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Rise and Shine! 3 Things I Am Grateful for Today

Karuna Patel | Posted 11.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Karuna Patel

3 things I am grateful for today: 1. Time 2. Slowing things down 3. Rest 3 things I am grateful for next: 1. Immense Magnanimous Love 2. Good food 3....

How to Stop Words From Hurting you

Heather Attwood | Posted 11.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Heather Attwood

Now I am the first person to admit that I am a sensitive soul, and crying is part of the deal. One of the problems with being so sensitive is you are...

So I Went on a Yoga Retreat

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 11.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susanna Barkataki

Yes, yoga retreats. They get a bad rap at times in the yoga world. Expensive, bougie, inaccessible. I'm so clear that retreats are not a luxury but...

3 Realities About Relationship Problems

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 11.02.2015 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

Relationship problems are hardly anything that we want to experience in our relationships, but they are an inevitable part of spending time with another person.

Self-Love Is Unconditional And It Can Give You the World You Desire. Here's Why...

Karuna Patel | Posted 11.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Karuna Patel

Self-Love is supposed to be easy right? We can love our pet, our kids, our spouse, and our work then why do we have a difficult time loving our self? ...

A Black Gay Man's Journey to Self Acceptance

Nhojj | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nhojj

I am a gay man. I proclaim it for all who couldn't proclaim it. I proclaim it for all who can't yet proclaim it. I proclaim it because it is part of who I am, and like being a man and being black, it is something to celebrate and be proud of.

Why No One Puts Ugly, Unhappy Photos on Facebook

Heather Attwood | Posted 10.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Heather Attwood

But when I take part in this sport, I always try to come from a place of love and challenge my judgmental self to just observe. When I do catch myself out, wondering why she would choose to wear that dress, I smile and thank life for diversity.

28 Women Recall The First Moment They Felt Body Conscious

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 10.28.2015 | Women

I was only 9 years old when puberty barreled its way into my world. I wore glasses, begrudgingly carried around big boobs and measured in at 5' 3" (w...

Redefining Selfish

Laura Jack | Posted 10.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Laura Jack

For so long we have valued martyrdom. The more we give, the better we are, even if it means that our own self-care goes by the wayside. We are so worried that we may seem selfish that we have almost gone too far the other direction. We have forgotten how to take care of ourselves.

The Lizard Woman

Catherine Sigit | Posted 10.28.2015 | Impact
Catherine Sigit

"How come your arms are all wrinkled up?" the little girl asks. I've got ichthyosis. It makes my skin look overly dry, scaly and cracked, darker than normal. Much like a snake's skin, but I suppose 'wrinkled' describes it too.

Claiming Spiritual Real Estate in Prison

Nancy Deville | Posted 10.27.2015 | Impact
Nancy Deville

Even though there may not be quantifiable statistics that prove that yoga prevents recidivism, our purpose is to infiltrate and claim as much spiritual real estate as possible. We teach yoga to incarcerated women because we believe yoga can help them go on to experience the full expression of their lives.

Peace Without Understanding

Tajci Cameron | Posted 10.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tajci Cameron

I sit down at my favorite coffee shop to write this story. I take in the beauty and the blessing of another gorgeous day and exhale in gratitude. Next...

How Do You Attempt to Control?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

All of us have learned many different ways to attempt to control our feelings, others' feelings and behavior, and the outcome of things. Discover the ...

Self-Love Is Essential for Givers -- Here's Why...

Karuna Patel | Posted 10.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Karuna Patel

Love comes in many forms. There is romantic love, parental love, sibling love, and universal love. But what about self-love? Self-love means to give...

The Only Weight I've Lost From Running Is Caring What People Think About Me

xoJANE | Posted 10.23.2015 | Women
xoJANE

A year ago, I went out for runs in whatever raggedy old stretchy thing would provide the best camouflage. Now I gear up in clothes that work for me because this is a passion I've proven my commitment to.

Four Ways My Selfishness Healed My Marriage

Toneka Etienne, Ph.D. | Posted 10.22.2015 | Black Voices
Toneka Etienne, Ph.D.

I know it may sound a bit counterintuitive, but I decided to place my own personal development and interests as a priority. And you know what? My marriage became stronger in the process.

Are You Hiding From Love?

Lisa Schmidt | Posted 10.22.2015 | Divorce
Lisa Schmidt

Not that long ago I was on the verge of giving up on love. I was sick of disappointment, broken promises and the "lack" of quality men out there. I made every excuse in the book to wall myself up and just wait -- wait for some man to magically find me or be that elusive missing piece.

True Success: Becoming Your Own Best Friend

Mark Provost | Posted 10.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Provost

I love and accept you, Mark Anthony Provost. I am so proud of the person that you have become and are going to be. I am grateful and honored to be yo...

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 12.17.2015 | 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 ow...

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.