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The Lesbian Chronicles 10: Unmasked

Katharine Angelina Love | Posted 02.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Katharine Angelina Love

How many people still wear the masks they put on in childhood, believing these masks will keep them safe from harm? I wore so many, for so long, that I almost believed that I was not wearing one at all; such was my self-deception.

The 7 Most Profound Ways That Love Can Make You Healthier

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.10.2016 | Healthy Living

Can love really conquer all? We asked, you answered.

The Healing Power of Sisterhood

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 02.09.2016 | Women
20 Beautiful Women

There is something oh so powerful about sisterhood. The wounds that block others from seeing your inner light connects you to your soul sisters even more, because they can see the REAL you--even in your darkest moments.

I Wasn't Going to Cry On Valentine's Day, But...

Lisa Gastaldo | Posted 02.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa Gastaldo

The change will eventually complete and I will return to being unresponsive and dispassionate. I am finally at a place where I feel it's safe to express my vulnerability and I don't want to retreat.

It's Not Broken!

Trilby D. Johnson | Posted 02.08.2016 | Good News
Trilby D. Johnson

It's not broken. It's just sometimes locked. And the key to unlocking Life is about you and me co-creating our human Being through choosing consciousness and love. You just have to find the right button and give it a push. It's the same for your heart. It's not broken, it's just locked. Perhaps it's time to open it up to new ways of loving. What do you say?

Will The Real Deepak Chopra Please Stand Up

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 02.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ed and Deb Shapiro

The great Swami Satchidananda always said that we only need to have faith the size of a mustard seed. Such faith proved itself to us in an unusual way.

Giving Yourself Permission to Grieve

Erin Coriell | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Erin Coriell

With loss occurring almost daily, how do we stay a float? Grief isn't exactly trendy. However it is natural and necessary. I have attended many grief groups and I believe there are two common themes

The Broken Crib -- Future Loss Experienced Through Divorce

Leah Dillon | Posted 02.05.2016 | Divorce
Leah Dillon

Rivers of tears. Rivers and rivers, accompanied by some sniffling, and a wet hand trying to smear away the bursting streams that flooded - refusing to cease. My tears.

6 Surprising Health Reasons Why You Should Be More Compassionate

Posted 02.15.2016 | Healthy Living

Studies have shown that our DNA drives us to carry out acts of compassion for the greater good of our species. There’s evidence indicating that infa...

The Lesbian Chronicles 9 : Guiding Lights

Katharine Angelina Love | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Katharine Angelina Love

Lately, whenever I have taken a picture I have noticed a small bright blue dot somewhere in the photo. Could this dot possibly be my spirit guide?

Breast Cancer: Music and Healing

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

While recently doing my usual research about the latest medications and breast cancer treatments that are being tested, I suddenly started to think ab...

What Dreams May Come.

Heather Caro | Posted 02.01.2016 | Women
Heather Caro

I have always had a rather overactive subconscious. My dreams are vivid and complex experiences - set to music or even spoken in foreign languages th...

Enjoying Mother Nature Is Wonderful, Healing Self Care

Dayna Colvin | Posted 01.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Dayna Colvin

I'd like to share something wonderful that I do for myself every chance I get that I enjoy for holistic self-care. I'm a very simple, down-to-earth w...

These Two Steps in Forgiveness Will Help You Heal and Let Go for Good

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

So how can we follow to forgive, heal, and let go for good? Here are the two main steps:

Let Go -- He's Not Coming Back

Jessica Winterstern | Posted 01.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jessica Winterstern

Life cannot give us the things we desire if we are not willing to receive them. And seemingly negligible actions have the capacity to shut us down, close us off, and make us blind to what's here for us now.

Finding Out Everything I'd Ever Want To Know About The Afterlife

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 01.27.2016 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

This has been a year of terrible loss. And I'm not even counting David Bowie and Leonard Nimoy. I lost a sister. My older sister. Until recently, I'd never lived a day, or an hour, without her. As the shock of her death begins to ebb, I find myself wondering. Where is she?

What I Learned From Missing My Own Party

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 01.25.2016 | Women
20 Beautiful Women

Written By Taffy L. Gotora I missed my own birthday party once. This happened several years ago when a guy who had been 'stringing me along' for a go...

(Video) Your Passions Are God Guiding You

Terri Britt | Posted 01.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Terri Britt

Are you giving your passions attention? Do you know what they are? Did you know that your passions are God talking to you? When I first began my heal...

Interview: If Yoga Can Save Me, It Can Save Anybody

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 01.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

I got the chance to sit down with local donation-based yoga teacher Amanda Reh to talk about life before yoga, practice, vision and how her kind of eq...

The Wound and the Gift

Mark Matousek | Posted 01.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Matousek

The Sanskrit word guru means "darkness to light." Anything that enlightens us is our guru. As we come to locate the strength in our weak parts, the gi...

Helping Those Affected by Childhood Sexual Assault Find Hope

Jill L. Ferguson | Posted 01.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Jill L. Ferguson

Sue Mocker is a hope consultant. She sees the work she does as both a vocation and an avocation. After 30 years of being a teacher, she resigned when ...

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...

When Birthdays Bring Fear: Birth Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Andrea Mullenmeister | Posted 01.18.2016 | Parents
Andrea Mullenmeister

I was excited Jaxson was coming home, but I was unsure of my ability to take care of him. I was used to being surrounded by highly-skilled professionals helping me care for our preemie. How would I, a scared first-time mom, be able to keep my child alive without their help?

What's Happened In The Years Since I Was Hit By A Car As A Child

Marcia Meier | Posted 01.16.2016 | Fifty
Marcia Meier

Roscoe braked and the car came to a halt about halfway down the block. People were running toward them, surrounding the car. Muriel didn't understand what had happened. 'You've hit a child!' they yelled. Muriel looked at her husband of 40 years. His face was the color of fresh Michigan snow.

Healing Trauma

Wendy Adamson | Posted 01.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Wendy Adamson

trau·ma ˈtroumə,ˈtrômə/ 1. 1. a deeply distressing or disturbing experience. ▪ emotional shock following a stressful event or a physical injur...