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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...

Hetero, Homo, or plain Horrific

Jim Selman | Posted 09.08.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Selman

No. This is not a discussion about his or anyone's sexual orientation. This about living heterogeneous or homogeneous lives and whether there is any room in the political arena for generous listening and respect for someone else's point of view.

What's in Your Mystery Basket?

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Truth time. I've got a little obsession. And I know I'm not alone on this one. It combines some of my very favorite things: riveting drama, diverse p...

Program Yourself for Success

Steve Siebold | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Siebold

Most importantly, and it can't be stressed enough, make the decision today to take responsibility for old programming that does not serve you. It changed my life immeasurably, and I'm sure it can change yours, too.

Sadness: The Heroic Emotion (Inspired by the Movie 'Inside Out')

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Although often used interchangeably, an emotion differs from a feeling. The movie "Inside Out" inspired me to explore that distinction as well as t...

Are Thoughts More Important?

Amber Voiles | Posted 08.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amber Voiles

Could the thoughts you are having be more important than the food you are eating? I'm quite serious. Because we rely so heavily on our eyes and our ...

The Truth About Life's Bumps

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Pay attention to your thoughts. Recognize which ones are bringing you down. Know that you have a choice with each and every one. Then make the choices that make you happier.

How College Changed The Way I Saw Myself

Unwritten | Posted 08.17.2015 | College

Originally published on Unwritten by Allie Braun. I'll admit it; I was a pretty typical high school student. I went to class, took notes, and spoke w...

Regrets and What to Do With Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Approaching regret from a cognitive point of view, reframing our thoughts from the past to the future, and asking, "What's next?" can also help to process regrets.

Wish Upon a Page: 4 Ways Journaling Can Help You Achieve the Ideal Life

Toneka Etienne, Ph.D. | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Toneka Etienne, Ph.D.

Journaling is no longer just for that confused adolescent girl who spends her evenings contemplating the meaning of life. No, it's an effective form of therapy from the eternal optimist all the way to the perpetual pessimist. Here are four reasons why writing down your thoughts can help move you closer to your ideal life:

Your Issues Aren't About You

Dr. Amy Johnson | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Amy Johnson

As she talked about her fears of being a horrible mother, of not living a long, healthy life, and of being alone, I thought, "Those exact same things have passed through my mind."

Steps to Taking Control of Your Thoughts

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mckown

Taking control of your thoughts is huge. Once you become aware that every thought you have the good, the bad and the ugly is a choice then you can take the steps to choose to only allow the good into your consciousness and therefore your reality.

Solve Your Problems by Not Trying to Solve Them

Jock Gilchrist | Posted 06.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jock Gilchrist

Let's take a look at how we go about problem-solving. First, what exactly is a problem? "Problem" is defined as: a matter or situation regarded as u...

I Love My Thighs

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 06.08.2015 | Women
Jenny G. Perry

I was bulimic at 16. Pregnant at 19. Unhappy and at my highest weight at 24, and very hungry and still unhappy at one of my lowest weights at 27.

You Have Negative Thoughts? Okay -- So What?

Natasha Che | Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Natasha Che

The goal of inner growth is not to become a positive person, but to realize that you are fundamentally free, regardless of circumstances. Positivity or negativity, it's all a dance of consciousness.

Anger Is a Gift

Steve Zanella | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Zanella

When you allow yourself quiet time to reflect on why you generate the feelings you do, you will find the truth behind the person you are. And when you know the person you are, you become free to become the person you've always wanted to be.

Living Yoga: The Trick to Shifting Thoughts

Wendy Reese | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

As I started treating myself with more kindness, respect, and dignity, I noticed my temperament calmed. When I caught myself losing patience, for example, in traffic or in a long line, I would gently remind myself to focus on my breath. This gave me time to be more mindful of my breathing.

How to Make Any Problem Vanish

Debbie Hampton | Posted 06.07.2015 | Divorce
Debbie Hampton

The actual circumstances aren't the problem. The problem is your thinking of them as a problem. When you change your perspective about a situation, the situation changes instantly. The problem vanishes because you no longer view it as a problem.

The Silent Space Behind Your Thoughts

Sarah Liddle | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Liddle

Today, give yourself a break, slow down, breathe and don't strive for your goals, nor for the happiness from their attainment, strive for nothing nobler than a settled mind in the present moment.

My Mental Collection

Denise Ullem | Posted 05.11.2015 | Women
Denise Ullem

I'll tell you something. I collect a lot things: T-shirts, in towering soft stacks in my closet. Nature's hearts -- rocks, leaves, tiny sea shells-...

Teach Your Child How To Observe A Train of Anxious Thoughts

Renee Jain | Posted 05.04.2015 | Parents
Renee Jain

Research shows us that anxious thoughts are often blown out of proportion, skewed, or just plain wrong. Nonetheless, thoughts have power. Why? Because thoughts influence feelings and behaviors.

Is Your Boss Making Your Life Miserable?

Linda Ford | Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Ford

This may feel as if I've asked you to suck on a lemon, but find a way, anyway, that you can to feel better about your boss. Go on... I challenge you, even though I know you're kicking and screaming with resistance, and you're about to delete this post.