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Now the real works starts

Cate Montana | Posted 02.16.2017 | Impact
Cate Montana

Okay. He's president. Now the real work starts. But first there needs to be some fast healing. One of the best ways to defuse the pain of this partic...

Divine (and Deplorable) Children

Don Cosentino | Posted 01.19.2017 | Religion
Don Cosentino

Responding to a recent Trump tweet calling for America to "strengthen and expand" its nuclear capability, Senator Merkley (D-Oregon) concluded, "We h...

The trick to finding balance

Cate Montana | Posted 01.09.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Cate Montana

Balance is the Holy Grail of 21st century living. Nobody sought balance back in the 1800s or even the 1950s. Back in the Old Days people sought to c...

Ego Evolution: Donald Trump vs Bernie Sanders

Cate Montana | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics
Cate Montana

The foundation of the ego is the unconscious sense-based assumption that "I" am separate from everything and everybody else in the world. Our senses ...

Pay Attention to the Messages

Donna Labermeier | Posted 12.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Donna Labermeier

We're receiving a lot of messages from various sources these days. Some telling us the world is progressing forward, while others are certain the worl...

Inside Out

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 11.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Samie Al-Achrafi

Everything in life begins with connection. In each moment, we are choosing to join or separate - to connect or disconnect - and the person to whom we'...

Mindful Leadership in Politics

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 11.07.2016 | Politics
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

It would be refreshing to see some mindful behavior on the part of our presidential candidates. The campaign seems to be anything but mindful. It seem...

Winning? It's Just 1 Thing

Ken Reed | Posted 10.25.2016 | Sports
Ken Reed

I believe the healthiest - physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually - way to view sport is this: Winning isn't everything, it's just one thing.

The Charismatic Appeal of Donald Trump

Tam Warner Minton | Posted 10.10.2016 | Politics
Tam Warner Minton

Long, long ago, in 1998, I wrote a graduate thesis on Charismatic Leadership and the role culture plays in the phenomenon. I won an award for that thesis, and it has been on my mind frequently as I have watched the rise of Donald Trump.

Do We Have The Courage To Prune The Behaviors That Refuse To Die? Can We Cut The Ego Down To Size?

Beth Green | Posted 09.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Beth Green

Photo by Sarah via Flickr To many of us, fall feels like a new beginning because we associate fall with the start of school and the end of that langu...

Thoughts That Energize, Thoughts That Deplete

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Our thoughts either energize us or deplete us. Many of us are addicted to the self-judgment that deplete us by energizing our ego wounded self. Why ...

Why Self-Improvement Is Ultimately Self-Defeating

Cate Montana | Posted 09.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Cate Montana

We've got the tools, the language and the incentive. We've got the truth available to us. All we need now is the desire to open our ears to hear and our eyes to finally see.

Are You A Risk Taker?

Terri Britt | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Terri Britt

Life is meant to be an adventure. It is meant to be lived FULL OUT, filled with passion, laughter and lots of love. But there is one thing you must understand if you want this for yourself: Nothing will change until you take a risk.

The Boomerang Effect

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.19.2016 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

A recent work trip found me networking with two women I hadn't met before. It didn't take long before I noticed a pattern pop up. Let's see if you catch it.

The Ultimate Battle in SportsWorld: Ego vs. Soul

Ken Reed | Posted 08.26.2016 | Sports
Ken Reed

Vince Lombardi was quoted as saying, "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." That's it. If you don't win, the whole endeavor is a waste o...

When Someone Shows You Who They Really Are

Catherine Nagle | Posted 08.23.2016 | Weddings
Catherine Nagle

Are you always seeking? I know I am. I seek reflections of inspiration everywhere because of the darkness that appears around me. And because of this ...

Authentically Who?

Cate Montana | Posted 08.22.2016 | Impact
Cate Montana

Everybody wants to be authentic. Which is great. But how can we be authentic without knowing who we really are? I don't know about you, but when I as...

How To Not Go About Change

Cate Montana | Posted 07.26.2016 | Impact
Cate Montana

We've all heard about people who suffered some terrible accident or illness and came out the other side, altered, grateful to be alive, changed into the person they always longed to be. Life is indifferent to the ego and its individual story.

Renate's Ego: The Wings And The Weight

Renate Cunneen | Posted 07.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Renate Cunneen

All things in this life are made up of opposite sides; yin and yang, up and down, light and dark, high and low, happy and sad....I could go on and on ...

Writing To My Bad Beat

Sue Carswell | Posted 07.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sue Carswell

Recently I was let go of a project I was working on and it's a killer for me. My eyes are all wet and I'm trying to assuage my tears with Burt Bacharach songs. "Lord we don't need another mountain," as one of his song goes. God, I feel like it's me against the Alps.

Ego Check At 8500+ Feet

David A. Dunn | Posted 07.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
David A. Dunn

If you go at life as if you are competing (even though you may have embarrassing setbacks on occasion) you will make better use of your capabilities and your turn at bat.

The Incommensurable Force Of Love And Its Portals

Dr. Mario Martinez | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Mario Martinez

Love is an invisible, immeasurable, and omnipresent force expressed through our most elevated thoughts and exalted emotions. Love has portals of entry...

How Nicer Thoughts Can Lead To A Nicer Life

Kati Reijonen | Posted 07.11.2016 | Fifty
Kati Reijonen

Life is a scary situation, you see. Happiness and good fortune are so rare in this miserable world that if luck should strike, one should firstly take it as an exception to the rule that nothing good ever happens and secondly, if good does happen, be quiet about it.

Cultivating Self-Awareness in Parents

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.22.2016 | Parents
Greater Good Science Center

Diana Divecha I felt for the preschooler in the park whose mother issued a steady stream of instructions: "Go down the slide, put your shoes on, be c...

Lest We Be Trumped by Trump's Ego

Cate Montana | Posted 06.17.2016 | Politics
Cate Montana

When former communications director for Trump's "Make America Great Again" super PAC, Stephanie Cegielski, wrote her open letter denouncing Trump as a...