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Believe In Yourself And Dreams Come True!

Nick Katsoris | Posted 01.28.2016 | Parents
Nick Katsoris

Imagine if 18 time Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps' mother never took him to swimming practice, or if three time Oscar winner Meryl Streep was told not to audition for the school play.

A Phenomenal Man Driven to See Children Succeed

Tenille Livingston | Posted 01.26.2016 | Education
Tenille Livingston

Ron Clark never intended on becoming a teacher nor did he have a teaching license. Clark was convinced by his mother to substitute in a North Carolina School and it was that experience that forever changed his life.

Strong Foundation

Mitch Rosenzweig | Posted 01.19.2016 | Religion
Mitch Rosenzweig

It was slightly cold and pale, and near silence filled the air. Grey, opaque light dusted the space with stillness. Four hundred and sixty-six feet tall, the tower soars over everything you can see. By today's standards, it isn't that tall.

Changing Your Mindset to Achieve Success

Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC | Posted 01.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC

How Can I Change My Mindset? Many of us stunt our growth and stop ourselves from getting what we want by having a fixed mindset. We have that voice i...

How to Use the Law of Attraction for Storm Trooper Parking

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 12.14.2015 | Parents
Kay Tacke Morse

It's pouring in Portland. After a record breaking spring, summer, fall of sunshine on our shoulders, the clouds have stormed in. With the extra driv...

Santa Claus: To Believe or Not to Believe

Lisa Pullen Kent | Posted 12.06.2015 | Parents
Lisa Pullen Kent

I am not ready to have this conversation, though I'm not surprised it's come up now. Discussions of this magnitude frequently begin in the car, shouted over the top of Taylor Swift while I'm negotiating traffic, trying to make it to cheer practice on time.

How Believing in Myself Landed Me a Dream Job

Antonio L. Vereen | Posted 11.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Antonio L. Vereen

For many years, I didn't believe in myself. Sure, I talked the talk. Said the right things that I thought people wanted to hear. Made empty promise...

Finding My Religion

Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC | Posted 11.18.2015 | Religion
Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC

At 16, when I left the Jehovah's Witness religion, I made a scrapbook full of things I wanted to celebrate and do when I was an adult and had my own life. Cut and pasted magazine clippings for holiday parties and pink frosted birthday cakes were plastered on every page.

Your Lost Dream...

Daniela Nikolova | Posted 11.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Daniela Nikolova

In those moments when you have your arms wrapped around a dream that never happened and you are finding it hard to let go... In those moments exactl...

I See Hungry People

Dr. Cheryl Action Jackson | Posted 10.26.2015 | Impact
Dr. Cheryl Action Jackson

When I meet families who are hungry, I see an opportunity to not just feed their bodies, but to show them that someone cares and they will make it through the hard times, just as I did.

The Music of Tarot

Becky Millard | Posted 10.20.2015 | Fifty
Becky Millard

His face looks up from his shuffling only for a moment before he hands you the deck. He'll ask a simple favor that holds the answers you've been waiting for. The cards only show the same design, each back like the back of the one before it.

Say Yes

Mila Atmos | Posted 09.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Mila Atmos

We do not know what is around the corner, so we often cling to the negative feelings surrounding past events. It can be hard to let go, and often for good reason. I struggle all the time to release, and stay open. That evening I learned, even more so than my son, that when we trust that the universe conspires in our favor, good things happen

#Katrina10: How Trust Faith and Grace Got Us Out of New Orleans in the Knick of Time

Laura Aiisha | Posted 08.31.2015 | Impact
Laura Aiisha

I watched as the stories came in that covered the destruction, fatalities and the chaos that ensued. And my heart ached for all those who were missing, dead and displaced as a result of this storm and the busted levies. This experience had an impact on me I will never forget.

Jennifer Lawrence's Cher Impression Will Make You Believe In Life After Love

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.10.2015 | Entertainment

Everyone was already geeking out over Jennifer Lawrence meeting Bill Murray at Comic-Con, but on Thursday, the actress sang a litt...

Shawn Mendes Releases Music Vid For "Believe" (And It features Dove Cameron)!

Carly Steyer | Posted 06.30.2015 | Teen

Shawn Mendes has just released two music videos in three days and all we can say is: WOW. Following the release of a music video for his heartfelt ...

A Marriage Vow to Remember

Marshall Cannon | Posted 05.14.2015 | Weddings
Marshall Cannon

When I got married in 2012, my wife and I wrote our own vows. It is the vogue thing to do these days. What I soon learned is that the writing of one's vows can be intimidating and extremely personal.

The Law of Attraction Is a Crock

Jennie Mustafa-Julock | Posted 05.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jennie Mustafa-Julock

The law of attraction is total bullshit. There. I said it. I know the self-help police are on their way now to fit me for a straightjacket and make su...

Say I Can't and I'll Prove You Wrong

Chelsea Berler | Posted 03.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Chelsea Berler

Living with a "can't" mindset can be debilitating and prevent us from reaching something truly great in our lives. But how do we shake it? How do we use the word "no" as fuel for our creativity and power for overcoming our obstacles? I'm going to tell you how I did it.

Same Problem, Different Year?

Michelle Bersell | Posted 03.09.2015 | Women
Michelle Bersell

The people who give up on change are the ones who end up either crotchety about New Year's resolutions (and life), over do some behavior (think eating, drinking, shopping, sex) to escape their reality to dull out their pain.

Take Your Own Good Advice and 9 Other Tips for Parenting in 2015

Steph Thompson | Posted 03.07.2015 | Parents
Steph Thompson

"Breathe, count to 10," Oscar told me on the afternoon recently when I was hyperventilating because guests were about to arrive for a holiday get-together and nothing was ready, including me. "You told me that, remember?"

A Christmas Miracle

Sarah Amento | Posted 02.28.2015 | Parents
Sarah Amento

The understanding that they can lose me is very real. Belief is the only thing they have. If they only dealt with "reality," or what they see, imagine how defeating this would be.

What to Do When You're at One of Life's Crossroads

Krysti Turznik | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Krysti Turznik

Sometimes you just need to know that you can do it. That you already have all the knowledge, tools, skills, and abilities to begin (and often achieve) your goals. Sometimes you just need someone beside you who will offer what you need rather than what you want.

Dear Daughter, Always Believe

Jenn Delekta | Posted 02.16.2015 | Parents
Jenn Delekta

My dear daughter, I know one day you will not believe in the man in the red suit, but for now you do and I choose to believe with you.

Believing in Santa

Cathy Cassani Adams | Posted 02.16.2015 | Parents
Cathy Cassani Adams

Receiving toys and opening presents is great, but it's fleeting and only a small piece of the big picture. Santa reminds us to reconnect to our childlike awareness so that we notice the love and magic in our everyday lives.

The Sweatpants That Saved Christmas

Stephanie Giese | Posted 02.08.2015 | Parents
Stephanie Giese

I still remember covering my mouth with my hands because I couldn't help the gasp that escaped my lips when I saw that he was really real.