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Resistance

Stop Resisting and Start Accepting Life Today

Orly Levy | Posted 05.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Orly Levy

Here are a few ways you can begin a new practice of "accepting what is" in order to find peace:

Mental Health Awareness Month in a Climate of Denial

Carol Smaldino | Posted 05.11.2016 | Impact
Carol Smaldino

There is mental illness that is savage in its invasion and brutal in its takeover of the human spirit. Mental illness, including less dramatic states ...

Artist's Stunning Image Honors Woman Who Defied A Neo-Nazi March

HuffPost Spain | Sara Elkamel | Posted 05.09.2016 | World

A photograph of Afro-Swedish activist Tess Asplund confronting hundreds of neo-Nazis at a rally in central Sweden has gone viral on social media -- an...

Change Can Be Hard to Sell

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

Change usually includes both opportunity and loss. Within organizations where many people will be impacted, there must be a reason for making changes--something is not working or an improvement is necessary to remain competitive.

Leaning Into Our Pain

Pratibha | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Pratibha

Trying to avoid the inevitable pain, messiness, and unpredictability that comes with life only serves to prevent learning. Indeed, suffering is the result of trying to avoid life. Life cannot be avoided because you are life and no matter how much you try to perform, perfect, please, or prove, you cannot escape yourself.

Sleep Deprivation, The Edge of Sanity and Breaking Through Resistance

Sarah Alford | Posted 04.11.2016 | Women
Sarah Alford

My story is not about depression. Nor is about parenting methods or in fact sleep deprivation. It is about how we sometimes resist making decisions in our lives because of beliefs we have bought into or stories we have told ourselves that hold us back from achieving new possibilities.

F*ck the Scale

Tonya Holcomb | Posted 03.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Tonya Holcomb

I promise, when you commit to speaking lovingly to yourself, your body will respond lovingly. It will take shape far more rapidly and joyfully. So just do it. You have nothing to lose and EVERYTHING to gain.

Resistance: An Opportunity

Nicola Albini | Posted 01.14.2016 | Women
Nicola Albini

Until you address your resistance, you will be forever paralyzed by the guilt that is beneath it. And when this happens, you stunt your evolution and growth.

Where to Find Sparkly Bliss

Amy Steinberg | Posted 01.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Steinberg

The bliss is waiting. Underneath the resistance we feel, is a deep, lovely bliss. When we experience people, places, and things rubbing up against u...

The Wanted 18 Cows, Economic Resistance, and Israel

Alaa Tartir | Posted 12.15.2015 | World
Alaa Tartir

A highlight on cinema screens this year is an innovative Palestinian film that has received high accolades from Michael Moore. The Wanted 18, directed by Amer Shomali and Paul Cowan, has already won various awards

Water Resistance Trial Underway in Detroit

Bill Quigley | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics
Bill Quigley

A jury trial is underway in Detroit for human rights activists arrested for blocking trucks which were going to cutoff water to low-income families.

Following the Path of Resistance

Nykki Hardin | Posted 11.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Nykki Hardin

If I have learned anything in this lifetime, it is that nothing meaningful in my life has come without work, consistent effort, and personal challenge...

The People United

David Morris | Posted 11.09.2015 | Politics
David Morris

Even mighty New York City, with over 8 million people, must go hat in hand to Albany to request permission to reduce city speed limits, install red light cameras, open their courts at night, or raise taxes other than those imposed on property.

WATCH: Slacking Off

Brad Yates | Posted 10.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

There are times when we are moving ahead at full steam... and then there are those other times. And, sometimes it's okay to slack off. But if you su...

WATCH: Hoping It Won't Work

Brad Yates | Posted 09.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

When we are not getting the results we say we want, it generally isn't because we are bad or stupid, but because part of us is resisting change. Even...

Why Little Things Are Worth Getting Upset About

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

... and why they can torpedo your relationship. Take it easy. Chill out. Relax. Cool down. Don't stress out. Lighten up. You're making a mountain out...

Radicalized

Sam Slovick | Posted 09.17.2015 | Politics
Sam Slovick

Occupy Los Angeles, the largely dismissed, mostly misinterpreted orphan child of the Occupy movement became the largest and one of the longest standing major US Occupations. Radicalized is the untold story of the movement from the inside.

Mining Your Magnificence

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 09.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Danielle Vaughn

There are a lot of events happening within our nation and the world that are bringing up questions -- why the hostility, pain, grief, devastation and ...

Think Honestly and Critically About Reading and the Written Word

Lee-Anne Gray Psy.D | Posted 07.31.2015 | Education
Lee-Anne Gray Psy.D

As I delved deeper into Paul Thomas' work, and directed energy to the urgent nature of his calls for action and attention to class and race inequity in America, I found that we share many commonalities.

How to Overcome Resistance and Move Forward in Your Life When You Don't Have a Trampoline

Mark W. Guay | Posted 07.20.2015 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

I stare at a blank screen, my fingers hovering over ASDFJKL;. The cursor taunts me with its consistent blink, blink, blink.

GPS of the Mind: 5 Ways to Keep Directional

Joan Moran | Posted 07.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Joan Moran

Plutarch said, The whole life of a man is but a point in time; let us enjoy it. Plutarch's quote reminds me of a 4-year-old black Labrador dog call...

Imagine if a Democrat Said 'We Must Resist and Reject Judicial Tyranny' After Bush v. Gore

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 06.29.2015 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Ask yourself what would Republicans have done if Gore supporters had compared such resistance to the American Revolution itself, and compared the Supreme Court to King George III. Ask yourself what would have been the reaction of the mainstream media to such statements.

Resistance and Getting Our Last Bit of Sh*t Together to Finish the Race

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 05.12.2016 | Women
Kay Tacke Morse

I am losing weight so I can hike with my kids by Mother's Day. I am having back to back Tinder dates because I am finding My Person this year. I am studying Math 101 so I can feel smart. I am reading this book so I do not get kicked out of bookclub. I am dancing so I can feel the Angels when I move.

The Italian Resistance: Lessons and Legacies

Ruth Ben-Ghiat | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics
Ruth Ben-Ghiat

The anniversary of Italian Resistance (active September 1943-April 1945) offers an opportunity to consider the relevance of Resistance movements today, and the long political, military, and cultural reach of Italy's in particular.

What You Can Do Right Now About Police Brutality

Ravishly | Posted 06.17.2015 | Impact
Ravishly

It is important to know where the flaws in the system are before you are faced with a headline-grabbing instance of police brutality in your city. If your police system has these sizeable gaps in civilian protection (and chances are they do) then there are issues of police misconduct and brutality happening in your city right now, whether you hear about them or not.