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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.

Own Your Sh*t

Ruby Fremon | Posted 07.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ruby Fremon

"I can't believe this is happening to me!" "What did I do to deserve this?" "Why do these things always happen to me?" "Why do people always treat me ...

5 Things You Need To Hear When You're Feeling Stuck

Alanna Gillis | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Alanna Gillis

Life has my back. Find the place in my heart, the part of me that knows what it is to trust freely. Connect with that source of trust, embody it, meditate on it and I'll know. Trust the Universe.

Happy Noniversary

Jessica Kahan | Posted 07.01.2015 | Divorce
Jessica Kahan

Today would have been fifteen years married. Twenty years since we started dating; that's half of my life. Half of his too. We checked the right boxes. Wedding, house, dog, kid, another kid, cat, new house, another dog, picket fence.

How to Stop Emotionally Abusing Yourself

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Amandah Blackwell

You can break the emotionally abusive cycle. How? By choosing to honor, love and respect yourself. By choosing to not only eliminate people and situations that are not for your highest good from your life but acknowledging how powerful you are.

8 Incredible Affirmations for Self-Love

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Don't forget to follow through on your intentions of self-love with positive action. Take care of your body, engage in activities that revitalize you, and heed the voice of your true self.

5 Ways to Get More Comfortable Being Naked

Molly Napolitano | Posted 06.30.2015 | Women
Molly Napolitano

Let's face it, there are some people who are completely comfortable when they're naked--and I'm not one of them. Most people would say I'm not a shy person, but in regards to taking it all off, I feel like I need a serious attitude adjustment.

The Tyranny of Perfection: What Would Trees Think About Us?

Mary Pritchard | Posted 06.30.2015 | Women
Mary Pritchard

I met a woman recently who was worried she was going to lose her man if she didn't get a botox treatment. I told her not to change herself for him - but she assured me that where she lived, in Hollywood, it was different.

Are You Loving Yourself or Abandoning Yourself?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

You don't have to spend any energy seeking compassion from others. It's right here for you, as available as the air you breathe. We live in an ocean of love and compassion. All you need to do is open your heart to it through your intention to be loving to yourself.

What I Want My Daughter to Know About Self-Esteem

Jessica Hoefer-Land | Posted 06.29.2015 | Parents
Jessica Hoefer-Land

While I have been trying to nurture my daughter in modeling healthy attitudes about body image all she is hearing is static because I have portrayed just the opposite. She is learning to hate her body because she has listened to me speak negatively about my own.

6 Ways To Get More Love In Your Life

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

While many of us are searching for romantic love, remember that true love comes in many different forms and circumstances. Getting more love in your life requires more than dating tips; you'll have to work at it and make some inner changes to find love that has deeper meaning.

6 Secrets Every Gay Person Should Know About Their Relationship

Dr. Warrick Stewart | Posted 06.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Dr. Warrick Stewart

Much of my life has centered on finding a new way to live. Even in childhood I was looking for a different path, a way to escape a life that felt cold and unaccepting. Those early experiences were profound in forming the adult I grew to be, and I still struggle with overcoming long-ago lessons learned.

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 08.05.2015 | 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?