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Confidence

Why Women Need To Stop Second-Guessing Themselves (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.29.2014 | Women

When we're unsure of what lies ahead, it's easy to become filled with doubt and to question ourselves instead of trusting ourselves and embracing unce...

Embracing Your Roots

Heather Deason Zynczak | Posted 11.23.2014 | Women
Heather Deason Zynczak

While the ability to triumph does come from within, be proud of where you came from. Use your background to your advantage.

The Value of Grit, Trust and Not Putting Things Off

Dave Gill | Posted 11.23.2014 | Good News
Dave Gill

I believe that at some time or another, we should all go on our own personal journey. Something that seems intimidating but that we know will enable us to grow.

9 Things Confident Women Do Differently

Kali Rogers | Posted 11.10.2014 | Women
Kali Rogers

Self-assured women not only admit their imperfections, they applaud them. They know where their strengths lie, where they can improve and when to get the heck outta dodge and let others take the lead.

Terrified of Public Speaking? How to Get the Words Flowing

Dr. Suzanne Gelb | Posted 11.18.2014 | Business
Dr. Suzanne Gelb

If you're required to give presentations at work -- or if speaking in front of an audience is something that you feel called to do, in spite of your fear -- this article is for you. This five-step process can be a great start to resolve those gnawing fears about talking in a front of a group.

17 Families Show The World Why They Support Breastfeeding

Mama Bean | Posted 11.16.2014 | Parents
Mama Bean

I support breastfeeding. Even though it has been one of the hardest, most emotionally challenging experiences I have ever had, I support breastfeeding.

8 Little Things You Can Do To Empower Yourself

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Jackie Dishner | Posted 09.15.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com My yoga instructor gave my class the best piece of advice recently when she told us the story of how her normally sho...

How Teens Become Responsible Adults

Todd Kestin | Posted 11.12.2014 | Parents
Todd Kestin

Responsibility can be defined as the ability to be answerable or accountable for something within one's power, control or management. So, how can a teen develop a sense of responsibility and the accountability to go with it?

The Statement Piece

Michael Rohrer | Posted 11.12.2014 | Style
Michael Rohrer

To me, fashion is about expression, personality, experimentation. One just needs to be brave enough to make bold choices and possess the confidence to own the room.

Your Child's School Success? It's All in Your Head

Hilary Wilce | Posted 11.09.2014 | Parents
Hilary Wilce

Schools and teachers work hard to offer a good education to their students, and a cheerful, willing child who is able to meet them halfway and absorb what they have to offer will do well in their care.

Why Everything Is Not All About You (And Why That's Awesome)

Susie Moore | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

We all have a purpose, a reason we are here on planet Earth, and that is what it is about. We are not here to be endlessly interested in our superficial selves and obsess over what we want, what we have and what other people think of us.

Oprah, Are You Listening?

Melanie Young | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

When people say you should be doing this or that, how does it make you feel? Do you take it as a compliment or criticism or neither? And how do you respond?

The Overconfidence Epidemic Globally

Cari E. Guittard | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Cari E. Guittard

Around the world we have a disproportionate number of people who think they are better than they are. I am continually amazed at how overconfidence permeates political and popular culture, especially here in America, and dominates nearly every global communication medium.

Be the Best You Can Be -- and Then Some

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 11.04.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

Have confidence in your abilities and who you are as a person. This is a lot easier said than done, as I still struggle with this insecurity myself. As cliché as it may sound, know your strengths and weaknesses. Exploit your strengths and improve on your weaknesses.

I Used to Be a Liar

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Our truth is more than just what we say, it's how we show up in the world and our relationships. It's in showing up fully, and showing the parts of ourselves that may be too much for someone else. It's in how we communicate, love, connect and experience each other.

Learning to Cope: What Kilimanjaro Taught Me

Molly Sprayregen | Posted 11.03.2014 | Travel
Molly Sprayregen

We spent six days working toward spending about six minutes at that peak, but those six minutes gave me something that I will carry with me for the rest of my life: confidence in my strength.

CBS 'The Talk's' Julie Chen to College Students: 'Be More Confident'

Fernando Hurtado | Posted 11.02.2014 | College
Fernando Hurtado

"I wish I would've had more confidence right after graduation," said Chen. "Be more confident. Dress up -- not down -- when going in for interviews, speak firmly and watch your posture. You've got to look like you belong in the No. 1 newsroom."

Overcoming Adversity, a Step at a Time

Jay Scott | Posted 11.02.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

What does taking a single step mean to you? Did you walk to work this morning, or simply walk to the car to drive to work? Did you walk to the kitchen to grab coffee or take the dog for a walk around the block?

10 Ways To Feel Good About Yourself

Nancie Vito | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancie Vito

Implementing some of these items can help you overcome the limitations that a lack of confidence imposes on you, and guide you as you find the power within to start changing your world. Feeling more confident is one part of living a happier, more fulfilling life.

8 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Feel More Confident (Even When You're Not)

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living

Confidence: Highly coveted, yet often elusive. We dedicate time and energy to cultivating the feeling so we can tap into it when we need it most: at w...

Fabulous In Your 40s

Katie Kempner | Posted 10.27.2014 | Women
Katie Kempner

It's that time of year again. The September issue of Vogue is out -- all 856 pages of glossy fabulousness. And just like every year, I will happily devour every one of them, trying to shape, in my mind, my grown up look.

Go Make Something Beautiful

Stacie Huckeba | Posted 10.25.2014 | Women
Stacie Huckeba

I know you feel different sometimes. I know you feel like an outsider sometimes. I just want you to know that those are the things that make you beautiful. Those are the things that give you a very special set of skills and gifts. And I want you to find them.

How I Learned To Love Myself Without Makeup

Lexi Herrick | Posted 10.24.2014 | Women
Lexi Herrick

We start wearing makeup before we even have a chance to know who we are without it, let alone love who we are without it.

Afraid of Public Speaking? Nobody Cares

Ellevate | Posted 10.20.2014 | Women
Ellevate

If, as Jerry Seinfeld so eloquently put it, you'd rather be in the coffin than giving the eulogy, you're in very numerous company, but your audience could care less.

Love-Ability Factor

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 10.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

True love-ability is an attitude. It's a way of being. It's the way you show up in the world. And because it's not based on the reactions of others, it is the deepest security, created from the only thing in life you can totally control, i.e. your own spirit.