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Amanda Gore

Follow These 12 Steps to a Joyful Life

Amanda Gore | Posted 06.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Gore

1. Be grateful for everything -- good or apparently bad! 2. Be compassionate -- everyone you meet is fighting your own battle! 3. It's always sunny...

Do You Know How to Be Present?

Amanda Gore | Posted 05.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Gore

It was the last line that made me think. Our lives today are so busy, hectic, rushed and full of concerns that we forget to be with our families or friends when we are with them! Of course we are there physically, but mentally we are somewhere else.

3 Steps to Mindfulness -- Improving Joy, Performance and Results

Amanda Gore | Posted 04.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Gore

This is a common theme with anything we learn -- we are mindful in the beginning and then we become mindless as the pattern is stored away in our subconscious! Our mind is in one space while our body is in another. This applies at work and home.

When the Going Gets Tough -- The Tough Get Grateful!

Amanda Gore | Posted 10.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Gore

Gratitude is the great re-framer! No matter what happens to us, the sooner we find something for which to be grateful the sooner the healing starts! ...

The Power of Words!

Amanda Gore | Posted 09.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Gore

"In the beginning was the word." So spoke the Bible a zillion years ago. But we seem to have forgotten these words of wisdom. We are taught lots of...

Life -- Living With the Growing Pains

Amanda Gore | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Henry Ford is quoted as saying: "Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this....

Slow Down and Feel Your Feelings?

Amanda Gore | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Most of us are so busy with work and our lives that we never stop to experience or truly feel our feelings! We are either numb or too rushed, stressed...

Connecting Time: Make the Time to Connect With Others

Amanda Gore | Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

A deep connection to work is wonderful if it doesn't disconnect you from others. It's even better if your connection to work connects you to others and offers them an opportunity to create their own connections in turn. This is not just great business; it keeps you alive!

FOWOT! Can You Guess What It Means?

Amanda Gore | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Fear of What Others Think! It is something that rules many people's lives -- not yours of course -- but I bet you know someone whose life is control...

Joy Secret Number 9: Laughter

Amanda Gore | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

According to Hafiz, laughter is the "glorious sound of a soul waking up!" And I agree! When was the last time you laughed so hard you had tears runni...

Joy Secret Number 8: Listening

Amanda Gore | Posted 07.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Listening and hearing are two very different things! If you ranked yourself on a scale where 10 is "I am fabulous at this" and 0 is "I am not sure ho...

Joy Secret Number 7: Energy and Vitality

Amanda Gore | Posted 05.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Whoo hoo! This is a fun secret! Your Spiritual Energy and Vitality Don't you find people who are bubbling with energy, vitality and enthusiasm attr...

Amanda Gore's Inspirational Posters Will Make You Smile

Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Joy Secret Number Four: Reverence

Amanda Gore | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Reverence is that rare quality of being able to see the God in everything, to see the spiritual side of things and recognize the amazing nature of everyone and everything and how it all connects

Life Tips: Develop Virtues Of Compassion And Grace

Amanda Gore | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

The best place to start is often the most challenging -- compassion for ourselves! We are usually our own worst enemy, expecting ourselves to be perfect and being the first to judge and condemn ourselves.

The First Secret of Joy, Continued: Gratitude Is the Joy Switch

Amanda Gore | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

As children, we are taught to say "thank you" when someone does something for us or gives us something, but we are not taught to make gratitude a way of life. It's amazing how gratitude can transform our mood, our actions, and our general well being.

Understanding Others: Part IV

Amanda Gore | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Perception is reality to the average human. That is deeper than it sounds. It means that every single person has their own version of "reality" or what they would call the "truth" based on their perceptions.

Transform Yourself at Thanksgiving! Become a Walking Joy Spot

Amanda Gore | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

You can't find your joy without gratitude! And any time you feel out of joy, all you have to do is flip on your joy switch. Immediately find something for which to be joyful and keep your gratitude glasses on.

Understanding Others: Part III

Amanda Gore | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Consciously listen with a spirit of seeking to understand and notice the changes in the effectiveness of your communication.

Understanding Others: Part II

Amanda Gore | Posted 12.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

We can't possibly know what is going on inside someone else's head and thoughts -- even though we know someone really well. It's always better to check. And the best way to check is by asking questions.

Understanding Others: Part I

Amanda Gore | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Your mission for today is to focus on being present to every single conversation you have with every single person -- no matter how long it takes.

How To Create New, Fearless Patterns

Amanda Gore | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

My last couple of blogs have focused on helping you become aware of your deepest fears and discover the negative patterns and habits that are dominating your life. This blog will look at how you change those undesirable patterns.

What Fears Lie Behind Your Habits?

Amanda Gore | Posted 11.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Once you understand why you do what you do, you can start to explore your stories and the beliefs and fears behind them.

What Would I Do If I Were Fearless?!

Amanda Gore | Posted 11.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Fears hold us back in so many ways. Remember, most of us are living lives of habits and patterns ruled unconsciously by fear. It's time to WAKE UP to our fears and begin to live our lives from a conscious basis of love and understanding -- not an unconscious basis of fear!

Key To Fearlessness: Understanding!

Amanda Gore | Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

I knew that my father had been an alcoholic, but as my parents divorced when I was 5 and I had no memory at all of any of my early years (a clue!) and only remembered a mother who adored me, I really thought I'd had a great childhood. I always believed I was unaffected by his drinking!