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30 Lessons I've Learned In 30 Years

Nadia Felsch | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Nadia Felsch

My healthy observations over the past 30 years of life. About your body, eating, work and living your dreams. Some I practice daily and others I've only recently discovered. I'm certainly no saint, though I've learned a thing or two...

Keep Calm And Accomplish Your Goals

Suza Scalora | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Suza Scalora

In this video, Eckhart Tolle explains how enjoying or accepting the present moment is more important than the expectations of achieving our goals....

What You Want Wants You Too!

Tiffany O. Silver | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Tiffany O. Silver

Being human is an always expanding evolutionary journey that we all can experience -- but the true gift, at the heart of everything, is the ability to simply be.

Never Saw a Fat Man Over 70

Jim Fannin | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jim Fannin

The weather in most of the country has turned warm and even hot in some places. Yesterday I was walking for some "cooped up, crazy and need to get out...

Mindfulness for Teachers -- Considering Teachers' Social and Emotional Well-Being

Elizabeth Frias, PhD | Posted 08.24.2015 | Education
Elizabeth Frias, PhD

As a teacher educator, I am privileged with the opportunity to visit a variety of schools across the Phoenix area. Unfortunately, what I observe throughout many of these schools worries me. I see a lot of stressed teachers and at times, some extremely unhappy ones.

Sorry, I Didn't Mean to Doze Off

Lenny Sanicola | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
Lenny Sanicola

The bottom line is that most people aren't getting enough sleep, and lack of quality sleep costs businesses directly through lost productivity.

Are Your 'Shoulds' Really Helping You?

Nancy Colier | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Each time you hear yourself saying or thinking what "should" be happening, flip it around and ask the question, what is happening? Drop your fight with reality, your narrative about what "should" be, and you'll discover that reality, unburdened by your opposition, is a lot different than you think. The surest way to find peace is not to win the war, but to stop the fighting.

19 Reasons Why Cycling Is the Best Exercise

Glenn Riseley | Posted 08.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Glenn Riseley

I shouldn't be surprised of course, because there are very good physical, mental, social and environmental reasons why cycling has grown in popularity. Here's what I've noticed so far about cycling:

Can Children's Books Improve Society? A Look at Beyond the Laces

Suna Senman | Posted 08.14.2015 | Books
Suna Senman

The rhyming picture book shows a sick boy watching his friends play football in the street through his bedroom window. The story progresses through how the parents try to give the boy hope and courage by connecting him with his love for football.

My Resilient State -- Resilience Is the Answer to Our Increasingly Stressful Lives

Pioneers for Change | Posted 08.13.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

I think it's fair to say that I've had my share of knocks over the years. Falling out with my boss despite being recognised as a talented individual in my field, started the ball rolling. But what then followed was a cascade of life-changing heartbreaks.

Two Traits That Predict Happiness

Eric Fluckey | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Eric Fluckey

Happiness is important to us as individuals and society as a whole. While finding out which traits can predict levels of happiness is a fun exercise, maybe there's a bigger lesson to be learned.

Advice From a Recovered Happiness Junkie

Dr. Andra Brosh | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andra Brosh

Over time I started to see the effects of chasing after something so irregularly unattainable and unsustainable. My moods were erratic with lots of highs and lows, I felt discouraged and adrift a lot of the time, and I was often filled with envy when it seemed like everyone else in the world had figured out the happiness secret except me.

How Top Companies Are Engaging Employees in Their Wellness Program

Kirsi Paalanen | Posted 08.07.2015 | Business
Kirsi Paalanen

When diving in a little deeper with a client of mine, I found the top reasons why their employees did not engage and were not achieving their health goals. The first was that they did not have time. Second, they were too stressed out at work.

What Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Do At Night. Who Would Have Thought?

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 08.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dragos Bratasanu

I just attended a night-long conversation with Salim Ismail, the former VP of Yahoo! and currently Global Ambassador for Singularity University. Salim...

Labour of Love

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 08.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

Single friends are fabulous. Although I'd rather refer to them as people on relationship sabbaticals because no one is ever really 'single'. These lov...

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 | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living

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.