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Self Worth

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. ...

3 Steps To Stop Negativity From Taking Over

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 06.24.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

Have you ever hosted a pity party? If I received an invitation to a pity party, I would say "No, thank you," and seek out a more positive environment. I would much rather attend a happy party and have fun.

What Others Think About You Is None Of Your Business

Mara Shapshay | Posted 06.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mara Shapshay

One of the greatest things I learned in recovery is that it is none of my business what others think about me. Now, in theory not caring what others think is easy but putting it into practice is hard. Let's just say I fall short on many occasions.

What I Learned As A Sugar Baby

Lisa Schmidt | Posted 06.22.2016 | Women
Lisa Schmidt

If you want to be involved in sugar dating or anything for that matter, in hopes of striking it rich, you are delusional and you should stop what you're doing now and think about your path. Your life can be beyond rewarding. It is entirely up to you what you make of it.

The Scary Reason You Can't Accept A Compliment

Rachael Yahne | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

The problem is we don't respect ourselves as being worthy of admiration. And even more harmful, we believe refusing a compliment or putting ourselves down makes us seem humble. It doesn't, it only diminishes us.

Fortune's 40 Under 40 (and Other Self-Worth Challenges)

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 06.20.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

It's fascinating to see how much these individuals have accomplished in a short time, and how much impact they are making in the world. From new alternatives in transportation, sports, and personal fitness, to the entertainment, banking, and political arenas, their businesses are challenging tradition in the new economy.

Recognizing Perfection --And Letting Go

Homaira Kabir | Posted 06.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Homaira Kabir

Life is like that, too. When we let go of grasping too tightly, when we hold life a little lightly, we allow ourselves to unfold and become who we are. Now isn't that far more breathtaking than the predictability of perfection?

Why Comparison May Be Destroying Us

Homaira Kabir | Posted 06.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Homaira Kabir

Do you have an inner critic sprawled in your mind? How do you push it aside and contain it in a corner? What's worked for you and what's not? I'd love to hear back from you!

Letting Go Of Shame And Self Criticism

Homaira Kabir | Posted 06.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Homaira Kabir

Do you struggle with an inner critic? What have you tried, what has worked, and what would you want to do differently? I'd love to hear back from you!

Mama, You Are Good Enough

Ashley Gartland | Posted 06.13.2016 | Parents
Ashley Gartland

I've been noticing a pattern when I talk with moms about exploring their interests beyond motherhood. Most often, they share that it would be nice to have something they could call their own. Something that allows them to find fulfillment outside of motherhood. Something that might bring in a little income and help them create the lifestyle they desire for their family. Something that lets them see outside the day-to-day and make a difference in their communities  --  and beyond.

Re-framing Failure: 4 Ways it Equals Success

Lisa Schmidt | Posted 06.10.2016 | Women
Lisa Schmidt

According to, failure means things like: an act or instance of proving unsuccessful; lack of success. Non-performance of something due...