A collection of writings and research by other authors or experts to help educate, enlighten and empower you to live, love and lead with aloha so that you can develop the courage and confidence to pursue your goals and dreams and achieve health, happiness and success!

Science Says 'Random Acts of Kindness' Week Has Astonishing Health Benefits

Science Says 'Random Acts of Kindness' Week Has Astonishing Health Benefits

by Scott Mautz (Inc.com): February 12th marks the beginning of Random Acts of Kindness week -- so get in on the acts.

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How Sharing Kindness Can Make You Healthier & Happier

How Sharing Kindness Can Make You Healthier & Happier

By Mayo Clinic Staff (Mayoclinic.org): Can simply sharing kindness on a regular basis help your health? Research says yes, in more ways than you might guess.

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Compassionate Mind, Healthy Body

Compassionate Mind, Healthy Body

By Emma Seppala (Greatergood.berkeley.edu): Compassion research is at a tipping point: Overwhelming evidence suggests compassion is good for our health and good for the world.

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Happiness Means Loving Yourself

Happiness Means Loving Yourself

By Kristen Houghton (HuffPost.com): There is a huge difference between selfishness and practicing self-love. When you love yourself, you are your own best friend, and a best friend is always there to help, guide and be kind. In reality "being there" for yourself is a healthy way to live.

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Self-esteem: Take Steps to Feel Better About Yourself

Self-esteem: Take Steps to Feel Better About Yourself

By Mayo Clinic Staff (MayoClinic.org): Low self-esteem can negatively affect virtually every facet of your life, including your relationships, your job and your health. But you can boost your self-esteem by taking cues from types of mental health counseling.

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Increasing Self-Esteem and Happiness: 8 Steps to a Fulfilled Life

Increasing Self-Esteem and Happiness: 8 Steps to a Fulfilled Life

By Carolina Ordoñez (TinyBuddha.com): Life is a cycle. Sometimes everything is great and sometimes everything falls apart in a matter of seconds. But we can choose to see each experience as something that will help us grow and become wiser. Learn eight keys to acquiring high self-esteem, a high level of happiness and a more fulfilled life.

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19 Simple Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem Quickly

19 Simple Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem Quickly

By Lolly Daskal, President and CEO, Lead From Within (Inc.com) Self-esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves.

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Six Habits of Highly Compassionate People

Six Habits of Highly Compassionate People

By Hooria Jazaieri (Greatergood.berkeley.edu) This article comes complete with a few exercises you can do right now to learn how to become more compassionate today!

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Why Is It Important to Love Yourself? Let's Find Out!

Why Is It Important to Love Yourself? Let's Find Out!

By ThinkRight.me Why is Self-Love the best kind of love? Read on to find out!

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How To Seriously Up Your Self-Love Game

How To Seriously Up Your Self-Love Game

By Faye Lee (Healthprep.com): There is so much pressure from media, society, peers and authority figures to be better, achieve more, or be different from what we are. It is easy to suffer from a lack of self-love, which can sometimes translate into a lack of self-care due to giving up since the standards set are impossibly high anyway. Luckily there are a few things you can do to reclaim love for yourself and start feeling worthy again.

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30 Ways to Practice Self-Love and Be Good to Yourself

30 Ways to Practice Self-Love and Be Good to Yourself

By Jessica Hays (LifeHack.org): You deserve to be loved not only by those around you but by the most important person in your life — YOU.

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Understanding Aloha

Understanding Aloha

By Sarah Waffle Gavin (Expedia.com): As a lifelong traveler and fan of travel, I’ve always been super-intrigued by the Hawaiian notion of “Aloha.” The word means “hello.” It also means “goodbye.” As our Expedia Viewfinder bloggers learned during our team-building summit on Maui earlier this year, the word also connotes the process of sharing breath, or life, with another person—of being in the moment and interacting with the soul of someone else. Whichever definition you choose to embrace, you can’t dispute that “Aloha” is a powerful word.

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