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Declare Freedom From the Super-Person Trap

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 09.13.2014 | 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 09.10.2014 | 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 09.09.2014 | 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.

When It Pays to Think Inside the Box

Sue Gober | Posted 09.08.2014 | Education
Sue Gober

Last summer my granddaughter, Brooke, played in the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship in Pinehurst, North Carolina.

As You Wish: 3 Keys to Having More Than it All

Chris Deaver | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Chris Deaver

Some say it's impossible to "have it all" and that you need to make tough choices and move on. Choose the promotion. Or choose family time. Or choose exercise. Or pick a hybrid and give as much as you can knowing something will suffer along the way.

Why Goals Are Landmarks Meant to Be Passed, Not Reached

Gil Laroya | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

Like reading a map, we look for two things -- where we are now, and where we want to go. We then connect the two dots with a path that guides our direction. Once we get to where we're going, the map gets tossed back into the glove box. But in life, our destination doesn't define the end of a trip, only a stop over. What then?

5 Ways To Get More Out Of Every Day

Susie Moore | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

What do you do with your time? Are you prolific in your passions or are you poignant in your excuses? In life we either have one of two things -- results or excuses. And excuses mean nothing. No one cares! You don't even care, if you are honest with yourself.

When Your Worst Enemy Lives Between Your Ears

Axelle Tessandier | Posted 09.08.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Axelle Tessandier

I do not believe thought that perfectionism is the basis of a true champion's way of thinking. Acceptance is.

.Com Generation

Paul Mashegoane | Posted 09.08.2014 | Impact
Paul Mashegoane

The truth is, the world is busy shrinking, it has become an integrated society that is not divided by borders, what happens in the north, affects the south east; gradually our hopes, values and aspirations are merging to become the same.

It's Time to Stop Chasing the Impossible Ideal

Alex and Cadey Charfen | Posted 09.08.2014 | Small Business
Alex and Cadey Charfen

What can you do to move forward without falling into the trap of blindly chasing an ideal? First, recognize that an ideal is exactly that: ideal. Ideals exist in a perfect world. Unfortunately, we don't.

The Secret to Success in Business You Already Know But Never Fully Understood

Michael Price | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
Michael Price

Life is a numbers game. It's all about the law of averages, and the only way to win in a numbers game society is to stay in the game. Keep trying and keep pushing through. The next person may just be the break you've been looking for.

3 Ways to Embrace Your Business and Workplace Fear

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

We all battle fear and nerves. Think of a time when you beat fear. You got the deal, aced the presentation or cracked the Rubix cube. You did the following in each of those cases:

The Crucial Difference Between Getting Things Done And Being Busy

| Paul B. Brown | Posted 07.09.2014 | Small Business

"You never want to confuse activity with accomplishment." --John Wooden Wooden may be the most successful coach who ever lived. His overall record ...

The Four Key Cornerstones of Successful and Happy People

Honoree Corder | Posted 09.07.2014 | Good News
Honoree Corder

There are the four key cornerstones of a successful and happy person: talent, character, attitude, and skills. With one exception, the skills piece, each of the other three centers around what you've been given naturally, what you choose to do, and who you choose to be.

How Do You Know When Something Is Worth Fighting For?

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

To sum up, whether you live in the United States, Rwanda, Nigeria, or anywhere else, our journey as humans is universal: A large part of our success and happiness rest on the battles we choose to fight. The bravest and smartest among us decide what's worth fighting for.

How Past Mistakes Kill Your Future

Gil Laroya | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

There's a saying "Nobody's perfect." This is true regardless of your gender, age, education, or personality. We humans are inherently flawed, and we...

The Day I Lost My Pet Monkey

Richard Koch | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

We can view life -- our planet's life, the life of humankind, our own life, and that of society and the economy -- as a huge tussle between things that get used up, and things that don't. Do you prefer to be depressed, or to be cheerful? If the latter, here are five things to celebrate.

12 Strategies To Embrace Change And Ignite Transformation In Your Organization

Terri Wallin | Posted 07.08.2014 | Small Business
Terri Wallin

First of all we must learn not to be afraid of transformational change or to change transformationally. Sometimes fear stops us in our tracks -- the old adage "what if I fail" prevails if we let it.

Why Your Happiest Day At Work Was 5 Years Ago

Fast Company | Laura Vanderkam | Posted 07.08.2014 | World

Here's a quick, two-question quiz: When was your happiest time at work? And when will you hit the pinnacle of your career? If you’re like most pe...

5 Things Truly Resilient People Do Differently

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.08.2014 | Books

Humans have a remarkable capacity for resilience. Over and over, we hear stories of people who, after trauma and adversity, pick themselves up, put th...

How to Handle the Other B.S.

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Pay attention to the B.S. in your life. Dream of new things, and get excited if it's authentic to you. Allow others to dream big, too. And if you want to offer some careful advice to others, keep the B.S. out of it.

How I Got Here

Amy Pang | Posted 09.06.2014 | Women
Amy Pang

I've been a closet writer for years. My love of the written word began with Dr. Seuss, but I have been so insecure about my writing abilities that I didn't pursue any form of writing as a career path. And now, here I am... I've gotten rid of this fear, and it feels good.

What I Learned About Gastronomy, Family Values And Life By Making Homemade Peach Ice Cream

Manuel R. De Juan | Posted 09.06.2014 | Taste
Manuel R. De Juan

There is always more love in anything homemade.

Redefining Success

Lynda Freeman | Posted 09.06.2014 | World
Lynda Freeman

I have learned that there are many definitions of success. Sometimes it is accepting what is. Sometimes it is letting go. There are so many aspects to love. Love, to me, is the most important thing we are here to learn.

The Importance of Process in Achieving Results

Gary R. Gruber, Ph.D. | Posted 09.04.2014 | Education
Gary R. Gruber, Ph.D.

I would not have been able to sustain and increase my interest for learning and thinking had I been only concentrating on the end result. The "process" and the "enjoyment of the process" is the key to success.