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7 Surprising Benefits of Doing Work You Love

Grace Bluerock | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Are you doing work that you absolutely love? If not, why? There are as many answers to this question as the number of people who are asked. So, instead of focusing on the reasons why you are not doing.

Dear Trump: I'm Proud to Be a 10

Ms. Canyon Girl | Posted 08.20.2015 | Women
Ms. Canyon Girl

The Trump-Klum debate highlights exactly what is wrong with our current views of women in society. As a starting point, how is it that Trump can even consider himself a worthy arbiter of a woman's value in society?

Why Not Talking About Over-Eating Might Be the Healthiest Option For Your Family

Lola Reed | Posted 08.19.2015 | Parents
Lola Reed

One of the simplest things we can do at any age to avoid overeating is to slow down so that there's time for our brains and stomachs to signal that we're full. Wolfing down our dinners in a pit stop mindset or mindlessly munching our way through our favorite show are doing us a disservice on so many levels.

Tadasana -- The Transformative Power Pose in Jail

Nancy Deville | Posted 08.19.2015 | Women
Nancy Deville

Teaching yoga in jail isn't just about giving the women exercise, it's about giving them tools to cope. That's why I always start with the hope that Tadasana brings.

Women Need to Manage Upward, not Down or Sideways, to Get a Seat at the Leadership Table

Jenny Darroch | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
Jenny Darroch

Women enter the workforce now on a more level playing field than ever before: more women than men graduate from college; and recent women graduates almost earn the same as men.

How to Move Through the Hard Parts

Amy Crumpton | Posted 08.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Crumpton

photo at by Chelsea Francis It was a Thursday morning at 5:00 a.m. I drug myself out of bed and headed toward the kitchen to make a cup...

How I Stopped Pretending and Started Honoring My Authentic Self

Kasey Ferris | Posted 08.10.2015 | Women
Kasey Ferris

I had spent so much time trying to be who and what I thought he needed that I'd consciously chosen to place my own authenticity in the backseat.

This Is Why Shame Isn't Working For You

Jeffrey Marsh | Posted 08.10.2015 | Gay Voices
Jeffrey Marsh

If we're going to be accepted by the world, we've got to learn to accept ourselves first. And to do that, we need to get over feeling bad. If we're going to do it, if we're going to give up feeling bad, we need to dispense with this foolish notion that shame and feeling bad are helping.

Doing Something: Life Lessons From a Month of Improv

Jen Olenizcak | Posted 08.10.2015 | Good News
Jen Olenizcak

Risk on stage almost always causes something to happen. The reason people make a big choice is usually because they can feel the scene stalling and people losing interest. I'm known for saying 'drop a bomb!' to my students. Make a big choice, reveal something, discover something. Do something.

7 Essentials You Can Only Get From Yourself

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

To feel happy and satisfied do your best to live up to your own expectations so you have less of a dependency on others to make you feel valuable and fulfilled. Learning to count on yourself greatly reduces frustration and suffering in your life while also granting yourself and others personal freedom.

Two Great Things Exercise Is Guaranteed to Do For You

Sheridan Kesselman | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Sheridan Kesselman

Working out consistently lets you get better and better and feel stronger and stronger and like the way you look and feel. So why not take a plunge into exercising and get the two great things (not to mention the many other great things) exercise is guaranteed to do for you!

Is Facebook Messing With Your Self-Esteem? | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living

The great social media and mental health debate continues, thanks to a new study out this week that looked at young women's use of Facebook and their risk for risky dieting. Turns out, it may have less to do with how much time one spends online and more to do with how a woman uses social media.

Perfectly Imperfect: How to Say Goodbye to Guilt and Enjoy YOU

Cortney McDermott | Posted 07.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Cortney McDermott

Perfectly Imperfect is about acknowledging and embracing our individual gifts and quirks-our perfect imperfection. It's time we release the idea that ...

The 1 Thing Women Won't Talk About

Lindsey Wilson | Posted 07.30.2015 | Women
Lindsey Wilson

Why do women apologize for being good at something?

The Low Self-Worth Epidemic for Women Entrepreneurs (and How Personal Branding Can End It)

Sherry Mirshahi-Totten | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business
Sherry Mirshahi-Totten

Now more than ever, establishing your personal brand is critical to your business. It doesn't matter whether your goal is to make more money or to make a difference (or both): if you aren't avidly working on your personal brand, you are losing out.

Are We Destroying the Confidence of Our Daughters?

Molly Napolitano | Posted 07.24.2015 | Women
Molly Napolitano

Women. Why are we so hard on ourselves? When did we start hating the reflection we see staring back at us in the mirror?

How to Stop Hating Sunday Nights

Melinda Parrish | Posted 07.24.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

If you spend Sunday nights with your stomach in knots and your mind racing about all the possible, terrible things that might happen to you in the week ahead, chances are that there's an area of your life that you're unhappy with.

Who You Were In College is Who You Are In Life

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

Sort of. You’re obviously not the same exact person you were in college. That Fear and Loathing poster no longer hangs above your bed and ...

Lacking Confidence in Your Brilliance?

Star Staubach | Posted 07.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Star Staubach

What words would you use to describe this peacock? Take a moment and write down all of the adjectives that come to mind. Is your description flatt...

3 Key Ways to Increase Your Confidence

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

Confidence is at the heart of every successful person and it holds the key to success. Regardless of how knowledgeable you are in your professional field, if you lack confidence you will not be able to effectively implement your knowledge and your success will be limited.

It's Time to Erase "Enough" From Your Self-Talk

Peggy Nolan | Posted 07.22.2015 | Women
Peggy Nolan

It's a word that's used to engage your self-doubt and cloud your own judgement about who and what you truly are and the gifts only you can bring to this world.

Why I Model

Melinda Parrish | Posted 07.17.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Confession: I'm not in this for the clothes. Or the pampering, or the possibility of Instagram fame. Although all of that stuff is really fun!

To Live With Intention, Don't Take Dictation

Kali Hawlk | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Kali Hawlk

If you haven't already, start today. Don't ask someone else any questions. Just ask yourself, and agree to take on the work required to create your own process for living life with intention.

Confessions of a Recovering Fat Kid

Melinda Parrish | Posted 07.15.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Two days before my wedding, I was laying in the bathtub, crying because I felt bad about my body. "I am bad, I am wrong, I don't deserve the love of a great man, I don't deserve a spectacular wedding day," was the thought reel playing on loop in my head. Talking to my fiancé that night, something finally clicked.

Holding a Grudge: Is It Worth It?

Martha Pasternack | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

How well do you hold a grudge? Do you hang on to resentment, past insults and hurts forever? Is your memory sharp as a tack when it comes to recalling...