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17 Families Show The World Why They Support Breastfeeding

Mama Bean | Posted 11.16.2014 | Parents
Mama Bean

I support breastfeeding. Even though it has been one of the hardest, most emotionally challenging experiences I have ever had, I support breastfeeding.

8 Little Things You Can Do To Empower Yourself

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Jackie Dishner | Posted 09.15.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com My yoga instructor gave my class the best piece of advice recently when she told us the story of how her normally sho...

How Teens Become Responsible Adults

Todd Kestin | Posted 11.12.2014 | Parents
Todd Kestin

Responsibility can be defined as the ability to be answerable or accountable for something within one's power, control or management. So, how can a teen develop a sense of responsibility and the accountability to go with it?

The Statement Piece

Michael Rohrer | Posted 11.12.2014 | Style
Michael Rohrer

To me, fashion is about expression, personality, experimentation. One just needs to be brave enough to make bold choices and possess the confidence to own the room.

Your Child's School Success? It's All in Your Head

Hilary Wilce | Posted 11.09.2014 | Parents
Hilary Wilce

Schools and teachers work hard to offer a good education to their students, and a cheerful, willing child who is able to meet them halfway and absorb what they have to offer will do well in their care.

Why Everything Is Not All About You (And Why That's Awesome)

Susie Moore | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

We all have a purpose, a reason we are here on planet Earth, and that is what it is about. We are not here to be endlessly interested in our superficial selves and obsess over what we want, what we have and what other people think of us.

Oprah, Are You Listening?

Melanie Young | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

When people say you should be doing this or that, how does it make you feel? Do you take it as a compliment or criticism or neither? And how do you respond?

The Overconfidence Epidemic Globally

Cari E. Guittard | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Cari E. Guittard

Around the world we have a disproportionate number of people who think they are better than they are. I am continually amazed at how overconfidence permeates political and popular culture, especially here in America, and dominates nearly every global communication medium.

Be the Best You Can Be -- and Then Some

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 11.04.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

Have confidence in your abilities and who you are as a person. This is a lot easier said than done, as I still struggle with this insecurity myself. As cliché as it may sound, know your strengths and weaknesses. Exploit your strengths and improve on your weaknesses.

I Used to Be a Liar

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Our truth is more than just what we say, it's how we show up in the world and our relationships. It's in showing up fully, and showing the parts of ourselves that may be too much for someone else. It's in how we communicate, love, connect and experience each other.

Learning to Cope: What Kilimanjaro Taught Me

Molly Sprayregen | Posted 11.03.2014 | Travel
Molly Sprayregen

We spent six days working toward spending about six minutes at that peak, but those six minutes gave me something that I will carry with me for the rest of my life: confidence in my strength.

CBS 'The Talk's' Julie Chen to College Students: 'Be More Confident'

Fernando Hurtado | Posted 11.02.2014 | College
Fernando Hurtado

"I wish I would've had more confidence right after graduation," said Chen. "Be more confident. Dress up -- not down -- when going in for interviews, speak firmly and watch your posture. You've got to look like you belong in the No. 1 newsroom."

Overcoming Adversity, a Step at a Time

Jay Scott | Posted 11.02.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

What does taking a single step mean to you? Did you walk to work this morning, or simply walk to the car to drive to work? Did you walk to the kitchen to grab coffee or take the dog for a walk around the block?

10 Ways To Feel Good About Yourself

Nancie Vito | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancie Vito

Implementing some of these items can help you overcome the limitations that a lack of confidence imposes on you, and guide you as you find the power within to start changing your world. Feeling more confident is one part of living a happier, more fulfilling life.

8 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Feel More Confident (Even When You're Not)

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living

Confidence: Highly coveted, yet often elusive. We dedicate time and energy to cultivating the feeling so we can tap into it when we need it most: at w...

Fabulous In Your 40s

Katie Kempner | Posted 10.27.2014 | Women
Katie Kempner

It's that time of year again. The September issue of Vogue is out -- all 856 pages of glossy fabulousness. And just like every year, I will happily devour every one of them, trying to shape, in my mind, my grown up look.

Go Make Something Beautiful

Stacie Huckeba | Posted 10.25.2014 | Women
Stacie Huckeba

I know you feel different sometimes. I know you feel like an outsider sometimes. I just want you to know that those are the things that make you beautiful. Those are the things that give you a very special set of skills and gifts. And I want you to find them.

How I Learned To Love Myself Without Makeup

Lexi Herrick | Posted 10.24.2014 | Women
Lexi Herrick

We start wearing makeup before we even have a chance to know who we are without it, let alone love who we are without it.

Afraid of Public Speaking? Nobody Cares

Ellevate | Posted 10.20.2014 | Women
Ellevate

If, as Jerry Seinfeld so eloquently put it, you'd rather be in the coffin than giving the eulogy, you're in very numerous company, but your audience could care less.

Love-Ability Factor

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 10.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

True love-ability is an attitude. It's a way of being. It's the way you show up in the world. And because it's not based on the reactions of others, it is the deepest security, created from the only thing in life you can totally control, i.e. your own spirit.

Making Corrections the Right Way and Boosting Your Team's Confidence

Alex and Cadey Charfen | Posted 10.19.2014 | Business
Alex and Cadey Charfen

It's your people who make the product, who help reach out to clients, who create excitement in the marketplace, and who keep the office running smoothly. Nothing is possible in business without the people who work in the business.

What Backpacking Alone in Europe Taught Me

Amy Yao | Posted 10.18.2014 | College
Amy Yao

I wanted to know why I make the mistakes that I do, why I still desperately feel the need to have a name-brand university pedigree, why I chase approval, why I will never be satisfied with myself. I wanted to find it in myself, as if the answers had been hidden deep down.

6 Reasons Why We Should Embrace Criticism

Susie Moore | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

There will always be people who disagree with you or who dislike your ideas and actions -- whether or not these people are coming from a positive or a negative place. Appreciate and accept them for being different than you and forgive them if they upset you.

You Can't Buy Confidence, So Learn to Create it

Mark Karten | Posted 10.09.2014 | Business
Mark Karten

Whether you identify as the founder of a startup, an entrepreneur, solopreneur or salesperson -- we all require a common trait for success, which is confidence.

Confessions of a Chubby Girl

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 10.11.2014 | Women
Shannon Kaiser

For me, once I admitted that I really like sugar, and that eating it makes me happy, my cravings died down. I stopped wanting it because I knew I could eat it if I wanted it. I replaced my years of resistance and pushing away the foods I loved with a more compassionate approach.