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Break the Mold: Warning Signs that Your Job Isn't a Fit

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

One day, I finally realized I was just holding on. I was clinging to work that I didn't enjoy. I was grasping onto a position that didn't fit me. ...

Signs Are All Around Us

Heidi Allen | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Heidi Allen

Signs are all around us. They can be as subtle as a whisper or as blatant as a slap in the face. They can be spelled out on the news or suggested in...

Internship. Check. Job Offer. Check. Career That Is Fulfilling...?

Garrett Mintz | Posted 01.26.2016 | College
Garrett Mintz

In high school, it was very clear of what to do to get to college. You get good grades. In college, it was very clear of what to do to get a job offer. You get good grades, internships and leadership positions in extracurricular activities. But what about pursuing a career that is fulfilling?

Simple Tips for a Happy Life

Bhavya Gaur | Posted 01.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Bhavya Gaur

Photo: Pixabay; Poster: FB/Bhavya Gaur Life is made of little moments... moments of laughter, moments of joy, moments of sadness, moments of pain, mo...

Why Are Latinos More Likely to Be Happy?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 01.19.2016 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

Latin Americas and Scandinavians are more likely to be chipper than, say, the Chinese or the Iraqis (of course, there are very real non-genetic reasons for their respective unhappiness too). Is it possible, then, that as more Hispanics intermarry and intermingle and inter-you-know-what, they will spread their happiness genes among more and more Americans?

How to Be as Joyful as a Child

Shawn Doyle | Posted 01.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shawn Doyle

We can choose to be stressed and worried and unhappy, or we can literally choose the opposite, which is to live a life of true joy. The reality is that every day we have a choice to make and it is yours.

5 Things You Seriously Should Stop Worrying About

Health.com | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

Here, a few suggestions for things you can stop giving a crap about in 2016 -- because YOLO.

When You're Feeling Down, Remember These 15 Tips for Peace and Happiness

LittleThings.com | Posted 01.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
LittleThings.com

Shaking off your blues can be a lot easier than you might think. Below, we've gathered some simple tips that are good to remember when it all seems like too much to bear.

Your Critical Choice for the New Year

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 01.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Well, the days leading into this fine new year had a bit of an unexpected flavor. I present to you two different scenarios, and invite you to figure ...

Practical Spirituality: What Makes You Happy?

Sai Santosh Bangalore | Posted 01.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sai Santosh Bangalore

We asked a group of children from an economically-challenged background an interesting question: "What makes you happy?" Most of these children walk t...

How to Change Through Inspired Action

Jeff Singh | Posted 01.10.2016 | Good News
Jeff Singh

Original Image by Scott Cresswell Numerous articles are written on how to change extolling the powers of will, goals, and visualization, even advis...

The Bright Side of Your Bad Mood

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 01.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

If you are in a funk or particularly bad mood, "What can I learn from it?" Channel your inner Sherlock Holmes and do some detective to figure out what triggered it. Is there something else going on that you need to address?

What Do YOU Really Want?

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

I ask this question a lot in my private coaching. Whenever I initially ask my clients what they want, most of the time silence follows. Sometimes I hear an indignant chuckle, as if they have no right to answer that question at all.

Creativity: The Only Mindset You'll Ever Need

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts
Amy Oestreicher

Art is everywhere but where it needs to be. There's crafty tutorials, creative lesson plans, and learning-centered art projects floating around the internet, in parenting magazines, printable worksheets and children's toy stores.

This Holiday Season, Let's Just Try to Listen

Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha | Posted 12.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha

Considering our professions, work commitments and the fickleness of life, I am not sure when we will make that trip but we did promise to try our best. This holiday season let us spend some time listening, paying attention and being there in the zone.

Are You Afraid to Flex Your "NO" Muscle?

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 12.21.2015 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

When I talk about saying NO, I always encounter objections like these from my readers: "If I say no, I might miss out on good opportunities." "If I ...

Happy New Year, If We Must

Nathaniel Mueller | Posted 12.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Nathaniel Mueller

On that note I say Happy Now. Put your phone down, kiss somebody you love and don't even take a picture. Do something crazy. Be happy, be whole if you can for even just a moment... find some joy and then find some more.

Making These Five Choices Today Could Lead To A Happy Life

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 12.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

Despite what's happened or where you are right now, you can live a happy life on your terms. Happiness starts in your mind and then in the choices you make. Here are five choices that can lead you to whatever a happy life means to you.

Why Can't 2016 Be the Happiest Year of Your Life?

Dave Smith | Posted 12.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Dave Smith

When you begin thinking about this upcoming year, ask yourself, "What can I do to make 2016 the happiest year of my life?" Maybe it's scheduling more time for exercise, learning to prepare healthier meals, getting to bed earlier, or making more time to spend with friends and family.

The Important Difference Between Joy and Happiness

Zach Dean | Posted 12.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

Something that has been very helpful to me is changing the way I communicate with myself. During my internal dialogues I stop asking the question 'what will make me feel happy today?' and replace it with 'what choices can I make today so I will continue to be in a state of joy tomorrow?'

Doors: The Gateway to Reinvention

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 12.07.2015 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Doors - they hold the promise of something new, curiosity, adventure, fresh starts, mystery. They all stand just on the other side of that door. So close yet so far away. Bringing two worlds together, yet part of the same. Inches apart yet so divided.

Happy Anniversary

Clarissa Laskey | Posted 11.30.2015 | Parents
Clarissa Laskey

Happy Anniversary to my husband and son. Eight years ago today I made the best decision of my life. I decided to have my then three year old son wa...

Create Balance in Your Home Life

Susie Wolbe | Posted 11.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Wolbe

It's true that there is so much that's worth appreciating, but sometimes we seem to let the daily minutiae of our lives get out of hand and, in the end, end up feeling like events pass us by on fast-forward. And that's when a balanced home life would be most beneficial.

For Those Who Don't Celebrate Thanksgiving

Marianne Smallwood | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Marianne Smallwood

But if you're like me and never celebrated Thanksgiving to begin with -- nor do you feel inclined to celebrate -- embrace it. Order in. Eat out. Enjoy your alone time, if it comes to that. Go for a hike. Read a book or re-watch a favorite series on Netflix. Don't feel guilty or weird.

When Frustration Hits, Ask Yourself This

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

It's not in my nature to take a pause for something when I'm dedicated to getting it done a certain way. But what I know is that stopping and asking myself if there might be an easier way is worth the potential time and energy I would save.