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A LESSON FROM MY DOG: Are You a Taker or a Receiver?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 09.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Gracious acceptance is an art -- an art which most never bother to cultivate. We think that we have to learn how to give, but we forget about accepti...

Do You Feel Fulfilled?

Terri Britt | Posted 09.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Terri Britt

Most of us were taught to shut down our passions when we were young. There are many reasons why. See if you recognize yourself in any of these four rules that I've seen to be key reasons why you might be shut down to living a fulfilled life.

How To Have An Orgasm Without Being Touched

Lyn Mac | Posted 07.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lyn Mac

Could you imagine what it would be like to have an orgasm without being touched? I had a conversation with a friend who's had this experience, so lik...

A Tragic American Love Story

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 04.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

Learning to live a vibrant love story is challenging and arduous. It calls for the ability to be aware of one's own unique preferences and values, while welcoming the individual tastes of the beloved, and finding a way to connect amongst the unique differences of two distinct people.

Why It's Hard to Ask for Help

Mila Atmos | Posted 03.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Mila Atmos

Learning many more lessons in this vein, I finally discovered that being independent does not mean that I should have no help along the way. Even small doses of support can have a big impact. The secret to successful requests is to ask early and often.

Ask, and You Shall Receive

Mila Atmos | Posted 03.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Mila Atmos

People generally do want to lend a hand. All you have to do is ask. Allowing others to give to you is also giving them a gift because it creates a balance between giving and receiving. When you ask for help, you are signaling to others and yourself that you are ready to receive, expand, and enrich your life.

The 5 Pillars to Feminine Leadership

Luna Love | Posted 01.11.2016 | Women
Luna Love

Feminine Leadership is a way to lead us towards Full Spectrum Leadership where we are equally balanced in the highest qualities of both the masculine and feminine as we work together.

The Gift of Exchange

Chava Tombosky | Posted 12.21.2015 | Religion
Chava Tombosky

This holiday season, as we enter the dynamic that creates the connection of exchange, take a minute, think about how that exchange makes you feel. It might mean the difference of becoming a giver vs a caver or a receiver vs a taker.

Wheelchair Wisdom: The Power of Giving and Sharing

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 12.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

To serve others is to become more receptive and open to ourselves. Each time we assist another we are renewed and strengthened. In such circumstances, giving is also receiving. During this holiday season, keep these ideas in mind the next time you have the opportunity to help someone.

How to Become a Better Receiver, or Why It's Okay to Just Get Things

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 11.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marilyn O'Malley

Receiving is natural. It's a positive and good thing. Taking (maybe with an agenda, recklessly or carelessly) is a different thing, but this often g...

Why It Is Better to Receive Than Give

Kara Post-Kennedy | Posted 10.23.2016 | Women
Kara Post-Kennedy

Happy Halloween! Here's a "trick" question for you: is it better to receive a free treat or give one? Actually, no trick... receiving free candy is empirically better than giving it. Right?

Say Yes

Mila Atmos | Posted 09.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Mila Atmos

We do not know what is around the corner, so we often cling to the negative feelings surrounding past events. It can be hard to let go, and often for good reason. I struggle all the time to release, and stay open. That evening I learned, even more so than my son, that when we trust that the universe conspires in our favor, good things happen

You Have Giving All Wrong

Tim McDonald | Posted 08.23.2016 | Impact
Tim McDonald

Giving has always meant, to me, being able to give a gift or listen to someone by giving my time and energy. But I had no idea the path I would take -- as a result of one simple idea I had -- that would fundamentally change my outlook on life.

Ask and Receive: The Please Bestow It Upon Me

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 07.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kay Tacke Morse

Whether it's an ask to God, to the dry cleaners or your intended, speak up. With a please and thank you of course added into the request. Ask and you ...

Why Is Receiving So Hard

Tamar Henry | Posted 06.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Tamar Henry

When I allow myself to receive and I recognize that receiving lets me increase my own generosity, another shift happens: I'm more inclined to be generous for no reason. I'm more attuned with the desire to pay it forward because of the experience I've just had.

The 4-Letter Word Every Successful Person Uses (and Why You Should Use it Too)

Jenn Lederer | Posted 05.19.2016 | Entertainment
Jenn Lederer

I'm here to talk about my NEW favorite 4-letter word. This one packs a PUNCH. I've seen strong men and women start shaking in their boots at the thought of using this word. Yup. It's powerful.

Instruction on Grace

Beth Lapides | Posted 05.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Beth Lapides

This is the instruction I have been given on grace. Grace cannot be taken. Grace can be received. Grace is knowing: Don't make it worse. When thing...

Why I Volunteer

Marie Marley | Posted 03.31.2015 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Everyone wants to be needed. We all want to feel we're making a difference in someone else's life. It's a universal human need.

Wheelchair Wisdom: The Need to Give

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

"All you have shall someday be given; Therefore, give now, that the season of giving may be yours." - ...

Why It's Important to Receive

Jane Beal | Posted 02.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Beal

I've been a giver most of my adult life. Giving of my time, help and money and I always felt that giving was a good thing. You know, the more you give the more you receive. What I didn't realize was that there needs to be a balance between giving and receiving.

Gratitude Beauty: My Fave Fragrances for Gifting, Receiving, and Glowing (or, a Truffle Pig's Guide to Natural Perfumes)

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.04.2015 | Style
Miriam Ava

You shouldn't settle for anything less than what genuinely thrills you, and that includes fragrance. Whether it's personal or atmospheric, scents carry energy that can impact you powerfully.

WATCH: Ask for Help

Brad Yates | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

At my daughter's promotion for eighth grade this week, one of the speakers offered three points of advice about success: 1) Set Goals 2) Work Hard 3)...

Studies: It Is Most Blessed to Give and to Receive

David Briggs | Posted 07.29.2014 | Religion
David Briggs

Congregants who only gave help to other members were twice as likely to fully trust their fellow worshipers as participants who neither gave nor received help. Members who only received help were nearly three times as likely to have the same high level of trust. But it was the combination of both that made the biggest difference.

Give Generously and Let Go

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

There is something interesting about us humans -- we enjoy the process of giving. It makes us feel good. In fact, the act of giving and receiving is a core part of life on a very basic level.

Why Receiving Is Harder Than Giving

John Amodeo, PhD | Posted 04.18.2014 | Healthy Living
John Amodeo, PhD

When our longing for connection collides with our history of rejection and shaming, we become ambivalent about receiving. Part of us desires contact while another part has an aversion toward it.