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Shame About My Body Transformed My Worldview

Elaine Williams | Posted 01.26.2016 | Women
Elaine Williams

While I don't want to tell you this story because it left me feeling pretty icky, I think that it might help someone. So I will press on with hope that you don't think less of me -- and if you do, please don't tell me.

There Is No Such Thing as Your Life Purpose

Natasha Che | Posted 01.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Natasha Che

A few years ago I was in Arizona one weekend learning horse whispering (just a fancy name for a style of horsemanship that focuses on building rapport...

The Tales of a Wandering Job Seeker

Kassy Scarcia | Posted 01.25.2016 | Women
Kassy Scarcia

I don't know about you, but finding a job I actually love has been a lot harder than expected. After graduating college, I just assumed my hard-earned...

10 Life Skills Never Taught, But Totally Essential

Jeannette Maw | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Jeannette Maw

Here are 10 success skills you probably weren't taught, but are completely essential to happy living:

18 Success Principles of Relationships

Rani St. Pucchi | Posted 01.24.2016 | Women
Rani St. Pucchi

When you find yourself in an unpleasant situation it is best to get out of it as graciously as you can. To focus on the issue and blow things out of proportion is fruitless. You can teach people to mend their faults a hundred times better by setting a good example than you can by harsh or self-righteous words.

Ingredient for Lasting Relationships

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 01.22.2016 | Weddings
Michelle Zarrin

If we do not have contentment within, we certainly will not have any to share. Our relationships become much more fulfilling after we become fulfilled in ourselves, from within. It is illusory to seek well-being from other people, as much to seek it in material possessions or job promotions. All of those satisfactions are temporary.

Dear Self, Please Shut Up

Katherine Wintsch | Posted 01.22.2016 | Women
Katherine Wintsch

It's important to acknowledge the voice in your head. Give it a name if it's helpful. Arianna Huffington refers to hers as her "noisy roommate." Thanks to my friend Kate, who penned the term, I like to think of mine as my Debbie Downer.

Confidence Helps Children Succeed in Life

Tameka Anderson | Posted 01.21.2016 | Parents
Tameka Anderson

Success in life depends upon the hard work and the right direction but there is one important factor that shapes the life of an individual. This factor is the confidence. From childhood, it is vital that parents help build confidence in their child.

Learning to Speak With Conviction: My Experience With Therapy

Ashley Simmons | Posted 01.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ashley Simmons

"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced." -- James Baldwin Not every person we meet is there to ...

Dear Sensitive Soul, You Are Love

Tree Franklyn | Posted 01.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tree Franklyn

Dear Sensitive Soul, You know who you are. You feel everything so deeply it aches. When you were 10, your dad yelled at you for being too sensitive...

In The 'Hour Late' (Ben Banks 1)

Jon Horford | Posted 01.21.2016 | Arts
Jon Horford

In The Hour Late A weekly blog intended to share and preserve the most valued life lessons from the minds of the most experienced among us. The "hou...

The Lesbian Chronicles 7: Climb Every Mountain, Ford Every Stream

Katharine Angelina Love | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Katharine Angelina Love

I felt a surge of love and forgiveness fill my body, and silently thanked Lorraine, who had given me this opportunity to practice the practice of forgiving myself.

Always Believe You're Good Enough

Jon Westenberg | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business
Jon Westenberg

This should be your mantra. It should be a tiny voice screaming in your ear every day. It should be the motto on your coat of arms. If you always believe that you're good enough, you will have the chance to capture the essence of what makes you and your work unique.

A Little Secret: You Don't Need to Lose Weight to Love Yourself

Keara Hozella | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Keara Hozella

The content of this article may be sensitive to some readers. I'll let you in on a little secret: You do not need to lose weight to love yourself. Th...

Daily Meditation: Just As I Am

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.19.2016 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can b...

Simple Tips for a Happy Life

Bhavya Gaur | Posted 01.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Bhavya Gaur

Photo: Pixabay; Poster: FB/Bhavya Gaur Life is made of little moments... moments of laughter, moments of joy, moments of sadness, moments of pain, mo...

Does Your Compassion Disappear When Someone's Angry?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Renee saw herself as a very compassionate person. She could easily feel into her husband Jeff's feelings when he was sad or scared.

Love Is a Choice, But Let's Not Forget That Happiness Is One Too

Keay Nigel | Posted 01.18.2016 | Divorce
Keay Nigel

Love is a choice and it can be a whole lot of work. But sometimes that choice may not be worth the effort.

'And So I Prayed': My Letter (and Prayer) to My Teenagers

Carolyn Maul | Posted 01.15.2016 | Parents
Carolyn Maul

It is about being 21 years old and knowing that something HAD to change. And quick. It is about being 21 years old and having had too many close calls. It is about being too old for those short years.

4 Beliefs About Yourself To Shed In 2016

Sara Eckel | Posted 01.15.2016 | Women
Sara Eckel

Single people are often told to develop confidence so they will be more attractive to others. I say develop your confidence so you don't have to worry about what others think.

How To Stay Single Forever

Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks | Posted 01.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks

When you're longing for love, the wait can seem eternal. And completely out of your control. Meeting people out in the real world doesn't seem to ...

I Would Rather My Daughters Use the Word F*ck Than Fat

Jennifer S. White | Posted 01.14.2016 | Parents
Jennifer S. White

Women are definitively a minority and we are, by default, everything that goes along with that label: belittlement, discrimination, treated with hostility covertly and overtly. However, women are beautiful. All women are beautiful.

9 Photos Of Women Who Don't Care What They're 'Supposed' To Wear

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.13.2016 | Women

A new body love campaign is redefining what looks "flattering" and what doesn't by letting every woman decide for herself.   A new campaign calle...

What to Do When Your Inner Mean Girl Tells You You're Not Good Enough

Mary Pritchard | Posted 01.13.2016 | Women
Mary Pritchard

I healed my relationship with my inner mean girl; I accepted and integrated that broken off part of myself -- that inner child that only wanted to be heard. You can too.

A Resolution to Be Unresolved

Alexandra Allam | Posted 01.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Alexandra Allam

Though slightly delayed in writing, I've been thinking a lot lately about the new year. Prior to it arriving, I began to explore how I wanted to addre...