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Creating My Reality

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 04.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

When I speak, I get to decide which words will resonate in my body and be heard in the outer world. It's a way of being more compassionate toward myself and others, another bonus from living in discovery.

#TalkToMe: My Son Wanted to Know My Darkest Secrets!

Leisa Peterson | Posted 04.19.2016 | Parents
Leisa Peterson

I should have expected my son to throw in a creative question right from the start of our #TalkToMe conversation. After all, the question comes from an 11-year-old who has over two million views on his youtube channel and show no signs of letting up.

The Dance of Life

Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd | Posted 04.10.2016 | Parents
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd

My daughter dances. I mean like, competitively. Make-up, eyelashes, sparkling costumes. All of it. She's danced since she was three-years-old. She's now 16. Can you imagine what it would be like if we adults took something we enjoyed and set out to be the best we could be at it?

What Is Your 'Vietnam'?

Angela N. Holton | Posted 04.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Angela N. Holton

When bad things happen weigh them fairly against your deepest anguish and upheaval that you not only survived, but also lived to perhaps share your story and inspire others.

Why the Fear of Change Will Keep You Back From Greatness

Daniella Whyte | Posted 04.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Daniella Whyte

Don't turn away from the sunshine, from the opportunities and possibilities that are in front of you. Don't let change scare you. Don't let your comfort zone, your safety net, your secure spot, keep you from greatness. Let go of the familiar and embrace the freedom of change.

Your Internal Compass

Robert Westerburg | Posted 03.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Robert Westerburg

If you feel that you keep encountering the same struggles time and time again and acquiring an array of tactics and strategies to get to a specific result or goal but find that you always fall short. Chances are, your inner-compass is way off the mark.

American Challenge: Entrepreneurship to Impact

Karim Samra | Posted 03.28.2016 | Impact
Karim Samra

Five key factors contributed to the meteoric growth and success of the Hult Prize in building a global pipeline of high quality impact enterprises.

Doctoring Your Self

Mirissa D. Price | Posted 03.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Mirissa D. Price

Come on back with me, into the exam room. Come on; it's okay. You can take a seat on the tall table lined in fresh, white paper, or just use the cha...

Walk in My Red (?) Pumps, Will You?

Joanna Malefaki | Posted 03.11.2016 | Women
Joanna Malefaki

According to the colourblindawareness.org 1 out of 12 males and 1 out of 200 females are colour blind. I am one of them. Being colour blind does not mean you cannot see colours (seeing black and white is really rare), it just means you may not be able to see some colours and shades (usually red/green).

5 Steps to Overcome Doubt

Fani Stipkovic | Posted 03.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Fani Stipkovic

So as you continue on your journey I employ to feel the fear and make a decision anyway. You are the captain of your own destiny.

Ten Challenges to De-Carbonizing Our Energy Supply

Kenneth M. Klemow | Posted 02.17.2016 | Green
Kenneth M. Klemow

Proponents of alternative energy were left scratching their heads last December over a report that the town council from Woodland, N.C., rejected a proposal to rezone a parcel of land to allow a proposed solar farm.

I Do 30 Day Challenges Every Month

Amber Trimble | Posted 02.15.2016 | Women
Amber Trimble

I've been doing 30 day challenges for nearly three years. Diet related ones on are my favorite: gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, paleo, no sugar, and n...

5 Key Discoveries That Can Change Your Life

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 02.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

Living in discovery means developing a rich bank of knowledge about yourself so that you can retire unnecessary fears and increase your resilience in any situation.

Privileged White Woman Stops Shopping for a Year

Kindness Blog | Posted 01.20.2016 | Good News
Kindness Blog

Happiness isn't easy. There is no one-stop shop to find it. It doesn't come in a neat little package delivered right to the front porch. Trust me, I've tried that approach. Look at my closet sometime.

Won't vs Can't--How Political Correctness Can Stunt Our Growth

Lisa Ancona-Roach | Posted 01.19.2016 | Politics
Lisa Ancona-Roach

If you're a regular reader of my blog, then you know I am a huge believer in kindness. This may lead you to conclude that I am also a supporter of pol...

Wise Women: On Resilience

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 01.07.2016 | Women
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

These women eloquently describe the combined beauty, strength, and grace of what can live on the other side of hardship. Resilience is evidence of the internal reset button-not a rewind, but a reset. The willingness to move through the world in one's current, altered form.

4 Traits You Need to Change Your Life

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 01.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marilyn O'Malley

What I know for sure is you can take an ordinary, boring, disappointing, and overwhelming life and turn it into a fulfilling, purposeful, happy, excit...

Opening 2016

Karen Henson Jones | Posted 01.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Karen Henson Jones

Reflecting on the past year, it's clear to me that my readers and friends -- and even myself -- are happy to leave it behind. The difficulties and the...

Inspiration in Insomnia: Resolving to Turn Dreams Into Realities

Anindya Kundu | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Anindya Kundu

I'm writing this at 5:36 a.m. Some people are starting their day, but I haven't been able to end mine. This has been my first sleepless night in weeks...

How McDonalds Changed My Life When I Was 7

Zita Luiten | Posted 11.30.2015 | Impact
Zita Luiten

When I was 7, I did what I wanted to do. I didn't let someone influence what I wanted at that moment. Of course, my decision may have been influenced without me realizing, the same as are my decision today. But I didn't listen to anyone else, I listened to my heart.

My Choice to Live: Part V

Jay Michael | Posted 11.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Jay Michael

Three months into my intense chemo, it was time for my PET scan to see how the cancer reacted to all the brutal treatments. Obviously, I was nervous as hell awaiting the results. The following morning, I met with my oncologist who had the computer facing me with what looked like MRI results.

How Life Challenges Serve as the Bridge to Your Success.

Isaac Olatunbosun | Posted 11.24.2015 | Impact
Isaac Olatunbosun

"I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed"-Michael Jordan. There are moments in your life when you have to fa...

The Price Paid for Passion

Corinda Lubin-Katz | Posted 10.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Corinda Lubin-Katz

Just over a year ago, I tore my ACL playing basketball. The moment was instantaneous. The recovery was not, but it was punctuated with milestones that...

He's Not Ready to Marry Me and That's Ok

Summer Engman | Posted 10.13.2015 | Women
Summer Engman

I want to be married to my boyfriend, but he's not ready and I don't know if he'll ever be. And that's okay with me.

The 5 Miracles of Loss

Alexandra Harra | Posted 12.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

The following is an excerpt from my new book, The Karma Queens' Guide to Relationships: I can conjure three distinct memories from my childhood hom...