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WATCH: Clearing Hatred

Brad Yates | Posted 12.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

There's an awful lot out there in the media -- especially social media -- promoting hatred. But as compelling as it sometimes feels, there's no two w...

Happiness Can't Be Measured By the Square Foot

Melissa Levis | Posted 12.11.2016 | Divorce
Melissa Levis

When I got divorced, my 10 year old son and I downsized from a 1,650 sq. foot doorman apartment on the Upper East Side to a 420 sq. foot studio in Soh...

Why Are Americans So Afraid?

John W. Traphagan | Posted 12.09.2016 | Religion
John W. Traphagan

When we look around at the news these days, it seems that a single emotion is driving a great deal of American life. That emotion is fear. Donald Tr...

Protect America's First Amendment -- Freedom of Religion

Carolyn Lukensmeyer | Posted 12.10.2016 | Religion
Carolyn Lukensmeyer

We, as a nation and as individuals cannot afford to repeat the mistakes of the past -- and banning people from our country based solely on their religion would be a huge mistake.

Awakening As the Leading Edge of the Cosmos

Marc Gafni | Posted 12.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marc Gafni

As we evolve culturally from traditional to modern to postmodern, through Integral stages of consciousness and cognition, we begin to gain a capacity ...

3 Unexpected Miracles from the Media's Assault on Prayer

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 12.06.2016 | Religion
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

When my parents passed away, many people just didn't know what to say. What could they do that could possibly offer comfort? Friends, family, and st...

A Book 'Everyone Says' We Must Read. Especially Now: Viktor Frankl's Man's Search For Meaning

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 12.07.2016 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Hitler had already occupied Austria when Viktor Frankl, a young Viennese psychiatrist and writer, learned that the United States had approved his request to immigrate. His parents were overjoyed -- their son would escape the Nazis, go off to America and continue his brilliant work.

Gentle Doing

Martha Ringer | Posted 12.03.2016 | Business
Martha Ringer

I have a great editor who rates a Treat before it gets edited. This Treat in its former version needed work. Sometimes I see the vision of the Treat and I am not sure how to translate it on paper.

It Tolls for Thee, America

David Scott Clegg | Posted 12.02.2016 | Politics
David Scott Clegg

The latest terrorist act (and yes, we need to call it what it is) in Colorado is not a freedom of expression as provided by a constitution that binds together a people under a set of ideals. It is an act of war upon the values, the privilege of what it means to be an American; to be anyone who rings the bell for freedom.

How I Choose Happiness

Kat Gal | Posted 12.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Kat Gal

For the longest, I didn't see the light. I only saw the dark, the shadows. I was lost in the forest. I struggled with chronic headaches, depression, ...

Commemorating Timorese Independence and Meeting Xanana Gusmão: A Photo-essay

Atif Choudhury | Posted 11.30.2016 | World
Atif Choudhury

I have only been in Timor-Leste for three months, yet it has been an unimaginably eventful time here. From attending three thrilling World Cup qualif...

My Holiday Prayer: Thoughts on Turkeys and Terrorists

Rev. Dale Susan Edmonds | Posted 12.01.2016 | Religion
Rev. Dale Susan Edmonds

We live in a country birthed from those who fought for independence. Rebels and refugees and exiles were driven from other lands where their right to self-determination and to worship as they saw fit had been denied.

Understanding Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

Tali Aynalem | Posted 11.29.2016 | Business
Tali Aynalem

What if we lived in a world where, if you imagined something, it actually came to life? What would you wish for? Money? World peace? A new career? But, what if I told you that we already live in a world like this? And the key to unlocking this ability is you, yes You!

Christian Freedom, American Slavery

Craig Luekens | Posted 11.30.2016 | Religion
Craig Luekens

Perhaps the greatest failure of the modern church has been its inability to portray the biblical view of freedom or liberation.

7 Reasons for Reducing Your Company's Reliance on You

David Finkel | Posted 11.26.2016 | Business
David Finkel

In this article I wanted to hone your desire to do what is needed to succeed in this goal so you have the fuel to sustain you when the road gets temporarily tough. Here are 7 reasons why it's worth the time, energy, money, sweat, and tears to build a scalable business that is independent of yourself.

10 Reasons to Add Joy to Your Life

Trilby D. Johnson | Posted 11.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Trilby D. Johnson

Source GraphicStock Where does your compass lead you? Does it point to struggle, doubt and ill health with sporadic spurts of happiness and clinging ...

I'm Grateful the United States Let Us In

Geoff Livingston | Posted 11.24.2016 | Impact
Geoff Livingston

Thank you to all of our ancestors, those that left their homes for a better life in America and those that embraced the refugees of yesteryear, helping them find their way. I am grateful for what you built. I hope this generation continues those principles.

What ISIS Wants

Jon Foreman | Posted 11.20.2016 | Politics
Jon Foreman

You can take many things from me, ISIS, but you cannot take my heart. I refuse to join you in your Dead World of hatred and fear. Even if you take my life, I refuse to believe in your God of hatred.

Man In The High Castle: When Freedom Really Dies

David Hinckley | Posted 11.23.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

The Man in the High Castle paints a world in which freedom has vanished to a degree far deeper than the most radical real-life alarmists would conjure. It's a society that demands conformity to the wishes of the state.

WATCH: Gratitapping -- Happy Thanksgiving!

Brad Yates | Posted 11.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

As we settle in for Thanksgiving here in the U.S., it seemed fitting to share this quick video showing a simple way to use tapping -- one that may als...

Why Donald Trump Is Ruining Thanksgiving

Kara Post-Kennedy | Posted 11.18.2016 | Entertainment
Kara Post-Kennedy

Thanksgiving this year sucks. I'm not saying eating delicious food sucks, I'm not even saying that your particular family gathering will suck (but le...

Knock Knock. Who Is it? Freedom.

Greg White | Posted 11.16.2016 | Politics
Greg White

Last night there was a knock on my door. As first, it startled me. I guess I'm as jumpy as everyone else right now. But it's my own door; of course I'm answering. When I feel fearful, I remind myself that I was a Sgt. in the U.S. Marine Corps. Plus I live in a secured building.

WATCH: Being Emotionally Manipulated

Brad Yates | Posted 11.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

There are folks who want you to get upset about things... some of them fairly trivial, like how a coffee cup is decorated...! Why? Because people wh...

How I Let Go of Financial Stress and Found Peace of Mind

Rohini Ross | Posted 11.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rohini Ross

What I know for sure is I will never have more time to experience the gift of my life than I do in this moment. Living life, even just a little bit more, from the compass of the heart makes it all the sweeter and more precious.

A Secret Truth About Money That Could Set You Free

Gabriella Taylor | Posted 11.13.2016 | Women
Gabriella Taylor

Every day we look towards it to save us. We hope that eventually it will be easier. We hope if we work hard enough, we'll have more of it. We hope we will be rewarded. Or we hope we can just buy our way into a fulfilling life. Why does this matter?