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From Food Stamps to Financial Success -- Without Burn Out

Britt Bolnick | Posted 08.27.2014 | Women
Britt Bolnick

When my daughter was 14-months-old, her father left us, leaving me with a hefty mortgage, a physically taxing waitress job, a baby who clung to me all her waking hours, and a body, heart and mind that was steps away from a complete breakdown. My discomfort led to a moment of clarity: I could make a decision about how we wanted to live.

The Ultimate Guide To Building A New Habit

James Clear | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Understanding how to build new habits (and how your current ones work) is essential for making progress in your health, your happiness, and your life in general. But there can be a lot of information out there, and most of it isn't very simple to digest.

6 Things That Will Set Your Child Soaring At School This Year

Hilary Wilce | Posted 08.26.2014 | Parents
Hilary Wilce

There are six things will make all the difference to how well your child does at school this year. Six things will make them feel happy to walk into the classroom, excited about what they are learning there, and able to use all their energies to play, learn and grow.

The Overachiever's Guide to Junior Year

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 08.26.2014 | College
Larry P. Thomas

Identify a second faculty mentor for research. Meet at least once a semester with both of your faculty mentors to explore research opportunities, including paid summer experiences. Also, if you plan on applying to graduate school, request letters of recommendation.

Extraordinary Women in Business: What Inspires Them to Keep Succeeding?

Stacia Pierce | Posted 08.26.2014 | Women
Stacia Pierce

Today I am sharing what I believe are success clues gleamed by extraordinary women who have reached the pinnacle of success in their fields. Many of these women have key habits and practices in common that played a big part in their career.

An Open Letter to Those Who Would Quit Their Jobs

Jock Gilchrist | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Jock Gilchrist

The point is to live intentionally. Ask yourself: Why aren't you doing what you really love? There may be legitimate reasons to stay in a job you don't like. But there is no excuse for living by default, for not examining the conditions of your life and having the courage to see other options.

Do Good and Evil Exist?

Richard Koch | Posted 08.26.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

Scott Peck used to collect religious jokes and this was one of his favorites. Chatting in Hell were a Catholic priest, a Jewish rabbi, and a New Age...

Quit Complaining and Start Acting

Anush Kostanyan | Posted 08.25.2014 | Good News
Anush Kostanyan

Try to observe yourself for a while and see whether you find yourself just constantly talking about your amazing plans instead of starting to make them a reality. The truth is that you can't build a reputation on what you are going to do. Your actions define who you are, nothing else.

How Burn-Out Saved My Life

Giuliana Cortese | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Giuliana Cortese

Every action, whether it be writing an article, applying for a job or snacking on an apple, is worthy of being embraced, enjoyed and savored for what it is. When we choose to live life this way, each moment becomes saturated with meaning.

8 Admirable People Who Transformed Tragedy Into Something Positive

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.24.2014 | Healthy Living

"All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming." -- Helen Keller What makes some people more resilient than others? According t...

Lean On: Workers, Work and the Spouses Who Help Us Succeed

Wray Herbert | Posted 08.22.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

We marry for "richer or poorer," but does our choice of partner actually make us richer or poorer?

10 Dares To Take In Your 20s

Gail Sheehy | Posted 08.22.2014 | Women
Gail Sheehy

Married at 23, a mother at 24, and blindsided by divorce at 28, I found myself struggling, like many young women I meet today, to strike a balance between my personal life and my career.

Want it? Here's How to Get It!

Heather Strang | Posted 08.21.2014 | Women
Heather Strang

The truth is, the life of your dreams doesn't happen by chance. It doesn't even happen by working doggedly hard to experience it. And it isn't only available to "lucky" people or people who somehow have an "easy" life.

The 6 Things You Need to Know to Be Great in Business

Mark Cuban | Posted 09.11.2014 | Business
Mark Cuban

There are no shortcuts in business. In order to be successful there are some things that you must know. These are not all of them by a long shot, but IMHO they are 6 of the most important.

9 Entrepreneurship Lessons From the Mountains

Steven Clough | Posted 08.20.2014 | Small Business
Steven Clough

You really have to love what you're doing and love who you're doing it with to make it worthwhile. In the end, one thing has become clear from these adventures: Not everyone is cut out for them. Some have no interest, others lack the discipline.

What Greek Dancing Can Teach Us About Life

Michael Neill | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

Worst case, we enjoy the journey. Best case, we enjoy the journey and arrive at some fun and interesting places. Either way, we are having fun, learning heaps, and dancing each day from a place of comfort and well-being inside us.

The Overachiever's Guide to Senior Year

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 08.26.2014 | College
Larry P. Thomas

For nearly two decades, I've been committed to preparing the most inspiring and motivated college students for graduate/professional school and lifelong achievement. I have learned that my very best students were focused, driven, and disciplined enough to follow these key steps-to-success during their senior year.

10 Things to Pack When You Go to College

Robert E. Johnson | Posted 08.19.2014 | College
Robert E. Johnson

Whether you are heading off to college this fall as a freshman or as a returning student, it is critical that you think about your preparation -- not just in the practical matters of packing to outfit your residence hall room -- but also in preparing your mindset so you can truly get the most out of college.

The Anatomy of Big Success

Linda Ford | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Ford

But if you are in pain -- if you are stuck in the trenches of a life that feels all wrong for you -- then know that your suffering could actually be the very ticket that will catapult you into a life you could only dream about.

Are Life and Business Difficult?

Richard Koch | Posted 08.19.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

I will argue that life is difficult, even if you accept fully that it is difficult. It is difficult not because it is difficult -- though it often is -- but because we humans have a genius for making it difficult. And we have that genius because we are lost, strangers in a strange world.

5 Reasons You Are Richer Than You Think (And a Little Bit About Buddha)

Susie Moore | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

It is often said that the best things in life are the most simple and therefore the most under-appreciated. If you think of the happiest times in your life they are most likely to be around loved ones, when you were being creative or when you were giving of yourself. These have nothing to do with money.

10 Principles of Effective and Authentic Leadership

Anush Kostanyan | Posted 08.18.2014 | Business
Anush Kostanyan

There is a great amount of definitions and theories about effective leadership. Each leader chooses their unique formula of success, but still there are keys to authentic leadership that can't be ignored. Here are 10 important principles each leader should know.

Here's How an Amateur Used Instagram to Become a Successful Pro Photographer

Michael Price | Posted 08.18.2014 | Arts
Michael Price

In life we tend to look at the success of others and wonder if our story could ever resemble theirs. So many people turn the other cheek and accept a life of mediocrity, but it doesn't have to be this way. Chris Ozer proves that where there's a will there's a way.

In the Corner Office, You're Not Allowed to Cry

Lisa Chau | Posted 08.15.2014 | Business
Lisa Chau

Professional and material rewards blind society to those who need help. We equate a great resume and large bank account with happiness. Casual observers don't register anything wrong; sufferers are too conflicted about the emptiness they feel.

Is Creative Thinking The Next Big Productivity Hack?

Brian Horn | Posted 08.18.2014 | Business
Brian Horn

Very few of us are working on assembly lines, yet we're still using assembly-line thinking in the way most of us do productivity. It's like oil and water, they don't work together.