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Reflections on the Soul of Washington, DC: An Interview With Thomas Moore

Pythia Peay | Posted 07.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Pythia Peay

On July 4th the nation will celebrate its 239th Independence Day. Around the country citizens will celebrate with fireworks and barbeques, vacation ge...

Going Head-to-Head With Your Inner Enemy: Using 'The Tools' to Unlock Your Full Potential

Omega Institute | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

I have a saying that peace is an active state of mind. We're trying to combine the sense of peace with the necessity for constant work. Peace was often defined as something languid and laid back, a state where you can fold your tent up, stop making an effort, and stop being vigilant. That's not what peace is.

Coming to Your Senses: How to Stop Your Negative Thinking

Posted 06.28.2015 | Healthy Living

In this video, Eckhart Tolle explains the present moment is a portal to eliminate our negative thinking. He says as soon as you realize you are enteri...

The Moment I Learned How to Fail

Jeremy Affeldt | Posted 06.26.2015 | Sports
Jeremy Affeldt

Mariano Rivera. Babe Ruth. Christy Mathewson. Sandy Koufax. Jeremy Affeldt?! I sometimes wonder if I told people just how close (and how many times) I came to quitting the game altogether, whether they'd even believe me.

My Soulful Conversation With Neale Donald Walsch

Saba Tekle | Posted 06.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Saba Tekle

By the age of 22, I was filled with more questions about life than answers, so I began a journey for spiritual knowledge that most books I'd read by t...

Ego Is Good

Shahram Shiva | Posted 06.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

There are a few common ways to control large groups of people, they include nationalism, promise of economic prosperity, spirituality and religion. ...

Your Soul On Solstice

Miriam Ava | Posted 06.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

On Summer Solstice, when the light is the longest, extend your soul to el sol. Plunge back into the ancient visceral knowing that the cosmos celebr...

What Would Happen If You Had a Blank Canvas?

Ayelet Baron | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayelet Baron

One of the biggest shifts that is happening in our world today, and there are many, is that many people are starting to wake up to the fact that life ...

Are We All One?

Shahram Shiva | Posted 06.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

Are we really all one, as we are being reminded seemingly on daily basis? The short answer is yes and no. Yes, because if we were to look at oursel...

What Is the Most Important Thing in Life?

Greg Frucci | Posted 06.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Frucci

When was the last time you heard these unsolicited statements and questions directed at you? "You need to make a decision now!" "You should concentr...

Questions of Truth

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 06.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

Questions of Truth When was the last time you felt a liberating moment of truth claw its way from deep inside you, reach the surface and spring out...

Yes, You Can Take It With You: Debunking Old Beliefs

Shahram Shiva | Posted 06.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

"You can't take it with you," "money is evil" and other such phrases, I believe, were invented by the ruling elite many centuries ago to create a se...

The Power of Prayer and Meditation

Catherine Nagle | Posted 06.03.2015 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

Considering what I'd been through, I would rather die than go back to the way I'd lived before; it had been sheer hell for me. But perhaps I'd had to experience hell to know peace.

The Exquisite Beauty of Actually Trying

Iain S. Thomas | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Iain S. Thomas

This is one of the hardest illusions in the world to break. I am not special and I need to try if I want anything. There is nothing sad about that. The only happiness, joy and beauty that isn't temporary, that will nourish your soul and make you feel human and connected to yourself, is found in realizing that you actually have to try.

How to Manifest Your Vision

Shahram Shiva | Posted 05.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

The great visionary Charles Chaplin in his 1952 movie Limelight talks about the law of desire and tapping into the universal energy. He says, "Life ...

Random Evolution, Intelligent Design or Both?

Shahram Shiva | Posted 05.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

Right wing vs. left wing, Republican vs. Democrat, Intelligent Design vs. evolutionary theories, these constant battles of ideology seem to point to...

Daily Meditation: Baby's Way

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.20.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

We Are Energy - Just Flow

Sister Jenna | Posted 05.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sister Jenna

Like it or not, we are all energies moving around; taking, giving, bouncing, reacting, and absorbing. All of it reveals who we think we are, how we expect people to treat us, and frankly, what we are presently.

Does God Exist?

Shahram Shiva | Posted 05.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

The English term God is too vague, vastly overused and no longer represents a unified idea. If I ask a hundred people about God in Los Angeles, I mi...

Should You Have a Soul Makeover?

Stephanie D. Lewis | Posted 05.14.2015 | Comedy
Stephanie D. Lewis

I recently decided to reject the crazy system of objectification and focus my time and energy on my inner essence instead. I read books, kept journals, took long walks on the beach and fostered close connections with family and friends. But none of it costs any money!

Soul + Business. Perfectly Together

Asha Ramakrishna | Posted 05.12.2015 | Small Business
Asha Ramakrishna

Andrea wakes up to do yoga every day, quickly showers and takes the metro to the investment firm. By the time she sits at her desk, her heart sinks; she knows she is meant to do something else; something that has meaning, something that makes the world a better place.

One Life-Changing Goal You've Forgotten to Set

Elyse Gorman | Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

We start to believe that we are our roles, titles and labels, like teacher or employee, writer or runner, parent or sister, wife or single. We start to believe that they somehow encompass our worth and value, and without them we are nothing.

The Future of Yoga: The Big Reboot

Shahram Shiva | Posted 05.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

Yoga gone mainstream is the best scenario that could have happened to our stagnate spirituality movement. Why stagnate? Because modern spirituality ...

The Kingdom Identity

Jeremy Affeldt | Posted 05.05.2015 | Religion
Jeremy Affeldt

Holy and righteous people aren't idol-worshippers or backstabbers or God-haters. We don't gossip, murder, tell lies, steal, or have immoral thoughts. It doesn't square with who we are. We are confident in our understanding of who we are in Christ.

In Search of Soul and Soulful Social Science

Paul Stoller | Posted 05.04.2015 | College
Paul Stoller

Soul is about human connection. Soul is about deep feeling, about self-knowledge and empathy. As my Songhay friends in West Africa like to say, a soulful quality makes life sweet, which, in turn, sweetens the quality of life in the world. My students remind me that without soul, there is no social contract and no social harmony.