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self-acceptance

I Finally Stopped Trying To Change My Body. Here's How

At five feet tall, I’m short. There is no gap between my thighs, and there never has been. I have some extra softness at the hips. And I'm OK with...

Meghan Telpner
May 15 2016

A Meditative Exercise To Help You Find Balance + Tap Into Your True Potential

Too often, we sacrifice self-care for the fulfillment and happiness of others. But in reality, learning to recognize and meet our own needs before...

Sophie Jaffe
April 4 2016

How To Keep Your Relationship Together (Even When It's Falling Apart)

Maybe what we call "true love" isn’t for the fairy tales and romance novels or just for the silver screen anymore. We have, at last, a practical map...

Sue Johnson, M.A., EdD
March 31 2016

Are You A Highly Sensitive Person? Here Are 3 Ways To Minimize Stress

Hey, all you HSPs: You are someone who feels more strongly than average—the good, the bad, the beautiful, and the horrifying—and that is a wonderful...

Shannon Kaiser
March 30 2016

11 Signs You Need To Cut Back On Booze (Even If You're Not An Alcoholic)

You can have a problem with alcohol, and not be an alcoholic. You can have a problem with alcohol and not want to quit. Here are twelve signs it's...

Caitlin Padgett
March 28 2016

The Prerequisite To True Love Most People Skip

I enjoyed being there for others, which I thought meant I was fully able to love someone else. But I later realized there was always an underlying...

Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
March 17 2016

Signs You're In A Toxic Relationship

Is it possible that you (or someone you know) are in a toxic relationship? Here are five red flags that might make you want to take a second look.

Deborah King
March 14 2016

Trusting My Intuition Saved My Life. Here's How To Tap Into Yours

Everyone has the power to learn to trust their inner knowing. And the more deeply you tune into that still, small voice, the less vulnerable you are...

Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
March 9 2016

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy

Starting today we will give up on all those things that no longer serve us, and we will embrace change. Ready? Here we go.

A Simple Mindfulness Exercise To Promote Kindness & Self-Compassion

As a doctor of preventive and lifestyle medicine, I know the importance of stress management. And a key element of managing stress and finding true...

4 Science-Backed Tips For Achieving Your Dreams

Whether it's New Year's resolutions or any other milestone we want to achieve, most of us give up on that career goal, diet, mindfulness practice, or...

Emma Seppälä, Ph.D.
February 9 2016

How This Singer-Songwriter Tunes Into Her Body

"The truth is that life is a holistic human experience."

Alanis Morissette
January 27 2016

The #1 Thing You Can Do For People You Love (It's Not What You Think)

Your single most important job in life is taking care of yourself — period.

Tracy Thomas, PhD
December 10 2015

Why I'm Not Married — Even Though That Was My "Plan"

I should only get married if I know that marriage is the right decision for me.

Josh Barad
November 27 2015

6 Amazing Things I Learned When I Stopped Wearing Makeup

Although it seemed more like an evolution than a revolution, since giving up makeup, I've realized some amazing things.

Karen Azeez
October 5 2015