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Why We Should Stop Saying Sorry So Often

Brooke Metz | Posted 01.30.2015 | Good News
Brooke Metz

Not only do we devalue "sorry" when we use it unnecessarily, but we also devalue ourselves.

Beyond the Development Plan: 5 No Cost Ways to Inspire Others to Greatness

Laura Berger | Posted 01.30.2015 | Business
Laura Berger

Now in a new year with performance planning in the rear-view, as c-level executives and leaders, what more can you do to cascade a culture of achievement throughout your organization?

'Letting Our Hair Down': The Risk and Beauty of Bold Bigness

Jesua | Posted 01.30.2015 | Women
Jesua

I remember when I was a teenager, already 5'11, and someone would refer to me as "big" and I would feel a pang of self-rejection and then correct them: "I'm not big, I'm tall." How did "big" become such a dirty word as a description for a woman?

How to Be Fearless: 4 Lessons From 50 Cent

Claudine Chicheportiche | Posted 01.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Claudine Chicheportiche

For most of us, upping your Zen game isn't just about living in a state of bliss and having a clear and empty mind. You and I aren't monks living on...

5 Ways Thinking Like a Ballerina Can Bring Balance to Your Life

Julia Erickson | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Julia Erickson

The rigors of my craft and small business require constant balance -- sometimes quite literally -- both on and off stage. Along the way, I've honed strategies that can translate to anyone striving to achieve balance in their lives and create room for personal passion and creativity.

The 3 Fears That Keep You From Shining Your Brightest (and How to Overcome Them), Part 2

Wendy Reese | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

This is a part two of a three-part series. Are you getting stuck by one of the three fears keeping people playing small? As discussed in part one, th...

Miss Universe: A Perennial Win for Diversity

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 01.20.2015 | Entertainment
Jimmy Nguyen

After the uproar over the lack of diversity in this year's Academy Awards nominations, it's good to know there is one upcoming television special that will showcase diverse faces: the Miss Universe pageant.

How Getting 'Mugged' Gave Me My Creativity Back

Melissa Dinwiddie | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Dinwiddie

The mugger had a firm grip on my ankles. "NO!" I screamed, flipping onto my right hip and yanking my left leg back. I kicked back out sharply while p...

Letters to Hadley: Mornings

Liz Olson | Posted 01.20.2015 | Women
Liz Olson

Your mom, before she was a mom, was the best sleeper of all. When we were younger, she'd sleep so hard and so late. I remember going into her room on weekend mornings and begging her to "wake up! wake up!"

7 Secrets For Building Unstoppable Confidence

| Lolly Daskal | Posted 01.20.2015 | Small Business

Building true confidence is a gradual process. No one is going to turn into a positive, self-confident person overnight. But if you're in need of s...

Feeling Desperate? Don't Worry. No One Can Tell

Sara Eckel | Posted 01.13.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

People mean well when they try to reconfigure our emotions and our personalities to meet the cultural ideal of a desirable romantic partner. They just want us to be happy. But not only do these "rules" make us feel terrible, they also don't hold up to scrutiny.

Want To Have A Successful Year? Reflect On The Past

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 01.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

Ironically, as we look ahead to the new year, drawing from our past can help us achieve our goals and live a happier, more fulfilling life.

Living Life With Happiness, Not For Happiness

Reetu Gupta | Posted 01.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Reetu Gupta

Love. Have a love for yourself and all of your abilities. Each of us has a light that has the ability to shine so bright; all you need to do is light the match.

Last Year, I Fell In Love (But Not Like That)

Julia Schemmer | Posted 01.08.2015 | Teen
Julia Schemmer

This isn't the kind of love story where the guy gets the girl, swaying her with a Mumford and Sons song and the dazzling blue eyes that could leave anyone speechless. In fact, it doesn't even deal with romance.

The Body-Image Solution: Elastic Pants

Maria Senise | Posted 01.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

My 30s hit me a couple of years ago, and my metabolism went down the shi*ter. I miss the days when I could work out a reasonable, non-obsessive amount...

What I Learned About Life From a Dog Trainer

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

When you make a decision to do something bold, to go for your dreams, to accomplish your goals, do not let the pack distract you. Do not let people talk you out of doing what your heart desires. Stop playing small in life to appease the pack.

10 Rules of Being a Sexy Woman

Alexandra Harra | Posted 01.06.2015 | Women
Alexandra Harra

There are many twists and turns along the road to real sexiness that require us to make the right decisions. Live by the ten rules of being a woman and inspire others to follow in your gracefully sexy footsteps.

How to Not Get Caught Up in What Other People Think of You

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 01.06.2015 | Women
Stephenie Zamora

People are always going to be judging us, so are you really going to let them hold you back? Will you let them hold you back from doing what you want to do, and showing up how you want to show up in the world?

How to Tap Into Inner Clarity for Your 2015 Vision

Kerry Vollherbst | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Kerry Vollherbst

Once you see where you're shape-shifting to satisfy your ideas about other peoples' desires, you get the awareness that your reality is made up of choices that you are making, not someone else. The beautiful, liberating news is that you are free to choose again.

My Moment of Truth: Sometimes You Just Have to Show Up

Traci Bild | Posted 12.16.2014 | Women
Traci Bild

Our dreams don't always come in neat little packages. Sometimes they show up crumbled, torn and in messy little bags. The truth is, if you show up, they will too. Not always how you expect it, and in most cases, even better. No matter what it is your pursuing or how hard it is, show up...

Don't Be Typical

Pete Jones | Posted 12.16.2014 | College
Pete Jones

I'm really not sure how it took so long to reference Bob Goff's infamous Love Does book but I couldn't wait a day longer. Earlier today I was skimming through his book and came across some of the notes I made in it a few months back.

3 Things That Are Keeping Women From Reaching Top Management Positions

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business

When it comes to women achieving real, meaningful success in the workplace, much of the popular advice given over the past couple of years revolves ar...

5 Reasons to Fall Head Over Heels in Love With Celebrating Yourself

Casey Erin Wood | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Casey Erin Wood

Don't get me wrong -- like many of you, I love being productive. I love to create. But I was finding myself feeling less and less inspired and more and more unhealthy, exhausted and unfulfilled.

Need a Confidence Boost? Read This.

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 12.12.2014 | Women
Megan Dalla-Camina

The good news is that you can build confidence, both in yourself and in others. Here are five areas you can start working on today to help establish and build your confidence so that it can have a positive flow on effect to every area of your life.

33 Inspirational and Thought-Provoking Books That Will Help You Create a Life You Love in the New Year

Renee Lo Iacono | Posted 12.11.2014 | Books
Renee Lo Iacono

With New Years just around the corner, now is a great time to start thinking about what New Year's resolutions we would like to make in the upcoming year.