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What Happens if You Add Gratitude to the Equation?

Ms. Canyon Girl | Posted 08.04.2015 | Divorce
Ms. Canyon Girl

My biggest regret is that I didn't cherish my old, retired machine, until it was too late. Going forward, I will refrain from making trivial complaints about the new machine. I won't push the machine to do things it shouldn't do. Instead, I will appreciate all of the things it can do.

Pause and Leave Your Drama Behind

Rachael O'Meara | Posted 08.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rachael O'Meara

"Leave Yo Drama with Yo Mamma." -- Unknown "I can't believe he's late again!" "How was I supposed to know?" "It's not fair!" ...

Perfectionism: A Common Addiction

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Do you believe that if you are perfect you can control how others feel about you? Karen asked me the following question. For no obvious reason this...

How My Son Taught Me to Say 'No'

Danielle Campoamor | Posted 07.31.2015 | Parents
Danielle Campoamor

I learned that people's perception of my abilities paled in comparison to my son's perception of his mother. His laugh when I stopped to play with blocks or his smile when I stopped to read him a book, was -- and is -- better than any congratulations I'd receive on any project.

Self-Love: Six Ways to 'Fake it' Til You Make It' and Become Your Own Best Friend!

Antonio Borrello, PhD | Posted 07.30.2015 | Women
Antonio Borrello, PhD

"Self-Love" is a popular term that is used now, more than ever, and is thought to be something that is a prerequisite for a good life and loving relationships. But what exactly is self-love, and why is it so important?

The 1 Thing Women Won't Talk About

Lindsey Wilson | Posted 07.30.2015 | Women
Lindsey Wilson

Why do women apologize for being good at something?

Dear Straight Men, Come Out Already

Mason Hsieh | Posted 07.30.2015 | Gay Voices
Mason Hsieh

Apparently, they called it a "bro-job," which referred to the oral sex the male rowers occasionally engaged in with one another in the showers back in high school.

Measuring Your Happiness Using the Most Important Concept in Positive Psychology

David Sze | Posted 08.01.2015 | Healthy Living
David Sze

Subjective well-being is the primary way Positive Psychology researchers have defined and measured people's happiness and well-being.

Surviving the Dog Days of Summer: 6 Tips to Stay Motivated

Diane Passage | Posted 07.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

For the last few weeks I have been in the throws of the dog days of summer. July and August are known to be the most hot and humid months of the year,...

3 Reasons the Law of Attraction Isn't 'Working' for You

Kelli Cooper | Posted 07.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kelli Cooper

Freedigitalphotos.net Note the quotation marks in the title -- the law of attraction isn't something that "works" or "doesn't work." Contrary to wh...

A Life-Changing, True Story Reveals the Secret to Success

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.26.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

It was frigid and damp at dawn the last day Phineas Gage arrived to work on time. As he shoved his hands in the pockets of his jacket and cut through...

How Successful People Work Less and Get More Done

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Successful people know the importance of shifting gears on the weekend to relaxing and rejuvenating activities. This is easier said than done, so here's some help. The following list contains 10 things that successful people do to find balance on the weekend and to come into work at 110% on Monday morning.

Please STOP Saying These Ridiculous Phrases At Work

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.26.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

At first, euphemisms surfaced in the workplace to help people deal with touchy subjects that were difficult to talk about. Before long, they morphed i...

Yes, I'm a Mom, But I'm Also So Much More!

Anna Shelley | Posted 07.24.2015 | Parents
Anna Shelley

When I became pregnant with my first child, my greatest fear was being defined as a mother. Being defined as a mum, and nothing else. And not only that, but I feared not having room for anything in my life other than feeding, sleeping, nappies, washing, and cleaning.

Self-Care for Success

Neha Uberoi | Posted 07.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Neha Uberoi

A few months ago it was made apparent to me that I don't pamper and encourage myself the way I do others. I was scratching my arm from one of the man...

Offering a Helping Hand... to Yourself

Susie Wolbe | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Wolbe

As though you were training a puppy, have patience. As if you were holding a crying baby, look into your heart and tell yourself, "I see you. I hear you. You are important and I care. You are worth the effort, and I will not give up on you."

How Gratitude Can Super-Charge Your Success

Denise Gosnell | Posted 07.23.2015 | Business
Denise Gosnell

Your attitude about your life and how much gratitude you show on a daily basis can greatly impact your success. In fact, the more grateful you are for what you already have (however minimal it may be), the faster you can achieve the success that you are looking for.

It's Time to Erase "Enough" From Your Self-Talk

Peggy Nolan | Posted 07.22.2015 | Women
Peggy Nolan

It's a word that's used to engage your self-doubt and cloud your own judgement about who and what you truly are and the gifts only you can bring to this world.

63 Toxic Beliefs That Are Poisoning Your Potential to Do Work You Love

Sarah Peterson | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Peterson

I've listed over sixty of the most common limiting beliefs from an analysis of hundreds of comments on limiting beliefs across the Internet.

4 Surprising Lessons for Emerging Leaders

Brian de Haaff | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Excellent leadership is like good health. Everyone wants to experience it. And if you are interested in reading about becoming a great leader you have 150,000 titles to choose from on Amazon -- take your pick.

Maslow: The 12 Characteristics of a Self-Actualized Person

David Sze | Posted 08.01.2015 | Healthy Living
David Sze

Abraham Maslow is the leading figure in the tradition of humanistic psychology and the modern Positive Psychology movement owes a huge debt to his...

Expanding the Empathy Enigma

Justine Brooks Froelker | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Justine Brooks Froelker

Sure, maybe I believe in people a bit too much, but this isn't changing any time soon. And so, what if we looked at each other from love and not fear, with the courage to feel emotion with one another and to pull from our own struggles?

Turn on the Light: 10 Tools to Find Your Inner Spark This Summer

Tasneem Bhatia, M.D. | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Tasneem Bhatia, M.D.

The promise of change, at least a change in routine, may be one of the reasons we all love summer. Jobs, relationships, hobbies and health can all be reevaluated in the stillness of the season. This summer, find your purpose and ignite your spark using these 10 easy tools.

Are You Healing Your Grief, or Perpetuating It?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

We all know that it is in one's highest good to grieve the loss of a relationship. Healthy grief releases feelings rather than allowing them to get st...

Accessing Your Vitality and Your Creative Genius With Curiosita!

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

Your Health Destiny Meets How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci Series! You may not know this about me, but aside from studying medicine, meditation, e...