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Inner Peace

The Truth About Emotions and Your Health

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 10.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Carmen Harra

I hear more people confess to feeling depressed, anxious, isolated, or all of the above, now than ever before. This emotional discord within millions ...

The Gift My Child Gave to Me

Jennifer Cabot | Posted 09.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jennifer Cabot

We possess a direct knowing that a happy heart is the tonic for life. Growing becomes an external pursuit of happiness, marked by a daunting pull of never enough, do more, work more, be something different.

Are You Holding Onto Feeling Wronged?

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 09.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

As best you can, take care of yourself and those you care for. Protect yourself against ongoing or potential harms. Do what you can to repair the damage done to you. Keep making your life a good one.

Childhood, the Best Teacher of Life

Keyon Bayani | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Keyon Bayani

As little kids, when we got an idea we'd get all excited and would naturally, without thinking, share it with our friends. There was no fear of reje...

Mastery of Life

Suza Scalora | Posted 09.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Suza Scalora

The most important life lesson is the realization of who we are in our essence -- beyond the person, beyond our form, beyond our story. The mastery of life is to live in the two dimensions -- form and essence -- simultaneously.

Gratitude: The Litmus Test for Self-Realization

Byron Katie | Posted 09.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Byron Katie

As the mind realizes itself it stops identifying with its own thoughts. This leaves a lot of open space. A mature mind can entertain any idea; it i...

What Are You Learning?

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

As a therapist, I ask questions for a living. Plus I've been married a long time through thick and thin, and raised two kids. As they say in medicine: good judgment comes from experience... and experience comes from bad judgment. So I offer some fruits of my bad judgments!

Applying #PeaceDay to Real Life

Maya Mathias | Posted 09.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maya Mathias

(image from PRESIDENT BARTLET: Did you know that two thousand years ago a Roman citizen could walk across the face of the known world fr...

The 12 Steps of the Mindfulness Meditation Practice

Charles Francis | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Charles Francis

The whole purpose of mindfulness meditation is to develop mindfulness, or awareness, so that you can understand the true nature of reality. By developing greater awareness, you can see how your thoughts and actions impact your life.

10 Misconceptions About Mindfulness Meditation

Charles Francis | Posted 09.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Charles Francis

We often make judgments about things we don't understand. In the case of meditation, you may be denying yourself of the true happiness and personal fulfillment your searching for. If you're still skeptical about mindfulness meditation, try it for two to three week and then decide if it's worth your time and effort. I am confident you will, and you'll enjoy it too.

Relaxation Thoughts

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 09.08.2015 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

The feeling of relaxation also enters my being when I slow down and take in my surroundings and environment while doing something I love to do. The weather also used to make a big difference in my mood, but now I find such enjoyment in all types of weather.

Questions to Ask During Difficult Moments

Michelle Ghilotti Mandel | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle Ghilotti Mandel

One way to energize and take great care yourself as you live through a heartbreaking experience, is to resist the human urge to ask why, and instead, ask what and how.

Why I Don't Want My Children to Chase "Success"

Smita Malhotra, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2015 | Parents
Smita Malhotra, M.D.

I was 12 years old when I made my first vision board. Our assignment was to create a representation of what we hoped our life would look like in the future. Like most children, I scoured magazines and newspapers for magnificent houses, fancy cars and pictures of exotic lands that I would travel to.

Don't Borrow Trouble

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 09.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia." -- Charles M. Schulz Does your mind ever scamper out in f...

The Complaint Department Is Closed!

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain." --...

Day of Inner Peace 2015: Why It's Important

Ben Lee | Posted 08.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ben Lee

We live in an era of supposed moral relativism. This post-modern age, in which the subjective is held as the highest possible state of consciousness, ...

Keep Calm and Accomplish Your Goals

Suza Scalora | Posted 08.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Suza Scalora

In this video, Eckhart Tolle explains how enjoying or accepting the present moment is more important than the expectations of achieving our goals. I...

Why Confidence Is Quiet and Insecurity Is Loud

Dr. Karin Luise | Posted 08.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Karin Luise

Sweet revenge. The need to get back at someone and make them pay ... because they caused you pain and deserve to feel the same way. Right? I get it. ...

When Have People Been Caring?

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

When Have People Been Caring? The Practice: Feel cared about. Why? Everyone knows what it's like to care about someone. Remember being with a fr...

Loneliness vs. Aloneness: What's the Difference?

Pragito Dove | Posted 08.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Pragito Dove

Loneliness is a lack, a feeling that something is missing, a pain, a depression, a need, an incompleteness, an absence. Aloneness is presence, full...

Eckhart Tolle's Meditation For Finding Inner Peace

Eckhart Tolle TV | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 08.19.2015 | Healthy Living

Eckhart Tolle TV is dedicated to providing you with the resources to put his teachings into practice everyday to transform your life, which ultim...

A Turning Point in Humanity Through Heartfulness Meditation

Purnima Ramakrishnan | Posted 08.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Purnima Ramakrishnan

And if all these take a really long time to happen, and we do not live to see them, we still would have gained those benefits of meditation, which someone posted, wouldn't we? We would still have gained a holistic lifestyle, health and happiness and much more!

Dogs Give Us Hope and Love

Suza Scalora | Posted 08.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Suza Scalora

In this video clip, Eckhart Tolle explains that many people have a deeper connection with animals than they do with humans. When we look at a dog, w...

We All Grieve in Different Ways on Different Days

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 08.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Traci Evison UCF Forum columnist Over the course of the past 2½ years I found myself in a position I never dreamed possible: Three of my immediat...

Looking For God On Vacation

Shammi Paranjape | Posted 07.31.2015 | Religion
Shammi Paranjape

Three weeks into my vacation abroad I realized something was missing -- 'God'! Coming from a country like India, where the Divine accosts you at every step and infiltrates every activity and space, I found a total lack of reference to any 'Higher Being' or 'spirit' around me.