Toni Byrd

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Should You Trust Other Women?

The other day I was ending a phone call with a woman I mentor, and she expressed to me her gratitude for being able to trust me. The tone in her voice was beyond sincere, it was like a breath, a deep exhale. It felt like a release or opening of something she had been tightly holding for years, as …

How to Get Your Most Important Thing Done Every Day

further: feature<p>What’s the most important thing you’re trying to accomplish right now? Your number one priority for going further?<p>That’s not a …

6 Internal Sources Of Strength For Leaders To Develop

<i>The following is a guest piece by Dr. Nancy D. O’Reilly, PsyD.</i>We leaders tend to focus on developing external resources. How can we make the best use …

6 Super-Smart Eye Shadow Hacks You NEED to Try

Making your life easier one hack at a time<p>Creating a fabulous eye look is seriously an art form (there's a reason that they're called makeup <i>artists</i>). But learning a few simple tricks of the trade can take you from eye shadow zero to eye shadow hero. We asked makeup artist Matthew Waitesmith, …

7 Apps to Make You Happier

These tech tools promise to deliver everything from a calmer mind to more good karma.<p>The things you can accomplish with an app these days are truly impressive. With a couple of taps on your smartphone, a taxi will pull up at your door, a tasty dinner appear on your table, or your dirty socks …

Happiness

You Have to Be Fast to Be Seen as a Great Leader

It’s obvious that business is moving faster and faster and that to keep up, leaders at all levels need to know how to pick up the pace.<p>That’s easy to say. But is it so? Is there a correlation between speed and perceived leadership effectiveness?<p>In a word, “yes.”<p>We recently analyzed 360 feedback …

Management

Why Figuring Out Your Best Career Is A Spiritual Endeavor

<b>Part of a new series on</b> <b>Spirituality and Success</b><p>As a career success coach and leadership developer, I spend some portion of every single day helping people “dig deep, discover their right work, and illuminate the world with it.” That’s my mantra and my passion. Why? Because for a good part of my 18 …

How Not To Have A Meltdown in 2015

A panel on mindfulness, meditation, self-care and mental health.<p>This is a transcript of TheLi.st panel, “How Not To Have A Meltdown in 2015" at Knoll …

Defeating depression with yoga

The Blu Matter Project grew out of a personal tragedy. In 2012, following her brother's suicide, Linda Malone began suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. The Toronto yoga instructor had been practising for 13 years, and even as she struggled with depression, she found that she benefited …

Yoga just as good as aerobics for cutting heart disease risk

Yoga was found to reduce BMI, lower blood pressure and cut cholsterol<p>If leaping around in a leotard or pounding the pavement seems like too much effort to stay healthy scientists may have found the answer.<p>Yoga is just as good as aerobics, cycling and walking for cutting the risk of heart …

How Successful People Quash Stress

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious physical and emotional consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives? Researchers at Yale University have the answer. They found that intense stress actually reduces the …

100 Coaching Book Recommendations, Part 2: Life Skills, Productivity, Peak Performance, and Personal Finance

In my last post I shared book recommendations for entrepreneurship, leadership and management, sales and marketing, job search, career change, and biographies of business and career success. Here are more coaching book recommendations for general life skills:<p><b>Life Coaching</b><p><i>Awaken the Giant Within:</i> …

Three yoga tips to stress less this holiday season

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's no escaping -- it's the season for stress! Whether you love them or dread them, the holidays tax our bodies and our minds. Spending hours on your feet shopping and cooking, the constant temptation to overeat and drink, navigating the holiday social scene -- they all take their …

The Sexiest Thing You Can Do OUTSIDE The Bedroom (To Drive Men WILD)

In a relationship or marriage, we often neglect to take care of ourselves. Kids, career and your partner's happiness all seem to come before your own …

Relationships

77 Things You Never Knew About Yoga

<b>Whether you’re an accomplished Yogi or a bright-eyed newbie – check out these fascinating yoga facts – you’ll be amazed at what you never …

Yoga

Yoga Poses That Rival Even the Best Butt Workout

This yoga routine is packed with butt-toning poses and moves to keep your tush lifted, sculpted, and looking amazing<p>Everyone wants a yoga butt, and …

Yoga

Athletic Apparel & Outdoor Clothing For Women

Flowy :: Buttery :: Lightweight Shop Selene Tank Dress<p>Spring's Statement Dress<p>What's Your Dress Disposition?<p>Pristine Dress<p>Nari Dress<p>Seacoast …

Nothing Is Permanent: Letting Go of Attachment to People

<b>“Impermanence is not something to be afraid of. It’s the evolution, a never-ending horizon.” ~Deepak Chopra</b><p>I have been reading a lot lately on …

Positive Thinking

The Best Restorative Yoga Poses to Relieve Stress

Whether it’s in your hips, hamstrings, or all in your head, tension has a way of accumulating as we hustle through the day-to-day. But there are ways …

Violent Sunday Night in Ferguson