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Self Awareness

Do You Know Your Purpose?

Hans Hickler | Posted 11.24.2014 | Books
Hans Hickler

Are we looking to receive purpose and meaning, or do we understand our obligation to contribute purpose? Are we looking to receive purpose and meaning, or do we understand our obligation to contribute purpose?

How to Tell if You're Plateauing (And What to Do About It)

Kayla Matthews | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Kayla Matthews

Use any failures you experience to motivate your future successes. Feel great about the fact that you tried and failed as opposed to never trying at all. It might sound a little cheesy, but perspective is optional and how you choose yours will influence how happy and satisfied you are with your life.

Dancing to Our Own Beat

Ayelet Baron | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayelet Baron

The world we live in today is open. Yet most people still have the same conversations with the same people and wonder why nothing changes. It is those who don't want to be like everyone else who are often misunderstood by a society where conformity is the norm.

5 Pillars of a Joyful Life

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Ground yourself in these five foundations that will elevate your life to its joyful peak. Apply them in your relationships with others and yourself, in your career, and in your everyday life to satisfy your soul:

Leadership Matters: Decision Making Strategies for Success

Stedman Graham | Posted 11.20.2014 | Business
Stedman Graham

You see, with a solid plan and a strong identity, your decisions are less difficult. When you know where you are going, it's easy to see the right path at each juncture.

The Deadly Wake-Up Call That Changed Everything

Carline Bejin-Dye | Posted 11.19.2014 | Women
Carline Bejin-Dye

I discovered that I had been living a life according to what other's believed was the norm. I learned that every experience is part of the journey and realized that my journey was my life's purpose.

Taking Yoga to Government

Sister Jenna | Posted 11.18.2014 | World
Sister Jenna

I wonder if world leaders observing this call to greater awareness are also waking up to a new dimension of leadership, for both themselves and those they've been tasked with leading.

Introducing the 'SupraSelf'

Val Jon Farris | Posted 11.18.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Val Jon Farris

"Quantum leaps are the result of engaging in an extraordinary aspect of our identity I call the SupraSelf." -- Val Jon Farris I want to introduce y...

Learning to 'Unlove' My Mother

Robin Korth | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

For most of my life I thought my childhood was the epitome of healthy wholesomeness. I even thought I had the stories to prove it. As a writer, stor...

The Benefits of Forgetting

Hale Dwoskin | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Hale Dwoskin

When you let go of your emotional charges from your past, you retain the wisdom but stop overloading your system. This results in greater inner clarity and well-being. It also makes it much easier to learn and remember new information.

How To Thrive and Live a Fulfilling Life After Loss

Irina Jordan | Posted 11.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Irina Jordan

Happiness is a habit, not a decision. Just like fitness, you have to work on it. Find a beautiful journal and write what you are grateful for each and every day.

Your Children Don't Want You To Be Perfect

Cathy Cassani Adams | Posted 11.12.2014 | Parents
Cathy Cassani Adams

When we allow our children to be our teachers, they remind us of the value of seeing the world as they do, which involves living more simply, showing greater compassion and being more mindful.

The Hard Truth About the Current State of Soft Skills in the U.S.

Laura Berger | Posted 11.12.2014 | Business
Laura Berger

The tradeoff between hard and soft skills appear to be most at play in professional capacities such as accounting, finance and law, where people are trained and hired for their extreme analytical capabilities.

Do Not Take the Morning for Granted

Loren Kleinman | Posted 11.10.2014 | Women
Loren Kleinman

I will no longer take the morning for granted because I know there is adventure in the unknown. I know now that there is beauty in awakenings. I know there is joy in the moment the open eye meets the sun and the air.

Empower Self

Sriya Chakravarti | Posted 11.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Sriya Chakravarti

As you start living your life fully in the present with much joy and appreciation for all that you have -- the doors to infinite abundance in all earthly respects open up for you.

The Sins and Virtues of Self-Esteem

Melanie Young | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

Strong self-esteem can help you navigate the worst storms and teach you to appreciate the light at the end of the tunnel even more. Self esteem cannot be bought, but it can be built from within.

Building Confidence and Self-Esteem

Jenny Florence | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenny Florence

Self-esteem relates to the way that we feel about ourselves, it's a reflection of our inner sense of self value and entitlement, whereas confidence is a reflection of the way that we experience ourselves in our external world.

8 Signs That You've Developed Greater Self-Love and Awareness

Alexis Meads | Posted 11.05.2014 | Women
Alexis Meads

The thing about self-love is that it's an ongoing, ever-evolving process. It's about living out your fullest potential. Developing a stronger sense of love and compassion within yourself, and extending that love to others. Here are eight signs that show you're developing greater self-love.

Uniting Nations Through the Innocence of Children

Isha Judd | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Isha Judd

When we are small we are free children; when we grow up, we become frightened children. Last week, I had the honor of visiting the United Nations i...

Be Empty Like the Sky

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 11.03.2014 | Impact
Mitch Ditkoff

Mitch Ditkoff is a poet, peace activist, and the President of Idea Champions, an innovation training and consulting company based in Woodstock, NY...

Does Anxiety Afflict the Creative?

Maria Senise | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

I can't help but think that the false idea that I had to follow some popular societal protocol for my life choices instead of following my heart had something to do with it. I must ask: Are those who are creative more prone to anxiety because of this?

Why Leadership Matters: Managing Change

Stedman Graham | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Stedman Graham

Loss is tough, but did you know that the hardest part of loss for most people is just the change? All change is loss, and even if it is the loss of a bad circumstance or an unwanted habit, loss causes grief.

How I Stopped Being a Victim to the 'Higher Plan'

Holly Sidell | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Holly Sidell

have the power to choose to live our lives in each present moment. We have the power to choose to do nothing until we know what to do.

With a Conscience: 'Decisions, Decisions'

Claudia King | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Claudia King

Our passions are not realized nor developed until we're ready to receive them and handle them. We need advocacy and we need mentoring or support but no one needs to tell us what is right for our soul. We know in our hearts what is right and no one needs to tell us otherwise.

Facing My Blind Spot: A Story Of Becoming Self-Aware

Josh Misner, Ph.D. | Posted 10.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Josh Misner, Ph.D.

Allowing others to shine a light on our blind spots, particularly with respect to our faults, teaches us how to become better conversationalists, better listeners, and ultimately, better people in general. What we learn about our blind spots may not always be pleasant, but it can open up a whole new world we never even knew existed.