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Confidence

What Yoga Taught Me About My Relationships

Emily Williams | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Emily Williams

After that class, I started to think about how the people in our lives affect us. After all, someone I had never spoken to was contagious with instability and caused me to fall.

Being a Girl... A Perspective

Lauren Galley | Posted 09.15.2014 | Women
Lauren Galley

When I was 8 years old I never thought to worry about looking a certain way and certainly never felt that not being pretty would stand in the way of being accepted as a friend.

The Best Way to Say No (While Saving Your Sanity and Your Soul)

Susan Harrow | Posted 09.15.2014 | Women
Susan Harrow

Have you ever said yes to someone and then immediately regretted it? Saying no isn't always easy, but in the long run, it's always easier than living with the pain of a yes that you shouldn't have given.

Should You Listen to Your Best Friend?

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 09.15.2014 | Women
Alexis Sclamberg

What if we could really be mirrors for each other -- and believe the truths that our greatest friends reflected back to us?

Want Career-oriented Education? Teach Confidence

Diane Gayeski, Ph.D. | Posted 09.13.2014 | College
Diane Gayeski, Ph.D.

The deluge of demands on higher education to prepare students for careers has left a wake of various responses -- primarily changes in curriculum and more emphasis on testing and assessment of outcomes.

#Sorrynotsorry: The New Girl Power?

Rachel Simmons | Posted 09.13.2014 | Women
Rachel Simmons

An increasing drumbeat of data is suggesting that women summon the courage to lean in, only to be knocked back. Meanwhile, a generation of girls is still getting the message that confident self-expression is the answer.

Yagana Shah

This Is The Age Where You Feel Sexiest

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.11.2014 | Fifty

Turns out, getting older isn't all about hiding your grays and removing wrinkles. No, old age is actually a time when your body confidence will thrive...

5 Ways To Get More Out Of Every Day

Susie Moore | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

What do you do with your time? Are you prolific in your passions or are you poignant in your excuses? In life we either have one of two things -- results or excuses. And excuses mean nothing. No one cares! You don't even care, if you are honest with yourself.

9 Undeniable Warning Signs That Your Inner-Bitch Is Around

Leanne Ellington | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Leanne Ellington

We've all had run-ins with the internal naysayers, the limiting beliefs, or those inner-critics that keep us from showing up as our best selves. It's ...

Getting Confidence: How it Really Works

Jane Shure | Posted 09.07.2014 | Women
Jane Shure

We can't prevent our mind from stirring up fear, doubt or self-criticism, but we can get skilled and smarter about how our thought process operates and how it triggers exaggerated degrees of emotion, increasing the likelihood that we'll feel bad about ourselves.

The Freedom Not to Care

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 09.06.2014 | Women
Karen Ann Kennedy

A beautiful thing happened when I stopped caring about what everyone else thought; I experienced a rush of freedom! I was finally, after all those years, free to be who and what I was without worry and without pressure.

What Happened The Day I Stopped Caring

Emily Hall | Posted 09.02.2014 | Women
Emily Hall

Coming from someone who spent the better part of my 21 years trying to be someone I wasn't, I can without a doubt say that the day I stopped caring was the day that everything began to fall into place. Here are the beautiful things that happen when you stop apologizing for who you are.

We Need to Set Lower Standards for Positive Body Image

Beth Leipholtz | Posted 09.01.2014 | Women
Beth Leipholtz

We need to set an example for young girls, not drive home the idea that all women should look like Barbie. We need to adjust their image of beauty, their image of self. To make them understand that the media does not define beauty. They need to hear these things from real women.

Confidence Is Here to Save the Work Day

Stacy Slotnick | Posted 08.31.2014 | Business
Stacy Slotnick

I encourage you to fête confidence and relish its rewards. Be confident so you can hit those moving targets. Harness your confidence power to keep trying and improving. It is an indispensable truth that confidence saves the work day.

The Naked Truth

Melanie Young | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

I also believe there is a time and place for everything, including where and when to bare your body in social situations. Do it because your are comfortable with your body. Don't do it if may makes those around you uncomfortable or someone is pressuring you.

Proof We're Not Born Thinking Doing Things 'Like A Girl' Is A Bad Thing

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 06.26.2014 | Women

"When did doing something 'like a girl' become an insult?" That's the question posed in an eye-opening social experiment which you can watch in the...

Narcissists Prefer Other-Oriented People

Melissa Schenker | Posted 08.24.2014 | Women
Melissa Schenker

An other-oriented person, with practice, can shift to being empathetic and self-aware in all domains of life. Their natural empathy is welcome in relationships, and when balanced with self-aware communication, can lead to a much better quality of life.

Feel Like You'll Never Be As Good As That Person?

Natalie MacNeil | Posted 08.24.2014 | Women
Natalie MacNeil

Ever fixate on someone else's success to the point that you think they shine the "brightest," just like the North Star? (But guess what? The North Star isn't the brightest star in the sky, not even close!) Their "star" doesn't shine any brighter than yours!

How I Let 3 Negative Voices Undo 163,110 Compliments

Janie Porter | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Janie Porter

I've always heard it takes seven compliments to undo one bad comment. But I actually think it's more than that. Waaaaay more.

The Question Most Moms Ask Themselves Eventually

Mama Bean | Posted 08.20.2014 | Parents
Mama Bean

It had taken well over two years for me to reach the question that most breastfeeding mothers reach at one point or another, are my boobs enough?

5 Steps to Eating the Elephant on Your Plate

Lucinda Cross | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Lucinda Cross

As you focus on one bite at a time, you'll be amazed at how remunerative and gratifying this process can be. You will begin to do things you've never done before but always wanted to do. When you put these steps into action, you actively determine the way you will live your life.

The Reason You Never Hit Your Goals

Nikki Novo | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Nikki Novo

You must constantly remind yourself that: You. Are. Enough. Step off the wheel of "I'm not enough." And instead, step on the road of creating with what you have at this moment by putting your best efforts forward. After all, I know that my best is, indeed, enough. And so is yours.

WATCH: The Right Way For Women Over 50 To Apply Makeup

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Emily Alice Person | Posted 06.19.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Knowing how to apply makeup is especially important as you get older, says Emily Alice Person, owner of the Emily Ali...

16 Poisons to Your Happiness

Lexi Herrick | Posted 08.18.2014 | Women
Lexi Herrick

If you don't believe in yourself and your abilities, who is going to? The limitations on your happiness often stem just as deep as those that you have created for yourself. Believe in yourself. Believe in your hopes and dreams. Most importantly, believe in the object of true happiness.

Ladies, Is a Lack of Confidence Holding Your Career Back?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 08.16.2014 | Women
Michelle McQuaid

Confidence is what allows you to start acting and risking and failing, to stop mumbling and apologizing and hesitating.