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Self Reflection

Joan Moran: 10 Ways to Measure Your Life

Red Room | Posted 03.30.2014 | Books
Red Room

Measuring your life with a practice of self-reflection is a very powerful way to enhance personal and profession development and increase individual fulfillment. It's time to take 10 minutes a day and celebrate our awesome life.

Your Authentic Self: Your Weekly Wake-Up Call to Build Meaningful Relationships

Anthony Silard | Posted 03.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthony Silard

Having real discussions and airing differences is the only way to usher in the feelings of safety and true connection that lead to a lasting, meaningful relationship.

Trusting the Synchronicity of Life

Mike Robbins | Posted 03.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

I just finished Wayne Dyer's new book I Can See Clearly Now, in which he recounts many of the pivotal moments of his life, the lessons he learned, and...

How Going Undercover Reminded Me to Appreciate My Privilege

Katy Wolk-Stanley | Posted 02.25.2014 | Parents
Katy Wolk-Stanley

My non-consumerism relies heavily on the community I live in. If I were in more of a low income area, my food shopping options would likely be limited, and our safety would not be a given. I have opportunities that many other Americans do not.

We Have Met the Enemy, and They Are Us

Susan Steinbrecher | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Susan Steinbrecher

When things go wrong in your business and personal relationships, do you ever ask yourself, Why is this happening... yet again? When you take a closer look, you may find that the outcome of the situation is not nearly as important as the road you took to get there.

What Happens When East Meets West?

Sister Jenna | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

I've been traveling to India for over 20 years, and each time I visit I find out something new about myself. I find that I have more space to love, accommodate, care, give passage and smile more.

Our Hopes & Dreams for a New Year

Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis | Posted 03.05.2014 | Education
Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis

I hope to learn about new places by traveling. I hope to get better at cooking new recipes. I am good at listening. My family, friends and husband will help me. Now it's your turn. Go!

5 Ways To Improve Our Mental Self-Portraits

Deborah R. Glasofer, Ph.D. | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Deborah R. Glasofer, Ph.D.

Is this a magic cure? Maybe not. But, taken together these steps may help you feel more like the real you, worthy of taking a new selfie in your mind's eye.

Learning From Our Children

Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW | Posted 02.05.2014 | Parents
Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW

How many of us have really thought about why we became parents, what our expectations were and how we're meeting those expectations? Most of us have gotten to a point in our children's lives when we ask ourselves, "How did this happen? What am I doing wrong?"

Life Intersects With Social Media

Scott MacFarland | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Scott MacFarland

I could not help but think about the immediacy of the moment. In just a moment's time, I had experienced something beautiful, thought about how to capture it and send it out to my world, and then poof -- gone.

At Thanksgiving, What's Your Life All About?

Judith Parker Harris | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Judith Parker Harris

It's amazing how the struggle in your life will decrease when you realize life is not about you: It's about everyone in the world. Prejudice and bigotry will decline when sharing space becomes more important than 'my' space.

How I Went From Knot to Noose

Dr. Andra Brosh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Dr. Andra Brosh

My ex and I made a pact that neither of us would remarry. I know you're probably thinking that this is ridiculously juvenile and delusional, but it worked for us... until last week when he told me he had proposed to his girlfriend.

Time

Sriya Chakravarti | Posted 12.29.2013 | Impact
Sriya Chakravarti

People all over the world have different definitions about being happy. Most of us believe that if we are financially sound, we will be happy. Though, it is partially true, but we are confusing comfort with happiness.

Confessions of a Recovering People-Pleaser

Whitney Fisch | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Whitney Fisch

Cheat on me with my good friend? Let me take you to the movies! Lie to my face? Can I buy you dinner?

52 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 11.30.2013 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

1. Life is good. Not always, but mostly. And when it is not so good, be assured it will get better.

Put Things In Perspective

Posted 09.25.2013 | Travel

The seasoned traveler knows that seeing the world can change your perspective on everything. Experiencing other cultures, meeting new people and explo...

What To Do When Work Stress Eats Up Your Evening

The Wall Street Journal | Melissa Korn | Posted 09.04.2013 | Healthy Living

Feeling the pinch of work stress in the evening? Before heading home for the night, take a moment to savor the day’s wins. Forthcoming research ...

A Boy's Summer of Self-Discovery

Pam Didner | Posted 09.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Pam Didner

I wanted to tell my boy, "I told you so," but I also wanted to tell my boy that it's fantastic that he figured out some important life lessons at such an early stage of his life.

Ramadan Reflection Day 7: Building Tender Hearts

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 09.14.2013 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

The heart's function is to love and it will love that which we put in its presence, so a certain mindfulness is needed in order to avoid allowing for it to be an abode of things that are neither healthy for it or for us.

Ramadan Reflection Day 2: Richness Through Reflection

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 09.09.2013 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

The month of Ramadan consists of 30 days of fasting. Each of those days serves uniquely as a potential source of benefit, and none should be undermined in its respective value.

A Better Way to Discover Your Strengths

Adam Grant | Posted 09.01.2013 | Business
Adam Grant

If you want to recognize your strengths, you need other people to hold up a mirror. When you see your reflection through the eyes of those who know you well, you can begin to identify your most unique talents.

Simple Kindness

J. Kate Franklin | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living
J. Kate Franklin

When we approach everything with kindness, it all gets a little easier to bear -- the good, the bad and ugly.

The Dating Detox

Aimee Vlachos | Posted 08.04.2013 | Divorce
Aimee Vlachos

The key elements of the dating detox are great: let go of negative energy from past relationships, increase your endorphins through exercise, make a list of things that make you happy, learn something new by taking a class or a workshop, and focus on you and what you want.

Life Lessons From Tears and Tantrums

Toni Nagy | Posted 07.22.2013 | Parents
Toni Nagy

As adults, we become aware of how our emotional fluctuations impact others, but my toddler doesn't give a care that her moods might stress me out. Her main concern is making it known that she wants her sparkly shoes and not her red ones

Let Your Life Speak

Brad Harrington | Posted 07.21.2013 | Business
Brad Harrington

In my column last month, Live YOUR Life, I encouraged readers to stop listening to the endless stream of career and life advice that seems to be emana...