others by sharing my story, hopefully showing that you can bring meaning and purpose to tragedy. The grace of helping others is far greater than the suffering I once endured.

Advice to My Past Self

Mudit Kakkar | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Mudit Kakkar

To all heads, which caps have ever been flung off of, and to graduates who didn't get the occasion to, here is sage advice to find your feet when the bubble of college bursts. You won't hear the pop sound. Act. Now.

Rewirement -- As Good As It Gets!

Eve Beck | Posted 09.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Eve Beck

Finding ways for these Rewired "experts" to share their wisdom, and all the great insights they'd discovered during their lifetimes -- especially with young people, who so badly needed good role models, made so much sense, and still does.

AARP "Ideas@50+" San Diego Review

Jay Lickus | Posted 09.11.2014 | Fifty
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Jay Lickus

Baby Boomers, I have finally caught up from our wonderful trip to San Diego last weekend to attend the AARP "Ideas@50+" convention. First of all, I ...

Light

Valeria Pereira Howell | Posted 09.11.2014 | Arts
Valeria Pereira Howell

Life is all about finding the light... finding the place where you feel comfortable...Finding the place that gives you that warm feeling inside. Li...

Taking Hold of Your Passions in Everyday Life

Rupa Mehta | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

Passion is a powerful thing and by embracing, sharing and asking others about it we create a domino effect that could lead to a better and more open world. Be proud of who you are, what you're passionate about and share it. I promise you won't regret it and we'd love to hear about it!

Meet The 5 Food Truck Finalists For The 2014 NYC Vendy Cup Awards (WATCH)

Liza de Guia | Posted 09.09.2014 | Taste
Liza de Guia

This year, the finalists span not only cuisines, but many of the boroughs.

What I Learned From Five Months Of Travel

Cliff Hsia | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

These are the lessons about life that I have learned after five months of travel around the world...