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Self Love

Journey Back to Self

Keyon Bayani | Posted 09.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Keyon Bayani

I think at the end of the day some of us have lost touch with who we really are, we have become lost amongst all of the shouldings, we are lost an...

Recurring Dream Changed My Waking Life

Sari Sheehan | Posted 09.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Sari Sheehan

The most significant was a recurring dream that spanned 12 years. The tiger dream started when I was 6 years old and concluded just before I turned 18. This dream had such an impact on my life that it propelled me forward in a way I could only have imagined.

This Self-Love Campaign Wants Women To Be Comfortable In Their Own Skin

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 09.23.2015 | Women

Luzmaria Vargas is showing the world that a woman can be stunning no matter what size she is.  In a contest created by MAC cosmetics for their n...

An Open Letter to My Exes: Thank You for Leaving Me

Simon Tam | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Simon Tam

Thank you for leaving me. Thank you for not believing in me, for shattering my self-confidence along with my heart, for being "the one that got away." From the bottom of my heart, thank you.

12 Ways to Help Remove the Barriers to Self-Love

Sue Shanahan | Posted 09.22.2015 | Women
Sue Shanahan

Pay attention to how you speak to yourself. Do you belittle yourself? When I grasped that I had allowed my mother's voice to live on in my head I quieted it by shifting my focus to thoughts of encouragement and self-appreciation.

Growing Up a Black Girl in Trinidad

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 09.22.2015 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

I grew up in Trinidad in the 80s and 90s as a black girl child. To be black in a country that idealizes the curly hair and mixed ethnicity aesthetic, is rough to say the least. I was black to everyone who saw me, which wouldn't bother me if I wasn't treated as less than because of it.

A Yogi Celebrates the Fall Equinox

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 09.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susanna Barkataki

Looking up at the sky, feeling down to the earth, today is a powerful day in our universe. Equinox. Seasonal shift. Balance. I'm going to feel no...

How to Live By Faith and Not By Fear

Lyn Mac | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Lyn Mac

Let go of trying to control the outcome and the need to know how things will work out because you don't need anything. You are everything.

Behind the Scenes of Being Seen

Stephanie Hope Dodd | Posted 09.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Stephanie Hope Dodd

Behind every success is growth; underneath that growth is work; the roots of that work is pain. The expansion that occurs internally, when stepping out into the world -- fully in tune with your inner authority, will be deliberate and conscious.

My Body Is My Best Friend

Kimber Simpkins | Posted 09.21.2015 | Women
Kimber Simpkins

Relating to my body like a best friend changed everything. For so long, my mind was a loud, critical, bossy perfectionist who treated my body like a disobedient servant. My mind had to shift to seeing my body as an equal, a peer, a wise being with needs and longings and a tender language all its own.

4 Ways to Ditch Guilt for Good

Sarah Jensen | Posted 09.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Jensen

Guilt -- it's toxic, it eats away at you and it can stay with you for a lifetime. It's often a mix of many different emotions like sadness, hurt, anger, frustration, fear, jealousy, pride and shame.

30 Things to Start Doing for Yourself

Elyse Santilli | Posted 09.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Many of us put our happiness and dreams on hold for another day, when the truth is life is happening right now. If you want to make positive changes, today is the day. Want to know where to begin? Here are 30 things to start doing for yourself.

Balancing a Healthy Self-Image and Feeling Your Best

Mansal Denton | Posted 09.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mansal Denton

With all of the media outlets trying to sell products, it is no wonder many men and women believe they are not good or worthy enough. Most people inte...

Why You Need a Life Coach to Change

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 09.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Marilyn O'Malley

Really being seen and heard by someone is very powerful and profound. It changed my life and it will change yours. Having an intuitive life coach support, guide and teach you on a regular basis is empowering, inspiring and one of the best decisions you can make if you want to create more in your life and business.

Do You Give to Others for the Joy of It or to Get Love?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

I received the following email from Adam, asking for my help: "Hi, my name is Adam (not his real name). I am living with my parents and I'm thinking ...

The One Soul-Crushing Habit You Should Quit Right Now

Ashley Navarro | Posted 09.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ashley Navarro

Hey Friend, Do you ever get caught up caring about what other people think about you? I know I can. It can be hard detecting our approval seeking be...

What Every People Pleaser Needs to Realize About Themselves

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

So what can us people pleasers do about this, you ask? Well, there are a few things...

Visions of a Female Paraplegic

Giselle Noelle Morgan | Posted 09.14.2015 | Women
Giselle Noelle Morgan

At 17, my high school friend Taylor broke her back. Without authorization she became a paraplegic poster child, reiterating her story to friends and entitled strangers alike again and again. Four years later, Taylor has a more intricate perspective of the female disabled experience.

Does Knowledge Create Ego in Humans?

Gurdeep Pandher | Posted 09.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Gurdeep Pandher

In the end, with universal education attainment being indisputably an important goal to achieve in order to achieve equality and eliminate poverty, it all comes down to the individual and what they choose to do with the powers they are given.

7 Things You Might Not Think Are Fat Shaming That Definitely Are

Bustle | Posted 09.11.2015 | Women

The thing is that fat-shaming doesn't help people get thinner, and the stigma that it creates does more damage than good to people of size.

4 Innovative Ways to Give Back

Daffnee Cohen | Posted 09.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Daffnee Cohen

As we evolve and grow as a society, there are so many new and innovative ways to give back. I encourage you to make time for charity, regardless of what that looks like, and start a chain reaction of positivity and selflessness.

What Is The Real Definition Of Beauty?

Lexi Herrick | Posted 09.10.2015 | Women
Lexi Herrick

Beauty has varied throughout time, various cultures and the vast different perceptions of the world. Beauty has been defined in so many ways. What I have discovered is that beauty is simple. Beauty is happiness.

Woman Undressed In Public To Show That 'All Bodies Are Valuable'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 09.09.2015 | Women

Amy Pence-Brown just stood up to body shaming by stripping down in public.  On August 29, the feminist writer and fat activist sto...

Do You 'Pull' on Others for Love, Attention or Approval?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

A friend of mine asked me the following question: "How would you describe 'pulling' to someone? I know when I feel pulled at, and I know when I'm pull...

Wanting to Leave Is Enough

Caroline Garnet McGraw | Posted 09.08.2015 | Women
Caroline Garnet McGraw

If you're unhappy, your discontent is not something to ignore or stuff down in shame. Rather, it's something to face head-on and work to change. And sometimes, changing means leaving. Not everyone will understand this, and that's okay. You don't need a group consensus. You just need to trust your truest truth.