iOS app Android app


Change is a Process

Ellie Newman | Posted 12.16.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

Change is a process. It takes time. It takes focus and effort. Especially when we are talking about changing an established behavior. On the rare bles...

Change is a Process

Ellie Newman | Posted 11.07.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

Change is a process. It takes time. It takes focus and effort. Especially when we are talking about changing an established behavior. On the rare bles...

An Effective Alternative To Judgement During Divorce

Karen McMahon | Posted 10.25.2016 | Divorce
Karen McMahon

I often coach my clients around the impact that being judgmental has on them, the people they interact with and their circumstances. I invite them to be discerning rather than judgmental and have found that there is significant confusion around these two words, what they mean and what the difference is.

Who's Judging You?

Melissa J. Nixon | Posted 10.10.2016 | Women
Melissa J. Nixon

What an A-MAZING journey the Courageous Life Women's Empowerment Brunch tours have been. So many a-ha moments and clarity found for the next step. One of my most favorite things to do is connecting with the women afterwards. I ALWAYS want to personally and individually thank them for their time, support and for daring to find the courage to start or continue what they know they have been called to do!

What Is A Voter's Responsibility?

Terry Newell | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Terry Newell

With election day fast approaching, it's worth asking: What is a voter responsible for doing?

It's O.K. To Be Sad

Ellie Newman | Posted 09.20.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

It's o.k. to be sad, even very, very sad. Sadness, like anger, is a very fine emotion. But, like anger, not all of us are comfortable feeling it or being in the immediate vicinity of someone else who is experiencing it.

To The Woman Who Thinks My Life Is Perfect...

Michelle Zunter | Posted 08.03.2016 | Women
Michelle Zunter

What's your idea of "perfect"? Do you even subscribe to the idea that people or the lives they lead can be perfect? Come to find out, I fit into someone's idea of the perfect life.

Policing Human Biases

Krishna Pendyala | Posted 07.26.2016 | Impact
Krishna Pendyala

It seems that every day, we wake up to another headline about police violence or tense race relations in our country. There is constantly another shoo...

Put Down The Pitchforks, Pokemon Go Players Aren't Hurting Anyone

Amanda Redhead | Posted 07.22.2016 | Technology
Amanda Redhead

I'll admit that I am not a fan of the Pokemon Go craze that is sweeping the nation. This past weekend my social media feeds were awash with players st...

People Like That: Using Inclusivity To Avoid Harmful Generalizations

Kim Mecca | Posted 06.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kim Mecca

"People like this... Women like that.... Children like those..." The problem with generalizations is that people aren't just one thing. Human beings...

Where to Find Wisdom in the Body

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

Though HRV may play a role in wisdom, Grossman thinks that there isn't a lot one can do to change it--it's more a matter of individual differences. But, he says, we may want to consider training people in impartial, third-person perspective taking to help them be wiser in life, whether they have high HRV or not.

The Art of Nonverbal Power Dynamics

Janet Odgis | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business
Janet Odgis

Amy Cuddy, an associate professor at Harvard Business School and a renowned TED speaker, recently gave a talk at the Women Presidents' Organization Conference 2016 on the topic of nonverbal power dynamics, also known (outside of academic circles) as body language.

What You Don't See When I'm On My Phone Around My Children

Angela Ashton Smith | Posted 05.23.2016 | Parents
Angela Ashton Smith

I take photos of my children, and in moments when they seem to feel less than special, I pull them out and we retell the stories within them. I use them as a tool to help them remember the details of those moments.

Hilary Duff Wears Short Shorts to Drop-Off and So Do I..

Mara Menachem | Posted 05.10.2016 | Parents
Mara Menachem

Lately, the subject of what parents (always pointed toward women) wear to drop their offspring off at school is a hot topic - aren't we lucky? Another way we as women get to be judged (yay!). It

If a Dandelion Had a Ted Talk: Mastering Creative Integrity & Your Critics

Kat Cowley | Posted 05.02.2016 | Good News
Kat Cowley

Ted Talks have changed the way we instigate & replenish passions around the world. No longer do you need a conference ticket, several hundred dollars ...

The Toy-Snatching Mother (She's a Friend of Mine)

Aileen Jones-Monahan | Posted 05.03.2016 | Parents
Aileen Jones-Monahan

We want our children to learn to share, right? To grow up and let the neighbors have some squash from the garden? Let a friend borrow their jacket on a chilly night... and not just because they want something in return, right?

A Stowaway, a Black Sheep, and a Wedding

Janet Bertolus | Posted 04.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Janet Bertolus

I decided right then and there, in the midst of this family of strangers, to declare my status. "I guess not. You know, I'm a black sheep."

Don't Drink the Hater-Aid: Unmasking the Cult of Perfect Parenting

Erin Johnson | Posted 04.14.2016 | Parents
Erin Johnson

What works for us may not work for someone else. It doesn't mean we're right and they're wrong. Why must we always seek to prove or justify the choices we've made raising our kids?

Open Your Mind, Heart, and Will

Pekka Pirhonen | Posted 04.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Pekka Pirhonen

Cynicism distracts me from my feelings, makes empathy impossible, helping others embarrassing, listening difficult. Nothing really inspires and touches your heart, nothing wakes your childlike curiosity.

Unwrapping The Gifts While Weathering The Wrath of Spilled Truth

Jami Tennille | Posted 03.18.2016 | Women
Jami Tennille

For many, life is but a play. I know because I had a part in one for a long time and shared confessions with others who themselves felt to be trapped...

Walk a Day in My Shoes

Mim Jenkinson | Posted 02.26.2016 | Women
Mim Jenkinson

Walk a day in my shoes. Feel my fear that I'm going to lose this fight. That I might never see my children grow up, go to school, win their first competition, really talk to them, dance at their weddings. Feel sad that my children might never really know me.

My Nine-year-old Teaches Me Perspective

Heidi Allen | Posted 02.22.2016 | Parents
Heidi Allen

Everyone feels pain, vulnerability and fear. Just because someone seems strong or like they have everything together, it doesn't mean they aren't fighting their own battles. Like anyone, they need compassion and empathy.

Vulnerability at Its Finest

Harper Spero | Posted 02.11.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Harper Spero

I thought about my heartburn from earlier that had passed. I realized that it was self-induced. I was so terrified of this class -- the vulnerability, the criticism and the judgement that I caused myself to have physical pain.

Be an Idiot in Business and Life

Grant Cardone | Posted 02.04.2017 | Business
Grant Cardone

The word "idiot" comes from Latin and was used to describe a common person who was not educated, not worldly. It is a word used to make a person feel bad, to feel like they are missing out on something that "everyone else knows!"

WHiP It! Dive Into Your Love Drop -- A Meditation

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 01.22.2017 | Divorce
Amy Elias, MS When we attend to...