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Positive Change

Wake-Up Call

Antonio Diaz | Posted 10.23.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Antonio Diaz

The phrase "wake-up call" is something that we have heard before whether it is while growing up, in articles, in the news, movies, or even song titles such as "Wake Up Call" by Maroon 5. We have even heard the famous phrase during hotel stays.

Celebrating Women Changemakers Should Be A Concerted Effort

Megan Foo | Posted 11.08.2014 | Impact
Megan Foo

The words that these women speak and write never cease to inspire me to continue fighting for women's empowerment worldwide.

10 Internet Petitions That Helped The Little Guy Beat The System

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.13.2014 | Impact

Shopping for presents, finding a great restaurant, binge-watching TV shows -- in many ways, the Internet has made life simpler with just a few clicks....

You Asked, You Got, Then Came Trouble

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

Have you ever had the experience of setting out to make a positive change in your life, only to have it start an avalanche of changes that scares and ...

Applying Current Technology to Positively Change Disability for Tomorrow

Trisha Lynn Sprayberry | Posted 08.03.2014 | Impact
Trisha Lynn Sprayberry

While we as a society were dreaming of that better future for all, one without injury, disease, or disability, we completely dropped the ball for those with disabilities now, who aren't fortunate enough to be rich and/or famous.

3 Good Things About Your Otherwise Terrible Divorce

Christina Pesoli | Posted 03.08.2014 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

Eventually the stress will subside, your sleep patterns will return to normal, and you will stop bursting into tears 18 times a day. What you'll be left with then is a slamming post-divorce body.

Being Open to the Unexpected

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Being open to the unexpected, whether far away or at home, can catapult you into the present moment so you can snatch these opportunities for expansion, bringing you closer to who you are meant to be in this world.

What Makes Russell Simmons Happy?

Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living

Russell Simmons talks about the positive act of making positive changes, his connection to kids and his love for yoga. The following is an excerpt fr...

Change U

Rick McDaniel | Posted 04.09.2013 | Religion
Rick McDaniel

Personal change is possible for anyone. There are some who do not believe that and others who say it is easier said than done. Anyone who has ever tried to change knows it is difficult. But the reality is that people change every day for the better in many different ways.

The Chameleon Effect: How to Master the Art of Influence

Shaahin Cheyene | Posted 09.19.2012 | Business
Shaahin Cheyene

Anyone can apply these simple techniques in business and life to influence people.

Reinventing Your Life: Changing the World Has to Be Fun

Russell C. Smith | Posted 07.08.2012 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

Art, design, business, and culture have merged. Experiences and products are all about what someone feels. People act or react, attend or purchase, like or follow because they are drawn toward something.

Skoll Lesson Seven: Social Change Is Undeniably Emotional Work

Pat Mitchell | Posted 06.18.2012 | Impact
Pat Mitchell

We all laughed, of course, but we got the message: When important and powerful ideas are presented in ways that come from the heart, with the right intentions to influence and effect positive change, we cannot help but respond emotionally -- no matter our cultural conditioning or place of birth.

See Friends for Who They Are, Now

Ken Solin | Posted 04.24.2012 | Fifty
Ken Solin

The next time you talk with a friend, consider looking at that friend with beginner's eyes. You might notice some pretty terrific positive changes if you're willing to see your friend anew, as he or she is, right now.

Positive Change: The Quest For Balance

Orly Wiersma | Posted 04.03.2012 | Women
Orly Wiersma

We are three women who thought we could be the quintessential modern working mom, women who could do and have it all! Who are we kidding?

Choosing hope over fear drives a recession away

Jurriaan Kamp | Posted 12.04.2011 | Business
Jurriaan Kamp

Ever since I was in charge of the economics desk of a newspaper in The Netherlands almost 20 years ago, I have been convinced that recessions are subs...

How To Turn The Volume Down On Your Inner Critic

Walter E. Jacobson, M.D. | Posted 11.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Walter E. Jacobson, M.D.

Many of us resist change because we are more comfortable with the known, as bad as it may be, compared to the unknown, which we fear could be far worse. What can we do about it?

How To Stay Positive In Times Of Change

Sandra Ingerman | Posted 10.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Sandra Ingerman

There is so much change occurring politically and economically, and in the environment it is important that we hold a good and positive vision for the planet.

2011: Shifting Us Into Alignment

Karen Talavera | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Talavera

If there's any theme emerging for 2011, it's getting pretty obvious that this year will be about alignment and congruency. Alignment with our truth and our higher selves. 

We're All DKEs Sometimes...

Jeff A. Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jeff A. Katz

What the DKE brothers at Yale did is wrong. That is obvious. But I sincerely hope that what comes of this makes everyone better, regardless of the school colors they wear, than before.

Why Self-Help Usually Doesn't Work ... and What Always Does

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

How many times have you attended a personal growth workshop, or listened to a self-help audio course, or read a book, or viewed a set of DVDs designed to change your life?

Cooling the Flames of Our Passion

Dr. Sharon Ufberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sharon Ufberg

Why all the snarkiness? Sounding cranky never got any kid more dessert or a later bedtime so why do so many women activists feel the need to be so irritable?

Teen Empowerment Creates Agents for Positive Change

Suzette Standring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Suzette Standring

The regenerative power of youth can heal violence and kids just have to be empowered to do so. The Center for Teen Empowerment does just this -- giving kids a voice and hope for the future.