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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...

This Amazing Photo Series Celebrates Black Beauty In All Its Forms

Teen Vogue | Posted 06.29.2016 | Style
Teen Vogue

For Teen Vogue, by Jessica C. Andrews. A photo posted by The "C" Girl (@thecgirlinc) on Jun 22, 2016 at 6:24am PDT Melanin magic. Colorism is a re...

The Invisible Illness

Ashley Grof | Posted 06.28.2016 | Women
Ashley Grof

One day she is strong, the next she is not Trying her hardest to take all in her stride Yet behind her fake smile, she must try to hide.

The Many Faces Of PTSD

Kelley Calkins | Posted 06.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Kelley Calkins

Most days, I still don't think that I look much like someone with PTSD. This is an odd thought whenever I interrogate it: I look like myself, my self has PTSD -- ipso facto, if A=B, B=C, then A=C -- I look like someone with PTSD. But it's still hard for me to see.

The 'YES' Below Busy

Cara Bradley | Posted 06.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Cara Bradley

In a quiet moment on a deck overlooking the Caribbean Sea, I joined my yoga students in a pose. On one knee, with my arms floating in the air, I close...

Unplug

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 06.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Arjuna Ardagh

There is plenty of advice to be found these days all over the web about the necessity to unplug regularly from technology: to take a day a week where you disconnect from the internet, switch off your phone and give it all a break. Of course, it is ironic that these suggestions to disconnect from technology are being disseminated through social media.

First Ever World FSHD Day, June 20th 2016

Trisha Lynn Sprayberry | Posted 06.22.2016 | Impact
Trisha Lynn Sprayberry

Image credit: -The FSH Society- World FSHD Day Logo: https://www.fshsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/World_FSHD_Day_hiRes.jpg The FSH Society ...

6 Keys To Keep The Magic In Your Relationship

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 06.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Most couples simply stand by and allow the spark of their relationship to fizzle out in time, partly because they believe there's nothing to be done. But with the right actions and added awareness, both partners can rekindle the romantic fire so that it burns more strongly than even in the beginning.

When You Live With Migraine Headaches, Your Kids Do, Too

Emilie Davidson Hoyt | Posted 06.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Emilie Davidson Hoyt

"Mommy, it HURTS." Those are words that strike fear in every mom. What hurts, honey? Where does it hurt? What can I do to make it better? A few...

Dissecting the Concept of Empathy: On Harambe and Beyond

Neel Swamy | Posted 06.08.2016 | Impact
Neel Swamy

It is natural to feel helpless and upset when we turn to the news for information. We live in a world where tragedy is frequent and suffering is far from nonexistent. Reading stories about the refugee crisis, domestic violence, environmental disasters, decimating animal populations and gun violence in our own country is emotionally taxing.

People Of Color Open Up About Their Experiences With Mental Illness

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.07.2016 | Latino Voices

Mental health activist Dior Vargas understands the importance of representation, especially when it comes to mental health. "When you google images o...

Can We Change 'Change'?

Pioneers for Change | Posted 06.07.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Saskia Griffiths This article has been through many changes. What if our idea of 'Change' is blocking our personal and global ability to creat...

A Flawless Tale of Two Countries

Janine Francolini | Posted 06.03.2016 | Impact
Janine Francolini

Making change, "doing good" can be magically easy. Today I spin a little tale for you between two countries that illustrates how international activis...