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Life Purpose

We All Need a Mission

John Toomey | Posted 09.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
John Toomey

What is your life purpose, your passion? Last Saturday morning, I had a wake-up call, a deep reminder of how important it is to feel a sense of purpos...

5 Things that Will Help You Say 'Yes!' to Your Heroine's (or Hero's) Calling

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 09.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
20 Beautiful Women

Dr. Vicki Todd, Life Coach and Artist Did you know that we ALL have a calling in life? Yep, that means you too. Joseph Campbell said it best: "Fo...

The Biggest Love I Have Known, So Far

Sue Crites | Posted 09.01.2015 | Parents
Sue Crites

As the temperatures drop and the days shorten, I always get a feeling of impending doom. As a parent of two teenagers, the end of summer means back-to-school. Many parents (and non-parents) revel at the return of a schedule, and all that is associated with the return of routines. I, on the other hand, get sad at this time of year.

An Open Letter to Wayne Dyer and His Reply: A Message on Higher Purpose

Torrie Pattillo | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Torrie Pattillo

Aug. 30, 2015 marked the one-year anniversary since I had left my wife. I thought this day would be marked with great sadness, yet I felt inexplicable...

I Have a Favorite Child

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 08.31.2015 | Parents
Rebecca Lammersen

I've paired down my life as much as I can, to the necessities and the priorities, but something remains imbalanced. I'm going to say something that may make you gasp and choke on your coffee -- I have a favorite child.

GOD Speaks: The Reason People Do Not Move Forward on Their Dreams

Maria Portas | Posted 08.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Portas

There is a saying here on earth: "You are what it is that you think about." I like to state it in this way: "You Are and I Am." You see You Are eve...

What Change Is Imminent in Your Life?

Amy Crumpton | Posted 08.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Crumpton

photo by Ryan McGuire at stocksnap.io I walked two blocks from my office door to the cafe. I ordered some oatmeal and a latte "to go" from the bari...

Guidelines for the 30-Somethings

Adrian Kamalii | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Adrian Kamalii

For my contemporaries, let's remember to be more introspective, less harsh on ourselves with our follies and less aggrandizing with our accomplishments. Listen, do not compare, connect and remember -- we have a purpose.

3 Reasons You Stay Stuck in a Job You Hate Instead of Pursuing Your Dream

Grace Bluerock | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Why are people resigned to stay unhappy in a job they hate instead of doing work that feeds them and that they are passionate about? It boils down to three main reasons.

Looking for Your Purpose? Look No Farther!

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 08.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Everyone has a purpose in life ... a unique gift or special talent to give to others. And when we blend this unique talent with service to others, we...

Discovering Your Soul's Purpose With Three Simple Practices

Emily Stroia | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Emily Stroia

Sometimes it takes time and experimentation to really discover it. The more you practice doing simple and small tasks every day of what you love and excites you, you start to grow into that of which you already are.

6 Ways To Find Your Passion And Live Your Purpose

Lamisha Serf-Walls | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Lamisha Serf-Walls

Every single human being on this planet has a path and purpose to fulfill, whether they realize it or not. Whether it is fulfilled within your career, volunteer work, parenting, creating social change, or something else entirely, you too have a brilliant purpose and it's about time you found it.

We're All Aging -- But Don't Panic, It's Organic!

Maddisen K. Krown | Posted 08.21.2015 | Fifty
Maddisen K. Krown

Once you move into midlife, which is between 40-ish and 60-ish, it's more important than ever to have and actively pursue meaningful goals. Why? Because this is often the time that many people begin to lose hope or even give up on the idea of a purposeful and rewarding life.

How Introverts Thrive While Flowing Quietly Within Intense Moments

Greg Frucci | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Greg Frucci

When we introverts do travel out beyond our quiet worlds... sometimes magic happens. In our quiet, we absolutely love life. At least I do, I don't talk much with other people, so I do not know for sure.

Finding a Purpose

Lisa Messenger | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Messenger

Here are a few tools that might help you along the way in uncovering your own true calling in business or life, or perhaps in both...

Make the Quantum Leap! It's Worth the Risk

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 08.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marilyn O'Malley

I remember 10 years ago being in my home in Mystic, Connecticut, packing up my belongings to move to Santa Barbara, California, and tearing my famil...

3 Ways to Become a More Conscious Entrepreneur

Stephanie Seibel | Posted 08.10.2015 | Green
Stephanie Seibel

You're busy. Your phone's buzzing with notifications, your desk's a storm of Post-It notes, and your news feed says the world's got more than enough problems to solve (...Like this "sixth mass extinction" business? Your email inbox is already a black hole of doom!)

Finding the Beautiful Story (And a Surprise at the End!)

Amy Crumpton | Posted 07.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Crumpton

photo @ stocksnap.io by Luis Llerena We just pulled into my husband's home place in Mississippi to spend a long weekend. I love the peace of this pl...

This Is the One Question You Need to Ask Yourself

Allison Geddie | Posted 07.29.2015 | Entertainment
Allison Geddie

I hope that with each of the days you have, you'll chase your goals, your dreams, your fire. That you'll act with that urgency of life in mind. Life is short. Don't count the days. Make the days count.

How to Live Your Purpose in 30 Seconds

Stephanie Seibel | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Seibel

The next time you catch a case of the purpose blues, just remember that you'll find the greatest success and purpose when you let go of the need for perfect answers and instead start actively living into the space of a few good questions.

On the Other Side of Fear

Erin Parker | Posted 07.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Erin Parker

There are weeks that I go to Barnes and Noble more than I see my family. Alone, I roam the aisles looking for books to devour and dream of one day see...

Invoking Camus to Live

Michael Shammas | Posted 07.15.2015 | Books
Michael Shammas

In just two words of five syllables, medieval man brewed a bitter antidote to all from melancholy and regret to hubris and ostentation: memento mori.

How to Discover Your Purpose and Do Work You Love

Grace Bluerock | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Finding your purpose takes some effort, but it gives you in return such important awareness and insight into yourself. When you think about the rest of your life, investing a bit of time to discover yourself is well worth that effort.

Why Necole Bitchie Walked Away At The Height of Her Blogging Career

Saba Tekle | Posted 07.14.2015 | Black Voices
Saba Tekle

Thursday, July 2, 2015, Necole Kane (famously known as Necole Bitchie) shocked her fans and followers with a "farewell" post on her popular blog. I, as many other fans, questioned her departure.

It's Time to Break Free

Avis Jones-DeWeever | Posted 07.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Avis Jones-DeWeever

Around this time every year, I start thinking about what it really means to be free. In my estimation, boiled down to it's most essential element, Fr...