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3 Extraordinary Ideas To Help You Realize Lasting Freedom

Guy Finley | Posted 09.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Guy Finley

There's an old saying that "rain follows the plow." So is it true that realizing our true higher possibilities follows the interior work necessary to realize them

The Presidential Debate Started With Super-Awkward Minutes Of Silence

The Huffington Post | Nick Baumann | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics

Americans watching the first 2016 presidential debate between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and real estate developer Donald Trump on C-SP...

Breaking The Silence Around Suicide And Depression - #NSPW2016

Zac Thompson | Posted 09.06.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

Together we must push past the physical barriers of depression and mental health issues in order to create a safe space for people who struggle quietly.

Defying Silence

Mitch Rosenzweig | Posted 08.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mitch Rosenzweig

Dawn came without braking. In silence the sun rose, cresting the horizon wordlessly. Soft, dim light caressed the river flowing deep over the rocks. ...

Speaking Out: Shame and Sexual Assault

Suzannah Galland | Posted 08.24.2016 | Women
Suzannah Galland

The phrase 'sexual violence' has high currency now and, tragically, it's use appears to be on the increase. It is a situation that achieves one distin...

Daily Meditation: Morning Light

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.05.2016 | 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 Prolonged Exposure to Sweet, Blessed Silence Benefits the Brain

Science of Us | Posted 07.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

(Photo: May Xiong/Getty Images) By Melissa Dahl I write this to the soundtrack of a literal chainsaw; there are men at work outside my window attemp...

On This July 4 Weekend, A Modest Plea For Less Noise

William Astore | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics
William Astore

People who don't like noise get a bad rap in America. We once had neighbors in Colorado who used to ride off-road dirt bikes up and down the street. S...

Running Dry: Cultivating the Garden of One's Soul

Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon | Posted 06.09.2016 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon

What does it mean to cultivate the garden of our own souls? Perhaps it means entering into the reality that God can meet us in the most ordinary of places -- daily encounters at the grocery store, on the phone with a friend, or in a meeting at work.

Silence: Our Faithful Friend

Michael Thomas Sunnarborg | Posted 05.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Thomas Sunnarborg

With all the noise we experience in our daily lives, finding something as simple as peace and quiet can be challenging -- especially if our environmen...

Is There a Key to Having a Spiritual Awakening?

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

There are many paths to a spiritual awakening. Near Death Experiences are in the news and on many book shelves. People are finding other realms with s...

Are You Hearing Your Intuition?

Katie Ashley | Posted 05.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Katie Ashley

Recently I've been making an effort to take a few moments to be silent and still. I meditate often, but my time spent in silence outside of meditation usually involves writing, working, watching a movie, listening to a podcast, dancing to music, or coloring.

The Great Anesthetic of Modern Day Life

Cassidy Hall | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Cassidy Hall

"The world is like an anesthetic... people are not going beyond the superficial to the meaning of life -- they don't even ask that question because th...

The Power of Silence

Jim Fannin | Posted 05.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jim Fannin

Non-verbal silence. Verbal silence. Mental silence. Physical silence. Spiritual silence. Romantic silence. Business silence. Sports silence. Less is more. Commit to the power of silenc

Silent Unplugging From Technology Is Healing Self Care

Dayna Colvin | Posted 04.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Dayna Colvin

In this era of overwhelming digital and electronic technology, we can all benefit from a day or more of unplugging and taking a nice break from technology.

Because Good Indian Girls Don't Get Sexually Assaulted

Brown Girl Magazine | Posted 04.11.2016 | College
Brown Girl Magazine

It took me over a year, almost dropping out of college, and countless nights crying in my freshman dorm room in silence to finally come to terms with the fact that I had been sexually assaulted.

Why Musicians Need Silence in an Always-Connected World

Carlos Gardels | Posted 04.07.2016 | World
Carlos Gardels

Since he burst onto the concert scene in 1983, pianist Stephen Hough has become widely regarded as among the most versatile and probing of artists. He recently spoke with The WorldPost about the challenges of classical music in the age of social media and instant messaging.

The Silence Revolution

Ann Purcell | Posted 04.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Ann Purcell

If enough people experience this most natural state of calm coherence within, we could generate a powerful influence of peace in the world. How about we give peace a chance? Join the millions of people around the world already engaged in the "Silence Revolution" to create peace from the level of peace within.

A Three-Month Buddhist Retreat (or, The Silence of the Lamas)

Steven Schwartzberg | Posted 04.05.2016 | Religion
Steven Schwartzberg

On long retreats, shared communal silence is a basic way of life. As retreatants don the trappings of temporary monkhood, silence becomes a social norm, no more or less unusual than any other facet of group etiquette.

I will not be quiet. I will not be tolerant of your intolerance.

Patti Digh | Posted 03.29.2016 | Impact
Patti Digh

I am thinking of the singular commitment of the North Carolina General Assembly to being pioneers in bigotry and hatred, willful unknowing, and discri...

On Being Mute: Silence and Its Use Against People of Color

Leslie Contreras Schwartz | Posted 03.28.2016 | Latino Voices
Leslie Contreras Schwartz

Silence contains power. Whether it is imposed upon someone or chosen to withhold information (and thus exert control), silence - all the things left u...

Talking About Nothing

Michael Neill | Posted 03.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

Everything comes from nothing -- which means that if we want to create something truly new and fresh in our lives, we must first find our way back to the quiet beneath the notes, the page underneath the writing, and the space into which our thoughts appear and dissipate.

The U.S. Government Finally Admitted ISIS Is Committing Genocide. Yet a Complacent World Risks Repeating the Tragedy of 1994.

Michael Shammas | Posted 03.21.2016 | World
Michael Shammas

Three years ago, as I sat in a cozy coffee shop writing a Huffington Post entry on the Syrian Civil War that remains depressingly relevant today, peop...

3 Reasons Silence Is Actually Golden

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 03.21.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

It's a noisy world out there folks, and it may be time for you to embrace the quiet more. In the video above, watch Carolyn Gregoire, The Huffington P...

Meditation for Purification, Concentration and Awakening

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 03.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

Just this moment, being present, a breath into the silence of the heart, life is resonating, connected, and ecstatic in all its diversity. Purification, concentration, and awakening is happening in each of us.