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#Awareness

If I Have A Seizure: A Call for Compassion

Tiffany Kairos | Posted 08.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Tiffany Kairos

"If we could look into each other's hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, ...

All the Answers Are Within and I'm Going to Show You Where to Look

Laura Probert, MPT | Posted 08.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Probert, MPT

Artwork Title: Emerging Soul Artist: Atousa Raissyan - Soulystic Website: atousaraissyan.com Facebook; @Soulystic We've been told that all the ans...

Intentional Awareness

Hanne Suorza | Posted 08.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Hanne Suorza

On the wilderness path: A subtle scent fills the misty air. I´m captured by its freshness. The aroma of the ferns awaken my senses. Reminds me of...

The Yoga of Aloha

Jennie Lee | Posted 08.11.2015 | Hawaii
Jennie Lee

In physical yoga practice, we focus on alignment in our postures and connection to our breath, in order to cultivate tranquility of body, mind and spirit. As a Yoga Therapist on the island of O'ahu, I focus on the alignment between yoga and the spirit of aloha that is so important here.

For Passionate People Sick of Being Told About Work-Life Balance

Laura Probert, MPT | Posted 08.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Probert, MPT

Work-life balance is a myth - one of the beliefs we've been conditioned into. People who envy others who have work-life balance don't envy perfectly p...

Microsoft Wants to #UpgradeYourWorld With $500,000 Grant

Kathryn Goetzke | Posted 08.10.2015 | Impact
Kathryn Goetzke

Your vote can bring iFred's Schools for Hope program to children around the world. Microsoft is celebrating people and organizations who do great things and make a difference every day by awarding a global nonprofit organization with $500,000, along with technology and support.

Prejudice: A Dangerous Defense Mechanism

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

"Prejudice is a great time saver: You can form opinions without having to get the facts." -- E. B. White Prejudice is described as an unfavorable o...

Why I Constantly Think About Racism!

Tina Lifford | Posted 07.31.2015 | Black Voices
Tina Lifford

Racism has been constantly on my mind! This is unlike me. I tend to focus on what I want, and where I am going. No, I am neither naïve nor delusio...

Do You Really Want to Be Healthy and Happy?

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 07.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ed and Deb Shapiro

If we can recognize our difficulties for what they are and accept them as simply that, without creating further drama, then we have the power to let go and be healed.

Expectation

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 07.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

"This is going to be hard" "This is going to 'suck'" "I'm going to have a terrible time" "I'm dreading going to work" Sound familiar? When we...

Because You Still Can

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Lammersen

He limped down the beach with pride -- his wife strolling by his side as their blonde Labrador retriever galloped happily in front of them, releasing ...

What Science Now Knows About Every Dream State

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

Scientists are beginning to grasp the various styles of dream narratives. More specifically, psychiatrists at University of Montreal are trying to untangle the qualitative differences between the three categories of dream-states.

With vs. For

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

When I work with people, I never consider them working "for" me, or me working "for" them, but "with" me as part of a team. I now understand why I've been met, time and again, with disappointment or frustration.

Daily Meditation: Breathe In, Breathe Out

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.10.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Happiness Is Donating Clothes That Are Too BIG!

Eve Beck | Posted 07.03.2015 | Impact
Eve Beck

HI SP! (Special People).... Well - First time I haven't written a blog for more than a month! It's been a very busy few months for me, as many of yo...

Cycling for FA Research and Awareness From the USA to Ireland

Kyle Bryant | Posted 07.01.2015 | Impact
Kyle Bryant

One of the main symptoms of Friedreich's ataxia (FA) is loss of proprioception or knowing where your arms and legs are in space without looking at them.

A Little Number 1 Can Save Your 2 Kidneys

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 06.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Urine testing dates back to Medieval times when doctors made diagnoses based on the "Urine Wheel." Physicians of old used to examine urine with their ...

Yoga Is Medicine for Our Times

Stephen H. Dinan | Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Stephen H. Dinan

Yoga is helping to create a global shift to a culture of oneness that is dissolving boundaries and infusing us all with love.

Really Beautiful Things Can Happen When You Make Eye Contact With A Stranger

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.29.2015 | Healthy Living

The infamous parental warning, "Don't talk to strangers," has its merits when you're young, but this poignant video illustrates how rebelling against ...

Innamoratevi! Lessons on Ethical Leadership

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 06.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Gaia Paradiso

I recently found in my bookshelf the script book of The Tiger and the Snow, one of Roberto Benigni's fairly recent movies (2005) where he plays the ro...

Could Sleep Apnea Be Tanking Your Daytime Productivity?

Firas Kittaneh | Posted 12.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Firas Kittaneh

Sleep apnea is commonly thought of something that affects only older or overweight individuals, when in reality the face of the condition is much broader. It can affect the young or old, male or female, and out of shape to super fit, so awareness of the condition's signs and effects proves important for everyone.

4 Steps to Backyard Yoga Bliss

Mel Sellick | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Mel Sellick

I'm going out on a limb and say most people don't even consider doing yoga in their backyards. Even among yogi friends, it's a rare bird that takes a mat outdoors to soak in the treasures summer serves up on the lawn.

5 Ways to Build Awareness This Summer

Nick Norton | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Nick Norton

To keep myself on a path of happiness, I've been practicing at cultivating some of this awareness everyday. And that's the best part -- it's only a direction. I'm always practicing, so there's no failing, only opportunities to improve. Here are five methods that I've incorporated into my day in order to become more in touch with myself.

#thinkMS: The 4th International MS Patient Summit In Rome

Sarah Cannata | Posted 05.19.2015 | Impact
Sarah Cannata

Even if you don't know what multiple sclerosis is, chances are, you've heard of it. If you know what it is, sadly, your life has probably been touched in some way by this neurological condition that according to Heathline.com, affects an estimated 2.5 million people worldwide.

Global Day for Hope Kicks Off Mental Health Awareness Month

Kathryn Goetzke | Posted 05.19.2015 | Impact
Kathryn Goetzke

Throughout the month of May, people of all ages are sharing messages of hope across social media, fueling the mission and inspiring a multitude of conversations promoting the importance of mental health care.