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Elizabeth Gilbert

The One Thing You Need To Do For Yourself Every Day

O, The Oprah Magazine | Joann Pan | Posted 01.09.2017 | OWN

I grew up on a small family farm, with plants and animals needing care in every direction, so vacations were rare. But one summer my parents convinced...

What a Toxic Friend Taught Elizabeth Gilbert About Herself

O, The Oprah Magazine | Pam Masin | Posted 12.16.2016 | OWN

A few months ago, I found myself in a toxic situation with an old friend. For some mysterious reason, he had suddenly turned against me and would make...

WANTED: Writing Guide/Fairy Godmother/Yoda

Laura A Boggs | Posted 10.31.2016 | Books
Laura A Boggs

You may think I'm fancy, me with my Huff Post articles and all. But I promise you, Arianna has no idea who I am. I have not arrived. But I'd like to,...

You Don't Owe Anyone An Interaction: The TEDx Talk

Caroline Garnet McGraw | Posted 10.18.2016 | Women
Caroline Garnet McGraw

Anthropologist Robin Dunbar says that that number of people with whom we can maintain stable, ongoing interaction is approximately 150. That's it. Beyond that point, most of us lose our ability to relate in a meaningful way.

What to Do When Your Family Is Holding You Back

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 10.03.2016 | OWN

If you come from a family that encourages every member to succeed, hoisting its kin on loving arms toward their destiny, then few of the following ide...

How A Ball of Yarn Made My Dreams Come True

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 09.28.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

How little did I know those innocuous balls of knitting yarn tucked away in my under-the-stairs closet could also literally knock terror into my soul? It started off innocuously enough.

Elizabeth Gilbert On The Truth She's Learned About Perspective

O, The Oprah Magazine | Pam Masin | Posted 09.21.2016 | OWN

My beloved grandma Nini died in 1984. A few months after her funeral, her three adult children ― my aunt, my uncle, and my father ― gathered in th...

The Real Reason You're So Tired All The Time

O, The Oprah Magazine | Pam Masin | Posted 08.22.2016 | OWN

Do you guys remember Mike Tyson’s white tigers? Those rare creatures were just a few of the small (and not so small) luxuries on which Tyson blew hi...

Elizabeth Gilberts Divorce Makes Me Nervous

Pamela Brill | Posted 08.16.2016 | Divorce
Pamela Brill

Two of my she-loves announced this month that they are ending their marriages. Liz Gilbert and Glennon Doyle are both divorcing their husbands after years of marriage.

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...