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Channeling Your Inner Beyoncé: How to Find Yourself Through Music

Suzannah Galland | Posted 06.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Suzannah Galland

Forget Beyonce, Madonna, Whitney or even the infamous Janet. This is your moment to shine. Imagine you've been invited to sing at the Super Bowl ha...

6 Things Introverts Wish You Wouldn't Say

Christopher Weir | Posted 06.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Christopher Weir

While I can empathize with our more extroverted companions who feel like they're being drowned out in all the pro-introvert psycho babble, please bear with us. We've been waiting our turn to speak, and we have a few things we'd like to say.

6-Day Experiment: Meet Someone New Every Day!

Jody B. Miller | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Jody B. Miller Recently a friend sent me the summary of a book called A Curious Mind -- The Secret to a Bigger Life, by Brian Grazer and Charle...

Divorce and Self-Doubt: Did I Throw in the Towel Too Soon?

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 06.06.2016 | Divorce
Susan McCorkindale

It's four fifteen in the morning as I'm slipping into my sneakers and congratulating myself on surviving another long night. I've been through half a box of Kleenex and six cups of coffee.

Being Single is a Choice

Kali Rogers | Posted 06.03.2016 | Women
Kali Rogers

Moral of the story? Create space for someone who matters. Let yourself be open to the opportunity of a truly inspiring relationship. Be bold enough to not apologize or be ashamed of dating yourself. You're pretty amazing.

Top 5 Ways To Build Lasting Confidence

Lisa Cox | Posted 06.03.2016 | Women
Lisa Cox

What gives you confidence? What makes you feel fantastic, like you could take on the world with your head held high? For some, it's all about the ma...

Navigating Awkward Social Situations As a Shy Gay Man

Max DuBowy | Posted 06.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Max DuBowy

The first time I went to a gay club there were lots of attractive guys dancing, blaring music, neon lights swirling around in all directions, and strange lurkers on the sidelines of the club waiting for their prince charming. I felt like the most awkward person in the room.

Nothing Compares to Me

Holly Sparkman | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Holly Sparkman

Over the years, I have come to the conclusion that I am more content with my life when I am not comparing myself to others, but just focusing on the things that matter to me.

Is Organizational Confidence a Competitive Advantage for You?

Sarah Deane | Posted 06.01.2016 | Business
Sarah Deane

Today, Susan Marshall joins me to talk about her experience in inspiring and coaching people and organizations in being more confident. Susan is an author, speaker, and Founder of The Backbone Institute, whose mission is to create "a stronger, more confident future, one person or team at a time."

How to Be More Attractive by Doing This One Simple Thing!

Susie Moore | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

People who are pro-stuff are engaging and appealing. We want to be around them. They teach us things. They are inviting and open and interesting. People who are pro-stuff change the world as they infuse light into what they do and they bring intention to the choices they make.

5 Reasons You Should Wear a Bikini While Pregnant

Well Rounded NY | Posted 06.01.2016 | Parents
Well Rounded NY

Sure, it may not happen today, or even tomorrow. But sometime during the next three months, you really should try putting a bikini on that growing belly and memorializing it for eternity.

What Losing All Of My Hair Taught Me About Black Womanhood

Sienna Brown | Posted 05.31.2016 | Black Voices
Sienna Brown

No matter what situation you might be going through, the most important thing to remember is that you define your narrative. You have the power to take an unfortunate situation and to learn from it, coming out better than ever.

How to Overcome Shyness and Build Confidence

Max DuBowy | Posted 05.31.2016 | College
Max DuBowy

We often get caught in our own heads thinking about hypothetical scenarios and all of the possible outcomes in different situations. Today, I'm revealing three ways that you can be confident in any situation even if you consider yourself to be shy.

Confessions of a Recovering Picker

Tracy Martino | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Tracy Martino

After you have made these affirmations spend time alone and allow the feelings to migrate in from your mind to your heart. What does this feel like? You may have some new realizations about your life. Journal these and over time you will notice how you have progressed.

How You Might Be Undermining Yourself and Hurting Your Career

Kirsi Bhasin | Posted 05.28.2016 | Business
Kirsi Bhasin

As a woman, are you making yourself known in a professional, positive manner and leaving an imprint? Are you aware of the non-verbal, verbal, interact...

Pear with Aplomb

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.28.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


5 Ways Wearing Makeup Actually Makes You Feel LESS Beautiful

Rachael Yahne | Posted 05.27.2016 | Women
Rachael Yahne

This is not a call to action to stop using makeup. On the contrary; it's a call to start using it to empower yourself rather than diminish yourself. It's a call to use makeup, and everything you do for and with your body, as a way to respect yourself more!

Sorry, Not Sorry: My Apology Addiction

Lena Dunham | Posted 05.31.2016 | Women
Lena Dunham

Apologizing is a modern plague, and I'd be willing to bet (though I have zero scientific research to back this up) that many women utter "I'm sorry" more on a given day than "Thank you" and "You're welcome" combined. I am a woman who is sometimes right, sometimes wrong but somehow always sorry.

I Stopped Apologizing. Now, I'm So Much More Confident.

Rachael Yahne | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

I didn't realize that the habit of starting sentences with, "Sorry, but could you..." actually made me present my own needs as weaknesses. It was probably clear to the other person, but the reason it wasn't clear to me was because the word "sorry" had subconsciously made me feel as if I was constantly bothering other people.

5 Confident Movie Characters -- And What You Can Learn From Them

Adam Gilad | Posted 05.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Adam Gilad

The leads in most movies are classic "heroes" -- meaning they overcome great obstacles on the path to wisdom. And confidence, or finding confidence, through their struggles often defines their heroism. What can we learn from them?

8 Affirmations for Confidence and Self Acceptance

Rachael Yahne | Posted 12.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rachael Yahne

Affirmations, with practice and diligence, serve to replace those negative messages with something more positive. And the more you repeat them and meditate with them, the more they shape your beliefs and will alter your reality. How does an affirmation alter reality?

7 Initiatives By Students and Teachers That Are Making Waves Outside The Classroom

Posted 05.24.2016 | Education

Some 6 million students attend California’s 10,000-plus public schools -- the largest state school system in the country. Across districts large and...

10 Mantras to Adopt to Become Mentally Healthier and More Confident

Alissa Lastres | Posted 05.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Alissa Lastres

Let these mantras guide you through the hard times and sustain you through the beautiful times. Write them down. Turn them into love notes. Repeat them when you feel weak and read them when you feel strong. Remember that your life is in your hands.

7 Empowering Thoughts to Tell Yourself Next Time You're Stressed

Rachael Yahne | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

So instead of filling your mind with diminishing messages of fear and doubt, replace those negative thoughts with more positive and constructive ones that will fuel on the path to success:

The Art of Nonverbal Power Dynamics

Janet Odgis | Posted 05.24.2017 | Business
Janet Odgis

Amy Cuddy, an associate professor at Harvard Business School and a renowned TED speaker, recently gave a talk at the Women Presidents' Organization Conference 2016 on the topic of nonverbal power dynamics, also known (outside of academic circles) as body language.