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What We Can Learn From Luck

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Conclusion: Considering the subject of luck can help us appreciate the moment and increase our compassion toward people who are less fortunate.

Father-Daughter Bonds

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Conclusion: The parenting role of the father to his daughter may be one of the most difficult and significant of human relationships.

The Lazy River

Alessandra Macaluso | Posted 06.24.2016 | Parents
Alessandra Macaluso

We were in Mexico. I was floating on a soft, cushy water pillow down the 'lazy river', the kind that weaves in and around the resort and spa, the kind...

How I Change Morbid Thoughts To Grateful Ones

Michael Weinberger | Posted 06.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Weinberger

Sometimes I find myself living in my thoughts, and that's okay -- as long as I am able to differentiate these thoughts from reality. I'm taking a hard look at reality and realize how grateful I am for everything I have in my life...the positive and the negative.

Career Woman to Caregiver

Shanna B. Van Ness | Posted 06.09.2016 | Women
Shanna B. Van Ness

As I sat at my desk October 23rd, 2015 I began to devise a plan to off-board my managerial position at a large public serving institution I realized t...

Grateful After Breast Cancer: The Urgency of Living

Anne Gro Gulla | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Anne Gro Gulla

I now know that being vulnerable is a good thing; I know that I am loved and that I am strong. I appreciate every day, the rainy storms, the sunshine, the good coffee in the morning, everything. I can't get enough of it. I am more fearless then ever and have never been more calm and relaxed.

13 Behaviors of a World Dance Champion You Can Incorporate Into Your Daily Life

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 05.19.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

Riccardo Cocchi and Yulia Zagoruychenko. Photo source Think of the celebrities and professionals you love so much on ABC's Dancing with t...

Simple Ways to Be More Grateful Every Day

Rachael Yahne | Posted 05.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rachael Yahne

Every single day, in every single moment, we are telling ourselves something. That message is your practice. To be grateful, you must practice gratitude. You must make gratitude your practice.

Ash Grunwald and Lissie Turner Talk About Gratitude, Death, Self-Harm and Making Music

Dr Lauren Tober | Posted 04.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr Lauren Tober

When I invited Ash Grunwald and Lissie Turner (aka Mel Bampton) to come and sit on the Gratitude Bench in Byron Bay to talk about what they're most grateful for, I had no idea they'd share so deeply, authentically and passionately.

The Gratefulness Paradox: Can We Be Profoundly Grateful for All We Have, Yet Still Strive for More?

Joyce Shulman | Posted 04.08.2016 | Parents
Joyce Shulman

Is it possible to strive for more, desire more, work for more while still being deeply, profoundly grateful for all you have? Will being grateful make you complacent? I'm not sure, but it is what I've been working on for the past two months.

What The Loss Of Our Family Dog Taught Me About Gratitude

Sharon Kurtzman | Posted 03.13.2016 | Fifty
Sharon Kurtzman

I wondered if my gratitude jar had opened the door to bad luck. Following our dear pup's death, the jar was a taunting, glass finger; one that nah, nah, nah-nah, nah dared me to find something good in my life. About a week after Midnite died, I plunked down at my desk with the jar in view.

Keep On Keepin' ON

RitaMarie Cimini | Posted 03.09.2016 | Arts
RitaMarie Cimini

All of us, regardless of our calling, who put our best effort forward feel the sting of rejection at some point. Start ups fail, a great idea you pro...

Best Valentine's Day Gift Ever: Happiness

Noelle Nelson | Posted 02.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Noelle Nelson

Happiness truly is the best Valentine's Day gift ever -- to yourself, your honey and everyone else.

How to Add Gratitude Into Your Daily Life

Chloe Wigan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Chloe Wigan

Over the past decade I've been devoted to practicing gratitude and based on my experience I truly believe that adding gratitude into your daily life is so powerful. And on that note, here are eight tips to help you add more gratitude into your every day life:

To The Woman Who Loved Unnecessarily

Annalise Green | Posted 02.01.2016 | Women
Annalise Green

Sometimes in life you come across a love so strong, so pure, and given so unnecessarily that you can't help but be eternally grateful... You see, my ...

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Life Through Gratitude

Grace Bluerock | Posted 01.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Here are some ways you can start practicing gratitude today:

A Simple Exercise to Feel Happiness and Find Gratitude

Sue Crites | Posted 01.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sue Crites

In a recent post, I talked about how feelings of happiness and joy can lead to health and healing. Some questions I received related to how one can fi...

4 Lessons I've Learned in 2015

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 01.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jennifer Twardowski

The year of 2015 has been filled with all kinds of experiences: loss, grief, endings, new beginnings, major mindset shifts, disappointments, transform...

Ode to Gratitude

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 01.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Hyder Zahed

"Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough." ---Oprah Winf...

Thank You for Everything, I Have No Complaint Whatsoever

Richard Kronick | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Richard Kronick

To whoever or whatever is behind all of this, this life, I am grateful.

Christmas Should Be About the Past and New Year's About the Future

Daphne C Spyropoulos | Posted 12.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Daphne C Spyropoulos

When I was 6 years old I met a girl that was about my age during a trip to London. She was the daughter of a family friend and before lunch, she took ...

A Habit of Gratitude

Corinda Lubin-Katz | Posted 12.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Corinda Lubin-Katz

Sometimes gratitude has to be a decision before it becomes a habit, but I think it's one of the wisest choices and most beneficial habits any of us can make.

Two Doctors Strike Gold in Comedy!

Melissa Mushaka | Posted 12.15.2015 | Comedy
Melissa Mushaka


A Stoic Guide to Coping With the Holidays

Skye Cleary | Posted 12.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Skye Cleary

With drunk and flirty coworkers at holiday parties, rowdy relatives at family gatherings, and the inherent foibles of holiday travels, there is a neve...

Finding Gratitude in Hard Times

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

Sometimes life seems overwhelming and hard. Terrorist attacks, economic woes, personal problems--you name it, we all have our list of trials and tribu...