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Inner Peace

A Cowboy Poet Gets Real at Sideman Jamboree

Christine Buckley | Posted 05.24.2016 | Travel
Christine Buckley

His name was Lon and his hands were trembling as he looked down at the words written on the crinkled piece of faded yellow college ruled notebook pape...

Winning the Mind Game

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 05.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Samie Al-Achrafi

The mind game consists of the tricks your mind sometimes plays on you, making you see reality based on old fears, prejudices and early conditioning. Instead of focusing on your old habits, you can become the agents of change. In fact, awareness is the change!

Are You Drowning Out Your Inner Voice?

Jen Smith | Posted 05.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Jen Smith

Getting in touch with our inner voice has so many benefits. It is like own internal GPS system that helps us make the right choices in life. Why then, would we drown it out?

What's Fundamental?

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

I and others tend to skip over the fundamentals for a variety of reasons, including impatience, laziness, or a kind of arrogance that thinks we can sort of get away with not paying our dues.

3 Simple Tools to Bring You More Peace

Chris Tompkins | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Chris Tompkins

If we remain true to our core values, are actively and authentically loving ourselves, we'll discover the peace we seek is already present and available. Not intellectually, but from the tangible shifts we'll see unfolding around us and the experience of it in our day-to-day life.

The Nature of Perception

Petros Koublis | Posted 05.02.2016 | Arts
Petros Koublis

"Latona" Santorini, Greece | image by petroskoublis.com ● When we look in the mirror what we see is only a reflection. This is how our mind works...

5 Easy Ways to Start The Day Better

Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW | Posted 05.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW

Try the following five easy practices to start your morning out right.These short cuts to inner peace set the tone for a more positive day and create a more optimistic outlook.

Let's Hail the Purple Prince of Musical Peace

Maya Mathias | Posted 04.28.2016 | Entertainment
Maya Mathias

As a child of the 80s, I was more enthralled by mainstream Michael Jackson, Madonna and Cyndi Lauper than by edgy Prince. My life had little angst, so Prince's dark and dangerous persona held little appeal.

Separate Yourself From Herd Mentality

Carl Phillips | Posted 04.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Carl Phillips

What if we committed to really seeking our own paths? To learning from others but staying true to ourselves along the way. Staying true to who we want to be. Committing to seek and appreciate all the goodness along the way.

What is it Really Like at Wat Phra Dhammakaya?

Nicholas Liusuwan | Posted 04.21.2016 | Religion
Nicholas Liusuwan

Image Source: dmc.tv Except for those who actively visit or attend the temple, Wat Phra Dhammakaya is much of a mystery to Westerners looking to expl...

How to Take Back Your Power?

Fani Stipkovic | Posted 04.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Fani Stipkovic

Instead of focusing on why something isn't how you think it should be, change your perception and if you still feel it's not the way it should be then change the situation. You are the captain of your own destiny and you have this control. Here are my six steps to liberate yourself and take back your power:

The Infinity Inside

Petros Koublis | Posted 04.13.2016 | Arts
Petros Koublis

Everything is a flow, a constant one, coherent, continuous, perfect. A stream that never remains the same, yet so complete that it never changes.

President Obama Signs World Peace into Law

Luis Moro | Posted 04.08.2016 | Comedy
Luis Moro

Press Briefing The White House Office of Professional Parenting President Obama Signs World Peace into Law - U.S. Congress Declares "I Speak Peace"...

What Gets You Stuck?

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

And then -- sheesh! -- it's time to move on. To more positive topics, or to stepping back in the relationship, or to more productive ways of relating with the person.

Being a Loving Advocate for Yourself

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 04.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Loving self-care is never about controlling others or avoiding our own feelings. Being a loving advocate for ourselves is about taking the action -- guided by our Higher Power -- that brings about deep inner peace and joy.

Are You Full to the Rim?

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 03.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Drop the stuff you can no longer afford to lug around.

How I Survived a Brain Aneurysm

John Koshy | Posted 03.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
John Koshy

I have experienced many miracles, and still continue to, but this one felt like going to the other side, and coming back.

5 Things I Learned From a 50-Day Meditation Streak

Pam Stucky | Posted 03.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Pam Stucky

But it's not about perfection, and that's one of the most important things I've learned so far on this meditation journey. Here are five more lessons I've learned along the way.

And the Eyes in His Head See the World Spinning Round

Katherine Meadowcroft | Posted 03.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Katherine Meadowcroft

Self-development is important to help solve the world's problems. It begins within oneself. We are all interconnected.

Who Are You, Deep Down?

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 03.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

I've learned five good ways to feel like a good person -- and there are probably more!

A Spiritual Psychology Perspective on Addiction & Recovery

Drs. Ron and Mary Hulnick | Posted 03.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Drs. Ron and Mary Hulnick

I suspect it’s not unusual that at most gatherings where people come together seeking deep healing and growth, a fair number of participants have be...

From Stressed to Inner Peace to Flourishing

Don Joseph Goewey | Posted 03.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Don Joseph Goewey

Peace is not about taking away our problems; it's about engaging problems and stressors fearlessly, with the calm, creativity, and optimism that generates the brain power to solve them.

What's Your Own Role?

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 03.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

What's your own role? The Practice: See your part. Why? In situations or relationships with any kind of difficulty -- tension, feeling hurt, confli...

8 Cool Meditation Secrets for Lasting Peace of Mind

Sejal Shah | Posted 03.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sejal Shah

Quietening the mind or having thoughtless state seem impossible and frustrating goal to many meditators. So many times I had felt that instead of reli...

Tap Dancing in Pajamas: What Happened to the Kid in Me?

Dani Fleischer | Posted 03.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dani Fleischer

When I was 8, I saw a pair of white gloves in a toy store that sang to my soul. They were long and satin and gorgeous, and I knew immediately that my life would never be complete without them. So when my mother said no and dragged me from the store, my mission was clear: make her life a living hell.