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The Contact High of Connection

Kari Parker | Posted 02.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kari Parker

When we find that kindred spirit, it's more than just finding someone you can connect with. It's finding someone who doesn't run away from your three heads or your webbed toes or your love for the smell of new books.

Be the Star in Your Own Passion Play

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 02.03.2016 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

In this series we introduce the ways that finding the genre of your "hottest sexual movie" can bring infinite pleasure to a relationship.

Uprooting Social Discrimination

Brandon Staglin | Posted 02.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brandon Staglin

Yes, I often have more to do than time to do it, and yes, chronological pressure can steal my civility, but I thank God that I can still recognize the things that matter.

An Open Letter to the Girls from Desert Vista High School, My Alma Mater

Ashley Alteman | Posted 01.26.2016 | Education
Ashley Alteman

I hope your incredibly heartless actions teach you many lessons. Foremost, I hope you recognize your hate speech, actions, and Internet posting did not just affect you, they affected your whole class, your community, your city, and your state.

Does Romance Get You Hot and Bothered?

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 01.26.2016 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

In our previous blog we introduced the ways that finding and sharing your "hottest sexual movie" can turn up the heat in your sex life. In this seri...

How to Accept Your Readers

William Kenower | Posted 01.25.2016 | Books
William Kenower

I had not understood, until I began sharing my work regularly, how much this difference between what I thought I had written and what my readers read had served as a quiet impediment to getting published.

Waking Up Sick

Brandon Nappi | Posted 01.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Brandon Nappi

My first impulse is resistance. I'll simply pretend that the icy pulsing around the envelope of my stomach is not happening. It's 1:48 a.m. Maybe I...

5 of the Most Critical Tips for Alzheimer's Caregivers

Eric J. Hall | Posted 01.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Eric J. Hall

The journey for every Alzheimer's caregiver is different, but it is always challenging. With this in mind, here are some of the most critical tips for Alzheimer's caregivers to remember as they take on the important, yet daunting task of being a caregiver.

How Faith Creates Happiness

Amy Steinberg | Posted 01.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Steinberg

Know in this moment that all is well. Beneath the chaos and confusion of the outside circumstances of the world, know a peace that is everlasting, a...

Discover Your Hottest Sexual Movie

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 01.15.2016 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

You can stop searching Netflix, because your hottest sexual movie is still in the making. Nearly everyone walks through the world with one or more s...

Preparing for Rejection; What to do if you Don't get Accepted to Your Dream School

Jessica Payette | Posted 01.15.2016 | Teen
Jessica Payette

Whether it's from the hot guy in class or your favored university, rejection hurts. As many high school seniors anxiously await acceptance letters fr...

What It Was Like Coming Out To My Small English Village

Caroline Hart | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Caroline Hart

Having waited 42 years to "come out" to close family and friends, the experience of finally taking the full plunge and publicly coming out couldn't have been more incredible.

How To Stay Single Forever

Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks | Posted 01.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks

When you're longing for love, the wait can seem eternal. And completely out of your control. Meeting people out in the real world doesn't seem to ...

Your Critical Choice for the New Year

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 01.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Well, the days leading into this fine new year had a bit of an unexpected flavor. I present to you two different scenarios, and invite you to figure ...

I'm Brave Enough To Embrace The Woman (And Man) In Me

Michael Rohrer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Rohrer

My courage grew three sizes that day on the subway platform. I'm now less worried about other people's reactions to my trying on women's shoes or testing nude lipsticks. What does any of it really matter? It's my life. I own it.

How a Blessing of Light Enriches Your Marriage

Anne Naylor | Posted 01.08.2016 | Weddings
Anne Naylor

Performing a wedding ceremony is a blessing for me. I love the weddings I officiate, and the couples I meet for them.

History's Ugly Face: I've Heard This Tune Before...

Andrea Vera | Posted 01.05.2016 | Politics
Andrea Vera

Scrolling through my newsfeed leaves me sad and disappointed at people I otherwise thought were "good" people. I never liked the saying that 'history repeats itself' but I am constantly reminded that it's true.

My Muslim Family Taught Me that Love is the Foundation of all Faiths

Mary-Frances Winters | Posted 01.11.2016 | Religion
Mary-Frances Winters

We don't have to agree with every practice of other religions but that we can accept that there are a number of ways to express our faith. Without understanding, there can be no acceptance. The only way we can understand is to be curious without judgment and learn more.

Embracing Your Quirks

Jassica Nia | Posted 01.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jassica Nia

I recently woke up one day, some days before the end of 2015, to the realization that the very reason I think differently, is the very reason why I ...

10 Mindful Resolutions for 2016

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 12.28.2015 | Business
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Becoming more mindful is more than just practicing meditation. Meditation is, of course, a huge part of it because it helps us become more aware of others and ourselves.

The Gift to Others (and Yourself) That Everyone Will Love

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

It's less than two weeks to Christmas, and I haven't even started my shopping. I've been very busy working, attending events, and making sure I can ...

Are You a Delusion?

Tim Burkett | Posted 12.14.2015 | Religion
Tim Burkett

We know that the stories we tell about the stars are just fabrications. But what if you discovered that you are also a fabrication?

How to Practice Embracing the In-Between Stages of Life

Emily Madill | Posted 12.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Emily Madill

The more we enjoy where we are and fully embrace the moments before us, the more natural it will become to welcome the in-between stages of life. With continued practice, the in-between stages no longer feel like dull or uncomfortable places to travel.

My Dose Of Humble Pie In Life and Business...

Tarita Karsanji Davenock | Posted 12.10.2015 | Business
Tarita Karsanji Davenock

It is that time of year when we all begin to reflect on this past year and drum up our strategies for 2016. As I look around me in this Christmas Seas...

The Cost of Pretending in Identity Transition

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 12.08.2015 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

In a recent conversation with more conservative family members about the Mormon Church's new policy regarding same sex couples and apostasy, I found m...