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7 Habits of Mentally Strong People

Quora | Posted 09.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul

I wrote this blog post about work, but I think a lot of it is generally applicable to life.

Healthy At Any Size

Melinda Parrish | Posted 09.03.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

You might never be a size 2 (or even a size 6 or 8). But if you make taking great care of yourself a priority, you're going to look and feel better, and that's going to fuel all kinds of positive changes in how you approach your life.

6 Ways My Life Has Improved Since I've Taken a Break From Drinking

Alivia Hall | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Alivia Hall

I was miserable, so I decided to take a break from drinking to see if my life would improve. Now I haven't had a drink in 40 days and here are six ways I feel that my life has improved since.

What Our Recurring Dreams Are Trying to Tell Us

Elizabeth Kirk | Posted 09.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Kirk

While I do still believe that our dreams can be a way for our minds to filter the information from the day, I also think dreams are another outlet for our subconscious to get through to us, to circumvent our thoughts and our egos, and grab our attention.

Positive Self-Image and Healthy Eating Wins

Margaret Marshall | Posted 09.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

When you eat well, you live well. When you eat healthy, you are healthy; when you nourish your body, you nourish your mind:

Learning to Embrace Ambiguity and Uncertainty With Sfumato! Your Health Destiny Meets How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci Series: Part 4

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

Are you comfortable with the unknown? When faced with uncertainty or ambiguity, do you tend to feel anxiety or are you excited for a challenge? Perh...

Law of Attraction: 4 Ways You're Mucking Up Your Manifesting

Kelli Cooper | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kelli Cooper

I am willing to bet you became interested in the law of attraction because you wanted to improve your life somehow... start there and worry about the other stuff later.

What Is -- Being True to Yourself? 4 Quotes to Find Out

Michael Feeley | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Feeley

Here's what pops into my head when I think about being true to yourself -- integrity, beliefs, personal values, honesty, sincerity, unwavering prin...

Does My Cellulite Offend You?

Kim Bowen | Posted 09.01.2015 | Women
Kim Bowen

Can you imagine if you woke up tomorrow and didn't worry about the size of your clothes? If your butt looked all right in your jeans? Wouldn't it be liberating to finally not compare or judge ourselves or others, for that matter, and accept ourselves as is?

Why Creating A Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

Cathryn Lavery | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Cathryn Lavery

My morning routine takes just over an hour. I can't stress enough to you the importance of a great morning routine, as it will set you up for a successful day  --  and life. I experimented with a few different things and figured out what worked for me. You should do the same.

Are You a Taker or a Caretaker in Your Relationships?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

As most of us know, relationships can be challenging! We tend to bring all our baggage from our childhood into our primary relationships and create a ...

Speak Up: Why I Refuse to Be Labeled as 'The Quiet Girl'

Adina Evans | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Adina Evans

I no longer think that what I have to say is unimportant and I no longer care if I think no one wants to hear it because frankly, I'm tired of being polite. So yes, I do have something to say so sit down and I refuse to wait any longer for someone to ask what I think.

Life Is What Happens

Amanda Johnson | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Amanda Johnson

Choosing not to commit to each moment is to resist what is. And, one truth I have discovered recently is that to resist causes suffering. Every person can feel less anxious and remain present by recognizing that each moment is a choice and committing to that choice 100 percent.

The Mystery of Mastery

Barry Kibrick | Posted 08.30.2015 | Books
Barry Kibrick

Doubting your ability to find mastery in your life is normal. However, your ability to endure the doubt is in your control. Do not even attempt to stop the feelings of doubt -- just do not let them stop you from achieving the awareness that mastery is an attainable goal.

5 Secrets of All Successful Product Presentations

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.31.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

Even if you learned to picture your audience naked to calm your nerves, you are going to need to say something of value. You can have brilliant ideas, but if they are stuck inside or wrapped in too much junk, they serve you no good.

10 Tips That Can Take Your Life From Average to Awesome

Quora | Posted 08.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul

Aside from the occasional "I'm going to sleep in until 11 AM on a Saturday because I'm visiting my parents' house and I'm sleeping in my old bed and I haven't slept in this long in forever," it behooves you to wake up early. But more importantly, to wake up when you say you're going to wake up.

6 Tips to Reduce Our Children's Stress During the School Year

Allison Carmen | Posted 08.27.2015 | Parents
Allison Carmen

There is certainly a lot to explore regarding whether our children are being overworked and whether school homework policies should be examined. But what can we do for our children right now and during the rest of the school year to help them be less stressed and worried?

If You Feel Like You're Not Good Enough, You're Not Alone

Quora | Posted 08.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul

I urge you to make peace with that feeling, because for most people, it never goes away; and I'm talking about the people who are the best in the field. It never goes away for them. Most of them don't feel like the best in the field.

You're Not Good Enough to Be Disappointed

James Clear | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

In the beginning, you're still learning. You're still developing. You're still building. You haven't developed enough competency to feel disappointed by your performance. You're supposed to feel stupid and unskilled.

5 Habits That Will Attract More Positivity Into Your Life

Tyler C Beaty | Posted 08.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Tyler C Beaty

After some deep self-evaluation, I uncovered a lot of issues, including some bad habits that were feeding my negativity. That realization led me to start seeking out good habits that would attract more positivity into my life.

Self-Help: Where's the Harm?

Amanda Spencer | Posted 08.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Spencer

Self-Help or Self-Harm? Over the last number years, with the advent of self-help publications, blogs, seminars, TV shows on every feed, in the media,...

What If You Had $1 Billion Dollars and a Permanent Vacation?

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

The other day, I had lunch with a friend who's obsessed with bats. Literally. He travels around the world with this guy named Merlin and studies bat...

Ditch These 4 Bad Habits to Free a Closed Mind

Susan Steinbrecher | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
Susan Steinbrecher

The way you communicate as a leader will grow significantly when you adopt the following principle: People have positive intentions. There are rare exceptions, but people for the most part want to be respected and appreciated for their contributions in life.

3 Reasons Why Only a Strong Person Is Capable of Forgiveness

Donna Labermeier | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

The act of forgiving someone is, in essence, your refusal to let anger and hatred prevent you from moving forward. You are taking a stand against allowing the actions of others to alter the course of your life or who you are.

Is Taco Tuesday Killing You?

Gina Keatley | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Gina Keatley

At the end of the day, I understand that many people are creatures of habit, but if we make an effort to mix it up a bit and embrace new foods into daily lives and our menu-planning, it will create for an overall healthier you.