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When Believing Makes All the Difference

Kathy Nimmer | Posted 08.20.2015 | Education
Kathy Nimmer

One of the scariest moments in training with Nacho was when we faced a huge tree-removal truck that was completely blocking the sidewalk and was actively, loudly, aggressively shredding an old tree trunk into wood chips. The way forward was blocked, and the noise was enormous, much louder than anything Nacho and I had faced thus far.

7 Surprising Benefits of Doing Work You Love

Grace Bluerock | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Are you doing work that you absolutely love? If not, why? There are as many answers to this question as the number of people who are asked. So, instead of focusing on the reasons why you are not doing.

Dashboard Design's Value to Startups and Investors

Soren Petersen | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

When multiple founders and investors independently assess startups, the "wisdom of the crowd" provides three strong indicators of a startup's Design Valuation.

How Dancing Changed The Way I See My Body

Unwritten | Posted 08.17.2015 | Women

Originally published on Unwritten by Sara Heath. I wonder if other girls remember the day they got fat, because yes, in a time where body image is so...

How College Changed The Way I Saw Myself

Unwritten | Posted 08.17.2015 | College

Originally published on Unwritten by Allie Braun. I'll admit it; I was a pretty typical high school student. I went to class, took notes, and spoke w...

Why You Should Stop Measuring Self Esteem With Likes And Follows

Unwritten | Posted 08.17.2015 | Women

Originally published on Unwritten by Allison Berger. Remember  in elementary school when you wished you could just use a calculator to solve an equa...

How I Reconcile Feeling OK About Myself With Completely Loving Makeup

Annie Walton Doyle | Posted 08.13.2015 | Style
Annie Walton Doyle

What worries me about constantly writing and thinking about makeup is that a lot of women are using makeup not to feel amazing, but to feel acceptable.

A Revelation

Alicia Keys | Posted 08.11.2015 | Black Voices
Alicia Keys

For as long as I can remember, I've hidden myself. I definitely started hiding when I got old enough to walk down my NY streets alone. I became comfortable hiding my intelligence, my physical appearance, my truths, my thoughts, myself. But just the other day it hit me: Alicia! Why are you choosing to be that person?

Am I Irrelevant? Lessons From Bavaria

Andrew Luisi | Posted 08.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Andrew Luisi

When I think back to my college days, only three years ago, I was on top of the world (or so I thought): president of this, vice-president of that, lu...

In a Perfect World...

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.11.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


The #1 Trait Both Partners Find Irresistible When It Comes To Sex

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D. | Posted 08.11.2015 | Fifty
Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.

Why is it that we can be so productive, proactive, and confident in so many areas of our lives (families, careers, charity, and so on), but when it comes to expressing ourselves sexually, we clam up?

Wish You Felt More Authentically Confident At Work?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

Just what does it take to feel more authentically confident at work? After years of lagging in the confidence stakes I can't help but wonder if women are finding a unique and effective approach to begin feeling more confident at work.

Here's Why Your Upbringing Doesn't Dictate Your Success

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

Moral of the story is that hard work will always prevail, and you should not downplay someone else's success just because they might have had a more privileged upbringing. That doesn't mean they didn't have to work hard to get to where they are today.

Youthful Triumph!

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.07.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

When do children experience their first sense of triumph? Just imagine a tall, lanky four-year-old looking around curiously at the school fair. A lot was going on with prizes and surprises.

Stop Holding Back

Angie Sarhan | Posted 08.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Angie Sarhan

"You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back." ~Barbara De Angelis A couple of months ago I had the opportunity to visit Mart...

Labour of Love

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 08.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

Single friends are fabulous. Although I'd rather refer to them as people on relationship sabbaticals because no one is ever really 'single'. These lov...

How To Stop Letting Other People's Labels Define You

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 08.19.2015 | OWN

One day when my daughter Lizzy was just 3, she came to me crying after a spat with her sister. "Katie called me a stupidhead!" Lizzy said t...

Is Facebook Messing With Your Self-Esteem? | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living

The great social media and mental health debate continues, thanks to a new study out this week that looked at young women's use of Facebook and their risk for risky dieting. Turns out, it may have less to do with how much time one spends online and more to do with how a woman uses social media.

Parental Advice and Climbing to the Top

Catherine Nagle | Posted 08.03.2015 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

It's most important to keep your heart, mind, and soul open in love and appreciation to those who have led by example to help you do your best for your own family. Perhaps our own children will remember this security and love, giving them the solid foundation that will help them break new ground in their own future family life.

5 Simple Steps to End Emotional Eating

Ariane Machin | Posted 07.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Ariane Machin

Change occurs over time, but small change leads to big change. So do not be afraid to jump in and start challenging your mindset (and negative self-talk) so you can start living the life you crave.

F*** Judgment and Be Wild... The Results Will Transform Your Life!

Christina Zipperlen | Posted 07.30.2015 | Women
Christina Zipperlen

I used to think showing up in my Truth would make me less loved. And guess what - the more I let people see my true self, the more love I receive. It's about being vulnerable and real.

Why I Won't Let My Skinny Jeans Dictate My Body

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 08.04.2015 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

I'm just returning to and fully embracing the most daring fashion staple in my closet - my beloved blue jeans - and adding a silver accoutrement.

The 1 Thing Women Won't Talk About

Lindsey Wilson | Posted 07.30.2015 | Women
Lindsey Wilson

Why do women apologize for being good at something?

You Are Not Your Cancer: Keeping Struggles in Perspective

Rachael Yahne | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

The truth is that though cancer can affect every single element of your life, in treatment and for long after, it's not who you are. The truth is that though you are fighting, it's never all your doing. The truth is that though you have cancer, though I had cancer:

There Is No Such Thing As a 'Real Man' @huffpostblog

Jeffrey Platts | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Platts

The only thing I care about is: Are you embracing and expressing the unique flavor of your own masculinity? That's the real question.