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Happiness And Inner Peace During Turbulent Times

Marilyn Tam | Posted 07.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marilyn Tam

We have the opportunity to seek out the good and to learn and develop the positive from the present agony. This can be a challenge when we are witnessing unspeakable devastation. Below are five ideas to help you claim your equanimity and balance again.

How To Be The Hero Of Your Story, Not The Villain

Laura Tong | Posted 07.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Tong

The main thing in life is not to be afraid of being human. -- Aaron Carter "I'm such an idiot!" Sounds all too familiar, doesn't it? Your inner cri...

The 'Couple Notion' Is A Myth

Mario & Diane Cloutier | Posted 07.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mario & Diane Cloutier

We naturally think a couple is made of two people and for good reasons. When two individuals start being romantically involved and choose to be toget...

10 Science-Backed Ways To Be Happier In Life

Tom Casano | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

Thankfully, effort does not always mean hard work! Happiness comes at the price of small and pleasant habits that can easily be integrated into your life. This makes it difficult to believe that almost half of all Americans are still not happy.

Being Hypersensitive Gay Man

Max DuBowy | Posted 07.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Max DuBowy

By being a mirror for others and acknowledging their goodness, you reinforce your own goodness and positive qualities. You can simply give other people compliments and acknowledge that others are doing a good job in life.

5 Ways To Be Happier Today

Samantha McGraw | Posted 07.13.2016 | Good News
Samantha McGraw

When we put our focus on achieving happiness by accumulating more things, the goal is always out of reach. We often think that if we create more personal wealth, we can accumulate more things that we want and then we'll be happy.

Creating Natural Happiness Every Day: Yes, It's Within Our Power!

Barbara McNally | Posted 07.12.2016 | Women
Barbara McNally

Is there anyone in your life who seems predisposed to unshakable happiness? You know the type, someone who always sees a silver lining on every dark c...

Stop! Live The Life You Want.

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 07.07.2016 | Education
Gleb Tsipursky

My family emigrated from the Soviet Union when I was 10, and we spent the next few years living in poverty. I remember my parents' early jobs in America, my dad driving a bread delivery truck and my mom cleaning other people's houses.

You Can't be Addicted To Food And Life Simultaneously

Margaret Marshall | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Those who are not addicted to food cannot understand the control food has over one's life. It's the one addiction you must continue, but also must learn how to live with and reinvent.

How To Stop Taking Hurtful Criticism To Heart

Laura Tong | Posted 07.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Tong

Criticism is something you can easily avoid by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.- Aristotle Have you ever been unfairly criticized? ...

5 Tips For Social Media Self-Care!

Ariane Machin | Posted 07.01.2016 | Media
Ariane Machin

Thursday, June 30th is Social Media Day, a celebration launched by Mashable as a way to recognize and celebrate social media's impact on global commun...

What's All The Hype About Using A Gratitude Journal?

Natalie Fox | Posted 06.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Natalie Fox

I'd never really understood the term 'practice gratitude'. I just thought that gratitude was an excuse, something that you said to people that were moaning about their situation, "You should be more grateful because some people are worse off than you" kind of thing.

11 Happy Skills Everyone Should Learn Before They Turn 50

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.30.2016 | Fifty

1. How to count to 10. Anger isn't your friend. In fact, learning to control it could add years to your life. A study published in the Journal of Epid...

4 Powerful Ways To Awaken Your Life's Purpose

Zach Mercurio | Posted 06.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Zach Mercurio

Awakening your purpose takes the same practice and patience as developing any new habit. Here's how to start today:

C'MON, GET HAPPY! Filmmaker ADAM SHELL Asks Long Unanswered Questions With New Inspiring Documentary; PURSUING HAPPINESS!

Andrew Cristi | Posted 06.28.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

The idea of even asking the question, "What is the secret to happiness?" or how to find it might seem impossible to the average man, but filmmaker Adam Shell quickly shows that he is anything but average as he seeks to take on the complicated question with his new film; Pursuing Happiness.

A Gift From Jack

Victor Imbimbo | Posted 06.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Victor Imbimbo

This morning, I was sitting in the courtyard next to our home working on my computer. The weather was terrific, clear and breezy. I was focused on a d...

What No One Tells You About The Benefits Of Napping

Jacqueline Gikow | Posted 06.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Jacqueline Gikow

Of course, we'd all be better off with 8 or more hours of sleep a night -- but that's probably not going to happen for most of us. So a daily nap can buoy us up when we're not getting quite enough winks at night. Remember this: napping is not a character defect!

How To Become 20 Percent Happier Through One Mental Exercise

Greg Kushnick, Psy.D. | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Greg Kushnick, Psy.D.

This post was originally published on Techealthiest. Do you REALLY want to know an easy way to find headspace and live a happier life? After helping...

How to Get Over Your Breakup - Without Playing the Villain

Suzannah Galland | Posted 06.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Suzannah Galland

You're all torn up, but you're finally ready to let go of a past love... Until those nagging thoughts intrude again, and suddenly what is true and wha...

How to Pay Attention to the Positive

Megan K. McAvoy | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Megan K. McAvoy

Being an entrepreneur is not always easy. The amount of mindset work, perseverance, and self-compassion necessary is like most people will never understand nor can even begin to appreciate. How many entrepreneurs starting a business, growing a business, or re-branding their business have ever thought to themselves: "I want to quit."

Your Happiness Is His Right Work!!

Leni Miller | Posted 06.08.2016 | Education
Leni Miller


The Age of Honesty

Sophia Husbands | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Sophia Husbands

Going back to the previous point on fear of failure. You can get inspired sometimes by others who have gone on similar paths. These days you can reach out to people even on the Internet. You may find it surprising but some people get a buzz out of helping or inspiring others.

Why I No Longer Pursue Happiness

Leslie Handler | Posted 06.05.2016 | Fifty
Leslie Handler

When I was a little girl, my parents brought home a puppy. I'm not quite sure why they picked this particular puppy to bring home because neither of them had ever owned a dog before, and this was going to be a big one.

Stopping 'Should' Shaming -- Ending the Self-Imposed Guilt Game

Lisa Zawistowski | Posted 06.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lisa Zawistowski

The word "should" indicates that you aren't doing what you would benefit from, and you're not entirely resolute in your choice, either.

Chasing happiness - If you stop you may find it

Tanya Brown | Posted 05.27.2016 | Women
Tanya Brown

I remember once in grade school a good friend asked me if I was happy. That really shook me because I felt that my mask was firmly in place and he was...