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Daily Meditation: The Practice Of Imagination

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.29.2016 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Exploration And Imagination As Major Sources Of Creativity

Marianna Glynska | Posted 07.15.2016 | Impact
Marianna Glynska

No doubt that creativity is important in our everyday activities. It helps get out of the ordinary, of the routine. Creativity brings a spark to life ...

A Wonderful World

Yara Zgheib | Posted 06.30.2016 | World
Yara Zgheib

I see trees of green, red roses too. I see them bloom, for me and you. And I think to myself What a wonderful world. - Louis Armstrong, What a Wonderf...

Steven Spielberg: The Importance of Magic

Sue Shanahan | Posted 06.27.2016 | Entertainment
Sue Shanahan

There is not a doubt in my mind that Mr. Spielberg believes in fairies and all things magical. I do, too. I've learned to cultivate enchantment and to be open to being astonished:

SETI, Imagining Extraterrestrial Civilizations, and War

John W. Traphagan | Posted 06.24.2016 | Science
John W. Traphagan

I've often thought it interesting that when SETI scientists imagine extraterrestrial civilizations, they usually think in terms of unified worlds that...

The Monsters On The Other Side Of The Garage Door

Julee Morrison | Posted 06.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Julee Morrison

Children have imagination. I know. I was once a child. When I was four, had a room in the basement, by myself, because I was a "big girl". It prob...

Do Kids Still Have Imaginary Friends?

Elizabeth Denham | Posted 06.09.2016 | Parents
Elizabeth Denham

I am not sure if this is something that runs in families or is just a quirky anomaly of my family, but imaginary friends are a thing for us. My sister, Annie, had one for quite some time. Two of my three boys had multiple imaginary friends. So as a group, my family just went with it and welcomed them into the family.

Time for a Reboot for the Speaking Industry in the Human to Human Era

Ayelet Baron | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Ayelet Baron

In a world where we manage change in business instead of embracing it, it is not surprising that fear produces predictability and cookie cutter expectations at events. It is part of the current transactional nature of business that needs a reboot to match the 21st century human to human era.

How to Make a Glitter Jar for a Mindfulness Practice

Yoga Journal | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

A snow globe or glitter jar is one of the most powerful visual metaphors for that connection; it illustrates how mindfulness -- the cultivation of stillness in the face of swirling chaos of life -- affects us. In this practice, you can actually make a glitter jar.

Tiger Princess: A Transgender Girl's Space Opera

Mandi Camille Hauwert | Posted 05.24.2016 | Queer Voices
Mandi Camille Hauwert

For any child, living inside imaginary lands offers an escape, a place to pass the time. For a transgender girl struggling with questions of identity, the ability to imagine a place where people see her for who she is, treat her as a girl, and loves her as a daughter becomes essential for her survival.

How Clear Is Your Inner Vision?

Tammy Letherer | Posted 05.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tammy Letherer

Realizing your highest vision may not be as easy as putting on rose-colored (or tortoise-shell) glasses, but with a lot of intention and a little attention, your goals can certainly come into view, growing and unfolding as easily and naturally as the leaves on a tree.

The Power of Imagination in Taming Mental Illness

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Robert David Jaffee

Einstein famously said that, "Imagination is more important than knowledge." He was of course correct, but when Einstein made that statement, he had ...

The Simple Key to Unlocking Your Creativity

Nicola Arnold CPCC | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Nicola Arnold CPCC

As for me I now take three steps to connect with creativity regularly. These are:

Combatting Law of Attraction Shame

Jenn Bovee | Posted 04.19.2016 | Women
Jenn Bovee

In both my personal and professional life I love the Law of Attraction. I am dedicated to empowering each of my clients with the skills necessary to navigate the Law of attraction.

Books Opened the Doors of the World to Me

Vyjay Rao | Posted 04.18.2016 | Travel
Vyjay Rao

Years ago, much, much before the travel bug ensnared me in its magical web, I had already begun my voyages around the world on the wings of my imagina...

A Stowaway, a Black Sheep, and a Wedding

Janet Bertolus | Posted 04.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Janet Bertolus

I decided right then and there, in the midst of this family of strangers, to declare my status. "I guess not. You know, I'm a black sheep."

3 Basic Steps to Develop your Creative Mind

Silvia Damiano | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Silvia Damiano

It is only in recent times that neuroscientists are starting to unravel what happens when we create. We used to leave creativity in the hands of prodi...

Ready to Make a Change? This Works Better Than Willpower Alone!

Dr. Eve Delunas | Posted 04.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Eve Delunas

Just continue to visualize yourself demonstrating the desired changes and know that your efforts will pay off over time. Eventually, you will find yourself motivated from within to make new, healthier choices in a way that feels natural and struggle-free!

5 Steps for Better Creativity and Imagination

Catriona Pollard | Posted 03.23.2016 | Business
Catriona Pollard

I never knew my lounge room was a stage, my balcony the wings and my curtains were stage curtains. I just see a lounge room and a balcony, but my five...

Don't Underestimate the Value of Failure

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 03.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Even when we're positive of our inability to succeed at something, we can be wrong. The intensity of our efforts is directly linked to the degree to which we are willing to be honest we are with ourselves in regard to how important the fulfillment of our desire is to us.

How to Manifest Your Greatest Human Potential in Four Easy Steps

Lisa Scott | Posted 03.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lisa Scott

Allow me to share with you in four easy steps, some of what I have come to know for myself about your ability to manifest your greatest human potential.

Permission to Play

Erin McElroy | Posted 03.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Erin McElroy

As a 35 year old going through a major life transition, a few themes have come up again and again that all point to something I lost that I never knew I had until it was gone and I needed it...childlike wonder, creativity, imagination and play.

How Cultural Education Nurtures Imagination - and Why This Matters

Sarah Palferman | Posted 03.01.2016 | Education
Sarah Palferman

In a recent article in the Times Education Supplement Sir Peter Bazalgette, the Chairman of Arts Council England, argues that a rich cultural educatio...

6 Ways to Encourage a Child's Imagination

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.25.2016 | Education
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

"My imagination just makes me do whatever I feel like," said a thinking seven-year-old after he made a sculpture of wood and fabric swatches. He was o...

Have You Settled for a Less-Than-Ideal Life?

Mariana Abeid-McDougall | Posted 02.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Mariana Abeid-McDougall

In the middle of a recession, we were able to fulfill a dream few think is possible. How about you? When will you get out of your rut? How about today? Here are five steps to get you started.