Blog Posts For: Well Being

Finding Your Happy Place

Imagine: You had a long day at work. Customer after angry customer assaulted you, and as a result, you made a careless mistake on an important project. Now your boss has reprimanded you and it feels like every co...

Teen Confidence Study

As a parent of 2 teens myself, I know how hard it is to raise confident kids. Therefore, I’m so thrilled to share this landmark research with you.  Our sister organization, American Confidence Institute (A...

Don’t Let Owning A Business Wreck Your Confidence

It takes a certain amount of motivation, courage, and confidence to become an entrepreneur, solopreneur, mompreneur, or whatever-you-want-to-call-yourself-preneur. To stand up one day and declare, “I’m going ...

The Need to Bull-long

I’m mad about Maslow – the 1940’s genius psychologist Abraham Maslow, that is. Thirty years ago, my life changed significantly when I learned about his hierarchy of needs. I realized that everyone has a fun...

R U a carrot, an egg or a cup of coffee?

Leaving NYC after a 24 hr work trip, I was again reminded how tough it is to exist there.  Its crowded, expensive and dirty.  One needs energy and attitude to deal with it all and perhaps even a bit of indiffer...

Simple but scientific things you can do to sustain confidence

Show me the proof. I want the raw data, the research, the visible causes and effects. Blame it on my northeast cynicism. It wasn’t baseless faith that made me leave a successful CMO career to become a Confidenc...

Pruning Your Life

Spring is finally showing up in New England.  The birds are coming back and flowers are beginning to bloom.  One thing that doesn’t have to wait for the thermometer is the opportunity to prune your own...

Social Media: Friend or Foe?

Social media has swept the Western world and thrown it into the dustpan. Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. LinkedIn. Heck, why don’t we throw Tinder in there, too? The average person spends nearly two hours bro...

A Better Way to Love

I don’t know about you, but I’ve recently received an influx of Save-the Dates for all of the upcoming summer weddings this year. The air is full of love, roses…and self-loathing. Coming from someone whose ...

Science proves confidence can be learned..if you want

No one talked about MRIs back when I was in college, let alone functional MRIs…back then, I just learned about motivation theories including Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs as well as the various social experimen...