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Mike Robbins's picture

How Do You Handle Criticism?

I’ve received some criticism in the past couple of weeks in a few different situations. Read More...
Christine Arylo's picture

Get Yourself Into The Flow – Release Fighting, Flailing And Feeling Bad

Go with the flow

About 5 years ago I was smacked right in the face with one of those universal epiphanies that was super hard to swallow but once I did, it saved my life (and I share it with you now):

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Pause And Leave Your Drama Behind

Drama Triangle

By Rachael O’Meara

@romeara1

"Leave Yo Drama with Yo Mamma." – Unknown

"I can't believe he's late again!"
"How was I supposed to know?"
"It's not fair!"
"It's all your fault!"

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Kate Northrup's picture

Learning To Love Logistics And The Freedom Of Getting Your Shit Together

Logistics
LOGISTICS CAN BE A PAIN IN THE ASS.

While I sometimes find filling out paperwork oddly soothing, I have a tendency to be just one signature or one form away from getting the job done. (E.g., I’m almost 100% Kate Northrup Watts except for my driver’s license because, really, who likes going to the DMV?)

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Morgan Sontag's picture

Chesty Morgan And The Angry Elbow

The other day driving to my PT (physical therapy) appointment I was thinking about how Dr. Jeri Hinman had sweetly instructed me to “lead with my heart.”  (If you read last month’s story you know that my elbow pain is related to my shoulders rolling forward to hide my boobs in Jr. High.)  I told Dr. Jeri I was thinking about the boobs-out-posture when I remembered a burlesque artist, born in 1928.  Her stage name was “Chesty Morgan.” She was a staunch feminist, with a 73” bustline weighing 24 lbs.!

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Danielle LaPorte's picture

28 Of The Best Things I Ever Did - From My Bedroom To My Business

28 of the best things I ever did.

1. Started treating my office like it was a real room that was worthy of my best treasures, not the “spare room made into an office”.

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Melanie Bates's picture

It's Okay To Be Big, Bitches

Give Yourself Permission

I’m having an anxiety attack. Palms sweaty. Breathing in gulps. Dark glob in my solar plexus. Checking Facebook like a freak. Refresh. Refresh. Refresh.

Refresh. Refresh.

Refresh.

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Paul Brundtland's picture

Be Who You Dream Of Being - 5 Tips For Forming Good Habits

Be who you dream of being - 5 Tips for forming good habits

We all know a million things we "should do" if we want to improve in some way. There are countless websites, books videos etc. that give amazing advice. The problem is, if we are not motivated to take the advice, nothing happens. We just stay exactly where we are. I know for me, I have only scratched the surface of doing the things I know will take me where I want to be. I've added this photo "stress ends here" because not being who you want to be is stressful. You may not notice the stress directly but when you get on the road to being who you truly want to be, you will notice that you feel lighter and healthier at some level.

So how do we foster motivation to take the advice we know will take us to who we want to be? Well, here is a little more "advice" ;).

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Jennifer Louden's picture

How To Take Care Of Yourself When Everything Is Up In The Air

How to take care of yourself when everything is up in the air by Jennifer Louden

My post on How to Live When Everything is Up In the Air struck a resonant cord with so many readers. Hearing their experiences of being in liminal space - this betwixt/between time when you’ve let go of one person, place, or job and what’s next isn’t here yet - inspired me to think more about how we can best take care of ourselves in these wide open times. I’ve been pondering,

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Steve Sisgold's picture

Body Appreciation Day!

love your body

I know at times it’s tough to appreciate your body for its true brilliance and how much it does it for you.

You may have concerns about how it looks, or you may not like how it performs in certain situations or possibly not like it because of pain you feel from living in it.

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