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Self Worth

This Valentine's Day, Love Yourself First

Melody Godfred | Posted 02.14.2017 | Women
Melody Godfred

I've noticed a funny pattern. Being on vacation opens me up emotionally. I can sit, doing nothing. And then the tears will come. Deep tears. They aren...

5 Ways To Make Yourself More Attractive In Any Relationship

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 01.10.2017 | Women
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

Feeling good about yourself makes you attractive to others. As you love yourself, life becomes less burdensome and relationships become easier and more spontaneous.

Four Steps to Feeling Better about Yourself

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 12.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

By Tchiki Davis What gives you a sense of self-worth? Data from my well-being survey recently revealed that positive self-views (or feeling good ab...

An Open Letter to My Junior Year

Taylor Johnson | Posted 12.08.2016 | College
Taylor Johnson

It is because of this new outlook that I now realize that changing is as beautiful as it gets.

How We Can Use This Election To Bring Out The Best In Us

Homaira Kabir | Posted 11.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Homaira Kabir

This article first appeared on I've just finished a session with a client who came in terrified by the prospect of post-election lif...

Why We Struggle To Stay Committed

Angela N. Holton | Posted 10.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Angela N. Holton

So, how can you stay committed to your projects, goals, and relationships with less struggle?

Why You're Having Trouble Moving On

Donna Labermeier | Posted 10.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

Never think that you've wasted months or years in a relationship or a job or some other situation that didn't turn out the way you had hoped. You are always exactly where you are supposed to be. No experience is ever wasted.

Lost And Found: The See-Saw Of Self-Worth

Steph Thompson | Posted 09.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Steph Thompson

I saw it, though. I had been in such a good place, feeling so good about myself and my relationships all summer, and so I felt the shift dramatically. It was easy to identify how the shame and self-loathing sent me straight into a spiral of disconnection.

Advice Column: How To Move On From A Lying Ex

Chelsea Leigh Trescott | Posted 09.14.2016 | Women
Chelsea Leigh Trescott

Your letter is not about your ex being a d*ck. If he were a d*ck, you would have stopped thinking about him by now. But you are thinking about him. Almost a year later, and you're reaching out to me, too. You said you shouldn't be thinking about him though. Has someone told you that? Often our friends do.

Online Haters Are Not Going To Get The Best Of Me

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 09.12.2016 | Women
Jamie Scanlon

It’s popular to have an opinion these days, and it seems even more popular to have a negative one in the comments section of almost every article, p...

8 Steps To Stop Worrying About What Other People Think Of You

Elyse Santilli | Posted 08.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Do you ever worry about what other people think of you? One afternoon I was going to a yoga class with a friend. When we arrived, the class had bee...

Competition At Its Finest: With A Side Of Propriety And Decorum

Kay Wyma | Posted 08.17.2016 | Parents
Kay Wyma

As the school year gets off to a start -- I thought I'd share something that brought great joy (and a few tears, cue the tissues!) in our home over th...

For A Better Future... Detach From The Past

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Remind yourself that life choices are different for different people at different times in their lives. That other people's beliefs might not always apply.

Dear Husband, Thank You

Amy Stratton | Posted 08.11.2016 | Weddings
Amy Stratton

Thank you for saving me. Thank you for loving me and making me have the most confidence I have ever had in my entire life.

Are You Facing Your Weaknesses With Kindness?

Homaira Kabir | Posted 08.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Homaira Kabir

I'm writing this series on Living with Wholeness to counter our obsession with perfection. Its partly (and perhaps largely) due to society's emphasis on flawlessness, and even more so for women. Perfect skin, the perfect figure, a perfect tan, the perfect vacation, the list is endless, have all become multi-billion dollar industries.

There Are 3 Types Of People In This World: Which One Are You?

Donna Labermeier | Posted 08.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Donna Labermeier

Only you can determine the type of person you really are deep down and what you stand for. No one else can decide this for you. It has nothing to do w...

What Truly Keeps Us Stuck?

Homaira Kabir | Posted 08.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Homaira Kabir

It's this perfection in ourselves that throws us out of balance. And often we're totally oblivious of it. Until certain triggers, relationships, or experiences in life bring us to a place of stuck-ness and we're forced to take a deep look.

The Three Letters That Change Everything

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

See what happened there? Those three simple letters changed everything. All of a sudden it wasn't that I couldn't do something...but that I couldn't do it at this moment. And, if I wanted to, I could do it in the future.

How Self-Love Saved My Marriage

Melody Godfred | Posted 07.15.2016 | Weddings
Melody Godfred

The crying was relentless. And it kept getting louder. I pulled myself out of bed and shuffled myself downstairs, disoriented and angry. Why is she st...

How Entrepreneurs Can Get Paid What They're Worth

Anita Heidema | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Anita Heidema

It's time to get comfortable talking about money. For most people, it's not easy to talk about money.

Why Should I Make The Effort?

Homaira Kabir | Posted 07.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Homaira Kabir

Early on in my work with women, helping them live life with purpose and engagement, I was struck by how those who were in unhappy romantic relationshi...

Are You Still Looking For Your Life's Purpose?

Homaira Kabir | Posted 07.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Homaira Kabir

There is a lot of research coming out these days on the importance of purpose in living a fulfilling life. And it's made me reflect on the role social...

Why Women Need To Grow Their Self-Worth

Homaira Kabir | Posted 07.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Homaira Kabir

This article first appeared on Self-worth is a self-evaluative emotional reaction. It's a feeling of confidence in our abilities and quali...

4 Steps To Living Without Regrets

Homaira Kabir | Posted 07.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Homaira Kabir

In the end, we'll only regret the chances we didn't take. What stops us from taking chances? It's fear of course -- in all its wonderful glory. That'...

The Happiness Ratio

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

I recently found myself chatting with a woman I hadn't met before. She was working a whole lot of hours. She had several kids. She didn't sleep much. ...