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Achieving Goals

9 Mantras To Get You Through Your Toughest Challenges

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Set Goals, Not Resolutions: First Year in Print

Steven Petite | Posted 03.04.2014 | Books
Steven Petite

Set goals, not resolutions. Writing is hard, and writing in hopes for any amount of success is a crazy thing to believe in. But crazy things happen all the time, right?

10 Ways to Make 2014 Your Best Year Yet!

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

The super cool thing about this new year is that we are also starting off with a new moon on Jan. 1! The last time this happened was 19 years ago. New moons bring powerful energy for change and fresh starts.

10 Things Every 20-Something Should Do In 2014

Samantha Matt | Posted 04.07.2015 | Women
Samantha Matt

Beyond the many things I hope to accomplish some time in the near future, there are a couple things I -- and you -- should do in the new year no matter what.

Make a Fitness Resolution That Sticks

Angelo Poli | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Angelo Poli

About a zillion people make resolutions that relate to fitness around the New Year. And about three-quarters of a zillion of them don't stick to those resolutions past six weeks. I have a few theories as to why that might be -- and how you might be able to make a fitness resolution that sticks this time around.

Enough With the Half-Assed Resolutions

Jennie Mustafa-Julock | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennie Mustafa-Julock

Kicking off a new year with a clean slate and mounds of ambition is great. But when your New Year's resolutions are all corrective measures rooted in the woulda, shoulda, couldas of yesteryear, it's tough to be excited about them.

6 Effective Tools for Making a Resolution

Michelle Roya Rad | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Roya Rad

It is important to have resolutions and goals that resonate with who you are and what you are capable of. While observation and learning from others are helpful, blind imitation would not satisfy you in the long run.

Why Goals Work in Business and in Pleasure

Gary Shapiro | Posted 02.17.2014 | Business
Gary Shapiro

It's a well-established principle: work comes before play. Those of us who live by this mantra know that an earned pleasure feels better than a guilty...

Avoiding This One Important Thing May Save You A Lot Of Self-Doubt

Daniela Tempesta, LCSW | Posted 02.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniela Tempesta, LCSW

If comparing is how you evaluate your worth, you will always be losing. In this game of life you will never reach a point where you are better than others in every way and why would you want to be.

3 Keys for Achieving Any Goal That I Learned From My Thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail

Jay Platt | Posted 02.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Jay Platt

The truth is, most big goals aren't accomplished in one fell swoop. Rather, they are accomplished little by little, step by step.

The Only Advice You'll Need To Start Meditating

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 02.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Meditation isn't a one-size-fits-all kinda thing. I always recommend that you start somewhat loose. Commit without overcommitting or feeling like to you have to force it.

It's Really Okay to Go at Your Own Pace

Erika Finn | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Erika Finn

It's time to check in and make sure that you are still on the pathway heading towards your goal. And if you feel like you are on the sidelines, then maybe that's right where you need to be for now. When you are ready, though, put on your shoes, get up and take that first step.

7 Steps to Smash Fear in the Face

Jennie Mustafa-Julock | Posted 01.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennie Mustafa-Julock

Take the time to examine what's really got you stuck, get real with the best and worst possible outcomes, look at the possibilities from every angle, and then, finally, decide for yourself which is going to reign victorious -- your fears or your audacity!

3 Ways to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone More Easily

Susan Bernstein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Susan Bernstein

I reinforced what was working instead of focusing on what my ego saw as failures. Poor ego doesn't understand that learning takes time. When you step outside your comfort zone, magic happens.

The Quickest Way to Give Yourself a Raise

Carrie Smith | Posted 01.25.2014 | Money
Carrie Smith

When you pay off your debt accounts and regain control of your finances, it's like plugging the holes in your bucket and being able to use the money as you see fit. No more siphoning away your hard-earned money.

The Care and Feeding of Your Network

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

You may not believe in networking, kid, but like gravity, it believes in you, so instead of shaming yourself, why don't you get good at it and start, you know, achieving your professional goals?

The Life Out Loud: Turning Dreams Into Reality With Vision Boards

MeiMei Fox | Posted 12.17.2013 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

Have you ever tried making a vision board? It's often one of the first assignments I give my coaching clients -- a powerful visual way of creatively connecting with your hopes and dreams.

The Difference Between Good and Great: My Tips for Being Exceptional

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Defy the norm, be curious and don't accept the status quo. If you're striving for better than what exists, then think and dream big.

9 Ways To Spark A Breakthrough

Posted 10.10.2013 | OWN

By Lindsy Van Gelder Maybe you've hit a motivational wall and need to get back on track. Or maybe it's time to head down another road entirely. But...

WATCH: How To Define Success When You Don't Know What You Want

Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living

How do you define success if you're unsure of your ultimate goal? The answer could be right in front of you. In his new book, Springboard: Launchin...

How Many Times Have You Heard the Word NO, NO, NO and NO Again?

R. Kay Green | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
R. Kay Green

Where many of your peers find success is through their unbending unwillingness to let the word no become a setback.

You're Not a Nobody.

Miriam Khalladi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Miriam Khalladi

Why do we believe we can't do certain things? I guess it remains one of the mysteries of the human mind. Luckily I have found that the solution can be quite simple.

3 Reminders for Times You Feel Stuck and Unmotivated

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 11.20.2013 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

What you tell yourself has a powerful effect on what you set out to do. Talking to yourself productively by releasing the guilt, shame and frustration from your mental chatter is a great base for clarifying and accomplishing your goals.

The Thing I Do Regularly That You're 'Not Supposed to Do'

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

No matter how small or little your progress is, you absolutely must acknowledge all of it. Celebrating the little wins, accomplishments, shifts and gains is so important to building a life you love.

Actually, Who Are You Not to Be?

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

I was on the brink of psyching myself out into playing small. We all do this. It really is our own light that frightens us the most.