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Politics and the Psychotherapist

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 12.30.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

The world has changed drastically since the results of the November 8th election, and with it the psychotherapist's task. The focus on our personal li...

An Unexpected Houseguest

Terri Britt | Posted 11.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Terri Britt

I had an unexpected houseguest recently and it brought an incredible gift, in spite of the fact that it was freaking out. It was a beautiful day and I...

Level Headed and Winning

Michelle Satterfield | Posted 11.18.2016 | Business
Michelle Satterfield

This blog marks the start of a new sales career: my own. I'm on the brink of stepping out into the real world, and if there's anything I've learned ov...

Hillary's Debate Outfits from a Color Perspective

Linda Lauren | Posted 10.24.2016 | Women
Linda Lauren

As a color and energy expert, I look at what people are wearing in a very different light than most. I see the intent that is implied through the use of certain colors. While watching the debates, I had a clear impression of the meaning behind Hillary's stunning outfits.

Ways The Color Blue Helps

Linda Lauren | Posted 10.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Lauren

I've been talking about colors and how they may help for a while now, and the more I share about what I discover, the better I feel when I wear or am ...

Daily Meditation: Inner Calm

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.10.2016 | Religion

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

How to Bring SEL to Students with Disabilities

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 09.27.2016 | Parents
Greater Good Science Center

By David Lichtenstein It was nine-year-old Tobin's first day at a new public school, and like most kids he was nervous. He didn't know the other stu...

Harmony in a Woman's Life

Honey Good | Posted 09.22.2016 | Fifty
Honey Good

By Susan "Honey" Good Over 40 years ago, when I was 22 years old, I bought a piece of art for $10. It was an instant reaction to a painting that "spo...

Four Reasons To Practice Mindfulness During Pregnancy

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 09.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

The research is still in its infancy (pun intended), but researchers are hopeful that this low-cost, accessible, and positive practice could have transformational effects. Here are four benefits for pregnant women.

The Transformational Power Of Beauty

Pam Bauer | Posted 09.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Pam Bauer

I was wrangling a small section of my yard, between a fence and the driveway, to be weed-free. Outside I went, early on a Saturday morning, to pull w...

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

Health.com | Posted 08.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

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...