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How to Handle Zits in Your Thirties

Cynthia | Posted 09.04.2014 | Women
Cynthia

I remember the first time I got a zit on my face. It was the worst moment of my life. The worst moment, because everyone around me pointed it out, stared at it and laughed at it. Then came the millions of ways to get rid of it.

The Perspective-Shifting Habit Of These Extremely Creative People

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Sometimes the best ideas come to the person who isn’t actively searching for them. We spend a lot of time racking our brains in morning meetings...

Where To Go On Holiday -- And Why

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 06.30.2014 | World

Going travelling is one of the most exciting pastimes of all. It’s up there with love in terms of the happiness it can bring – though, unlike love...

When Life Hands You a Drug Den, Create a Coaching Opportunity

Christine Sachs | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Sachs

What I do as a coach is not particularly difficult. I listen, and I reflect what I hear/see. The basics are pretty simple, but the real work occurs wh...

Why Shame Sucks (Especially for Kids) and How You Can Stop It

Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW | Posted 04.14.2014 | Parents
Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW

Children are especially vulnerable to shame. Self-centered and dependent, young humans will easily translate, "You did something bad," into, "You ARE bad." We need to be aware and careful about the messages we send.

How Stress Pros Deal With What's Worrying Them

Garance Clos | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Garance Clos

The only way to make a real difference is to make every action count, be fully present and conscious of the consequences of all your actions. Focus on one task at a time, learn to prioritize and just go with the flow.

Find Beauty In The Smallest Of Moments

Posted 11.22.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

What a Flying Deer Can Teach You About Your Priorities

Paul Gordon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Gordon

It seems life's opportunities are not enough and I, like so many on the planet, spend lots of time distracting myself from the life right in front of ...

6 Life Lessons You Can Learn From Surfing

Elana Miller, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Elana Miller, MD

When a big wave knocks me over and holds me underwater, it wouldn't make much sense for me to get mad at it, right? But really, we operate that way all the time, fighting forces of life that are as unavoidable as the strength and immensity of the ocean.

The 3 Essential Tools for Building a Life You Love (Part 1)

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

One of the most powerful steps you can take towards creating the life of your dreams is to take total ownership of everything that manifests within it. Your successes, failures, the way others treat you, your health, your happiness, etc. This is called taking personal responsibility.

Excuses, Excuses

Garret Kramer | Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Garret Kramer

Every now and then I fault others, or my circumstances, for how I feel and lose my way. But, thankfully, most of the time I remember that it won't help to blame my past, my environment, or someone else. Why? Because the only creator of my feelings is me.

A Simple Way To Move From Anger To Peace

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Sophia Mohr

Usually, we are not, in fact, upset about the facts. We are upset about our interpretations of the facts, and particularly, when we take these facts to mean we are being attacked or rejected in some way.

Applying the Inside-Out Understanding -- Or Not

Garret Kramer | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Garret Kramer

Without exception, the starting place for everyone's perception and experience is their thinking and the feeling state that ensues.

3 Moments When The 'Big Picture' Matters Most

Donna Labermeier | Posted 07.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

When you are able to see the big picture and realize what is actually going on, you will quietly and calmly become the master of your own life. Your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors will carefully calibrate themselves with clarity, peace, understanding, and truth in order to define a happy life.

Wheelchair Wisdom: Let Go of the Loss and Move On

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 06.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

Today, I still need my scooter and wheelchair to get around. But something inside me has changed. I have a sense of freedom that is in some ways more powerful and sustainable than what I felt when I could walk and dance and run and play.

Happiness Is the Simple Things in Life

Dr. Debbie Magids | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Debbie Magids

We hear this all the time: Pay attention to the small stuff -- the flowers blooming, the sunset, a rainbow. Be happy you're healthy. We may have loftier goals and want other things in our lives, but if these things are missing, the rest actually doesn't count.

Wheelchair Wisdom: Go With the Flow

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

This was the reality of the situation. This was the truth of the here and now. I couldn't be with him out there on the dance floor, so I had to reframe the situation and enjoy the experience in a completely different way.

WATCH: How You Can Choose Happiness (Even When It Feels Impossible)

Nitika Chopra | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Nitika Chopra

Watch this video to hear a little bit about my personal struggle with this concept, how I got through it and how you can take better care of yourself when it gets challenging to choose happiness.

7 Little Things That Will Change Your Life Today

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

Just like a loaf of bread that's been left out too long, life can sometimes seem stale if we let routine take over. Whether you're looking for a complete overhaul or simply a fresh outlook, here are seven ways to renew your life today.

The Times They Are A-Changin'

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 05.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

Certainly we can choose to hold onto the idols and ideas that give us meaning and a sense of awareness and place in the world. But we don't need to. And therein lies the great lesson for us all.

We Live Life in Our Heads

Mary Walker Baron | Posted 05.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Walker Baron

Realizing that we choose the way in which we interpret the day-to-day data of our lives is an amazingly powerful method of regaining our sense of control over all that befalls us.

Stepping Away: The Art of Self-Detachment

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

We should never forget that we have at our disposal a great reservoir of human energy. We each must take personal responsibility to take care of our inner states of harmony and balance, in order to create such balance in our everyday lives.

In Like a Lion, Out With a Laugh

Rob White | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

As we drove back to the camp, I thought how easy it is to get lost in our own private storms, forgetting about the part of us that can come out and play when the rain stops.

Being Vigilant: Waking Up From Our Self-Slumber

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

The intention behind self-vigilance is to stimulate a degree of awareness so that a person may be in a better position to observe their forms of conditioning (physical, mental, and emotional). A person can then develop upon this knowledge to gain a better understanding of themselves.

3 Ways To Get Back Into Your Rhythm

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

You always have a say in what happens in your life, but sometimes, it's better to move with the natural flow of things. Oftentimes, we create blocks that stop abundance, opportunity and growth from happening.