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10 Ways To Make Positive Life Changes

James Van Praagh | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living
James Van Praagh

Spring brings with it a sense of renewal, and I've found it's the perfect time to reinvent your self. Shake off those winter cobwebs and take steps to reassess and renew your life! Here are 10 tactics I use to freshen my perspective and stimulate positive change.

Finding Harmony in 2015, Part 2

Jodi B. Katzman | Posted 06.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jodi B. Katzman

Even the smallest act of caring for another person is like a drop of water - it will make ripples throughout the entire pond. -- Jessy and Bryan Matte...

The Magic Power of Not Making Decisions -- How to Create More Willpower

Marcus Meurer | Posted 06.03.2015 | Business
Marcus Meurer

Think about your decision-making skills in the morning, compared to the decreased effort you put in during the evening hours, after a long day. The key to success is to plan as much as possible in advance to avoid making decisions about regular or unimportant stuff.

4 Slam-Dunk Strategies to Boost Your Confidence

Carol Egan | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Carol Egan

Hands-down, I am fully confident that these real-deal, no icing-on-a-mud-pie strategies will boost your confidence in a lasting ways when practiced daily. Flex your confidence muscles and claim your big life now!

7 Truths About Personal Power

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 05.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

It is your standards of happiness, love, values, personal development and responsibility that set your course in life. Have the courage to think as big as you can, expect nothing less than the best, and most importantly, be kind. Here are seven ways to exponentially elevate your quality of life.

How to Slow Time

Brendon Burchard | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Brendon Burchard

We are too often hurried, stressed, distracted, overwhelmed, and bombarded from every angle. We are fighting the good fight, yet with so much going ...

Rethinking Change Through Personal Growth Management: An Interview With Growally CEO Viviana Vethencourt

Ernesto Sosa | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Ernesto Sosa

In the volatile world we live in, where change is the only constant, learning to embrace and manage change to our own advantage can make all the difference between being stuck with a life you do not want or live a happier, more fulfilling life, the one you always dreamed about.

Divorced Men: Booze and Women

Chris L. Burcher | Posted 05.27.2015 | Divorce
Chris L. Burcher

rather than seeking sex, I was seeking approval. Online dating is great for that. I wanted girls to find my profiles appealing and attractive. I wanted women to choose me from the vast array of other men.

Every Breath You Take: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Mark Brodinsky

It's one of our most basic human functions: breathe in, breathe out. For most of us it comes naturally, (though not for all unfortunately). We don't t...

What's Stopping You?

Carissa Lada | Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Carissa Lada

By taking some small action every single day, the task of changing your life becomes much easier. And with these steps, it's hard to make the common excuses of no time or money. Spend 20 minutes and $0.00 each day and you will begin to make noticeable progress. You just have to take the first step.

Victim or Hero: Which One Are You?

Michael Feeley | Posted 05.24.2015 | Business
Michael Feeley

I'm not trivializing the meaning of these words, because being a victim can be a horrible thing -- when someone steals your identity or physically hurts you. But helping out in some important way can save a person's life and that is being a hero.

Just Ask

Christine Hassler | Posted 05.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

"Ask and ye shall receive." You've heard this, yet do you find that sometimes you do not ask?

6 Ways To Stop Negative Self-Talk

ShimmerTeen | Posted 05.20.2015 | Teen

Sometimes, it can be extreme, making you unnecessarily insecure, taking jabs at your confidence and making you question your abilities to achieve your dreams. Obviously, that's not ideal. So what can you do about it?

How the Mind Works

Brendon Burchard | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Brendon Burchard

How does our mind work? Here's four insights that can improve your life: 1. Information: Your mind consumes information from the environment and c...

20 Traits of the Resilient Female Leader

Dr. Deana Murphy | Posted 05.19.2015 | Women
Dr. Deana Murphy

Today's female leader has resilience under her control. Challenges can be easiest handled by taking the time to observe the experience. By learning how to listen to your thoughts and discerning your resilient voice above dire expressions, you can lead effectively through the havoc life sometimes brings.

The One Trick That Can Better Relationships

Frank Niles, Ph.D. | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Frank Niles, Ph.D.

Doing these two things -- setting an intention each morning and reminding yourself throughout the day to listen more and speak less -- will help you reprogram your brain for better empathy and understanding.

Opportunity Comes Candy-Wrapped

Z Zoccolante | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Z Zoccolante

When I look back, I find that many of the opportunities that allowed positive growth didn't always show up as easy, flashy, or fun. They often appeared as something that looked like hard work.

7 Surprising Myths About Success

Chris Deaver | Posted 05.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

I'm so tired of seeing news, articles, and books calling out "success" as something reserved for big-name celebrities and out-of-reach rock stars. Why be limited to such a shallow definition when you were destined for so much more? Let's get back to the real meaning of success by getting clear on some popular myths about it

Out of Argentina

Anna Clark | Posted 05.17.2015 | Impact
Anna Clark

At 22, I thought a career in diplomacy would be my way to make a mark on the world. Propelled by vague dreams of joining the foreign service, I moved back in with my parents to save up and spent the next year planning my trip.

Trust Your Inner Compass

Sue Shanahan | Posted 05.13.2015 | Parents
Sue Shanahan

Always a seeker, my journey has now taken me in the direction of unraveling my self talk. By that I mean the voice in my head that is hell bent on me being a "good girl." It's the voice that shames, cajoles and judges everything I do. It's been with me for as long as I can remember.

Yoga Myth Busters: 'I'm Not Flexible'

Wendy Reese | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

Inflexibility is far deeper than the body, but the body is the excuse. The funny thing is, the longer one avoids stretching, the worse the flexibility becomes -- in body, mind, and soul.

3 Easy Steps for Managing Fear

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

We can control fear and when we do, we find that our lives are more exciting, and fulfilling. We feel more empowered, supported, guided and present. Enjoy your life more by allowing fear to be your fellow traveler instead of the boss.

The Power of Novelty and Challenge

Brendon Burchard | Posted 05.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Brendon Burchard

We can experience more energy, engagement and enthusiasm in life when we tap into the power of novelty and challenge. Here's how to do it: 1. Mak...

The Three Myths of Purpose

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 05.10.2015 | Women
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

What's your purpose? HUGE question, right? It's so big that many people get overwhelmed by the very thought, so they just stop thinking about it or say things like, "I don't know if I have one."

Leave the 'Toy Story Cycle' Behind

Stephanie Harrison | Posted 05.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Harrison

As human beings, all we want is to be seen for who we truly are. If we do not cultivate the love in our lives that allows us to be seen, it is easier to turn to external achievements to show the world who we are instead. This cycle fosters a dangerous belief that "when I achieve this, I will be worthy of happiness," and it manifests in even subtler ways.