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Self Validation

Why Self-Confidence Is Crucial for Success (and How to Improve Yours)

Carla Schesser | Posted 11.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Carla Schesser

Confidence in yourself is absolutely critical to living a joyful life. If you don't trust yourself, you will find people and things to place your trust in, and you'll slowly give away your power.

Afraid of Disappointing Your Parents? Here's How to Move On

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 06.30.2015 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

Has this ever happened to you? You are at a fork in the road. One path leads to your dream life and a fulfilling career and the other path is what is tried and true and what is expected by your parents. The pull of both is equally strong and for this reason, but you're afraid to move forward for fear of disappointing your parents.

Self-Validation. The Unexpected Quality All Effective Leaders Share

Rosalie Puiman | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Rosalie Puiman

Ask people what they feel is the most important leadership quality and you'll get as many answers as you've asked people. There's so many relevant traits to leadership that it's near impossible to list them.

Whose Terms Are Those, Anyway?

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 06.22.2014 | Parents
Devishobha Ramanan

Some of us meet the world's expectations only to realize that it failed to give us the fulfillment we sought within ourselves; some of us burnout mid-way trying to fulfill them; some of us realize that there has to be another way to find what we truly seek.

Catherine Chen, Ph.D.: 3 Ways to Have Way More Fun at Work

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 11.04.2013 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

Living only to work can have serious effects on your productivity, effectiveness and overall happiness. But it doesn't have to be this way.

Catherine Chen, Ph.D.: Read This the Next Time You Doubt the Impact You Have in Your Job

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 10.21.2013 | Business
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

In school, we declare the mountain that we want to climb and conquer. We draw the map to get there, and we're certain that when we arrive, we will find our life purpose.

Are You Making These 4 Life Mistakes?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 12.23.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

I was brought up and programmed to believe in a number of ideas that have turned out to be untrue. These false beliefs led me to make various life and relationship mistakes.