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5 Psychological Factors That Prevent You From Losing Weight

When we think of weight loss, we think of deprivation, restriction, and "no pain, no gain." We think we're not good enough, not pretty enough, not...

Corinne Dobbas
January 3 2015

7 Truths That Helped Me Heal From Sexual Abuse

For many, New Year's is a time of parties, resolutions, and tacky sequined dresses. For me, it's quite the opposite. This New Year's day marks the...

Amita Patel, LMSW
January 2 2015

What Buddha Got Wrong About Happiness

Author's note: The following is an excerpt from a chapter called "On Laughing," from a book-in-progress entitled Monk for a Month.

Ira Sukrungruang
December 30 2014

The Simple Gesture That Can Change Your Life

At the start of the year, I bumped into an old colleague friend of mine named Tasha. It had been two years since I'd seen her, but we had an...

Monica Parikh
December 26 2014

The 5 Most Important People To Forgive Before The End Of The Year

As the year comes to an end, many of us focus on resolutions, goals and adopting new healthy habits. The month of December is often filled with...

Shannon Kaiser
December 23 2014

10 Secrets Of Highly Satisfied People

Our attitudes, our experiences and our emotions are choices we make. Positivity is sometimes considered naïve, which is strange because choosing...

Susie Moore
December 14 2014

How To Create A Daily Ritual For A Rewarding Life

What do Simon Cowell, Warren Buffett, Brad Pitt, Colin Farrell, Serena Williams and English soccer star Leighton Baines all have in common? They...

Chris Attwood
October 21 2014

I Had An Absentee Father. Here's How I Forgave Him

My father and I didn’t speak for six years. After yet another heated argument, I moved overseas and cut him out of my life.

Thai Nguyen
October 12 2014

15 Powerful Lessons I Learned By Forgiving A Friend

A few months ago, a friend did something that really shocked me to my core. I was confused, mad, angry and swore I’d never let him back into my life.

Shannon Kaiser
October 8 2014

50 Things My Future Self Wants Me To Know

In my private coaching, I always ask new clients the same question: What one message does your future self have for you? Although the responses vary,...

Shannon Kaiser
September 20 2014

How My Patient Healed Her Back Pain By Learning To Forgive

As a spine surgeon, I see patients with devastating back problems whose lives I can transform with surgery. I also see people with acute injuries who...

Dr. David Hanscom
September 3 2014

3 Myths That Keep You Unhappy

It’s nearly impossible to go through life without experiencing significant setbacks. Sometimes we’re the recipients of bad luck. Other times we’re...

David B. Feldman, PhD
August 27 2014

9 Things You're Never Too Old To Start Doing

As I grow older and time seems to pass by faster than ever, my desire to soak up every moment has intensified. I want to feel it all — even the bad...

Sharon Pope
August 22 2014

UGH! How To Get Over Someone Else's Crazy Behavior

Many of us struggle with obsessing over other people's craziness. I'm not talking about dire situations that require professional help, but I'm...

Amita Patel, LMSW
August 16 2014

How To Forgive The Unforgivable

Co-written by Lee Daniel Kravetz.

David B. Feldman, PhD
August 6 2014

7 Lessons You Can Learn From Failed Relationships

Many believe past relationships are a sign of failure or time they wasted with the wrong person. Yes, relationships leave us with feelings of sorrow,...

Tejal Patel
August 2 2014

8 Simple Ways To Lead A More Blissful Life

Are you living each day with vitality and enthusiasm? Or are you just getting by, painfully stuck in the status quo? It’s normal to get bogged down...

Monica Coulter
August 1 2014

I Was A Therapist Who Couldn't Forgive. Here's How I Learned

I became a forgiveness researcher and teacher because I was miserable. I was bitter and unhappy and even my wife was getting tired of hearing me moan...

Fred Luskin, Ph.D.
July 29 2014