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Even If You Hate Country Music, You Can't Hate This Song

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 06.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lulu Salavegsen

It's no secret I have a huge girl crush on Kacey Musgraves. Her voice is soft and pure. This allows for her snarky and cruelly honest words to float i...

A Note to My Daughter: No Bullying -- and That Includes Yourself

Kasey Ferris | Posted 06.25.2015 | Parents
Kasey Ferris

My kids begged to sleep together in my boys' bedroom last night. It's a rarely granted request in our house to have four kiddos in one room, mostly because they take forEVER to settle down and actually get to sleep.

Use Your Words

Jessica Denis | Posted 06.25.2015 | Women
Jessica Denis

Writing has always been a passion of mine, until it wasn't any more; due to harsh words. I guess the short version of this is there are many words people use every day. Choose yours carefully.

Alone Doesn't Mean Lonely

Jessica Denis | Posted 06.25.2015 | Women
Jessica Denis

There is a difference. I live my life for the most part, alone. I go to movies, and dinner, car shows and sporting events and everything else I do for enjoyment. I do not have a partner or someone I share my life with.

Daily Meditation: Developing Self-Esteem

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.25.2015 | Religion

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

How to Love Unconditionally

Amanda W. Rose | Posted 06.24.2015 | Women
Amanda W. Rose

Loving unconditionally is the commitment at the end of the day to another human being that creates long lasting relationships. It includes sacrifice and commitment. However, this does not mean that you are to accept toxic or abusive behaviors.

I Took the 21-Day Self-Esteem Challenge and Here's What Happened

Christy Heitger-Ewing | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Christy Heitger-Ewing

Day 1 was rough. Awkwardness oozed from my lips as I stared into my eyes -- eyes that showed sadness, fatigue, loneliness, and guilt -- and uttered, "I love you." I felt like a used car salesman trying to unload a clunker to the girl in the mirror.

7 Challenges Parents of Teenage Girls Face With Regards to Sex

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 06.19.2015 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Very few things in adolescence are certain but there is one thing upon which most teenage girls agree, and that is, they must be sexy. They must wear the short shorts with their rear's hanging out to fit in and get attention.

Random Act of Self-Love

Angie Sarhan | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Angie Sarhan

Continue to give random acts of kindness for others throughout your days. But while you are doing that, don't forget to give a random act of self-love to yourself. Except, try not to make it random. Try to make acts of self-love a habit.

A Question You Must Ask Yourself Today

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Lulu Salavegsen

Instead of all the reasons you think you know you can't.... go forward. Trust and live that life, realize that dream, change, begin again, go for the gold, and just think: What if you can?

My Reckoning With Recognition and Praise. Me, Madness, Fire and Bukowski

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 06.16.2015 | Divorce
Lulu Salavegsen

Last week I published a raw home-movie of my past year leading up to my divorce. I have been in this whirlwind of praise and progress and fighting my inner-dialogue that is often focusing on those who cast stones.

Forgiveness Is for the Soul

Eleni Makedonas | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Eleni Makedonas

I now recognize that before offering my forgiveness I must acknowledge and understand my own feelings and emotions therefore, giving myself the opportunity to know myself better and grow as a person every step of the way. Forgiveness is my way of freeing my soul and moving on with an open heart!

The Day My Daughter Said the F Word

KayLee Proctor | Posted 06.16.2015 | Parents
KayLee Proctor

I remember it clearly. The day will always be etched in my mind. We were in the car together, as a family, headed to dinner. My husband was driving, holding my hand, while we talked and out of the blue my daughter says...

Do You Know Who You Really Are?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 06.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

I had been working with Pamela for a couple of months, attempting to help her see and value her true self, her essence. I could easily see her beautif...

How to Simplify Your Life

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 06.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rebecca Lammersen

"When you mix too many colors together, you get manure." -- My friend's art teacher It's true, isn't it? When we try to involve too many people, or a...

Spiritual Warrior Sisters

Keyon Bayani | Posted 06.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Keyon Bayani

"The world will be saved by the Western Woman" ~ Dalai Lama I am calling upon all Spiritual Warrior Sisters to unite. You know who you are. You h...

Almost Going to Jail Taught Me How to Give!

Ama Nkwa | Posted 06.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ama Nkwa

I have learned about giving through the experience of receiving. There have been a lot of people in my life that gave to me, when they didn't have to,...

5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Get in Shape for Summer

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Working out and eating correctly is likened to cleaning your house. If you never picked your house up, little by little it would become toxic. If you look at exercise from this vantage point, and not just from the desire to look good, you have a greater chance of staying motivated. Live clean and be lean.

How to STOP worrying!

Christine Hassler | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

There seems to be a lot to worry about in life given we cannot control everything. But worrying is a HUGE drain of your energy and completely useless ...

Self-Validation. The Unexpected Quality All Effective Leaders Share

Rosalie Puiman | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Rosalie Puiman

Ask people what they feel is the most important leadership quality and you'll get as many answers as you've asked people. There's so many relevant traits to leadership that it's near impossible to list them.

How To Survive The Broken Hearts Club

Lacey Johnson | Posted 06.08.2015 | Women
Lacey Johnson

The relationship you have with yourself is the most important relationship you will ever have. In fact, it is the only one which is ever guaranteed.

5 Ways to Stop Being the Center of the Universe

Jackie Harder | Posted 06.08.2015 | Women
Jackie Harder

A large part of moving forward is just not giving a fig about what others think. Because caring too much about other people's opinions can hold you back from being the best version of yourself.

I Love My Thighs

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 06.08.2015 | Women
Jenny G. Perry

I was bulimic at 16. Pregnant at 19. Unhappy and at my highest weight at 24, and very hungry and still unhappy at one of my lowest weights at 27.

7 Surprising Ways Your Chronic Disease Benefits You

Dr. Deborah Caldwell | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Deborah Caldwell

Surrendering doesn't mean you put on the rose-colored glasses and pretend your life is full of sunshine, glitter and butterflies. It's accepting your current situation and acknowledging the potential benefits and opportunities your chronic health struggles are bringing into your life.

The Power of No

Barrett Pall | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Barrett Pall

At first thought, the word no is an undesirable term. It is by definition a negative. No is a word that many of us have a hard time saying. It's a w...