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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...

The Secret of Love: Four Steps

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 06.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lulu Salavegsen

It's a Tuesday. (My favorite day of the week since I can remember) I came into my office, logged on, lit a candle, read a random quote in my "Book o...

9 Reasons to Stop Chasing After a Crush

Sonya Matejko | Posted 05.28.2015 | Women
Sonya Matejko

That iPhone text bubble is your worst nightmare as well as your best friend. You think you're playing the game, but they're just playing with your heart.

Self-Love Saved My Life

Ruby Fremon | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Ruby Fremon

Self-love is a game-changer. It will elevate you to live a life that feels purposeful and aligned with what you truly want. It will improve your relationships with others and boost your self-worth. So ask yourself... Aren't you worthy of your own, unconditional love?

They Unfriended Me

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 05.28.2015 | Women
Jenny G. Perry

You will survive. It's not even a loss. If people choose to be in your life, in real life or on social media, they are your peeps. If not, let 'em go. They won't be there when you need them.

Mad Woman or Healer? My Journey With the Thrive Course

Ama Nkwa | Posted 06.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ama Nkwa

This week's lesson in Arianna Huffington's Thrive course is about self forgiveness and gratitude. Wow, I have been musing on this teaching all week...

Self-Care: What Gets in the Way and 5 Things Not to Miss

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

These kinds of practices are needed when we are healing major imbalances. But they are also essential to pepper throughout our busy lives. We can easily miss this when we feel at the peak of health.

You Have Negative Thoughts? Okay -- So What?

Natasha Che | Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Natasha Che

The goal of inner growth is not to become a positive person, but to realize that you are fundamentally free, regardless of circumstances. Positivity or negativity, it's all a dance of consciousness.

Why Loving Yourself Is The Most Selfless Thing You Can Do

Christina Zipperlen | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Christina Zipperlen

There seems to be a very beautiful trend taking shape that I am completely devoted to: It is starting to be popular to "be loving."

10 Ways To Let Go Of The Need To Control

Lauren Stahl | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Stahl

Often times, the path we so desperately want to be on is not the most valuable or productive one. Letting go of control means more joy, freedom, peace, connection and support. So here are 10 ways to let go of control and embrace the art of surrender.

5 Ways To Boost Your Body Image (Without Going On A Diet)

ShimmerTeen | Posted 05.26.2015 | Teen
ShimmerTeen

The truth is, you can take steps to start loving yourself more right now, and they don't involve stressing about whether you do or don't measure up to a set of (often unrealistic) cultural standards.

Are We Teaching Our Daughters the Right Lessons About Weight and Self-Esteem?

Susan Bodiker | Posted 05.19.2015 | Parents
Susan Bodiker

Family time is precious. Serve healthy foods in healthy portion sizes, but don't make an issue out of who's eating what and how much.