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World Peace Starts Within

Julia Harris | Posted 06.28.2016 | World
Julia Harris

Everyone who voted has one thing in common... they voted the way they did because they wanted things to be better! Nobody voted because they wanted to make things worse!

6 Women Share How They’ve Redefined Beauty In New Dove Campaign

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.01.2016 | Women

You define your beauty. That's the message behind the new Dove campaign #MyBeautyMySay. The campaign, which launched Tuesday morning, features the st...

Love Unexpressed Is Waste

Rance Collins | Posted 06.27.2016 | Queer Voices
Rance Collins

I have gone through various phases regarding men. There have been times where I wanted all of them, and there have been moments I would've killed for just one. Sometime this year I realized the "just one" phase I'm currently overcome by has a permanent feel.

Does Your Inner Child Want To Control You?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 06.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Are you afraid to open to learning with your inner child for fear that you will discover that you have to change your whole life? Learn why this is a ...

What I Realized After Years of Searching for My Soulmate

O, The Oprah Magazine | Pam Masin | Posted 06.24.2016 | OWN

He had a complicated Eastern European last name that I could barely spell, he was easily three inches shorter than me, and I was certain he was my des...

Social Media And The Problem With Self Love

Zac Thompson | Posted 07.01.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

Positivity can be dangerous. There is a predominant idea that you have to have a positive relationship with yourself before you should bring someone else into your life.

Why I Learned To Stop Counting Who Doesn't Show Up And Valuing Those That Do

Amber Janae | Posted 06.23.2016 | Religion
Amber Janae

My eagerness to be desired, liked, validated and appreciated, was strong. But it also stood in the way of two very important relationships. The one with God and myself.

New York, I Love You, But I Have To Let You Go

Celinne Da Costa | Posted 06.24.2016 | Travel
Celinne Da Costa

By the third year, I deeply resented the statement that once so inspired me to push myself in this city. I found myself questioning, why must I "make" it here? Who am I doing it for?

Why Self-Compassion Is Harder For Spiritual People

Andrea Pennington, M.D. | Posted 06.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Andrea Pennington, M.D.

Self-compassion is often a challenge on the spiritual path Listen to today's guided meditation here. When we step onto the path toward becoming our b...

What Are Your Happiness Strengths And Weaknesses?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Greater Good Science Center

If long-term happiness is new territory for you, then you need some kind of plan that maps out a strategy for reaching your happiness goals.

Woman's First Bikini Photo Ever Goes Viral For The Best Reason

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.11.2016 | Women

For the first time in 21 years, Lesley Miller bought a bikini. It was a major milestone for the Rice University student, who later took a photo in her...

The Yoga Of Not Being Mean To Myself

Geri Hearne | Posted 06.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Geri Hearne

So, in the days following The International Day of Yoga, where are we now? Did we try a yoga sequence or renew a yoga practice yesterday? Did we emba...

How Your Style Affects Your Self-Confidence And Your Relationships

Rani St. Pucchi | Posted 06.21.2016 | Women
Rani St. Pucchi

So don't rule out the importance of the right underwear for your body. It's a worthwhile investment that will transform your appearance so much so that you may not even recognize you had this amazing body all along!

Life Lessons From King James

Matt Hearnden | Posted 06.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Hearnden

If you're your biggest critic then nobody else can harm you. Your opinion of you means more to you than their opinion of you, so how could they harm you? Their words are just noise - sometimes distracting, but never compelling.

Can Putting On Makeup Be A Feminist Act?

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.01.2016 | Women

"Makeup can help people say, 'This is who I am,'" author Autumn Whitefield-Madrano told The Huffington Post over the phone last week. As someone who h...

The Best Self-Help Books for the Summer of 2016

Suzanne Kingsbury | Posted 06.20.2016 | Books
Suzanne Kingsbury

Our nation has a sort of embarrassing and very consuming addiction: self-help books. From The Power of Now to The Artist's Way to the 7 Habits, we are bingers of how-to. The last time I checked, Forbes.com reported that Americans spend a whopping 11 billion on self-help books every year.

Stop Calling Trans Women 'Narcissistic' For Taking Selfies

Ariana Danielle Wojcik | Posted 06.20.2016 | Queer Voices
Ariana Danielle Wojcik

Women, whether transgender or not, are beautiful and have the right to love themselves for who they are. Stop calling women narcissistic for having confidence and for sharing that confidence.

Doing Business At The Speed Of Love

Jennifer Love | Posted 07.18.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

"To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart." - Eleanor Roosevelt You know the saying, "Success in business is all about mak...

Love in Islam & the Unifying Message of Muhammad Ali

Najma Khorrami | Posted 06.14.2016 | HuffPost Home
Najma Khorrami

I watched Mohammad Ali's funeral last Friday and admired his deep faith and courage in life. I found a deep respect for him and his family. Most imp...

21 Lessons For Living A Happier Life

Elyse Santilli | Posted 06.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

As Eckhart Tolle says, you are the Universe experiencing itself as a human for a little while. Your existence matters. Everything you do expands the entire cosmos. You are valuable and loved beyond measure.

Women, Support Women

Yasmine Cheyenne | Posted 06.13.2016 | Women
Yasmine Cheyenne

The essence of a woman being able to decide what works best for her and feeling completely supported and okay with that decision, without any backlash or judgement from fellow women who've decided to do something different for them.

Can We Stop Love Shaming Women, Already?

Jocelyn Macurdy Keatts | Posted 06.13.2016 | Women
Jocelyn Macurdy Keatts

Now, I have a confession to make: I used to love silly self help books. I mean, granted, I read a lot of things, to the point of nerdly compulsivity. But I used to think these books were cute, in an absurd kind of way: "How to land a man! How to keep a man! How to know if your single status is due to some kind of hex!" I found them quotable and funny and mostly harmless. And then I grew up.

Self-Image: The Relationship Between You And Your Body

Rani St. Pucchi | Posted 06.13.2016 | Women
Rani St. Pucchi

Merriam-Webster's dictionary describes self-image as: the way you think about yourself and your abilities or appearance. When you look in the mirror,...

Dating is a Numbers Game, Just Ask Matteson Perry

Christine Blackburn | Posted 06.15.2016 | Los Angeles
Christine Blackburn

There are a lot of memoirs out there about dating, but few of them are by men, which is what made "Available: A Memoir of Heartbreak, Hookups, Love, a...

3 Steps to Prioritizing You

Rebecca Matias | Posted 06.10.2016 | Business
Rebecca Matias

Do you prioritize yourself? What do you do that is a form of self-denial? Do you have a belief that you are not good enough? Each and every moment, you contribute to the belief that you are either worth everything or you are worth nothing. And at the end of the day, your mental and emotional bank balance reflects that belief.