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12 Things You May Not Remember About Who You Really Are

Elyse Gorman | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

If you could learn to trust in yourself and listen to your inner voice and intuition, you would be amazed at the infinite storehouse of wisdom, guidance and ideas you possesses.

Love Thy Selfie

Phu Nguyen | Posted 02.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Phu Nguyen

The day I learned not to measure my own beauty and self-worth by others' reactions is the day I began seeing myself in my best angles and light. So post away, lovers of thy selfies, and make no apologies. Love who you are and everyone who cares for you will continue being additions to the love you already have for yourself.

Don't Believe Everything You Think: 5 Tips for a Happier Mind

James McCrae | Posted 02.09.2015 | Healthy Living
James McCrae

Controlling your thoughts is the first step to a happier, healthier mind. Below are five tips to maximize productive thinking and minimize mental clutter.

CrossFit Hell... of My Own Making

Michelle Kennedy | Posted 02.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle Kennedy

I can haul ass on a rowing machine, jump rope with this super heavy rope, slam a tire with a sledge hammer, start crying for no particular reason, and then gallantly swing a kettlebell around like a frigging professional discus thrower, all within the course of 20 minutes.

What Are the Lies You Tell Yourself?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

The path to enlightenment is shifting out of the lies and into truth. Practicing these steps whenever you feel anything other than inner peace is a powerful way of getting there!

27 Common Things That Prevent Our Happiness

Elyse Gorman | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Instead of looking outwards for happiness, simply look within at all the ways you are preventing yourself from being happy in this very moment -- and work on letting them go. To get you started, here are 27 common things that prevent our happiness.

How a Stray Dog Taught Me the Value of Inner Peace

James McCrae | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
James McCrae

Your reality is consistently a reflection of your inner state. When you live with an inner knowledge of your own security and safety, the emotions of security and safety will be perpetuated and reflected back like a mirror into your life. In other words, the only way to truly defend yourself from emotional danger is to live and act from a place of security and wholeness.

Why Positive Thinking Doesn't Always Work

Denise Simone | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Denise Simone

I often hear "think positive and everything will work out." We may tell ourselves to think positive and say lots of positive affirmations and yes, s...

3 Common Communication Conundrums and How to Handle Them

Caryn Chow | Posted 01.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Caryn Chow

The secret to communicating -- and more importantly, connecting, is to open your heart up more. Be open to being vulnerable.

Why Being Nice Backfires So Often In Politics

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.29.2015 | Politics

Legislative negotiations are rarely recognized for kind words exchanged between parties, and that's no coincidence. Bloomberg News White House reporte...

Changing the World From Within: An Interview with Eckhart Tolle

Suza Scalora | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Suza Scalora

In Changing the World From Within, Eckhart Tolle speaks to Suza about the violence in our world -- and how human beings can lose their sense of humanity and empathy, inflicting suffering on one another.

The Challenge of Exclusivity

Rabbi Ted Falcon | Posted 01.18.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Ted Falcon

With apparently religiously motivated murders spilling innocent blood across our news screens this past week come serious concerns about the role of religion in our world. And when fear rules the day, increased violence is never far behind.

10 Ways to Get More in Touch With Your Soul

Elyse Gorman | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

There is a difference between your ego and your soul. Your ego is the image you have of yourself and your social mask, whereas your soul is who you tr...

Free Will, God and Enlightenment

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 02.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

The spiritual path is the path of healing the ego, the mind, the wounded self, so that rather than our wounded self being in charge, we are able to re...

WAAC And PAAC Are At The Root Of Youth And High School Sports Problems

Ken Reed | Posted 02.21.2015 | Sports
Ken Reed

Our overarching challenge as people who care about sports and the young people involved in them is to confront and overcome the win-at-all-costs (WAAC) and profit-at-all-costs (PAAC) mentalities that are resulting in a variety of insidious abuses in our little leagues and high schools.

The Deeper Spiritual Teachings of the Holidays

Rabbi Ted Falcon | Posted 02.21.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Ted Falcon

I recently received a holiday mailing from an old friend. In it, he bemoaned the sorry state of affairs that our country is in, and focused his upset on the emptiness of the celebrations of both Christmas and Hanukkah.

Mirror, mirror...

Marcia Liss | Posted 02.21.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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12 Beautiful Truths About Life and the World

Elyse Gorman | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

We have been taught to look outward for the answers to our problems. But the truth is, your soul knows what to do. Trust that you have everything you'll ever need inside of you right in this moment.

The Radical Choice of Militant Kindness

Kindness Blog | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Kindness Blog

Kindness. It seems like such an easy choice. But a crazy thing happens when you drop your guard and step from behind that icy stand-offish barrier: people become comfortable around you.

Out of Tune

Marcia Liss | Posted 01.26.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Start Living Life to the Fullest: Powerful Phrases to Inspire you to Spiritual Greatness

Jesica L. Santos | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jesica L. Santos

I have selected 75 phrases that have had a profound impact in my life throughout the years. It is my sincere hope that they will deeply inspire you to reach a higher level of awareness and lasting fulfillment in your life in all the realms.

I tried Bikram (aka Yoga in Hell or 'Hot Yoga')

Wendy Reese | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

I tried hot yoga and I tried Bikram. I found the reasons I thought I wouldn't like it weren't what I expected. In the process of trying, I learned more about myself, my practice, and why any of it really matters to me.

The Art of Living Fearlessly

Melissa Ambrosini | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Ambrosini

Image by Ramy Youssef Fear. The tiny four-letter word that can block you from really living your life. The powerful word that stops you from lau...

Overcoming Our Ego: The 8 Crippling Manifestations

Thai Nguyen | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

Image Credit: morguefile. Transcend your ego... the ego is an illusion... Many of us would, if we knew what on earth the ego was. Indeed it's comp...

The Difference Between Your Ego and Your Soul

Elyse Gorman | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

You can build a better relationship with your soul through stillness, meditation, spending time in nature, soul or journal writing, being open-hearted and authentic, and doing more things that you love.