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compassion

Yes, You're Good Enough. Here's How To Learn That.

I’ve made some big changes in my life. I’ve lost half my body weight — going from 280 pounds to 140 pounds. I’ve stepped away from a corporate role...

Alison Ottaway
July 22 2013

How To Deal With Every Annoying Person You Meet

I'm going to be honest with you: I don't like everyone I meet. And I bet you don't either. Sometimes in life you come across someone who's not having...

Jo Beth Richards
July 21 2013

How To Stay Spiritually Strong When A Loved One Faces Cancer

Current estimates indicate that 1 in 3 people will develop cancer at some point in their lives. It’s frighteningly likely, therefore, that a friend or...

Lily Velez
July 19 2013

5 Damaging Myths We Believe About Relationships

This post is just the tip of the iceberg! For even more of Sheryl Paul's wisdom, be sure to check out her newest class, How To Have The Greatest...

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
July 16 2013

How To Enhance & Deepen An Urban Meditation Practice

The other day, I woke up after a sleepover at my grandmother's beautiful northern New Jersey home, and meditated during sunrise.

Lindsay Mack
July 16 2013

What I Learned From Teaching Yoga In Prison

When I received my 200-hour yoga certification, I knew I wanted to volunteer. Several weeks later, I ran across an article about prison yoga in...

Wendy Mendoza
July 16 2013

How To Say No To A Second Date (And Still Make Everyone Feel Great)

Ok, friends. It's time for the story of my Most Awkward First Date Ever.

Alexandra Franzen
July 10 2013

How To Help Your Friend After A Miscarriage

Miscarriages are incredibly common; nearly one in four pregnancies ends before the due date. Unfortunately, this subject is just too painful for most...

Gina Senarighi, MFT
June 28 2013

How To Stop Your Inner Critic In Its Tracks

The other day I got caught in what I call an "Inner Critic Spiral." I was making a video for my website, and somehow I just couldn't get the tone or...

Vanessa Scotto, M.A.
June 26 2013

How To Deal With People Who Drain Your Energy

It's extremely important to protect yourself from negativity, to prevent it from influencing your mood, energy levels, health and behavior. If you...

Belinda Anderson
June 26 2013

Why It Takes More Than Sympathy To Help Animals

All animals have unique personalities, the desire to live, and the ability to experience pain. I constantly hear people saying humans are “superior”...

Rory Freedman
June 18 2013

Yes, The Path To Enlightenment Is Painful

I often talk about living the life you were meant to live. When I'm asked about this, I turn to the dozens of people who come to me dissatisfied that...

Jeff Cannon
June 17 2013

5 Tips To Be A Great Dad

On a day we celebrate fatherhood, it's useful to remember the ways we men can and should be great.

Howard Falco
June 16 2013

How Mindfulness Can Make A Terrible Conversation Worthwhile

It was a beautiful day for a hike up to the Hollywood sign. One of my favorite features of living in L.A. is being able to take long walks in the...

Julianna Raye
June 13 2013

How I've Found Peace Amid Family Drama

We all have at least one family member who stirs up emotions inside of us that we thought we'd long conquered.

Amber Shumake
June 11 2013

5 Power Mantras To Get You Through Any Tough Time

Three years ago, I walked away from a corporate job in advertising to follow my heart and be a writer. Along with my job, I left behind depression,...

Shannon Kaiser
June 10 2013

How To Get What You Want (And Earn Karmic Bonus Points!)

As someone who strings words together for a living, I’m fascinated by the art of compassionate communication: writing (or speaking) in a way that...

Alexandra Franzen
June 7 2013

11 Ways To Make Your Mindfulness Practice Stick

When the fact that I teach mindfulness comes up in conversation, a frequent response is “Oh, I LOVE meditating... but I can’t get myself to practice.”...

Julianna Raye
June 5 2013

Dangerous Thought Patterns That Are Ruining Your Relationship

It’s easy to fall into certain thought patterns when you're with your partner, but they can cause a lot of unnecessary distress in relationships. It’s...

Cortney Harden
May 24 2013