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New Year's Resolution Restart

Jasmine Brett Stringer | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Jasmine Brett Stringer

The first month of this year has been plagued by severe cold weather all over the United States. Between the Polar Vortex and Deep Freeze it may have ...

The Trick To Tackling Your Toughest Projects

meQuilibrium | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

The key to making progress, rather than just spinning your wheels with fruitless effort, is keeping your eye on the prize. In other words, pay attention.

Intention... Preparation... Action... Results... Repeat!

Avital Zeisler | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Avital Zeisler

I think it is great to set goals, but I think "goal setting" is only a half measure, at best. Many of us say we want to change things in our lives, but we often do not follow through with measurable, concrete actions.

How to Set an Intention That Sticks for 2014

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

Why does it sometimes feel like it's effortless to let negative habits creep up, but when we want to change them -- or add a new healthy habit -- it feels nearly impossible?

End Self-Sabotage and Welcome Joy in the New Year

Joyce Marter | Posted 02.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Joyce Marter

Say good-bye to your former self and thank him or her for all you have learned. Welcome your BEST self in the new year and watch your dreams come to fruition!

'Tis the Season of Intention

Brynn Harrington | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Brynn Harrington

We're deep in the season of wishing right now. I don't want to take away from that, but I want to add to it. This can also be the season of intention. I will call my sister twice a week this year. I will cook more at home. I will bike to work.

Selfies And Yoga

Kripalu | Posted 02.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

The strong response to the photo reflects the nation's ambivalence about our collective obsession with taking pictures of ourselves in order to record every moment of our lives. What ever happened to being present?

Create Your Personal Power

Adrienne Austermann | Posted 01.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Adrienne Austermann

Here we are in the throes of the holiday season. For many of us, life is full throttle on a routine day, and along with the accelerated pace of the ho...

Why Setting an Intention Every Morning Will Change Your Life

Juliet Turalski | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Juliet Turalski

When you get clear on how you want to feel, you can make clear decisions that create the life you truly desire to live. The moment you tap into the feeling, you get your power back.

365 Invocations to Create an Extraordinary Life, Week 9

Carol Simone | Posted 12.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Carol Simone

Today marks the 65th year I've been breathing on the planet. And, let me tell you, it's been quite a journey... one not for the faint-hearted, but one filled with grit and grace, overwhelming beauty, dizzying despair, incredible inspiration and as much drama and comedy as my ego could possibly drum up.

365 Invocations to Create an Extraordinary Life, Week 8

Carol Simone | Posted 12.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Carol Simone

There is so much beauty all around you. Open up, take a deep breath and let it in! Let every moment be a meditation.

What Do You Really Really Want This Rosh Hashanah?

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 11.04.2013 | Religion
Levi Ben-Shmuel

My son Jacob has been playing the Spice Girls 1996 hit "Wannabe" a lot lately. In a flash, the connection between the song and preparation for Rosh Hashanah came to me a few nights ago.

3 Keys to Make Your Wedding Cermony Special

Anne Naylor | Posted 10.27.2013 | Weddings
Anne Naylor

Couples and their guests often comment that their wedding has been the best they have ever attended. What makes the difference? Each ceremony is personalized for the couple. It is their day.

Back to School, Pull the Weeds

Rose Tafoya | Posted 10.26.2013 | Fifty
Rose Tafoya

My daughter is going back to her third year of college and that back to school sign has a whole new meaning for me. It is my time to go back to school.

How To Actually Follow Through With Your Good Intentions

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

The truth is that living a healthy, miraculous life -- with vitality and grace -- requires real commitment and a practice. Without it, even your most soul-directed intentions may falter.

Defining Success

Yvette Bowlin | Posted 09.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Yvette Bowlin

Success always eluded me as a young kid, or at least I thought it did. I was the one in school who had to work hard for everything. Nothing came easy. And still, as an adult it seems like everything I have came as a result of blood, sweat and tears.

Getting Through Life's Struggles With a Leap of F.A.I.T.H.

Mary Pritchard | Posted 09.11.2013 | Books
Mary Pritchard

The latest addition to my bookshelves is an interesting one. Successful model, turned alcoholic, turned real estate superstar, turned women's life recovery and empowerment coach Mal Duane tells her story in Alpha Chick: Five Steps for Moving From Pain to Power.

WATCH: India.Arie's Definition of Success: Clarity of Intention

OWN | Posted 06.29.2013 | OWN

She's a four-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter who has sold more than 10 million records worldwide. But on an episode of "Super Soul Sunday," Indi...

Time for Rebirth

Laura Bushnell | Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Bushnell

Rebirth can be anything you want. You can create your life. If you simply wake up from the dream and find yourself more at peace, it will change the way your life unfolds. It will enhance your journey.

Weekly Meditations for Healthy Sex (June 28-July 4)

Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T. | Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T.

Even momentarily concentrating on healthy solutions rewires psychological patterns to receive and share healthy sexual love in the present. Here are three meditations with the themes of isolation, preference, and intention for you to ponder and practice this week.

Prescription for Happiness: Living WithOUT Intention

Nancy Colier | Posted 08.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

There are consequences to our belief that we need to do something to get to happy, to now, and to the place where we can finally stop trying to get anywhere. For one thing, any happiness we achieve this way will be a temporary fix.

The Power and Beauty of Patience

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

We might resolve to respond to whatever arises with loving kindness, exploring what might be discovered. Enter life, in the raw and sweaty, and the test gets real darn fast. Getting distracted from good intention can be tricky and takes a bit of doing in the reframing department.

When Knowing He Loves You Is Not Enough

Nancy Colier | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

We can ask for, participate in and commit to getting the full and direct experience that is love. After all, to love someone truly is to be interested and willing to create the experience that is love for them, and thus to become truly bilingual in the language of the heart.

Move Past An Argument -- Quickly

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 07.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

The next best thing to preventing conflict is having the skills to manage differences effectively. Most of us don't come into marriage with highly developed conflict-management skills, but these abilities can be cultivated through practice on the job.

Joy Management: How to Have a Great Week

Bradley Foster | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Bradley Foster

Joy management has worked for me for several years and it has helped many of my clients. It's free, it's flexible and you can tweak it any way to Sunday to make it work for you. If you stick with it, you will discover the blend of things that helps you manage your joy.