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This Author Proves It's The Small Moments That Are The Most Meaningful

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living

In an effort to cope with some of his darkest days in 2008, author Neil Pasricha started 1,000 Awesome Things. The blog quickly became a place that he...

How Mindfulness Meditation Expands Awareness

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.01.2015 | Science

The practice of mindfulness dates back at least 2,500 years to early Buddhism, and since then, it's played an important role in a number of spiritual ...

This Is How You Transform Stress Into A Beautiful Moment

Posted 02.13.2015 | Healthy Living

For the next 30 days, GPS for the Soul and meQuilibrium are providing you tips on how to live a healthier, happier and stress-free life. See the previ...

A Sense Of Wonder May Be Good For Your Health

New York Magazine | Melissa Dahl | Posted 02.11.2015 | World

Awe is probably not an emotion many of us experience on a regular basis; a childlike sense of wonder is hard to achieve when you're busy avoiding gian...

Why Time Sometimes Seems To Stand Still, And Why It's So Good For Us

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living

In today's increasingly fast-paced world, entire days breeze by without us stopping to really experience them. We allow individual moments to blend in...

Carolyn Gregoire

Experiences Of Art, Nature And Spirituality May Help Prevent Disease, Study Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.06.2015 | Science

Taking in the glory of nature at the top of a mountain peak, joining in a song of worship or viewing a breathtakingly beautiful piece of art are some ...

Cultivating This Overlooked Emotion Can Boost Your Well-Being And Quality Of Life

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living

When you look at a majestic natural landscape -- waterfalls, mountain ranges, vast deserts -- what do you feel? For many, the beauty of nature inspire...

Daily Meditation: A Childlike State Of Wonder

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.23.2014 | Religion

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

Open Letter to the Class of 2014 From a Mom Whose Son Will Not Graduate

Gisela Voss | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Gisela Voss

Most of your high school friends are graduating, Luke, and it's not that I begrudge them their milestones. It's just that on top of missing you, I am missing yours. So by way of channeling my grief into something positive, I dare write a letter to your classmates finishing college.

The Creation of Wow

Miriam Ava | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

You are your own greatest treasure, equipped with everything you need. Brilliance built in. What are you doing with that sparklingly magnificent life of yours?

Daily Meditation: Cultivate Awe In Your Life

Posted 02.19.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be pa...

Awe Increases Religious Belief

Matthew Hutson | Posted 02.12.2014 | Science
Matthew Hutson

An analysis of astronauts' reports reveals that for many, the awesomeness of spaceflight increased their belief in God. New research may explain why.

The Atheist That Taught Oprah About Belief

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 10.21.2013 | Religion

(RNS) What was supposed to be a touchy-feely, one-on-one interview by Oprah Winfrey with long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad has morphed into a broader, ...

What Hawaii Can Teach Us About Seizing The Day

Posted 10.11.2013 | Healthy Living

There's a saying in the Aloha state: "Lucky we live Hawaii." You see it on shirts, hats, bumper stickers, surfboards and -- perhaps most prolifically ...

Pull Others Closer and Feel Better Together

Kare Anderson | Posted 11.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

These three true stories share a vital trait that can you can adopt to boost your mood -- and your value and visibility with others -- as an individua...

How Wonder Eases Worry

Polly Campbell | Posted 09.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

When you feel yourself buried by worry, go outside, look around and also allow yourself to wonder how the universe keeps expanding and the flowers keep growing and the sun rises each day.

The Power and Beauty of Patience

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

We might resolve to respond to whatever arises with loving kindness, exploring what might be discovered. Enter life, in the raw and sweaty, and the test gets real darn fast. Getting distracted from good intention can be tricky and takes a bit of doing in the reframing department.

WATCH: This Video Will Jump Start Your Life In Less Than 3 Minutes

Posted 04.30.2014 | Good News

In under 180 seconds, this video will rewire your brain and have you seeing the world with new eyes. Jason Silva, host of National Geographic's Bra...

Think Happy, Be Happy: Tips To Access More Joy

Randy Taran | Posted 03.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Taran

Happiness has many aspects: From quiet appreciation to living with zest and passion, it's great to explore all the various facets available to you now. Inner happiness has many entry points. Try these out and notice how good you feel.

Science And Awe Aren't Mutually Exclusive

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 03.21.2013 | TED Weekends
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Scientific understanding, understanding the process of fetal development or any other complex phenomenon, need not limit the sense of awe with which we approach the world around us.

Close to the Surface

Lindsey Mead | Posted 11.26.2012 | Parents
Lindsey Mead

My 7-year-old son, Whit, held his hand over his chest. He closed his eyes, bending his blonde head slightly down, clearly paying attention to what he was feeling.

7 Things That Blow My Mind

Elad Nehorai | Posted 09.18.2012 | Religion
Elad Nehorai

The truth is, every moment, every second in this world is incredible. But we're just so used to it is all. If we take a moment to think about it, take a second out of our lives, we can really see how the world is, in fact, ridiculously incredibly mind-blowing.

The Beauty In Science And The Beauty In Judaism

Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman | Posted 01.07.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman

But what's fascinating is that two of elements -- curiosity and awe -- are two of the driving forces behind both science and Judaism. They are what lead us to see their inherent beauty.

Awe: Understanding Our Interconnectedness

Jake Bloch | Posted 12.11.2011 | Religion
Jake Bloch

On a deeper level, Awe is my rumination about my impressions of unity and interconnectedness as they exist on a fundamental level.

The Performing Philosophers

Jason Silva | Posted 10.19.2011 | Media
Jason Silva

There is a freshness and spontaneity to this art form, with its free-associative ruminations and ecstatic diatribes chasing aliveness, wonder and awe wherever they may be.