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Conscious Ingestion

Jae Ellard | Posted 10.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jae Ellard

How could your life be different if you were to create more consciousness around what eyes, brain, body and heart ingest each day?

Here's Why Breast Cancer Awareness Is For Everyone...And Not Just In October

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 10.06.2016 | Women
Amy Oestreicher

October is one of my favorite seasons. I think of leaves changing, Halloween, pumpkins, and I also think of awareness. In October of this year, we celebrated World Ostomy Day, Mental Health Awareness Week , Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The Energy Spectrum Of Work-Life Balance

Jae Ellard | Posted 10.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Jae Ellard

Energy can be described as a feeling you have, a charged or emotional thought you have, the way your body feels, or even the way the room feels in a m...

Awareness: The First Step in Our Journey Toward Peace

Karen McMahon | Posted 10.04.2016 | Divorce
Karen McMahon

Awareness is the first step in becoming conscious of our role in every upset. It is the beginning of witnessing our own perspectives and behaviors... the practice of 'mindfulness'.

The Greatest Yoga Of All

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 10.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Although "make love not war" may be the key to a better life it's sadly not what we see when we look around us. Imagine, as John Lennon said, what a w...

7 Wondrous Women: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.27.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

High-achieving women attract far more public criticism than their high-achieving male counterparts. Women are victims of sexual assault 91% of the tim...

Can Mindfulness Stop Internet Addiction in Teens?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 09.20.2016 | Parents
Greater Good Science Center

By Kira M. Newman When I was a teen, going online still meant getting in the car and driving to the local library. At some point we got a dial-up con...

How To Set Yourself Free And Live Your Dream!

Fani Stipkovic | Posted 09.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Fani Stipkovic

I often love to start the day reading inspiring messages that lift me up enough to go full speed ahead and start my day off with a bang. However, only...

Four Reasons To Practice Mindfulness During Pregnancy

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 09.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

The research is still in its infancy (pun intended), but researchers are hopeful that this low-cost, accessible, and positive practice could have transformational effects. Here are four benefits for pregnant women.

Breaking The Silence Around Suicide And Depression - #NSPW2016

Zac Thompson | Posted 09.06.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

Together we must push past the physical barriers of depression and mental health issues in order to create a safe space for people who struggle quietly.

8 Steps To Stop Worrying About What Other People Think Of You

Elyse Santilli | Posted 08.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Do you ever worry about what other people think of you? One afternoon I was going to a yoga class with a friend. When we arrived, the class had bee...

The Linchpin To Balance: Boundaries

Jae Ellard | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Jae Ellard

Setting and communicating clear boundaries is the fulcrum to creating sustainable balance in whatever way you define balance for yourself (and for you...

Seven Ways to Orchestrate Change: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.17.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Amidst the sounds of bombs dropping in the Middle East one can hear sounds of guitar strings. A band of youth occupy the streets where united together...

Find New Strength In Awakened Attention

Guy Finley | Posted 08.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Guy Finley

Choose awareness of your thoughts over being absorbed in the sensations they produce as they carry you along to get what they want. The aim here is simple: reclaim your attention in order to be where you are, and then just quietly notice all that you can about yourself.

Canines for Kindness: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.03.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Canines for Kindness: This Week In Daily Giving Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine the spotlight on seven of our recent seed grant recipi...

Mindfulness Reduces Stress and Anger in Police

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 08.01.2016 | Crime
Greater Good Science Center

Mindfulness-Based Resilience Training for law enforcement officers has been a decade in the making, and the first empirical research on the program is now coming to light--not a moment too soon.

Setting Expectations That Support Team Balance

Jae Ellard | Posted 07.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jae Ellard

When expectations are shared, everyone is on the same page. It doesn't mean everyone will agree, but it does mean everyone has the same understanding and clarity about what is expected to move forward.

What We Can Learn From Luck

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Conclusion: Considering the subject of luck can help us appreciate the moment and increase our compassion toward people who are less fortunate.

Why You're Not Meeting Your Exercise Goals

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

By Kira M. Newman When it comes to exercise, many of us are full of good intentions but not much action. I've been meaning to go to the gym, we tell ...

Nurturing Change

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 07.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Michelle Zarrin

Do you think it's possible to never change? When a couple tells each other they will always remain the same person for the other, do you think that is...

Meditation In Real Life

Diana Lang | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Diana Lang

Meditation is a return to love. It is a return to your deepest inner knowing and that place within yourself you have always been seeking. Meditation literally makes your world a better place, and therefor, this world a better place.

I Looked Back

Tiffany Kairos | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Tiffany Kairos

So often, I found myself looking back to moments before epilepsy barged into my life unannounced. Every now and then, my mind will drift there and I must assure that I can learn, grow and become strengthened in these moments.

Risk-Resiliency: How To Talk About 'It'

Jae Ellard | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Jae Ellard

Regardless of the number of people involved, the stages of how to talk about risk are the same. The path to building risk-resiliency is one conversation at a time.

How To Gain The Right Level Of Self-Confidence

Fani Stipkovic | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Fani Stipkovic

I always say, there are two kinds of people. People who dwell about what they could have done better yesterday, the mistakes have they made, or how by...

Dinners for Change: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.02.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we are acknowledging seven grantees whose novel ideas are allowing vast communities to become engaged in sustain...