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Lose the Labels: Step One to Unlocking Your Potential

Dan Mason | Posted 02.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dan Mason

Photo by: Canva When I ask you who you are, how would you answer? "An English Teacher." "A Husband/Wife." "Manager." "Parent." While all of the...

Why Egos Are Bad for Business, and What to Do About It

Matt Tenney | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business
Matt Tenney

Over the long-term, a leader who is highly self-centered is more likely to destroy a company than to maintain a successful one.

The 2016 Elections: The Questions Virtually No One Is Asking Much Less Answering!

Beth Green | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
Beth Green

We are inundated by a culture of ego, and we wonder what's wrong. How could our politicians be so corrupt? How could political parties try to gerrymander?

It's Time to Connect

Dawn Burnett | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Dawn Burnett

So until we find what makes us whole as an individual -- why we were born, what in life supplies us with unstoppable joy and acceptance for why we were created -- then we can't connect in a loving open way with another person.

Remaining True to Love

Catherine Nagle | Posted 01.25.2016 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

Mother Teresa once said, "Love has to hurt. I must be willing to give whatever it takes not to harm other people and, in fact, to do good to them....

What's a Play or a Musical Without Actors?

Tonya Pinkins | Posted 01.18.2016 | Arts
Tonya Pinkins

Film, television and theater all require the collaboration of dozens to hundreds of artists. Film and television, however, rely on sound and images, both of which can be digitally created. Theater requires the actor.

BiBi Bourelly, Songwriter Of The Hit Single #BBHMM Has Her 'First' Sit-Down Interview And Drops Some Exclusive News, With Melissa Mushaka

Melissa Mushaka | Posted 01.18.2016 | Entertainment
Melissa Mushaka

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'Summer Heights High' Meets 'Kath & Kim'

Adam Zaka | Posted 01.08.2016 | Comedy
Adam Zaka

If you loved Summer Heights High, Kath & Kim, and abrasive Aussie humor, meet Christian Vain: a fictional douche-lord and momma's boy whose ego is about to be shattered thanks to some sneaky producers.

2015 -- Have We Hit Bottom Yet?

Jim Selman | Posted 12.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jim Selman

Today I see this as a global analogy. I see that the world is trapped in a 'reality' in which the more we try to control and fix our problems, the more they persist and even worsen.

Why the Bromance Between Trump and Putin is Troubling

Kevin Price | Posted 12.23.2015 | World
Kevin Price

Putin is odd (to say the least) in his own right, but I also think he is highly intelligent and is often the smartest guy in any room he is in. Because of this, Putin rightly thought he could buy the affection of the narcissist Trump with a little simple flattery and he was certainly right.

Trump: The Ultimate Ego

Cate Montana | Posted 12.22.2015 | Impact
Cate Montana

Narcissistic, bullying, indifferent, degrading to others and unapologetic about it: this is the psychological face of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and the kind of leader 68 percent of registered Republicans (47.4 million Americans) apparently want and are willing to vote for.

99U: The Power of Empathy Over Ego

Jennifer Hohn | Posted 12.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jennifer Hohn

My talk from the first-ever 99U Local Worldwide Event event last September. Let's explore the power of empathy -- in both creativity and leadership...

Are You a Delusion?

Tim Burkett | Posted 12.14.2015 | Religion
Tim Burkett

We know that the stories we tell about the stars are just fabrications. But what if you discovered that you are also a fabrication?

Dye in the Color of God (Pun Intended)

Sohale Sizar | Posted 12.07.2015 | Religion
Sohale Sizar

Various religious traditions seek to transform the ego and dye it with a Transcendent Reality. But what does this Coloring actually look like? I mean, it is easy to theoretically discuss the process of coloring as a metaphor for spirituality. But, what does it actually mean to us now in this moment?

How to find real gratitude

Cate Montana | Posted 11.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Cate Montana

What to do? I asked myself this as I trudged along the rocky shore of Puget Sound a couple days ago, taking my daily break from work. Well, almo...

Why Giving Up the Need to Be 'Right' Will Make You Happier and Set You Free

Cy Wakeman | Posted 11.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Cy Wakeman

Justifying your every move and decision in an effort to be seen as right (all while proving others wrong) takes a great deal of time and energy. But once the ego is silenced and you allow a little humility in, you will have lightened your load and be on your way to a happier, more meaningful life.

How Envy Holds You Back From the Life You Deserve

Naomi Teeter | Posted 11.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Naomi Teeter

While we may not always agree with how someone got to where they are, saying that they do not deserve it only proves we're not ready for that kind of success in our lives.

Busting Your Ego With Humor

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 11.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

A powerful way of learning about and healing our ego wounded self is to be able to see our protective, controlling behavior with humor. You will disco...

The Surprising Benefits Of Having A Quiet Ego

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on QuietRev.com If you stroll down the self-help aisle of most bookstores in America, you’ll notice that book after...

Trick or Treat!

Rabbi Ted Falcon | Posted 11.02.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Ted Falcon

What if Halloween were a time to become more aware of the masks we are already wearing? What if the permission we are given to dress up in alternate personalities is meant to serve as a reminder that we are already dressed up?

Ego, Agent of the Spirit

Anthony de Villiers | Posted 10.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Anthony de Villiers

There was a time it was considered necessary to subdue the ego, that pesky sense of self that stubbornly got in the way of spiritual progress, blott...

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...

Are You Buying Into the Illusion?

Ashley Navarro | Posted 10.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ashley Navarro

Imagine you're standing at the edge of a cliff and the world is crumbling to pieces right behind you. You are too afraid to jump, not knowing where yo...

Comparison Is the Voice of the Ego

Hera Bosley | Posted 10.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Hera Bosley

Let this post serve as a reminder for you to be kind to yourself, and be kind to others. We are all walking this path of life together -- let us lift each other up! Life is too short to be jealous or angry.

A Leader's Best Friend: the Chief Ego Deflator

Bill Treasurer | Posted 10.06.2015 | Business
Bill Treasurer

To be clear, people want to follow a leader who is confident, strong and resolved. A healthy ego is, in fact, necessary for leading effectively. But there's a difference between a healthy ego and an oversized one.