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15 Leadership Lessons to Invigorate Your Career

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 11.30.2015 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

As the year draws to a close, I am reminded of the great leadership lessons I have learned from colleagues, mentors, sponsors, coaches, and a myriad of incredible people I've encountered on my professional journey. May these words of wisdom give you the courage and fortitude to chart your own unique path with confidence so you can thrive!

5 Things to Tell Your Teenager Before it's Too Late

Marilyn Harding | Posted 11.30.2015 | Parents
Marilyn Harding

Keeping the communication thread with your teenager resilient and firmly held by both ends is key to help your young adult navigate this big, often-confusing world. So before they get drawn into high-risk diversions, it's time to look your teen in the eye.

How Transcendental Meditation Taught Me to Take Risks

Lisa Winning | Posted 11.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Winning

A daily practice of meditation pulled me through negotiating a term sheet with investors despite not having raised money before, to overcoming my very real anxiety around public speaking, as well as the highs and lows of building a startup you hope millions of people will love.

Why You Should Fix What Isn't Broken: My Charge to You to Study Abroad

Avelist | Posted 11.25.2015 | College

Living overseas shattered my routine; it fixed what I did not even know was broken. Here are 4 ways living abroad has liberated me.

5 Signs You're a Low Maintenance Girl with High Standards

Shinjini Das | Posted 11.25.2015 | Women
Shinjini Das

There are two extremes of the spectrum, high maintenance vs. low maintenance. As girls, there is a great chance that we have been called either of these more times in our lives than we would like to admit: "oh my gosh, she is SO high maintenance, right?!"

Thanks For Pointing Out My Big, Ugly, Crooked Nose

Heather Simpson | Posted 11.25.2015 | Women
Heather Simpson

To those people that made a comment about my nose, thank you. I'm not mad at you, in fact, I'm glad you said something. Because you forced me to face the mirror, think through it, and realize how silly I was being. I am proud of my nose. And you can't put to shame something I am proud of.

Forget Feeling Fat, Bloated and Frustrated in Your Clothing. 10 Reasons I Design Clothing So Women Can Feel Freaking Amazing All Day!

Sky Mandala Marcano | Posted 11.24.2015 | Women
Sky Mandala Marcano

1. Designing clothing for me is about enhancing beauty and celebrating women. After 13 years I continue to find a happy balance of comfort, style and ...

8 Tips To Help Heal From Depression

Megan Bruneau | Posted 11.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Megan Bruneau

When we make space for depression to be there, we can make linkages and better understand what causes it. When we become more aware of these causes, we can do what we need to feel better. Finally, we can be intentional around living our lives despite the presence of depression.

Following the Path of Resistance

Nykki Hardin | Posted 11.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Nykki Hardin

If I have learned anything in this lifetime, it is that nothing meaningful in my life has come without work, consistent effort, and personal challenge...

7 Secrets to Speaking With Confidence

Jonathan Li | Posted 11.12.2015 | Business
Jonathan Li

Is there a shortcut to becoming a confident speaker? Oh yes!

Self-Love Workshops With 15-Year-Old Girls Challenged My Career

Angelina Darrisaw | Posted 11.11.2015 | Women
Angelina Darrisaw

Decisiveness finally took over. My job was supposed to start in a week, my lease was about to be renewed and I didn't have any spare time to mull it over. I had to be home and I needed to turn that job down and move. Immediately.

What Women Should Love About Donald Trump

Sunday Tollefson | Posted 11.10.2015 | Women
Sunday Tollefson

There are women who do not love him; you and I both know this is fact. But he doesn't notice them. In fact, it seems this man has developed a skill that the rest of us could use. Haters are invisible to him.

Why Should Anyone Listen to Me?

Annie Walton Doyle | Posted 11.10.2015 | Style
Annie Walton Doyle

You shouldn't be afraid to try things and you certainly shouldn't listen to other people's opinion on whether or not things "suit" you.

Here’s Why Narcissism Isn’t Necessarily A Bad Thing

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living

You’ve read the horror stories about what it’s like to be married to a narcissist, be parented by a narcissist or be friends with a narci...

A Strong Woman's Confidence Manifesto

Erin Cox | Posted 11.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Erin Cox

I will move forward in my life with confidence. The painful experiences and hurts will no longer define who I am or what I am going to accomplish from here forward. Today is the beginning of the rest of my amazing life, and I intend to live it with conviction, purpose, love, and joy.

12 Ways To Revamp Your Self-Worth

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 11.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

If you were given too much, you may overly depend upon other people to fill you up and make you happy and become angry and abandoning when the world doesn't shift on its axis to give you what you want when you want it. When you have never been made to be responsible for sustaining your own well-being you become emotionally immature and demanding.

The Importance of Being Active

Melinda Parrish | Posted 11.06.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Get moving because it is the single greatest thing that you can do for your well-being, physically as well as mentally. Be active because you want to thank the Universe for imbuing you with a strong, healthy body that is capable of amazing things.

Nobody Else Knows What They Are Doing Either

Shawn Hunter | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business
Shawn Hunter

Have you ever believed you are not deserving or worried people will reveal you as a fraud? Have you ever thought someone else could do your job better, or thought you got that bonus or promotion by luck?

Every Child Is Like a Flower

Sue Shanahan | Posted 11.04.2015 | Women
Sue Shanahan

Once when I was feeling less than pretty, it occurred to me, "Who told you that you aren't beautiful?" I began to wonder, what if our differences act...

My Boy Wore A Tigger Costume To The Thunderdome

Ashley Allen | Posted 11.03.2015 | Parents
Ashley Allen

I'll be honest. The instinctive part of me as a Mom, the part that wants to protect my children from cruelty, scrutiny, and humiliation of any kind wanted to scream, "TAKE THE COSTUME OFF, BABY! DON'T GO OUT THERE!"

Actually, Introverts Are Pretty Social

Toby Nwazor | Posted 11.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Toby Nwazor

Being an introvert is a beautiful experience. But best of all, I appreciate the fact that I have been able to develop certain qualities over the years which enable me to have the taste of both worlds.

Why Self-Confidence Is Crucial for Success (and How to Improve Yours)

Carla Schesser | Posted 11.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Carla Schesser

Confidence in yourself is absolutely critical to living a joyful life. If you don't trust yourself, you will find people and things to place your trust in, and you'll slowly give away your power.

Are You Afraid of Rejection?

Irina Jordan | Posted 11.03.2015 | Business
Irina Jordan

As a business pro you are used to hearing the word "no." You can't escape rejection. But you can let it go. Fear of rejection is not a helpful emotion in business as it's not personal. Have confidence in your approach to business and your industry expertise. View every rejection as an opportunity and not as an attack on your personal character.

Breaking Free From the Tyranny of My Inner Critic

Rohini Ross | Posted 11.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rohini Ross

I was bullied in middle school. I didn't know how to stand up for myself. My mother told me to turn the other cheek. I did my best to ignore the ...

Live Your Life Like No One Gives a Flip

Melinda Parrish | Posted 10.30.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

So go ahead. Have the side of fries you're secretly jonesing for, wear the crop top, sport your prosthetic leg in a pair of cargo shorts, or skip the mineral make-up today. Just worry about doing amazing things instead of caring if other people are going to judge your choices.