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Don't Be An Invisible Grandmother

Honey Good | Posted 12.19.2016 | Fifty
Honey Good

THE CAST Honey Good, Grandmother Skylar, Granddaughter THE QUESTION What course of action should a grandmother take to teach her young adult gran...

How to Choose a Type of Mindfulness Meditation

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 11.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

By Kira M. Newman Many beginner meditators, myself included, start out with a mindful breathing meditation: one breath in, one breath out, the mind w...

5 Ideas to Celebrate World Kindness Day, Nov. 13

Jennifer Lea Reynolds | Posted 11.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jennifer Lea Reynolds

Let's face it, between increasing violence in the world to political debates that sometimes get downright nasty, we could use more pleasantries in our days, right? Enter World Kindness Day, which is Nov. 13.

Win-Win < Win-Win-Win

Sar Haribhakti | Posted 10.05.2016 | Business
Sar Haribhakti

"Win-win-win" is situation in which you are not directly involved in an agreement between two people who stand to benefit, either in their personal or professional growth.

Perfect Energy

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 09.03.2016 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

My writing room is six feet wide by seven feet long. I know the dimensions exactly because every week or so, I decide I can't possibly work another minute in here without changing the space.

A Wellness Checkup for the Digital Soul

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 03.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kristi York Wooten

If the norm for thoughtfulness now comes in a package of 140 characters or less, then so be it. Yet, let us never underestimate the power of our words in this new age of brevity. There are no shorter or easier ways to say 'I love you.'

Some of the Best Things in Life Really Are Free

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 02.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Naphtali Hoff

The good news is that there are some things that are and will always be free, at least for the giver. We can say and do things that cost us nothing while offering something meaningful to others.

Firefighters Rescue Elderly Woman At Her Home, Then Go Extra Mile And Do Her Yard Work

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.03.2014 | Good News

Sometimes a firefighter's job doesn't begin or end with flames. When an 81-year-old woman tripped and fell in front of her home in Santa Barbara, C...

The Best Graduation Present to Give Your Classmates

Maureen Anderson | Posted 07.01.2014 | Parents
Maureen Anderson

Quick. Your apartment or your house just caught fire. Besides your phone and whatever computer drives you can stuff into a pocket -- especially those filled with photos -- what do you grab on your way out the door?

The Mermaid Valentine

Kimann Schultz | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Kimann Schultz

I was a second grader in the mid-60s, my school was a red brick behemoth in southern Wisconsin. The valentines we exchanged back then were still the b...

These Thoughtful Messages From Strangers Are The Best Kind Of Encouragement

Posted 02.10.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

The Only 2014 Resolution You'll Need... the One That Changes Everything

Steve McSwain | Posted 02.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Steve McSwain

William "Bill" Butler and Dr. Steve McSwain This is the season for New Year's resolutions. Actually, however, there is only one resolution you c...

Ramadan Reflection Day 10: Thoughtful Fasting

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 09.17.2013 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

Everyone knows that giving is good and the helping people out is good, but we rarely emphasize what the etiquette around that might be and how to do it well. Many of us give, but not many of us give to the best of our ability.

People Are the Only Thing That Matter

Shelby Doherty | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Shelby Doherty

The worst thing you can do in this life is let someone think that they don't matter. People need each other, and we have the power to inspire others. Everyone wants to feel that someone cares about them.


Sarah Richards Kim, M.D. | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Sarah Richards Kim, M.D.

Some have suggested that sending a condolence card is in fact part of a physician's professional obligation to a patient. Families may be comforted by the affirmation that their loved one was not merely a name on a roster, but a person, whose death is noteworthy.

What Hurricane Sandy Can Teach Us About the Principle of Thought

Garret Kramer | Posted 01.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Garret Kramer

In the wake of Sandy, I've been reflecting on the relatively upbeat and supportive mood around here and what it can teach us: Specifically, these questions: How come we can't pull together like this all the time?

The Best Present Is Your Presence

Maureen Anderson | Posted 07.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

My husband and I threw a surprise party last week that was better than anything I've seen in a movie.

A Conscious Shift For 2012

Denise M. Wilbanks | Posted 03.15.2012 | Home
Denise M. Wilbanks

In this 2012, a year of significant changes, I urge you to look closely at your thoughts, choices and reactions to life unfolding. Watch and listen as in slow motion, for the events calling you out to side-step from your ego and become all you were meant to be.

Are We Hardwired For Kindness?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 08.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Any way you slice it, a deeper experience of kindness is what we all inherently desire. We are hardwired for kindness because it is in our spiritual DNA to treat one another with reverence and loving kindness.