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Being Present

The Zero Sum Of 2016

Ryan Phipps | Posted 12.23.2016 | Religion
Ryan Phipps

"What is promise if not something that's impossible to live up to? Promise is inchoate and promise is what binds us. Some of us died, some got sick, s...

The Essential Foundation for Future Leadership

Pioneers for Change | Posted 11.29.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Giles Hutchins It is now clear to many leaders, managers and change agents that we need a new way of operating. Yet, so often we seek solutio...

Put Down Your Phone, Close Your Laptop and Be in the Now: Here's How

Quora | Posted 11.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul

How does one focus on being in the "present"? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by ...

Seasons Of Change

Brianna Smalley | Posted 10.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Brianna Smalley

I give you these questions to let your thoughts wander. To be able to step back and really reflect about how you experience each moment of your life. To slow down the movie reel and really feel your way through everything.

How To Enjoy Passage Of Time

Katie Morton | Posted 09.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Katie Morton

When you're in the present and allow yourself to feel the joy inherent in it, you get to feel how great your life is, the ordinariness of it, right now.

Where Are We Trying To Get To?

Lisa Rosas | Posted 09.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lisa Rosas

Once we get that life is a path filled with both challenges and moments of satisfaction as opposed to rainbow-like ideal at the end of the path, we can begin to go into each situation with our best foot forward.

Why Are You Waiting?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 08.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! ...

Why This Psychologist Suggests That You 'Love Your Kid A Bit Less'

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.08.2016 | OWN

All you need is love. The Beatles said it famously and people everywhere tend to agree with the power of this boundless emotion. People who aren’t D...

Good Olde Things

Ryan Phipps | Posted 08.07.2016 | Religion
Ryan Phipps

"Dear fellas, I can't believe how fast things move on the outside. I saw an automobile once when I was a kid, but now they're everywhere. The world we...

7 Keys To A Fantastic Marriage

Terri Britt | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Terri Britt

I let go of what a marriage is "supposed" to look like and, instead, created a different way of loving the man in my life. I'd like to share with you seven keys that I believe are the foundation of a fantastic marriage.

New Normal: GenZ-er On 'Being Present'

Grace Wong | Posted 07.21.2016 | Teen
Grace Wong

My generation, GenZ, has been characterized as the generation who does not remember a time without Internet, but how does that change how my peers vie...

6 Strategies To Finding Contentment In The Present

Melissa Wilder Joyce | Posted 06.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Melissa Wilder Joyce

There are times in all of our lives when we undoubtedly expend our energy and light towards hoping or wishing for something else, something different than what we currently already have in our possession.

Today, We Can Appreciate a Beautiful Sunset

Craig E. Sherman | Posted 05.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Craig E. Sherman

Let's not rely so heavily on the earth-shattering events to awaken us from the mechanical slumber that can sometimes pervasively control our lives. Let's all remember to live in this moment and celebrate life because while my father is right that we are all dying, at least for today, we are all living too.

What My Baby Can Teach Me, If I Will Slow Down and Learn From Her

Allison Pataki | Posted 05.24.2016 | Parents
Allison Pataki

Motherhood, in my seven months, has surprised me. And seeing my sisters and my friends becoming mothers, that has surprised and delighted me as well.

Winning the Mind Game

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 05.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Samie Al-Achrafi

The mind game consists of the tricks your mind sometimes plays on you, making you see reality based on old fears, prejudices and early conditioning. Instead of focusing on your old habits, you can become the agents of change. In fact, awareness is the change!

Do You Know How to Be Present?

Amanda Gore | Posted 05.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Gore

It was the last line that made me think. Our lives today are so busy, hectic, rushed and full of concerns that we forget to be with our families or friends when we are with them! Of course we are there physically, but mentally we are somewhere else.

6 Ways To Be Truly Present In Every Moment

Jennifer Wolfe | Posted 05.10.2016 | Fifty
Jennifer Wolfe

Those ordinary, extraordinary moments that as a parent take my breath away and remind me that the only way to move forward, to not blindly push through milestones and markers, is to breathe, to be present, to look up at life with my eyes wide open and my heart vulnerable.

A Call to Millennials

Michael Shvartsman | Posted 05.03.2016 | College
Michael Shvartsman

Thousands of American millennials will graduate from college this month. I am one of them. Many of my peers have secured jobs for themselves. I have not. As millennials begin to explore new opportunities, some important lessons come to mind.

Tea Time

Kim Kalicky | Posted 04.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kim Kalicky

Isn't it funny what of our past comes rushing back... at the oddest of times? I'm more of a coffee drinker than a tea drinker, but I do have a cuppa ...

Life: Are We There Yet?

Michael Thomas Sunnarborg | Posted 04.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Thomas Sunnarborg

And by keeping that mindset and applying it to my life, I have learned how to maintain an appreciation of the journey, not just the destination.

The Magic of Mindfulness

Amanda Gore | Posted 04.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Gore

Be open to learning; be flexible in your outlook and remind yourself that what you have learned is just what you have learned -- not gospel! And that life changes all the time.

Acknowleding Others

Judith Bowman | Posted 04.07.2016 | Business
Judith Bowman

Whether you are waiting to cash-out or check-in to your hotel room, standing in line at Starbucks or a business networking event ... or just passing another in the hall, being ignored and feeling invisible has become commonplace.

The Sweetness of Holding Space for Another

Lynn Hauka | Posted 03.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Lynn Hauka

You walk along with them without judgment, sharing their journey to an unknown destination. Yet you're completely willing to end up wherever they need to go. You give your heart, let go of control, and offer unconditional support.

Your Presence Is a Contribution

Padma Gordon | Posted 03.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Padma Gordon

I wanted to share some insights from my client sessions today as they are a source of inspiration for me and I hope they will be for you. The piece I ...

5 Easy Ways to Be Mindful Every Day

Bojana Jankovic | Posted 02.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Bojana Jankovic

I know that habits aren't easy to change. Here are five realistic steps you can take right now to be more mindful in your everyday life.