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Spiritual Development

Soul Evolution Principal: The Four Stages

Shahram Shiva | Posted 07.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

Change, expansion and evolution is the reality of the physical universe. Our own planet has undergone near five billion years of evolution. However,...

20 Meditation Tips For Beginners

Tom Casano | Posted 07.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

As a guiding principle, whatever happens during your meditation session is okay. Meet your experience with kindness and gratitude, and your meditation session will be well worth it, no matter what happens.

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. ...

10 Surprising Secrets No One Told You Yet About Meditation

Tom Casano | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

To the uninitiated, meditation appears mysterious and downright strange. To the well-practiced however, it's just a normal part of their daily routine. So how does meditation really work, and how are you supposed to do it?

When We See the Power of God at Work

Amy Crumpton | Posted 06.22.2015 | Religion
Amy Crumpton

stocksnap.io by Zack Minor I am on a much anticipated and long awaited trip to the gulf coast. I came to relax and push my reset button after nine i...

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...

Michael Jordan's Mindfulness Meditation Coach: The Secret Weapon of Phil Jackson, Kobe Bryant and You

Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee

Woo-woo or not, compassion is needed today more than ever, and perhaps mindfulness can help bring us there. Through Mumford's book, we can all learn to be Mindful Athletes in our day-to-day lives.

How the Woods Can Heal Us

Danielle Wolffe | Posted 06.10.2015 | Green
Danielle Wolffe

A priest visited the woods with his coffee every morning; like me (and my dog) he was a regular. Sometimes, we exchanged a few words, then continued on, traveling silently to our private respective spots.

I'm Saying Goodbye to the Spiritual Development World

Sarah Liddle | Posted 06.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Liddle

Emotions are my biggest friend and have also been my biggest foe. Being an empath, for me has meant countless days and nights throughout the years of ...

What Does It All Mean? Does Wonder Exist?

Ama Nkwa | Posted 06.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ama Nkwa

Wonder and enchantment has always come when I've been willing to be open, vulnerable and loving. I have never thought, "Wow, I'm glad I was unkind the...

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...

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 ...

What We Can Learn From Graduation Season

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle Zarrin

The truth is, what we focus on will expand. If our main focus is on how much more we have yet to achieve, we will come from a place of lack and continue to expand on that mindset. However, if we focus on all that we have accomplished, we will come from a place of abundance, and continue to build on that mindset.

10 Life Lessons I Learned From My Newborn Twins

MeiMei Fox | Posted 05.20.2015 | Parents
MeiMei Fox

It's pretty amazing how we can rise to the challenges that are placed before us. And when we do, we realize how powerful we truly are.

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...

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...

Talking to Your Teen About Instagram and Perfection

Ingrid Peschke | Posted 05.18.2015 | Religion
Ingrid Peschke

I want them to know their value goes way beyond the surface view of themselves on Instagram, Facebook or Snapchat.

The Spirituality of the Magic Kingdom

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 05.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Halle Eavelyn

When we visit the Magic Kingdom, we get to use our imaginations to allow ourselves to let go and play inside of a world that is a touchstone for the spiritual aspects inside each of us.

Are You a Modern-Day Jedi Master

Rebecca Tinkle | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Tinkle

THE MASTER HERO-TYPE Powerful, Intuitive, Centered Masters are the experts of transformation. If you've reinvented yourself countless times over th...

One Thing You Can Do to Know Yourself Better

Amy Crumpton | Posted 05.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Crumpton

stocksnap.io by Daniel Bowman The rain was coming down hard on the skylight in my living room just before 6 a.m. I breathed in the smell of my ...

The Most Important Step You Can Take to Discover Your Purpose

Amy Crumpton | Posted 05.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Crumpton

I did not love myself. The words I whispered in my private inner world were often cruel and condemning. I believed I could not love myself until I proved myself worthy. To be worth something, I needed a purpose, which constantly seemed to escape me.

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 ...

Exercise in Spirituality

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 05.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rebecca Mckown

Is Spirituality a religion? I was asked recently what it means to be Spiritual. I stopped and thought. My answer was simple, it means to "feel." Sp...

Spiritual Tourism Has Travelers Asking The Big Questions

The Boston Globe | Jon Marcus | Posted 04.27.2015 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO — Tourists from around the world prostrate themselves on the narrow terrace before the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue on the Corco...

Bully For Ancestry: The Upswing to the Mood Swing of Personal Growth

Greg Archer | Posted 06.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Archer

We are never handed a "Growth Manual" when we enter this life. We often learn by observation and tend to integrate things from there--or try to. Of...