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3 Ways to Stay True to Yourself in a Noisy World

Anthony Awadalla | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Anthony Awadalla

Tools that give me the confidence that I know I need and the maturity I've developed in order to go after what I want without falling into the same mistakes I made in the past.

Is It Bad to Love Yourself? (VIDEO)

Terri Britt | Posted 02.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Terri Britt

Years ago after I wrote my first book, Message Sent, I had a woman say to me in a very hateful tone, "Well I hope it's not about the self!" If it had ...

What I Learned From Missing My Own Party

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 01.25.2016 | Women
20 Beautiful Women

Written By Taffy L. Gotora I missed my own birthday party once. This happened several years ago when a guy who had been 'stringing me along' for a go...

A Little Secret: You Don't Need to Lose Weight to Love Yourself

Keara Hozella | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Keara Hozella

The content of this article may be sensitive to some readers. I'll let you in on a little secret: You do not need to lose weight to love yourself. Th...

Setting Yourself Free

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

I often hear my clients say to me, "I can't do what I want to do because he or she wouldn't like it." How often do you find yourself limiting your own...

Setting Yourself Free

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

If you are limiting your freedom due to fear of someone else's violent behavior, then you need to find a way to leave the situation. Again, it is you who are trapping yourself by being in a relationship with someone who verbally or physically violates you for your choices.

How to Connect With Your Spiritual Guidance

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 12.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Problems connecting with your spiritual guidance? Here's how! Did you know that connecting with Spirit -- with your personal spiritual Guidance -- i...

9 Ways To Be Good To Yourself -- Starting Today

Mara Karpel, Ph.D. | Posted 12.16.2015 | Fifty
Mara Karpel, Ph.D.

Many of us go through life receiving negative messages from parents, so-called 'friends,' partners, or even the media, telling us that we're not whole unless we buy what they're selling. When we accept these messages, we become focused on our own imperfections.

Small Business, Big Dreams

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 11.30.2015 | Business
Carlota Zimmerman

It was recently is Small Business Saturday, a day, that for many entrepreneurs, including myself, is about more than shopping locally, and supporting neighborhood merchants: for many entrepreneurs, our businesses are our authentic lives. My small business saved my life.

Loud and Clear

Kerrie L Cooper | Posted 11.19.2015 | Parents
Kerrie L Cooper

I was sitting in a meeting yesterday and was given a reminder that felt like a slap in the face. It jarred me fully awake, shaking the dust out of a corner of my subconscious mind where I had stored this fundamental rule in the greatest job I have, as mom: It's not what you say. It's what you do.

5 Keys to Unleash Your Self-Confidence

Pragito Dove | Posted 10.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Pragito Dove

Throw yourself into your passion and miracles happen. It can be your work or it can be something you only do at weekends, as a hobby. It doesn't matter. What matters is that you are enjoying yourself, coming alive, getting to know what makes you tick.

My 'Inner Mommy War' and the 5 Things It Taught Me About Identity

Reem Kassis | Posted 09.25.2015 | Parents
Reem Kassis

When I became a mother, my four most dreaded words became "What do you do?" Prior to motherhood, I had a professional identity, an easy way to present myself. Now as a mother, I find no easy way to present this new identity and what I do.

The Song This Dad Wrote For His Bullied Daughter Will Give You Chills

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.09.2015 | Parents

When dad and musician Khari Toure learned that his daughter Nia had been bullied at school, he wrote a special song to help her cope with ne...

Self-Love: Six Ways to 'Fake it' Til You Make It' and Become Your Own Best Friend!

Antonio Borrello, PhD | Posted 07.30.2015 | Women
Antonio Borrello, PhD

"Self-Love" is a popular term that is used now, more than ever, and is thought to be something that is a prerequisite for a good life and loving relationships. But what exactly is self-love, and why is it so important?

Contrary to Popular Belief, Self-Care Is Important

Tamara Holder | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Tamara Holder

Picture this: You're having an outer body experience, attending your own funeral. Unfortunately, you died at a young age. Everyone's crying, saying y...

How to Recover in an Appearance-Obsessed World

Keara Hozella | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Keara Hozella

This is the reality of recovering from an eating disorder, whether you've just been diagnosed or have been attempting to survive with it for years. The good news is that you certainly can recover, no matter how short or long the duration of your eating disorder has been.

Do You Love Truly Yourself?

Hope Kumor | Posted 06.29.2015 | Women
Hope Kumor

Where did we get this mentality to hate and shame our bodies? Why can't we love what we have and move on? More so, I'm the main culprit here because time and time again, I always bash myself.

10 Things I Wish I Had Known Before My 40s

Grace Bluerock | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

The past decade has been a time for personal reflection and growth. I've learned many important lessons and gained new insights, probably more so than in any other decade. I often find myself saying, "If only I knew then what I know now."

6 Questions That Might Be Holding You Back

Doug A. Sandler | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Doug A. Sandler

Take a moment and ask yourself the following six questions and see if you are being held back by the answers you give to yourself. Then follow the action items provided if the question is holding you back.

Why the 'Dad Bod' Is a Sexist Disgrace

Allison Underhill | Posted 05.22.2015 | Women
Allison Underhill

The Dad Bod lays out what is acceptable for men and women. It reinforces the gender inequality that is present in our societal perceptions of body image.

How to Fall in Love With Yourself

Dajon Smiles | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Dajon Smiles

I realized I need to be OK with being just me! I want to fall in love with me. I want to find the gift and love in each day and even each moment. This is the day that I decided to start dating myself and add in some other fun practices as well. 

Be Your Own Valentine

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 04.04.2015 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Prioritizing yourself is not selfish or greedy, but an act of self-preservation and gratitude that allows you to be a better, spouse, partner, parent, sibling, friend or colleague. These actions steps will give you techniques if paying attention to yourself is difficult.

What I Found Inside My Grandmother's Shoebox

Jessica Katz | Posted 03.09.2015 | Women
Jessica Katz

There are hundreds of pictures of her. She's always dressed in crop-tops with high-rise flowy skirts. I look at the men who surrounded her and the way they gazed at her and I can just tell they loved her. It's strange to think that these men knew her better than I do.

What Defines You?

Tami Shaikh | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Tami Shaikh

So today I challenge you to look back at your life, the times when you had to change the way you think, or you got up from the ashes of despair -- did those times teach you a lesson? Or the happy times when life was perfect and you didn't have a single worry on your mind?

Mirror, Mirror, On The Wall, You're to Blame When Our Confidence Falls

Unwritten | Posted 01.20.2015 | College
Unwritten

Whether it's 8p.m. on a Friday night or 8a.m. Monday morning, mirrors are an important part of our daily lives. They see us during our worst moments and at our finest. But what do we see in them?