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1 Entity That Can Surely Transform Your Yoga Practice

Sejal Shah | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Sejal Shah

The newly released 2016 Yoga in America Study conducted by Yoga Journal and Yoga Alliance shows that the number of US yoga practitioners has increased...

When Your New Guru Is Actually an Attention-Seeking Narcissist

Tamara Star | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

According to Alyssa Siegal of Psychology Tomorrow, "We are not a particularly think-for-yourself culture. From an early age, most of us are taught wha...

Forget the Gurus: Reconnect With Your Intuition

Carl Phillips | Posted 04.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Carl Phillips

Listening too much to others and placing too much importance on their perspectives can mean we start to lose sight of our own unique perspectives. Instead of becoming more informed, we run the risk of becoming overloaded with information or following along blindly.

9 Key Facts From the Life of Sathya Sai Baba

Shammi Paranjape | Posted 02.22.2016 | Religion
Shammi Paranjape

1) He was born in a poor family, in a nondescript hamlet of South India, Puttaparthi, on 23rd November 1926. On the following day, 24th November 1926,...

The Wound and the Gift

Mark Matousek | Posted 01.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Matousek

The Sanskrit word guru means "darkness to light." Anything that enlightens us is our guru. As we come to locate the strength in our weak parts, the gi...

Mobile Zombie Apocalypse

Chris Corbett | Posted 01.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Chris Corbett

We've all seen zombies walking the streets. They've got that glazed look, faces lit with an unhealthy glow, stumbling into people on the sidewalk and ...

13 Affirmations for the New Year That Will Change Your Life

Quassan Castro | Posted 12.29.2015 | Black Voices
Quassan Castro

As we move into a New Year, here are 13 affirmations I've created that will lead you into a fabulous New Year.

Why Advice From Gurus Is Mostly Meaningless

Gary Vaynerchuk | Posted 11.17.2015 | Business
Gary Vaynerchuk

It's no secret that I'm a busy guy. Between running my agency VaynerMedia and my venture capital firm VaynerRSE, I work long hours. I have five minute...

If All Else Fails, Raise Your Own Guru

Judy Warren | Posted 11.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Judy Warren

I've found the world of "conscious dating" becomes a whole lot easier to navigate the more I treat myself like a precious commodity - that is, caring ...

Esalen and the Guru of No Gurus

Ira Israel | Posted 10.02.2015 | Religion
Ira Israel

The main tool that I am living and sharing is authenticity. Which is why I love what Esalen has created in melding intellectual, physical and spiritual practices.

The Future of Hinduism

Manav A. Lalwani | Posted 05.07.2016 | Religion
Manav A. Lalwani

When imagining a future for Hinduism, I believe that, true to form, it will continue to flow forth - negotiating new terrain as needed, at once distinct and the same, sustaining life as it goes.

Fighting the Master Cult of Jihad

Ben Barber | Posted 04.25.2015 | World
Ben Barber

The latest reports from Europe about ordinary, normal young men suddenly shifting to become jihadis -- throat cutters, suicide bombers, assassins of children and women -- reminds me of the way cultish holy men formed their slavish followings in the 1960s, '70s and '80s.

The Power of Passion

Rob White | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Rob White

The impassioned person wastes no time on trivialities, never blames others for mistakes he makes, and gets excited about experimenting with new methods of achieving his goal. It's a fancy-hearted and fact-finding endeavor to live with passion.

Beware the So-Called Financial Whiz

Jim Gibson | Posted 09.20.2014 | Money
Jim Gibson

One would think by now that people would have figured this whole thing out. One would at least suppose people are smarter than before, that they don'...

Three Books: Gurus, God and One Amazing Life

Philip Goldberg | Posted 09.16.2014 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

All religious traditions are different in important and often disturbing ways. And yet, when diligently pursued to their innermost depths, they meet, like rivers in an ocean, in oneness and universal love.

Recognizing and Eliminating Your Spiritual Ego

Chandresh Bhardwaj | Posted 08.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Chandresh Bhardwaj

When we think of spirituality, we think of godly elements: love, forgiveness and a humble lifestyle. We don't normally think of ego. In fact, one ofte...

To Solve or to Dissolve

Rob White | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Rob White

After 70 years of trying to solve problems, it has become apparent to me that there's a better way to go: Rather than solve, learn to dissolve them. That is the key to taking yourself out of a world of frustration and placing yourself in a world of satisfaction.

Lessons From the Purple Guru

Rob White | Posted 06.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Rob White

There's nothing like a touch of spring in the air to stir my curiosity about what lessons the spring season may offer.

Finding a Meditation Teacher

Michael Taft | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Taft

Mindfulness meditation is a life-changing practice that everyone should have access to. While you can learn the basics on your own, in the long run, having a teacher is extremely helpful.

Become A Guru In Just 2 Weekends

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Many teachers may have something wonderful to offer us, but what can we really learn in an hour or two or even a weekend? When we dig for oil we have to dig deep to reach it. If we dig too many different holes we will never get to the source of the oil. In the same way, if we guru hop and workshop too much we will never get to the essence of the teachings.

This Will Help You Be More Generous

Posted 01.31.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Here's Why We Need Personal Finance "Gurus"

Casey Bond | Posted 02.26.2014 | Money
Casey Bond

Will you get rich making coffee at home? Heck no, but close to 40 percent of the population doesn't even have a damn savings account.

My Three Gurus - Ram Dass, Zen Master Bernie Glassman and Deepak Chopra, M.D.

David Mager | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
David Mager

I am incredibly lucky. I have had a close personal relationship with three of the highest octane, world class gurus -- spiritual teachers who still walk the planet: Ram Dass, Zen Master Bernie Glassman and Deepak Chopra.

Was Goenka a Guru?

Jay Michaelson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Jay Michaelson

How much authority do we surrender to another person? How much do we adjust what we have to say, based on the capacity of the listener to hear it?

The One Thing Everyone Wants More Than Anything

Steve McSwain | Posted 12.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Steve McSwain

What is happiness? And where is it found? And further still, if we found it, how would we know that what we found is actually it?