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Confidence

The Getting of Confidence

Anne Hartley | Posted 11.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Anne Hartley

I was in my 20s and had just started a new job, when one of the girls in the office said, "No one is that confident, you have to be faking it." I wa...

7 Secrets to Speaking With Confidence

Jonathan Li | Posted 11.12.2015 | Business
Jonathan Li

Is there a shortcut to becoming a confident speaker? Oh yes!

How Women Can Approach Their End-of-Year Review With Confidence

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 11.12.2015 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

As December approaches, thoughts turn to the office party, Secret Santa, treats in the company kitchen and, most of all, preparing for an extended break. However, for many professionals the thought of rehashing the past year at their end-of-the year review can be troubling and anxiety producing.

Is 60 the New 40?

Meryl Hartstein | Posted 11.11.2015 | Fifty
Meryl Hartstein

Is 60 really the new 40? In many ways yes, but if given a choice, for me, I'm thinking of embracing the sixties with open arms and I'm excited to make it the best decade of my life.

You Look Good, I Guess: Receiving The Backhanded Compliment

Marie Forster | Posted 11.11.2015 | Women
Marie Forster

Here's the thing: I get that it was supposed to be a compliment, but it was a backhanded compliment. Emphasizing how much younger I look only makes me think of how terrible I must look all other days.

What Women Should Love About Donald Trump

Sunday Tollefson | Posted 11.10.2015 | Women
Sunday Tollefson

There are women who do not love him; you and I both know this is fact. But he doesn't notice them. In fact, it seems this man has developed a skill that the rest of us could use. Haters are invisible to him.

How to Win Before You Play

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 11.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Benjamin Hardy

How you set the game up is far more important than whether or not you're playing the game. If you decide to win the game up front, you'll do everything in your power to get it done.

Why Should Anyone Listen to Me?

Annie Walton Doyle | Posted 11.10.2015 | Style
Annie Walton Doyle

You shouldn't be afraid to try things and you certainly shouldn't listen to other people's opinion on whether or not things "suit" you.

10 Signs You May Be A Pushover

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Being nice is an essential quality necessary for success. It is a quality that sustains relationships and makes you someone others want to be around. However, there is a fine line between being nice and being a pushover.

Use Shame as a Compass to Steer Clear of Limiting Beliefs

Rohini Ross | Posted 11.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rohini Ross

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. -- Anaïs Nin I had an experience of sha...

A Strong Woman's Confidence Manifesto

Erin Cox | Posted 11.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Erin Cox

I will move forward in my life with confidence. The painful experiences and hurts will no longer define who I am or what I am going to accomplish from here forward. Today is the beginning of the rest of my amazing life, and I intend to live it with conviction, purpose, love, and joy.

12 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 11.07.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence--as opposed to the fa...

12 Ways To Revamp Your Self-Worth

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 11.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

If you were given too much, you may overly depend upon other people to fill you up and make you happy and become angry and abandoning when the world doesn't shift on its axis to give you what you want when you want it. When you have never been made to be responsible for sustaining your own well-being you become emotionally immature and demanding.

The Importance of Being Active

Melinda Parrish | Posted 11.06.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Get moving because it is the single greatest thing that you can do for your well-being, physically as well as mentally. Be active because you want to thank the Universe for imbuing you with a strong, healthy body that is capable of amazing things.

A Pep Talk for High School Seniors: A Commentary on Confidence

Kamrin Baker | Posted 11.06.2015 | Teen
Kamrin Baker

You've already made it. The door at the end of the hallway was not your destination, but a rest break. A spot to buy a postcard and remember with fond eyes.

When Fear Follows Focus

Pamela Levin | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business
Pamela Levin

You spent hours doing the background research and more hours organizing all of the data and information. You focused on extracting the essential elements from the countless documents you read, summarizing it all and adding your own conclusions and call to action.

The Slow Drain Of Body Negativity

Sally McGraw | Posted 11.05.2015 | Women
Sally McGraw

When I'm low, I burn off loads of precious energy without even realizing it. When I'm not, I can feel how much stronger, more engaged, and more enthusiastic I'm capable of being.

Dating After Divorce in Your 20s

Ayesha Vardag | Posted 11.05.2015 | Divorce
Ayesha Vardag

Dating again after a breakup is always daunting. After the initial flurry of excitement at the prospect of meeting someone new and the confidence boost of a new haircut, the reality sets in that, actually, you are looking to find a connection with someone new that perhaps took you years to build with your former partner.

The Only Way Over Is Through

Jessica Kahan | Posted 11.03.2015 | Divorce
Jessica Kahan

I am a work in progress. I have started the next chapter but the book is not yet finished being written. I am a sketch, not a masterpiece. I am still me at my core though. That me, she knows only ONE truth in this journey - the only way over is through.

6 Ways to Stop Procrastinating Today

Susie Moore | Posted 11.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

We either have the lives we want -- the body, the career, the friends, the work-life balance, the fun adventures we crave, or we have excuses as to why we do not have these things. And the hard truth about excuses is that they mean nothing.

Dear Anxiety: It's Over

Ms. Canyon Girl | Posted 11.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Ms. Canyon Girl

I am ready to close this chapter of our lives. Please respect my decision. Do not contact me again. I know that you are asking, "Why now?" It is simple really. Now that I am in my forties, I have realized that it is better to be alone than to be with someone who does not make me happy.

Why Self-Confidence Is Crucial for Success (and How to Improve Yours)

Carla Schesser | Posted 11.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Carla Schesser

Confidence in yourself is absolutely critical to living a joyful life. If you don't trust yourself, you will find people and things to place your trust in, and you'll slowly give away your power.

Are You Ready To Be An Entrepreneur?

Kallen Diggs | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Kallen Diggs

It is easier to be an entrepreneur than it ever has been in history. Many people may sound convincing about starting their journey as an entrepreneur. However, the truth is that most employees are not ready to be entrepreneurs.

Brand New CrossFit Man

Don McNay | Posted 12.01.2015 | Sports
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Don McNay

At age 56, I get to be a rock star. In an athletic setting. Surrounded by some of the fittest and most motivated people I have ever met. All I have to do is keep showing up and let them watch me go at CrossFit with complete abandon. I have a new set of friends and admirers.

Live Your Life Like No One Gives a Flip

Melinda Parrish | Posted 10.30.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

So go ahead. Have the side of fries you're secretly jonesing for, wear the crop top, sport your prosthetic leg in a pair of cargo shorts, or skip the mineral make-up today. Just worry about doing amazing things instead of caring if other people are going to judge your choices.