SHOWING ARTICLES TAGGED WITH Reframe

Looking to limit the daily stress and anxiety in your life? Your driver’s seat is a great place to start.

Have a Calmer Commute by Friday

Looking to limit the daily stress and anxiety in your life? Your driver’s seat is a great place to start.

by Sarah Mahoney

Does the thought of public speaking give you a panic attack? Have you quit something for fear of failing? Are you nervous about going back to school? Has anxiety over going on a date after all these years kept you from pursuing a new relationship? If any of these scenarios sound familiar, my crash course in building confidence and optimism could change your life.

Five Ways to Become More Self-Confident — in Just Five Minutes

Does the thought of public speaking give you a panic attack? Have you quit something for fear of failing? Are you nervous about going back to school? Has anxiety over going on a date after all these years kept you from pursuing a new relationship? If any of these scenarios sound familiar, my crash course in building confidence and optimism could change your life.

by Steve Rohr, M.A.

Avoid these toxic traps that kill harmony and happiness, from one of the hosts of Married at First Sight

Beyond Communication and Compromise: Eight Surprising Ways to Improve Your Relationship

Avoid these toxic traps that kill harmony and happiness, from one of the hosts of Married at First Sight

by Janice Holly Booth

How to Learn New Job Skills for Free (or Close to It)

Thinking of Changing Careers?

How to Learn New Job Skills for Free (or Close to It)

by Jean Chatzky

Ten ways to hold it together when your life is falling apart

How to Stay Healthy Under Stress

Ten ways to hold it together when your life is falling apart

by Teresa Dumain

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

When choice feels scary, remind yourself that changing your life doesn’t have to mean a big leap. Small steps actually work better.

Choose: Pick the Path to Health and Happiness

When choice feels scary, remind yourself that changing your life doesn’t have to mean a big leap. Small steps actually work better.

by Rich Feller

Let your imagination off the leash, and it can open you to exciting paths—business opportunities, a new career or any other life change.

Explore: Ignite Your Curiosity To Create Opportunities

Let your imagination off the leash, and it can open you to exciting paths—business opportunities, a new career or any other life change.

by Rich Feller

Get step-by-step instructions on how to create your new narrative from our reinvention expert, Pamela Mitchell.

WORKSHEET: Craft Your Reinvention

Get step-by-step instructions on how to create your new narrative from our reinvention expert, Pamela Mitchell.

by Logan Ward

Who can argue with new friendships, exciting experiences, and a powerful antidote for loneliness.

Why I’m Grateful for Dating

Who can argue with new friendships, exciting experiences, and a powerful antidote for loneliness.

by Rachel Blumme

What? Who me? Before you protest, run down this checklist and see if it sounds like you

Are You a Difficult Patient?

What? Who me? Before you protest, run down this checklist and see if it sounds like you

by Nissa Simon

A roadmap to your true calling begins with one small action you take toward happiness.

The First Step To Find Your Purpose Is Amazingly Mighty, Surprisingly Small

A roadmap to your true calling begins with one small action you take toward happiness.

by Sarah Mahoney

Stop living your life on autopilot, and start steering in the best possible direction.

Fast Track Yourself to an Exhilarating Mental Makeover

Stop living your life on autopilot, and start steering in the best possible direction.

by Sarah Mahoney

Just changing your approach to how you move can blunt knee pain, adding years—and miles—
to these well-used joints.

Is Knee Pain Ruining Your Good-Health Goals?

Just changing your approach to how you move can blunt knee pain, adding years—and miles— to these well-used joints.

by Sarah Mahoney

Research shows the more value we put on our time, the greater our happiness becomes.

If You Crave Joy, More Time Trumps More Money

Research shows the more value we put on our time, the greater our happiness becomes.

by Sarah Mahoney

Don’t become adult-erated. By slowing down and shifting your focus, you will reclaim the magic you felt as a child.

Have a Wonder-Filled Life, Starting Today

Don’t become adult-erated. By slowing down and shifting your focus, you will reclaim the magic you felt as a child.

by Janice Holly Booth

We’ve all felt pressured to be more positive. Turns out, we may be looking at happiness all wrong.

Is Too Much Emphasis on Happiness Making You Sad?

We’ve all felt pressured to be more positive. Turns out, we may be looking at happiness all wrong.

by Sarah Mahoney

A simple meditation can transform your relationships with those you love, those you loathe, and most of all, with yourself.

Become More Compassionate in Two Weeks Flat

A simple meditation can transform your relationships with those you love, those you loathe, and most of all, with yourself.

by Sarah Mahoney

A victim of abuse turns the tables and lets go of her awful past, finding how to love life again.

15 Things To Quit Doing To Gain One Priceless Thing—Happiness

A victim of abuse turns the tables and lets go of her awful past, finding how to love life again.

by Janice Holly Booth

Chasing perfection leads nowhere, but lowering your standards just might get you to your goal.

Why Good Enough Beats Perfectionism Every Time

Chasing perfection leads nowhere, but lowering your standards just might get you to your goal.

by Janice Holly Booth

You probably know more than you think. Likely, it’s imposter syndrome that’s tripping you up.

How to Tackle a Terrifying Work Assignment

You probably know more than you think. Likely, it’s imposter syndrome that’s tripping you up.

by Kara Baskin

A difficult childhood doesn’t have to mean a hard life. We can all learn from rewriting these three lies of an unhappy past.

Adversity Can Break You, Or It Can Make You Invincible

A difficult childhood doesn’t have to mean a hard life. We can all learn from rewriting these three lies of an unhappy past.

by Janice Holly Booth

Fear of terrorism rattle 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

Fear of terrorism rattle us right to our bones. Learn the difference between grief and fear—and what you can do about it.

by Sarah Mahoney

Seeing the world through the eyes of a friend provides the fastest path to deeper and more rewarding relationships.

Grow Your Empathy To Put Your Marriage Back on Track

Seeing the world through the eyes of a friend provides the fastest path to deeper and more rewarding relationships.

by Janice Holly Booth

                        Five tools to help you get to the heart of the matter.

When Things Aren’t What They Seem, Dig Deeper

Five tools to help you get to the heart of the matter.

by Janice Holly Booth

The Week Away That Can Transform Your Career

by Kara Baskin

Check out these 7 ways that a life coach could help you reach your goals.

Stuck in a Reinvention Rut? Coaching Could Be Your Best Next Step

Check out these 7 ways that a life coach could help you reach your goals.

by Janice Holly Booth

If you want long-term change, use a life coach expert. Here’s how it makes a difference

Why Your Best Friend Is Not Your Best Life Coach

If you want long-term change, use a life coach expert. Here’s how it makes a difference

by Janice Holly Booth

You may not be able to change your hours at work, or the hours you’re plugged in, but you can change your attitude for the better.

Break Free From Workaholism

You may not be able to change your hours at work, or the hours you’re plugged in, but you can change your attitude for the better.

by Kara Baskin

  Facing your fears, if you do it the right way, can cut them down to size

How to Conquer Anxiety at Work

Facing your fears, if you do it the right way, can cut them down to size

by Kara Baskin

 It’s a proven fact that helping others makes you happy too.

The Road To Happiness Begins With Giving

It’s a proven fact that helping others makes you happy too.

by Janice Holly Booth

When it reflects self-confidence, being proud can be just the extra oomph your life change requires

Pride Is Not a Dirty Word

When it reflects self-confidence, being proud can be just the extra oomph your life change requires

by Sarah Mahoney

Taking your life apart and putting it together again can inspire meaningful change. Design your life you love with these 7 simple steps.

Design a Life You Will Love

Taking your life apart and putting it together again can inspire meaningful change. Design your life you love with these 7 simple steps.

by Janice Holly Booth

What one executive discovered about authority, responsibility, face-time, disclosure—and healing.

How To Manage Your Work During Cancer Treatment

What one executive discovered about authority, responsibility, face-time, disclosure—and healing.

by Kara Baskin

 Adjusting your communication style leads to more productive relationships

Is Your Relationship IQ as High as You Think?

Adjusting your communication style leads to more productive relationships

by Janice Holly Booth

Asking the right questions can improve everything from how fast you succeed to how well you get along with others.

Why You Should Stop Trying To Have All the Answers

Asking the right questions can improve everything from how fast you succeed to how well you get along with others.

by Janice Holly Booth

 Cat videos don’t just make us smile; they help us get more done.

For a Mood Boost, Click Meow

Cat videos don’t just make us smile; they help us get more done.

by Sarah Mahoney

 Check out these 7 ways that a coach could help you reach your goals.

Stuck in a Reinvention Rut? Coaching Could Be Your Best Next Step

Check out these 7 ways that a coach could help you reach your goals.

by Janice Holly Booth

Yesterday is history; let us all turn our attention to tomorrow. From <em> Purple Clover</em>

Writing Chapter Two

Yesterday is history; let us all turn our attention to tomorrow. From Purple Clover

by Sam Harper

When I reconnected—really reconnected—with old buddies, something magical happened.  From <em> Purple Clover</em>

Making Friends With Your Friends All Over Again

When I reconnected—really reconnected—with old buddies, something magical happened. From Purple Clover

by Helene Kirschbaum

It’s the sworn enemy of change. Do these 3 things, and you’ll never call yourself a procrastinator again

Defeat Procrastination For Good

It’s the sworn enemy of change. Do these 3 things, and you’ll never call yourself a procrastinator again

by Sarah Mahoney

 If you take a breath and express it the right way, anger can be a healthy transformative force

Is It Ever OK to Get Angry at Work?

If you take a breath and express it the right way, anger can be a healthy transformative force

by Kara Baskin

 It’s the secret to better relationships and more productive work, believe it or not

Why You Need To Think Critically

It’s the secret to better relationships and more productive work, believe it or not

by Janice Holly Booth

A filmmaker on the reinvention lessons she’s learned the hard way. From <em> Purple Clover</em>

If You Fired Me,I’d Like to Say Thanks

A filmmaker on the reinvention lessons she’s learned the hard way. From Purple Clover

by Sandi Bachom

Introverts may have a clearer picture of their world than their super-social counterparts

Shyness’s Sly Upside

Introverts may have a clearer picture of their world than their super-social counterparts

by Sarah Mahoney

Psychiatrist Janet Taylor reveals the key things to consider when your last child leaves, drawn from her expertise and her own experience.

How I Feathered My Empty Nest

Psychiatrist Janet Taylor reveals the key things to consider when your last child leaves, drawn from her expertise and her own experience.

by Janice Holly Booth

A new venture aims to crowdsource emotional health

Using Tech To Tame Anxiety and Stress

A new venture aims to crowdsource emotional health

by Sarah Mahoney

 Not only do we become more open as we age, it makes our lives better

Trust More, Get Happier

Not only do we become more open as we age, it makes our lives better

by Sarah Mahoney

The Live-Longer Lifestyle Plan That Really Works

by Kristina Johnson (adapted from The Blue Zones Solution by Dan Buettner)

Do you wonder about the benefits of meditation? Exciting new research finds that meditating just might keep your brain healthier.

Change Your Brain With Meditation

Do you wonder about the benefits of meditation? Exciting new research finds that meditating just might keep your brain healthier.

by Sarah Mahoney

If you lack discipline, changing now can have a big impact, especially if you’re a guy

This Trait Can Add Years To Your Life

If you lack discipline, changing now can have a big impact, especially if you’re a guy

by Janice Holly Booth

Become part of a global sex survey and see what everybody else is doing

A Free Peek Into the Sex Lives of Other People

Become part of a global sex survey and see what everybody else is doing

by Janice Holly Booth

The words we choose shape our response to illness

Changing Your Vocabulary To Drop Your Risk of Cancer

The words we choose shape our response to illness

by Sarah Mahoney

Awareness of other people’s feelings increases your effectiveness—and fattens your wallet

Emotional Intelligence Pays Off Big-Time

Awareness of other people’s feelings increases your effectiveness—and fattens your wallet

by Sarah Mahoney

 How to snatch back credit—and stop idea theft before it starts

My (So-Called) Friend Stole My Idea

How to snatch back credit—and stop idea theft before it starts

by Kara Baskin

Check out our checklist for your happiest year yet

10 Relationship Mistakes To Quit Making in 2015

Check out our checklist for your happiest year yet

by Janice Holly Booth

 One of the easiest ways to stay happy—change the way you see life’s daily irritations

Head Off That Hassle

One of the easiest ways to stay happy—change the way you see life’s daily irritations

by Sarah Mahoney

There’s a reason sadness lingers longer than other emotions. But you can learn to set it aside

Shake Off the Sad

There’s a reason sadness lingers longer than other emotions. But you can learn to set it aside

by Sarah Mahoney

When colleagues get the things that you want, you can tame your emotions and still move forward

How to Conquer Workplace Envy

When colleagues get the things that you want, you can tame your emotions and still move forward

by Kara Baskin

Your Brain on Freakonomics

by Kara Baskin

How I made peace with moving on, after I had to sell my dream house, from <em> Purple Clover</em>

The House I Loved and Lost

How I made peace with moving on, after I had to sell my dream house, from Purple Clover

by Kaylin Ispa

When Athletes Retire

by Vern Smith

 Here’s how to harness one of the most powerful forces to shape your future

Tell the Right Story About Yourself

Here’s how to harness one of the most powerful forces to shape your future

by Pamela Mitchell

What appearing on <em>The Biggest Loser</em> taught one woman about helping her son—and letting him go

How My Son and I Lost 225 Pounds

What appearing on The Biggest Loser taught one woman about helping her son—and letting him go

by Janice Holly Booth

  It’s not just what you know, but how you think that keeps you desirable

Want to Stay Employable? Adopt This Attitude

It’s not just what you know, but how you think that keeps you desirable

by Elizabeth MacBride and Elaine Pofeldt

 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

Recognize the office affair danger signs and readjust that relationship…now!

When You’re Closer to Your Coworker Than Your Spouse

Recognize the office affair danger signs and readjust that relationship…now!

by Janice Holly Booth

Bad mental chatter can kill the world’s most promising dream. Turn that talk around.

The Conversation You Have With Yourself

Bad mental chatter can kill the world’s most promising dream. Turn that talk around.

by Pamela Mitchell

The Freakonomics guys on how to think crazy-smart

The Freakonomics Lifestyle: Tips from the Bestsellers Authors

The Freakonomics guys on how to think crazy-smart

by Kara Baskin

 Five steps to a sane, successful reimagination

Change Your Life Without Losing Your Mind

Five steps to a sane, successful reimagination

by Sara Altshul

The Triple Crown hopeful’s unlikely success offers lessons away from the track, too

What We Can Learn From California Chrome

The Triple Crown hopeful’s unlikely success offers lessons away from the track, too

by Austin O’Connor

So the status quo isn’t working, but you’re not quite ready to shake up things? No problem! Here’s what you can do in the meantime

Hurry up and Wait… for Change

So the status quo isn’t working, but you’re not quite ready to shake up things? No problem! Here’s what you can do in the meantime

by Gwen Moran

The End Zone Einsteins behind America’s Game show us how to embrace chaos—and manage change. Hut, Hut…Hike!

How the Science of Pro Football Can Change Our Lives

The End Zone Einsteins behind America’s Game show us how to embrace chaos—and manage change. Hut, Hut…Hike!

by Allen St. John

As she winds down her training before she races for a spot on the Olympic speed skating team, Jacki reflects on the ups and downs of the journey

Part 6: 50-Year-Old Jacki Munzel Speed Skates the Comeback Trail to the Olympic Trials

As she winds down her training before she races for a spot on the Olympic speed skating team, Jacki reflects on the ups and downs of the journey

by Lorenzo Benet

How changing your definition of luck might bring you more of it.

The Vocabulary of Luck

How changing your definition of luck might bring you more of it.

by Janice Holly Booth

Ask yourself each day, “What am I doing in my free time?”

How to Find More Time in Your Day

Ask yourself each day, “What am I doing in my free time?”

by Bassam Tarazi

The fears that grip us are like telemarketers who interrupt our dinner The next time worry calls, learn not to answer the phone.

What, Me Worry? Never Again

The fears that grip us are like telemarketers who interrupt our dinner The next time worry calls, learn not to answer the phone.

by Sarah Mahoney

How to find the courage to connect with family, friends, and coworkers

Dare to Build Better Relationships

How to find the courage to connect with family, friends, and coworkers

by Janice Holly Booth

Hilary Tindle’s book “Up” provides a roadmap for anyone searching for a healthier perspective — and a reason to smile.

Embracing the Power of Positivity

Hilary Tindle’s book “Up” provides a roadmap for anyone searching for a healthier perspective — and a reason to smile.

by Dr. Hilary Tindle

See how trying new experiences can open up a world of fresh possibilities.

Discover Possibilities: Embrace The Beginners’ Mindset

See how trying new experiences can open up a world of fresh possibilities.

by Kate Ebner