Helen Louise

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4 Steps To Beating Your Fear Of Failure

Everyone fears failure, especially as adults. Think about it: As a kid, you made mistakes and you had some failures. So, naturally, as an adult, you …

Why Self-Care is Critical to Long-Lasting Success

In her new book, Ariana Ayu shows readers how to tap into your mojo and achieve authentic success. Rule number 1: Prioritize self-care.<p><i>In her new book, The Magic of Mojo: The Creative Power Behind Success, Ariana Ayu teaches entrepreneurs and other high-achieving individuals to tap into your mojo</i> …

Mentoring Tips: 7 Habits of Highly Successful Mentors & Mentorees

Keys to Successful Mentoring Relationships

One of the first records of a "mentor" is found in Homer's <i>The Odyssey</i>. A wise man named Mentor is given the task of educating Odysseus' son, …

How Philosophy Makes You a Better Leader

The goal of most executive coaching and leadership development is behavior change—help the individual identify and change the behaviors that are getting in the way of, and reinforce the behaviors associated with, effective leadership. But what about the beliefs and values that <i>drive</i> behavior?<p>The …

Crafting Your Own Personal Leadership Philosophy

“Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare<p>The truth thou hast, that all may share.<p>Be bold. Proclaim it everywhere.<p>They only live who dare.”<p><i>- Voltaire</i><p>…

15 Characteristics of People Who Make Things Happen

A few years ago I dabbled in Multi-Level Marketing and tried my hand at a few Networking Companies. I didn't make much money or grow in the ranks like I could have because I didn't give these pursuits the kind of focus, attention or commitment they required.<p>The one thing I took away from these …

Motivation

"No" is a Complete Sentence: A Leadership Lesson from Peggy Olson

Have conversations with your mentor gotten a bit repetitive lately? Perhaps you approached ...<p>A few years ago, around the time when I was launching …

The Self-Help Syndrome: Navigating the Overload

Are you one of the many people who is regularly alternating between the piles of self-help books on your nightstand and the ones that are downloaded on your e-reader? Do you thrive on attending inspirational lectures in an attempt to facilitate your need to learn and grow, but come out feeling …

When We Run Away From Our Strength

When Kate was 14, her classmate died by suicide on a Friday. On Sunday, Kate attended the funeral. The principal, however, announced that "Madeleine had left school."<p>Her friends couldn't openly mourn their loss; the issue of depression and suicide wasn't addressed. The atmosphere was a heavy grey …

Mental Health

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Study Shows Sarcasm May Boost Your Creativity

For ’90s kids, the patron saint of sarcasm is Daria. She’s a bountiful font of cartoon snark and represents who we all secretly wish we were (hence all our Halloween costumes). We’d present her an award for “Best Sarcasm Role Model,” but she’d probably be all, “gee thanks,” and sneer. While your …

Women Won the Right to Vote, but Not Yet the Right to Their Bodies

The new movie Suffragette shows how ugly the fight for the female vote was and today’s news shows how little it has accomplished in some …

Physical Activity Is the No. 1 Way to Keep Your Brain Young

Every day, my inbox seems to be flooded with new findings that physical exercise improves brain health and cognitive function. Yesterday, my mother, …

Humanity

This Is The #1 Ritual You Need To Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

Here's what it says about your personality if you're constantly checking your phone

But people notice — and they may use that behavior to make judgments about your personality .<p>As it turns out, some recent scientific research suggests that it is possible to draw inferences about someone's personality based on his relationship to his phone. Specifically, emotionally unstable …

Psychology

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<i>“Happiness is when what you think, what you say,<br>and what you do are in harmony.”<br>―Mahatma Gandhi</i><p>We are all beautiful human beings here in this world …

The Seven Senses of Self-Development

The most fulfilling path to success and personal fulfillment comes through the pursuit of your own self-development. The radically happy and successful immerse themselves in self-development. They have a deep and vested interest in life and relationships. Through self-exploration they remain openly …

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<i>“Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.”<br>-Coco Chanel</i><p>When we think about how to achieve success, we often focus on …

Create a Kinder Mind: How to Stop Your Mean, Hurtful Self-Talk

<b>“You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens!” ~Louise Hay</b><p>In my quest to learn …

Positive Thinking

Cutting

Cutting isn't new, but this form of self-injury (SI) has been out in the open more in recent years, portrayed in movies and on TV — even talked about …