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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.

Spiritual Tips for Maximizing Your Energy

Alison Campbell | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Alison Campbell

We've all had this experience, the feeling of being in one place physically, but entirely somewhere else mentally. At times like that, have you noticed yourself feeling kind of exhausted? If not exhausted, then perhaps just not as happy, fun, patient, or loving as you'd like.

Do You Give Yourself Permission?

Whitney Hess | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Whitney Hess

Whether you're my best friend or we've never even met, I know a secret about you: you're capable of more than you realize. How can I be so sure? Beca...

15 Ways To Look And Feel Younger Instantly

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.27.2015 | Fifty

We all have those moments when we feel old and worn out, so much so we barely recognize the aging person staring back at us in the mirror. The days of...

7 Things We Wish We Hadn't Worried About When We Were Young

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.26.2015 | Fifty

It's often said that worrying doesn't keep any of the bad stuff from happening, it only saps the enjoyment out of the here and now. But whether you're...

Shift Your Mind, Shift Your Weight

Ariane Machin | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Ariane Machin

Any long-term behavioral change, including weight loss, is going to test our limits, challenge our beliefs, make us face our self-doubts, and be an amazing opportunity to live by our resilience and strength. Altering your mindset about this entire process will help you adjust expectations and be able to take setbacks in stride (or at least make them a little less toxic).

Apologies and Their Complexities

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

To acknowledge imperfections, some of us have to confront our idealized image, a narcissistic view of the self that dictates we must be perfect. In this case, a mistake and the need to apologize, can be experienced as like a blemish that needs to be hidden.

Why It's Time to Shatter the Myth of Confidence

Kris Safarova | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Kris Safarova

Do you believe you need confidence to succeed? I certainly did for far too long. Let me start with a personal story that illustrates, what I call, the myth of confidence.

Mean Girls

Allison Arnone | Posted 09.23.2015 | Women
Allison Arnone

When I get together with my best gals, you can pretty much guarantee the following will occur: excessive laughter, reminiscing, catching up, "girl talk," deep conversations... and trashing our appearances.

How Not to Accept a Compliment

Z Zoccolante | Posted 09.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Z Zoccolante

The gray dress encases the length of my body, pressing against my arms, cutting off at the wrists. It looks as though someone's taken a precise blade ...

The Aha! Moment That Changed My Life

Susie Moore | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

You don't have to get on board with every thought you think or feeling you experience. Thoughts and feelings are totally changeable and which ones you choose are up to you! How awesome is this truth? I hope it had even a touch of the impact on you that it's had on me.

20 Things Every Woman Thinks But Never Says

Shinjini Das | Posted 09.21.2015 | Women
Shinjini Das

No matter how much we think we are transparent, there are some things that are, let us just say, better left unsaid. Here are the 20 things every woman thinks but never says

5 Reasons You Must Follow Your Passion

Susie Moore | Posted 09.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

So often we think we can't make money doing what we love so we do not begin. We separate our job from the work we truly love to do. Getting started on a passion project overwhelms us and we never start. We think an entire life change is required when this is not necessarily true.

These 6 Things Could Be Killing Your Girl's Confidence

Danielle Fuligni McKay | Posted 09.23.2015 | Parents
Danielle Fuligni McKay

Is it just me or has the whole girl power thing gotten way out of hand? And by out of hand, I mean overly complicated? From commercials to campaig...

6 Things That Happened When I Stopped Hating My Body

Michele Lian | Posted 09.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

When I was ready and started loving my body, amazing things started to happen, like these six revelations:

Anti-Aging? I'm Calling Bulls**t.

Jennifer Kramer | Posted 09.15.2015 | Fifty
Jennifer Kramer

Fighting the process of aging is a sad waste of time. I'd rather reassess and embrace the process while using common sense to help prevent PREMATURE aging. It's all about being healthy: body and mind.

How Starbucks Taught Me About Self Worth

Jessica Zemple | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Zemple

There are often multiple stories and belief systems that play into our experiences. The other belief system that came through with my car was the idea that if it is not broken there is no need to fix it. I actually still subscribe to this belief system in many cases and likely always will since I do try to use our resources wisely.

Have You Seen Your Resting B*tch Face?

Janet Bertolus | Posted 09.14.2015 | Women
Janet Bertolus

The other day my sweet, 17-year-old daughter/friend was relaying yet another episode of the teen-angst drama that is her life. "They say I have an epic resting b*tch face. I'm notorious for it." I could sense her pride.

The Powerful Lesson My Grandma Taught Me About Confidence

Laura Zinn Fromm | Posted 09.12.2015 | Fifty
Laura Zinn Fromm

Grandma was not a beautiful woman but she carried herself as if she was. She went to the beauty parlor every Friday morning. She never wore pants. Dresses were hemmed at the knee, blouses were tucked neatly inside skirts. Handkerchiefs were pressed. Silver belt buckles were polished, and so were shoes. Silk scarves were knotted around the neck.

Tell Yourself This Little White Lie to Become a More Confident Presenter

Deborah Grayson Riegel | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Deborah Grayson Riegel

Aristotle once wrote: "The least deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold." When it comes to presenting to an audience, he's right ...

9 Reasons Saying 'Yes!' Will Change Your Life

Susie Moore | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

I have seen it hundreds of times. Typically people who say "no" to opportunity love to convince you (or themselves?) why it was right for a list of reasons. I am here to say, yes can often be right! Deep down, we know when it is.

Healthy At Any Size

Melinda Parrish | Posted 09.04.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

You might never be a size 2 (or even a size 6 or 8). But if you make taking great care of yourself a priority, you're going to look and feel better, and that's going to fuel all kinds of positive changes in how you approach your life.

5 Ways to Boost Your Confidence Right Now

Daniel Scalco | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel Scalco

Putting aside our feelings isn't easy. Rather than trying to bury those feelings, attempt to incorporate positive actions into your daily life that will boost your confidence and silence your negative inner dialogue.