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Moving On

If it No Longer Serves You or Makes You Happy, Let it Go

Tanessa Holt | Posted 04.25.2016 | Women
Tanessa Holt

When we let go of those in our lives who no longer serve our purpose (or we no longer serve theirs) we are making room for more people to walk through the door of our lives and impact us in ways we don't yet know.

Mirror, Mirror -- What Reflection Do You Want to See Post Divorce?

Debbie Martinez, M.A. | Posted 04.22.2016 | Divorce
Debbie Martinez, M.A.

You lost yourself in your marriage and now you're faced with losing yourself after divorce.

Why Sleeping With Your Ex Is A Bad Idea

Abby King | Posted 04.22.2016 | Divorce
Abby King

After 11 years (5 in marriage) and two children together, Megan Fox filed for divorce from Brian Austin this past August. On separation papers, dated ...

The Man That Got Away

Brett Longhi | Posted 04.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Brett Longhi

We meet someone we are completely infatuated with, we spend each waking moment with them, we see them naked, we see them drunk, you fight and then you make up. Then out of nowhere like a car that runs out of gasoline on the side of the road, it stops. It almost seems inevitable.

11 Pieces of Tough Love Hidden in Adele's '25'

Alyssa Piperis | Posted 04.11.2016 | Women
Alyssa Piperis

The more I've listened to 25, the more I've uncovered gems. Hidden in these 11 new songs are crucial, no BS life lessons, or pieces of tough love, I believe everyone needs to hear and have reinforced from time to time.

10 Promises To Make To Yourself After Divorce

Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC | Posted 04.08.2016 | Divorce
Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC

Do you feel like you will never love again? Do you ever feel stuck? Do you feel like you are in a situation that you cannot get out of? These are the kinds of fears and stories that we tell ourselves over and over again that keep up from moving forward with our lives after a divorce or split. How do we change this? Can we change this? Absolutely!

Divorced Men And Women Reveal The Moment They Knew They Had Moved On

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 03.29.2016 | Divorce

There may come a time after divorce when you think you'll never move on. The good news is, you eventually do move past the pain, and the experiences o...

5 Reasons Everyone Should Get Divorced in Their Twenties

Michael Stahl | Posted 03.15.2016 | Divorce
Michael Stahl

I was engaged at 23 years old, married at 25, and divorced at 27.

Let's Just All Be Nicer

James J. Sexton | Posted 03.15.2016 | Divorce
James J. Sexton

I'm going to give you what you've been searching for since your marriage broke up. Ready? Here goes... You are right. You're right about all of it. Every tiny thing on the miles-long mental list of the ways you were right and s/he was wrong, I agree with you.

When You Miss The City You've Completely Outgrown

Christine Stoddard | Posted 03.01.2016 | Impact
Christine Stoddard

This piece was originally published by Thought Catalog at www.thoughtcatalog.com. This is the city where you became yourself. But once you became y...

Never Lose Your Control Again

Jared Buckley | Posted 02.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jared Buckley

We have the choice to release control or keep it. Those who keep control are stable, trustworthy, happy, and successful. Your past, present, and future outlook will be the determining factor to your control. Have the dogged determination to protect your control and watch your well-being flourish.

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, inst...

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.