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Crazy Busy? How Much Would You Pay For An Hour Of Calm?

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 08.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

"What I wouldn't give for a moment of peace and calm." This was the thought I had a few days ago on a particularly hectic day running errands, running my business, and parenting my four-and-a-half month old.

The Mental Tricks Laurie Hernandez Uses to Summon Crazy Confidence | Posted 08.15.2016 | Healthy Living

By Amanda MacMillan Team USA gymnast Laurie Hernandez is blowing us away in Rio: Her talent is obviously out of this world, but what's just as impres...

How To Keep Calm In A Frustrating Situation

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 07.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

Most of us have been in an extremely difficult situation at one point or another. Perhaps your character was tested or your happiness or comfort was i...

You're Just Moments Away From A Calmer State Of Mind

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living

Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. We all have a center of wisdom and balance within us, but sometimes life takes over and we can feel all over the...

Tips For Those Making Up Excuses Not To Meditate

Linda Lauren | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Lauren

I get it. Anyone who has ever approached the act of going within through meditation, gets it. But we managed to get a whole lot more out of the experience by finally doing it, instead of avoiding it. There are four basic ways to get passed the excuses.

Ways The Color Purple Helps

Linda Lauren | Posted 06.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Lauren

In our modern times, the color purple seems to have become quite popular. People use the color for sports, causes they support, and spiritual message...

Feeling Secure Vs. Being Secure

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 06.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

Two old meanings of the word secure are free from apprehension and free from danger. It may be helpful to identify some of the common experiences of feeling secure:

In This Moment

Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd | Posted 06.13.2016 | Women
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd

I'm sitting out in the middle of a driveway in the country, gazing up at the most beautiful display of stars. The constellations shine, thousands of l...

Channeling Your Inner Beyoncé: How to Find Yourself Through Music

Suzannah Galland | Posted 06.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Suzannah Galland

Forget Beyonce, Madonna, Whitney or even the infamous Janet. This is your moment to shine. Imagine you've been invited to sing at the Super Bowl ha...

9 Shortcuts to Inner Calm

Carl Phillips | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Carl Phillips

There are habits that can support us on our way to inner calm. Some would call these shortcuts but really they are just behaviors and activities that have the potential to help us. If we can ingrain them as habit we stand a much better chance of keeping our calm, even when life gets tough.

This Mother's Day, Give Yourself the Gift of Mindfulness

Martha Brettschneider | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Martha Brettschneider

Mindfulness helps us cultivate gratitude by noticing the beauty in life's tiny details in the here and now. What better gift to give ourselves on Mother's Day?

Keep Calm and Meditate The Vote

Sister Jenna | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics
Sister Jenna

The first public Meditate The Vote event gathered individuals from the arenas of education, media, government, and religion. It catered to folks born in America and others who chose this as their country.

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...

Have We Forgotten How to Just Be?

Jodi Gibson | Posted 04.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jodi Gibson

So the next time you finish up a meeting early, or find yourself waiting in the doctors surgery, don't rush to fill the void. Do nothing. Allow yourself to be. To breathe. To calm. It just might be the best five minutes of your day.

Daily Meditation: Wildly Calm

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.06.2016 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

3 Flowers to Help Meditation

Linda Lauren | Posted 03.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Lauren

Spring is on the way and it's a perfect time to discuss applying flower essence therapy to aid in meditation. Focusing on the color and scent of flow...

This Super Simple Tool Will Help You Calm Down and Get Balanced -- Instantly!

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 03.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

You wake up in the morning to realize your alarm didn't go off. Rushing to get ready in the morning, you run up to your car only to dump your coffee ...

The Magic of Monotasking

Annie Wood | Posted 02.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Annie Wood

If you want to give it a whirl, here's a breakdown of what seems to be working for me so far in my quest for mastering monotasking.

4 Mind Tricks to Try When Anxiety Strikes

Farsh Askari | Posted 02.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Farsh Askari

When I see something that triggers anxiety, whether it's an actual physical manifestation or just in the mind's eye, I distract myself until my anxiety subsides. In my quest to recalibrate from distressed to de-stressed, I have found the following four quick-tricks to be, easy, practical, and effective anxiety antidotes.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall -- The Journey Inward, Part 3

Dorote Lucci | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dorote Lucci

As she stays with her transformation our heroine encounters a mirror -- will it give her a break from her new state? And who are her friends here? The...

Your Chill Pill for 2016

Lisa Tener | Posted 01.06.2016 | Books
Lisa Tener

At a recent holiday get together -- full of wonderfully high-powered women who were stressed over the holidays and other aspects of life -- I met Kate...

5 Surprising Places to Find More Silence Every Day

Jon Wortmann | Posted 01.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jon Wortmann

We need quiet because it reminds our brains that the chaos of the world doesn't have to be our reality. There are absolutely parts of every day that need your focus and attention. And silence is what resets our being so that we recognize we don't have to get as burdened by life as most of us tend to feel.

13 Easy-To-Do Yoga Poses For Stress Relief

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living

Stress is a headache, but stress-relief is free. Doesn't that make you feel a little better? Practicing yoga is a proven calm-provider: It can lower y...

Three Words That Change Everything

Eric Leroy Wilson | Posted 12.17.2015 | Religion
Eric Leroy Wilson

It's hard to imagine what was going through Mary's head when receiving word she was to bear the Divine within her. Here you have one of the most insignificant individuals, in one of the most insignificant ethnic groups, in one of the most insignificant parts of the world at the time.

Feeling Holicrazy? Five Tips to Keep Your Cool This Yule

Melanie Young | Posted 12.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

Focus on more joy and less juggling; worry less about buying gifts and focus more on spending time with family and friends. Holidays should be about celebration, not obligation.