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6 Tips to Creatively Incorporating 30 Minutes of Relaxation Into Your Daily Practices

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 12.29.2015 | Healthy Living
20 Beautiful Women

No matter how "busy" we get it is imperative that we slow down just enough to relax and regroup on a daily basis. The task of taking care of ourselves first has taken a backseat to being present for others. So let's set the standard right now: Self-care is a must.

8 Things to Give Up in 2015

Tandy Elisala | Posted 12.28.2015 | Women
Tandy Elisala

As 2015 comes to a close, it's always the time of year when we look at what we accomplished throughout the year, what we didn't accomplish, where we want to focus next year and how we can lift our life to greatness!

The Biggest Human Dis-ease

Candace van Dell | Posted 12.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Candace van Dell

We have the ability to give ourselves the love we need, the validation we search for and the fulfillment we long for. All of these things are put to ease when we learn to please our truest needs!

How to Connect With Your Spiritual Guidance

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 12.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Problems connecting with your spiritual guidance? Here's how! Did you know that connecting with Spirit -- with your personal spiritual Guidance -- i...

Love Really Is the Answer!

Allen Vaysberg | Posted 12.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Allen Vaysberg

Yesterday I was being interviewed on a talk show at the end of which the host asked for my last advice to the audience. What came out was a rather ...

Making New Choices Will Lead You to Happiness!

Keyon Bayani | Posted 12.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Keyon Bayani

How can you help others grow if you won't grow yourself? How can you want the best for someone else when you can't or won't give the best to yourse...

The Lesbian Chronicles 3

Katharine Angelina Love | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Katharine Angelina Love

Tonight I went out to dinner with my ex- girlfriend Lorraine. We shared a delectable dinner of fried chicken and waffles; because really, what can be better than fried chicken to begin the celebratory season?

Why Self-Discipline Is Overrated (And Why You Haven't Lost More Weight And Saved More Money)

Natasha Che | Posted 12.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Natasha Che

If you have not been able to reach the goals you had in mind or been stuck in an exhausting cycle of improvement/relapse, maybe it is time to give the weapon of self-discipline a rest. Does that mean you will have to give up your goals? Not necessarily. But it does mean that you need to look at these goals in the bigger context of your life and dig deeper at your own motivations.

What Does It Mean to Be a Spiritual Person?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 12.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

People often confuse spirituality with religion. People can be both religious and spiritual, but it is also possible to be religious without being spi...

Why Lack Matters

Tracy Crossley | Posted 12.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tracy Crossley

Notice the lack inside of us causes us to focus on lack outside of us; it's a reflection. But, we don't see it as a reflection, we see it as a prison.

Self-Love and the One-Night Stand

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 12.17.2015 | Women
Rebecca Lammersen

I have waited for sensual love my entire life. It was worth the wait and it didn't come from where I thought it would. It came from here, from me. I choose when and with whom I share it...

The Lesbian Chronicles 2

Katharine Angelina Love | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Katharine Angelina Love

Inside of me lives a very young girl that has feigned dead for most of my life. That little girl stayed silent to protect me, and as a survivor mechanism it worked well, but I now need to be present for my young self, I do not want to stay hidden and silent any longer.

The Gift to Others (and Yourself) That Everyone Will Love

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

It's less than two weeks to Christmas, and I haven't even started my shopping. I've been very busy working, attending events, and making sure I can ...

9 Ways To Be Good To Yourself -- Starting Today

Mara Karpel, Ph.D. | Posted 12.16.2015 | Fifty
Mara Karpel, Ph.D.

Many of us go through life receiving negative messages from parents, so-called 'friends,' partners, or even the media, telling us that we're not whole unless we buy what they're selling. When we accept these messages, we become focused on our own imperfections.

Winning in Our Dreams

Jennifer Cabot | Posted 12.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jennifer Cabot

A dream is a rhythmic telling of lusted love in our yearnings for meaning. Easily caught in what we feel we lack, of where we are not, in love not cal...

Finding Love in the Kitchen, All Over Again

Lauren DePino | Posted 12.15.2015 | Good News
Lauren DePino

"You might never find love like that in any relationship again," my therapist said. "The way your grandmother loved you is rare." I sat before her ...

To End or Not to End Your Relationship

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 12.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Vanessa, 30 years old, is struggling with whether or not to end her six-year marriage. The answer is not at all clear to her. Vanessa and Jon have a ...

This Is for When You Feel a Little Far Behind

Candace Loy | Posted 12.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Candace Loy

You have come so far, take yourself to a space where you feel safe, and let yourself rest. And celebrate wherever you are, and see the beauty around you.

Can You Prioritize Feeling Good?

Brandy Oswald | Posted 12.10.2015 | Women
Brandy Oswald

We live in a society that places more value on looking good than on feeling good. Think this is a pretty bold statement? You're right it is, but it d...

Push Through The Pain

Erin McKelle | Posted 12.10.2015 | Impact
Erin McKelle

All change and growth involves pain. Every new horizon is unfamiliar to your mind, whose job it is to keep you safe. It wants you to stay where you are, or where you came from, so it can feel at home, even if that home isn't what you want.

Marriage: Making Room for You Keeps it Happy

Marcia Naomi Berger | Posted 12.09.2015 | Weddings
Marcia Naomi Berger

If you try to stand on one foot for as long as you can, at some point you will lose your balance and need to put down the raised foot to regain it. We feel similarly off kilter when we forget to nurture our separate identity, which we need to maintain on order to feel fully supported.

The Difference Between a Problem and a Problem

Maria Montgomery | Posted 12.09.2015 | Impact
Maria Montgomery

The more we grow, the bigger our problems get. I remember someone saying that Richard Branson has bigger problems than the average person, because h...

How To Talk About Yourself Without Apologizing For It

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 12.10.2015 | Healthy Living

One of life's greatest lessons is learning the art of self-love. Today's assignment? Not saying "sorry" for being you. In the Baopu illustration ...

Married or Dating--Be Yourself

Marcia Naomi Berger | Posted 12.07.2015 | Women
Marcia Naomi Berger

Knowing who you are also means being aware of your feelings. We need to recognize and be willing to share our emotions if we want a truly intimate relationship. Sharing feelings makes us vulnerable, which can feel risky, especially if we grew up in family that discouraged expressing them or labeled some feelings as right or wrong.

The First Step Towards Loving Yourself

January Harshe | Posted 12.04.2015 | Parents
January Harshe

People tell me they wish they had an ounce of my confidence or ask me how I came to love myself for who I am. First if all, I didn't until I turned 35. It started with me stopping my negative thoughts and replacing them with positive ones.