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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 Myth Of 'Bad Timing': Why If Something Is Important To You, You'll Find A Way

Sara Uzer | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Sara Uzer

We are all guilty of making excuses for not following through with something, often primarily placing the blame on the notion that "the timing wasn't ...

TMAO: What We We Eat And What's Eating Us

Joel Kahn, M.D. | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Joel Kahn, M.D.

Is it time to add dietary fish to the list of potential causes of coronary heart and kidney disease based on new research findings (

Urban People And Places 3: How To Become A Runner?

Milena Milićević | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Milena Milićević

How confident are you that you can improve your life and move from where you are to where you want to be? Let's face it: if you are not happy in this ...

Beloved Bill's Makes A Comeback In NYC By John Mariani

John Mariani | Posted 07.08.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

The East Side townhouse that is home to Bill's dates back to 1924 as a speakeasy, when food was not on most patrons' minds. After Prohibition loosen...

Why You Should Form Hobbies Instead Of Habits

Alanna Harvey | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Alanna Harvey

Habits, by nature, are easier and more accessible, and humans are lazy creatures with greater willingness to do what requires the least amount of effort. By contrast, hobbies require effort-- and this effort becomes its own reward.

Let's Talk

Marcia Liss | Posted 07.08.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Don't Let A Crisis Go To Waste

John Peterson | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
John Peterson

And it's worth it. Because you know what? The stars are a wonder to behold. Our friends and family could be gone in an instant. And the sun is a freaking miracle.

Simple Rules

Rajan Thapaliya | Posted 07.08.2016 | Good News
Rajan Thapaliya

"Tomorrow the world may burst into fragments. In that threat hanging over our heads there is a lesson of truth. As we face such a future, hierarchies,...

Why I Don't Care Anymore About Strewn Converse, Data Overages Or Missing Mascara

Maimah Karmo | Posted 07.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maimah Karmo

My daughter was at a friend's house. Driving home, I spent half an hour on the phone with Verizon, trying to adjust my bill. I had a data overage... b...

How To Survive: Living A Lifestyle Of Contentment

Honey Good | Posted 07.07.2016 | Fifty
Honey Good

By: Susan "Honey" Good "If you have a garden and a library you have everything you need" ~Cicero Yesterday, my ultimate concierge, who is a city boy...

Good Nutrition, In Circles On The Road To Nowhere

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.07.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Given the almost dizzying frequency of diet-related headlines, the one true revelation about nutrition is superficially the least likely: there is no ...

This May Make You Re-Think Wearing Black Clothing

Carol Brailey | Posted 07.06.2016 | Style
Carol Brailey

I don't wear black clothing. I choose not to wear black because I want to appear as vibrant as possible every day. In the video below, I answer a com...

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.

Rome's Best Hotels For Business And Pleasure

John Mariani | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

While the allure of Rome may make tourism its principal industry, it is also a major international business center whose travelers require as much modernity and efficiency as they do the traditional comforts of a city that can be mindbogglingly difficult to negotiate.

Please Stop Saying You're Sorry For My Divorce

Carly Israel | Posted 07.05.2016 | Divorce
Carly Israel

The only apology needed in the announcement of divorce is to the children. Divorce sucks for the children. How bad it sucks is up to us. If we are willing to set our stuff aside so we can best co-parent our kids without placing them in the middle of our adult issues, the kids will be alright.

Health: More Than Just Bananas And Treadmills

Women’s iLab | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Women’s iLab

Health-good health that is- is often defined by a few known practices markedly constructing our thoughts and actions into being to provide an almost t...

Writing from the Soul: How Your Story Defines Your Self

Suzannah Galland | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Suzannah Galland

Why do so many of us feel like our lives are fictions that need revision? It's because every one of us has a specific, unique story that we tell ourse...

What Are Contemplative Practices, Anyway? And What's 'In It' For Me?

Shawne Mitchell | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shawne Mitchell

"Whoever is wakeful, mindful, alert, centered, sensitive, calm and clear, rightly exploring Truth, will, at once, shatter the darkness. So be devoted ...

Mountains, Prairies, Oceans, and Diets

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.07.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The United States is beautiful, from its mountains, to its prairies, to its oceans, whether placid on a given day, or white with foam. It’s timely t...

Indian Food's Modern Face Shown At India In New Canaan, Connecticut By John Mariani

John Mariani | Posted 07.01.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

"But this is New Canaan, not Manhattan!" So say many of chef/restaurateur Prasad Chirnomula's customers, whining about the prices at his superb...

The 10 Terms Every Wine Drinker Should Learn

Mike Peterson | Posted 07.01.2016 | Taste
Mike Peterson

The ancient Greeks had four distinct words to express the nuances of 'love'. 'Eros' characterized love driven by lust and sexual passion, for example,...

Orlando Was A Loud And Overt Attack On The LGBT Community. #HeterosexualPrideDay Is A Subtle One.

Cassie Delaney | Posted 06.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Cassie Delaney

Being comfortable in one's own skin is a feeling everyone deserves and something that should be celebrated. It's a pity that few realise that the celebration is about people arriving at that feeling rather than praising the colour, origination or orientation of the skin they live in.

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.

The Sticker Experiment

John Peterson | Posted 06.28.2016 | Technology
John Peterson

It turns out that Americans of the modern age are no happier than you are. How could this be?