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Finding Happiness

Terrorism and a Tender Heart

Annalise Green | Posted 11.23.2015 | World
Annalise Green

Having such a tender heart and being a caring Earth Angel means that being defiant will take up pretty much all of my energy and thought power but it will be worth it!

6 Healthy Living Techniques for Even the Busiest People

Sophie Gray | Posted 11.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Sophie Gray

Healthy living can fit into a life ruled by busyness, and it is within everyone's power to take the simple steps toward living a healthier, happier life!

Lessons Learned From Running Rabbits

Kali Hawlk | Posted 10.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kali Hawlk

If you can't find something bigger than these fears, you'll take all that bundled energy you have inside you -- energy that could be spent doing extraordinary things with your life -- and you'll waste it running in circles back to the last place you felt safe.

What Is the Meaning of Life for You?

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 10.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

(image credit) This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach th...

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

Richard Kronick | Posted 10.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Richard Kronick

We all know that our brains learn by repetition. So, if we want to learn a new skill or habit, repetition is key. We learn by practice. Doesn't it make sense then that the thoughts we "practice" over and over become our habits and eventually shape our character and personality?

A Helping Hand -- The Season to Be Giving

Annalise Green | Posted 10.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Annalise Green

In my life I've always found that one of the magical keys to happiness is generosity, kindness, and helping others, so it's no surprise to you that on...

Freedom Is Not What We Think It Is

Jassica Nia | Posted 10.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jassica Nia

As most of us might have experienced, I grew up within the chains of culture, and grew up needing to conform to expectations of others and needing t...

What Gives You Joy?

Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha | Posted 10.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha

When I was younger (not that I am too old now); I always dreamed of a big town house with many rooms, beautiful landscaped gardens, multi car garage e...

Lost and Found: How Starting a Passion Project Changed My Life

Sara Radin | Posted 10.05.2015 | Women
Sara Radin

Three years out of college, working in the corporate fashion industry and living in New York City, I was frustrated and lost. I had great opportunities and creative freedom in my job, but I wasn't accomplishing everything I hoped. I wanted more for myself.

The Step-By-Step Guide for Turning Your Mundane Life Into One Full of Happy Moments

Kat Bern | Posted 09.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Kat Bern

Here are my tips on what YOU could do to create your happy moments... (And I promise, there is no need to go to the other end of the world for that, you can as easily re-create the same experience at home.)

Why I Don't Want My Children to Chase "Success"

Smita Malhotra, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2015 | Parents
Smita Malhotra, M.D.

I was 12 years old when I made my first vision board. Our assignment was to create a representation of what we hoped our life would look like in the future. Like most children, I scoured magazines and newspapers for magnificent houses, fancy cars and pictures of exotic lands that I would travel to.

Why Happy Is the New Skinny (And That's a Good Thing!)

Amanda Yuill | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Amanda Yuill

Whatever your current level of happiness, the key thing to take away is that, just like your physical fitness, it is completely within your control to improve. And so I guess that happy being the new skinny may not be such a bad thing after all.

Finding a Purpose

Lisa Messenger | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Messenger

Here are a few tools that might help you along the way in uncovering your own true calling in business or life, or perhaps in both...

Do I Matter?

Mary Holloway | Posted 07.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mary Holloway

View image | Do I Matter? It's something I think about all the time. I know I matter to those that love me, but in the overall big...

Invoking Camus to Live

Michael Shammas | Posted 07.15.2015 | Books
Michael Shammas

In just two words of five syllables, medieval man brewed a bitter antidote to all from melancholy and regret to hubris and ostentation: memento mori.

Stop Living in Someone Else's Narrative and Start Creating Your Own

Kali Hawlk | Posted 07.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Kali Hawlk

There are no generally right answers out there for us all to accept as the one way of creating ourselves and what we experience. There's only the realization that there's a right answer for you as an individual and you have the ability to find it better than anyone else -- because it's always located somewhere between your gut and your soul.

15 Simple Ways to Live a Happy Life

Tom Casano | Posted 08.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

A big house or a new car won't actually make you happier; it's the simple joys in life that bring true happiness. Read on to learn 15 simple ways that you can start living a happier life today.

"7 life lessons from my little brother's death"

Tanya Hayre | Posted 07.08.2015 | Women
Tanya Hayre

The most profound lesson I have learned is that grief is the price of love; real, raw love from every ounce of your being. Sometimes I am overwhelmed with peace of mind and gratitude. Other times, my feelings get the best of me, and I crumble. It changes day to day.

Why You Should Focus on Happiness, Not Productivity

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

For the first 20 years of our lives, we were taught and trained productivity. If we could finish the work we're supposed to finish, then we could play. If we are productive, then we're more likely to do well at school and get applauded.

Two Pieces of Advice if You Are in Search of Your Calling

Carol Brailey | Posted 07.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Carol Brailey

In recent days I have encountered several people who declare their current job is not providing them with the feeling of fulfillment, yet when asked, ...

10 Ways To Stay Mentally Healthy And Happy In Your 50s

High50 | Posted 06.28.2015 | Fifty

We all know about looking after our physical health by eating well, being active and getting enough exercise. But when it comes to mental health we're less likely to think about the positive choices we can make when we're healthy in order to stay healthy. Yet mental wellbeing is just as important

Alone Doesn't Mean Lonely

Jessica Denis | Posted 06.25.2015 | Women
Jessica Denis

There is a difference. I live my life for the most part, alone. I go to movies, and dinner, car shows and sporting events and everything else I do for enjoyment. I do not have a partner or someone I share my life with.

When You Say, 'I Hate (Fill in the Blank),' You Declare What You Are

Greg Frucci | Posted 06.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Frucci

Admit it to yourself... you've done it in the past and maybe you're doing now to me. "I hate so and so because they blah, blah, blahed to me!" I...

The Art of Being Alive Series: Interview With the Founder of 'The Happiness Planner"

Adedayo Fashanu | Posted 08.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Adedayo Fashanu

"The Happiness Planner is a stationery line designed to help people welcome more happiness, positivity, and joy into their lives by applying the p...

The Path of Now (and Now and Now and Now)

Bernadette Noll | Posted 06.18.2015 | Education
Bernadette Noll

I've been immersed in teen world as of late - mostly delightfully so. Because I have a junior, of course the subject of WHAT'S NEXT has been our main topic of discussion.