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5 Things We Learned From Jim Morrison's Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O. | Posted 07.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O.

Jim Morrison is best known as the lead singer of The Doors. He is also infamous as one of many young celebrities who died young as a result of substan...

Can You Create Good Habits That Stick?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle McQuaid

Do you have the chance to do what you do best each day at work? Take a moment and think about it. Do you have the chance to do what you do best each day? Not just now and again. Not even just most days. But each and every day.

The Endless Benefits of Travel

Kemi Nekvapil | Posted 07.22.2015 | Travel
Kemi Nekvapil

When we move from one place to another we experience movement: I was in a different place yesterday to where I am today; tomorrow I can be somewhere completely different again. In the end, the question is: How far are you willing to travel, and what sort of map do you have to get you there?

How Thrive Inspired Me to Create a Startup

Jennifer Taormina | Posted 07.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jennifer Taormina

The Story. The Voice. The Book. How Thrive inspired me to create a startup to help heal the world. One thing I know for sure is that we all have man...

Why a Buddhist Monk Doesn't Need an App to Meditate and Why You Do

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 07.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Dragos Bratasanu

It's never the extraordinary people who do the extraordinary. It's the ordinary people like you and me who decide to stand up and take the journey. Because they complete the journey, ordinary people become extraordinary. What do you need to do today that you know you have to do and don't do it?

Old Age? Science Suggests It's Not that Bad

Joseph F. Coughlin | Posted 07.20.2015 | Science
Joseph F. Coughlin

What do we mean by well-being? It is a multitude of dimensions that work together to create quality of life, such as eating well, exercising, having access to healthcare, financial security, a sense of purpose and social aspects of life, and the like.

How You View Your Future Can Increase Your Mental Health...Or Create Depression

Douglas LaBier | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

After all, depression can color everything. It's natural to assume that if your outlook is negative or despondent, it's the product of your depressed mood. But for some people the reality is actually the other way around: It's how you envision the future that can make you depressed.

3 Ways to Battle Stress and Be More Productive

Kirsi Paalanen | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Kirsi Paalanen

Our body is constantly taking in "insults" -- the buzzing of our phones, text messages, a constant flood of emails or a seemingly endless to-do list. As we experience these insults repeatedly throughout the day our health and productivity are compromised.

Understanding the Real Source of Back Pain

Sonima.com | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

Back pain, and everything it represents, is nothing more than the body telling the host that he or she cannot load the spine the way the spine was designed to load in the position of the "S" curve.

Why Saying No Is an Act of Love

Jenny Florence | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenny Florence

If we are unable to say No from a position of health, then we will also be unable to say Yes from a position of health. There is a relativity of health within this balance. We need both. When we are able to embrace this dynamic fully, we can begin to navigate our lives from a position of deep internal knowing and deep internal truth.

Are You Fully Charged?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 07.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle McQuaid

After identifying and cataloguing more than 2,600 ideas for improving our daily experience, Tom Rath, a senior scientist and advisor to the Gallup Research Organization and best-selling author, has discovered there are three conditions most likely to differentiate days when you feel fully charged from typical days.

5 Keys to Real Happiness From 5 Must-Read Books

Suna Senman | Posted 07.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Suna Senman

Fairytales feed our minds with the enchanted thoughts about finding a situation where our wishes are fulfilled and we live "happily ever after." Contrary to this belief, happiness is not something to go out and find.

How to Be Mindful in the Real World

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle McQuaid

When it comes to improving our well-being, most of us think about the exercise we should be doing, the foods we should be eating and the sleep we should be getting, but have you thought about how your brain might be able to help cultivate enduring well-being?

6 Steps To Protect Yourself From Toxic Friendships

Alexandra Harra | Posted 07.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

Friendships should strengthen our peace of mind and contribute to our inner harmony. Consider taking these six steps the next time you sense toxicity brewing within a relationship and rediscover the joys of truly positive energy.

8 Incredible Affirmations for Self-Love

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Don't forget to follow through on your intentions of self-love with positive action. Take care of your body, engage in activities that revitalize you, and heed the voice of your true self.

5 Tips To Cultivate Your Intuition

Ebonie Allard | Posted 06.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Ebonie Allard

So how do we turn up the volume on our intuition and how do we know when it's good information, worth trusting and taking a punt on without reason? These are my five top tips on strengthening intuition:

Why Well-Being, Not Just GDP Growth, Should be the Goal

Douglas Beal | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Douglas Beal

Having the right goals, the right strategies, and the right policies aimed at sustainable economic development are equally -- and perhaps even more -- important than those focused on GDP.

A Practical Guide to Being Mindful

Tammy Moir | Posted 06.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tammy Moir

Connecting to the very centre of your being is the doorway into which Being Mindful is entered, and it can re energize and revitalize you in a way...

When Is Enough, Enough? And 5 Tips to Find Out

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy Gottberg

Over the weekend, Thom and I had dinner with a friend whose lifestyle changed dramatically in the last couple of years. Our friend Tami* was single ...

Eastern Wisdom Is Changing Western Corporate Practices (or, at Least It Should Be)

Lenny Sanicola | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Lenny Sanicola

From an employer standpoint, having employees ever at the ready sounds like an ideal situation; problems can get resolved with the "send" of a text or email.

How to Celebrate Your Employees and Boost Your Bottom Line. #WorkHuman

Maya Mathias | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Maya Mathias

Two of my favorite words, work and human, had been joined at the hip, pulling me into its orb, inviting me to see what unexplored online world lay behind the ad.

Pain Brings Us Closer

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 06.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I.Rimanoczy It was 5:30 a.m. when we checked our Uber app to see if there was any driver awake on a Friday morning in Gothenburg, Sweden. Th...

3 Ways To Rekindle Your Professional Passion

meQuilibrium | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Make just one aspect of your work life better, more beautiful or more interesting, and you'll gain (or regain) that sense of connection to your job. And that may be the one boost you need so that your work feels a little bit less like work. Here are three ways to start connecting now.

Spirituality: From Band-Aid to Transformation

Paula Vital | Posted 06.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Paula Vital

"Do not think the knowledge you presently possess is changeless, absolute truth. Avoid being narrow minded and bound to present views. Learn and pract...

The Zen of Silence

Kirsi Paalanen | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Kirsi Paalanen

Is silence painful to you? Does sitting alone with your own thoughts make you squirm and want to run the other way? According to a study conducted by ...