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Visual Blog: How to Find Happiness?

Camilla Tuominen | Posted 02.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Camilla Tuominen

I find this quote by brilliant thinker Krishnamurti to be the best solution to find happiness. Happiness is merely a byproduct. It is a byproduct o...

Striving for Meaning

Heather A. Paul | Posted 02.01.2016 | Religion
Heather A. Paul

What does it take to spark authentic conversation? Recent articles claim that people crave connection, are starved for meaning, are seeking questions ...

5 Easy Steps That Will Help You Live A Full And Meaningful Life

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.28.2016 | Religion

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Purpose-Driven Life and Secularism

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 01.20.2016 | Religion
Gleb Tsipursky

This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by ...

3 Simple Practices That Changed My Life and Can Help You Live More Mindfully

Fauzia Burke | Posted 01.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Fauzia Burke

Me time. It sounds so good, and I know it's important, but how do we do it? As a purpose-driven entrepreneur running a business and a family, I've fou...

Meaning, Purpose, and Civic Engagement Beyond Belief

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 01.14.2016 | Religion
Gleb Tsipursky

Whether you are a believer or secular, to gain a greater sense of purpose and meaning in life it helps to participate in civic engagement with others from your community.

How To Make The Most Of Your 650,000 Hours On Earth

Ken Budd | Posted 01.12.2016 | Fifty
Ken Budd

Twelve words in a Bill Bryson book changed my friend Ann's life. Ann was 34, living in her native England, and bored by her job as an office manager for a government contractor. Then she read Bryson's book.

A Recipe for Purposefulness in Grief

Eric Leroy Wilson | Posted 01.06.2016 | Religion
Eric Leroy Wilson

One drop of oil, one intimate touch, one warm word of affirmation can lend itself to one really important idea, which is this: If we allow it, God can make our messes meaningful. And we reaffirm this truth over and over again with the oil of anointing.

5 Ways to Calm the Chaos in Your Life

Jackie Woodside | Posted 12.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Woodside

Since the richness of life and all its opportunities are not going to go away, what needs to change is how we perceive all that we have to and want to do. A shift in perception can open new doors to the sense of purpose and productivity that we all desire.

Love's Final Form

KidSpirit | Posted 12.09.2015 | Religion
KidSpirit

I waxed and waned until I found power within my own happiness. I didn't have to rely on the happiness of others anymore. I deepened my relationship to truth and light, not necessarily in my religion. It was a flowing and deep river of self-trust and self-learning.

A Book 'Everyone Says' We Must Read. Especially Now: Viktor Frankl's Man's Search For Meaning

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 12.07.2015 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Hitler had already occupied Austria when Viktor Frankl, a young Viennese psychiatrist and writer, learned that the United States had approved his request to immigrate. His parents were overjoyed -- their son would escape the Nazis, go off to America and continue his brilliant work.

Pain vs. Suffering

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 12.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dragos Bratasanu

Paulo Coelho said once that if you follow your heart in life, you will not have regrets. You will be defeated, you will suffer, but you will not have...

5 Ways to Create Happier, More Meaningful Days

Fauzia Burke | Posted 11.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Fauzia Burke

Success happens when you do both: identify what you're good at, then interact with others in a constructive way and take care of yourself. As Tom puts is, "The actions you take throughout every single day accumulate to shape your years, decades and overall life." Here are five of his principles that I am using to enhance my days. I hope this tips will improve your day as well.

Word Clouds, Identity and Self-Reflection

Krissy Dietrich Gallagher | Posted 11.24.2015 | Media
Krissy Dietrich Gallagher

The people behind the curtain at Facebook headquarters love to come up with neat little tricks every now and again, algorithms that are supposed to ca...

The One Sign You Love Your Job

Brian de Haaff | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

We all want to be involved in work that is fulfilling, challenging, and enjoyable. We also should get recognition and promotion for our efforts. Most of us really just want to make a fair wage and be appreciated for the work we do.

An Essay On Life By The Man Whose Death Inspired A Movement

Shalin Shah | Posted 11.18.2015 | Religion
Shalin Shah

How do you come to terms with life and death and how have you chosen to find meaning in your existence?

What to Pray For

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 11.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Terri Kennedy

When a crisis happens, what do you do next? If you pray, what do you ask for? This poem by Rabbi Jack Riemer, adapted from Likrat Shabbat, gives us so...

How to Feel More Authentic Connection by Giving Handmade Holiday Gifts

Becca Piastrelli | Posted 11.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Becca Piastrelli

If we were ever to meet up for a tea and girl talk date, chances are I would show up with a gift for you. Maybe it would be a tube of homemade lip...

You Never Step Onto the Same Path Twice...

Leslie Gernon | Posted 10.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Leslie Gernon

No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man -- Heraclitus ... for the path is never the same, an...

What Is the Meaning of Life for You?

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 10.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

(image credit) This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach th...

Living Passionately: 21 People Who Found Their Purpose -- And How You Can Too

Jim Luce | Posted 10.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jim Luce

In our hearts, we all wish for a life filled with meaning and purpose, but how many of us are meeting this goal? Life seems to continually throw obsta...

Want To Make Your Work More Meaningful?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 10.23.2015 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

The number one predictor of finding meaning in our jobs is the belief that what we do positively impacts others. The good news is that in most case our jobs do have a positive impact, however often we're too far away from the people who use our products or services to really understand how what we do benefits others.

Stop Trying to Follow Your Passion

Kali Hawlk | Posted 10.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kali Hawlk

There won't always be a lightbulb moment. You may not identify the exact second something clicks into place for you, when the planets align or a particular experience sparks a specific train of thought that leads to deep understanding.

A Conversation with "Unlocking Parental Intelligence" Author, Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.14.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

This conversation is between Sally Allen of Books, Ink's HamletHub and author, Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Professionalism's Greatest Challenge: Remembering to Jump

Matthew Rosenstein | Posted 10.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Matthew Rosenstein

Been feeling like you have would like to open your heart at school or work for a while? And you know you can connect a little bit deeper? You're at ...