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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
Quora

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.

What Every Successful Person Knows, But Never Says

James Clear | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

It's easier to recognize beauty than it is to create it. You're good enough to know that what you're doing isn't good, but not good enough to produce something great. When you find yourself in this frustrating limbo, the challenge is to never forget what got you there in the first place. Remember that thing that got you into the game.

How to Motivate Yourself to Do More

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 08.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Alicia T. Glenn

I'm sure you know someone who is extremely self-motivated. They're constantly working on projects, networking, or doing something to propel them close...

Sharing Your Feelings: Helpful or Hurtful?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

"I just have to tell you how I feel. I'm very upset about what you did." "I'm really angry with you." "I just want to be honest with you. I'm so h...

The Body Is a Celebration

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

With these and other tools I've learned to trust that yoga, dance and other movement are so much more than a physical practice. We heal our minds and spirits along with our bodies as we celebrate ourselves through movement.

A River Runs Through You: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 08.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Brodinsky

River: a natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course or channel. This can be you. You can be a river. It's time. Tim...

8 Tips on How to Improve Your Self-Confidence

Stan Popovich | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Stan Popovich

Do you have trouble building up your self-confidence? If so, you are not alone. Everybody has trouble with building one's self-esteem in today's world. The key is to be persistent and to find the ways to improve your confidence so you can be successful in life. Here are eight easy suggestions to increasing your self-esteem in your life.

5 Steps to Self Mastery for Success and Happiness

Jennie Lee | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennie Lee

We can infer then that happiness is enabled by an ability to create at will what we need, mentally, emotionally and materially. Although this sounds like a hybrid of the Law of Attraction and great portfolio management, to measure success in this way is really determined by our levels of willpower and self-control, which when combined lead us to self-mastery.

How People Live Up to Our Expectations

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 08.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michelle Zarrin

Have you ever had a teacher who brought out the best in you? Or been in a relationship that encouraged you to live at your maximum potential? In such ...

The Naked Truth: How Stripping Down Built My Self-Confidence

Gabriel Ruas Santos Rocha | Posted 08.20.2015 | Gay Voices
Gabriel Ruas Santos Rocha

I had never experienced such freedom. I had never felt so proud about myself, my sexuality and my body, no matter how imperfect it is.

4 Negative Habits to Stop TODAY

Jessica Dimas | Posted 08.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jessica Dimas

For a long time, I was an pessimistic person. I didn't think of myself as unhappy, but I wouldn't have told you I was excited for life. I thought I wa...

Law of Attraction: Can You Really Get Something for Nothing?

Kelli Cooper | Posted 08.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kelli Cooper

One of the reasons many people rail against the teachings of the law of attraction is they think we are being told we don't need to take any sort o...

Do You Squash Yourself to Avoid Rejection?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Does the thought of rejection terrify you? What do you avoid to evade rejection? Len sought my help because he wanted to get married and have childre...

What to Do When You're the Source of Your Own Problems

Moni Oyedepo | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Moni Oyedepo

Below are a few steps on how to handle life when you realize that it's not Murphy's Law, other people, acts of God, the weather or any other outside factor that is ruining your life. It's you. Now cheer up. Everything will (eventually) be okay.

The Disease of Me: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 08.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Brodinsky

Awareness helps, learning helps, finding a way to serve others helps... a lot. It's more difficult to only focus on you when you are focused on other people and how you can help them, raise them up, make their lives just a little less difficult, or a little more pleasurable.

8 Things Mentally Strong People Do Every Single Day

Amy Morin | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

In addition to avoiding the things that could hold them back, mentally strong people create healthy habits that assist them in growing stronger. Here are eight things mentally strong people do every day to strengthen their mental muscles:

Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci Series Part 3 -- Refining Your Senses to Access Your Genius: Sensanzione!

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

Imagine... Imagine you are sitting or lying down on a soft blanket in your favorite field or beach. Notice how soft the blanket is. Close your eyes....