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The Truth About Your Stuckness

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

So...you may have missed it, but we recently passed through another holiday. Groundhog Day. It's a funny little holiday with a funny little traditio...

Can You Trust Your Own Perceptions?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

My point here is not to insinuate that all of our current reactions are merely reactions to our past. It's simply to offer a new way of looking at the world that can help us make sense of some of our perceptions that may be off and to alter our behavior accordingly.

Your Critical Choice for the New Year

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 01.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Well, the days leading into this fine new year had a bit of an unexpected flavor. I present to you two different scenarios, and invite you to figure ...

The Next Time You Make A Mistake, Remember This

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 12.14.2015 | OWN

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Why Living 'Presently' Could Ruin Your Entire Life

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 11.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Hardy

Although this advice is alluring and justifying, it often fails to produce desirable results in the real world. Actually, in many cases, it ruins people's lives.

When Frustration Hits, Ask Yourself This

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

It's not in my nature to take a pause for something when I'm dedicated to getting it done a certain way. But what I know is that stopping and asking myself if there might be an easier way is worth the potential time and energy I would save.

Why You Should Build a Bridge

Amanda Gore | Posted 11.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Gore

We have all had bad stuff happen in our past -- no matter what age! Those of us who integrate these things, resolve them, learn from them and move on are generally healthier and happier.

How to Lighten Your REAL Load

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Today finds me writing my blog not from my home state of California...but from my original home state of New York. How do I know I'm in the Empire St...

An Open Letter to My Future Self

Sheena Amin | Posted 10.01.2015 | Women
Sheena Amin

You're smiling as you read this because you understand that the choices I make today affect you and your daily life right now. You are truly proud and honored to have been me because your overall journey sprinkled with mistakes, hardships, rejections, failures, and heartbreaks became your recipe to the happiness that resides in you in this very moment.

The Present Is a Wonderful Gift: 8 Exercises on How to Discover It

Martín Llorens | Posted 09.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Martín Llorens

The following are eight exercises that you can put to practice whenever you want to consciously connect to your present and discover the only reality that truly exist in our lives, the magic behind the power of now.

30 Things to Start Doing for Yourself

Elyse Santilli | Posted 09.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Many of us put our happiness and dreams on hold for another day, when the truth is life is happening right now. If you want to make positive changes, today is the day. Want to know where to begin? Here are 30 things to start doing for yourself.

Regrets and What to Do With Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Approaching regret from a cognitive point of view, reframing our thoughts from the past to the future, and asking, "What's next?" can also help to process regrets.

Don't Chase Memories

Hope Kumor | Posted 07.13.2015 | Impact
Hope Kumor

Memories. Whether they're good or bad, we all have them. Unfortunately, there are those you prefer not to remember, but for the most part, your mind flocks to the better memories.

A Generation Without a Past: The Lost Present

Marwa Azab | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Marwa Azab

I wonder who will tell this present when it becomes past? Will future grandparents have a paucity of stories that start with "I remember when I was your age... ?"

Who Am I? Homesick in My Last Semester of College

Aubrie Przybysz | Posted 04.06.2015 | College
Aubrie Przybysz

As my parents shared themselves with me through physical items and printed photos, I realized the way I will share myself with my future children and family is digitally. My virtual timeline will be accessible by a few clicks of a button. Social media is a snapshot of moments of our lives, all in one place.

The Past Is the Present: When the Republicans Liked the Environment, Water, Parks Diversity and others?

Woodrow Clark | Posted 03.28.2015 | Politics
Woodrow Clark

In what must seem like the greatest of ironies to the current Republican Party, President Richard Nixon in the 1970s, the most infamous Republican president of all time, was a huge hero for the environment.

Would You Trade Your Tomorrows?

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger There are two kinds of people in the world: those who think there are two kinds of people in the...

5 Steps to Letting Go of the Past

Peter Field | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Peter Field

Your new year, and your new life await. There is no better time than now to draw a line under the past and move forward into a better, fresher and freer tomorrow. Follow these five steps and you will do just that.

Knowing When to Hold On and Knowing When to Let Go

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

The Wisdom of the Sacred Continuum "To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven." -- Ecclesiastes 3:1 MacDoodle...

Losing a Child Without Losing Your Mind

Jonni Gray | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonni Gray

When the unthinkable happens, the first impulse is to believe that all is lost. When we lose our parents, we feel as though we've lost a big part of our past. When we lose a child -- especially our only child -- we feel as though we've lost our future.

Lessons From Your Future Self

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mckown

My future self will have things to tell the present me. Now these aren't going to be the Top Five Regrets of the Dying, because I won't be dying, I will be living a meaningful and fulfilled life. Here is what my experienced, love-filled, wisdom-full self would tell me...

Give Yourself A Present For The Future

Pacific Standard | Nathan Collins | Posted 09.15.2014 | World

Don’t feel like you have the time to keep a diary or bury a time capsule? You might be missing out, according to psychologists at Harvard Business S...

Bring It on, Zombies!

Tami Shaikh | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Tami Shaikh

I am a bit shattered. Yes, I use the word shattered, because I do feel like my heart has broken into many pieces. I will tell you exactly why. Here...

A Letter to Myself

Tami Shaikh | Posted 08.23.2014 | Women
Tami Shaikh

Be who you are. Be proud of the crazy, clumsy, fun, sarcastic writer that you are. Love yourself; appreciate who you were made to be. There is no one quite as crazy as you. Enjoy your flaws instead of blaming them, become one with every cell in your body.

When You're Living in the Past

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

There is a difference between thinking about the past and living in it. Sometimes we live in the past because it's familiar; we know what happened; there are no surprises. Think about why you watch your reruns of your favorite old sitcoms over and over again.