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5 Common Habits That Damage Your Emotional Health

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 12.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

When we think of unhealthy habits, items such as cigarette smoking, midnight snacking or a sedentary lifestyle are often the first that come to mind. Yet, many of our unhealthiest habits are not behavioral but psychological in nature.

Learning From Failure -- How to Transition From Being Less of a Perfectionist to More of an Optimalist

Sarina Tomel | Posted 12.23.2013 | College
Sarina Tomel

Once we master the lesson of learning from failure, we can persevere and come back stronger, more tolerant and disciplined, more successful, more flex...

Things Aren't Always What They Seem

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 12.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

It turned out that we found a much bigger house, with more light, a beautiful backyard, in a great location -- for less money than we had been paying. The need to move, which initially had seemed like such terrible news, turned into a very positive thing for us.

Conservative Media's Obamacare Glitch

Dale Hansen | Posted 12.22.2013 | Politics
Dale Hansen

Perhaps instead of finding every possible way to tear the system down conservatives can offer some solutions -- any solutions -- that could make the ACA a law that at least 51 percent of Americans could be proud of.

The Decorative Boulder

Lillian Daniel | Posted 12.21.2013 | Religion
Lillian Daniel

At the conclusion of a graveside service, I said goodbye to the family members who were in silent prayer after they had buried their loved one. My car...

The 4 Keys To Learning From Failure

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

To be able to learn from our failures, we need a way to decode the "teachable moments" hidden within them. We need a method for deducing what exactly those lessons are and how they can improve our chances of future success.

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.

The F-Word [Failure] Comes to the World Economic Forum

Student Reporter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Student Reporter

By Adam Byrnes, MBA/MS candidate at Erb Institute, University of Michigan DALIAN, China - Let's face it, failure sucks. Failing is neither particul...

How to Stop Stealing a Kid's Ambition (Part 2)

Tim Elmore | Posted 12.03.2013 | Parents
Tim Elmore

Think about it. If I grow up in a world where almost everything has been given to me, or made easy -- I start feeling entitled to it. In fact, I stop trying hard, because I know, somehow, an adult will ensure I get what I need or want.

Embracing Failure

John Geoghegan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
John Geoghegan

We often learn more from failure than success. Why then does our culture stigmatize it so? Why do we worship success when statistics suggest failure is the rule not the exception?

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.

What Did You Fail at Today?

Rana Florida | Posted 11.17.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

We need to create a new definition of failure. Truly successful people embrace failure as part of the learning process, as an opportunity to grow, reflect, reinvent, and ultimately to push forward.

Why Success Is Overrated

Tyson Hartnett | Posted 11.12.2013 | Business
Tyson Hartnett

I could read every article about success there is, along with every book, podcast and inspirational YouTube video, yet it will probably still take me years to achieve the level of success I want. You know why? Because success is 100 percent intrinsic.

The Paralysis of Over-Analysis

Derek Rydall | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Derek Rydall

It's easy to travel through our mind and think we've gotten somewhere, setting bold intentions that lead to little or no action but give us the feeling of doing something -- climbing the mountaintop of inspired ideas before falling back into the valley of mediocrity.

Failing Forward

Derek Rydall | Posted 11.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Derek Rydall

Look at how we learn to walk. As babies, we step forward, fall, catch ourselves, try again and catch ourselves sooner and sooner until we're walking. Walking is controlled falling.

5 Surprising Habits Of Happy People

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

Acquiring new habits isn't easy. But isn't it time we gave our emotional health the same tender loving care we typically afford our physical bodies?

The 7 Habits Of Highly Resilient People

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.02.2013 | Healthy Living

Rejection is rough, no matter how you slice it. But it's also an inescapable fact of life, and our ability to deal with failure and rejection has a ha...

Six Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About College

Jeremy Littau | Posted 10.26.2013 | College
Jeremy Littau

As my college career unfolded, I discovered I was learning how to do college along the way. My grades weren't great (more on that later) because of some of the early lessons I learned, but by the time I graduated I had this thing nailed.

RAJESH SETTY: 4 STEPS TO BOUNCE BACK FROM FAILURE

Rajesh Setty | Posted 10.26.2013 | Business
Rajesh Setty

Recharge your strengths and build a network to manage your weaknesses by building a strong ecosystem surrounding you.

How Failing at Marriage Made Me Happier

Britt Reints | Posted 10.16.2013 | Divorce
Britt Reints

I've read stories about near-death experiences that change people, made them better somehow than they were before the scare. For me, it was a near-divorce that knocked me flat on my butt. Failing at marriage, as painful as it was at the time, helped me learn how to be happier.

How To Practice 'Intelligent Failure' (And Ultimately Find Success)

Posted 08.15.2013 | 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...

Are You Preparing to Fail?

Garret Kramer | Posted 10.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Garret Kramer

Jamming your head with information about an upcoming event or contest is never in your best interest. The human mind always works better when it's running on empty.

3 Reasons Why It's OK To Fail

Jamilah Corbitt | Posted 10.14.2013 | Small Business
Jamilah Corbitt

The old adage "what doesn't kill you will make you stronger" holds true for entrepreneurs. To thrive we have to develop thick skin and posses unwavering faith. If we fail, we must pick ourselves up and try again.

'I Fell In Love With My Therapist'

Candace Walsh | Posted 10.13.2013 | Divorce
Candace Walsh

When you're walking along in a strange city, and you've studied the map and think you know where you're going, there's a period of time when you're actually going the wrong way but you haven't figured it out yet.

Ignoring Failure, Rejection and Other Common Psychological 'Injuries' Can Damage Your Mental Health

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 10.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

While it's obvious to us that physical injuries can get worse if left untreated, that cuts can become infected, that colds can turn into pneumonia, we have no such awareness when it comes to psychological injuries.