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Self Help Advice

How To Boost Your Confidence -- Instantly

Helene Lerner | Posted 03.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

Second-guessing and doubting ourselves can be deadly. It kills our enthusiasm for embarking on a big project, getting involved in a new relationship, and the list goes on. When doubting yourself rears its ugly head, here are ways to put down the monster.

Want To Become The Best Version Of Yourself? 4 Steps

R. Kay Green | Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living
R. Kay Green

To achieve self-actualization, when you conquer one thing, you must move on to the next. Self-actualization does not require any tricks or tools. To reach this level, you need only to accept who you are and then take the steps necessary to becoming the best version of you that you can be.

The Butterfly That Lands on Her Feet

Amanda Slavin | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Slavin

If you continue to ask everyone else who you are, without having any understanding of who you want to be, you will be swept away by the wind with no direction.

Understanding Insecurity

Michael Neill | Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

What follows is not a trick question: Would you rather feel exhilarated, grateful, humble, inspired, resolute, compassionate, and content -- or fearful, sad, worthless, jealous, angry, overwhelmed, and bored?

What to Do When Someone Pushes Your Buttons

Christine Hassler | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

Are you willing to choose personal responsibility over taking things personally? I certainly hope so! Here is a 10-step process you can use when your buttons get pushed.

No Need To Stick To The Script: You Can Re-Write Your Story

Brenda Della Casa | Posted 03.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Brenda Della Casa

I wanted to share this gift with you -- the gift of honesty, accountability and reflection in the hopes that it will remind you that you are not defined or limited by past chapters. Your "story" is in development, and one chapter should lead to another.

Key Ingredients to Making a Resolution

Michelle Roya Rad | Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle Roya Rad

Resolutions are a part of many people's life, and if you are one of them, then you may find these tips beneficial.

The Top 5 Career Regrets (And How To Frame Your Future Success)

Daniel Gulati | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Daniel Gulati

As psychologist Dr. Neal Roese stated, "On average, regret is a helpful emotion." It can even be an inspiring one. But it means that we must recognize our disappointments, understanding that it's our capacity to experience regret deeply, and learn from it to ultimately frame our future success.

Want to Jumpstart Your Life?

Helene Lerner | Posted 02.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

With the holidays here, I find it a great time to reflect on what I have achieved and to see how far I've come. It is also a great time to take a look at what I need to develop and to create new goals for 2013.

Why You Should Stop Asking This Question

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

These two little "what if" words completely suck our power away. It's happened to me every year. Until this one. This year, I decided to follow the best leaders I know, the leaders who don't let those pesky two words come anywhere near their thoughts.

One Key To Happiness: Story-Busting

Andrea Wachter | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

When we acknowledge that everyone experiences pain, that every person struggles with difficult issues, and that most everyone is making up stories too, we can let go of comparing and contrasting and simply see us as all in this together.

Are You Undermining Your Midlife Renewal and Vitality?

Douglas LaBier | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

The key to redirecting your karma is to awaken and accept your responsibility for dealing with the residue. Forgiveness and compassion toward yourself can help open the door to real change and avoid remaining caught within a continuous loop.

Rid The Personal Put-Downs That Live In Your Head: Here's How

Tommy Rosen | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Tommy Rosen

The loving, consistent support of family and friends is part of the reason people find peace and happiness in this life. It makes sense that we have to exorcise from our mind-body system the negative words left there by others.

Do You Have a Handle on Holiday Blues?

Helene Lerner | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

We are in the throes of the holiday season, a merry time of year -- but that's not true for many of us, who are living less-than-perfect lives. Here are some tips that can help you to cope with holiday stress when you are feeling out of sorts.

City of Lonely Angels

Lisa Haisha | Posted 02.04.2013 | Los Angeles
Lisa Haisha

What can you do if you're lonely in Los Angeles during the holiday season? You should shift your focus off your own loneliness by volunteering your time to help others.

The Dos And Don'ts Of A Healthy Mental Diet

Laurie Gerber | Posted 02.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

As one of my favorite manifesting teachers, Neville Goddard, asks: "What thoughts are you 'consenting' to?" I love that he used the word "consent," because it describes the active role each of us has with our thoughts, as author of our mental habits.

Saying Yes To Life: A Different Perspective On Personal Development

Sheryl Paul | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Sheryl Paul

The difficult feelings are our greatest teachers, the alchemists' chunks of coal that, when approached with consciousness, are transformed into gold.

How to Survive Family Conflicts During the Holidays

Linda Durnell | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Durnell

One of life's most difficult situations is when someone you love is no longer present in your life due to disagreements, especially during the holidays.

How Do You Want to Feel?

Selena Soo | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Selena Soo

Now that I'm clear about where I want to go, I'm feeling both relieved and excited. I'm excited to start using my core desires as my compass to set my goals and decide what I say yes to -- in both my personal and professional life.

Upgrade Your Mind's iPod!

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

A wise man once told me, "Be careful of what you say -- your two ears are the closest thing to your own mouth!" You may not be aware of it, but you are constantly talking to yourself.

Creature Of Habit? How To Better Embrace Change

Mike Robbins | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

How do you feel about change?  If you're anything like me, you probably have mixed feelings about it.  While it often depends on our perception of the type of change -- big or small, good or bad, needed or unnecessary, easy or hard, etc. - most of us seek and fear change simultaneously.

Permission to Be Ungrateful

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 01.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Never let someone else tell you that honoring your intuition and gut to leave a situation they deem to be "just fine" means you're ungrateful. Be grateful for what you have -- but take action to make changes anyway.

On Balancing Self-Love And Self-Improvement

Pamela Dussault | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Pamela Dussault

It has been said in the Hindu tradition that we are blessed with 1,000 gifts. Whether or not this is true, surely the idea of that statement moves us to look at what gifts we do have, instead of the gifts that we are always searching to get.

Let Your 'Authentic Soul' Shine: How To Embrace The True You

Lisa Haisha | Posted 01.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

In contrast, when you're letting your authentic soul shine, you have the love and energy to offer emotional nourishment to those you come in contact with. Your authentic soul is a peacemaker. It seeks nirvana, lives in the moment, and believes that something far bigger than itself exists.

5 Essentials For Breaking Through Your Negative Thought Patterns

Judith Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

If you want to know why you are happy or not, take a good look at your most fundamental beliefs about yourself. There are five keys to moving out of negative thought patterns and into the territory of greater happiness and success.