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Self Respect

Learning To Respect Yourself By Respecting Others

Gabrielle Flank | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Flank

By showing respect to others around you, you are going to be able to start practicing and learning to fully respect yourself. Can you confidently say that you treat yourself kindly and with the dignity you deserve? Are you to embracing your authentic self and showcasing your inner beauty?

Why Do People Lie?

Lisa Longo | Posted 05.31.2016 | Impact
Lisa Longo

It seems like every time I turn on what used to be the news I'm faced with some new nonsensical allegation against a person or institution that is obv...

8 Affirmations for Confidence and Self Acceptance

Rachael Yahne | Posted 05.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rachael Yahne

Affirmations, with practice and diligence, serve to replace those negative messages with something more positive. And the more you repeat them and meditate with them, the more they shape your beliefs and will alter your reality. How does an affirmation alter reality?

I Was Bullied in College for Being 'Dark'

Issac Thomas | Posted 05.18.2016 | College
Issac Thomas

You must never, ever bear the insults of people just because they call you your friends. You are unique in your own way. Never let people define you.

5 Ways to Boost Your Confidence

Joan Moran | Posted 02.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Joan Moran

What do you do when other people's negativity conflicts with what you believe to be good for your life? After all, your choices are the life-blood of who you are. Here are five ways to give you a confidence boost when you are feeling doubt or too much negativity:

A Newtowner's Perspective: What We Can Do to Bypass Future Events Like Sandy Hook

Andrea Anderson | Posted 02.01.2016 | Good News
Andrea Anderson

I wrote this a few years back shortly after our Sandy Hook/ Newtown incident on 12/14. I held onto the article, but recently, after spending a couple...

The Globalization of Time: The Anatomy of the Time-Warp in International Business

O'Brien Browne | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Time is as richly complex as culture itself. For task-oriented people, such as the Swiss, time might be seen as linear -- rigid, plannable, organized into blocks, systematic.

Let Me Guess, New Year, New You?

Danielle Chylinski | Posted 12.30.2015 | College
Danielle Chylinski

Instead of just hoping for a new you, prep yourself to follow your goals. You need to put your goals out there so you can organize them, and determine how and when you want to reach them. Here are some things to consider when looking into the New Year!

10 Signs You May Be A Pushover

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 11.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Being nice is an essential quality necessary for success. It is a quality that sustains relationships and makes you someone others want to be around. However, there is a fine line between being nice and being a pushover.

Came and Went: A Dispatch From the Dating Trenches

Josh Sabarra | Posted 09.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Josh Sabarra

Apparently, Sean had one thing on his mind, and it wasn't a subject with any emotional substance. After all, our courtship was just 24 hours old, and he already wanted to have phone sex.

Re: #BlackLivesMatter, Aretha Was Right -- It's All About R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Steve Bhaerman | Posted 08.06.2016 | Politics
Steve Bhaerman

One of the "great" things about polarized, identity politics is that each side excels in bringing out the shadow side of the other. And ... at the same time refuses to face its own shadow because that would be giving ammunition to the enemy.

Marry Someone You Admire, Not Just Someone You Love

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 06.29.2016 | Weddings
Deborah Stachelski

My mother always told me you should admire something about the person you marry. They don't have to be the best looking, the strongest, the richest, or the smartest. But there's got to be that little something that makes you weak at the knees.

The No. 1 Reason to Treat Yourself With Grace

Panache Desai | Posted 05.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Panache Desai

Above all else, you will begin to love the person you see in the mirror every day. The false perception of victimhood will fall away, and the victorious nature of life and living will become your new way of operating in the world.

How You're Probably Letting Others Walk All Over You

Kevin Kleitches | Posted 06.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kevin Kleitches

Realize that there's a difference between bitterness and anger. As Maya Angelou so eloquently put it, "Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. It doesn't do anything to the object of its displeasure." Contrast this with anger -- it's okay to be angry, as long as you channel that energy productively.

The #1 Ingredient To Great And Lasting Love

Lexi Soulios | Posted 06.20.2015 | Weddings
Lexi Soulios

Rather than trying to figure out all the different components of how to make love last, focus instead on creating an atmosphere of respect with your partner. The more you can do this, the more other vital elements of the relationship, like trust, intimacy, passion, love, and so on, will naturally flourish.

What I Did for Love

Patti Murin | Posted 06.20.2015 | Women
Patti Murin

For all of you singles out there, it took me way longer than I hope it takes you to learn what it means to really know yourself. Because if someone really loves you? They won't care if you own a sweatshirt with the logo of their crappy football team on it. And if you really, truly love someone? You'll never even consider buying one.

How I Became Friends With Myself

Shinjini Das | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Shinjini Das

Friendship with the most beautiful of souls, ourselves, is one of the most treasured relationships in our world, and one that frankly, more of us should invest time to nurture.

Let's Get Real: 5 Traits of Authentic People

Irene Ross | Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Irene Ross

Being real or authentic is also a much sought-after managerial trait but, used unwisely, it can hurt your growth. In fact, the Harvard Business Review cites an example of a manager who derailed her career because she confused being authentic for lack of confidence.

Time is Running Out -- Slow Down!

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 04.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jinny Ditzler

Do what you're doing when you're doing it. Stop beating yourself up for what you're not doing, and pay attention to what you are doing.

What Is Holding You Back: Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 04.12.2015 | Impact
Lisa Abeyta

How many of you remember your first school crush? I remember mine. I waited for the tiniest glimpse of him in the hall on our way to lunch, and at the end of the day, I hurried out front just in case he didn't ride the bus and I might have a chance to see him on the steps talking with his friends.

Respect

Jamie Silverman | Posted 03.22.2015 | New York
Jamie Silverman

Why do my coworkers and friends feel a desire or even an obligation to respect me more than someone I'm potentially going to share myself romantically with?

On Dealing with Drunk Guys

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 03.15.2015 | Women
Kathleen Buckstaff

I shouldn't be surprised, but I am. I recently read a story that confirmed that women have been dealing with drunk men for thousands of years.

The 'Somebody' Syndrome: Are We Milestone Biased?

Kat Cowley | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Kat Cowley

This isn't about hurtful comment vindication. Upsetting comments and their narrators will come and go -- what it is about a collective cultural tolerance.

10 Ways to Improve Your Body Image

Linsey Hart | Posted 11.14.2016 | Women
Linsey Hart

Culturally, we have this perverse notion that poor body image is a sign of modesty. It's not. And people, especially women, who accept and appreciate the way they look can be perceived as narcissistic. They're not.

A Letter To The One Person I Will Never Impress

Lexi Herrick | Posted 01.11.2015 | Women
Lexi Herrick

The truth is that despite the best of efforts, there will always be people we just aren't meant to win over. Some people will never see past our mistakes. Some people will never stop doubting us. Some people will never be happy with us, and that's OK.