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Can Choosing to Eat More Mindfully Free Us From a Dieter's Mentality?

Gregg McBride | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Fact is, if we ate more mindfully, many of us wouldn't even need an actual diet plan to lose excess weight and feel better about ourselves and our bodies in the present moment.

Does Wearing Makeup Make Me a Bad Feminist?

Karyn Pickles | Posted 03.26.2015 | Parents
Karyn Pickles

I wear makeup. Not every day, but then, I work from home, so half the time I don't put on my clothes, let alone my face. But if I'm going out and I have time, I'll do my makeup. But what message am I sending my kids?

How to Become the Person You'd Want to Marry

Catherine Nagle | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

I once read somewhere that if you're looking for the perfect man to fulfill your dreams, become the woman you would marry if you were a man. I thought this message was right on target and so clear that it got me to start working on my self-image and take my mind off what I expected from a man.

Stop Doing Shit You Don't Like

Paul Jarvis | Posted 03.17.2015 | Small Business
Paul Jarvis

If you hate doing something, but do it anyway just because you think it'll help in the long run, you might want to think again and think hard about it. You'll start to cultivate some self-knowledge and direction to move you toward doing your own shit, on your own terms.

'R' Is for Republican and Reverse

Gerry Myers | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics
Gerry Myers

Democrats keep trying to drive our country forward with policies designed to help Americans in the 21st century. Unfortunately, Republicans are stuck in reverse. In 2016, let's find Democratic candidates who will move the country forward.

Answers to 'Those' Questions!

Keyon Bayani | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Keyon Bayani

Keep expecting the best and visualize and write down what qualities you are looking for in your soul mate, but don't drive yourself bonkers, get out and do something constructive or fun, who knows you might bump into them!

What Do Your Life and Groundhog Day Have in Common?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 02.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Every choice we make leads us closer to, or further away, from being the person we desire to be. The more conscious we are in the choices we make, the clearer we are on who we are. That's how powerful our freedom to choose is.

Why Three Is Such an Important Number in Business

Ira Kalb | Posted 02.11.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Good marketing follows certain universal truths. To succeed in an increasingly skeptical and fragmented marketplace, therefore, it behooves marketers to learn and apply these universal truths to marketing their products. One of the most important "truths" is the "power of three."

Selfish Politicians Who Politicize Vaccination Endanger the Public

David Ropeik | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics
David Ropeik

Parents can opt out of having their kids vaccinated for either philosophical or religious reasons, depending on the state. Posturing as a defender of individual liberty, when people already have it, is selfish political grandstanding and nothing more.

11 Things You Won't Understand About Happiness Until You Are Happy

Ashley Gulla | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Gulla

As challenging of a time that was for me, I came out a different person. A better person. It helped to wake me up, and it was then I realized when you choose happiness above all other things you start to understand life a little bit better.

The Key to True Transformation

Martha Pasternack | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

Have you noticed that there is a lot of talk these days about transformation being the brass ring on the personal growth fast track? Have you noticed ...

50 Shades Of This Saved My Marriage (And It's Not What You Think)

Z Zoccolante | Posted 02.02.2015 | Weddings
Z Zoccolante

If you're not happy with your current relationship (and it's not abusive or destructive), do everything you can to shape it into what your heart desires. Only then, walk away peacefully. Ask yourself: 'Have you done everything you could possibly do?'

You Always Have a Choice

Cathy Cassani Adams | Posted 01.27.2015 | Parents
Cathy Cassani Adams

We don't have to wait to make choices that make us feel good. We don't have to throw up our hands and decide we are failures because we didn't follow through on our intention. Sometimes the best laid plans need tweaking -- we need to make room for our humanity.

Why I'm Not Watching the Super Bowl This Year

Will Wilkinson | Posted 03.25.2015 | Sports
Will Wilkinson

I'm not watching the Super Bowl this year. Not just because of Deflategate, although that's probably what pushed me over the edge. Mainly, I've realized it's a complete and utter waste of time. I have better things to do.

3 Traits of a Nobel Peace Prize Recipient

Caryn O'Hara | Posted 03.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Caryn O'Hara

Taking a stand is urgent. Using our voice is imperative. We cannot afford to neglect service to others for the sake of humankind.

Conscious Choice: The Engine of Your Evolution

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 03.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he ho...

The Secret Medicine of Heartbroken Kindness

Jesua | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Jesua

It is easy to be kind when we are feeling wonderful about life, when we're feeling buoyantly inspired, or luminous in love, or poignantly connected to...

When Will Cooler Heads Prevail?

Allen Vaysberg | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Allen Vaysberg

Man just kills another man Saying God had told him so Is he following God's plan Or those really in the know? Those who orchestrate events And use...

You Don't Have to Read This Blog

Mary Ann Johnstone | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Ann Johnstone

There are so few things we actually "have to" do it's shocking. Realizing we have many more choices than we think we do is absolute freedom.

Out With New Year's Resolutions In With Happiness

Melissa Garvey | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Garvey

When you take a minute to simply look within yourself, you will more often than not make the right choice for your health. And you won't have to limit yourself to these stupid, harsh rules that don't really hold anyway. Lose the resolution and resolve to choose happiness.

Are You Really Who You Think You Are?

S. L. Young | Posted 02.15.2015 | Business
S. L. Young

Individuals often rush through the world to complete activities each day to get through their daily lives, many times running so fast that there isn't sufficient time to slow down and ask: Who am I? What am I doing? Am I really who I think I am?

You Create Your Own Life

Michael Feeley | Posted 01.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Feeley

How do you want to react to life? How do you want to see life? How do you choose to live your life?

Changing Your Thoughts Can Change Your Life

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mckown

The other day my 5-year-old-son was washing his hands, a habit he has gotten into almost obsessively. I felt the need, not sure why, to explain to a f...

The Gift of Choice

Susie Wolbe | Posted 01.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Wolbe

We are hurt by a loved one; we then have a choice. Are we going to focus on what went wrong, what was done, or who said what? Or are we going to work toward a place where we can think rationally and decide how we should proceed?

Look Into Their Eyes, They'll Show You Their Hearts

S. L. Young | Posted 01.05.2015 | Education
S. L. Young

On the first night I was scheduled to teach at a jail, a conscience decision was made to ensure that I had a positive attitude; didn't prejudge the environment, and focused on my purpose instead of the location that I would teach. My first experiences at the jail were a little overwhelming; the sights and sounds were different but not surprising.