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One Way Not to Get Bummed By Valentine's Day

Millie Grenough | Posted 02.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Millie Grenough

"Geez, I'm so tired of it. Everywhere I look -- Buy her a dozen roses... Give her that diamond she's always wanted... This year I can't even pay ou...

Flowers and Fairytales

Allison Toepperwein | Posted 02.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Allison Toepperwein

Whether your valentine is a spouse of 30 years, your child or just a friend, you can be LIT WITHIN! Your prince is there, he just might not be dressed the way you imagined.

The Faithful Shopper: Valentine's Day Victory

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.11.2016 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Love is in the air and the pressure is on to pamper your precious! Here are some ideas from the heart and the luxury of being a "last minute lover" ...

Opening Doors

Jeremy Affeldt | Posted 01.29.2016 | Religion
Jeremy Affeldt

Serving someone is not the same as saying, "You can't do this for yourself." That's not it. Being a servant is saying, "I serve you in order to honor you." I think our society is losing track of this idea of being a servant leader by loving and honoring our neighbor.

It's Time to Connect

Dawn Burnett | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Dawn Burnett

So until we find what makes us whole as an individual -- why we were born, what in life supplies us with unstoppable joy and acceptance for why we were created -- then we can't connect in a loving open way with another person.

A Blessing in a Heart Shell...

Daniela Nikolova | Posted 01.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Daniela Nikolova

Before I start dipping into the ink of my soul...I would like to thank you for being here...for savouring these written words, a mere expression of ...

A Medical App to Fix Our Health Care Crisis

Erica Benedicto | Posted 01.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Erica Benedicto

We, as health care providers, are here to encourage and empower patients to take control of their health. We can't do that in quick visits with little eye contact and one foot out the door.

Email From the Heart

Laura Lowery | Posted 01.19.2016 | Women
Laura Lowery

Twenty years working in public relations, where it has been my job to get the attention of editors and journalists for my clients, has taught me that an editor's inbox gets outrageously full. Now I am learning the art of replying.

'Work With Me' Says Heart

Laura Lowery | Posted 01.15.2016 | Women
Laura Lowery

This morning I looked at the watercolors I've been painting since August. When I painted them, I was not in my head at all, I was painting from a deeper place. I put my hand on my heart, closed my eyes, and listened.

Why I/We Hate Exercise (And How to Circumnavigate Our Reluctance)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

This equation is simple:a few minutes of discipline equals hours of comfort, pleasure, a lengthened lifespan, and less time spent on medical procedures.

Did You Know Most Dogs and Cats Over Age 3 Have Dental Disease?

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 01.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

With the right diet, recreational chew toys and regular home dental care, you may be able to reduce the frequency of professional cleanings for your pet. Dental work can be expensive, and as with any medical procedure, it carries inherent risks.

Heart Lessons From California's Epic Drought

Mary Novaria | Posted 01.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mary Novaria

Grass has begun to grow in Los Angeles after just two days of steady rain. At the top of our street, tender, green shoots have sprung up on a brown, d...

Up Against the Wall at Yoga

Anne M. Samit | Posted 01.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Anne M. Samit

And so I'll look for my bandhas all day long, because I know the attempt is what's making me strong. And I'm going to keep on dropping back, because, apparently, I've already opened up a crack.

Using Mathematical Formulas to Draw the Symbol of Love

Hamid Naderi Yeganeh | Posted 12.31.2015 | Science
Hamid Naderi Yeganeh

It is interesting for us to see heart-like mathematical shapes. We can introduce an unlimited number of heart curves using basic functions.

Looking for the Return of the Light

Pamela Hale | Posted 12.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Pamela Hale

photo by Pamela Hale I've spent a lot of time lately looking for the light. And I imagine, given all that is going on in our world, I'm not alone. ...

Finding Love in the Morning Mirror Fog

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 12.15.2015 | Women
Heather Gillis-Harris

They either want to give it or don't. Does it suck when you've opened up your heart because you were led to believe this was more than a casual affair? Hell yeah! But I have to believe that there is someone out there who will finally get it, who will match my depth.

Have a Heart!

Pamela Hale | Posted 12.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Pamela Hale

Image by Pamela Hale Before settling in tonight to write this post, I thought I needed a bit of escape, so I continued my catching up with the tense...

How Is Your Heart?

Daniela Nikolova | Posted 12.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Daniela Nikolova

We all get lost from time to time... We all panic and experience despair... As if we are drowning in a dark abyss... We all know that place... which...

What to Do With Our Broken Hearts

Pamela Hale | Posted 12.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Pamela Hale

I am crying out inside, my heart breaking. How about you? For every human there must be a breaking point where enough violence and hurt is really e...

Heart of the Holidays

Janie Emaus | Posted 11.30.2015 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

The holidays bring out the best and the worst in families. Who among us has not been tortured by an uncle who loves to tell jokes? The same ones, mi...

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.