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Why Looking Bad Can Be Good

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 10.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Starting now, we need to get over ourselves. We need to know that, sometimes, looking bad is actually a good thing...because it means we're trying something new, we're stretching ourselves, we're taking on a new adventure.

A Little Good News for a Change

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 10.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

A while back there was one of those "Maybe-I just-need-to-stop-reading-the-newspaper-for-a-while days. There wasn't a lot of uplifting news in the wor...

This Three-Letter Word Will Change Your Life

Julie Cantrell | Posted 09.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Julie Cantrell

Feeling stressed? Overwhelmed? Stretched too thin? Frustrated by life's challenges? Try this simple adjustment and see if it helps.

What's Your Story?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 09.24.2015 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

I love other people's stories. I see a family , a woman eating alone, a man in a biz suit, two friends chatting, a group of teenagers hanging out... and I'm curious.

8 Things To Do (And Not Do) When Things Go Wrong

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Know that moments of foul will happen, and do your best to deal with it in a way that doesn't damage you or others. And know that, no matter what, the foul will pass.

The Step-By-Step Guide for Turning Your Mundane Life Into One Full of Happy Moments

Kat Bern | Posted 09.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Kat Bern

Here are my tips on what YOU could do to create your happy moments... (And I promise, there is no need to go to the other end of the world for that, you can as easily re-create the same experience at home.)

5 Mistakes That Will Cause Your Pursuit Of Happiness To Backfire

Amy Morin | Posted 09.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

It seems as though people are trying harder than ever to be happy these days. Yet the pursuit of happiness doesn't always have a happy ending. If you're making any of these mistakes, your efforts to increase your happiness could backfire.

Why Your Significant Other Should Complement You, Not Complete You

Unwritten | Posted 09.17.2015 | Women

Originally published on Unwritten by Kady Braswell. One day, whether you're 16, 24, 55, or even 78, your path will cross with someone who will set a ...

11 (More) Universal Truths That Will Change Your Life for the Better

Lamisha Serf-Walls | Posted 09.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Lamisha Serf-Walls

Life is an ever-evolving tapestry of lessons, growth and expansion and when you are truly tuned into the messages along the way, you find your life transforms in ways you never thought possible.

Using Art to Rebuild Home for Former Street Kids in Nepal

Juliet Linley | Posted 09.04.2015 | Impact
Juliet Linley

Nepal Day is approaching fast at the after-school art and creativity center aptly named Press Play in the Dutch city of Haarlem. And a dozen kids are eagerly creating their own miniature construction projects of a home far away, yet close to their hearts.

Sweet Soul Sugar Sista

Amalia Watty | Posted 09.04.2015 | Entertainment
Amalia Watty

Anguilla gave me life and made me who I am today. I got a full dose of gospel, soul and R&B music during my journeys to nearby islands where we would perform spiritual dance with our church group.

5 Ways to Boost Your Confidence Right Now

Daniel Scalco | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel Scalco

Putting aside our feelings isn't easy. Rather than trying to bury those feelings, attempt to incorporate positive actions into your daily life that will boost your confidence and silence your negative inner dialogue.

You Have Permission to Be Happy

Keara Hozella | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Keara Hozella

Your life has so many nooks and crannies for a reason -- growth and love. If one thing isn't serving you, choose a different pathway; pick one made of cobblestones instead of dirt. This entire piece is telling you what you've already recognized. You are entitled to all of the happiness this messed up, magical world has to offer you. Go get it.

What's in Your Mystery Basket?

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Truth time. I've got a little obsession. And I know I'm not alone on this one. It combines some of my very favorite things: riveting drama, diverse p...

5 Phrases The Happiest Couples Say To Stay Crazy In Love

YourTango | Posted 09.04.2015 | Weddings

Who knew that just a few little words could make all the difference in a relationship?

8 Perks Of Listening To Country Music

Lisa Dubino | Posted 08.27.2015 | Divorce
Lisa Dubino

I'm basically a positive person and have plenty of experience with hardship so I know this will get easier, but all the usual short term solutions to get through this haven't been working. So I decided to do the opposite of everything I normally do and one is that I switched my morning radio station from adult contemporary to country.

6 Ways To Find Your Passion And Live Your Purpose

Lamisha Serf-Walls | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Lamisha Serf-Walls

Every single human being on this planet has a path and purpose to fulfill, whether they realize it or not. Whether it is fulfilled within your career, volunteer work, parenting, creating social change, or something else entirely, you too have a brilliant purpose and it's about time you found it.

The Truth About Life's Bumps

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Pay attention to your thoughts. Recognize which ones are bringing you down. Know that you have a choice with each and every one. Then make the choices that make you happier.

The Top Five Apps For Staying Positive and Productive

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 08.13.2015 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

As an entrepreneur who is highly focused on personal development, I'm always looking for new tools to keep me focused, positive and motivated. When I turned to apps for help, I found a myriad of options at my disposal.

Watch This Adorable Pup's Reaction To Cancer Test Results

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 08.13.2015 | Green

When Lily the dog suddenly got very sick in May, the veterinarian diagnosed her with a tumor on her spleen....

Two Traits That Predict Happiness

Eric Fluckey | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Eric Fluckey

Happiness is important to us as individuals and society as a whole. While finding out which traits can predict levels of happiness is a fun exercise, maybe there's a bigger lesson to be learned.

3 Essential Mindset Shifts to Living a Life You Love

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

So be grateful and choose to feel those feelings of happiness, joy, love or whatever it is that you'd like to feel "someday" today, then simply be open for miracles.

Bruises, Batteries and Beauty: Life Lessons From One Long Night

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

I recently found myself on a mountain in the middle of the night. Again. Unlike the last time, this event wasn't quite so...traumatic. Though this a...

6 Ways To Be Happier At Work

U.S. News & World Report | Rebecca Scholl | Posted 08.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Your commute home is agony. (Last out of the office again!) Afterward, your dinner conversation is bitter. (No one appreciates me at work.) Then...

6 Ways To Love Your Life

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

How you spend each moment is important because those moments are limited. You can never get time back, which makes time a precious resource in each of our lives. There are six ways for you to love your life and use each moment on the things that are important to you.