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Self Esteem

3 Skills That Will Change Your Life

Brett Berhoff | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
Brett Berhoff

We often hear the term "The Game of Life." In some ways, life is a game. It is a game of strategy that exists within your mind, the others around you, and all of the millions of variables of that make up our existence.

The Power of Suggestion

Jim Fannin | Posted 02.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jim Fannin

You control what goes into your subconscious. You are the master filter. You have to give your mental consent. Other people's thoughts must become yours for it to be an action in your mind. If the words are not to your liking, dismiss them or replace them with what's positive for you.

3 Steps To Becoming a Happier Person

Kiara Williams | Posted 02.05.2016 | College
Kiara Williams

Inevitably, we compare ourselves to others, and it makes us question our self-worth and capabilities. Here are a few simple tips to making you a happier person:

How Clothing Choices Affect and Reflect Your Self-Image

Jill L. Ferguson | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Jill L. Ferguson

So the next time you reach for those yoga pants or for that fiery red dress, ask yourself how will that clothing item make you feel and what is it saying to the world around you today?

WATCH: Resistance to Opportunities?

Brad Yates | Posted 02.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

There may be a number of things you say that you want (a job, relationship, etc.), but if they aren't showing up in your life, it may well be that, un...

Why I Teach Young Women About Amy Schumer

Naomi Katz | Posted 02.03.2016 | Women
Naomi Katz

Amy Schumer's comedy is not an example of a woman finding success in a men's world. It is an example of a woman defining success, reclaiming a language of realism for women by expressing her truth.

It's Not Wrong to Be Too Strong

Keyon Bayani | Posted 02.03.2016 | Women
Keyon Bayani

I'm probably not the best person to learn anything from if you want to be mediocre and not push yourself to be that woman you desire to be! I'm someone who creates my own rules as I go along.

An Open Letter to My Little Sister in Medical School

Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD | Posted 02.03.2016 | Women
Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD

Abusive behavior is one of the reasons women physicians are traumatized in our current healthcare system. Hold your head up high, stand your ground, and never apologize for being a woman.

Are Your Goals Too Big?

Stephen Guise | Posted 02.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Stephen Guise

I realized I had merged two superpowers. Not only was I using small steps to achieve more, but by stringing them together daily, I was forming a habit. This wasn't a normal habit though. People don't typically do this to form habits. This was something else. It was a mini habit!

5 Tips to Keep On Decluttering Even When You're Exhausted

Lisa Sharp | Posted 02.03.2016 | HuffPost Home
Lisa Sharp

By going through what I refer to as the "backlog" of stuff that has been ignored, compartmentalized and avoided at all costs (Can't have anyone over? Lock up certain areas of your home for fear that someone will see your mess? Blood run cold when the doorbell rings? Then you know what I'm talking about here.) we are bound to run into some internal resistance.

The Tyranny of Perfection

Dr. Randy Kamen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Randy Kamen

The pursuit of perfection contributes to heightened anxiety, stress, depression, and diminished self esteem. At the same time we cheat ourselves out of the potential joy and satisfaction that could be gleaned from what we do accomplish.

Embracing Our Honest Beauty

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

We are each stitched together by a stunningly unique beauty, both externally and inwardly. That unique beauty is what makes each of us wonderfully different and truly who we are.

Listen to the Voice That Matters

Susan Pearse | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Susan Pearse

"I want to go to dance class," my daughter exclaimed as she pirouetted out of her room. "It's my dream." The following day I found the perfect holid...

Dispelling 5 Myths about Domestic Violence

Angela Perkey | Posted 02.01.2016 | Women
Angela Perkey

If you are experiencing domestic violence, know that it is not your fault. You might not understand why he's treating you like this, and that's ok. There are some things in life we will never understand. But you don't have to keep making excuses for your partner, and you don't have to continue living this way.

Who Am I Anyway? 5 Ways to Identify and Address Low Self-Esteem

Amanda Richardson | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Richardson

Whether you have self-esteem or not will influence every facet of life -- and be the difference between reaching that optimal version of you and forever wondering what might have been.

When Our Feelings Are Hurt

Sarah Galla | Posted 02.01.2016 | Parents
Sarah Galla

How do we handle when our feelings are hurt, when the would-be offender was really only guilty of poor delivery of necessary information? How do we teach our children what we as adults can't even seem to master?

It's Time to Admit That We Are Enough

Summer Engman | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Summer Engman

I've become truly comfortable with being on my own. I recently ended a major relationship and began traveling the world solo with no final destinati...

Will 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' Make Us Winners of a Losing Battle?

Kristen Lee Costa | Posted 02.01.2016 | Comedy
Kristen Lee Costa

February is international self-esteem month, and there's plenty of how-to-boost-it conversations erupting. But what if we were to instead compete for low esteem and high anxiety?

Experiments in Happiness: No Alcohol, One Month

Shannon Deep | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shannon Deep

Recap: My New Year's resolution is to stop externalizing my happiness. This year, I'm focusing on my own behaviors and thought processes and experimen...

WATCH: Needing to Find Fault With Others

Brad Yates | Posted 01.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

I know... I know... we all love to do this. But if we really look at it, it comes at too high a price. You deserve better. If you are new to tap...

10 Things Men Find Unattractive About Women

Carolyn Dickson | Posted 01.28.2016 | Women
Carolyn Dickson

According to an article, these are the things men find unattractive about us women, written by a woman. But if you want me to love my man just the way he is, then he can sure as f*ck love me the way I am.

When New Year's Resolutions Conflict With Self-Worth

Eric J. Hall | Posted 01.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Eric J. Hall

It's now a month into the new year, and it is a good time to take stock of those resolutions you made in the heat (or cold) of New Year's celebrations...

How Saying No to These 6 Things Has Led to a Better Life

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 01.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

Just because you're saying NO right now doesn't mean you'll have to so NO forever. Life has seasons, and some of them are busier than others. The point is to make sure you're doing the things you want to do and that lead to the kind of life you wish to live.

Believe In Yourself And Dreams Come True!

Nick Katsoris | Posted 01.28.2016 | Parents
Nick Katsoris

Imagine if 18 time Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps' mother never took him to swimming practice, or if three time Oscar winner Meryl Streep was told not to audition for the school play.

Want Your Kid to Love What She's Doing? Try This One Thing.

Danielle Fuligni McKay | Posted 01.27.2016 | Good News
Danielle Fuligni McKay

As they learn with our help to talk through situation after situation out loud, it'll become second nature to do it independently in their head. String enough of these experiences together and she's on her way.