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How Having A Purpose Improves Your Life

Douglas LaBier | Posted 07.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

Seeking your purpose in the form of something larger than yourself, that beckons you, while keeping short-term self-interest at bay, makes you more likely to find and fulfill it -- while living a long, healthier life.

Reinvention: The Ultimate Self-Intervention

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 07.23.2014 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

An intervention is a cry for reinvention. And a reinvention requires a significant self-intervention! This is so similar to the work we do when we're trying to reinvent our lives. This notion of self-intervention requires taking stock of the present and assessing the future.

The Power Of Goofing Off

Forbes | Erika Andersen | Posted 05.23.2014 | World

I often have my most useful and unexpected ideas when I’m not trying to be productive. How many times have you seen an important connection or unra...

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Sally Swanson

Always, always, it comes back to what a garden means to me. A garden offers structure and reliable cycles. There's the renewal that's visible with each plant and tree, each blossom or new leaf.

Examine Your Success Strategies: Your Weekly Wake-Up Call to Become a More Effective Leader

Anthony Silard | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Anthony Silard

They seek clarity rather than confusion about how to grow in their positions. A clear system that defines success, how it will be measured, and what the rewards will be provides employees with this security.

Find Out How This South Florida Real Estate Mogul Went From Bomb Shelters to Selling Mansions

JustLuxe | Posted 07.22.2014 | HuffPost Home
JustLuxe

South Florida is known for many things, included among them being a very nice place to call home. Pleasant weather, a vibrant environment and quick ...

How Compassion Can Unleash Third Metric Success For Women in Workplaces

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Michelle McQuaid

It's time for women to be valued for the bottom-line benefits that come from embracing their feminine traits of empathy, kindness, collaboration, openness and flexibility rather than repressing them in order to fit the required leadership mold.

What to Do About the Cranky, Miserable People Around You

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Even when you don't do it, when you sit there quietly, they drain your energy. They create a cloud that surrounds you for hours. The good news? There's something you can do about it. You can walk away. No, really. Whether literally or metaphorically, you can extract yourself from these situations.

Success: What is Your Definition?

Marcus T. Wright | Posted 07.21.2014 | Impact
Marcus T. Wright

Surely achieving these things are what we should strive for? Everyone has told us, since we can remember, that these are the types of things that define success.

Six Degrees of Education

Melanie Young | Posted 07.21.2014 | College
Melanie Young

This month around the nation, dignitaries and celebrities are sharing words of wisdom with eager graduates at high school, college, and university commencements. I am still waiting for my invitation to speak. But, if I were asked, here is an abbreviated version of what I would say. I call it "Six Degrees of Education."

There Is No Competition

Miriam Ava | Posted 07.19.2014 | Business
Miriam Ava

Perfectionism stifles creativity. Pressure to achieve kills innovation. Productivity on steroids becomes mass production.

Turning 40: A Mindful Shift in Perspective

Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD | Posted 07.21.2014 | Women
Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD

Age is a state of mind. If we are always chasing youth, we are stuck in the past. Being stuck in the past only fuels the negative thought patterns that can lead to feelings of hopelessness grief or depression. To be mindful is to be fully in the present moment without attachment.

Defining Success from the Inside Out

Ariana Blossom | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Ariana Blossom

What if our standard definitions of success -- recognition, wealth, health, marriage, kids -- are vehicles for our journey to wholeness? We've all l...

Is Your Team Too Scared to Succeed?

Daniel Goleman | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Daniel Goleman

Secure bases are environments that protect, nurture -- and most importantly -- provide motivation. They allow us to take intelligent risks and challenge ourselves. During childhood, parents are responsible for establishing a secure base at home, and teachers are expected to do the same in the classroom. It shouldn't end here, though.

The Importance of Ending Washington's Fetishization of Burnout

Arianna Huffington | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Our need to redefine success is as urgent on the collective level as it is in our personal lives. Limiting our metrics of success to money and power and completely defining ourselves by our jobs creates a political class obsessed with short-term gain -- one that's not up to the types of long-term challenges we're now facing.

5 Rules for Success I Wish I Learned 10 Years Ago

Michael Price | Posted 07.20.2014 | Business
Michael Price

What are your natural gifts and talents? I know that this is easier said than done, but a career change may be in order for those who have found themselves in a career or business opportunity that doesn't align with their aptitude.

Finding My Path to a Successful Life

Naina Singla | Posted 07.20.2014 | Women
Naina Singla

And as a result of finding my "third metric," I am happier, more balanced and living a successful life. I am sleeping eight hours a night, and I exercise regularly; I take more time to stop and listen to my intuition and inner wisdom; I live in the moment and I am present with my daughter.

Entrepreneur Success Stories: GeekSquad Founder Shares Secrets

Robert Jordan | Posted 07.20.2014 | Business
Robert Jordan

In this How They Did It interview, Robert shares his entrepreneur success story and secrets for building a service business from scratch.

The Power of Persistence

Sheldon D. Newton | Posted 07.20.2014 | Good News
Sheldon D. Newton

Being persistent is the one thing which separates the winners from the losers. When an individual makes up his or her mind to accomplish a particular feat and set their focus in that direction, refusing to be deterred, he or she usually gets what they went after.

Here's Proof You Made The Right Decision In Going To College

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.20.2014 | College

If you're a recent college graduate, there's a good chance that you're feeling at least a little anxious as you take your next steps into adult life a...

In Delegation We Trust?

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 07.20.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

Delegation is a foreign concept for many who think that they need to hold all of the cards or to have their spoons in every pot. Those who are willing to share responsibility may not invest the time into doing so strategically or may not even know how to go about it.

5 Keys to Building Your Personal Brand

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 07.20.2014 | Business
Megan Dalla-Camina

One of the key aspects of our career that really matters is your personal brand -- which is essentially how you choose to present yourself. Everyone has one.

How Failing The Bar Helped This Attorney Achieve Her Dream Career

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.20.2014 | Women

We all face our fair share of roadblocks on the path to success, and it's the big ones that can force us to decide if we're going to give up or keep p...

The Life-Changing Lesson I Learned at 19, Plus How Arianna Huffington Contributed to My Triumphant Year

Tywan Wade | Posted 07.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Tywan Wade

I'll simply ask, "What can I learn and how can I be better for it?" I think that this thing called life is all about that. Nothing is here to punish us, but to help us become the highest version of ourselves.

How To Achieve Personal Greatness In The Face Of Adversity

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living

Sometimes, it's the obstacIes in our lives that give us the opportunity to discover our true selves, our real values, and how resilient we can be in t...