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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 ...

Learning From a Boy Without a Brain

Bill Halamandaris | Posted 10.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Bill Halamandaris

Simply stated, the basic principle of evolution is: What is used develops. Birds fly not because they have wings; they have wings because they fly. ...

Moments Of Meaning

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.28.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be pa...

To Be or Not to Be Sherlock Holmes

Sar Haribhakti | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Sar Haribhakti

Some people are just so interested in getting to know you as a person. They are so invested in you that you sometimes start to question their intentions and pull yourself away from them thinking that the other person wants something from you.

How To Live A More Meaningful Life

Peter Field | Posted 09.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Peter Field

Above all else, experiencing a meaningful life means living in the moment, while connecting the past, the present, and the future. Doing so gives us a clearer idea of where we need to go in light of where we have been.

The End of "Awesome"

A.J. Condeelis | Posted 09.15.2015 | Comedy
A.J. Condeelis

This is long overdue. I hoped the problem would go away, but it only seems to be getting worse. It is a slow lingering drawn-out death. The word "awesome" used to mean something.

It's NOT the Economy, Stupid!

Michael Bader, D.M.H. | Posted 09.15.2015 | Politics
Michael Bader, D.M.H.

Liberals are sorely mistaken when they assume that Maslow's hierarchy of needs is universal and that programs primarily promoting economic redistribution are going to speak to what people most deeply care about.

Evolution Will Change How You See the World

Lawrence Rifkin | Posted 09.10.2015 | Science
Lawrence Rifkin

When the idea of evolution sinks in - really sinks in - evolution hits home with power and an emotional rush.

Amazon's Biggest Challenge

John Graham | Posted 09.02.2015 | Business
John Graham

Amazon's high-pressure business model should make us think, not just about the directions the retail world may be taking, but about our personal lives and how we choose to live them.

Come Dream With Me...

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 09.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Jamie Scanlon

I've always been a vivid dreamer, both when I am asleep and when I am awake, and have always felt there to be a lot of meaning behind the dream state....

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...

6 Signs You Worry Too Much About What Others Think: Why It's a Problem and What to Do About It

Dr. Gary Trosclair | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gary Trosclair

This being true to your whole self -- this individuation -- isn't easy. It takes courage and perseverance, but in the long run it feels better. And for many people, bringing their unique offerings to the world is what gives their life meaning.

Finding Meaning in a Digital Age

Homaira Kabir | Posted 08.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Homaira Kabir

Photo credit: Joel Montes de Oca "Had I been blessed with even limited access to my own mind, there would have been no reason to write". ~ Joan Did...

The Need to Matter

Homaira Kabir | Posted 08.04.2015 | Parents
Homaira Kabir

This past week has been strangely satisfying. I am visiting my brother's family and spending time with his three little ones. They are all under the age of 10, and the youngest who is 3, follows me around like my shadow and insists that I am a part of everything she does.