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The Evil Shoulds

Jamie Cornell | Posted 02.09.2017 | Women
Jamie Cornell

One of my favorite phrases from a mentor and guide is, "We teach what we need to learn." How true is that? How many times have you found yourself tryi...

Here's One Simple Way To Get Better At A New Skill | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, Contributing Writer Published: 07/07/2016 11:03 AM EDT on LiveScience If you want to get better at doing something, simply t...

Changing What I Choose to Hear

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 06.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

Whenever we demonstrate our personal courage--our brave--it can have ripple effects in the world in ways that surprise us.

8 Practices to Re-Script Your Self-Story

Dr. Colleen Georges | Posted 05.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Colleen Georges

Here's eight practices to RE-SCRIPT your self-story from one that limits your plot to one that continuously expands it:

A New Way to Say Affirmations

Kajal Pandey | Posted 05.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kajal Pandey

One day I was staring out into the ocean. I was focused on the movement of every wave -- the way it effortlessly glides and moves to the shoreline. I was looking at the wave one moment and in the next moment I was looking at the entire ocean.

That Kind of Mother

Mel Burt-Gracik | Posted 05.06.2016 | Parents
Mel Burt-Gracik

I am the kind of mom who is deliberate about growing and continually doing the hard work of finding myself and cultivating me. I lost myself in the blur of parenting, early career, and the work of managing a home with my partner.

Shifting the Language of Inner Space

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 04.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

When we shift the language of our inner space from limiting thoughts to a kind, compassionate voice that inspires and encourages us, we open ourselves up to worlds of possibility.

Meaning What I Say

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 04.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

Do I still use a common word like awesome to express wonder or pleasure? Of course I do, but much less often than I used to. These days I really mean that word when I say it.

Don't Let Hotel Mirrors F**k Up Your Life

Anthony Meindl | Posted 04.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Anthony Meindl

Hotel mirrors are cruel reality checks that make us immediately see ourselves through the harsh glare of imperfection. But they also trigger the dormant (and not-so-dormant) part of ourselves which wants to kick in and criticize and blow up our life.

Thoughts as Destiny

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 04.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

I've learned that noticing my thoughts is a powerful practice that allows me to change my thinking patterns and the words I use.

5 Ways You're Destroying Your Self Confidence

Claire Campanella | Posted 04.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Claire Campanella

We are naturally drawn to those who display self confidence. We admire people who seem to have it all together, who have a strong sense of self worth, and who respect themselves. However, this desirable quality is not a given.

Self Talk Can Save Your Relationship

Marcia Naomi Berger | Posted 03.30.2016 | Weddings
Marcia Naomi Berger

The joke goes that talking to yourself is the first sign of madness. However using the right self-talk can actually save your marriage and other relationships.

Talking to Myself

Raquel Stuart | Posted 03.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Raquel Stuart

Listen to the conversations you have with yourself and others. Are they conducive to your well being? Does the relationship stretch you beyond your limits, or does it restrict your growth?

20 Truths About Life Everyone Should Know

Grace de Rond | Posted 02.17.2017 | Healthy Living
Grace de Rond

Life will be as wonderful or as terrible as we believe it is.

How to Radiate Beauty From the Inside Out

Belinda Anderson | Posted 02.01.2017 | Healthy Living
Belinda Anderson

Have you ever met someone who may not be the most physically attractive person, yet there's something innately beautiful about them? You can't put you...

How To Do Battle Against Your Inner Critic -- And Win

Jennifer Connolly | Posted 12.21.2016 | Fifty
Jennifer Connolly

How's that inner self-critic working out for you? The negative one. The one who preys on your insecurities. Confirms your self doubts and attacks your confidence. I struggled with mine this week then kicked her to the curb. Sometimes I'm not so lucky.

How Talking to Yourself Can Save Your Marriage

Marcia Naomi Berger | Posted 10.27.2016 | Weddings
Marcia Naomi Berger

For a good relationship, who do you think is the most important person with whom you should communicate well? If you think it's someone other than yourself, think again.

How to Talk Yourself Into Positive Self-Talk

Tamsen_Fadal | Posted 10.19.2016 | Healthy Living

Despite the fact that I built my career in front of the camera, I truly believe that if you don't have internal peace and happiness and come from a good place, your inner discontent will always come to the surface.

8 Toxic Thoughts You Deserve To Let Go Of

Rachael Yahne | Posted 10.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

It doesn't matter if you're in your 20s or your 40s. If there's negativity and worry infiltrating your self concept, it's up to you to do the mental working of cleaning up your act. Here are eight toxic thoughts you need to let go of:

5 Reasons Why Your Divorce Is Like 'Inside Out' The Movie

Emma Heptonstall | Posted 10.05.2016 | Divorce
Emma Heptonstall

Have you seen Inside Out yet? I love a good Pixar movie! I love the way that they explain adult concepts to kids. I think it's really cool. For those of you who haven't seen it yet, don't worry there's no spoiler alert coming. This article isn't so much about the film, but rather how it relates to divorce.

How Small Changes Can Radically Improve Your Mindset

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 08.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

The more frequently you start using positive self-talk, your subconscious mind will slowly start to replace the negative programming.

Bruises, Batteries and Beauty: Life Lessons From One Long Night

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

I recently found myself on a mountain in the middle of the night. Again. Unlike the last time, this event wasn't quite so...traumatic. Though this a...

It's Time to Erase "Enough" From Your Self-Talk

Peggy Nolan | Posted 07.22.2016 | Women
Peggy Nolan

It's a word that's used to engage your self-doubt and cloud your own judgement about who and what you truly are and the gifts only you can bring to this world.

Freedom From Negative Self-Talk

Suza Scalora | Posted 07.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Suza Scalora

Eckhart Tolle explains that self-talk is a form of self-hypnosis and it prevents awakening.

Little Boy Gives Himself Epic Pep Talk Before Jumping Into A Pool

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.17.2015 | Parents

Looking to take a leap of faith? Let this boy, poised to make a leap of his own, inspire you with a little positive self-talk. Still can't st...