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10 Radical Acts Of Grace Needed To Get Through The Last Two Weeks Of The 2016 Presidential Election

Vernā Myers | Posted 10.25.2016 | Politics
Vernā Myers

What we need in the next few weeks and to start the healing process in the election's aftermath is more consciousness, more courage, a ton of compassion and above all, grace.

Forget Me Not: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.23.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

As each and every one of us maneuver through our unique life path, we hope that we are not forgotten. We hope that the stranger we flashed a smile to ...

Bridges and Walls

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 10.23.2016 | Green
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I.Rimanoczy There is so much going on in this pre-election time. (I don't know when the pre-election started, it is one of those periods that ...

Overcoming 'Impossible' Odds

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 10.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Imagine what your life would be like if all of the things that most of us take for granted were not there. Things like food, a functional bathroom, clean clothes, privacy, adequate heat in the cold of winter, a sense of physical and emotional security, and other ingredients that most of us consider the basics of living.

A Blessing For Seekers

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 10.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

A Blessing for Seekers The same contractions that pushed and nudged you from the comfort and repose of your mother's womb will again and again announ...

I'm Gonna Be (310 Miles): This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.18.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

In 1987, The Proclaimers claimed they'd walk 500 miles, and then 500 more, just to fall down at your door. While this song is a request of road trip t...

How To Raise An Environmentalist

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 10.18.2016 | Parents
Greater Good Science Center

We read it in the news every day. From climate change to overfishing to deforestation, it seems that we are on the brink of a natural disaster on an epic scale. If we cannot do something to reverse these trends, we will surely make our planet uninhabitable.

You Don't Owe Anyone An Interaction: The TEDx Talk

Caroline Garnet McGraw | Posted 10.18.2016 | Women
Caroline Garnet McGraw

Anthropologist Robin Dunbar says that that number of people with whom we can maintain stable, ongoing interaction is approximately 150. That's it. Beyond that point, most of us lose our ability to relate in a meaningful way.

Without Respect and Compassion, We Won't Have a Country

Matt Camarda | Posted 10.14.2016 | Politics
Matt Camarda

I read a book recently that does not mention the specific details of the 2016 election but reflects our current political and cultural environment very well. It's called "The End of White Christian America" by Robert P. Jones, CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute.

Setting The Record Straight On Black Lives Matter

Lia Miller | Posted 10.14.2016 | Black Voices
Lia Miller

I'm tired of explaining to "friends" that the phrase #BlackLivesMatter doesn't mean that other lives don't matter or that it is somehow an anti-white or anti-police slogan. There is an implied "too" at the end of the phrase.

Preparing for College? Made of Compassion and Creativity: Meet Ethan Sawyer, College Essay Guy

Robyn Shulman | Posted 10.13.2016 | Education
Robyn Shulman

Over the past month, I was honored to chat with Ethan Sawyer, the College Essay Guy. Sometimes, if we are lucky, someone comes along who we instinctively know is an authentic, good person.

Secret Garden: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.11.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Flowers shower many of our life events. Little may we know that the same flowers we toss down aisles or deliver to our loved ones are grown in secret ...

Values and Disvalues as Tipping Points

Pioneers for Change | Posted 10.11.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Natalia Blagoeva I have met many talented individuals on my journey who share a conviction, and have an idea or passion to create meaningful so...

The Dead Young Man In The Boat Of Our Soul

Jason Shulman | Posted 10.10.2016 | Politics
Jason Shulman

The news is not good these days. With this unprecedented uniting of the fabric of the world comes jungle diseases for our bodies and demagogues for our souls who favor rigid order above else.

The Powerful Secret That No One Really Wants To Talk About

Catherine Nagle | Posted 10.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

Our over-confidence disappears through sharing and confession and we are much happier when we recognize this. It also gives us a mutual understanding and the serenity that comes from trust.

Training the Mind. A practical approach to achieving happiness in life and at work

Federico Foli | Posted 10.04.2016 | Business
Federico Foli

Scattered thoughts, anger, hatred, envy, are all feelings that drive individuals to severe emotional distress. These negative emotions are for the ...

Redefining Gender: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.04.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Recent social movements include the Ice Bucket Challenge, #bringbackourgirls, #heforshe, Black Lives Matter and same-sex marriage. As Emma Watson eloq...

Mindtrip with Jay Shetty: Unity

The Huffington Post | Susannah Gruder | Posted 10.03.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


5 Steps To Kindness

Daniel Horgan | Posted 10.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Daniel Horgan

There sure is an abundance of negativity surrounding us on any given day. Tune into the media online or in print, and the headlines compete for your ...

Constructive Anger

Paul Ekman | Posted 09.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Ekman

The following excerpt about constructive anger is taken from the book of dialogue between the Dalai Lama and myself, entitled Emotional Awareness (2009). Having just reread it, I found nothing to change; I still believe it raises the right question.

Finding Tomorrow's Leaders: Youth Hold the Vision for our Future

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.29.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

When we launched the Youth Development Hub in partnership with the Fox Family, we started from the premise that youth hold the vision for our collecti...

No One Can Save You

Darren Littlejohn | Posted 09.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Darren Littlejohn

Sure, I pray. But, as a Buddhist, who am I praying to? Aren't all Buddhists athiests after all? I remember an AA old timer said at a meeting, "There a...

7 Wondrous Women: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.27.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

High-achieving women attract far more public criticism than their high-achieving male counterparts. Women are victims of sexual assault 91% of the tim...

Thoughts That Energize, Thoughts That Deplete

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Our thoughts either energize us or deplete us. Many of us are addicted to the self-judgment that deplete us by energizing our ego wounded self. Why ...

What The Buddha Would Say To Mr. Trump

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 09.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ed and Deb Shapiro

If a bull goes straight when the herd is crossing a road, then they will all go straight because he leads the way. The same among people. If the one w...