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Rough Day for Your Teen? Give Him a Smooth Finish with Parental Intelligence

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.20.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

When you understand his mind, then quite naturally solutions will emerge. You don't really know the overarching problem yet. The grades are just the behavior that is sending a message. It is your job to decipher that message. That's using Parental Intelligence.

Inside Out: How the Pixar Movie Depicts Parental Intelligence

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.13.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

The Pixar animated movie, Inside Out, depicts in a remarkable way the threads behind the new book, Unlocking Parental Intelligence: Finding Meaning in...

This Idea About Designing Your Dream Life

Michael C. Bryan | Posted 11.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michael C. Bryan

Designing our life. It's a great idea. I think we should all take it up. Or, better yet, let's call it Dreams By Design. Ah, that does sound like a new store in Soho with windmills and those rather obvious positivity sayings.

So You Think You're Happy?

Sheridan Kesselman | Posted 11.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Sheridan Kesselman

What exactly is happiness? A feeling? A state of mind? A level of accomplishment? You probably can't answer that, and there's a good reason why. Happiness is a very individual thing -- it's different for each of us.

How I Work At Trying to Be With My 11 Year old

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.10.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

I happened to sit next to a worried looking mother at Star Bucks only to find her wanting some conversation. She was a block away from her eleven-year...

Making Your Intuition Work for You

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 11.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marilyn O'Malley

A strong intuition helps you make smart decisions. Powerful and successful leaders and entrepreneurs are known to use their intuition in business and in their personal life. Through education and practice you can strengthen your intuition.

7 Ways to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children

Rosa Medina-Fassett | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Rosa Medina-Fassett

Here you will find seven ways to help raise emotionally healthy children so they are able to cope and understand instead of becoming upset, having hurt feelings, or developing negative attention seeking behaviors.

10 Things That Make Some Parents Seem A Little Weird

Lisa Cavallaro | Posted 11.05.2015 | Parents
Lisa Cavallaro

Some parents really are a little weird. They have little to say. Their heads are in the sand. They don't have many friends.

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.

Self-Protective Armor Against Negativity

Camilla Tuominen | Posted 10.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Camilla Tuominen

Do you ever feel like in the picture? I did, at one time in my life. There was a metal armor growing on me. Click by click, it was closing, hiding ...

We Get What We Believe

Leisa Peterson | Posted 10.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Leisa Peterson

If we believe that anything is possible, we create an internal narrative that supports that idea. Belief invites us to "be on the lookout" so we can gather evidence to support our theory. Once confirmed we begin to weave the belief into the pattern, fabric and garment of our lives.

What Rumi and Khalil Gibran Would Tell Us About Love

Jesica L. Santos | Posted 10.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jesica L. Santos

I have selected 60 excerpts from poems infused with the mystic wisdom of two greatly gifted poets, Persian Jalal al-Din Rumi and Lebanese Khalil Gibran.

The Simple Mind Trick That Helped Me Lose Weight

Michael C. Bryan | Posted 10.17.2015 | Fifty
Michael C. Bryan

People who I haven't seen in 10 years say I look younger at 51 then I looked at 40. I always feel a little bad when they say that, and think to myself, "Did I look that bad back then?" The answer is, I didn't look bad, so much as unhappy. Or, I should say, not willing to embrace the secret optimist I was.

Teach Kids to Identify Feelings: Easy DIY Tutorial and Activity to Help Young Children Express Their Emotions

Alicia Gonzalez | Posted 10.02.2015 | Parents
Alicia Gonzalez

Remember when your children used to come up to you, give you an energetic poke in the thigh to get your attention, and point? We identified the object they were pointing at, named it for them, and sometimes even let them have it!

Evolutionary Choices: How They Help Us Become More Human

Padma Gordon | Posted 10.02.2015 | Parents
Padma Gordon

Making difficult life choices grows me. I am choosing self-love which is utterly essential. I modeling self-love for my child, trusting that her attachment to me is secure, and she knows she is deeply and passionately loved. She knows that life has her back.

Be Less Irritable With Your Kids (Part 3 of 5)

Hunter Clarke-Fields | Posted 09.22.2015 | Parents
Hunter Clarke-Fields

I looked just in time to see my youngest daughter reach over and whack her older sister in the chest. "What are you doing?!" My anger boiled up quickly. How could she do such a thing? She doesn't see any hitting in this house. Yikes.

This Is Why Some People Totally Annoy You

Donna Labermeier | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

You can be the most enlightened, loving, open-minded person on the planet and STILL get really annoyed by some people. Don't feel guilty about your feelings and don't try to internalize them in order to keep the peace.

Can We Change How We Parent? Unlocking Your Parental Intelligence

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Do you ever wonder why your child behaves the way she does? How many times in a single day do you ask yourself, "Why did she do that?"

On Feeling Bad

Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes | Posted 09.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes

Everybody, at some time or other in their life, feels bad for failing to achieve something that they wanted badly or for handling a situation not as w...

7 Critical Lessons About Emotions That Make Pixar's Inside Out a Must See for All Ages

Laura Jack | Posted 09.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Laura Jack

Even now, days later, I find myself considering Riley and her emotions. I think about the end of the movie when she finally opened up to her parents about how she felt. Instead of her parents simply telling her to be happy -- what most of us are told -- they said they feel the same way.

Poker-Face Meets Volcano: Invisible Force Fields and the Clash of Emotions in International Business

O'Brien Browne | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
O'Brien Browne

A significant yet under-researched area in intercultural business communication is the impact of our emotions on our business partners.

6 Tips to Avoid Hurt Feelings When Your Friends Divorce

Barry Gold | Posted 09.30.2015 | Divorce
Barry Gold

If one party in the divorce has been wronged, then that wronged spouse is going to see neutrality as acceptance of the ex's actions. And that spouse will consider any embrace of the bad actor a statement that you don't care about the hurt he or she endured.

Future Lawyers Should Be Screened and Trained for Empathy

Mark Baer | Posted 08.27.2015 | Divorce
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Mark Baer

Law schools must begin recognizing the damage that is being caused to interpersonal relationships and our overall society, due to the low EQ levels of those involved in the field of law and make a concerted effort to address this extremely serious problem.

Sadness: The Heroic Emotion (Inspired by the Movie 'Inside Out')

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Although often used interchangeably, an emotion differs from a feeling. The movie "Inside Out" inspired me to explore that distinction as well as t...

The New Global Leader, Part X: Dana Bentia, and the Sensuous Pageantry of Slow Food

O'Brien Browne | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living
O'Brien Browne

Dana's passion is food and our senses with a mission of showing how the richness of our multi-sensory environments and the multitude of our everyday i...