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Are You an 'As Soon As' Junkie?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 11.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jinny Ditzler

The good news is "as soon as" junkies are the most well meaning people in the world. However, they don't always do what they mean to do. Here's the...

Fake Outlook Skin Lets Users Discreetly Browse Reddit At Work

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 11.23.2015 | Technology

Discreetly browsing Reddit at work has perhaps never been easier -- if you know the right tools to use. Reddit reminded users of this Monday, wh...

'Justice Redeemed,' A Conversation With Scott Pratt

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.23.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Scott Pratt, the bestselling author of the Joe Dillard series of legal thrillers, worked as a criminal defense lawyer before writing his first novel, An Innocent Client.

5 Reasons to Procrastinate Now

Pam Ferderbar | Posted 11.12.2015 | Comedy
Pam Ferderbar

We unjustly malign procrastinators. Isn't it better to say, "I am going to wait until I can give 100 percent to this task," rather than being shamed because the laundry pile has moved across the room of its own accord?

I'll Start Working Out Tomorrow

Alex Iosiovich | Posted 11.12.2015 | Comedy
Alex Iosiovich

It would be pretty great to wear form-fitting, stylish clothes without your cheese-filled gut popping over your screaming belt, wouldn't it? But you know what else is pretty great? Cheese!

Getting-Ready-to-Get-Ready Syndrome

Samantha Bennett | Posted 10.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Samantha Bennett

If you assume that you need to do something before you can do the thing you really want to do, please check that assumption -- especially if the source of your information is your own mind.

Why I Hid a White Silk Dress in Shame: A True Story About Transforming Creative Fears Into Magic

Esther de Charon de Saint Germain | Posted 10.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Esther de Charon de Saint Germain

What I'm about to tell you is not a pretty story. To be honest, I've never told this to anyone. But I think it's time to share it. Because you might...

The Real Reason Why Big People Settle for Small Goals

Brian Whetten | Posted 10.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Brian Whetten

Have you ever turned down an exciting opportunity and played it safe instead? Have you ever made a decision out of anger and ended up hurting someone you love?

'Depraved Heart,' A Conversation With Patricia Cornwell

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.27.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Patricia Cornwell is known to millions of readers worldwide. She has won nearly every literary award for popular fiction and has authored 29 New York Times bestsellers.

'Playing With Fire,' A Conversation With Tess Gerritsen

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.27.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Tess has written standalone medical and crime thrillers; and her books have been published in 40 countries. Playing with Fire, a standalone novel, draws its drama from Tess's passion as an accomplished musician.

How Do You Attempt to Control?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

All of us have learned many different ways to attempt to control our feelings, others' feelings and behavior, and the outcome of things. Discover the ...

'Strong Light of Day,' A Conversation With Jon Land

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.13.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Jon Land is the prolific author of more than thirty-six books. His thriller novels include the Caitlin Strong series about a fifth-generation Texas Ranger, and the Ben Kamal and Danielle Barnea books about a Palestinian detective and an Israeli chief inspector of police.

WATCH: Tapping into Action and Motivation

Brad Yates | Posted 10.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

Procrastination happens... but it is not an incurable disease. I hope this will help you get going on what's important. If you are new to tappi...

4 Ways to Use Goals and Rewards to Beat Procrastination

Avelist | Posted 10.08.2015 | Business

Procrastination is the monster of our over-connected times. We seem to have so many things to do, yet never find the right mood or time to do them all. We put off what seems boring and what causes us discomfort, and it piles up quickly.

The Myth of Motivation

Carmen Isáis | Posted 10.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Carmen Isáis

I discovered a long time ago that motivation is overrated and believing that it is more important than it is can, ironically, be the thing that keeps us from reaching your goals. That's right. Believing in the myth of motivation will derail you.

Stayed Too Long in Work That Doesn't Fit? Fix It!

Susan Bernstein | Posted 10.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan Bernstein

Instead of generally feeling "blah," you'll have a picture of what needs to be shifted. And, over time, you'll have a lot clearer picture of how bad things are actually getting. That may motivate you.

How to Eliminate Procrastination and Upgrade Your Fuel Source

Brian Whetten | Posted 09.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Brian Whetten

So take yourself off the hook. Let go of your expectations. Decide on some honest, minimum standards -- what truly is enough? Take care of those needs. Then from that place, dare to dream.

'Entry Island,' A Conversation with Peter May

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 09.15.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Peter May is the creator of three major television series and presided over two of the three highest rated series in the UK, before leaving television to concentrate on writing novels.

6 Ways to Kill Fear and Move Forward

Lindsey Kesel | Posted 09.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Lindsey Kesel

So whether you're dying to get back to dating after a broken heart or just trying to get to the gym, this little medley of suggestions for killing fear is an amalgam of personal advice and philosophical ideas

The Real Reason You Procrastinate

Brian Whetten | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Brian Whetten

Procrastination isn't a character flaw. It's the byproduct of an inner conflict: a part of us wants to do something and another part doesn't. And the most common reason for procrastination is that it's the unavoidable cost of using stress as your primary fuel source.

6 Surefire Methods for Overcoming Procrastination

R.L. Adams | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
R.L. Adams

Overcoming procrastination can be difficult at times. We're creatures of habit. And, when those habits involve things that lend themselves to our tendencies to procrastinate, the hurdles become even greater. But, by leveraging a few powerful hacks, we can help to override and overcome procrastination at its core.

No More Excuses!

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

Last week I was super lucky! I got to listen to a talk by business coach, Amanda Moxley. One of my big takeaways from her hour-long webinar was this: ...

'X,' A Conversation With Sue Grafton

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.25.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Sue Grafton is best known for her alphabet mystery series (A is for Alibi, etc.), with her feisty protagonist Kinsey Millhone. NPR's Maureen Corrigan said the forthcoming conclusion of the alphabet series "makes me wish there were more than twenty-six letters at her disposal."

'In the Dark Places,' A Conversation With Peter Robinson

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.24.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

In the Dark Places is the 22nd Inspector Banks novel. It blends a police procedural with psychological suspense, and begins with a simple matter of a stolen tractor from a Yorkshire farm.

'Protocol Zero,' A Conversation With James Abel

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.12.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

James Abel is a pseudonym for Bob Reiss, the bestselling author of more than 20 books. He is a former Chicago Tribune reporter and previously was a correspondent for Outside Magazine.