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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...

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 08.05.2015 | 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.