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Rejoice: The Simple Secret To Instant Joy!

Krishna Pendyala | Posted 01.05.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Krishna Pendyala

Here's my 2017 gift to you--a tool for a more joyful year!  I promise you that it's as easy as Instant Coffee, but tastes a whole lot better. Reflec...

Here's Why Holiday Gifting Gives You All The Feels

Abby White | Posted 12.19.2016 | Good News

We all know that receiving an awesome holiday gift is pretty special, but did you know that the act of giving a present might be even more euphoric? S...

4 Inspiring Stories About Gifts that Keep On Giving

Abby White | Posted 12.19.2016 | Good News

Whether it’s an act of kindness – as simple as a smile to a stranger ― or a toy that your loved one has been asking for all year, a thoughtful g...

16 Heartwarming Stories About The Best Gifts We've Ever Received

O, The Oprah Magazine | Pam Masin | Posted 12.14.2016 | OWN

Gifts That Uplift The most meaningful presents may not come wrapped in shiny paper or frilly ribbons. They’re the ones that lighten your spirit, ign...

Thanksgiving Relatives Who Tick You Off...

Terri Britt | Posted 11.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Terri Britt

Happy Thanksgiving! Isn't that what we all want? A wonderful holiday that is filled with lots of laughter and love. But more often than not, there is...

5 Meaningful Ways To Thank VIPs This Holiday Season

Emily Morgan | Posted 11.18.2016 | Business
Emily Morgan

As busy business owners, the holidays creep up on us with a mounting list of to-dos; both personally and professionally. There are clients to thank,...

Women In Business Q&A: Kate Frucher, Co-Founder and CEO, Imprint

Laura Dunn | Posted 11.08.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kate Frucher Kate Frucher is Co-Founder and CEO of Imprint, a "many-to-one" communications platform with a mission is to use social technology to spa...

Man Makes Magical ‘Harry Potter’ Pensieve Full Of Memories For Wife

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 10.13.2016 | Weddings

A dreamy Ohio man named Matthew made his wife a Harry Potter-inspired wedding gift that was positively Dumbledoreable. Matthew, who asked us not to p...

The Gift Of Grit (With Gratitude To Angela Duckworth)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

In summary, the passion and persistence of grit motivates and carries us over rough seas like a well-made surfboard. We can think of an absence of effort like a crack in our surfboard that needs repair.

Father's Day Gift Guide

Melissa Meyers | Posted 06.10.2016 | Style
Melissa Meyers

Father's Day is on Sunday, June 19th so it's time to think about what to get your special dad. Celebrate this year and bring him a creative ...

Woman With Dwarfism Perfectly Explains Why Being Different Is A Gift

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 06.07.2016 | Black Voices

Being different is a gift that more of us should open our eyes to. Cara Reedy, a woman who lives with achondroplastic dwarfism, perfectly explains why...

The Art of the Wedding Registry

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 05.10.2016 | Weddings
Laura Rossi Totten

It's wedding season and that means shopping wedding registries for the perfect gift for the newlyweds.

Homemade Mother's Day Gift to Treasure Forever

Kathleen Covatis | Posted 04.21.2016 | Parents
Kathleen Covatis

We found out we were pregnant with our first child just five months after getting married, three days before my husband's birthday, and the day AFTER Mother's Day.

Shut The Front Door on Mother's Day Dilemmas. Gift Mom Rachel Zoe's Box of Style

Krista M Sharp | Posted 04.04.2016 | Style
Krista M Sharp

Rachel Zoe's Box of Style is the gift that keeps on giving for way longer than a bunch of flowers or box of chocolates ever could. Incredible value a...

Images: How They Help and Hinder

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Success often depends on our ability to present a socially acceptable image. Ideally, our social image aligns with our authentic self or essence.

The Secrets Hiding in Your Shadow

Tova Payne | Posted 03.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Tova Payne

Remember -- in every dark room there's the potential for light. All you need to do is flip the switch on.

A Catalogue Of Useless Ideas Highlights The Power Of Imagination

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.04.2016 | Arts

A great gift -- one that's significant, thoughtful, filled with meaning, big -- can be, despite all good intentions, somewhat of a drag. The time, mon...

A Last Minute Edible Valentine's Day Gift

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 02.11.2017 | Taste
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Looking to show you care with an edible gift? Nothing says it like chocolate! Pack these into boxes or cellophane bags, add a pretty ribbon, a romantic note, and you're golden!

They Zeroed Out My Target Gift Card -- Can You Unzero It?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.14.2017 | Business
Christopher Elliott

When I went to my local Target store, a cashier told me my balance was zero. That is impossible because I am the only one who has had possession of that card.

28 Unforgettable Gifts, According To The People Who Got Them

O, The Oprah Magazine | Pam Masin | Posted 12.23.2015 | OWN

Illustration: Hye Jin Chung "When I was in my early 20s, I was working to put myself through college, and I was always broke. My sister Penny, in simi...

7 Ways To Make Sure December Birthdays Don't Get Lost In The Shuffle

The Huffington Post | Hollis Miller | Posted 12.22.2015 | Parents

Ah, December birthdays. Between the holiday madness and New Year's Eve preparations, December birthdays can get lost in the chaos. Never fear, though:...

Great Last-Minute Gifts You Can Buy At The Drugstore

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 10.21.2016 | Style

Whether you just remembered the office White Elephant exchange or you often wait until Christmas Eve to get the family some gifts, the drugstore is al...

23 Perfect Gifts For The Beach Freak In Your Life

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 12.18.2015 | Travel

For some, life is one continuous daydream of sandy toes and pristine blue waters. And who can blame them? Not only is being near the ocean a blast, it...

20 Flawless Gifts For Beyoncé Fans

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 12.12.2015 | Entertainment

20 Flawless Gifts For Beyoncé Fans...

Married or Dating--Be Yourself

Marcia Naomi Berger | Posted 12.07.2016 | Women
Marcia Naomi Berger

Knowing who you are also means being aware of your feelings. We need to recognize and be willing to share our emotions if we want a truly intimate relationship. Sharing feelings makes us vulnerable, which can feel risky, especially if we grew up in family that discouraged expressing them or labeled some feelings as right or wrong.