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Self Empowerment

Does the Opinion of Others Matter?

Natasha Dern | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Natasha Dern

Your opinion is king. Your opinion of yourself is all that matters. And this opinion will either propel you forward in life or hold you back.

My Meditation Flop

Kristen Noel | Posted 10.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristen Noel

The morning I wrote this post, I put a clear intention forward that I was going to take all the "necessary" steps to start my day off spectacularly....

The Elusive Obvious

Michael Neill | Posted 10.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

What I've seen up to this point in time is that there is both good news and bad news when we see the truth about ourselves. The bad news is that when it gets right down to it, we don't control the universe; the good news is, we are the universe, already whole within ourselves and infinite in our creative potential.

The Rules of Empowerment

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 10.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

Success is something that you are developed for daily. It is not that I have had more privileges than others. The thing that has set me apart is the decision to rigorously prepare for greatness. I am encouraging you to create a new definition of success. Here are a few of my rules for living an empowered life.

Learn How to Develop a Prosperous Mindset

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 10.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marilyn O'Malley

Changing your mindset to a prosperous one is an acknowledgment that you are worthy. It is an act of self-love and empowerment.

Protect Project Empower

Susie Wolbe | Posted 10.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susie Wolbe

My children are now adults, some with children of their own, and, I must admit, time passed faster than I had ever imagined it could or would. If gi...

When Adults Don't Quit on Youth, Youth Won't Quit on Themselves

America's Promise Alliance | Posted 09.21.2015 | Education
America's Promise Alliance

Seeing what happened to him, and to so many others, taught me a tough lesson: Without the presence of caring adults and support systems, students often leave the public school system feeling unwanted and rejected.

I Repeat: Love Is Not Abuse

Jennifer Ka | Posted 09.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jennifer Ka

Love is not abuse. I repeat, love is not abuse. I attached to love the feelings of emotional neglect, disrespect, and criticism leading to my distorte...

Wayne Dyer: The Passing of a Self-Help Master

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy Gottberg

I never met Wayne Dyer in person. Although I heard him speak live several times, read many of his books and listened to dozens of his audio presentations, I only knew him from his work. But what a powerful legacy he leaves behind.

Why This Birthday Is Special

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

Every birthday is special; however, this birthday is extra special to me. I have embraced life at another level and have discovered a level of freedom that I never knew was possible before. I'm obsessed with mastering this thing called life.

Why It's Not You, It's Me

Kara Post-Kennedy | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Kara Post-Kennedy

You know what people love? LISTS. Bucket lists, to-do lists, shopping lists, Letterman's top 10 lists... lists help us prioritize and give us a sens...

If You Do It For Your Child, You Should Do It For Yourself

Allison Chawla | Posted 07.07.2015 | Parents
Allison Chawla

We parents need to realize that true self-nurturing doesn't come in the form of material things. It comes from giving ourselves the same type of love and reassurance that we give to our children each day.

8 Incredible Affirmations for Self-Love

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Don't forget to follow through on your intentions of self-love with positive action. Take care of your body, engage in activities that revitalize you, and heed the voice of your true self.

Self Empowerment

Nipa Shah | Posted 06.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Nipa Shah

Almost everyone who knows me will agree that confidence is one trait that I have in spades. But three years ago when I met a college buddy from 30 yea...

Time to Call a Truce on the War on Women

Susan Bodiker | Posted 06.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susan Bodiker

We talk a lot about the war on women. At work (wage inequality). On the playing field (domestic violence). On campus (date rape). In the legislature a...

Mad Woman or Healer? My Journey With the Thrive Course

Ama Nkwa | Posted 06.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ama Nkwa

This week's lesson in Arianna Huffington's Thrive course is about self forgiveness and gratitude. Wow, I have been musing on this teaching all week...

When Did I Become So Numb? The Thrive Course

Ama Nkwa | Posted 05.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ama Nkwa

The book and the OWN network's course with Arianna Huffington called Thrive has been blowing my mind! It's been the biggest surprise teaching for me i...

The Exclusive Club Sheryl Sandberg Never Intended To Join

Laura Wellington | Posted 05.13.2015 | Women
Laura Wellington

The bond we share is one of loss but it is also one of strength, courage, perseverance, and eventual, renewed living. I am certain -- given the choice -- each one of us would rather not have you walk amongst us, but since you are here, know that you have our spirit and example in which to hang onto throughout the entirety of your journey.

How I Became Friends With Myself

Shinjini Das | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Shinjini Das

Friendship with the most beautiful of souls, ourselves, is one of the most treasured relationships in our world, and one that frankly, more of us should invest time to nurture.

Sewing the Seeds of Change

Laura Wellington | Posted 06.03.2015 | Women
Laura Wellington

With a brand new day upon me, the opportunity to begin sewing again has emerged. Time has finally decided to open the door to the next phase of my life and, for the moment, it feels like I'm on vacation.

I Am (Dating)?

Laura Wellington | Posted 05.24.2015 | Women
Laura Wellington

I am a mother; I am a mechanic; I am a plumber; I am a landscaper; I am a caretaker.

Dear Moms: You Matter

Toni Hammer | Posted 05.12.2015 | Parents
Toni Hammer

Carving out time to make these things happen will of course require sacrifice. But hey, we're already great at sacrificing these days. We're professionals. And we shouldn't have to sacrifice ourselves any longer.

Should I Be Ashamed

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 03.10.2015 | Women
Jenny G. Perry

It's time to shift to a new space of women cheering on other women as well. No comparisons. If you focus on the fact that your friend has a better butt than you or is better than you in a certain way, what a waste

What We Can Learn From Mom Bloggers When It Comes to Wielding Spaghetti

Laura Wellington | Posted 03.09.2015 | Small Business
Laura Wellington

To entrepreneurs, spaghetti throwing is a way of life. As women-owned businesses are currently thriving, we women seem to be grabbing a few handfuls of that starchy delicacy more readily than ever before.

'Should I Start a Small Business?'

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 03.08.2015 | Small Business
Carlota Zimmerman

Perhaps, instead of asking yourself if 2015 will be the year you start a small business, ask yourself if 2015 will finally be the year you start listening to and respecting your own voice. Perhaps 2015 will be the year you'll commit to making yourself happy.