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I Want To Be That Girl

Anna Caltabiano | Posted 12.06.2014 | Teen
Anna Caltabiano

Maybe it's only jealousy. Maybe it's not. We don't understand it, but you know it's not just you. Your friends hate her guts too, and it baffles them as well. All we know is that we want to become something we hate.

Fake It 'Till You Make It

Jessica Kline | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Jessica Kline

Yes, we're going through a lot of change but if we start pretending we know how to control it all, then eventually it will hold true too.

How to Embody Your Authentic Self

Laura Berger | Posted 11.30.2014 | Women
Laura Berger

I am deeply committed to empowering women to bring their best selves forward and be the most effective leaders. And in the case above, my client doubled her salary. How?

Finding Paradise

Paula Puryear Martin | Posted 11.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Paula Puryear Martin

Paradise as a state of mind. It is a state of consciousness. It is a place we can inhabit anytime we want. Paradise is a myth (in Milton's Paradise...

Is Self-Doubt Sabotaging Your Success?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 11.29.2014 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

Ever find yourself hesitating, holding yourself back or even dimming yourself down at work for fear that you'll be discovered as the impostor you really are?

Proof That 'Sexy' Doesn't Have An Expiration Date

Erica Jagger | Posted 11.29.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

I really don't understand why people collude with a misogynistic cultural message. I don't know why it's threatening to see an older woman rocking a revealing outfit, or to picture an older woman having sex. Perhaps younger women don't want more competition? Perhaps men find a hot woman with life experience intimidating?

Mr. Right Or Mr. Right Now?

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 11.26.2014 | Women
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

Knowing about a man's past should not be used as an accurate barometer of his present or future relationship because the dynamics of those unions were very different.

5 Ways to Stop Loathing Your Job

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

With two out of every three people reporting they're actively disengaged in their jobs it's clear many of us are functioning, but not flourishing at work.

Your Reflection Is Perfection

Nicole Glassman | Posted 11.25.2014 | Women
Nicole Glassman

I remember the day like it was yesterday. I stood at the foot of their bed when my dad interrupted me, "Are you getting a little chunky there?" He pointed to my stomach. I looked down sheepishly and said, "No, I am just standing funny." I wondered what he meant. I was only eight years old.

Girl on Girl Bullying -- Mean Stinks!

Lauren Galley | Posted 11.25.2014 | Impact
Lauren Galley

As girls we fail at empowering each other in so many ways. Viewing our peers in a competitive way leaves many girls feeling inadequate and that vicious cycle of hatred starts the wheel spinning. It's up to us to begin a movement of gaining confidence and empowering one another instead of tearing each other down.

Why Women Need To Stop Second-Guessing Themselves (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.29.2014 | Women

When we're unsure of what lies ahead, it's easy to become filled with doubt and to question ourselves instead of trusting ourselves and embracing unce...

Embracing Your Roots

Heather Deason Zynczak | Posted 11.23.2014 | Women
Heather Deason Zynczak

While the ability to triumph does come from within, be proud of where you came from. Use your background to your advantage.

The Value of Grit, Trust and Not Putting Things Off

Dave Gill | Posted 11.23.2014 | Good News
Dave Gill

I believe that at some time or another, we should all go on our own personal journey. Something that seems intimidating but that we know will enable us to grow.

9 Things Confident Women Do Differently

Kali Rogers | Posted 11.10.2014 | Women
Kali Rogers

Self-assured women not only admit their imperfections, they applaud them. They know where their strengths lie, where they can improve and when to get the heck outta dodge and let others take the lead.

Terrified of Public Speaking? How to Get the Words Flowing

Dr. Suzanne Gelb | Posted 11.18.2014 | Business
Dr. Suzanne Gelb

If you're required to give presentations at work -- or if speaking in front of an audience is something that you feel called to do, in spite of your fear -- this article is for you. This five-step process can be a great start to resolve those gnawing fears about talking in a front of a group.

17 Families Show The World Why They Support Breastfeeding

Mama Bean | Posted 11.16.2014 | Parents
Mama Bean

I support breastfeeding. Even though it has been one of the hardest, most emotionally challenging experiences I have ever had, I support breastfeeding.

8 Little Things You Can Do To Empower Yourself

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Jackie Dishner | Posted 09.15.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com My yoga instructor gave my class the best piece of advice recently when she told us the story of how her normally sho...

How Teens Become Responsible Adults

Todd Kestin | Posted 11.12.2014 | Parents
Todd Kestin

Responsibility can be defined as the ability to be answerable or accountable for something within one's power, control or management. So, how can a teen develop a sense of responsibility and the accountability to go with it?

The Statement Piece

Michael Rohrer | Posted 11.12.2014 | Style
Michael Rohrer

To me, fashion is about expression, personality, experimentation. One just needs to be brave enough to make bold choices and possess the confidence to own the room.

Your Child's School Success? It's All in Your Head

Hilary Wilce | Posted 11.09.2014 | Parents
Hilary Wilce

Schools and teachers work hard to offer a good education to their students, and a cheerful, willing child who is able to meet them halfway and absorb what they have to offer will do well in their care.

Why Everything Is Not All About You (And Why That's Awesome)

Susie Moore | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

We all have a purpose, a reason we are here on planet Earth, and that is what it is about. We are not here to be endlessly interested in our superficial selves and obsess over what we want, what we have and what other people think of us.

Oprah, Are You Listening?

Melanie Young | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

When people say you should be doing this or that, how does it make you feel? Do you take it as a compliment or criticism or neither? And how do you respond?

The Overconfidence Epidemic Globally

Cari E. Guittard | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Cari E. Guittard

Around the world we have a disproportionate number of people who think they are better than they are. I am continually amazed at how overconfidence permeates political and popular culture, especially here in America, and dominates nearly every global communication medium.

Be the Best You Can Be -- and Then Some

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 11.04.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

Have confidence in your abilities and who you are as a person. This is a lot easier said than done, as I still struggle with this insecurity myself. As cliché as it may sound, know your strengths and weaknesses. Exploit your strengths and improve on your weaknesses.

I Used to Be a Liar

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Our truth is more than just what we say, it's how we show up in the world and our relationships. It's in showing up fully, and showing the parts of ourselves that may be too much for someone else. It's in how we communicate, love, connect and experience each other.