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Why I Have To Keep Reminding Myself: 'Life Goes On'

Allison Lantagne | Posted 03.28.2014 | Teen
Allison Lantagne

Being a teenager undeniably can suck. Although high school certainly can be "the best years of our lives," even an awesome year will have its lows. The best part of it all, though, is the fact that life goes on.

The 7 Lessons Life Will Teach You

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Far superior to a formal education, life is our greatest teacher, sending us down winding paths to help us gain a profound awareness of our potential. We may be tested, but by recognizing the truth of our tests and applying necessary wisdom, we can triumph over every one of life's challenges.

23 Things To Just Do

Unwritten | Posted 03.09.2014 | Style
Unwritten

There's been an article floating around Facebook over the past few weeks titled "23 Things to Do Instead of Getting Engaged Before You're 23". As ...

Jen Glantz: New Year, Old You?

Jen Glantz | Posted 03.08.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

Some of the most valuable advice that's been shoved in my face this year was from people that I hardly knew.

12 Things Your Mom Was Right About

Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

No matter how impossible it may have seemed when you were a teenager, your mom may have actually known what she was talking about. What might have...

One Stitch At a Time: Anne Lamott's Homespun Theology

Judy Bolton-Fasman | Posted 03.04.2014 | Religion
Judy Bolton-Fasman

Like this startling world of ours, children don't always grow up the way you expect them to. Love and beauty have infinite forms.

The One Thing Stopping You From Having Fun on New Year's Eve

Sara Eckel | Posted 03.01.2014 | Women
Sara Eckel

Whatever you end up doing on New Year's, there is often this sinking feeling that really you should be doing something else. That your true life -- the one that involves sipping great champagne, wearing an excellent dress and cracking wise with a bevy of smart, sexy singles -- is out there.

Lisa Levey: How Much Is Enough?

Lisa Levey | Posted 02.22.2014 | Women
Lisa Levey

Getting better clarity on what is enough -- in so many parts of our lives -- is deeply connected to increasing our sense of happiness and well-being

How To Overcome Life's Ups And Downs

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 02.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

See every obstacle as an opportunity for personal growth. Close your eyes and take a deep breath. Allow reality to set in and understand not only the scope of what is happening but also the reasons behind it.

The Three Questions That Lead Us Towards Gratitude

Lolly Daskal | Posted 02.04.2014 | Business
Lolly Daskal

In this upcoming season, when our families will gather and we're reminded how much our relationships matter, have we taken the time to think about, and thank, those who have helped us along the way in our business?

10 Promises to Make to Yourself Today

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

If a promise is indicative of our dignity, what about the promises you make to yourself? Do you really respect your personal pledges? Take a moment to make yourself the following 10 promises -- virtuous vows that will strengthen your willpower and reaffirm your future potential.

Raise Your Hand

Charley Johnson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Charley Johnson

I still have my "hands in pocket" moments of vulnerability. I learned to trust my voice a ways back, but I still struggle at times to initiate hard conversations with friends and family or ask for help.

Change Your Shoes and Step Into Fearless Conversations!

Kathy Andersen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathy Andersen

You need to step into your fear in order to step forward! That starts by having fearless conversations that take you far out of your safety zone, but directly into your freedom.

Brave

Natalie Thomas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Natalie Thomas

I'm the one that jumps first and freaks later. But speaking my mind? Finally fessing up to all that was wrong in my life, being a voice for those who hadn't, wouldn't or couldn't? Now that was terrifying.

I am Not For Everyone -- Neither Are You

Kira Sabin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Kira Sabin

Some people think I am smart, reasonably funny and refreshing. Other people probably think I am immature or annoying. I find the more I embrace me, the more the right people show up in my life.

To Achieve Balance in Life, Begin By Measuring Your 'Core Assets'

Dr. Sanjay Jain, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sanjay Jain, MD

My experiences as a physician have reinforced one essential truth: to be happy, to enjoy optimal health and achieve our potential, each of us must strive for balance in our lives.

8 Things Every Woman Should Learn About Happiness When She's Young

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Paula Davis-Laack

It wasn't until I burned out after seven years of practicing law that I gave much thought to my own happiness. If you could give some advice to young women and girls about how to build happiness, what would you say?

How to Solve the Puzzle of Life in 6 Easy Steps (As Taught by My 4-Year-Old)

Sharon Zuckerwar | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Sharon Zuckerwar

To the Mommas, all of those pieces, just laying around in a pile, might look just like a huge mess. We wonder if we can really do this all by ourselves. Put this all together in a way that makes sense.

Women, Breast Cancer and Finding a Cure

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Kathleen Buckstaff

Maybe the race for a cure really isn't a race at all. Maybe it's an invitation to stop. I stopped. I stopped and felt thankful for the people in my life, where I live, and how we live.

6 Life Lessons You Can Learn From Surfing

Elana Miller, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Elana Miller, MD

When a big wave knocks me over and holds me underwater, it wouldn't make much sense for me to get mad at it, right? But really, we operate that way all the time, fighting forces of life that are as unavoidable as the strength and immensity of the ocean.

Understanding How the World Lives One Answer at a Time

Juan Vasquez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Juan Vasquez

From that single exchange I learned how useless it is to judge others based on: appearance, personality, experiences, residence and more. Every single person has something to teach others, and more importantly, every single person sees life through a different lens.

WATCH: Why This Woman Was 'Successful Yet Really Unhappy'

Posted 10.04.2013 | Women

Nisha Moodley runs the women's empowerment website Fierce, Fabulous and Free. But before she reached a state of self-acceptance herself, she had to co...

Gail Brenner, Ph.D.: 5 Lifelines for Getting Back on Track

Gail Brenner, Ph.D. | Posted 12.02.2013 | Women
Gail Brenner, Ph.D.

It is abundantly clear to me how little control we have. Thoughts show up, feelings appear, circumstances arise. We're sailing along just fine, until all of a sudden we're not.

20 Things All Women Should Do Before Getting Married

Posted 10.03.2013 | Weddings

Written by Maressa Brown on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir. Growing up, we all imagined what our life would look like once we hit the big 3-0, once we ...

Finding Our Way Home

Lolly Daskal | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business
Lolly Daskal

Whether we're constantly on the go or just constantly in meetings, it can feel like we're starving ourselves of something vital.