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YES! Happiness Is a Choice

Michael Feeley | Posted 10.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Feeley

What kind of life do you want? I say a happy one. Why not! Many people believe that you're either born happy or you're not. I believe happiness is...

Three Key Ingredients to Giving Yourself Permission

Whitney Hess | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Whitney Hess

You can't give yourself permission just once and hope things will change. It's a process. And you can't do it alone. It's a pilgrimage. Let's go there together.

Do You Give Yourself Permission?

Whitney Hess | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Whitney Hess

Whether you're my best friend or we've never even met, I know a secret about you: you're capable of more than you realize. How can I be so sure? Beca...

5 Things You Need to Stop Doing Now to Improve Your Wellbeing

Helen Edwards | Posted 09.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Helen Edwards

Stopping to take time out to look at where you are with your life, the ways you are behaving and thinking, the roads you are choosing to travel, is not a luxury and it is not selfish. Life is short. It is not always easy.

10 Steps to Conquering Anything You Set Your Mind To

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

There are things I'm proud of have achieved in my life and there are things I have failed to achieve. However, I have learned that to accomplish something big and rewarding, there are 10 key rules I need to stick by in order to guarantee success.

The Mirror: A Reflection of Self

Natasha Dern | Posted 09.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Natasha Dern

Our dynamics -- solitary or relational -- can be an opportunity for self discovery. We can view every encounter as a mirror through which to discover ...

Hey Internet, Stop Trying To Inspire Me

Jamie Varon | Posted 08.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Jamie Varon

I'm tired of people trying to inspire me to have a better, bigger, happier life. Let me exist. Let me fumble. Let me find the patch of light in the long tunnel of darkness. Let me figure out some sh*t on my own.

Breadwinner Moms are Change Experts (Let's Apply That Expertise to the Rest of Your Life!)

Jamee Tenzer | Posted 07.21.2015 | Women
Jamee Tenzer

We've been through changes a million and one times, but it still doesn't feel simple. With every change we find ourselves gripping the bar ahead of us on the roller coaster of life. What will be at the top of this hill? Will I make it over and around, upside down and finally to the end without throwing up or giving up?

3 Points of Wisdom From a $5M Entrepreneur

Harry Red | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Harry Red

Entrepreneurs should create new, shiny things. The edgier, the better. Sorry--reality disagrees. Valuable work often lies hidden. You have to dig deeper.

Viewing Ourselves In and Out of Context

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

To view ourselves in the context of our background, history and the present, is an essential aspect of self-acceptance.

Trauma: The Heart of the Matter

Tanya Morshed | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Tanya Morshed

Artist: Loretta Gonzalez, Heart ache When we read about sexual abuse and assault incidents in the news, what is often missing is information about...

7 Lessons You Learn Through Life's Challenges

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

Everything happens for a reason and that reason leads you to another destiny. Accept the fact that shit happened to teach you something, to push you to grow, and to encourage you to change. Use this as a drive to make successfully change yourself for the better.

How Not to Argue

Robin Hall | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Robin Hall

Listen and relax when faced with a conflict and don't let your self-esteem be rattled. If you do happen to slip into a nonsensical disagreement, let the minor regression only serve to remind you of the giant steps in self-development you have taken. But, don't be smug about it, that would be unattractive.

8 Ways To Make Life More Exciting

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

Sometimes life can get a little boring. You don't feel excited anymore. Life feels pretty mundane and full of routines. We all have been there at one point in our life.

5 Difficult People You'll Meet at Work and How to Deal With Them

Jamee Tenzer | Posted 06.02.2015 | Women
Jamee Tenzer

You can either allow him or her to make life unpleasant, or you can embrace the opportunity to learn from the experience while maintaining your sense of humor, integrity and sanity.

6 Little Reminders To Help You Get Through Life's Challenges

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

Here are the six tips of what you can do to get yourself out of the habit of internalizing negative thought patterns. So that you can easily let go off negative thoughts whenever they hit you and feel happy again.

10 Livable Truths for Success and Life Satisfaction

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

To experience happiness and that deep sense of well-being and satisfaction with who you are, what you are doing, and who you still desire to become you must contemplate daily on what it means to be authentic.

7 Pieces of Advice I'd Like to Give to My Younger Self

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

Looking back to my younger years, I am sometimes amazed at how life has turned. Nothing is exactly what I had originally planned for. The only thing that stays the same is who I am, my values, and my interests.

6 Powerful Steps for Building Positive Momentum

Jessica Biber | Posted 05.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Biber

What are some ways to stay on the good side of momentum in your own life? Below are a few truths I've relied on for building positive momentum -- or turning a case of negative momentum around.

Self-Development Is Not a Luxury, It's Our Responsibility

Hannah Massarella | Posted 05.04.2015 | Impact
Hannah Massarella

Self-development work is not selfish, it is not self-indulgent. It is essential, if you want to give and create what you are here to give and create.

How To Find Your Happiness

Lisa Firestone | Posted 04.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Despite what we may believe, quite often, we are not really seeking our own happiness at all. Many of us don't know ourselves well enough to conceptualize what we actually want. We conform to the notions and ideals of our society, our family and other influences that can drown out our own point of view.

Are You Being Owned By Life? Or Are You Owning Life?

Erin Reghenzani | Posted 03.31.2015 | Women
Erin Reghenzani

I write these blogs to help you, to make you realize that you're not alone in the way that you're feeling but that you don't have to feel the way you feel. You can change. Your life can be so much more than what it is.

30 Questions to Help You Reflect and Get Excited for 2015

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

By reflecting on moments that happened in your life, externally and internally, you get deep into your subconscious and reassess whether your goals are in line with your priorities and values.

Messages Our Daughters Need to Hear in This Overly Sexualized Society

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 02.22.2015 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Each young woman has purpose well beyond what they see on TV. Self-love is what will bring our daughter long-term happiness and fulfillment. Self-obsession will only bring her depression.

The Scientific Approach to Changing Your Life

Lisa Firestone | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Change is rarely linear; there are twists and turns. It's frightening to change, especially when you're going out on limb to go after your own unique goals. In this process, you realize who you really are, separate from society, family or any other outside influences.