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The No. 1 Tool You Need to Take Risks in Life

Megan Bruneau | Posted 10.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Megan Bruneau

Photo credit: Kevin Krejci Our minds like to tell us not to take risks (and sometimes our fathers, but usually our minds get the final say). I resig...

The Art of Being Naked

Michele Lian | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

When was the last time you stripped your clothes off, stood in front of a mirror, took a good look at yourself (no sideways, peek-a-boo-type glances, ...

How To Become Fearless

Todd VanDuzer | Posted 10.14.2015 | Impact
Todd VanDuzer

Fear is an emotion. An emotion that we create, that constricts our ability to fully live, express ourselves, and contribute our unique gift to the world. Let's banish it together.

Why You Shouldn't Take Those "Fatso" Comments to Heart

Melinda Parrish | Posted 10.14.2015 | Women
Melinda Parrish

I just really want to share the truth of the sadness that I carry with me, and how it shows up in my life. I hope that little girls will get to grow up in a kinder world, and have more body positivity present in their lives as a result of body advocates like Ashley Graham stepping into the spotlight recently.

What You Do Today (and Tomorrow and the Next Day) Will Dictate Your Life

Kimberly Inskeep | Posted 10.13.2015 | Fifty
Kimberly Inskeep

I challenge you to think of two or three things you could do, starting today, and keep up consistently. Habits, once formed, are sticky; once these become a "force of habit" you can add even more, bringing your life to an exponentially more successful place over time.

Tips for Parents to Help Kids Weather Frustrations and Disappointments Using Parental Intelligence

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.12.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Parental Intelligence includes listening to your child's feelings and responding to them. Understanding what lies behind the initial frustration or disappointment leads to resolving problems that are masked by the unfortunate event.

How to Boost Your Confidence (And Success!)

Melissa Stephenson | Posted 10.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Stephenson

Research on brain plasticity shows that our brains physically change in response to new experiences, thought patterns, and behaviors. This means that we can train ourselves to think differently about challenging situations -- and, in turn, respond more confidently to them.

5 Keys to Unleash Your Self-Confidence

Pragito Dove | Posted 10.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Pragito Dove

Throw yourself into your passion and miracles happen. It can be your work or it can be something you only do at weekends, as a hobby. It doesn't matter. What matters is that you are enjoying yourself, coming alive, getting to know what makes you tick.

5 Ways To Overcome Self-Sabotaging Tendencies

Shauna Mackenzie | Posted 10.08.2015 | Business
Shauna Mackenzie

Eventually, you're going to have to make the leap. It's better to do it quick, like ripping a band aid. It is my personal belief that people are rewarded when they take the risk to put themselves out there. Blind faith comes with the territory of being an entrepreneur.

43 Signs of Being an Empowered Woman

Ellie Isacs | Posted 10.07.2015 | Women
Ellie Isacs

In the age of awakening and empowerment we often mistake an empowered woman with a negative and unattainable image. Hardly this is the case. Here is a list of the traits and behaviors an empowered woman holds and lives by.

Give Your Self-Confidence a Boost

Jasmine Brett Stringer | Posted 10.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Jasmine Brett Stringer

People who have self-confidence are more likely to feel like they can achieve their goals and that they are capable of SEIZING THEIR LIFE. Those lacki...

6 Reasons Why Your Life Is a Pretty Sweet Adventure

Lacey Johnson | Posted 10.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lacey Johnson

Discover your pleasure principle and throw a party there like you're a 5-year-old with no inhibitions at all. Just greet your favorite things with the same enthusiasm and appreciation as your dog greets you when you come home after a long day of having been away.

Everything I Know About Being Happy I Learned From Harry Potter

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 10.02.2015 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

In Harry Potter, the wraith-like creatures called dementors suck out all happiness and you feel like you'll never be happy again. You may have dementors in your life such as mean people, a frustrating job, or the feeling that you're not enough, that drain your happiness too.

Spiritual Tips for Maximizing Your Energy

Alison Campbell | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Alison Campbell

We've all had this experience, the feeling of being in one place physically, but entirely somewhere else mentally. At times like that, have you noticed yourself feeling kind of exhausted? If not exhausted, then perhaps just not as happy, fun, patient, or loving as you'd like.

We're All in the Same Boat

Whitney Hess | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Whitney Hess

Most people would have stopped right there. The pressure would have been too much. Not for me. I let the pressure push me forward. I saw the open door and walked through it. I gave myself permission to try, and gave myself permission to fail.

Do You Give Yourself Permission?

Whitney Hess | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Whitney Hess

Whether you're my best friend or we've never even met, I know a secret about you: you're capable of more than you realize. How can I be so sure? Beca...

Lost

Sophia Williams-Baugh | Posted 09.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sophia Williams-Baugh

You ever see a stray cat and think about how it got outside by itself, how long it's been on it's own, and how it's surviving? You think to yourself, ...

Why It's Time to Shatter the Myth of Confidence

Kris Safarova | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Kris Safarova

Do you believe you need confidence to succeed? I certainly did for far too long. Let me start with a personal story that illustrates, what I call, the myth of confidence.

Midlife Creates the Right Time to Write

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 09.24.2015 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

Instead of moaning and groaning about empty nests, expanding waistlines, and lost libidos, midlife women should write something. Now is the time to release the passionate muse that has languished for years beneath responsibilities for raising children, establishing careers, maintaining homes, retaining happy marriages, and campaigning for political causes and charities.

Recurring Dream Changed My Waking Life

Sari Sheehan | Posted 09.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Sari Sheehan

The most significant was a recurring dream that spanned 12 years. The tiger dream started when I was 6 years old and concluded just before I turned 18. This dream had such an impact on my life that it propelled me forward in a way I could only have imagined.

4 Sure Ways to Beat Constant Dissatisfaction

Nora Oravecz | Posted 09.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Nora Oravecz

I had an incredibly emotionally packed summer, and all the lessons I learned are finally coming together and bringing me closer to myself. I feel happ...

What If Just Your Being Is Enough? -- On Fame, Shame, and Shining Our Truest Gifts

Jesua | Posted 09.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jesua

How would it feel if it was enough to simply let your heart, as it is -- a glorious and fleeting work in progress-- shine what it must, regardless of who else might be touched by the shining?

12 Ways to Help Remove the Barriers to Self-Love

Sue Shanahan | Posted 09.22.2015 | Women
Sue Shanahan

Pay attention to how you speak to yourself. Do you belittle yourself? When I grasped that I had allowed my mother's voice to live on in my head I quieted it by shifting my focus to thoughts of encouragement and self-appreciation.

A Yogi Celebrates the Fall Equinox

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 09.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susanna Barkataki

Looking up at the sky, feeling down to the earth, today is a powerful day in our universe. Equinox. Seasonal shift. Balance. I'm going to feel no sh...

Is Fear Sabotaging Your Profit?

Paula Kloots | Posted 09.21.2015 | Business
Paula Kloots

Many entrepreneurs insist that they are not in business to make money. They are in business to share their experience, knowledge and talent. To help others, in their lives. Not to make money let alone profit.