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Personal Transformation

The Power of YES

Cate Montana | Posted 04.27.2015 | Impact
Cate Montana

In Greek "ne" means "yes." You'd think it would mean "no" because it sounds so close to the English word. But "no" in Greece is "ochi." Which, considering it's pronounced like a guttural "okay," you'd think would mean "yes."

Are You Ready for Change? Find Out What Stage You're In

Amy Morin | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Although circumstances may change in the blink of an eye, people change at a slower pace. Even motivated people who welcome change often encounter stumbling blocks that make transformation more complicated than they'd originally anticipated.

Learning Resilience From Hillary Clinton

Dr. Deana Murphy | Posted 04.17.2015 | Women
Dr. Deana Murphy

She is a leader who won't back down. At the pinnacle of her global recognition, now Hillary is seeking to make history with seeking again the highest job in the land. She is a resilient female leader.

Singledom to Single Motherhood: The Curse of Raw, Unsalted Sunflower Seeds

Joey Hoffman | Posted 04.16.2015 | Parents
Joey Hoffman

I've gone vegan, vegetarian and periodically nix wheat, gluten, and sugar, all which give me vile headaches and make me look and feel like Mr. Creosote, the exploding fat man in Monty Python's The Meaning of Life. Why did I choose these strategies? Not strictly to lose weight, but to gain mental health.

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 04.06.2015 | 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...