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Finding Meaning

This Is How You Live A Meaningful Life

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living

Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. We all have a center of wisdom and balance within us, but sometimes life takes over and we can feel all over the...

Read This When You Want To Find A Little Purpose

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.16.2016 | Healthy Living

Feeling stressed? You're not alone. We all have a center of wisdom and balance within us, but sometimes life takes over and we can feel all over the p...

How to Instagram Your Life Without an App

Dan Mason | Posted 03.03.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Dan Mason

Photo by: Canva According to their homepage, Instagram says that the app allows you to "experience moments in your friends' lives through pictures as...

Purpose-Driven Life and Secularism

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 01.19.2017 | Religion
Gleb Tsipursky

This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by prov...

What do Politics Have to do With Meaning and Purpose in Life?

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 01.15.2017 | Religion
Gleb Tsipursky

You pass through the long security line at the United States Capitol building in Washington, DC. While the line of tourists streams forward into the Exhibition Hall, you turn right, and head to the Senate appointment desk.

Meaning, Purpose, and Civic Engagement Beyond Belief

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 01.14.2017 | Religion
Gleb Tsipursky

Whether you are a believer or secular, to gain a greater sense of purpose and meaning in life it helps to participate in civic engagement with others from your community.

Why Pursuing Your Purpose Matters

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 01.07.2017 | Religion
20 Beautiful Women

Purpose is the reason that something or someone is created or exists. Everywhere we turn we can see a flood of authors, speakers, pastors, business leaders, etc. broaching the subject of purpose.

Searching for Meaning and Purpose in Life? Religion is Optional.

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 01.05.2017 | Religion
Gleb Tsipursky

The important thing is simply to gain a sense of life purpose and meaning: the source of the purpose itself is not so important. Religion can be one among many channels to help someone gain a sense of life meaning.

What Is the Meaning of Life for You?

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 10.28.2016 | 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 the...

Beauty and Pain: Finding Encouragement in Strange Bedfellows

Sarah Burkhart | Posted 10.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Burkhart

I've been working on a photography project for most of 2015. Not necessarily with any purpose in mind for it. Or at least no clear purpose in the publ...

Invoking Camus to Live

Michael Shammas | Posted 07.13.2016 | Home
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.

How to Fill Your Life With Joy: Make It Meaningful!

Noelle Nelson | Posted 06.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Noelle Nelson

How we do what we do can make the difference between a full and enriching life and an empty and boring one. Deliberately seek meaning in your every action and watch the joy in your life and marriage grow.

We Shall Overcome By Finding Meaning

Reiner Lomb | Posted 05.20.2016 | Fifty
Reiner Lomb

I felt ashamed for having tried to take God away from my father, the very reason that gave him the will to survive the most hopeless circumstances. This was one of the most important lessons I had ever received in my life.

The Art of Doing Nothing

Cliff Hsia | Posted 11.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Cliff Hsia

Doing nothing isn't easy. We all want to be productive and get stuff done, so we consume ourselves with being busy. Meetings, emails, phone calls, text messages, instant messaging, commuting, and multitasking have all become a part of our busy lives. Doing these things make us feel busy, but are we actually getting anything meaningful done?

Cultivating This Overlooked Emotion Can Boost Your Well-Being And Quality Of Life

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living

When you look at a majestic natural landscape -- waterfalls, mountain ranges, vast deserts -- what do you feel? For many, the beauty of nature inspire...

Alena Hall

This Man Sold Everything He Owned And Walked Across America To Find His Purpose

HuffingtonPost.com | Alena Hall | Posted 06.05.2014 | Impact

After serving four years in the U.S. Navy, Austin Shirley felt a sudden lack of purpose in his life. Deciding that he needed a change, the 25-year-old...

The Moment I Knew: The Trajectory I'm On Is 'Purposeful And Meaningful'

Posted 02.11.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Carla Smith vividly remembers the exact moment the meaning of her life made itself clear. Now the executive vice president of HIMSS, a nonprofit th...

Do What You Love and Change the World

Frank Niles, Ph.D. | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Frank Niles, Ph.D.

If you want to start living an extraordinary life, make a positive difference in the life of just one person. When you do this, something amazing happens. You gain a deeper understanding of who you are and the fulfillment of knowing that you've helped make one small corner of the world a better place.

Are You Squandering Your Gifts?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

Hard work and great fun aren't mutually exclusive. And enjoying what you do isn't selfish. It's responsible.

5 Ways To Have A More Meaningful Life

Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sally Wadyka If someone asked you whether you wanted your life to be meaningful or happy, chances are you'd say "both." A recent study, publishe...

5 Scientific Insights Into Creating A Meaningful Life

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Jason Marsh, Devan Davison, Bianca Lorenz, Lauren Klein, Jeremy Adam Smith and Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas The past few years have been marked by t...

A Ritual Ties Past Lessons to Future Hopes

Suzette Standring | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Suzette Standring

Try this unforgettable New Year's ritual that can tie past lessons to future hopes. Years ago my invitation read: A Gathering of the Goddesses The n...

4 Steps To Healing A Broken Life

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

The poet, spiritual thinker and author of Seven Thousand Ways to Listen, Mark Nepo explores the ways we can put the pieces back together. Though no...

Finding Our Way Home

Lolly Daskal | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business
Lolly Daskal

Whether we're constantly on the go or just constantly in meetings, it can feel like we're starving ourselves of something vital.

I Don’t Want My Kids To Be Happy

Devon Corneal | Posted 05.04.2013 | Parents
Devon Corneal

When I think of what I genuinely want for these boys, happiness is not the first thing that comes to mind. I hope saying so does not make me a bad parent.