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How to Avoid a Half-Lived Life - Challenge Genie

There are ways we can avoid the complacency of a half-lived life. It takes vigilance and constant practice but it is so worth it. Each day, we can …

Positive Thinking

Taking Pause - Challenge Genie

Taking pause is essential to us all. Without a moment to ponder and reflect, we can end up living our lives in a constant state of reaction rather …

Creating Your Own Suffering: The Second Arrow - Challenge Genie

Life brings inevitable suffering. Your inner perspective will shape how you respond to personal challenges.<p>As our baby boy becomes more mobile, he is …

Stealing Time - Challenge Genie

Challenge Genie is happy to introduce a new Contributor to the Challenge Genie Team, Sarah M. whose honest and engaging writing about her life as a …

What Color Are the Blues in Paradise? - Challenge Genie

The island of Hawaii is an unlikely place for the blues.<p>Waves crash along the cliffs. With my husband, I breastfeed my newborn son while looking out …

Reclaiming Yourself - Challenge Genie

There are many points in our lives where we feel lost. This is the beginning of reclaiming yourself again in powerful and inventive ways. You have …

What We Gain Through Loss - Challenge Genie

Even during challenging times, we can develop a perspective to see what we can gain through loss. This loss may be of a relationship, a job or an …

Poetry

Dreams - Challenge Genie

Poetry: The Cure for the Blues - Challenge Genie

The power of poetry happens when beautiful words become spells to heal wounds and soothe the spirit.<p>The winter holidays is a time for rejoicing and …

Poetry

Return to Innocence - Challenge Genie

"Playing is such an important part of our healing process. Our spirit needs to frolic, so we can return to innocence."

Rights & Freedoms

Death as Your Adviser in Living - Challenge Genie

Imagining your own death and connecting with your mortality may help you take advantage of the life you still have.<p>“No one else can take risks for …

Taking Responsibility and Communication - Challenge Genie

Taking responsibility in life is the only way we can ensure that we’ve done our part in fulfilling our individual potential.<p>As a modern species with …

A Forcefield Against Negativity - Challenge Genie

As I encounter various people in our travels, I am learning a great deal about myself through the interactions that I have with others. I see how we …

Hostage to Anger - Challenge Genie

<b>We all have been hostages to anger: to our own anger that makes us act out of control, to the anger of others that deeply affect our sense of safety</b> …

Taking Responsibility Without Excuses - Challenge Genie

One of the most wonderful things about life is the variety of choices we have, but it’s our capacity to make wise decisions that makes me wonder if …

Leave Your Draining Job - Challenge Genie

If your job is emotionally and physically taxing, the time is now to begin acting on your intentions to look for a better position and leave your …

Meet Your Life Coach, Elizabeth Gilbert

If you’re standing on the brink of a new endeavor, suffering from a bit of writer’s (or artist’s or musician’s) block, or struggling to referee the …

Books

How to Leave a Joyless Job - Challenge Genie

If you find yourself in a joyless job, it is time to make a change in your attitude and life situation. Life is too precious to feel stuck in an …

What It Is to Be a Man - Challenge Genie

(‘Brother Square-Toes’<i>—Rewards and Fairies</i>)<p>If you can keep your head when all about you<p>Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,<p>If you can trust …

Oversharing on Social Media - Challenge Genie

Sharing our life adventures with friends and family online is easy and convenient. On the other hand, oversharing personal information can be …

Social Media

Sharing Personal Information - Challenge Genie

In many cases, providing vital information is important for daily life, but when we disclose too much to the wrong people, we put ourselves and …

A Wayne Dyer Tribute - Climbing Rumi's Ladder

Friends and followers around the globe were saddened to learn that Dr. Wayne W. Dyer completed his work for this lifetime on Earth on August 30, …