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Confidence

The 'Quit Your Job' Checklist

Steve Belanger | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Steve Belanger

Here are what I think are the major things to be considered before you make the big decision to follow your dreams. There are many more variables to consider and every situation is different, but if you choose to follow in my footsteps, review each of these steps carefully and honestly.

Helping Women Get Past Middle School Insecurity and Uncool Shoes

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 05.26.2014 | Women
Kathryn Sollmann

In all my work with women, I have learned one simple truth: there is a widespread -- but not terminal -- deficiency of "Vitamin C." Not the Vitamin C that wards off colds and strengthens bones -- the Vitamin "C" that stands for Confidence and propels us forward with heads held high.

Why Car Companies Are Not Becoming Safer

Kellie Cummings | Posted 05.24.2014 | Business
Kellie Cummings

This is the paradox of regulations. They make consumers feel safer, but they don't influence a company's misguided moral compass.

The Gifted Speaker -- I've Forgotten How to Breathe

Michelle Hakala-Wolf | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Hakala-Wolf

And you're off. You've opened your speech, you've thanked your host, you've introduced your topic and right at the end of this run-on sentence you realize, you are out of air!

Campbell's Scoop No. 2: Confidence

Naomi Campbell | Posted 05.20.2014 | Style
Naomi Campbell

I get asked all the time what makes a model super, and while there's something to be said for hard work and having a special look -- a key element that separates a good model from an outstanding model is confidence.

Risk-Taking for Your Children: How Much Is Enough?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.18.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

We look to strike the right balance that will enable our children to experience life fully -- which means taking some risks -- and protecting them from experiences in which the potential costs outweigh the potential benefits.

The Gifted Speaker -- It's Not a Question

Michelle Hakala-Wolf | Posted 05.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Hakala-Wolf

What does up-inflecting mean? It means you are ending your statements with a question mark. Why is that a problem? It's a problem because now you sound unsure. Furthermore, you are unsure even about your name.

High Self-Esteem Equals Fewer Health Problems For Seniors

Posted 03.13.2014 | Fifty

A healthy body starts with a happy mind for seniors, a new study shows. Research led by Concordia University's Center for Research in Human Developmen...

If the Bathroom Mirror Could Talk

Lindsay Henry | Posted 05.10.2014 | Women
Lindsay Henry

The light floods the room as she flips on the switch. Here, these lights are my friends, though in other areas -- dressing rooms in particular -- their harshness can tell as many blunt lies as I do if you bend me in a house at a carnival.

I Hated Cameras... Then Two Big Things Happened

Amy Arndt | Posted 05.10.2014 | Women
Amy Arndt

When someone takes my photo and I ask them to contort in all sorts of uncomfortable positions to get the right shot, or when I'm raising my arm several feet above my head to get a selfie that makes me look thinner, what am I telling myself? What am I telling my daughters?

Why I'm So Comfortable Speaking My Mind, From Whoopi Goldberg (VIDEO)

Posted 03.10.2014 | MarloThomas

When asked speaking her mind and where her confidence comes from, Whoopi Goldberg had a fascinating answer to share with us. Whoopi told us that f...

Ban Bossy

Kim Keating | Posted 05.09.2014 | Women
Kim Keating

Once I learned that being "bossy" was necessary if I wanted to get ahead, I got comfortable being assertive.

Trusting the Synchronicity of Life

Mike Robbins | Posted 05.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

I just finished Wayne Dyer's new book I Can See Clearly Now, in which he recounts many of the pivotal moments of his life, the lessons he learned, and...

9 Little-Known Habits Of Confident People

Susie Moore | Posted 05.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Our mind is a very powerful tool, and the impact of our thoughts and words cannot be underestimated. Confident people have greater control over their minds and have tuned their mental station to one of "I can."

Do You Bully Yourself?

Jovanka Ciares | Posted 05.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Jovanka Ciares

Most of us don't really mean to be bullies to ourselves. It's not really something that you consciously and willingly decide to do. You weren't born in a self-sabotaging state, which means that you acquired those habits and behaviors. And if you learn to self-hate, you can learn to self-love.

The (Non-Cheesy) Confidence Advice Everyone Should Hear

Alia Al-Ali | Posted 04.29.2014 | Teen
Alia Al-Ali

I've been hearing "be confident and trust your instincts" for as long as I can remember. But, what is confidence? Confidence is accepting that compliment, even though you know you didn't put much effort on your hair this morning.

How to Raise a Confident Child

Donna Wick, Ed.D | Posted 04.28.2014 | Parents
Donna Wick, Ed.D

Real confidence only comes from endless practice, mistakes, setbacks, recovery and finally mastery. And kids only have these kinds of experiences when parents believe in them,

A Letter to the Woman Walking Her Dog in My Neighborhood

Jeff Bogle | Posted 04.27.2014 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

I want to tell you something, Woman Walking Your Dog, and I'm going to do it in writing. I want you to know that I respect you. I respect that you are out there every day.

How to Be 'That' Girl

Alexis Jones | Posted 04.27.2014 | Teen
Alexis Jones

It's easy to be the girl who holds grudges, gathers ammunition for not trusting others and an endless list of excuses for why she took her heart off her sleeve. However, I'm asking you not to. I know, it's a huge ask.

The Frozen Zone: Ways to Get Unstuck and Develop Confidence

Tira Harpaz | Posted 04.27.2014 | Fifty
Tira Harpaz

Sometimes I think the most important step in moving forward is just to move. So, I'm trying to follow my own advice.

How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Start Living The Life You Want

Caroline Zwick | Posted 04.26.2014 | Women
Caroline Zwick

Getting out of your way means taking action towards something that you want to invite into your life.

Raising a Woman

Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP | Posted 04.26.2014 | Parents
Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP

I saw the big orange envelope emerge from the mailbox. She let out a big yell and began to run back to the house and into the kitchen carrying the orange package. I knew this image would become part of so many others in my mind, that not even the passage of time would erase it.

Love Yourself First

Lauren Galley | Posted 04.26.2014 | Impact
Lauren Galley

As I travel the U.S. giving speeches and "girl talks", one of the top points of discussion is the pressure to look and be perfect. I tell these girls "There is no such thing as perfect, but there is such a thing as being confident."

Dressed the Skill, Not the Part

Career Wardrobe | Posted 04.26.2014 | Impact
Career Wardrobe

Every time I looked in my closet, that dream seemed further away -- how could I make a jump like that, all decked out in ratty food-stained clothes?

The Two Words That Really Get Under My Skin

Ben Clarke | Posted 04.23.2014 | Teen
Ben Clarke

Recently my friend was looking through my iPod, and after looking up at me in faint pleasure, began to play "Careless Whisper" by George Michael. He then said -- over the hauntingly beautiful sax -- "Is this one of your guilty pleasures?"