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My 40-Year-Old Face and Other Big Birthday Revelations

Michelle Kennedy | Posted 02.01.2016 | Comedy
Michelle Kennedy

I spend a lot more time looking at my wrinkles these days. I'm certain my forehead and neck have acquired at least eight new half-moon creases overnight. Vanity sometimes drags me into old photo albums, where I flip pages reminiscing and coveting my "younger face."

Powerful Patience

KidSpirit | Posted 01.04.2016 | Religion

Since childhood, I always wanted to represent my country abroad, wanted to become a global thinker who could contribute to Bahrain's development. But after stepping outside that exam hall, I was pretty sure I had lost my chance.

When Was the Last Time Something Took Your Breath Away?

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 12.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

The sensation of awe is universal but hard to describe -- "jaw-dropping," "goose bump giving," and "spine tingling" are often used to capture that sense of wonder that awe inspires. Indeed, the experience of awe occurs in the body as much as it does in the mind.

What You Desperately Need During Your Divorce

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 12.29.2015 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Patience might be one of the hardest things to manage. But, if you are wise enough to find it, your divorce journey will be a lot smoother. AND it will have a happier ending. Instead of ending up in the garbage shoot, you'll find yourself polishing your golden egg.

The Joe Belinsky Factor

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 12.14.2015 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

"Time is relative," explained Albert Einstein. "When you touch a hot stove for a second, it feels like eternity. When you sit with a pretty woman fo...

We Can See God Best In The Darkest Of Times

Arman Islam | Posted 12.10.2015 | Religion
Arman Islam

Disclaimer: I was not literally stuck in a dark forest, the scenario is metaphorical I was resting my back against the bark of a tree as my bottom m...

The 3 Fears It's Time for Me to Live Without

Liana Gergely | Posted 12.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Liana Gergely

On the days I feel like I can't get out of bed or the uncertainty of the future is very scary, I remember that just reminding myself that these fears are not reality is strength and courage.

How to Fall in Love With Patience

Gina Soleil | Posted 12.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Gina Soleil

As torturous as having to be patient may be, it's in the moments that require us to be patient that we become our greatest self. Patience is one of life's great lessons, and what we learn during those agonizing moments is in reality a precious gift.

Microwave My Life

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 11.30.2015 | Healthy Living
20 Beautiful Women

We tend to rush everything that we desire without letting it simmer long enough. Many people rush their want for a relationship without even giving themselves enough time to get to know the person. Not only that, they don't even know who they are themselves. You must take the time to be alone to figure things out and figure YOU out!

2 Important Things You Need To Unlock Your Full Potential

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 11.23.2015 | OWN

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The Impact of the Love Virtue

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 11.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Hyder Zahed

"Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible- it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a momen...

7,289 Miles

Abeer Rashid | Posted 11.12.2015 | College
Abeer Rashid

Watching couples every season doing something special has made me cringe on the inside every time. Knowing that we cannot do many of those things now....

The Daddy Diaries. Chapter 23. A New Pair of Genes.

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 11.10.2015 | Parents
Dimitri Ehrlich

Before we left the hospital with Lev, the nurse gave us a little lecture about how important it is not to shake the baby. We've all read about awful incidents in the newspaper often enough to realize why the state has now mandated this little chat with new parents--though I found it odd that they not only explain it, but make both parents sign a document promising we would not violently shake Lev.

Google and Grow A Plant That Never Lets You Fail In Five Steps

Sar Haribhakti | Posted 11.03.2015 | Business
Sar Haribhakti

Growing a beautiful plant takes care, time and efforts. So does building a real relationship with a person. So do startups. So does anything in life.

Why You Should Never Force a Trade

Paul Scolardi | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Paul Scolardi

One of the most common mistakes I often see people making is forcing trades. No matter how tempting it may be, how bored you are, or how much fear y...

Your Evolving Self

Anthony de Villiers | Posted 10.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Anthony de Villiers

"Act your age," admonished a parent. "I don't know how to -- I've never been this age before!" came the response. A trite story maybe, but with an element of wisdom.

I Am Bald. I Am A Woman. And I Am Single

Leslie Natasha Jackson | Posted 10.15.2015 | Women
Leslie Natasha Jackson

If I have learned anything from all of this it is patience and to live in the present. As it is, my hair will grow back and I will look differently to others. Appearances aside, I do know I am a woman who is stronger and more beautiful than I was before I was diagnosed a year and half ago.

When to Persevere and When to Change Course

Lisa Marie Jenkins | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Lisa Marie Jenkins

It can be confusing at times to decide if you should keep plugging away at something, not taking no for an answer or realizing the brick walls in front of you are a sign that you are barking up the wrong tree.

Can People Who Have Kids Be Friends With People Who Don't?

Avelist | Posted 09.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Co-authored by Jody Porowski, CEO of Avelist Friendships are often formed when we meet people who have things in common with us. But what happens w...

Instructions on Wanting

Beth Lapides | Posted 09.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Beth Lapides

Want what you have. And have a dream. Know that when that dream comes true it will include all sorts of things you might appear to not want. Want this dream to come true anyway. And want to have new dreams. And know the things you appear not to want are part of the golden crack.

The One Thing We Need to Solve Every Problem

Jennifer S. White | Posted 09.18.2015 | Parents
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Jennifer S. White

After seeing one more article on how to do something better within the framework of my existing life, it inherently dawned on me that life is full of phases -- none of which are permanent.

Ever Lose Patience With God?

Patty Kogutek | Posted 09.04.2015 | Religion
Patty Kogutek

We lose patience often, even with God. Why doesn't He answer my prayer? Sometimes we just have to give in - surrender to something or someone bigger than us. The disastrous fires in the Northwest have provoked this feeling of helplessness and sometime hopelessness in my prayer life.

3 Ways To Be a Better Parent Right Now

Joni Edelman | Posted 08.28.2015 | Parents
Joni Edelman

Tequila. Drink it. Just kidding. Here are three real, actual things you can do to make parenting even slightly more pleasant. And none of them involve Disneyland or Pinterest.

Discovering Your Soul's Purpose With Three Simple Practices

Emily Stroia | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Emily Stroia

Sometimes it takes time and experimentation to really discover it. The more you practice doing simple and small tasks every day of what you love and excites you, you start to grow into that of which you already are.

Learning Chinese

Tricia McCallum | Posted 07.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tricia McCallum

Growing up in a small northern town shaped me in ways untold. As a little girl my family lived in an apartment above a hardware store on our small...