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Self Confidence

The Kingdom is Within

Harold Lloyd | Posted 04.17.2014 | 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 ...

Pretty Party

Kristin Armstrong | Posted 04.14.2014 | Women
Kristin Armstrong

Accepting our aging is an act of love towards ourselves; an act of grace, generosity and freedom to the people we care about; and a welcome offering of humility to the world.

Self-Confidence Begins at Home

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 04.14.2014 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

A child's sense of self is shaped by every interaction he or she has, but it is shaped most powerfully by how they are loved and parented at home. How a child sees themselves will influence every aspect of their life from their education, relationships to their overall well-being.

Why Is My Kid Shutting Me Out?

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 04.08.2014 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

When we resist what our children feel, we reject them. They learn their emotions are bad, they repress them and then reject themselves.

How an MBA Helped Me Redefine Failure and Success

Nisha Asher | Posted 04.03.2014 | Education
Nisha Asher

Along my journey, I also learned that I was not alone. At first, you think that you are.

Who Do You Think You Are?

Anna Barber | Posted 03.27.2014 | Small Business
Anna Barber

Women tend to struggle more with "who do you think you are" -- downplaying their accomplishments or painting a smaller vision of who they are in the world -- than men do. How people see you has a lot to do with the story you tell them about yourself.

Be the Most Memorable Person in the Room With These 4 Steps

GalTime | Posted 03.24.2014 | Women
GalTime

Being memorable is something that you can control. It is about your mindset and attitude and knowing YOU are worth remembering.

12 Reasons Having Curly Hair Rocks

Kendra Alvey | Posted 03.24.2014 | Women
Kendra Alvey

From now on, I'm embracing my hair. And you, my curly-haired sisters, should too. Here are 12 reasons having curly hair rocks.

10 Tips For Loving Life In Your 30s

Raluca State | Posted 03.22.2014 | Women
Raluca State

Life is short. And I want to spend the rest of it loving myself and taking pride in the woman I have become and the choices I make.

I Swish

Michael Rohrer | Posted 03.21.2014 | Gay Voices
Michael Rohrer

I swish. I'm tired of apologizing for it or being scared of it. I'm ready to be comfortable in my own skin. I'm not completely there, but I'm ready to be. Isn't that the first step? Acknowledging?

The Catastrophe of 'No Judgment'

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 04.03.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Alan Lurie

The teaching that we must stop judging and "shoulding" is like a tourniquet to the out-of-control ego, designed to stop the constant chatter of judgment so that the fresh air of unfiltered experience can enter. Here is where the teaching of "no judgment" turns catastrophic.

10 Things To Stop Telling Yourself

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 03.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Amandah Blackwell

Words are powerful, especially when you put emotion behind them. Remember, what you give out comes back to you. Speak words of faith and hope.

Don't Ban Bossy -- Be Bossy

Dr. Sonya Rhodes | Posted 03.13.2014 | Women
Dr. Sonya Rhodes

If we ban bossy, we would also have to ban all the other words that are used to keep strong women down (ballsy, shrill, pushy). The real issue is not the word itself, but the negative ideas about assertive women that lead people to use it as a put-down.

High Self-Esteem Equals Fewer Health Problems For Seniors

Posted 03.13.2014 | Fifty

A healthy body starts with a happy mind for seniors, a new study shows. Research led by Concordia University's Center for Research in Human Developmen...

Invent Yourself

Hunter Styles | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Hunter Styles

To find the bigger world, pack a smaller bag. We become all the more inventive, and confident, for doing more with less.

Think You're Boring? You Are

Dr. Michael R. Mantell | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael R. Mantell

Every consider owning just how "weird" you may be? Look around the bar, the coffee shop and the airport waiting area. NOBODY is normal. These groups are filled with quirkiness. Maybe that's it. They aren't trying to hide themselves. You are.

My Vagina Doesn't Smell Like Shame

Jenny Block | Posted 03.12.2014 | Women
Jenny Block

I'm going to just put this out there loud and proud. I love my pussy. I love her. And my lovers love her.

You Think Happiness and Confidence Come Only to a Select Few? Think Again!

Karen Elizaga | Posted 03.11.2014 | Women
Karen Elizaga

My quest to find my own sweet spot was a long and winding road. Since I can remember, perfection was the fix, but because it was such an elusive standard, I always seemed to fall short. So I held myself back from opportunity, chose the safe option, and stopped well shy of my full potential.

I Hated Cameras... Then Two Big Things Happened

Amy Arndt | Posted 03.12.2014 | Women
Amy Arndt

When someone takes my photo and I ask them to contort in all sorts of uncomfortable positions to get the right shot, or when I'm raising my arm several feet above my head to get a selfie that makes me look thinner, what am I telling myself? What am I telling my daughters?

The Meaning of Self-Respect

Jessica Halepis | Posted 03.10.2014 | Women
Jessica Halepis

My heart goes out to my younger self, and I wonder on occasion what my life would look like today if she'd had the wherewithal to make different choices. If she hadn't felt it necessary to carve herself up like a cake and hand out the pieces with a smile on her face.

What's a Mommy or a Daddy Anyway?

Richard Greenberg | Posted 03.20.2014 | Parents
Richard Greenberg

Our problem is that we have a tendency to put ourselves at a disadvantage through self-criticism that causes us to be defensive about the job we're doing. "I'm a single parent" or "I'm a working mother." Okay -- but how does that change your responsibility to your child?

What You Need To Know About Relationships And Depression

Dr. Shannon Kolakowski | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shannon Kolakowski

While you certainly don't have to pretend that everything is roses, I suggest trying to identify things about yourself, about dating, or about your life that you do like, in order to help you reframe your mindset.

Taking a Selfie Has More to Do With Self Worth Than You Realize

Molly Fosco | Posted 03.05.2014 | Women
Molly Fosco

It's no secret that the Internet has fed the flame of self-indulgence and for some, humility has completely gone out the window. But what exactly is the motivation behind all this self obsession?

9 Little-Known Habits Of Confident People

Susie Moore | Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Our mind is a very powerful tool, and the impact of our thoughts and words cannot be underestimated. Confident people have greater control over their minds and have tuned their mental station to one of "I can."

Aiming for Perfection? Surgery Is Just a Distraction, Not a Solution

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.03.2014 | Women
Jonha Revesencio

In our efforts to create a better version of ourselves, we lose sight of who we really are and the problems at hand.