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Resolution Resilience: Stay on Track and Super Charge Your Life in 2014

Paul McKenna | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul McKenna

New Year's resolutions are easy to make -- and even easier to break. Year after year, as Jan. 1 hits, millions of Americans vow to lose weight, but a ...

The One Thing That's Holding You Back (And How To Let It Go)

Henriette Lazaridis Power | Posted 03.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Henriette Lazaridis Power

But just because most of us spend our careers sitting, that doesn't mean we have to sit back or sit out from the full reach of our abilities. So, let go of your ego. Expose those vital organs. It's good to lean in. But we can also sit tall.

Find More Love! Everyday Tips for More Confidence

Tracy Crossley | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Tracy Crossley

Many relationships that never get off the ground or even begin may be from a lack of confidence. We talk about confidence as though it's a gift so...

The 3 Words Every Woman Should Own

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 03.21.2014 | Fifty
Amy Ruhlin

As the year moved from 2013 to 2014, I played one of those silly word games on Facebook. A square made of rows of letters, with instructions to look for words, and a notice that 'the first three words you see, will be yours in 2014.'

F Is for Follow Up

Rajesh Setty | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

We know that it's fantasy to wish for "closing a deal" on your first call or during your first meeting with a potential customer. If that is the cas...

How Introverts Can Use Body Language to Feel Confident

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 03.15.2014 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

Many people worry that they have to be extroverted to use body language. But this is far from the truth! Introverts can master body language and nonverbal behavior to strengthen their interactions and gain confidence.

Teach Girls to Question the Notion of a Beauty Standard

Gloria Yu | Posted 03.15.2014 | Women
Gloria Yu

Advertisers and public figures hoping to improve girls' and women's self-esteem should spread messages that encourage critical questioning about beauty standards beyond just expanding the social definition of "beautiful."

7 Tips to Help You Get Your Flirt On

Jill Di Donato | Posted 03.14.2014 | Women
Jill Di Donato

The key to being a good flirt is to do so unapologetically, effortlessly, and in the most authentic way possible. There's no one way to flirt; in fact, the best ways incorporate your own personal quirks with some tried and true sex appeal to really get the ball rolling.

I Don't Want Thin For My Girls. I Want Happy.

Amanda Magee | Posted 03.12.2014 | Parents
Amanda Magee

I don't want thin for my girls, I want happy. If they inherit my hands and feet, I don't want them to also get my instinct to apologize for being what/who/how I am.

10 Qualities of a Good Lover

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

In my book, The Ecstasy of Surrender, I discuss how to manifest your full sexual power, even if you are out of touch with it now. First, you must lear...

Your Body Peace Checklist

Uloop | Posted 03.10.2014 | College
Uloop

The truth behind this war mentality? Body peace is so rare because we're looking at our bodies aesthetically instead of appreciating their functionality. The only way we can make body peace is if we appreciate our bodies for what they can do, not for how they look.

The Truth About Being Too Busy

Arin Gragossian | Posted 03.08.2014 | Small Business
Arin Gragossian

I think you're a liar. You may not be a liar, but I suspect you could be. I'm also a liar, at least I think I used to be. What makes both of us liars is we constantly say we're too busy.

8 Ways to Boost Your Confidence in 2014

Debra Rogers | Posted 03.05.2014 | Women
Debra Rogers

Every ending is a chance for a brand new beginning with the best person in the world...YOU. So dust off the "gloomies" and give yourself a fab makeover. It's time to get moving toward a happier you. Here are some great tips to start 2014 off right.

This Is 39, Too

Dana McMahan | Posted 03.05.2014 | Women
Dana McMahan

I'm 39 and I'm strong and capable and know I can do pretty much anything I want to do if I'm willing to put in the work. I'm sad that I didn't know that when I was younger. And that's 39, too, the melancholy wondering of what could have been, if I'd only known my potential.

5 Common New Year's Resolution Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

Many of us compose a list of New Year's resolutions that is longer than our child's list to Santa. New Year's resolutions are not bucket lists, they're statements of short-term intentions. Therefore, choose one or two items at most, and focus on completing those.

The Protagonist

Christine Hoh | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Hoh

When you are a supporting character of your own life and you let others be the protagonist, you'll look back and see that there is nothing left. But when you take ownership and be grateful in your own skin and lead with the giving heart, then you are THE protagonist of your own life. Your feet will be grounded.

How To Use Fear To Tackle Your Challenges

Carolyn I. Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D. | Posted 02.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Carolyn I. Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D.

How can we use this understanding of fear to help us tackle our biggest challenges? Luckily, very effective tools for facing fear have been developed to help treat individuals who suffer from too much fear (like certain types of anxiety disorders).

Live Your Own Life, Schmuck!

Dori Hartley | Posted 02.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Dori Hartley

The key to happiness is in not caring what anyone else thinks of you on any level at all, and in not comparing your life to a dream, a fantasy, someone else's life or a perfect imaginary situation that you somehow insisted into your life as something that must be -- or all is lost.

Size Does Matter

Quartz | Andrew O'Connell | Posted 12.10.2013 | Business

From Quartz: If you’ve been trying to get noticed in the office, chances are you’ve been following the conventional wisdom: speaking up in meet...

Why I'm Glad My Daughter Goes to an All-Girls School

Trish Morrison | Posted 02.08.2014 | Parents
Trish Morrison

My daughter Delilah is six and since starting Kindergarten she has come home almost every day with another bruise, bump or scrape. This makes me quietly happy and tremendously proud.

4 Habits Of Superbly Confident People

Agapi Stassinopoulos | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Agapi Stassinopoulos

Let's get into that sweet spot of really accepting and cherishing our vulnerabilities, our humanness and ourselves! Let's embrace the whole package, the things we are good at and the things we are not so good at, because that is how we find our confidence and how we make the ground we walk on not only steady, but sacred.

4 Ways To Become More Empowered

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 02.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

The substantial effort and work that are required for us to demonstrate a real influence in our environment is extremely worthwhile, as it is guaranteed to produce not only real life improvements but psychological and emotional payoffs that are just as valuable and even longer lasting.

So You're Feeling Too Fat to Be Photographed...

Teresa S. Porter | Posted 02.03.2014 | Women
Teresa S. Porter

Listen. I hear you. You're a few pounds heavier than you like. I completely understand how you feel. Isn't it amazing we can see the beauty in our best friends, sisters, mothers, and aunts without the slightest thought to their flaws... but can obsess for hours on our own imperfections?

Is This The Secret To Better Self-Esteem?

Barrie Davenport | Posted 01.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Barrie Davenport

The first step in finding your life passion is learning as much as possible about yourself. It's useful to take a personality assessment and skills inventory, as this information will give you a general understanding about your traits and aptitudes.

Let's Play Dress Up

Literally, Darling | Posted 01.27.2014 | College
Literally, Darling

That is what dressing up has become to me: a source of power. So yes, I am that girl in a skirt, blouse and blazer, complete with accessories, trudging up the hills of my university to class at 9:00 a.m. I do not just get dressed up for special occasions, or when I have my internship on a class day. I get dressed up every day, rain or shine.