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Self Awareness

How To Blow Your Boss's Mind

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 11.28.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

The trick to advancing your career and getting paid more is to add value by making certain your contributions are worth more than you're paid. You want to go above and beyond so that you're seen as someone highly valuable--someone the organization can't live without.

20 Misused Words That Make Smart People Look Dumb

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 11.28.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

We're all tempted to use words that we're not too familiar with. If this were the only problem, I wouldn't have much to write about. That's because...

How To Stop Being A Holiday Perfectionist And Have Fun This Year

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 11.28.2015 | Healthy Living

If you’re a perfectionist, chances are the impending aroma of turkey and the sound of jingle bells makes you a little bit nervous. Whether it&r...

Are You a Leader or a Follower?

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 11.27.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Leadership is the art of persuasion--the act of motivating people to do more than they ever thought possible in pursuit of a greater good. It has n...

What Are You Saying to Yourself?

Natasha Dern | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Natasha Dern

Becoming mindful of your inner narrative is crucial if you wish to make changes in your life. Just as you are conscious of the language you use when communicating with others, the same approach is required when you communicate with yourself. What are you in the habit of telling yourself?

Appreciation: What It Feels Like and How to Practice It

Mala Rambharose | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Mala Rambharose

Here are five practices that can help us feel a deep sense of appreciation throughout the day on a regular basis:

How to Fall in Love With Your Life

Emily Madill | Posted 11.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Emily Madill

Photo credit Concept Photography One of the most proactive ways of developing a happy mindset is to have a strong relationship with yourself. When ...

If children shouldn't say it, neither should you.

Shauna Mackenzie | Posted 11.23.2015 | Women
Shauna Mackenzie

When we hear what we say about ourselves and other people coming out of the mouths of children, it sounds pretty extreme doesn't it?

6 Selfish Acts That Will Make You an Extraordinary Leader

Noelle Bloom | Posted 11.23.2015 | Business
Noelle Bloom

Some of the world's greatest leaders have learned that taking care of themselves first gives them the advantage needed to support, impact, and ins...

Searching for Authentic Love

Jessica Winterstern | Posted 11.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jessica Winterstern

When I was in the 7th grade, Ms. Comely introduced herself to me as the 9th grade Chemistry teacher. I will never forget that visceral naivety that...

How to Not Gain Weight During the Holiday Season: An Unconventional Approach

Sheila Viers | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Sheila Viers

You're not supposed to avoid everything that tastes good forever. I for sure don't. I eat sugar AND bread, and I don't feel bad about it at all because it's a small piece of my bigger-picture healthy lifestyle plan.

The Intimacy of Death

Erin Coriell | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Coriell

One's day-to-day experience of life no longer relies solely on the mind, but of the senses too. As fleeting as life is, this present moment living, generated by the awareness of death, renders great stillness. In these moments, life and death have no separation.

Who Wants to Be Vulnerable At Work?

Jae Ellard | Posted 11.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Jae Ellard

Meaningfully shifting how we show up at work begins with being vulnerable. Think about it: Where are you open and where are you defending at work right now? What would happen if you dropped your guard? How would openness impact the people with whom you work?

The Self-Help Syndrome: Navigating the Overload

Melody Pourmoradi | Posted 11.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Melody Pourmoradi

Chances are you already know exactly what you need to do to create a life you love, but all of the self-help stimulation surrounding you is blocking you from uncovering your authentic path.

30 Ways to Be Passive Aggressive

Dr. Gary Trosclair | Posted 11.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gary Trosclair

There's a lot of disdain for passive aggressive behavior, and the disdain only drives it deeper underground. Let's compassionately acknowledge that we're all capable of it, use curiosity to understand its source, and try to find better ways of owning our power and autonomy.

Teach Design, Not Dogma and Cream Rises to the Top

Soren Petersen | Posted 11.17.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

We are naturally curious and creative individuals - however past traditions pressure us to lead reactive lives. Dogmatic thinking is still informing...

11 Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 11.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge--there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they ...

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 11.14.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

It's truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles t...

10 Communication Secrets of Great Leaders

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 11.14.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

No one ever became a great leader without first becoming a great communicator. Great leaders connect with people on an emotional level every time t...

11 Things Smart People Won't Say

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 11.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

No matter how talented you are or what you've accomplished, there are certain phrases that instantly change the way people see you and can forever cast you in a negative light. These phrases are so loaded with negative implications that they undermine careers in short order.

Moms, Marriage & Mindfulness

David Kanegis | Posted 11.12.2015 | Fifty
David Kanegis

As I sit in the wee hours of the morning my mind is drawn to the date. It was two years ago that my Mom moved on to life's next great adventure. I've written a tribute before, yet find myself propelled to share additional random thoughts about her and relationships in general.

But.. .Don't You Want Dessert?

Margaret Marshall | Posted 11.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Dealing with opinions and suggestions can prove difficult, especially when old habits return in weak moments. Stay strong and persevere. Some tips to follow along the way:

How Social Media Is Lying to You

Liv Raimonde | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Liv Raimonde

We should not only start portraying real beauty and real happiness but also the struggles of real life. It is what's real that is most beautiful, the good and the bad. The more we portray that message on social media the more young adults will learn to love themselves for who they are instead of striving to be an image that in reality does not exist.

Your Brain Is Outdated

Dainius Runkevičius | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Dainius Runkevičius

Imagine you are alone in the middle of the woods when you suddenly spot a bear right in front of you. He looks mad -- and hungry. Your heart pou...

Follow the Leader or Follow Your Own Lead

Carl Phillips | Posted 11.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Carl Phillips

"People create their own questions because they are afraid to look straight. All you have to do is look straight and see the road, and when you see it...