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The Best Sledding Date Ever

Amanda Magee | Posted 04.15.2014 | Parents
Amanda Magee

There is a gratitude that comes, no matter how inconvenient the circumstances, when the universe breaks from its routine and lets us taste the ghost of being 7.

Relationship Success: Balancing Togetherness and Individuality

Deborah Hecker, Ph.D. | Posted 04.15.2014 | Divorce
Deborah Hecker, Ph.D.

Maintaining individuality is critical to establishing a long-lasting, healthy partnership. Therefore, equal efforts between attending to oneself and making the relationship work are necessary.

How to Really Be Happy

Master Charles Cannon | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Master Charles Cannon

Over time you will also gain a sense of objectivity from the events of your daily life so that you no longer react but rather just observe them happening. With this greater awareness you will experience more joy, more contentment and more fulfillment.

Why 'Good Enough' Is 'Pretty Freaking Good'

Christine Organ | Posted 04.02.2014 | Women
Christine Organ

I have spent too much time and energy making myself feel inadequate and somehow lacking, and I know too many people who are great people, who are well-loved people, who also feel inadequate and somehow lacking. And it makes me sad and angry and frustrated... and absolutely determined to find a way to stop the madness.

Learning to Let Go

Lillie Leonardi | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Lillie Leonardi

For all too many years, I have pondered the question as to how to let go, when in reality, I had already done so.  Perhaps not in the terms that a trained mental health expert would prefer, but in my own way.  It was the only approach that made sense to me. 

The Key to a Better Day? Stop Setting Yourself Up for a Miserable One

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Knowing your truths is the first step. Accepting them means a guaranteed better day. Figuring out how you'll manage them is how you make your life better and more successful in the long run.

How to Overcome Social Comparison

Susie Moore | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Remember, the universe is abundant and wants you to have all that you want. You block the flow of opportunity, creation and miracles when we focus on other people and resent their accomplishments. Use your energy to think of ways to become your best and highest self.

Is This The Simple Key To Finding Balance?

Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP

The colorful calendar is my guide to setting limits. No, I can't do that task because I already have too much yellow or orange on the calendar. It forces me to block off time for myself, my friendships and my family. If the section is blocked off with mint green (my time), I simply can't put something orange or purple there.

Shelley Gazes: Simply Put: How Releasing Perfection Brought Me Closer to Success

Shelley Gazes | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women
Shelley Gazes

When I was younger, I assumed being tough on myself was the only way to remain on a steady path to "success." But I hadn't paused to define what success really meant to me.

Just Because You Practice Yoga Doesn't Mean You're Not an A**hole

Shaman Durek | Posted 01.16.2014 | Los Angeles
Shaman Durek

The gesture Namaste represents the belief that there is a divine spark within each of us that is located in the heart chakra. The gesture is an ac...

How to Fend Off Work (and Life) Freak-Outs

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

What better way to learn a valuable, humbling lesson than by having a total, unadulterated freak-out? Having two of them. I would know. Though each ...

5 Easy Steps for Creating Balance in Your Life

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
MaryEllen Tribby

Creating boundaries, picking priorities, and knowing what's working and what isn't -- will help you feel confident that your accomplishments are enough, even if you have more goals you want to achieve.

I'm Finally Facing The Moment I've Dreaded For Years

Sharon Kay Edwards | Posted 03.10.2014 | Parents
Sharon Kay Edwards

Maybe I'm still trying to find my balance -- but not on a bike. This time it's as a mom -- the balance between keeping them safe and pushing them to learn to ride on their own -- and I'm always afraid I'm screwing it up.

Finding More Moments of Balance in 2014

Tanya Selvaratnam | Posted 03.09.2014 | Women
Tanya Selvaratnam

Many female authors have boldly tackled work/life issues from different angles, some of them in very personal ways. I read a stack of these writings while researching my book and have a few on my list to spend more time with in the coming year.

Reversing Resolutions

Jessica R. Dreistadt | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jessica R. Dreistadt

Each year I rethink New Year's resolutions. They never seem to result in real changes in my life for one reason for another. This year it occurred to ...

One Promise I'll Really Try To Keep This Year

Amanda Magee | Posted 03.04.2014 | Parents
Amanda Magee

The thing that bothers me about resolutions is that they don't mean much. Maybe rather than making resolutions we should resolve to mean it.

The Simple Way to Get More of What You Want in 2014

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.02.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

When my husband and I first moved to California a few years ago I was feeling vulnerable. Really vulnerable. We came here because he'd been promoted. Me? I was jobless.

One-Word Resolution

Rupa Mehta | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

When it comes down to it, choosing, using, and committing to your One Word in 2014 could be the best resolution you can make. If your spirit is healthy, you have lost the weight of words, and connecting to your One Word is a commitment to living your greatest life.

The Emotional Weight of the Holidays

Rupa Mehta | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

There's so much to be thankful for that it's best to stay in the moment and focus on those around you, the joy they bring and the magic of this time of year.

9 Easy Tips for Emotional Balance

Kino MacGregor | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Kino MacGregor

Be prepared to let go of your attachments to any particular outcome so that you can be open to something bigger than you have ever imagined. Let life lead you down unexpected turns and you will discover magic in the most ordinary places.

5 Ways to Manage Stress This Holiday Season

Fauzia Burke | Posted 01.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Fauzia Burke

Holidays can be a stressful time. Every time I am in a parking lot of a shopping mall and see people fighting over the last parking spot, I think we need to all remember this is supposed to be a joyous time. I have discovered 5 ways that keep myself less stressed and I hope they help you too.

A Day of Being 'Stuck' (And How to Deal!)

Rupa Mehta | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

t's plain and simple: sitting behind a desk all day can deplete your energy, leave you uninspired, and inhibit your productivity. Incorporating mental and physical exercises into your day allows you to take steps (literally!) towards a healthier you, rewarding workplace and a happier life.

Work-Life Balance Is Bogus; Here's How to Get It Anyway

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Is it possible if you acknowledge that life is a messy stew, and that excelling at what's really important to you will take some extra forethought and strategy? Yes indeed! Easier said than done, but that's why we're in this together.

The Essential Ingredient to a Work-Free Vacation

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

A well-written, definitive, pleasant out-of-office message, that includes where to go if someone needs urgent help (other than your mobile phone), is without doubt the most important skill one can master for a peaceful two weeks away.

Kids Have To Think About Work-Life Balance Too

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. 20 year-old Jonathan Anabo takes on many ...