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Old Flames, New Rules: The Post-Breakup Relationship Advice We All Need

Ellie Burrows | Posted 06.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ellie Burrows

We're definitely not cats, but curiosity can often kill us when it comes to exes. And not to harp on our feline friends (although the truth is, I'm m...

The Threads That Connect Us

Susan Fauman | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan Fauman

I'm a thread-follower. I like to think about threads. Creatively, they signify so much to me: knitting, weaving, sewing. I love the feel of threads a...

What's in Your Heart to Say?

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Of course, the most important person to speak truly to is yourself, with inner speech. Come to peace with the truth: the facts, your experiences and intentions, the goodness inside your heart, what's led to what for better or worse.

Speak From the Heart

Mila Atmos | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Mila Atmos

Speaking to my children often reminds me how difficult it is to communicate well. I aspire to be able to express kindness and compassion even in the h...

One Year After My Daughter's Death

Jeremy Krashin | Posted 06.08.2015 | Parents
Jeremy Krashin

She's in the playroom when Goldie plays. She's by my side while I'm working at my office. She's on Julie's shoulder while her and Goldie play at the playground.

Why I Gave Up Being a Salesman for God

Mick Mooney | Posted 06.01.2015 | Religion
Mick Mooney

From both my experience and my observation, there seems to two ways to have faith in God. One is a kind of faith in theory, and the other is a faith of life.

One SHEL of a Story: 4 Fab Females Show Off Their New 'Baby'

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.28.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Homeschooled first by their mother while dad attempted to make a living as a musician, the Holbrooks were just normal kids who happened to share common interests in famous fab foursomes like the Beatles and the Marx Brothers.

Your Perspective Is The Heart Of The Matter

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 05.06.2015 | Good News
Dr. Hyder Zahed

Truly, a grateful heart makes each passing moment precious, valuable and full. We can't take our own health or life for granted, nor that of our friends or loved ones. Nothing in the realm of form is permanent, and so we are wise to cherish each opportunity and express our gratitude as it arises.

Peaked at #11: Iconic Pop Hits That Missed the Top 10 by One Notch

Xaque Gruber | Posted 06.03.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Considered by many in the music industry to be the most frustrating place on the charts for a pop single to peak, I have always been fascinated with songs that made their home at #11.

SSG Mike Harryman: Sniper/Veterans' Advocate, Miami, Florida, March 2015

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 06.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Robert G. Zuckerman

I am known to many as opposing the far too easy availability of guns in our world and for working to make a world where we have the ability to reso...

Oh Behave

Rumni Saha | Posted 05.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rumni Saha

The heart is quite the troublemaker. It is like the naughty child in the family full of mischief who sometimes acts irrationally but you love her beca...

Why We Hold Onto Grudges, and How to Let Them Go

Nancy Colier | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Why do we hold grudges when they are in fact quite painful to maintain, and often seem to work against what we really want?

The Softened Heart

Catherine Nagle | Posted 05.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Nagle

I believe that if we make the effort to listen, we can hear our hearts guiding us. And if we think we can ignore its wisdom, we will lose our way. Eventually we have to face up to our past choices. But doing so gives us an opportunity to bring our love and compassion into the world by listening to our wise hearts.

Let Yourself Guide You to Where You Need to Be

Farsh Askari | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Farsh Askari

We all have awareness and a sense of what we want in life. We already know what feels right and is the right direction for each of us toward our own happiness. So listen to your soul's GPS and seize upon your moment!

What You Can Learn From a Senior Beauty Pageant

Michelle O'Berg Figueroa | Posted 05.04.2015 | Fifty
Michelle O'Berg Figueroa

If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, behold this: A senior beauty pageant. Wrinkles are celebrated. Gray hairs flaunted. Skip the bathing suit competition. Loose the measuring tape -- there's no height requirement. There's only one requirement: Be 58 or older.

What (Some) Women Want

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 04.26.2015 | Women
Rym Tina Ghazal

It probably applies to both genders. I should start by saying this is not a scientific sampling; it's just women I met from different religions and backgrounds. This is what I found from my own interviews:

Food for Thought

Jerry Zezima | Posted 04.20.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

According to an old saying, you are what you eat. Since I am full of baloney, I eat what I am. Unfortunately, I don't know what to eat these days -- especially bologna, which means I am out to lunch -- because I am on three different diets.

Heart, Hope and the Holy Spirit

Debbie Davis | Posted 04.17.2015 | Religion
Debbie Davis

I once asked someone, familiar with the Bible for many years, to explain to me the Holy Spirit. My friend pointed me to read Romans and Acts in the Bible to learn more. And as I read, and studied, it became clear to me.

Lessons From Our Lives: We Share the Same Story

Catherine Nagle | Posted 04.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

It is said that some of the simplest cultures on Earth are also the happiest. Does this mean that by not being so involved in formal study and str...

The 8 Best Foods For Your Heart

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Lindsay Brustein Rosen | Posted 02.16.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM What we eat and drink can protect our bodies against myriad health woes. Newer studies have shown that over 50% of he...

What Outlasts Chocolate and Roses?

Millie Grenough | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

On this Valentine weekend, do something heartfelt, something courageous. Stand up for something or someone you believe in, whether it's a big act or a little gesture. Take action on something you've dreamt of doing. Make it real. Exercise your unique heart wisdom.

The School of the Heartist -- Days of Founding a New School

Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist | Posted 04.14.2015 | Arts
Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist

It was time for me to speak more directly than I could with paintings -- to speak with living people -- in particular, those for whom creativity is a strong impulse that is sometimes problematic.

4 Simple Valentine's Day Ideas From a Feminist

Kate Van Dellen | Posted 04.13.2015 | Women
Kate Van Dellen

I believe in equality between the genders and I believe there is optimism in love. To me, Valentine's Day is about reminding the world that love is a powerful force. A little money can go a long way in terms of showing love.

Valentine's Day -- When the Heart Is Pierced

Sonia Taitz | Posted 04.11.2015 | Women
Sonia Taitz

From a passionate writer in a practical world, here's my advice: Let it happen. Love is a very interesting kiss of life. And whether it lasts or not, whether it's practical or not, it's here for its own reasons, a gift of expanding consciousness that takes us by surprise.

Crack Your Heart Wide Open

Carolyn Messere, MD | Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Messere, MD

For 18 years, I met people on what was arguably the worst day of their lives. You have cancer. You have a bowel obstruction and need emergency surgery. You need to have your entire colon removed and poop in a bag for the rest of your life.