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Overcoming Challenges

The Freedom of Letting Go

Robin Amos Kahn | Posted 04.09.2014 | Divorce
Robin Amos Kahn

I know it's a little nuts to equate the end of a marriage to the end of slavery and it's certainly an exaggeration, but like many marriages, it started to feel like we were wandering in the desert with no hope of a promised land.

Play a Bigger Role in Spreading Love and Positivity! Here's How

Erin Cox | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

These occasions always remind me how important it is to tune into those you love and extend a loving word or kind gesture when you sense they might need it. It is equally important to spread kindness to complete strangers.

5 Ways to Focus on Your Journey

Erin Cox | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

I hear women whom I consider to be super pretty, ultra smart, and talented, put themselves down and compare themselves to others an a regular basis: ...

Shifting Your Mindset Can Improve Your Entire Life

Erin Cox | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

Success and satisfaction in every area of our life starts with a positive mindset. If you believe you are destined to fail... you will. If you think you are a victim, you will be.

How to Be Happy When Life Is Tough

Erin Cox | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

I have friends who have lived through cancer, divorce, and other substantial losses who claim that periods of expansive growth, newfound gratitude, and authentic happiness followed their deepest and darkest times.

Why I Started Figure Skating, From Scott Hamilton (VIDEO)

Posted 02.03.2014 | MarloThomas

Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton had a very interesting story to share with us about how he first got into figure skating. Scott had a childhoo...

Don't Sell The Mistake, From Scott Hamilton (VIDEO)

Posted 02.03.2014 | MarloThomas

Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton has a wonderful mantra we can all live by: “Don’t sell the mistake!” “Sometimes the hardest things in ...

What I Have Learned From Hugging 7,000 People

Lisa Mae Brunson | Posted 04.02.2014 | Impact
Lisa Mae Brunson

I was in awe. This 'simple' act of kindness had the ability to restore life! How many others out there craved love in the form of a hug? How many longed for the touch of another, yet were denied this act of grace?

How I Got Through My Tough Times, From Sherri Shepherd (VIDEO)

Posted 01.30.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to getting through hard times, Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, had some great advice to share with us about bein...

So She Says, 'OMG, My Life Is Falling Apart!'

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Akoshia Yoba

We can get caught up in the "why upset the apple cart" type of thought patterns and convince ourselves that it's okay to stay within the limitations of our current experience of "success." Playing it safe has its downside; it keeps us smaller than we are meant to be.

The Power of Perspective

Christine Hoh | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Hoh

Like most, I've been a victim of anger, hatred, sadness, and fear. I've been hurt by those who are closest to me. I've been hurt by those who were suppose to protect me. But instead of absorbing the anger and spitting it back out to others, I decided to look at it differently.

Performance Reviews And Keeping Your Self Worth

Sarina Tomel | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Self-limiting beliefs have a way of coming up everywhere, even in the workplace; however, they don't have to get the best of us.

Stress vs. Comfort? Can Stress Be Good For You?

Beth Kuhel | Posted 01.25.2014 | College
Beth Kuhel

If I could develop a sense of humor and adapt it to a different culture, I surely had more confidence I could do this in college in a different state with generally the same culture.

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.

Unleashing the Limits of Dis-ability With Laverne Bissky

Harriet Cabelly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Harriet Cabelly

Laverne Bissky has incorporated a life-changing challenge, that of having a child with disabilities, into a goal and dream that takes her and her family to all corners of the earth. It's all about the A-bilities without the 'dis.'

3 Powerful Steps To Combat Fear

Erin Cox | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

Countless wildly successful people have mentioned that they experienced some level of fear just as they were about to launch to the next level. The ones that actually do make the launch to the next level are those that keep their fear in check.

Recognize Miracles

Erin Cox | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

I experienced a true miracle in September I absolutely must share. One of my best friends flew down from Alaska to celebrate her 40th birthday with m...

Anca Dumitru: The Art of Reinvention

Anca Dumitru | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Anca Dumitru

Four years ago, I lost my job. I was sad, angry and unsure about what I wanted to do next. I knew, though, that I didn't want to go back into the corporate world, where the chances of another layoff down the line would have been pretty high. Yet, I was confused.

Most of the Time 'Good Enough' Really Is!

Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben, Ph.D.

Ultimately, I believe the most important lessons we can learn about life are that it is up to us to fill every day with gratitude, with loving, with kindness, and enough meaning to remind us each day that what we say matters, what we do matters, and who we are matters most of all.

We've Got to Stop Making Excuses! Here's How

Erin Cox | Posted 12.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

I am adopting my husband's "no excuse" line of thinking. I f*#ked up? Didn't meet a deadline? Didn't meet a goal? I know the reasons, but I need to stop letting them be my excuses.

Drag Obstacle Course

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Tom Bartolomei

Vivian occupies an interesting position in the world of drag. She does not compete, does not have a drag family, is older than most of the other newer queens, and is a big girl. Each factor has its own challenge, but add them all together and you have one large obstacle course.

What's Your Family Motto?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 11.26.2013 | Parents
Maureen Anderson

I didn't know how we'd do it, but she wasn't asking for that. She was just asking if it was OK to dream. Isn't that sweet? Isn't that just the definition of sweet?

Wisdom Teeth

Dr. Sean Stephenson | Posted 11.19.2013 | Good News
Dr. Sean Stephenson

For the most part, I rarely talk or think about my disability. It's something I've felt has been more of a footnote in my life. Yet, these past few weeks it felt like the title. However, I want you to hear this...My life is amazing! Why? Because I declare it so.

5 Ways to Be a Better Friend, No Matter How Busy You Are

Erin Cox | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

My friends have been my support system, therapists, sounding boards, cheering team and sisters for life. I don't know what I would do without these women who have made my life immeasurably better.

Breaking Bad Habits

Marcia Wieder | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Marcia Wieder

When I coach people on the obstacles that may be slowing them down or even sabotaging their dreams, often it comes down to behaviors that can be easily corrected. But it begins with honestly assessing and recognizing what it is.