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4 Keys to Mastering Love and Relationships

Lauren Weinstein | Posted 01.31.2016 | Women
Lauren Weinstein

The success of a regular mindfulness practice in business, sports and the arts is not breaking news. But less often discussed is its power to create peak performance in dating and relationships -- helping us not only to be more successful in your relationships, but also to navigate them with less effort and less stress.

The Lesbian Chronicles 5

Katharine Angelina Love | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Katharine Angelina Love

This is the first time in my adult life that I will not be starting the new year with a resolve to diet.

We Are No Longer Fine, We're Busy Blind

Dana O'Dell | Posted 12.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dana O'Dell

We have stopped paying attention to the person in front of us. We have replaced genuine conversation with well-rehearsed platitudes. We glorify the bu...

5 Ways to Rethink Gift-Giving This Holiday Season

Brittany Policastro | Posted 12.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Brittany Policastro

The holidays certainly aren't what they used to be, but the shift to simpler times isn't completely forgotten. With the resurgence of local businesses and #GivingTuesday, there are more ways to get back into the actual spirit of this gift-giving season.

Be Perfectly Imperfect: Transform Insecurity Into Intent Today

Cortney McDermott | Posted 08.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Cortney McDermott

The Perfectly Imperfect series is about acknowledging and embracing our individual gifts and quirks-our perfect imperfection. It's time we release the...

Fairy Tales Can Come True: It Can Happen to You

Robbi Rucker | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Robbi Rucker

What does fearlessness look like to you? Who do you want to be? How do you want to live your life? How do you want to be remembered? If you don't yet know that's fine, that's normal. Choreographing a new relationship to yourself takes time and evolves.

Brenda Zappitell: 'A Journey of Gestures' at the Boca Raton Museum of Art

John Seed | Posted 07.20.2015 | Arts
John Seed

Brenda Hope Zappitell, an Abstract Expressionist painter whose work will be on view at the Boca Raton Museum of Art beginning July 27th, believes that every experience of her life has influenced the forms and colors that appear in her paintings.

Stress Reduction -- How to Find What Works for You

Allen Vaysberg | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Allen Vaysberg

There are thousands of articles out there on stress reduction that mention the many ways we can manage/reduce/eliminate the stresses in our lives....

The Practice of Mindlessness

Steven Clifford | Posted 07.01.2015 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

The world is a mess. If you who focus on what's going on today you will become depressed, lose sleep and entertain thoughts of suicide. By clouding thought and blunting concentration, mindlessness obstructs the intrusion of menacing reality.

Are Words a Window to the Soul? My Journey as a Dad, at Work and in Life

Karthik Rajan | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

There is a time and place for a no, a child trying to put a hand in a stove is a classic example. For less time-sensitive endeavors, I always wondered, is there something better than "No, you cannot have ice cream unless you have your dinner," with hands on our hip?

My Transgender Life: Explain It to Me Like I'm a 6-Year-Old

Grace Anne Stevens | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Grace Anne Stevens

I wonder why adults don't look at change the way a 6-year-old does. Why can't we explain being transgender to everyone in the same way we would to our children?

Safety in Youth Football -- Finding Solutions, Not Fault

Jen Cohen | Posted 04.28.2015 | Sports
Jen Cohen

Football safety in America is a relevant topic with head injuries and long-term effects taking center stage. Everyone has an opinion. I'm sounding off as the mother of twin athletes who is more concerned about finding solutions than finding fault.

Abundance in Gratitude Equals Abundance in Life

Brianna Upton | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Brianna Upton

It's a simple formula that will transform your life. Say it out loud, write it down, think it, feel it, breathe it. Gratitude. Come from a place of thankfulness every step you take. Stop focusing on the problems, focus on the solution. And the solution is simple; I already gave it to you.

A Quiet Place: The Windhover Contemplative Center at Stanford

John Seed | Posted 12.18.2014 | Arts
John Seed

The newly opened Windhover Contemplative Center, a 4,000 square foot rammed-earth and wood structure which occupies the former site of a parking lot, wouldn't exist without a deeply held conviction of the late Nathan Oliveira (1928-2010): that quiet contemplation feeds and fuels the imagination.

Are You Bored?

Zach Dean | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

Dull moments in our days are inevitable, but we have a choice of how we will respond to them. Are we medicating with technology or are we noticing the experience? Numbing out or building coping skills? Avoiding the uncomfortable feelings or reconstructing our days to be less boring?

2 Ways to Stop Worry from Stealing Your Dreams

Frank Niles, Ph.D. | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Frank Niles, Ph.D.

Next time you face a panic-inducing situation (public speaking does it for most), acknowledge your thoughts and feelings. Remind yourself that these are normal. It's okay to feel nervous. The trick though is not to judge them or ruminate over them.

Hacking the Mind Through Meditation

Craig Hunter | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Craig Hunter

One way to promote healthy change is by engaging in regular brain-healthy habits. Using meditative processes to correct negative beliefs, bringing a sense of presence to your body and mind, and practicing mindfulness are all great examples of brain-healthy exercise.

Busyness Is Laziness?

Jordan Mallah | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Jordan Mallah

As soon as we pause and allow our frantic schedules to subside, the mind can begin to awaken to the deeper work of connecting to our heart. When we make time for meditation, yoga, daily practices or whatever connects us to the place of peace inside, true transformation can begin.

Redefining Success -- Lessons From Arianna Huffington's Thrive

Gordon Ching | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Gordon Ching

Millennials grew up attached to technology, wired 24/7, but Huffington's honest and fundamental perspective provides us a window of reflection into something that is often neglected -- to bring attention on the topic of our well-being.

5 Spring Resolutions

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I don't know about you, but it feels like the whole year has gotten off to a very late start. For example, traditionally on St. Patrick's Day we are supposed to plant peas around here, and my garden, as of this writing, is still covered by a good six inches of hard packed, ice-ridden snow.

The 10 Minutes A Day That Can Change Your Life

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Andrea Atkins | Posted 02.12.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com With the hectic pace of life, we all rush around doing a bunch of things at once. And when we are “relaxing” we...

From Mayhem to Mindful

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Several months ago, I had an opportunit...

A Walk in the Woods

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Sometimes there's only one thing that works to bring sanity back into my life, energy back into my soul, and balance back into my body--and that is ...

Keeping Your Lower Lip Above Water

Penny Love | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

It is done. Two hours ago we finally -- finally! -- closed on the sale of our house. It wasn't easy. It's not only taken over two years to sell this p...

Spring Healing Through the Arts

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Healers come in many forms, from tradi...