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What If I Don't Have A Dream?

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 02.16.2017 | Women
Laura Berman Fortgang

"What about the people who have never had a dream about what they wanted to be when they grew up?" I occasionally stop by the You Tube page where m...

Why You Shouldn't Focus on Finding a Passion in Life

Quora | Posted 12.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul

How do you know if you've discovered your passion? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answere...

Leaving Wall Street To Become A Better Man - An Interview With Sam Polk

Mark Radcliffe | Posted 09.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Radcliffe

First off, Sam, congrats on the success your memoir "For the love of money." Given that it's about your decision to leave finance, a world you called a "selfish, arrogant culture" at one point, how has the reaction been? I jest, but have you received death threats?

This Is How You Find Yourself

Abby Rosmarin | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Abby Rosmarin

You find yourself through losing. Losing bets, losing out, losing your cool. You find yourself in bitter and beautiful and glorious failures. You find yourself when it seems like all you find are setbacks.

4 Enlightening Questions Everyone Should Ask

Rachael Yahne | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

When I say "enlighten," I mean to bring light to. I mean to put your mental spotlight on the real issues and roadblocks of your life and in your behavior, so you can figure out how to make real change occur.

Quarter Life Crisis: A Work in Progress

Serena Lee | Posted 09.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Serena Lee

We realize that we are all going through something similar that we can't quite put into words. We fear the unknown yet don't fully embrace the known. We make plans for the future, dreaming of a world filled with perfectly delivered answers.

Dear Dad

Emma Kravitz | Posted 09.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Emma Kravitz

I realize as I write, that this is quite possibly a love letter to my Dad. I am writing it from the beach in Fire Island where we have returned for the first time without him. It has taken us four years to be able to come back here, and I realize it's taken me that long to really begin to face my grief

Dear Dad

Emma Kravitz | Posted 09.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Emma Kravitz

I was lucky to grow up spending part of every summer vacation in Fire Island, NY. A ferry ride away from New York City, this special island is one of ...

Dear Dad

Emma Kravitz | Posted 09.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Emma Kravitz

I was lucky to grow up spending part of every summer vacation in Fire Island, NY. A ferry ride away from New York City, this special island is one of ...

The Good News For Anyone Still Searching For Their Purpose

Wendy Lustbader | Posted 08.22.2016 | Fifty
Wendy Lustbader

Having no idea what to do next hurts, even as it might excite us on some level. Whether graduating from college or retiring from a long career, the road ahead may appear to be devoid of landmarks - intimidating in its blankness, goading because freedom is supposed to be so desirable yet its reality is often heavy with perplexing dilemmas.

Ready to Stop Running From You?

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 07.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

Are you ready to stop thinking that your next destination will solve all your woes and do the inner work? Here are a few tips to get you excited:

'Back-Wise' -- My Project of Looking Back at Myself for Wisdom

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 07.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lulu Salavegsen

I recently found several of my old journals. As I started reading them, and looking at my own drawings, three things became clear: 1. I was a decent ...

Make Peace Starting Now

Angie Sarhan | Posted 05.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Angie Sarhan

I used to think peace was something out of my control. I believed it had to come from another person or another source. I often prayed for peace to come to me, swiftly, effortlessly and completely. But recently, I've realized that the peace we seek must come from within.

Lost in the Grips of Narcissism - An Excerpt From The Egotist

Jesse Bogner | Posted 05.17.2016 | Religion
Jesse Bogner

Back in New York, I had never felt so alone. I was angry at the world, a world that had failed to recognize my greatness. My inability to cope with discomfort led me to self-medicate to the point of assured self-destruction.

5 Ways to Cultivate Purpose and Intention for an Authentic Life

Toneka Etienne, Ph.D. | Posted 06.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Toneka Etienne, Ph.D.

Are you going through the motions of your life mindlessly? Is your life dictated by routine and 'sticking to a schedule,' with little room for spontaneity?

Soul Met

Rumni Saha | Posted 06.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rumni Saha

Haven't we all heard how there is that one special someone for everyone? What if this were not true? What is not to say that there is more than just t...

What a Skirt Taught Me About Social Media and Life

Jennifer Lea Reynolds | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Lea Reynolds

Our interactions with family and friends are often social media-dependent. If grandma and mom aren't privy to a party or event, oh well. We'll tell them about it a week later. Our Instagram and Facebook friends see pictures of an event before family even knows there was one in the first place.

Turning Social Entrepreneurship from a "Thing" to the "Next Big Thing"

Habib Ghazi | Posted 05.24.2015 | Impact
Habib Ghazi

Hult Prize at BRAC University was a provocative experience not only for me, the organizers, and the participants; It is an idea that has already given birth to many more and its impact will be realized when these ideas are materialized.

Our Lingering Selves

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger We're in the midst of "the travel season," the final six weeks of the year. Although my own holida...

'Are We There Yet?!' = The Enemy of Positive Change

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

Process can be hard and it can be painful but more painful is our own judgment of it. When we rail against it and curse it and judge ourselves for not being stellar, it just makes matters worse.


Kris Evans | Posted 12.03.2014 | Women
Kris Evans

I have to admit recently I have been struggling with my life and what I am planning to do. I have gotten to an age where I have done one thing for a long time. I am grateful for the places it has taken me and the opportunity to be creative. It's been a great way to make a very nice living.

Soul Searching for Today's High School Student

Dorit Sasson | Posted 08.31.2014 | College
Dorit Sasson

By the time I left SUNY at Albany in 1990, I knew attending college wasn't the right place. I did however, have to go through those two tough years to figure out what my soul needed.

12 Things I Love About Spring

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Organic tulips at the Rodale Institute! Yes, it's high spring here in Pennsylvania, and last night after dinner, as I was drifting off to sleep on my...

Why You Can't Find What You're Looking For

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

Whatever you are looking for in your life, I wish you good luck on that journey. Keep your perspective as broad as possible and then learn to enjoy the wait. After all, life is really about learning how to live with uncertainty and find meaning even when all seems lost.

Accept vs. Settle

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger Despite my relentless pragmatism, I am, inexplicably, a big believer in signs. For the past severa...