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50 Small Ways To Increase Your Happiness

Elyse Santilli | Posted 08.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Making a few small changes to your daily routine and attitude can add up to positive results for your life and happiness. Here are 50 small ways to increase your happiness.

How To Move On After A Break-Up

Rani St. Pucchi | Posted 08.22.2016 | Women
Rani St. Pucchi

The "honeymoon," that sweetest time during the relationship, has fizzled. You didn't see it coming. Now you feel as if nature tricked you and you struggle to hold on to it. But it has become a lost cause and nothing you do works. You're now left with having to deal with disappointment and heartache.

8 Steps To Stop Worrying About What Other People Think Of You

Elyse Santilli | Posted 08.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Do you ever worry about what other people think of you? One afternoon I was going to a yoga class with a friend. When we arrived, the class had bee...

Losing My Mind And Waking Up To My Self

Rohini Ross | Posted 08.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rohini Ross

I thought I lost my mind one day this week. I started out the morning feeling very proud of myself because I was so organized. I had an earlier-than-u...

Personal Freedom Should Be A Commitment, Not A Fight

Celinne Da Costa | Posted 08.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Celinne Da Costa

Freedom is not something you need to consistently fight for more of. Similar to income, there is a tipping point -- after you reach a certain point, having more money won't make you happier, and neither will having more freedom.

The Best Reason To Stop Comparing Yourself To Others On Social Media

Alexis Meads | Posted 08.19.2016 | Women
Alexis Meads

A few weeks after giving birth to Kai, an acquaintance of mine had a baby and posted on Facebook "every day feels like Christmas morning" in regards to life with a newborn. My heart sank.

You'll Be Perfect (Starting Tomorrow)

Becky Brinkerhoff | Posted 08.19.2016 | Women
Becky Brinkerhoff

Love is solution-oriented. It finds a way to make things work. Self-deprecation is rarely fuel for solutions.

Rolling in Another's Skates

Sue Shanahan | Posted 08.17.2016 | Religion
Sue Shanahan

Learning to love myself means learning to love others. I've discovered they are both sides of the same coin. To quiet the self-berating voice in my mind, I had to stop finding fault in people.

What It Really Feels Like To Love Yourself

Jamie Varon | Posted 08.18.2016 | Women
Jamie Varon

Growth isn't bliss. It never was. It was a lie that said love would be white-teethed smiles on beaches. The pinnacle of self-love is not endless ecstasy.

Why You Should Apologize For Your Brand Of Awesome

Greg Kushnick, Psy.D. | Posted 08.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Greg Kushnick, Psy.D.

The advanced version of healthy narcissism would be to realize that your happiness and self-worth is actually tied into spreading love to the world, especially people who care about you and support you.

The Lesbian Chronicles 36: Feeling Grapeful

Katharine Angelina Love | Posted 08.16.2016 | Queer Voices
Katharine Angelina Love

I went into Harvest Wagon today to buy some pasta and other assorted goodies. I was in the lineup to pay when Frank, the manager of Harvest who happen...

Honor Your Personal History

Samantha Bennett | Posted 08.15.2016 | Arts
Samantha Bennett

Think for a moment about the private anniversaries of your heart.

What is Love? Longing, Union, And Seeing The Divine Within

Michael Mamas | Posted 08.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Mamas

Above all else in life, we do well to tend to that rich family feeling our lives are built upon as our love for one another grows and unfolds. It is upon this feeling that we build our lives as healthy individuals, families, communities, and nations.

Accepting Ourselves Warts And All Brings Out The Best In Us

Rohini Ross | Posted 08.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rohini Ross

I just finished co-facilitating a Less Stress, More Living Workshop. It was so moving to witness the participants experience more freedom of mind and ...

The Lesbian Chronicles 35: Loving You, Loving Me

Katharine Angelina Love | Posted 08.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Katharine Angelina Love

Ever since that evening in Montréal, I have not stopped thinking about how I felt while witnessing Angelo's face soften into love. This is the experience I want to share with my future partner. I so want to experience this deep well of mutual love.

5 Ways To Practice Self-Love

Ursula Nwobu | Posted 08.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ursula Nwobu

While different people have different ways of expressing self-love, I'll recommend a few ideas that will settle you quite easy. The result is same; a satisfied and peaceful mind, walking around in a healthy body.

15 Stunning Photos Show There’s More To Women Than What Meets The Eye

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 08.10.2016 | Women

Every woman has a different story about her body ― and a new campaign is highlighting just how beautiful these differences are. Created by Australia...

How Being Happy Will Help You Live Longer

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 08.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

When I tell people my age, they always display shock. That may be because they just want to make me feel good, but in truth, I do look much younger th...

Actually, You Should Take Yourself Seriously

Sarah Cooper | Posted 08.11.2016 | Women
Sarah Cooper

When is the last time you had an opinion but didn’t share it with anyone because you didn’t think anyone would care? When is the last time you got...

An Open Letter To Society

Tanessa Holt | Posted 08.03.2016 | Entertainment
Tanessa Holt

An open letter to anyone who needs this right now.... Hey you, yeah YOU, the one sitting there reading this. Have I told you lately how incredible yo...

13 Reasons To Travel When You're Single

Max DuBowy | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
Max DuBowy

Travel and honeymoons aren't reserved for couples and ultra-wealthy people only. Most singles think they need to have a companion in order to feel secure enough to travel, don't let that common belief hold you back from traveling alone!

Feeling Good Is Looking Good

Ann Todhunter Brode | Posted 08.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ann Todhunter Brode

But to make sure you're looking your best, get behind the scenes and take care of your body. Nothing looks better than a truly healthy body that exudes intelligence, confidence, esteem, vitality, and ease.

How To Know If You're On The Right Path

Kajal Pandey | Posted 08.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kajal Pandey

Over the years I have questioned a hundred times what my path is because everything I was told I should do didn't feel right to me.

5 Ways To Forgive Fast

Amanda Gore | Posted 08.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Gore

Forgiveness and in particular, forgiving yourself, is the thing that changes everything else! Once you forgive yourself, you can find it in your hea...

For All The Women That Tell Themselves To 'Man Up'

Leanne Ellington | Posted 07.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Leanne Ellington

So allow me to be the one to uncage you, set you free, and give YOU whatever permission you need to WomanUp!