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How I Became Friends With Myself

Shinjini Das | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Shinjini Das

Friendship with the most beautiful of souls, ourselves, is one of the most treasured relationships in our world, and one that frankly, more of us should invest time to nurture.

Carolyn Gregoire

'Power Poses' Don't Make You Any More Powerful, Apparently | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.15.2015 | Science

The secret to power lies in a powerful pose. That's according to a famous 2010 Harvard Business School study that found expansive postures -- for ...

5 Ways To Take Your Confidence Into Your Own Hands

ShimmerTeen | Posted 06.14.2015 | Teen

The truth is that each of us can have a greater, stronger, longer-lasting effect on our self-esteem than the cultural influences -- negative or positive -- we encounter. How? True confidence actually grows from adopting various self-esteem-boosting habits over time.

How an Old Friend Helped to Turn My Life's Mission Into a Reality

Ali Lambert Voron | Posted 06.09.2015 | Impact
Ali Lambert Voron

Fresh out of college and ready to take on the world, I relished the steady flow of madness that was Crew Cuts -- one of the top commercial editing hou...

What Nurtures Confident Entrepreneurs?

Markus Giesler | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Markus Giesler

I had a pretty ordinary childhood until I was 8. In the space of two years, it all fell apart. My parents divorced, four family members died, and to...

An Ode To The Shameless Self-Promoter

Julia Schemmer | Posted 06.10.2015 | Teen
Julia Schemmer

I don't know about you, but I get so excited when I see my friends living their dreams on Facebook or Twitter! By posting what you've been up to, you are involving your entire circle into the process of making your dream a reality.

A Capsule Face-Base Wardrobe and How to Feel Okay Naked

Annie Walton Doyle | Posted 06.09.2015 | Style
Annie Walton Doyle

Finding a face base you love can make you pretty happy, but feeling good naked brings a deeper and truer happiness. It's ok to be flawed, and you should certainly never feel the need to apologize for it.

One Size Fits No One

Melanie Kluger | Posted 06.08.2015 | Women
Melanie Kluger

Whatever size you are in any particular piece of clothing, that's the size you are in that one store ONLY. Let's let this soak in and realize that if we are a bigger size in one store, that it does mean ANYTHING about us.

Be Leo, Not Little (Another Kind of Bunny Story)

Cassie Premo Steele | Posted 06.07.2015 | Women
Cassie Premo Steele

My daughter is 15 now, and I've noticed that when it comes to cliques and bullies and mean girl behavior, most of the girls at her school take the Little approach.

3 Ways to Boost Your Confidence and Your Revenue

Rachel Luna | Posted 06.03.2015 | Business
Rachel Luna

One of my favorite topics to talk about is confidence. Perhaps because for years I wore what I like to call, 'the veil of confidence' under which I was hiding an ocean of insecurities, self-doubt and limiting beliefs.

The Secret to Being More Outgoing and Living Fully

Rachael Yahne | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

How can we practice being brave without simply resting on the cliches of 'doing something that scares you'? After all, that phrase in itself is a bit scary. How can break down the bravery-muscle-building process into measurable steps?

4 Slam-Dunk Strategies to Boost Your Confidence

Carol Egan | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Carol Egan

Hands-down, I am fully confident that these real-deal, no icing-on-a-mud-pie strategies will boost your confidence in a lasting ways when practiced daily. Flex your confidence muscles and claim your big life now!

Bad Bosses Happen, But Suffering Is Optional

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 06.01.2015 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

You need to use your professional power and take control of your career trajectory. If you have a bad boss, suffering in silence (or out loud) is not a wise career strategy.

Don't Fear the Impostor Syndrome - Fight It

Jenny Dearborn | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Jenny Dearborn

It's one of the ironies of professional life that those most deserving of praise are often the least able to accept it. I've seen this in colleagues of all ages and levels of seniority.

7 Simple Steps to Develop Your Child's Self-Confidence

Mehdi Toozhy | Posted 06.01.2015 | Parents
Mehdi Toozhy

Let them make mistakes and be there to boost their spirits so they keep trying, even if they sometimes fail.

What If You Don't Have Faith in Yourself?

Samantha Bennett | Posted 05.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Bennett

It's a cold, empty feeling, that not-having-faith-in-yourself feeling. Especially in this bright-eyed American culture of mandatory optimism. But so...

How to Be Grateful (And Stop Acting Like a Frustrated Toddler)

Steve Belanger | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Belanger

Grateful. I always have to remind myself to be grateful. And you should, too. No matter how crappy things may seem at the moment, or how down in t...

Let's Get Real: 5 Traits of Authentic People

Irene Ross | Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Irene Ross

Being real or authentic is also a much sought-after managerial trait but, used unwisely, it can hurt your growth. In fact, the Harvard Business Review cites an example of a manager who derailed her career because she confused being authentic for lack of confidence.

The Importance of Mentoring Young Women Early

Alex Lyman | Posted 05.24.2015 | Women
Alex Lyman

As National Women's Month comes to an end, I am reminded of the importance of mentoring young women and helping them find their voice. Women are speaking up for themselves and their worth, and it is important that we empower young women to do the same.

The Psychological Benefits of Wearing Exactly What You Want

Annie Walton Doyle | Posted 05.24.2015 | Style
Annie Walton Doyle

My whole sentient life I have been pretty adamant about the way I wanted to look. While, in my case, this hasn't equated to tattoos or even dyed hair, I've certainly made some experimental aesthetic choices.

Changing Channels

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.24.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


How a Career Transition Taught Me Confidence

Cristina M. Regalado | Posted 05.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Cristina M. Regalado

I've become better at embracing life's contradictions; accepting counterpoints, the peaks with the lows and the quiet in-between. My career transition gave me a precious gift of renewal. As my life moves on a more even keel, my confidence grows.

6 Ways To Stop Negative Self-Talk

ShimmerTeen | Posted 05.20.2015 | Teen

Sometimes, it can be extreme, making you unnecessarily insecure, taking jabs at your confidence and making you question your abilities to achieve your dreams. Obviously, that's not ideal. So what can you do about it?

When to Take a Bow? (Hint: Not When You Think)

Jennie Sutherland | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
Jennie Sutherland

Picture it. You've prepped for that important presentation... you've gotten stakeholder buy-in, triple-checked your numbers. YOU ARE READY. You walk...

3 Ways to Help You Reduce Your Anxiety

Jinna Yang | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinna Yang

Anxiety for me has led to countless mini-meltdowns all because I was so worried about what could happen in any given situation, not focused on what was happening at that very moment. So I thought I'd share three things that I do to reduce anxiety...