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How Stress Affects Your Body

Gregg Clunis | Posted 01.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Gregg Clunis

Every single one of us experiences stress. It's a fundamental part of life that we honestly couldn't live without. Stress is your mind preparing to f...

4 Truly Enlightening Ideas From Self-Help Books | Pam Masin | Posted 01.12.2016 | OWN

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Here's why reading self-help books may make you feel worse

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.19.2015 | Healthy Living

When you feel down, turning to self-help books might seem like a good solution. But new research suggests it probably won't leave you feeling a whole...

Create Big Change With 8 Small Steps

Lisa Zawistowski | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Zawistowski

Dreams remain just that until you take action toward their reality. Giant leaps are great, but there is power in small steps. Even a single, small step toward something you really want breathes life into that thing and announces that you are ready. It gives you energy toward the next step.

How To Make Your Own Luck In Hollywood And Beyond

ScreenCraft | Posted 11.04.2015 | Entertainment

If I hadn't seized the opportunity with those security guards and a handful of other opportunities after, I wouldn't have been in that office to meet that particular development executive in the first place.

Breadwinner Mommies: How to Choose, When Your Choices Look Like 'Have-To's'

Jamee Tenzer | Posted 07.15.2015 | Women
Jamee Tenzer

What larger goal is that "have-to" serving?" For example, if you feel you "have to" empty the dishwasher and clean up the kitchen, maybe you are committed to a kitchen that is neat and tidy? Ask yourself why.

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.

By Saying Yes, You're Saying No

Sarah Liddle | Posted 05.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Liddle

we must make it a conscious practice to see that when we say yes to something we say no to everything else. When you fully understand and accept this, you can then clarify and focus your time on what is truly important and significant to you. Fulfillment is achieved by conscious choice day in and day out.

What Spock Taught Us About the Road to Fulfillment: Simplify

Sarah Liddle | Posted 05.09.2015 | Impact
Sarah Liddle

Nimoy once said, "The miracle is this: the more we share the more we have." By giving the world our talents, we're naturally more fulfilled, more attuned to our destiny. By giving away our talents, we're fulfilled.

6 Things to Do If You Work for a Jerk

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 05.07.2015 | Business
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Rude, abrasive and downright hostile people are a fact of life. We have no choice in that. The choice we do have is how we handle them -- by not letting their problems feed our own.

5 Key Ways To Adjust Your Perspective In 2015

Posted 01.13.2015 | OWN

Because a fresh start begins...inside your mind. By Leigh Newman Rethink: "I have to get a room of my own!!!" Let's say this is the y...

How to Get Emotionally Fit

MeiMei Fox | Posted 01.10.2015 | Books
MeiMei Fox

In her new book Emotional Obesity, Laura Coe argues that our culture teaches us from a young age to "get over" our feelings. The result is that we end up carrying their excess weight around with us throughout our lives.

When Philosophy Becomes Therapy

The Atlantic | Lauren Davis | Posted 09.24.2014 | World

Philosophy has earned a reputation as a complicated, inaccessible, and irrelevant pursuit, consigned mostly to old white men in wood-paneled offices. ...

5 Ways Positive Thinking Makes You Miserable at Work

Alexander Kjerulf | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
Alexander Kjerulf

The idea of positive thinking (and therefore banning negativity) is not new, but is affecting us now more than ever - at home and at work. And ironically, its effects are mostly negative.

4 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Jean-Paul Sartre

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 07.21.2014 | World

Jean-Paul Sartre was born in 1905. His father, a navy captain, died when he was a baby – and he grew up extremely close to his mother until she rema...

Get Real About How You Want to Show Up Today

Juliet Turalski | Posted 06.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Juliet Turalski

We all share the human experience. Yet, how we grow up, where we grow up and who we grow up with create individual experiences that have led to a glo...

7 Goals Self-Help Books Can Help You Achieve

Posted 03.20.2014 | OWN

By Leigh Newman We sifted through recent self-help books and found the can-do strategies to help you become more successful, calmer, happier, more ...

Loving Self and the Other

Sriya Chakravarti | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Sriya Chakravarti

We have all heard that love makes you go weak in the knees but in reality love makes us stronger. The easiest way to identify love is through our ability to recognize a greater amount of strength and confidence. So a benchmark of a good relationship is the strength it gives you to fight a zillion battles.

Procrastination: I Won't Let You Get the Best of Me!

Sarina Tomel | Posted 02.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Eventually, it all gets done, but it's that worrying of having pending issues to close out, which can sometimes lead to just not knowing how to get started. Therefore, let's shift our focus on what we can control.

The Life Out Loud: Turning Dreams Into Reality With Vision Boards

MeiMei Fox | Posted 12.17.2013 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

Have you ever tried making a vision board? It's often one of the first assignments I give my coaching clients -- a powerful visual way of creatively connecting with your hopes and dreams.

How Many Times Have You Heard the Word NO, NO, NO and NO Again?

R. Kay Green | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
R. Kay Green

Where many of your peers find success is through their unbending unwillingness to let the word no become a setback.

This Is Totally How To Quit Smoking

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 06.22.2013 | Comedy

Quitting any addiction is not easy business. Just take a look at this man, as he journeys through addiction, which he developed while pretend-attempti...

How I Overcame Depression And Became The Happy Nomad

Adam Pervez | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Adam Pervez

Cars and planes are amazing feats of ingenuity, but both require maintenance and sometimes break, then requiring repair. For me, that is depression -- the mind breaking in some way (or getting sick) and requiring repair. There is no shame in that.

What Dims Your Light?

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Life is filled with people and moments that dim our light -- but what happens when these moments turn to hours, days, weeks and months? Sometimes even years?

Why You're Always Running Late

Laurie Gerber | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

The truth is, I already knew I was going to be late and instead of just owning it, the part of my brain that wants to pretend I'm powerless takes over and starts inventing reasoning to take away the supposed sting of personal responsibility.