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'I Don't Deserve To Be This Happy' --A Conflicted, Self-Inflicted Confession

Deborah Grayson Riegel | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Deborah Grayson Riegel

I have come to realize that this way of thinking is self-imposed slavery, and I want to break free. I don't want the plague of spending the rest of my life helping people find happiness, while suffering silently for having that happiness myself.

Arianna Huffington Calls Upon Us to Turn Inward for Wisdom and Wonder

Beth Weinstock | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Beth Weinstock

Too many people in our culture are wearing their long hours at work as badges of honor, believing that climbing the corporate ladder will lead to fulfillment and that what they produce is the measure of who they are.

How to Deal with Stress, Maintain Presence and Deliver Strong Leadership

Anne Loehr | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Anne Loehr

Heart and head. You don't usually hear those terms together in the business world. Yet according to Harvard Business Review, you need both to be a successful leader. I couldn't agree more.

3 Ways To Bring Yourself Back To Reality

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

As human beings, we have to be careful not to deny reality when it hurts our happiness, health and success. We must accept things are they are, not as we wish them to be.

Final Four Schools Shortchange Women

Martha Burk | Posted 04.03.2014 | Sports
Martha Burk

The annual madness that comes with March is almost over. Fans will be hanging onto their barstools this weekend to see which of the men's final four ...

How You Can Become a Better Mentor

Jose Costa | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business
Jose Costa

Mentoring is not always about moving up in your particular field -- it can be about learning key leadership skills that go beyond your career.

Young Women and ACL Injuries: How Proper Training Is Vital to Minimize Risk

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

One area of strength training has fallen short with female athletes, in which tears of the ACL -- or anterior cruciate ligament -- have actually increased dramatically over the years. Such injuries are now, in fact, common in female volleyball, softball, basketball and soccer players.

The One Crucial Conversation Every Manager Should Be Having (But Probably Isn't)

Deborah Grayson Riegel | Posted 03.28.2014 | Business
Deborah Grayson Riegel

Whether you have a manager, are a manager, or both, you know that on many days, you barely have time to eat lunch -- let alone set a course of organizational change.

Happy Birthday... You're Fired!

John Brubaker | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business
John Brubaker

My daughter woke me up early one morning smiling and I realized she didn't care whether I coached or not. Neither did my wife. They just cared that I loved them.

To Be in Therapy, or Not to Be? That is the Question

Angella Nazarian | Posted 03.20.2014 | Women
Angella Nazarian

We all have our own journey to make with our own set of challenges. But one thing is for sure: personal transformation takes time, accountability and encouragement. It can happen organically through personal relationships or through enlisting an outside coach or joining a group.

Memo to Principals: C-O-A-C-H is a Five Letter Word

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 03.14.2014 | Education
Naphtali Hoff

I have routinely encountered hesitancy amongst school leaders to pursue relationships with coaches and/or to attend robust, sustained leadership seminars and trainings.

Avoid Mental Masturbation: 5 Tips From Uber-Successful Entrepreneurs

Andrea Pennington, M.D. | Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Pennington, M.D.

I have had the honor and privilege to work with diplomats, members of royal families, Fortune 100 CEOs, world class athletes, best selling authors and...

Do Something, Do Nothing, or Decide You Don't Care

Edward Muzio | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business
Edward Muzio

When I was a kid, we didn't have weather. That doesn't sound right. I'm pretty sure we had weather. We just didn't talk about it much. That doesn't ...

Organic Networking: Carrie Rich Explains the Power You Can Access Anywhere, Anytime

Steve Mariotti | Posted 02.17.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Even as a young woman counting several early successes, Carrie's youth has brought her equal challenges in a world dominated by those her senior.

Cultivating a New Type of Sports Coach

Tyson Hartnett | Posted 04.14.2014 | Sports
Tyson Hartnett

Instead of just focusing on getting wins, let's start to cultivate our coaches, who will, in turn, cultivate our athletes.

The Pervasive Power of Teacher Positivity

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 04.08.2014 | Education
Naphtali Hoff

Teachers that are passionate, believe in their work and in their students, and make learning exciting and (dare I say it) fun, make for transformative learning that transfers readily to the children.

Giving Effective Feedback Means Knowing When Not to Give It

Deborah Grayson Riegel | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Deborah Grayson Riegel

If your goal is to eat someone's dignity for lunch, you probably need to rethink your feedback strategy.

'Help! He's More Into Sports Than He's Into Me'

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Differences in hobbies/interests can wreak havoc on a relationship. In fact, it is one of the top 10 reasons couples see me for counseling. So often I hear complaints such as: "He's more into his sports than he's into me" or "I'm tired of competing with his sports watching." The good news: it's fixable.

The Problem With Friday Night Tykes

Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP | Posted 03.21.2014 | Parents
Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP

The new show, Esquire's Friday Night Tykes, is getting quite a bit of attention. I suppose this was exactly the network's intent but there are very few cells in my body that can stay quiet about this. Reality TV has submerged to profound depths.

My Decision to Become a Life Coach

Katie DiBenedetto | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie DiBenedetto

About six months ago, I decided to take the plunge and get certified in life coaching. I wasn't even exactly sure what it was or why I wanted to do it, but it seemed like it could help me grow up and start to understand myself. They always said "You learn what you teach," right?

7 Steps to a Happy New You in the New Year

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

If we don't want to drag the past year into the new year, we don't have to. However, we have work to do because no one can alter the content of our minds -- it is an inside job.

The 5 Things Black Women Must Do in 2014 to Live Happier, Healthier, Healed Lives

Sophia A. Nelson | Posted 02.26.2014 | Black Voices
Sophia A. Nelson

We look so good on the outside. But some of us are badly broken on the inside. And we are killing other black women with our venom.

Enough With the Half-Assed Resolutions

Jennie Mustafa-Julock | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennie Mustafa-Julock

Kicking off a new year with a clean slate and mounds of ambition is great. But when your New Year's resolutions are all corrective measures rooted in the woulda, shoulda, couldas of yesteryear, it's tough to be excited about them.

How to Tell Your Boss He's Wrong

Deborah Grayson Riegel | Posted 02.13.2014 | Business
Deborah Grayson Riegel

Whether you have an inkling or a pounding sensation that the boss is wrong, here are six strategies to help you win your boss' respect without losing your job

6 Steps Great Coaches Take to Help Athletes Reach Potential

Tim Elmore | Posted 02.01.2014 | Sports
Tim Elmore

It seems everything in our culture screams that sports are the most important thing in life. These coaches simply used sports to teach a bigger lesson.