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Seeking Your Purpose? Look to Your Favorite Hobby

Crystal Marsh | Posted 09.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Crystal Marsh

When you're trying to find purposeful work, it's important to think a bit outside of the box. Of course, there are many traditional career paths available, but the work that might be the most purposeful and meaningful for you may be a bit off the beaten path.

Everything Does Not Happen For a Reason

Erin Musto | Posted 09.25.2015 | Religion
Erin Musto

In February of 2012, my 5 ½ year old daughter Madeline passed away. She was diagnosed with DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma), a rare and inoperable brainstem tumor. She passed away only five days after her diagnosis. I am often annoyed and confused when people tell me that Madeline died for a reason.

Finding My Divine Purpose When the Nest Is Empty and the Heart Is Full

Helen Ingram Mitchell | Posted 09.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Helen Ingram Mitchell

"My name is Helen, and I have an empty nest!" I feel like there should be a support group for those who have tended their nests, perfected the role of motherhood, and are now rediscovering their identity without children in the home.

How My Intuition Became My Home

Emily Stroia | Posted 09.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Emily Stroia

"At times you have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll...

8 Things To Do (And Not Do) When Things Go Wrong

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Know that moments of foul will happen, and do your best to deal with it in a way that doesn't damage you or others. And know that, no matter what, the foul will pass.

Sunset Girl: How Words Matter

Kathy Nimmer | Posted 09.21.2015 | Education
Kathy Nimmer

We can feel sad for others, and it is a gift we give them. We are saying that we wish better for them, that we so empathize with the place where they are that we ache for them.

The Future of Business

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 09.21.2015 | Business
Samie Al-Achrafi

Disengaged workforces. Water shortages. Financial oligarchies. Climate change. Charismatic leadership. Mass migration. Wealth inequality.

How to Listen to Your Intuition When Life Becomes Demanding

Emily Stroia | Posted 09.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Emily Stroia

Morning Alarm. Snooze. Wake up. Grab a coffee. Go to work. Pay your bills. Strive to get the pay raise you need. Do what is of expected of you. Work l...

I Didn't Know How Much I Needed Me: 4 Steps That Saved My Life!

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 09.17.2015 | Women
20 Beautiful Women

I had to take a period of time with permission given by me, to see exactly who I was. Now, was that easy? Of course it wasn't easy. However, it was something that would prove to be one of the most beneficial things I could ever do for myself.

Do You Know Your Why?

Alex Pirouz | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
Alex Pirouz

In his famous TED Talk, 'Start With Why', Simon Sinek puts it perfectly that, people don't buy WHAT you do, they buy WHY you do it. "Yes, but what if I don't know my 'WHY'?" This is a question I am often asked - especially from those I mentor belonging to the younger generation.

When Your Purpose is Out to Kill You

Jeffrey Shaw | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
Jeffrey Shaw

Establishing healthy boundaries may be, hands down, the single most important step toward reaching this goal. The feeling of working harder than ever often comes from pecking away at previously established boundaries.

The Purpose-Driven Career: Myth or Possibility?

Marion Chamberlain | Posted 09.11.2015 | Business
Marion Chamberlain

We all crave happiness, joy, meaning, fulfillment and purpose in our lives. As the quote says: "At the end of the day, the only questions I will ask myself are... Did I love enough? Did I live enough? Did I laugh enough?"

10 Everyday Ways to Be a Hero

Gina DeLapa | Posted 09.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Gina DeLapa

Today as I write, it's the 14th anniversary of 9/11. Most of us will never run into a burning building or otherwise throw ourselves into harm's way to...

After They Died, I Found My Purpose

Jill Sullivan Grueter | Posted 09.11.2015 | Impact
Jill Sullivan Grueter

Right now, I have six applications on my desk from animal rescue organizations in desperate need of help. Each one of them is unique -- yet, the urgency is the same. Their facilities are on the verge of collapse or closure. And, without the buildings -- what happens to the animals they rescue and save?

Recalibrating Purpose

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 09.10.2015 | Business
Samie Al-Achrafi

In my quest for a goalless life, I have taken the opportunity to recalibrate the purpose of my work and check-in with what I am in service of.

Uncover & Monetize Your Inner Genius

Asha Ramakrishna | Posted 09.10.2015 | Business
Asha Ramakrishna

We all have talents. We are all good at something. We are really, really good at this one (or many) thing (s). It could even be something we are not fully aware of.

Human or Robot?

Danielle Posa | Posted 09.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Posa

At the end of the day, when you lay your head down on your pillow... ask yourself "Was I a robot or a human today." The world needs the human in you.

When God Gives You a Ticket

Leona deVinne | Posted 09.10.2015 | Impact
Leona deVinne

I love giving away fun socks to bring a smile to someone's face and put a spring in their steps. I call them Joy Socks. I so strongly believe that j...

3 Powerful Questions That Will Uplevel Your Life

André Hartwich | Posted 09.10.2015 | Healthy Living
André Hartwich

You don't really know what you want. You are constantly second guessing yourself. Is my job right for me? Am I in the right relationship? What if I am...

Your Own Kind of You

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
20 Beautiful Women

When someone asks you who you are, what do you tell them? I am not asking about the fluff you place in your online dating ads, or the bare minimum characteristics you tell about yourself during a job interview. I am asking about the real you!

Questions to Ask During Difficult Moments

Michelle Ghilotti Mandel | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle Ghilotti Mandel

One way to energize and take great care yourself as you live through a heartbreaking experience, is to resist the human urge to ask why, and instead, ask what and how.

How to Discover Your Brand's Purpose

Janet Odgis | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Janet Odgis

Every entrepreneur and professional should ask themselves three simple questions: • What is their company's purpose? • Why is that purpose valua...

The 'Set of the Sail'

Debbie Davis | Posted 09.03.2015 | Religion
Debbie Davis

I remember several years ago I asked my Bible Study teacher "please explain The Holy Spirit to me as best you can." She pointed me in the direction of the Book of Acts in the Bible, which I read and she said "The Holy Spirit is the voice that talks within you, our Counselor and our Comforter.

Living, Living Longer, or Living Happy

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I. Rimanoczy A recent dialogue between Robin Young and author Dan Buettner featured on the NPR show "Here and Now" explored Buettner's researc...

The Relationship Between Fear, Vulnerability and Courage

Leona deVinne | Posted 09.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Leona deVinne

Courage, Fear and Vulnerability walk into a bar. They sit down and order a drink, Fear orders two doubles. They start to discuss an upcoming event ...