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Terror, Vulnerability and Incarnation

Susan M. Shaw | Posted 11.24.2015 | Religion
Susan M. Shaw

For that is the point of incarnation--we are completely vulnerable as people who choose to embody love rather than hate. We do not close our hearts. We do not retract our welcome. We do not let fear govern our response to others. For surely, if God so loved the world, then so should we.

Vulnerability Is Power

Bill George | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Bill George

As you open yourself, others will open up as well, thus beginning a virtuous circle of vulnerability. Embrace those moments to share and be vulnerable. Now you have the power, and no one can take it from you.

Searching for Authentic Love

Jessica Winterstern | Posted 11.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jessica Winterstern

When I was in the 7th grade, Ms. Comely introduced herself to me as the 9th grade Chemistry teacher. I will never forget that visceral naivety that...

Why It's Time to Open Your Blinds

Tara Hedman | Posted 11.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Tara Hedman

If you've ever been to Colorado Springs, you know we're located about seven inches from the sun. Anyone here with windows facing West in the summer...

4 Words That Can Change Your Life

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 11.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

Even as we evolve away from tired and harmful gender stereotypes, we still do not champion the idea of vulnerability as a strength. When we choose to trust, we are exhibiting tremendous strength.

Following the Path of Resistance

Nykki Hardin | Posted 11.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Nykki Hardin

If I have learned anything in this lifetime, it is that nothing meaningful in my life has come without work, consistent effort, and personal challenge...

Becoming CEO

Diane Pauley | Posted 11.10.2015 | Business
Diane Pauley

Stepping up to the plate in a bigger way professionally and personally. It doesn't mean that you just take up the reins to decide who's a right fit for your company but it's you coming to terms with the fact that you are worthy of this.

Connection Is the Reason We're Here

Mandy Hitchcock | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Mandy Hitchcock

It's important because our most important role as humans is to bear witness, to offer compassion, to empathize with one another.

Negative Emotions -- Oh No! Or Welcome?

Camilla Tuominen | Posted 11.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Camilla Tuominen

We often would just rather skip and ignore negative emotions: "Oh no, do not come to confuse me!" "I do not want to feel this anxiety/stress/sadn...

Your Vulnerability Is Beautiful

Melinda Parrish | Posted 10.27.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

In order to succeed, you've got to put it all out there, and share all the parts of you with the world, not just the ones that are left when you cleanly tuck all the messy stuff behind the veil.

Let's Talk About Vulnerability and Resiliency

Ann Fry | Posted 10.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Ann Fry

Perhaps you had a fairly easy and uncomplicated life -- grew up in a wonderful place, with an in-tact family, stayed in that place after completing school, created your career, started your own family and life is good. That's awesome. I admire you. However, for many others, it didn't go like that.

Going Silent (Installment Seven)

Peter Himmelman | Posted 10.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Peter Himmelman

This is the part where the novelty wears off. The start of every journey is full of energy, whether that energy is derived from joyous expectation o...

Self-Protective Armor Against Negativity

Camilla Tuominen | Posted 10.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Camilla Tuominen

Do you ever feel like in the picture? I did, at one time in my life. There was a metal armor growing on me. Click by click, it was closing, hiding ...

New Artist Reviews: Charity

Morena Duwe | Posted 11.13.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Singer-songwriter Charity grew up in Detroit and was shrouded in the dark tides that washed over the city. A place with many wounds, Charity became familiar not only with pain, but even more so with healing.

What My 3-Year-Old Niece Taught Me About Vulnerability

Justin Johnson | Posted 10.22.2015 | Latino Voices
Justin Johnson

Being vulnerable is often viewed as a weakness. From my time as an uncle, it has become clear to me that vulnerability is an opportunity to have fun and disconnect from caring what others think of you.

6 Things I Learned By Turning My Phone Off & Looking Into The Eyes Of Strangers

Sandy Rosenblatt | Posted 11.03.2015 | Impact
Sandy Rosenblatt

We live in a relatively disconnected world. Fortunately, that is mostly by choice. The fact is, we don't need to wait for an International Day of Connection or a global eye gazing experiment to choose differently. We can just do it. And that, my friends, is beautiful.

Paleotherapy and Invisible Trauma: 11 Tips to Heal

Ross A. Rosenberg | Posted 10.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Ross A. Rosenberg

When treating trauma victims (and trauma survivors), I conceptualize trauma as a metaphorical invisible wound that is shamefully hidden from others....

Breaking Taboo, the Degrees of Heart

Jennifer Cabot | Posted 10.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jennifer Cabot

An ache climbs, I have felt this way before. The constriction grows, I catch a breath. Anxiety must be from all the stressors and overwhelm in my li...

Diving Into Vulnerability

Homaira Kabir | Posted 10.16.2015 | Parents
Homaira Kabir

Maternal instincts in the 21st century need a makeover. Our children no longer need the protective urges that evolved in the vast savannas of our hunter-gatherer ancestors.

How to Recognize Burnout and Breakdown Before It's Too Late

Ebonie Allard | Posted 10.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ebonie Allard

You started out loving what you do, and you have a big dream! The thought of achieving it excites and frights you in equal measure. You work hard an...

Perfection Is a Burden

Camilla Tuominen | Posted 10.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Camilla Tuominen

It takes a huge amount of energy to seem perfect. We try our best to hide our vulnerability, failures and self-doubt. All this ties our hands behin...

The Secret To A Healthy Relationship Is Totally In Your Control

Lisa Firestone | Posted 10.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

When we take these steps, we may have thoughts telling us we are a fool, or we will just get hurt. Yet, being vulnerable actually makes us more likely to get what we want. It leads to healthier modes of relating and creates a more compassionate relationship.

Becoming Vulnerable Again After Being Hurt

Kristen Brown | Posted 10.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kristen Brown

After any "failed" relationship, the time we take to feel and heal afterward will have great effect on how we show up in future relationships.

What do Lady Gaga, Rihanna and a Story Expert Contribute to Branding You?

Maureen P. Price | Posted 10.08.2015 | Business
Maureen P. Price

You don't have to be a famous celebrity like Lady Gaga or Rihanna to have a personal brand. If you have a website or social media account, you already have one.


Diana Lang | Posted 10.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Diana Lang

In your vulnerability is your strength. This is the secret of the feminine. As women, we may not realize the POWER of our position. We have been ta...