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The Power of the Limbic Brain

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 02.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Feelings and emotions that motivate or paralyze us lie within the limbic system. Our awareness that our emotional life colors our performance can liberate us from some brain chains.

The Law of Connect

Dawn Burnett | Posted 02.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Dawn Burnett

Remember, for us to change ourselves we must first change our mindsets. For the mind to change we must first have awareness of the need and that comes in the form of connection.

The Truth About Your Stuckness

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.08.2016 | 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...

Hopelessly Devoted

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Danielle Vaughn

Knowing we are in the driver's seat every step of the way means we get to stay hopelessly devoted to whatever we want. Seriously -- whatever we want. That's pretty incredible when you think about it.

Never Give Up: 4 Ways to Keep Pushing

Tina B. Ladson | Posted 02.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tina B. Ladson

We may know of 1,000 success and happy-ending stories for others -- but where do we pull our energy from when we truly feel like giving up? I've got four ways to hang in there when the going gets tough.

Who Controls Your Mind? (Hint: It's Not Your Brain)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

One of the easiest bets to win is to offer a million dollars to anyone who can accurately predict their next thought.  It would be foolhardy to accep...

I Changed My Entire Life and You Can Too -- Here's How

Troy Stoneking | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Troy Stoneking

Your life is your own. It doesn't have to be controlled by your emotions, your circumstances or the world around you. Once you realize this truth your life can be filled with great joy. Misery is the child of hopelessness, but happiness comes when you passionately pursue your potential.

The Bible Unlocked: What Does it Really Mean to Repent?

Kristina Kaine | Posted 01.25.2016 | Religion
Kristina Kaine

The Baptism of Christ by Francesco Francia 1509 "Repent," "turn," "stop sinning," "ask God for forgiveness," is the clarion call from pulpits all ov...

Why I/We Hate Exercise (And How to Circumnavigate Our Reluctance)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

This equation is simple:a few minutes of discipline equals hours of comfort, pleasure, a lengthened lifespan, and less time spent on medical procedures.

Your Critical Choice for the New Year

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 01.11.2016 | 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 ...

DISPATCH: I Can Do It, You Can Do It

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

Community equals immunity. Something good happens to your primordial grid when you're spending time with like-minded folks. Knowledge is shared. Ins...

Unfinished Thoughts

Beth Whitley | Posted 01.04.2016 | Parents
Beth Whitley

In a way, these half-written blogs and unfinished reflections sum up the past six months pretty well: a collection of emotions and experiences with few clear ends or answers, with dangling ellipses and uncertain next chapters.

2015, You Were Ok. 2016, I Expect Great Things.

Marika Lindström | Posted 12.21.2015 | Good News
Marika Lindström

I'm writing this on Sunday evening sitting on my sofa. I've been wondering where the time has gone? Just now it was summer. I'm sure of it! It was right here, I can still taste the strawberries! We're experiencing an exceptionally warm December and it really doesn't ring any Christmas bells. By the end of the year, it all still feels a lot. 2015. Many changes. Many hurts. Growth.

Why I Refuse to Trade my Creativity for Safety

Zoe Strawbridge | Posted 12.14.2015 | Impact
Zoe Strawbridge

Above: Paris American Academy design school, Rue Saint Jacques, Paris I think I always realised that creativity was my "thing" but I never acknowle...

When Frustration Hits, Ask Yourself This

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.23.2015 | 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.

10 Reasons You're Not Rich

Steve Siebold | Posted 11.11.2015 | Business
Steve Siebold

Everyone says they want more money, but it's impossible to acquire more money until you realize what's holding you back. Once you can recognize the negative thoughts, beliefs and philosiphies that you've probably had most of your life about money, only then is it possible to start earning more.

Here Be Dragons | Can Yours Be Trained?

Shandra Carlson | Posted 11.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shandra Carlson

"The brave men did not kill dragons. The brave men rode them." -- Game of Thrones Stick with me. Toothless dragons. Sure, why not? When you're th...

How to Lighten Your REAL Load

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.02.2015 | 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 10.19.2015 | 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...

When Films Change Over Time: The Double Life of Veronique

Maria X. Liu | Posted 10.19.2015 | Entertainment
Maria X. Liu

"All my life I've felt like I was here and somewhere else at the same time," says Weronika in Kryzysztof Kieslowski's film, The Double Life of Veronique. 10 years ago when I first watched this film, I didn't have enough life experience to truly understand the depth of her statement.

When You Think Too Much

Linda Ford | Posted 10.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Ford

I remember once being coached by another coach (yes, even coaches get coached!), and I said something negative about my life situation. Her response t...

Why Looking Bad Can Be Good

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 10.05.2015 | 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.

Imagination: Unlimited and Unfolding...

Debbie Davis | Posted 09.30.2015 | 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 potenti...

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

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.22.2015 | 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.

The Power of Words!

Amanda Gore | Posted 09.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Gore

"In the beginning was the word." So spoke the Bible a zillion years ago. But we seem to have forgotten these words of wisdom. We are taught lots of...