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Balanced Life

How to Find Balance While Living Fully

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 08.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

When any one area of your life is significantly off-balance, it throws you off in every other aspect, taking you out of your "A" game and making you feel a little less awesome than you actually are.

'Wellthy': Possessing the Resources and Resourcefulness to Thrive in All Life Domains

Ulrick Graham | Posted 08.07.2013 | Black Voices
Ulrick Graham

Being "wellthy" is a holistic approach to being, thinking, feeling and doing. It is a revolutionary model with implications for all our cultural systems.

Hit and Run

Amy Oraefo | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Oraefo

Pain is relative and suffering is optional. Do not choose to suffer through anything in silence. Who knows, you could be the driving force responsible for assisting a person in completely recovering or even avoiding their next personal crisis.

Margot Franssen: We Need to Reframe Success -- Here's How

Margot Franssen | Posted 07.17.2013 | Women
Margot Franssen

Women and men can redefine what it means to be successful, but first they need to be honest with themselves.

The Tale of the Gold Earring

Dr. Debbie Magids | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Debbie Magids

I am someone who attaches easily and strongly, never gives up, and pushes through many obstacles, even if I tire or get scared or hurt. Perseverance comes naturally to me. Letting go does not. And herein lies where I've gotten my biggest life lesson.

Dr. Toy Talks About: Outdoor Play

Stevanne Auerbach | Posted 06.05.2013 | Parents
Stevanne Auerbach

It is important to balance playtime indoors and outdoors. Outdoor play gives children extra benefits and should be encouraged as much as possible.

Free Yourself From Emotional Debt: Move Beyond Pain From the Past

Ashley Ryan | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ryan

We all know what debt is. Some of us, most of us, still have a few we're paying off. Student loans, car payments, mortgages. But what about the unseen debts, debts that are invisible to the naked eye but instead live within our hearts?

Why 'Me Time' Matters

Mia Redrick | Posted 04.23.2013 | Parents
Mia Redrick

The journey of parenting is far from a straight line. In fact, it can be a daily dose of zig-zags as we learn what really matters and how to truly enjoy the journey. I have made time at least once a week for the last fourteen years to be alone with myself because I deserve and want it.

Achieving Balance in Exercise

Jennifer Langione | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Langione

Although I am still new to practices like yoga and Pilates, I am happy to have found additional ways to improve my fitness and challenge my body.

5 Ways To Find Balance This Year

Posted 01.11.2013 | Healthy Living

Julie Morgenstern for Have you ever been ice skating? Maybe you wobbled when you first got in the rink, nearly tipping over. Once...

B Is for Balance

Andrea Wachter | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

When we achieve a balance on the outside with our schedules, we can make time and room to strive for an internal balance with kind self-talk, and to learn how to be more relaxed, accepting, content, and present.

Meditation, Music And Martial Arts: Tools That Help This Star Unwind

Posted 10.23.2012 | Healthy Living

The stress and strains of our always-connected lives can sometimes take us off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance. ...

How to Get 'It' When You Don't Feel Like 'It'

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

The basis for my work is a concept called "Do IT well and make IT fun." And when I refer to the IT, I'm not referring to information technology, but r...

Too Busy To Read This Blog? Try This To Stress Less

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 12.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Access your place of power when the juggling begins to feel out of hand. Tasks or roles that start to feel like just "going through the motions" can feel more meaningful or important when you are confronting them as your optimal and most present self.

Balance, Shmalance ... Why The Mentality Is Overrated

Rory Vaden | Posted 10.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Rory Vaden

Balance is not a benchmark you should be measuring yourself by, and it's not a standard that will bring you a life you love. Embrace the season. Embrace the focused imbalance.

Happiness is Overrated...Try Fulfillment

Karen Kimsey-House | Posted 07.15.2012 | Fifty
Karen Kimsey-House

Seeking happiness isn't wrong, it's just limiting. It's only one color on the rainbow of human experience.

Soul-Talk: Let Go Of Toxicity And Restore Balance To Your Life

Russell Bishop | Posted 07.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

After sharing with Chan Luu the work we are doing to create our GPS for the Soul app and go-to-guide for getting back on course when stress overtakes us, I asked her to share how she manages to keep herself in balance.

With Yoga, Tai-Chi, Balance Expectations, Expand Your Calm, Flexibility

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.19.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Combining movement with meditative practices can help protect your good health -- but let common sense control expectations.

You Don't Have to be Rich to Seek Well-Being

Annie McKee | Posted 04.28.2012 | Impact
Annie McKee

When we are at our lowest point, hope is most powerful. When we are most stressed and troubled, finding peace within is the most rewarding. When we are most in need, small gifts are most precious.

Is Your Job Dictating Your Happiness?

Holly Sidell | Posted 03.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

Let me ask you -- really, are you living? Living to what -- living to make money so that we can pay rent or a mortgage on a place that we only really sleep in? Pay for a car that pretty much only transports us to and from work?

The Gift of Presence: An Uncommon Practice in a Busy World

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 02.20.2012 | Parents
Akoshia Yoba

My greatest gift to my children this holiday season will be to practice being fully present when I am with them. I will wrap myself in a bow and regularly give them my undivided attention.

Three Travel-Writer Tips to Help You Focus in Life

Lea Lane | Posted 09.05.2011 | Travel
Lea Lane

Have you noticed how you seem to observe more acutely when you travel to a foreign destination or even an unfamiliar neighborhood? As a travel writer...

What Do The Ten Commandments Have To Say About Living A Balanced Life? Honor Your Mother And Father

Lorna Bright | Posted 07.05.2011 | Religion
Lorna Bright

Just like a mother and father give all that they are for the health and success of their child, we too can live happy, healthy and successful lives by balancing both sides of our nature, honoring and valuing all that we are.

The Importance Of Scheduling Your 'You' Moments

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

There are so many time-stealers these days. Here in New York, people are moving so fast that they are almost flying through the streets. But where are we really going?


Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard