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Self Awareness

Geek Out On Self Awareness

Jamie Cornell | Posted 04.28.2016 | Parents
Jamie Cornell

Self Awareness is my current line of work, and I am somewhat obsessed with it. From where I have stood in work and personal experiences, those individuals with a very real view of themselves are the most effective and influential people.

Dreams: Ripe or Rotten: A Garden's Opinion

PJVIncent | Posted 04.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul

And when what you dared to dream becomes reality, the magic of your success rubs off to inspire others to dream as well.

Experiments in Happiness: Gratitude, One Month (Almost)

Shannon Deep | Posted 04.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shannon Deep

I also have the sneaking suspicion that I did this whole gratitude journal thing "wrong" in some way. Beyond not being able to remember to simply do it daily, I also struggled with coming up with things that were unique each time.

Corgi Puppy Is Charmed And Bewitched By Furball In The Mirror

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 04.26.2016 | Good News

If you’re a corgi puppy, it goes without saying that there’s no cuter playmate than, well … a puppy just like you. That’s clearly the dilemma ...

Life By Drift or Design

Terrie Upshur-Lupberger | Posted 04.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Terrie Upshur-Lupberger

Are you living and leading, right now, by drift or by design? Are you conscious and intentional and designing the actions needed to take care of what you most care about? Or, are you too busy reacting to circumstances, events, and what other people want for and from you?

13 Things That Will Make You Much Happier

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 04.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

It's no secret that we're obsessed with happiness. After all, the "pursuit of happiness" is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But hap...

10 Ways To Beat Stress

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 04.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Stress has a funny way of sneaking up on you when you least expect it, but how you respond is only half the battle. The secret to winning the war against stress lies in what you do when you aren't working (and presumably aren't stressed).

6 Toxic Relationships You Should Avoid Like the Plague

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 04.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

There are many different types of toxic relationships in the workplace. When you find yourself embroiled in one, it's worth the effort to evaluate things carefully and develop a course of action that will save your sanity and better your career.

There's Only One Problem, But You're Creating Two

Matt Hearnden | Posted 04.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Hearnden

What unnecessary problems do you create for yourself?

When You Are the First to Have a Baby

Samantha Scott | Posted 04.21.2016 | Parents
Samantha Scott

When you are pregnant with your first baby it is an extremely exciting and somewhat scary time in your life. The unknowns are enormous, you know there will be a baby at the end of it all but that is about all you can be sure of. So what happens when you are the first of your friends, the first of your generation in the family to have a baby?

4 Vital Questions To Teach Your Kids

Christopher A. Brown | Posted 04.22.2016 | Parents
Christopher A. Brown

As I reflect on more than two decades of parenting my own children, I continue to believe that the greatest gift any parent can give is to help their child develop self-awareness.

It's Spring! 10 Simple Tips to Go Green

Michael Thomas Sunnarborg | Posted 04.20.2016 | Green
Michael Thomas Sunnarborg

It's springtime in the Northern Hemisphere and time for my annual plug for the planet. With all of the snow melted and the flowers starting to appear, what better time is there to focus on nature?

7 Eye-Opening Questions To Boost Your Energy

Frank Macri | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Frank Macri

In the spirit of Disney's newest animated film and the two-year anniversary of my coaching business, here are seven questions I love sharing with clients wanting an energy boost.

A Tip for Moving Past Fear

Gabriella van Rij | Posted 04.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gabriella van Rij

It is okay to have fears, but when you conquer them, you will see what a true relief it can be. The growth you feel within is huge. You will feel as if you are lifted off the ground. That is how terrific a feeling it is to overcome your fear.

5 Creative Ways To Deal With Life Transitions

Kingsley Grant | Posted 04.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Kingsley Grant

This experience taught me these five creative ways on how to deal with life transitions.

Six Reasons Smart People Fail

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 04.18.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Evaluating one's previous successes and failures can help a business thrive, but the past shouldn't be the driving force behind a company's future.

8 Mistakes That Make Good Employees Leave

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Companies need to have rules -- that's a given -- but they don't have to be shortsighted and lazy attempts at creating order. Whether it's an overzealous attendance policy or taking employees' frequent flier miles, even a couple of unnecessary rules can drive people crazy.

3 Powerful Ways To Stay Positive

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 04.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Given the mind's natural tendency to wander toward negative thoughts, we can all use a little help with staying positive. Join me in putting these steps to use this year, and you'll reap the physical, mental, and performance benefits that come with a positive frame of mind.

4 Ways Sleeping Naked Makes You Healthier and Wealthier

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 04.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

The benefits of sleeping naked are many--so many that you owe it to yourself to give it a try. If you're curious how sleeping naked impacts your emotional intelligence over the long term, you can monitor this with an emotional intelligence test.

12 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Happiness And Success

Thai Nguyen | Posted 04.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal mental processes. Self-awareness uncovers any destructive thought-patterns and unhealthy habits. This leads to better decision-making and behavioral responses. Here are 12 exercises for greater self-awareness:

I Couldn't Disagree More With What David Brooks Said In His Article "How Covenants Make Us"

Mark Baer | Posted 04.15.2016 | Politics
Mark Baer

I typically agree with much of what David Brooks has to say. However, I'm afraid that he was way off the mark with his article "How Covenants Make Us." Demographic diversity in the United States is a good thing. The problem has to do with the lack of integration and assimilation of demographically diverse communities.

How to Take Back Your Power?

Fani Stipkovic | Posted 04.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Fani Stipkovic

Instead of focusing on why something isn't how you think it should be, change your perception and if you still feel it's not the way it should be then change the situation. You are the captain of your own destiny and you have this control. Here are my six steps to liberate yourself and take back your power:

Who's Someone You'd Do Anything For?

Matt Hearnden | Posted 04.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Hearnden

How can you justify knowing that you'd do anything for someone else, but that you wouldn't do anything for you?

Get Serious About Self-Care: 8 Questions You Must Ask Yourself!

Dinorah Nieves | Posted 04.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Dinorah Nieves

Sorting through these thoughts, feelings and beliefs is the first step. Every answer to every question will bring you ever so much closer to the self-care that you deserve.

Prioritizing Wellness: Making Yourself a Priority!

Lia Miller | Posted 04.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Lia Miller

If you live a stressful, busy, and constantly on-the-go life, then following these steps will help diminish those stressors by improving your physical, mental, and emotional health, thus making you a priority again.