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My Boyfriend Gets Scared When I Bring Up Marriage

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 11.12.2015 | Women
Samantha Rodman PhD

Why does marriage frighten him? Are his parents less happy than they seem? Does he feel that there are issues in the relationship right now that will only worsen with marriage and kids? What do you guys fight about besides this?

5 Ways to Make Losing Weight Less Overwhelming

Naomi Teeter | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Naomi Teeter

Why does everything seem so crushing after just a short amount of time? There's not just one answer for this. We all have different perceived reasons as to why it feels like a struggle. Here are five typical reasons losing weight can feel overwhelming and what to do instead:

To Have and to Hold?

Brooke Wise | Posted 11.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brooke Wise

Clients often ask when's the right time to begin introducing this woman to my friends and family. My brother is so judgmental. My mother is a to...

Growing up in the Sixties

Meryl Hartstein | Posted 11.04.2015 | Women
Meryl Hartstein

Growing up in the sixties and seventies I would often watch my Mother prepare dinner. It would begin around three in the afternoon, after my sister and I had come home from school. As we were starting our homework, she was starting our dinner. The predictability was comforting.

Commitment Can Set You Free

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 11.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

As the capacity to love one another grows, we become increasingly able to rest comfortably in the knowledge that we are loved for who we are, not what we do. Over time, we may come to experience a previously unknown well of self-love. Feeling loved and really letting that in provides a fantastic sense of freedom -- freedom from fear of loss and freedom to be ourselves fully.

The Long Haul

Lisa Pullen Kent | Posted 10.13.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Pullen Kent

We have friends in the trenches of young parenthood; their lives filled with diapers, sleepless nights and temper tantrums. We have friends in empty nests; their children gone to college or moving away to embark on careers. We don't, however, have many friends who're in both, and who consequently experience what I call CPF: chronic parenting fatigue.

A Healthy Dare in Love and Life

Yobie Benjamin | Posted 10.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Yobie Benjamin

Love is the feeling of commitment when commitment is most in doubt. Love is forgiveness and it is selfless in forgiving because we are all imperfect. Love is about personal sacrifice and not about personal avarice.

What Does a Perky Butt Have to Do With Spiritual Transformation?

Ashley Navarro | Posted 10.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ashley Navarro

There are two things I want to achieve before I die. To continuously experience the Divine Loving that I Am, and a Perky Ass. Not because I'm vain and...

What Is Your Mind Telling You?

John Toomey | Posted 10.07.2015 | Healthy Living
John Toomey

I had a really cool experience a couple of weeks ago. It was a bit of a wake-up call of sorts, if you pardon the pun. Recently I spent nine days doin...

Commit 100 Percent to Something and These 5 Outcomes Will Happen

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Hardy

A natural consequence of success is an increased vision for what you can do. This is where abstainers often fail. Because we're are highly passionate about what we do, we often start at a sprint. But long-term commitments are marathons, and so abstainers often burn out.

The Push-Pull Relationship

Emily Wilcox | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women
Emily Wilcox

The push-pull starts off very slowly in the beginning. But as the relationship continues, the push and the pull can become a daily fixture in this already intense relationship or at least a regular occurrence for the once happy couple.

It's a New Quarter! Your Time Is NOW!

Uchechi Ezurike-Bosse | Posted 10.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Uchechi Ezurike-Bosse

We have now entered the last quarter of the year. That means we've already completed 9 months of the year and entering the last three months. This is ...

Flaking Is Not Okay. Here's How to Avoid It

Brad Wheelis | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Brad Wheelis

If you don't want to do something, decline the offer. People may be a little disappointed, but they'll respect you more when you are honest with them and they'll love it when you keep the commitments you actually make.

What Makes a Man Realize 'This Is the Person I Want to Marry'

Glamour | Posted 09.25.2015 | Weddings

The teammate connection can't be forced. You both have to truly want the same things in life, and you both have to work well together on a daily basis. In terms of realizing all of this, it really can "click" in a single moment.

How Meditation Can Improve Your Marriage

Jennie Lee | Posted 09.22.2015 | Weddings
Jennie Lee

Modern marriages face a lot of stress -- too little time and money, too much technology and temptation. In order to keep your love alive, it is es...

Non-Monogamy Realness: The Pros and Cons of Honest Outsourcing

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 09.16.2015 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

Whenever we talk to anyone about non-monogamy, the first question we always get is "Yes, in theory, but do non-monogamous relationships really work?" The simple answer is yes.

I'm a Sucker for Weddings

Hope Kumor | Posted 09.16.2015 | Weddings
Hope Kumor

I loved being a bridesmaid at my friend's wedding and love attending them in general. So, whenever someone has one, I always become excited watching the guy and the gal recite their vows to one another.

Escape Your '9 to 5': Have a Clear Action Plan

Victoria A. Tiller | Posted 09.14.2015 | Business
Victoria A. Tiller

Making the leap from employee to boss requires a special commitment, a different mindset, and a clear plan of action. As you plan your "9-5" escape here a few things for you to consider.

Mastering the Art of Relationship Yoga

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

There's no denying that becoming an accomplished relationship yogi requires time, effort, commitment, and a willingness to play the edge of your zones of comfort and familiarity, since surprises are inevitable and the nature of the path differs for everyone.

Outsourcing Honestly: How Opening Up a Relationship Can Make it Stronger

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 09.08.2015 | Weddings
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

The belief that a lifetime of monogamy is the only way sets people up for a lot of pain and failure, as even most monogamous folks (a few unicorns aside) will generally have more than one partner in their lifetime.

Schools for Sustainability Inc. Praises Stanley and the Green Technology Team

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 08.29.2015 | Education
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Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

Recently, we had the pleasure of interviewing Stanley Dorsainville. His captivating personal journey and commitment to human rights have driven him to accomplish quite astounding feats before the age of 26.

5 Ways To Make Love Last The Second Time Around

Caitlin Grace | Posted 08.12.2015 | Divorce
Caitlin Grace

We don't see how they cope with the realities of life. We don't see how they adjust to living together or what happens after the wedding and the honeymoon. Most of all, we don't see how couples stay together, year after year, through raising kids, job losses, ill health, in laws and all the other daily things that make up a life.

The Real Deal About Deal Breakers

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

"Deal breakers" are those behaviors or conditions that one partner is unable or unwilling to tolerate in a relationship. Because "tolerance" is a relative term and subject to everyone's unique capacity to accept varying degrees of distress or discomfort, there is no generic, one-size-fits-all answer to this question.

This Summer, Amys Rule the Big Screen With Comedy and Tragedy

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 08.06.2015 | Entertainment
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

This summer at the movies it's all about Amys. Brilliant, legendary Amys. And the startling similarities between two of the summer's most talked about films emphasize that comedy and tragedy can sometimes tell the same important story.

What My Anxiety Taught Me About Love

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 08.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

I'm grateful to have people in my life who love me enough to show me even what I don't want to see. Because despite the pain of hearing the truth in that moment, the lesson it has taught me has been well worth it.