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Kristina Cavit Teaches Mindfulness To Those Who Need It Most

Sarah Illingworth | Posted 07.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Illingworth

Classes are designed to help goers address a wide range of needs, from conflict resolution and stress reduction to developing empathy and compassion.

Bad News -- You Have Cancer

Byron Katie | Posted 05.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Byron Katie

Until you experience death as a gift, your work's not done. So if you're afraid of it, that shows you what to question next. There's nothing else to do; you're either believing these childish stories, or you're questioning them--there's no other choice.

You Only Need Your Own Approval

Kristen Brown | Posted 05.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kristen Brown

Each one of us comes here with a purpose -- a divine purpose to shine our light in the world. To be all that we are meant to be and live a purpose driven, love-centered life. It starts with accepting and loving all that you innately are by sharing your genuine self with the world no matter what others think.

It Only Takes One to Have a Happy Marriage

Byron Katie | Posted 05.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Byron Katie

It doesn't take two people to end war in a marriage; it takes only one. And if two people have ended it, life can be twice as beautiful.

Superb News for People Who Like to Be in Control and for Those Who Don't

Amy Crumpton | Posted 04.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Crumpton

photo by Michael Fertig One year ago today, my mom and I quietly sipped coffee in the small family cafeteria at the Hospice House. It had been a l...

Walk Out of Your Dream: A Meeting With Adyashanti

Mark Matousek | Posted 04.22.2016 | Religion
Mark Matousek

What do spiritual masters know about the mind? Adyashanti is an American-born spiritual teacher devoted to serving the awakening of all beings. His...

What We Can Learn About True Freedom From Ex-Convicts, Special Ops Vets and Byron Katie

Alisha Das Hayes | Posted 04.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Alisha Das Hayes

We can change. I saw it first-hand! But we need to keep choosing into the freedom that lowers our prison walls. Regardless of how constricting our environment is, as we choose our response, over and over, the shackles of our lower natures drop away and we are liberated.

A World Out of Control

Byron Katie | Posted 04.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Byron Katie

nd when you've stopped making war with reality, you are what changes, totally without control. That state of constant change is creation without limits -- efficient, free, and beautiful beyond description.

War & Peace -- It's Your Story

Lisa Bloom | Posted 04.05.2016 | Business
Lisa Bloom

You know the moment. All is well, you're about to sit down to a client conversation, or just doing some social media or checking your calendar for the week's schedule when it hits. Total panic about your finances, irritation with someone on your team, distrust of your process. It's crushing.

Why Sometimes Letting Go Is the Best Possible Option

Kristen Brown | Posted 04.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kristen Brown

There are three ways to know your guidance is real:

Not Seeking Approval

Byron Katie | Posted 01.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Byron Katie

The Master can't seek fulfillment. She's already filled to the brim; there isn't room for a drop more. When you have what you want -- when you are wha...

Enlightened Activism

Byron Katie | Posted 12.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Byron Katie

The world is perfect. As you question your mind, this becomes more and more obvious. Mind changes, and as a result, the world changes. A clear mind he...

Wise Women: On Depression

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 12.02.2015 | Women
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

With Thanksgiving just behind us, we are fully immersed in the holiday season. Messages of gratitude, togetherness and family are in abundance. While they outwardly communicate positive themes, they can be overwhelming for some as much as it is joyous for others.

Compassion: The Less You Suffer, the Kinder You Naturally Become

Byron Katie | Posted 11.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Byron Katie

You don't have to feel bad to act kindly. On the contrary: The less you suffer, the kinder you naturally become. And if compassion means wanting others to be free of suffering, how can you want for others what you won't give to yourself?

There's No Such Thing as Enlightenment

Byron Katie | Posted 11.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Byron Katie

No one is permanently enlightened; that would be the story of a future. There's only enlightenment in the moment. Do you believe a stressful thought? Then you're confused. Do you realize that the thought isn't true? Then you're enlightened to it.

Learning to be More Like Jesus (It's Not What You Think)

Amy Crumpton | Posted 10.22.2016 | Religion
Amy Crumpton

We were gathered for a monthly Bible study at the mountain retreat center. I sat looking out the full-length windows at the hardwoods filling the hills. My mind drifted away from the lesson as I daydreamed about a weekend kayaking trip on the river running below.

Gratitude: The Litmus Test for Self-Realization

Byron Katie | Posted 09.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Byron Katie

As the mind realizes itself it stops identifying with its own thoughts. This leaves a lot of open space. A mature mind can entertain any idea; it is n...

Embracing the Darkness

Byron Katie | Posted 09.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Byron Katie

The Tao doesn't take sides; it gives birth to both good and evil. --Tao Te Ching The darkness, the void, the space th...

How to Love Being Wrong

Mary Ann Johnstone | Posted 09.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Mary Ann Johnstone

Most people love to be right. I am no different except I also love being wrong. Last week I was running on the beach as it was starting to get dark. As I came upon the last secluded stretch, I noticed two "shady" looking guys hovering around something on the ground.

When You Compare, You Lose

Byron Katie | Posted 08.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Byron Katie

When we believe our thoughts, we divide reality into opposites. We think that only certain things are beautiful. But to a clear mind, everything in th...

The World Beyond Thought

Byron Katie | Posted 07.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Byron Katie

When you're shut down and frightened, the world seems hostile; when you love what is, everything in the world becomes the beloved. Inside and outside ...

The Work: It's Not Reality That Makes Us Suffer; It's Our Thoughts About Reality

Byron Katie | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Byron Katie

Twenty-nine years ago, at the bottom of a 10-year fall into depression, rage, and self-loathing, I realized something amazing: that when I believed my...

The Work of Byron Katie, Parenting and Chores

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 05.25.2016 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

I have tried everything to get my kids to do their chores, but it is a constant battle. Why can't they just do what I ask? Are all kids as lazy as mine?

The Work On Parenting

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 05.11.2016 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

Most of us love our children dearly, but they can trigger our upset like no one else can! Feeling disrespected or unappreciated, we may shout, scold or threaten our kids, despite desperately wishing we could keep our cool.

My 4-Year-Old Can't Calm Down!

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 06.28.2015 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

My 4 1/2-year-old son is a sweet boy, but he seems to lose his ability to listen or calm down whenever he is deep in play with his friends.