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How One Charity Is Using Every Penny They Raise to Increase Access to Clean Water

Quora | Posted 12.21.2016 | Impact
Quora

What are some of the best things charity: water has done in the last ten years? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where com...

When Irrational Behavior Can Be Beneficial

Quora | Posted 11.30.2016 | Good News
Quora

What are some examples from history of people behaving irrationally in a way that was beneficial? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing...

The CEO of Crisis Text Line is Here to Help

Quora | Posted 11.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora: the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Miracles and Why We're Reluctant to Own Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

A miracle suggests divine intervention in human affairs. Many of us tend to think that believing in miracles is unscientific. But it is science that h...

How We Defend Against Death (From Ebenezer Scrooge To Eleanor Roosevelt)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 10.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Acknowledging the dualism between body and symbol in an awareness of death motivates us to live life to its fullest and to heal the world.

Hellenic Education Continues Thanks to The Orpheus Luxury Collection

Jim Luce | Posted 09.27.2016 | Impact
Jim Luce

In synchrony with their philosophy of "indulging in the finer things in life for a deep appreciation of humanity and nature," The Orpheus Luxury Colle...

Does It Have to Be You?

Samantha Bennett | Posted 09.14.2016 | Women
Samantha Bennett

Exercise: 1. Write down all the activities that you typically do in a day.

A Suicide Survivor Shares His Story - #NSPW2016

Zac Thompson | Posted 09.07.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

As cliche as it sounds, by telling your story you'll realize you were never alone.

Do You Struggle To Ask For Help?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 07.29.2016 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

Interview with Professor Wayne Baker When it comes to getting what you need to be truly successful in your work, do you struggle to ask for help? Pe...

What We Can Learn From Luck

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Conclusion: Considering the subject of luck can help us appreciate the moment and increase our compassion toward people who are less fortunate.

Apprenticeship With Defeat

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 07.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

Ultimately, learning to accept defeat means learning to maintain our personal worthwhile feeling helpless. I highly recommend seeking support from someone who understands what it means to affirm personal worth, helping us override the cultural imperative to be victorious at all cost.

Moments Of Silence, Broken: Thoughts About Nice From 'Space'

Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS | Posted 07.20.2016 | Science
Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS

Being human is remarkable. We have the way. All that's needed is the will. The will to help each other through this and not hurt people. How do we find the will? Someone once wrote that all things began with a word.

Reframing Forgiveness

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We can't force someone to forgive. Therefore, the road to forgiveness may also involve understanding the person who has harmed us. This requires starting off on a journey that may entail a close examination of the person we need to forgive. The journey can be long and torturous.

Help! Myths and Mysteries: Q & A with Common Application Essay Tutor

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 07.12.2016 | College
Elizabeth Benedict

I recently had the pleasure of talking to a group of high school students in a summer writing program about college application essays.

Orlando Business Owners Affected By The Pulse Shooting -- Take This Lifeline

Connor Ondriska | Posted 06.23.2016 | Business
Connor Ondriska

Sometimes, we need to come together to move forward when something terrible happens. On June 12, 2016, Orlando was rocked by tragedy as a lone gunman opened fire inside Pulse Nightclub. Killing 49 people and wounding 53 more.

How to Save Money As A Freshman

Kelly Peeler | Posted 06.22.2016 | College
Kelly Peeler

Graduation has come and gone. Now it's time to look forward to back to school season. Sometimes exciting, sometimes overwhelming. Especially when it comes to spending money.

Dear Daughter, In Face of Tragedy Try to Keep Your Spirit Intact

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 06.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Leandra Preston-Sidler UCF Forum columnist "When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, 'Look for the he...

Parents of Children With Autism, Let's Stop Making Excuses

Cecilie Aslaksen | Posted 05.20.2016 | Parents
Cecilie Aslaksen

If you take care of all your needs, physically and mentally, then you will be able to fully care for your special needs child. And believe me, your child needs you in every possible area of his or her life, but you need to help yourself before you can help others.

Depression Help

Samina Raza | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Samina Raza

Being in a very severe depression is one of the most mentally excruciatingly painful (as well as physically painful) experiences any one can ever have...

Hey Google, I'm Not That Sheila Lamb!

Christopher Elliott | Posted 05.12.2016 | Technology
Christopher Elliott

Question: I need help with my Gmail account. My email is sheila.lamb@gmail.com and someone in the UK has evidently set up an account as sheilalamb@gma...

Why Don't We Have One Global Emergency Number?

Quora | Posted 05.05.2016 | Weird News
Quora

Why don't we have one global emergency number? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by...

How You Treat Someone With a Mental Illness

Samina Raza | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Samina Raza

In any case, don't give up on your friends with mental illness. Love, compassion, understanding, empathy, and nudging them to get in touch with their doctor would all be inordinately helpful!

Why Is This So Hard?

Leona deVinne | Posted 04.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Leona deVinne

Asking for help is hugely vulnerable... we all want to be seen as independent, self sufficient and needing help can feel like weakness. Sometimes it's also a way to avoid rejection or hurt, when what we ask for help with isn't met with the openness and cooperation we long for.

How to Build Your Support System in 3 Easy Steps

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

If you feel stuck and alone, and have no clue how to get out of it, I have great news. The answer is not as difficult as you think. You don't have to get through this alone. But first, you need to be brave enough to ask for help.

Help! My Twitter Email Address is "Not Valid"

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.08.2016 | Technology
Christopher Elliott

Heidi Reyes can't change the email address on her Twitter account. Can this consumer advocate for herself? Find out. Question: I've been trying to cha...