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The Hidden Gift in Traffic School - and What It Taught Me About My Heart

Gabriella Taylor | Posted 11.25.2015 | Women
Gabriella Taylor

I got a speeding ticket on PCH in the summer for going 5 miles over the speed limit (first wave of judgment arises here, as every day I see crazy sports car drivers going 80mph and I was ONLY going 50mph!).

Notes From a Dive Bar XXXXVII - The Body of the Bar

Alan Black | Posted 11.18.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

Tony Bennett left his heart in San Francisco. George left his liver.

Before You Go on a Soul Search You Must Know...

Daniela Nikolova | Posted 11.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Daniela Nikolova

Before you go on a soul search you must know that soul searching is a process... You must be prepared to leave people behind in order to welcome oth...

Why Do We Have Cheerleaders?

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Why do we have cheerleaders? The Practice: Don't rain on the parade. Why? Let's say you've had an interesting idea or moment of inspiration, or ...

Heal Your Heart!

Tami Shaikh | Posted 10.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tami Shaikh

I have a master's degree in education, traveled the world, written numerous articles, have hundreds of friends and taught kids for about 15 years; however, there is one thing I haven't learned, and that is how to heal my scarred heart.

5 Workaholic Rules for Staying Out of the Emergency Room

PJVIncent | Posted 10.25.2015 | Healthy Living

"When did the chest pains begin?" the ER doctor questioned. "Just a couple of hours ago. I feel like I can't breathe and I haven't done anything. I'...

A Beautiful Place, Without Fear

Catherine Nagle | Posted 10.21.2015 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

How do we really know whether that inner voice we hear is God's voice or our own? How many times do we try to solve problems in our own lives or try solving them for others, seeking a solution or a change for the better? And how many times have we failed?

You Hold On to What Was

Danielle Killgore | Posted 10.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Danielle Killgore

Even when that heart's been ripped from your chest, it somehow keeps beating, reminding you you're alive.

6 Vital Steps To Change Your Career

Elyse Santilli | Posted 10.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Keep this list close at hand and read it whenever you have a wobbly moment of fear or doubt. Stay strong, beautiful soul. You've got this.

Poppie's Personal Trainer

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.30.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

At the advanced age of 61 (my age is advancing while the rest of me is regressing), I am happy to say that I don't need to join a health club. That's...

Why Success Isn't What Everyone Thinks It Is

Atif Rashid | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Atif Rashid

We're all looking for it -- success. But what is it and how can we get there? Photo by bernavazqueze When the veils, garbs and blindness of succes...

Opening to Heartbreak, Grief and Loss: Feeling the Heat of the Fires

Padma Gordon | Posted 10.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Padma Gordon

It has taken me some time to digest and metabolize the reality of the fires that are devastating Northern California. The fires have left a vast scar...

A Radical Movement in Corporate America: How Heart-Centered Meditation Can Change The Game

Tova Payne | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
Tova Payne

Compassion-based meditation is healthy all around: within the workforce it facilitates more harmonious relationships and it supports inner calm from any life challenges that could hold you back from being fully present at work

'Just What the Doctor Ordered'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.18.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I began to wonder about my longevity when I read that researchers in the United Kingdom had created a survey that can calculate a person's chances of dying in the next five years.

Eating A Southern Diet Might Raise Your Heart Attack Risk

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living

It may be time to lay off the sweet tea: According to a new study, consumption of Southern-style foods and drinks could lead to greater heart attack ...

Treating High Blood Pressure and Sleep Apnea While You Sleep

B. Gail Demko, DMD | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living
B. Gail Demko, DMD

Fatigue, daytime sleepiness and moodiness are all well-known side effects of a bad night's sleep -- but many of my patients don't realize that serious sleep problems can affect not only mood and energy levels, but physical health, as well.

An Interview With Heart's Ann Wilson

Phil Simon | Posted 08.04.2015 | Entertainment
Phil Simon

It's no understatement to call Heart rock-n-roll pioneers. Beginning in the 1970's, Ann and Nancy Wilson stormed the charts with hits like "Crazy on You," "Magic Man," "Straight On," "Barracuda," and many more.

Do You Believe in Love?

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Do you believe in love? The Practice: Trust in love. Why? Take a breath right now, and notice how abundant the air is, full of life-giving oxygen...

Create Your Future

Mila Atmos | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Mila Atmos

Picture yourself on a fabulous vacation as a singleton with your fun friends, a romantic getaway with your partner or a harmonious holiday with your family. All of these scenarios are probable futures of being happy in different settings. One variation of those versions will unfold for you.

Doing Service: It Opens the Heart and Fills the Soul

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

A client of mine told me that she had been making food for a friend of hers who was very ill. "I find that my heart opens and I feel so happy when I a...

The World Beyond Thought

Byron Katie | Posted 07.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Byron Katie

When you're shut down and frightened, the world seems hostile; when you love what is, everything in the world becomes the beloved. Inside and outside ...

This Tiny, Beating Heart Was Made From Stem Cells

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.17.2015 | Science

They're only half a millimeter in diameter -- about a third the length of a pinhead -- but they're there, thumping away. Tiny, beating almost-hearts. ...

Where Do You Live?

Rose Tafoya | Posted 07.14.2015 | Fifty
Rose Tafoya

This simple question asked of me recently had me wondering... where do I live? My first thought was, where do I call home, which led me to a questionable response, "I'm not sure how to answer because home is many places for me right now."

How to Know Truth

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

"How do I know the difference between the lies coming from my own mind and the truth coming from my higher self? How do I know, when I think I am rece...

Three Days in an Ashram, Five Lessons Learned

Chirag Kulkarni | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Chirag Kulkarni

Being through a transformative three days, here are five lessons I learned: