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Why I'm On A Mission To Make A Positive Impact In Healthcare

Brian Boyle | Posted 01.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Brian Boyle

I am not a doctor, nurse, physical therapist, specialist, EMT, paramedic, or healthcare professional. However, I do have some medical knowledge -- and...

Chat for a cure: How Viber merges mobile messaging and community in support of ALS

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 10.02.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

Did you take the ice bucket challenge to support ALS? If so, you found out that a bucket of cold water can hurt so good! At the height of ice bucket ...

Thinking About Thinking

James R. Doty, M.D. | Posted 01.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
James R. Doty, M.D.

"Do you know what a mantra is, Jim?" I shook my head. I didn't have a clue. "It's kind of like a song or a sound you make that helps you focus your...

Positive Snark Management

Rena DeLevie | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business
Rena DeLevie

Have you ever had a snarky client? I can hear you laughing. Yes, it's a natural rite of passage for a creative leader to be faced with managing snarkiness. You can snark back at her or you can choose professionalism and, perhaps, even take the relationship to a higher level of partnership.

The Dance, The Music and the Lyrics

Rena DeLevie | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business
Rena DeLevie

Sharing information with people is an everyday event in the business world. The challenge for most Creative Executives is to communicate in a way that allows their team to hear and understand.

Unleashing the River: A Call to People in Recovery

Brooke M. Feldman | Posted 01.20.2016 | Impact
Brooke M. Feldman

When I think about compassion and its transformative power, I can't help but think of the abundance of compassion bubbling up out of the millions of people in long-term recovery from addiction challenges.

Slip Into Someone Else's Shoes

Lianne Mandelbaum | Posted 01.20.2016 | Impact
Lianne Mandelbaum

I truly believe if we could each step into someone else's shoes, if only but for a moment, we would all act with greater empathy and the world would be a safer and better place for all of our children.

Learning From Others Around You

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 01.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Hyder Zahed

"We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle our inner spirit." Albert Schweitzer Have you noticed that there are certain people who for...

Transforming Communities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 01.20.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

We celebrate grantees who demonstrate the spirit needed for community engagement, capacity building, and social change from the environment to the elderly, from endangered animals to social enterprise --they exemplify the change we need and hope to see in the world.

What Makes a Leader: Aggression or Humility?

Homaira Kabir | Posted 01.19.2016 | Politics
Homaira Kabir

Our exterior portrayal of calm and control is at the mercy of a neocortex that functions as a lighthouse, forever scanning the environment for safety. In the uncertain times we live in, from economic instability to the threat of terrorism and the uncertain fate of our planet, the signals we receive instigate our fears once too often.

Study Counters Huge Stereotype About How Americans Die

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 01.21.2016 | Politics

The U.S. has a reputation for treating terminal illness too aggressively -- throwing all kinds of intensive, painful, but ultimately futile treatments...

Does Your Compassion Disappear When Someone's Angry?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Renee saw herself as a very compassionate person. She could easily feel into her husband Jeff's feelings when he was sad or scared.

The Day the Popsicle Died

Lauren Dillard | Posted 01.18.2016 | Parents
Lauren Dillard

Compassion in the smallest moments, be it melted desserts or bubbles that burst a little too quickly, can lead to understanding our kids better in the long-term. There is power in allowing them to feel the full weight of their unhappiness. There is strength in supporting them as they work through their feelings and learn to regulate on their own accord without forcing them to stop crying -- to stop feeling -- before they are ready.

When the Judgy Pants Fit

Sarah Galla | Posted 01.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Sarah Galla

"People hasten to judge in order not to be judged themselves." -- Albert Camus I was on a drive to a doctor's appointment for one of my kids, and it...

'And So I Prayed': My Letter (and Prayer) to My Teenagers

Carolyn Maul | Posted 01.15.2016 | Parents
Carolyn Maul

It is about being 21 years old and knowing that something HAD to change. And quick. It is about being 21 years old and having had too many close calls. It is about being too old for those short years.

Doing What You Love Is Going To Be F**king Hard

Jon Westenberg | Posted 01.13.2016 | Business
Jon Westenberg

"Do what you love and you'll never work a day in your life." It sounds like good advice when someone asks you how to be happy in their career. It's also total bullsh*t. Doing what you love is going to be hard. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't do it.

Heart Lessons From California's Epic Drought

Mary Novaria | Posted 01.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mary Novaria

Grass has begun to grow in Los Angeles after just two days of steady rain. At the top of our street, tender, green shoots have sprung up on a brown, d...

Power Struggles: Being Right or Being Loving

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Mandy and Evan consulted with me for couple's counseling because they were always bickering. Every little thing seemed to become an issue between them...

The Way of the Buddha

Andrea Quintero | Posted 01.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Andrea Quintero

I enjoy nature so I take long walks by the ocean, sometimes in my neighborhood. And I often wonder how the trees and the flowers -- how these simple o...

Road Trip Happiness Ideas: Simple Conscious Acts of Kindness

Sai Santosh Bangalore | Posted 01.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sai Santosh Bangalore

Did you ever take a family road trip where all the family members set a collective intention of performing acts of kindness? Few years ago, I started ...

Living in the Past Condemns the Future

Deborah Schoeberlein David | Posted 01.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein David

The future is open, if we let it be. Replete with potential, if we so permit. The choice is ours, as is the experience that follows.

How to Change Through Inspired Action

Jeff Singh | Posted 01.10.2016 | Good News
Jeff Singh

Original Image by Scott Cresswell Numerous articles are written on how to change extolling the powers of will, goals, and visualization, even advis...

A New Thought Experiment for 2016

Alexandra Nicewicz Carroll | Posted 01.07.2016 | Religion
Alexandra Nicewicz Carroll

If the Law of Attraction dictates that like attracts like, it really should be no surprise that PC has such high poll numbers: Trump is getting all the attention because we focus on him. He continues spewing terrible things, because we give him attention for it.

3 Ways to Free Yourself of Shame and Guilt

Emily Madill | Posted 01.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Emily Madill

When we live in the past or fret about the future, we rob ourselves of the opportunity to bask in the joy of "right now." So bask away and you may be surprised to see that more of the same is right around the corner.

Relationships Are Like Delicate Vases

Yvette Mazloumi | Posted 01.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Yvette Mazloumi

Imagine any type of relationship as being a vase. The most precious and delicate vase you would have in your collection. You would put it in a vitrine...