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

Z Zoccolante | Posted 01.29.2015 | 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 01.23.2015 | 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 01.22.2015 | 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 01.20.2015 | 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 01.20.2015 | 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 01.08.2015 | 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 01.05.2015 | 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 12.30.2014 | 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 12.16.2014 | 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.

You Always Have a Choice

Michael Feeley | Posted 01.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Feeley

It's a wonderful thing to know that at any moment you have the freedom, the ability, the power to choose what to do and how to live your life. Choice is the greatest gift we get from life.

In Defense of 'Nudging': When the Government Nudges, Everyone Wins

Jon Jachimowicz | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Jon Jachimowicz

'Nudging' -- intentionally designing our environments to make certain decisions more likely than others -- can be an effective and ethically sound tool to help people make better decisions for themselves and for society at large.

Belief: An Underutilized Tool

S. L. Young | Posted 12.24.2014 | Business
S. L. Young

There are many life lessons taught every day, such as ways to deal with others, subject matter expertise, and learning basic survival skills. However, there isn't enough time allocated to teach individuals about the power of belief.

Apple or Ice Cream? The Mechanics of a Healthy Choice

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.30.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

Why is dietary self-control so difficult, even when we know full well what's at stake and what's right? It's not helpful at all to say simply that some people have more willpower. What's going on, at the most fundamental cognitive level, that leads to good and bad dietary decisions?

#1 Many Liberals Don't Like the Idea of Battle, But the Alternative in America Today is Much Worse

Andy Schmookler | Posted 11.09.2014 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

In America right now there's a battle that needs to be fought and won in our political arena. It's a battle over what kind of country, and what kind of planet, our children and grandchildren will live in.

5 Options to the Nagging Voice in Your Head at 2 a.m.

Wendy Reese | Posted 11.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

I have heard the nagging voice before, and I have experienced every option listed. I can tell you the biggest difference in shifting from ignoring to letting go is simply choosing. Only you are responsible for your happiness, no one else. Once I figured that out for myself, it was absolutely liberating and empowering.

10 Great Options If You Didn't Get the College Course You Wanted

Ruairí McKiernan | Posted 10.21.2014 | Education
Ruairí McKiernan

Didn't get that college place you wanted? Don't stress, you have options, lots of them. Now might not be the right time for college, and you may need more time to figure out what you want to do.

The Delights of Our Lives

Miriam Ava | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

We're swimming, breathing, being in delight. We meet people we admire; we brush space with strangers who grow into friends; we revel in the things...

Did You Forget That You're Awesome?

Heather Strang | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Strang

Innately, wholly and totally, you are an amazing human being. In fact, there is no one on this planet just like you. You have gifts to give to your friends, family, community and the world that no one else can give and you have a special perspective that no one else holds. You are uniquely and completely awesome. Yet, you forget this divine fact every day.

Grumble or Grin? The Choice Is Yours

Millie Grenough | Posted 09.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

Photo ©JoyBushPhotography.com The other day my buddy Joe and I walked down the street bemoaning all the tragedies that are happening in the world. ...

The Breakup We Never Talk About

Cecilie Aslaksen | Posted 09.20.2014 | Women
Cecilie Aslaksen

We cannot choose our parents ourselves, and lets face it, they really can't choose us either. Or at least not our personality. Some people should no...