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5 Things You Need to Know About Ditching Perfection During Meditation

Heather Regan | Posted 03.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Heather Regan

It's time to ditch the illusion of perfection in meditation and allow your mind to rest instead (as well as being ok with when it doesn't.) Here are five things you should know about befriending the meditation process and ditching the perfectionism when it arises.

The Breath of Freedom

Mark Matousek | Posted 03.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Mark Matousek

An interview with breathwork pioneers Richard Brown and Patricia Gerbarg It's among the most important physical functions our bodies perform--we do ...

5 Smart Ways to Be Insanely Cool!

Mona Shah Joshi | Posted 03.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mona Shah Joshi

Wearing expensive suits, carrying the latest gadgets or vacationing in Monte Carlo won't make you the most sought after person in room. Even my friend...

Healing Vigilante: Stop Making Resolutions Or Excuses, And Just Make Quiet Time

Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark | Posted 02.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark

If you are having trouble making this time for yourself, it might be a good idea to get some external support and make some profound life changes. Truly, 5-10 minutes per day is very little -- but it can create a huge shift.

We Sigh Without Realizing It Every Five Minutes. Here's Why.

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.10.2016 | Science

We sigh when we're stressed, when we're in love and when we practice yoga and meditation -- but that's not all. Our brains signal for us to sigh every...

4 Secrets to Lose Weight Without Dieting

Ayda Ersoy | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayda Ersoy

How many times did you try a diet and lose weight, only to gain it back again? You probably did see short-term success, but it didn't last. Am I right...

Stress: Moving From Threat to Thrive

Ed Harrold | Posted 01.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Ed Harrold

Are you ready to starting reducing the stress in your life? Life isn't about surviving, it's about thriving. And the power to choose surviving or thriving is all in your head. Breathe ... perceive ... receive.

WHiP It! Dive Into Your Love Drop -- A Meditation

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 01.22.2016 | Divorce
Amy Elias, MS When we attend to...

The Assignment of a Lifetime: Breathe

Padma Gordon | Posted 12.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Padma Gordon

In my counseling practice where I teach about how to be in your body, how to be more loving and how to be in mindful relationships I find that breath is one of my greatest allies. Intentional breathing is actually the top homework assignment I give my clients.

Want to Let Go? 5 Ways Not to Even Pick It Up

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 12.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ed and Deb Shapiro

You can do the same with your irritating and demanding relatives: Take no notice of the negative but just reply with a positive. It's fun to see what happens! Here are some other ways we can help ourselves.

The Current State of Total Madness

William Spear | Posted 12.09.2015 | World
William Spear

"Nothing comes from violence and nothing ever could." Sting We are all mad. Not just angry, crazy or furious; we have all begun to go stark raving...

Is Distraction Stealing Your Life? 8 Ways to Stop This Thief!

Trilby D. Johnson | Posted 12.07.2015 | Women
Trilby D. Johnson

With the Christmas and New Year period rapidly approaching, I was reminded of a conversation I had had with a friend earlier in January. We had been discussing how the busyness over the Christmas and New Year period can distract us from our true resolutions. And as women this distractional pull is huge as you juggle so much, not only for yourself, but others around you too.

Busy Woman's Guide: An ER Doc's Tips for Keeping Your Cool

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie

People who can function in a crisis are no less emotional, no less invested, no less worried, than those who cannot function. It's a mindset, and it takes practice. Try these tips and see for yourself -- and remember, you've got this.

Take a Deep Breath

Diana Lang | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Diana Lang

Let yourself breathe deeply, consciously and lovingly. Let every breath affirm you. Take life in hugely. Let it go utterly. Live large. And let this next breath open up your world!

The Secret Sauce to Savoring the Holidays

Debbie Lyn Toomey | Posted 11.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Debbie Lyn Toomey

The Secret Sauce to Savoring the Holidays for Busy People by Debbie Lyn Toomey Speaker, Author, Trainer How many times have you heard yourself or o...

Reshape Your Body With Your Breath

Margaret Marshall | Posted 10.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Good health is something we should strive for, and vanity is a great motivator. The days you feel great, you also look awesome. You take the time and...

Relieve Stress by Being Present: 3 Simple Reminders

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 10.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

Being a spiritual person means that you honor your body and care for it as much as you do your psyche. Your body is here for you, to take you through your days on this planet. It's a vital part of who you are. The more you honor the body and keep it healthy, the happier and more relaxed you will be.

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...

Learning to Breathe Again

Aia Hawari | Posted 10.07.2015 | College
Aia Hawari

This final drag fills my tired lungs as the red tip of this white cancer stick glows. My mind covets the rush of this smoke, tricking my good senses to envelop in the temporary and forget that it's killing me. I feel light headed and I know I need to let it out.

Holding My Breath

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 10.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

Sometimes we are forced to open our eyes and realize the beauty that surrounds us no matter the season. The seasons are changing. I can't stop that. I can, however, embrace the unique goodness this very season offers. After all, this moment is all any of us are guaranteed. What's the use in ignoring its unique, unbridled, and nondiscriminatory beauty?

Ways to Create a Positive Day

Linda Lauren | Posted 09.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Lauren

I often think about how to start each day. My goal is to create a day to look forward to and embrace in terms of positive energy. In the fast-paced ...

The Present Is a Wonderful Gift: 8 Exercises on How to Discover It

Martín Llorens | Posted 09.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Martín Llorens

The following are eight exercises that you can put to practice whenever you want to consciously connect to your present and discover the only reality that truly exist in our lives, the magic behind the power of now.

What to Do When in a Shame Attack

Gabriella Taylor | Posted 09.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Gabriella Taylor

Imagine this. You just f**ed up royally. Not only that, but you were busted, to boot. Now - imagine what your internal response is. Maybe it's a re...

4 Easy Steps to Take You from Stress to Bliss

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 09.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kate Bartolotta

Whatever type of work you do, we all have those days. You know, those days. The days where we've been running ourselves ragged, and it's still not e...

How to Breathe at 12,000 Feet

Kyle Bryant | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Kyle Bryant

This post was originally featured on As we cranked away at 12,000', the air became thinner and thinner. The trees disappeared. Summ...