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Dealing With Disappointment

How I Bounced Back from My Career Disappointment

Priscilla Christopher | Posted 05.18.2016 | Business
Priscilla Christopher

You know the excitement surrounding a potential career choice, right? You attend college as part of your career preparation plan, after graduating from high school. You graduate from college ready to enter the workforce in this chosen profession.

Bossy Kids? 8 Ways to Flip the Order of Command for Everyone's Sake

Tamar Chansky | Posted 03.16.2016 | Parents
Tamar Chansky

We have all had that aha moment when we find ourselves searching in the closet for an elusive shin guard while our child stands there tapping their feet impatiently, like an imperious supervisor, disappointed in our performance. Aren't we the ones who are supposed to be in charge?

3 Old-School Ways of Releasing Emotions Such as Anger, Blame and Disappointment

Bahar Ozdemir | Posted 01.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Bahar Ozdemir

Whenever something happens in our life we label as bad, all kinds of emotions run through our body. It causes to stir emotions ranging from grief, fea...

Savvy & Sincere, A Successful Lawyer & Mother of Twins Walks the Line Between Motherhood and Career

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.08.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? What hurts?

Rising Above Failure

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 07.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

Have you ever experienced a failure that left you feeling humiliated and worthless? I'm sure you have since failure is just part of our normal lives a...

Afraid of Disappointing Your Parents? Here's How to Move On

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 06.30.2016 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

Has this ever happened to you? You are at a fork in the road. One path leads to your dream life and a fulfilling career and the other path is what is tried and true and what is expected by your parents. The pull of both is equally strong and for this reason, but you're afraid to move forward for fear of disappointing your parents.

6 Ways to Overcome Disappointment

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

Setbacks are a natural consequence of taking a risk. You won't hit a home run every time, but putting yourself out there and becoming vulnerable makes you ahead of the person who does nothing.


Marcia Liss | Posted 12.06.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


I Gave My Best But It Wasn't Enough -- And That's OK

Samantha Mayberry | Posted 08.17.2014 | Teen
Samantha Mayberry

It may seem as though this story doesn't have a happy ending, but I promise it does. I have gained more knowledge from the past two years than I ever could if I made the team. I learned that life isn't always fair. I also learned that each failure isn't final.

How to Ask for What You Need in Your Relationships

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

Asking for what we need while in conversation increases our chances of walking away receiving what we needed.

Great Expectations = Great Disappointments

Bradley Foster | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Bradley Foster

There are two sides to expectations. We have to manage our own expectations and we have to be aware of others' expectations of us. Disappointment is a two-way street.

Handling Disappointment -- Creating Lemonade

Patricia Rust | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Patricia Rust

Once we can handle the peaks and valleys of life, we can reach a nice middle ground where we can hold it steady. That's the goal -- sipping on lemonade for life!