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Elizabeth Gilbert

Embracing Your shadow

Caitlin Grace | Posted 07.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Caitlin Grace

Once you have acknowledged that you have a shadow try and make friends with it. This is a slow process so don't be in a rush. Just like the pauper cat, it takes time to get comfortable with the unfamiliar and it can be easily spooked.

Eat, Pray, Split? Why Successful Creative Women Should Forget About Marriage

Sabine Reichel | Posted 07.06.2016 | Fifty
Sabine Reichel

Elizabeth Gilbert (46), the brilliant and immensely successful writer who turned domestic desperation into gold by making her inspiring self-help road-trip into a worldwide phenomenon has split up with her dreamboat of a husband after 12 years!

'Eat, Pray, Love' Author Elizabeth Gilbert Splits From Husband

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 07.04.2016 | Divorce

Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert is splitting from her husband, José Nunes, after over 12 years of companionship. Gilbert announced the news ...

Invisible At Fifty

Dani Alpert | Posted 06.22.2016 | Comedy
Dani Alpert

I recently read an interview (more like a Q&A) with author, Elizabeth Gilbert, in The New York Times In Transit section. Now while I wasn't one of those readers who went insanely gaga over EAT, PRAY, LOVE, I was inspired by her latest work, BIG MAGIC.

Letting Self-Compassion Grab The Wheel

Erin Parker | Posted 06.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Erin Parker

I stepped foot outside the airport, and my skin was immediately warmed by the California sun. Each ray filled my depleted soul, and each breath of air...

Helping or Inspiring? Which of These Are You Doing?

Amanda Johnson | Posted 06.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Johnson

Just the other week, something finally clicked. As an entrepreneur and creator for a couple of years now, I've been less interested in answering the ...

The Geek's Guide to the Writing Life: Robin Black's Crash Course: Essays From Where Writing and Life Collide

Stephanie Vanderslice | Posted 05.19.2016 | Books
Stephanie Vanderslice

As a writing geek, I read a lot of books about writing, so I consider myself something of a connoisseur. Not writing how-to books, like "Plotting the...

3 Ways to Make Sure You Are Living Your Purpose

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
20 Beautiful Women

In other words, how can you live your life on purpose instead of aimlessly wandering through life?

'Eat Pray Love' Made Me Do It

Katische Haberfield | Posted 05.17.2016 | Women
Katische Haberfield

Recently to celebrate the ten year anniversary of Eat Pray Love, Elizabeth Gilbert published a book of short stories titled "Eat Pray Love Made Me Do It". Although my submission was not successful, I share it with you to show you that life is lived and a career is born, by living in the moment.

Making Things Makes Us Better Mothers

Emma Fletcher | Posted 05.11.2016 | Parents
Emma Fletcher

Welcome to the wee hours. That strange disembodied patch of time after the kids have gone to bed and the house is finally quiet, otherwise known as "your time" -- if you can keep your eyes open long enough and your hands off the wine.

7 Ways to Rest When You Have a Busy Life

Lynn Daue | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Lynn Daue

The busier you are, the more you need to build in time for rest and rejuvenation. Without committing to time for yourself, you will find a way to fill your time with busy work and stray tasks. Do this for too long, and you will burnout. It's inevitable.

Dear Fear

Erin Parker | Posted 04.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Erin Parker

I was terrified that I wouldn't be able to fully comply with this request and that I would want nothing of what was going to end up on my page. Alas, when your hero says write, you write. Moving pen to paper, I began...

Superb News for People Who Like to Be in Control and for Those Who Don't

Amy Crumpton | Posted 04.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Crumpton

photo by Michael Fertig One year ago today, my mom and I quietly sipped coffee in the small family cafeteria at the Hospice House. It had been a l...

8 Mantras for Manifesting Your Big Leap

Laura McKowen | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Laura McKowen

I didn't wake up and decide one day; it's been a series of leaps every day for the past several years and a great deal of sweat, tears, late nights and early mornings, soul searching and asking and receiving.

The Book That Changed My Life

Karen Pallisgaard | Posted 04.01.2016 | Books
Karen Pallisgaard

This month Elizabeth Gilbert celebrates the 10-year anniversary of her (beyond) bestselling book. Eat Pray Love Made Me Do It: Life Journeys Inspired by the Bestselling Memoir will be out on April 5th, and I can't wait to read it.

8 Glorious and Triumphant Novels of Scientific Discovery

Off The Shelf | Posted 03.31.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Leora Bernstein | Off the Shelf Your dusty old high school biology textbook might have been dull beyond redemption, but a glorious novel of scient...

Why You Need to Give Yourself Permission to Be Happy

Jordan Dansky | Posted 03.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Jordan Dansky

I believe we are all put here for a purpose. You were created with unique, God-given talents, skills, and passions -- and I'm a firm believer that our purpose in life is to live out all of those things for which we were created.

12 Globe-Trotting Books To Inspire The World Traveler

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 03.28.2016 | Arts

A shift in perspective, or at least a quick, cool dip into the mind of another person, is the objective of travel, and also of reading great books. So...

Vow to Write Better, Not Faster in 2016, Despite Our Binge-Loving Culture

Holly Robinson | Posted 01.09.2016 | Books
Holly Robinson

My resolution for 2016 is to resist any outside pressure to speed up my fiction, whether it comes from the publishing world, my writer friends, or the marketplace. Instead, I will write the kind of fiction that feeds my soul and, I hope, sings for my readers, no matter how long it takes.

32 Life Lessons I Learned by Age 32

Susie Moore | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

I've never followed a conventional path and that's probably my favorite thing about my life so far. I've done most things on my terms and believed early on in setting my own agenda -- even if that means making really difficult decisions.

Finding Time

Erin Parker | Posted 12.30.2015 | Women
Erin Parker

What are you willing to give up, even if you love it, to live the life you keep saying you want?

How Experience and Confession Make Teachers and Students Masters

Catherine Nagle | Posted 12.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Nagle

I'm really enjoying the gift of Oprah's "Super Soul Sessions" since it helps me to see that I'm still a work in progress and to determine the areas wh...

One Thing That Moves You

Brooke Warner | Posted 12.29.2015 | Books
Brooke Warner

It's resolution time, and whether you commit to annual resolutions religiously, or you believe they don't merit a special time of year, the year's end provides a unique opportunity to consider where you've been and where you're going.

Looking for a good book? What I read and loved in 2015

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 12.28.2015 | Books
Megan Dalla-Camina

If you have read my articles for a while, you will know I love a good book. Ok, let's get real - I am completely obsessed with books. I have thousands of them in my house, piled up on every available surface.

How to Mix Spirits and Spirituality

Ruby Warrington | Posted 12.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ruby Warrington

I'll be drinking alcohol tonight and pretty much every night now until the new year. Happy holidays! But in two weeks' time, I can pretty much guarant...