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Networking for Women: A New Style

Adele Scheele | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Adele Scheele

To produce anything, even a one-time salon, requires skills in risk-taking, persuasion and drive, not so common as you might think.

How To Stop Being a Hamster

Richard Koch | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

Imagine you have plenty of money and plenty of time. What would you do with it? Be concrete. How would you spend your hours each day? What, if anything, would you be trying to achieve?

Grow a Key Inner Strength

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

We all have issues -- including demands upon us, stresses, illnesses, losses, vulnerabilities and pain. Of course, many of our issues -- in the broad sense -- are related to important sources of fulfillment, such as starting a business or raising a family; still, there's some kind of challenge.

Mission Possible: How to Thrive As a Working Mother of Young Children

Melissa Llarena | Posted 07.21.2014 | Parents
Melissa Llarena

By letting ourselves get lost in appointments, meetings and obligations, we risk missing out on enjoying what's truly important in life. Here are four takeaways I've realized are crucial for thriving, especially for new moms who feel as though they have too much on their plates.

5 Keys to Grow and Deepen Your Love -- After the Wedding

Anne Naylor | Posted 07.21.2014 | Weddings
Anne Naylor

A wedding is an emotional high point. The romance of that special day cannot be expected to last -- or can it? Perhaps not in the same form, but amplified it can be.

Why I Encourage Failure in STEM: One Teacher's Experience in Finding Female Leaders in STEM

Julie Rohl | Posted 07.21.2014 | Education
Julie Rohl

Ah! The wonderful sound of clanging medals, young voices cheering, and the slapping of high fives -- it's the sound of students being rewarded for collaborating and utilizing their STEM skills. This sound does not come without a price -- it is the sound that can come after as many successes as failures.

Health Is the Real Wealth

Carolynn Ozar-Diakon | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Carolynn Ozar-Diakon

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, I underwent a double mastectomy, chemo and reconstruction surgery; it hit me -- good health was something to be thought about, to plan for and to work towards.

7 Reasons You Should Take Better Care of Yourself

Alexis Meads | Posted 07.18.2014 | Women
Alexis Meads

I was 22. Like many young women in their twenties, I got out of college with big hopes and big dreams. I moved to a new city, broke out of my five-year college relationship and got my first "real" job. I was partying like I was still in college and everything seemed great... for a while.

The 7 Magic Steps of Achievement

Honoree Corder | Posted 07.18.2014 | Small Business
Honoree Corder

There are simple yet not-so-easy steps that can accelerate you on your quest for achievement. In fact, when you "have your act together" you can by-pass all of the folks who are showing up without a plan, hoping for success, all while living mostly in reaction.

The Right Question To Ask When Something Feels Wrong

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Figure out what you truly believe and make a choice that works for you.

21 Daily Habits to Create Joy and Flow in Your Day (and Increase Productivity!)

Tiffany Crawford | Posted 07.17.2014 | Small Business
Tiffany Crawford

Good daily habits create a flow and consistency that grounds you throughout the day.

The 7 Biggest Lies We Tell Ourselves

Tammy Bleck | Posted 07.17.2014 | Fifty
Tammy Bleck

The only thing perfect is our imagination. It's good to leave it that way. Expectations tend to lead to huge let downs. The truth is, it's likely your life is missing much more than just one thing to make it flawless.

Sustainable Success: Training for a Career Marathon, Not a Semester Sprint

Emilie Aries | Posted 07.16.2014 | Women
Emilie Aries

I was burnt out before 25. It was the beginning of my transformation to living life with the understanding that work, love and wellness are connected. So how did I start to live for the long game and not sprint through life like a semester?

Here's The Problem With 'Practice Makes Perfect'

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living

“Practice isn't the thing you do once you're good. It's the thing you do that makes you good.” It’s a lovely idea, popularized by Malcolm Gladwe...

Leading for Success: How to Motivate Your Team

Pam Lyra | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Pam Lyra

Motivating a team might be compared to creating a sculpture. The artist is able to see beyond the raw material to the potential in the mass, and then carefully carve away extra material to realize a fine piece of art.

4 Ways to Deal With the Dreaded 'Haters' in Your Life

Carol Morgan | Posted 07.15.2014 | Women
Carol Morgan

Luckily, most people in the world are nice. But when that occasional 'hater' pops up, what should you do? I'll have some suggestions for you here in a bit. But let me first give you an example from my life.

Why Being Happy Is Harder Than You Think

Sarah Convissar | Posted 07.15.2014 | Teen
Sarah Convissar

When asked where I see myself in ten years, I will say point blankly I don't know; but, what I do know is that I want to be happy. I think a lot of young adults would say this. However, sometimes achieving happiness is harder than you may think.

Are You a Hamster?

Richard Koch | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

The beginning of wisdom is to know whether you really are a life-long (at least, career-long) hamster. If you are, there is no problem -- except that you will never be rich. Accept it. But if you have ambitions to stop being a hamster, you need to know why. And when you will make the transition.

5 Things I've Learned About Chasing Your Dreams

Kirsten Blake | Posted 07.14.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Kirsten Blake

There is no destination when you are listening to your heart; it's a never-ending, meandering road. Following your dream means you are taking a chance, and everyone knows when you take a chance you can win or lose. But what happens if you never try?

Is the Struggle Seductive? Women Entrepreneurs Achieve Success and Purpose Sharing Past Pains

Kim Harris | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Kim Harris

This cliché, "Your purpose is in your pain," surrounds the theory that in sharing your most hurtful, embarrassing, debilitating experiences will somehow bring you into your purpose, and that it is synonymous with experiencing success.

Success and Still Enjoying Your 'Happy Place'

Tiffani Bova | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Tiffani Bova

No matter what I was able to accomplish professionally, my "Happy Place" in Hawaii has remained the same. The core of who I was as a child and teenager and who I am as an adult hasn't drifted so far apart that I don't recognize myself any longer.

No More Excuses. Reaching Your Goals Can Be Easy

Emily Williams | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Emily Williams

Is there something you've been talking about, thinking about or even dreaming about, yet you never seem to actually do it?! I promise there's nothing wrong with you; however, there's no reason for you to stay stuck. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you finally make "it" happen.

Declare Freedom From the Super-Person Trap

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

Usually I would say yes and add to my already hectic workload. On the contrary, I blurted out no, and it shocked me! I think it shocked the other person even more, because they were so accustomed to me saying yes. That was one of the most liberating days of my life.

4 Simple Steps To Reinventing Your Life

Peter Field | Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Peter Field

When we take a close look at people we define as successful, we often discover that they have in fact reinvented themselves on more than one occasion. If you are serious about reinventing yourself, you need to be prepared for and ready to embrace change.

Growing Public Will for Climate Action

Lisa Bennett | Posted 07.10.2014 | Green
Lisa Bennett

It should be no surprise that an issue such as global warming has not yet become a popular cause in America -- despite a quarter-century of talk about it, and the fact that a failure to address it undermines humanity's own self-interest.