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7 Things You Need To Know To Tame The Monkey Mind

Panache Desai | Posted 09.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Panache Desai

The monkey mind is something every modern human is familiar with. It's that incessant thought stream that no matter how hard you try never seems to settle down.

One Minute Of Meditation, One Minute Of Yoga

Gopi Kallayil | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Gopi Kallayil

At 19 years old, I fulfilled my lifelong dream of becoming a yoga teacher. I graduated from the one-month intensive yoga teacher training program at t...

Revolutionary Way to Be Healthy #20: Aim for 85 Percent

Pilar Gerasimo | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Pilar Gerasimo

So one day I decided that striving for perfection really wasn't a necessary or helpful goal. And I struck a new deal with myself: Rather than feeling compelled to make healthy choices all the time, I would simply make healthy choices most of the time.

I Wanted to Be More Than a Mom

Ashley Gartland | Posted 04.08.2016 | Parents
Ashley Gartland

Sometime during that hazy postpartum period, I realized that writing wasn't what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. And yet, I also knew that motherhood wasn't my only purpose in life.

5 superpowers moms would want to have

Rubiena Duarte | Posted 03.27.2016 | Parents
Rubiena Duarte

Thinking about the name of my blog which focuses on all moms being superheroes everyday, I thought about asking some moms if they could have an actual...

Are Alpha Moms Crazy or Are You One of Them?

Rubiena Duarte | Posted 03.12.2017 | Parents
Rubiena Duarte

Yes, I have become an Alpha Mom or some form of it. As soon as I left my full-time job and started my own business my type A personality needed more structure and something to do. I dived into being the most involved mom -- websites, agendas, processes and proposals was just the start and it continued.

Life Is Your Biggest Creative Work

Kate Terry | Posted 03.11.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Kate Terry

In our lives and in our work, let's strive to reconcile the aspirational with the things we can't control. Let's not predetermine our fate by negativity. Don't predetermine misery or failure that doesn't need to be there. Acknowledge what you cannot control, but expand what you can.

5 Easy Steps To Experience More Balance In Your Life

Mihai Herman | Posted 01.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Mihai Herman

I believe working on yourself and maintaining a sense of balance can be more enjoyable and I am here to present a new way of dealing with your daily life so that you manage to experience a better sense of balance in everything that you do.

Liberations and Celebrations

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 01.05.2017 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

I feel so blessed to have come out of 2015 stronger, but I am at peace with seeing it go and letting go of past pains, mistakes and fears. I am looking forward to 2016 with so much excitement and anticipation, I can't contain it.

3 Powerful Practices to Embrace Your Full Life

Emily Madill | Posted 11.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Emily Madill

Receiving the opportunity to live a full life is meant to be a gift, not a burden. It all comes down to our perception and approach to life. See what happens when you add an element of gratitude to your view.

24 Hours -- It's Not As Long As You Think

Amanda Yuill | Posted 08.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Yuill

I've been doing a lot of mindfulness work lately, in particular trying to play the role of "curious observer" to my thoughts and behaviors. It was through this curious observation that I came to a shocking realization this week: Things take time.

Saying No to Find Our Greatest Yes

Paula Vital | Posted 05.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Paula Vital

We move towards our goal or desire with passion, commitment and vision, but ultimately we have to let it go. We have to return to the reality that we already have everything we need, the love and purpose we desire is already within us.

Work/Life Not Balanced? Enjoy It!

Marguerite Orane | Posted 05.01.2016 | Business
Marguerite Orane

The great quest of our life seems to be to find balance. We crave a sense of stability in our relationships between home and work, career and children, material desires and spirituality.

Beyond EQ: Why Do We Fail to Take a Deep Breath in a Tough Situation?

Karthik Rajan | Posted 06.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Karthik Rajan

We look for external solutions that can help us handle difficult situations. Sometimes the best solution is all internal. This blog is an analytical t...

How to Attain Exceptional Health in One Easy Step

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 04.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Put one manageable health activity in your calendar every day. Manageable means convenient, feasible or workable. Manageable means something you can do without rearranging your entire schedule. Manageable makes you happy. There is no changing who you are with manageable. There is just being who you are.

3 New Year's Resolution Remixes: How to Actually Enjoy Them This Time

Zach Dean | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

The end goal for most New Year's resolutions is living a better life, and I'd like to suggest the key to a better life is not cutting out something you love doing; rather, it's deliberately crafting a balanced life you enjoy.

Are You Thriving or Surviving?

Laura Berger | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Berger

But see, I unfortunately can't get you around the stark reality that dictating a life of your own is not possible without having the guts to make it happen so you can watch everyone trying to figure out how they are going to get in the pool with you.

Make Home Life a Priority Again

Jennifer L. Scott | Posted 12.10.2014 | HuffPost Home
Jennifer L. Scott

Is it possible to find a balance and be able to enjoy the wonders of the Internet and our favorite shows while also living well at home? With a little self-discipline and a change of perspective, it is possible to make our home life a priority again.

Self-Parenting: What's Your Style?

Andrea Wachter | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

No matter what kind of upbringing you experienced or what kind of self-parenting style you have adopted up until now, it's never too late to treat yourself with compassion and kindness. By lovingly nurturing, encouraging, and motivating yourself, you can become the parent you always wanted.

We're 'Killing Ourselves' With This Terrible Work Habit

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.09.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

For the average American, a work day consists of sitting behind a desk for at least eight hours with minimal movement. Despite knowing how detrimental...

Is Your Life in Balance? 6 Ways To Find Out

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 06.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

Maintaining balance in your life enables you to be more fit, have better overall health and embrace a better attitude toward life. Balance helps us feel more peaceful and at home in just about any situation.

7 Reasons a Girlfriend Escape Is a Mommy Must

Katherine Eskovitz | Posted 05.28.2014 | Parents
Katherine Eskovitz

Being on an airplane without my children feels like mistakenly leaving my house without a bra. Something is not right.

If President Obama Can Get Home for Dinner, Why Can't You?

Harvard Business Review | Dan McGinn | Posted 03.05.2014 | Home

No matter how challenging a C-suite job may be, it is surely dwarfed by the pressures of the U.S. presidency. No matter how many vacations they take o...

Turning Someday Into Payday

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 04.05.2014 | Small Business
MaryEllen Tribby

It is my belief that working moms have more influence on what our world will look like than any other single group of people. Plus, they have the responsibility to match.

No One Admires Your 60 Hour Work Week

Molly Borchers | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Molly Borchers

I'm going to let you in on a little secret. I only work about 40-45 hours a week.