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Self Esteem

6 Differences Between Healthy High Achievers and Perfectionists -- Which Are You?

Megan Bruneau | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Megan Bruneau

So are you a healthy striver or a perfectionist? Let's find out:

Give Zero F**ks: How to Care Less About What Other People Think

Rachael Yahne | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

So this isn't about not caring at all, it's more focused on caring about things that actually matter. Like yourself, and your happiness. And essentially, giving zero f**cks about anything that gets in your way. Here's the no BS guidelines, so you can start caring more about yourself and less about that which distracts you from being your best.

Telling The Truth Destroyed My Marriage* (*And Then It Set Me Free)

Jude Temple | Posted 05.12.2016 | Divorce
Jude Temple

I had assumed that getting that ring on my finger would prove I belonged in his ideal world. I thought I would feel better about myself. But there I was, and I still felt worthless.

How to Build the Self-Confidence You Need to Win at Life

Darius Foroux | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Darius Foroux

You can tell yourself every day that you're confident, lucky to be alive, or whatever -- but if you lack the skills to get shit done, you'll never truly believe in yourself.

The Right Way to Break Up With a Popular Partner

Alexandra Harra | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

Shock will surely run rampant through your circle. Your friends will criticize you endlessly and your mother will warn that you'll end up alone. Even your dog will shoot you a look of deep regret. Regardless, you have your own reasons to do it.

Learning to Live Without Masks

Angela Howell | Posted 05.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Angela Howell

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. ~ James A. Baldwin ~ Human beings are like trees, with branc...

Zendaya Is Leading By Example With Her Message On Anti-Bullying

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 05.10.2016 | Black Voices

Zendaya is proving herself to be the perfect role model, yet again. From consistently using her voice to empower others to speaking out against societ...

The Illusion of Freedom

Matt Hearnden | Posted 05.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Hearnden

My phone rang and it was the call I'd been expecting. We talked about how I was, how she was, and other stuff I can't remember. But I didn't care ...

Causes of Low Self Esteem and How to Change Them

Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC | Posted 05.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC

Low self-esteem is one of the main reasons that people enter therapy with me, and the reasons that they have developed low self-esteem are often varied. Despite this fact, there do seem to be some common themes that individuals with low self-esteem share.

WATCH: Making Better Choices

Brad Yates | Posted 05.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

Throughout your day, we are making choices... and those determine the quality of our lives. To improve our lives, we need to improve the choices we make. I hope this will help you do so.

Reasons We Struggle to Believe in Ourselves, and Why It is Essential to Move Forward

Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC | Posted 05.06.2016 | Divorce
Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC

A strong self of belief in ourselves, and a good level of self-esteem are essential components to possess. These skills allow us to move forward with our life after a divorce from a place of strength and confidence, instead of uncertainty.

How Breaking Up With My Ego Saved Me

Tanessa Holt | Posted 05.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tanessa Holt

In my previous life I was felt very associated with what I did for a living, I always felt that I was known for my employment rather than for who I was.

It's Never Too Late for Moms to Model Healthy Behavior

Dawn Zier | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Dawn Zier

This Mother's Day, take stock of your own words and actions and take solace in the fact that making small changes can have a great impact on our children's self image, eating habits and long-term health. I can't think of anything more motivating.

How So Many Cheat Yet Hardly Anyone Gets Caught!

Tiffany Beverlin | Posted 05.05.2016 | Divorce
Tiffany Beverlin

This blog could actually be a 100 part series, in the last three years I have heard thousands of divorcee's "divorce stories", and I am pretty certain I have heard it all or close to it all.

Soul Satisfying Ideas You Should Incorporate Into Your Life

Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC | Posted 05.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC

Integrating these tips into your daily life is simple, and does not require much time or effort. They are simple changes with a huge impact on our well-being, and satisfaction level. It seems that if things are simple and stand a good chance of having a positive impact, they are indeed worth trying.

A Letter to My Single Self

Liz Higgins | Posted 05.05.2016 | Women
Liz Higgins

In reflecting on all of this, I decided to have a conversation with my younger, single self as a way to bridge the gap between who I was and who I am today, and to encourage you to do the same. Here's a peek into my internal dialogue:

Unleash Your Joy

Reba Linker | Posted 05.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Reba Linker

So I've been thinking a lot about what 'unleash your joy' means. Here's what I've come up with...

Shut Down the Critical Mom with 5 Simple Truths

Patricia Ribeiro Wolfson | Posted 05.09.2016 | Parents
Patricia Ribeiro Wolfson

You need to give yourself a break. Forgive yourself for all the things that you see as a flaw or a mistake. If you have a rough day, instead of focusing on what you did wrong use this as an opportunity to change how you do things to improve.

Stop Making These 15 Excuses That Are Holding You Back

Darius Foroux | Posted 05.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Darius Foroux

Think about it: Are the excuses you make even real reasons not to do something? Probably not. I guarantee that someone has been in your shoes, and I also guarantee that they made shit happen, so why can't you?

Attitude Check

Margaret Marshall | Posted 05.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

It is the attitude of well-being that will allow you to keep your new size, image, and improved health. It is this attitude that will carry you throughout your life-long journey.

The Secret We All Share...

Tracy Crossley | Posted 05.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tracy Crossley

Finding your creativity may not make you into a world famous artist, but it can open you up to the truth of your spirit. It can help you navigate the lonely waters as you sail toward your tribe. It will free you, release you and allow you to touch on inner peace, love and happiness.

You're Nobody's Bitch

Phil Fragasso | Posted 05.02.2016 | Women
Phil Fragasso

I've written several pieces exploring why the male characters in my novels tend to be misogynist A-holes. But I recently had an experience that made me realize I'm looking at the issue from the wrong perspective.

If a Dandelion Had a Ted Talk: Mastering Creative Integrity & Your Critics

Kat Cowley | Posted 05.02.2016 | Good News
Kat Cowley

Ted Talks have changed the way we instigate & replenish passions around the world. No longer do you need a conference ticket, several hundred dollars ...

Empowering Girls Through Media Literacy

Judy Vredenburgh | Posted 05.02.2016 | Impact
Judy Vredenburgh

Earlier this year, a remarkable video, "We Are #WomenNotObjects" received significant attention for raising awareness of the objectification of women ...

How My Husband Rediscovered His Passion For Cycling After A Stroke

Myra Demeter | Posted 05.01.2016 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

It was just one week after my husband completed the August 2010 Tour de Napa, a century bike ride in Napa Valley, that he experienced a devastating stroke. In the emergency room at Cedars Sinai Hospital staff kept pulling me aside to ask if I understood how 'grave' his condition was.