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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...

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, ...

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 ...

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 run...

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 06.17.2015 | 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 06.12.2015 | 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 05.15.2015 | 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 05.12.2015 | 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 ...

Stop Listening to Your Yoga Teacher

Amber Voiles | Posted 05.07.2015 | 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.

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...

A Voice Found

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

The voice. It is the purest reflection of one's self and is the instrument from which our passions pour. It carries our emotions, gives wings to the ...

They're Up! How About You?

Millie Grenough | Posted 06.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Millie Grenough

Credit: Millie Grenough Pretty amazing, isn't it? Tons of snow atop them for weeks. And now these voluptuous velvets emerge. Just like that. No bruis...

Just Breathe

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

Here's a challenge: name the word and/or action that will get you through your own slump. Write it down (and share it below!). Put it where you'll see it. Look at it again and again. Take it in. Own it. Complete it. Be it. Repeat it. When you do, you'll blow beyond your negative self-perceptions and external projections, fixing your gaze instead on powerful truths inside you.

Uncertain Ground

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

How little trust I have in this body and Cystic Fibrosis after it has betrayed me so vehemently these past months. It is not "if" my body will betray me again, but "when." But I must do it.

Unyielding Tenacity

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 05.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

I am learning not to allow the past events to fill me with fear, or the unknown of the future to fill me with trepidation, but to live for the beauty that is present in this very moment. Cystic fibrosis may be progressively present in my life, but it will not rule by fear. I will breathe bravely: continually renewed by the strength and tenacity that live within, knowing I am never alone in this fight.

The Air of Fragility

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

As I continue to navigate this new phase of my journey, each morning I still awake with hope and the belief that it's a new day filled with great possibility. I am learning to embrace the simplicity that life is built upon while never forgetting how truly fragile it all is.

6 Breathing Tricks To Help You Fall Asleep Faster Tonight

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living

There's no question that many of us would like to improve the quality of our sleep each night. Tossing, turning, waking up frequently, struggling to f...

The People I Work With Are Driving Me Nuts!

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Kimanzi Constable

However you approach the situation, remember to stay calm. The situation will only get worse if you lose your temper. Your goal is to resolve the strife in a way that makes a better environment for everyone.