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Inside-Out: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 08.24.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mark Brodinsky

I'm beginning to believe it's the only way. To live a life of meaning, of happiness, of fulfillment you need to work on you first.

Conversations on Writing: Award-Winning Young Adult Author Cindy Pon

Write for the Future | Posted 08.24.2014 | College
Write for the Future

By Cora Daniels Cindy Pon, a YA author, writes heroine centered fantasy series set in Ancient China. Her books are known not only for their action p...

Are You Addicted to Results?

Christine Hassler | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

A goal or desire is a great reason to get your growth groove on, but don't let it be the reason you keep going. Surrender is a major component of growth.

Italian Kitchens...

Paula H. Noe | Posted 08.23.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

The kitchen is just so important to me, to Italy, to almost everyone I know. So, as I am sitting in my Spoleto kitchen looking out at the clouds and r...

Life Coaching Is Not Weird

Michael Feeley | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Feeley

Coaching is an active, invigorating process assisting you to reach your potential, challenging and supporting you, seeing what is working well for you and promoting that success so you can achieve miraculous and logical results.

The Other 29 Percent: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Brodinsky

Sitting on the beach, staring out at the ocean, the rolling waves and the horizon that seems to run on to infinity, it's easy to think and to reflec...

Is Your Life Coach Conscious or Unconscious?

Maddisen K. Krown | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Maddisen K. Krown

I refer to my dad as an "unconscious life coach," because he unconsciously helped me to become the fulfilled, whole and healthy, and self-realized person I am, and continue to become.

29 Things I Know Now That I'm 29

Serena Dyer | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Serena Dyer

As I have realized certain people in my life don't energize me, but enervate me, I find myself walking away from them slowly and without much attention being brought to it. This has been a big lesson.

6 Ways To Transform Criticism Into Something Positive

Robi Ludwig, Psy.D. | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Robi Ludwig, Psy.D.

Dealing with criticism may always be a little tough, but it's important to use these situations as an opportunity to get better, be better and learn how to be our very best selves.

You Asked, You Got, Then Came Trouble

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

Have you ever had the experience of setting out to make a positive change in your life, only to have it start an avalanche of changes that scares and ...

Why Frustration Is Good For You

Christine Hassler | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

But your frustration is really just an indicator of what is coming! You would not feel the longing inside of you if it wasn't coming. Wanting comes with waiting. It is just part of the equation.

The Rest of the Story

Eldon Taylor | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Eldon Taylor

A few years ago I wrote a piece that has been rather widely circulated and, based on some of the comments I have seen, not too well understood. The p...

The Happiness Manifesto: Simple Steps to a Fulfilling Life

MeiMei Fox | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

When you put love first, when you make it your priority and purpose, your mission on this planet, you naturally find yourself exploding with compassion, generosity, joy, and forgiveness. And the more you offer these gifts to others, the more you will find them coming back to you.

Maybe We Can (and Should) Go Home Again

Lindsay Henry | Posted 08.17.2014 | Women
Lindsay Henry

I didn't know my hometown was a small town. Not until college, anyway. That's where I realized not everyone gets stuck behind turbines and farm equipment on their dirt road. Not all people hear cows mooing at night.


Stacey James | Posted 08.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Stacey James

We often focus on the things that we don't have rather than focusing on what we do have. When we do this it is difficult for us to see those small things that matter so much as a blessing.

Spoleto: First Impressions

Paula H. Noe | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

Stairs, everywhere! And, what did I expect, coming to a medieval hill town ("older than Rome", said a proud resident)?

10 Things to Know Before You Move to Hawaii

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 08.12.2014 | Hawaii
Shannon Kaiser

Although people who live here tend to be happier, healthier and more balanced than many other places, you need to know a few things before you move here. Coming to Hawaii is not always a happily ever after.

Are You Addicted to Results?

Christine Hassler | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

A goal or desire is a great reason to get your growth groove on but don't let it be the reason you keep going. Surrender is a major component of growth. As you detach from results, you can hear the whispers of your soul and your true heart's desire, which is often different than what you think you want.

Deconstructing the Fear of Rejection: What Are We Really Afraid Of?

John Amodeo, PhD | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
John Amodeo, PhD

Being human, we long to be accepted and wanted. It hurts to be rejected and to experience loss. If our worst fear materializes -- if our catastrophic fantasy becomes a reality and we're rejected -- our organism has a way of healing if we can trust our natural healing process

The Life Lesson We Can All Take From The Fresh-Faced High School Grads

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 08.11.2014 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Need inspiration? Take a page from the young high school graduates and it will remind you of something we all need more of - a degree if innocence, optimism, belief and adventure... We, as adults, have lost sight of the wonder, the hopefulness, the vision and the world of opportunity that we once looked through the lenses of when we were younger.

How Heartbreak Made Me More Mindful

Alena Hall | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Alena Hall

Young love is a funny thing. When you find it, you feel invincible. You think no one can comprehend the depth of the connection you feel to your person, let alone destroy it. But when you lose it, you feel like you've lost yourself. You realize you knew really knew yourself without it.

Are You an Emotional Victim?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

None of us like to think of ourselves as victims. The term "victim" brings to mind a pathetic image of a person who is powerless. Therefore, it comes ...

Book Review: Fifty Shrinks by Sebastian Zimmermann

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.06.2014 | Books
Jane Simon, M.D.

Threestone Books, Printed in Iceland by Oddi, 2014 This tantalizing book of photographs, depicting psychotherapists in their offices, emerged from th...

Ancient Folks in Sicily

Paula H. Noe | Posted 08.06.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

Sicily continues to amaze me. The history here is so multi-layered and so ancient that I, from Boston with its proud and (very) young history, am overwhelmed and find it incomprehensible on many levels when faced with 8000 years or so of history.

From Broken to Beautiful -- How to Cultivate Beauty That Lasts

Daisy J Lin | Posted 08.05.2014 | Women
Daisy J Lin

We keep telling ourselves that we should be flawless. When our lives falls short of our imaginary utopia, we get scared and lash out at ourselves and those we love. Our society worships perfection, photoshopping out wrinkles and bulges of our starving models.