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Self Confidence

Empower, Inspire, and Uplift: Changing the Face of Beauty and Confidence

Michelle Chen | Posted 11.19.2014 | Women
Michelle Chen

Beauty and confidence come from within. Don't let social standards or a set of numbers determine your perception of your body image or your confidence.

Finding Yourself Before Finding 'The One'

Kate Endres | Posted 11.18.2014 | Women
Kate Endres

I'm constantly finding a disconnect between the ultimate idea of "the one" compared to the one I'm actually with.

The FEAR Factor

Martha Pasternack | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

As a life coach, I focus on the zillions of ways fear keeps people stuck. I am not talking about fear of the dark, fear of nuclear war or fear of fall...

Want to Experience More Success and Happiness? Do This Now!

Uchechi Ezurike-Bosse | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Uchechi Ezurike-Bosse

It is so important to believe in yourself and know you have the power to create the life that you want. Believe that regardless of what external circumstances surround you that you can transform them and accomplish all that you desire.

5 Must Dos to Strengthen Your Sense of Self and Increase Your Confidence

Rosa Medina-Fassett | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Rosa Medina-Fassett

Strengthening your sense of self is going to be key to getting you through those days successfully. Here I will give you the five must's to help strengthen your sense of self and increase your confidence.

Fuel For My Friend, Whom I Love

Robyn Passante | Posted 11.12.2014 | Women
Robyn Passante

She is proud of several things about herself -- her heritage, her children, her friendships. But she can barely accept a compliment. She has worked hard to stop denying them outright, but her eyes betray her bashful "thank you."

Hey, All You 20-Somethings: Breathe

Lillian Schneider | Posted 11.12.2014 | College
Lillian Schneider

Everyone my age has some dangling worry trailing around after them everywhere that they're somehow not doing everything, that what they're doing is not altogether the right thing, that they are missing out. The doubt is natural, and everyone you know -- yes, even that person -- carries it sometimes too.

Would You Date Yourself?

Dougall Fraser | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Dougall Fraser

Your perfect soul mate will not complete you, because you are already complete. Invest more energy in seeing your own greatness, because this sends out a signal to the world that you are desirable and self-confident!

Authenticity in Leadership Presence

Beth Weinstock | Posted 11.11.2014 | Women
Beth Weinstock

What I find encouraging in this research is the permission for more men to display their more "feminine" aspects with less fear that they will be seen as less powerful, and equally important, that women can feel less inhibited in showing their softer sides when in positions of leadership.

Do Not Take the Morning for Granted

Loren Kleinman | Posted 11.10.2014 | Women
Loren Kleinman

I will no longer take the morning for granted because I know there is adventure in the unknown. I know now that there is beauty in awakenings. I know there is joy in the moment the open eye meets the sun and the air.

Building Confidence and Self-Esteem

Jenny Florence | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenny Florence

Self-esteem relates to the way that we feel about ourselves, it's a reflection of our inner sense of self value and entitlement, whereas confidence is a reflection of the way that we experience ourselves in our external world.

3 First Date Dos and Don'ts -- Plus An Affirmation!

David Kanegis | Posted 11.05.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

There are lots of strategies you can employ before arranging your first meet. They include identifying what you want out of a relationship -- what you are seeking in a companion, their values, conversational ability, personality, sense of humor and the traits that most turn you on.

The Motivating and Scary Allure of Expressing Yourself in Your Work

Paul Jarvis | Posted 11.05.2014 | Business
Paul Jarvis

As someone who "makes stuff" for a living, I know that I'm responsible for what I put out into the world. So why not let it be a true reflection of me? I'm flawed, sometimes crass, opinionated as all get out, and I don't back down (to a fault).

8 Signs That You've Developed Greater Self-Love and Awareness

Alexis Meads | Posted 11.05.2014 | Women
Alexis Meads

The thing about self-love is that it's an ongoing, ever-evolving process. It's about living out your fullest potential. Developing a stronger sense of love and compassion within yourself, and extending that love to others. Here are eight signs that show you're developing greater self-love.

Starting Over and Radiating Your Power

Tamsen_Fadal | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living

No one is going to do it for you. If you want something, you have to ask for it. No exceptions. If you want a raise, don't make a big deal out of it. Write down the reasons, make an appointment with your boss, and then ask for it.

Impossible Goals and My Quest to Lose 175 Pounds

Don McNay | Posted 11.03.2014 | Business
Don McNay

Some people think aiming to lose 175 pounds is insane. For me, it is the only way to get there. When I've set "impossible" goals in a business setting, I've always made them. I get excited and motivated. Small goals don't interest me at all.

How to Speak in Public Without Puking on the Podium

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 10.31.2014 | Comedy
Elaine Ambrose

Over the decades, I've given hundreds of speeches. Some were brilliant, some sucked. But never has anyone thrown rotten vegetables at me, or walked out, or hissed that my words were straight from the devil.

Healing Vigilante: 7 Things Parents Absolutely Need to Know About Red Ribbon Week

Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark | Posted 10.31.2014 | Parents
Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark

I am new kindergarten mom. I believe in community and wanted to become involved right away. I got lucky and became the coordinator for Red Ribbon Week (RRW). I had a lot to learn, because although RRW has been around since 1980, I really didn't know much about it. I am finding that many people either do not know what it is or they just don't know its importance.

Somewhat Unexpected Ways to Feel Happier

Kare Anderson | Posted 10.31.2014 | Good News
Kare Anderson

Paradoxically strong self-esteem also enables us stay open to hearing others' differing views, I believe. This path towards a positive and resilient outlook begins with giving oneself the permission to feel.

The One Question You Should Never Ask a Woman

Kristin Misik | Posted 10.31.2014 | Women
Kristin Misik

You should be more afraid to offend a woman by asking if she is pregnant than by not asking. Ultimately, it's none of your business unless she wants it to be your business.

Why Skinny Jeans Keep You From Being Happy

Heather Spires | Posted 10.30.2014 | Style
Heather Spires

What if we chose to live a life where we weren't chasing the skinny girls, the popular girls, the girls who like to tell us constantly how great their lives are on Facebook? Here's how to begin:

5 Powerful Ways To Boost Your Confidence

| Peter Economy | Posted 10.24.2014 | Small Business

Self-confident people are admired by others and inspire confidence in others. They face their fears head-on and tend to be risk takers. They know that...

What I Do When I Feel Self-Conscious

GalTime | Posted 10.23.2014 | Healthy Living

People want to meet you and get to know you. You belong! Stop taking yourself out and missing out just because you are a little self-conscious. Others are much kinder and welcoming than we project them to be. Open your mind and your heart.

A Guy Told Me To Lose Weight, And I Thanked Him

Nile Cappello | Posted 10.22.2014 | Women
Nile Cappello

I thanked someone for telling me, in the least-subtle-way-possible, that I had gained weight. And that this weight gain had made me significantly less attractive.

The Only Thing Shocking About Glamour's Body Image Survey

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 10.21.2014 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

I admit that it would be nice to pin our body image hang-ups to one dartboard. It would be super keen if we could lay blame at the feet of the music industry, our seventh grade gym teacher or the guy (and let's face it, it was totally a dude) who invented the tube top.