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Self Awareness

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.

Improve Happiness and Your Well-Being

Margaret Marshall | Posted 04.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Your time is valuable, but limited. If you spend years over-extending yourself, your time will be reduced because you'll find yourself ill or depleted of energy and zest for life.

The Infinity Inside

Petros Koublis | Posted 04.13.2016 | Arts
Petros Koublis

Everything is a flow, a constant one, coherent, continuous, perfect. A stream that never remains the same, yet so complete that it never changes.

12 Science-Based Tips on How to Maintain Happy, Lasting Relationships

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 04.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

I want to share these science-based tips with you to help you avoid those silly mistakes and help your relationships flourish!

How to Stop Being Afraid

Connor Ondriska | Posted 04.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Connor Ondriska

Most of us spend our lives afraid to take risks. We're scared to go out of our comfort zone and try new things. Doing something new scares us. Not necessarily because it is dangerous, but because of reasons I will go on to explain.

How to Be Your Best Self? Embrace Your Imperfection

Bojana Jankovic | Posted 04.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Bojana Jankovic

Because we put so much pressure on ourselves to constantly strive toward perfection, we often end up losing out on recognizing the small wins that we have throughout our day. That feeling of defeat lessens our ability to appreciate what is around us.

Caregivers: The Problem With Being Strong

Adria Firestone | Posted 04.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Adria Firestone

That is who I am, a lifeline, a caregiver. That's not love, that is need; a very unfulfilling one-way street. The past five months have seen surgery after surgery and the care and feeding of a very grumpy man who growls about everything.

100% Life

Rajan Thapaliya | Posted 04.11.2016 | World
Rajan Thapaliya

Every day is a new beginning, take a deep breath and start again. - Unknown Have you lived life to the fullest? Do you believe life can be 100%? If s...

Want to Feel Safe in Your Relationships? Take Risks!

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 04.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Safety comes when you know that you were not dropped here alone to fend for yourself, but that you are being guided toward your peace and joy every moment of your life. True safety comes when you surrender your individual mind to your higher Guidance and allow your soul to have dominion over your body/mind.

Wake Up to Your Truth and Magnificence Through These 5 Practices

Emily Madill | Posted 04.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Emily Madill

Living from our truth is living from our integrity. When we honor ourselves, life opens up in new ways and we grow. When we guide our lives from this place of trust, we are able to travel on the path that is aligned with who we are in all of our magnificence.

How to Meditate to Reduce Anxiety

Alyssa Nobriga M.A. | Posted 04.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Alyssa Nobriga M.A.

If the mind is loud, it may be helpful to first put attention on awareness itself and notice how it experiences this moment. As you gently relax and abide in the larger all-encompassing presence of awareness, stillness is more naturally experienced as your true nature.

8 Unrealistic Expectations That Do You Harm

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 04.10.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Your expectations, more than anything else in life, determine your reality. When it comes to achieving your goals, if you don't believe you'll succeed, you won't.

Why You Should Spend Your Money on Experiences, Not Things

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 04.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

The temporary happiness achieved by buying things can be attributed to "puddles of pleasure." In other words, that kind of happiness evaporates quickly and leaves us wanting more. Things may last longer than experiences, but the memories that linger are what matter most.

Shedding Light on Our Leadership Development Crisis

Sara Canaday | Posted 04.09.2016 | Business
Sara Canaday

Here's the very-expensive problem. According to DDI's Global Leadership Forecast, organizations worldwide spend $50 billion per year on professional development, but only 37% of leaders describe their development programs as "effective." Ouch.

4 Questions to Reshape Your Life

Alexandra Harra | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

If you're seeking to reshape your life, reflect on the answers to these four questions to increase your awareness, expand your mindset, and change your outlook:

How a Beauty Queen Is Changing Lives

Deep Patel | Posted 04.08.2016 | Impact
Deep Patel

Krystian Leonard -- founder of Shining S.C.A.R.S. -- was called "a freak, Frankenstein and ugly" because she had surgical scars on her leg. Four years later, after she underwent another surgery to remove a precancerous melanoma on her back, Leonard's mission to find her inner star began.

Being Kind to Oneself vs. Selfishness

Gabriella van Rij | Posted 04.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Gabriella van Rij

I asked my manager and my editor to answer the question, "What is being kind to yourself -- and how is that different from selfishness?" Here are their answers, along with my own. Tell me, which viewpoint do you most relate to?

How Do I Find My Purpose?

Erin McElroy | Posted 04.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Erin McElroy

And what I learned is that the most important thing before and during that journey is the person going through it. Knowing and being that person starts within.

10 Things I Do When I'm Being Self-Aware

Matt Hearnden | Posted 04.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Hearnden

Self-awareness is when you don't turn one problem into two.