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vulnerability

8 Myths About Dating That Are Keeping You Single

Dating is an adventure. And adventures can be fun … or they can be disastrous.

Shelly Bullard, MFT
June 27 2014

5 Reasons I'm Fed Up With Dating

Almost exactly one year ago today, my fiance and I ended our five-and-a-half year relationship. Ironically enough, I now find myself once again at...

Olivia Johnson
May 24 2014

Why Opening Your Heart To Vulnerability Will Change Your Whole Life

When I find myself most vulnerable, I allow myself to drop the armor protecting my heart so that I can feel what's underneath, which often is sorrow...

Rebecca Butler
May 24 2014

How I Get People Excited About My Ideas

When I get a life-changing idea, I cannot wait to tell the whole world. I’m over-the-moon about sharing the thought, until I actually share it.

Emily Nolan
May 16 2014

10 Essential Qualities Of A Great Friend

Friendship is one of those undervalued topics in our culture. Just as we value achievement over process and staying busy over taking time to rest, so...

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
May 8 2014

5 Things You Need To Know To Launch Your Business & Design A Life Of Purpose

We all crave a whole-hearted life, rich with passion, joy and fulfillment. But often the area where we stumble the most is an area of our life that...

Roísín Ryan
March 28 2014

10 Things That Will Happen When You Start Pursuing Your Dreams

So you took the leap. You’re pursuing your passions and it’s a relatively new reality for you. Or perhaps you're entertaining the idea, and your ball...

Ashley Cebulka
March 16 2014

Why Loving Someone Doesn't Mean You Have To Be A Martyr

Recently I wrote an article about questions you can use for reflection to help heal through a heartbreak. Heartbreaks are juicy, aren’t they? Love...

Jamie Perry
February 27 2014

I'm A Yoga Teacher & I Still Needed Help In Class

I grew up going to church nearly every Sunday. It seemed to last forever. Through the church day and service I listened some and passed notes to my...

Octavia Raheem
February 24 2014

4 Truths About Sex In Relationships (That No One Wants To Admit!)

Perusing the covers of most mainstream magazines while checking out at the grocery store is usually enough to ignite a spark of anxiety as you measure...

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
February 24 2014

Feel Like A Fraud Sometimes? 5 Tips To Boost Your Confidence

Do you ever feel like a fraud? Underqualified, not good enough, a total impostor?

Mike Iamele
February 22 2014

7 Tips To Make You More Confident Right Now

Recently, I received a message: “How do you build up your confidence?” Once upon a time, I took a Xanax just to get out of bed and greet the day, but...

Amber Shumake
February 18 2014

Johnny Weir On Sochi, Skating, & Living An Authentic Life

If you've paid any attention to figure skating in the past decade, chances are you've been charmed by Johnny Weir. This two-time Olympian dazzled...

February 7 2014

What Happened When I Allowed Myself To Be Vulnerable In Public

When I was asked to present a TEDx Talk, my immediate reaction was pure terror. I had been inspired by many TEDx and TED Talks. I knew they were well...

Carré Otis
January 31 2014

8 Simple Ways To Be The Happiest Version Of Yourself

Sometimes wellness can feel like a chore. Don’t get me wrong — I love cooking with coconut oil, while sipping my ashwagandha tea and rolling out the...

Mike Iamele
January 31 2014

5 Ways To Ruin A Perfectly Good Relationship

Before we gained love sense, it was hard to offer an incisive explanation for how love fails. Theories that concentrate on bad behavior and lack of...

Sue Johnson, M.A., EdD
January 24 2014

Life Isn’t Meant To Be A Struggle; It’s Meant To Be A Dance

I have this image of happiness. Whenever someone mentions the word happiness, I think of my grandmother. This free-spirited blonde dancing by herself....

Mike Iamele
January 17 2014

How To Avoid Drama (And Boredom) In Romantic Relationships

Romantic relationships include experiences of both heaven and earth. That's to say, we take trips to heaven when we fly into the bliss of...

Shelly Bullard, MFT
January 13 2014

My Ex Is Having A Baby & I'm Pissed

My son came home from his father’s house yesterday and told me his dad’s girlfriend is having a baby. This is not bad news. My son is nearly seven and...

Zoë Kors
January 13 2014

3 Ways To Bring Unconditional Love Into Your Life

This article is for those willing to admit (even if only to themselves) that they want the love and approval of people in their lives.

Cori Martinez
December 25 2013