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Self Esteem

How To Live The Life You Are Meant To Live

Elad Nehorai | Posted 01.20.2013 | Religion
Elad Nehorai

Tell yourself that you're beautiful. That you're healthy. That you're responsible. Because the truth is: that isn't a lie. The lie is the false script of existence that we've come to accept. We need to get to a deeper reality, the reality we were meant to live, that G-d has coded deep in our soul.

Honoring What Is Brings Confidence, Success and Deeper Connection to Self

Melissa Van Rossum | Posted 01.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Melissa Van Rossum

Honoring your intuition is a practice, and it's easy to begin. Start right now. Then make a commitment to honor it in all things big and small. The more you practice, the more quickly you'll become an expert.

A Positive Take on Losing Weight

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 01.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

Much as I wanted to lose the 25 pounds, believing that I shouldn't have to was more powerful. And so the weight piled on. And stayed. Finally aware of this underlying belief, I had a decision to make: pride or humility.

Are You in a Healthy Relationship With Your Food?

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

I know that as women, our relationships to food are complicated and that all of us have stories that play a unique role in those relationships, but I believe that we truly can appreciate food, eat it, and love our bodies all at the same time.

What Would Batman Eat?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

A recent study discovered that if you ask kids to choose between apple slices or French fries with their lunch, and you ask them "What would Batman eat?" they will choose the apple slices over the fries.

Being Proud 2 Be Us

Julia Bluhm | Posted 01.12.2013 | Teen
Julia Bluhm

It's refreshing to see some things that are so important that we all agree on them: loving our bodies, minds, and selves, and encouraging our sisters and daughters and cousins to love themselves.

Facebook Is Making You Poor

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 11.12.2012 | Money

We all know that Facebook is eating up our free time. But new research suggests that the social network may be making us fat and poor. Facebook in...

Lost and Found in Menopause

Donna Henes | Posted 01.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

Aging and changing might be inevitable, but they ain't easy. They precipitate in us a great uncertainty. The myriad dramatic disturbances of modern middle life create an overwhelming crisis of identity and purpose for each of us.

Friends New and Old

Greg Woodburn | Posted 01.07.2013 | Impact
Greg Woodburn

Writing about the small, vest-clad stuffed animal Coach Wooden called the Self-Esteem Ape brought back many wonderful memories, but little did I know how many new ones it would create as well.

WATCH: Oprah On One Of Her 'All-Time Favorite Life Lessons'

OWN | Posted 11.07.2012 | OWN

From: "Oprah and Joel Osteen -- I Am: Life Is How You See It" After Oprah heard a sermon from Pastor Joel Osteen, founder of Lakewood Church in Hou...

Why Dressing Room Mirrors Still Have So Much Power

Kate Fridkis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Kate Fridkis

When my mom saw me in an old pencil skirt she said, "I don't think you're a pencil anymore, honey. You're more of a pen, or a marker."

From Fat to Hot Without Losing a Pound

Daylle Deanna Schwartz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Daylle Deanna Schwartz

As my weight increased a little, I stayed unhappily married, thinking I was too fat to be single. My wardrobe reflected my fat armor -- brightly colored clothes, often baggy. My extra pounds were all I saw in the mirror and I let it define me.

Fat, Fit and Foxy!

Claire Amber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Claire Amber

Start treating yourself and your body temple with respect and love, no matter how huge you feel. Go for the gold, the job, the guy. Be bold, be courageous! Let weight loss be a natural and effortless consequence of feeling good, having fun, and being excited about life.

Self-Imaging: Are You Opting Out of the Bigger Picture?

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 01.01.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

When you're growing up, you're at the mercy of other people's clicks and captures. As an adult, the deliberate effort to shift focus back to yourself becomes weightier somehow, becomes a real act in the political sense and subsequently more difficult to enter into lightly for many of us.

How Unplugging Can Help You Climb Your Emotional Mountains

Michelle Renee | Posted 01.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

Climbing a mountain physically is not that much different than climbing emotional mountains or overcoming obstacles in our life that come in all shapes and sizes. If we are listening to someone else's music, how can we hear the beat of our own heart, our own drum, our own feet carrying us forward?

What To Do If You Think Your Spouse Is Lying To You

Pamela Dussault | Posted 12.31.2012 | Divorce
Pamela Dussault

When you love someone, you don't want to believe they would lie to you.

On Being Your Best Self

Naima Mora | Posted 12.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Naima Mora

It is still a challenge to be myself, in that most people will not understand why I do what I do. That is unimportant. I have spent my life discovering what makes me most happy -- without tampering with the happiness of others.

Setting a New Female Ideal: Fit Instead of Fat or Thin

A.J. Walkley | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
A.J. Walkley

We are barraged in the media with "skinny" and "fat," but the "fit" is missing, and that's a problem.

To A Bullied Teen: Your Identity Is Greater Than Your Self-Esteem

Nicole Quigley | Posted 12.25.2012 | Religion
Nicole Quigley

This is the Christian response to bullying. It is one that will move us to forgive our bullies and ourselves, and wait with peace for the next chapter in our lives.

WATCH: How To Be More Real

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

I've learned that the world only wants one thing from us: our authentic truth. Throughout my life, the more "me" I've become, the more powerful I am. Today's vlog speaks to the power of sharing your authenticity with the world.

5 Soul-Nourishing Principles

Posted 10.25.2012 | Healthy Living

The stress and strains of our always-connected lives can sometimes take us off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance. ...

3 Success Tips From 'Precious' Star Gabourey Sidibe

Lauren Berninger | Posted 12.24.2012 | Women
Lauren Berninger

It took Gabourey Sidibe 21 years to decide to be confident.

What Makes People Strong?

Linda Durnell | Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Durnell

I believe each of us has an innate capacity for strength and throughout our lives, we develop -- through conditions we find ourselves in -- the skills to be secure, passionate, formidable and determined.

What These Women Know About Beauty That You Don't

Posted 11.03.2012 | OWN

Are you looking in the mirror and seeing only your flaws? Amy Bloom, Joan Didion, Salma Hayek and more share words of wisdom on how to accept (and...

Is Facebook Creating a False Self in Your Children?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 12.23.2012 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

The development of the false self grounded in the unrelenting messages from the many forms of media enables children to meet the demands of the "manufactured" world of popular culture. Yet, the cost is high.