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A Girl From the Hood Moves to Italy

Aleichia Williams | Posted 06.13.2016 | Latino Voices
Aleichia Williams

Today I enjoyed a beer as I sat alongside the Mediterranean Sea. I can't stop smiling when I consider it. I'm not sure if the desire to understand ...

Want to Make This Summer the One You Finally Enjoy?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 06.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jinny Ditzler

Photo credit: Ivan Kruk How often have you come to the end of the summer feeling disappointed? I believe few of us escape regret after these mo...

30 Radically Simple Ways to Change Your Life

Tom Casano | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

We need change, and there are many very simple ways that you can bring positive change into your life now.

6 Surefire Ways to Take Back Control of Your Life

Elyse Santilli | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

If you want to step into your power as the creator of your life and ruler of your mind, here are 6 surefire ways to take back control of your life.

Forget the Plan and Embrace Life

Lori Axler | Posted 05.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lori Axler

I took a risk many years ago when I accepted a job and moved from Philly to Manhattan without a place to live, which at the time was even more challenging than finding work. When the next opportunity presented itself, as unforeseen as it was, I embraced it.

I Choose the Roller Coaster Ride

Heidi Allen | Posted 05.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Heidi Allen

In my heart I know there's only one real choice. I choose the roller coaster, and I'm going to ride it with my hands up.

Is Pursuing Our Dreams Preventing the Peace We Long For?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 05.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jinny Ditzler

Recently my physical therapist was encouraging me to find my own answers to these questions by considering why the pain in my hip is persisting. Bottom line? I expect too much of myself and allow others to do the same. More about my lessons in a minute.

One Day, I Woke Up and I Hated My Life

Anjali Sareen | Posted 05.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Anjali Sareen

Turning 30, it turns out, has taught me that self-discovery never ends, that today won't look the same as yesterday or tomorrow, and that in order to live your life the way you want you actually have to live your life the way you want.

4 Ways to Be a More Compassionate Person

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 05.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jinny Ditzler

If this issue matters to you, here are the guidelines I'm learning. As you read my suggestions, consider how you're doing or think about what you can do to be more compassionate. They're written in the first person to make them easier to adopt as your own if you wish.

Finding Myself While Getting Lost Along the Way

Allison Alter | Posted 04.28.2016 | Parents
Allison Alter

In some respects my future is a blank slate, which is horrifying or at least unsettling despite the envy of some for the liberating possibilities, even if they aren't entirely limitless. It occurred to me recently that my personal endeavors outside of raising my wonderful 18-month-old boy are not as vacant as I've managed to convince myself all this time, and it has been, and will likely continue to evolve as all dynamic things do.

What Is Finger Pointing Costing Us -- and What You Can Do

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 04.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jinny Ditzler

When something goes wrong, it's all too easy to point the finger in the other direction.

Life Transitions: How to Prepare and Thrive

Carol Morgan | Posted 04.14.2016 | Women
Carol Morgan

If you're going through (or about to go through) a life transition, think about this: your track record for getting through it is 100% so far. Notice I didn't say it was always easy, but you got through it.

The Power of the Things Only You Can Do

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 04.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Let's make a deal not to get to the end of our lives, regretting not having done what only we can do. Going to your grave without doing them would be a tragedy, but doing them is your greatest legacy. I've made a simple note to myself and invite you to do the same.

15 Ways To Manifest Your Desires

Elyse Santilli | Posted 04.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

You are a powerful creator and you can create your dreams by mapping out a vision for your life and deliberately choosing beliefs, feelings and actions that support that vision. If you need some inspiration, here are 15 ways to manifest your desires.

The Book That Changed My Life

Karen Pallisgaard | Posted 04.01.2016 | Books
Karen Pallisgaard

This month Elizabeth Gilbert celebrates the 10-year anniversary of her (beyond) bestselling book. Eat Pray Love Made Me Do It: Life Journeys Inspired by the Bestselling Memoir will be out on April 5th, and I can't wait to read it.

Life Changes Can Cause Bumps in the Tax Road

Mark Steber | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business
Mark Steber

Last year, like every other year, there were tons of tax law changes approved at the last minute. Tax law changes cause concern and confusion for tax...

Is It Time to Admit How Good You Are?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Here are my three top reasons for coming out of the ''not good enough" closet:

12 Ways to Live With No Regrets

Elyse Santilli | Posted 03.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

We have been conditioned to justify everything we do, so we often ignore the things that bring us joy and bliss because there is no obvious or rational reason to do them. Our joy guides us towards our purpose and passions in life. So do more of the things you love and follow your inspiration.

Finding Adventure Again After Kids

Jennifer Legra | Posted 02.26.2016 | Parents
Jennifer Legra

Having kids didn't kill our adventure gene, it just made it easier to find the "buts" -- but I'm tired, but the baby's sick, but the packing, the money, the routine, the fill in the blank.

How to Have a Post-Traumatic Breakthrough

Tara-Nicholle Nelson | Posted 02.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tara-Nicholle Nelson

There are only two kinds of people in this world: those who have been through a life-changing traumatic experience, and those who will go through one in the future.

48 Ways To Transform Your Life

Elyse Santilli | Posted 02.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Be more open, honest and vulnerable with others. Then they can enjoy and love who you really are; not the front or facade you put on for the world.

The Importance of Feeling Important

Tzvi Miller | Posted 02.17.2016 | College
Tzvi Miller

As seniors in college looking forward to life's next hurdles - graduation and employment - it is important to retain a sense of feeling important.

Starting Over (Again) After Seventy

Susan R. Meyer | Posted 02.10.2016 | Fifty
Susan R. Meyer

There's a saying in coaching that you end up coaching the clients who need what you yourself need to work on. So, it's no small irony that, as someone who coaches women over forty who are planning the next phase of their life, I am currently planning my own next phase.

12 Steps To Create A Better Life

Elyse Santilli | Posted 02.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

When you smile at a stranger in the street they might go home in a better mood, compliment their partner, who will in turn show love to the next person they encounter. Your small acts of kindness can have a ripple effect on the world.

How to Fill Your $$$ Buckets Without Purchasing a Single Lottery Ticket

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 02.04.2016 | Women
Kay Tacke Morse

I just moved. All unpacked, except one neglected box of photographs. This move has magnificently influenced my motivation for more life style adjustments.