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Taking My Own Advice

Jessica Winterstern | Posted 08.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Winterstern

How we nourish ourselves in terms of what we consume and the kind of attention we give our bodies has a huge impact on our health. Self-love is essential in this equation.

Can Connection Save Us?

Starla Fitch, M.D. | Posted 08.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Starla Fitch, M.D.

You may not have cataracts, glaucoma, or macular degeneration but your vision may be distorted in similar ways. And without clear vision -- and I'm not talking 20/20 -- we can't connect with each other.

The Body Is a Celebration

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

With these and other tools I've learned to trust that yoga, dance and other movement are so much more than a physical practice. We heal our minds and spirits along with our bodies as we celebrate ourselves through movement.

The One Thing You Need to Get Over a Painful Breakup

Diane Passage | Posted 08.24.2015 | Divorce
Diane Passage

Breakups can be agonizing. You miss your ex, you feel lonely, being single is a significant change, and you're feeling bitter, angry, and hopeless in ...

Our Pets: Loss and Gain

Gahl Eden Sasson | Posted 08.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Gahl Eden Sasson

The last two nights of my two and a half months world teaching/charting tour were sleepless. For no apparent reason, I was feeling down, sad, and out ...

The Working Models Behind Stress and Low Self-Esteem

Josh Korda | Posted 08.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Josh Korda

We all operate in life in accordance with internal belief systems or "internal working models." These models are a collection of expectations and ass...

Healing Challenges -- What Can We Do?

Sondra Barrett | Posted 08.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sondra Barrett

Have you ever had a challenge that required you to live life differently, to show up in a whole new way? Well, these past 10 months brought severa...

5 Ways Non-Black PoC Can Help Communities of Color

Sidney Chase | Posted 08.15.2015 | Black Voices
Sidney Chase

Yes, being awake to systematic racism is a constant discomfort, but living it is something most of us could never even imagine. So honestly, being aware is like the LEAST we can do.

All the Answers Are Within and I'm Going to Show You Where to Look

Laura Probert, MPT | Posted 08.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Probert, MPT

Artwork Title: Emerging Soul Artist: Atousa Raissyan - Soulystic Website: atousaraissyan.com Facebook; @Soulystic We've been told that all the ans...

The Film Inside Out Resurrects the Lost Prayer of Lament

Jade C. Angelica | Posted 08.12.2015 | Religion
Jade C. Angelica

The character of Sadness was representing -- unearthing -- the aspect of human nature that the ancient authors of Lamentations knew: feelings of loss, hurt, despair and all other forms of emotional pain must be identified, expressed and received.

5 Steps to Turn Suffering Into Blessing

Jennie Lee | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennie Lee

The process of personal growth is a type of alchemy. If engaged with consciously, it is possible to transform the pain of life into great strength. ...

10 Years in 10 Months: A Serial of Survival

Heather Von St. James | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Heather Von St. James

And, this story is for you, to make you aware of this disease. To make you aware of the fact that asbestos is still legal in the U.S. Finally, this story is meant to show the world what hope can do. I'd be honored if you joined me on this journey into the past, present, and future.

The Anatomy of a Goodbye

Maureen Anderson | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

My friend's dad died in February. As the months went by I wondered if his research on resilience had helped. Alex Lickerman is a doctor in Chicago and...

4 Things To Keep In Mind When Healing After A Divorce

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 08.05.2015 | Divorce
Jennifer Twardowski

There are some key concepts that are beneficial to keep in mind so that we can avoid falling subject to a lot of extra stress and despair that are only going to make things worse then better. Here are four things to keep in mind when healing after divorce or a breakup.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Have We Evolved to a Greater Understanding?

Lillie Leonardi | Posted 07.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lillie Leonardi

So in my heart, I feel it is very timely that there is a day set aside to advocate awareness about PTSD. By doing so, the ignominy related to the illness may be better understood. And perhaps someday, there will be no need to even set aside a day.

International Forgiveness Day, Time for Liberation

Jacob Devaney | Posted 07.30.2015 | Good News
Jacob Devaney

Usually when we hurt another person or ourselves it is unconscious, the act of forgiveness is always a conscious decision. The act of forgiveness allows unconscious actions to come into the light of awareness.

Healing Ourselves, Healing Our World

Rose Kumar, M.D. | Posted 07.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rose Kumar, M.D.

When the soul wishes to experience something, she throws an image of the experience out before her and enters into her own image. -- Meister Eckhart ...

Robert Redford on Horses, Healing and the Book Riding Home

Tim Hayes | Posted 07.24.2015 | Politics
Tim Hayes

Robert Redford has written a compelling Foreword to my new book, Riding Home: The Power of Horses to Heal. I am honored and profoundly grateful.

Can You Embrace All of You, Just as You Are?

Mary Pritchard | Posted 07.23.2015 | Women
Mary Pritchard

It's time to take back your power -- stop looking to others for approval, stop giving them power over your life, allowing them to make decisions for you. Stop reacting and start living from a place of action. If you don't like something, it's up to you to change it.

How Thrive Inspired Me to Create a Startup

Jennifer Taormina | Posted 07.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jennifer Taormina

The Story. The Voice. The Book. How Thrive inspired me to create a startup to help heal the world. One thing I know for sure is that we all have man...

Finally: Accessible Yoga for All

Christine Chen | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Chen

These days, it's a little intimidating if you want to try yoga. Never mind that it's always been a little bewildering watching someone float into a he...

Come Out, Come Out Wherever I Am

Edie Weinstein | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Edie Weinstein

As public as I may seem to be, I realize how much I was hiding, out of fear of not being loved if people knew about the way my mind works sometimes. A...

Why We All Need a Creative Outlet

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

That's why expressive arts therapy can be so effective. The process of confronting and overcoming the inner blocks in our minds allows a great healing to take place. We can heal old wounds and release old blocks, so that we can express what our souls truly want us to express.

Standing for Compassion: An Interview With Deepak Chopra

Hilal Isler | Posted 07.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Hilal Isler

Deepak Chopra spoke to me recently about the power of meditating collectively, the healing potential of compassion, and what he experienced the first time he meditated.

Lessons of Tantrums, Wise Sibling Instincts and the Healing Power of Empathy

Jesua | Posted 07.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jesua

My son Ezra woke up sweetly today, pouncing on top of me in bed with all his 65 pounds of naked, sun-kissed, 6-year-old love, panting loudly with morn...