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Self Awareness

3 Things Your Negative Emotions Are Telling You

Donna Labermeier | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

The signs are everywhere that give us that chance. Taking time to be aware of your reactions, thoughts and emotions will bring you into a space of clarity and balance where you can make informed decisions guided and supported by your soul... decisions that will usher in release and healing for yourself and your life.

3 Life Lessons For Any Age

Krystal Reddick | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Krystal Reddick

People are more important than things. Hands down. Don't make it a habit of canceling plans or putting off spending quality time with your family and friends. Yes, it takes an effort, and we are all busy. But you won't regret it.

Meet Jon Vein: A Collaborative Leader

Tracy Crossley | Posted 02.26.2015 | Business
Tracy Crossley

His collaborative approach requires self-awareness that many leaders lack. Jon defines it as having the capacity to accurately perceive and adapt to the emotions of his subordinates, while using his own emotions to guide his thinking and overcome challenges.

How I Mistakenly Tried To Keep My 'I've Still Got It' Fantasy Alive

Robin Korth | Posted 02.19.2015 | Fifty
Robin Korth

We should have been in a good place. We weren't. I'd limited myself. I'd held back big parts of me in the six weeks we'd been dating -- an older couple who'd come together with surprise and a lot of 'like' going on.

Are Humans Unique?

Nigel Barber | Posted 02.18.2015 | Science
Nigel Barber

The argument for human uniqueness is of mostly historical interest. As we gained more understanding of animal behavior, we learned that their psychology has more in common with us than had been imagined previously.

3 Good Reasons to Allow 'Acting Out' at Home

Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW | Posted 02.18.2015 | Parents
Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW

When we shame, bribe, punish and lecture, we send the message that our children are wrong for acting in these normal, though undesirable, ways.

5 Steps to Help You Discover Your True Purpose

Heather Sample Spires | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Heather Sample Spires

After stripping off all of the outdated emotional baggage we've piled on, we can finally let our authentic selves shine through, and when we do, we attract what we've always wanted.

Size of Being Overweight in a Thin World

Karen Cigna | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen Cigna

When you are overweight not only do you feel that you do not fit in, often you physically just don't fit: in the seats on trains, airplanes at Broad...

This Dream Wasn't Meant for Me

Jeena Cho | Posted 02.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Jeena Cho

Image credit: Self Discovery by Rita Loyd I am a Korean-American immigrant. My family came to the US in 1988. I was 10 years old. Like many im...

It's All About That... Attitude

Laura Huckabee-Jennings | Posted 02.16.2015 | Business
Laura Huckabee-Jennings

Think about that person or project that frustrates you. Do you have something or someone specific in mind? Great. Now what if you didn't have to be frustrated? Not by changing that project or person, but by making a different choice about how to think.

Love Thy Selfie

Phu Nguyen | Posted 02.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Phu Nguyen

The day I learned not to measure my own beauty and self-worth by others' reactions is the day I began seeing myself in my best angles and light. So post away, lovers of thy selfies, and make no apologies. Love who you are and everyone who cares for you will continue being additions to the love you already have for yourself.

What Jon Stewart Can Teach Us About Knowing When To Quit

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.12.2015 | Healthy Living

"The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart announced Tuesday that he will be leaving the show later this year after a 15-year run. And while the news shocked m...

Stop Being Such a Good Girl (Or Boy)

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 02.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Vaughn

Being the best caretaker, mom, dad or friend doesn't mean it's always about putting them first. The nice girl will live her life for others then wake up one day and wonder where her life went. If it fuels you (and you can tell if you feel awake and alive vs. tired and sluggish) then do it. Otherwise, it's time to let some of it go. Make arrangements for help and then use that free time for things that do make you feel alive.

Millennials Must Hunt

Michael J. Parker | Posted 02.09.2015 | Politics
Michael J. Parker

As a generation, we face a choice: either continue the disastrous environmental, and economic food policies of the Boomers or make new choices regarding how and what we eat. It's time for us to start hunting.

Top 5 Signs You're Taking the Valentine's Day Version Of Romantic Love Too Seriously

Patricia Leavy, PhD | Posted 02.04.2015 | Women
Patricia Leavy, PhD

You expect your partner to take you to an overpriced prix fixe dinner in a place that looks like pink and red exploded everywhere and you'll be dreadfully disappointed if this doesn't happen. You don't care what it costs, or even if it's fun; you just want to see some streamers.

How I Learned to Trust Myself

Jessica Katz | Posted 02.03.2015 | Women
Jessica Katz

Discovering more of who I am and trusting that gut feeling in my body is the best blessing I've been given. Getting back on that horse, exploring new and unknown territory in spite of the slips and fear, while always holding onto what I truly want for myself is the key to it all.

Embrace Change: 5 Lessons to Help You Make the Leap

Tanuja Ramchal | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Tanuja Ramchal

The idea of change can cause us to be mired in confusion and doubt, especially when the stakes are high. Even when you're clear about what you want, how do you avoid the potential negative consequences? If you're not fulfilled and want change, these five lessons can serve as a guide.

Celebrating Valentine's Day or Just Another Consumer Holiday?

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy Gottberg

Celebrating Valentine's Day may or may not be your thing. But I do know that celebrating is one of the best ways to pause, remember and be grateful for this one, wild, precious and amazing life we have been given.

It's Okay to Relax! (I Keep Telling Myself)

Grete DeAngelo | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Grete DeAngelo

I'm hoping that Sundays will carry over to weekdays as well... that a few hours of playing and putting the to-do lists aside will make me more focused and less resentful when there is work to be done.

Why Positive Thinking Doesn't Always Work

Denise Simone | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Denise Simone

I often hear "think positive and everything will work out." We may tell ourselves to think positive and say lots of positive affirmations and yes, s...

The Positivity of Givers and Takers

Catherine Nagle | Posted 01.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Nagle

It seems that we are both the givers and the takers; it's only until we tip the scales of justice that we truly see who is the true giver of us all...

Business Lessons From 3 Iconic Movies

Austin Schneider | Posted 01.30.2015 | Business
Austin Schneider

I have long been a fan of movies and the numerous things they have been able to do for people over the past century. They entertain us, they bring us together and they inspire us.

Why Americans Need to Stop Trivializing Stalking

Davian Hoffman | Posted 01.30.2015 | Crime
Davian Hoffman

I've started passively collecting examples of items and products that trivialize stalking. I don't seek out this stuff, it seems to be just out there in the world. Greeting cards, coffee mugs and so much more.

25 Ways to Nourish Your Self-Love and Your Life

Kemi Nekvapil | Posted 01.30.2015 | Women
Kemi Nekvapil

The journey of self-love is a long one, but it is much easier to navigate when you have self-loving actions and ways of being that you can call upon when needed. Here are 25 ways to nourish your self-love so that you can be kinder to yourself and to others.

50 Shades Of This Saved My Marriage (And It's Not What You Think)

Z Zoccolante | Posted 02.02.2015 | Weddings
Z Zoccolante

If you're not happy with your current relationship (and it's not abusive or destructive), do everything you can to shape it into what your heart desires. Only then, walk away peacefully. Ask yourself: 'Have you done everything you could possibly do?'