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What's the Difference Between Guilt and Shame?

Ellie Newman | Posted 11.07.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

"What's the relationship between guilt and shame, and are they related?" (I got asked this question in response to my blog post, Shedding Shame.) My a...

The Biggest Work Regret I Carry With Me

Samuel Mandell | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
Samuel Mandell

Of the seven years I spent in my first job, the last one-and-a-half were brutal. I remember coming home every evening frustrated with the work, partic...

The Overview Effect: How To Get Unstuck In Life And Work

Caroline Beaton | Posted 09.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Caroline Beaton

A version of this article originally appeared on Forbes. Sign up for my newsletter to get my articles straight to your inbox. Something strange hap...

The No Bullshit Way To Get Unstuck (Because You're Not Really Stuck)

Lisa Schmidt | Posted 08.17.2016 | Women
Lisa Schmidt

Have you ever felt like you were trapped, spinning in circles even? You call that feeling stuck. You're convinced that this stand still means that you have nothing left or no where to go from "here".

For A Better Future... Detach From The Past

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Remind yourself that life choices are different for different people at different times in their lives. That other people's beliefs might not always apply.

What Truly Keeps Us Stuck?

Homaira Kabir | Posted 08.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Homaira Kabir

It's this perfection in ourselves that throws us out of balance. And often we're totally oblivious of it. Until certain triggers, relationships, or experiences in life bring us to a place of stuck-ness and we're forced to take a deep look.

How To Actually Do The Thing That Scares The Bejesus Out Of You

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

So those of you who regularly read this blog will know that I can be a bit of a joke-cracker. It seems there are some days when I can't get a sentenc...

The Three Letters That Change Everything

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

See what happened there? Those three simple letters changed everything. All of a sudden it wasn't that I couldn't do something...but that I couldn't do it at this moment. And, if I wanted to, I could do it in the future.

The Happiness Ratio

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

I recently found myself chatting with a woman I hadn't met before. She was working a whole lot of hours. She had several kids. She didn't sleep much. ...

Why We're More Likely To Fail Again

Caroline Beaton | Posted 06.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Caroline Beaton

Failure is inevitable. How we move forward from failure determines whether failure becomes a biologically ingrained habit or a spotty memory. What will you choose?

Feeling Stuck? Do One Thing Differently to Find Creative Answers

Leda Asmar | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Leda Asmar

Obviously, when a change is needed, it isn't going to be easy. The need for big changes can feel overwhelming. They take courage and a willingness to be open to try new things.

The No. 1 Way to Get What You Want

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

To again be clear, there's nothing high-and-mighty about any of this. People don't give me what I want because they think I'm all that. People give me what I want because I ask for it. Stay with me. This isn't as obvious as this sounds.

Digging Out of the Talking Trap

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

I fell into a trap recently. A talking-trap. A guy-who-wouldn't-stop-talking-to-me-no-matter-what-I-did trap. It happened while Hubbie and I were vaca...

6 Ways to Put Your Passion Into Action When You're Not Sure What You Want

Allyson Scammell | Posted 04.08.2016 | Impact
Allyson Scammell

With each action step you take, your vision will get sharper, your days will be more joyous, and your creations will better showcase the true you. Remember that you're on a journey of discovery, and it's the journey that is the juiciest part (not the destination).

The Super-Simple, Super-Awesome Word That Makes You Happier, Less Stressed, And Less Disappointed in Life

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 04.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Instead of fearing what might happen in the unknown, instead of imagining and trying to pre-control worst-case scenarios, we can plan as best we can... and then move forward with a sense of curiosity. We can let things progress, and then respond as needed.

How to NOT Be Oprah

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.22.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

I used to want to do great things. I mean REALLY great things. Sometime around the age of nine I decided that I was put on this planet to do truly a...

The Truth About Your Stuckness

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.08.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

So...you may have missed it, but we recently passed through another holiday. Groundhog Day. It's a funny little holiday with a funny little traditio...

Your Critical Choice for the New Year

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 01.11.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Well, the days leading into this fine new year had a bit of an unexpected flavor. I present to you two different scenarios, and invite you to figure ...

How I Overcame My Inner Critic (And How You Can, Too)

Victoria Donahue | Posted 12.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Victoria Donahue

Here's an exercise to help you connect to your inner critic so you can understand what it's trying to protect you from. Understanding your inner critic's fears can help you cultivate compassion for it, and as a result have compassion for the part of you that's still carrying childhood wounds.

When Frustration Hits, Ask Yourself This

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

It's not in my nature to take a pause for something when I'm dedicated to getting it done a certain way. But what I know is that stopping and asking myself if there might be an easier way is worth the potential time and energy I would save.

How to Lighten Your REAL Load

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Today finds me writing my blog not from my home state of California...but from my original home state of New York. How do I know I'm in the Empire St...

Life Lessons From the Buffet Line

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 10.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

There's a special place in my heart for a special place near my house. Hubbie and I visit it regularly... as in, at least once a week. It's that aweso...

Getting Back On Track When Your Life Derails

Lisa T. Schlesinger | Posted 10.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa T. Schlesinger

How can you get back on track? It's difficult to know your own truths, but that has to happen first.

Why Looking Bad Can Be Good

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 10.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Starting now, we need to get over ourselves. We need to know that, sometimes, looking bad is actually a good thing...because it means we're trying something new, we're stretching ourselves, we're taking on a new adventure.

8 Things To Do (And Not Do) When Things Go Wrong

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Know that moments of foul will happen, and do your best to deal with it in a way that doesn't damage you or others. And know that, no matter what, the foul will pass.