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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 Grandparents.com 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.

On Grieving Fully What Broke

Jesua | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jesua

Lately I've been feeling a deep tenderness about us humans in this world, grappling with our many losses; contemplating how we come to live in wholeness with the undeniably broken pieces of our lives?

Wheelchair Wisdom: The Need to Give

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

"All you have shall someday be given; Therefore, give now, that the season of giving may be yours." - ...

How to Know When It's the Right Time to Do Your Next Big Thing

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Vaughn

Here's to the best year of your life, filled with lots of answers from your heart, trust and magic.

The Beauty and Danger of Acceptance

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 03.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

Searching for a simple formula to offer our lives guidance often leaves us wondering aimlessly, unable to lean into true north. We live in a culture t...

Christmas -- Warming Hearts

Karin Joy Whitley | Posted 02.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Karin Joy Whitley

As the shopping days countdown, our hearts open wide toward giving to others, expressing sincere best wishes, sharing joyful moments and visiting with friends and family. The weather continues to get colder and grayer, but our hearts grow warmer with love.

Light Up Your Holiday Season

Rupa Mehta | Posted 02.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

So, the next time you're looking at the lights of your Christmas tree or Menorah, think about the light that you possess and the light you have the power to share. 'Tis the season to let the bright light outside inspire the lights within our lives!

Come Home for the Holidays

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 02.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

For those seeking a sex or holiday booze article, click onto something else immediately, like TMZ or the Today show. In the spirit of holiday cheer,...

My Life's Purpose: Loving, No Matter What

Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist | Posted 01.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist

My perception of the world and the people around me is a mirror of my inner attitudes, core beliefs and old emotional wounds. Like so many, I considered my mind to be superior to my heart, and felt that being emotional and vulnerable was a weakness.

Gratitude Is a State: On Being a Sacred Stream for Good

Miriam Ava | Posted 03.16.2015 | Impact
Miriam Ava

Render gratitude into a state through your being. Once you view life as the unfolding miracle that it is you begin to understand the cosmic glory of your experiences.

The 80% Approach To Dating

Francesca Hogi | Posted 01.17.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

As it turns out, there are lots of good guys out there, hiding in plain sight. Here's how to spot them.

Art of Attention: The Frequency of Home

Elena Brower | Posted 01.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

The frequency of home is mostly about simple listening, love and respect, and it's a repeated choice. Practice landing and situating yourself in that frequency; your body will thank you.