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How To Crush Your Goals

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 09.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

For many of us, 2016 began with a promise -- a promise that this year we will accomplish that which has eluded us. Often it's the everyday things that...

"Nowruz" Is Approaching Cheerfully. So, What Is Nowruz?

Kourosh Ziabari | Posted 03.14.2016 | Arts
Kourosh Ziabari

In Iran, a country composed of several different ethnic and racial groups that form a patchwork of diverse cultures, Nowruz is a unifying element that brings the Iranian Azeris, Arabs, Baluchis, Kurds, Lurs, Turkmens and Armenians together for two weeks of jovial and uplifting celebration.

It's 2016: A New Year

Ellen Fischer | Posted 02.29.2016 | Parents
Ellen Fischer

January is a great time to set goals, but February through December is when acting on them really counts. This year, I'd like to challenge you to consider some steps towards the goal of improving the lives of our children.

#FredinChina: Alibaba Wins the Chinese New Year

Fred Raillard | Posted 02.23.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

This week Alibaba, the Chinese giant e-commerce company, is the brand which has been the most talked about in China. A few years ago Alibaba launched a big e-commerce festival on the 11th of November called 11.11, which is the Chinese equivalent to Black Friday in the US.

5 Reasons Why It's Never Too Late to Quit

Deni Carise | Posted 01.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Deni Carise

Quitting drugs and alcohol can save your life. Literally. And there are plenty of reasons to want to stick around.

Simplify for the New Year

Candy Spelling | Posted 01.27.2016 | Entertainment
Candy Spelling

Don't forget -- tomorrow is another day! Give yourself a break and follow this simple idea. I guarantee your stress level will go down in no time!

Setting S.M.A.R.T. Financial Goals for the Year

SALT | Posted 01.27.2016 | College

When you're taking control of your finances, one of the most helpful things to do is to create a goal -- so long as it's achievable. Otherwise, you might find yourself unsure of what steps to take or end up stuck in the middle of the process, treading water.

Falling in Love With Failure

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

"Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we ca...

8 Resolutions to Help Keep Our Ocean Clean in 2016

Dr. Chad Nelsen | Posted 01.26.2016 | Green
Dr. Chad Nelsen

Added together, these simple, everyday actions have a great impact on protecting our beaches for all of us to enjoy.

The Dating Year in Review

Jamie Silverman | Posted 01.25.2016 | New York
Jamie Silverman

OkCupid recently published their 'year in review' which is essentially a summary of the trends they've noticed within their dating ranks over the cour...

The Upside of Breaking Your New Year's Resolution

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 01.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

Just because you slipped up and ate that donut, smoked that cigarette or skipped that workout, doesn't mean all is lost. Failure is part of the process. So is recovery.

5 Tips for Keeping New Year's Resolutions

Merritt Juliano | Posted 01.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Merritt Juliano

It's mid-January, and already I feel the self-imposed pressure of sticking to my New Year's resolutions. I'll be honest: Sometimes, I just don't feel...

6 Tips for Staying Balanced in the New Year

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 01.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

Running a marathon, learning a spiritual practice, improving our emotional lives: We often use the New Year to make new resolutions. But the usual str...

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off-Course Than You Think

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 01.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Benjamin Hardy

It's really easy to get off-course in life. Like airplanes, we constantly need to make course-corrections. But we can ensure we get where we want in life by organizing ourselves, planning for our future, tracking our progress, heightening our mindset, and hustling.

A Poetic Happy New Year to All

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 01.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Fran Moreland Johns

The dawn of a new year brings the best and the worst: promise of new beginnings, anguish over old endings. Great new ideas to nurture, bad old ideas ...

5 Awesome Questions to Ask Yourself in 2016

Susie Moore | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Often we do not take a moment and think about what really matters to us and what our contribution to the world is. Our wise old friend Socrates said "an unexamined life is not worth living." So take a few minutes, a quiet spot and ask these of yourself (warning: the answers might surprise you!):

2016: How's It Going So Far?

Lauren Zander | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Lauren Zander

Don't get away with mere resolutions again this year! Don't make non-specific promises. To be a "closer" and get your results, make really specific promises and tell everyone. You have no idea how powerful this will be.

4 Beliefs About Yourself To Shed In 2016

Sara Eckel | Posted 01.15.2016 | Women
Sara Eckel

Single people are often told to develop confidence so they will be more attractive to others. I say develop your confidence so you don't have to worry about what others think.

5 Steps for a Healthier, Happier You in the New Year

Erica Benedicto | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Erica Benedicto

There it is folks. You can see whole health is more of a cascade than just steps in isolation. It involves a whole mind, body, spirit approach, five phases to taking control of your health and your happiness.

The Year of Noticing

Sharon Eakes | Posted 01.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Sharon Eakes

One friend named 2016 Simplicity; another named it Acceptance. This seems worth trying -- a theme for the year. So I've named 2016 Noticing.

Forget 2016 Resolutions -- Choose Reflection

Lisa Nirell | Posted 01.13.2016 | Business
Lisa Nirell

Many of us have returned to business as usual this week. Thanks to the downtime, extra sleep, and extra meditation time, I had a huge insight: Reflection is more essential than making resolutions.

Experiments in Happiness: The Setup

Shannon Deep | Posted 01.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shannon Deep

Recap: My New Year's resolution is to stop externalizing my happiness. This year, I'm focusing on my own behaviors and thought processes and experimen...

Make 2016 the Year of Self-Love

Brittney Grimes | Posted 01.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Brittney Grimes

It's a new year! Time seems to fly by so quickly that in a blink of an eye, a day is already gone. It is time to make the best of each new day. Every ...

Learn How to Make Good Decisions in 2016

David D. Ireland, Ph.D. | Posted 01.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
David D. Ireland, Ph.D.

For decades, each new year found me ramping up a new set of resolutions. I was going to lose weight, be more patient... Then it dawned on me -- after ...

How to Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever!

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

I am encouraging you to make a plan for success in 2016. When the hype of the new year fades I want you to have a clear plan that you can work and produce wins in every area of your life. 2016 will be the product of the plan that you create right now