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7 Existential Life Lessons in Woody Allen's Irrational Man

Skye Cleary | Posted 07.24.2015 | Entertainment
Skye Cleary

Could you murder, if it was for a good cause? Woody Allen's movie Irrational Man toys with this question, and whether murder can be justified on existential grounds.

WATCH: Needing an Apology

Brad Yates | Posted 07.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

Too often, we put our well-being at the mercy of others. There is nothing wrong with wanting or even demanding an apology -- but maybe we don't need ...

Dealing With Iran: Self-Interest vs. Self-Sacrifice

Peter Schwartz | Posted 07.22.2015 | Politics
Peter Schwartz

What we need instead is a foreign policy based on an ethics of self-interest--a foreign policy that holds as its sole purpose the safeguarding of Americans against international threats.

Freedom From Negative Self-Talk

Suza Scalora | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Suza Scalora

Eckhart Tolle explains that self-talk is a form of self-hypnosis and it prevents awakening.

The Bull Moose Is Back: America's Rising Revolution Against The Super Rich, Ruling Elites

Dr. John C. Welch IV, M.T.S., M.B.A. | Posted 07.21.2015 | Politics
Dr. John C. Welch IV, M.T.S., M.B.A.

The middle class no longer has a voice. We now have zero influence on our own government.8 For the middle and working classes, we're back to where this nation started: Taxation without representation.

Falling in Love in Search of Freedom

Tanushree Ghosh | Posted 07.08.2015 | Women
Tanushree Ghosh

Love never really held much meaning for me. I wished and yearned for freedom instead. And maybe I just was more bereft of one than the other, but growing up in a big house in India with first and second cousins, taking the toys no one else wanted and the blames no else would, I had embodied love only as freedom.

True Independence Is an Inside Job

Erin Sharaf | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Sharaf

I invite you to pause and look more closely at the different choices you make in your life, both big and small. Are there areas where you have given up some of your power? Where are you being influenced and is it serving you?

On the Road to Healing

Jacqueline Novogratz | Posted 07.07.2015 | Impact
Jacqueline Novogratz

This year -- as inequality threatens the fabric of the United States and so many countries around the world -- may we all, wherever we are from, recommit to the idea of human equality, of freedom, of dignity.

Embrace a Life of Freedom

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

Most of us in the United States have just celebrated Independence Day. While this is a great time for food, family and fun, many people in the world t...

What If We'd Lost the American Revolution? Have We Lost It? If So, Can We Win It Again?

Christopher Phillips | Posted 07.12.2015 | Politics
Christopher Phillips

We won the American Revolution, but we've lost it since then, in the sense that we're no longer building on the laurels of our original patriots but allowing their grand experiment in creating an unrivaled sort of open society to unravel on our watch.

Let Freedom Ring for All

Sue Shanahan | Posted 07.02.2015 | Good News
Sue Shanahan

When the founders of our nation landed on the shores of Cape Cod, it was with the pursuit of religious freedom. All the other truths we've fought for since that time, stemmed from this same quest.

Thank a Veteran, Everyday

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 07.15.2015 | Impact
SreyRam Kuy, MD

I feel so fortunate and blessed to live in America, and to have the freedoms that we have here. I have the freedom to go to school and to get an education. I can live without fear; without having to look over my shoulder.

Gaining Freedom by Releasing the "Perfect Parent" Syndrome

Rosa Medina-Fassett | Posted 07.06.2015 | Parents
Rosa Medina-Fassett

There is no such thing as a "perfect parent." I was trying to be who I thought I should be and who I was told I should be, instead of who I actually was. I realized that, in trying to be a "perfect parent," I was missing the most important part of being a parent.

No Offense -- It Ain't Personal

Sonya Denyse | Posted 07.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sonya Denyse

I walked into a wall once. I was in the house of mirrors. The full force of the impact propelled me to the ground. My lips started to rise before I ...

WATCH: Tap o' the Mornin'

Brad Yates | Posted 07.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

This is the video that started it all for me, and as I head back to Ireland this week, the title came to mind. I hope you find it a beneficial way to...

My New Declaration Of Independence

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 07.05.2015 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

We need a new declaration of independence. FDR took a stab at this, with his "Four Freedoms." That's a good start. But now, eight decades later, we need to declare our independence from other forms of oppression.

One Fart From Freedom on the Fourth of July

Janie Emaus | Posted 07.04.2015 | Comedy
Janie Emaus

And then it happened. On the Fourth of July, while fireworks lit up the sky, popping and crackling in the air, my dad's internal organs opened up with explosives of their own. Our family cheers rivaled those of the partygoers on the street.

11 Religious Americans Who Fought For Freedom

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.08.2015 | Religion

   The Fourth of July commemorates the United States declaring its independence from Britain, but the Revolutionary War did not win freedom ...

11 Reasons to Love the USA On July 4th

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 07.03.2015 | Politics
Abby Rodman, LICSW

We're not a perfect nation nor do we claim to be. We have much work to do on many fronts. But we're also a country that has demonstrated a willingness to grow and evolve to the benefit of our citizens. So, despite our difference let's celebrate and appreciate our Day of Freedoms.

Freedom Is in the Air

Christian de la Huerta | Posted 07.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Christian de la Huerta

Freedom is in the air. Most of us are still reeling in disbelief, some in dismay and some in jubilation, from the Supreme Court's rulings on marriage...

Independence Day, Thomas Paine and Social Security

Nancy Altman | Posted 07.02.2015 | Politics
Nancy Altman

Social Security is as American as fireworks on the Fourth of July. This summer marks the eightieth anniversary of its enactment. To celebrate the birthday, let's do what past generations have done.

Can You Deduct a Midnight Ride?

Mark Steber | Posted 07.02.2015 | Business
Mark Steber

As we approach our nation's birthday, barbeque, swimming, and fireworks tend to dominate our thoughts. Hopefully we can make time for another thought, even if it's brief and in between hot dogs, about the men and women who helped make our country and how they weren't very different from us.

4 Elements for Expressing True Freedom

Lorna Bright | Posted 07.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lorna Bright

If you take a deeper look at The Declaration of Independence you will find a template for expressing freedom in your life, whether it's freedom in you...

The Exquisite Sound of the Moment

Martha Ringer | Posted 07.02.2015 | Business
Martha Ringer

I was reminded, while working with a client in her home office recently, why I feel honored to do this work. During the second day I provide an extended time to actually work without interruption in completing next actions.

It's Time to Revive the Spirit of 1776 -- The Declaration Project

Christopher Phillips | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics
Christopher Phillips

Something unexpected has happened along the way -- more and more participants have expressed the sentiment that what we really need is a new declaration of independence.