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An Introduction to the Wisdom of the Chakras: Tools for Navigating the Complexity of Life

Ellen Tadd | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Ellen Tadd

The following post is adapted from THE WISDOM OF THE CHAKRAS: TOOLS FOR NAVIGATING THE COMPLEXITY OF LIFE (Lantern Books) by Ellen Tadd. Some people ...

Balancing Act: How to Remain Active for Life

Jacqueline Gikow | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Jacqueline Gikow

Along with regular aerobic exercise and weight training, balance exercises are important as we get older (did you know that means from age 35 on?). Such exercises really can help you improve your balance and prevent the possibility of falling.

The Delusion About Balance in Beer: It's More Than Hops and Malt

Stefan Anderson | Posted 05.13.2016 | Taste
Stefan Anderson

There are far too many vague, yet commonly used terms in the beer world. Most people would struggle to explain what smooth, light, heavy, or drinkability actually mean, but there's one term that is the most questionable and pervasive: Balance.

3 Reasons To Hit The Parental Pause Button

Stephanie Ortiz | Posted 05.11.2016 | Parents
Stephanie Ortiz

The word "pause" is a very familiar term. In my house, pause usually represents either the button I hit on the TV remote to (loudly) announce that dinner is ready. That's for the younger kids.

Make Your Health a Priority

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Whether the perfect balance exists or not, one thing is clear: it is all part of the journey. Decide what is most important to you and make it the priority. For me, balance happens when I am present; when I am having fun while still striving, and when I am able to marry my priorities with my passions.

Jump Off.....

Emma Bellis Ferreira | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Emma Bellis Ferreira

Over the last year and a bit, my life has totally changed for the better. I had a little boy called Henry, who is a complete and utter joy. I quit my ...

Forget About Work-Life Balance

Susan R. Lichtenstein | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Susan R. Lichtenstein

No matter how hectic our lives, we can find these moments of balance. The first step in that quest is to stop thinking about work as necessarily conflicting with our family time, our spiritual time, our health time, our marital time, our "me" time. The balance we seek doesn't come in each of our 24 hours, on every one of our days. But we can find those moments of balance here and there, we can cherish and savor those moments, and they can fuel the times when, for whatever reason, "balance" feels like a goal that's gone missing.

My Love/Hate Relationship with Technology

Sandy Abrams | Posted 05.03.2016 | Business
Sandy Abrams

This week is National Small Business Week (May 1-7) and much of the digital conversation celebrating our 53rd annual #NSBW focuses on how technology ...

Digging Out of the Talking Trap

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

I fell into a trap recently. A talking-trap. A guy-who-wouldn't-stop-talking-to-me-no-matter-what-I-did trap. It happened while Hubbie and I were vaca...

The Double Vision of Blind Faith

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Faith is blind when we believe in something unseen without any or sufficient evidence. Underlying many of our actions is our belief that it will lead ...

Giving things the attention they deserve...

Sherlyn Dorsey | Posted 04.28.2016 | Parents
Sherlyn Dorsey

As I sit and reflect about the times when i've felt most overwhelmed, frustrated and out of sorts, I am always hit with the glaring truth, it's becau...

Souping: Yet Another Dead End Dieting Trend

Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC

Voted one of the most popular diet trends of 2016, souping has taken the nation by storm. I'm left scratching my head as to why? Personally, I like my soup as a side to something else -- like a plate full of food that hasn't been deprived of its need to be chewed.

Arianna Huffington's Personal Advice for Busy Mothers

Kelly Pietrangeli | Posted 04.15.2016 | Parents
Kelly Pietrangeli

I recently had the pleasure of attending an inspirational talk in Madrid by Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post and author of the wonde...

#BrainReinvention - The Irony of Social Media and Smart Phones 24/7

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 04.11.2016 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

#BrainReinvention - The Irony of Social Media and Smart Phones 24/7 It's quite ironic that I would share this blog today as my agency is handling ...

5 Myths About Romantic Relationships

Michael Thomas Sunnarborg | Posted 04.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Thomas Sunnarborg

Our relationships with others are an essential part of our lives. Through our relationships, we can learn to grow and recognize the reflections of ourselves in others, especially within our closest connections -- romantic relationships.

The Privilege of Living With a Pet

Linda Ford | Posted 04.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Ford

We had a serious conversation with each other several months back -- we made a pact -- that when things would become too uncomfortable, we'd do what we had to do. Fortunately, for Gemma and for us, that moment was adamantly clear to all three of us.

Justin Trudeau Shows Off His Amazing Balancing Skills In Viral Photo

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 03.31.2016 | World

Beyond his political prowess, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made international headlines for his hair, his sex appeal, his selfies, and n...

Work-Life Balance Doesn't Exist

Jennifer Maynard | Posted 03.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Maynard

There is no secret, pill or magic wand that can be waved to create balance. There aren't 10 questions you can ask yourself that will magically make you balanced. Sorry... it takes work, and a lot of it. It is personal and you must analyze your own needs in order to achieve balance.

Training Your Brain to Be a World Class Champion!

Pamela Levin | Posted 03.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Pamela Levin

When it comes right down to it, becoming a world class athlete and champion takes a tremendous amount of brain power. It all begins with your brain a...

3 Ways Your Mind Can Control You

Michael Thomas Sunnarborg | Posted 03.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Thomas Sunnarborg

Our minds are an integral part of our three-part being: mind, body and spirit. We often associate the mind with our head, thoughts, and logic, though our minds are simply data banks of memories and impressions -- a virtual scrapbook of thoughts and experiences.

Inside the Miracle: An Interview With Mark Nepo

Mark Matousek | Posted 03.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Matousek

How can suffering lead to wholeness? The beloved poet-philosopher explains. Mark Nepo is an author and teacher with more than forty years experience...

Is It True That You Must Choose Only Three Of The Following: Work, Sleep, Family, Fitness, Friends?

Quora | Posted 03.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul

Does the "entrepreneur's dilemma" as described by Randi Zuckerberg ring true for people in the business world? originally appeared on Quora - the know...

How My Daughter Put The SPRING Back In My Step

Stephanie Ortiz | Posted 03.15.2016 | Parents
Stephanie Ortiz

Spring is finally on its way, baby! The weather this week was finally more inviting here in the Northeast, and I found my mood initially rising with the surging outdoor temperature. There is something about leaving the winter coats behind as we swing out the front door in the mornings that's an immediate morale-booster.

Four Simple Steps to Live in Balance -- With No Limits

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 03.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

How does it feel to truly live in balance? It's a compelling question, especially in this election year of high-stakes, below-the-belt campaigning. Bu...

Boundaries for Empaths

Jenn Bovee | Posted 03.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jenn Bovee

I don't honestly remember hearing much about boundaries until I was in my late twenties. Even then, my memories of it are very vague and generic. For ...