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History The Great Teacher... Reflections on Last Week's Tragedy

Carol J. Carter | Posted 07.13.2016 | Education
Carol J. Carter

CLIFTON L. TAULBERT ...but as a people, we have been tardy. We have been absent! We have not gone to class as we should. It is in the classroom as...

How To Learn Life's Hardest Lessons Without Suffering Any Of The Pain

Matt Fore | Posted 07.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Fore

Dad was a no-nonsense kind of guy. When he said "Jump," I stayed in the air until he said I could come down. But he was fair. As for me and my brother...

The Lessons of Landing In the Middle

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 06.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

It has been said that we, as soul beings, choose our parents because we have lessons to learn from them as well as lessons to teach them. While no one...

What My Yoga Practice Has Taught Me About Business

Charles Edge | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Charles Edge

This may sound a little surprising, but yoga and business have a lot in common. Yoga teaches us about depth and focus. But as I've yoga can also provi...

How The World's Quietest Man Taught Me The World's Loudest Lessons

Ashli Mazer | Posted 06.17.2016 | Parents
Ashli Mazer

Father's Day weekend is here and I thought it would be fitting to carve out some time and some space on the internet to honor my Dad. Although, it is ...

10 Amazing Lessons You Can Learn From My Karate Students

Liesha Petrovich | Posted 06.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Liesha Petrovich

I have the best job in the world. My husband and I have taught karate for over 20 years. Sure, some days I feel like I'm herding cats, but teaching ...

30 Things I've Learned For My 30th Birthday

Anjali Sareen | Posted 06.06.2016 | Women
Anjali Sareen

The best and brightest moments of self-discovery in life often happen after you've pissed someone off in the pursuit of your own happiness.

Sophomore Year Reflections: Lessons I Learned From Experiencing College Burnout

David Ongchoco | Posted 05.23.2016 | College
David Ongchoco

"It is the hard days--the times that challenge you to your very core--that will determine who you are. We are more vulnerable than we ever thought but...

Theatre Rules for a Zen Life!

Samina Raza | Posted 05.10.2016 | Arts
Samina Raza

Theatre rules are not just for doing plays, they can easily be applied to life.

30 Things My Mother Taught Me

Walaa Chahine | Posted 05.06.2016 | Women
Walaa Chahine

It wasn't until this year that I truly began to value all she taught me -- the year after I graduated college and became my own person. Suddenly, everything my mother taught me about life was coming back to me. Here are 30 things my mother taught me that I didn't believe as a kid, but I 100% believe today.

10 Things I Have Learned From People Who Have Alzheimer's

Marie Marley | Posted 04.04.2016 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I was a caregiver for my beloved Romanian life partner, Ed, for seven years. Furthermore, I currently volunteer to make weekly visits to three women w...

5 Lessons I Learned From Traveling Solo

Lauren McCann | Posted 04.01.2016 | Travel
Lauren McCann

The argument for traveling solo has become a popular topic. I wanted to travel, but I wanted to see so much and didn't want to put a short time stamp on it. So, instead of waiting around for someone to be able to join me for this several-month long trip I wanted to do, I went solo.

Returning Home

Lucas Spangher | Posted 03.03.2016 | Travel
Lucas Spangher

I had learned a lot while abroad. I had learned the incredible privilege we have speaking English as a native language, the joy of unique experiences, the wonderful, almost revolutionary joy of feeling as though the time I spent was truly and utterly my own.

A Thank You Note To My Ex Husband

Toni Williams | Posted 03.02.2016 | Divorce
Toni Williams

In our 20 years of knowing each other, we have shared a lot. I've laughed, I've cried, and yes, I've even posted petty references about you on social media. But today, I want to thank you for what I've learned from you.

Five Lessons on Entrepreneurship From My Steve Harvey Show Interview

Timothy Sykes | Posted 02.19.2016 | Business
Timothy Sykes

I was recently invited to visit the Steve Harvey Show to discuss tips on how to earn a substantial income through trading. Together with two of my stu...

10 Lessons in Movie Theater Etiquette

Lee Allport | Posted 02.19.2016 | Entertainment
Lee Allport

Recently while sitting in my local theater I began observing the actions of the patrons coming in as well as people who were already seated. My short but thorough investigation turned up more than one faux pas.

Are You Sabotaging Your Chances at Love? On Daring and Breaking Wide Open.

Kristyn Caetano MPH, CHt | Posted 02.12.2016 | Women
Kristyn Caetano MPH, CHt

The relationship had been relatively short, and I had been the one to break it off. Even so, I had been torn up over it for many months. I understood too late, that there had been something there. Something real that could have been more.

The Simple Lessons Everette Taylor Has Learned About Being An Entrepreneur

Nyarai Chapingidza | Posted 02.24.2016 | College
Nyarai Chapingidza

Everette Taylor, 26, is a marketing executive, and CEO based in Downtown Los Angeles who is making waves in the marketing industry.

The Unlikely Messengers

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 02.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

Does everything mean something? Or do we simply attach meaning to whatever holds our attention? Either way, it's not lost on me that the minute I actually heard him, he was done. The timing was unmistakable. And because of that, I'll remember it as my private performance.

The Dark Days of Being a Solo Entrepreneur and 7 Core Mindset Tips to Push You Out of a Funk

Sky Mandala Marcano | Posted 02.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sky Mandala Marcano

Most of us solo entrepreneurs have had a dark day or two. Truth is being solo when running a company or brand can be difficult and most of all challen...

Seven Tropical Life Lessons From a Yellow Lab

Kathy Nimmer | Posted 01.20.2016 | Education
Kathy Nimmer

Amid stress, pressure, and uncertainty in the world of education and beyond, sometimes it takes the "fur people" in our lives to make sense of everything.

Changing Your Mindset to Achieve Success

Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC | Posted 01.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC

How Can I Change My Mindset? Many of us stunt our growth and stop ourselves from getting what we want by having a fixed mindset. We have that voice i...

What I Learnt From A Day With A Marketing Guru

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 01.13.2016 | Business
Jamie Scanlon

A lesson in becoming who you are, what others see and where you fit in the middle. It's not about me, it's about you Sounds like most breakups righ...

4 Lessons I've Learned in 2015

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 01.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jennifer Twardowski

The year of 2015 has been filled with all kinds of experiences: loss, grief, endings, new beginnings, major mindset shifts, disappointments, transform...

20 Lessons Learned In 2015

Joel L. Daniels | Posted 12.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Joel L. Daniels

Being human doesn't mean perfection. it means you live and learn and love and grow into yourself a little more each day, and pray you get as close to getting right as you possibly can. Word up.