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The Three Letters That Change Everything

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

See what happened there? Those three simple letters changed everything. All of a sudden it wasn't that I couldn't do something...but that I couldn't do it at this moment. And, if I wanted to, I could do it in the future.

Just So You Know, No One Owes You Anything

Tomas Laurinavicius | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Tomas Laurinavicius

There you go, whiners. Read it slowly and let it sink in. No one owes you anything. OK, not whiners, everyone.

The Happiness Ratio

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

I recently found myself chatting with a woman I hadn't met before. She was working a whole lot of hours. She had several kids. She didn't sleep much. ...

Why It's Time To Give Up The Thing You Never Had In The First Place

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

I recently found myself observing a little girl as she attempted to build a sandcastle. Before long, her Dad came by to give her a hand. Then, slowly...

The Show Must Go On

Melanie Young | Posted 06.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

I wrote this watching the Tony Awards. It was a joyful night of celebrating amazing live theater. Sadly, a real-life tragedy played out in Orlando, Fl...

Don't Let a Bad Break Put the Brakes on Moving Forward

Melanie Young | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

At least once in your life you may experience a bad break or a traumatic experience. It could be a cancer diagnosis, the death of a loved one, a marriage gone sour, or loss of a job or business. Setbacks and stumbling blocks are facts of life.

The No. 1 Way to Get What You Want

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

To again be clear, there's nothing high-and-mighty about any of this. People don't give me what I want because they think I'm all that. People give me what I want because I ask for it. Stay with me. This isn't as obvious as this sounds.

Digging Out of the Talking Trap

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

I fell into a trap recently. A talking-trap. A guy-who-wouldn't-stop-talking-to-me-no-matter-what-I-did trap. It happened while Hubbie and I were vaca...

This Uplifting Story Proves You Can CHOOSE Your Mood

Rachael Yahne | Posted 05.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

This story was originally published on, a website for women that shares inspiring articles on self-improvement and advice on becoming you...

5 Steps to Get Unstuck

Terri Britt | Posted 04.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Terri Britt

Resisting is what we do as humans. We resist guidance because we get stuck in our heads. But when you take a moment to surrender and breathe, and allow God to take over by listening to the nudges within, you shift your vibration into a Divine flow and open up to receive the answers you need.

Still Starting Over (Again) After 72

Susan R. Meyer | Posted 04.07.2016 | Fifty
Susan R. Meyer

The Blahs Okay -- reimagining might be easy, but reemerging can be a rocky road. Some days, I'm full of energy. I write, I research, I meet with peopl...

The Super-Simple, Super-Awesome Word That Makes You Happier, Less Stressed, And Less Disappointed in Life

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 04.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Instead of fearing what might happen in the unknown, instead of imagining and trying to pre-control worst-case scenarios, we can plan as best we can... and then move forward with a sense of curiosity. We can let things progress, and then respond as needed.

6 Grateful Habits for Happiness

Peter Field | Posted 03.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Peter Field

If we really do want to live a more fulfilled and joyful life then cultivating a sense of gratitude is a key ingredient. Gratitude for all that we have, for all that is there, brings with it a deeper appreciation of life itself.

A Serious Plea to Stop Doing This Immediately

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Putting ourselves down can be a tempting habit. It makes us seem humble. It fills the dead air of conversation. It gets ahead of others who might put us down first.

6 Accessories to Look Your Best at Any Age

Melanie Young | Posted 02.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

Here are six "accessories" that are ageless and timeless that should a part of your everyday style:

How to NOT Be Oprah

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

I used to want to do great things. I mean REALLY great things. Sometime around the age of nine I decided that I was put on this planet to do truly a...

Give Without Giving In

Maria Ploumaki | Posted 02.19.2016 | Business
Maria Ploumaki

Last week I attended an event of the Oxford and Cambridge Club of Zurich where Guy Spier, head of the Aquamarine Fund, gave a talk at Bloomberg. Guy ...

Our Youth Is to Keep or Surrender As We Choose

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 02.17.2016 | Healthy Living
The University of Central Florida Forum

For decades I have enjoyed the hobby of bird watching and while far from expert, the activity has given me cause to travel, read, learn and enjoy the company of similarly inclined individuals. It has encouraged a youthful outlook in so many ways.

Turning Lemons into...Cafe con Leche

Nancy Solomon | Posted 02.12.2016 | Fifty
Nancy Solomon

Not today. Uh uh. It's a beautiful South Florida morning, a cool 65 degrees and I am NOT going to let the surly owner of the nearby convenience store ...

Why You Should Choose a Good Attitude

Andrew Merle | Posted 02.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrew Merle

Attitude is a decision that we make every day (and oftentimes throughout each day), and choosing to have a good one builds relationships and opens doors like few other habits or behaviors can.

The Truth About Your Stuckness

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney may have missed it, but we recently passed through another holiday. Groundhog Day. It's a funny little holiday with a funny little traditio...

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 ...

What's an Old Person in Training?

Ashton Applewhite | Posted 01.11.2016 | Fifty
Ashton Applewhite

No one wants to die young. Everyone is aging. Yet most people don't want to talk about it, or even acknowledge it to themselves. It's almost a taboo. ...


Wendy Adamson | Posted 12.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Wendy Adamson

grat·i·tude noun: gratitude the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. With the Santa Monica Mountai...

Coincidence? Do the Math on Attitude

Craig Zamary | Posted 12.04.2015 | Education
Craig Zamary

Coincidence or not? Either way, this is an interesting math problem to solve and consider. At the very least, there's a nice lesson to walk away wit...