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The Stranger Favor: A Happiness Boost That Lasts All Day

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At a store the other morning, I went to pay for four bagels and realized that I couldn’t. “Oh, I left my wallet at home!” I told the cashier, more disturbed that I’d be denied my bagel fix than by the fact that I’d been driving around without ...

Why Eating A Brownie Can Be Good For You

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I received a lot of wonderful feedback on my post a few weeks ago addressing the possibility of eating too clean. Thank you to all who offered your opinions! These responses have prompted me to continue with writing on this philosophy by discussing the value of moderation, and ...

Conquer the Fear of Fear: Anne Perschel

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Today’s Fearless Female Forum spotlight shines on Dr. Anne Perschel, president and founder of Germane Consulting. Anne is an organizational psychologist and leadership coach with a sub-specialty in women’s leadership. Executives who lead company-wide diversity initiatives work with Anne to address cultural issues and unconscious gender bias. She ...

Invert the 80/20 Rule to Identify the Causes of Your Biggest Problems

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We've all heard of the 80/20 rule (or Pareto Principle) that says 80% of your success will come from 20% of your effort. The inverse, however, is often true as well: 80% of your problems will come from 20% of your circumstances. The Pareto Principle says that in ...

Why Nobody Noticed You Changed and 5 Things You Can Do To Make Change Stick

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1 mentions2 days ago
Did you ever get feedback that your behavior was having a negative impact on others? Perhaps you were told you’re too critical… or don’t listen enough… or are micro-managing your team… or even the other end – that you’re not involved enough? Have you ever worked hard to ...

How To Talk About An Eating Disorder Without Triggering Someone

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1 mentions1 week ago
Sharing personal experiences with eating disorders in an effort to assist those currently struggling can be life saving. But it can also do more harm than good if not relayed in the right way. Emma Shakarshy, the Youth Outreach Coordinator at Proud2BMe, spoke to HuffPost Live on Wednesday ...

Just Say Thank You: The Art of Accepting A Compliment

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2 mentions1 week ago
Sunday March 1 is World Compliment Day and I feel a bit unprepared. I have never dealt well with compliments. As an extremely introverted child, I was very happy to just go unnoticed in the world. I would hide behind anything or anyone to avoid comments about my ...

Learning to Accept Your Body

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1 mentions3 weeks ago
I clearly remember discussing the size of my thighs with my cousin when I still had all my baby teeth. It was a hot night, I was in shorts, and I was explaining that my thighs were very muscular and big. How does a newly minted kindergartner come ...

The Emotion Which Has a Wonderful Protective Effect on Mind And Body

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1 mentions4 weeks ago
How this feeling could protect you against depression and even Alzheimer’s disease. Positive emotions, especially the feeling of awe, have been linked to lower levels of inflammatory cytokines by a new study. The research suggests that the positive feeling from enjoying the beauty of nature or getting lost ...

8 Ways To Recommit To Your Resolutions

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1 mentions4 weeks ago
A month into the New Year and you've already wavered a bit on keeping up with your resolutions. Work has picked up, keeping you at the office late, and you've caught up with old friends over cocktails -- plus, the football playoffs have meant beer and wings galore.

We Asked 25 Experts for the One Piece of Advice That’s Changed Their Life the Most

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1 mentions1 month ago
Fitness, nutrition, and health pros dish out tips all the time on how to live better. And we appreciate all of it (and share it too!), but we wanted to know: What advice have they been given that has most helped them live a healthy, happy, and successful ...

40 Ideas for Incorporating Self-Care into Your Life

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We say it often at Green Mountain: When stress increases, self-care decreases. But adding self-care strategies into your life can make a serious impact on emotional overeating. In keeping up our top-40 series, we present 40 Ideas for Incorporating Self-Care into Your Life: Tagged emotional overeating, healthy living,

9 Bloggers Who Changed Their Lives One Post at a Time

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3 mentions2 months ago
When motivation wavers, sometimes the inspiration we need can come straight from our favorite blogs — following the authors’ lives like others might follow a reality show, hitting refresh waiting for the next installment. And yet, it can be easy to forget these digital personalities are actual human ...

The Best Fitness Quotes to Motivate You

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1 mentions2 months ago
If you’ve been following us on Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, you know how much we looove us some fitness quotes. After all, the right fitness quote can do everything from give you a straight-up aha-moment to help you make the healthier decision to get you motivated to go ahead and do that workout you’ve been putting off. So if you’ve been needing a little bit of extra motivation or inspiration, check out some of our favorite health and fitness quotes that Erika has meme-d up. Feel free to save ...

New Year. New Word of the Year.

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8 mentions2 months ago
Balancing life, family and fitness - easy right? Not always! Get stories that inspire you to breathe deeply and make mindful choices by subscribing to my blog by email. Two years ago, I decided to try something different at the turn of the new year. Instead of setting ...

4 Strategies To Change Your Habits That Actually Work

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2 mentions2 months ago
Gretchen Rubin dug though the research on habit change to find what it really takes to make a fresh start. But surprisingly, habit change can sometimes be easy. In the research for my upcoming book Better Than Before, I discovered many strategies that we can exploit to master ...

Learn The 7 Secrets to Building Unstoppable Confidence

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1 mentions2 months ago
Building true confidence is a gradual process. No one is going to suddenly turn into a positive self-confident person overnight. But if you're in need of some extra confidence, here are seven secrets to building unstoppable confidence that are no longer undercover. The worst thing you can do ...

The First Rule Of Success And Happiness

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I’m Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics at LIU Post in New York. I’ve published several articles in professional journals and magazines, including Barron’s, The New York Times, Japan Times, Newsday, Plain Dealer, Edge Singapore, European Management Review, Management International Review, and Journal of Risk and ...

15 Phrases That Will Change Your Life In 2015

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4 mentions2 months ago
As the new year approaches, many of us will resolve to transform our bodies -- but what about our minds? Giving ourselves a mental makeover could be just as important as giving ourselves a physical one. But accomplishing that doesn't just lie in changing our thoughts -- it's ...

An Almost Foolproof Way to Achieve Every Goal You Set

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2 mentions2 months ago
I've tried using silence to accomplish a goal, and I've tried to sneak up on big goals, and although those strategies work, they're hardly foolproof. Fortunately James Clear, an entrepreneur and guy who thinks a lot about goals, habits, and success, has a much better approach to achieving ...

They lost weight and you can, too

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1 mentions2 months ago
(CNN)Will 2015 be the year you finally take charge of your health? Last year, CNN profiled dozens of people who made dramatic changes to their lives and lost a significant amount of weight through healthy methods. "Set the right goals. A New Year's resolution should never to ...

How To Begin Rebuilding Your Life And Make It Ridiculously Amazing

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2 mentions2 months ago
“Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.” ~ Joseph Addison What if one day you woke up and decided that you were tired of feeling ...

15 Quotes Every Woman Should Live By In 2015

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1 mentions2 months ago
A new year is here, and with it another chance to start fresh, be bold or at the very least, bravely put one foot in front of the other. That can, of course, be far easier said than done, which is why we're turning to 15 of our ...

The science of setting goals

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2 mentions2 months ago
It’s the time of year when optimism strikes anew and we think to ourselves: our New Year’s resolutions will totally work out this time. Never mind that we abandoned them by Valentine’s Day last year. And the year before. And, well, you know the drill. There’s a science ...

Why 90-Day Goals Are Better Than Year-Long Ones

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1 mentions2 months ago
Annual business goals often fall by the wayside as well. Consequently, late December brings a crush of articles on why we fail, and how we might reform the process to boost success. Among the best suggestions I’ve heard lately? Forget year-long resolutions and focus on 90-day goals. Several ...

Carol Dweck: The power of believing that you can improve

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Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain's capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes two ways to think about a problem that’s slightly too hard for you to solve. Are you not smart enough to solve ...

19 Quick and Easy Tricks to Boost Confidence

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2 mentions2 months ago
Like finding the perfect pair of jeans or getting to inbox zero, confidence is a pretty elusive thing. But without it, it’s all too easy to fall down the rabbit hole of self-doubt and negativity. And this not only hurts us on a personal level (anxiety, depression, membership ...

How To Be Efficient: Dan Ariely's 6 New Secrets To Managing Your Time

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2 mentions2 months ago
Sometimes it feels like the world doesn’t make any sense. Sometimes you don’t make any sense. And sometimes it feels like it’s all a conspiracy. Dan Ariely is the king of irrational behavior. Not that he’s more irrational than you or I, but he’s studied an impressive amount ...

Gay Men and Body Image: The Internal Battle For Visibility

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Body image is an issue we all struggle with at some point in our lives, but among gay men, body image has taken on real significance in the past decade as the community struggles to define its own representation. If we were to define gay men by what ...

How to set goals & unlock your dreams (If you don’t ask, the Universe can’t deliver!)

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2 mentions2 months ago
Did you believe in Santa when you were a kid? If this tradition wasn’t part of your cultural upbringing let me share what it was like. It was a time when anything was possible. Consumerism aside, the big guy in the red suit still reminds me of the ...

Want To Train Your Brain To Feel More Compassion? Here’s How

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3 mentions2 months ago
Scientific evidence shows that we can teach our brains to feel more compassion, both for others and ourselves. Imagine how the world might be different if we all learned this skill. Many of us know that if we want to become more physically healthy, we can exercise. What ...

Five Ways to Slow Down and Appreciate the Season

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3 mentions2 months ago
The run-up to the holiday period can be one of extra pressure to rush and speed up to get everything done before the break arrives. As a helpful reminder, here are a couple of pre-Christmas offerings to remind us to slow down and appreciate. First up is one ...

'Depression and Christmas just don't go'

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On the day many people will be waking up to the prospect of a fortnight at home, blogger Charlotte Walker shares how she plans to take care of her mental health during the festive season. I have often found Christmas difficult. This year I'm recovering from a mental ...

How Giving And Gratitude Benefit Your Physical Health

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2 mentions2 months ago
Now that we're officially in the holiday season, generosity and gratitude reign supreme. We're altruistic because we're motivated at this time of year to support others who are less fortunate, and we express thanks for those who have extended similar kindness to us. And honestly, why wouldn't we ...

10 Secrets Of Highly Satisfied People

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2 mentions2 months ago
A few months ago, the universe tore the rug out from under my existence. My books stopped selling. Coaching clients canceled appointments. Large stream media canceled interviews and meetings. StoriesReadOur attitudes, our experiences and our emotions are choices we make. Positivity is sometimes considered naïve, which is strange ...

Perfect Body Image ......Is it healthy?

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Everyone has a slightly different idea of the perfect body image but we are heavily influenced by societal pressures and the media. Society’s expectations color our beliefs about the ideal body image and sometimes this creates problems or causes harm. Society tells us what kind of body image ...

65 Quotes That Will Dare You To Do Great Things

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3 mentions2 months ago
At some point in life we're all faced with a decision of whether to take a risk. Leaving a miserable job, moving to a different position that stretches you, starting your own business, or even taking on a tricky new assignment: greatness requires risk. Whether you succeed or fail, the act taking a risk will stretch you and give you faith in yourself--and the confidence to do even more. Maybe we're meant to do things that scare us so we can build greatness in ourselves. 1. "Keep away from people ...

45 Life Lessons Written by a 90-Year-Old Woman

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4 mentions3 months ago
People often tell Regina Brett how great she looks for her age. Turns out, she is actually 54 years old — not 90. She wrote down these life lessons the night before her 45th birthday after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Over that past decade, these lessons have ...

Quick Ways to Get Out of a Bad Mood

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We all need a little career advice from time to time. Muse U is your go-to source for all your career questions, career planning, and skill building needs. Get the help you need, when you need it. Join now for free access. Go We all have off days ...

10 Steps Towards A Better, More Productive You In 2015

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If you don’t have your dreams and goals mapped out, you’ll never achieve them. And while the act of writing them down doesn't guarantee that they’ll happen, it helps you to stay laser focused on the things that matter and prevents you from drifting from year-to-year hoping that ...

If You Want to Follow Your Dreams, You'll Have to Choose a Focus

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4 mentions3 months ago
A dozen great ideas are useless if you can't follow them through. Even with endless ambition, having too many goals can pull you in too many directions, making it difficult to actually finish anything. Instead, you need to choose a small number of goals and focus your attention.

How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love

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Why prestige is the enemy of passion, or how to master the balance of setting boundaries and making friends. “Find something more important than you are,” philosopher Dan Dennett once said in discussing the secret of happiness, “and dedicate your life to it.” But how, exactly, do we ...

16 Questions to Help You End the Year Well

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Confession:I’ve been looking back on the year for weeks already. I think it’s that important to carry your insights forward and to close the year well.This is how you become the very best version of you. I use many of the following 16 questions when I reflect on ...

12 Spiritually Uplifting Rituals To Try

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2 mentions3 months ago
Life coaches come from all backgrounds. Some are trained through a university, others through vocational programs. Some have no real training at all! In the midst of all the options and styles outReadRituals are a great way to bring the spirit of playfulness and gratitude back into your ...

I Recently Reached My Dream Weight... And Why It Doesn't Matter Anymore

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2 mentions3 months ago
That magic number that meant that I had arrived. Life was going to be amazing now. I was going to feel confident now. I was going to find love now. I was going to get attention now. You know how that goes, and you're probably sitting there nodding ...

Little girl rides a bike for the first time, suffers adorable freak out

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Taking to the open road (or in this case, grass) without training wheels on your bike is a freeing experience as a child. It's a rite of passage that's on par with the first time your parents let you stay home alone, or the first time you drive ...

Moving On Isn’t Failure: 5 Lessons On Changing Paths

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Ever since I was young, I have been intensely driven and very goal-focused. I have never been the type to flip-flop and I have never been the type to start something I do not intend to finish. Recently, I was faced with the incredibly difficult decision to leave ...

7 Tips for Taming Negative Thoughts During the Holidays

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Amazingly, the holiday season is right around the corner. And for many, despite the enforced and even hyped-up glee of our holiday culture, this period can be challenging, stressful, or lonely. I’ve often written in my books how specific prayers can invite the Inner Divine to shift thoughts ...

15 Ways to Overcome Procrastination and Get Stuff Done (Infographic)

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If you never start, you’ll never have a chance to fail. But you’ll never have a chance to succeed, either. So stop pretending you haven’t failed by not trying. Stop procrastinating and go for it. Your dilly-dallying around, your excuses, your poking, playing, puttering and loafing about aren’t ...

I Feel Awesome At 75. Here's How I Do It

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I'm a big believer that, aside from providing us with the nutritional fuel we need to function at our best, food should make us happy. That's right: food should delight us, ignite us and make us feelReadWhen I was younger, I made the decision to think about how ...
 

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