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There Is Gravity In The Economy

Justin Curmi | Posted 02.10.2017 | Politics
Justin Curmi

Money is what makes the modern economy operate. A country can hold it to inflate the value of its currency, or spread it to deflate the value of its c...

Where is HOME?

James Stoddah | Posted 01.14.2017 | GPS for the Soul
James Stoddah

A good friend of mine shared a question posed by guitarist, Chris Wood on her Facebook page: "Bob Dylan described eloquently how his music has been t...

How to Find Prejudice Hidden in Our Words

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 11.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

By Jenn Director Knudsen Language can reveal our hidden beliefs and biases, such as the assumption that men are stronger at science than women, or b...

The Real Source of Writer's Block

William Kenower | Posted 10.19.2016 | Home
William Kenower

Years ago I read the Goethe quote, "The worst thing one can do is to think ill of oneself." It seemed true enough to me at the time -- I certainly thought ill of myself now and again and it never led to any good. But Goethe didn't say thinking ill of oneself was one of the worst things you could do; he said it was the worst thing you could do.

How To Deal With Your Whole Lotta Nothing

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 10.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

So embrace the intermission as best you can. Use it. Know that the new act will begin. Get yourself ready.

We Are Different, and That's a Good Thing

Ellie Newman | Posted 10.05.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

I got a note from a friend the other day saying she was in the mountains acclimating for a 100 mile race. My first response was, "Wow!" My second was, "Did she really mean 100 miles?" and my third was, "I think it would take me another lifetime to acclimate for a 100 mile race."

3 Extraordinary Ideas To Help You Realize Lasting Freedom

Guy Finley | Posted 09.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Guy Finley

There's an old saying that "rain follows the plow." So is it true that realizing our true higher possibilities follows the interior work necessary to realize them

When Life Laughs At Your Best Laid Plans

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

This month found me exploring the country of Japan for the first time. Those of you who know me won't be surprised to learn that I did a whole lot ...

Thoughts And Meditation

Kamlesh D. Patel | Posted 09.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kamlesh D. Patel

So the first step in meditation is to train the mind to go from wandering everywhere to focusing on one thing. How to do this?

Take Back Your Power

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 09.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Last week I had just finished re-landscaping my backyard when, within 24 hours, a new direction regarding the path of Hurricane Hermine became evident. In that moment I had an awareness of how absolutely powerless I felt in the immensity of the pending storm; my thoughts were busy painting a grim 3-D picture of my newly planted palm trees floating out to sea.

Why Turning 60 Hit Me Like A Brick Wall

Teresa Kindred | Posted 08.22.2016 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

All birthdays with zeroes after them tend to stop us in our tracks and cause us to reflect. In the past I have breezed through those birthdays fairly easily, but this year 60 hit me like a brick wall.

For A Better Future... Detach From The Past

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Remind yourself that life choices are different for different people at different times in their lives. That other people's beliefs might not always apply.

The Three Letters That Change Everything

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

See what happened there? Those three simple letters changed everything. All of a sudden it wasn't that I couldn't do something...but that I couldn't do it at this moment. And, if I wanted to, I could do it in the future.

Reframing Forgiveness

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We can't force someone to forgive. Therefore, the road to forgiveness may also involve understanding the person who has harmed us. This requires starting off on a journey that may entail a close examination of the person we need to forgive. The journey can be long and torturous.

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.

The Happiness Ratio

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

I recently found myself chatting with a woman I hadn't met before. She was working a whole lot of hours. She had several kids. She didn't sleep much. ...

Bullying, Sikh Children, And Awareness

Sehej Kaur | Posted 07.01.2016 | Religion
Sehej Kaur

I hope that with awareness and education efforts, less children will be targeted for being "different" and more people will recognize the amazingness of marginalized communities.

Father-Daughter Bonds

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Conclusion: The parenting role of the father to his daughter may be one of the most difficult and significant of human relationships.

Six Quotes You Must Believe To Be A Successful Entrepreneur

Steve Siebold | Posted 07.01.2016 | Business
Steve Siebold

What separates great entrepreneurs from everyone else? Most people would say things along the lines of hard worker, smarts, expertise, dedication, thi...

Intimacy, a Hierarchy (With Thanks to Abraham Maslow)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We're complex beings, and there is always more to learn. Caring is more important than "knowing." Are we interested, receptive, curious? The element of surprise can fuel a sense of newness and add excitement when we're open to it.

The Search for Identity

Maria X. Liu | Posted 05.19.2016 | Women
Maria X. Liu

As we continue to digitalize our presence, our "self" moves further into a digital space. We are struggling to define ourselves in a space that doesn't exist, it is overwhelming.

The LA Melancholia Syndrome

Rance Collins | Posted 05.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Rance Collins

There's a condition in Los Angeles that affects one in one person who chooses to inhabit the disjointed Mecca.

10 Thoughts About Money You Must Stop Believing

Steve Siebold | Posted 05.04.2016 | Business
Steve Siebold

There are many reasons people struggle with money. For some, it could be that they spend too much. For others, it could be that they don't know how to make their money grow and work for them.

T h o u g h t s

SOE MOE LWIN | Posted 05.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
SOE MOE LWIN

Thoughts will Come Thoughts will Go Some quite Fast Some quite Slow ... Watch them as they Do Appear Things we keep Inside so dear ... No Con...

A Love Letter to Anxiety

Demetra Gregorakis | Posted 05.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Demetra Gregorakis

Dear Anxiety, I will be honest I'm not afraid of death, I have a belief, I have a spiritual connection I know there is more than this. I'm afraid ...