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Becoming an Elder in the 21st Century

Martha Pasternack | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

I have expanded, contracted, imploded and tried. I have tried again a million times. I have succeeded and I have failed. I have cried a river of tears. I have healed my wounds. I have been wounded again. I have suffered, and I have served. I have forgiven and I have been forgiven.

Creativity

Eldon Taylor | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Eldon Taylor

If you wish to change your personality or write the next Harry Potter series, think of the creativity involved to do so. Enhancing your creativity is not only essential for unmasking your hidden talents, but it's also pure simple fun!

37 Truths About Life

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 03.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

We spend way too much of our lives looking for outside validation and approval that eludes us. Turns out, it's been an inside job all along. Go inward.

Finding Self Acceptance in the Mirror of Anger, Blame or Disappointment

Julie Genovese | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Genovese

Has anyone upset you lately? When I get rattled, generally it's by folks who: 1. Blame others (and won't change themselves) 2. Judge & criticize (...

The One Key to Motherhood Success

MotherWoman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Parents
MotherWoman

By Christina G. Hibbert, Psy.D. What is the one thing we need, to discover "success" in motherhood? It's not loving our kids more, or doing more for ...

How to Overcome Social Comparison

Susie Moore | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Remember, the universe is abundant and wants you to have all that you want. You block the flow of opportunity, creation and miracles when we focus on other people and resent their accomplishments. Use your energy to think of ways to become your best and highest self.

The Power of One: Honoring Yourself

Cyma Shapiro | Posted 03.23.2014 | Women
Cyma Shapiro

Valentine's Day is a day I've grown to love. And, while I work hard to give and show love throughout the year, this one day remains a pivotal occasion to fully express what is in my heart.

Top Five Rules in the Game of Seduction

Corri D. Fetman | Posted 03.21.2014 | Divorce
Corri D. Fetman

When it comes to relationships, how can we ensure that we don't end up yesterday's boring conquest but instead always remain the highly sought after prize? It is all lies in mastering the Game of Seduction, my friends.

From Stupid to Silly With Self-Love

Daylle Deanna Schwartz | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women
Daylle Deanna Schwartz

When you don't love yourself, you're often harder on you than on others. When you goof up, it's good to think about how you'd reassure a friend who's done what you did. You'd be kind, wouldn't you? Well do that for you, too!

How To Love The Hair You Have

Ben Skervin | Posted 03.16.2014 | Style
Ben Skervin

It's a bit like looking for a boyfriend. We all start out looking for a Brad Pitt or Hugh Jackman, but after a while, we realize that's just not very realistic.

Stop Hating Yourself for Hating Vacation

Nancy Colier | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Something amazing happened on this holiday. It seems that all the years of spiritual practice kind of kicked in. When I stopped judging myself for the experience I was having, stopped hating myself for hating vacation, I discovered two wonderful things: humor and compassion.

The Sacred Art of Listening -- Nourishing Loving Relationships

Tara Brach | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

Whether it's the communicating between different tribes or religions, ethnicities, racial groups or different generations, we need to listen. The more we understand, the less we fear -- the less we fear, the more we trust and the more we trust, the more love can flow.

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...

Note to Self: Love Your Body

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Debbie Gisonni

As I know first hand, even if you live a healthy life by exercising daily, eating whole foods and staying within a good weight range, you can still have cellulite, and you'll never be any taller.

2014: Another Year of Possibilities, But Another Year Gone

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 03.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

This article is not, in any way, meant to be pessimistic. I, personally, have never actually welcomed "New Year's" as an exciting event. I have alw...

Thank Your Body

Jessica Lovejoy | Posted 03.09.2014 | Women
Jessica Lovejoy

Have you taken the time to thank your body today? We look at our bodies more and more with disdain than with love, which perpetuates the negativity we feel towards ourselves.

Deciding to Love Yourself: Is Self Acceptance Actually a Choice?

Michelle Konstantinovsky | Posted 03.08.2014 | Women
Michelle Konstantinovsky

I want to believe it's not only possible, but inevitable that we all reach a point where we're officially tired of the masochistic self-loathing that we falsely thought was motivating us to be thinner/prettier/hotter/smarter/sexier/better.

This Is 39, Too

Dana McMahan | Posted 03.05.2014 | Women
Dana McMahan

I'm 39 and I'm strong and capable and know I can do pretty much anything I want to do if I'm willing to put in the work. I'm sad that I didn't know that when I was younger. And that's 39, too, the melancholy wondering of what could have been, if I'd only known my potential.

I Love My Body: How to Stop Listening to the Haters

Literally, Darling | Posted 03.02.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

Now let's get into your head. If you are evaluating your entire self based on a few body parts, you are doing a huge disservice to the spectrum of services your body provides. Do you even KNOW what your pancreas has done for you lately?

This New Year Train Your Brain, Not Your Boobs

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 02.25.2014 | Style
Elisabeth Dale

Many of us turn to New Year's resolutions to motivate us to improve our health, career, or love life. We think about changing our diet or exercising ...

14 You-Boosting Questions for a Soul-Filling 2014

An Bourmanne | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
An Bourmanne

What books, quotes, people, blogs will help you when you fail or when you find yourself being judged by others? Create your very own pool of wisdom that you can dip into whenever things don't go as expected or hoped for.

The Perfect Present For Any Day Of The Year

Maura Sweeney | Posted 02.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Maura Sweeney

Whether we're doing the forgiving -- or gifting forgiveness to others -- is ultimately hard to tell. But in either case, gifting forgiveness is quite the miracle. It prepares a path for peace, happiness and rest for our souls.

The Good Enough Meditation

Kat Katsanis-Semel | Posted 02.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Kat Katsanis-Semel

Similarly to psychotherapy, meditation is an ongoing process; this is precisely why it's called a "practice." (Nope -- there is no getting around that aspect!) Like practicing the piano, one doesn't sit down, practice 10 times, and emerge a concert-ready pianist, ready to grace Carnegie Hall.

Taking the Should Out of the Holidays

Katie Hill | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Hill

As we close out the year and run head long into the holidays, many of us experience accomplishment anxiety. Obligations, to-do lists, and living up to some expectation of who we ought to be drive many people to the point of anxiety and illness each year.

The Man I Never Knew

Khara Campbell | Posted 02.15.2014 | Women
Khara Campbell

Two weeks. Two weeks were all it took to fall in and out of love. Well, he fell out -- completely. He came in like a tornado, turned everything upside down, and left nothing but wreckage behind him.