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Why I Am Hopeful

Mila Atmos | Posted 11.16.2016 | Good News
Mila Atmos

It should come as no surprise that I voted for the Democratic candidate in this presidential election, and that I, along with over 61 million other Am...

MTBF, MTTR, And The System Of You

Hemant Bhanoo | Posted 08.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Hemant Bhanoo

I've failed many times. I failed recently and it feels awful. How about you? When was the last time you failed? When we're very young we fail a lot. ...

Happiness And Inner Peace During Turbulent Times

Marilyn Tam | Posted 07.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marilyn Tam

We have the opportunity to seek out the good and to learn and develop the positive from the present agony. This can be a challenge when we are witnessing unspeakable devastation. Below are five ideas to help you claim your equanimity and balance again.

How to Survive a Crisis: 5 Steps to Shift Your Mindset

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 04.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

Here is a five-step strategy for a "mindset makeover" to help you look at life's challenges with the serenity, courage and wisdom you need to survive:

Why Compassion?

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 04.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

When we ignore such an inventory, we run the risk of citing platitudes allegedly bringing meaning and depth to our lives. We know what we believe but we don't know why. And when the why becomes increasingly obscure, so does the lived experience of the principle we hold to be true

Waking Up Sick

Brandon Nappi | Posted 01.21.2017 | Healthy Living
Brandon Nappi

My first impulse is resistance. I'll simply pretend that the icy pulsing around the envelope of my stomach is not happening. It's 1:48 a.m. Maybe I'l...

Unity Consciousness

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 10.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

Unity Consciousness mostly means thinking and ultimately acting in ways that unite us to ourselves, others, Nature or to the God of our understanding....

Yoga's Guide for Peaceful People Management

Jennie Lee | Posted 09.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jennie Lee

For better or worse, people affect us from the moment we wake up in the morning until we fall asleep again each night. Their words and actions can dis...

Just Let Go -- Surrender Everything in Meditation

Michael Taft | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Taft

Let go of the content of any sensory experience. That is, whatever you're thinking or feeling is fine, don't try to change it in any way. The content or meaning is irrelevant. Let go of that.

Display Equanimity (and Never Lick Anyone's Sandwich) When Others Succeed

Mark C. Crowley | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
Mark C. Crowley

I offer this story as a reminder to always take delight in the success of others -- most especially those who work for you -- and to never forget the universe is abundant. There's plenty of success and achievement to go 'round for all of us.

Cultivating Equanimity -- How to Remain Calm, Composed and Present

Chris LuVogt | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris LuVogt

Mindfulness is so closely linked with equanimity because it directly teaches you to take the middle path -- to not resist or cling to things, and to not just let things happen to you willy-nilly.

Whose No. 1 Valentine Are You?

Dr. Tiffany Chow | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tiffany Chow

This dharma or philosophical and spiritual teaching about love is a wonderful way to approach the world, and many people automatically go out of their way for others, whether those are family members, friends, or even strangers.

What I Wish I Could Teach My Family

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

I didn't choose to cultivate equanimity. It chose me. My experience has taught me that nothing is permanent. Change is inevitable; sometimes it brings pleasure, sometimes pain. While you can't avoid pain, you can choose to suffer less.

And Now for Something Completely Indifferent

Michael Sigman | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics
Michael Sigman

Conventional wisdom holds that many if not most of today's 20-somethings don't care about electoral politics -- and won't be voting for president in 2012 -- because they are indifferent to the world around them.

The Bhagavad Gita

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar | Posted 06.19.2013 | World
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

The fact is that it is not the scriptures that inflict terrorism; it is the misinterpretation of an ignorant and stressed mind which justifies their actions quoting scriptures.

The Life Out Loud: 'America The Angry'

MeiMei Fox | Posted 08.17.2011 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

As unemployment, gas and grocery prices are on the rise, so are people's levels of anger, anxiety and frustration.