SHOWING ARTICLES TAGGED WITH Reflection

Stop pursuing a perfect life so you can live a really good life

Can Life Be as Fabulous as It Looks on Facebook?

Stop pursuing a perfect life so you can live a really good life

by Eilene Zimmerman

Laugh and sighs speak volumes; how our communication skills change as we age.

Conquering Communication: Why a Growl Speaks Louder Than an Angry Word

Laugh and sighs speak volumes; how our communication skills change as we age.

by Sarah Mahoney

Men and women who’ve served are being targeted. Beware and be wise.

If You’re a Veteran, Beware of These Scams

Men and women who’ve served are being targeted. Beware and be wise.

by Sid Kirchheimer

Best-selling author Dr. Michael F. Roizen explains how a health buddy can change your life—and how to find the right one.

A Health Partner: The Number One Way To Make Healthy Changes Stick

Best-selling author Dr. Michael F. Roizen explains how a health buddy can change your life—and how to find the right one.

by Sarah Mahoney

How to Be Happy

by Logan Ward

Why adults’ happiness may be declining, and what we can do to find more joy.

Chasing Happiness’ Sweet Spot

Why adults’ happiness may be declining, and what we can do to find more joy.

by Sarah Mahoney

Terrorism rattles us right to our bones. Learn the difference between grief and fear—and what you can do about it.

Bouncing Back From Life-Shattering World Events

Terrorism rattles us right to our bones. Learn the difference between grief and fear—and what you can do about it.

by Sarah Mahoney

Learning how to quit the right stuff at the right time helps you get an opportunity to reframe a situation, pursue new dreams, and reinvent yourself.

The Art of Quitting

Learning how to quit the right stuff at the right time helps you get an opportunity to reframe a situation, pursue new dreams, and reinvent yourself.

by Janice Holly Booth

It’s not just the joy of eating. Turns out, food flavors life’s most significant twists and turns.

Why I Love Food

It’s not just the joy of eating. Turns out, food flavors life’s most significant twists and turns.

by Sarah Mahoney

And when you definitely, positively should not. Here are some do’s and don’ts when reuniting with your first love.

When You Should Contact Your First Love

And when you definitely, positively should not. Here are some do’s and don’ts when reuniting with your first love.

by Janice Holly Booth

 Looking at art can inspire us, make us creative, even improve our health

How a Renoir Could Inspire Your Life Change

Looking at art can inspire us, make us creative, even improve our health

by Sarah Mahoney

Use a new study’s scary news as a springboard to make these 4 positive changes.

Why Age 45 Is a Magic Moment for Your Health

Use a new study’s scary news as a springboard to make these 4 positive changes.

by Sarah Mahoney

What emigrating from Cuba at 14 taught me about creativity, and a life well-lived.

Learning To Master Life Change

What emigrating from Cuba at 14 taught me about creativity, and a life well-lived.

by Emilio Estefan

 Confidence can flag at any point in a career. Here’s how to get your mojo back

What To Do When You Question Yourself

Confidence can flag at any point in a career. Here’s how to get your mojo back

by Kara Baskin

Lighten up and live. Chances are the mishap you’re facing is just an inconvenience, not a catastrophe. Look on the bright side.

What a Torn Dress Taught Me

Lighten up and live. Chances are the mishap you’re facing is just an inconvenience, not a catastrophe. Look on the bright side.

by Luci Swindoll

There’s both art and science to getting it right, whether you’re deciding on a career change or putting a problematical employee on probation

How to Make a Calm Decision

There’s both art and science to getting it right, whether you’re deciding on a career change or putting a problematical employee on probation

by Kara Baskin

 How just 20 minutes at the keyboard can zap anxiety

Write More, Worry Less

How just 20 minutes at the keyboard can zap anxiety

by Sarah Mahoney

When friendship trumps romance, the feelings can be just as sweet. But be ready for pushback from people who just don’t get it. From <em> Purple Clover</em>

Can men and women be BFFs?

When friendship trumps romance, the feelings can be just as sweet. But be ready for pushback from people who just don’t get it. From Purple Clover

by Janice Eidus

 Just a little mindfulness can make you more compassionate

Be Nicer in 12 Minutes Flat

Just a little mindfulness can make you more compassionate

by Sarah Mahoney

 The right self-talk can chill you out, fight fatigue, even power a major life change

Here’s Why You Should Talk To Yourself. A Lot

The right self-talk can chill you out, fight fatigue, even power a major life change

by Sarah Mahoney

 5 rules for making the impossible possible, from the woman who coaches Navy SEALs

How to Power Through Anything

5 rules for making the impossible possible, from the woman who coaches Navy SEALs

by Kara Baskin

I’m kinder and more confident, and best of all, I like myself more.

10 Good Things About Getting Older

I’m kinder and more confident, and best of all, I like myself more.

by Alexandra Rosas, Purple Clover

With these 5 tips on how to say No, you can start living a more fulfilling life today

Are You Always Last on Your Own List?

With these 5 tips on how to say No, you can start living a more fulfilling life today

by Janice Holly Booth

Sure, it would be nice to make more money, but many of us are content to dream only about the next step up

Surprise! For Most People, Salary Doesn’t Define Success

Sure, it would be nice to make more money, but many of us are content to dream only about the next step up

by Sarah Mahoney

 Increasing your connection to others make reimagination easier

Up Your Empathy

Increasing your connection to others make reimagination easier

by Sarah Mahoney

Being intentional about couple time pays off big

Put Your Work Ethic To Work in Your Relationship

Being intentional about couple time pays off big

by Janice Holly Booth

 There are no bad choices, just people who can’t decide

A New Way to Approach Change

There are no bad choices, just people who can’t decide

by Sarah Mahoney

 Dinner with Afghan royalty taught me the great privilege of being a commoner in America

My Blind Date With a Prince—a Real Prince

Dinner with Afghan royalty taught me the great privilege of being a commoner in America

by Janice Holly Booth

Pipe down, Rocky theme song—psychologists say melancholy music cheers us up

Your Playlist for Life Change

Pipe down, Rocky theme song—psychologists say melancholy music cheers us up

by Sarah Mahoney

Remember, generating new ideas and making difficult decisions require completely different teams

Build Yourself a Better Sounding Board

Remember, generating new ideas and making difficult decisions require completely different teams

by Sarah Mahoney

Men and women approach it differently, and we’re more deeply influenced by one another than you might think

The Secret of Successful Cooperation

Men and women approach it differently, and we’re more deeply influenced by one another than you might think

by Janice Holly Booth

Writing down a happy memory could be all the motivation you need to start exercising again

The Surprising Way To Guarantee You’ll Exercise More

Writing down a happy memory could be all the motivation you need to start exercising again

by Sarah Mahoney

 How your age affects the way you handle conflict with your spouse

The Older You Get the Better You Fight

How your age affects the way you handle conflict with your spouse

by Janice Holly Booth

  Hint: it’s not about resisting temptation, as new research reveals

The Secret To Self-Control

Hint: it’s not about resisting temptation, as new research reveals

by Sarah Mahoney

 It can nourish not just our souls, but our bodies too

Why We Crave a Spiritual Life

It can nourish not just our souls, but our bodies too

by Sarah Mahoney

 How grabbing a pen can give you insight into the next chapter you write for yourself

Doodle Your Way To a Happier Life

How grabbing a pen can give you insight into the next chapter you write for yourself

by Sarah Mahoney

 A quick excursion outside your comfort zone can refresh and recharge you—and reintroduce you to your work

Why You Should Take a Field Trip For One

A quick excursion outside your comfort zone can refresh and recharge you—and reintroduce you to your work

by Sarah Mahoney

After losing her husband and three close family members in less than two years, writer Jill Smolowe made a life-changing discovery: buying into society’s definition of how to grieve can keep you from living again

Five Surprising Myths About Grief

After losing her husband and three close family members in less than two years, writer Jill Smolowe made a life-changing discovery: buying into society’s definition of how to grieve can keep you from living again

by Austin O’Connor

  Here’s the secret to freeing your schedule for what really matters

Too Busy To Reimagine Your Life?

Here’s the secret to freeing your schedule for what really matters

by Sarah Mahoney

Across the street from the hypermodern medical campus at the University of California Los Angeles, where students help develop the cutting edge in pharmacological research and surgical intervention, a modest building provides the backdrop for an alternative approach to healing and wellness.

The Stress Remedy That Is Always Within Reach

Across the street from the hypermodern medical campus at the University of California Los Angeles, where students help develop the cutting edge in pharmacological research and surgical intervention, a modest building provides the backdrop for an alternative approach to healing and wellness.

by Life Reimagined Institute

Some dreams were better left unrealized—and then there’s the one that shouldn’t have gotten away. From <em> Purple Clover</em>

Living My Childhood Dreams

Some dreams were better left unrealized—and then there’s the one that shouldn’t have gotten away. From Purple Clover

by Helene Kirschbaum

 It’s the default setting in many situations. Rise above it, and experience joy

Do You Really Want To Live in Survival Mode?

It’s the default setting in many situations. Rise above it, and experience joy

by Renita Kalhorn

 And the very good reason why you shouldn’t even try

Why You Can’t Stop Talking With Your Hands

And the very good reason why you shouldn’t even try

by Janice Holly Booth

How fear—and our own egos—are turning us into No-Vacation Nation

Do You Suffer From Vacation Deprivation?

How fear—and our own egos—are turning us into No-Vacation Nation

by Sarah Mahoney

His secrets for thriving four decades in the here-today-gone-tomorrow profession of sportscasting.

Brent Musburger Speaks Out

His secrets for thriving four decades in the here-today-gone-tomorrow profession of sportscasting.

by Larry Dobrow

How to become a force in life and work

The One Word That Gets You Everything

How to become a force in life and work

Ever have one of those days? The bank won’t cash your check. The doctor has bad news. Ok, maybe not, But like us, celebs find ways to turn tragedy into triumph. Here are motivating stories of great people who turned their lives around.

7 Famous People Who Hit Bottom - and Turned it Around

Ever have one of those days? The bank won’t cash your check. The doctor has bad news. Ok, maybe not, But like us, celebs find ways to turn tragedy into triumph. Here are motivating stories of great people who turned their lives around.

by Fred Cohn

I didn’t belong in a psychiatric hospital — I just needed someone to listen

The Snake Pit

I didn’t belong in a psychiatric hospital — I just needed someone to listen

by Robin Maltz

Thinking about taking a brave new turn? Editing your possessions can clarify the ideas that are most important, and the things you’re ready to leave behind.

What Marks Your Past Can Power Your Future

Thinking about taking a brave new turn? Editing your possessions can clarify the ideas that are most important, and the things you’re ready to leave behind.

by Sarah Mahoney

Put pen to paper on your next trip and learn to slow down, unplug, and connect with yourself

Conquer the Art of Really Getting Away

Put pen to paper on your next trip and learn to slow down, unplug, and connect with yourself

by Lavinia Spalding

“You can explore life’s possibilities by writing fiction, even if you’re not a writer.”

Star in a Novel – The One You Write

“You can explore life’s possibilities by writing fiction, even if you’re not a writer.”

by Sarah Mahoney

It was a time to clear her mind of trivial problems that occupied too much space. She needed to be challenged again. She wondered, could one woman really make a difference?

As Far Away As You Can Get

It was a time to clear her mind of trivial problems that occupied too much space. She needed to be challenged again. She wondered, could one woman really make a difference?

by Judy Mandell

See how “repacking your bags” can bring passion and purpose to your life.

It’s Time to Lighten Your Load

See how “repacking your bags” can bring passion and purpose to your life.

Forget leaky cabins and shared showers. A new breed of adult sleepaway camp offers up the chance to unplug, kick back, and maybe even learn a thing or two.

Six Reasons To Send Yourself To Camp

Forget leaky cabins and shared showers. A new breed of adult sleepaway camp offers up the chance to unplug, kick back, and maybe even learn a thing or two.

by By Allen St. John

“I remember the hours I spent diving under waves as a little girl, and dancing around the house to ear-splitting rock and roll.”

Project Play, Part 2: Find Your Play Personality

“I remember the hours I spent diving under waves as a little girl, and dancing around the house to ear-splitting rock and roll.”

by Carol Mithers

How the foods you choose affect you inside out, from <em>Purple Clover</em>

Eating Well at Midlife: Feeding the Body,Mind and Soul

How the foods you choose affect you inside out, from Purple Clover