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Can You Trust Your Gut?

Krishna Pendyala | Posted 12.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Krishna Pendyala

We have all been told at least once in our lives, "You need to trust your gut." The words that usually follow the word gut, when used in a sentence ar...

The Importance of Being Grandad

Beth Whitley | Posted 06.03.2016 | Parents
Beth Whitley

Hannah makes her almost-80-year-old grandad a child again, he makes her light up, they make each other laugh and sparkle.

Let Yourself Guide You to Where You Need to Be

Farsh Askari | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Farsh Askari

We all have awareness and a sense of what we want in life. We already know what feels right and is the right direction for each of us toward our own happiness. So listen to your soul's GPS and seize upon your moment!

Mothering In the Blind Spot

Lisa Sadikman | Posted 03.28.2015 | Parents
Lisa Sadikman

Why hadn't I seen it earlier? Why hadn't I pressed the doctor sooner, trusted my instincts? In my determination to be a reasonable, rational mother, I'd pushed away the possibility of harm and hurt and less-than. Because my love could not bear that worry, I'd created my own blind spot.

Quick-Thinking Teen Saves Elderly Woman From Oncoming Train In The Nick Of Time

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.09.2014 | Good News

An incredible act of bravery from this Illinois teen saved the life of an elderly woman. Frankfort Community High School student Colton Essary was ...

Lights Go on Part XVIII: Allow

Thomas Bähler | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

How many opportunities have I passed up because I did not allow my self to act upon clear instincts and give attention to what was being presented to ...

How Trusting Her Instincts Changed Oprah's Life

OWN | Posted 05.15.2014 | OWN

In 1983, Oprah moved to Chicago -- a decision that led to extraordinary career opportunities. Later, when she started to feel "The Oprah Winfrey Show...

T.D. Jakes' 'Instinct' for Thriving in the 'Jungles of Life'

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 07.12.2014 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

"When I am in the area when I am using my instinct to creatively function I am passionate, I am empowered, I am motivated. Nothing is difficult to do."

Gay 'Reviews' and the Disintegration of Our Community

David Toussaint | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Toussaint

There's no reason for a gay man to review my book by calling me a "sad old queen," especially in a country in which gays have spent decades fighting for rights and awareness and equal treatment.

Stacia Pierce: Why You Should Follow Your Intuition

Stacia Pierce | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Stacia Pierce

However, your intuition is the all-knowing compass that can assist you in achieving success at an accelerated rate in every area of your life.

Honoring What Is Brings Confidence, Success and Deeper Connection to Self

Melissa Van Rossum | Posted 01.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Melissa Van Rossum

Honoring your intuition is a practice, and it's easy to begin. Start right now. Then make a commitment to honor it in all things big and small. The more you practice, the more quickly you'll become an expert.

8 Times You're DEFINITELY Right

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Leigh Newman Sometimes, irrational and even nonsensical actions add a dose of delight. Here's how to -- poof -- create some for the people you l...

5 Parenting Decisions to Make From Your Gut

Liz Ryan | Posted 10.13.2012 | Parents
Liz Ryan

Here are five situations in which I wish I'd trusted my gut and not someone else's authority.

'I Knew it!'

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 09.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Your gut knows how to make good decisions. Yet we often feel safer relying on logic or the opinions of other people, rather than letting our intestines make the call. So how do you learn to trust your instincts?

Becoming a Natural Mom, Eagle Style

Sherri Edwards | Posted 06.18.2012 | Parents
Sherri Edwards

Have you noticed lately that some celebrity moms are taking mothering to a new level?

Are You Tuned Into Your Intuition?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 11.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

We know the radio station is always broadcasting its signal but, for one reason or another, it is we who are not able to receive the signal clearly. This is a perfect metaphor regarding how divine guidance and intuition work.

Boundary Setting and Gut-Checks for Job-Seekers

Liz Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Liz Ryan

When your gut is screaming BAD THING, but the only rationale is "I don't like to rush," what can you say?

Supernormal Stimuli

Deirdre Barrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deirdre Barrett

Supernormal stimuli are a driving force in many of today's most pressing problems, including obesity, our addiction to television and video games, and the past century's extraordinarily violent wars.

Terror Becomes Trying

Lisa Guest | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Guest

I am willing to learn, especially when scared out of my wits. Which is still often enough at this stage. In every moment, deep conscious breathing will serve me better than shallow unconscious patterns.

The Revenge Instinct and the Bailout Package

Michael E. McCullough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael E. McCullough

There's a really nice piece by Ben Carey in the New York Times today about the role of the revenge instinct in people's responses to the Wall Street b...