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Yoga's Guide for Peaceful People Management

Jennie Lee | Posted 09.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jennie Lee

For better or worse, people affect us from the moment we wake up in the morning until we fall asleep again each night. Their words and actions can d...

Aunts

Kim Kalicky | Posted 08.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kim Kalicky

"These are the girls who will be at my wedding, I thought... These are the friends who will bring me flowers at the birth of my first child, and th...

Soggy Dog Weathers Rainstorm Thanks To Kindhearted Strangers

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.28.2015 | Good News

When it's raining cats and dogs, sometimes all you can do is seek shelter and ride out the storm. And when you're a dog in that situation, if you're l...

Incredibly Kind Kids -- Overcoming All Odds -- Jackdaniel Calvillo

Leigh McManus | Posted 08.28.2015 | Good News
Leigh McManus

In this, the fourth and final installment of the Incredibly Kind Kids series, we meet a very special young man: Jackdaniel Calvillo, age 9, of Los Angeles, California. He is consistently motivated to do the right thing and is always finding new ways to give back to those around him.

Food Matters: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.27.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week we helped seed community and school gardens in Uganda, Cameroon, and St. Louis Missouri. These projects provide local residents with not just access to healthy food, but the tools to grow their own food and maintain ownership of their own food sources.

5 Habits That Will Attract More Positivity Into Your Life

Tyler C Beaty | Posted 08.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Tyler C Beaty

After some deep self-evaluation, I uncovered a lot of issues, including some bad habits that were feeding my negativity. That realization led me to start seeking out good habits that would attract more positivity into my life.

Who's the "Mentally Ill, Homeless Man" Down the Street?

Matt Hartman | Posted 08.26.2015 | Impact
Matt Hartman

The next time you see someone rambling on the street or asking for money, put yourself in their position. We need to imagine lacking a family, lacking food and lacking simple roofs over our heads. Maybe then, we'll understand and begin showing compassion.

The Tools of Kindness

Brooks Palmer | Posted 08.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brooks Palmer

A clutter situation is often created by losing touch with ourselves. We've gotten overwhelmed by life. Our careers, goals, and day-to-day tasks have ...

Young Kenyan Sees Permaculture Seeding Peace

Mel Sellick | Posted 08.19.2015 | Green
Mel Sellick

It's a lofty goal to shift things around for these villagers who battle extreme poverty and have a "zero" diet. They survive by growing and eating genetically modified corn, heavily laden with pesticides.

Incredibly Kind Kids - Whatever It Takes - Kamden and Gavin Cross

Leigh McManus | Posted 08.19.2015 | Good News
Leigh McManus

Kamden and Gavin have so much heart and courage, born of the love and leadership of two outstanding parents. Their father's love lives on through the heart and actions of his wife and two incredibly kind sons.

How to Keep Your Peace and Say Your Piece in a Hyper-Sensitive Culture

Maimah Karmo | Posted 08.18.2015 | Impact
Maimah Karmo

I was talking with my daughter recently. She told me a friend had made a comment to her, and she'd thought nothing of it; then afterwards, the frien...

Things To Remember & Things To Forget: A Heartfelt List for Moms Sending A Kid To College

Julie Niehoff | Posted 08.14.2015 | Women
Julie Niehoff

This is not a list of what to bring to college, like toothbrushes and flashlights. This is a list of what to keep in your heart, and what to throw out. It's about family and parenting and saying good-bye without really saying good-bye.

How a Homeless Man Touched my Life

Ashley Alteman | Posted 08.13.2015 | Impact
Ashley Alteman

This man, Alan, managed to not just touch my heart in 60 minutes, he managed to give me a wide-eyed reality check, a compassionate one, at that. I walked into that situation thinking that I was the one who was going to lead with compassion.

The Lost Art of Kindness: Cyberbullying, an Ever-Growing Issue

Alicia Cook | Posted 08.12.2015 | Technology
Alicia Cook

When I attended elementary, middle and high school, things were different. There was no real anonymity. I knew which classmates wanted to humiliate me. I sat next to them in class. They would sign their actual names on their mean notes to me in between periods.

Incredibly Kind Kids - The Fuentes Children

Leigh McManus | Posted 08.12.2015 | Good News
Leigh McManus

Mario and Tara Fuentes are the parents of three incredibly kind kids. Michael, 10, Catherine, 9, and their youngest, Mario, 6, are all committed to doing acts of kindness and making sure their actions leave a positive impact.

Be Truly Human: Practice Random Acts of Kindness

Noelle Nelson | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Noelle Nelson

These random acts of kindness, and many more like them, are easy to do. And they restore a sense of caring and connection to each other as we go about our busy lives. All such acts will cost you is a moment of attention to the other human beings inhabiting the same planet as you do, trying as valiantly as you are to make it through another day.

5 Things Not to Do to a Person With Deformity

Joel Peterson | Posted 08.07.2015 | Impact
Joel Peterson

I fell into a pot of boiling-hot water, immersed in it for nearly an hour -- alone and unsupervised. This traumatic event, literally scarred me for life. Physically for sure, but also emotionally and psychologically.

Our Parents' Level of Consciousness

Suza Scalora | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Suza Scalora

In this video, Eckhart Tolle and physical chemist Lothar Schäfer discuss that no one can act beyond their level of consciousness, including our parents.

Relating From Inferiority or Superiority?

Suza Scalora | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Suza Scalora

In this video, Eckhart Tolle explains that when we relate to others from the level of form, our ego goes into comparison mode by evaluating our physical appearance, wealth, education, knowledge, and power, in relation to the other person.

How to See Your Beauty Without a Mirror

Christina Grasso | Posted 08.06.2015 | Women
Christina Grasso

Youth, beauty, symmetry, it's all very lovely. But it's transient. I want to be more than that. Because, it's nice to be beautiful, but it's more beautiful to be nice. Truth.

A L'Arche Serving of Love in Kolkata

Rumni Saha | Posted 08.06.2015 | Religion
Rumni Saha

I must admit that L'Arche, Kolkata, was another experience to behold and left me feeling shameful for ever doubting its sanctity. However, what saddened me was the enormity of need there; how fortunate were the few who had miraculously found a home at Asha Niketan.

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...

The Seeds are Planted: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.06.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week we were honored to give seed grants of $1000 each to people around the world who are tackling environmental and social problems in their communities.

You Matter

Kim Kalicky | Posted 08.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kim Kalicky

Soul-bearing. Here we go - I know Ed Sheeran because of my son, Matt. Matt played the music for Thinking Out Loud for YouTube and then flamed out ...

Think Honestly and Critically About Reading and the Written Word

Lee-Anne Gray Psy.D | Posted 07.31.2015 | Education
Lee-Anne Gray Psy.D

As I delved deeper into Paul Thomas' work, and directed energy to the urgent nature of his calls for action and attention to class and race inequity in America, I found that we share many commonalities.