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Letting Go of the Past

Regrets... I've Had A Few

Rani St. Pucchi | Posted 08.30.2016 | Women
Rani St. Pucchi

I don't know about you, but there have been a few things that I've regretted about my past: the chances I didn't take; the opportunities I passed on; relationships that, even though toxic, I stayed in hoping things would change. The time I wasted on the wrong person; the people I was afraid to get close to; and the decisions I waited too long to make.

Healing The Past And Letting Go

Rani St. Pucchi | Posted 07.05.2016 | Women
Rani St. Pucchi

"Help, I have done it again I have been here many times before Hurt myself again today And the worst part is there's no one else to blame" -- Sia's "B...

3 Steps to Understanding and Healing Trauma

Dania Vanessa Illescas | Posted 05.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dania Vanessa Illescas

All of us will face some form of trauma in our lives from accidents, bad experiences or choices, stress, etc. Sometimes, it is a bad memory that jumps out at us when we least expect it. Other times it could be mental or emotional distress that we may not understand or be able to name.

Who Were You? Who Are You Now? Who Will You Be?

Greg Frucci | Posted 04.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Frucci

This Is Who I Was... And Who I Am Now. I was alone on a small sailboat by my own choice. I was 300 miles out to sea in the Atlantic Ocean during the...

11 Pieces of Tough Love Hidden in Adele's '25'

Alyssa Piperis | Posted 04.11.2016 | Women
Alyssa Piperis

The more I've listened to 25, the more I've uncovered gems. Hidden in these 11 new songs are crucial, no BS life lessons, or pieces of tough love, I believe everyone needs to hear and have reinforced from time to time.

Are You a Supreme Judge in the Court of Life?

Mara Shapshay | Posted 03.24.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Mara Shapshay

Judging another human being, situation or ourselves is something we all do. I'm not immune. I judge myself for watching The Bachelor then I judge al...

On Infertility, Closure, and Letting Go: The Lessons of Perimenopause

Mary Pritchard | Posted 03.17.2017 | Women
Mary Pritchard

So what did I tell my ex? That while I understood and respected his need for closure - to get things off his chest - and I was grateful for my time with him, I needed to close the door on that chapter of my life. I wished him well and much peace and happiness, but told him that lunch simply wasn't in the cards.

4 Steps To Letting Go Of The Past Once And For All

Randall Hartman | Posted 02.23.2017 | Fifty
Randall Hartman

You never got over the divorce. Your best friend betrayed you. Your kids hurt you. The boss gave the promotion to someone less deserving. Over the years the garbage heap of the past weighs you down. This is a serious problem. It's critical to let go of the past.

3 Simple Tools to Create the Future You Want

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 02.11.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

We are all co-creating our futures. Why not make it different from your past? All it takes is awareness and the willingness to release the past so it no longer has a hold over you. Remember, you can change the future and it starts right now!

9 Things to Leave Behind in the New Year

Eliana Reyes | Posted 12.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Eliana Reyes

From time to time I review my "naughty" list to make sure I haven't fallen back to old habits. We have all heard the saying "out with the old, in with the new." Truthfully, we can't enjoy the new if we don't make a conscious effort to get rid of the old.

5 Actions You Should Never Regret

Alexandra Harra | Posted 10.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

Once we acknowledge that we must undertake these five actions with joy and without regret, we feel fully confident that no circumstance of the past can dim the brilliance of our future.

It's Not Personal

Rachel Wahba | Posted 10.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Rachel Wahba

Wrestling with where to go with my feelings towards my ex-partner of 31 years is formidable. The relationship as it was is over, there is no going back.

Letting Go and Letting In

Traci L. Slatton | Posted 07.10.2016 | Women
Traci L. Slatton

My delicious friend Micki appeared at my door two years ago and promptly began to purge my closet. I was suddenly lightened. I hadn't lost anything, I had gained. Unencumbered, gravity had morphed into grace; in that magical transformation was an opening.

Accelerate Your Ability to Thrive By Letting Stuff Go

Greg Frucci | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Greg Frucci

Negativity takes control of us. Yet, negativity does not come from someplace outside of our bodies... it comes from our own minds. Thus, we create it and we are responsible for it. So, if we keep negative thinking in our own minds, we can get rid of it as well.

Mad Woman or Healer? My Journey With the Thrive Course

Ama Nkwa | Posted 05.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ama Nkwa

This week's lesson in Arianna Huffington's Thrive course is about self forgiveness and gratitude. Wow, I have been musing on this teaching all week...

Realizing the Importance of Letting Go!

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 05.22.2016 | Good News
Dr. Hyder Zahed

There is something important to be learned from the art of 'letting go', it is an invitation to relinquish unhealthy attachments to events, ideas, possessions, and minor irritations.

Mercury Retrograde: A Time to Say Goodbye

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 05.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Lammersen

Saying goodbye, that's what this time is for -- I have to say goodbye before I can say hello to my future, to my potential, to my destiny. Be courageous. You're not alone. You've got the universe on your side, and there's nothing more powerful than that. It's time to say goodbye and let go. Drive on.

The Boy Who Couldn't Be A Cub Scout

Mary Hickey | Posted 06.27.2015 | Parents
Mary Hickey

Do you know that this boy was born a month too soon? Do you know that in the hospital, I watched him through the glass as warming lights and IVs gave him the things that I couldn't provide?

Why Being Upset With Someone Is Always About YOU

Dina Strada | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Dina Strada

I think our closest relationships are our greatest mirrors into ourselves. They are the ones that trigger our deepest wounds the most... the ones where we really get the opportunity to work on our stuff. How many times have you found yourself frustrated and angry at your spouse or your children, accusing them of things you yourself know you do?

Let's Be Real 'Let It Go' Quotes

Chiara Cortese | Posted 03.31.2015 | Women
Chiara Cortese

The opposite of letting go is to hold on to and be attached to something. That means we love and desire it or are harping on the negative effects of what it has done to us. If you've reached the need to "let it go" stage, it means that your attachment has consumed you

5 Steps to Letting Go of the Past

Peter Field | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Peter Field

Your new year, and your new life await. There is no better time than now to draw a line under the past and move forward into a better, fresher and freer tomorrow. Follow these five steps and you will do just that.

7 Steps to Being a Kinder Person

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Kindness is the best gift. You know because it gives you that welcome skip in the heart, whether you're giving or receiving. Yet in this time of frantic holiday making, kindness can get lost along the way.

The Haunting of Our Past

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

Our story is our past, and our past is our story. Much of the hurt we carry around with us is a stowaway from our past -- our inability to let go of what once was in order to grasp hold of what now is.

Insecurities: Where They Start and How to Get Rid of Them

Sheila Blagg | Posted 11.24.2014 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Make a list for yourself. Write down all of the positives that you like about yourself. Make a list of the negatives, too. Then, as you are reading the good and the bad, ask yourself, "Is this truly how I feel, or has someone made me feel this way?"

5 Great Questions for a First Date and 5 Bad Ones

Sheila Blagg | Posted 11.08.2014 | Weddings
Sheila Blagg

Usually, first dates are a casual attempt to get to know each other a little better (and have fun doing it), and that boils down to asking lots of questions. Here are five questions you should definitely ask on a first date: