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Pursuit of Happiness

What Do You Value?

Tracey Burns | Posted 02.11.2016 | Business
Tracey Burns

For years I have worked with brands helping to determine their values as part of a bigger brand strategy. A brands' values drive and unify the internal culture and behaviour of its organisation.

The Myth of Happiness That Will Prevent You From Being Truly Happy

Jackie Vecchio | Posted 02.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jackie Vecchio

The greatest myth of happiness is that it is in the future. Somewhere out there. Attached to some thing, some achievement, some success. And only when we finally reach it, do we get to experience it.

Signs Are All Around Us

Heidi Allen | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Heidi Allen

Signs are all around us. They can be as subtle as a whisper or as blatant as a slap in the face. They can be spelled out on the news or suggested in...

The Role of Death in Finding Meaning in Life

Josh Korda | Posted 02.01.2016 | Religion
Josh Korda

"Whoever develops awareness of death by thinking, 'I'm following the dharma by considering mortality once a day or night, or during meals, are unmindf...

The Power of Perspective

Erin Smith | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Erin Smith

We often wonder if what we say to our children makes an impact or if it goes into one ear and out the other. I was delighted to hear from my babysitter the next day that my daughter had mentioned our discussion and how it made sense to her and that she was going to try and focus on her many blessings.

Why We're All Going About Finding Happiness The Wrong Way

Kimberly Montgomery | Posted 01.18.2016 | Fifty
Kimberly Montgomery

My work has taken me in a direction where I've been spending a bit of time studying the area of human happiness, and what makes us content in our lives. I've become convinced that many of us are spending way too much time, energy and resources chasing goals that we don't even want.

5 Ways To Get What You Want Out Of Life

Kaila Proulx | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Kaila Proulx

Ultimately you are in control of your own destiny and by implementing a few techniques to focus your energy on your aspirations, you can create the life you want to live. Here's how to do it:

How to Change Through Inspired Action

Jeff Singh | Posted 01.10.2016 | Good News
Jeff Singh

Original Image by Scott Cresswell Numerous articles are written on how to change extolling the powers of will, goals, and visualization, even advis...

Post-Religious Post-Spiritual Seekers

Martin Marty | Posted 01.06.2016 | Religion
Martin Marty

The two billion Christians of the world and the several Christians still left in the United States do well to listen to the criticism which argues that they do not help seekers, being smugly satisfied with the incurious "finders" and "keepers."

Meditation May Boost Happiness: The New Coloring for the Mind!

Jules Snodgrass | Posted 12.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Jules Snodgrass

After all you are the master of your happiness and life so what you think and do you can truly find happiness in daily intentional activities and boost happiness with meditation.

Are Millennials Redefining the American Dream?

Krystina Nguyen | Posted 12.14.2015 | Business
Krystina Nguyen

The real question is whether the Millennials' current definition of success will change. Are these simply characteristics of a life phase and Millennials will eventually become like their Baby Boomer counterparts seeking material symbols to show off their success?

7 Life-Changing Ways to Maintain Your Vacation Buzz

Tracy Dungo | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Tracy Dungo

Pull from the bliss you have at the beach and bring back a slice of that perspective to your everyday life. Here are seven ways to mix the hustle with the happy and take on the city life with an island mentality:

How to Experience More Love

Lyn Mac | Posted 11.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lyn Mac

According to David Hawkins, author of Letting Go, The Pathway to Surrender, only 0.04 percent of the population experience unconditional love. You ma...

3 Secrets Of Adulthood You Must Learn To Find Happiness

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 11.09.2015 | OWN

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The One Challenge Standing Between You And Total Happiness

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 11.05.2015 | OWN

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Living Under the Spell of My Parisian Chairs

Mina Samuels | Posted 10.28.2015 | Travel
Mina Samuels

My apartment in Paris is filled with chairs: chairs tucked in little corners, posed in front of cupboard doors, chatting together in corners, pushed up against walls in a row, stacked, draped with blankets, the older ones elegant in their decrepitude. They are having a strange effect on me, both tonic and narcotic.

What Is the Meaning of Life for You?

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 10.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

(image credit) This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach th...

How to Handle Resentments

Laura Coe | Posted 10.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Coe

Find as many small opportunities to approach someone or something you are avoiding. Remind yourself that you are safe. Remind yourself that your opinion matters and that you deserve to be heard. And remind yourself that you're allowed to speak your truth -- you are entitled to it.

"Clever Little Lies:" A Droll New Dramedy at Westside Theatre

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 10.13.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

In Clever Little Lies, every line hits hard. Playwright Joe DiPietro has no mercy as he portrays a cheating husband whose child-obsessed wife coddles her baby with the new-age spirit and energy that make parents dreadful company these days.

A New Approach to Finding Happiness

Sonima.com | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

The time is now. Instead of striving for the illusive state of happiness, lets choose to get honest about what it really means to be human; come together in dialogue about the inevitable darkness; and turn toward ourselves and each other with kind understanding.

The Step-By-Step Guide for Turning Your Mundane Life Into One Full of Happy Moments

Kat Bern | Posted 09.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Kat Bern

Here are my tips on what YOU could do to create your happy moments... (And I promise, there is no need to go to the other end of the world for that, you can as easily re-create the same experience at home.)

The Conversation That Gave Me a New Life

Lacey Johnson | Posted 09.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lacey Johnson

I am able to pinpoint the exact moment I knew it was time to say goodbye. A conclusive departure was the only way for me to be true to myself. Sometim...

Why Happy Is the New Skinny (And That's a Good Thing!)

Amanda Yuill | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Amanda Yuill

Whatever your current level of happiness, the key thing to take away is that, just like your physical fitness, it is completely within your control to improve. And so I guess that happy being the new skinny may not be such a bad thing after all.

Self-Help: Where's the Harm?

Amanda Spencer | Posted 08.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Spencer

Self-Help or Self-Harm? Over the last number years, with the advent of self-help publications, blogs, seminars, TV shows on every feed, in the media,...

How To Gauge The Pursuit Of Happiness

The Wall Street Journal | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 08.24.2015 | World

Please don’t groan when I say this. I’m only repeating what a bunch of subversive economists influenced by a small Buddhist country have p...