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Confidence

12 Things All Successful People Do

Forbes | Ilya Pozin | Posted 10.10.2013 | Small Business

Forbes: “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.” Whet...

Having Guts Could Solve All Our Economic Problems

James C. Gibson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
James C. Gibson

When I played soccer in college I noticed there was one thing every one of my teammates had in common. They all had confidence. After the long years o...

5 Secrets to Looking Confident While Speaking in Public

Nikki Stone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

Rethinking the way we perceive stress may actually improve our physical and mental performance. It may be easier to give in to our fears, but you will accomplish much more in life and feel a greater sense of pride for facing them.

Catherine Chen, Ph.D.: 3 Amazing Alternatives to Beating Yourself up Over Failure

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 12.08.2013 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

By confronting and digesting your feelings about failure, reframing your thoughts and getting the support you need to begin again, you can find the light at the end of the tunnel.

Do You Send "Dark" Messages of Love to Your Children?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 12.07.2013 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Of course you love your children and would never consciously reward your children with love and attention when they, for example, first sit up or walk...

He Said, She Said: How to Date Better

Neely Steinberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Neely Steinberg

When you look at dating as more than an interview for marriage and babies, but as an opportunity for discovery, self-growth and personal development, you're not solely focused on the outcome, so you can direct your energies more positively and productively

Love Yourself, Love Your Body

Janet Blair Page | Posted 12.01.2013 | Women
Janet Blair Page

No matter how physically attractive and charming or intelligent you are, if you see someone who's "undesirable" or "not lovable " when you look in the mirror, other people will see you that way, too.

Be Who You Are, No Matter What Anyone Else Thinks

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 11.27.2013 | Parents
Cheryl Dumesnil

What I'm seeing in my youngest son is both sad and predictable: His growing consciousness of social rules is turning into a growing self-consciousness, and I wish I could stop it. I know I can't, but at least maybe I can give them some tools to help.

The Moment I Stopped Making Excuses

Amanda Dai | Posted 11.27.2013 | Teen
Amanda Dai

I run through every excuse and explanation I can think of and come up empty. There really isn't any reason I can't do it; only I think I can't do it.

Speak Up! Education Alone Is Not Enough

Vivian Onano | Posted 11.26.2013 | Impact
Vivian Onano

In villages where the elder (always a man) dictates everything from what you wear to whom you marry to when you speak, how do these educated, smart girls choose to become a pediatrician who never marries and likes stilettos over saris?

The Mysterious Power of Giving

Rory Vaden | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Rory Vaden

It's a startling revelation to realize that what I once thought money could bring me by having it, later came to me more by giving it away.

3 Ways You're Undermining Yourself At Work -- And How To Stop

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 11.23.2013 | Women
Tara Sophia Mohr

Our words are our opportunity to influence others and have impact. Thanks to technology, that opportunity is bigger than ever before, but we often do these "little" things that undermine our words -- "little" mistakes with big impact.

3 Reminders for Times You Feel Stuck and Unmotivated

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 11.20.2013 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

What you tell yourself has a powerful effect on what you set out to do. Talking to yourself productively by releasing the guilt, shame and frustration from your mental chatter is a great base for clarifying and accomplishing your goals.

7 Secrets Of Super-Productive Female Entrepreneurs

Claire Mitchell | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business
Claire Mitchell

Many women business owners suffer from 'little old me' syndrome which is no help when you're trying to be super-productive.

There Are Only 3 Things to Do When You Don't Know What to Do

Martha Pasternack | Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

I turned to the beautiful young woman behind me and said, "Oh, my God! I am turning into a goofy old lady!" She smiled at me and said, "Just go with it, have some fun." And so I did.

A Simple Self-Esteem Boost That Improves Emotional Strength

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

Self-affirmation exercises are an effective way to boost our self-esteem and by doing so, increase our emotional resilience and become better protected against the various psychological injuries we encounter in daily life.

Confidence...The Road to Beauty

Emmie Twombly | Posted 11.16.2013 | Style
Emmie Twombly

Below are nine tips to equip you on any path you may take. On that road, make sure to pack your "kick-ass red lipstick," a little black dress, the right shoes and you will be ready to go for just about anything.

Kickstarting Your Dreams

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 11.13.2013 | Impact
Brandi Megan Granett

Seeing these women put themselves out there into the world and achieve their goals certainly provided me with a lot of food for thought.

Champion Character

Rory Vaden | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Rory Vaden

Consistent confidence isn't based on fickle forces or worldly circumstances, it is grounded in knowing that -- in any situation -- you will deliver everything you have. That is why the champion always performs, always executes and why he ultimately, always wins.

Love Yourself -- Only Good Will Come of It!

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

When you love yourself you don't worry so much about showing your weaknesses, and this allows you to do, experience and learn so much more. It makes your life a richer one.

Obama, Summers and the Collapse of Trust

Jerome Karabel | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics
Jerome Karabel

Obama's choice of Summers as chair of the Fed would deal a devastating blow to what little is left of the public's faith that the government will serve the common good and not the ultra-rich. For Summers is the perfect symbol of the insider's game that now dominates Washington.

12 Quotes For Confidence

Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Early Morning Meditation: First Things First

Martha Pasternack | Posted 10.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

Today I will find peace in chaos. Love within fear. Beauty in the ordinary. Forgiveness in expectations. Gratitude for the struggles. Generosity in the face of lack. Plenty in not enough. Joy in sorrow. Simplicity in the complex. Movement within inertia.

"Precisely Right. No Doubt. Trust Me."

Wray Herbert | Posted 10.19.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

More and more of our communication takes place online these days. We make our judgments and choices based on information that comes without smiles or shrugs or distant gazes. How do we identify self-assured experts in the digital age?

In Sports, Think Now, So You Don't Have to Think Later

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

Why so much thinking about your sport now? Because when you head out to the field, court, course for the first competition of the season, you will have done all of the "heavy lifting" necessary and you can say, "I'm totally prepared to perform my best and achieve my goals."