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Gentle Openings

Marta Stemberger | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

The snails are always at home, no matter where they go, traveling ever so slowly, leaving a moist trail behind. No need to hurry; they can slide int...

Think, Imagine, Create

Marta Stemberger | Posted 01.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

Mhm, it's nice to cozy up in a reclining chair with a mug of warm coffee in my hands, looking at snowflakes falling from the sky. Snow has an intere...

The Gift of Winter

Marta Stemberger | Posted 01.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

Winter is moving ever so gently along this year in New York City. Not much snow yet. I miss its quiet white embrace. The construction workers across...

Warmth of Thy Heart

Marta Stemberger | Posted 01.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

By now, we've woken out of the slumber imposed by the crazed commercial mode that we were steeped in since before Thanksgiving. We look around, and ...

Wisdom of the Heart

Marta Stemberger | Posted 01.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

We have probably all experienced that most New Year's resolutions fail fairly quickly. But why? As I see it, there is one crucial reason: wrong timi...

Quiet Peace Radiates Love

Marta Stemberger | Posted 12.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

Have you noticed how the most significant spiritual festivals have been hijacked by commercialism? The rebirth of the Sun on Winter Solstice (Hanukk...

My Heart Rejoices

Marta Stemberger | Posted 12.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

Have your ever looked deeper into the Christmas gift-giving tradition? How did it begin? Why has it evolved into the crazed shopping frenzy? In the...

Yearning of the Heart

Marta Stemberger | Posted 12.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

What makes human beings different from animals? We share so much with mammals: warm blood, ability to move around, biological processes. Yet, we're ...

Spirit Light Within

Marta Stemberger | Posted 12.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

Have you noticed how everything is easier on a sunny day? The air fills the lungs effortlessly, obstacles are less threatening, burdens lighter. Yet...

Change Your Mindset to Create Positivity

Petra Monaco | Posted 12.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Petra Monaco

Thoughts dictate our behavior and to create a life we love and feel exciting about, we need to not only investigate our beliefs but connect them to our thoughts and evaluate how they impact our thoughts.

20 Fun Ways to Relax on the Weekend

Tom Casano | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

There is a reason why Loverboy's "Working for the Weekend" song is so popular. The weekend is a time to relax. It's a mini-vacation from work. Some people choose to read a book or go to the park while others take small road trips and have movie marathons. Even though there are only two days, you can still relax in several different ways.

4 Reasons Rumi Is The Inspiration For Today's Love Songs

Shahram Shiva | Posted 07.17.2015 | Arts
Shahram Shiva

In the early days when I had just started translating and interpreting the works of the iconic the 13th Century Persian poet and philosopher Rumi, I became aware of what I thought then were strange similarities between Rumi lyrics and the American blues.

Soul Evolution Principal: The Four Stages

Shahram Shiva | Posted 07.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

Change, expansion and evolution is the reality of the physical universe. Our own planet has undergone near five billion years of evolution. However,...

Ego Is Good

Shahram Shiva | Posted 07.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

There are a few common ways to control large groups of people, they include nationalism, promise of economic prosperity, spirituality and religion...

Are We All One?

Shahram Shiva | Posted 06.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

Are we really all one, as we are being reminded seemingly on daily basis? The short answer is yes and no. Yes, because if we were to look at oursel...

Yes, You Can Take It With You: Debunking Old Beliefs

Shahram Shiva | Posted 06.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

"You can't take it with you," "money is evil" and other such phrases, I believe, were invented by the ruling elite many centuries ago to create a se...

How to Manifest Your Vision

Shahram Shiva | Posted 05.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

The great visionary Charles Chaplin in his 1952 movie Limelight talks about the law of desire and tapping into the universal energy. He says, "Life ...

Random Evolution, Intelligent Design or Both?

Shahram Shiva | Posted 05.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

Right wing vs. left wing, Republican vs. Democrat, Intelligent Design vs. evolutionary theories, these constant battles of ideology seem to point to...

Does God Exist?

Shahram Shiva | Posted 05.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

The English term God is too vague, vastly overused and no longer represents a unified idea. If I ask a hundred people about God in Los Angeles, I mi...

Learn From Your Disappointments

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Second in the series: 8 Moves to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet I confess I learn slowly. How about you? I'm not talking about picking up a new lan...

Are You Ready to Open Up to Trust, Happiness and Joy?

Debbie Woodbury | Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Debbie Woodbury

Mindfulness is conscious awareness of what you are feeling and experiencing in the present moment. But there is more. To get to joy it's not enough to just be aware of the present. To get to joy you have to trust that the present moment is exactly where you belong.

How Running A Tough Mudder Taught Me To Trust Again

Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce

If there's ever a time you need a little distraction in your life, it's during the divorce process. That's why we launched our Divorce Care Package se...

The Wise Words That Helped Me Survive My Divorce

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

If there's ever a time you need a little distraction in your life, it's during the divorce process. That's why we launched our Divorce Care Package se...

Learn Your Top 3 Lessons in 2014

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

One of the biggest frustrations in my life and other's lives is -- as Albert Einstein so wisely said -- "doing the same things over and over again an...

The Sexy Splurge That Got Me Through My Split

Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce

If there's ever a time you need a little distraction in your life, it's during the divorce process. That's why we launched our Divorce Care Package se...