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Self Awareness

Our Ego Is the Enemy of Self-Awareness

Sara Canaday | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business
Sara Canaday

As a proponent of emotional intelligence, I'm often asked to explain this complex and sometimes-elusive concept. Simplifying emotional intelligence is...

Want To Experience More Joy? Pay Attention To The Present

Eckhart Teachings | Posted 05.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Eckhart Teachings

When you step into the Now, you step out of the content of your mind. The incessant stream of thinking slows down. Thoughts don't absorb all your attention anymore, don't draw you in totally.

This May Be The Clue That You're Holding Yourself Back

Kripalu | Posted 04.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

When routine, whether in action or attitude, becomes too comfortable or constrictive, it's often a clue we're limiting ourselves. There's an invitation waiting -- to look again and discover a new spaciousness. It's here, in this spaciousness, that we're better able to notice the big things and the little things.

If You Were a Horrible Boss, Would You Even Know It?

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

Why are there so many bad bosses? They're bad because everyone is afraid to tell them. And generally, as you climb the corporate ladder, fewer and fewer people tell you the truth. This is terribly unfair when you think about it. What's a horrible boss to do? I can give you three proven steps.

If People Came With Warning Labels...

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.01.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Long before Apple's iPod Shuffle came with the warning that it should not be eaten, companies hoping to avoid litigation have been bombarding us with the obvious. These warning labels have proliferated like bunnies and spilled over to direct-to-consumer advertising.

An Open Letter To My Body

Susan Bernstein | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Susan Bernstein

Body, I'm truly grateful to you. I'm done ignoring, overlooking and pushing your wisdom aside. I'm going to listen to you. In important matters, like career, love, friendships and family, I'll trust your guidance. Please help me sense what matters.

Breaching Our Inner Sanctum: Getting Off the Track to Nowhere

Beth Green | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Beth Green

I recently read that neuroscientists are confirming that we are not rational creatures. We have visceral reactions, and then we rationalize the behavi...

8 Guaranteed Ways To Emotionally F*ck Up Your Kids

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 03.29.2014 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Our children are the lights of our lives. We all start off as parents envisioning nothing but success, love and happiness for them. However, these dreams often do not manifest because they are not getting the important things they need to become disciplined, mature and motivated adults.

Creativity

Eldon Taylor | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Eldon Taylor

If you wish to change your personality or write the next Harry Potter series, think of the creativity involved to do so. Enhancing your creativity is not only essential for unmasking your hidden talents, but it's also pure simple fun!

You? An Expert? Really?

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 03.27.2014 | Small Business
Abby Rodman, LICSW

Various online sources claim the word "expert" is from the Latin "expertus," which means, loosely, having tested, proved or experienced. And that's just what we expect from experts -- that they learn and discover better ways to do things we can't do ourselves.

10 Ways To Invest In Yourself

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

If you feel you deserve more self-care, put into practice the following 10 ways to invest in your own welfare and watch your inherent strength resurface:

Galaxy of Gratitude

Rupa Mehta | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

If you've read Connect To Your One, you know that connect has been my One Word since Nalini Method was conceived, and in 2014, we hope it can have mea...

2014: Why This Year Is Different

Donna Labermeier | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

Change is inevitable, and it isn't easy. Right now it is happening on a more accelerated and grander scale than ever before. It is requiring each and ...

How You Can Stop a War -- Yes, You

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 03.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Rea Nolan Martin

Philosophers, yogis and mystics have long studied the etheric super-substance of mind known as thought. The consensus across all disciplines is that ...

Rewire Your Brain for Positive Thinking

Amanda Gore | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Become conscious of the origin of your thinking; trust your "gut feel' and listen to your heart's wisdom. Then you will choose kind and positive thoughts!

Running With the Bulls

Rob White | Posted 03.15.2014 | Travel
Rob White

Worse, my red and white leather running shoes were ruined; caked in mud and scuffed from toe to heel. I cursed aloud, " No shirt, no shoes, no proof -- who's going to believe me when I talk about this death-defying adventure?

I Owe My Livelihood to My Body. (No, Not in That Way) .

Susan Bernstein | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Susan Bernstein

As I look back on my career journey so far, I'm grateful for my dear body's wisdom. Maybe you're like me, with a mind that refuses to move you out of life-sapping work.

Your Parents Are Afraid of You

Wendy Lustbader | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Lustbader

All parents feel vulnerable to their children. Between the longed-for praise -- "You did a great job, Mom" -- and the dreaded guilty verdict -- "You w...

Reversing Resolutions

Jessica R. Dreistadt | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jessica R. Dreistadt

Each year I rethink New Year's resolutions. They never seem to result in real changes in my life for one reason for another. This year it occurred to ...

40 Things I Can Do At 40 That I Couldn't When I Was 20

Wendy Fontaine | Posted 03.05.2014 | Women
Wendy Fontaine

To celebrate my passage into this fourth decade, here's a list of 40 things I can do now that I couldn't do then.

God, Spiritual Evolution, and Internet Porn

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 03.05.2014 | Religion
Rea Nolan Martin

The Internet on its own is not essentially good or bad. It's a tool, a searchlight directed at us -- our attic, our living space and our basement. And, as it turns out, the basement is filthy, swimming in debris and crying out to be cleaned.

The F**k It List

Tracy Crossley | Posted 03.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Tracy Crossley

Yep, this is the time of year when everyone has stated their resolutions, hopes and other long lists of to-dos. Perhaps, you may have even assemble...

21 Ways To Live A Resilient Life

Michelle Renee | Posted 03.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

Why compare myself to anyone else when we are all so different, all needed here as much as the next person to make this crazy thing called life work?

2014: The Year to Pole-Vault Out of Potential Into Action!

Susan Ann Darley | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Susan Ann Darley

First of all, HAPPY NEW YEAR! I personally love the sound and feel of 2014 and welcome it with open arms. Did you make any resolutions? A few popula...

One-Word Resolution

Rupa Mehta | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

When it comes down to it, choosing, using, and committing to your One Word in 2014 could be the best resolution you can make. If your spirit is healthy, you have lost the weight of words, and connecting to your One Word is a commitment to living your greatest life.