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Personal Values

The High Costs of Status Seeking

Wray Herbert | Posted 12.10.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

What is the psychosocial link between income gaps and societal dysfunction?

How We Measure Success

Randy Hain | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

My father comes from a generation that has much to teach us today. We can deceive ourselves all we want that today's world holds us to a different standard, but as I get older I recognize that we also have the ability to choose the lives we want to lead.

How Fear Is Controlling Your Life (And What To Do About It)

Douglas LaBier | Posted 04.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

You can alter the power of fear through life experiences. Fears can lessen or take different form over time, from subsequent life events, experiences, and -- especially -- self-examination.

The Role of Values in Eating Disorders Treatment

Kenneth L. Weiner, M.D., FAED, CEDS | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Kenneth L. Weiner, M.D., FAED, CEDS

Eating disorders are phobic disorders; therefore, we have to challenge the phobia and support patients in confronting their fears. To do so, we must find something they value more than their eating disorder, something that's so important to them that it overrides this anxiety.

'Where You Stumble, There Your Treasure Is'

Steven Crandell | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Steven Crandell

Please take a moment and reflect. What brings you a sense of wholeness and balance and joy? Where and how did you find it?

Imagine Finding Yourself in a State of Bliss

Jean Grossman | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Jean Grossman

Consciousness came first, awareness came next. Maturity followed. I am sure the answers to what maturity is would be different for each of us, but answering that helped me identify my values and my goals.

Does Getting Older Make You Meaner?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.25.2012 | Fifty

According to some social scientists, the older we get, the more our personal ethics matter. It probably has something to do with the desire most of us...

Wealth School: Claiming Your Voice, Value and Vision

Anne Naylor | Posted 09.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

Embedded in your voice is your value, that which you are proud to stand and claim as your own, not as a position of ego, division and separation but as the singular and unique contribution you bring to serve yourself and others.

If Only People Understood Science Better...

Astrid Caldas | Posted 08.01.2012 | Green
Astrid Caldas

When it comes to climate change, how we communicate matters much more than what we communicate.

Align Your Values And Your Life

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 07.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

"Living your values" means placing greater emphasis on and making a greater commitment to activities, experiences, and people that express those values. It also involves creating balance in your life.

Could You Be the Problem With Porn?

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 10.12.2011 | Style
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Research indicates is that porn's probability of becoming problematic is first and foremost directly due to one's repression reaction. It's this suppression of the desire to look at porn that boosts one's longing for it.

The Gift You Were Born To Give

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arjuna Ardagh

I've come to recognize the difference between "extrinsic" values and "intrinsic" values. Simply put, an extrinsic value is something that you've been taught to want.

12 Ways To Build Your Inner Strength

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

At these times of unprecedented change and challenge, many are taking the opportunity to reevaluate their lives. Is the work you are doing truly serving you?

3 Keys To Higher Love And Restoring Happiness

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a w...