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How Do You Spell 'Success'?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

It behooves us to rethink our own personal definition of success lest we be drawn into the prevailing view of our society. Feelings of true happiness and success come from deep and loving relationships which bring peace, fulfillment, and life satisfaction that is our real psychological wealth.

The Best-Kept Secrets to Exceptional Productivity

Emma Seppälä, Ph.D | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Emma Seppälä, Ph.D

Success, achievement, wealth, power, innovation are all things to strive for. But is there a way to disrupt the current modus operandi that ironically seems to break us down as it moves us up?

The Greatest Gift That You Can Give Your Partner

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 05.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

When we no longer hold our partner responsible for the fulfillment of our needs, everything changes. This is easier said than done, but it is perhaps the single most important thing we can do to insure that our relationship will be mutually satisfying.

There Is No Competition

Miriam Ava | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business
Miriam Ava

Perfectionism stifles creativity. Pressure to achieve kills innovation. Productivity on steroids becomes mass production.

Recreate Yourself

Shayna A. Pitre | Posted 05.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Shayna A. Pitre

While the consequence of being authentic and great will not likely lead to exile or death in a civilized society, it may lead to rejection. We must ask ourselves, "is being authentic and great worth this rejection?

Be Passionate. Be Reckless. Be Great.

Brittany McDonald | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Brittany McDonald

I used to believe that all of the great artists, the monumental thinkers and the cultural needle movers, were each given a grand story to tell by circumstance, by chance. But, It wasn't a matter of chance, it was a matter of choice.

What Does Success Mean To You?

Harvard Business Review | Boris Groysberg and Robin Abrahams | Posted 02.27.2014 | World

How do you know if you’re successful? Do you rely heavily on objective metrics such as your job title, the size of your bank account, or the college...

The Word We All Love...That Makes Us Miserable

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 04.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Recently, I found myself in the not-always-so-enviable position of finding a new apartment. The good news? Before long I stumbled on an amazing optio...

The Key to a Better Day? Stop Setting Yourself Up for a Miserable One

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Knowing your truths is the first step. Accepting them means a guaranteed better day. Figuring out how you'll manage them is how you make your life better and more successful in the long run.

How to Fend Off Work (and Life) Freak-Outs

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

What better way to learn a valuable, humbling lesson than by having a total, unadulterated freak-out? Having two of them. I would know. Though each ...

The Big Lie We Tell Ourselves About Fear

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.09.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

It seems that some of the most powerful lessons come when you realize that something you used to believe with absolute certainty is dead wrong. I offe...

Your Holiday Gift: How to Manage the Frantic Energy of Others

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Sometimes the best thing to do when those around you are displaying frantic or negative energy is to get razor focused on something else. Anything else.

Work-Life Balance Is Bogus; Here's How to Get It Anyway

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Is it possible if you acknowledge that life is a messy stew, and that excelling at what's really important to you will take some extra forethought and strategy? Yes indeed! Easier said than done, but that's why we're in this together.

21st Century Innovation

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 12.14.2013 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

The brain is reshaping itself and reinforcing what it knows, perhaps at the expense of what is new and novel. Along these well-trodden paths, brain structure serves to link learning to behavior in predictable ways. Sadly, these tendencies also inhibit innovation.

5 Ways To Boost Your Confidence And Find Success

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 12.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

You can get past any roadblock on your journey to success, but to do that you will need confidence. When you are sure of yourself and the ultimate outcome, nothing can stop you! But how do you get confidence when you just don't feel that way?

How to Become an 'Overnight Success'

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 10.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

The people who "come out of nowhere," triple their business "overnight" or made some simple decisions and transformed their lives "nearly instantly" were hard at work before any of us had any clue who they were.

Life Satisfaction May Depend On This One Thing

Beth Green | Posted 10.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Beth Green

If we are willing to admit that we see ourselves in hierarchical positions with just about everyone, if we recognize that hierarchy is institutionalized in our world, if we recognize that it's a damaging perspective, is there anything we can do about it? Absolutely.

How to Overcome Freakouts

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

What truly successful happy people seem to know is that we are not defined by our many, many short-lived moments. Instead, we are defined by our patterned choices and actions over the long haul.

10 Steps to Successful Goal Setting

Bradley Foster | Posted 07.07.2013 | Small Business
Bradley Foster

Setting goals puts you in the driver's seat, giving you the power to transform your life or take a company into the future. As enticing as that sounds, it is more common than not those goals are abandoned.

Why Hating Rich People Is Making You Broke

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Randy Gage says that you may even be working hard to achieve success, but if your subconscious is programmed with limiting beliefs -- like it's noble to be poor -- you'll sabotage yourself. If you believe rich people are evil, how likely is it that you will become one?

Do You Speak Your Mind? 6 Tips To Find Your More Assertive Self

Helene Lerner | Posted 01.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

With election time almost here, we see candidates speaking their minds. Are you able to assert yourself when necessary? Or are you surprised when "yes" comes out of your mouth when you meant to say "no"?

180 Kilometers Of Motivation

Mary Prefontaine | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Prefontaine

Each stage of this hike, and each stage of anything big in our lives, has its own unique terrain and demands real effort. In the high alpine and the luscious valleys, I learned to appreciate this reality.

3 Things Women Should Stop Apologizing for

Women & Co | Posted 11.26.2012 | Women
Women & Co

Nora Ephron showed us through both her characters and her life that smart girls finish first. Let's live up to her example -- and quit apologizing for it!

WATCH: How To Use Fear To Your Advantage

Marie Forleo | Posted 09.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Marie Forleo

Most of us have been programmed in exactly the wrong way to deal with fear -- and find ourselves completely debilitated when it strikes.

Lazy Is an Entitlement Concept

Grant Cardone | Posted 10.29.2011 | Business
Grant Cardone

Lazy is an entitlement concept accepted by the middle class that is crushing America's greatness and spreading like a contagion. Lazy is the 'new' ad...