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Stories of Solidarity at the Gay/Christian Intersection

E.C. Iwata | Posted 01.13.2016 | Religion
E.C. Iwata

"I didn't even know this was a thing that I could do--gay and Christian. From my own mother, I was told to hide it... Yesterday, one of the moms come ...

Hidden Stressors in Daily Living

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 01.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Mitchell J. Rabin

As a stress management consultant, through dealing with clients over the course of years, I've discovered that the common causes of stress such as wor...

Grief Expressed Out Loud

Erin Coriell | Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Erin Coriell

One of the biggest and most important legacies that our loved ones leave behind is the grief we feel in our hearts. Grief is praise. We must honor these loved ones by allowing our grief to be expressed out loud. Through this process, a person can find tremendous healing. The gaping hole can be filled again.

Holistic Organic Self-Care for Mothers

Dayna Colvin | Posted 01.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Dayna Colvin

Self-care is exactly as it sounds.  It is a very important wonderful daily process of giving yourself the extra gentle tender loving care, love and respect you need. 

The Amazing Relationship Between Your Mind and Body

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 01.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ed and Deb Shapiro

When we can't or don't express emotions or psychological states then that energy get expressed through the physical body. The emotions most often repressed are rage, as it can be the most inappropriate or difficult to articulate, and grief.

Redefining Success in 2016

Bristol Baughan | Posted 01.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Bristol Baughan

I love me some ambition. There is nothing more fun than riding enthusiasm in the direction of your dreams. But without equal emphasis on thriving as a...

Breaking the Social Media Habit

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 01.07.2016 | Healthy Living
20 Beautiful Women

Your obsessive and compulsive behaviors only prolong the healing process of getting over someone and finding your true purpose. Stop it. (not even stalking their grandma or aunt is going to help the process). Trust me. Here are some tips to NOT become a victim of a social media break up.

16 Shocking Predictions for 2016

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 01.07.2016 | Entertainment
Dr. Carmen Harra

I know it's difficult to imagine a world like this given our present situation, but we're evolving our thinking and finally letting go of old limitations. Look into the future and see us together.

How Asking the Right Question Will Help You Train Your Mind and Heal Your Life

Laura Probert, MPT | Posted 01.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Probert, MPT

This idea of asking questions, and not just any questions, but the biggest, baddest, life-changer type, is probably one of the oldest techniques in the book for shifting your mindset and changing the way you operate in your day to day. Did you read that book, or did you miss that one?

The One Downside Of Midlife That Never Gets Any Better

Valerie Albarda | Posted 01.05.2016 | Fifty
Valerie Albarda

Death. It is the unfortunate part of life. It's the natural progression that marks our last breath, our final tears. We don't like to think about it, this permanent elephant that has stomped its way into the room. As we grow older, so too shall the people we love, the ones we hold dear to our hearts.

Why I Play Golf

Martha Pasternack | Posted 01.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Martha Pasternack

First and foremost I play golf because I like to learn something new every year. Learning something new, as a lifelong learner, is so satisfying. I be...

We're Only Human. Or Are We?

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 12.30.2015 | Religion
Rea Nolan Martin

Christmas is not just about the birth of an exceptional man. And it is obviously not about trees and ornaments and stockings and gifts. It's about the re-imagination of humanity.

When Forgiveness Isn't a Virtue

The Establishment | Posted 12.30.2015 | Women
The Establishment

My own lived experience and the experience of reading hundreds of letters from survivors of abuse has led me to this conclusion: You don't have to forgive anybody ever. Further, forgiveness can be bad for you.

The Arts Help Us Find Comfort, Peace, and Unity

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 12.29.2015 | Arts
Robert L. Lynch

As we embrace with joy and hope a new year celebrated world-wide through art, it is important to remember what was sacrificed to get us here.

What Bereaved Parents Want You to Know (But May Not Say)

Kathleen B. Duncan | Posted 12.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathleen B. Duncan

Bereaved parents aren't completely honest with you. However, if we could be truly honest and vulnerable, here's what we would tell you:

Get Smart: Commune and Grow Your Food With Your Neighbors

Olivia Madlock | Posted 12.23.2015 | Green
Olivia Madlock

Food is more powerful than we think it is. Have you ever noticed how your body felt after you stuffed your face with Taco Bell? How about your mind? W...

Letting Love Have Its Way With Our Deepest Fears

Jesua | Posted 12.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul

A couple of nights ago I woke in the middle of the night from a terrifying dream, with my heart pounding, my mouth still mouthing the emotional words ...

6 Ways To Survive The Holidays Without Your Child (Keyword: Survive)

Angela Miller | Posted 12.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Angela Miller

The anxiety of the looming holidays can be downright debilitating. Surviving it can often feel virtually impossible. Just remember, all you have to do is survive, and you get to decide how you'll best do that. Here is what has helped me survive the holidays these past six years as a bereaved parent. Keyword: survive.

The Horse, A Gift For All Seasons

Tim Hayes | Posted 12.22.2015 | Books
Tim Hayes

Tim and his horse Austin 2015 ~ Courtesy Tim Hayes Collection When I set out to write RIDING HOME ~ The Power of Horses to Heal I wanted to share ab...

The Right Book at the Right Time

Holly Lynn Payne | Posted 12.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Holly Lynn Payne

A single book had the power to lift me out of the depths of despair. It felt like Kaui Hart Hemmings had written this book just for me and my best friend. Who knows? What I had found in reading the right book at the right time was indeed possibilities, a promise, and even a prayer.

Dog Whisperer

Ann V. Klotz | Posted 12.22.2015 | Parents
Ann V. Klotz

When she came through the swinging door, I gasped. Oozing sores, tufts of matted fur and raw patches of angry red skin--repulsive, hideous. I thought I might throw up. She scampered to Seth, who bent to her gently, cradling her carefully.

Christmas Past, Presence and Future

Sue Crites | Posted 12.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sue Crites

As the holidays approach, for those celebrating Christmas, the season of giving and receiving is upon us. I love traditions and certain pastimes are i...

Letting Go

Stacey James | Posted 12.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Stacey James

I believe one of the hardest things in life that we have to do at some point is learn to let go. I think it is one of the hardest things to do because...

Heal Yourself With Music and Aloha

Ayda Ersoy | Posted 12.23.2015 | Hawaii
Ayda Ersoy

Imagine every week you spend a couple hours sharing music and having fun. You meet old friends, and make new ones. There's no plan beforehand what you're going to play.

Invoking Your Attraction Field

Karena Virginia | Posted 12.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Karena Virginia

When we change our energy fields, we change our lives. Our radiance attracts the miraculous by harmonizing with our heart's vibrations. Our thoughts and feelings projected into our energy fields create our realities.