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Self Awareness

The Disease of Me: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 08.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Brodinsky

Awareness helps, learning helps, finding a way to serve others helps... a lot. It's more difficult to only focus on you when you are focused on other people and how you can help them, raise them up, make their lives just a little less difficult, or a little more pleasurable.

Self-Awareness: A Powerful Tool for Change

Elizabeth Denham | Posted 08.13.2015 | Divorce
Elizabeth Denham

As much as it seems like we should all be able to assess our actions, an astonishing number of people go through life and relationships without any idea how their own behavior can impact their decisions, relationships and ultimately, their happiness.

Practical Ways to Deal With the Anxiety of Death

Chris Mayya | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Mayya

At some point or the other in our lives, we and our loved ones, are all bound to go through the anxiety of death and dying. Here are some practical ways to deal with it:

My Daily Vibe: Action and Reaction

Natasha Dern | Posted 08.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Natasha Dern

Self-awareness is the solution to many of our personal challenges, especially where our feelings and emotions are concerned. There are only two basi...

You're Making It All Up: Why Your Reality Isn't Reality At All

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 08.11.2015 | Women
Alexis Sclamberg

We ascribe meaning to events, behaviors, and the blank spaces in between so regularly that our reality is truly a creation of our imagination. But what if the meaning we give things is totally off base? What if we gave everyone--and every situation--the benefit of the doubt?

Why This Birthday Is Special

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

Every birthday is special; however, this birthday is extra special to me. I have embraced life at another level and have discovered a level of freedom that I never knew was possible before. I'm obsessed with mastering this thing called life.

My Daily Vibe: One Positive Thought

Natasha Dern | Posted 08.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Natasha Dern

To everything in life, there's always a negative and a positive perspective. Unfortunately, many prefer the negative perspective by default. So many...

5 Steps to Turn Suffering Into Blessing

Jennie Lee | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennie Lee

The process of personal growth is a type of alchemy. If engaged with consciously, it is possible to transform the pain of life into great strength. ...

How to Handle Guilt

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

If you are not in the habit of practicing self-compassion this concept will seem foreign and even difficult to embrace, but loosening your grip on fear is a step toward letting go of the guilt. It will often lessen the intensity of the pain. Giving yourself grace is something that will being to open the door to healing.

Doing Something: Life Lessons From a Month of Improv

Jen Olenizcak | Posted 08.10.2015 | Good News
Jen Olenizcak

Risk on stage almost always causes something to happen. The reason people make a big choice is usually because they can feel the scene stalling and people losing interest. I'm known for saying 'drop a bomb!' to my students. Make a big choice, reveal something, discover something. Do something.

Mindful-Mastery: Rules of the Road for Adaptive Responding

Lara Fielding | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Lara Fielding

Each of us is on a unique life path, but there are rules on the road, which apply to all of us. When the roads get bumpy, or changes dramatically, a new level of skillfulness is needed. Like any new skill, to become masterful will come with experience, and practice, practice, practice!

Fairy Tales Can Come True: It Can Happen to You

Robbi Rucker | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Robbi Rucker

What does fearlessness look like to you? Who do you want to be? How do you want to live your life? How do you want to be remembered? If you don't yet know that's fine, that's normal. Choreographing a new relationship to yourself takes time and evolves.

Chasing Heroes: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 08.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Brodinsky

It's someone you look up to, someone for whom you have great respect, someone you admire and probably wonder how can that person do what they do? T...

How to Stop Little Wants From Getting in the Way of Your Big Wants

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 08.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jinny Ditzler

Whether your big wants include travel, health, financial security, a new home or being a more loving and positive person, you need to keep an eye on t...

The Need to Matter

Homaira Kabir | Posted 08.04.2015 | Parents
Homaira Kabir

This past week has been strangely satisfying. I am visiting my brother's family and spending time with his three little ones. They are all under the age of 10, and the youngest who is 3, follows me around like my shadow and insists that I am a part of everything she does.

My Choice to Live: Part IV

Jay Michael | Posted 08.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Jay Michael

When you spend time fighting cancer, you really begin to realize what's important to you. The little things in life become a lot less relevant, while the major parts of your life become almost equally irrelevant unless they play a part in your survival plan.

Thriving at the Edge: A Conversation With Donna Stoneham

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 08.03.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

The Thriver's Edge by Donna Stoneham, PhD offers seven key pieces of advice on how to identify your life's vision and how to make it a reality. Through personal experience and research, Stoneham's book offers a road map to moving from a mindset of struggle to one of thriving. I spoke with Stoneham about her inspirations for the book, how to use social media for your benefit, and what it takes to keep thriving.

Self-Love: Six Ways to 'Fake it' Til You Make It' and Become Your Own Best Friend!

Antonio Borrello, PhD | Posted 07.30.2015 | Women
Antonio Borrello, PhD

"Self-Love" is a popular term that is used now, more than ever, and is thought to be something that is a prerequisite for a good life and loving relationships. But what exactly is self-love, and why is it so important?

Measuring Your Happiness Using the Most Important Concept in Positive Psychology

David Sze | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living
David Sze

Subjective well-being is the primary way Positive Psychology researchers have defined and measured people's happiness and well-being.

Ask and Receive: The Please Bestow It Upon Me

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 07.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kay Tacke Morse

Whether it's an ask to God, to the dry cleaners or your intended, speak up. With a please and thank you of course added into the request. Ask and you ...

A Life-Changing, True Story Reveals the Secret to Success

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.26.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

It was frigid and damp at dawn the last day Phineas Gage arrived to work on time. As he shoved his hands in the pockets of his jacket and cut through...

How Successful People Work Less and Get More Done

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Successful people know the importance of shifting gears on the weekend to relaxing and rejuvenating activities. This is easier said than done, so here's some help. The following list contains 10 things that successful people do to find balance on the weekend and to come into work at 110% on Monday morning.

Please STOP Saying These Ridiculous Phrases At Work

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.26.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

At first, euphemisms surfaced in the workplace to help people deal with touchy subjects that were difficult to talk about. Before long, they morphed i...

Self-Care for Success

Neha Uberoi | Posted 07.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Neha Uberoi

A few months ago it was made apparent to me that I don't pamper and encourage myself the way I do others. I was scratching my arm from one of the man...

Offering a Helping Hand... to Yourself

Susie Wolbe | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Wolbe

As though you were training a puppy, have patience. As if you were holding a crying baby, look into your heart and tell yourself, "I see you. I hear you. You are important and I care. You are worth the effort, and I will not give up on you."