How Many Poker Chips are You Playing With? By Allie Mac.

The players with the most poker chips in their hand take the most risks.It’s true.I’ve watched people play poker in Vegas and the players who “go all in” or “double down” are not the players with 2 chips left....more

Why It's So Important to Make Yourself & Your Wellbeing a Priority

Last week was a harrowing one, and with this Monday we begin again, facing a new week with a familiar sense of trepidation, of disharmony, of fear that we’ve come to expect if still not comfortable with. I’m certain as the national conventions kick off in both political parties this week, the unrest will continue. What I hope, sincerely but desperately, is that as conflict and confrontation take center stage in the news this week, we vow not to do so within ourselves....more

5 Ways Wearing Makeup Actually Makes You Feel LESS Beautiful

I’m a big advocate of doing anything that makes you feel more beautiful and self expressed, including with beauty, makeup, and fas...more
Wonderful!  Another woman who has woken up to the makeup racket.  Important question: What ...more

I Stopped Apologizing. Now, I'm So Much More Confident.

“Can you break a $20? Sorry, I know you’re busy,” I said to my coworker on an especially busy afternoon.He stopped what he was doing and turned his entire body to me.“Stop apologizing,” he said, eyes locked on mine. Then he took the bill from my hands....more

8 Affirmations for Confidence and Self Acceptance

In honor of the new HerAfter Beautiful Confidence e-book (which comes out today!) we’re sharing a little sneak peak inside look. As a former yoga teacher and big fan of meditation with affirmations, I’m so excited to share these positive affirmations for confidence....more

Why Praising Little Girls for Being Pretty is Cruel

"What does 'pretty' mean?", I asked my little girl who just turned four."I don't know.""Are you pretty?""Yeah.""Well, how do you know you're pretty if you don't know what it means?""I look in the mirror and see I'm pretty."...more
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Plastic

"What's wrong with me?" I cry to my best friend. "What did I do?! I tried to do all of the right things and I still lose. I don't know what's wrong with me."We're sitting in my car, in front of her house, and I'm bawling my eyes out. I just don't get it. It's like I've suddenly been transported to 1995 and I'm replaying the scene from Clueless; where Tai is crying over Elton not wanting her....more

Get Confidence Fast With These Simple Tricks

Your self-esteem can take a beating during divorce. You feel depressed and disappointed. You find fault with everything about yourself....more

Why I Refuse to Lose

...Do you hear me, do you feel me? We gon' be alright...Wouldn't you knowWe been hurt, been down beforeWhen our pride at the world like, Lookin' at the world like, "Where do we go?" -Kendrick Lamar, Alright ...more

St. Patricks Link to Slavery

Who was St. Patrick? I have to confess I didn't know. For many years I celebrated St. Patrick's Day much like everyone else by wearing green and/or lifting a drink with friends. It wasn't until today that I came to know the man after reading the translated version ofTHE CONFESSION OF ST. PATRICK...more
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