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The Three Letters That Change Everything

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

See what happened there? Those three simple letters changed everything. All of a sudden it wasn't that I couldn't do something...but that I couldn't do it at this moment. And, if I wanted to, I could do it in the future.

This Is The Best Way To Overcome Regret

LiveScience.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Sara G. Miller, Staff Writer Published: 07/05/2016 10:48 AM EDT on LiveScience If you can't seem to let go of a regret, a little self-compassion m...

The Happiness Ratio

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

I recently found myself chatting with a woman I hadn't met before. She was working a whole lot of hours. She had several kids. She didn't sleep much. ...

The Dueling Obituaries

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 06.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rebecca Mckown

Which will win? The Future Obituary of Rebecca Mckown as Things are Today Rebecca Mckown, age unknown, transitioned back to her infinite self a shor...

Regret -- Just Let Go

Heidi Allen | Posted 06.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Heidi Allen

There's been a recurring theme in the quotes my friend posts on Facebook lately. Regret. Her latest post read, "I don't regret my past, I just regre...

How To Grow From Your Regrets

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

Sometimes, regret is a deadweight that we carry through life, slowing us down and making our shoulders ache. But other times, it turns into a kind of fuel; it propels rather than hinders, motivates rather than distracts.

Why It's Time To Give Up The Thing You Never Had In The First Place

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

I recently found myself observing a little girl as she attempted to build a sandcastle. Before long, her Dad came by to give her a hand. Then, slowly...

How to Avoid Living a Life Filled With Regret

Ayodeji Awosika | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayodeji Awosika

"The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation."  -- Henry David Thoreau My mom graduated f...

Our Mistake Ended In Tragedy: Empathy To The Cincinnati Zoo Mother

Sarah Caroline Bell | Posted 06.01.2016 | Parents
Sarah Caroline Bell

The mother at the zoo was lucky; my situation could easily have been hers. Children are fast and clever little beings, who can get out of your grasp in a second. Trust me, no matter what harsh things you think you are dishing out, the mother would be delivering even harsher ones to herself on the inside. She doesn't need to hear anything more from strangers, she knows.

8 Practices to Re-Script Your Self-Story

Dr. Colleen Georges | Posted 05.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Colleen Georges

Here's eight practices to RE-SCRIPT your self-story from one that limits your plot to one that continuously expands it:

8 Regrets You Don't Want To Have In Your 60s

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.21.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Here’s the reality of being 60-something: You have less time than ever before to make your life the best it can be. This is not ...

ADVICE 19: On Regret

Brent Stoller | Posted 05.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brent Stoller

Photo Credit: Brent Stoller To send in a question, please complete this short Google form. All submissions are anonymous, even to the author. ***** ...

The No. 1 Way to Get What You Want

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

To again be clear, there's nothing high-and-mighty about any of this. People don't give me what I want because they think I'm all that. People give me what I want because I ask for it. Stay with me. This isn't as obvious as this sounds.

Digging Out of the Talking Trap

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

I fell into a trap recently. A talking-trap. A guy-who-wouldn't-stop-talking-to-me-no-matter-what-I-did trap. It happened while Hubbie and I were vaca...

5 Regrets from My First Month of Self-Employment

John Rampton | Posted 04.29.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Self-employment is a victory for people who value setting their own priorities and schedules. But it's not without shortcomings. Drawbacks include la...

Prince's Death: Harnessing the Power of Uncertainty to Benefit You

Dianne Gray | Posted 04.22.2016 | Entertainment
Dianne Gray

I was shocked and saddened to hear of the sudden death of music icon, Prince at age 57. In an attempt to deal with my own sense of loss, I turned on the morning news and heard a story that one of his friends felt remorse over her decision to not connect with him this past weekend.

The Super-Simple, Super-Awesome Word That Makes You Happier, Less Stressed, And Less Disappointed in Life

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 04.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Instead of fearing what might happen in the unknown, instead of imagining and trying to pre-control worst-case scenarios, we can plan as best we can... and then move forward with a sense of curiosity. We can let things progress, and then respond as needed.

Finding Myself in the Spilled Water

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 03.07.2016 | Good News
Heather Gillis-Harris

Today at work I spilled my water bottle all over my desk. I sprung to action and grabbed some paper towels to stop the water from spreading. Mildly a...

Love Now, With No Regrets Later

Todd Uterstaedt | Posted 03.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Todd Uterstaedt

The sights and sounds of my grandmother's house started at the top of the rickety stairs on her back porch. There was always a wooden crate full of mu...

Never Lose Your Control Again

Jared Buckley | Posted 02.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jared Buckley

We have the choice to release control or keep it. Those who keep control are stable, trustworthy, happy, and successful. Your past, present, and future outlook will be the determining factor to your control. Have the dogged determination to protect your control and watch your well-being flourish.

Celebrities' Biggest Regrets: The True Cost of Fame

Kevin A. Hansen | Posted 02.24.2016 | Entertainment
Kevin A. Hansen

When I reached out and asked celebrities to look back and identify their biggest regrets, their answers mostly reflected what people like you and I might answer ... we regret the people we hurt and some of the decisions we made along the way as we tried to do our best.

How to NOT Be Oprah

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

I used to want to do great things. I mean REALLY great things. Sometime around the age of nine I decided that I was put on this planet to do truly a...

What You Really Need Is A 'F*ck It' List

Tomas Laurinavicius | Posted 02.17.2016 | Business
Tomas Laurinavicius

Recently, I published my bucket list called "100 things I want to do before I die" list. But "f*ck it" list is quite the opposite -- and more practical. It affects my present moment as I simply let go of things and live my life without doing anything I don't enjoy.

Are You Sabotaging Your Chances at Love? On Daring and Breaking Wide Open.

Kristyn Caetano MPH, CHt | Posted 02.12.2016 | Women
Kristyn Caetano MPH, CHt

The relationship had been relatively short, and I had been the one to break it off. Even so, I had been torn up over it for many months. I understood too late, that there had been something there. Something real that could have been more.

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Move to Hawaii

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 02.11.2016 | Travel
Kimanzi Constable

The first thought, as we got off the plane, was how Maui perfectly earned the nickname "Paradise." The weather was perfect in the indoor-outdoor airport, and we could feel something we couldn't describe in words. It was like electricity flowing through our bodies.