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Your Soul On Solstice

Miriam Ava | Posted 06.22.2016 | 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 celebrate...

What Would Happen If You Had a Blank Canvas?

Ayelet Baron | Posted 06.22.2016 | 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 06.18.2016 | 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 ourselve...

What Is the Most Important Thing in Life?

Greg Frucci | Posted 06.16.2016 | 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 06.11.2016 | 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 06.03.2016 | 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 sens...

The Power of Prayer and Meditation

Catherine Nagle | Posted 06.03.2016 | 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 06.02.2016 | 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 05.28.2016 | 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 is...

Random Evolution, Intelligent Design or Both?

Shahram Shiva | Posted 05.18.2016 | 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 a...

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 05.18.2016 | 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 05.10.2016 | 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 migh...

Should You Have a Soul Makeover?

Stephanie D. Lewis | Posted 05.13.2016 | 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 05.11.2016 | 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 Santilli | Posted 05.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

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 05.07.2016 | 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 in...

The Kingdom Identity

Jeremy Affeldt | Posted 05.05.2016 | 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 05.04.2016 | 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.

The Little-Known Secret to Real Self-Love

Elyse Santilli | Posted 05.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Self-love is crucial because your external world will reflect how you feel about yourself. The problem is, many of the teachings on self-love can be surface-level only. Yes, it's great to be able to look in the mirror and embrace your flaws, but real self-love is about so much more than that.

Redefining Success in Sobriety

Elisa Hallerman | Posted 06.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Elisa Hallerman

As the epidemic of addiction grows, it's imperative we do not "debunk" the spirituality of AA just to raise up the scientific community.

4 Mind, Body, and Soul Tips for Entrepreneurs

Chirag Kulkarni | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Chirag Kulkarni

Your mind, body, and spirit are some of the only things that can be in your control of. As busy entrepreneurs, we need to keep ourselves in functioning condition to succeed in not only business, but our personal lives.

The Currency of Time

Doug Zeigler | Posted 06.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Doug Zeigler

Time is your most valuable thing. It's worth more than any amount of money you can ever accumulate. We are rich with it, no matter how much of it we have left. It's a space where we are all truly equal, with no classes or strata separating us.

From Fear-Based to Love-Based

Shahram Shiva | Posted 06.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

Fear sells. Religion, spirituality, marketing experts, politicians running for office and of course governments have long understood that one of the m...

Instinct Music

Stephen Bardo | Posted 06.16.2015 | Arts
Stephen Bardo

As I've started to explore more outside of urban radio and hip hop blogs for inspiring and interesting music, I've been pulled in what feels like a thousand different directions. Dozens of musical genres float in and out of my musical landscape on a daily basis.