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Truth and the Hard Work of Thinking

Terry Newell | Posted 02.06.2017 | Politics
Terry Newell

In the early days of the Trump Administration, we have been treated to conflicting information on a range of issues. Alternatively, we have been aske...

Is Your Think Tank Full? There's Something To Be Thankful For

Ruth Zubairu | Posted 11.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ruth Zubairu

Happy Thanksgiving! Or is it? Does the thought fill you with happiness or leave you cringing at how uncomfortable you'd be for the next 48 hours? So...

How We Defend Against Death (From Ebenezer Scrooge To Eleanor Roosevelt)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 10.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Acknowledging the dualism between body and symbol in an awareness of death motivates us to live life to its fullest and to heal the world.

How To Rediscover Your Passion For Reading

Cathy L. Mason | Posted 09.25.2016 | Fifty
Cathy L. Mason

Our home was a literate and musical one, with little television or radio. This was the key to my motivation to explore the world through books.

Writing is the Opposite of Thinking

William Kenower | Posted 09.01.2016 | Home
William Kenower

Writers often behave like smart people. When they're not reading a lot of books, they're sitting alone somewhere staring at a blank piece of paper or a computer screen or a wall.

Don't Believe Everything You Think

Ellie Newman | Posted 09.13.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

Don't believe everything you think, and definitely don't believe everything everyone else thinks. Notice it. Question it. Pay attention, and then see how it correlates with reality. Do some research. If there is a discrepancy, reality wins.

5 Strategies To Help You Close The Confidence Gap

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 08.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Whether you want to stand up to your annoying sister-in-law or just raise your hand more in meetings, here are five strategies to practice to close the confidence gap:

Collaborative Overload? Stop the Madness.

Laura Huckabee-Jennings | Posted 08.05.2016 | Business
Laura Huckabee-Jennings

Is your week filled with meetings, huddles, stand-ups and project group get-togethers? Staff meetings, feedback meetings, customer meetings? For many of us, we spend so much of our work week speaking and listening and working toward consensus, that we have little or no time to do the work that needs to be done by ourselves, in deep thought.

Intuition Is Your Superpower

Diana Lang | Posted 08.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Diana Lang

Like any superpower, you need to cultivate and develop your intuition over time. Practice trusting your inner knowing. Get good at it. Let your intuition guide your life, for it will always lead you true.

How Nicer Thoughts Can Lead To A Nicer Life

Kati Reijonen | Posted 07.11.2016 | Fifty
Kati Reijonen

Life is a scary situation, you see. Happiness and good fortune are so rare in this miserable world that if luck should strike, one should firstly take it as an exception to the rule that nothing good ever happens and secondly, if good does happen, be quiet about it.

Why I'm Giving Up My Life As An Undercover Muppet

Kristen Lee | Posted 06.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kristen Lee

I was born with the entertainer gene. My hard wiring to please didn't go unnoticed. I was quickly nominated for the part of undercover Muppet, complet...

How Logical Are We, Really?

Terry Newell | Posted 03.30.2016 | Impact
Terry Newell

In a mea culpa Op-Ed, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof recently took himself and the press to task for allowing Donald Trump to use the media to his advantage. "We were lap dogs, not watchdogs" he admitted.

Three Things to Keep in Mind When Making Trades

Paul Scolardi | Posted 02.25.2017 | Business
Paul Scolardi

Trading can be an exciting and rewarding way to reach financial freedom. It can also be a very difficult and very challenging experience. There is no end to the different tips and suggestions out there on trade systems and philosophies. They all have some sort of benefit.

Think Out of the Box!

Dr. Dr. phil. Immanuel Fruhmann | Posted 01.12.2017 | Politics
Dr. Dr. phil. Immanuel Fruhmann

'Think Out of the Box!' implicates that you have ever thought of such a thing like a box existing and to respect it, either because you have ever been...

How Thinking More, Better and Differently Can Set You Free

Jerry Stocking | Posted 01.10.2017 | HuffPost Home
Jerry Stocking

Thoughts can set you free. Free to create and make-up any sort of world you want. Your boss looks at you. Is his look friendly, is he proud of you,...

Project Manager That's State of the Art

Ella Thuiner | Posted 01.03.2017 | Business
Ella Thuiner

A project manager must keep a focus on practicality, no matter if he/she plans, manages or reports. The complexity and inter-connectedness of today's ...

8 Cognitive Biases That Are Creating the Way You Experience Your Life

Brianna Wiest | Posted 12.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Brianna Wiest

The good news is that your life is probably different than how you think it is. Unfortunately, that's the bad news too. As Nobel Prize winning psychol...

Creative, Innovative Banks of the Future

Ella Thuiner | Posted 12.08.2016 | Business
Ella Thuiner

I start with an introduction from the book "Banks of the Future". The book is a puzzle of new, inspiring knowledge from inside and outside of the bank...

Feelings Are Not Facts: A Dangerous Confusion

Terry Newell | Posted 12.05.2016 | Impact
Terry Newell

Feelings are not bad things. When we get our facts correct and integrate them with our feelings, our actions can help wonderful things happen in our lives. But when we act on feelings alone, as if they are facts, we have only half of what we need to build good lives and strong societies.

The Beauty of Blank Space on Your Calendar

Andrew Merle | Posted 12.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrew Merle

It is all too common to find ourselves busy nonstop throughout the day without any space for real thinking. After all, when our lives are so hectic, isn't it an unrealistic luxury to set dedicated time aside for thinking and reflecting?

The Happiness Formula: Climb the PELAR

Sharon Eakes | Posted 11.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sharon Eakes

"It is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy." -- Brother David Steindl-Rast Here's the amazing thing: We choos...

10 Things That Reveal How Leaders Think

Dianna Booher | Posted 10.20.2016 | Business
Dianna Booher

The current buzz word "thought leader" captures clout for those who stand out in the industry. But for years in other organizations or communities, we've used other clichés to identify those who think well: "He's fast on his feet" or "She has a clear head on her shoulders."

Imagination: Unlimited and Unfolding...

Debbie Davis | Posted 09.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Debbie Davis

When we stretch our imagination to think about where we are today, and where we may go: Then, and only then, do we begin to realize our true potential...

Learning to Let Go of Black and White Thinking

Liana Gergely | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Liana Gergely

The middle ground is terrifying, but in the end, it is the most liberating place there is. If I can hold my own hand, stay responsive to the moment and stay connected to my feelings, I always have the space to make another choice and to redirect if I veer off course.

Be Less Irritable With Your Kids (Part 2 of 5)

Hunter Clarke-Fields | Posted 09.04.2016 | Parents
Hunter Clarke-Fields

"I am a TERRIBLE mother." I'd just gotten frustrated and yelled at my preschooler. Of course THAT thought comes to mind.