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A Woman's Worth

Susan Winter | Posted 10.05.2014 | Women
Susan Winter

A woman's worth is the totality of who she is. We are more than our bodies. We are more than our age or beauty. We are more than our sexual allure. A truly empowered woman knows how to love herself and love another, completely. Her heart has no limits. Her choices have no limits.

How Do I 'Let Go and Let God'?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

"How do I stop letting my ego run my life?" "How do I stop trying to control everything and let go? "How do I stop judging myself and ruminating about...

How I Learned To Love Myself For Who I Am -- Not The Size I Am

Ally Del Monte | Posted 10.04.2014 | Teen
Ally Del Monte

Some people might look at this photo and see a fat girl. I see a girl who fought many demons, dealt with many medical problems, wanted to give up on life but crawled her way back inch by inch to see that life is wonderful, and in fact, decided to# BeBrave and believe in herself.

5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 20

Alexis Meads | Posted 10.04.2014 | Women
Alexis Meads

When I was 20 I struggled a lot with saying no to anyone -- including myself. I had this strange inner-feeling that if I said no, I somehow wasn't being kind, or nice, or loving and that I'd be letting someone down

The Moment I Stopped Being Perfect: What Beauty Really Is

Erin Dullea | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Dullea

I've spent many moments staring at another woman in awe of her appearance and then -- somehow -- finding myself feeling less than. But then, Monday happened.

It's Our Brains That Need Fixing -- Not Our Bodies

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 08.01.2014 | Women

"We put our life on hold, we stunt it, because of our bodies." That's the startling truth blogger and speaker Jes Baker shared in a May 2014 TEDx t...

5 Things To Know About Starting Your Own Business

Alexis Meads | Posted 10.01.2014 | Small Business
Alexis Meads

The flow of my days, quality of my work and sense of fun and meaning in my life look very different now than they did when I started.

Light Up Every Room You Enter

Joy Weston | Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Joy Weston

Own Your Magnificence! Not long ago the amazing Dr. Maya Angelo passed away, leaving a legacy of words and actions that continue to inspire us ...

Why Your 20-Year-Old Self Wants You to STFU

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 09.30.2014 | Fifty
Amy Ruhlin

I realized that making peace with our past, with our crazy younger selves, works so much better than beating up on them or giving them advice. It makes us whole. It allows us to move forward and to age with gratitude and tolerance for ourselves and for others.

10 Healing Mantras For When You Need A Pick-Me-Up

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Shannon Kaiser

Your soul knows the best way for you to heal. Part of removing the pain is to allow yourself to listen to the grief and move through it with attention.

Be a Wonderful Friend... to Yourself

Katie Kempner | Posted 09.29.2014 | Women
Katie Kempner

Be your own best friend. I know it sounds incredibly corny, and yet it really is true. Because in reality, the only person you are absolutely guaranteed to go through life with and the only person that you truly know you can always count on, is yourself... so treat yourself with the care.

50 Tangible Ways to Practice Self-Love

Alexis Meads | Posted 09.29.2014 | Women
Alexis Meads

If you don't work on yourself, if you don't take time for rest and relaxation, if you don't feed your soul, then you'll be so burnt out and depleted you won't be any help to anyone else -- least of all yourself.

Dear Inner Child

Michelle Renee | Posted 09.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

I have been sitting at my computer for two weeks off and on searching for places to go. Yes, I am an adventurer. I love to travel, meet people, live...

My Best Day As A Mom, So Far

Kristen Hewitt | Posted 09.27.2014 | Parents
Kristen Hewitt

My best day as a mom came about six months after my worst day as a mom.

When I Took Off My Rose-Colored Glasses

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Buckstaff

I learned a lot from having a rose beside me all week. I made time to see the good in life. I remembered that I have thorns and to use them when needed. And I told myself again and again that it is my job to stand tall in the light.

So, He Broke up With You -- Now What?

Jessica Kline | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jessica Kline

I promise you, it's truly the little things that are going to matter the most in getting over him. It won't be easy, in fact it definitely won't be easy, but trust me when I say it won't be impossible.

How to Be Irreplaceable

Christine Hoh | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Hoh

You are beautiful. Every single cell that is composed together to create your individuality makes you absolutely irreplaceable. All of your features represent everyone that was, is, and will be part of your life. How do you become irreplaceable? Be and embrace your complete honest self.

5 Promises to Improve Your Life and Health

Ellie Savoy | Posted 09.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Ellie Savoy

Dear One and Only Body: I am so sorry I have been ignoring you and your needs for longer than I care to remember. No more diets, gimmicks, deprivation and the like. I will make taking care of you a lifestyle that we both love and enjoy.

Stop Torturing Yourself With Your Thoughts!

Christine Hassler | Posted 09.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

I want to offer you some immediate relief from yourself! What I mean by this is that most of us, yes even you, torture ourselves with our thoughts! I...

How to Forgive to Save Your Life

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 09.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Do the effects of a former betrayal, breakup, breakdown or broken heart continue today? Recognize the need to forgive. Identify whom you need to forgive. Then you can begin the process.

7 Reasons You Should Take Better Care of Yourself

Alexis Meads | Posted 09.17.2014 | Women
Alexis Meads

I was 22. Like many young women in their twenties, I got out of college with big hopes and big dreams. I moved to a new city, broke out of my five-year college relationship and got my first "real" job. I was partying like I was still in college and everything seemed great... for a while.

6 Ways to Shine With Summer Confidence

Debra Rogers | Posted 09.17.2014 | Women
Debra Rogers

Summer is a time where baring more of ourselves can actually cause our self-esteem to plummet. But now's the time to love the skin you're in and embrace what's great about you. So while you're relaxing at the beach and building sand castles, here are several ways to build self-confidence.

Get the Skinny on Skinny Girl Myths

Fiona Finn | Posted 09.16.2014 | Impact
Fiona Finn

The truth is that skinny or fat equals an increased chance of cancer if you're not exercising. So, note to self, living a healthy lifestyle is really the new skinny. And you are beautiful, no matter what your size!

Repeat After Me: 'I Am My Own Hero'

Fiona Finn | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Fiona Finn

As a kid, I believed not only in heroes, but superheroes. Maybe because believing in another person who was stronger than me made me feel a little less vulnerable, and a lot more secure. But as soon as I became an adult I realized that none of us ever outgrows vulnerability.

Should You Listen to Your Best Friend?

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 09.15.2014 | Women
Alexis Sclamberg

What if we could really be mirrors for each other -- and believe the truths that our greatest friends reflected back to us?