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Anxiety: Can You Live Without It In 2017?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 12.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Do not lose yourself in the past. Do not lose yourself in the future. Do not get caught in your anger, worries, or fears...Anxiety, the illness of ou...

I Gave Away Everything I Owned On Craigslist And Found Myself In The Process

YourTango | Posted 06.22.2016 | Divorce

I didn't wonder what it would feel like to have nothing left to ground me -- I was convinced it was what I wanted.

Happy New Life

Lillie Leonardi | Posted 04.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lillie Leonardi

In these incredible experiences, I have grown to become a better person - an individual who cherishes a deeper connection to the Lord, family members, friends, and strangers alike. As this 60th birthday approaches, I plan not only to celebrate my day of birth, but this new life as well.

11 Simple Ways to Activate an Adventurous Life

Laurie Seymour | Posted 03.16.2017 | Healthy Living
Laurie Seymour

The adventurer holds an attitude of discovery. Of willingness to explore and to create. The adventurer looks forward to the next moment with excitement, if only to find out what happens next.

What 3,000 Miles Feels Like

Lauren DePino | Posted 10.13.2016 | 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.

Mom Died in My Arms: God's EverLasting 'Gift'

Debbie Davis | Posted 05.09.2016 | Religion
Debbie Davis

I had no idea that being in the same room as someone who passes away can be a "gift." Mainly because that had never happened to me before. And if asked, I would have said, "How awful." Yet, being with Mom for her last breath, was anything but awful.

Divorce, Life and Reconciliation

TJ Trent | Posted 06.26.2015 | Divorce
TJ Trent

In spite of my parents' divorce and the ensuing pain, I forgive everyone involved. I forgive my parents, my grandparents, my aunts, uncles and cousins. No one is isolated from the fallout of divorce. Everyone says or does something they are sorry about years later. Let's forgive

Why This Grammy Winner Prefers His Farm To Fame

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living

While Mr. A-Z is widely applauded for his lyrical wordplay, social activism work and dozen music awards (two of which are Grammy's), few would expect ...

'What Are You Going to Do with Your Life?'

Marilyn Tam | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

As you look over the untraveled road in front of you, remember how you regard the situation, and not the actual circumstances, is what determines how you feel and how you deal with life. Trust that you will prevail.

Daily Meditation: New Life

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.26.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

A Beach Hut, a Dream and a Set of Power Tools

Sophia Stuart | Posted 10.11.2014 | Women
Sophia Stuart

Sophie Pawson used to be a fashion buyer (River Island, Arcadia, ASOS) and then, in February 2013, after 12 years of doing that, she walked away. She ...

How We Are Awesome: Jamson S. Lwebuga Mukasa

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 09.11.2014 | Impact
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

Dire events can have a way of making you a believer in miracles. If you find yourself in such circumstances, you're not alone, lean in on your faith. And if you have none, trust me, you can find it.

5 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

Posted 05.12.2014 | OWN

The author of the memoir New Life, No Instructions sets us straight on a few truths we all need to carry with us. By Gail Caldwell 1. Your fat...

Falling: Recovery, Silence and the Church

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 04.05.2014 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

My friend had been told that clergy shouldn't show weakness. They shouldn't admit to perceived failures. Somehow we have taught that Christians are people of perfection, and not people of redemption.

Forgiveness Is The Right Kind of Cash

Catherine Meeks, Ph.D. | Posted 03.04.2014 | Religion
Catherine Meeks, Ph.D.

One of the most powerful scenes from the new movie, Mandela: The Long Walk to Freedom, which is based upon his autobiography, is the speech that he ma...

Falling Apart

Irene Tanner | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

With a jolt of gratitude, I realize that I will walk into my new quarters on two legs and care for myself with two capable hands. My body is up to the task, supported by an ever more creative mind and an undaunted spirit.

Getting Past It

Magda Pecsenye | Posted 09.24.2013 | Divorce
Magda Pecsenye

It's a cliche, but it really does all start with yourself. When you can look at all the good and bad parts of yourself, and establish your own boundaries, then you can begin to heal and to really live.

Getting a (New) Life: On Finding Comedy After Motherhood

Liz Joynt Sandberg | Posted 06.24.2013 | Parents
Liz Joynt Sandberg

The circumstances of Ida's coming gave me the great gift of honestly looking at myself, present tense, and asking, "what are you interested in?" Because apparently what I was good at, or what I wanted in the past didn't matter as much as I thought.

The World's Most Powerful Creative Act: Begin Again!

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Remember that we cannot begin again until some other chapter has closed. For the daffodil, the winter is on the wane. The end of one season brings the onset of the next new life.

WATCH: How To Create A New Normal

OWN | Posted 12.11.2012 | OWN

In this season of "Iyanla: Fix My Life," author and relationship expert Iyanla Vanzant met with Amy, a mother who left her husband and two teenage son...

Faith Lessons From The World Of Soap Operas: To Be Bold And Beautiful

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 08.18.2012 | Religion
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

Although the soaps can verge on stereotypical and sensational with their cliff-hangers and tears, the Hebrew and Christian scriptures also grasp that stories can shock us with miracles, healing, resurrection, and subversive moments.

Scientists Discover New Branch Of Life

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 07.12.2011 | Green

This may change your whole perspective on the world as you know it. Scientists in the UK have apparently discovered a new clade, or branch, of the ...

Now What? A Chance To Kick Start Your Life!

Marlo Thomas | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marlo Thomas

Every day on TV you can tune in and see a hair makeover, a body makeover, even a house makeover. But what does any of it matter when it's really your life that needs the makeover?

Ted Haggard's New Church Outgrows Barn, Moving To Pikes Peak Center

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Former mega-church pastor Ted Haggard is making headlines again. This time, though, he's not predicting the end of the religious right, nor is he sol...

Ted Haggard Formally Opens St. James Church In Colorado Springs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Ted Haggard and his wife Gayle formally incorporated their new church, the St. James, in Colorado Springs on Tuesday. The opening of the new church ...