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The Privilege Of A Lifetime Is Being Who You Are

Siobhan Kukolic | Posted 06.13.2016 | Good News
Siobhan Kukolic

You can't change the past, but you can change the ending. You can still make that dream come true.

What Is Authenticity?

Ira Israel | Posted 08.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ira Israel

In his Sunday New York Times article "'Be Yourself' Is Terrible Advice," Professor Adam Grant of my alma mater, The University of Pennsylvania, states...

How To Survive Your Childhood Now That You're An Adult: The Path to Awakening and Authenticity

Ira Israel | Posted 09.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ira Israel

"People are always shouting they want to create a better future. It's not true. The future is an apathetic void of no interest to anyone. The past is ...

Why Psychotherapists, Coaches, Counselors, and Healers of All Kinds Need Depth

MeiMei Fox | Posted 03.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
MeiMei Fox

Doctor, nurse, pastoral or spiritual counselor, Jungian analyst, addiction treatment specialist, social worker, shaman, coach... There may be many mon...

How to Be a Hero

Grace de Rond | Posted 02.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Grace de Rond

None of us wants to get to the end of life and figure out that we spent all our energy making a living and neglected to create a super life. And we sure don't want to believe that the purpose of life is to struggle and suffer!

Awakening The Hero Within

Steven and Michael Meloan | Posted 02.04.2016 | Impact
Steven and Michael Meloan

"The call to adventure is the point in a person's life when they are first given notice that everything is going to change, whether they know it or no...

The Collective Journey -- Part 2

Maya Zuckerman | Posted 01.29.2016 | Entertainment
Maya Zuckerman

We are all co-creators of the human story, each bringing a piece of it, together creating an immersive, interactive and non-linear narrative that stretches through the ages and into the future.

The Collective Journey - Part 1

Maya Zuckerman | Posted 01.27.2016 | Entertainment
Maya Zuckerman

"Our lives are not our own. From womb to tomb, we are bound to others, past and present, and by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future." ...

Living Well With Lyme Disease: 5 Tips to Be a Better Husband in 'Sickness and in Health'

Mark W. Guay | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Mark W. Guay

Through this experience, I've grown to learn a bit about what it takes to be a better husband when your spouse depends on you to be the caretaker.

Are You Following Your Heart and Blisters?

Phillip Mountrose | Posted 01.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Phillip Mountrose

Have you ever wanted to take a course, start a new business, join a group, and... something gets in the way? You are too busy, an unexpected bill com...

A Call to Adventure -- Geeking Out on the Hero's Journey

Erin McElroy | Posted 01.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Erin McElroy

Life is one big journey full of many smaller journeys. Some journeys overlap. Some are quick; some are slow. Some journeys even seem to go backwards. ...

The Magic of Hollywood Is Identifying -- And Identifying With -- The Right Hero

Samuel C. Spitale | Posted 12.29.2015 | Politics
Samuel C. Spitale

Our cultural biases often make it difficult to see the prevailing side of an argument, especially when it's political in nature. Most of us inherit our politics from parents, peers, and social structures. When disagreement ensues, we tend to dig in our heels instead of trying to see the other person's point of view.

'Star Wars': Modern Myth or Tantalizing Submyth?

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 12.23.2015 | Media
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

A submyth looks and acts like a myth and borrows stirring mythic themes and characters, but it lacks the transformative total involvement of authentic, living myth. However much it moves us, we leave its presence as spectators, knowing it to be fiction.

Is Richard Nixon Why You Love Star Wars?

Joe Boyd | Posted 12.17.2015 | Entertainment
Joe Boyd

Today's the day! I'm as excited as every other nerdy 42-year-old American male.

3 Ways to Create Your Own Ethos and Find Bliss

Mark W. Guay | Posted 12.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mark W. Guay

Your rite of passage came with your first breath. And breathe deep my friends, because the air is as crisp as a fresh apple.

3 Ways a Yoga Retreat Will Deepen Your Purpose

Mark W. Guay | Posted 10.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Mark W. Guay

How I found myself on this endless summer retreat is a random set of coincidences. Coincidences that led me to believe our purpose in life is less often found by completing a life plan, but more so about being open to discovery.

Follow Your Bliss; Or Be Hunted Down By It

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

I left that workforce because being in it bored me, depressed me, and made me chronically tired and angry. Ignore your bliss and you will have symptoms. Why? Because it's the intrinsic, innermost you trying to get your attention. Don't keep doing this, it insists, raising its voice until your body aches with it.

5 Things that Will Help You Say 'Yes!' to Your Heroine's (or Hero's) Calling

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 09.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
20 Beautiful Women

Dr. Vicki Todd, Life Coach and Artist Did you know that we ALL have a calling in life? Yep, that means you too. Joseph Campbell said it best: "Fol...

Putting Your Positive Thoughts in High Impact Social Enterprise Action

Steve Mariotti | Posted 08.25.2016 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

An interview with High Impact Social Entrepreneurship (HISE) expert Mike Caslin, PART TWO An entrepreneur is anyone who undertakes a business--be i...

Happy 100th to Three Icons: Watts, Merton, Holiday

Philip Goldberg | Posted 08.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Philip Goldberg

I recently discovered that this year marks the 100th birthday of three cultural icons who influenced my life deeply in the late 1960s, when I first se...

Become the Strongest Version of Yourself: An Interview with Strength Camp Founder Elliott Hulse

Jairek Robbins | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Jairek Robbins

This interview is going down in the books as one of our all-time favorites. Period.

One Minute Experiments - Hero's Journey - Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center

Kalup Linzy | Posted 06.19.2016 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

This past week, I taught a video performance workshop at Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center entitled Minute Experiments. Each student created two one minute films exploring Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey.

5 Ways to Break the Barrier of Fear

Joan Moran | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Joan Moran

With a practice of conscious responsibility, you can overcome your fears by facing them with honesty and resilience every time they come your way. It's time to break the barriers of fear, let go of excuses, take off your suit of armor and live a fearless, balanced, and healthy life.

The Most Meaningful Careers Aren't Always Blissful

Stephanie Seibel | Posted 05.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Seibel

The only thing I am entitled to is the opportunity to become the person I came here to be. And while that might sound like a pretty lame birthday present from life, I've come to see it as the most beautiful gift of all.

What Many Mothers Have Taught Me About Holding On And Letting Go

Smita Malhotra, M.D. | Posted 05.05.2016 | Parents
Smita Malhotra, M.D.

It is through the mothers that have walked in and out of my exam rooms over the years that I learned some of the greatest life lessons.