Denise Girod

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WHAT'S HOLDING YOU BACK?

The Secret 360: Discover the truth about what others think of you, by stealth.<p>Do you know what's holding you back?<p>Feedback can be the key to unlock many of the things that people want: better and deeper relationships, promotions, opportunities, connections and networking. Responding to feedback …

Communication Skills

Setting Your Mind in the Right Direction: 5 Mindsets of Successful People - Law of Attraction Blogs - A Spiritual Community

We all know that becoming a successful person requires changes in our daily habits, cultivation of some superior skills and learning to behave …

How to use body language to your advantage

What is your body language telling others about you?<p>I've written about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to …

1 Personality Trait That Holds Back Talented People (and How to Overcome It)

Three ways this positive trait can hurt you in the workplace.<p>In a perfect world, your completed assignments would speak for themselves. You'd work on friendly, collaborative teams with fair-minded co-workers, and each person would be free with praise and full of self-effacing humility. You'd never …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

Exercise

Want to Radically Increase Your Emotional Intelligence? Stop These Toxic Habits, Like Now

Positive and happy people have really good boundaries. Here's what you will never see them doing.<p>Something is in the water. Everybody, it seems, is blogging, speaking, or doing research about the concept of happiness and freedom in the workplace.<p>Some call the new happiness movement frivolous. But …

10 Proven Ways To Boost Your Metabolism

What is your Metabolism? Your metabolism is all the chemical processes that occur within your body that are keeping you alive- not the number of …

Metabolism

Daily Meditation: Revitalize

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a solo performance by Iranian daf player Asal Malekzadeh. The daf is a …

Good Leaders Know When To Hug And When To Kick

I’ve long held the belief that authenticity is the key to successful leadership. Authenticity requires taking the time to reflect on your personal weaknesses. Everyone has different faults that influence their decisions and behaviors. One of my big weaknesses as a leader is that I tend to be too …

Leadership

Why "Money Doesn't Buy Happiness" Is Wrong

Some people argue that money doesn't buy happiness. From personal experience, I can tell you they're wrong.<p>One of the most important decisions people …

Building An Inside-Out Life - Part 2

<b>2. Practices That Build Your Inner Life</b><p>In Part I of this post I wrote that your inner life is usually neglected, in contrast to your outer life. I …

Mindfulness

Everything About Great Leadership Comes Down to This Essential Question

If you think you're a good boss now, this may change your perception.<p>I'm going to let the cat out of the bag. If you haven't noticed yet, this column is heavily slanted toward promoting a best-in-class leadership philosophy the business world has yet to fully discover. It's as if I were writing …

Meditations to Use for Stress Relief

Meditations have tremendous benefits for stress management and overall health. While there are many different meditations that are effective, each …

A relationship expert shares the trick to getting your way in any situation

The key to winning an argument is to not start one at all.<p>In 2004, amidst George Bush and John Kerry's heated US presidential election campaign, an Emory University professor of psychology and psychiatry named Drew Westen took MRI pictures of people's brains as they watched video footage of their …

Startups

This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Because your brain recreates your memories, you can train it to automatically create memories that propel you forward.<p>Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have …

The Roots of Mental Health—Maybe They're Not In Our Heads | Goop

The number of people—and women in particular—who are taking antidepressants worldwide has skyrocketed in recent years. Here in the States, the count …

4 Ways Executive Leadership Development Coaching Improves Your Performance

For decades executive coaching has grown in popularity. It is now at a point where companies will hire a coach to improve the quality of leadership …

Top Success Lessons From The Best Personal Development Gurus

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …

Vegetarian Dinners for Meatless Monday

Whether you're a vegetarian or you've just been trying to incorporate more meatless meals into your dinner routine, we can all use some quick …

Cooking

8 Foods for Better Sleep

<i>Photo: Well+Good</i><p><b>By Willa Tellekson-Flash for Well+Good</b><p>You've brewed countless cups of chamomile, taken your fair share of restorative yoga classes, and even tried to shut the lights just a little bit earlier. After all, quality ZZZs affect everything from your immune system--and we doubt you have …

Sleep

Does the Brain Filter out a Wider Awareness?

The human brain has amazing capacities. It contains billions of neurons, allowing it to process vast quantities of information so that we can function effectively. But can we have too much information? Yes, and, in fact, filtering information is one of the brain's most important functions. Brain …

Consciousness

Here Are the 48 Best Beauty Products of 2016

Find your new beauty essentials, no matter what your look.<p>THE FASTEST<p><b>Fastest De-Tangler:</b> Nothing glides through unruly strands better. consider this compact brush your new on-the-go essential. <i>Tangle Teezer Compact Styler in Gold Rush</i>, <i>$20, tangleteezer.com</i><p><b>Hair Treatment:</b> Undo months of heat damage …

Skin Care

What Leadership Looks Like in Different Cultures

What makes a great leader? Although the core ingredients of leadership are universal (good judgment, integrity, and people skills), the full recipe for successful leadership requires culture-specific condiments. The main reason for this is that cultures differ in their implicit theories of …

98 Best Motivational Quotes to Make You More Successful

Need a boost of inspiration? These quotes will give you the spark you need--and motivate you to reach even greater heights.<p>Motivational quotes can make a surprisingly big difference, lifting your spirits when you're down and encouraging you to even greater heights when you've hit a plateau.<p>That's …

13 Low-Cost Ways To Hone The Leadership Skills Of Your Executive Team

You know leadership is what puts the gas in your company’s engine, but what can you do to make sure your executive team keeps building their leadership skills?<p>Leadership, after all, requires continual learning, feedback and practice. But if you don’t bring the topic to the attention of your …

The Top 8 Places to Visit in Argentina

Planning a visit to a huge country like Argentina can be challenging in deciding what to see. The landscape changes dramatically from the barren and dry north to the glaciers and big ice of Patagonia. To help you make some tough decisions, here are the top eight places to visit in Argentina.<p><b>1.</b> …

Argentina

40 Ways to Maximize a Small Garden

Beautify even the tiniest backyard or windowsill.<p>You don't have to call Versailles home to design a stunning outdoor space — even with a petite patch of green, the creative planters and unique ideas here will make your garden fit for a king.

America's Youngest Workers May Be the Least Stable Generation On Record

College graduation is just around the corner, and many companies are gearing up to hire a fresh crop of future leaders in the coming months.<p>But when …

The Best Anti-Aging Exercises, As Recommended By Experts

A body in motion, stays in motion.<p>Turning back the clock isn't just about wrinkles and fine lines. It's about staying fit -- not just looking it -- and keeping your body moving.<p>"A sedentary person hits peak muscle mass at age 20 and it starts declining from there," National Academy of Sports …

Exercise

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks