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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.

How Saving a Child's Heart Is Crossing Boundaries In the Middle East

Jessica Katz | Posted 04.05.2015 | Impact
Jessica Katz

"I love you too" I told her, as I hugged her back. We both meant those words, even though we didn't know each other's names. She had a large scar that ran across her chest, poking out from her blue tribal print dress.

Nine Steps to a Healthy Relationship With Your Heart

Dr. Tara Narula | Posted 04.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tara Narula

I truly believe the same keys to a wonderful personal relationship also make for the best ways to support a heart healthy relationship. Here are 9 steps that I believe make for a great start!

The Positivity of Givers and Takers

Catherine Nagle | Posted 04.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Nagle

It seems that we are both the givers and the takers; it's only until we tip the scales of justice that we truly see who is the true giver of us all...

A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes...

Reetu Gupta | Posted 03.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Reetu Gupta

We listen to our stomach when it tells us we are hungry, and we eat. We listen to our body when it tells us we are tired, and we make a point to rest ...

The Heart Inside My Chest Is Not My Own

Jessica Katz | Posted 03.29.2015 | World
Jessica Katz

I quiet myself down, take deep breaths and listen to my heart beat. Sometimes the world can seem so chaotic, that only breathing can bring me back to the center of who I am.

What Really Happens When Two or More Agree?

Catherine Nagle | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

For me, it is imperative to take the extra time and listen with your heart before agreeing any opinion expressed, and to express myself only with words of love for everyone and everything, since this will become our truth in the end.

How I Lost My Heart

Jacqui Zadik | Posted 03.16.2015 | Parents
Jacqui Zadik

I just haven't figured out how to bridge the gaps in my heart when they're not around. And I probably never will.