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It Was Time to Break Up With My Therapist

Abby King | Posted 11.02.2015 | Women
Abby King

I broke up with my therapist today. I didn't have any idea I was going to end our 7-year relationship yet I walked in, sat down and told her I was o...

How to Talk Yourself Into Positive Self-Talk

Tamsen_Fadal | Posted 10.19.2015 | Healthy Living

Despite the fact that I built my career in front of the camera, I truly believe that if you don't have internal peace and happiness and come from a good place, your inner discontent will always come to the surface.

5 Life Lessons That Only Took Me 42 Years to Learn

Hilary Lauren | Posted 10.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Hilary Lauren

It's been a rocky 42 years, but I am pleased to report life seems to be turning itself around. It wasn't for a lack of trying, because I have always been a scrapper. Rather, it was for a lack of understanding.

My Love Letter To Failure

Janet Bertolus | Posted 09.28.2015 | Women
Janet Bertolus

Just uttering your name, Failure, can set a person's teeth on edge, but please don't take it personally. I'll give it to you straight. The reason you're not welcome in our lives is because we're all terrified that when you show up you'll get comfortable, and never leave.

Life Transitions: The Only Way Out Is Through

Reena Nagrani | Posted 09.17.2015 | Divorce
Reena Nagrani

Here I am, at yet another open door in my life, lingering at the threshold again. But this time around, I know better. I know that when life moves, it does so for me. Like an invisible hand, a guiding force greater than myself, and a loving one, at that. One that wants every single one of us to live in joy.

Breaking a Leg and Having Your Show Go On

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 09.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Kay Tacke Morse

I feel quite lucky to have slipped down the stairs, in my last act. I may not have had the story redevelop as it has, with out that break. The fall encouraged my awareness that the show must go on, with a proper script. We get to write, produce, direct and perform on this stage, this life, we have been cast for.

How to Leave Your Job... Correctly

Moni Oyedepo | Posted 08.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Moni Oyedepo

There comes a point (or 15) in your career that you decide to move on from your current position/employer/industry. Hopefully when this time comes you...

Alone, But Not Lonely

Tamsen_Fadal | Posted 07.20.2015 | Women

Who wants to be alone? My dad's words made no sense to me at the time. The idea of walking into a restaurant and saying to the hostess "Just one, please" is daunting, terrifying, and depressing. Movies alone. Shopping alone. Entire weekends alone. It all just sounds and feels terrible. Bleak. Until it doesn't.

How I Learned To Fall Back In Love With Myself

Tamsen_Fadal | Posted 08.31.2015 | Divorce

I remember when I had to learn to say "I" instead of "we," and how far I have come since then. It took time to start liking myself again and eventually love myself. Along the way, I have learned quite a few lessons about how to move onto the next chapter of your life and love yourself again.

How to Find Your Motivation Again: The Importance of 'Persisting' Rather Than 'Starting Over'

Eva Barros Campelli | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Eva Barros Campelli

Persisting means to grow up in a very long path, which is made of so many attempts, big mistakes and little successes. It means constantly training to achieve perfection without having to be perfect in everyday life. It means reaching a productive harmony rather than an unsustainable, counterproductive perfection.

Dump the Baggage: Make Room for Possibility

Liesl Testwuide | Posted 05.20.2015 | Divorce
Liesl Testwuide

Recently on my way home from New York, I was cursing myself for oversleeping and getting a late start to the airport. I'm a procrastinator and hate mornings -- a bad combination for early departures.

Recognizing the Strength of Vulnerability in New Beginnings

Alaina Baker | Posted 05.11.2015 | Impact
Alaina Baker

The truth is, though, you have to let go of everything you were in order to become who you will be.

Starting Over At 35

Melissa Hughes | Posted 05.05.2015 | Women
Melissa Hughes

On the outside, my life at 35 looked great -- a promising career, a doting partner, an elegant home, things, vacations, a big engagement ring, money in the bank.There was just one problem: I wasn't happy.

Time to Start Over Again

Joanne Fleisher | Posted 06.20.2015 | Gay Voices
Joanne Fleisher

When Judy, my partner of 31 years, died and left me alone in my mid-sixties, I knew I was facing yet another new start. How will I handle this?

How a Career Transition Taught Me Confidence

Cristina M. Regalado | Posted 05.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Cristina M. Regalado

I've become better at embracing life's contradictions; accepting counterpoints, the peaks with the lows and the quiet in-between. My career transition gave me a precious gift of renewal. As my life moves on a more even keel, my confidence grows.

6 Easy Ways to Get Your Mojo Back This Spring

Tamara Star | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

There's no doubt about the power of nature to change the landscape of our lives drastically. When we use this power to live in harmony with the seasons, and harness the momentum naturally occurring around us, we thrive.

Arlene Alda Joins Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 08.31.2015 | MarloThomas

You're going to love my very special Mondays with Marlo guest, Arlene Alda. Reinventing ourselves is a big topic here on our site, and I can't think o...

How To Reinvent Yourself, From Arlene Alda (VIDEO)

Posted 08.31.2015 | MarloThomas

How can you reinvent yourself? Author Arlene Alda says that anyone can reinvent themselves if they just pause and try to feel out what it is that they...

Signs That It's Time to Reinvent Yourself, From Arlene Alda (VIDEO)

Posted 08.31.2015 | MarloThomas

What are some signs that it's time to reinvent yourself? Author Arlene Alda says that sometimes these signs present themselves in different ways. For ...

The Secret To A Lasting Marriage, From Arlene Alda (VIDEO)

Posted 08.31.2015 | MarloThomas

Author Arlene Alda has been married to her husband, actor Alan Alda for 58 years -- but she says that she remembers their early years together like i...

Advice For Young Mothers, From Arlene Alda (VIDEO)

Posted 08.31.2015 | MarloThomas

Being a mom of three herself, what advice would author Arlene Alda give to young mothers? Arlene says, "Be relaxed! It's okay if your kids get chocola...

The Traits Of Successful People, From Arlene Alda (VIDEO)

Posted 08.31.2015 | MarloThomas

When author Arlene Alda was working on her latest book, Just Kids From The Bronx, she interviewed successful people who called the Bronx home growing ...

Day Dream Believers: From Wisconsin to Nashville

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 04.24.2015 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

I met Annette Stellick at my first apartment complex in Florida. She was working in the property management office and as these things so often go when two kindred spirits meet, we started talking about our plans to pursue the things we really wanted to do.

Why I'm Starting A New Business Instead Of 'Winding Down'

Deborah Gaines | Posted 04.15.2015 | Fifty
Deborah Gaines

Last month, at the age of 54, I left my full-time job to start a communications consulting firm. Why now? For me, there were four compelling reasons.

This Woman Made It Her Mission To Make A Dangerous Job Safer By Inventing A Unique Solution

Posted 01.23.2015 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...