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The Old Definition of Success Will Never Make You Truly Happy at Work

Denice Kronau | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Denice Kronau

We are all guilty of comparing our lives to others'. It probably started in pre-historic times with who had the best cave painting. When I was a kid growing up in the U.S., it was called "keeping up with the Joneses," whoever they were.

18 Ways To Live a Successful Life (That Have Nothing To Do With Money)

Alexa Cortese | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexa Cortese

Who doesn't hope to be financially secure? Most of us probably do, but to make money, power, and possessions your sole goal in life is to ignore the deeper purpose of the human experience.

3 Things To Remember When You Feel Like You're Failing

Business Insider | Jacquelyn Smith | Posted 04.14.2014 | World

If you were to examine the lives of some of the most successful people, you’d find many pathways marked by failure. Take Abraham Lincoln. “He f...

How to Answer When Someone Asks You the Million Dollar Question, 'What Are You Doing With Your Life?'

Anthony Meindl | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthony Meindl

Who you are as an artist is not the sum total of the jobs you book, paintings you sell, books you publish, etc. The act of doing, the act of expressing, the act of celebrating who you are through your work -- which is really your art, and your life is your art -- are the reasons for doing it.

'I Don't Deserve To Be This Happy' --A Conflicted, Self-Inflicted Confession

Deborah Grayson Riegel | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Deborah Grayson Riegel

I have come to realize that this way of thinking is self-imposed slavery, and I want to break free. I don't want the plague of spending the rest of my life helping people find happiness, while suffering silently for having that happiness myself.

Redefining Success Beyond Money and Power

Sibusiso Sgwane | Posted 06.11.2014 | Money
Sibusiso Sgwane

Most people, especially in the past, did not embark on certain initiatives or projects with a goal of becoming rich with money or power; instead, they were concerned about the well-being or empowerment of other people's lives.

What Grounds You?

Kimlai Yingling | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Kimlai Yingling

In the last decade, there has been a huge push for the use of meditation and how "connecting with oneself" can bring a sense of calm to a person's life. It can help to stabilize the mind and "leave oneself" for a place of serenity and gratitude.

Military Mom's 'KinderJam' Program Inspired by Autistic Son

Colleen DeBaise | Posted 06.10.2014 | Small Business
Colleen DeBaise

Brown developed the KinderJam program in 2008, focusing on tactile learning for young children, and has used her connections within the military community to license her classes to teachers in 15 states and 10 countries.

You Don't Risk Enough to Be Happy

Sean Smith | Posted 06.10.2014 | Business
Sean Smith

Nothing truly brilliant comes from meager output, nothing worth doing is not met by some sort of equal resistance. The darkness polarizes the light, it takes trudging through the darkness and abandoning yourself to realize that the light is worth the fight.

Be Who You Are and Stand Above the Crowd

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

My challenge to you is: Shine, do your best, stand above the crowd, and yes, be willing to receive negativity for your good works. By doing your best you'll also receive positive attention. Just keep going, take that next step. Joy is present.

What to Do When Everything Feels Like an Emergency

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 06.10.2014 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

Instead of making an impact, the impact is making you. Soon enough, giving your all feels like you are putting your nose on the grindstone, and you're left feeling unappreciated, unrecognized and unfulfilled.

The Danger of Role Models: A New Perspective

Shefali Tsabary | Posted 06.10.2014 | Parents
Shefali Tsabary

It isn't aspiring for success in terms of being a doctor or lawyer that's the barometer of a successful upbringing; It's aspiring to be all you can be, on your individual schedule and in your own unique way.

Kevin Bacon on Six Degrees, Success, and Creating Meaningful Change

Tim McDonald | Posted 06.09.2014 | Impact
Tim McDonald

Most days we are going so fast that we need to stop and ask who in our six degrees can use our help? Who needs someone to listen to them?

6 Online Resources to Make Your Life Easier As an Entrepreneur

N. Kimron Corion | Posted 06.09.2014 | Business
N. Kimron Corion

For aspiring entrepreneurs and for entrepreneurs having problems with their business, here are some effective online tools that will make your life much easier. This will also make the entrepreneurial journey much more fun.

Setbacks: Turning the Negative Into a Positive

Lauren Galley | Posted 06.09.2014 | Impact
Lauren Galley

What truly matters is how you choose to handle these setbacks. By focusing on positivity and recognizing that those who you trust the most may disappoint you at some point, you may move on and learn from these life lessons.

Worried About Not Making It in Life? 5 Reasons to Relax and Think Twice

Andrea Haupts | Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Haupts

Have we finally made it? The answer to this question is very much dependent on our personal standpoint; however, we have a tendency to consider ourselves successful only if we measure up to general standards of success -- and it can be quite frustrating when we feel left behind.

How To Overcome 7 Big Blocks To Success

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

Everybody has a dream in their heart. They stem from our unique gifts, which are part of our higher purpose here on this earth to share with the world. When the life we're living is not in alignment with this calling, it can result in feeling less than happy and fulfilled.

8 Things I Learned As a Recovering Workaholic

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 06.08.2014 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

I burn the midnight oil, never say no, and I have often prioritized my career over my life and my loved ones. Only recently did I take an honest look in the mirror to realize that life is too short to miss, and every moment is precious. I urge you not to miss the life you deserve to lead.

Accomplish Everything and More! 3 Easy Steps to Find More Time in Your Day

Diane Passage | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

Nobody ever really has enough time in their day. Trying to fit anything new into an already-overbooked schedule can sometimes prove to be more challen...

Courage: A Small Dose Will Help With Your Reinvention. Do You Have It?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 06.08.2014 | Women
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Where does one gain the courage to make a change? It's a great leap of faith and takes courage to define and explore your wants and needs in life. Whe...

The 5-Minute Change That Will Increase Your Productivity

Nora Tobin | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Needless to say, everyone was a little skeptical of the idea of disconnecting, including me. However, through the session they proved the point that how we start our day is how we are going to live our day.

3 Ways To Bring Yourself Back To Reality

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

As human beings, we have to be careful not to deny reality when it hurts our happiness, health and success. We must accept things are they are, not as we wish them to be.

The Universe Is Simple

Richard Koch | Posted 06.08.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

Is life simple? It seems a preposterous idea. But bear with me. If you think about it, the most amazing and wonderful thing about our universe is t...

The Difference Between Successful And Very Successful People

LinkedIn | Greg McKeown | Posted 04.08.2014 | World

I recently met with a capable and driven executive and asked him, “How are you?” He gave me a rapid-fire answer of all of the things he was doing:...

Thrive

Diane Walton | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Diane Walton

My Pilates practice and my nomadic teaching are key to my "third metric," to my redefined success, my being well and willing to staying in touch with wisdom and wonder and more.