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Authentic Self

Be Authentic? Beauthentic!

Erdika Wirengjurit | Posted 05.01.2015 | Good News
Erdika Wirengjurit

There is beauty in being who you truly are, in embracing your true self and sharing this with the world.

Resisting the Manufactured Identity Trap

Emad Rizkalla | Posted 04.27.2015 | Business
Emad Rizkalla

The leadership brand... the corporate culture... Everyone is talking about it. Social media is flooded with jellybean jars full of experts who can tell you how manufacture who you are. But the whole concept begs the question.

How Shame Affects Our Dating Relationships in Middle Age

Michelle Martin | Posted 04.02.2015 | Fifty
Michelle Martin

One of the most painful and life-impacting human emotions is shame. Shame is a powerful universal emotion that often emerges when we feel deeply vulnerable about something and believe that others have the power to judge us, and ultimately reject us.

8 Ways to Dramatically Shift Your Relationships

Karl Romain | Posted 04.02.2015 | Weddings
Karl Romain

Go inside. Knowing who you are, and what you have to offer others, provides solid ground for any relationship.

Use 'Your Story and Language' Wisely: For the Sake Of Your Business!

Debbie Frank | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business
Debbie Frank

Truth be known, I really don't care about anyone's story. I care about how they might help me with a problem I need solved!

One Thing That's Holding You Back From Getting What You Want

Posted 03.23.2015 | Dr. Phil

Has the world distracted you from your unique, individual, potential and core self? Dr. Phil has a one-word answer that almost certainly lies at the h...

Why Plus-Size Model Tess Munster's #effyourbeautystandards Is A Contradiction

Tina Plantamura | Posted 04.29.2015 | Women
Tina Plantamura

There are instances when I'm not even thinking about how I look, what I'm wearing or how I am perceived because I am too busy living. And that is when my authentic self appears.

Not Living The Life You Want? 15 Questions To Ask Yourself

Posted 03.10.2015 | Dr. Phil

Have you lost parts of yourself in the rush of the world? Maybe you've let passion and color slip away a tiny piece at a time — so slowly you didn't...

What Is True Authentic Leadership?

Yaacov Cohen | Posted 04.19.2015 | Business
Yaacov Cohen

When it comes to authenticity in leadership, the question becomes to which "self" do I need to be true? My lower self or my higher self?

Why You're Probably Lying To Yourself - And How To Stop It

Posted 03.10.2015 | Dr. Phil

Your internal dialogue may be the loudest voice you hear most of your waking hours. It is the real-time, real-language conversation you have with your...

The Secret That Will Start You On The Path To A Better Life

David Kanegis | Posted 03.11.2015 | Fifty
David Kanegis

Tired of the rat race, looking to eliminate stress, worry over family, health, work and finances? Want to stop smoking, lose weight, find true love? Looking to improve relationships, want to feel more relaxed? Desire a fit, flexible and creative mind poised to seize new challenges?

The 'Somebody' Syndrome: Are We Milestone Biased?

Kat Cowley | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Kat Cowley

This isn't about hurtful comment vindication. Upsetting comments and their narrators will come and go -- what it is about a collective cultural tolerance.

Are You in the Closet? You May Be Surprised!

Paul Boynton | Posted 03.07.2015 | Gay Voices
Paul Boynton

I knew leaving the closet would be a challenge, not just for me but for everyone who thought they knew the real me. Coming out would mean telling the truth to my loving wife, my children, friends, co-workers, and, as the CEO of a large nonprofit, my board of directors. Terrifying risks were involved.

The Anti-New Year's Resolution Revolution

M. Blazoned | Posted 03.02.2015 | Parents
M. Blazoned

My favorite mantra is "I am enough. I have enough." Maybe 2015 is the year that I will be brave enough to really believe that. How about you?

The Most Important Relationship In Your Life

Posted 04.29.2015 | Dr. Phil

In his "Tip of the Day," Dr. Phil says: “The most important relationship you’ll ever have is the one you have with yourself.” But it can be...

Stepping Out of the Closet and Into Your Life

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 12.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

The most beautiful legacy you can leave for those you love is a long shadow-filled corridor of open doors that you have courageously walked through as you have moved closer and closer towards them.

Leadership Matters: Never Too Many Leaders

Stedman Graham | Posted 12.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Stedman Graham

No one is immune to the need for leadership. There are already too many followers in our world, and the oft-quoted idea that only 1 percent of the population leads the many is actually true. This is not an effective, humane or sustainable paradigm for humankind.

Authentic Sensuality: That's Hot!

Joy Weston | Posted 12.20.2014 | Style
Joy Weston

What makes a woman independent is her imagination, a desire to become the shero in her own story and the master of her fate. It has nothing to do with "the reality" others see, only what she chooses to see and act upon.

One College's Quest to Deconstruct the Man Box

Cameron Conaway | Posted 12.15.2014 | Education
Cameron Conaway

The space inside the Man Box burns bright when the light from the Leg Lamp from A Christmas Story bounces off the wallpaper of glossy Maxim magazine...

How to Embody Your Authentic Self

Laura Berger | Posted 11.30.2014 | Women
Laura Berger

I am deeply committed to empowering women to bring their best selves forward and be the most effective leaders. And in the case above, my client doubled her salary. How?

Why It May Feel Like There's A Hole In Your Soul (And How To Fix It)

Posted 12.02.2014 | Dr. Phil

Are you living a life in tune with your authentic or fictional self?

Want Happiness? Be Authentic

Anfernee Chansamooth | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Anfernee Chansamooth

Imagine waking up one day and realising that everything that you had thought to be true wasn't, and that the picture that you had of success - the sam...

Take Yourself To Work Every Day!

April Rudin | Posted 08.02.2014 | Women
April Rudin

The entire notion of a "personal self" vs. a "work self" - with clear boundaries in between - is fading. There will inevitably be spillover. Research and experience have shown that when employees have opportunities to express who they really are in the workplace, everyone benefits.

Mindful Therapy

Ira Israel | Posted 06.07.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Ira Israel

As a psychotherapist, I don't heal anyone, I don't fix anyone, and I don't cure anyone. I'm even highly resistant to diagnoses and will only provide them when required by insurance companies. As one of my psychology professors put it, "My job as I see it is to lease my emotions in 50 minute intervals."

Healing Vigilante: 7 Ways to Stay in Your Authentic Self

Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark | Posted 05.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark

The heart is not so easily changed, but the head can be persuaded. -- Pabbie the Grandfather Troll from the movie Frozen. What is your "authentic ...