iOS app Android app

New You

Don't Let Your BS Hold You Back in 2016

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 12.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

What will be new about you in 2016 as you enter into the New Year? We hold the power to create a new experience in life by first understanding that while we can't change the past, we can choose not to recreate it by dragging it into the future.

On Being Unbowed

Safiya Jafari Simmons | Posted 03.10.2015 | Black Voices
Safiya Jafari Simmons

With the new year, what I feel in addition to excitement is a renewed confidence in my community, a belief that no matter what comes or what the future holds, we can make it, because we made it through last year.

Live Purposely in the New Year

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

I was sitting with a client a few weeks ago -- someone I have known for some time. He is a hard-working professional, husband, and father. He was refl...

The Advantages Of Getting A Head Start On Your New Year's Resolutions

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Some of us put so much pressure on ourselves to make and keep New Year's resolutions that the whole process becomes self-defeating. But what if we got...

10 Tips for Reinventing Your Wardrobe After Divorce

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 12.16.2014 | Divorce
Kat Forsythe, MSW

Self-esteem and divorce: When it comes to reinventing yourself at midlife and beyond, they mix together as well as oil and water. At best, your divorce settlement leaves you happy to finally move on. At worst, you're scraping yourself off the floor.

82-Year-Old Supermodel Still Stuns And Admits 'I'm Still Figuring Out How To Do The Job'

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.06.2014 | Style

While we’re all just hoping we live a life of longevity, one supermodel is giving everyone a run for their money. Carmen Dell’Orefice, 82, is feat...

7 Steps to a Happy New You in the New Year

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

If we don't want to drag the past year into the new year, we don't have to. However, we have work to do because no one can alter the content of our minds -- it is an inside job.

5 Quick and Easy Tips for Change in 2013

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

Change doesn't just happen; we have to make it happen. And the first hurdle to change is inertia. So, how do you get past this? Easy.

5 Tips To Create Your Own F**ket List

Karen S. Exkorn | Posted 02.14.2013 | Fifty
Karen S. Exkorn

I sat down to write my Bucket List, that list with all of the dreams and goals you're supposed to accomplish before you die. Only, let's face it, a) I didn't have that much time left, and b) anything that includes the word "die" in it isn't all that inspiring. So that's why I created the F**ket List.

Tara Tara Tara

Louis Licari | Posted 06.11.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

As I was driving by billboards of United States of Tara, they reinforced how our general appearance speaks volumes about all of us.

Polite Resolutions

Jodi R. R. Smith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jodi R. R. Smith

Yes, it is brave and noble to set (and stick with) long term New Years' resolutions. It is also admirable to include some moderate and easily achievable goals.

Introducing a New Holiday: "Totally Honest with Yourself Week"

Richard Laermer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Richard Laermer

Ah, spring. A time to clean your house, but in my own way of thinking: Let's start to celebrate a new holiday this year in honor of what I'm dubbing Spring Cleaning for Our Souls: So it's Totally Honest with Yourself Week!