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Wheelchair Wisdom: To Thine Own Self Be True

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 08.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Noble Topf

If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to laugh at himself. -- Charles...

The Powerful Allure of Sports

Ken Reed | Posted 08.23.2015 | Sports
Ken Reed

When sport is driven by the soul instead of the ego, it can be good, very good. Besides forging lifelong bonds between family members and friends, there are many other reasons -- egoless reasons -- why we're drawn to sports. Consider just a few:

The Battle of the Low Self Esteem and the Enlarged Ego

Tami Shaikh | Posted 08.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tami Shaikh

"Part of me suspects that I'm a loser, and the other part of me thinks I'm God Almighty." -- John Lennon A few years ago I felt like my heart was b...

Is a Big Ego Always an Ugly Thing?

Elliot Begoun | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
Elliot Begoun

You don't have to dig too deep to find an example of the damage that can be done by a run away ego. You need look no further than the current presidential campaign. Ego is frequently vilified and usually justifiably so, but is an ego always ugly? For years that has been my belief.

The Need to Matter

Homaira Kabir | Posted 08.04.2015 | Parents
Homaira Kabir

This past week has been strangely satisfying. I am visiting my brother's family and spending time with his three little ones. They are all under the age of 10, and the youngest who is 3, follows me around like my shadow and insists that I am a part of everything she does.

Street Photography Has No Clothes

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 07.28.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

Image (c) John Holcroft, Courtesy of John Holcroft Street photography has become such an ambiguous umbrella term in the photography world that it re...

5 Reasons People With A Lot of Money Lose it All

Steve Siebold | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Steve Siebold

They say history has a way of repeating itself, and that certainly seems to be the case when it comes to big name celebrities losing substantial amounts of wealth.

Lose the Drama, Take the Coaching

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

We want to improve, but our ego makes it difficult to accept honest accurate critique. Solicit and accept as much expert feedback as you can get. Expert advice has been a catalyst in my career, but only when I had the good sense to put my ego aside and listen.

Spiritual Beings on a Human Journey: How to Remember Our Stardust

Nancy Colier | Posted 07.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Nancy Colier

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience." Most of us have heard these words from the...

How to Leave a Narcissist

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Narcissists can make you fall in love with them so hard that it feels like you're giving up a part of your heart to leave them. And they use every man...

Sharing Love: The Very Best Feeling in the World!

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

The feeling of love is the very best feeling in the world, even better than sex or ice cream! The Bible states in 1 John 4:16 that "God is love." When...

Can Being Humble Ironically Make You a Powerful Leader?

Donna Labermeier | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

Can being humble make you a powerful leader? I believe the answer to this question is a resounding, "Yes!" However, most people in positions of pow...

Is Your Ego Limiting Your Ability To Succeed?

Entrepreneur | Jeremy Bloom | Posted 06.26.2015 | World

A strong desire to win is a necessary ingredient in anyone’s formula of success. The only way to accomplish your biggest goal is to completely attac...

Ego Is Good

Shahram Shiva | Posted 07.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

There are a few common ways to control large groups of people, they include nationalism, promise of economic prosperity, spirituality and religion...

3 Familiar Symptoms of Not Being Good Enough

Amanda Johnson | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Amanda Johnson

Launching a new business really brings up a bunch of sh*t. The amount of self-doubt and insecurity this brings up for me is pretty incredible. My in...

Super Egos Without Superegos: Continuing Corruption in Corporate Compensation

Neil S. Greenspan | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
Neil S. Greenspan

Those executives who claim that their rewards are conferred by the logic of the market are either lacking in economic understanding or are being disingenuous. There is no honest market for corporate leadership.

Reach Your Highest Potential By Checking Your Ego At the Door

Cy Wakeman | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Cy Wakeman

Releasing instead of feeding the ego will be painful at first. But a bad day for the ego is a great day for the soul and self-growth, so don't be afraid to go there. Here's how we can begin to move past it to reach our fullest potential and live happy.

Nudging Your Way to Oblivion

Francis Levy | Posted 05.20.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

The roulette wheel is spinning. Maybe it will be your lucky day. Before the advent of the internet, the manila envelope with its SASE was the proxy for your hopes. Now everything is faster. You hit a button and your attachment is released into posterity.

If They Only Knew: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Eliot M. Wagonheim | Posted 05.19.2015 | Business
Eliot M. Wagonheim

"My career just hasn't gone the way I wanted it to," a friend just told me over lunch. He quickly followed up with "but everything seems to be working for you." He didn't say it to be snide or even envious, just as I don't recount that conversation now to be boastful. He was just stating what was, to him, a fact. I hear it a lot.

Religion, Catechism, and Parables

Catherine Nagle | Posted 05.11.2015 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

Catechism classes were part of the Catholic education I received. But regardless of how much we know about religion, isn't it the same truth that we all come to sooner or later?

Won't Ask, Don't Tell

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.11.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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How Being a Stepmom Makes Me a Better Parent

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 05.07.2015 | Parents
Christine Carter, PhD

Noticing how differently I was behaving with my stepchildren was a giant wake-up call. I needed to be more supportive of Molly and Fiona without being intrusive, to make requests without being so bossy.

4 Ways You Are Sabotaging Your Inner Peace

Rachael Yahne | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

Do whatever you have to do to find that inner peace, and keep doing it. Sometimes you might find that the best kinds of peace-meditations don't happen while sitting on the floor cross-legged.

The Pit Bull at the Gate

Doug Kreeger | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Doug Kreeger

The first time I experienced sex I was too young to understand what the act was, let alone how to process the complex emotions of what was happening. ...

Laugh Riot

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.22.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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