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Are You A Risk Taker?

Terri Britt | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Terri Britt

Life is meant to be an adventure. It is meant to be lived FULL OUT, filled with passion, laughter and lots of love. But there is one thing you must understand if you want this for yourself: Nothing will change until you take a risk.

Disclosure Trumps Withholding -- Part 2

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 08.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Linda-Disclosure invites disclosure. There is no way to force someone to talk about himself or herself. We can only invite by taking risks ourselves. ...

Intimacy, a Hierarchy (With Thanks to Abraham Maslow)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We're complex beings, and there is always more to learn. Caring is more important than "knowing." Are we interested, receptive, curious? The element of surprise can fuel a sense of newness and add excitement when we're open to it.

The Benefits of Feeling Awe

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

Jeremy Adam Smith Camping in New Mexico, far from cities and their light pollution, Craig Anderson would look up and feel small under the countless c...

WATCH: Raise Your Vibration (Virtual Shot of Espresso)

Brad Yates | Posted 02.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

Here's a quick pick me up, just in case you could use one (or save it for later when you might need it...) If you are new to tapping, it will be ...

Chat for a cure: How Viber merges mobile messaging and community in support of ALS

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 04.21.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

Did you take the ice bucket challenge to support ALS? If so, you found out that a bucket of cold water can hurt so good! At the height of ice bucket ...

Why You Should Get Excited!

Laura Probert, MPT | Posted 12.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Probert, MPT

To feel inspired, excited and enthusiastic about life you have to let yourself feel inspired, excited and enthusiastic. You have to vanquish the fear ...

Why a Little Halloween Thrill Is Good For Your Love Life

Dr. Rebekka Grun | Posted 10.30.2015 | Weird News
Dr. Rebekka Grun

In the early '70s (probably bored by the first oil price crisis) psychologists Donald Dutton and Arthur Aron conducted a series of experiments.

How to Stimulate Your Sense of Wonder

James Stoddah | Posted 10.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
James Stoddah

We are all motivated by different triggers. Creative people can find wonder in art, music or a book; spiritual people can find it in their faith or search for personal enlightenment but it's often found in something as simple as the conclusion to a good film, video game or personal achievement.

Has Your Ticket Been Punched Today?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 09.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside ...

Are We Having Fun Yet?

Laurie Gerber | Posted 08.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

You certainly do not need to restrict this mentality to vacation times. Committing yourself to new experiences, adventures, and intentional FUN does wonders for your body, mind, and spirit -- especially if you're someone like me who tends to keep this at the bottom of the to-do list.

Anticipation... Emancipation... Liberation... a Woman President?

Debbie Davis | Posted 05.11.2016 | World
Debbie Davis

I couldn't help myself but to feel the pulse of excitement while watching the flick Makers: Women Who Make America, a movie about the "breakout" of the housewives to careerwives, highlighting Women's Lib, Ms. Magazine's impact on society, and the March for Equality.

The Wave: The Single Greatest Threat to New Relationships

Ken Page | Posted 02.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ken Page

The most common way we sabotage new love possibilities is through what I call the Wave of Distancing (or simply, the Wave). The Wave occurs when we un...

True Story: I Fell in Love With a Felon

Ravishly | Posted 09.09.2014 | Women
Ravishly

Zangeif got in a work-release program. This meant that he was allowed to work while in jail. At every shift, I drove to his restaurant and had sneaky makeout sessions with him. I'd be lying if I said that his sentence provided no additional thrill -- defiance is hot.

The Sky Is Always Bluer on the Other Side (And It Doesn't Hurt to Be in Italy)

Kat Bern | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Kat Bern

And if I was planning an exotic trip, the expectation of a great time in a foreign country would probably distract me from realizing that I could be spending every day in that state of happiness while at home. Life is a funny thing. You usually keep looking far away for things that you could have right next to you.

How Excitement May Be The Key To Overcoming Anxiety

Greatist | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

The sweaty palms, shaky voice, and crippling discomfort associated with anxiety are uncomfortable just to think about, but new research suggests a sur...

12 Things We Absolutely Love About Fall

Posted 09.22.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Taylor Swift Fan Instantly Tears Up Over Concert Ticket Surprise

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.16.2013 | Parents

Sushi or Taylor Swift? Taylor Swift or sushi? Based on Chase's adorable reaction when mom surprises her with Taylor Swift concert tickets, that one...

WATCH: Tiny Bird Is VERY Excited About His Ball

Posted 08.17.2013 | Good News

Li'l Koolaid is going cer-azzzy over this ball. But at least he’s polite and says “sorry” when he bites. Thank you to Reddit user cheeplix ...

WATCH: Excited Pug Cannot WAIT To Go 'Shwimmin'

Posted 08.13.2013 | Good News

This pug doesn’t just want to go swimming. This pug wants to go "SHWIMMIN." The only thing that could make this video cuter is if the dog had it...

4 Ways To Reclaim Your Inner Sex Goddess

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 02.03.2013 | Divorce
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

If you've been out of the dating scene for a while due to divorce and are thinking about entering a new relationship, or have found that your relationship has become "sexless", the idea of having a sexual encounter can be very exciting, but also very nerve-racking

Positive Psychology: Hard Core 'Happiness' Nerds -- and Goldie Hawn

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

Instead of psychologists spending all their time focusing on anger, depression and fear, they've decided to research the other end of the emotional spectrum, via Positive Psychology.

Woodstock in Washington

Darryle Pollack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryle Pollack

In the election of Barack Obama, the mood of fear and anger that has gripped our country for eight years seems to have vanished overnight. At least for now.

Afghan Stars at Sundance

Havana Marking | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Havana Marking

Last Saturday night, we were presented two awards by the good people of Sundance. it was the first time an Afghan film had made it there, and the people of Afghanistan were over the moon.

The List

Nia Vardalos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nia Vardalos

A common misconception about adoption is that to get a kid you just have to go to another country and be as pretty as Angelina Jolie. As studio executives and movie reviewers have informed me again and again, I'm not.