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Don't Decide If You're an Optimist or a Pessimist Until You Try This

Maureen Anderson | Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

You don't have to run. Play tennis, cross-country ski, meet a friend for racquetball during your lunch hour. Find a way to work your body hard on a consistent basis and don't decide if you're an optimist or a pessimist until that's the routine. You may not believe how much your outlook on life changes.

This May Be The Clue That You're Holding Yourself Back

Kripalu | Posted 04.05.2014 | Healthy Living

When routine, whether in action or attitude, becomes too comfortable or constrictive, it's often a clue we're limiting ourselves. There's an invitation waiting -- to look again and discover a new spaciousness. It's here, in this spaciousness, that we're better able to notice the big things and the little things.

WATCH: Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude

Brad Yates | Posted 03.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Most of us are pretty aware of the power and value of an "attitude of gratitude." And... most of us get busy and may forget to cultivate this attitud...

The Power of Perspective

Christine Hoh | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Hoh

Like most, I've been a victim of anger, hatred, sadness, and fear. I've been hurt by those who are closest to me. I've been hurt by those who were suppose to protect me. But instead of absorbing the anger and spitting it back out to others, I decided to look at it differently.

Brighter View... Bigger World... Better Year

Robert C. Crosby, D.Min. | Posted 03.02.2014 | Religion
Robert C. Crosby, D.Min.

Unfortunately, many people today choose to view God as distant, observable and manageable. To them, he is close enough to consider, yet distant enough never to impose nor interfere.

Don't Make Resolutions -- Do This!

Jon Wortmann | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

I'm done with resolutions. But I am going to pay more attention to my state of mind. When I get too serious, too worked up, and all too concerned about the things that will always be a challenge, I will think playful. I will be playful. I will do a little attitude check.

On Attitude, Racism and Immigration

Marivir R. Montebon | Posted 12.21.2013 | New York
Marivir R. Montebon

(This article is condensed from the author's memoir Biting the Big Apple which is available at or in print and digital ...

My Proudest Moment As a Parent

Maureen Anderson | Posted 02.02.2014 | Parents
Maureen Anderson

I suck at roller skating, and I love it. That's what kept going through my mind when I got the latest report from our daughter, Katie, a freshman in college who's still getting used to how difficult her classes are. "Physics is kicking my ass," she said. "And I love it."

Three Steps to Athletic Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

I have been thinking a great deal about what it takes for athletes to achieve what I consider to be an essential goal in all of their efforts. In doing so, I have come up with my Three Steps to Sports Success.

Smells Like Teen Attitude, This Is the Opposite of Nirvana

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Arlene Nisson Lassin

To those who are still blissfully raising kiddos in the elementary school years I have some shocking news for you: that angel or prince that is so perfect and adorable now will turn into a hormone-fueled Jekyll and Hyde shortly, and I am letting you down easy with that description.

The Most Important Decision We Can Make

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 11.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

The point is that no matter how many times we fall, we can choose to get back up. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.

Need an Attitude Adjustment? Here's How to Get One

Donna Labermeier | Posted 11.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

Take responsibility for your mood and choose not to stay in it. Realize that just as this energy moved into you, it must move out. Accept what it is, let it go, and allow yourself to move forward.

How to Get Flat Abs, Have Amazing Sex and Rule the World in 8 Easy Steps

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 03.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

Kindness costs us nothing and pays exponential dividends. I can't save the whole world. I can't bring peace to Syria. I can't fix the environment or the health care system, and from the looks of it, I may end up burning my dinner. But I can be kind.

Attitude Drives Success

Scott Anderson | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business
Scott Anderson

On a personal level, surrounding yourself with individuals with positive attitudes helps you control your own. Spread yours watch the multiplier effect.

Perception And Perspective

Neal Jenson | Posted 10.12.2013 | Small Business
Neal Jenson

In business, we might not be able to do much to change our employees, or change the core operations of our company, but we can nurture the things we see are important to our company and improve the perception.

The Ultimate Power

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 10.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Jeri was traveling light because she understood that carrying grudges from the past was non-productive, even self-destructive. It is, as the saying goes, like swallowing poison and expecting it to kill someone else.

Lifeway CEO's Secret Ingredient? Attitude

George Bradt | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business
George Bradt

Can you easily describe your leadership attitude? This might surprise many, but attitude is more important than you think. After all, attitude is the ...

Is Mediation About Reaching the Same Result in a More Efficient and Economical Manner?

Mark Baer | Posted 08.31.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

My last article on mediation, titled "Should Divorcing Couples Who Mediate Be Talking Through Counsel?," was the first of a series of articles on medi...

Attitude Is Everything

Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben, Ph.D. | Posted 08.17.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben, Ph.D.

Every one of us has the exact same power within to transform our lives at any moment. Each of us has available every single day the exact same magic formula.

An Actual Payoff Of Pessimism?

Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living

By Christie Wilcox for Take a moment and think about where you will be in five years. What will change between now and then? What wil...

Steve Rizzo: Laughing and Learning

BJ Gallagher | Posted 06.29.2013 | Books
BJ Gallagher

Steve Rizzo is a former stand-up comedian turned motivational speaker and author who knows better than most the power of words to both entertain and enlighten. I recently had the change to interview Rizzo about his new book and his work in the edutainment business.

Forced: The Identity I Didn't Ask for

Alicia Garey | Posted 05.18.2013 | Women
Alicia Garey

I'm now a statistic. Added to being a Jewish American female from New York, I am now a cancer survivor. I've wanted to be many things. I never thought this would be one of them.

Does Your Organization Need an Attitude Change?

George Bradt | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business
George Bradt

An attitude adjustment is often the pivot point for changing an organization's behaviors and relationships in order to survive and thrive in a rapidly changing industry.

Act 'As If'!

Michael_Eisen | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living

Although I have been blessed with so many of my dreams becoming a reality this past year, I have still had some struggles with truly embracing the concept of abundance in my life. There are times that it seems to flow easily and effortlessly, and times that it doesn't even flow at all.

Make This the Best Holiday Ever

Laura Huckabee-Jennings | Posted 03.02.2013 | Business
Laura Huckabee-Jennings

When you think about how you will spend these final days before 2013, what do you want to experience? And if something is not as you hoped, how will you feel? What would it take for you to feel hopeful and energetic in spite of adverse events?