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The No. 1 Reason to Hire a Life Coach -- It's Not What Most People Think

Prema Srinivasan | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Prema Srinivasan

Would you ask your friend to fix the plumbing in your home? Would you ask your spouse to teach you to speak French? So why does it seem normal to rely on our families, friends, and community members to help us achieve our very unique, authentic life goals?

How to Not Be Lonely Anymore

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 07.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rebecca Lammersen

Loneliness is a sign you are in desperate need of yourself. ~Rupi Kaur I'm an expert on loneliness. I've been lonely in relationships and out of rel...

5 Keys to Real Happiness From 5 Must-Read Books

Suna Senman | Posted 07.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Suna Senman

Fairytales feed our minds with the enchanted thoughts about finding a situation where our wishes are fulfilled and we live "happily ever after." Contrary to this belief, happiness is not something to go out and find.

Whose Expectations Are We Fulfilling?

Arabelle Yee | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Arabelle Yee

The first step to collectively create this shift is awareness. Awareness of where we are, awareness of our thoughts and awareness of our own insecurities. However, awareness alone is not enough. It must be followed by a decision to make that conscious shift and the action to start doing so.

Paying it Forward With The Giving Keys

Kimberly Inskeep | Posted 06.17.2015 | Impact
Kimberly Inskeep

It is not often that I put on a piece of jewelry and then spend time throughout the day thinking of who I could give it to, hoping to return home without it.

The Summer of Me

Holly Cara Price | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Holly Cara Price

I recently celebrated a milestone birthday at the end of April which, understandably perhaps, caused quite a bit of soul searching. I spent considerab...

10.1 Tips From My 101-Year-Old Grandmother on How to Lead a Good Life

Douglas Danoff | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Douglas Danoff

My grandmother Helen has lived for more than a century. Born in Brooklyn in 1913, she has been fortunate to lead not just a remarkably long life but a remarkably gratifying one. She also ranks among the wisest people I know.

The 5 Most Valuable Life Lessons I Learned As A Hospice Social Worker

Grace Bluerock | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

For six years, I had the amazing gift of being able to experience with people their final days and weeks. As a hospice social worker, I got a front row seat into the lives of those precious souls. Everyone's story was different, but each held common threads and similar regrets.

20 Seconds of Insane Courage

Kim Kalicky | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Kim Kalicky

When I stand at the precipice, I am hopeful I will dig deep inside myself and live in that 20 seconds of insane courage. Being conscious of it might give me the strength I need to live it, stand in that space, and jump off.

Why Success Won't Make You Happy (And What to Do About It)

Stephanie Seibel | Posted 06.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Stephanie Seibel

For years, the Huffington Post was always the cool kids' table that I longed for from a distance, eating my bologna sandwich alone in my quiet corner ...

The Third Option: More Than Both Having and Eating Cake

Kimberly Inskeep | Posted 05.29.2015 | Women
Kimberly Inskeep

When making a decision, it often feels like there are only two options. In less thoughtful moments, I have chosen based only on the options presented, but in more thoughtful moments, I have come to understand a third option.

Start Something That Matters

Brendon Burchard | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Brendon Burchard

Sometimes your dreams for living a great life and having more personal freedom can seem so far away. Yet no matter where you are on the path, never ...

Life Lesson: Embrace the Journey

Jess Ly | Posted 05.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jess Ly

The paths in life are many, but depending on where you live (both figuratively and literally), you may have more specific destinations (goals). This f...

Soul + Business. Perfectly Together

Asha Ramakrishna | Posted 05.12.2015 | Small Business
Asha Ramakrishna

Andrea wakes up to do yoga every day, quickly showers and takes the metro to the investment firm. By the time she sits at her desk, her heart sinks; she knows she is meant to do something else; something that has meaning, something that makes the world a better place.

33 Self-Improvement Thingees To Read And Then Quickly Forget

M. Blazoned | Posted 05.03.2015 | Women
M. Blazoned

Maybe that's what being middle-aged is all about... reaching the tipping point of self-actualization where you are like, "Oh, screw it. This will have to do."

What Are You Worth Naked?

Ryan Greenhalgh | Posted 06.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Ryan Greenhalgh

So there we were: jogging up the bluffs with mud covered shoes and bodies covered in, well... nothing. It was one of those nights to do something out...

How Unexpected Reminders Can Change Your Life

Nancy Lang | Posted 06.27.2015 | Divorce
Nancy Lang

Reality bites sometimes, yes. It can derail our dreams and aspirations, but whatever it is that drives us will not and cannot be ignored. We cannot lose faith that it is possible to get back on track with love and with life.

The Secret to Well-Being

Lisa Firestone | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Like love, happiness is often treated like a physical object we must find and snatch up. Yet, also like love, happiness is something we are more likel...

The Main Reasons I Love Being Over 50

Kimberly Inskeep | Posted 06.22.2015 | Fifty
Kimberly Inskeep

Here are the things I love about being in my 50s; regardless of our age, these things apply more broadly to the beauty of getting older, and when embraced can perhaps allow you to skip some stages and realize earlier freedom before reaching mid-life.

Book Review: 7 Wealth Building Secrets

Suna Senman | Posted 06.21.2015 | Money
Suna Senman

While the title 7 Wealth Building Secrets, looks ordinary, the contents of this book are extraordinarily grounded in greatest wisdom and proven practicality.

An Alternative to Pleasure Seeking

Jesse Bogner | Posted 06.07.2015 | Religion
Jesse Bogner

We all seek to profit from one another. It is the very nature of the capitalist system we live in. On an interpersonal level, we seek the comfort of others, because in the best moments they make us feel good.

The Day I Told My Husband I Didn't Want To Be Married

Jessi Andricks | Posted 06.02.2015 | Weddings
Jessi Andricks

We were finally adults, with a house payment, actually two, grown-up jobs, and a bright future ahead of us. We had been so in love, so happy, and rarely ever fought. And then slowly it changed.

10 Steps to Turn Your Passion Into Money

Katie Morton | Posted 05.31.2015 | Small Business
Katie Morton

A lot of us feel stuck. But here's the thing -- we're not stuck. There are ways to climb out of your current situation, find what you love, and turn it into a cash-generating career. Sound like a long shot? Not if you have a plan, and these steps can help you develop one.

The Importance of Meeting You

Daniel Horgan | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel Horgan

When we are honest with ourselves, we find the direction that we are searching for in life. By accepting who we are, we gain the confidence to take the first step in that direction. And by embracing who we are, we build more authentic relationships and drive deeper impact.

Leave the 'Toy Story Cycle' Behind

Stephanie Harrison | Posted 05.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Harrison

As human beings, all we want is to be seen for who we truly are. If we do not cultivate the love in our lives that allows us to be seen, it is easier to turn to external achievements to show the world who we are instead. This cycle fosters a dangerous belief that "when I achieve this, I will be worthy of happiness," and it manifests in even subtler ways.