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WATCH: 5 Steps To Becoming A Philanthropist

Posted 05.11.2012 | Impact

So what exactly does it take to be a giving guru? Let's start with what it doesn't require. You don't need a personal foundation or a bank account...

What Matters: Taking Back Your Life

W. Hunter Roberts | Posted 07.08.2012 | Healthy Living
W. Hunter Roberts

We make choices we call practical without questioning what it is we wish to practice. We give away our "one wild and precious life," as Mary Oliver called it, for comfort, but do not ask what it is we feel we should be comforted for.

Photo Heart Connection: Balancing a Paying Job With Your Passion Project (VIDEO)

Toan Lam | Posted 07.07.2012 | Impact
Toan Lam

When I had an idea to quit my job to use mytalents to produce stories about civic engagement, people asked, "What's your return on investment?" and, "How are you going to support yourself?" All relevant, but not the right questions at that time.

Follow Your Passion

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri | Posted 06.20.2012 | Home
Twesigye Jackson Kaguri

Why did I leave a job with excellent pay, retirement benefits, medical insurance and career advancement to work for a small non-profit? It's called passion.

"Is It a Broken Dream or the Dawning of the Rest of Our Lives?"

Holly Sidell | Posted 06.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

Good art touches each individual person differently and uniquely. Something that I have hidden deep down inside, covered up, tried to ignore, that has been lying dormant, was awoken.

Why University Students Aren't Amazing Anyone, and What They Can Do About It

Karl Gude | Posted 05.27.2012 | Home
Karl Gude

"You don't become a designer because you took a class in design, you become a designer because you're a slut for design." I said this to a group of 300 design students at Michigan State University and posted it on my Facebook page.

WATCH: A Self-Proclaimed 'Bad Ass' Baking Company

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.21.2012 | Home
Liza de Guia

Gillian specializes in modern takes on nostalgic items, reinventing recipes using high-quality ingredients for things you loved growing up: devils dogs, pop tarts, pies and bundt cakes. She has a beautiful story to tell.

Music Matters

Marc Ruxin | Posted 05.06.2012 | Entertainment
Marc Ruxin

It transports you back to great loves, crippling breakups, perfect summer nights, endless road trips, or the birth of a child. There is nothing in this world that even comes close to the associative power carried in song.

Super Soul Sunday: Do What You Love

Posted 03.03.2012 | Healthy Living

Rumi wrote, "Let the beauty of what you love be what you do." In this Sunday's new episode of "Breathing Space," this wisdom is put into action. W...

Diversify Your Dreams

Daniel Gulati | Posted 05.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Daniel Gulati

If you ever want to lie awake at night, go ahead and think about your "one thing" -- the one thing you were born to do, the one career you were built to succeed at and the one person you were destined to spend the rest of your life with.

What The French Know About Love And Sex That Americans Don't

Debra Ollivier | Posted 05.15.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

The French are groomed to think about love from an early age not in the absolutes of total love or utter rejection, but in nuances and a range of possibilities.

Have a Valentine Love Affair With Your Self

Donna Henes | Posted 04.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

A great way to pamper yourself with the attention and affection that we all crave -- that we lavish on others but never think to give to ourselves -- is to have a love affair with your Self.

Love's Surprising Effect On Brain Pinpointed In New Studies

Posted 02.13.2012 | Science

By: Linda Thrasybule, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor Published: 02/13/2012 08:55 AM EST on MyHealthNewsDaily Falling in love can wreak havoc on ...

Why Your Passion Is Not Enough

Marianne Elliott | Posted 04.09.2012 | Impact
Marianne Elliott

passion, perseverance and innovation are sometimes highlighted at the expense of professionalism. When Nick Kristof, for example, told Maggie Doyne's story, he highlighted her youth and her passion.

Keep Your Romance Hot

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 04.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein

According to my grandma, "A good romantic relationship takes effort, not work." How's that for a pearl of wisdom with terrifying implications?

How a Traveling Bookbinder Can Inspire You to Discover Your Passion

Toan Lam | Posted 04.08.2012 | Good News
Toan Lam

Rachel Hazell is a traveling bookbinder who believes "everybody has a story inside of them." She's trottin' across the globe to inspire people to dig deeper within to share their stories through the art of binding handmade books.

Why You Won't Quit

Daniel Gulati | Posted 04.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Daniel Gulati

As I've found out, throwing in the towel on a dead-end job (or a toxic relationship) is actually really difficult, even when you really want to. Here's why.

Getting the Creative Groove Back

Patricia Crisafulli | Posted 04.04.2012 | Fifty
Patricia Crisafulli

Face it, there are times when we all feel about as creative as turnip.

Sex Scientists Explain Why Women Lose Their Desire

Posted 02.09.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Abbasi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 02/01/2012 11:52 AM EST on LiveScience New research is demonstrating what many people a...

5 Fun Questions to Ask Your Date

Sophie Keller | Posted 03.24.2012 | Women
Sophie Keller

When you start dating a great way to get to know your date better is to ask a few questions so that you get a really good idea of who he is. Here are five questions that I recommend asking.

A Look At Jo Snow Syrups: Making Coffees, Sodas & Cocktails More Fun

Liza de Guia | Posted 03.20.2012 | Home
Liza de Guia

Melissa makes syrups for a living. That's her job -- boiling and bottling up to 500 syrup bottles a week. She's good at it. Really good at it.

Seven Steps for Reinvention in 2012

Carolyn Ziel | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Ziel

I decided not to make any New Year's resolutions for 2012. Resolutions are changes we make based on what hasn't worked. Why not focus on what has worked and create from there?

Ballroom Dancing Can Do All THIS?

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 02.28.2012 | Women
Marcia G. Yerman

"We want to make sure others are taken care of. We're trying to be there 200 percent, and we put ourselves last."

You Are Not Broken

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 02.25.2012 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

There is a pervasive cultural phenomenon telling you how to improve upon your weaknesses and fix what you are not so good at. I'm here to tell you that you are not broken!

The Secret To Better Sex With Your Spouse

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 02.19.2012 | Women
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Love-making in long-term relationships is the result of loving energy flowing between two people. If something is blocking this loving energy, the sexual energy between them gets blocked.