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In The Wake Of Orlando: How Uneasy I (Still) Feel

Michael Rohrer | Posted 06.23.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Rohrer

I have needed all my courage to throw my shoulders back, hold my head up, and walk down the street, completely visible -- vitally visible -- in the days since waking to the nightmare in Orlando.


Roxanne Hobbs | Posted 06.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Roxanne Hobbs

Self-compassion is one of the most important modules in The Daring Way intensives that I run, and also a theme that comes up time and time again in my...

The Right Words: Finding Empathy In Fearful Vulnerability

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 06.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

There's a bit of fear that inhabits every truth that makes up who we are. It's a fear that is shared within every honest breath we give back to the world and undermines the self-assured faith we hold within ourselves.

Look Within: A Mindfulness Shift

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 06.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

This shift in how you view mindfulness -- loving being alive rather than practicing human experiences -- is enough to cause a profound change in yourself, the kind of change worth bringing to the world.

Can Your Business Survive Your Personal Life?

Liesha Petrovich | Posted 06.17.2016 | Business
Liesha Petrovich

Life can suck. It can sucker punch you in the gut when you least expect it. A few years ago, my family experienced heartbreak like no other. My ni...

How Are We Programmed?

Lisa Rosas | Posted 06.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa Rosas

Being mindful in life and honestly seeing what stories we are telling ourselves and what age range we are conversing at will allow us to grow and develop into mature adults if we choose to.

Improving Human Rights and Welfare in India

Noam Schimmel | Posted 06.10.2016 | World
Noam Schimmel

Recent articles on bonded labor and human trafficking in India highlight the all too easily overlooked fact that democracies often sustain egregious human rights violations within their own borders.

A Letter to the New Love of His Life

Jessica Winterstern | Posted 06.09.2016 | Women
Jessica Winterstern

Photo by Laurent Levy I was going through my files the other day, when I came across a raw piece of writing I had journaled several months ago. It ha...

Change Your Trajectory By Cultivating Vulnerability

Jason MacKenzie | Posted 06.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jason MacKenzie

You'll look back and be amazed at how far you've come. But you'll look forward and be more amazed all the places you can choose to go.

Open Heart Living

Kerry Neville | Posted 06.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kerry Neville

I live with an open heart. A difficult vulnerability as my heart is mostly scar tissue, and just like the tender scars underneath a chin -- from a re...

Changing What I Choose to Hear

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 06.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

Whenever we demonstrate our personal courage--our brave--it can have ripple effects in the world in ways that surprise us.

Reflections from the C-Suite: An Interview with the CEO of McDonald's Canada

Craig Dowden | Posted 05.31.2016 | Business
Craig Dowden

Throughout his career, McDonald's Canada CEO John Betts has been recognized as an outstanding contributor to the global McDonald's system, receiving numerous awards including the prestigious Presidents' Award, reserved for the top 1% of McDonald's employees globally.

When 'What Do You Do?' Is the Wrong Question

Rabbi Jordie Gerson | Posted 06.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rabbi Jordie Gerson

"So, what do you do?" a friend of a friend says, leaning against the kitchen island at a party. I'm a Rabbi, and I hate this question. For a long tim...

The Power of Vulnerability and Authentic Connection

Melissa Wilder Joyce | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Melissa Wilder Joyce

Deep and genuine connection with another human is seemingly what we all are searching for. It is the feeling we strive to achieve when we chase after love in all forms.

Look Within: Energetic Solutions to Increase Success

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

Having the energy to sustain action towards a long-term goal isn't easy. Here are three tips that will fire you up for your toughest and lengthiest missions:

Sharing the Joy and Knowledge With Educators

Susie Wolbe | Posted 05.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Susie Wolbe

It's not so easy to maintain a practice, and it's all in the hands of those teachers. When I started practicing mindfulness I thought I was worth the time and effort needed; I hope those teachers think they are, too.

A Love Letter to My Future Lover

Kerry Neville | Posted 06.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kerry Neville

The heart is not just there to help oxygenate and circulate the blood, but to quicken a thrilling rhythm, to throb in our ears, to push against our ribcages, burning us from inside with all that we feel and want. It reminds us that we are alive, yet, that we respire and are inspired.

Why I Shared My Grandma's Death With Hollywood Producer Jerry Bruckheimer

Sarah Zapp | Posted 05.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Zapp

I'm in the middle of a meeting with Chunky at Soho House in West Hollywood, when my phone rings. It's my dad. I answer it at the table. (You're not s...

Why You Should Face Your Fear And Tell Your Story

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 05.18.2016 | Business
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

We all have a story to tell. In fact, we all have many stories to tell. Some people are afraid of letting their walls down and being vulnerable, but s...

The Independence Illusion: How Vulnerability Will Improve Your Relationships

Joni Edelman | Posted 05.18.2016 | Women
Joni Edelman

Suffer culture makes us believe we have worth when we are in pain or independent, and part of that suffering means believing that you don't need anyone, that you can handle it all yourself. But we can't actually handle it all ourselves.

Knowing My Excuses Empowers Me

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Barbara A. Bernard

Personal trainers have a mantra: Change creates change. So, regardless of our personal histories, each time we choose to change a behavior, it creates an opening within us to make other changes. To grow and expand in this way is the essence of living in discovery.

Learning to Live Without Masks

Angela Howell | Posted 05.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Angela Howell

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. ~ James A. Baldwin ~ Human beings are like trees, with branc...

You Only Need Your Own Approval

Kristen Brown | Posted 05.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kristen Brown

Each one of us comes here with a purpose -- a divine purpose to shine our light in the world. To be all that we are meant to be and live a purpose driven, love-centered life. It starts with accepting and loving all that you innately are by sharing your genuine self with the world no matter what others think.

5 Gentle Sentiments to Enrich Our Lives

Melissa Wilder Joyce | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Melissa Wilder Joyce

Here is a list of five gentle life sentiments that may help remind us to be committed to learning and growing while following our paths that are set out before us.

Appreciating the Lessons Learned

Susie Wolbe | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Susie Wolbe

Thank you, Thay, for helping me find a new way to think about those who have been dear to me but are no longer on this earth. As you said, they are there; maybe not physically, but they are present with us at all times.