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Self Awareness

Why Happiness Is Terrifying to Parents: The Journey to No Fear Parenting.

Kerry Foreman | Posted 02.24.2016 | Parents
Kerry Foreman

There is a video circulating on the internet of Steve Harvey talking about "jumping". The magic that happens when one jumps from a career they hate an...

10 Women Prove Why Putting Yourself First Is Good For Business

Shauna Mackenzie | Posted 02.24.2016 | Women
Shauna Mackenzie

When self-care is pushed to the bottom of the list, it's a downward spiral. The energy, clarity and creativity necessary to thrive in business become absent. This lack of self-care starts to become directly tied to the lack of revenue coming through the door.

Mindful in a Moment: The Micro-practice Platform

Suzanne Bigelow | Posted 02.24.2016 | Business
Suzanne Bigelow

"Wow! That was great!" Even under the glare of fluorescent conference room lighting, the 50-year-old manager's eyes were wide with surprise.

Open Your Heart to the Blessings Around You

Emily Madill | Posted 02.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Emily Madill

These are a few reminders I practice to keep my focus on all that feels right, and offset the things that are hard. Try them on for size, or make your own list of reminders to open your heart to the blessings around you.

5 Easy Ways to Be Mindful Every Day

Bojana Jankovic | Posted 02.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Bojana Jankovic

I know that habits aren't easy to change. Here are five realistic steps you can take right now to be more mindful in your everyday life.

Aren't You More Than That?

Matt Hearnden | Posted 02.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Hearnden

Even when I've achieved all I want to achieve, even when I've achieved more than I thought I ever could achieve, even when the space in every atom of who I am is filled with me, and only me... I'm more.

Enjoy Your Fantasy!

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 02.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

As a human being, it's inevitable that we end up making up stories about others (good, bad and indifferent!). The question is what you do with those stories. Do you use them as a source of inspiration and goal setting, or as a source of self-criticism?

Finding My Self-Identity Again After The Death Of My Husband

Laurie Burrows Grad | Posted 02.23.2016 | Fifty
Laurie Burrows Grad

When I was a teenager I would look forward to the coming school year with new books, pencils, erasers, and the whole schmear. I would go to class, write in my new books, but when I had one mistake, it was over. I was the best little girl in the world and had to be perfect. I couldn't just toss it off. I had to start again.

10 Painful and Wonderful Things That Helped Me to Become More Self-Aware

Matt Hearnden | Posted 02.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Hearnden

I didn't regret what I'd done in the slightest because I'd learned from it. I didn't regret it because, ultimately, deep down, I was only doing it because I was trying to be happy.

My Husband Is Not My Other Half

Liz Higgins | Posted 02.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Liz Higgins

Some days I DO tell my husband that he is my other half...that he is the yin to my yang. But we both know what this means to us. We are able to be ourselves while being together, and those intertwining forces create a relationship more beautiful and fulfilling than our wildest dreams.

Hiding My Insecurities From My Daughter

Ashleigh Wright Haslinger | Posted 02.22.2016 | Parents
Ashleigh Wright Haslinger

I'm aware that I can't hide everything from my growing daughter, but an honest effort on my part needs to be made. She will be 10 this year and is increasingly more curious in her knowledge of a young girl's role in life. I'm trying to raise the most confident woman I can.

Why Attitude Is More Important Than IQ

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 02.22.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

When it comes to success, it's easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust. But new research from Stanford University will change your mind (and your attitude).

If at First You Don't Succeed

Nate Zubal | Posted 02.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Nate Zubal

Remember that you will find successes if you do one thing alone: put one foot in front of the other and try, every single day.

Sincerity of Self-Deception

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 02.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

While growing up, we're repeatedly taught the importance of honesty. We set stringent boundaries for our children in regards to cheating, lying or covering up as they develop and learn the art of interaction. Yet we rarely talk about self-deception or the lies we tell ourselves.

The Most Needed and Least Taught Job Skill: Awareness

Jae Ellard | Posted 02.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Jae Ellard

If you want to enrich your career, then practice awareness. If you want a more accountable team or company, then practice awareness. Whether you are aware or not, your behavior has impact. Why not choose to see it?

Losing It? Get It Back in Three Steps

Michael Thomas Sunnarborg | Posted 02.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Thomas Sunnarborg

Now, the next time that you want to conjure up the feelings of vacation freedom, start applying the three steps and see what happens. You might start feeling more balanced without ever leaving the shore.

5 Habits That Kill Confidence

Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC | Posted 02.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC

There are things that we are doing that strip away from the confidence that most of us do have, and that we need to change as soon as possible to embrace the strength that is within each of us.

The Day I Decided I Was 50 Shades Of Grey

Daphne C Spyropoulos | Posted 02.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Daphne C Spyropoulos

"Today You are You. That is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You." But who am I really? Am I focused? Am I fit? Am I lazy? Am ...

Experiments in Happiness: Meditation, Two Weeks

Shannon Deep | Posted 02.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shannon Deep

Pro tip about meditation: It doesn't magically fix everything that's wrong with your head. Not that I really thought it would -- I just really hoped it would.

Don't Feel Bad For Me Because I Do Things Alone

Christina Ling | Posted 02.18.2016 | Women
Christina Ling

Take that trip to Lyon. Go to that underground music event none of your friends care about. Enjoy a nice dinner. And all those people you think are judging you... they likely are, given the stigma of doing things alone, but what does that matter in the grand scheme of things?

21 Things to Know at 21

Matt Hearnden | Posted 02.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Hearnden

Do you ever find yourself arguing or debating or even just talking about something you know nothing about? Yeah. Me too.

Creating Outlets for Humanity: A Vision for Education

Gerard Senehi | Posted 02.16.2016 | Education
Gerard Senehi

"No one knows who we are," one of the students said. We were huddled up in the living room of our one-bedroom apartment with 10 high school students f...

Sixty Percent of Your Colleagues Are Lying to You

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 02.14.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

How many people have you spoken with today? Chances are that most of them lied to you -- and that they did it more than once. It's a hard fact to acce...

Are You Promotable?

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 02.14.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Maybe your company is going through some internal shuffling and you're expecting your dream job to open up. Or, maybe you've been disappointed a few too many times by other people getting promoted ahead of you. Whatever the reason, you want to make certain now that you're ready to move up.

6 Things Great Leaders Do Differently

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 03.01.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Great leadership can be a difficult thing to pin down and understand. You know a great leader when you're working for one, but even they can have a hard time articulating what it is that makes their leadership so effective.