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How To Have Compassion For A Killer

Laura Jack | Posted 06.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Jack

Over the last decade in the United States, we have seen an increasing number of national tragedies. More mass shootings, more hate crimes, more violen...

How To Break Up With A Bad Boss

Michael Thomas Sunnarborg | Posted 06.15.2016 | Business
Michael Thomas Sunnarborg

Bad bosses. You know the ones -- in love with their power, using manipulation and control, or at worst -- micromanaging your every move. We've all had them, and perhaps you are dealing with one right now.

Love Is Love Is Love...

Kristen Noel | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Kristen Noel

Self-love is a result of showing up for our own work. If we want to profess that 'love is love' and fill our social media sites with hashtags, we must first fill our own wells of compassion...unconditional compassion and love. Tap into it that beautiful well within and watch what flourishes.

Orlando, Love, and Labels

Gary Zukav | Posted 06.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gary Zukav

"Terrorist" is a label. There is no humanity in labels. There is no compassion in labels. Labels create villains and idols. The pain of an individ...

'The Priestly Benediction' -- Its Meaning For Today

Ron Kronish | Posted 06.14.2016 | Religion
Ron Kronish

I had the privilege of sharing this blessing with my daughter and son-in-law, as part of their wedding ceremony, which of course was a great honor for me. And, when our children were growing up, my wife and I blessed them with this blessing around the Friday night Shabbat table as I know that many contemporary Jews with their children every Friday night.

How To Rewire Your Brain With Compassion, Joy And Love

Andrea Pennington, M.D. | Posted 06.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Andrea Pennington, M.D.

We are wired for happiness Research shows that we have the capacity for great wisdom, creativity and insight. We are naturally wired for it. Our brai...

We The People Are Responsible For The Orlando Attacks, Not ISIS

Kenneth Davis | Posted 06.13.2016 | Politics
Kenneth Davis

So how did we get here, and where can we go? There are countless forces at play that we have allowed to fester and grow that ultimately lead to the mass murder in Orlando.

A Buddhist Call To Action Against the Suffering of Racism

Anurag Gupta | Posted 06.13.2016 | Religion
Anurag Gupta

Buddhist teachings are grounded in principles of interdependence, non-separation, and reverence for life, supported by practices of mindfulness and co...

5 Scientific Reasons We Should All Practice Compassion To Heal Ourselves And The Planet

Andrea Pennington, M.D. | Posted 06.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Andrea Pennington, M.D.

I have previously shared my belief that everyone can benefit from practicing mindfulness and meditation, and I'd like to expand on that with the 5 sc...

Ramadan Mubarak to Humanity

Merima Trako | Posted 06.08.2016 | Religion
Merima Trako

There is something mysterious that surrounds the month of Ramadan. There is this anticipation of the body cleansing and the hunger.

7 Secrets to Sustainability: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.08.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we are recognizing seven grantees who each hold key ingredients in understanding project sustainability. In Keny...

What Is Authenticity?

Ira Israel | Posted 08.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ira Israel

In his Sunday New York Times article "'Be Yourself' Is Terrible Advice," Professor Adam Grant of my alma mater, The University of Pennsylvania, states...

Why I Believe Everyone Should Learn Mindfulness and Meditation to Save Lives and Save the World

Andrea Pennington, M.D. | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrea Pennington, M.D.

This is a long overdue update on my Mom + background info on my passion for teaching meditation. Enjoy! Over the last year I have opened up about the...

Why does the death of a gorilla hurt us so much?

Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H. | Posted 06.06.2016 | Science
Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H.

Thirty years ago, the killing of a gorilla in a zoo would have barely been noticed except by the people closest to the animal. Today, however, the sho...

What Really Matters

Mary Paleologos | Posted 06.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mary Paleologos

It's our inherent birth right to live in joy, abundance and peace. This can only come about when we dare to stand up, embrace our shadow selves, love all of it and then, from this place, begin to walk the path of healing ourselves, our family, our community and our world.

When in Rome

David Ahearn | Posted 06.03.2016 | Travel
David Ahearn

When the sun rises on Rome a new city is born. Rome leaves behind her nighttime alter ego and becomes a much different city in the daytime. The touris...

The Greatest Gift- How One Woman's Decision Changed Many Lives

Rumni Saha | Posted 06.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rumni Saha

I first met Miss Nancy in 2010 when she came to work as a Teaching Assistant at the school where I taught. She was funny, loud, somewhat cocky, and h...

Kids Get in the Game: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.01.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we are highlighting seven grantees from East Africa to the Pacific Northwest that are affording individuals life...

How To See Miracles In Addiction

Kat Karpoff | Posted 05.31.2016 | Impact
Kat Karpoff

We all know that addiction is wreaking havoc on our world. I don't know anyone who hasn't seen it up close and personal. Whether it be to prescripti...

5 Times Nurses Made Their Patients Forget They Were In A Hospital

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living

Nurses: the unsung heroes of the hospital. While doctors hurry through the halls, sweeping from one room to the next, nurses are the more constant pr...

What to Expect From Meditation

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 05.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Michelle Zarrin

Recognize what is going on and gently bring your focus back to the breath. This small act of not judging yourself during your sitting, will expand into your life when your eyes are open and you actually judge yourself less. So bring your focus back to the breath.

The Dalai Lama on What We Get Wrong About Compassion

Quora | Posted 05.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul

Who are the most inspirational people you've met and worked with and why? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compellin...

How And Why I Finally Forgave My Abuser

Taylor Tagg | Posted 05.26.2016 | Fifty
Taylor Tagg

It came like a flash in my mind. A simple question with a simple answer. 'If I forgive him, would it help me?' Suddenly a voice inside my head said, 'Yes!!!' So, I immediately envisioned an image of my abuser standing in front of me as I confronted my memory of him.

Why I Don't Call the Dalai Lama 'Your Holiness'

Paul Ekman | Posted 05.25.2016 | Religion
Paul Ekman

As many of you are already aware, Eve Ekman and I just recently released the Atlas of Emotions, a visual exploration of the human range of emotions. I...

How Improving Your Emotional Intelligence Will Help Your Personal and Professional Life

Quora | Posted 05.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul

How can we improve our emotional intelligence? What are the benefits? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling qu...