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10 Livable Truths for Success and Life Satisfaction

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

To experience happiness and that deep sense of well-being and satisfaction with who you are, what you are doing, and who you still desire to become you must contemplate daily on what it means to be authentic.

7 Pieces of Advice I'd Like to Give to My Younger Self

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

Looking back to my younger years, I am sometimes amazed at how life has turned. Nothing is exactly what I had originally planned for. The only thing that stays the same is who I am, my values, and my interests.

6 Powerful Steps for Building Positive Momentum

Jessica Biber | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Biber

What are some ways to stay on the good side of momentum in your own life? Below are a few truths I've relied on for building positive momentum -- or turning a case of negative momentum around.

Self-Development Is Not a Luxury, It's Our Responsibility

Hannah Massarella | Posted 03.04.2015 | Impact
Hannah Massarella

Self-development work is not selfish, it is not self-indulgent. It is essential, if you want to give and create what you are here to give and create.

How To Find Your Happiness

Lisa Firestone | Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Despite what we may believe, quite often, we are not really seeking our own happiness at all. Many of us don't know ourselves well enough to conceptualize what we actually want. We conform to the notions and ideals of our society, our family and other influences that can drown out our own point of view.

Are You Being Owned By Life? Or Are You Owning Life?

Erin Reghenzani | Posted 03.31.2015 | Women
Erin Reghenzani

I write these blogs to help you, to make you realize that you're not alone in the way that you're feeling but that you don't have to feel the way you feel. You can change. Your life can be so much more than what it is.

30 Questions to Help You Reflect and Get Excited for 2015

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

By reflecting on moments that happened in your life, externally and internally, you get deep into your subconscious and reassess whether your goals are in line with your priorities and values.

Messages Our Daughters Need to Hear in This Overly Sexualized Society

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 02.22.2015 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Each young woman has purpose well beyond what they see on TV. Self-love is what will bring our daughter long-term happiness and fulfillment. Self-obsession will only bring her depression.

The Scientific Approach to Changing Your Life

Lisa Firestone | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Change is rarely linear; there are twists and turns. It's frightening to change, especially when you're going out on limb to go after your own unique goals. In this process, you realize who you really are, separate from society, family or any other outside influences.

Who Am I?

Jodie Preiss | Posted 01.11.2015 | Women
Jodie Preiss

For the longest time -- probably something like 42 years -- explaining myself by explaining the roles I played for others was OK.

4 Imperfection Rules to Shift from Busyness to Effectiveness

Lucinda Cross | Posted 01.06.2015 | Women
Lucinda Cross

You have to divorce yourself from being a perfectionist. Don't let the perfect time, the perfect situation, and the perfect financial status stop you from starting. I am encouraging you to get unstuck and become an "imperfectionist."

Change This One Thought and Lose Weight

Kerry Tepedino | Posted 12.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Kerry Tepedino

Your thoughts shape your body. Might sound weird, but it's true. You see, everything you do starts in the mind. So, when you emotionally eat, you had...

Avoid 5 Big Mistakes and Sales Leaders Will Be Highly Desired and Get Great Results

Avril Brikkels | Posted 09.01.2014 | Business
Avril Brikkels

A great sales leader who is highly-desired has mastered the art, delivered the numbers and brought out the best in their people. Investing in people does not mean leaders are "soft" and won't get results. It is quite the opposite.

Ramadan Reflection Day #4: Mopping vs. Manliness -- You Don't Have to Be a Woman to Clean

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 09.01.2014 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

In a discussion with a few other men, the idea came up that women are "supposed" to be the ones that take care of the home and that's why they don't really do too much. Because Islam tells them not to. Our ability to do should not be stifled by a weak argument of whether we are obligated to do or not.

Why You Should Be a FARC-er

Amanda Gore | Posted 08.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

The unconscious fears that rule our lives have been hidden away for so long in most cases that we have no idea of their programming running in the background. Fear is usually our default program.

The Truth About Having Fun and Drinking

Gina Ryder | Posted 04.22.2014 | Women
Gina Ryder

The truth was that I was often so disconnected from others that I needed a substance between myself and the world so we could have something in common.

Catherine Chen, Ph.D.: Everything I Know About Confidence I Learned From Performing Improv Comedy

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 04.05.2014 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

It's no secret that tapping into your funny bone can help you in your career and personal relationships. I like reminding others of how having fun in life leads to more success and confidence -- here are some lessons I learned from my first improv comedy class so that you can do just that!

Are You Sabotaging Your Chances of Finding Love and Happiness?

Rebecca Dakin | Posted 11.27.2013 | Women
Rebecca Dakin

Have you ever heard anyone say? He/she's only happy when he's unhappy? Negative feelings can be so familiar that we unconsciously enjoy them.

You Are a Genius: 5 Steps to Creative Freedom

Mark Matousek | Posted 10.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Matousek

There are genius nurses, genius firemen, genius parents and genius accountants. Genius relates to the how even more than to the what. When we bring light to the world -- when our actions increase beauty, truth and love -- we know that we're following our genius.

The New Global Leader, Part IV: Nick Parry, 'The Conflict Doctor'

O'Brien Browne | Posted 09.25.2013 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Nick shares his wisdom and insight with hosts of business leaders, teams and individuals as a life and intercultural coach, seminar leader and spiritual guide.

Ramadan Reflection Day 16: Every Teacher Was Once a Student

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 09.23.2013 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

An expert in any arena started out as a novice, and you and I in our paths towards reaching our full potential are no different. Our respective journeys towards a mastery of our skills and acquisition of our credentials, degrees, licenses, and titles starts always with a step one.

A Time for Re-Calibration

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

In times of need, new solutions come into existence. We need to prepare for the structural changes that will accommodate these new developments. Instead of lingering in the stagnant swamps of static thought, we should be acquiring an evolutionary perspective.

Be Your Own (Emotional) Vitamin

Robin Hoffman | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin Hoffman

I had to stop taking my vitamins and allow my emotional self to "remember" how to love myself and validate who I am inside. I had to take the courageous steps to come up with my own antioxidant recipe that would fuel me to thrive.

What Performing With a Belly Dancing Troupe Taught Me About Life

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 06.08.2013 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

Try a dance class -- any dance class -- because everyone's a dancer, you just have to find the right music. You just might learn something about yourself in the process.

Time Travel and Goal-Setting Go Together Like PB&J

Alexandra Monir | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Monir

Your subconscious mind doesn't know the difference between what is real and imagined. And if you believe something to be real with every fiber of your being, your subconscious will do everything in its power to prove you right -- by making your dream a reality.