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Comparing ourselves to others, and Why we Should Avoid It

Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC | Posted 01.16.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC

From the time we are small, we learn to compare ourselves to others. At a young age, it is our way of making sense of things, and of figuring out our ...

Education, Einstein and the Clone Wars

Ellie Newman | Posted 12.16.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

Yesterday, one of my son's teachers shared some concerns with me. She told me he needed work on his math facts, that she was going to introduce him to...

How to Track Your Invoices: The Best Tools

Tomas Laurinavicius | Posted 11.07.2016 | Business
Tomas Laurinavicius

Photo credit: Wilfred Iven/ Let's call a cat a cat - we all love getting paid. But before the money lands in our bank account, there's qu...

When Is It Okay To Compare Yourself To Others?

Sadhguru | Posted 10.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul

Throughout our life, in school, in the office, everywhere, we are constantly being compared with others around us. Why are such comparisons being made? Why are we not appreciated for who we are?

Why Comparison May Be Destroying Us

Homaira Kabir | Posted 06.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Homaira Kabir

Do you have an inner critic sprawled in your mind? How do you push it aside and contain it in a corner? What's worked for you and what's not? I'd love to hear back from you!

21 Lessons For Living A Happier Life

Elyse Santilli | Posted 06.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

As Eckhart Tolle says, you are the Universe experiencing itself as a human for a little while. Your existence matters. Everything you do expands the entire cosmos. You are valuable and loved beyond measure.

Peeking Over the Fence

Leona deVinne | Posted 04.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Leona deVinne

Your 'grass' is yours and yours alone and it as unique as you are. Lean into that lushness.

Your Own Gratitude

Miriam Ava | Posted 04.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

There's so much in your life right now that's geared toward bringing out the best in you. Your own gratitude lights the way.

How To Stop Comparing And Start Accepting

Nancy Solomon | Posted 04.10.2017 | Fifty
Nancy Solomon

We experience a sadness when we can't do what we used to do --or what we think our bodies should be doing. When we see others who are succeeding and we're not, there's often a sense of disappointment, if not anger.

Minimize Input to Maximize Output: Lose the Cuffs!

Jeff B. Cohen, Esq. | Posted 04.06.2017 | Healthy Living
Jeff B. Cohen, Esq.

Comparison steals joy. Fear steals time. Shame steals energy. Ditch the CFS, we have nothing to lose but our chains!

The Service Is Always Better on the Other Plane

Alicia Barnes | Posted 04.06.2017 | Travel
Alicia Barnes

Comparing your upcoming vacation to someone else's or setting a benchmark for how awesome it should be is idiotic. Just go and have fun!

Why a Little Insecurity Is Good for You

Susan Winter | Posted 02.25.2017 | Women
Susan Winter

Why do we feel insecure about our insecurities? Why do we view insecurity as being a bad thing, when it's something we all experience at certain times in our life?

Full-Time Travelers Have A Journey Beyond Photographs

Jema Anderson | Posted 02.12.2017 | Travel
Jema Anderson

Do you ever look outside of yourself and think, I wish I could do that? As I dive deeper into the world of travel writing, I find that once again I am only seeing the outer edges of a bubble that holds the real stuff inside. It's just like everything else, the ideal snapshot only tells one side of the story.

5 Key Discoveries That Can Change Your Life

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 02.04.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

Living in discovery means developing a rich bank of knowledge about yourself so that you can retire unnecessary fears and increase your resilience in any situation.

10 Big Myths About Your Purpose in Life

Elyse Santilli | Posted 02.02.2017 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

When you commit to living in alignment with your soul and bravely sharing your gifts, you light up, and the whole world benefits from your light.

When New Year's Resolutions Conflict With Self-Worth

Eric J. Hall | Posted 01.28.2017 | Healthy Living
Eric J. Hall

It's now a month into the new year, and it is a good time to take stock of those resolutions you made in the heat (or cold) of New Year's celebrations...

It's Time to Make Comparison a Thing of the Past

Christine Hassler | Posted 01.28.2017 | Women
Christine Hassler

My favorite part of speaking to women is feeling the phenomenal energy that is created when we come together.

A Comparison Is the Thief of Joy

Stephanie German | Posted 01.25.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Stephanie German

When it comes to comparing, I am the worst offender. I look at what other people have, their career, material goods, or more time, and I often wonder ...

Embracing the Quirks of My Mind

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 10.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

If we intend to give fully of our gifts in the world, we need to be able to use our whole minds. And if we want to do that, we need to be honest about...

Outsource or In-House: How to Break Into New Markets

Fred Schebesta | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
Fred Schebesta

It takes determination, informed planning and time to successfully break into a new market. No matter which sector you operate in, you will face hurdles such as limited market knowledge, a lack of a local track record and perhaps unfamiliarity with cultural practices and sensitivities.

6 Things That Might Secretly Be Making You Miserable

Susie Moore | Posted 09.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Put simply, we need to do some unlearning in our lives. I have observed that there are key things we do that keep us stuck, unhappy and living in the past. By holding on and continuing to do these we are guilty of sabotaging our success, our sense of peace and our joy.

The Lesson I Learned From A Lynx Coat

Honey Good | Posted 08.17.2016 | Fifty
Honey Good

The coat was the most gorgeous fur piece I had ever seen in my 26 years and it was a gift for me. My late husband, Michael, surprised me with a long-haired Russian Lynx coat. I was in triple shock! I felt like Katherine the Great and Anastasia all rolled into one.

Why Do We Still Get Confused Between Fake and Real?

Abi Fedorovsky | Posted 06.11.2016 | College
Abi Fedorovsky

I can probably say that I speak for many my age when I say that I am friends with people with whom I have absolutely zero interaction, apart from online.

10 Reasons Why Your New Online Business Will Fail and How to Avoid Having These Things Happen

Greer Wignall | Posted 06.13.2015 | Business
Greer Wignall

You talk about how much you want to start your own business with your family or friends, but you never really commit to getting started. You keep waiting for the 'right time' or continue to 'think about it' without ever getting started.

How I Changed My Toxic Relationship With Social Media

Justine Brooks Froelker | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Justine Brooks Froelker

There are always many articles and opinions flying around about the monster that social media can be, all relevant and important. But like everything else in our lives, we each need to find our own balance, and this includes balance with social media and technology.