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The Main Reason We Compare Ourselves -- My Awakening That I Am Enough -- Are You?

Nicola Arnold CPCC | Posted 02.07.2017 | HuffPost Home
Nicola Arnold CPCC

"Comparison is the thief of joy!" According to an article I read the other day. For me it was a great awakening that I spend too much time comparing m...

The Modern Fragmentation of Lives & Identities

David Sze | Posted 02.01.2017 | Healthy Living
David Sze

I have two groups of friends, and they don't intersect. The first group are my fellow Amherst College alumni--intellectual, career-oriented, hard-wor...

Trump's not authentic, He's a false prophet

Kevin Healey | Posted 01.28.2017 | Religion
Kevin Healey

A Joint Statement from Atheist Democrat, Evangelical Republican This essay is a collaboration between Kevin Healey, Assistant Professor of Communicat...

Being The Dream (An Open Letter To My Secular Saint)

Peter Edward Matthews | Posted 01.16.2017 | Religion
Peter Edward Matthews

Today I am celebrating your birthday by signing up for Weight Watchers with my cousin b/c I read that your autopsy revealed that your internals revealed the body of a 69 year old and not a 39 year old. Health is wealth. I was introduced to a Vegan lifestyle at the age of 18. Today I shall return to it.

Can Mindfulness Help You Be More Authentic

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 12.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

By Kira M. Newman For many of us, mindfulness is a relaxation tool--a way to cultivate calm and slow down in a frantic world. But that's not all it...

Four Steps to Feeling Better about Yourself

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 12.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

By Tchiki Davis What gives you a sense of self-worth? Data from my well-being survey recently revealed that positive self-views (or feeling good ab...

25 Quotes in the Importance of Being Your Authentic Self

Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC | Posted 12.20.2016 | Women
Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC

Are you living a life that is authentic? Are you doing what you love for work? Are you telling the people that matter how much you love and appreciate...

"The fact remains, there is no medium more important to civilization than the written word"

Don Tapscott | Posted 12.02.2016 | Home
Don Tapscott

Excerpts from my remarks to the Writers' Trust Gala November 23, 2016, Toronto, Canada I recently co-chaired the black-tie gala of the Writers Trust...

The Road Less Traveled To Authenticity

Dane Steele Green | Posted 11.23.2016 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

"Authenticity." "Genuine." "Untouched." Every last one is a loaded term when it comes to travel, and, like temperature, comes in degrees. Internationa...

How We Can Use This Election To Bring Out The Best In Us

Homaira Kabir | Posted 11.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Homaira Kabir

This article first appeared on I've just finished a session with a client who came in terrified by the prospect of post-election lif...

Moms Of Trans Youth Are Changing The World

Stephanie Mott | Posted 11.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Stephanie Mott

I live in Kansas, so much of what I am about to share is about Kansas, but I can tell you that everything I am about to share is true in every state i...

How to Stop Being a People-Pleaser

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 11.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

By Christine Carter Many commentators took issue with my claim that happiness comes when we live with total integrity--when we stop people-pleasing...

What It Really Means To Be A Leader (And What It Takes)

Shivani Bhagi | Posted 01.25.2017 | Business
Shivani Bhagi

First let's explore what it means to be a leader. A leader is not just someone who manages a big team or a company. When I talk about leadership I'm...

The Only Way Out Is Through

Carly Israel | Posted 10.04.2016 | Divorce
Carly Israel

Making the decision to leave my marriage was the hardest decision I have ever made in my entire life. And the most honest.

Truth and Liberation 1

Paul N. Anderson | Posted 09.29.2016 | Religion
Paul N. Anderson

Jesus says in the Gospel of John, "You shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free." (John 8:32) But what did he mean by that? And, what does that saying mean to you and me today?

The Secret To True Happiness And Making A Unique Impact On The World

Andrew Merle | Posted 09.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrew Merle

What if I told you that there is one main secret to true happiness? And that this secret also guarantees that you will make a truly unique impact on ...

4 Easy Steps for Confident and Authentic Self-Promotion

Gabrielle Pelicci, Ph.D. | Posted 09.20.2016 | Media
Gabrielle Pelicci, Ph.D.

We live in a very noisy world with millions of people demanding attention. If we have a product or service that we really believe in and we want to share it with others, we have to compete with all of that crazy noise. Sometimes it can feel so overwhelming or intimidating to promote our work. We have to constantly post, pitch, and praise ourselves until others catch on.

How We Unintentionally Harm Our Children (And Ourselves)

Laura Coe | Posted 09.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Coe

We get stuck on being a martyr and a victim. We are upset with what we believe other people may have done to us. But this is your work. It is your work to honor who you are.

Advice Column: How To Move On From A Lying Ex

Chelsea Leigh Trescott | Posted 09.14.2016 | Women
Chelsea Leigh Trescott

Your letter is not about your ex being a d*ck. If he were a d*ck, you would have stopped thinking about him by now. But you are thinking about him. Almost a year later, and you're reaching out to me, too. You said you shouldn't be thinking about him though. Has someone told you that? Often our friends do.

Feminine is the new balance

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 09.14.2016 | Women
Megan Dalla-Camina

Are you sick and tired of talking about work life balance? Many have tried it and failed. Most think it doesn't exist. Some have coined the term work life integration or work life blend. But we're still talking about the same thing.

The Truth About Being A Fearless Woman

Lisa Cox | Posted 09.08.2016 | Women
Lisa Cox

Can you be fearless and still be fearful from time to time? Absolutely! That's doesn't mean you're contradicting yourself, it means you're human. ...

The 4-Part Formula to Build a Social Media Community Around Your Business

John Bowen | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
John Bowen

Social media has become a proven path to building a community of followers around your business. Marketing via YouTube, Facebook and other social media outlets can be a huge driver of new customers as well as referrals from "marketing apostles" who identify with you and who feel personally invested in your future success.

Authentically Who?

Cate Montana | Posted 08.22.2016 | Impact
Cate Montana

Everybody wants to be authentic. Which is great. But how can we be authentic without knowing who we really are? I don't know about you, but when I as...

The Anatomy Of A Lie

Kasia Jamroz | Posted 08.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kasia Jamroz

Lies have always been creating a lot of controversy, emotions and heated discussions among not just the ones impacted. Essays and research papers were written on the topic in the attempt to understand it, explain it or even to detect it.

Relevant And Authentic

Pam Ferderbar | Posted 08.19.2016 | Comedy
Pam Ferderbar

I recently wrote about the misappropriation of the term "passionate about" and how it makes my head spin. Today I'm losing my marbles over the use of "authentic."