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Self Awareness

Us And Them In Politics: Why We Each Think We Are Right And They Are Wrong

David Mochel | Posted 06.20.2016 | Healthy Living
David Mochel

We will never live in a world where everyone sees things the same way, but this does not mean that we lack the ability to work together. We have an inclination to draw lines between us and them.

6 Keys To Keep The Magic In Your Relationship

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 06.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Most couples simply stand by and allow the spark of their relationship to fizzle out in time, partly because they believe there's nothing to be done. But with the right actions and added awareness, both partners can rekindle the romantic fire so that it burns more strongly than even in the beginning.

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress and Boost Performance

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 06.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

There's no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts you...

9 Signs Your Perfectionism Is Out Of Control

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 06.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

We live in a world that idolizes perfectionism. From a very young age, parents, coaches, and teachers push us to be high achievers, but they fail to t...

Can We Stop Love Shaming Women, Already?

Jocelyn Macurdy Keatts | Posted 06.13.2016 | Women
Jocelyn Macurdy Keatts

Now, I have a confession to make: I used to love silly self help books. I mean, granted, I read a lot of things, to the point of nerdly compulsivity. But I used to think these books were cute, in an absurd kind of way: "How to land a man! How to keep a man! How to know if your single status is due to some kind of hex!" I found them quotable and funny and mostly harmless. And then I grew up.


Rajan Thapaliya | Posted 06.13.2016 | Good News
Rajan Thapaliya

"If you stop focusing on other people's life you'll have more time to fix your own life. Don't let anyone ever break your soul. You have to stand on y...

Killing The Perfectionist Within

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 06.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marcia G. Yerman

Have you ever made a mistake while engaged in a task and unconsciously called yourself stupid? Or maybe a jerk? Australian psychologist Honor Jane Ne...

10 Research-Proven Tricks To Seem Smarter Than You Are

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 06.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Intelligence (IQ) is fixed at an early age. You might not be able to change your IQ, but you can definitely alter the way people perceive you. When it comes to succeeding in the real world, perception is half the battle.

9 Signs You're Successful--Even If It Doesn't Feel Like It

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 06.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

There's no sense in feeling like a failure just because you think you should have a better job, a bigger house, or a nicer car. Real success comes from the inside, and it's completely independent of circumstance.

What Not to Say to Your Single Friends

Shannon Gallagher | Posted 06.09.2016 | Women
Shannon Gallagher

When you're single in your mid-30s and early-40s, you have some variation of the following conversation a lot. Well-Meaning Person: You're single? ...

Loving My Hair Has Allowed Me to Love Myself

Shanice J. Douglas | Posted 06.08.2016 | Black Voices
Shanice J. Douglas

My hair is no longer my crutch in a dark state of self-loathing, neither is it my crowning glory. Loving my hair as it is, has allowed me to love myself as I am, and this natural hair journey was the perfect catalyst for this state of introspection.

The Limitless Self

Petros Koublis | Posted 06.08.2016 | Arts
Petros Koublis

"Viscera" Attica, Greece | image by ● There is no past, no future. There is only experience. The present is the umbilical cord...

How To Be An Expert Surfer

Carrie Contey, Ph.D. | Posted 06.07.2016 | Parents
Carrie Contey, Ph.D.

The waves of life are inevitable. There are days where the waters are calm, you get out the door easily, friends and family are kind and joyful, you are nourished and inspired, and it is enjoyable to float along. And, as well all know, there are days that bring you to your knees, that challenge your inner strength, that drain you to your core.

Channeling Your Inner Beyoncé: How to Find Yourself Through Music

Suzannah Galland | Posted 06.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Suzannah Galland

Forget Beyonce, Madonna, Whitney or even the infamous Janet. This is your moment to shine. Imagine you've been invited to sing at the Super Bowl ha...

Can We Change 'Change'?

Pioneers for Change | Posted 06.07.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Saskia Griffiths This article has been through many changes. What if our idea of 'Change' is blocking our personal and global ability to creat...

24 Things All Extremely Self-Aware People Know and Do

Matt Hearnden | Posted 06.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Hearnden

Why do all these list posts need an intro? I'll just leave you with this quote from Eminem: "Fuck an intro." 1) They take responsibility Some peop...

How I Learned to Change My Life by Changing My Beliefs

Sarah Bogdanski | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Sarah Bogdanski

All in all, I looked at the cards I was dealt and decided to not let them control my life any longer. I learned to think about them in new ways, and with this knowledge began to reshape my life and play my hand the best way possible.

Like A Girl

Zoha Qamar | Posted 06.06.2016 | Women
Zoha Qamar

The deep brown shade that glazed the wood was almost heavier than the door. It melted the light that snuck in via the stained glass of glittering gold and grassy green into hues and shadows that crashed by the waves of my shivering feet.

My Husband Didn't Make Me Happy

Kristian Henderson | Posted 06.06.2016 | Divorce
Kristian Henderson

We did it right. We met in college, we got married, we bought a house, and we got a Yorkie. We had arrived with our Master's degrees and six-figure salaries in hand -- we had it all. But we were miserable. We were absolutely miserable.

6 Easy Tricks That Will Make You Way More Productive

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 06.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

We're all searching for ways to be more efficient and productive. I hope my productivity hack helps you to find that extra edge.

5 Signs You're Much Smarter Than Average

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 06.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Class clowns rejoice! Research shows a strong connection between being funny and having high scores in both verbal intelligence and abstract reasoning.

11 Habits of Supremely Happy People

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 06.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

We're always chasing something--be it a promotion, a new car, or a significant other. This leads to the belief that, "When (blank) happens, I'll finally be happy."

How to Stop Should-ing and be More Empowered

Julia Harris | Posted 06.03.2016 | Women
Julia Harris

An empowered woman is strong, she knows who she is and what she wants. Although an empowered woman may not have everything she wants yet, she does tak...

The Intimacy of "Sleeping With"

Rance Collins | Posted 06.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rance Collins

The connotation that comes with the term "slept with" was recently discussed amongst a group of my friends. Of course, where most minds jump is sex. Not just sex, actually. Full on, all-night, torrid, romance novel-style action. The stuff that half-naked book covers are made of.

Nothing Compares to Me

Holly Sparkman | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Holly Sparkman

Over the years, I have come to the conclusion that I am more content with my life when I am not comparing myself to others, but just focusing on the things that matter to me.