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Personal Authenticity

Could Faking the Big O Delay Finding Mr. Right?

Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC | Posted 02.11.2016 | Women
Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC

In this day and age, women have won the right to vote, to burn our bras, and to climb the corporate ladder. Why do we still find it a challenge to be honest in the bedroom? And could this duplicity potentially lead us astray when looking for Mr. Right?

Naked in Your Beauty

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 01.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dragos Bratasanu

In the warm spring of 1633, an old man by the name of Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome, summoned by the Catholic Inquisition. He had been accused by th...

Mom, I Always Knew You Were a Lesbian

Lori Sokol | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Lori Sokol

It had been six years since I delicately disclosed to my teenage son that I was dating a woman for the very first time. But my surprise announcement was quickly eclipsed by his sardonic response. "Mom, I always knew you were a lesbian!" he quipped, without a hint of surprise.

Filter Less, Live More: 6 Social Media and Technology Rules to Live By

Alyssa Piperis | Posted 07.08.2016 | Media
Alyssa Piperis

What's funny about living in this day and age is that most of us seem to simultaneously be dependent on modern technology and be frustrated with how it's transformed areas of our lives that were already stressful enough without it -- i.e. dating, relationships, and confrontation.

Dear White People

Audrey Addison Williams | Posted 06.12.2016 | Black Voices
Audrey Addison Williams

I want to be held accountable and I must hold you to the same level of accountability. I want to be in relationship with you based on truth telling, based on kindness, based on a desire to understand and to be understood.

Why Sam Smith Has It So Right

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

Not only is Sam Smith talented, but he's authentic. He is real in a world that is fake, and true to himself when many others are falling over to conform so they can make it big. I admire Sam Smith's honesty, and I respect his artistry.

After Labor Day, Take a Moment's Pause

Bob Deutsch | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Bob Deutsch

When you are truly aware of what you are about, you tend to be more comfortable with allowing the world to go on without you for brief stretches. This is because knowing what you're about gives you a better sense of where you stand -- with yourself and in the world.

How to Attract the Right People Into Your Life (Hint: This Requires Zero Effort!)

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

If you think that you're being real, but you're still finding the wrong people showing up in your life, then you need to take a moment to reassess your you-ness.

Think Happy, Be Happy: Tips To Access More Joy

Randy Taran | Posted 03.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Taran

Happiness has many aspects: From quiet appreciation to living with zest and passion, it's great to explore all the various facets available to you now. Inner happiness has many entry points. Try these out and notice how good you feel.

5 Keys To Cutting Your Mental And Emotional Umbilical Cord

Judith Johnson | Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

It is essential to recognize that these family roles are not "the truth," but simply the roles we assume in our relationship to other family members. Typically, there is a sense of self that doesn't match the role, and the individual struggles to reconcile the two.

Is Authenticity Becoming Passé?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 08.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Does anyone else question authenticity the way I do these days? Does doubt about what is "real" versus "enhanced" interfere with the trust we once had in the people we admire and applaud?