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Having Confidence Is Not As Hard As You Think

Christine Hassler | Posted 06.16.2014 | Women
Christine Hassler

The instant you stop judging yourself and stop looking for all of the ways you should be more, better or different you will experience confidence. You do not feel confident because you are not accepting yourself fully for who you are.

Quit Attempts: Confidence Builders or Breakers?

Dr. Daniel Seidman | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Seidman

Recent international research suggests for some smokers, just trying to quit again, without recovering from a failed attempt, contributes to what they call "cessation fatigue." According to this research, there is a generalized capacity to quit, but that capacity needs to regenerate between tries.

Self-Confidence Begins at Home

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 06.14.2014 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

A child's sense of self is shaped by every interaction he or she has, but it is shaped most powerfully by how they are loved and parented at home. How a child sees themselves will influence every aspect of their life from their education, relationships to their overall well-being.

A Positive Spin on Bossy

Amy Arndt | Posted 06.14.2014 | Parents
Amy Arndt

t 10, my daughter knew that there was something negative about the word "bossy," but she understood that a simple word choice could turn bossy into something powerful.

The Old Definition of Success Will Never Make You Truly Happy at Work

Denice Kronau | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Denice Kronau

We are all guilty of comparing our lives to others'. It probably started in pre-historic times with who had the best cave painting. When I was a kid growing up in the U.S., it was called "keeping up with the Joneses," whoever they were.

Life Lessons From 'Game of Thrones': How Curbing Your Ego Can Win You an Army -- and the Crown

Karen J. Francis | Posted 06.11.2014 | Women
Karen J. Francis

Allow your actions and your accomplishments to win the respect you already know you deserve. It is not always the loudest voice that wins the war. Invariably, it is an unyielding determination and an unwavering vision that ultimately takes the crown.

7 Empowering Ways To Overcome A Breakup

Renee Lo Iacono | Posted 06.08.2014 | Divorce
Renee Lo Iacono

What is next? When you've been sharing space with someone and are accustomed to counting on that one person for love, care and support, it can make the separation even that much more challenging.

Actions Speak Louder Than Words in Raising Secure Children

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 06.07.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Your actions, and those of your children, can really make the difference between insecurity and security.

The Final Four & Business: A Playbook for Success

Jim Moffatt | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business
Jim Moffatt

Bottom-line, your playbook must account for change and disruption. In a sense, the surest way to keep your playbook flexible is to always look for ways to innovate. Innovation is often treated like a buzzword in business

Give Them a Power Greeting

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 06.01.2014 | Impact
Naphtali Hoff

You're walking down the street. Your eyes are looking forward and you notice a person coming your way. You prepare to say "good morning," "hello," or something similar, only to have the other person drop their eyes to avoid contact.

What Parents Can Say to Raise Secure Children

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 06.01.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

The next time we were out for a walk with Catie, she, as usual, fell down. But instead of rushing to her, we just waited a few seconds. And in those brief moments, our catchphrase was born.

What Can American Idol Teach Us About Confidence?

Sam Horn | Posted 05.31.2014 | Entertainment
Sam Horn

See, anxiety can be defined in two words: not knowing. They weren't sure what to do anymore because they're receiving conflicting advice. They're so confused they no longer know what they know.

This Is How You Create Your Own Luck In Love

Debra Rogers | Posted 05.29.2014 | Women
Debra Rogers

It's more than luck that causes fortune to smile on someone. So don't leave your love life entirely up to chance. Here are some great tips to make Lady Luck work for you and tip the "man odds" in your favor.

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.