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Are You Afraid to Flex Your "NO" Muscle?

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 12.21.2015 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

When I talk about saying NO, I always encounter objections like these from my readers: "If I say no, I might miss out on good opportunities." "If I ...

Christmas Card Brag Letter from the Millers!

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 12.21.2015 | Comedy
Janet Eve Josselyn

As the holidays approach, we are reminded of the admonition that it is better to give than to receive. With that in mind, I am excited to share with you that my husband says he has arranged for a big surprise for me this year and a special process server will be delivering it to me here at the house on Christmas Eve! Sooooo excited!

10 Habits of Ultra-Likeable Leaders

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 12.21.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Becoming a more likable leader is completely under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence (EQ). Unlike innate, fixed characteristics, such as your intelligence (IQ), EQ is a flexible skill that you can improve with effort.

9 Phrases Smart People Never Use In Conversation

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 12.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Verbal slip-ups often occur because we say things without knowledge of the subtle implications they carry. Understanding these implications requires social awareness--the ability to pick up on the emotions and experiences of other people.

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | Posted 12.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sally Swanson

Like Don Quixote, my quest finds me in Spain, dreaming my (perhaps not so) impossible dream (as immortalized in the musical "Man of La Mancha"). Qui...

We've Had It All Wrong

Linda Ford | Posted 12.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Ford

Finding a way to feel happy in the present moment of our unhappiness seems counter-intuitive, improbable, and impractical. We recoil from wanting to feel happy in the same way we recoil from having a root canal.

The Power of Will: 4 Ways to Strengthen Your Willpower

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 12.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

Will is a powerful key to living a successful life. It can propel you into new endeavors and help you stretch yourself with people, places and projects. Becoming more aware of how will works in your life and strengthening that muscle can yield you amazing results!

6 Secrets to Make Your Vision Board Way More Powerful

Diane Passage | Posted 12.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

With that said, the only way to actually achieve your big dreams is to do the work by planning and taking action. A vision board is the important instrument you'll regularly reference on your journey to success.

Random Ideas About Life

James Clear | Posted 12.16.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

You have no responsibility to live up to someone else's expectation of you. Don't waste your life chasing what someone else says you should want instead of doing what's right for you.

How to Get Practically Anything You Want

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 12.16.2015 | Business
Jeff Steinmann

The folks who accomplish big things -- the type of things you might aspire to accomplish, are just like you. They are human beings with two arms, two legs, a mouth and some gray matter between their ears.

A New Year's Look at My Meditation Failure

Geri Spieler | Posted 12.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Geri Spieler

I wanted to start this New Year with a solid success of becoming an accomplished and consistent participant at Mindfulness Meditation. I tried, I really did. But Mindfulness Meditation just didn't stick with me. I was very good during the eight weeks of class. After the class was over I scheduled meditation time for a few weeks after. Finally, I let it slide altogether.

Burning the Candle at Both Ends (and the Middle)

Sarah Holloway | Posted 12.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Holloway

Why you can do anything but not everything In typical high-achieving, life-loving, endlessly-enthusiastic Type A style, I like to keep myself extraor...

Where Is the Fun in Healthy Eating?

Margaret Marshall | Posted 12.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

My definition of healthy eating is eating food that is enjoyable to you in the quantity that is good for you. While we understand that a food such as broccoli is healthy for you and the quantity that is good for you can be very large, it also means that cake may be enjoyable to you, but the quantity that is healthy for you is small.

My Greatest Lessons of 2015

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 12.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jamelle Sanders

While we are all feeling the holiday spirit, I cannot help but think about the fact that 2015 is fastly coming to a close. This has been a year filled...

True Success is Not What We Think it Is

Elliot Begoun | Posted 12.14.2015 | Impact
Elliot Begoun

Close your eyes and think of the most successful people whom you know. How would you describe them? If you are like most, it might sound something like this: They have it all, power, influence, great homes, nice cars.

Are Millennials Redefining the American Dream?

Krystina Nguyen | Posted 12.14.2015 | Business
Krystina Nguyen

The real question is whether the Millennials' current definition of success will change. Are these simply characteristics of a life phase and Millennials will eventually become like their Baby Boomer counterparts seeking material symbols to show off their success?

Why You Should Stop Whining and Start Doing

Swati Hegde | Posted 12.14.2015 | Business
Swati Hegde

I don't know why people are so obsessed with complaining. No matter where you go or what you do, there's always something worth grumbling about, right?

5 Ways To Become More Successful At Anything

Diane Passage | Posted 12.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

Every bump in the road leads to an eventual win when you crush it; you will gain valuable experience and knowledge; and you will achieve positive change without a doubt as long as you stay the course. So what do you need to know so you can be a merciless warrior on your path to success? Here you go:

The New Way To Focus At Work (And At Home) | Pam Masin | Posted 12.14.2015 | OWN

The authors of Getting to It! show us how to eliminate distractions and concentrate on the projects that make us more successful -- and happy. Becaus...

6 Unusual Habits of Exceptionally Creative People

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 12.14.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Day jobs provide more than the much-needed financial security to create freely. They also add structure to your day that can make your creative time a wonderful release. The list of successful, creative minds who kept their day jobs is a long one.

9 Idiotic Office Rules That Drive Everyone Insane

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 12.12.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Companies need to have rules--that's a given--but they don't have to be shortsighted and lazy attempts at creating order. If companies can rethink their policies and remove or alter those that are unnecessary or demoralizing, we'll all have a more enjoyable and productive time at work.

How Your Beliefs Can Sabotage Your Behavior (And What You Can Do About It)

James Clear | Posted 12.11.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Recently, I've been learning more about the link between our beliefs and our behaviors. If you're interested in actually sticking to your goals, building better habits, and reaching a higher level of achievement, then you'll love the research and ideas in this post.

A Big Sign You're On The Right Path Toward Success

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 12.11.2015 | OWN

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The Success Factor (Part One): Three Steps To Overcoming Fear

Peter Kamurai Chibayamombe | Posted 12.10.2015 | Business
Peter Kamurai Chibayamombe

There is so much talk in today's world about money, prosperity and success. Success is an important thing in everyone's life from an average person in...

Empower Young Women Project

Katelyn Martin | Posted 12.10.2015 | Women
Katelyn Martin

It took me roughly 22 years to be content with the woman I am. I spent most of my life comparing and contrasting my life with those around me; it was ...