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How Long Will It Take to Accept Your Body?

Jenn Hand | Posted 10.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

A few months ago, I wrote about having a mini breakdown about my jean shorts not fitting. This was a big blow to me (well, to anyone who has struggle...

The Lessons From My Father's Suicide

Sarah Holroyd | Posted 10.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Holroyd

Suicide is such a confusing thing to process when you are the one who is left behind. On Dec. 13, 2014, my dad killed himself. He took his own li...

The Cause of Inner Emptiness

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 10.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Inner Emptiness is never going to be filled by people, things, or activities. Discover the cause of inner emptiness and learn how to fill yourself fro...

Breaking Taboo, the Degrees of Heart

Jennifer Cabot | Posted 10.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jennifer Cabot

An ache climbs, I have felt this way before. The constriction grows, I catch a breath. Anxiety must be from all the stressors and overwhelm in my li...

On Body Image: Coming to Terms With My Imperfect Skin

Katherine Ripley | Posted 10.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Katherine Ripley

Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons Let me start by saying this: Everyone struggles with body image issues at some point in their life. Women and men and ev...

Debunking the Lonely Girl Myth

Amy Javier | Posted 10.15.2015 | Women
Amy Javier

If you are alone and feel strange about it, pick yourself up and read this with an open mind. You are not alone because you are unlovable; thats just your mind playing tricks on you. In fact, loneliness is a good thing for our growth as women.

5 Ways Into Mindful Self Love

Amy Javier | Posted 10.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Javier

The truer aspect of self (in the word self love) is the self in which is connected to your soul, your self, your soul self, your psyche, your heart of hearts. Real self love is loving the purest parts of you, your soul, your true self by nurturing that part of yourself.

It's Time to Forgive Yourself for Feeling 'Not Enough'

Mary Pritchard | Posted 10.13.2015 | Women
Mary Pritchard

After we split, I made a conscious decision to stay single for a while -- to focus on me, to fully heal. And I thought I had. But for some reason the knowledge that he is in a new relationship made me feel rejected once again.

What 3,000 Miles Feels Like

Lauren DePino | Posted 10.13.2015 | Women
Lauren DePino

Exactly one month ago, I boarded a one-way flight from Philadelphia to Los Angeles. It was overbooked. When I waited at the gate, an airline attendant offered me a $500 voucher to not take the flight. I considered it. I've never left home in my life.

Freedom Is Not What We Think It Is

Jassica Nia | Posted 10.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jassica Nia

As most of us might have experienced, I grew up within the chains of culture, and grew up needing to conform to expectations of others and needing t...

When Your Love Is Not Enough

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 10.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

We can never love someone enough for them to feel loved within if they are not loving themselves.

How to Give Yourself an Emotional 'Facelift': Changing From the Inside Out

Leanne Ellington | Posted 10.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Leanne Ellington

Years ago I stumbled across a book called Psycho-Cybernetics written by a plastic surgeon named Maxwell Maltz. Women and men would come into his offic...

Stripped of Our Roles: Who Are We?

Christy Jacobs | Posted 10.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Christy Jacobs

When I asked people recently who they would be if they were stripped of all their roles -- stay-at-home mom, salesman, flight attendant, doctor, etc. ...

Disengaging the Bomb: Five Ways to Overcome Emotional Food Cravings

Nykki Hardin | Posted 10.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Nykki Hardin

The next time you find yourself in the middle of an insatiable craving, or are about to make a choice that is not in alignment with honoring your body, here are five possibilities to free yourself from the situation:

Learning to Let Love In

Jennifer Cabot | Posted 10.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Cabot

Experiencing my world intuitively, I shed the tendency to intellectualize feelings. Gracefully moving into full acceptance that I possess a deeper knowing. No longer warranted, brick by brick, I dissolve a wall built for protection. I confess, beautiful in my own right, I am an empath learning how to let Love in.

Thought Power: A New Path to Optimal Health

Melody Pourmoradi | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Melody Pourmoradi

By reorganizing your thought patterns and releasing old patterns and beliefs, you will create a unique and personalized path to highest level of health available to you. 

Don't Steal My Perspective by Assuming You Know My Truth: A Yoga of Disability

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

Now, I'm no longer clumsy. Though yoga and mindfulness I've trained my brain and body to compensate for what it lacks. Begun to integrate systems so they work together.

10 Adorable Body-Love Illustrations For Anyone Who Needs A Pick-Me-Up

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women

You are loved. That's the message behind illustrator Kate Allan's new series of GIFs, which focus on promoting self-love and body confidence. The...

Letters, To The Men I Have Loved With Author Mirtha Michelle Castro Mármol

Eva Augustina Sinotte | Posted 10.08.2015 | Books
Eva Augustina Sinotte

Mirtha Michelle Castro Mármol, actress, artist, good friend and author of the poetry book "Letters, To The Men I Have Loved", sat down with me in 2014, one sunny Summer afternoon in L.A., for a glass of rosé at Jones on Third.

Wise Women: On Self-Worth

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 10.05.2015 | Women
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

When "The Grown Woman's Oath" was published, the response confirmed my belief that women love women. Despite the stereotypes that would homogeneously ...

Why Self-Love Isn't New Age B.S.

Laura Coe | Posted 10.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Coe

In fear of sounding like a new age cliche, I want to talk about self-love. To be honest, this is a hard one for me. I was taught from a young age th...

Time to De-Stress and Relax: You Have Arrived!

Rohini Ross | Posted 10.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rohini Ross

I am not lacking in any way, not matter what the illusion of my personal thinking tells me. I am whole. I am complete. I am love. This can never be taken from me, only temporarily forgotten.

What's Really Holding You Back? (It Might Not Be What You Think!)

Erin Cox | Posted 10.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Erin Cox

Give yourself a little break and practice self-love and do everything you can to reconnect with your soul in order to rebuild your self-worth. You are an amazing woman with so much to offer -- never lose sight of that truth!

I Was Divorced Twice By 30. Here's What I Learned About Love.

Ashley Lawson | Posted 10.06.2015 | Divorce
Ashley Lawson

The shame of being divorced twice before 30 drained my will to live.

8 Ways Introverted Artists Who Listen Too Much Can Recharge Their Creative Energy Stores (Before Snapping)

Jenn Sutkowski | Posted 10.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Sutkowski

We're not just wallflowers or antisocial jerks afraid of being around others. Even the most outgoing introverts can move from well-meaning participators to angry and exhausted if we're not careful. But the first step to having enough energy to spend on the projects (and people) we want starts with taking personal responsibility.