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Making Changes

Change Your Life Now: How to Make Changes That Stick

Jairek Robbins | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Jairek Robbins

Can you think of one area of your life that you have always wanted (and even tried) to make a change in, but never seem to make it happen? Or you did change it for a while... then it slowly went right back to the way it was before?

9 Powerful Lessons We Can Learn From Our Mistakes

Lisabeth Saunders Medlock, Ph.D. | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisabeth Saunders Medlock, Ph.D.

Our mistakes and failures are gifts, gems, guideposts in our learning and growth as people. So embrace failures, mistakes, screw ups and shortcomings because they not only make us uniquely who we are, but also teach us powerful lessons like the nine below.

From Bitter to Hopeful: How To Make The Change

Posted 10.28.2014 | Dr. Phil

“Anybody can complain, belly-ache and criticize what’s going on. It’s much more difficult to become part of the solution,” says Dr. Phil, who ...

Your Friends and You

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Carlota Zimmerman

I think the hardest thing about making changes in your life is changing how you see yourself. You have to see yourself as capable, as competent, as wo...

You Asked, You Got, Then Came Trouble

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

Have you ever had the experience of setting out to make a positive change in your life, only to have it start an avalanche of changes that scares and ...

A Girl on Her Bike

Robin Korth | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

Just recently -- 48 years later -- I bought myself a brand new bike. And you know what? I sing on this bike. I let my voice rise in wonder and love. My heart cries from my throat with joy and laughter, with awe and gratitude. I let it rip and roar as I pedal and explore this city that I call home.

The Secret To All Great Stories

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Alexis Jane Torre

While making a big decision is undoubtedly stressful and while following through on that decision can be even tougher, just remember that no one tells stories about that time they went against their gut feeling and ended up exactly where they started.

Starting A New Habit? Follow This 3-Step Plan

Dr. Jade Teta | Posted 03.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jade Teta

When approaching change, most declare their goal and then charge out blindly into the world, flailing their arms about in a confused mass of temporary motivation. So what's the alternative? How can we make permanent change?

Moms For Gun Control: It's Up To Us

Felice Shapiro | Posted 02.26.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

The inside of my brain is bursting. I want to scream, but I know this is childish and pointless. I'm over 50 years old -- and I know better. But, I'm a mom and when I watch the aftermath of 20 children killed at Sandy Hook, the fibers on my neck burn and I feel the maternal desire to protect.

A Better, More Successful Approach to the New Year's Resolution

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Brett Blumenthal

It is hard to believe the New Year is almost two weeks away. As much as I like to subscribe to the resolution tradition, I've come to realize over the years that often, they don't stick. The reason is simple: It is human nature to bite off more than we can chew.

WATCH: Simple Steps To Make Your 2013 Resolutions Stick (Start Early!)

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

Before you start making lofty resolutions that you know you won't keep, why don't you prepare to do it right this year? Use my three steps to set yourself up to win and make your resolutions stick.

Balance Is Overrated

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

Why do we resist change so much? Somehow the message that change is fun never quite made it through the doorway of the cerebral cortex.

How to Guide Your Life With Confluence

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

Confluence represents a coming together of random moments in your life that are startlingly familiar. It is the mystery that surrounds those 'coincidences' that nudge you in a new direction.