Women’s Health Magazine: The Surprising Secret to Success


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Summary of Article

Many of us want to try to control all of the details of our lives. We have been told from a young age that we must strive and work hard to create our own success. While we are the creators of our attitudes, there is difference between forcing and over-efforting to achieve success versus surrendering at the proper moments to achieve success. To force and push to “make things happen” can actually zap our happiness and steal our joy. This often leads to competitiveness among friends and colleagues, days filled with judgment and feelings of unworthiness. There are much easier ways to succeed in life and it begins with surrendering.

In this article for Women’s Health Magazine, based on my book The Power of Surrender, I share four key ways to surrender throughout your day to regain greater joy, love, and abundance in all aspects of your life.

Read the full article on Women’s Magazine here.


Judith Orloff, MD is the New York Times best-selling author of The Empath’s Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People. Her latest book Thriving as an Empath offers daily self-care tools for sensitive people along with its companion The Empath’s Empowerment Journal. Dr. Orloff is a psychiatrist, an empath, and is on the UCLA Psychiatric Clinical Faculty. She synthesizes the pearls of traditional medicine with cutting edge knowledge of intuition, energy, and spirituality. Dr. Orloff also specializes in treating empaths and highly sensitive people in her private practice. Dr. Orloff’s work has been featured on The Today Show, CNN, Oprah Magazine, the New York Times and USA Today. Dr. Orloff has spoken at Google-LA and has a TEDX talk. Her other books are Emotional Freedom, The Power of Surrender, Second Sight, Positive Energy, and Guide to Intuitive HealingExplore more information about her Empath Support Online course and speaking schedule on www.drjudithorloff.com.

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