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How We Defend Against Death (From Ebenezer Scrooge To Eleanor Roosevelt)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 10.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Acknowledging the dualism between body and symbol in an awareness of death motivates us to live life to its fullest and to heal the world.

Friendship And Our Vagus Nerve

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We don't often think that the nature of our friendships has a profound or major impact on our health and well-being. But a recent New York Times, art...

Intimacy, a Hierarchy (With Thanks to Abraham Maslow)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We're complex beings, and there is always more to learn. Caring is more important than "knowing." Are we interested, receptive, curious? The element of surprise can fuel a sense of newness and add excitement when we're open to it.

99U Conference: The Creative Community Conference

Alexandra Garey | Posted 05.18.2016 | Media
Alexandra Garey

Value Creation and Pursuing Your Creative Journey On May 5th and 6th the tall glass walls of Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center housed over a thousa...

Design Driven Startups from the Heart

Soren Petersen | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

Design and entrepreneurship are in vogue and enjoying a strong endorsement from both business and Venture Capitalists. The nexus of design, innovation...

Letting Go of What You Think Should Happen

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 03.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

Many of us are caught up in the "making things happen" kind of mindset. We push ourselves and try to force things to happen. There's a lot of tension and a lot of trying to control and manipulate things in a way to force them to happen. There isn't a level of trust there.

Why Art Is Important for Highly Sensitive Persons

Esther de Charon de Saint Germain | Posted 03.15.2016 | Arts
Esther de Charon de Saint Germain

I share a trait with 15 to 20 % of all people. Women, children, men. And apparently animals as well. You recognize us at parties. We're the one in t...

The Power of the Limbic Brain

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 02.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Feelings and emotions that motivate or paralyze us lie within the limbic system. Our awareness that our emotional life colors our performance can liberate us from some brain chains.

Uplevel Your Vision Board: 3 Steps To Catch Your Vision and Create Your Reality

Lisa Scott | Posted 01.26.2016 | Women
Lisa Scott

I know you've probably heard of a practice called Vision Boarding but if you haven't, Vision Boarding is used to assist you to capture images, words or whatever reminds you of, or connects you to the dreams and visions you are endeavoring to achieve in your life.

What Does Your Soul Need in 2016? (Video)

Terri Britt | Posted 01.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Terri Britt

I'm so excited about 2016! I can feel my soul on fire about all the wonderful things that are happening. What about you? What are your intentions for ...

Creativity: The Only Mindset You'll Ever Need

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts
Amy Oestreicher

Art is everywhere but where it needs to be. There's crafty tutorials, creative lesson plans, and learning-centered art projects floating around the internet, in parenting magazines, printable worksheets and children's toy stores.

4 Manifestation Myths Busted

Sharon Kirstin | Posted 12.23.2015 | Business
Sharon Kirstin

Manifesting means co-creating with the universal field to attract experiences, people or things into your life by sending out your unique electromagnetic signal and taking action based on our mindset and beliefs.

The Blank Canvas

Cassidy Hall | Posted 11.09.2015 | Arts
Cassidy Hall

"It's so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas." Paul Cezanne Looking into the blank canvas of my day, I emerge riddled with t...

Creating My Own Reality by Way of Manifesting Apples

Donna Bond | Posted 09.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Donna Bond

In March of 2014 my husband and I began experimenting with creating our own reality. I'd been feeling trapped in my own with a career that was consumi...

Hey adults, stop telling gamers to stop gaming. Instead, respect, and redirect.

Caleb Clark | Posted 09.04.2016 | Education
Caleb Clark

I hate it when I hear an adult, (especially a teacher!) react to a kid passionately playing a computer game by saying, "go outside," or in some other ...

Healing Through Creativity

Kat Reinhert | Posted 09.02.2016 | Divorce
Kat Reinhert

Within the creative process of writing and performing this music I found the courage to be vulnerable, and as difficult as it is to share these feelings with the complete unknown, I know it is worth letting go of the fear I have in sharing.

Creative Intention

Cassidy Hall | Posted 06.04.2016 | Arts
Cassidy Hall

Most often, creativity seems to be a modern day paradox that is all about receiving attention amidst the creative project and for the creative output. I believe creativity's original intention, with the ego removed, has been lost within the chaos.

Project Runway's Helen Castillo and Her No-Frills Take on Fashion

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.06.2016 | Style
Lauren Kruczyk

Recently, Helen Castillo of "Project Runway All Stars" visited Houston for the Vanity event at Henke and Pillot--a fashion event featuring local models, a cocktail hour, live entertainment, giveaways and a runway show viewing with designers.

8 Reasons Forcing Creative Time Into My Schedule Has Changed My Life Drastically

Sky Mandala Marcano | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Sky Mandala Marcano

Art changed my perspective and the scared feelings I had quickly turned into hope, joy and happiness. Honestly when I was a young single mother, I felt a bit lost. But those times I chose to paint and create, changed my path, changed my focus and literally lit me up inside.

The Secret to Becoming the Person You Want to Be

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 04.05.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Seeing our frailties in the face of behavioral change what do we do?

Burn the Box

Miriam Ava | Posted 04.04.2015 | Small Business
Miriam Ava

There's nothing to hold back in a world living on innovation. Sure, some may laugh at you, say you're uncool, weird, difficult. But that doesn't matter.

7 Books That Will Change Your Life

Susie Moore | Posted 12.04.2014 | Books
Susie Moore

What I have here for you today is a curation of some of the books that have most impacted my life, changed me for the better and radically improved my quality of living. I feel sometimes like reading is cheating -- I get to learn from everyone else and use their experiences to drastically better my life.

The Power of a 'Selfie' -- A Misunderstood Tool to Increase Your Confidence in Business

Dirk Stroda | Posted 12.02.2014 | Business
Dirk Stroda

If you truly want to become successful in your business, imagine yourself as you have already achieved your goal.

The Dichotomy of Pain and Pleasure (And How to Activate Your Joy and Heal the World)

Miriam Ava | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

I'm a huge fan of Dr. Christiane Northrup's, and what she recently said about the dichotomy of pain and pleasure on this planet truly hit home. While ...

Today's Buddha Doodle - How To Change Your Future

Molly Hahn | Posted 11.09.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn