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5 Steps to Turn 2014 Resolutions into Results

Aldo Civico | Posted 03.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Aldo Civico

"So, did you make any New Year's resolutions?" Caitlin asked on New Year's Eve as we were getting the Champagne out of the refrigerator. We all have d...

Dare to Be Daring

BeverlyD | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
BeverlyD

Truth or dare: What gives you more energy? Someone admits as a truth they secretly admired you. It feels nice and warm? Or they be daring and walk u...

Students and Parents: Holiday Texting Contest!

David Kanegis | Posted 02.26.2014 | Education
David Kanegis

Parents vs. Students: Fun and Good Food! Who Will Be The Grand Prize Winner? Hold this contest any time of the year, but the holidays always m...

Enough With the Half-Assed Resolutions

Jennie Mustafa-Julock | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennie Mustafa-Julock

Kicking off a new year with a clean slate and mounds of ambition is great. But when your New Year's resolutions are all corrective measures rooted in the woulda, shoulda, couldas of yesteryear, it's tough to be excited about them.

5 Ways to Make Your Life Simpler in the New Year

Deborah Grayson Riegel | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Deborah Grayson Riegel

Not everything I do has to be brilliant. Not everything I do has to be successful. Not everything I do has to be done by me, done now, or done at all. And (total truth time): Not everything I do has to impress someone.

12th Graders and Parents: Enjoy the Holidays and Chill!

David Kanegis | Posted 02.16.2014 | Education
David Kanegis

Students and parents you have the ability to analyze, and determine responses and reactions to all the challenges life sends your way. It's never too early to begin the process. You'll reap great rewards in the future.

When Taking Care Of Yourself Becomes Stressful (And What To Do About It)

Caroline Zwick | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Caroline Zwick

Set yourself up for success by having your own back no matter what. That means that you need to be compassionate, kind and patient with yourself. That way you are creating the space for yourself to thrive, flourish and align with your true capacities.

Bold, Optimistic, Sexy, Confident, Intuitive... and Bodacious

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 02.04.2014 | Fifty
Rebecca Perkins

We have the opportunity right now to grab the second half of our lives and reinvent ourselves should we choose to do so. We can face changes in midlife either with a heavy heart and resentment or embrace this new phase in life with excitement.

Whoa There Cowboy!

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 02.04.2014 | Women
Rebecca Perkins

This inner dialogue/self talk has the power to steer our lives in a positive, self improving or a catastrophic self defeating direction. For me at times it's like standing at a fork in the road.

BeverlyD: Give Appreciation Now Till Next Thanksgiving

BeverlyD | Posted 02.02.2014 | Small Business
BeverlyD

Thankfulness and gratefulness can be conceptual and general, as they never pinpoint a specific present event. Start paying attention and look around. Life is all in the details so appreciate the moments and have a happy holiday of appreciation everyday.

Letting Go of Snark (No!)

Christine Sachs | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Sachs

What if all that was required of us was to just be -- stripped bare of what we know? What in your life could be transformed in that instant?

7 Steps to Smash Fear in the Face

Jennie Mustafa-Julock | Posted 01.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennie Mustafa-Julock

Take the time to examine what's really got you stuck, get real with the best and worst possible outcomes, look at the possibilities from every angle, and then, finally, decide for yourself which is going to reign victorious -- your fears or your audacity!

Ask the Drama Queen

Brooke Lewis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Brooke Lewis

AMANDA: Drama Queen, I am a single woman in San Diego who joined online dating last year. I think I am in decent shape, but I'm not a skinny girl. I ...

5 Ways to Set Up Your Teen for Adult Success: With 'Submarine Parenting'

Todd Kestin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Todd Kestin

Onlookers might see the submarine parent as detached, disengaged, or uninvolved, however the opposite is true. Submarine parents practice "parenting with intention."

Judith Sherven, PhD: Do You Struggle With the Doom Loop?

Judith Sherven, PhD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Sherven, PhD

So many people never get to enjoy their life, their success, their excellence. Why? Because they live with an inner Gremlin that's addicted to The Doom Loop. And that Gremlin gets terrified every time you stand out and got forward in your life.

Moving on and Moving Up

Debbie Martinez, M.A. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Debbie Martinez, M.A.

Moving on does not equate with quality of life. It simply means you are moving past the place you are currently in. People can move on but not always in a constructive way. Just getting on with your life is not enough if you want to really live your life and be happy in it.

Can't You See You Need Help?

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

If you can see yourself as you truly are, rather than what you look like, you are much more likely to make positive changes in your life and to enjoy the richness that life has to offer.

The Science of Possibility

Christine Sachs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Sachs

In my previous career, I worked with some really smart folks. When I told them I was becoming a life coach, their reactions were a mix of vague support and uncertainty as to what I was actually doing with my life. And to be honest, I wasn't always sure either. I often asked myself: "Am I making the right choice?"

Alejandra Ruani: When Is The Best Time to Change? (Hint: Sooner Than You Think)

Alejandra Ruani | Posted 11.07.2013 | Women
Alejandra Ruani

People thought I was crazy for leaving a top job and top pay at the world's number one investment bank. But I was so busy changing that I didn't have time to explain what was going on with me.

'Growing and Giving': An Interview With Tony Robbins

Marianne Schnall | Posted 01.23.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Marianne Schnall

During his sold-out events all around the world, Tony is known for his "tough love" approach to help ignite the passion inside of participants. Something you may not know, though, is Robbins is also a generous philanthropist.

The Main Event

Christine Sachs | Posted 12.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Sachs

My husband went to Atlantic City this past weekend to see a light heavyweight title fight as part of a promotional press trip. He enjoys "the sweet sc...

The Chicago Marathon That Changed My Life: Stories Left Behind Must Be Shared

Todd Kestin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Todd Kestin

Look around you and you'll see adolescents and young adults who look to you to learn how you rise above the flood. To take your tools into their own arsenal. To build on your experiences.

BeverlyD: The Cure for Our Stressed Lives

BeverlyD | Posted 12.23.2013 | Women
BeverlyD

The symptoms in our life are caused by being ill-at-ease with the lifestyle we have chosen. reat the cause, not the effect

Unpack Your Bags -- Guilt Trip's Over

Terri Cole | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

Go back to what it what like growing up -- both in and outside the home. Think about school, social life, etc. Even in your young adult life and into adulthood, what were experiences that happened to invoke these emotions? Why?

Parents, Hold Your Breath and Let Your Child Breathe!

David Kanegis | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
David Kanegis

Become the ship's captain as you navigate the choppy waters of your child's college application process. Your child is now a 12th grader. It's Octob...