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Do the Best Work of Your Life or Get Your $#*! Together

Ryan McKeever | Posted 10.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Ryan McKeever

While something was off for a long time, it was as close as I could get at the time. If you're not there, start by getting closer to what you love. Small steps towards a new direction now drastically changes where your journey ends.

Movie Review: Passion

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.27.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Passion isn't Brian De Palma's first remake, but it may be his worst: an over-inflated, melodramatically hot-blooded version of what was a cool French thriller.

Six Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About College

Jeremy Littau | Posted 10.26.2013 | College
Jeremy Littau

As my college career unfolded, I discovered I was learning how to do college along the way. My grades weren't great (more on that later) because of some of the early lessons I learned, but by the time I graduated I had this thing nailed.

History Making TV Journalist Belva Davis Shares Passion, Advice

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 10.22.2013 | San Francisco
Alison van Diggelen

Belva Davis, who hosted KQED's This Week in Northern California for almost 20 years, explains why she admires PBS Newshour's anchors Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill; and why journalists need both curiosity and passion to create a successful career.

Four Things for New Graduates to Consider Before Accepting Their First Job

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 10.18.2013 | College
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Take the time to evaluate what really moves you to do your best, before you accept a first job.

What To Do When You're Stuck In A Rut

Erin Cox | Posted 10.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

Sometimes we get really stuck in our lives or businesses. That just might be when it's time to call in outside reinforcements. There is no shame in this!

Are You Living With Passion and Brilliance?

Rose Tafoya | Posted 10.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Rose Tafoya

Following my passions is how I live my life, but there were times that life challenges interfered, and led me towards activities that did not give me pleasure.

The Snake, the Seeker and the Smartphone

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

Effective communication about the environment, check. Inspiration to address threats to Earth processes, check. Community of like-minded people who ...

How To Have The Wisdom Of A 70-Year-Old And The Passion Of A 20-Year-Old

Posted 08.01.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

How-To Uncover Your Passion and Purpose

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 09.25.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Jonathan Lewis

Fulfilling, meaningful work doesn't start with a big idea. It starts with a small voice hiding inside you. "One of the first things to do is to iden...

Drawn to Fire: A Fire Starter & His Sustainable Meat Shop

Liza de Guia | Posted 07.26.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Jeremy Stanton, the chef and proprietor of sustainable butcher shop The Meat Market, has a way with fire.

Two Passionate Paths to Performance

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 09.13.2013 | Home
Scott Barry Kaufman

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgBLACK's journey highlights the extremely important role of passion in fueling the deliberate practice necessary to gain the valuable expertise necessary to reach higher and higher heights of personal creative expression.

What's your Passion Piece? Let's Reinvent Your Life a Bit!

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 09.11.2013 | Women
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

I've realized that my "Passion Piece," the part of my mosaic that I cherish the most, is my reinvention media company -- my so-called "hobby" to those who know me.

Why What We Do Should Be Who We Are

Axelle Tessandier | Posted 09.08.2013 | Impact
Axelle Tessandier

There was a time where work and life were conceptualized as two different things. This absurd time is over.

How To Rekindle Passion For Your Job (Really!)

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 09.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Fatigue is lethal to inspiration. Avoid anyone who drains. Go towards energy hot spots in your job -- people and activities -- so your time is skewed towards inspiration.

Doing what you love

Swizec Teller | Posted 08.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Swizec Teller

But for the majority, your passion can never be your job. That's weird.

What Does It Mean to Follow Your Dreams?

Clarah Rudo Manuhwa | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Clarah Rudo Manuhwa

The funniest thing I heard someone say gave me a hard blow as a reflection of life was shattered into a million pieces before me. It was clear, with ...

How Difficult It Is to Choose Your Aim

Aastha Chaurasia | Posted 08.18.2013 | Teen
Aastha Chaurasia

I would like to tell you all that while making a decision about your aim careful consideration is needed. You have to think what you want from your future and doing what will make you achieve them all. Forget all the pressure.

Now What? A Guide for Recent Graduates (and Other Seeking Souls)

Roadtrip Nation | Posted 08.13.2013 | College
Roadtrip Nation

A diploma comes wrapped in a jumble of expectations and pressures. There's a feeling that you -- an early 20-something whose most "adult" possessions include a George Foreman Grill and a button-down shirt you've had since high school -- should have it all mapped out. But no need to panic.

Leaving Unloving Lovers and Unfriendly Friends

Jeanne Safer, Ph.D. | Posted 08.05.2013 | Women
Jeanne Safer, Ph.D.

Out of the blue, the woman who had once been my closest friend and confidante left me a message that she was in the hospital. We hadn't spoken in two years. I decided, after days of deliberation, not to call her back. It was one of the hardest, and smartest, things I've ever done.

Want To Take A Risk? Remember These 7 Things

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 08.05.2013 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Just pick one small thing to do and watch a big change in yourself. Allow yourself to realize the value of what you're doing by adding something new to your life and every day routine. Cherish the feeling you have for feeling accomplished.

How Using My Brain Has Helped It Heal

Marian Salzman | Posted 07.29.2013 | Impact
Marian Salzman

No matter the trauma you face -- and we all will, because life is never trauma-free -- never underestimate the power of hard work, or working hard at your passion, to heal.

Raise the Heat in Your Relationship This Summer

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

We had forgotten that there isn't anything more important than taking time to restore our relationship, to reawaken and indulge our enjoyment of sensual pleasure, and to retreat into the sweet environment that supports the growth of our love and ourselves.

A Heart That Is Ready for Anything

Tara Brach | Posted 07.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

There's a bright light of awareness that shines through each of us and guides us home, and we're never separated from this luminous awareness, any more than waves are separated from the ocean.

Creativity: Making a Living With Your Ideas

B. Jeffrey Madoff | Posted 07.20.2013 | Business
B. Jeffrey Madoff

Although I make my living as a film maker, I teach a class I developed about entrepreneurship called "Creativity: Making a Living With Your Ideas" at Parsons School for Design in New York City. I was recently interviewed about building and sustaining a creative career by Doug Smith.