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Like It Or Not, In Our Case, Mother Does Know Best

David Royko | Posted 01.26.2016 | Impact
David Royko

Many autism advocates prescribe what they believe is right for ALL autistics, regardless of their true expertise and experience with the entire range of people on the spectrum. Parents like us are speaking for one autistic, the one we know best, and the one for whom we can best advocate.

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.

What's a Play or a Musical Without Actors?

Tonya Pinkins | Posted 01.18.2016 | Arts
Tonya Pinkins

Film, television and theater all require the collaboration of dozens to hundreds of artists. Film and television, however, rely on sound and images, both of which can be digitally created. Theater requires the actor.

The Year of Noticing

Sharon Eakes | Posted 01.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Sharon Eakes

One friend named 2016 Simplicity; another named it Acceptance. This seems worth trying -- a theme for the year. So I've named 2016 Noticing.

The Power of 'I Can' Memories When I'm Afraid

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 01.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

CO-AUTHORED BY KATHERINE CROSS As I've worked with Barbara Bernard and the Live in Discovery material, I've been using a powerful strategy for addres...

Your Critical Choice for the New Year

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 01.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Well, the days leading into this fine new year had a bit of an unexpected flavor. I present to you two different scenarios, and invite you to figure ...

Choosing Memories to Empower Me as I Create My 2016

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 01.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

CO-AUTHORED BY KATHERINE CROSS Katherine Cross delights in supporting others as they explore possibilities for thriving in their lives. An experience...

If the Here and Now Represents a Caterpillar and Butterfly the Future - what do you need to become that more vibrant and radiant self?

Nicola Arnold CPCC | Posted 01.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Nicola Arnold CPCC

As many of us take down our Christmas decorations and consider what 2016 may bring, I pose a question to you: Where in your life have you shone brigh...

Did You Know You Have Superpowers?

Amy Steinberg | Posted 01.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Steinberg

Perception, perspective and choice. These are your superpowers. You are a powerful, dynamic creator. Did you know that? Your thoughts, words, feeling...

No Resolutions. Picking Yourself to Create the Change (Or World) You Want

Tim McDonald | Posted 12.31.2015 | Impact
Tim McDonald

Should I share all the wonderful things that happened in 2015, or the uncertainty and excitement that I feel 2016 is bringing? You see, this is the first year in a long time that I don't have a clear roadmap come January 1st of how every day will be structured.

Don't Let Your BS Hold You Back in 2016

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 12.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

What will be new about you in 2016 as you enter into the New Year? We hold the power to create a new experience in life by first understanding that while we can't change the past, we can choose not to recreate it by dragging it into the future.

10 Things I Want for My Sons This Holiday That Aren't Wrapped Up in a Bow

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 12.29.2015 | Parents
Abby Rodman, LICSW

I want for my sons and stepsons this holiday what I want for all of us: peace on earth, goodwill toward others, respectful tolerance of each other's differences. That said. In addition to those humble and noble things, I want some other things for them and from them.

'The Force Awakens' and the Power of Choice

Carolyn M. Jones Medine | Posted 12.28.2015 | Entertainment
Carolyn M. Jones Medine

Star Wars, opening with that great sound, calls us into what J. R. R. Tolkien called a heterocosm, an other world, completely unlike, yet, not unlike our own. Such worlds highlight one element of what it means to be human and to exercise our free will: choice.

Awakening As the Leading Edge of the Cosmos

Marc Gafni | Posted 12.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marc Gafni

As we evolve culturally from traditional to modern to postmodern, through Integral stages of consciousness and cognition, we begin to gain a capacity ...

How I Choose Happiness

Kat Gal | Posted 12.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Kat Gal

For the longest, I didn't see the light. I only saw the dark, the shadows. I was lost in the forest. I struggled with chronic headaches, depression, ...

My Breakup With Social Media

Laura Aiisha | Posted 11.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Aiisha

For the last few years, I've done a three-week cleanse at this time of year. It gives me pause on all of my normal behaviors as far as food and oth...

Everything Is a Choice

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 11.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jamie Scanlon

I firmly believe this. I believe that we choose to incarnate into a particular being, a lifetime, an experience, in order to fulfil our soul's journey...

On Becoming

Marc Gafni | Posted 11.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marc Gafni

If we are going to step into a process that's going somewhere (directionality, telos), we, in a sense, have to get going. We need to 'get going' from...

When Frustration Hits, Ask Yourself This

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

It's not in my nature to take a pause for something when I'm dedicated to getting it done a certain way. But what I know is that stopping and asking myself if there might be an easier way is worth the potential time and energy I would save.

You Are the Variable

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 11.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jamie Scanlon

It's all on you for your life and it's all on me for mine. So, what's it going to be next time you end up in a less than desirable situation, are you going to turn inward and take responsibility for how you got there? Or are you going to lash out? The choice is yours, no one else's.

7 Qualities to Cultivate for a Response-Able Mind

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 11.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbara A. Bernard

When we set an intention to regularly cultivate our minds, we enhance our ability to respond thoughtfully and not react when confronted with challenge or change. This ability to respond is what I call being response-able.

How Possibility Is Paralyzing Millennial Romance

Caroline Beaton | Posted 11.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Caroline Beaton

Unfortunately, the solution to our indecisiveness is unromantic. Paul Oyer suggests the last thing our generation wants to do: settle. "Just as everybody accepts a job that doesn't have that last little perk they wanted, at some point you have to accept a life partner."

How to Lighten Your REAL Load

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Today finds me writing my blog not from my home state of California...but from my original home state of New York. How do I know I'm in the Empire St...

What Are Happiness Options?

Michael Feeley | Posted 11.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Feeley

You can build happiness by understanding those special moments, finding the reasons why something makes you happy and focusing on repeating them.

Nurturing Your Business Brilliance

Lisa Murray | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Lisa Murray

There are so many expectations about how businesses should be created, and most of them squash the bliss and the brilliance out of you the moment you ...