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Not Qualified? Why You Should Tackle That Challenge!

Karl Gude | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business
Karl Gude

Tackling monster challenges -- where failure is the expected outcome because you lack the credentials to succeed -- can be addicting. It's a win-win situation, like being the underdog in a fight: you're expected to lose, but win and you're a hero.

Why Do We Need Confidence?

Quora | Posted 04.20.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

This post originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Oliver Emberton, founder of Silktide Think of confidence as a crude instinct for guessing when y...

The Most Important Conversation I've Had With My Daughter About Her Body

Kim Bongiorno | Posted 10.03.2013 | Parents
Kim Bongiorno

I was sitting on a toilet, feeling surprised and kind of insulted, when I realized I had an opportunity before me like no other.

Mistake? No Problem

Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D. | Posted 04.09.2013 | Religion
Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D.

Did you make a mistake? No problem. No surprise. Everyone makes mistakes. Admit it. Correct it with God's assistance and forgiveness. Learn from it. Mistake gone. No problem.

3 Paths to Lasting Well-Being

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Creating lasting well-being requires shattering those habitual tendencies that lead to stress, frustration and heartbreak. Here are three paths I've been working on for years, and while I'm many miles from mastery, the more I practice, the more peace and happiness I find.

Peace Begins with Me: A Review of Deepak Chopra's New Book, Ask Deepak About Love and Relationships

Suna Senman | Posted 04.02.2013 | Books
Suna Senman

Ask Deepak About Love and Relationships espouses the core philosophy that we all are empowered to direct our own lives and that not only do we learn from our own experiences; we also learn from the experiences of others.

How Two Minutes of 'Power Posing' Can Make You More Confident

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

There are two techniques to help you quiet mental clutter and become more powerful. Before a high-stakes interaction, go into the bathroom and spend two minutes in front of the mirror doing the following.

3 Paths to Instant Well-Being

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

I've discovered six paths that lead to well-being -- some work instantaneously and some generate a much more lasting result. This week, I'll focus on the ones that work instantly.

Lessons in Letting Go: A Lost Brother and a Missing Caravaggio

Julie Genovese | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Genovese

I study the painting, the face of my past. I miss my brother. But even as the tears roll out once more, I feel a love and connection that will never leave. I take a deep breath as the bigger picture settles my soul.

Confidence Is a Critical Job-search Tool

Women Helping Women | Posted 03.24.2013 | Impact
Women Helping Women

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifHiring managers want to be assured that they are making the right hiring decision. Your confidence will help the interviewer be more confident about making the decision to hire you.

How Can We Remember What Really Matters in Life?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Today I'm reminded that one of my biggest challenges is to do first what really matters -- and to do it before I respond to the siren call of getting as much done as I possibly can. And I know in my heart I'm not alone.

How To Boost Your Confidence -- Instantly

Helene Lerner | Posted 03.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

Second-guessing and doubting ourselves can be deadly. It kills our enthusiasm for embarking on a big project, getting involved in a new relationship, and the list goes on. When doubting yourself rears its ugly head, here are ways to put down the monster.

Wedding Season Is Six Months Away and You're Barely Dating?

Robert Weiss | Posted 03.18.2013 | Women
Robert Weiss

It's officially January; the time of year to take stock of your life, pinpoint your issues and change your perspective for the better. Perhaps you've ...

Changing Your Style Can Change Your Life

Sally McGraw | Posted 03.18.2013 | Style
Sally McGraw

My exploration of personal style made me more aware of my body and my health, showed me that there isn't a single type of gorgeous body, and provided me with a previously untapped outlet for artistic and creative expression.

Why I Loved Being an Only Child

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 03.18.2013 | Women
Kayley Kravitz

Being an only child taught me the most valuable skill of all: the ability to be alone. Sure, I had friends growing up, but I was just as content to sit in my bedroom alone, playing with my Playmobil dollhouse as I was to have a friend join me.

Head, Shoulders, Knees And Toes

Janine Driver | Posted 03.14.2013 | TED Weekends
Janine Driver

Pay attention to these four areas of your body and you are on your way to being the alpha in your pack.

The 'Duh' in Dating

Marnie Nir | Posted 03.13.2013 | Women
Marnie Nir

What if your heart skips a beat, not necessarily because oh my god, this could be it, but because there is something about him or her that proves your favorite dark thoughts correct? What if the chemistry you are waiting to feel is more like a bad habit than magic?

Two Steps to a Fresh Start This New Year for Parents and Kids

Jonathan Hewitt | Posted 02.27.2013 | Parents
Jonathan Hewitt

The beginning of a brand new year can be a wonderful time of reflection -- to look back and to look forward, to let go of regrets and to be open to new opportunities.

Desirability Stock inflation

Nayia Moysidis | Posted 02.25.2013 | Women
Nayia Moysidis

Scouting for a decent man on campus required a great deal of focus. You had to see past the sprinting engineering students, the slouching athletes and the arguing SIPA grads and try and find the prospects with an ounce of charm.

One Key To Happiness: Story-Busting

Andrea Wachter | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

When we acknowledge that everyone experiences pain, that every person struggles with difficult issues, and that most everyone is making up stories too, we can let go of comparing and contrasting and simply see us as all in this together.

Why You're Never Failing As A Mother

Amy Morrison | Posted 02.12.2013 | Parents
Amy Morrison

We live in a time when we can Google everything, share ideas and expose our children to amazing opportunities, but anyone that implies that they have it figured out is either drunk or lying (or both), so don't be too hard on yourself.

A Lesson In Self-Forgiveness (VIDEO)

The Chopra Well | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
The Chopra Well

Many think self-love is just a form of narcissism, but the purest love knows no conceit. From a spiritual perspective, loving the self communicates humility and gratitude to whatever force gives us life.

Best Holiday Career Gifts for Yourself

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 02.02.2013 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Designing your career destiny takes courage, strength and commitment. As you look to celebrate all that you've accomplished in 2012, consider the following gifts to yourself that cost nothing but are truly priceless.

Girls At Work (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 02.03.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

For most young girls, the idea of using a drill press, electric sander, or branding iron is not the first thing that comes to mind when they think of their skills.

I Spent $70,000 On Plastic Surgery Because of Bullies

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.28.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Nancy Redd hosted a segment on HuffPost Live that explored the link between teenage bullying, low self-esteem, and plastic surgery. She spoke with Lau...