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Why Fear Can Create an Epidemic

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 11.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ed and Deb Shapiro

As long as we deny or ignore fear it will hold us captive, emotionally frozen, unable to move forward. Trying to run away from, ignore, or stop fear will simply create more tension.

Not on Our Watch

Dain Heer | Posted 11.16.2015 | Impact
Dain Heer

How can we move forward after yet another attack like this? How can we hope to create a kinder planet? Start by asking this question, "What kind of world would I like to see?" And, "How can I contribute to creating that world?"

Are You Jealous or Joyful?

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 11.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Feeling envious of another's success or beauty is looking at the superficial conditions of life, not the deeper reality of our essential interconnection. Mudita asks that we let go of jealousy and judgment by seeing the other as ourselves, seeing the interconnectedness between all beings.

5 Reasons I Love My Life Even More Because of My Epilepsy

Tiffany Kairos | Posted 11.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Tiffany Kairos

I can most certainly tell that since my epilepsy diagnosis, my heart has swollen with compassion, with love, with understanding and sympathy because I know what it is to face pain, heartache, loss and many other feelings.

5 Ways to Stop Thinking and Start Living

Dain Heer | Posted 11.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dain Heer

What if something completely different is possible? What if who you can be is more real than who you think you can't be? Would you be willing to start creating your life beyond your mind, and instead trusting your awareness?

Two Essential Keys for Trusting in Yourself

Pragito Dove | Posted 11.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Pragito Dove

Trust is not about anybody else. It is an intuitive inner "knowing" that you are connected to an inexhaustible source of love, that there is an all-embracing security, integrity, and balance to the order of things.

Brand New CrossFit Man

Don McNay | Posted 11.01.2015 | Sports
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Don McNay

At age 56, I get to be a rock star. In an athletic setting. Surrounded by some of the fittest and most motivated people I have ever met. All I have to do is keep showing up and let them watch me go at CrossFit with complete abandon. I have a new set of friends and admirers.

The Biggest Challenge

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 10.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Symptoms show up that make us aware that there is something in our lives that requires attention. We may become irritable, impatient, depressed, agitated, physically ill, anxious, or develop any number of other symptoms.

A Demonstration to Mitigate Bullying

Laura DiMinno | Posted 10.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Laura DiMinno

(Photo credit: Peter J. Hughes) Bullying is a result of unresolved trauma where an individual would rather inflict their own emotional pain on someo...

We Get What We Believe

Leisa Peterson | Posted 10.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Leisa Peterson

If we believe that anything is possible, we create an internal narrative that supports that idea. Belief invites us to "be on the lookout" so we can gather evidence to support our theory. Once confirmed we begin to weave the belief into the pattern, fabric and garment of our lives.

How to Recognize Burnout and Breakdown Before It's Too Late

Ebonie Allard | Posted 10.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ebonie Allard

You started out loving what you do, and you have a big dream! The thought of achieving it excites and frights you in equal measure. You work hard an...

Carrots, Sticks or Evolution?

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 10.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I. Rimanoczy As a researcher of human behavioral change and transformation, particularly as it relates to the area of our planetary sustainab...

Using Your Personal GPS (Gut, Perceptions, Senses)

Leslie Gernon | Posted 10.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Leslie Gernon

Why do we strive so hard never to be lost? Why is it that we think that being predictably on course is the "best" way to get somewhere? Why do we choose to bypass our personal navigation systems -- ignoring gut feelings, discounting hunches, and over-looking what we see, hear and feel?

On Wednesdays, All These Celebrities Wear Pink

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 10.07.2015 | Style

We bet Barbie is thrilled about this. Pink is always in season, but recently, there has been a slew of  head-to-toe, bubblegum looks in Holl...

We All Have Secrets. Mine, I Pull Out My Hair

Sandy Rosenblatt | Posted 10.02.2015 | Women
Sandy Rosenblatt

Statistics show that 2 in 50 Americans have a BFRB. However, the real number may be much higher. Many people are too embarrassed or ashamed to admit they have a BFRB and go to great lengths to hide their behavior from family, friends, and medical professionals.

How to Change Bad Habits in 4 Easy Steps

Pragito Dove | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Pragito Dove

Question: I cannot stop the habit of over-eating (worrying, being late, or whatever your habit is). Life is continuously changing; it is a flow. Ha...

Award Ceremony for Those Helping Communities in Urban Youth

Marc A. Coronel | Posted 09.29.2015 | Impact
Marc A. Coronel

Last week, several thousands of people took time to celebrate and participate in the 20th annual KO High amateur boxing event.

Why We Should Worry About 'Technotrash'

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 09.29.2015 | Technology
Suren Ramasubbu

Despite the widespread belief (bordering paranoia) in the damage caused by the digital age on the environment, it is interesting that the very same era has also led to a rise in globally connected awareness of environmental issues.

The Boys

Robbi Rucker | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Robbi Rucker

There are four boys in my life; none truly boys at all. I don't think of them this way, especially now that they are all grown men with tremendous hea...

Adrian McDonald's Photography is 'Like an Awareness Pill'

DL Cade | Posted 09.22.2015 | Arts
DL Cade

I'm a big proponent of the idea that each photo must tell a story. Great photography should have a message--a purpose that transforms each single fr...

It's a Very Personal Fight

Shana Thornton | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Shana Thornton

"It's as personal as it can get. There are good days and bad ones, but it's a very personal fight worth staying in the long run for. He's my grandson...

What We Give Away When We Blame

Bahar Ozdemir | Posted 09.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Bahar Ozdemir

Every time we blame we give our power away. If how you feel depends upon what somebody does or say you give that power to do so. Even if it is a memory. And this may go deep. But if you think about it, when it is somebody else's fault then you can't do anything about it to change it.

18 Tips When Considering Hiring a Coach

Ellie Isacs | Posted 09.17.2015 | Women
Ellie Isacs

If you are at a point of crossroads, don't know what is your next step and are considering a coach, please read further into what is beneficial to consider before whipping out your credit card and deciding this person is going to open the floodgates of answers for you for the rest of your life. It might to some extent but it is entirely up to you!

Why Gold?

Erin Musto | Posted 09.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Musto

There was a time in my life, in so many people's lives, that I was blissfully unaware of childhood cancer. I grew up in an era that I knew only one c...

What We Really Want -- And Almost Never Get: The Secret Desire That Makes or Breaks Relationships

Nancy Colier | Posted 09.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

We need to relearn what helping really means, and what we actually need and want from each other, and for ourselves -- the presence and love that we truly crave. Simultaneously, we need to be able to recognize and voice our real longing -- to be known deeply, really listened to, and not fixed. This experience, at its core, is love.