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Confidence

Let Go of Low Self-Esteem and Insecurity

Rohini Ross | Posted 10.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rohini Ross

I surrender my judgments so I can experience more of the not knowing. And, against all of my fears, I don't self-combust and disintegrate. I simply experience more of my loving nature and live a very human, ordinary life.

How Big Is Your...

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 10.23.2015 | Technology
Vanessa Van Edwards

How big is your screen? Did you know that the size of your electronic device changes your confidence? Today's crazy science fact has to do with the size of your electronic device... yes, really!

4 Weird Tips To Boost Your Self Confidence

Annabel Acton | Posted 10.21.2015 | Women
Annabel Acton

Though we work in the business of breakups, we're really about confidence and bouncing back to your best self. You've probably heard the saying "Confidence is key" at least once in your life, and you probably took nothing away from it because it's really quite vague.

Why I Deleted Instagram

Penny Phillips | Posted 10.21.2015 | Women
Penny Phillips

Three months ago I joined Facebook and Instagram. Tired of feeling like the perpetual outsider in my group of friends, and in desperate need of blog-promotion, I decided to do the one thing I swore I'd never do.

The Art Of Dining Solo

Linda DeMers Hummel | Posted 10.21.2015 | Fifty
Linda DeMers Hummel

It's silly, and I know it. But I equate eating alone in a restaurant with being dateless for the prom, passed over for the job, or walking out of the ladies' room with toilet paper coming out of your panty hose.

The No. 1 Tool You Need to Take Risks in Life

Megan Bruneau | Posted 10.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Megan Bruneau

Photo credit: Kevin Krejci Our minds like to tell us not to take risks (and sometimes our fathers, but usually our minds get the final say). I resi...

The Art of Being Naked

Michele Lian | Posted 10.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

When was the last time you stripped your clothes off, stood in front of a mirror, took a good look at yourself (no sideways, peek-a-boo-type glances...

'I'm Nearly 50 And Still Don't Feel Like A Grownup'

Jill Robbins | Posted 10.19.2015 | Fifty
Jill Robbins

I don't know when I will feel like a real grownup ... maybe never. And that's okay. This is 49.

How To Become Fearless

Todd VanDuzer | Posted 10.14.2015 | Impact
Todd VanDuzer

Fear is an emotion. An emotion that we create, that constricts our ability to fully live, express ourselves, and contribute our unique gift to the world. Let's banish it together.

How to Get Kids Off Bully Boy/ Mean Girl Radar

Lisa Cavallaro | Posted 10.14.2015 | Parents
Lisa Cavallaro

When you really want to shout "damn that blankety-blank bully," what do you do when your kid walks in after school and she's in tears because someone she thought was her friend is still saying mean things about her?

Why You Shouldn't Take Those "Fatso" Comments to Heart

Melinda Parrish | Posted 10.14.2015 | Women
Melinda Parrish

I just really want to share the truth of the sadness that I carry with me, and how it shows up in my life. I hope that little girls will get to grow up in a kinder world, and have more body positivity present in their lives as a result of body advocates like Ashley Graham stepping into the spotlight recently.

A Confident Woman Can Change The World

Marisa Leigh | Posted 10.13.2015 | Women
Marisa Leigh

Everything you come into contact with in the modern world contains a message, and although the messages are often detrimental, or at the very least, c...

Meghan Trainor: 'I Struggle With Body Confidence Every Day'

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 10.13.2015 | Style

In spite of being a champion of body acceptance, Meghan Trainor admits she's still only human. "I struggle with body confidence every day, s...

Skin and Nails -- Managing Chemo Side Effects With Style

Kenyatta Joseph | Posted 10.12.2015 | Style
Kenyatta Joseph

if you're undergoing chemotherapy, chances are, you're worried about how it will affect your looks. Rather than waiting to deal with symptoms after treatment starts, use these 13 beauty tips to minimize skin and nail problems. Manage chemo with style!

Clarity Gives You Confidence

Brigitte Cutshall | Posted 10.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brigitte Cutshall

We are all dealing with something and need to remember to keep things in perspective. Whatever it is, don't let it hold you back from experiencing lif...

How to Boost Your Confidence (And Success!)

Melissa Stephenson | Posted 10.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Stephenson

Research on brain plasticity shows that our brains physically change in response to new experiences, thought patterns, and behaviors. This means that we can train ourselves to think differently about challenging situations -- and, in turn, respond more confidently to them.

Why 'Bribing' Your Child With Treats... Doesn't Work (And What Does)

Dr. Suzanne Gelb | Posted 10.09.2015 | Parents
Dr. Suzanne Gelb

It's not uncommon for parents to offer their children a "reward" to get them to comply with a rule. But these are not rewards -- these are bribes.

What's Lost And Found As We Grow Up

Christine Skoutelas | Posted 10.08.2015 | Parents
Christine Skoutelas

Finally, as I am encroaching on 40, I think I've found myself. I remember who I am. I am a slobbery fool. I am a confident adult. I dance in the living room and sing off-key. I still have no fashion sense. And, even though I have to fight for it now, I'm happy again.

10 Adorable Body-Love Illustrations For Anyone Who Needs A Pick-Me-Up

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women

You are loved. That's the message behind illustrator Kate Allan's new series of GIFs, which focus on promoting self-love and body confidence. The...

6 Reasons It's Good Some People Don't Like You

Susie Moore | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

When someone condemns our work, comments unkindly on our appearance, judges our parenting style or disapproves of any of our actions, it is a pure and total reflection of them, not us. Take relief and comfort that a critic's words often have nothing to do with you at all. Here are six reasons critics can be a good thing in your life:

Get Your Meeting Mojo On: 7 Steps You Can Take to Change the Culture of Meetings

Judith Humphrey | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
Judith Humphrey

What can you do to change this unproductive and debilitating culture? Lots! There are seven steps you can take to get your meeting mojo on and shine as an example to others in these daily interactions.

6 Things I Wish I'd Known About My Body When I Was 19

Isiah McKimmie | Posted 10.02.2015 | Women
Isiah McKimmie

I wish I'd known, really known, when I was 19 that I decide who touches my body, when and where. I wish I'd understood that it's never too late to say no. Saying no doesn't make me insensitive or "a tease".

Linguistic Business Coaching: Shortcut From Fear of Speaking to Linguistic Self-confidence

Anna-Jane Niznikowska | Posted 10.12.2015 | Impact
Anna-Jane Niznikowska

I have recently gone to a networking event at the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce in London. As a Communication Consultant who helps non-native English speakers communicate more confidently in international business, I thought I had to walk the talk and speak Portuguese.

Embrace Your Weakness

Reetu Gupta | Posted 10.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Reetu Gupta

We all have those days... The days we question: Why? The days we sit and wonder: Why me? How will I make it work? Why am I this way? Or the days you f...

Why I'll Never Use Words Like 'Muffin Top'

Women's Health | Posted 09.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Women's Health

"Thunder thighs." "Bat wings." "Chicken legs." They're terms women toss around in a seemingly light-hearted manner when describing their bodies. Whether the tone is derisive or self-deprecating, the message is the same. They're struggling to embrace what they see in the mirror.