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Self Awareness

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.

On the Journey Towards Sincerity

Umar Zulqarnain | Posted 07.27.2014 | Religion
Umar Zulqarnain

While working on our own sincerity, we have to realize that the reality is, we will rarely meet sincere people. We will rarely meet people who will genuinely step out of themselves to attempt to see things from our perspective and act accordingly.

A Wake-up Call: Making My Career Happen

Beverly Troxtell | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Beverly Troxtell

Why was I letting my career just happen, and letting others repeatedly take the helm? Why wasn't I awesomely driving my career ship with intent? Why wasn't I making it happen?

An Emotional Look Inside the Transition from Pregnancy to Parenthood

Robin Hoffman | Posted 07.21.2014 | Parents
Robin Hoffman

This date, this "July 10th" is now something that I see printed on food cartons as expiration dates, warning and taunting me that it is not as far away as I believe it to be.

Healing Vigilante: 7 Real Lessons We Can All Learn from the Jay Z and Solange Elevator Video

Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark | Posted 07.19.2014 | Celebrity
Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark

With so much of the news covering what these celebrities eat, drive, and sleep with -- it is important to acknowledge the bigger picture when stories like this monopolize our media.

The 30-Day Challenge to a Petty-Free Life

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Rea Nolan Martin

Pettiness isn't exclusive to words or actions. It has the same corrosive effect on our thoughts before we ever speak or act. Pettiness is a fungus that germinates in the mind and spreads to the heart until it becomes a way of life.

Why I Am No Longer Bound To A 'Barbie' Body Standard

Sue Shanahan | Posted 07.14.2014 | Fifty
Sue Shanahan

Perhaps being ample sized isn't optimal, but I've come to the conclusion that it just may be who I am. I'm in the process of doing an, 'I love myself' experiment.

Perhaps Your Obnoxious Roommate Needs a Hug?

Jennifer Walker Gates | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Walker Gates

Ah, the "obnoxious roommate." This is the term Arianna Huffington uses in Thrive to identify her internal critic, but she's known by plenty of other n...

The Mind Of God

Maria Portas | Posted 07.11.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Portas

It's time to be blown away by the Greatness that surrounds us. It is time to tap into that Mind that lives in and through us, and listen to what it is telling us. Our potential is here!

Pace and Productivity: When Faster and More Isn't Always Better

Sara Canaday | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Sara Canaday

What's your personal workday pace? Maybe it's slow and steady or blazingly fast. For you, it's normal. Perhaps the bigger question is: what's normal for your team?

The Whole Thing Matters

Jessica Halepis | Posted 07.05.2014 | Women
Jessica Halepis

In order to understand who I am now, I must first understand who I have been. Move forward. Make the whole beautiful. Can one ever really move forward without first accepting what has been?

My Ego vs. Kanye's Ego

Christine Hoh | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Hoh

e·go [ee-goh, eg-oh] noun, plural e·gos. 1. The "I" or self in any person. The way I see it, it is the fear of faith. As human being...

How I Thrive: Redefining Success in My Life

Michele Botwin Raphael | Posted 06.30.2014 | Women
Michele Botwin Raphael

I am redefining success in my life in the measurement of my kids' giggles and my own. I am redefining success in my life by redefining myself.

Healing Vigilante: 7 Steps to Set Your Intentions and Stay on Your Path

Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark

Image credit: fotografiecor / 123RF Stock Photo While working as a therapist in a women's prison program, I was faced with a lot of adversity. In ju...

Do You Set Intentions?

Maria Portas | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Portas

Setting an intention is all about creating the outcome that you desire to be experienced right here, right now. You don't have to know the exact details, but you still need to know the outcome that you would like to create.

My Unexpected Teacher

Carol Bysiek | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Carol Bysiek

With my anniversary approaching, I sat down with my journal and read my words from a time when everything seemed darkest. I was in the middle of worst part of my treatment.

Love Is a Function of Awareness

Denise M. Wilbanks | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Denise M. Wilbanks

During the course of human history, the word "love" has often been used to signify a state of feeling -- an emotion evoked by another person which...

How to Master Time: 5 Steps to Living a Timeless and Powerfully Creative Life

Howard Falco | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Howard Falco

Mastering the precious commodity of time is not as much about the organization of time, but rather, it's much more powerfully about the attitude you hold about yourself and how this attitude affects every happening in your life.

5 Signs You Need A Pause (And What To Do About It)

Rachael O'Meara | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachael O'Meara

A pause doesn't have to be a vacation or a physical change of scenery. It can be a daily routine that you create and allow yourself to just "be." Try not to overthink anything, and remember you are just there, being.

Do You See Yourself?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 06.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Elaina consulted with me because she felt filled with shame. A beautiful woman with a highly successful career, two children and a loving husband, Ela...

When the Party Stops: A Rape Victim's Story

Oral Fixation | Posted 06.21.2014 | Gay Voices
Oral Fixation

It's called a one-night stand because it's only supposed to be a short moment of your life, something you can just walk away from and maybe brag to your friends about. But if it changes you and leaves you with scars, can you still call it a one-night stand?

5 Things I Want for the World (and for Women)

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 06.21.2014 | Women
Jenny G. Perry

If someone likes themselves or thinks they are attractive, they're labeled as egotistical or narcissistic. Bullsh*t. We teach our kids to love themselves when they are young, but then we hate on people who actually like themselves.

Finding Mr. Right: No Guarantees, But We Can Load the Dice!

David Kanegis | Posted 06.17.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

How many relationships in which you have invested weeks, months or years have turned out a waste of time at best and at worst, a disaster?

The Kingdom is Within

Harold Lloyd | Posted 06.16.2014 | Religion
Harold Lloyd

The Kingdom is Within It's Holy Week again, that annual time when some of us struggle with the "orthodox" account of the Passion. How is it morally ...

What Are You Projecting Onto the Movie Screen of Your Mind?

Maria Portas | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Portas

This world that we live in is really the movie screen of your mind. Whatever it is that you think and feel will be projected onto the vision of your ...