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Personal Transformation

20 Traits of the Resilient Female Leader

Dr. Deana Murphy | Posted 03.19.2015 | 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.

5 Books That Changed My Life

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

These five books, arranged in the order in which I discovered them, provide a chronological biography of my development as a spiritual person

Are You Ready For Change?

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders | Posted 03.04.2015 | Small Business
Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders

Be encouraged. Pick yourself back up and get back on track. Demonstrate discipline. Surround yourself with supportive people, eliminate excuses and access to temptations that keep you stuck and frustrated and use rewards to sustain your motivation.

The Key to True Transformation

Martha Pasternack | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

Have you noticed that there is a lot of talk these days about transformation being the brass ring on the personal growth fast track? Have you noticed ...

38 Things I've Learned to Let Go of in 38 Years

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

Last year, to celebrate another trip around the sun, I wrote a birthday blog called "37 Life Lessons in 37 Years." It was reminiscent of my life's big...

The 3 Things to Do When You Want to Get Hotter With Age

Rosalie Puiman | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Rosalie Puiman

I can't say these didn't help me at all, but looking back I realized there where only a few things that really had a profound impact on finally accepting who I truly am:

My New Year's Resolutions Are Already Old

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Bonni Brodnick

We are only into the first days of January 2015, and I have blown all of my New Year's resolutions. Here is the list I vowed to finalize before the ...

Radical Transformational Gratitude

Judith Johnson | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

What I am suggesting here isn't a Pollyanna approach, but rather a radical form of gratitude that just might give you a whole new and delightful experience as a powerful creator of your own experience and not the victim of circumstances or the behaviors of others. Be patient.

The Three Phases of Transformational Change

Hari Kalymnios | Posted 01.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Hari Kalymnios

If you are doing something radically different from the norm, pushing your comfort zone boundaries and looking to make a few waves, learn to recognize where you are in the three stages of transformation.

The Uncertain Woods of Faith

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 12.25.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

The French Jewish philosopher Emanuel Levinas teaches that what makes Torah holy is its infinite meaning. Holiness is therefore defined by inexhaustible possibility.

Overcoming the Foe: The Plateau

Brandon Drenon | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

Maintaining optimal health and fitness is a life-long journey. Adding variety to your workouts will provide mental stimulation and keep the workouts fun. More importantly, in regards to fitness plateaus, the varying physical stimulation will produce tangible results as the body is forced to adapt.

Recovering From Your Expectation Hangover

MeiMei Fox | Posted 12.07.2014 | Books
MeiMei Fox

Labeled yourself an over-achiever? Defined yourself according to your accomplishments? And then been disappointed when life didn't go exactly according to plan?

13 Rules for a Successful Career

Bernard Hiller | Posted 12.02.2014 | Entertainment
Bernard Hiller

When students come to see me, they're interested in telling me what they would like to get from me, what they would like me to teach them or what they didn't like from other teachers they've have worked with before.

How To Change Your Life Just By Moving Your Furniture

Stephanie Bennett Vogt | Posted 10.18.2014 | Fifty
Stephanie Bennett Vogt

It wasn't just things that needed changing up. Moving things also meant moving on, which in our case meant embracing a new chapter as empty-nesters: letting go, adjusting, more letting go. There is no getting around the past when everything in the home points to it.

Why Most Men Prefer the Shallow End of the Spiritual Pool

David Scott Clegg | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
David Scott Clegg

At the risk of turning upside down my own awareness, and in the process exposing myself as a member of the male species, I am fascinated by the grea...

Saint Steve Jobs?

Richard Koch | Posted 10.05.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

How do we transform our lives? Finding most of the self-help literature opaque on this point, I thought of studying the greatest example of personal...

The Quest for Joy: It Isn't As Elusive As You Think

Ritu_Sharma | Posted 09.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Ritu_Sharma

Whether you're someone transitioning into a new phase of your life or someone just starting out on the career path after graduation day, "What would bring me joy?" is a question worth asking. And if down the road that joy starts to wane, be ready to ask again.

Declare Freedom From the Super-Person Trap

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

Usually I would say yes and add to my already hectic workload. On the contrary, I blurted out no, and it shocked me! I think it shocked the other person even more, because they were so accustomed to me saying yes. That was one of the most liberating days of my life.

How You Can Make Friends With Change

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 08.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

The world around us is not the same as it was just a moment ago. Babies have been born, people have died, clouds have passed overhead, waves have risen and fallen.

Does a Cancer Diagnosis Turn You Into a Better Person?

Nancy Stordahl | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Stordahl

In addition to the physical alterations, I might very well be less patient, less willing to conform, more easily distracted and far more opinionated. I'm not the same person in many ways, but yet of course I am.

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...

How I Escaped the Shackles of the Corporate World

Martin Snepp | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Martin Snepp

I have never been one to take the easy option. I had been surviving for 29 years, and this did not make me truly happy. I lived my life in cruise control, never experiencing much pain, but foregoing the feelings of blissful joy and happiness.

5 Easy Ways To Feel Totally Transformed (Even If You're Not There Yet)

Erin Motz | Posted 07.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Motz

"Transformed" is a big word, but the process doesn't have to be as big and scary as it sounds. Sure, we can achieve total spiritual and mental transformation by venturing down any number of roads: consistent meditation, a diet overhaul, new wardrobe, a fresh start in a new city -- the list goes on and on.

5 Lessons From Failure

MeiMei Fox | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

In the end, we can view failure as just this: a learning opportunity. A growth experience. A chance to re-focus on what truly matters in life: making an effort to go after your dreams, connecting authentically with yourself and others, and appreciating the many blessings you already have.

Five Questions for Good Cop, Bad Daughter Karen Lynch

Stephanie Losee | Posted 07.05.2014 | Books
Stephanie Losee

Now a retired former homicide inspector, Lynch has published a memoir calledGood Cop, Bad Daughter about how being raised by a mentally ill mother prepared her for the police force.