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Making Choices

Your Best Mantra for 2014

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

What truly can't be changed, you can choose to accept, which simply means no longer blaming yourself or others and releasing all of that toxic anger that is directed both inward and outward.

Jacqueline Howard

Can Neuroscience Teach Us To Make Better Decisions?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.01.2013 | Science

Day in and day out, we make decisions--some tough, some trivial, some good, some bad. And as Yale University neurobiologist Dr. Daeyeol Lee told The ...

Tough Choices And Pursuing Bigger Priorities

Randy Hain | Posted 10.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

More and more professionals around the country are choosing career paths that allow for a realignment of priorities and a focus on what is truly important. This flies in the face of conventional wisdom, which for so long has placed career success at all costs.

Bali Spiritual Experience: Making Choices

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

This morning, just past dawn, when my coffee and I walked out of my villa here in Bali, a huge grey egret was standing by the pool. Perhaps he was e...

Decision-Making Strategies Of The Uber-Successful

Posted 07.10.2013 | OWN

By Jena Pincott For any one of the 70 decisions you make daily (especially the biggies), these eight research-backed strategies take you way beyond...

6 Ways We Get Sidetracked or Swayed

Kare Anderson | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

Frame a situation around a much-cherished goal and you are more likely to stick to that goal and/or sway others to seek it too. That's one of many stories with lessons for sticking to a plan that psychologist and Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino offers in her new book Sidetracked.

This Will Help You Make Better Descisions

Raul Valdes-Perez | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Raul Valdes-Perez

Every day, both in life and at work, people make wrong decisions that could have been avoided. Or they make right decisions, but lack the confidence that lets them do away with stress and proceed with vigor. Are these inalterable facts of life, or is there a remedy?

The Many Choices

Christine Eilvig | Posted 03.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

Decisions and choices give momentum and then we are rolling. From there, energy can move and things can land. The choice is ours. We can't do anything wrong, and we can always make new choices. Things are rarely so serious and final as they seem.

3 Essential Choices That Reduce Stress

Jon Wortmann | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

You can't avoid the 171 varieties of cheese at the grocery store, complex work situations, or the challenges of raising a family. What you can choose to do each day is only put yourself in situations where the stress is worth it.

5 Signs That You're Making The Right Decision

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.21.2013 | Teen

When it comes to making big decisions -- "Should we break up or be together?" "Should I go into debt to attend a private college?" -- you might find y...

Know Your Worth

Meryl Hartstein | Posted 12.18.2012 | Women
Meryl Hartstein

At 18, I thought I knew it all. I had it all, too, except that I didn't know my worth.

3 Ways To Discover What’s Next (WATCH)

Sura | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Sura

One of our greatest gifts is our power of choice. But what happens when we don't know what to do?

How You Could Be Sabotaging Your Career (And How To Stop!)

Daniel Gulati | Posted 08.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Daniel Gulati

A relentless quest to accumulate more options might be sabotaging your career and harming your well-being. Here's why.

How Young Is Too Young To Teach Kids About Money?

Beth Kobliner | Posted 05.15.2012 | Money
Beth Kobliner

Moms have been asking me this age-old question for years. The short answer: start when your child is old enough to say, "Gimme!"

Achieve Practical Wisdom By Mastering These Four Key Words

Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D.

The four most important words in the English language are yes, no, hello and goodbye. They are, at once, the most commonly used words and the most profound.

False Choices: Do Any Of These Sound Familiar?

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

The more I've thought about happiness, the more wary I've become of false choices. It's so easy to frame choices or attitudes in an either/or way, and yet, so often, that choice is misleading.

Getting What You Want

Jim Stein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Stein, Ph.D.

Eliminating alternatives that have inferior payoffs on a case-by-case basis when compared with another action is a common-sense decision principle you can apply to your life.

Partnering with God in Tough Times

John Morton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Morton

Some years ago, I chose to take a vow of poverty and focus my life on being of service. I gave up my material concerns as I had known them. I no longer owned anything.