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Are You Giving Your Body Its Best Shot at a Long, Healthy Life?

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

Think of your health like a savings account. Are you saving for a rainy day? There's so much we can do right now to contribute to our future wellbeing and longevity. Ask yourself these questions to get on track for a long, happy, healthy life.

Will Sitting Lawsuits Be Far Behind?

Kirsi Paalanen | Posted 01.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Kirsi Paalanen

The fact that conversations are happening and some companies are taking action brings hope that with time, more initiatives will be put in place to maximize employee's health, wellness, and productivity.

4 Simple Things You Can Do to Improve Your Mental Wellness

Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O. | Posted 01.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O.

Many of the same behavioral activation techniques that are used in the treatment of depression can improve your mental wellness even if you do not suffer from depression.

Do You Have Decision-Fatigue?

Neha Sangwan, M.D. | Posted 01.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Neha Sangwan, M.D.

Sure, there are areas of your life where you feel confident. And at other times, you find yourself stuck in a figure eight loop of uncertainty. Have you missed key opportunities because you couldn't make up your mind?

The Key to Feeling Heard, Every Time!

Neha Sangwan, M.D. | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Neha Sangwan, M.D.

If you want to be heard, stop trying so hard to get others to listen to you -- and start listening to them. (Hint: This can be harder than it sounds. Especially when you're passionate about whatever you want to share.) And when you do, you'll be pleasantly surprised to find others are tuning in.

The Art Of Being Alive Series: What Does It Mean to Come Alive?

Adedayo Fashanu | Posted 01.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Adedayo Fashanu

Photo credit: Brie Seavey, Olga Dossa, Gvantsa Mamatsashvili, and Ellie Savoy. (Edited by Adedayo) The image used is with their permission along with...

Why Your Happiness Has Little to Do With Positive Thinking

Natasha Che | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Natasha Che

That's why believing in "change your thoughts, change your life" is just like believing that you can put out a fire by dispelling the smoke. Not that it will never work. It's just a lot of work for not a lot of results.

The Secret to Defeating Defensiveness

Neha Sangwan, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Neha Sangwan, M.D.

Do you know someone who enters conversations with their dukes up? Maybe it's a colleague or boss at work. Or maybe it's someone around the dinner table or at family gatherings. You know, the person you wish would just relax, take a chill pill and stop arguing and interrupting.

How to Stop Worrying

Cliff Hsia | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Cliff Hsia

It's been a long process over the years to get to a point where I can brush off my worries pretty quickly. Here's the steps that I follow to overcome my worries that I'd like to share with you to live a freer and less anxious life...

Dare to Reimagine Your Life Upward, Onward and Inward

Genevieve Laplante | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Genevieve Laplante

After an amazing, heartfelt fireside chat by Arianna Huffington at the Dreamforce conference, I decided to finally take the time to reflect and express who I am from within instead of using my driven go getter character.

Pain Entered My Life Unannounced -- Now, I Manage Chronic Pain With Mindfulness

Vidyamala Burch | Posted 01.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Vidyamala Burch

Mindfulness has helped turn my life around. Even though I still live with constant pain, have partial paraplegia in my lower body and spend a lot of time in a wheelchair, my life could well be filled with suffering and misery, but it isn't.

Working With Awareness

Despina Katsikakis | Posted 01.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Despina Katsikakis

When deciding on the most appropriate space -- including physical and virtual 'places' -- in which to carry out a work activity, a variety of factors must be taken into account but it all starts with awareness of what you need to do and how you feel.

The Comments A Cancer Survivor Doesn't Want To Hear

Rachael Yahne | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

Unfortunately, when the time comes to begin the intimate and sometimes awkward conversation of "I have/had cancer," it will produce mixed reviews. While the majority of feedback will be positive and supportive, the brash among us will offer slightly hurtful responses instead.

You Want to Help the World? Meditate! Lessons From a College Classroom

Dr. Fran Grace | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Fran Grace

Meditation develops the inner dimension of our humanity. Why is this important? Because who we are on the inside affects everything we say and do on the outside -- all of our decisions, words, and actions. Our inner being has an effect on the world around us.

9 Keys to Incredible Change in 2015

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

A new year delivers new hope for improvement. And as much as we dread the effort this entails, we must bear in mind that we're the only ones who can make ourselves better in any and every way. Strive for the right kinds of change in 2015 and broaden your horizon so that it becomes endless.

The Best Way to Keep Your Brain Young

Amanda Gore | Posted 01.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Gore

Learn! Unlearn and re-learn. Keep moving. Then repeat the process. Until you die! Alvin Toffler the futurist, said that "intelligence in the futur...

Measuring the Immeasurable? Compassion Under a Microscope

Dr. Fran Grace | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Fran Grace

Compassion -- The Course For 10 years, I've been teaching a college course called Compassion. We study the lives of the great exemplars of compassi...

The Art of Being Alive Series: Live Fully Alive and Awake

Adedayo Fashanu | Posted 01.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Adedayo Fashanu

The feature image photo credits: Brie Seavey, Olga Dossa, Gvantsa Mamatsashvili, and Ellie Savoy. (Edited by Adedayo) The image used is with their pe...

When Hope IS a Strategy

Carol Bysiek | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Carol Bysiek

Whether you are a leading your own life, or leading others, you must have faith, or intuition, or the ability to tap into that which does not yet exist. Intuition and faith provide the vision that guides us into the unknown, and the ambiguous, with courage.

30 Questions to Help You Reflect and Get Excited for 2015

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

By reflecting on moments that happened in your life, externally and internally, you get deep into your subconscious and reassess whether your goals are in line with your priorities and values.

5 Facts About Life I've Realized This Year

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

There have been some major changes in my life -- both in terms of self-development as well as changes that happen in the lives of those close to me. Here are the facts I've realized about life and I'd like to share them with you.

From Borstal to Boardroom via the Building Site

Pioneers for Change | Posted 12.28.2014 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Dave Lee My name is Dave Lee and I am author of The Hairy Arsed Builder's Guide to Stress Management and the co-founder of a company called Bui...

12 Secrets to Avoid Santa's Waistline

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 12.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

The average American gains between 4 and 7 pounds between Thanksgiving and Christmas. It is a scary statistic. Parties, family gatherings, stress, alcohol and fatigue are all to blame. The good news is that it doesn't have to be this way. Here are a few tips for keeping slim this holiday season:

Is Your Search for Happiness Holding You Back?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle McQuaid

What might the goal of wholeness -- rather than happiness -- open up in your life?

5 Tricks to Snap Yourself Out of a Bad Mood

Sheila Viers | Posted 12.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Sheila Viers

By stopping and becoming aware of our thoughts, we allow ourselves to take a step outside of the picture long enough to observe what's going on so that we can make a conscious decision about how we want to feel.