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Summer Of Love Berlin: "Missing James Franco 3.0"

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 07.22.2016 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

The Summer of Love, as it was branded in 1967, ushered Flower Power & the Sexual Revolution into the streets. In 2016, the Summer of Love is a "feel the vibe" People's (R)evolution reflected in Berlin's rich graffiti textures.

Create Your Own Story

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 07.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Samie Al-Achrafi

We are all living a personal story. If you don't love your story, it's likely that the next chapter will repeat more of the same. The story you can l...

10 Absurd Things Nobody Tells You About Having Children

Quora | Posted 07.21.2016 | Parents
Quora

What is it that nobody tells you about having children? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are an...

The Three Letters That Change Everything

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

See what happened there? Those three simple letters changed everything. All of a sudden it wasn't that I couldn't do something...but that I couldn't do it at this moment. And, if I wanted to, I could do it in the future.

6 Lessons My Grandpa Taught Me

Alexis Shaak | Posted 07.22.2016 | Women
Alexis Shaak

On June 24, 2016, I lost one of the most important men in my life, my grandpa. Exactly one week after he entered the hospice program he took his last ...

When 'Good Enough' Just Isn't Enough

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 07.15.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

Are you happy where you are now, or do you feel the need for change? According to a Kelly Services' annual global survey, 48 percent of the respondents are unhappy in their current jobs.

#BlackLivesMatter

Matt Hearnden | Posted 07.15.2016 | Black Voices
Matt Hearnden

I'm a wholehearted supporter of #blacklivesmatter and I will be until I die. Anything less means I wouldn't be doing my duty as a human being.

Growing Up With First Responder Parents

Alexis Shaak | Posted 07.21.2016 | Impact
Alexis Shaak

I am an only child, but I have always had a fourth family member living with me, my mom, and my dad. No, it wasn’t another human or a pet, it was a ...

6 Unusual Death And Funeral Traditions From Around The World

Shannon Ullman | Posted 07.12.2016 | Travel
Shannon Ullman

Alright, so funerals and death aren't always a preferred topic of conversation. However, what communities do with their deceased has a lot to say for their culture.

Finding Strength in Being Different

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

One fear many of my clients face is the fear of being different. It might sound schoolgirl-ish, but it's something many of us carry around, even as adults. (I do, too!)

Life Flows In Disarray: Remembering Abbas Kiarostami

Babak Rahimi | Posted 07.08.2016 | Arts
Babak Rahimi

I remember trees. A forest of Leafless trees. Carvings on barks. A solitary wilderness. An acute variation of empty, white space where sight can roam ...

I Looked Back

Tiffany Kairos | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Tiffany Kairos

So often, I found myself looking back to moments before epilepsy barged into my life unannounced. Every now and then, my mind will drift there and I must assure that I can learn, grow and become strengthened in these moments.

Embrace the Gift of Life

Mike Robbins | Posted 07.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

On January 7th, 2016, my big sister, Lori Dempsey Robbins, passed away after an almost four year journey with ovarian cancer. Lori was 45 and the sin...

Where To Find The Best Advice -- Always

Consuela Dezso | Posted 07.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Consuela Dezso

The moral behind this story is that we'll always find the best solutions within ourselves. We just need to find the most effective way to get there when things tend to get blurry within our heads.

Stop Taking Criticism (And Praise) Personally

Matt Hearnden | Posted 07.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Hearnden

When we realize we're more than our work, when we realize we're allowed to value ourselves more than we value the opinion of others, we stop taking our criticism and our praise so personally.

The Happiness Ratio

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

I recently found myself chatting with a woman I hadn't met before. She was working a whole lot of hours. She had several kids. She didn't sleep much. ...

With Tears In Her Eyes

Rance Collins | Posted 07.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Rance Collins

She took my hand, and she held it for the next ten minutes. It was the closest physical contact I had had to such unabashed emotion in a long while. I...

Father Loss And More

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Conclusion: The father plays a major role in who we are and who we become; his absence may occupy the center stage of a person's life.

Love's Secret Agent

Padma Gordon | Posted 07.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Padma Gordon

We arrive in this world with a secret message written on our souls in invisible ink. It is as if someone you love leans in so close that you can feel ...

How She Does It

Kevin Hines | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin Hines

How She Does It I don't know how she does it. There are so many times when I am irritable, moody, and just plain all over the place. I swing up, an...

5 Practices For Living Your Own Definition Of Success

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 07.01.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

You are a high achieving professional woman, and you set high expectations for yourself. Sometimes those expectations are unrealistic and nearly impo...

How To Write Better Without Becoming A Better Writer

Matt Hearnden | Posted 06.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Hearnden

Because I'm worrying much less about whether or not my work is good enough. It might be, and it might not be. It's just not worth the energy it takes to worry about it - especially when I could be putting that energy into the work.

Modest Is Not Hottest

Abby Van Buren | Posted 06.29.2016 | Women
Abby Van Buren

I want to introduce this topic in the most basic form; Oxford Dictionary. Yes, a dictionary definition could be the most cliché article preface of all time, but there are few things that bring me similar satisfaction (other than peeling off a scab at the perfect stage...but that's gross).

What Happens When You Stop Fighting Change

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

It's cliché but true: The only constant is change. Look at nature. It's never still. Even rocks, given geological time, move. Or look at kids. One m...

It's Been 6 Years Since My Mother Has Known Me

Julie Greenbaum | Posted 06.28.2016 | Women
Julie Greenbaum

Last Friday night, I decided to take it easy and opted to stay in bed watching Netflix instead of a night out with my friends bar hopping in West Holl...