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5 Ways to Live a Happier Life as an Empath

Rosa Medina-Fassett | Posted 08.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Rosa Medina-Fassett

You are tired, drained, and very emotional these days. You find yourself crying when returning from the grocery store for no valid reason and wanting ...

How to Put Experience Back Into 'Consumer Experience'

Bob Deutsch | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
Bob Deutsch

"Consumer experience" is one of the big buzzwords in today's marketing lexicon. But what does it really mean and what comprises consumer experience?

5 Things We Took for Granted as a Child

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

Sometimes it's good to stop everything else in the world for a few days, a week, or a month, and start embracing your inner child. Let your mind run free. Engage in this on a regular basis.

The Pieces of Me

Robin Korth | Posted 08.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

I no longer have that hole in the center of me that aches for the comfort of feeling loved. That hole of need -- that no partner or lover could ever really fill -- is where these pieces that I set aside belonged. It was so very simple and elegant in the rightness of it all.

The Healing Power of Heartbreak: Why We Should All Have This Painful Experience

Robi Ludwig, Psy.D. | Posted 08.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Robi Ludwig, Psy.D.

Heartbreak can provide a lot of positive psychological benefits. And It can ultimately pave the way for having something bigger, better and more beautiful come your way.

Fulfilling Your Dreams Now! What's Your Vision?

David Kanegis | Posted 08.24.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

It's important to "live in the moment," but perhaps more rewarding at times to create the moment! Without clarification and direction, dreams simply become mind meanderings often doomed to be unfulfilled.

An Experiment in Vulnerability: Pause-a-tive Attention

Rachael O'Meara | Posted 08.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachael O'Meara

By pausing and offering a genuine compliment, you invite a two-way experiment in vulnerability, both to you and whoever is giving or receiving the compliment. It's one thing to ask for a compliment. It's another to receive it fully without deflection. When we are vulnerable we let our guard down to connect and fulfill one of our deepest human needs.

Healing Vigilante: 3 Quick Steps to Get Out of the C.A.J.E (Criticism, Assumption, Judgment and Evaluation)

Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark | Posted 08.23.2014 | Impact
Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark

Funnel that inner dialogue into simply what is happening in the moment -- no criticism, assumption, judgment, or evaluation.

Can You Go One Day Without Judging?

Susan Ann Darley | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Susan Ann Darley

So I challenge you to go one day without making judgments. Place a rubber band around your wrist as a reminder not to judge, and every time you catch yourself making a snap judgment -- snap it. Then ask yourself these three simple questions: Is it true? Is it useful? Is it necessary?

Loving Money, Loving Myself

Leisa Peterson | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Leisa Peterson

To be able to teach people how to lead wealthier and more fulfilling lives, I have to figure it out for myself first. Already I can see the greatest wealth comes from knowing who you really are, following your passions and realizing how you fit into the world.

Sensual at Any Size

Becky Cavender | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Becky Cavender

Confidence is one of the sexiest things in a woman, many men say; but it's deeper than confidence. What men are really picking up on when they see a woman with that gleam in her eyes, that sultry smile on her face, is the self-awareness of sensuality.

Are You Creating Poverty?

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Rea Nolan Martin

Last week, a remote acquaintance of mine said, "I would have read your book by now, but I keep waiting for you to give me an autographed copy." This w...

The 'How' of Selling

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 08.18.2014 | Business
Nate Holzapfel

Congratulations, you have just had a great sale, the customer loved the product, the price and most importantly they loved you. So the real question is: How did we get here?

Who Are You?

Ellen Langer | Posted 08.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Ellen Langer

Who am I? I'm a person who cares about people, who enjoys a sense of humor, who values generosity and consciousness. When we define ourselves in this way, we're less vulnerable to negative circumstances, able to grow, and less defined by labels than by our more meaningful personal characteristics.

Hope for USA Auties and Aspies From UK

David Adrian Thomas, Esq., M.C.I.H.T. | Posted 08.10.2014 | Education
David Adrian Thomas, Esq., M.C.I.H.T.

As a joint blog answered commenter Russell's first question last week I'll just address his second question, which was, what do I mean by solve the au...

25 Signs That You're on the Right Track in Life

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

14. You know what you want and you go for it. You're never afraid to ask for what you want and go to where/whom you can get it from.

Do You Often Find Yourself at the Train Station When Your Ship Comes In?

Allan Hunkin | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Allan Hunkin

Once you understand your personal worthiness dynamic you will be able to catch yourself earlier, when you're tempted to resist (sub-consciously) what you know will bring you deep personal happiness and fulfillment.

10 Reasons Why You Should Move to Another City in Your 20s

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
Mo Seetubtim

Nothing can bring you closer to building an intimate relationship with yourself and getting to know yourself better than moving away from home and living in another city.

4 Feelings You Have When You Are Outside Your Comfort Zone

Cassandra Ruggiero | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
Cassandra Ruggiero

Do you book a trip to a country you have never been to? Do you finally move out of your parents' house and get a place on your own? Do you order a different meal at your favourite restaurant?

How A Big 'But' Is Getting In The Way Of Your Life

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

I'm not talking about an approach where you sugar coat your life experiences so that everything is "really amazing" and every day is "super fantastic." That's a bit nauseating. I'm talking about simply seeing the truthful beauty in life for what it is and trying to show a bit less but.

Mean Mommy

Michelle Gale | Posted 08.04.2014 | Parents
Michelle Gale

"My mom is so mean. She yells at me everyday." I assume my son's friend had a rough morning at home... something I have a bit of experience with myself. Before I knew it, Brody was chiming in, "My mom is so mean too!"

To the Superhero Who Saved Me From a Fire

Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark | Posted 07.29.2014 | Impact
Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark

In 1978, we lost our home to a fire, which I started with matches. I was home alone for a brief, yet obviously tragic time. Although I have resolv...

Two Good Parents, One Lost Child

Michael Jascz | Posted 08.02.2014 | Divorce
Michael Jascz

Here is your lesson, parents. If you fight, if you denigrate each other, if you have conflicting sets of rules and, in the worst case scenario, you plot and plan to turn your child against the other parent, you may wind up driving your child to a place where they believe they will have more stability and certainty.

Telecommuting: How to Be a Shooting (Not Falling) Star

Beverly Troxtell | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Beverly Troxtell

The conscious change was critical to my survival. It made me a more effective, happy, and high-performing employee. It required me to work more efficiently. It accelerated and enhanced my job performance. And it enabled me to finally and happily live, reigniting my light and sending me on an upward trajectory.

To Solve or to Dissolve

Rob White | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Rob White

After 70 years of trying to solve problems, it has become apparent to me that there's a better way to go: Rather than solve, learn to dissolve them. That is the key to taking yourself out of a world of frustration and placing yourself in a world of satisfaction.