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Hard Times

How to overcome obstacles

Ceyhun Yakup Özkardes | Posted 01.08.2017 | Books
Ceyhun Yakup Özkardes

They are part of the game - obstacles. Either you see them as part of your journey or you`re distressed your whole life. You have the choice. Here are...

Finding a New Path

Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis | Posted 12.27.2016 | Impact
Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis

"I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I-- I took the one less traveled by, And that ha...

Everyday I Will Move Forward But I Will Never Move On

Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis | Posted 12.03.2016 | Impact
Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis

This time leading up to December 14th, specifically the weeks after Thanksgiving, is always a bit harder than every other day. I have found over the past 3 years, 11 months and 17 days that when something horrible happens in your life it becomes wholly a part of you.

Believe In Hope

Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis | Posted 11.21.2016 | Impact
Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis

Hope is the reason we get out of bed every morning. It is the reason we embark on any task, job or mission. We take on a home improvement project, be...

Fearlessly Follow Your Dreams And Get A Career You Love

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

If you are going to question whether or not your corporate job is safe, what's holding you back from following your dreams and pursuing a career you love?

Thankful for Hardships

Audrey Mitchell | Posted 05.05.2016 | Women
Audrey Mitchell

None of us see a shooting star and wish for hardships. That would be craziness. We wish for things like health, financial blessings, or that job promo...

The Keys to Dealing With Hard Times and Challenging Emotions

Leona deVinne | Posted 12.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Leona deVinne

Life's like a box of chocolates... You never know what you'll get You bite into one and you're not quite sure what's there -- emotions are like that ...

A Meditation on Tribulation, Suffering and Affliction

Eric Simpson | Posted 07.17.2016 | Religion
Eric Simpson

If tribulation is an essential aspect of existence, or even if tribulation is a subjective interpretation of an objectively dispassionate natural environment, why are there not faculties programmed into the human animal to automatically offset its harmful effects? Or are there?

These 4 Qualities Will Get You Through Even The Darkest Of Times

Posted 07.08.2015 | OWN

Iyanla Vanzant offers smart ways to stay strong. By Iyanla Vanzant The hardest thing about hard times is this: You know you're not in control a...

What If I'm Not as Strong as You Think I Am? A Headache Confession

Stephanie Harper | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Harper

I've recently reached the 18-month mark in the saga of my never-ending headache. This was something that if you'd asked me when I started writing abou...

A Big Confession About Feeling Small

Chelsea Berler | Posted 05.09.2015 | Women
Chelsea Berler

Today I want to remind you that... YOU ARE ENOUGH. There is no reason to make yourself feel small.

Forgiveness and Gratitude in Times of Struggle

Stephanie Harper | Posted 02.10.2015 | Women
Stephanie Harper

And I don't like any of this. Quite the contrary. Some days, I am struggling to remember who I've always wanted to be, and to accept who I am today. I am fighting my own feelings of frustration and disappointment. I am trying to love myself, at least a little bit, every day.

How You Move Through Challenging Times

Posted 06.06.2014 | 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...

Bend, Not Break: 9 Powerful Traits of Resilient People

Faisal Hoque | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity, bending like bamboo instead of breaking. They possess a set of powerful traits.

How To Survive The Tough Times, From Martha Stewart (VIDEO)

Posted 12.02.2013 | Home

How does Martha Stewart overcome tough times? Martha says that two especially tough times in her own life were her divorce, and the legal problem whic...

The Realization of Life

Faisal Hoque | Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

"I have had my invitation to the world's festival, and thus my life has been blessed. My eyes have seen and my ears have heard. It was my part at thi...

Feng Shui and Meditation

Debra Duneier | Posted 08.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Debra Duneier

To begin, I have my client visualize a warm, healing, glowing golden energy that turns into a ribbon of light. With feet firmly on the ground, this glowing ribbon of light enters our bodies through the earth and travels through our organs.

Overcoming Emotions That Hold Us Back

Faisal Hoque | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

Emotions are a natural part of being a human being, and controlling them doesn't mean becoming a drone. However, how well we control our emotions drives how we treat others and ourselves.

Living and Leading with Authenticity

Faisal Hoque | Posted 06.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

Authentic people commit themselves to excellence in everything they do. They are constantly pushing the envelope and raising their standards. And they have the wisdom to know the difference between excellence and perfection.

This Is How To Power Through Tough Times

Faisal Hoque | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

I have come to believe that to survive and ultimately thrive we have to choose the blessings life brings to us everyday. Each day is a different one; each day brings a miracle of its own. And ultimately, it is with that belief we build our staying power every day.

10 Pieces of Advice To Get You Through A Terrible Day

Posted 03.16.2015 | OWN

By Lisa Kogan In the past ten years I have survived an asymmetrical bob, a high-risk pregnancy, a malignant melanoma, a sneak preview of "Shutter...

Where to Celebrate National Chili Day

Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.30.2013 | DC
Erin Ruberry

To celebrate National Chili Day -- because really, what's not to celebrate about it? -- we've rounded up 8 of our favorite spots around town sure to satisfy any chili connoisseur. There's even one spot offering a free bowl today only.

What To Do When Things Go Wrong

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

We all feel the urge to condemn ourselves out of guilt, to blame others for our misfortunes and to fantasize about total disaster. But these three questions will haunt you and do untold harm unless you consciously stop them, push them aside and replace them with the right questions, leading to the right actions.

Power

Waldo Mellon | Posted 11.14.2012 | Comedy
Waldo Mellon

A lisp can undo the most eloquent speaker, and bad spelling can drain the charge from the most electric writing, and saying f*** all the time makes you easy to dismiss. It's a shame a kind heart these days isn't close to enough.

A Letter to Those Going Through Trauma

Amy Chan | Posted 08.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Chan

If you act with love and use that as your compass, regardless of the challenge you may be facing, however dark, deep and painful it may be, eventually love will circle back. It may have a funny way of navigating back to you, but it eventually does.