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Achieving Goals

Make Stress Work For You

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

This might sound a little crazy, but what if it's the very fact that we assume stress is bad that's actually making it so bad for us? And what if there were another way to think about stress -- a way that might actually make it a force for good in our lives?

How To Make Your Own Luck

Rob White | Posted 05.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

You have it within your power to create your own luck. Real luck is about taking control of your life and being receptive to opportunities that come your way. Here are five tips for making your life a lucky one.

What's Getting In The Way Of Your Passion?

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 05.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

Even a small step in the right direction can have a snowball effect in bringing you closer to the joyful, purposeful life you are meant to live. I hope you will make that small step today!

Start Your Psychological Spring Cleaning

Terri Cole | Posted 05.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

Out with the old -- throw the windows open and air the place out -- and in with the new freshness of spring (in your mind, that is). Make room in your mind for all of the life experiences that you are creating for this beautiful new beginning.

Nose to the Grindstone, I Am Leaning In

Lynn Cluess Manzione | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn Cluess Manzione

I am allowing my reflection of the past 53 years to whisper in my ear, and it's telling me to go ahead -- the beast is not as scary as you think. It is time to lean in!

Are We There Yet?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

I think most of us can think of an example of something we'd like to "arrive" at. For example, many individuals who want to lose weight have a specific number in mind. And that once they get to that number, their weight loss, and participation in a program, will stop.

Purge Fear-Mongers From Your Life

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

When people come to see me for business coaching and to make personal changes in their lives, one of the first things I ask them to think about is who in their life is supportive of their goals, and who isn't.

6 Practical Steps To Awareness And Success

Kathy Andersen | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Kathy Andersen

I discovered, as we each can, that our aim can never be too high, despite the challenges we must overcome. So what can we do to tune into ourselves, take care of ourselves, aim our highest, and prioritize and organize to become our most aware, passionate, and successful?

Is Negative Thinking Ruining Your Opportunity for Success?

R. Kay Green | Posted 05.11.2013 | Business
R. Kay Green

Developing a positive mind-frame is about changing your way of thinking and allows you to succeed in spite of the most frequent obstacles on your path. It's about increasing your determination to be better, smarter, and more efficient with literally everything you do.

How to Create More Synchronicity, Miracles and Honest-to-Goodness 'Luck' in Your Life

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 05.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

So long as you're being honest and truthful with yourself, you're going to find that the universe really does shift to support you. It's not always easy -- it takes faith and commitment -- but if you want to live a life of abundance, happiness and fulfillment, it's the only way!

The Loaded Goal

Michael Neill | Posted 05.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

The loaded goal is that goal that seems to be your most important and longest-standing one -- it's the one that "for some reason, I don't seem to be able to make any real progress on," and "this year, I'm finally going to handle."

Why the Universe Keeps Giving You What You Don't Want

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

If you're crystal clear about what you want and taking constant action toward making it happen, but the universe consistently presents you with something you're resisting, it's time to lean into it and uncover what it is you need to learn, gain, experience or work through.

Act 'As If'!

Michael_Eisen | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael_Eisen

Although I have been blessed with so many of my dreams becoming a reality this past year, I have still had some struggles with truly embracing the concept of abundance in my life. There are times that it seems to flow easily and effortlessly, and times that it doesn't even flow at all.

How To Make Decisions You Won't Regret

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Think about a current situation in your life in which you're contemplating a big decision. Here is how to avoid second-guessing or regrets to feel best about your decision, as well as to master the decision-making process itself.

Time Travel and Goal-Setting Go Together Like PB&J

Alexandra Monir | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Monir

Your subconscious mind doesn't know the difference between what is real and imagined. And if you believe something to be real with every fiber of your being, your subconscious will do everything in its power to prove you right -- by making your dream a reality.

3 Ways To Get Back Into Your Rhythm

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

You always have a say in what happens in your life, but sometimes, it's better to move with the natural flow of things. Oftentimes, we create blocks that stop abundance, opportunity and growth from happening.

How To Actually Have Influence

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

If you want to become good at influencing others, then you simply need to learn how. It's not magic, and it's certainly not innate. It may sometimes feel innate, but that's because people are often able to pick up on effective strategies implicitly, through experience and observation.

Winners Never Quit, and Quitters Never Win

Dr. Debbie Magids | Posted 04.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Debbie Magids

The key is finding the joy in between the peaks -- paying attention to the moments, to the joy in the creating of your dreams, and to the pride you feel in yourself. Even if no one else ever acknowledges what you're doing, this is the true objective.

Can Resilience Be Learned?

Alex Lickerman, M.D. | Posted 04.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Alex Lickerman, M.D.

An undefeated mind isn't one that never feels discouraged or despairing; it's one that continues on in spite of it.

Just 30 Minutes For Better Health

Mitch Plotnick | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Mitch Plotnick

Rather than start your self-improvement quest by trying to change everything in your life at once, pick just one thing that you'd like to improve, and give yourself 30 minutes every few days to work on that goal. Little by little. No deadlines. No pressure.

10 'Beliefs' That Are Holding You Back

Christy Matta, M.A. | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Christy Matta, M.A.

If you are stuck "doing the right thing" while sacrificing what you want, your beliefs about how you "should" act may be holding you back.

3 Paths to Lasting Well-Being

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Creating lasting well-being requires shattering those habitual tendencies that lead to stress, frustration and heartbreak. Here are three paths I've been working on for years, and while I'm many miles from mastery, the more I practice, the more peace and happiness I find.

Negative Feedback: Confidence Crusher Or Motivating?

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

According to recent studies, you shouldn't worry so much when it comes to pointing out mistakes to someone who is experienced. Negative feedback won't crush their confidence, but it just might give them the information they need to take their performance to the next level.

3 Steps to Making Intentions Stick

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Making change is not about luck, it's about having a good strategy of being kind and compassionate with yourself as you continue to wander off and gently guide yourself back to the object of focus.

3 Paths to Instant Well-Being

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

I've discovered six paths that lead to well-being -- some work instantaneously and some generate a much more lasting result. This week, I'll focus on the ones that work instantly.