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Be 'Ageful' Not Ageless!

Christopher Phillips | Posted 10.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Christopher Phillips

What would it be like to be genuinely ageless? Would this give us the capacity to ward off permanently the encroaching years? Would we remain just as ...

3 Steps To Make Jealousy Work To Your Advantage

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 10.17.2014 | Women
Mercedes Maidana

Do you feel jealous of someone else's career success? We are all human. We all have emotions that control us from time to time, and sometimes one of those emotions is a big ball of jealousy!

9 Ways to Take More Initiative at Work

Anush Kostanyan | Posted 10.16.2014 | Business
Anush Kostanyan

Initiative and creativity move the world. They foster the realization of innovative ideas in various industries and contribute to constant development.There is a great demand for energetic professionals who are inventive and enterprising enough to be proactive in everything they do.

6 Things Your Sloppy College Years Will Teach You

Sierra Vandervort | Posted 10.15.2014 | College
Sierra Vandervort

Even if you are newly graduated and daunted by your new life as a "real adult," don't be afraid. Your college self is still there somewhere (probably in your heart and somewhere in the damage to your liver).

Book Review: Branding Your X Factor by Runa Magnus

Suna Senman | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business
Suna Senman

My prediction is that Branding Your X Factor will be a staple for business owners along with books such as, Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill and How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie.

This Is Not Bad. This Is Not Good. This Is Change.

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 10.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Cheryl Dumesnil

Today, as I walked the midway with my family, I felt grateful for all that Tracie and I have experienced in our thirteen years, grateful that, despite the newness of our separation, we could come together as a family, in peace.

How Positive Relationships Help You Grow and Thrive

Douglas LaBier | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

A new study demonstrates how and why positive human connection in necessary for both emotional and physical health.

Mindfulness in Everyday Life and Striving for Greatness: Be the Star of Your Own Show

Donna Rockwell, PsyD | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Donna Rockwell, PsyD

Grab hold of your star, strive for greatness rather than fame, honor your contribution to your loved ones and the world and be proud of the celebrity you already are. Being the star of your own show is a true measure of success.

Want to Be More Memorable? Create Your Own Personal Connection Story

John Corcoran | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business
John Corcoran

If you were at a cocktail party and you had just met Amanda Marko, the conversation might go something like this. At Christmastime last year, Amand...

The Deadliest Threat to Success

Chris Deaver | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

We all face things in our lives that are subtle and dangerous, and they're even more dangerous when we ignore or don't understand them. The deadliest threat to success for each of us is different, but it's there, lurking underneath the still waters of our daily lives.

The Secret That Successful Entrepreneurs Usually Don't Tell You

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 10.13.2014 | Small Business
Mercedes Maidana

You work your tail off day and night, and you're still far from reaching the success that you are striving for. You even wonder whether you'll ever have your own breakthrough.

The Only Thing You Can Really Change Is Yourself

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

"You can't change other people; you can only change yourself" is one of those lessons I've had to learn over and over again. And then sometimes I fo...

'Conversion Therapy Didn't "Fix" Me -- but Love Did' (VIDEO)

Oral Fixation | Posted 10.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Oral Fixation

At my parents' suggestion, I met with a pastor and told her I was gay. She introduced me to Exodus International, a ministry whose leaders claimed homosexuality was a sin. They believed with conversion therapy, God could change my orientation. I bought in.

Recovering From Your Expectation Hangover

MeiMei Fox | Posted 10.07.2014 | Books
MeiMei Fox

Labeled yourself an over-achiever? Defined yourself according to your accomplishments? And then been disappointed when life didn't go exactly according to plan?

Success Is a Process, Not a Moment

Iva Turgut | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Iva Turgut

In order to achieve happiness, it is crucial to be able to sustain the faith that along the way all the dots will connect somehow and if you work hard, take risks and never give up it will all work out.

Why Middle-Aged People Should Consider Going Back To School

John Tarnoff | Posted 10.02.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Everyone we know is going to give us advice and tell us what they think we should do, and what will be right for us. As tempting as it is to take the advice, it will likely completely screw us up. Dare to look the gift horses in the mouth: their well-intentioned sympathy may also mask their own fears that they are themselves only one step away from our scary situation.

Leaving Italy, Sort of ...

Paula H. Noe | Posted 09.29.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

My body may have left Italy, but my mind hasn't. I am so very very happy I went and I am so very very happy to be back 'home'. My year in Italy was truly a life-changing event in so many ways....

The Power of Positive Thinking

Aimee Hedman | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Aimee Hedman

Believing in my abilities is an integral part of obtaining true success. Without believing in myself, I can never reach the fruition of my own potential. I am convinced there is no greater gift we can give ourselves than to go after our goals with the belief that we can and will succeed.

I Love Yoga (Pants): Confessions of a Recovering Yoga Impostor

Michelle Martin | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Martin

I could have walked out of that yoga class and never gone back. I could have continued on my path of embracing all things yoga except the actual practice of yoga, but instead I am sitting with my discomfort (and intermittent embarrassment), and letting my Chakras evolve at their own pace.

6 Reasons To Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living

Many of us think of the "comfort zone" as a relic of '80s motivational psychology and a tag line on cheesy corporate "reach for success" posters. But ...

Why I Bury My Cellphone In A Drawer At Night

Chris Deaver | Posted 09.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Don't get me wrong: I don't hate technology. Quite the opposite, I've adopted and advocate the latest and greatest like most people, but I came to a realization recently that I had to detox. And I put together a list of reasons why.

What Does It Mean to Live Big?

Elizabeth Rider | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Rider

You are a student whether you recognize it or not. Learning goes far beyond formal education and as adults we continue to soak up information in all avenues of life. People who live big are careful and conscious about choosing the sources of their information.

5 Tips To Cure The Blues And Feel Happy Again

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Mercedes Maidana

So you're cranky. You don't know why exactly, but you're running on a short fuse. We all have those days -- days when we're worried, stressed out or angry. I definitely know those days! The below five steps are methods I've used get out of a funk, and they may help you as well.

Crazy Making

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

The challenge here is to tune into your body and get to know the feeling of being crazy made, so that you can take care of yourself in the face of it.

What It Means To Find Purpose

Cindy Tansin | Posted 09.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Cindy Tansin

Do you have a purpose-driven life? Or are you among the multitude of regular Joe's who have not identified or achieved their purpose? Because you are living without or in search of purpose, you are therefore inferior to those who are driven toward some great plan. Right?