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Are You Healing Your Grief, or Perpetuating It?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

We all know that it is in one's highest good to grieve the loss of a relationship. Healthy grief releases feelings rather than allowing them to get st...

You Are Not Here to Be Liked!

Allen Vaysberg | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Allen Vaysberg

Are you liked by others? Are you stressed out over what others think of you? Is wearing the right brand name important to you? If you answered "y...

Love and Other Crimes of the Heart

Katharina Love | Posted 07.16.2015 | Women
Katharina Love

As I worked to integrate these painful emotions, an amazing thing happened. I began to slowly relax into my body and make friends with my crooked little self.

Self Esteem and Self Image -- What's the Difference and Why Does It Matter?

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 07.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kathy Gottberg

Like many other women I was raised to be nice, polite and want people to like me. By the time I was old enough to realize that those "other peopl...

3 Ways to Align Your Inner and Outer Worlds

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

Observe those thoughts and feelings. If any of them have merit, delve into those and identify the cause, but if they don't, use affirmation, prayer and meditation to help shift you back to where you most want to be.

Lessons in Being An Entrepreneur From a 10-year-old CEO

Bri Seeley | Posted 07.16.2015 | Style
Bri Seeley

When I was 10-years-old, my focus was getting good grades, playing dress up with my friends, and my new role as a big sister. And while I believe that I have embodied my entrepreneurial spirit since a very young age, it never occurred to me to actually launch a scalable business at that age. But that is exactly what 10-year-old Abi Smithson is doing.

Saying 'Yes' to Me

Erin Parker | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Parker

It wasn't until I was sobbing in my classroom on a Saturday afternoon that something finally clicked for me. I, like countless others, have spent my e...

Holding a Grudge: Is It Worth It?

Martha Pasternack | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

How well do you hold a grudge? Do you hang on to resentment, past insults and hurts forever? Is your memory sharp as a tack when it comes to recalling...

It's Not About the Food, It's About YOU

Amy Jones | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Jones

There's a reason that the majority of diets fail: They focus on the wrong thing. If you struggle with food, focusing more on the food isn't the so...

Positive Thinking Will Not Change Your Life!

Stacie Huckeba | Posted 07.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Stacie Huckeba

July 12th, 2012 was a day I'll never forget. That was the day everything changed. That was the day when I had to decide that no matter how unfair I th...

One Simple Way to Enjoy More Body Love

Kimber Simpkins | Posted 07.13.2015 | Women
Kimber Simpkins

I love articles that give five steps to achieve one benefit. But what if we turned that on its head? Wouldn't it be fun to have ONE step to receive five benefits?

12 Things To Stop Blaming Yourself For

Lindsay Holmes | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Holmes

As I go through the growing pains of becoming a "real adult," I'm realizing that the notion that I'm responsible for everything that comes into my life is absolute, total crap. Sometimes there are things we just shouldn't apologize for.

How to Not Be Lonely Anymore

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 07.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rebecca Lammersen

Loneliness is a sign you are in desperate need of yourself. ~Rupi Kaur I'm an expert on loneliness. I've been lonely in relationships and out of rel...

Lose Weight Before You Date? Ain't Nobody Got Time for That

Terri Trespicio | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Terri Trespicio

You're not an Apple product set to launch sometime next year. You may think you'll be shinier, cooler, or more desirable in the future, but really what you're saying is that you don't think anyone could like you now. You think you're planning. But you're really just procrastinating.

The Simple List That May Change Your Life

Molly Napolitano | Posted 07.09.2015 | Women
Molly Napolitano

We spend so much time criticizing our flaws that we have forgotten how to focus on who we really are and what makes us truly awesome. We are unique, wonderful creatures and it's time we start believing it. While most of us may struggle writing down things we love about ourselves, the task is incredibly easy for our friends.

Who Would Want To Be A Black Person?

Tina Lifford | Posted 07.09.2015 | Black Voices
Tina Lifford

I love being black. I don't really care what label you use -- African-American, negro, black. You can even call me colored, or change the label a few more times, and it won't matter to me. I love the creativity, style, resilience and heart of being black.

How to Recover in an Appearance-Obsessed World

Keara Hozella | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Keara Hozella

This is the reality of recovering from an eating disorder, whether you've just been diagnosed or have been attempting to survive with it for years. The good news is that you certainly can recover, no matter how short or long the duration of your eating disorder has been.

20 Ways to Cope With Difficult Situations

Lauren Stahl | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Stahl

It is important to remember that you are whole and complete. Everything you need is infinitely within you and sometimes it takes healthy coping mechanisms to bring this to the surface and light. So here are 20 healthy ways to cope with the more difficult situations and emotions:

3 Ways to Stop Hiding and Start Living

Stephanie Powell | Posted 07.08.2015 | Women
Stephanie Powell

For years I hid. Hid behind brands and labels, coats and hats, chef knives and hot pans, bullying and criticism of others, substances altering all reality and one harmful relationship after another. What or who are you hiding behind?

Soul Evolution Principal: The Four Stages

Shahram Shiva | Posted 07.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

Change, expansion and evolution is the reality of the physical universe. Our own planet has undergone near five billion years of evolution. However,...

The Real Significance Behind The Semicolon Tattoo Trend

The Huffington Post | Carly Steyer | Posted 07.07.2015 | Religion

Ever wondered what the story is behind someone's tattoo? Some have more significance than others, but the meaning behind the recent trend of semico...

Sharing Love: The Very Best Feeling in the World!

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

The feeling of love is the very best feeling in the world, even better than sex or ice cream! The Bible states in 1 John 4:16 that "God is love." When...

Defending My Son Who Wears Skirts While Fighting Victim Blaming And Sexism

Lee Lee | Posted 07.06.2015 | Parents
Lee Lee

My son isn't hurting anyone. For whatever reason, he is choosing to wear frills and frocks on occasion. Yet the assumption is that he will be teased for dressing "like a girl," and that action should be taken to prevent this from happening.

I've Spent A Lifetime Covering This Up

Leigh McManus | Posted 07.06.2015 | Women
Leigh McManus

You would think that bullying stops when we toss our caps in the air and move on to the world beyond high school. My point in sharing this piece with you, and baring my vulnerabilities, is to let you know it doesn't end there.

Raising Our Vibration by Doing the Things We Love

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 07.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Alex Ivanovs

Over the last three years, since the inception of my own spiritual journey, I have come across countless techniques and methods of feeling better, thinking better, creating the life of my dreams, and so on.