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11 Traits That Block Success for High-Achievers

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 08.24.2014 | Business
Paula Davis-Laack

For as long as I can remember, I have been driven and achievement-oriented. It started when I was six, playing tee-ball for the first time. I got a ...

11 Easy Ways To Be Happier

Susie Moore | Posted 05.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

We are so busy worrying about what will be in the future or living in the past. True joy, peace and contentment come from being alive and present in the current moment. It is all we have and it is all there really is.

Revisiting the Connection Between Prophet Muhammad and George Washington

Craig Considine | Posted 04.18.2014 | Religion
Craig Considine

In addition to the three virtues -- seeking knowledge, avoiding anger, and demonstrating forgiveness -- Prophet Muhammad and George Washington share countless other values, including gratitude, courtesy, honesty, and reliability.

Stop Saying the Word 'Should'

Hannah Braime | Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Hannah Braime

I've been on a quest to replace my "should" with alternative vocabulary that is healthier and more accepting -- both of myself and of other people. The longer I'm on this quest, the more I realize the damage the word "should" does to our self-relationship and our relationships with others.

Your Cancer Is Not My Cancer: The Danger of Comparison

Joanna_Montgomery | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Joanna_Montgomery

The truth is that every single person's cancer is different -- even those diagnosed as the same type and stage -- because that cancer exists in a unique human body unlike no other, with a unique life history and genealogy.

How to Overcome Social Comparison

Susie Moore | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Remember, the universe is abundant and wants you to have all that you want. You block the flow of opportunity, creation and miracles when we focus on other people and resent their accomplishments. Use your energy to think of ways to become your best and highest self.

The Important Connection That Will Help You Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

Elizabeth McKenzie | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth McKenzie

The good news is, it's actually not that hard: once you connect to your center, there is literally no room for comparison. It doesn't exist. All there is is you and your truth. In fact, you are your truth. And that's a pretty amazing way to live.

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.

Are You Threatened By Other People's Success?

Mike Robbins | Posted 07.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

What if we stopped the comparison game altogether?  What if the success of others had nothing to do with us, and our own success had nothing to do with anyone else?  What if we didn't spend aso much of our precious time focusing on how we "measure up" to the people around us?

My Sister Had The Perfect Life -- And It Made Me Rethink Mine

Salon | Posted 07.05.2012 | Women

"We bought a new house," my older sister said a few months ago, in one of our rare phone conversations. "I’m so happy for you," I said, though I'...

The Secret To Happiness: Don't Care!

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I'm working on my Happiness Project, and you could have one, too! Everyone's project will look different, but it's the rare person who can't benefit. ...

A Comparitive Study of All Three Punisher Films...

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

In this current age of rebooting one comic franchise or horror franchise after another, it is still something of a milestone that we have a single property that has been rebooted twice in just four years by the same studio.