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A Case for Parenting Before Becoming a Parent

Nic Strack | Posted 03.08.2016 | Parents
Nic Strack

Parenting. A world in which every choice made can simultaneously be the best and worst choice for everyone involved, depending on who you talk to. No pressure, right? Well, I've decided to throw my own opinions-on-parenting hat in the ring, even though I don't have any children... yet.

There's No Technique to Self-Awareness

Matt Hearnden | Posted 03.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Hearnden

"This isn't who I am. But that's who I've been. I don't want to do that any more." My thoughts after I was caught stealing and fired from my job. It...

The Interconnection Between Love and Feng Shui

Karalyne Martinez | Posted 03.07.2016 | Religion
Karalyne Martinez

With spring cleaning, many people may find that they surround themselves with furniture where there is really a need for love. Consider your furniture...

I'm So in Love, So Why Am I Depressed?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 03.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Have you finally met the love of your life, only to find yourself depressed? There is a very good reason for this! "I've waited so long for love to ...

Our Fierce Resistance to Anything Can Change In a Snap

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 03.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kay Tacke Morse

We sat down at Café Nell, securing three seats in the back booth, my favorite. We furiously caught up to date on each other's adventures. Julie was ...

7 Honest Mistakes That Can Get You Fired

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 03.07.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Digital media is far from the only way that people slip up and lose their jobs. People get fired all the time for seemingly innocent mistakes. While we snicker behind our coffee cups at the more egregious examples, there are still plenty of other ways to get fired that may surprise you.

Emotional Intelligence Can Boost Your Career And Save Your Life

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 03.14.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

There is a time in the life of every predicament where it is ripe for resolution. Emotions provide the cue to act when a problem is big enough to see,...

7 Things Great Listeners Do Differently

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 03.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Life is busy, and it seems to whirl by faster every day. We all try to do a million things at once, and sometimes it works out. But active, effective listening isn't something you can do on the fly. It requires a conscious effort.

10 Ways To Spot A Truly Exceptional Employee

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 03.05.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Take notice of what's not mentioned: coding skills, years of experience, business degrees, etc. These things matter, but they won't make you exceptional.

Rewrite Your Life

Maggie McReynolds | Posted 03.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maggie McReynolds

NPR reported recently that Matteo, an eight-year-old boy in Italy, came up with a new word, "petaloso,"--meaning full of petals--which his teacher fou...

Here's What Real Women Say Gives Them Confidence

Posted 03.04.2016 | Women

“Fake it till you make it” -- a motto that has served high-flying achievers for years -- underscores the importance of rock-solid confidence in mo...

Did Someone Just Hand You a Hot Bag of Poop?

Rena DeLevie | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business
Rena DeLevie

Years ago I was working in a toxic company. The culture was one of backstabbing and sneakiness and misery. So I left and everything was roses and ...

Yes or No, Now

Emily Conyngham | Posted 03.02.2016 | Fifty
Emily Conyngham

My list of things to do immediately is clear and long, bulleted with subcategories. I know where I want to go. There are immediate steps that need to ...

Love Is Awareness

Natasha Dern | Posted 03.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Natasha Dern

"No one is longing to meet a desperate, needy, angry, withholding, controlling person. If your beloved is out there they can't pick up your signals if...

Why Most Americans Give Little or Nothing to Charity

David Briggs | Posted 03.02.2016 | Religion
David Briggs

Forty-five percent of Americans, including nearly four in 10 who said a generous self-identity was important to them, actually gave no money to charity in the past year.

Experiments in Happiness: Meditation, One Month

Shannon Deep | Posted 03.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Shannon Deep

Spoiler alert: I have not become a Zen master in one month. And yes, I know that enlightenment takes at least four months and you have to pay for the Monk Level on those meditation apps first.

The Discreet Length of Eternity

Petros Koublis | Posted 02.29.2016 | Arts
Petros Koublis

Who are we? If we have no past to be connected with - for what is gone is forever gone - and if we have no future to expect - for future exists only...

So You're Not 'Likeable'? Here's What You Do

Christopher Weir | Posted 02.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Christopher Weir

If you're not quite there yet, realize that you can stop auditioning for people now. If somebody can't see the value in you or your talents, that isn't your fault -- it's theirs, and their show will suffer for your absence.

7 Mistakes Leaders Make That Make Everyone Miserable

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 03.01.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

From Enron to Volkswagen, we've watched in horror as leaders who lack integrity have destroyed businesses time and again. But the real tragedy happens when regular leaders, who are otherwise great, sabotage themselves day after day with mistakes that they can't see

10 Ways to Spot a Truly Exceptional Employee

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 02.29.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Dealing with difficult people is frustrating and exhausting for most. Exceptional employees control their interactions with toxic people by keeping their feelings in check.

Five Things You Don't Owe Your Boss

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 02.27.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Success and fulfillment often depend upon your ability to set good boundaries. Once you can do this, everything else just falls into place.

7 Reasons Why the Way You Feel Depends on You

Kajal Pandey | Posted 02.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Kajal Pandey

When I started to meditate and dive into the life-changing practice of self-inquiry, I started to understand the nature of my thinking. Meditation taught me to be present with my thoughts and how the nature of my thinking creates the experience of an emotion felt in the body.

(Don't!) Stop Being So Sensitive

Amy Aves Challenger | Posted 02.25.2016 | Parents
Amy Aves Challenger

Today, my sensitivity isn't a hindrance, it's my guide: I write daily poetry on twitter, I paint, and I share my candid perspective in essays like this one and in my upcoming novel. I work with the homeless when I can, connect with other moms of special needs children, and spend a lot of time trying to parent from my gut. Sensitivity is a heavy burden -- because it's made of gold.

Dispelling the Myth of Work-LIfe

Tim McDonald | Posted 02.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Tim McDonald

There's been a lot of talk lately about work-life balance, work-life blend, or work-life integration. Heck, some even change it to life-work and think it changes everything. I can't say I've ever believed in work-life balance.

Why Happiness Is Terrifying to Parents: The Journey to No Fear Parenting.

Kerry Foreman | Posted 02.24.2016 | Parents
Kerry Foreman

There is a video circulating on the internet of Steve Harvey talking about "jumping". The magic that happens when one jumps from a career they hate an...