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A Simple Yet Powerful Method for Making Big Changes

<b>“Whenever I go on a ride, I</b><b>’</b><b>m always thinking of what</b><b>’</b><b>s wrong with the thing and how it can be improved.” ~Walt Disney</b><p>As a kid, I never realized how …

When Your Mind Feels Like a Prison & You Zone Out to Escape

<b>“All the suffering, stress, and addiction comes from not realizing you already are what you are looking for.” ~Jon Kabat-Zinn</b><p>I’m currently obsessed …

The One Thing Nutritionists Wish You'd Stop Doing

<i>Healthy eating advice straight from the pros.</i><p><b>By Sarah-Jane Bedwell, SELF Main Photo by Romulo A Yanes</b><p>From food bloggers to television shows to Pinterest boards, there's an overwhelming amount of nutrition information, everywhere you turn. How's a normal person supposed to identify the difference …

Nutrition

You Have a Choice: Your Future Can Be Better Than Your Past

<b>“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift.” ~Mary Oliver</b><p>On the January 17, …

Medicine

Bedroom Organizers

Bedrooms are where we go to rest and relax. That can be hard to do if your clothes are strewn all over and your jewelry is tangled. Restore order while maintaining a beautiful space with our easy organizing solutions.<p>Some of your heels are works of art, so why not display them as such? Line the …

Bedrooms

An Infographic of Serving Sizes for Your Favorite Healthy Foods

Make sure you're not ODing on healthy foods with a handy nutrition chart that'll help you keep portion sizes and calories in check<p>Even if you eat …

Escaping the Trap of “Shoulds” and Doing What You Want to Do

<b>“If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” ~Maya Angelou</b><p>I've never done things the “normal” way. Yes, I …

How to Stop Giving Up On Yourself & Reach Your Full Potential

<b>“Live up to your potential, not down to other people's expectations.”</b><p>“Are you okay?” asked one of my editors.<p>“Yeah,” I said. But I wasn’t.<p>It was …

What People Get Wrong About Self-Love and Happiness

<b>“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” ~Lucille Ball</b><p>A few …

6 Lessons on Overcoming Disordered Eating

<b>“The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don’t give up.” ~Robert Tew</b><p>For a good twelve years of my life, I was …

Self-help

20 Smart Ways to Organize Your Bedroom Closet

Are you a little obsessed with organizing? We are too. So we thought we'd channel our obsession into something helpful: a list of ways to organize …

6 Life-Changing Decisions Successful and Happy People Make

A true dedication to success and happiness takes much more than just hard work and a cheerful demeanor. Here's what you need to do.<p>While luck certainly plays a part, success is usually the result of making a number of smart choices.<p>And so is happiness.<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an …

20 Ways Indecisive People Make Their Lives More Difficult Than They Should Be

By Maya Kachroo-Levine,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1NvSm84<p>1. You can never give definitive advice to anyone. You can provide several different …

What Are the Health Benefits of Chia Seeds?

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>It wasn't long ago when chia seeds were most well known for being spread onto animal-shaped terra-cotta pottery and growing into green …

3 Key Decisions We Make Every Moment of Our Lives

Your patterns determine your outcomes, including your emotional well-being, health, wisdom and wealth. Understand your decisions in any given moment and you can take control of your desired outcomes.<p>Every moment of every day there are three key decisions that determine the outcome of our lives. …

Self-improvement

4 Reasons I’m Completely Fine With Not Having A Job Right After College

By Andrew Bui,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1Nxf0w1<p>I had one mission in mind when I entered college: graduate with a job that made me look good. …

How to Stop Letting Other People's Labels Define You

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

Cirque du Soleil

5 Things That Will Help Even the Most Tightly Wound Woman Relax

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

20 Questions That Could Change Your Life

Finding the answers starts with posing the right questions—and Martha Beck has 20 to get you started.

Illustration

Look Around (Not at Your Phone) and Be Present in Your Life

<b>“Enjoy the little things because one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” ~Robert Brault</b><p>Ten years ago I moved from the urban …

Missing in Action

Plan Less and Enjoy More: Give Yourself Space to Simply Be

<b>“You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go, and see what happens.” ~Mandy Hale</b><p>I’m a Type A personality who …

Who Would You Be If You Were Already Enough?

<b>“You are the truth, from foot to brow. Now, what else would you like to know?” ~ Rumi</b><p>As our plane left the runway heading from Vancouver to Thailand …

The Simple, Free, Foolproof Way to Become a Happier Person

<b>“For it is in giving that we receive.” ~St. Francis of Assisi</b><p>If there were a magic pill that led to a 22 percent lower mortality rate and higher …

Why Life Is A Lot More Fun When We Stop Trying to Be Perfect

<b>“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.” ~Anna Quindlen</b><p>“Oh, my …

The Path to Freedom: Stop Controlling and Defining Yourself

<b>“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten</b> …

Albert Einstein

Stop Feeling Powerless and Start Powerfully Creating Your Life

<b>“You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are.” ~Yogi Bhajan</b><p>Some might say I was a late bloomer. I only discovered how powerful I …

A Warning and a Gift for Anyone Who Isn't Living Their Dreams

<b>“Letting go of the past means that you can enjoy the dream that is happening right now.” ~Don Miguel Ruiz</b><p>I grew up on a small cattle farm in the very …

7 Non-Fatty Chips That Are Tastier Than Kettle Cooked

These substitutes will fulfill your cravings for salt and crunch—without a ton of calories.<p>When You Need a Fix—Now<p>When Those Bacon-Flavored Chips Are …

The Life of Obstacles

In life, obstacles are teachers. This is hard to accept, especially when we're in the midst of troubles. There is no escaping difficulty, though, …

Spirituality