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Look Within: A Mindfulness Shift

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 06.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

This shift in how you view mindfulness -- loving being alive rather than practicing human experiences -- is enough to cause a profound change in yourself, the kind of change worth bringing to the world.

Look Within: Energetic Solutions to Increase Success

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

Having the energy to sustain action towards a long-term goal isn't easy. Here are three tips that will fire you up for your toughest and lengthiest missions:

5 Ways To Manage Your Day To Day Life As A Parent To Kids On The Spectrum, Without Draining All Your Energy Levels

Cecilie Aslaksen | Posted 05.24.2016 | Parents
Cecilie Aslaksen

These steps can -- and should -- be implemented in your daily life, all year around. Some of them you might already use, but it can be useful to get them listed out. I know I need to be reminded from time to time.

May You Breathe

Miriam Ava | Posted 04.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

When you allow yourself to breathe, to take deep, determined, freeing breaths that drown out the melodrama of your mind until it's silenced, and event...

The Value of One

Brianna Upton | Posted 04.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brianna Upton

Breathe it in and fully release to the pure bliss of one. Do this often, because you can. Because we have one life. And time is not promised to any of us, so why would we ever waste a moment when we truly know the value of one?

How to Live a Life With Purpose

Amber Voiles | Posted 04.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Amber Voiles

While on your path of self-discovery remember, above all, to be gracious and kind to yourself. You will make mistakes. You will be tested, so that your values can become increasingly clear. When your values become clear, your desires and your dreams, they too become clear. They become markers on your map of destiny. They are indications of what you have every right to achieve

Look Within: We Can Run, But We Can't Escape

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 03.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

In those moments, in front of the mirror or mobile screen, when being "liked" is lacking, the void is filled by insecurity. When insecurity prevails, two nasty mindsets often occur.

6 Heart­-Warming and Fun Stress Busters

Tom Casano | Posted 03.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

When you're trying your best to achieve your goals and follow your dreams, there will be obstacles that can get in your way. These obstacles can sometimes lead to stress and if that stress is allowed to build it can eventually hinder your drive for success.

6 Ways to Increase Focus and Celebrate Single Tasking

Susie Wolbe | Posted 02.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Susie Wolbe

Whether you decided to focus on one job at a time on Single Tasking Day or not, make it a goal to decrease distractions and improve focus and attention. Enjoy accomplishing more, doing a better job on each undertaking, and spending less time on every assignment.

A Valentine State of Mind

Laura Lowery | Posted 02.12.2016 | Women
Laura Lowery

Last night I taught yoga at the women's shelter. They always thank me profusely for coming, as though I am the one doing the favor, as though I am the one doing the giving. Last night I was given a card signed by the staff, and chocolates.

Look Within: Find the Silver Lining

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

If you're ever gonna find a silver lining It's gotta be a cloudy day If you wanna fill your bottle up with lightening You're gonna have to stand in th...

Look Within

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 01.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

You are authentic when what you say matches what you feel, think and do. Authentic people don't say "yes" when they're thinking "no" and, even more importantly, they don't say "no" when their hearts are telling them "go for it." There's no discrepancy between their inner and outer lives.

How to Fall in Love With Patience

Gina Soleil | Posted 12.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Gina Soleil

As torturous as having to be patient may be, it's in the moments that require us to be patient that we become our greatest self. Patience is one of life's great lessons, and what we learn during those agonizing moments is in reality a precious gift.

How Autumn Can Teach Us to Chill Out

Rupa Mehta | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

In autumn, the world seems cool in a way that I think we should pay attention to and carry with us throughout the year. So, cool down! Take a cue from Mother Nature and chill out. Chilling out is a treat, a period of change between intensity and rest.

Learning to Walk

Julia Fehrenbacher | Posted 11.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Julia Fehrenbacher

I walk one step, then another through holy golden light and all I can say is oh. my. God. Because there is no way anything other than a divine, mak...

Don't Touch My Thong, Please!

Christine Martitz | Posted 10.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Christine Martitz

(Photo Courtesy Christine Martitz) When it comes to doing laundry there are many things to be mindful of. You have to follow the care-tag, separate c...

Mélanie Laurent Is The Kind Of Female Filmmaker We Need More Of

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment

Mélanie Laurent has been acting in France since she was 14 years old, but most people recognize her best as Shosanna, the Jewish woman who runs, and ...

5 Stress Reduction Techniques to Use Now

Kim Bowen | Posted 09.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Kim Bowen

I created my own toolbox of simple techniques to instantly calm me and help me focus. It makes me feel like I'm living more and actually enjoying even the days of chaos. Next time you're about to freak out, try these tips instead.

Beautiful Burden: Iran U.S. Identity

Shaghayegh Farsijani | Posted 08.06.2015 | Women
Shaghayegh Farsijani

Some nights are so unforgettable the world stops for a moment or two. Old and new friends alike gathered at my dear friend's home, Diana, while we chatted, exchanged ideas and read passages from "The Burden of My Red Lips in Tehran."

My Husband Told Me I Look FAT!

Lisa Lewtan | Posted 06.17.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Lewtan

The other night my husband told me I looked FAT! At least that was what I "heard."

Questions of Truth

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 06.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

Questions of Truth When was the last time you felt a liberating moment of truth claw its way from deep inside you, reach the surface and spring out...

Don't Be Afraid To Trust In The Unknown

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.15.2015 | Healthy Living

“I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them have never happened,” renowned American author Mark Twain once said. It...

Three Simple Steps to Get You Out of Your Head and Into the Moment

Kevin Seldon | Posted 05.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin Seldon

Clear your mind and make a choice to do whatever comes next. Step out of autopilot and take back the controls. I have no idea where you will end up, but I can assure you that you'll be present when you get there.

One Thing You Can Do to Know Yourself Better

Amy Crumpton | Posted 05.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Crumpton

stocksnap.io by Daniel Bowman The rain was coming down hard on the skylight in my living room just before 6 a.m. I breathed in the smell of my coff...

Stop Listening to Your Yoga Teacher

Amber Voiles | Posted 05.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Amber Voiles

I teach yoga for a living. I try to teach this to my students. I try to remind them that they should listen to themselves first and me second. As a teacher you'd think teaching myself would be easy. It's not.