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Reach Your Highest Potential By Checking Your Ego At the Door

Cy Wakeman | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Cy Wakeman

Releasing instead of feeding the ego will be painful at first. But a bad day for the ego is a great day for the soul and self-growth, so don't be afraid to go there. Here's how we can begin to move past it to reach our fullest potential and live happy.

Nudging Your Way to Oblivion

Francis Levy | Posted 05.20.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

The roulette wheel is spinning. Maybe it will be your lucky day. Before the advent of the internet, the manila envelope with its SASE was the proxy for your hopes. Now everything is faster. You hit a button and your attachment is released into posterity.

If They Only Knew: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Eliot M. Wagonheim | Posted 05.19.2015 | Business
Eliot M. Wagonheim

"My career just hasn't gone the way I wanted it to," a friend just told me over lunch. He quickly followed up with "but everything seems to be working for you." He didn't say it to be snide or even envious, just as I don't recount that conversation now to be boastful. He was just stating what was, to him, a fact. I hear it a lot.

Religion, Catechism, and Parables

Catherine Nagle | Posted 05.11.2015 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

Catechism classes were part of the Catholic education I received. But regardless of how much we know about religion, isn't it the same truth that we all come to sooner or later?

Won't Ask, Don't Tell

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.11.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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How Being a Stepmom Makes Me a Better Parent

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 05.07.2015 | Parents
Christine Carter, PhD

Noticing how differently I was behaving with my stepchildren was a giant wake-up call. I needed to be more supportive of Molly and Fiona without being intrusive, to make requests without being so bossy.

4 Ways You Are Sabotaging Your Inner Peace

Rachael Yahne | Posted 04.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

Do whatever you have to do to find that inner peace, and keep doing it. Sometimes you might find that the best kinds of peace-meditations don't happen while sitting on the floor cross-legged.

The Pit Bull at the Gate

Doug Kreeger | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Doug Kreeger

The first time I experienced sex I was too young to understand what the act was, let alone how to process the complex emotions of what was happening. ...

Laugh Riot

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.22.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Unflattery

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.20.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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The Truth About Patience. Finally!

Tom Morris | Posted 04.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tom Morris

For most of my life, patience has been a monumentally aggravating virtue. I like to make things happen. I like to dream it, do it, and then move on to...

That Is the Question

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.09.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Astrologically Speaking...

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.04.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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In Your Dreams

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.25.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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The Peaple's Choice

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.06.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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A Couple of Swells

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment
Marcia Liss

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12 Things You May Not Remember About Who You Really Are

Elyse Gorman | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

If you could learn to trust in yourself and listen to your inner voice and intuition, you would be amazed at the infinite storehouse of wisdom, guidance and ideas you possesses.

Love Thy Selfie

Phu Nguyen | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Phu Nguyen

The day I learned not to measure my own beauty and self-worth by others' reactions is the day I began seeing myself in my best angles and light. So post away, lovers of thy selfies, and make no apologies. Love who you are and everyone who cares for you will continue being additions to the love you already have for yourself.

Don't Believe Everything You Think: 5 Tips for a Happier Mind

James McCrae | Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living
James McCrae

Controlling your thoughts is the first step to a happier, healthier mind. Below are five tips to maximize productive thinking and minimize mental clutter.

CrossFit Hell... of My Own Making

Michelle Kennedy | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle Kennedy

I can haul ass on a rowing machine, jump rope with this super heavy rope, slam a tire with a sledge hammer, start crying for no particular reason, and then gallantly swing a kettlebell around like a frigging professional discus thrower, all within the course of 20 minutes.

What Are the Lies You Tell Yourself?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

The path to enlightenment is shifting out of the lies and into truth. Practicing these steps whenever you feel anything other than inner peace is a powerful way of getting there!

27 Common Things That Prevent Our Happiness

Elyse Gorman | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Instead of looking outwards for happiness, simply look within at all the ways you are preventing yourself from being happy in this very moment -- and work on letting them go. To get you started, here are 27 common things that prevent our happiness.

How a Stray Dog Taught Me the Value of Inner Peace

James McCrae | Posted 04.04.2015 | Healthy Living
James McCrae

Your reality is consistently a reflection of your inner state. When you live with an inner knowledge of your own security and safety, the emotions of security and safety will be perpetuated and reflected back like a mirror into your life. In other words, the only way to truly defend yourself from emotional danger is to live and act from a place of security and wholeness.

Why Positive Thinking Doesn't Always Work

Denise Simone | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Denise Simone

I often hear "think positive and everything will work out." We may tell ourselves to think positive and say lots of positive affirmations and yes, s...

3 Common Communication Conundrums and How to Handle Them

Caryn Chow | Posted 03.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Caryn Chow

The secret to communicating -- and more importantly, connecting, is to open your heart up more. Be open to being vulnerable.