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Good Enough: Dismantling the Myth of Self-Improvement

K.C. Wilder | Posted 02.03.2016 | Women
K.C. Wilder

There's a theme that's been coming up in an awful lot of my conversations with friends lately: the idea that the things we're doing at present in our lives are somehow tantamount to 'finding' ourselves, or 'becoming' whatever it is that will enable us to live our most authentic lives.

How Making My Film Helped Me Move on

Zane Rubin | Posted 01.26.2016 | Teen
Zane Rubin

Making art is a beautiful thing; at times it can allow you to say or do the things you couldn't bring yourself to do in real life.

If I Had Known I Wasn't Going to Marry My First Boyfriend...

Lizz Wilson | Posted 01.21.2016 | College
Lizz Wilson

Don't make huge life decisions around your first relationship. Go to the college far away! Apply to your dream school! Apply to schools in your dream state! Get slutty dorm mates! Go crazy! That's what that time should be for.

Simple Tips for a Happy Life

Bhavya Gaur | Posted 01.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Bhavya Gaur

Photo: Pixabay; Poster: FB/Bhavya Gaur Life is made of little moments... moments of laughter, moments of joy, moments of sadness, moments of pain, mo...

How Do You Forgive Yourself If You're the One Who Cheated?

Joe Peacock | Posted 01.13.2016 | Divorce
Joe Peacock

For the new year, I put out a call for questions on my newsletter about surviving disaster. Nearly a dozen people wrote to ask me a similar question: how does one forgive themselves if they are the one who cheated?

Good Riddance: The Power of Letting Go and Letting God

Jesica L. Santos | Posted 12.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jesica L. Santos

Know that what happens is exactly what needs to be happening right now and let yourself evolve past certain situations or people. So, push forward to 2016 and keep your dream traveling forward. And if something is not adding to your life anymore, simply subtract that from it.

Change Your Perspective, Expand Your Possibilities

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 12.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

If you're feeling really stuck with your old perspective, ask a friend to weigh in and help you see that circumstance differently. The objective is not to come up with a rose-colored glasses interpretation that feels unrealistic to you... but to come up with a new interpretation.

4 Qualities of Healthy Emotional Risk Takers

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 12.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

There are healthy risks and unhealthy risks, so it's about identifying how comfortable you are with risks -- in every area of your life.

11 Tips to Cope With the Stress of Moving

Carol Morgan | Posted 11.30.2015 | HuffPost Home
Carol Morgan

How can you make moving a little less stressful and more enjoyable? Believe it or not, there are things you can do to make this transition a positive experience. Here are 11 tips for making the best of moving to a new place.

When to Turn Away? A Globetrotter's Sentiments After Tragedy: Remember the Good in the World (and Keep Surfing)

Candace Loy | Posted 11.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Candace Loy

It's hard to turn away and pretend nothing bad has happened. Paris and Beirut have suddenly become close next-door neighbors in a little village, in...

For All Who Lost a Loved One: 10 Ways to Cope

Toby Nwazor | Posted 11.17.2015 | Impact
Toby Nwazor

Don't hole up in your apartment and cry forever. Get up and take a walk. You can go jogging, go to the gym or even go swimming. Exercise doesn't just make you physically fit; it also improves your mental state.

Fri(end)ship

Moni Oyedepo | Posted 11.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Moni Oyedepo

Some friends are like water -- you'll always need them, and they make you feel alive every time you're around them. Other friends are like milk. While it started off well, over time things turned a bit sour.

Emotional Bermuda Triangle -- the Things You Lose in a Divorce

Michela Montgomery | Posted 10.23.2015 | Divorce
Michela Montgomery

We make the best plans we can, but then we must do what feels horrible and unnatural to us; we must let go of that control. If you can let go of that intense need to control every little thing that's happening, you might gain something that was there waiting for us; peace.

What 3,000 Miles Feels Like

Lauren DePino | Posted 10.13.2015 | Women
Lauren DePino

Exactly one month ago, I boarded a one-way flight from Philadelphia to Los Angeles. It was overbooked. When I waited at the gate, an airline attendant offered me a $500 voucher to not take the flight. I considered it. I've never left home in my life.

8 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Newly Divorced, 27-Year-Old Self

Ceri Gautama | Posted 10.15.2015 | Divorce
Ceri Gautama

When I was 27, my marriage ended after just two years and seven months.

5 Reasons Why Your Divorce Is Like 'Inside Out' The Movie

Emma Heptonstall | Posted 10.05.2015 | Divorce
Emma Heptonstall

Have you seen Inside Out yet? I love a good Pixar movie! I love the way that they explain adult concepts to kids. I think it's really cool. For those of you who haven't seen it yet, don't worry there's no spoiler alert coming. This article isn't so much about the film, but rather how it relates to divorce.

What's Your Addiction?

Nancy Lang | Posted 09.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Nancy Lang

I hadn't eaten for 25 hours. Though not a religious person, I'd say I'm very spiritual. It was Yom Kippur, so in the spirit of tradition and self-refl...

If You Told Me This A Year Ago, I Wouldn't Have Believed You

K.C. Wilder | Posted 09.28.2015 | Divorce
K.C. Wilder

The day I left my marriage was one of the saddest days of my life. Just ask the two poor souls the moving company sent to deal with the logistics of getting my sorry self out of the home I thought I'd grow old in. 

Life Transitions: The Only Way Out Is Through

Reena Nagrani | Posted 09.17.2015 | Divorce
Reena Nagrani

Here I am, at yet another open door in my life, lingering at the threshold again. But this time around, I know better. I know that when life moves, it does so for me. Like an invisible hand, a guiding force greater than myself, and a loving one, at that. One that wants every single one of us to live in joy.

We Don't Get to Pick the Hard Stuff

Erin Musto | Posted 09.10.2015 | Parents
Erin Musto

While driving home today, my 6- and 7-year-old daughters opened up about many hurts in their hearts. I have found that car rides are the safest place, to them, to open up and chat. In this conversation there was much talk of divorce and missing their family.

How Do You Know When to Walk Away?

Carissa Lada | Posted 08.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Carissa Lada

If you know me, or if you've read my previous posts, then you know that my life has changed a lot in the last few years. Some of these changes have in...

The Heartbreak of Being Ghosted

Tara Fass | Posted 07.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tara Fass

Cutting off contact, even if it was not your idea, frees up more time and energy to devote to strengthening your primary relationship and that community of friends and family. If any semblance of the former relationship is meant to be, it will return.

Dealing With Death: When Does the "Easier" Part Start?

Jessica Denis | Posted 07.20.2015 | Women
Jessica Denis

So, when does the easier start? We are approaching two years since his death and while the haze and fog may have lifted and I may have done the work to find myself again, it isn't any easier. I still drive by his old house, now with a new owner. It will always be his house.

Lights Go On: Part L -- New Season -- New Life

Thomas Bähler | Posted 06.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Thomas Bähler

What joy beholds us at this time of new birth What delicate sadness retreats into memories a loved one passes one moves on one moves in These ar...

How a Divorce Bucket List Helped Me Move On

Heather Sweeney | Posted 06.30.2015 | Divorce
Heather Sweeney

Everyone seems to have a bucket list these days. Whether it includes swimming with dolphins or finishing that home improvement project, buckets lists have become a way for the ordinary person to aspire to do something extraordinary, a way for the list makers to chase after dreams before kicking the bucket.