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"Sun & Moon" Poetry

Meg DeBussey | Posted 04.21.2016 | Arts
Meg DeBussey

The sun shine singes my skin In prickly patches of abrasive tinges. Corrosive edges of Burnt starburst--bursting forth, Heavily heaved And collaps...

25 Journaling Prompts to Boost Your Success

Dr. Christi Hegstad | Posted 03.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christi Hegstad

As an adult, my journaling takes on a different form and, often surprising to others, has supported my professional life as much as my personal life.

10 Morning Practices To Create a Positive, Purposeful Day

Dr. Christi Hegstad | Posted 03.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christi Hegstad

If you long for more meaning and purpose in your life, are a victim of your snooze alarm, or wish you felt greater fulfillment at the close of each day, pay careful attention to your mornings. Here are 10 simple ideas to consider:

An Appeal To The People Vying For My Vote

Jeremy Nix | Posted 03.02.2016 | Politics
Jeremy Nix

I am a voter. So who should I pick based on what I've seen? I want someone to convince me who I can vote for that will change the problems this country has that I have seen with my own eyes.

Syrian Journalist Rami Jarrah Freed After Detention Without Charge In Turkey

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 02.20.2016 | World

UPDATE (Feb. 20): Turkish authorities released Syrian journalist Rami Jarrah after several days in detention, he confirmed in a Facebook post Saturday...

Judge Throws Out Order Requiring Sources To Reveal Bloomberg Contacts

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 01.22.2016 | Media

A judge in Delaware bankruptcy court has thrown out an order requiring more than 120 people to reveal any contact they had with Bloomberg reporters in...

3 Simple Practices That Changed My Life and Can Help You Live More Mindfully

Fauzia Burke | Posted 01.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Fauzia Burke

Me time. It sounds so good, and I know it's important, but how do we do it? As a purpose-driven entrepreneur running a business and a family, I've fou...

GOP Rep. Wants Government To Register Journalists

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.19.2016 | Media

A South Carolina state representative who once introduced legislation to replace federal paper currency with gold and silver coins wants the governmen...

Looking To Make Some Changes In The New Year? Try Journaling.

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.05.2016 | Healthy Living

The Question: Should I journal? The Answer: Yes. We'll explain with the help of Jennell Charles, a registered nurse and professor at Clayton State Uni...

How To Celebrate The Best Parts Of The Holidays All Year Long

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 12.26.2015 | Healthy Living

After weeks of preparation, menu planning, decorating and addressing greeting cards, just like that another holiday season has passed us by. Although ...

Here's Your Checklist For Making Positive Changes In 2016

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 12.17.2015 | OWN

What do you want to accomplish? And how can you overcome what's holding you back? Each of these perspective-shifting lists, from The 52 Lists Project,...

A Stoic Guide to Coping With the Holidays

Skye Cleary | Posted 12.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Skye Cleary

With drunk and flirty coworkers at holiday parties, rowdy relatives at family gatherings, and the inherent foibles of holiday travels, there is a neve...

Midlife Creates the Right Time to Write

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 09.24.2015 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

Instead of moaning and groaning about empty nests, expanding waistlines, and lost libidos, midlife women should write something. Now is the time to release the passionate muse that has languished for years beneath responsibilities for raising children, establishing careers, maintaining homes, retaining happy marriages, and campaigning for political causes and charities.

5 Ways to Help Kids Get Through School Jitters

Stephanie Hepburn | Posted 09.15.2015 | Parents
Stephanie Hepburn

Yesterday, I dropped off my 7-year-old at school. I held her hand as we wound around the school looking for her classroom and trying to make it before the bell signaled our tardiness. I tried to pass the one-year-old off to my husband so I could just focus on my daughter.

Finding Meaning in a Digital Age

Homaira Kabir | Posted 08.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Homaira Kabir

Photo credit: Joel Montes de Oca "Had I been blessed with even limited access to my own mind, there would have been no reason to write". ~ Joan Didi...

Working With Colors to Create Positive Energy

Linda Lauren | Posted 08.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Lauren

When you live your life in color, you live it with a smile. That's why children love balloons. They are colorful, and they make them want to embrace...

Ways to Open the Door to Dream Interpretation

Linda Lauren | Posted 08.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Lauren

My late mother was known among family and friends as the "Dream Lady" because she carried around with her a dream interpretation book, as well as a ca...

Wish Upon a Page: 4 Ways Journaling Can Help You Achieve the Ideal Life

Toneka Etienne, Ph.D. | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Toneka Etienne, Ph.D.

Journaling is no longer just for that confused adolescent girl who spends her evenings contemplating the meaning of life. No, it's an effective form of therapy from the eternal optimist all the way to the perpetual pessimist. Here are four reasons why writing down your thoughts can help move you closer to your ideal life:

The Benefits of a Gratitude Journal and How to Maintain One

Lauren Jessen | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Jessen

The timing of when you want to write is up to you. While I try to write in my gratitude journal every night, sometimes it becomes every other night. That's okay. Journal when it feels right for you -- the benefits really are worth it.

How to Use Your Journal (Part 2)

Christine Marion-Jolicoeur | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Marion-Jolicoeur

Noticing your personal patterns is like figuring out what you don't want; it's a good start, but it's not a solution in and of itself. The magic happens when you figure out how you DO want to feel.

7 Inspiring Vacation Journal Writing Prompts

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 06.02.2015 | Women
Dr. Gail Gross

Journaling is an excellent habit to incorporate into daily life, and vacation gives you ample time to dive deep into your thoughts and emotions, unfiltered and without daily obligations tugging at your sleeve.

Social Media: 5 Ways to Disconnect

Tayler Wiley | Posted 06.27.2015 | College
Tayler Wiley

If we are focused on which filter makes a photo look best instead of seeing the world in real time, we are missing the point of what it is to experience and appreciate. We must remember that the future isn't a destination we are trying to get to, but a direction we are traveling with each step.

6 Ways to Use Your Journal

Christine Marion-Jolicoeur | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Marion-Jolicoeur

Sometimes we need a little help to let go of the day or transition into another role (example: from working professional to parent). At the end of your day or the end of your work day, write out a few lines about what happened as a tangible way to "close the book" on that part of your day.

10 Ways Writing Can Help You Become a Better Runner

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

When you open a running journal it should remind you of what you love about the sport. Your journal should have amusing doodles in the margins and dog-eared pages that recount your greatest efforts or darkest days of injury.

Facts Amore: Tips From Italy Tour For Presenting Science

David Saddington | Posted 04.18.2015 | Science
David Saddington

In the long-term academics need to start making concessions and communicate science with clarity, especially for topics which have profound impacts upon society such as climate change.