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Self Awareness

When Does Self-Consciousness Kick in?

Robbie Pickard | Posted 12.10.2015 | Comedy
Robbie Pickard

I took my wife out recently (Applebee's), and there was a three-year-old boy in the booth next to us, standing on his seat and staring at me through t...

How To Be 'In The Moment' This Holiday Season

Diana M. Raab | Posted 12.10.2015 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

A good way to practice mindfulness or 'being here now' is by cultivating self-awareness techniques. Self-awareness is about having a clear perception of who you are -- your personality, strengths, weaknesses, idiosyncrasies, motivations, and how in touch you are with your emotional well-being.

I Hated Being A Stay-At-Home Mom

Liz Lewis | Posted 12.09.2015 | Parents
Liz Lewis

Before you come after me with pitchforks, let me explain myself.

What's Going On: Un-F#@%ing Your Sh!$ to Kindness

Angel Duncan | Posted 12.08.2015 | Comedy
Angel Duncan

All the negativity in the news combined with the personal demons most of us struggle with, along with the toxic, negative people we interact with prof...

A Goal Setting Secret That Will Help Create the Life You Really Want

Kimberly Montgomery | Posted 12.08.2015 | Fifty
Kimberly Montgomery

The New Year is right around the corner, an exciting time filled with hope and possibilities. A clean slate, a time to start fresh and begin anew! ...

Why You Should Get Excited!

Laura Probert, MPT | Posted 12.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Probert, MPT

To feel inspired, excited and enthusiastic about life you have to let yourself feel inspired, excited and enthusiastic. You have to vanquish the fea...

Married or Dating--Be Yourself

Marcia Naomi Berger | Posted 12.07.2015 | Women
Marcia Naomi Berger

Knowing who you are also means being aware of your feelings. We need to recognize and be willing to share our emotions if we want a truly intimate relationship. Sharing feelings makes us vulnerable, which can feel risky, especially if we grew up in family that discouraged expressing them or labeled some feelings as right or wrong.

How a Sunday of Service Could Change Your Life

Matt Tenney | Posted 12.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Matt Tenney

We remember that the most meaningful and rewarding life we can live is the result of simply being fully present with what we're doing and who were with, understanding the person we're with, and doing whatever we can to help the person we're with to be happy.

How to Improve Public Health? Be Your Word

Jae Ellard | Posted 12.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Jae Ellard

The great news is that every single conversation you have with others offers you a choice to be your word, to say what you mean and embrace full expression. Even better is you have the same choice with the conversations in your head. What would it look like to have a full conversation with yourself?

How Successful People Make Smart Decisions

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 12.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Your days are filled with a constant stream of decisions. A study from Columbia University found that we're bogged down by a good 70 decisions a day. With so many decisions taking up each day, learning to prioritize them and make them effectively is essential to your success and happiness.

How Successful People Beat Stress

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 12.08.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

People who feel that they control the events in their lives (more than the events control them) and are confident in their abilities end up doing better on nearly every important measure of work performance.

12 Qualities That Set Ultra Successful People Apart

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 12.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Ultra successful people delight themselves by blowing their personal goals out of the water. They succeed along many different dimensions of life--their friendships, their physical and mental health, their families, and their jobs (which they are not only good at but also enjoy).

Mindfulness Anonymous: The 10-Step Process

Andrea Quintero | Posted 12.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Andrea Quintero

The following 10 steps are designed to help you experience glimpses of Awareness. We need them! Here and there these moments add up. And as the whole is greater than the sum of its parts your mind, body and soul will begin to express the splendor of your unlimited power and beauty.

6 Benefits of Choosing Gratitude

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 12.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

My choice to commit to a practice of journaling my gratitude on a regular basis has clearly demonstrated to me that gratitude helps us to make mindful choices, manage expectations, and stay present when there are many demands on us, especially during the holidays.

The Latest Publicized Police Killing of Laquan McDonald: We're Not Supporting the People to Whom We Entrust the Power to Kill!

Beth Green | Posted 12.01.2015 | Crime
Beth Green

We don't, as a society, look at who is attracted to become a police person, how they are trained and how they are coping with their own fear and power.

Something Funny Happened On My Path to Leadership

Elliot Begoun | Posted 11.30.2015 | Business
Elliot Begoun

My leadership philosophy started with a backyard epiphany a few years ago. It was a beautiful sunny Saturday afternoon and, as a nerd, I was taking an online assessment of my leadership style.

Loving the Lives We Are In

Emily Madill | Posted 11.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Emily Madill

These are some of the practices I have been enjoying to settle into loving my life, no matter where I'm at with reaching my dreams. Give them a try and see how they fit.

For Human Survival, We Must Rise Above Our Tribal Mindset

Homaira Kabir | Posted 11.30.2015 | Business
Homaira Kabir

Most of the time, we live atop icebergs, blissfully unaware of the mass of subconscious biases that charter our course in life. Sometimes, something happens, perhaps a remark or an incidence that gives us a chance for reckoning.

Staying Stress-Free During the Holidays

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 11.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Perhaps we should all reevaluate the true meaning of this time of the year and reintegrate a little fun into the holidays! Follow my seven simple steps to relieve stress and regain inner tranquility during your holiday season.

My Choice to Live: Part V

Jay Michael | Posted 11.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Jay Michael

Three months into my intense chemo, it was time for my PET scan to see how the cancer reacted to all the brutal treatments. Obviously, I was nervous as hell awaiting the results. The following morning, I met with my oncologist who had the computer facing me with what looked like MRI results.

Healing Violence This Holiday Season

Rose Kumar, M.D. | Posted 11.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rose Kumar, M.D.

"You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference and you have to decide what kin...

8 Powerful Ways to Mold Your Children Into Leaders

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 11.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Whether they spend the bulk of their days in the mailroom or the corner office, we want our children to grow to be courageous, passionate and authentic. We want their actions to inspire other people to be their best, to get more out of life than they ever thought possible.

10 Secrets of Irresistible People

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 11.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Irresistible people aren't constantly searching for validation, because they're confident enough to find it in themselves. There are certain habits they pursue every day to maintain this healthy perspective.

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 12.03.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

We're all tempted to use words that we're not too familiar with. Point is, we can all benefit from opportunities to sharpen the saw and minimize our mistakes.