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Self Awareness

Want Kids and a Career? The Two Valentines Notes You Must Write Today

Leah Weiss, PhD, MSW | Posted 02.14.2017 | Business
Leah Weiss, PhD, MSW

Dear 29-year-old female MBA, Just a few days ago, I sat with a group of ambitious women from all over the globe. Like you, these women have poured th...

This Valentine's Day, Love Yourself First

Melody Godfred | Posted 02.14.2017 | Women
Melody Godfred

I've noticed a funny pattern. Being on vacation opens me up emotionally. I can sit, doing nothing. And then the tears will come. Deep tears. They aren...

A Surprise Lesson From My Relationship

Chris Tompkins | Posted 02.14.2017 | Queer Voices
Chris Tompkins

Thank you for all you've brought to my life, Awareness. I'm truly grateful for what you've shown me and help me change.

10 Things Great Bosses Do Every Day

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 02.12.2017 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

We've all heard the adage, "People don't leave bad jobs; they leave bad bosses." It makes great fodder for after-work gripe sessions, but is there really any data to back the claim up? As it turns out, there's a ton.

10 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 02.13.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Their focused pursuit is driven by these habits that you can emulate and absorb.

10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate from Your Daily Routine

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 02.06.2017 | Impact
Dr. Travis Bradberry

By practicing self-control to break bad habits, you can simultaneously strengthen your self-control muscle and abolish nasty habits that have the power to bring your career to a grinding halt.

8 Things Smart People Never Reveal About Themselves At Work

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 02.06.2017 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

At work, sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like relationship builders in the moment can wind up as obvious no-nos with hindsight.

The Modern Fragmentation of Lives & Identities

David Sze | Posted 02.01.2017 | Healthy Living
David Sze

I have two groups of friends, and they don't intersect. The first group are my fellow Amherst College alumni--intellectual, career-oriented, hard-wor...

8 Ways Cutthroat Work Cultures Suck The Life Out Of You

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 02.01.2017 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Far too many companies believe that a cutthroat pressure-cooker culture gets results. They think that the harder they crack that whip, the better peop...

10 Harsh Lessons That Will Make You More Successful

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 01.28.2017 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Everyone fails in life, and failure can be a crushing experience. The only thing that separates successful people from the rest is how they respond after they fail.

13 Habits Of Super Persuasive People

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 01.24.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Persuasive people are adept at reading and responding to other people. They rely heavily on emotional intelligence (EQ) to bring people to their way of thinking

9 Things Passionate People Do Differently

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 01.21.2017 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Do you have enough passion in your life? Passion is the difference between playing the piano and being a pianist; it's who you are, not just what you ...

Advice That Works for Anyone

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 01.18.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

Written by Max Harms Image credit: Various on Wikipedia This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization ...


Andrea Quintero | Posted 01.16.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Andrea Quintero

Think of a time you found yourself absorbed in the contemplation of some object, or some person. In that moment, did you feel compelled to describe e...

12 Things Every 'Type A' Person Wants You To Know

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 01.14.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

We know that we can be awfully hard on everybody, but we're even harder on ourselves. This may be difficult to see because no one else is privy to the perfectionist that's goading or berating our every move inside our heads.

Trump Needs To Learn From Lincoln

Shelley Bird | Posted 01.12.2017 | Business
Shelley Bird

Lack of self-awareness is a classic leadership Achilles' heel. The long road of failure is littered with leaders who lacked self-awareness

Here's to the Swimmers & the Spectators: A Lesson in Vulnerability.

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 01.10.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Rebecca Lammersen

I had just finished a set when she walked by, carrying the same hot pink swim bag I have, except she was three decades younger. I could tell by her st...

10 Powerful Ways To Create Your Own Happiness

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 01.10.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Those who do rate themselves as happy are 36% more motivated, six times more energized, and twice as productive as their unhappy counterparts.

The One Painful Lesson I Was Happy to Learn in 2016

Michelle Dempsey | Posted 01.06.2017 | Women
Michelle Dempsey

I remembered the biggest mistake an entrepreneur and a mother could ever make - one that I kept making over and over in 2016

6 Toxic Bosses You Should Avoid Like The Plague

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 01.02.2017 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

At work or elsewhere, most everyone has experienced a relationship that turned toxic. If you have, you know they're a major drain on your energy, productivity, and happiness.

10 Unmistakable Habits Of Utterly Authentic People

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 01.04.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Living authentically is a perpetual challenge that requires emotional intelligence and yields great rewards. It's a noble path that you won't regret following.

Dear 2017

Thomas Kuegler | Posted 12.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Thomas Kuegler

Dear 2017, I don't know what to think of you. 20 days after you start, a brand new President will take office. The world is going to change--it alrea...

The Key to Making New Year's Resolutions Stick on the First or Any Day of the Year

Catherine A. Wood | Posted 12.29.2016 | Business
Catherine A. Wood

Here we are again at the start of a new year. Whether or not you have taken the time to think in depth about your goals and aspirations for the next 1...

How This Millennial Nomad Affords Full-Time Travel

Celinne Da Costa | Posted 02.27.2017 | Travel
Celinne Da Costa

There is an elephant in the room. The virtual room, that is. I recently quit my corporate job in New York City to circumnavigate the globe by couch-su...

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain For Negativity

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 12.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Just like smoking, drinking too much, and lying on the couch watching TV all day, complaining is bad for you. Put my advice to use, and you'll reap the physical, mental, and performance benefits that come with a positive frame of mind.