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Relationship Advice: 5 Ways To Feel In Sync Again

Lisa Haisha | Posted 06.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

Ultimately, you chose your partner for a reason. You have a soul-level connection that can transcend any differences. Hold strong to that fact and you'll soon find that smarts and social can indeed go hand-in-hand in any relationship.

The 4 Quadrants of Creation

Michael Neill | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

Think of something you have thus far failed to achieve or create. Now answer this question: Is it because you couldn't, you didn't really want to, or both?

Coaches, Therapists, Healers: I Want You To Know This

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 05.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Sophia Mohr

Quite often, when we contemplate major change, major evolution in our lives, the reaction we get from our dear ones is a combination of an attempt at support, combined with fear that can manifest as undermining, judging us or lashing out.

What to Consider When You're Considering: The High School Senior's Guide to Choosing a Major

Nzinga Young | Posted 05.19.2013 | College
Nzinga Young

My high school didn't have differentiated courses of study, and since I wasn't used to having a choice of classes based on my interests, I didn't take the time to decide what my interests were.

Start Your Psychological Spring Cleaning

Terri Cole | Posted 05.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

Out with the old -- throw the windows open and air the place out -- and in with the new freshness of spring (in your mind, that is). Make room in your mind for all of the life experiences that you are creating for this beautiful new beginning.

Rethinking Mentorship

Michael Ruderman | Posted 05.14.2013 | Business
Michael Ruderman

Our dynamic, global economy demands creative leaders who are able to forge new paths. Mentorship must be more about empowering the mentee than about shaping the mentee to be like the mentor.

Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker Teach Valuable Lesson on Coaching at Doral

Steve Siebold | Posted 05.08.2013 | Sports
Steve Siebold

Seems like a scary proposition for most people to confront one of the world's best golfers about his putting stroke. But it's proof of what professional athletes have known for years: the great ones are coachable.

An Unexpected Pregnancy Led To My Best Decision

Meg Buck | Posted 05.06.2013 | Women
Meg Buck

Sometimes, I look at my youngest son and thank him for joining us when he did. He was quite a surprise, and he altered the direction of our lives. I'll never stop being grateful to him for it.

The Loaded Goal

Michael Neill | Posted 05.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

The loaded goal is that goal that seems to be your most important and longest-standing one -- it's the one that "for some reason, I don't seem to be able to make any real progress on," and "this year, I'm finally going to handle."

Traveling With Children

Lisa Haisha | Posted 05.04.2013 | Parents
Lisa Haisha

I have traveled to more than 50 countries in the past 20 years, a point of pride that came from choosing an alternative lifestyle -- one of independence, freedom, and risk. Having my daughter, Ava, four years ago began a transformation of my identity, and with it, anxiety.

10 Ways to Know If Your Career Dreams Are Realistic

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 05.04.2013 | Women
Tara Sophia Mohr

Most women and girls are profoundly held back by their inner critics -- but they often don't know it and they certainly haven't been given the tools to do anything about it.

Why Not a Leisure Mentor or Coach?

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Gini Graham Scott

But what I missed in all this searching for leisure professionals is doing leisure mentoring, coaching, or consulting for people who simply want to have fun and want some guidance in how to make the most of their leisure time -- and where to get these leisure experiences.

Do You 'Have It All' and Still Have Something Missing?

Martha Pasternack | Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

There seems to be a quest is toward a seemingly-impossible dream, and the journey is exhaustive. Even when all seems to be in order on the outside, there remains a longing and an unsatisfied yearning for an unidentified quality that will comfort, connect and center a person.

Teach Your Parents Well

Laurie Gerber | Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

It's easy to accept this about our parents when it comes to technology, but we have a much harder time accepting it when it comes to emotional issues. On some level, we still think of our parents like gods.

The Ultimate Psychotherapy

Michael Neill | Posted 04.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

"In many ways," said Robert, "the ultimate psychotherapy is simply to relax about things." While it was just a passing comment, the reason it has been humming along inside my mind ever since is that it so directly mirrors the experience I have with my own clients.

The Fastest Way To A Quiet Mind

Michael Neill | Posted 04.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

The fastest way to a quiet mind is not a particular practice, whether spiritual or secular; it is simply to realize the nature of mind itself.

The Upside Of Rejection

Maddisen K. Krown | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Maddisen K. Krown

Rejection tends to turn us inward in a negative way -- causing us to feel unworthy, flawed, not good enough, unlovable, frustrated, confused, angry, sad, etc. -- which can get us painfully bogged down in paralyzing self criticism.

From Gypsy Girl to Grounded Yogi

Lauren Zander | Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Zander

I recently got this letter and thought it would be valuable to share my response with everybody. It's applicable to anything you are avoiding hunkering down on.

Coaching Is for Winners!

Christine Sachs | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Sachs

As a profession, life coaching has some branding challenges. To the general population, coaching seems to be a vague, shadowy thing that people with lots of money and lots of time do to feel better about themselves.

The Science Of Happiness

Meghan Keener | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Meghan Keener

The field of positive psychology operates from the premise that we ought to acknowledge both the light and the dark sides of life. It focuses on positive elements of life such as character strengths, positive emotion, resilience, purpose, positive relationships, and creative achievement.

Ditch the Resolutions and Create Real Change That Lasts!

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

Many resolutions are just a wish and a dream (which is a great place to start), but they lack the long-term planning and vision to carry them out to success. So, why not ditch the "r" word all together and commit to real change that will last?

Get A Jump Start On January: 10 Steps To Your Best Year Yet

Jamie Galloway | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Jamie Galloway

Getting on the right path before the ball drops takes nothing more than a pen, paper and 30 minutes of quiet time.

Want to Jumpstart Your Life?

Helene Lerner | Posted 02.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

With the holidays here, I find it a great time to reflect on what I have achieved and to see how far I've come. It is also a great time to take a look at what I need to develop and to create new goals for 2013.

End The Year With A Bang! 5 Easy Steps

Laurie Gerber | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

This practice is about mental and spiritual mastery, or controlling your thoughts in order to be effective and confident. Whatever is blocking you or weighing on you now is the same that will impede your path in the new year. So please, take some time to do this writing exercise.

How To Live Your Dreams ... Even If You Didn't Win The Lottery

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

As someone who listens to people for a living, I am often waiting to hear small truths in statements that could be written off as pipe dreams. In every big dream that is dependent on the lottery, there are little ones that need expressing right now.