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How To Become Fearless

Todd VanDuzer | Posted 10.14.2015 | Impact
Todd VanDuzer

Fear is an emotion. An emotion that we create, that constricts our ability to fully live, express ourselves, and contribute our unique gift to the world. Let's banish it together.

How to Get Kids Off Bully Boy/ Mean Girl Radar

Lisa Cavallaro | Posted 10.14.2015 | Parents
Lisa Cavallaro

When you really want to shout "damn that blankety-blank bully," what do you do when your kid walks in after school and she's in tears because someone she thought was her friend is still saying mean things about her?

Why You Shouldn't Take Those "Fatso" Comments to Heart

Melinda Parrish | Posted 10.14.2015 | Women
Melinda Parrish

I just really want to share the truth of the sadness that I carry with me, and how it shows up in my life. I hope that little girls will get to grow up in a kinder world, and have more body positivity present in their lives as a result of body advocates like Ashley Graham stepping into the spotlight recently.

A Confident Woman Can Change The World

Marisa Leigh | Posted 10.13.2015 | Women
Marisa Leigh

Everything you come into contact with in the modern world contains a message, and although the messages are often detrimental, or at the very least, c...

Meghan Trainor: 'I Struggle With Body Confidence Every Day'

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 10.13.2015 | Style

In spite of being a champion of body acceptance, Meghan Trainor admits she's still only human. "I struggle with body confidence every day, s...

Skin and Nails -- Managing Chemo Side Effects With Style

Kenyatta Joseph | Posted 10.12.2015 | Style
Kenyatta Joseph

if you're undergoing chemotherapy, chances are, you're worried about how it will affect your looks. Rather than waiting to deal with symptoms after treatment starts, use these 13 beauty tips to minimize skin and nail problems. Manage chemo with style!

Clarity Gives You Confidence

Brigitte Cutshall | Posted 10.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brigitte Cutshall

We are all dealing with something and need to remember to keep things in perspective. Whatever it is, don't let it hold you back from experiencing lif...

How to Boost Your Confidence (And Success!)

Melissa Stephenson | Posted 10.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Stephenson

Research on brain plasticity shows that our brains physically change in response to new experiences, thought patterns, and behaviors. This means that we can train ourselves to think differently about challenging situations -- and, in turn, respond more confidently to them.

Why 'Bribing' Your Child With Treats... Doesn't Work (And What Does)

Dr. Suzanne Gelb | Posted 10.09.2015 | Parents
Dr. Suzanne Gelb

It's not uncommon for parents to offer their children a "reward" to get them to comply with a rule. But these are not rewards -- these are bribes.

What's Lost And Found As We Grow Up

Christine Skoutelas | Posted 10.08.2015 | Parents
Christine Skoutelas

Finally, as I am encroaching on 40, I think I've found myself. I remember who I am. I am a slobbery fool. I am a confident adult. I dance in the living room and sing off-key. I still have no fashion sense. And, even though I have to fight for it now, I'm happy again.

10 Adorable Body-Love Illustrations For Anyone Who Needs A Pick-Me-Up

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women

You are loved. That's the message behind illustrator Kate Allan's new series of GIFs, which focus on promoting self-love and body confidence. The...

6 Reasons It's Good Some People Don't Like You

Susie Moore | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

When someone condemns our work, comments unkindly on our appearance, judges our parenting style or disapproves of any of our actions, it is a pure and total reflection of them, not us. Take relief and comfort that a critic's words often have nothing to do with you at all. Here are six reasons critics can be a good thing in your life:

Get Your Meeting Mojo On: 7 Steps You Can Take to Change the Culture of Meetings

Judith Humphrey | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
Judith Humphrey

What can you do to change this unproductive and debilitating culture? Lots! There are seven steps you can take to get your meeting mojo on and shine as an example to others in these daily interactions.

6 Things I Wish I'd Known About My Body When I Was 19

Isiah McKimmie | Posted 10.02.2015 | Women
Isiah McKimmie

I wish I'd known, really known, when I was 19 that I decide who touches my body, when and where. I wish I'd understood that it's never too late to say no. Saying no doesn't make me insensitive or "a tease".

Linguistic Business Coaching: Shortcut From Fear of Speaking to Linguistic Self-confidence

Anna-Jane Niznikowska | Posted 10.12.2015 | Impact
Anna-Jane Niznikowska

I have recently gone to a networking event at the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce in London. As a Communication Consultant who helps non-native English speakers communicate more confidently in international business, I thought I had to walk the talk and speak Portuguese.

Embrace Your Weakness

Reetu Gupta | Posted 10.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Reetu Gupta

We all have those days... The days we question: Why? The days we sit and wonder: Why me? How will I make it work? Why am I this way? Or the days you f...

Why I'll Never Use Words Like 'Muffin Top'

Women's Health | Posted 09.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Women's Health

"Thunder thighs." "Bat wings." "Chicken legs." They're terms women toss around in a seemingly light-hearted manner when describing their bodies. Whether the tone is derisive or self-deprecating, the message is the same. They're struggling to embrace what they see in the mirror.

Spiritual Tips for Maximizing Your Energy

Alison Campbell | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Alison Campbell

We've all had this experience, the feeling of being in one place physically, but entirely somewhere else mentally. At times like that, have you noticed yourself feeling kind of exhausted? If not exhausted, then perhaps just not as happy, fun, patient, or loving as you'd like.

Do You Give Yourself Permission?

Whitney Hess | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Whitney Hess

Whether you're my best friend or we've never even met, I know a secret about you: you're capable of more than you realize. How can I be so sure? Beca...

15 Ways To Look And Feel Younger Instantly

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.27.2015 | Fifty

We all have those moments when we feel old and worn out, so much so we barely recognize the aging person staring back at us in the mirror. The days of...

7 Things We Wish We Hadn't Worried About When We Were Young

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.26.2015 | Fifty

It's often said that worrying doesn't keep any of the bad stuff from happening, it only saps the enjoyment out of the here and now. But whether you're...

Shift Your Mind, Shift Your Weight

Ariane Machin | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Ariane Machin

Any long-term behavioral change, including weight loss, is going to test our limits, challenge our beliefs, make us face our self-doubts, and be an amazing opportunity to live by our resilience and strength. Altering your mindset about this entire process will help you adjust expectations and be able to take setbacks in stride (or at least make them a little less toxic).

Apologies and Their Complexities

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

To acknowledge imperfections, some of us have to confront our idealized image, a narcissistic view of the self that dictates we must be perfect. In this case, a mistake and the need to apologize, can be experienced as like a blemish that needs to be hidden.

Why It's Time to Shatter the Myth of Confidence

Kris Safarova | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Kris Safarova

Do you believe you need confidence to succeed? I certainly did for far too long. Let me start with a personal story that illustrates, what I call, the myth of confidence.

Mean Girls

Allison Arnone | Posted 09.23.2015 | Women
Allison Arnone

When I get together with my best gals, you can pretty much guarantee the following will occur: excessive laughter, reminiscing, catching up, "girl talk," deep conversations... and trashing our appearances.