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Self Esteem

Do People Take You Seriously? Here's How to Tell

Tammy Letherer | Posted 04.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tammy Letherer

Why do I apologize so much? In what ways do I minimize myself and my efforts? And the big one, of course: How seriously do I take myself?

How to Prevent Abandonment Issues From Sabotaging Your Love Life: 12 Things to Know on Your Path to Recovery

Susan Anderson | Posted 04.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Susan Anderson

For many people, falling in love means becoming more vulnerable. It arouses our primal abandonment fear. It bubbles up from the deep, giving rise to feelings of insecurity that can cause some of us to become needy, clingy, or demanding, and others angry, frozen, or avoidant.

Not Everyone Is Going to Love You

Chrissy Makris | Posted 04.12.2016 | Women
Chrissy Makris

As we age and grow and morph into the beautifully imperfect creatures that we all are, we inevitably experience heartbreak -- the loss of love. That loss can often lead to confusion, self-doubt, endless "what ifs," and a constant re-playing of the sparkly memories shared with a lover who is now no more than a ghost.

4 Questions to Reshape Your Life

Alexandra Harra | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

If you're seeking to reshape your life, reflect on the answers to these four questions to increase your awareness, expand your mindset, and change your outlook:

WATCH: Holding a Grudge

Brad Yates | Posted 04.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

There are so many great things in this life to have and to hold... and a grudge isn't one of 'em. And yet, so many of us hold them, allowing them to ...

An Evolution Of Self-Love, As Seen By My Shoes

Lara Heacock | Posted 04.08.2016 | Women
Lara Heacock

I know that it's OK to show up as me. I know that my value is not determined by my weight, my mood and certainly not by my shoes. I determine my worth, and no pair of shoes can ever change that.

Self-Esteem and Body Image: Is There Any Correlation?

Marianna Glynska | Posted 04.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Marianna Glynska

Thus, rather than blindly following fashion, it is important to keep the balance, to listen to your body's needs and to stay healthy. Self-esteem doesn't automatically get higher if you change your body according to somebody's rules; it requires a lot of work and patience.

10 Things I Do When I'm Being Self-Aware

Matt Hearnden | Posted 04.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Hearnden

Self-awareness is when you don't turn one problem into two.

Acknowleding Others

Judith Bowman | Posted 04.07.2016 | Business
Judith Bowman

Whether you are waiting to cash-out or check-in to your hotel room, standing in line at Starbucks or a business networking event ... or just passing another in the hall, being ignored and feeling invisible has become commonplace.

When I Prioritize Me, I Will Be Free

Angela Howell | Posted 04.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Angela Howell

Strangely enough, one right action can give me just enough of a self-esteem boost to make another right decision. All the while I'm reminding myself what I really want, what I really value, and what my true intentions are for my life and day-to-day living.

When Will You Be Enough?

Anna Lovind | Posted 04.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Anna Lovind

We can approach each day, each situation and each human being like this. Here I am. Ever changing. Already enough.

Sex as a Weapon

Josh Sabarra | Posted 04.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Josh Sabarra

I gave myself to another man in such a personal way and, in turn, stole intimacy from him to get back at someone who was no longer relevant in my life. I felt ashamed.

10 Strategies to Shift Your Love Life from Good to GREAT

Mario & Diane Cloutier | Posted 04.05.2016 | Women
Mario & Diane Cloutier

We believe finding the ideal partner for a long-lasting blissful relationship requires more than wishful thinking. Many critical factors need to come into play to get to a pleasing end result, which in fact, seems to be in direct contradiction with what today's society is preaching.

Are You Making This All-Too-Common Relationship Mistake?

Laura Tong | Posted 04.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Tong

Image courtesy of Pixabay That does it! Just when I thought women the world over were making headway on having an outside chance of being taken ser...

You Will Never Be What You Want to Be, Until You Do This

Ramon Nuez | Posted 04.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ramon Nuez

Don't try to improve yourself 100% overnight, or this week or even this month. Becoming more valuable is a slow process so focus on improving yourself 1% each day.

Does Loving Yourself Lead to Weight Loss?

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 04.04.2016 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

The outside counts for something, but it's not the end-all, be-all, and often times we can't change those conditions we find ourselves in. What makes us better is deciding to love ourselves no matter what. We need that. And when we do that, sometimes we open the door to miracles.

Those Who Travel Solo Are Not Alone

Celinne Da Costa | Posted 04.04.2016 | Travel
Celinne Da Costa

"Don't you feel alone traveling solo?" I've lost count of how many times I've been asked this question. By now, my response rolls off the tongue, rea...

Note to Self(ie): Help Our Kids Avoid the Snares of Social Media

Melissa Vello | Posted 04.07.2016 | Parents
Melissa Vello

The average 16 to 25 year old woman spends about five hours a week taking selfies and has an average of 150 selfies on her phone, according to a study...

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall...

Rani St. Pucchi | Posted 04.04.2016 | Women
Rani St. Pucchi

Looking for that perfect someone to make you happy? Someone who will validate you and make you feel complete? Well, look again! This time just look ...

What to Do When the One's You Love Don't Support Your Dreams

Carla Da Costa | Posted 04.04.2016 | Women
Carla Da Costa

For me there is nothing more inspirational than watching somebody pursue what they are passionate about with gusto. However not everyone in our lives necessarily embrace or are supportive of our dreams.

Haters Make Us Self-Aware

Matt Hearnden | Posted 04.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Hearnden

Now I can catch myself if I'm judging someone and ask myself to be honest about what's really going on. The more I think about it, the more I think that when we judge others, we're judging ourselves.

An Open Letter To Ageist People Everywhere

Ashton Applewhite | Posted 04.03.2016 | Fifty
Ashton Applewhite

I had no idea that people are happiest at the beginnings and the ends of their lives, for example. That the vast majority of Americans over 65 live independently. The older people get, the less afraid they are of dying. Why don't more people know this stuff? Because we live in a culture that drowns out all but the negative about growing old, or even just aging past youth.

Why a Red Bikini Changed My Life

Kerri O'Loane | Posted 04.01.2016 | Women
Kerri O'Loane

On the first day of vacation, I put my red bikini on and in that moment, I truly loved and accepted my body. I had been inspired by Ashley Graham's swimsuit cover for Sports Illustrated magazine and I have to thank her for giving me the final push to wear my red bikini

WATCH: The Need to 'Fix' It (People, Situations, Etc...)

Brad Yates | Posted 04.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

It's a pretty normal part of being human to look at the world and notice what is "wrong." And I believe we are here to make things better.

Stop Letting Other People's Opinions Control You

Dr. Ashlee Greer | Posted 04.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ashlee Greer

Your path is unique and different and special. Just like you! So checking in with your intuitive knowledge about who you are and what you really desire is essential to let go of others opinions. Because then you'll always have a connection with your truth!