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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...

Is Love Really All You Need?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Love asks more of us than to simply feel a strong attraction to another person. It asks (or demands) that we put our own desires and preferences aside and replace them with a desire to serve the desires of our partner, not always, but probably more often than most of us would want to.

Running Injuries: 5 Steps to Recover Like a Champion

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

An injured runner is like a feral animal. Our instincts tell us to move, to flee, to run like we have for so long. But, we know that we must stay still and heal before we can go back to doing what it is we love. The trail beckons, but we have to resist.

Daily Meditation: Patience

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.30.2015 | Religion

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

Lights Go On: Part XLVIII -- And So...

Thomas Bähler | Posted 06.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Thomas Bähler

Click here if you'd like me to read this to you To my love who is appearing in my life I take you as my partner for you love me for me as I lo...

5 Ways to Reduce In-Law Related Anxiety

Erris Langer Klapper | Posted 06.17.2015 | Women
Erris Langer Klapper

I've dipped my big toe into this risky topic pool once before, and am now ready to take the full plunge. Here are five coping mechanisms I've developed, which I'm still laboriously practicing and pledging in writing to continue to rehearse

What We Wish You Knew About Our Divorce

Jessica Kahan | Posted 06.05.2015 | Divorce
Jessica Kahan

It's true, isn't it? I am that person. I lack a filter at times and want to (g-d forbid) talk about the tough stuff. I'm a firm believer in the power of talking. It's my process. It's my thinking out loud. I'm far from alone.

4 Inspiring Life Lessons I Learned From My Teenage Son

Erris Langer Klapper | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Erris Langer Klapper

There is nothing more humbling and rewarding than taking advice from your kids. Can I make myself feel better by taking credit for my son's intuitive words of wisdom? Maybe not. But I can be smart enough to pay attention. He's making good sense, so perhaps I'm not screwing up 100 percent of the time.

Step Into the Flow

Mila Atmos | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Mila Atmos

Step into the flow of your energy field and ride it. In those moments it feels as if the perfect thing falls out of nowhere into my lap and I know that I am living the dream.

Of Swimmers and Late Bloomers

Samuel Buchanan | Posted 05.28.2015 | College
Samuel  Buchanan

We govern ourselves to accommodate fear rather than accomplish dreams. Hence, when opportunity presents itself (later than expected), those who ask when don't capitalize on chance. However, for the late bloomers, the opportunity is never too late.

The Truth About Expectations

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Vaughn

Want what you want with your whole heart. Feel it. Know it. Squeeze it. Jump in head first and own it. Expect it. Then let it go and enjoy each breath that leads you to a new desire.

3 Ways to Have More Positive Interactions

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 05.19.2015 | New York
Alicia T. Glenn

Those experiences caused me to reflect on how I react. I asked myself, how can I better my responses to help defuse frustrating situations?

Ricky's Blue Truck And Getting Closer To God With Gratitude

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Kay Tacke Morse

Ricky lived the melody of a country western song. He lost his job. He slept in his truck. Lost his cash reserves. "Nothing gets you closer to feeling God than sleeping in the bed of your pick up," Ricky shares with me.

Tap Dancing to Patience: A Shift in Perspective

Megan Staggs | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Megan Staggs

In the dark of the morning I wake suddenly wondering if I have missed the alarm. I reach for my phone; it is not yet 2 a.m. Rolling over, I return to...

Married to a Machine

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Rym Tina Ghazal

My father had an announcement to make. Looking sheepishly at my mother and I, he said: "For three times a week, I will be away most of the day with s...

The Truth About Patience. Finally!

Tom Morris | Posted 06.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tom Morris

For most of my life, patience has been a monumentally aggravating virtue. I like to make things happen. I like to dream it, do it, and then move on to...

Stay Encouraged - Follow Your Dreams

Ronda Lee | Posted 06.06.2015 | Good News
Ronda Lee

Changes in the season typically make me harsher on myself. That raise, promotion, or business deal did not materialize. Do not fret. If you are in a rut or struggling to find a way out of a bad situation, stay encouraged.

Patience: A Great Virtue

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 06.06.2015 | Good News
Dr. Hyder Zahed

The blessing of patience is the freedom to live at our own pace and in our own way. Patience is an extraordinary grace that we extend to others in the most ordinary circumstances. With patience we transcend all the major and minor irritations in our daily lives.

5 Ways to Stop Self-Sabotaging Your Dream

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 04.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

We all have a dream. To do the very thing that we love to do that makes us feel fulfilled, vibrant, and more alive. The very thing that excites us every day and leaves us in a state of wonder over all of our opportunities for creation.

It's Not The Oven's Fault (A Lesson in Patience)

Janet M. Neal | Posted 04.08.2015 | Women
Janet M. Neal

I have lost my ability to be patient. I KNEW that even though the turkey had "popped," it couldn't possibly be ready yet. So, instead of trusting my gut, I relied on a piece of plastic and rushed the rest of the meal.

Replace 'Should' With 'Could to Live a Happier Life

Erin Bahadur | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Bahadur

I am my harshest critic. I know I am not unique and I am not the only one this applies to. I challenge everyone to just pause and appreciate where you are today without any expectations. Be patient with yourself. You are right where you are supposed to be.

The Waiting Game in the Music Industry

Patrick Hess | Posted 04.06.2015 | Entertainment
Patrick Hess

It was during this conversation that I witnessed Spencer's eyes sparkle in a different way. For him, he knew that he had ability and some talent. He also knew he wasn't a prodigy. For Spencer, he came to understand that this mentor was talking about the layaway plan.

An Open Letter To My Children On My Son's Seventh Birthday

Monisha Vasa | Posted 04.05.2015 | Parents
Monisha Vasa

As aggravated as I may get when I tell you to "behave!" and you don't listen, one day that defiance will serve you well

What I Changed For The Sake Of My Kids

Wendy Bradford | Posted 04.04.2015 | Parents
Wendy Bradford

I had tried many times to be a different, gentler kind of mother -- but what I've finally come to realize is that I couldn't be a gentler kind of mother until I could be a gentler kind of person with myself.

6 Positive Lessons I Learned From Alzheimer's

Elena Rosberg | Posted 03.27.2015 | Fifty
Elena Rosberg

My mother reacts very sensitively to my feelings and moods. That is typical of Alzheimer's patients. When I visit her feeling hectic and tense, she reacts immediately, takes on my mood, and becomes nervous and negative. But when I am cheerful and attentive, she is happy. This has taught me to be much more aware of myself and my feelings when I am with other people.