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An Interview With Alanis Morissette: When I Take Care of Myself, There's Always Inspiration

Omega Institute | Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

Alanis Morissette shares how she remains creative after more than 20 years writing award-winning music.

7 Ways to Cleanse Yourself Daily of Negative Energy Absorption (NEA)

Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark

Image credit: atic12 / 123RF Stock Photo Warning: Negative Energy Absorption* is a serious condition that occurs with every human on a daily basis. ...

5 New Directions When You Feel Lost

Alexandra Harra | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

Your intuition ultimately sends you down the correct path. Do not think of it as being lost. Think of it as a temporary pause on your journey during which you should follow nothing but your heart's desire.

Coming Clear: Confessions of a Packrat

Stephanie Bennett Vogt | Posted 03.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Bennett Vogt

Even a single paperclip or hairball has the potential to change our lives. Would you like to lighten your load right now? Consider this simple clearing practice.

Be Your Own Advocate (If You Don't, Who Will?)

Joanna_Montgomery | Posted 03.20.2014 | Healthy Living

Raise your hand. Ask questions. Listen to your gut. And when in doubt, check it out. You're worth it. Wouldn't you rather risk having someone think you ask an awful lot of questions than to find yourself laying on your death bed wishing you'd spoken up when you had that bad feeling?

Healing Vigilante: 7 Ways to Stay in Your Authentic Self

Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark | Posted 03.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark

The heart is not so easily changed, but the head can be persuaded. -- Pabbie the Grandfather Troll from the movie Frozen. What is your "authentic ...

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Therapy When Holding It In Is Enough

Catherine Okafor | Posted 03.13.2014 | Black Voices
Catherine Okafor

There are so many misconceptions about therapy, especially within communities of color. Instead of supporting and encouraging our loved ones to seek help, we have been guilty of discouraging it as if it's taboo.

Size of My New Diet of Self-love

Karen Cigna | Posted 03.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Cigna

Are you tired of living your life either on or off of a diet? Here is the diet to end all diets. It is my new Diet of Self Love: ...

Would You Wish Your Life on Your Children?

Robin Kevles-Necowitz | Posted 03.06.2014 | Parents
Robin Kevles-Necowitz

Childhood isn't easy. And it's a whole lot harder when parents are counting on their children to make them happy -- with a good grade, a positive attitude, a full social calendar, a home run at the game, a scholarship, great SAT scores and perfect attendance.

Eating Like You Mean It

New Harbinger | Posted 02.27.2014 | Healthy Living
New Harbinger

By Emily K. Sandoz, Ph.D., co-author of Living with Your Body and Other Things You Hate This morning I snuck downstairs and made French toast. My hu...

Radical Well-Being: Where We Need to Go (Part 2)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 02.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

A person who is thriving in mind and body holds the key to most medical mysteries before they are solved.

10 Ways To Get Yourself Motivated At Work

Joyce Marter | Posted 02.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Joyce Marter

Instead of focusing on all the reasons you really don't want to go to work, focus on the good parts. You are alive. You have a job. You aren't really sick, etc. Gratitude promotes positive thinking that attracts good energy.

Radical Well-Being: Where We Need to Go

Deepak Chopra | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, M.D. and Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D. As far as our health goes, America is about a little of this and a lot of that. The little is self...

7 Ways To Love Yourself

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

How you view and treat yourself influences how others view and treat you. Make a commitment to loving yourself unconditionally, and you will expand your capacity to give and receive love.

Tanya M. Odom, Ed.M.: What Happens When Wonder Woman Gets Sick?

Tanya M. Odom, Ed.M. | Posted 04.13.2014 | Women
Tanya M. Odom, Ed.M.

I was working on a project with a big magazine. We had a call with one of the writers, and I called from my hospital room. I had not told anyone that I was sick, or more importantly, that I was in the hospital. I am on the call with the writer and the head of the practice, and the phone disconnects.

Make Valentine's Day Self-Love and Appreciation Day

Mary Pritchard | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

For the first time in 21 years, I will be spending this Valentine's Day alone. Although my ex-husband and I rarely made a big deal out of this "Hallma...

Birthday Party Themes for 30-Somethings

Leslie Goshko | Posted 03.31.2014 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

But just because you're an "adult" now doesn't mean you can't celebrate your birthday with the same pizazz and excitement as you did when you were a kid.

3 Ways to Avoid Mommy Burnout

Mia Redrick | Posted 03.29.2014 | Parents
Mia Redrick

Burnout happens today because moms are no longer multi-tasking, they are mega tasking -- which means doing way too much too often.

Loving Your Feet

Trish Kinney | Posted 03.29.2014 | Women
Trish Kinney

These amazing feet of mine have never complained, just kept on giving day after day, decade after decade.

What I Noticed When I 'Stepped Away' From My Children

Cara McDonough | Posted 03.25.2014 | Parents
Cara McDonough

I like having a break. I like seeing my husband care for our children in his own way. But what I really like, I learned, is catching a glimpse of my little family through an innocent bystander's eyes.

6 Self-Care Tips for Post-Grads

Juliana Schwartz | Posted 03.18.2014 | College
Juliana Schwartz

Confession time: I graduated from college about six months ago, and I am currently unemployed. And, as luck would have it, I'm not the only one.

Can't Say No? Say Yes Instead

Liz O'Donnell | Posted 03.15.2014 | Women
Liz O'Donnell

We work hard to be accommodating and agreeable, and by casting ourselves in that role over and over, we begin to believe that is what others expect of us. And often, it is.

8 Kind Things You Should Tell Yourself Every Day

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

The Best New Year's Resolution? Marry Yourself

Tarra Christoff M.A. | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Tarra Christoff M.A.

Just shy of two years ago, I approached an important life milestone for many women. I shook off my cold feet, I followed my heart and - I married myse...

Not Another New Year's Resolution

Nyasha Junior | Posted 03.02.2014 | Religion
Nyasha Junior

This is the year. No, really! This time is going to be different. This time, you're going to lose weight, write the great American novel, find your tr...