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10 Shortcuts To Self-Confidence

Adele Scheele | Posted 06.20.2015 | Business
Adele Scheele

Here are 10 simple ways to jumpstart your confidence right when you need it -- asking for a job or a raise, coping with someone's rage or complaint, even hosting a party.

Fake It 'Til You Make It: Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

Brett Murphy Hunt | Posted 06.20.2015 | Women
Brett Murphy Hunt

As women grow up, society tumbles us and shapes us. We are supposed to be thin, but not too thin; smart, but not too smart; maternal, but sexy. Impostor syndrome is the result. You end up feeling that you don't, actually, belong anywhere. The first step to remedying this issue is recognizing it.

9 Thoughts That Are Holding You Back In Life

Jodie Rogers | Posted 06.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jodie Rogers

1. I'm not good enough This is a core limiting belief. At some point this one comes and bites us all. It's powerful and deep rooted. I've seen this b...

Perfect Your Pitch: An Insider's Guide for Female Entrepreneurs

Shelley Zalis | Posted 06.17.2015 | Women
Shelley Zalis

At SXSW, where apps such as Meerkat sparked industry buzz, The Ipsos Girls' Lounge brought female founders together to help guide new tech startups. We dug into the bias that may be holding female entrepreneurs back and shared insight to help them win the pitch.

The PSA About Beauty That You Need To See

Ali Lambert Voron | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Ali Lambert Voron

After baring my head and living my life as a bald woman for over two decades, I've realized that beauty cannot not be measured by others, and only you can choose fight or flight.

Women In Business: Getting A Seat At The Table

Shannon Warner | Posted 06.16.2015 | Women
Shannon Warner

Women have come a long way in living and thriving in our independent lives. We can do anything men can do and now it is up to us to be the role models our friends, peers, daughters, nieces, and grandchildren need. Do you have a seat at the table and if not, do you dare to get one?

The Importance Of Knowing Your Worth

Miki Turner | Posted 06.15.2015 | Black Voices
Miki Turner

When I was younger the search for this mythical creature was tedious, comical, painful, bemusing, exhausting, frustrating, confusing and disconcerting. Now that I'm in my late 50s and look back on the guys I kicked to the curb as well as the ones I let get away, I feel mostly empowered. And this is why.

Hello Younger Me! Want Some Good Advice? Please Yourself First!

Kristen Houghton | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

I want to take that young woman, the younger self who was so eager to be liked that she lost a part of herself, gently by the hand and tell her that pleasing yourself first is so much more important than pleasing others. You place so little value on your own being when you live to please others. And you lose a very precious thing in the bargain; your voice and the right to an opinion.

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...