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Making Mistakes

Tim Freke | Posted 07.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Tim Freke

On my spiritual journey I once believed that I could one day perfect "Tim" into some sort of enlightened being who was always at his best. Now it feels to me that the journey is about embracing all that I am.

Fear And The 'Anti-Change Factor'

Guy Finley | Posted 07.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Guy Finley

It isn't something of which most of us are aware, but we human beings are "marked" with a certain strange feature, and that is: We want to change.

And Life Is NOT Going to Be the Same

Misha Lyuve | Posted 07.07.2012 | Home
Misha Lyuve

Can I be jealous of children for a second? They are lucky to experience transformational moments in abundance. As adults we require, for the most part, a very conscious effort to reach them.

Standards vs. Expectations: Elevating Your Golden Rule

Daniel Scott | Posted 07.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Daniel Scott

A standard is a level of quality, something that is accepted as a norm, and generally used as a basis for judgment. An expectation is a strong belief that something is going to happen in the future, or a feeling that someone or something is going to achieve something.

The Great Pretender, Pretending I'm Doing Well

Nikki Luongo | Posted 07.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Nikki Luongo

We all have expectations, some realistic, some not so -- goals that we set for ourselves that we want to accomplish, despite life's little slip-ups a...

Cancer's New Home

Jenna Benn | Posted 07.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Jenna Benn

As I prepare to move from floor 29 to a new home built for two, I decided to package up cancer -- and seal her in a tight little box, with no room to breathe. And there she can live amongst a sea of discarded memories, in a landfill somewhere far from here.

Her Father, My Father

Elizabeth Jayne Liu | Posted 07.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Jayne Liu

I'm happy and relieved for my daughter, who will have a different experience than I. But a part of me is sad that I didn't have a wonderful father like she does, and my fear is that the chances of it happening are, as the days go on, getting slimmer.

Letting Go

Charles Scott | Posted 07.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Charles Scott

As we travel through life's phases, we must let go of so much. And I don't think it gets easier with practice. But maybe just accepting that eventually we will have to let go is the secret to living a full life.

How To Overcome Emotional Dependency And Create The Space You Need

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 07.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

In many relationships, one person complains about not having enough time with his or her partner, while the other complains about needing space. Find out how to resolve this conflict.

How to Measure Your Spiritual Growth

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 07.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Tara Sophia Mohr

Sometimes, spiritual growth is just seeing it sooner. You see sooner that you are silencing your voice. You see sooner that you are acting out of fear. You see sooner that you are projecting the past on to the present.

Identify Your Needs and NEEDS! for a Happier Life

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 07.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

The more needs you can identify and bring to the forefront, the more readily you'll be able to reduce the influence of your NEEDS!, allow your true needs to reassert themselves, and generate sufficient new force to shift your life inertia permanently.

The Failure Crown

Christine Sachs | Posted 06.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Christine Sachs

What if failure is neither good nor bad? What if failure is just one lesson (of many) intended to teach us who we are?

Indulge Yourself

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 06.23.2012 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Reinventing your life can be exhilarating, rewarding and fun.

The High Cost of Always Being 'Right'

Rory Vaden | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Rory Vaden

After years of coaching successful professionals in a variety of disciplines, I've come to see that when conflicts arise, many of us tend to care more about being "right" than we do about finding the best course of action.

Losing Control and Gaining Yourself

Francesco Clark | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Francesco Clark

I started to realize that my work ethic, while good for work, was leading to an unbalanced life. It made me ask: How do you realize the difference between a passion and having a complex?

Open Me Up And Look Inside

Jenna Benn | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Jenna Benn

Every day, I have the choice to let myself be defined by the disease, or to live in spite of it. And every day I have the choice to retreat into what was, or to accept what is.

Why Blaming Feels Good

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 06.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Rather than judge ourselves for blaming -- which most of us do at times -- why not look at what the blaming is covering up and learn to lovingly manage the feelings that we are covering up and avoiding with blaming?

Are Your Desires Helping You Get What You Want?

Rod Stryker | Posted 06.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Rod Stryker

So many people extol the power of intention these days, you'd think it's a foolproof way to fulfill your desires. Yet, the fact of the matter is most of us don't fulfill our intentions.

Have You Been Accountable?

Kathy Kaehler | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Kaehler

Accountability is not just a mindset but a skill set that everyone can learn and should master. Choose accountability and own it. You will always come out on top.

Authentic Leadership -- To Be Or Not To Be?

Paul Hunting | Posted 06.12.2012 | Religion
Paul Hunting

If leadership is not authentic, then what is it? It may be called leadership, but it cannot be.

Flexibility, Inside And Out

Carre Otis | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Carre Otis

I would assert that despite the wide variety of yoga options and individual preferences, there is one universal element: the union of consciousness and movement, breath and awareness.

How to Handle What's Out of Your Control

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

Do you try to control situations in your life? In this vlog, I offer practical tools and spiritual solutions for how to handle situations that are out of your control.

A Cure for Anxiety

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 06.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

We can't change the past. But we certainly can -- in every moment -- change our perspective on and relationship with it.

Do You Have 'Complete Freedom' in Your Life?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 06.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

Complete freedom involves knowing what you don't want, and liberating yourself from those obstacles that have propelled your life inertia down its current unsatisfying path.

The Art of Growing Old

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 06.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeff DeGraff

While we know that various types of creative endeavors and play are essential to the cognitive development of children, there is considerable debate among researchers as to whether these benefits are ongoing and extend to the elderly.