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Can You Hear What's Calling You?

Catherine Nagle | Posted 02.13.2017 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

I have every good reason to count my blessings by having reminders from great teachers and saints and now one remarkable book that just fell into my l...

Writing, Suffering, and the Privilege to Learn Who We Are

William Kenower | Posted 12.06.2016 | Home
William Kenower

If you're a regular reader of these essays, you may have noticed that I often write about my many years spent working as a waiter. It is a rich source...

Screaming From The Golden Cage: Heal Anxiety, Depression And Addiction By Embracing The Truth

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 11.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dragos Bratasanu

Dr. Bruce Alexander, professor emeritus of psychology, performed an experiment in the 1970s. His team built two cages for laboratory rats. In one cage...

Silent Strength Of A Warrior

Tanessa Holt | Posted 11.23.2016 | Women
Tanessa Holt

Warriors walk among us, often under the silent guise of the injured, weak, meek, wounded or something other than the strong, incredible being that the...

Why Marriage Is Starting To Be Seen As Only A Temporary Arrangement

Kati Reijonen | Posted 11.15.2016 | Fifty
Kati Reijonen

When the tabloid institution, that became known as Brangelina hit the rocks, my daughter asked: if they couldn't make it, what chances do the rest of us have?

Four Steps to Cope with Pain from the 2016 Elections

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 11.13.2016 | Politics
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

Time heals and it will help us overcome the pain.

Miracles and Why We're Reluctant to Own Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

A miracle suggests divine intervention in human affairs. Many of us tend to think that believing in miracles is unscientific. But it is science that h...

Something Is Disappearing That Is Affecting All Of Us!

Catherine Nagle | Posted 10.24.2016 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

Something is disappearing in our world today, and I believe it is the disconnecting from our feminine heart. I believe the Blessed Mother is crying fo...

Step Up And Away From Punishing Feelings

Guy Finley | Posted 10.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Guy Finley

No one really wants to talk about it, but the truth is there is a kind of evil spell hanging over each of us, and our world as well. In fact, part of ...

When it comes to the environment, it is in giving that countries will receive

Tomás Insua | Posted 10.04.2016 | Religion
Tomás Insua

St. Francis depicted in Giotto's 13th-Century painting Predica agli uccelli. Credits: christusrex.org. Even the most optimistic among us would not di...

Can Mother Teresa's 'Cult Of Suffering' Teach Us Anything?

John Backman | Posted 09.28.2016 | Religion
John Backman

Who's right about Mother Teresa's approach to suffering? Should we imitate it, condemn it, or something in between?

Brave Girl Battles Two Rare Diseases

Melissa Curley Bogner | Posted 10.13.2016 | Impact
Melissa Curley Bogner

Chloe’s Hope: Stop the Burning What does a juvenile disability look like? Some might envision a homeschooled child or perhaps a wheelchair user. W...

How to be a control freak and handle grief

Alexandra Owens | Posted 09.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Owens

Catchy right? Let me tell you I googled this soon after my mother committed suicide. Seriously. Because I figured there had to be at least one other c...

How to end suffering

Christine Hassler | Posted 09.14.2016 | Women
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Christine Hassler

How would like to be free from suffering? That sounds incredible doesn't it? Well it is absolutely possible if you are willing to give up your though...

A Suffering Of The Soul

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 08.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

Similar to most descriptions of human potential such as intelligence, productivity, academic potential and financial success, we place psychological w...

The Problem With Our Religious Responses To Grief

Lydia Craig | Posted 08.25.2016 | Religion
Lydia Craig

A few months ago, a mother skidded her car off the highway, wrapping her vehicle around a pole. She died instantly. Her two children in the backseat ...

Don't Think While You're Feeling

Samantha Bennett | Posted 08.11.2016 | Women
Samantha Bennett

Don't go grocery shopping when you're hungry. Don't call ex-lovers when you've been drinking. Don't think when you're feeling.

Transitions: Transforming Dirt Into Gold

Elliott Dacher | Posted 07.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Elliott Dacher

hat re-training is called meditation. The initial goal of meditation is to quiet the mind, the intermediate goal is to stabilize moment-to-moment awareness, and the final goal is to gain stable access to the wisdom and truth of unity consciousness. There we find the pinnacle of human flourishing.

What Holds Us Back From Achieving a Better Society?

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 07.14.2016 | Impact
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Barry Jason Mauer UCF Forum columnist Until the mid-20th century, toil and scarcity were unavoidable facts of life for most people. By contrast, ...

The Poem "The World Be Always Bleeding"

Peter Reynosa | Posted 07.12.2016 | Arts
Peter Reynosa

Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons, Opisthotonus (Tetanus), oil on canvas, 1809, by Charles Bell. This is a poem I penned in 2012. It first appea...

Why Ultrarunners Run Such Grueling Distances

Miriam Diaz-Gilbert | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Miriam Diaz-Gilbert

A Badass Who Is Just Plain Crazy Social anthropologist Peter N. Jones describes ultrarunners as "a semi-obscure and incomprehensible group of athlete...

Feeling Secure Vs. Being Secure

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 06.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

Two old meanings of the word secure are free from apprehension and free from danger. It may be helpful to identify some of the common experiences of feeling secure:

The Power To Feel More Deeply

Catherine Nagle | Posted 06.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Nagle

As Norman Vincent Peale said: "When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor."

How To Pray When You Don't Know How To Pray

Gary Jansen | Posted 06.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gary Jansen

Like many people, I have shed a lot of tears in the wake of the three tragedies that have fallen upon Orlando in recent days. And like many people, an...

The Joy Ride

Leona deVinne | Posted 06.17.2016 | Good News
Leona deVinne

Joy is different than happiness although they are closely related. Joy contains an aspect of happiness, but it is deeper rooted, rooted in the good earthy, visceral goodness that is available to all of us despite tragedy and pain.