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I Used to Binge, Now I Don't -- Here's What I Learned

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

When we're willing to look underneath the surface, we can discover the truth of who we are and the real healing can begin. It might not be easy but if I could do it, anyone can. All you need is the willingness, the desire to change your life.

Feeling Afraid? Try Acknowledging It

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

When I try to push fear away or drown it by eating too much, drinking or avoiding, it comes back even stronger. Instead, when I recognize the fear and face it, just like I did on that dark cliff in Hong Kong, then I can disable it.

6 Tips to Get the Most from Mentoring

Ellevate | Posted 01.03.2015 | Women
Ellevate

Your mentor's time and wisdom are valuable. Appreciate and get the most from her by showing up prepared.

How I Learned to Love My Body

Jenni Bevill | Posted 01.03.2015 | Women
Jenni Bevill

If you really want to love your body, then you've got to first love your life. That means loving yourself enough to pursue that dream you've been keeping on the shelf. Stop being obsessed with your body. Start being obsessed with your life.

Write Your Own Life Story!

David Kanegis | Posted 01.03.2015 | Fifty
David Kanegis

Do you sometimes wonder where your life's heading? Not clear and a bit apprehensive about what's going to happen in the next chapter.

Herpes, the Love Bug

Marnie Nir | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Marnie Nir

You know how they say, "Karma's a b-tch?" Boy, is she ever. And though, admittedly, it has taken some time for me to fully appreciate her twisted se...

It's About So More Than Music for Festival Promoter Paul Levine

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 12.29.2014 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

Paul Levin is a man who is in love with live music. He has successfully taken his passion for live music and turned it into a successful career as a music festival promoter.

I Never Got An MBA ... I Had Sex Instead

Diane Pauley | Posted 12.29.2014 | Women
Diane Pauley

If I didn't go through the lows, I wouldn't have ever taken the time to unlearn the mistruths spoken over me. I wouldn't have quit my job and founded my own business. I wouldn't be in a healthy relationship with someone whole who loves the whole version of me equally back.

Finding Peace Amidst Crazy: Five Quick and Easy Ways to Balance Busy

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

It's really easy to get sucked into busy. I watch people race around corners, speed talk into their phones, order lunch while texting. And I confess, I've been addicted to busy too.

'Are We There Yet?!' = The Enemy of Positive Change

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

Process can be hard and it can be painful but more painful is our own judgment of it. When we rail against it and curse it and judge ourselves for not being stellar, it just makes matters worse.

4 Key Steps To Making Your Dreams Come True

Dougall Fraser | Posted 12.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Dougall Fraser

It is so important that we claim our vision. Give yourself permission to really engage in the fantasy. What exactly are you looking to accomplish or change in your life? Allow your mind's eye to flow with the vision -- get specific in your daydream.

5 Common Fears Everyone Should Face

Laurie Gerber | Posted 12.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

Fear can be turned into excitement when you know how to spot it and leash it. You'll still be honoring emotion, you just won't be getting sucked down into the "something is wrong" pit.

Why My Miscarriage Was a Miracle

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 12.15.2014 | Parents
Taraleigh Weathers

Most of the things you aren't supposed to say are the things that made me feel better. After reading that, I thought for a moment, Maybe things don't happen for a reason... then what the heck is going on?

What's Stopping You From Achieving Your Dreams?

Bernard Hiller | Posted 12.14.2014 | Entertainment
Bernard Hiller

Abraham Maslow the famous motivational psychologist once said that, "Until you take care of your lower needs, you will never be able to fulfill your higher needs." The reason most people never fulfill their dreams or goals is because their basic human needs are never met.

How I Stay in My Delusional Bubble of Success (and Not Let Anyone Else Pop It!)

Elena Lipson | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Elena Lipson

Deciding to start your own business is a crazy thing to do. After all, the odds are stacked against you, and most small businesses fail within the fi...

Defeating Your Inner Hater

Allison Valderia | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Allison Valderia

Your purpose, passion and dreams are waiting. When you passionately live in your purpose, the universe will give you confirmation and help you renew your commitment.

33 Hot and Heavy Sex, Dating and Relationship Dos and Don'ts

Renee Lo Iacono | Posted 12.10.2014 | Women
Renee Lo Iacono

Do love, treasure, nurture, respect and be kind to your body and who you share it with. The more your love and respect your body, the more men will as well.

Watch: Three Mind-Body-Soul Tips to Making Life Decisions

Sura | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Sura

Have you ever wished you could rely on an inner guide to help you make life decisions? As a life coach, I noticed that people often come to coachin...

If It Weren't for People, I'd Get a Lot More Done!

Laurie Gerber | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

You might not have as much people time as I do, but I bet everything that is important to you, everything you want before you die, has something to do with people. Your whole ability to accomplish your dreams is connected to your ability to communicate and partner with these people.

The Pleasure and Pain of a Diagnosis

Jamie Rautenberg | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamie Rautenberg

There is pleasure and pain involved with every diagnosis doled out, on multiple levels. But, ultimately, it's up to us to recognize that the root of all of these labels basically comes down to how effectively we can process our feelings, thoughts and behaviors.

4 Real Solutions to Change Resentment Into Acceptance

Michael Feeley | Posted 12.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Feeley

It doesn't mean you have to like the person. It doesn't mean you have to make them change. Your criticisms might be 100 percent correct, but you do owe it to yourself and them to see the truth. And that will always make you free -- ending the war of inner thoughts and resentment.

Recovering From Your Expectation Hangover

MeiMei Fox | Posted 12.07.2014 | Books
MeiMei Fox

Labeled yourself an over-achiever? Defined yourself according to your accomplishments? And then been disappointed when life didn't go exactly according to plan?

13 Rules for a Successful Career

Bernard Hiller | Posted 12.02.2014 | Entertainment
Bernard Hiller

When students come to see me, they're interested in telling me what they would like to get from me, what they would like me to teach them or what they didn't like from other teachers they've have worked with before.

Music Turns Me On: Find Out What Turns On This Justin Timberlake Dancer

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 11.27.2014 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

I was over the moon excited when one of my clients invited me to see Justin Timberlake in concert. My client's step daughter is dancer Lindsay Richard...

What Every Mother Needs To Teach Her Daughter About Being a Mom

Mia Redrick | Posted 12.01.2014 | Parents
Mia Redrick

My commitment to "me time" dates for the last 16 years has taught me to trust the choices I've made in my life and to be clear about what is most important. Spending that time was about doing something to enrich my life vs. just maintaining it.