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Plus-Size Model Wins Beauty Pageant That Celebrates Curves

Janice Celeste | Posted 10.21.2015 | Women
Janice Celeste

"Don't wait to lose weight or until your life is just perfect to make changes. Pursue your dreams right now."

It's Time We Starting Listening to Adolescent Girls

Gina Reiss-Wilchins | Posted 10.08.2015 | Impact
Gina Reiss-Wilchins

In Kenya, as in many places around the world, a girls' journey into adolescence is a challenging time. She faces significant pressures and expectations.

Ask Yourself These 3 Questions to Make Empowered Decisions

Lindsay Robin Christianson | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Robin Christianson

With these three questions, it is possible to look at decisions without weighing pros and cons or over-evaluating every minute detail.

For Glennon

Karen Brett | Posted 07.22.2015 | Parents
Karen Brett

There are people all over the world that are reading her stories and feeling like they are not alone anymore. Taking chances they might not have taken because now they believe in themselves. How does she have this impact on people? Because she had the courage to tell her stories. Now she is asking me to tell mine.

Stop Robbing Yourself and Others of Growth: The Art of Delegation

Terri Wallin | Posted 04.05.2015 | Small Business
Terri Wallin

Executives are often promoted without being equipped to take on the role. Overwhelmed by new responsibilities some abandon their mission and dive into the foxholes of familiar work. Meanwhile their subordinates wander aimlessly.

Mastering Your Life: How to Play the Game in Five Easy Steps

Tiffany O. Silver | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Tiffany O. Silver

Imagine this energy is like currency -- you get a certain amount each day, to create your now -- so you wouldn't want to fritter it away. Once you realize the impermanence of life, that the past and the future aren't able to be held because they do not really exist, you can only be present!

Our Language, Their Voices: The Transfer of Power

Nimmi Gowrinathan | Posted 08.15.2014 | Impact
Nimmi Gowrinathan

But as we divide them up, zero in on the one that is more powerful than the other -- have we looked over the heads of the survivors, ignored their politics, their power?

Domestic Violence, Part 2

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

For part one, click here. Why do people stay in a relationship where there is domestic violence? There are many answers to these questions. This i...

Let's Stop Empowering and Start Inspiring

Rachel Goble | Posted 05.28.2014 | Impact
Rachel Goble

A beautiful messy collection of broken and poor people, this word 'empower' implies a giving of my strength to your weakness, rather than a mutual exchange of dignity. Thereby degrading you and elevating me.

The Rise and Fall of Teen Idols

Lauren Galley | Posted 03.31.2014 | Impact
Lauren Galley

Seeing the rise and fall of teen idols such as Justin Bieber, Lindsay Lohan, Amanda Bynes, and Britney Spears really makes me realize how important positive mentors can be. Not all teen stars have walked the negative path.

My Everyday Soundtrack

Michelle Edgar | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Michelle Edgar

This fall, Music Unites and I continue our resolve to keep music present in all of our minds and lives, and we have started a campaign to ask those around us to complete this phrase, "Music is my..." We really want people to think about it! What does music mean to you?

7 Habits Of Empowered People

Jen Groover | Posted 09.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Jen Groover

Continued awareness brings you closer and closer to the new habit becoming your standard operating procedure and providing a greater sense of peace and happiness.

Deepak Chopra On Empowerment

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

In an ideal world, the title of this article would be "5 Ways to Feel More Powerful." But as things stand, many people feel powerless, and the social trends that drain personal power only grow stronger.

The Glasses That Change Prescription

The Huffington Post | Janean Chun | Posted 04.13.2012 | Small Business

If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, a lot of boomers are going to see the latest product from PixelOptics as a pretty beautiful innovation. The R...

Take Me to the Market

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

How often have we read the work of reporters whose principal source seems to be a taxi driver in an alien city? Nevermind it's a job often left to fo...