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Breaking Free from the Need to Do More

Jane Shure | Posted 04.25.2015 | Women
Jane Shure

Success, at home and in the workplace, requires us to take charge of our mindset and manage the negative thoughts and beliefs stored within

Closing the Confidence Gap

Robin Hall | Posted 04.19.2015 | Women
Robin Hall

Self-confidence is a matter of perception, and the good news is that if one does not have it naturally, it can be developed.

Love Thy Selfie

Phu Nguyen | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Phu Nguyen

The day I learned not to measure my own beauty and self-worth by others' reactions is the day I began seeing myself in my best angles and light. So post away, lovers of thy selfies, and make no apologies. Love who you are and everyone who cares for you will continue being additions to the love you already have for yourself.

Today Is a Special Occasion

Samantha Bennett | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Bennett

I use my grandmother's wedding silver every single day. I wore my brand-new "good" blouse to go teach a workshop last night. I made seven-hour slow-...

9 Characteristics of a Good Mentoring Relationship

Rajesh Setty | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Rajesh Setty

I have awesome mentors that inspire me and hold me accountable and I also happen to have awesome mentees who are enthusiastic about learning and are like my extended family.

Letters to Hadley: Fighting

Liz Olson | Posted 04.14.2015 | Women
Liz Olson

When I was 20, I came home from college with a broken finger. The doctor couldn't quite understand how a football caused a fracture near the knuckle of my ring finger. It made sense that he couldn't make sense of it. Because I didn't break it playing football. I broke it hitting Brad.

10 Ways To Stop Obsessing About Our Bodies

Heather Sample Spires | Posted 04.09.2015 | Women
Heather Sample Spires

We all tell ourselves in some way, probably every day, that we are lacking, or sometimes even just bad: Our bellies are squishy and fat, our legs look...

Stop Being Such a Good Girl (Or Boy)

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Vaughn

Being the best caretaker, mom, dad or friend doesn't mean it's always about putting them first. The nice girl will live her life for others then wake up one day and wonder where her life went. If it fuels you (and you can tell if you feel awake and alive vs. tired and sluggish) then do it. Otherwise, it's time to let some of it go. Make arrangements for help and then use that free time for things that do make you feel alive.

The Key to True Transformation

Martha Pasternack | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

Have you noticed that there is a lot of talk these days about transformation being the brass ring on the personal growth fast track? Have you noticed ...

5 Ways to Start Your Morning With Confidence and Style

Crystal Cave | Posted 04.05.2015 | Women
Crystal Cave

Inspired at how my daily routine that has increased the productivity of my clients' and myself, I've put together five ways to help you start your morning with style and confidence everyday.

Why We Should Stop Saying Sorry So Often

Brooke Metz | Posted 05.21.2015 | 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 03.31.2015 | 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 04.01.2015 | 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 03.27.2015 | 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 03.24.2015 | 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 03.23.2015 | 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 03.21.2015 | 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 03.22.2015 | 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 03.22.2015 | 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 02.26.2015 | 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 03.15.2015 | 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 03.12.2015 | 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 03.11.2015 | 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 03.10.2015 | 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 03.08.2015 | 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...