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Do You Have Enough?

Kali Hawlk | Posted 11.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kali Hawlk

If you find yourself wishing to feel that you have enough of whatever it is you think is lacking in your life, I have bad news for you. There is no such thing as enough.

Contentment Is Your Choice

Doyeon Park | Posted 09.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Doyeon Park

I do not consider myself a type of person who is always looking for more to do, more to possess, more to achieve and more to desire; not believing tha...

Redefining Success in 7 Simple Steps

Reina Pomeroy | Posted 07.02.2015 | Women
Reina Pomeroy

It's my experience and the collective experience of many of my clients that money is not the only indicator of success. There are infinite measurements of success: impact one makes in the world, the amount of quality time one is able to spend with her loved ones, and overall contentment.

Stop Trying So Hard To Be Happy

The Washington Post | Sidney Bloch | Posted 07.01.2015 | World

I want to share a personal view of what it is to be happy and how it differs from feeling content. Let me begin with a clinical story. They met at ...

Ramadan Reflection Day 3: On Surat al'Adiyat -- Qu'ranic Advice on Gaining Contentment Through Gratitude

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 06.22.2015 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

I had read this verse over and over throughout my life, but when I read it that day, it felt like I was reading it for the first time. I didn't know how to be appreciative, and the impact it was having on me was quite severe.

How to Accept and Release Your Failures and Successes

Rachael Yahne | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

There are good days and bad days. Big days and little days. And it's not always easy to "stay the course" as my father always said.

Why Do We Still Get Confused Between Fake and Real?

Abi Fedorovsky | Posted 06.11.2015 | 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.

Why I'm Not Rushing to Have a Baby (Even Though I Really Want One)

Akirah Robinson | Posted 05.22.2015 | Women
Akirah Robinson

My life is far from perfect and I haven't yet accomplished all that I hope to. Even so, I'm starting to realize that I don't have to be miserable about that... even when life challenges me in unimaginable ways.

You Won't Find Happiness at the Finish Line

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

Of course, love isn't the only way to find this feeling we all seek. Happiness can come, for example, from expressing your passions or giving to others. But the first step in this journey is realizing that you won't find what you're looking for at the finish line.

5 Empowering New Ways to See Your Unique Beauty

Rachael Yahne | Posted 08.07.2015 | Style
Rachael Yahne

I'm a cancer survivor, and during chemotherapy, I lost every strand of hair on my head. When chemo starts, it's not as if every hair on your head falls out simultaneously.

I Am Not Blonde, Bendy and Tiny (And That Is OK)

Paula Vital | Posted 06.17.2015 | Women
Paula Vital

Feeling that I am good as I am. With my body, my practice, my life. I breathe in deep love for myself, and I release years and years of wanting to be different. I am enough.

This Is The Age At Which Science Says You'll Know True Happiness

Your Tango | Nicole Weaver | Posted 04.09.2015 | Fifty

Can you guess? When you ask people when they were the happiest, chances are they get nostalgic and reflect back to their childhood. After all, that's...

Top 10 Things Never to Say

Noelle Newby | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Noelle Newby

OK, I lied. This is not one of those helpful lists of what not to say to stay-at-home-working-nursing-formula-feeding-single-married-moms, blondes, br...

Things Aren't Always Glittery

Emily Ballard | Posted 05.04.2015 | Women
Emily Ballard

It's that I need to do all of these things and -- because they're the things I need to do -- I keep waiting for one of them to fill me up all the way. Sometimes some of them fill me up a little bit and then I find myself depleted by something else.

Privilege, Price, Illusion and Choice

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.04.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I am, and have always been, privileged. And yet I manage in certain moments to be other than happy.

What Will Ever Be Enough?

Jon Horford | Posted 03.09.2015 | College
Jon Horford

You find yourself making comparisons between your life and the life of someone you assume has it all figured out, and all of your accomplishments are never enough to satisfy you.

#This Is Real Life

Chelsey Wilson | Posted 02.03.2015 | Parents
Chelsey Wilson

Life takes balance. Don't be fooled by the people who seem to have it all and do it all, because trust me -- nobody's life is perfect.

Here We Go Again. From Fear to Love?

Sister Jenna | Posted 01.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sister Jenna

The peace found deep within would be worth the attempt to move our comforts of fear to love, and loving each other the same, not only those who agree with our side of the story.

Navigating the Waters of Time and Expectation

Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld

As I sit down to write this, I am two weeks away from my 60th birthday. That means that 240 seasons, 720 months, 21,900 days and 525,600 hours have co...

The Thought That Changed My Life

Paul Perkins | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Perkins

Contentment is not obsessing with the future -- the day you'll finally get the perfect job or perfect spouse or perfect child or house or car -- because life is best lived in the present.

God Esteem and Self-Esteem

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 01.09.2015 | Religion
Mark Goulston, M.D.

I am not religious (in the organized religion sense), but I have been on a journey to become and feel spiritual. Why? Because I know there is more and even much more to life than "living in a material world."

On Being Content...

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 12.26.2014 | Good News
Dr. Hyder Zahed

If you believe being content comes from acquiring luxurious material possessions, living in the best homes money can buy, having all the technological gadgets on the market, and so forth, this is not the case. In fact, it is just the opposite.

How Travel Taught Me Every Day Is a Gift

Cliff Hsia | Posted 12.21.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Travel makes us cross roads that we have never been on before. Because we are in a different land, everything is new and fresh.

Find Your Life Purpose and Get a Sexy Booty?

Joy Weston | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Joy Weston

photo by arztsamui of 5 JOY-Inspired How Tos! Have you ever felt like a beautiful carousel, going round and round day after d...

The Surprising Household Item That Could Make You More Mindful

Linda C. Smith | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda C. Smith

When you take a few minutes to care for something, it requires you to step outside yourself. It requires you to change your focus and put it onto the wellbeing of something else. The magic is that in nurturing the wellbeing of the plant, you are also nurturing your own wellbeing: positive action results in positive responses.