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I Have a Favorite Child

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 08.31.2015 | Parents
Rebecca Lammersen

I've paired down my life as much as I can, to the necessities and the priorities, but something remains imbalanced. I'm going to say something that may make you gasp and choke on your coffee -- I have a favorite child.

The Biggest Problem With 'People Pleasing' (and Why You Should Stop Immediately)

Greg Newton | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Greg Newton

When we put our "good model citizen" mask on, we often act out of integrity and compromise our true nature -- which is a huge price to pay.

Stop Holding Back

Angie Sarhan | Posted 08.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Angie Sarhan

"You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back." ~Barbara De Angelis A couple of months ago I had the opportunity to visit Mart...

Be in Charge of Your Life

Evelyn Fiske | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Evelyn Fiske

Deciding that you want to be in charge of your own life is one of the best decisions that can be made. It allows for you to put the well being of yourself first, and forget what it is that everyone else thinks you should be doing.

When the New "Cool" Becomes Getting Married and Having Kids

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 06.30.2015 | Weddings
Jennifer Twardowski

I'm 28 years old. Single and childless. And even though I'm currently in a relationship, marriage and children are hardly on the top of my list of "things to accomplish in the next 5 years."

How to Attract Your Ideal Clients by Being Yourself

Mui Tsun | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Mui Tsun

When setting up your business, you may have thought about your brand. You may have pondered about the 'voice' of your company, the tone, the style, and how you want to convey your business to the rest of the world.

Step Away From the Comparison Game: Be Grateful to Be You!

Noelle Nelson | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Noelle Nelson

Harried, bedraggled, already late for work, you do your best to be patient as your kids scramble out of the car juggling school backpacks and soccer g...

How Co-Ed Parties Taught Me to Let Go

Alexandra Allam | Posted 05.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Alexandra Allam

When I was around 12 years old, I started learning to dance. Ironically, I'd been tapping and twirling for years, but the particular set of skills necessary for this endeavor were far beyond pirouettes or buffalo-hop-steps.

5 Reasons Teenagers Should Join FIRST Robotics

Natalie Kalin | Posted 06.16.2015 | Teen
Natalie Kalin

More than just the networking, though, the friends and students I have met in my FIRST robotics experience have been some of the greatest people I have ever met.

Be Yourself and Go All the Way

Mary Paleologos | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Paleologos

I have a proposition for you: Be yourself and go all way. There is no room for half measures. If you're going to shine your light, do it brightly in a loving and courageous way. Be an original, not a copy of someone else. The hardest thing you will have to face in a world that expects you to meet others' expectations is to be yourself and trust yourself.

Googly-Eyed Pup Shows You Don't Need To Conform To Be Lovable

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 04.02.2015 | Weird News

Don’t worry so much about trying to be cool. Sure, you could follow the crowd, look like everyone else, adopt a poised and detached demeanor and...

Why Sam Smith Has It So Right

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

Not only is Sam Smith talented, but he's authentic. He is real in a world that is fake, and true to himself when many others are falling over to conform so they can make it big. I admire Sam Smith's honesty, and I respect his artistry.

I Refuse To Be Pressured By Your New Year's Resolutions

Erin Whitten | Posted 03.01.2015 | Teen
Erin Whitten

Every year I hear people starting their year to get healthy, but that makes me question their logic -- why wait until a designated day of the year to live a healthy lifestyle?

Fake It 'Til You Make It

Darren Hardy | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
Darren Hardy

Please don't. Instead, let me offer you six ways to gain the relationship edge in business and life that don't require you to be a poser. is what I recommend you do -- seek to help, give, assist, empower, and support.

Go Ahead, Act Like a Guy: Body Language Advice for Women

Greg J. Stone | Posted 12.06.2014 | Business
Greg J. Stone

"Whatever you do, don't use your hands when you speak." Many female clients in my consulting practice have told me that other, uh, advisors, of the male variety, imparted this conventional "wisdom." Why? Because "gestures will make you look aggressive or unprofessional!" Huh?

Today's Buddha Doodle - Strike A Pose!

Molly Hahn | Posted 11.05.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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What I Learned From Five Months Of Travel

Cliff Hsia | Posted 10.27.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

These are the lessons about life that I have learned after five months of travel around the world...

A Letter to My Niece As She Starts College

Shaun Sperling | Posted 10.20.2014 | College
Shaun Sperling

The worst decisions that we make in life can almost always be traced back to not believing we are good enough and therefore not living in our truth.

Find Energy By Being Yourself

Terren Nicole | Posted 09.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Terren Nicole

Once I started healing on a spiritual level, my energy came back. I changed jobs. I moved. I got back into the yoga studio. I allowed myself to be in a relationship with someone who loved and supported me.

The Freedom Not to Care

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 09.06.2014 | Women
Karen Ann Kennedy

A beautiful thing happened when I stopped caring about what everyone else thought; I experienced a rush of freedom! I was finally, after all those years, free to be who and what I was without worry and without pressure.

How to Fit In and When Not to Bother

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Adapting to a culture means doing so in a way that allows us to be who we are, learning from others while also sharing the best of ourselves. The problem happens when we don't just try to fit into the culture, but we try to fit into a specific mold in a way that is not true to who we are.

6 Reasons Not to Stress About Being Single

Chevonne Harris | Posted 07.29.2014 | Women
Chevonne Harris

Being alone does not mean you have to be lonely. And it certainly doesn't mean you have to spend every waking hour looking for someone to share your alone time with.

'I'm Good Enough, I'm Smart Enough and Doggone It, People Like Me'

Brian Leaf | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Brian Leaf

Don't try to be the funny dad; the got-it-all-together mom; or the always-perky coworker. They are great as they are, no doubt. But, we are each happiest and serve the world best when we are truly ourselves.

The Clothing Item I Can't Live Without

Amy Mullis | Posted 06.29.2014 | Fifty
Amy Mullis

I'm not the health-chick who can order a three-leaf salad for lunch and be too full to pack in another bite. I'm the one who reaches for the dessert menu as soon as her stretch jeans hit the cushioned seat of the booth and orders her entrée by saying, 'Whatever goes with the 'Death by Chocolate'.'

Board Your Own Ship

Anthony Silard | Posted 06.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthony Silard

To bring our lives closer to what we imagine they can become, let's consider the origins of the word "discipline." Discipline is derived from the word...