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What Are You Asking For?

Dain Heer | Posted 05.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dain Heer

There is this amazing tool that works regardless of your age, race, religion, income level, IQ or belief system, and it's here for all of us to use. Yet, few seem to actually embrace the power of it. It's called "Ask and You Shall Receive." Ever heard of it?

Is Non-Action a Business Strategy?

Tova Payne | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business
Tova Payne

Several years ago, after spending months getting the word out for a retreat, I thought to myself "I wonder what will happen if I practice the Taoist a...

Struggle, Ease and the Pursuit of Passion

Lisa Zawistowski | Posted 01.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa Zawistowski

I chose to take the passion path and face the doubters (including the one in my head), nay-sayers and hurdles of getting published, finding like-minded clients, being visible but in a not-artificial for-the-sake-of-making-money way, and in general, finding my tribe. This is the way to warmth and light, undeniable vibration, and the equivalent (for me) of dancing with Baryshnikov.

Whose Thoughts Are They, Anyway?

Michael Neill | Posted 10.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

One of my guilty pleasures in life is losing myself in spy thrillers. I love reading them, watching movies about them, and even following TV shows bas...

Apologies and Their Complexities

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

To acknowledge imperfections, some of us have to confront our idealized image, a narcissistic view of the self that dictates we must be perfect. In this case, a mistake and the need to apologize, can be experienced as like a blemish that needs to be hidden.

Constructive Tension (Ease vs. Ambition)

Robert Levithan | Posted 08.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Robert Levithan

At one point about a dozen years ago, I bought oceanfront property on a remote island in Bahia in Brazil. My imagined goal was to live much of the ye...

Honor Your Elimination

Miriam Ava | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Every princess pees and poops several times every day, if her digestive tract is healthy. So why are we being uptight about our needs? Society and me...

Grumble or Grin? The Choice Is Yours

Millie Grenough | Posted 09.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

Photo ©JoyBushPhotography.com The other day my buddy Joe and I walked down the street bemoaning all the tragedies that are happening in the world. A...

If You Don't Want Her to Be a Nag, Treat Her Like a Thoroughbred

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Deep, compassionate, committed listening is what breaks the dark spell. Out of the emotional connection, understanding, a newfound cooperation, more trust, peace of mind, and ease is present in the relationship and in your life in general.

Does Your Relationship Have IDD? -- Part 2

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

IDD (Intimacy Deficiency Disorder) is an insidious relationship-threatening condition that if unaddressed can undermine and severely damage even the m...

10 Seeds to Plant this Holiday Season for a Gorgeous 2014!

Ira Israel | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Happiness is like a gorgeous rose. You cannot just create that rose ex nihilo, out of thin air. You need to plant the seeds, water the soil, nurture the leaves, and make sure the plants get proper sunlight in order to create the environment for them to possibly produce the end result.

When We Are Letting a Little Loose

Christine Eilvig | Posted 12.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

We need to let go of the thought that we can struggle our way to ease, fun and pleasure. That will never happen. Tough grinds will just create exhaustion and more reasons to work hard while ease comes from taking things easy.

Not Resisting Resistance

Peter Russell | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Peter Russell

So when you find something seeming to disturb your inner quiet -- whether it be a friend's behavior, some politician on TV or a passing fire engine -- pause and notice what is happening inside.

When you've co-signed a lease with the roommate from hell

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, My roommate and I are both in 3rd in university and have been friends since high school. We've been living together for only t...