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Spirits in Flight

Denise M. Wilbanks | Posted 08.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Denise M. Wilbanks

I've heard it said, That people come into our lives For a reason Bringing something we must learn. And we are led to those Who help us most to grow...

Ask Yourself These 3 Questions to Make Empowered Decisions

Lindsay Robin Christianson | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Robin Christianson

With these three questions, it is possible to look at decisions without weighing pros and cons or over-evaluating every minute detail.

The Truth About Life's Bumps

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Pay attention to your thoughts. Recognize which ones are bringing you down. Know that you have a choice with each and every one. Then make the choices that make you happier.

Sarah Hyland Pulls A Taylor Swift On The Blue Carpet

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.17.2015 | Style

Sarah Hyland took a page out of pal Taylor Swift's handbook Sunday night. The "Modern Family" star arrived at the Teen Choice Awards in an a...

Bella Thorne Rocks Itsy-Bitsy Minidress At Teen Choice Awards

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.17.2015 | Style

Screaming with style.   Bella Thorne turned heads at the Teen Choice Awards Sunday night in a super-short Balmain minidress from the la...

For Anyone Who Feels 'Broken'

Jennie Lee | Posted 08.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jennie Lee

Some people lose everything and everyone that has ever mattered to them. Life brings such hardship, despair and alienation that they feel 'broken be...

Regrets and What to Do With Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Approaching regret from a cognitive point of view, reframing our thoughts from the past to the future, and asking, "What's next?" can also help to process regrets.

The Day My Dad Told Me He Had Cancer

Gene Hammett | Posted 07.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Gene Hammett

My core reason for writing this story with you is to highlight the gift of this experience. It is not always easy to see the gift in adversity, but my dad gave me the best gift he ever gave me in those moments.

7 Existential Life Lessons in Woody Allen's Irrational Man

Skye Cleary | Posted 07.24.2015 | Entertainment
Skye Cleary

Could you murder, if it was for a good cause? Woody Allen's movie Irrational Man toys with this question, and whether murder can be justified on existential grounds.

Against Abortion? Don't Have One.

Jackie DeHon | Posted 07.23.2015 | Impact
Jackie DeHon

In case any men out there are thinking of getting on the War against Women bandwagon, a word to the wise should be sufficient. Consider this: If the only way women can keep from having endless pregnancies is abstinence... that will be their only choice!

Find the Time

Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha | Posted 07.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha

There are days when we just can't get out of bed. The very thought of facing the day ahead of us seems daunting. Shoulders ache, eyes droop and we jus...

Steps to Taking Control of Your Thoughts

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mckown

Taking control of your thoughts is huge. Once you become aware that every thought you have the good, the bad and the ugly is a choice then you can take the steps to choose to only allow the good into your consciousness and therefore your reality.

A Case for Space: The Power of Spaciousness

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 07.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susanna Barkataki

Right now, I have the exquisite opportunity of being between worlds. I've just left a job after 14 years. I'm exchanging my comfortable, predictable j...

Accelerate Your Ability to Thrive By Letting Stuff Go

Greg Frucci | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Greg Frucci

Negativity takes control of us. Yet, negativity does not come from someplace outside of our bodies... it comes from our own minds. Thus, we create it and we are responsible for it. So, if we keep negative thinking in our own minds, we can get rid of it as well.

5 Phrases That Signal You're Making A Bad Choice

Amy Morin | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Although it sounds a bit ridiculous, everyone behaves impulsively, gives into immediate gratification, or overlooks risk sometimes. Here are five statements we try to use to justify our poor choices.

Failure to Act, Regrets, and Why Inertia Can Be a Good Thing -- Lessons on Choice From Barry Schwartz

Kylie Dunn | Posted 07.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kylie Dunn

Psychologist Barry Schwartz is the author of The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less, and in 2006 he gave a TED Talk on the subject.

3 Amazing Ways to Choose Love Over Fear

Lindsay Robin Christianson | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Robin Christianson

Throughout time, poets, philosophers and psychologists have generally agreed that there are really only two emotions -- love and fear -- and every...

Following Your Internal Compass and Making Your Own Decisions

Greg Frucci | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Greg Frucci

Remaining in the present moment, which flows with time, knowing the moment is not static, this is how one is able to hear clearly the voice within. What is your greatest challenge? Do something about it beginning now.

Disability Housing: 'How Sweet It Is' to Have Choices

Micaela Connery | Posted 06.24.2015 | Impact
Micaela Connery

How many choices do you make in a day? We choose how and with whom we spend our time. We make choices about when to wake up, what to wear, how to decorate our living space, and what to have for dinner.

Choosing Happiness Doesn't Mean You Should Settle

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

If we follow our inner guidance in faith and act with a willingness to learn, grow and experience change, a transformation will occur. The journey is hardly easy, but, at the end of the day, it'll be nothing short of miraculous.

Nursing Home Placement Can Be the Most Loving Choice for a Person With Alzheimer's

Marie Marley | Posted 06.20.2015 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Standing back and looking at the situation more objectively, however, it becomes clear that sometimes nursing home placement is the most loving course of action for the person with Alzheimer's.

What Is the Most Important Thing in Life?

Greg Frucci | Posted 06.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Frucci

When was the last time you heard these unsolicited statements and questions directed at you? "You need to make a decision now!" "You should concentr...

Gay, Straight, or Lesbian - Is It Really A Choice?

LGBT News | Posted 06.05.2015 | Gay Voices
LGBT News

It is in the literary world, and an important one. There is an ongoing dilemma in the writing world--Should writers write what they feel passionate about or write for the masses? Since first considering crossing genres from contemporary romance into LGBT romance, I learned that this question is driven by much more than sales.

Bill Blocks Crisis Centers From Misleading Women

Toni G. Atkins | Posted 08.28.2015 | Women
Toni G. Atkins

This bill is not about limiting free speech -- it is about empowering patients to make informed decisions about their health based on credible information.

One Powerful, Easy Way to Change the Quality of Your Life

Michael Feeley | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Feeley

Choose to honor life -- not to disparage it. It's the deepest and most natural and pleasurable thing in you. It's who you truly are and you owe it to yourself and others to live life fully with goodness and generosity. Go for it! You can have real and lasting happiness.