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Is Desire the Source of All Misery?

Sadhguru | Posted 02.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul

If you make your process of desiring into a conscious process, desire is no more a problem. It is a wonderful vehicle that will take you places.

Why Life Happens While We Make Plans

Kara Post-Kennedy | Posted 02.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kara Post-Kennedy

I am not going to give up planning -- one might almost say I have a deep, driving desire to plan -- but I am going to question my own resistance to vulnerability.

3 Ways to Get What You Want While Building Your Compassion Muscle

Laura Jack | Posted 02.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Jack

By giving people the benefit of the doubt, sharing what is going on for you, and asking for what you need, you build compassion for yourself and others, and you are more likely to have your emotional needs met during these moments of inevitable heartache.

A Tale of Two 2 O'clocks

Corinda Lubin-Katz | Posted 01.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Corinda Lubin-Katz

My sister works in broadcast journalism for a radio station in Boston. On my way home from the gym one Thursday, I called her so we could catch up. Sh...

What I Learned From David Bowie's Meditation Teacher

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 01.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ed and Deb Shapiro

There is much misunderstanding regarding meditation; people have all sorts of taboos about this practice of just being still, sitting quietly and paying attention. Yet when the mind is quiet our awareness goes deeper and many inner treasures become available.

Sometimes Togetherness Is the Problem, Not the Solution

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Regardless of the differences in their respective comfort levels, all couples have an (unspoken) agreed upon level of comfort hat they negotiate on an on-going basis, each partner offering balance in the security/risk continuum, or to use another metaphor the roots and wings.

How You End is How You Begin: Getting Ready for a New Year

Tama Kieves | Posted 12.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tama Kieves

We do have the chance to begin again. We have the chance to enter miraculous time. But there is no "New Year" without a blessed year before it. How you end one year is how you begin the next. I want you to end this year with love.

How to Use Desire to Trick You Into Joyful Presence

Jane Brunette | Posted 12.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Brunette

Everyone has desire, whether it's for enlightenment, espresso or Facebook likes. Given this, it seems natural that we go toward what we want and avoid...

Winning in Our Dreams

Jennifer Cabot | Posted 12.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jennifer Cabot

A dream is a rhythmic telling of lusted love in our yearnings for meaning. Easily caught in what we feel we lack, of where we are not, in love not cal...

The 13 Naughtiest Hotels in the World, Ranked

Oyster | Posted 12.09.2015 | Travel

We might be in need of some redemption as well, and to make ourselves feel better, we made a list of the 13 naughtiest hotels in the world. Let's just say, they're definitely getting coal.

Releasing the Barriers to Love: An Interview With Tara Brach

Mark Matousek | Posted 12.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Matousek

Tara Brach, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist, lecturer and popular teacher of Buddhist mindfulness meditation. She is the author of Radical Acceptanc...

How to Maintain Desire and Intimacy

Amy Chan | Posted 11.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Chan

At work, we show up 100 percent, are on time, are responsible, are proactive and intentional. Then, when we get home, we bring what Perel calls, "the leftovers". We're exhausted, we're on autopilot and even flat out lazy. No wonder desire and intimacy is dwindling with this way of showing up.

For Black Friday and Christmas: Why Consumerism is Not the Problem -- Reshaping Desire From the Bottom Up

Joerg Rieger | Posted 11.25.2015 | Religion
Joerg Rieger

As we are being bombarded with enticements that reach all the way into religious worlds, how can religious communities and their theologies escape being shaped by the neoliberal capitalist economy?

4 Steps to Spark Your Partner's Affection This Thanksgiving

Susan Winter | Posted 11.18.2015 | Women
Susan Winter

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to accelerate your partner's affection and passion. It's the holiday that reminds us to be thankful for all that we have, and to show appreciation for our bounty.

The Telerotic Universe -- On Evolutionary Love, Part 6

Marc Gafni | Posted 11.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marc Gafni

Continued from Part 5 Insight Three: This law is also sometimes called the Law of Desire. The first dimension of this law is that reality is moving ...

Your Deepest Desire Is Evolution's Desire -- On Evolutionary Love, Part 5

Marc Gafni | Posted 11.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marc Gafni

Continued from Part 4 An unedited first draft text from forthcoming book The Path and Practice of Outrageous Love by Marc Gafni and Kristina Kincaid ...

Desire in Business

Davina Ngei | Posted 10.23.2015 | Business
Davina Ngei

While Napoleon Hill's Think and Grow Rich was written nearly 78 years ago, there are many parallel's that can be made to our business market today, including the shaky financial market, the need for service based leadership, and the place of customer as king.

What Do You Want? The Good for Your Soul Experiment #1

Gary Jansen | Posted 10.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Gary Jansen

I am a red-blooded American male. I love my wife and kids, football, cold beer, and when conditions are just right (rude people, hot sauce, and lack o...

Deaf West Theatre Gets Loud with "Spring Awakening"

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 10.02.2016 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

In Spring Awakening, Steven Sater's lyrics sing like poetry. Their intimacy tingles in your throat as you repeat them under your breath. Your eyes close, just long enough to dance on the brink of surrender.

Connecting to Desire: Reawakening to Aliveness

Lindsay Robin Christianson | Posted 10.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lindsay Robin Christianson

It's easy in today's culture to spend so much time and attention on achieving "success" that we lose track of what it is that we love -- what we are passionate about and what makes us feel truly "plugged in" to the universe.

Your Heartache Does Not Make You Interesting (It's a Drag)

Terri Trespicio | Posted 09.18.2016 | Women
Terri Trespicio

I know it's hard to hear this, but I'll say it anyway: The world does not owe you love, affection, intimacy, or a perfect partner. This is Earth, not a fine dining establishment, and you cannot just order up a dish and then be all bent out of shape when it doesn't just show up as you sit there, starving. We're all brown bagging it.

What We Really Want -- And Almost Never Get: The Secret Desire That Makes or Breaks Relationships

Nancy Colier | Posted 09.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

We need to relearn what helping really means, and what we actually need and want from each other, and for ourselves -- the presence and love that we truly crave. Simultaneously, we need to be able to recognize and voice our real longing -- to be known deeply, really listened to, and not fixed. This experience, at its core, is love.

12 Things Truly Fulfilled People Understand

Brianna Wiest | Posted 09.11.2016 | Women
Brianna Wiest

When the end goal is to have something tangible, the "end goal" has not actually been identified yet.

Come Swing With Me

Janie Emaus | Posted 09.10.2016 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

Have you ever been in the wrong place at the right time? Experienced a moment which changed your life for the best, although you didn't realize it until it was over? I have.

Your Dreams and Desires

Bahar Ozdemir | Posted 08.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Bahar Ozdemir

Make the choice every day to live a life you love. A life that reflects more of YOU, your dreams, passions and deepest desires. An exciting way to...