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A Complete List Of The 2016 Tony Award Winners

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.12.2016 | Arts

The 2016 Tony Awards have officially arrived. The 70th edition of the annual award show, hosted by James Corden, will feature performances from some ...

A Story About Play And Recovery

Connor Kozlov | Posted 06.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Connor Kozlov

Last week a friend shared a story about a man we'll call Jeremy. Growing up with Aspergers syndrome and ADD, there wasn't much hope for him to avoid p...

Are We In The Midst Of A Public Space Crisis?

The Conversation US | Posted 06.08.2016 | Green
The Conversation US

By linking physical spaces with a live webcam network, Parrhesiastic Play gives people a stage to "perform" before the cameras. It's a playful way to comment on the rise of surveillance while interacting with a large audience.

Is My Kid Playing or Competing?

Fred Engh | Posted 05.31.2016 | Parents
Fred Engh

If you're a parent who is about to have kids enter the world of little league, then it's important for you to know the difference between play and competition. Oh, there is a difference alright.

How the Angry Birds Movie Helped Me Beat Procrastination

Debbie Lyn Toomey | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Debbie Lyn Toomey

Have you ever procrastinated doing a task because it felt so boring, monumental, and time-consuming? If you just nodded your head, then I know I'm in...

3 Elements of Play That Make a Difference

Connor Kozlov | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Connor Kozlov

In all, these things can serve me in the different ways that I need in order to help me be more playful, enjoy life, and be more fulfilled.

When a Writer Finds His Green Thumb: 'Groundwork,' by Mike Ostroski and Derek Davidson, Returns to the LA Stage

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 05.26.2016 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

As he reflected upon his life in the theatre's dressing room, feeling rather blue over paths and choices and resumes and time, Mike Ostroski turned to his friend, and to his own surprise said, "Let's grow a garden."

3 Reasons to Play With Your Food

Connor Kozlov | Posted 05.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Connor Kozlov

Last week I published a piece entitled "How (and why) to Play with Your Food" and I figured it deserved a follow-up. Given that food is something ever...

Can Curiosity Enhance Life Satisfaction?

Sari Sheehan | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Sari Sheehan

I was ready to shake myself out of the daily routine and go curiosity-hunting. I would use the first two things that came to mind to stimulate my curiosity.

Chad Brannon Stars in the West Coast Production of Blood From A Stone

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 05.18.2016 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

If you're lucky enough to be in the Los Angeles area until May 22nd, you can catch the running theatrical production of Blood From A Stone, starring Emmy Award winning actor, Chad Brannon, along with Dramalogue Award winner, Joanne Baron.

4 Ways Video Games Are Legitimate Ways to Play

Connor Kozlov | Posted 05.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Connor Kozlov

Here are 4 of the ways that I learned something (and currently maintain) from video games. They are all useful for my professional life and relationships.

30 Ways To PLAY With Your Kids

Mary LaCombe | Posted 05.16.2016 | Parents
Mary LaCombe

How often, as a parent, do you sit on the sidelines watch your children play? How often do you join in? Frankly, it is hard for most adults to p...

How to Manifest Great Creative Work

Connor Kozlov | Posted 05.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Connor Kozlov

Playing with new ideas, putting them together, mashing them with one another, and treating everything like a puzzle is how some of these industry greats made billions and changed the world.

How to Make Anything Playful (With a Few Examples)

Connor Kozlov | Posted 05.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Connor Kozlov

There are a few basic elements to having a playful perspective that you can incorporate into just about any task that you do. Here are a few of my favorites:

How (and Why) to Play With Your Food

Connor Kozlov | Posted 05.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Connor Kozlov

Here are a few perspectives and ways you can play with your food in order to have a more enjoyable experience with this universal need.

Play Is Universal (Even in the Bedroom)

Connor Kozlov | Posted 05.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Connor Kozlov

Despite speaking of some deep emotional things and difficult questions, we always find a way to laugh and feel fulfilled. Part of that is through our communication style, which is playful and humorous even when approaching challenging topics.

How I Slowed My Family Down. Like, To The Last Century.

Pam Lobley | Posted 05.11.2016 | Parents
Pam Lobley

Summer is the perfect time to rethink all the ridiculous commitments you've made throughout the year. When the kids are little, simply being together and enjoying the passage of time can be the best way to enjoy the hottest months

5 Ways Travel Feeds Your Soul

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 05.11.2016 | Travel
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

Whatever the reason you have for staying in one place, make sure to schedule time away. Time to explore a new city or to simply relax. We all need it -- our bodies, minds, and psyches. Being away from home feeds our souls.

4 Silly Things That Cause Anger and One Useful Alternative

Connor Kozlov | Posted 05.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Connor Kozlov

Here are four silly ways that this anger shows up in our modern lives:

The Haiti I Love and Revere: Part 3

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 05.10.2016 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

May 7, 2016 | End of Trip We brought the Hokey Pokey to Haiti today....and so much more. There was a bad rainstorm in Haiti today and we couldn't ...

Sitting Is Like the New Smoking, Screens Are the New Crack

Gabriela Masala | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Gabriela Masala

May we have the discipline in this wild, plugged in world to prioritize face to face intimacy with living, breathing beings and to live playfully in our bodies, not watching "life" through screens.

3 Playful Activities With Benefits Beyond Pleasure

Connor Kozlov | Posted 04.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Connor Kozlov

Playing just to play is what I'm all about, but for the more corporate and practical oriented people, here are a few activities you probably already do that have more benefits than you might suspect.

More Than Just Fun: 9 Little-Known Reasons to Play With Your Kids Every Day

Candis Lynn Hidalgo | Posted 04.28.2016 | Parents
Candis Lynn Hidalgo

When you're a kid, play isn't a goal or something you pencil in to your schedule every day. It's something you just do. And it's fun.

Good for the Soul -- Play

Jess Ly | Posted 04.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jess Ly

Sometimes life requires play and spontaneity. Listen to this voice when it calls.

My Kid's School Eliminated Recess And I'm Worried

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 04.20.2016 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

My child has recently been diagnosed with ADHD, I am beginning to wonder if what's wrong is not with my child, but the way they do schooling. I have homeschooled before and am seriously wondering if this should be an option again.