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Do We Have The Courage To Prune The Behaviors That Refuse To Die? Can We Cut The Ego Down To Size?

Beth Green | Posted 09.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Beth Green

Photo by Sarah via Flickr To many of us, fall feels like a new beginning because we associate fall with the start of school and the end of that langu...

How To Cultivate Ethical Courage

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

Brooke Deterline Sometimes we only realize our deepest values once we've contradicted them. For Tina, an up-and-coming African-American woman and a...

So Many Pretty Lights

Lisa Guest | Posted 05.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lisa Guest

Does anybody else out there gather and stack books and lifetime opportunities without necessarily reading them or finishing the free offer before its expired?

Why We Accept the Love We Think We Deserve

Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC | Posted 05.26.2016 | Divorce
Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC

By changing how you feel about yourself, by knowing you deserve better, you will work to increase your self-esteem and self-concept, and you will end up with better people in the long run. Let's discuss some reasons this can happen, and a few ways that you can change this unhealthy cycle.

Learning More About Peak Performance

Janet Odgis | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Janet Odgis

Dr. David Bach, founder and president of The Platypus Institute, explained to an audience at the annual conference of the Women Presidents' Organization (held this month in Baltimore, MD) how people can make their working lives more efficient by becoming more conscious of their everyday patterns.

The One Decorating Trick You Can Definitely Master

Architectural Digest | Posted 04.12.2016 | HuffPost Home
Architectural Digest

By JENNIFER FERNANDEZ for Architectural Digest. When you're known as one of Spain's hottest decorators and your weekend getaway is a seaside vil...

Are You Sabotaging Your Chances at Love? On Daring and Breaking Wide Open.

Kristyn Caetano MPH, CHt | Posted 02.12.2016 | Women
Kristyn Caetano MPH, CHt

The relationship had been relatively short, and I had been the one to break it off. Even so, I had been torn up over it for many months. I understood too late, that there had been something there. Something real that could have been more.

Instagrammers' Minimal Take on the Expo 2015

Valentina Loffredo | Posted 10.28.2015 | Arts
Valentina Loffredo

Instagram can be different things to different people. This time, for me, it was a window into the Expo. Expo Milano 2015, the Universal Exhibition It...

Things I Have Learned

Jessica Denis | Posted 07.31.2016 | Women
Jessica Denis

Isn't it crazy what love can do to you? If you read my other articles, you know that I feel love and hate are very similar emotions. Which brings me to the things I have learned.

You Don't Need Rose-Colored Glasses: 5 Realistic Tips to Be More Positive

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 07.01.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

I used to look at people like that with a mixture of admiration and annoyance. Then one day I asked myself, what are they doing that is different?

6 Reasons We Love Patterned Tile

Porch.com | Posted 04.22.2015 | HuffPost Home
Porch.com

Using tile in the bathroom is an ancient technique, and we can see evidence of painstaking tile design within the mosaics of Roman baths. Tile is a durable material, perfect for wet environments.

6 Bedroom Decorating Tricks (That Can Wake Up Any Sleepy Style!)

Domino | Posted 12.17.2014 | HuffPost Home
Domino

Of course we all want a bedroom that's dreamy. We just don't want to get sick and tired of it really fast. Have a little hope. Prep your slumber spot with personal and affordable solutions that will make a major impact.

9 Stylish Spaces Featuring Patterns, Textures and Motifs

Dering Hall | Posted 11.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

Not sure how to incorporate a "statement" element into an interior design scheme? Browse these nine interior spaces, from living rooms to entryways, and explore the work of top industry design professionals.

Do Relationships Really Have to Be This Hard?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 11.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Recognizing the degree of difficulty in this task is nothing new, but that still doesn't answer the questions of why exactly it is so hard, and what the nature of the "work" is that we need to do in order to master this challenge.

Looking for Trust in All the Wrong Places

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Relationships don't begin with trust. Trust is built day-by-day by two people who demonstrate trust-worthiness through their words and actions.

Own Habits That Truly Serve You

Joanne Heyman | Posted 11.02.2014 | Business
Joanne Heyman

Habits comprise just one of our evolutionary strategies for survival: rather than overthink and belabor the subtle actions that comprise necessary daily activities like pouring a glass of water or driving, we automate these actions into habits or patterns.

I Can't Change Him

Tracy Crossley | Posted 10.18.2014 | Women
Tracy Crossley

Dreams, relationships, and life how we picture it don't happen from coming up with canned reactions or strategies. Things don't change based on the same old thinking and actions we take, because those are entrenched, normally based in fear.

The One Phrase We Should Stop Using

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

If you've ever been on the receiving end of these words, you know that the last thing that you feel like doing upon hearing them is to drop your guard and open your heart. Ironically, that's probably exactly what the person delivering these words is trying to get you to do.

The Direct Path to Self-Awareness

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

The hidden power of the shadow. "You can learn more about yourself in a week in a marriage than you can meditating for 10 years in a cave." -- Step...

The Major Component Of Communication We're Often Forgetting

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 03.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Old habits don't die easily, but they do eventually dissolve, although the process usually takes longer and requires more practice than we think it should. Along the way, however, we get to cultivate other necessary qualities and strengths that serve us greatly, not only in our relationships, but in all areas of our lives.

Preparing for the New Year: Are Old Patterns Really Comfortable, or Just Familiar?

Beth Green | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Beth Green

The familiar is not in and of itself more comfortable than the unknown. In fact, it may well be worse and it may even be accompanied by the greatest discomfort of them all, which is the realization that I'm stuck and not doing anything about it.

A Conversation With Architect and Interior Designer, Ashley Hicks

Blue Carreon | Posted 02.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Blue Carreon

Ashley Hicks takes time off from his packed schedule to talk about ideas and hard work, active instructions in museums, and sometimes being mistaken for a girl.

Tricks To Mixing Prints And Taking Fashion Risks, From Betsey Johnson (VIDEO)

Posted 12.16.2013 | Home

Fashion designer Betsey Johnson, who’s known for her ability to mix seemingly unalike, bold prints into cohesive, beautiful outfits, had some keen f...

Now This Is How You Mix Prints

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 11.12.2013 | HuffPost Home

Mixing prints isn't instinctual. (Unless, of course, you're the high priestess of prints herself -- Solange Knowles). But it doesn't have to be overly...

When Things Go Out of Hand

Christine Eilvig | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

If we are not aware of what's going on when we are in these patterns or if we experience resistance to the healing process. Then we will go in and out of awareness when things remind us of a place we have been before and in no ways want to repeat.