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No Email, No Smartphone, No Internet, No TV, No Problem?! Jodi Unplugged -- Part 1

Jodi B. Katzman | Posted 08.29.2014 | Women
Jodi B. Katzman

When my smartphone went dark, my PC succumbed to malware and my old TV conked out (must things always happen in threes?), I was forced to undergo a different kind of cleanse -- a digital cleanse -- which proved as jarring as I imagined a juice cleanse to be.

Grand Jury Duty Stalled My Life -- But Helped Me Find Solitude

Jodi B. Katzman | Posted 07.24.2014 | Women
Jodi B. Katzman

When was the last time you were seated in a room with a group of people for hours on end, and no one -- not one single person --- stole periodic glances at their mobile devices? If you can't remember when, then I can only surmise it's been a long time since you served on jury duty!

If Meditation Is Supposed to Quiet Your Mind, Why Is it So Noisy in Here?

Jodi B. Katzman | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Jodi B. Katzman

If we schedule time to go to the gym for physical health and fitness, why not do the same for a mental workout to maintain fitness of mind and spirit? So I found a quiet pool in a corner of my world and jumped into the deep end, head first (pun intended).

Invest in Life Experiences

Sean Kim | Posted 05.11.2014 | Business
Sean Kim

Experience can be relived. Experience has emotional longevity. It can be improved in our minds as we continue to grow and progress in life. It stays with us and they are lessons we can use everyday for as long as we live.

Smart Is Still Sexy

Vanessa Dunne | Posted 03.01.2014 | Women
Vanessa Dunne

What I've noticed is that a lot of people just wait for opportunities to happen; they expect that the world will give them what they want. This is incredibly untrue. The world doesn't owe you anything.

Change Your Shoes and Step Into Fearless Conversations!

Kathy Andersen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathy Andersen

You need to step into your fear in order to step forward! That starts by having fearless conversations that take you far out of your safety zone, but directly into your freedom.

Change Your Shoes and Leap Into It 'All!'

Kathy Andersen | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Kathy Andersen

With each human thought and action, we either activate or deactivate our higher being. The more our thoughts and actions are in line with our most passionate and purposeful vision for our lives, the more we activate our higher being, and the faster we manifest the "all" in our lives.

8 Surprising Things That Can Boost Your Self-Esteem

Posted 08.13.2013 | OWN

By Jena Pincott Scientists found that more of us would rather get an ego boost than have sex. These confidence-builders get you your fix when you...

Graduates! Leap Into Your Passion and Purpose -- Profits Will Come!

Kathy Andersen | Posted 08.05.2013 | College
Kathy Andersen

With each option that comes to you, a vibration will emerge from within you. That is your true self bursting into life, and it is your best compass to feel whether the opportunity is right for you, beyond any rational analysis.

How Our Awareness Can Prevent Abuse and Abduction, Rather Than Enable It.

Kathy Andersen | Posted 07.09.2013 | Impact
Kathy Andersen

As a child who struggled through sexual abuse by my father from the age of four, I saw directly that those who should be aware, are not; and those who should pay attention, do not. I am one of at least 39 million survivors of childhood sexual abuse in the United States who lost a childhood.

4 Steps For Getting On The Right Side Of Success

Kathy Andersen | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Kathy Andersen

How do we not get lost in looking for "success in all the wrong places," and end up with achievement but not fulfillment? How do we experience wealth as abundance in our being, not only in our bank accounts?

A Weekend of Women's Empowerment: Why 12 Year Olds Should Be Attending the WIE Symposium

Lauren Berninger | Posted 12.01.2012 | Impact
Lauren Berninger

While I listened to the amazing panels at this past weekend's WIE Symposium, I wondered why so many women in attendance were only just engaging with their true purpose at age 30 or 40. Here is what they wish they'd known, and why sixth graders should be empowered now.

Transform Into A Self-Aware And Passionate Person

Deepak Chopra | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

At its most basic, self-awareness is simply self-appreciating the self. To find an answer to a question we are all interested in -- "How am I doing?" -- you have to be willing to look in the first place.

Balance, Shmalance ... Why The Mentality Is Overrated

Rory Vaden | Posted 10.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Rory Vaden

Balance is not a benchmark you should be measuring yourself by, and it's not a standard that will bring you a life you love. Embrace the season. Embrace the focused imbalance.

The Key Ingredients For A Positive Lifestyle

Deepak Chopra | Posted 10.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Change without force is certainly possible. What you need is to create a matrix for making better choices. By matrix I simply mean your setup for daily living.

Awareness Brings Its Own Reward$

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 10.06.2012 | Money
Jinny Ditzler

In our home we call it the Money Game because the better we play that game, the more money seems to come our way. You may laugh, but we've been doing it for over 30 years, and it's paid off big time.

11 Ways to Reduce Your Food Costs

Organic Authority.com | Posted 10.03.2012 | Home
Organic Authority.com

Being a bit frugal can help us to make more conscious choices, not just for our health, but for the health of our planet, too.

3 Ways To Protect Your Finances In A Split

Gabrielle Clemens | Posted 09.30.2012 | Divorce
Gabrielle Clemens

Summer is for weddings, not divorces. But since approximately 10 percent of marriages fail during the first five years, and 25 percent don't make it to their 10th anniversary, couples should be proactive and do some financial planning in advance just in case married life is short-lived.

10 Benefits Of The Great Outdoors

Richard Louv | Posted 09.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Richard Louv

Families -- and whole communities -- can become happier, healthier and smarter through more contact with the natural world.

How To Really Achieve Your Goals

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 09.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

When it comes to reaching your goals and avoiding temptation, you need to plan how you will replace bad habits with good ones, rather than focusing only on the bad habits themselves.

Stressed At Work? Here's What To Do

Julia Pott | Posted 09.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Julia Pott

As an animation director, my job requires a lot of sitting alone in my studio, often in my pajamas, drawing the same thing for hours on end. If you do this every day for three months, you can start to go a bit mad -- especially if the workload doesn't allow for much down time.

Smiling in Fifth Place

HooplaHa | Posted 09.11.2012 | Good News
HooplaHa

Participating in Special Olympics gives Ian the chance to compete, and to meet and teach other athletes, sharing his positive spirit all the while.

America's Best States to Live In

CNBC | Scott Cohn, | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business

Hawaii’s tropical and beautiful, but some of the nation’s coldest states – including the best one in CNBC’s category – make the top in our s...

How to Encourage Healthy Friendships Among Boys

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 09.11.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Making friends, and keeping them, is a primary activity among school-aged boys. For both boys and girls, these early friendships help define who they are and who they become.

We Should Start Loving Ourselves

Intent | Posted 09.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Intent

We should look into the mirror and see our beauty instead of the flaws. We should give ourselves a hand of applause when accomplish something. We should pat ourselves on the back when we do something good. We should start loving ourselves.