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Your Dreams and Desires

Bahar Ozdemir | Posted 08.28.2015 | 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 wa...

Regrets and What to Do With Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Approaching regret from a cognitive point of view, reframing our thoughts from the past to the future, and asking, "What's next?" can also help to process regrets.

Wish Upon a Page: 4 Ways Journaling Can Help You Achieve the Ideal Life

Toneka Etienne, Ph.D. | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Toneka Etienne, Ph.D.

Journaling is no longer just for that confused adolescent girl who spends her evenings contemplating the meaning of life. No, it's an effective form of therapy from the eternal optimist all the way to the perpetual pessimist. Here are four reasons why writing down your thoughts can help move you closer to your ideal life:

How Feeling Stuck or Discouraged May Be Your Cue to Do This

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Vaughn

Get a little scared, face the fear, it's good for us to step into what's uncomfortable -- it makes our world bigger. Besides, you have nothing to lose. As the saying goes, no one is getting out of here alive.

Of Swimmers and Late Bloomers

Samuel Buchanan | Posted 05.28.2015 | College
Samuel  Buchanan

We govern ourselves to accommodate fear rather than accomplish dreams. Hence, when opportunity presents itself (later than expected), those who ask when don't capitalize on chance. However, for the late bloomers, the opportunity is never too late.

Focus on Your Desires

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 05.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

Can I find a formula that will allow me to focus on what I want to be without always getting distracted or second-guessing myself or doubting myself? Is there really a way that I can successfully make my dreams come true? For the first time in my life, I believe that I can.

Following Your Untamed Spirit

Nicole Leigh West | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Nicole Leigh West

Have you ever noticed that inspiration quickly fades into oblivion the moment it's leashed and bound by rules, the need for approval from others and t...

6 Steps to Becoming a Happy, Vibrant Mama

Andi Wickman | Posted 03.23.2015 | Parents
Andi Wickman

What if taking more time for YOU actually made you a better parent? Before you were a mom, you were you. And when your kids head off to college or explore the world or whatever they decide to do as adults, you're still going to be you. You are the only constant.

2015: Explore the 'No Resolution' Solution

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 02.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Success Is Not About Who Wins the Race, It's About Who Finishes. "The road to success leads through the valley of humility, and the path is up the l...

Why You Shouldn't Feel Guilty for Wanting More Out of Life

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Mercedes Maidana

There is nothing wrong with having desires. Many of life's lessons are learned when we listen to our desires. We won't expand or grow if we aren't called to do something bigger. And we hear that call through our desires.

5 Steps to Creating a Beautiful Life You Love: Part 2

Elyse Santilli | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

What does it mean to live a life true to yourself? What kind of things do you want to be doing on a daily basis? When you look back on your life on your deathbed, what achievements will you be proudest of?

The FEAR Factor

Martha Pasternack | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

As a life coach, I focus on the zillions of ways fear keeps people stuck. I am not talking about fear of the dark, fear of nuclear war or fear of fall...

Real Reason You Get Attracted to People Who Are So Different

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 01.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

The ability to recognize the positive contribution that one's partner makes to the needs of the relationship, rather than holding the perspective that they are the cause of the "problem" is the core variable that determines whether the couple is headed for disaster or for mutual fulfillment.

Are Your Desires Making You Miserable?

Linda Ford | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Ford

Keeping your DESIRES pure, life-giving, and childlike has the power to create miracles in your life. It's the secret sauce. Never underestimate the POWER of intention, the power of allowing, the power of imagination, and a lot of help from the universe.

Destiny in the Time of Desires

Tami Shaikh | Posted 08.26.2014 | Women
Tami Shaikh

Desire will give us a short-lived thrill. It doesn't last. Having money to go on a shopping spree will only give us that adrenaline rush until the money is spent.

If I Can Overcome My Fear of Trying Something New, You Can Too.

Martha Pasternack | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

I felt like my next adventure awaited me. I may be old, but I have miles to go before I finish. If I am too old for anything, I am too old to hold myself back from my dreams. Enough already. I am a life long learner: body, mind, heart and soul.

Get Real About How You Want to Show Up Today

Juliet Turalski | Posted 06.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Juliet Turalski

We all share the human experience. Yet, how we grow up, where we grow up and who we grow up with create individual experiences that have led to a glo...

Don't Chase Anything You Don't Want to Catch

Bill Halamandaris | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Bill Halamandaris

Many people, myself included, have pursued happiness and pleasure in places where we know it will not be found. It is tempting to seek the comfort of material things, indulge yourself, pursue your appetites and the satisfactions of the flesh.

Coping With Contagious Affluenza: Mindful Consumption

Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D. | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D.

Do we really need all this stuff? Why are we eating so much? Why can't we focus on what's happening right now? The symptoms and effects of affluenza are plentiful, but there is good news -- relief is possible, and it can be put into action right away.

Giving the Children What They Want

Bernadette Noll | Posted 03.11.2014 | Parents
Bernadette Noll

The other day, I took my high schooler out for breakfast after all the others were tucked into their respective classrooms. As we sat at the table, I took out a notepad and asked if she was up for a little game called "What I really want is..."

Mind Reading: Don't Try This at Home

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Even couples who have been together for decades don't possess the ability to read each others' minds. There are always (hopefully) going to be surprises in relationships which keeps things from getting too predictable and uninteresting.

In Love With Sio Bak (Roast Pork)

KF Seetoh | Posted 10.10.2013 | Travel
KF Seetoh

George Bernard Shaw famously once said that there is no love more sincere than the love for food. I have to correct and update him. V2- the last part should read "than my love for roast pork."

How To Be More Self-Aware

Bradley Foster | Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Bradley Foster

I do know that awareness can be taught, it can be learned, it can be discovered, but I'm not sure that it can ever be arrived at. In other words, it's a gradual unpeeling where you never get to the core.

The Next Step

Christine Eilvig | Posted 05.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

We can only take one step at the time, physically and in life. We can take big steps, which in many ways feel like giant leaps, but we can still only master one big step at the time.

Why It's Imortant to Live Our Dreams

Tara Marino | Posted 04.10.2013 | Style
Tara Marino

One of the main objections we have as women is that we think we can't step into our dreams and desires until everyone around us is OK and taken care of.