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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.

A Chaotic Yet Peaceful Journey to Be With Jon Kabat-Zinn

Craig E. Sherman | Posted 11.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Craig E. Sherman

There were no off-color expletives or rude hand gestures; although, considering the events of that evening, such behavior would have certainly been un...

Living in the Present Moment

Martha Pasternack | Posted 11.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Martha Pasternack

At the end of this past September my husband and I were blessed by the opportunity to visit my childhood home-away-from-home. In the mid-1800s my grea...

Moments of Synchronicity: What Will You Do the Next Time It Happens?

Greg Frucci | Posted 11.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Frucci

Have you ever had one of those moments when someone you do not know says something that sends a chill down your spine as you realize you are where you...

What My Newborn Has Taught Me About FOMO

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 10.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Vaughn

My husband and I brought our newborn baby home just two days ago. Which means I have a very legitimate excuse not to write, but there's something abou...

My Meditation Flop

Kristen Noel | Posted 10.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristen Noel

The morning I wrote this post, I put a clear intention forward that I was going to take all the "necessary" steps to start my day off spectacularly....

6 Ways To Love Your Life More

Grace Bluerock | Posted 10.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

When you truly love your life, you can't help but be happier and experience a greater sense of fulfillment, meaning, and purpose. Polish-born American classical pianist, Arthur Rubinstein was right when he said, "I have found that if you love life, life will love you back."

Why Goal Setting Doesn't Work -- And Here's What I'm Doing Instead

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 10.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

Here's what I'm doing in a step-by-step guide so that you can start doing the same:

What Gives You Joy?

Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha | Posted 10.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha

When I was younger (not that I am too old now); I always dreamed of a big town house with many rooms, beautiful landscaped gardens, multi car garage e...

Be Less Irritable With Your Child (Part 5 of 5)

Hunter Clarke-Fields | Posted 10.06.2015 | Parents
Hunter Clarke-Fields

My worst moments as a parent look like this: I'm not really there. I'm thinking about something else. I'm texting. I'm distracted.

5 Reasons to Get Comfortable With Death

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 10.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

Death is not nearly as frightening or sad as you may have heard, but you'll have to trust me on that until you get to know Death more intimately for yourself. I encourage you to strike up a friendship of your own, perhaps by volunteering at a hospice or nursing home. If you're not sure this is a good idea, here are five reasons to get comfortable with Death:

Suicidal Ideation: How to Avoid the Thought Trap

Elisabeth Corey | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Elisabeth Corey

I recently experienced a physical release in my body. I get these often as a part of my recovery. The emotions and memories have been stored in my bod...

Don't Borrow Trouble

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 09.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia." -- Charles M. Schulz Does your mind ever scamper out in f...

8 Perks Of Listening To Country Music

Lisa Dubino | Posted 08.27.2015 | Divorce
Lisa Dubino

I'm basically a positive person and have plenty of experience with hardship so I know this will get easier, but all the usual short term solutions to get through this haven't been working. So I decided to do the opposite of everything I normally do and one is that I switched my morning radio station from adult contemporary to country.

Bruises, Batteries and Beauty: Life Lessons From One Long Night

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

I recently found myself on a mountain in the middle of the night. Again. Unlike the last time, this event wasn't quite so...traumatic. Though this a...

An Artist's Perspective on Inspiration and Making Art

Anna Agoston | Posted 07.22.2015 | Arts
Anna Agoston

My art is of my soul. It is a fabrication of my internal machine, an organic engine powered by my conscious and unconscious minds. It is, however, more visceral than intellectual.

Following Your Internal Compass and Making Your Own Decisions

Greg Frucci | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Greg Frucci

Remaining in the present moment, which flows with time, knowing the moment is not static, this is how one is able to hear clearly the voice within. What is your greatest challenge? Do something about it beginning now.

How Awe-Inspiring Experiences Can Make You A More Altruistic Person

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Think back to the last time to you gazed out over a mountaintop after a long hike, breathed in the salty air after a good swim at the beach, or even s...

Celebrating the Little Moments

Helen J. Russell | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Helen J. Russell

When we allow ourselves to stop and feel grateful we are no longer peering out into a future that doesn't yet exist. Now we're really living, in the only place it is possible for us to live -- the here and now. That's what I loved most about that moment yesterday. I was nowhere else.

What Do Little Children Know That You Don't?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 06.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

At that moment, I remembered the passage in the scriptures, "Except ye become as little children..." Wow, I thought, now I get it: The mind of this child only knows how to be in the Now.

Things You Learn When You're Lost on a Big, Fat Mountain

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Today's post is a bit different. It's a somewhat intense tale. Get ready. And please don't judge me. It begins after a good dose of "you can do it D...

Why Time Sometimes Seems To Stand Still, And Why It's So Good For Us

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living

In today's increasingly fast-paced world, entire days breeze by without us stopping to really experience them. We allow individual moments to blend in...

Meditating to Enter the Quiet Behind the Noise

Debbie Woodbury | Posted 03.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Debbie Woodbury

Finding the stillness may not come naturally but, that one moment in the tub, inspires me to keep trying to enter that quiet place where the answers to our questions reside.

This Is a Test -- Let's Play

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Once I decided to leave the gym I desperately tried to figure out what would replace it... the class or the boot camp or the activity that would be the right fit now.