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Advice that will put you on the path to success; tips, tricks and nuggets of wisdom from trusted experts and motivational mentors.

Tera Summersa day ago
Focus on Love
“There are so many people who love you. Don’t focus on the ones who don’t.” Saw that meme on Facebook the other day. I don’t know who quoted that but it is a powerful revelation. I guess it’s not just...
D.S. Fisichella3 days ago
Dear Sixteen-Year-Old Me
Dear sixteen-year-old me, I know you think you're just waiting for your life to begin, you keep saying to yourself that first you have to graduate high school, figure out a career path to follow, and ...
Jarrod Foster4 days ago
J's Journal
When you get confused sometimes, it is hard to be solid in anything that you are doing. I find myself looking and reaching out to people, activities, and experiences to fill that void and they never w...
Shine Bright
Don’t allow what people have to say about you affect you. Not everyone is going to like you. Once you realize that then it will be much easier to float on through life. Whether you do good in this wor...
Elianor M.A.7 days ago
Happiness 101: The Right Way to Deal with Stress
I'm the most stressed out person I know. I mean, it's so easy for anyone to constantly worry about the future and forget about the present. "What if I don't get into medical school?" or "What if I'll ...
Live Your Life—Unleashed!!!
The image of a leash spoke volumes today. Leashes of leather and steel, of nylon and elastic. Leashes that offer owners a tight rein on their pets, leashes that give the animal the illusion of freedom...
Justyna Kriger7 days ago
L.I.F.E.
There are some moments in our life when circumstances push us to grow up immediately. You are young, and your life is easy: Loving family, great social life, traveling the world, one of the best Unive...
Prateek Kathial8 days ago
A Glass of Wine
August, 27 2018, six years ago today, I sat on a plane for the first time, flying from India to Canada. I wasn't scared, I wasn't unhappy for leaving everyone behind; I guess I wasn't excited either! ...
Evan Ellacott8 days ago
Smiley Egg
I took this picture over two years ago. As I had recently learned about Vocal and how you use pictures to help tell a story, I thought I would look to past memories and see what I could find and share...
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Spencer Dupuis10 days ago
Getting to the Gym
Everyone has this moment in their lives. The, "I should probably start going to the gym," moment. For some it may be easy to just say to themselves, "You know what? I'm going to go to the gym today"—a...
Lolly Coleman11 days ago
Are You Shoulding Yourself?
I've got a problem with the word "should." Listen to yourself talk about things you do or will do. Chances are you are should-ing yourself. And it's not helping you one bit. If you live your life with...
Time to Achieve Those Dreams
If you want something bad enough, you will do anything to achieve it. If you want change, you will do anything for change. When you are tired of living paycheck to paycheck, barely able to survive, th...
Slow Down, Look Up, and Feel the Beauty
I'm the type of guy who's always in a rush. I don't like to spend time waiting when I can be doing something or achieving my next goal. But I have recently come to realize my big mistake in rushing to...
Aleea Madden12 days ago
If I Had Known Then
Dear teenage me, Slow down, sweet child, there is no rush to grow up so fast. You have your entire life to be a boring adult. I wish someone had told me how important these pre-adulthood years were. W...
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Alma Garcia12 days ago
Revival...
A wise human once told me, "A person can die at 30 but be buried at 73," she then waited so what she had said could really sink in. She proceeded to explain that when people become used to routine, da...
Stress
Stress! Stress is a mental or emotional strain which is caused from extreme pressure or tension. Stressing is the way that your body tells you that enough is enough and it just can't take anymore. Str...
Hope Talbott14 days ago
Loving
Loving ourselves comes difficulty, much more so than loving others. We as people tend to look past flaws in others and love them as they are, or even embrace flaws as strengths while focusing on the f...
Michael Jared14 days ago
Coping Skills to Get You Through the Day
No one can say they’ve had the perfect life when, at one point or another, they've felt bad about themselves. Whether it be family issues, bullying, uncertainty about the future, or anything else; we ...