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Today, We Can Appreciate a Beautiful Sunset

Craig E. Sherman | Posted 05.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Craig E. Sherman

Let's not rely so heavily on the earth-shattering events to awaken us from the mechanical slumber that can sometimes pervasively control our lives. Let's all remember to live in this moment and celebrate life because while my father is right that we are all dying, at least for today, we are all living too.

Be Your Own Buddha

Gabriela Masala | Posted 04.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gabriela Masala

Apparently, in the Buddha's final moments, his disciples asked: "Who will guide us once you are gone?" Buddha replied: "APPA DIPO BHAVA -- Be a li...

The True Fruit of the Spiritual Path

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 03.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mitch Ditkoff

And then, just as I turned the corner -- as if choreographed by the hand of an all knowing God -- the perfect parking space opened up right in front of the ashram. How fortunate I felt! How graced! I closed my eyes and meditated some more.

Why Seal Says He's 'Constantly Striving To Connect' To His Spirit

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 03.18.2016 | Religion

Grammy award-winning singer Seal can now add actor to his already accomplished resume with his newest role in the two-hour live musical event of "The ...

It's Groundhog Day... Again

Craig E. Sherman | Posted 02.01.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Craig E. Sherman

Every year people wait with great anticipation for Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer season. Others count the days unti...

The Enlightened Generation and the Virtual Collective Consciousness

Jyoti Mann | Posted 01.01.2017 | Media
Jyoti Mann

Instagram is continuously criticized for its perpetual and blatant self-branding. Discussions around the network are dominated with associations to narcissism and exhibitionism. The partial view as a platform of endless opportunities for ostentatiousness shrugs off the app's alternative uses.

When Autumn Leaves Start to Fall -- An Impromptu Mindfulness Practice

Steven Crandell | Posted 10.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Steven Crandell

Watching those leaves at the top of the tree? Superb. How does it feel? The air on your face -- is it cold? Your breath billows of steam? Did you forget your coat? No worry. This mindfulness won't take long.

The 8 Top Spiritual Sites In America

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.21.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Lori Erickson From Wild to Eat, Pray, Love, spiritual journeys have been on the pop culture radar. But people have ...

We've Been Thinking About God All Wrong

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.29.2016 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

The religious news is a wake up call -- but not to a retrenchment of past practices; but a radical reassessment of the way we talk about God.

Why We're Afraid to Have What We Want (And What We Can Do About It)

Heather Strang | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Strang

You are not alone on this journey of amazing living and claiming the fullness of your life experience. We are all in this together, and together we can bust through these self-imposed limitations and glass ceilings, and step further into the light of who we really are.

We All Have Secrets

Lucinda Cross | Posted 08.03.2014 | Women
Lucinda Cross

Since fear is the foundation of ignorance, I urge you to become aware and knowledgeable of what you are facing. Make a list of the secretive fears you have about love, money, business, marriage, entrepreneurship, etc.

What Being A Therapist Taught Me About Gratitude

May Benatar, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
May Benatar, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Over 40 years of almost continuous practice: It is hard to really comprehend that amount of time. I do comprehend, though, what a blessing it is to have been part of a profession that has brought richness and meaning to so many days of my life. I am grateful.

Nature's 6 'Doctors' Available Anywhere, Anytime

OWN | Posted 10.10.2013 | OWN

In recognition of World Mental Health Day, HuffPost OWN is looking back at Oprah's recent conversation with actress and devoted mental health advocate...

Awaken your Inner Light

Sriya Chakravarti | Posted 11.27.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Sriya Chakravarti

Here are a few quick fixes to bring back positive vibrations.

WATCH: Rev. Bacon's Powerful Advice For Struggling Father

OWN | Posted 09.23.2013 | OWN

After losing his house and job, 46-year-old single father Johnny is wondering if happiness is even possible anymore. He poses that question to author ...

How Creativity Can Help You Find Clarity

Maggie Oman Shannon | Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Maggie Oman Shannon

In the practice of addressing our art materials for the sake of becoming more clear -- whether that means a deeper understanding of a question or a calling, or simply a time to un-wad the crinkles of a too-busy mind -- we can find illumination.

What Advice Would We Give Our Younger Selves About Faith?

Posted 09.20.2012 | Religion

When it comes to growing up with religion, some of us were blasted with doctrine, others were given gentle spiritual guidance, and some were left with...

Being Indispensable: Willingness + Spirituality = Success

Mark Samuel | Posted 07.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Samuel

When you demonstrate willingness to support another person, to support your team or to support your family, you are indispensable. And, many times, it requires stepping beyond our discomfort, resistance and embarrassment.

13 Reasons Why Non-Believers Don't Exist

Matthew Hutson | Posted 06.13.2012 | Home
Matthew Hutson

Whether you think you do or not, you believe in magic. I don't mean the magic of love or romance. I mean stuff that, as far as scientific consensus is concerned, is not possible, and is a little spooky, and would get you burned at the stake if you claimed mastery of in another era.

A Humbling Perspective on Oneness: There Really Is No Other

Mariana Caplan, Ph.D. | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Mariana Caplan, Ph.D.

Week by week I listen to heartbreaking stories of confusion, loss and disillusionment on the spiritual path. Sometimes the stories are of disillusionment with teachers, but just as often the individual is disenchanted, or disappointed, by their own projections onto the spiritual path.

Still Seeking 'The Ineffable' in 2012

Elizabeth Boleman-Herring | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Boleman-Herring

"Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I will meet you there." -- Rumi "If you want special illumination, look upon the h...

The Tao Of Love, Sex And Anti-Aging: Part 8

Stacey Nemour | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stacey Nemour

Just because someone is psychic, can move energy and do seemingly other-worldly feats does not necessarily mean they are truly spiritual, have integri...

What If You Could Google God's Will?

Christopher Cocca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Christopher Cocca

Imagine searching "What Does God Want Me To Know" and getting an answer straight from Google's servers On High.

Decade Roundup: 7 Signs We Are Becoming More Spiritually Focused

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

I have an oddball view of the past 10 years. I think we may be on the verge of a roller coaster decade of spiritual awakening.

Spiritual Sex: From Orgasm To Soulgasm | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In a recent book, Mantak Chia acknowledges three levels of sexual experience: genital orgasm, whole-body orgasm and soul orgasm. He teaches that his p...