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Self Empowerment

Design Your Way Towards Success | Your Weekly Wake-up Call to Live the Life You Have Imagined

Anthony Silard | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
Anthony Silard

Envision someone you consider successful. To become a world-class athlete, or to write a best seller, or to create a surprisingly useful new product, which question do you think they asked themselves more often: "Can I do this?" or "How can I do this?"

Mommy Garb: Is It Really That Bad?

Laura Wellington | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Laura Wellington

Certainly, there are enough choices available within "mom" fashion that allows us to look casual, comfortable, and attractive at appealing prices. We needn't break the bank to look good as moms. All we need do is to take pride in ourselves as irreplaceable souls to so many and then find an outfit that reflects this "true" beauty.

Reclaim Your Mind: Your Weekly Wake-Up Call to Become Your Greatest Fan

Anthony Silard | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthony Silard

The next time anyone says something critical to you or about you, initiate a three-step process: First, filter their comments through your value system. Second, learn from any part you consider relevant to your growth. Third, discard the rest.

Sometimes, You Need to Fire Yourself? Don't Wait to Be Picked

Ayelet Baron | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayelet Baron

Most of us were raised to be ordinary, but we all want to live an extraordinary life. We put restrictions on ourselves. Our instinct and the way we have been conditioned is to wait to be picked. We were raised to wait for someone else to tell us that we are good enough.

6 Things I Understand About The Fat Acceptance Movement

Jes Baker | Posted 06.24.2014 | Women
Jes Baker

I'm pretty damn fat and unabashedly so. I eat well enough, I shop at our local food co-op and I own a juicer. I'm constantly on my feet at work, attending intensive African Dance classes (which I'm really f*cking great at), riding bicycles and having a sh*t ton of sex.

Looking for Success in All the Wrong Places

Denise Simone | Posted 06.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Denise Simone

I now know that everything I want is already within me. I also know that success is within every one of us and that until we own and embrace the truth within us, we will restlessly search for fulfillment for the rest of our lives.

The Power of Self-Expression

Christian de la Huerta | Posted 06.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Christian de la Huerta

Are you tired of playing small, feeling insignificant? Will you be the best you you can be or not? It is that simple. Of course, the question then becomes, who are you? The journey is about self-discovery and self-expression.

Awaken to Your True Purpose: Your Weekly Wake-Up Call to Make a Difference in the World

Anthony Silard | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthony Silard

All the possessions in the world won't give you as much to live for as one ounce of purpose. This is why connecting with your inner motivations and greater life purpose is the greatest promotion you will ever obtain.

7 Empowering Ways To Overcome A Breakup

Renee Lo Iacono | Posted 06.08.2014 | Divorce
Renee Lo Iacono

What is next? When you've been sharing space with someone and are accustomed to counting on that one person for love, care and support, it can make the separation even that much more challenging.

Accepting the Reality of People

Daylle Deanna Schwartz | Posted 05.31.2014 | Women
Daylle Deanna Schwartz

I finally learned one of the most valuable lessons of my life. I don't have to like what people do but must accept people as they are, flaws and all, and decide whether to deal with them. In order to affect change you must accept people's rights to be the way they are.

Be the Most Memorable Person in the Room With These 4 Steps

GalTime | Posted 05.24.2014 | Women
GalTime

Being memorable is something that you can control. It is about your mindset and attitude and knowing YOU are worth remembering.

What Are You Putting in Your Pockets?

Vanessa Anstee | Posted 05.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Anstee

The bottom line is that you can choose a path other than clutter. It takes conscious awareness and deliberate action to change your story, but it absolutely can be done.

365 Invocations to Create an Extraordinary Life, Week 13

Carol Simone | Posted 05.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Carol Simone

"What does freedom mean to me?" is one of the most important question you will ever ask yourself. And, of course, as with any important question, you have to journey deep inside in order to find out what holds the truth for you.

The Oscar Takeaway... The Power of Positive Thinking!

David Kanegis | Posted 05.04.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

If you watched the Oscars, you could not help but notice and be moved by the spirit of optimism and positivity that was pervasive throughout the ceremony.

3 Powerful Lessons We Can Learn From The Olympics

Posted 02.27.2014 | Divorce

By Cheryl Maloney for YourTango.com There is something universally inspiring about the Olympics: It brings us together as a country to cheer for ...

I'm Keeping This Kid I Found Lost on the Streets of London!

Laura Wellington | Posted 03.09.2014 | Women
Laura Wellington

Many moms inadvertently misplace their own inner-child as they endeavor to raise their own children. Playfulness gives way to responsibility. As such, we begin "growing up" beyond what is good or healthy for us -- truly to the detriment of ourselves and our entire families.

365 Invocations to Create an Extraordinary Life, Week 12

Carol Simone | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Carol Simone

This is the time to make the list of where you are going to be focusing your energy for the new year and beyond. And then, of course, it is time to re-realize your connection to the creator once more and then read your list (or single intention) out loud, and invoke it!

Donna Rockwell, PsyD: On Women and Mindfulness

Donna Rockwell, PsyD | Posted 11.07.2013 | Women
Donna Rockwell, PsyD

Developing a healthy sense of self takes quite some time, if not a lifetime to accomplish. Rather than waiting for it to strike, though, isn't it better to cultivate genuine self-regard and compassion toward oneself instead of waiting for it to materialize from the outer world?

11 Daily Rituals for Self-Empowerment

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Daily life can drag us down and make us weary of our circumstances. The repetition of routine becomes mundane and mediocre, and we often wonder where to turn for a bit of liberating distraction. So what would you do if you discovered your fountain of inner energy? You can unlock your own unique force through daily exercises aimed at establishing your tenacity and capacity.

365 Invocations to Create an Extraordinary Life, Week 10

Carol Simone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Carol Simone

This is the light of creation and you are one with it. You are a co-creator of all of the beauty, kindness, innocence, creativity, joy, abundance, peace in your inner world and outer world.

365 Invocations to Create an Extraordinary Life, Week 9

Carol Simone | Posted 12.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Carol Simone

Today marks the 65th year I've been breathing on the planet. And, let me tell you, it's been quite a journey... one not for the faint-hearted, but one filled with grit and grace, overwhelming beauty, dizzying despair, incredible inspiration and as much drama and comedy as my ego could possibly drum up.

365 Invocations to Create an Extraordinary Life, Week 8

Carol Simone | Posted 12.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Carol Simone

There is so much beauty all around you. Open up, take a deep breath and let it in! Let every moment be a meditation.

Parents, Hold Your Breath and Let Your Child Breathe!

David Kanegis | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
David Kanegis

Become the ship's captain as you navigate the choppy waters of your child's college application process. Your child is now a 12th grader. It's Octob...

Don't Get Caught Watching The Blacklist!

David Kanegis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

Baby Boomers, as of this posting NBC's The Blacklist starring James Spader is the top rated network television drama. Don't destroy it by letting any entity, human or digital, know you are viewing this highly acclaimed program.

Mindfulness in Everyday Life: Raising Windhorse -- How to Harness Innate Personal Power

Donna Rockwell, PsyD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Donna Rockwell, PsyD

There is an uplifted quality that naturally exists in our lives. It is an innate awareness of our unique and sacred existence, which is automatically stirred in our mindfulness of the present moment.