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Overachiever

The Best-Kept Secrets to Exceptional Productivity

Emma Seppälä, Ph.D | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Emma Seppälä, Ph.D

Success, achievement, wealth, power, innovation are all things to strive for. But is there a way to disrupt the current modus operandi that ironically seems to break us down as it moves us up?

Amanda L. Chan

17 Signs You're An Overachiever

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 03.27.2014 | Healthy Living

"I just don't know how he/she manages to do it all!" If people are always saying this about you, you may be an overachiever. But while the titl...

Overachieving Never Got Me Thin

Marcia Meislin | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Marcia Meislin

As an achiever, I had no idea I could slow down, ask for help, take time out, let go of white-knuckling, accept longing and disappointment as natural byproducts of life. Now, as someone with a different body and mindset, I practice my tips and do the opposite of what I did in my career. The outcome is not only greater success in all areas of my life, but a calmer, healthier and more balanced me.

FACE IT: On Not Being Diana Nyad

Michele Willens | Posted 11.06.2013 | Fifty
Michele Willens

We are the same age, but Diana Nyad swam from Cuba to Miami and I did not. I did, however, take an excellent nap just hearing about it.

Do You Have To Get Sick To Slow Down?

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

I have battled chronic stress for most of my adult life, and I know that my habits are a work in progress. I also know that I value my health as much as I value being a high-achiever, and I need to use something other than getting sick as a warning sign that I need to slow down.

Stepping Into My Potential

Amanda Slavin | Posted 02.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Slavin

There are times in your life where you just feel something inside you pushing you to be more, to be bigger. While I know there are so many people in my life who can help me be a better version of myself, I also am learning there is no better person than myself to help me get there.

Alice in Wonderland: A New Look at Feminine Power

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia Reynolds

I love that Alice in Wonderland actually differentiates different types of feminine power so girls don't just define strong as physically tough or verbally demanding.