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4 Reasons Rumi Is The Inspiration For Today's Love Songs

Shahram Shiva | Posted 07.17.2015 | Arts
Shahram Shiva

In the early days when I had just started translating and interpreting the works of the iconic the 13th Century Persian poet and philosopher Rumi, I became aware of what I thought then were strange similarities between Rumi lyrics and the American blues.

Soul Evolution Principal: The Four Stages

Shahram Shiva | Posted 07.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

Change, expansion and evolution is the reality of the physical universe. Our own planet has undergone near five billion years of evolution. However,...

Ego Is Good

Shahram Shiva | Posted 07.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

There are a few common ways to control large groups of people, they include nationalism, promise of economic prosperity, spirituality and religion...

What Would Happen If You Had a Blank Canvas?

Ayelet Baron | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayelet Baron

One of the biggest shifts that is happening in our world today, and there are many, is that many people are starting to wake up to the fact that life ...

Are We All One?

Shahram Shiva | Posted 06.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

Are we really all one, as we are being reminded seemingly on daily basis? The short answer is yes and no. Yes, because if we were to look at oursel...

Yes, You Can Take It With You: Debunking Old Beliefs

Shahram Shiva | Posted 06.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

"You can't take it with you," "money is evil" and other such phrases, I believe, were invented by the ruling elite many centuries ago to create a se...

Why You Are Never Finished

Kara Post-Kennedy | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Kara Post-Kennedy

You are becoming more complete. But wonderfully, you will never be finished. Because someone and something new awaits you around each and every corner.

Some Insight Into Integrity

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 06.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

Describing someone as having integrity typically suggests that person exemplifies a life of decency and righteousness. The emotional component to our...

How to Manifest Your Vision

Shahram Shiva | Posted 05.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

The great visionary Charles Chaplin in his 1952 movie Limelight talks about the law of desire and tapping into the universal energy. He says, "Life ...

Random Evolution, Intelligent Design or Both?

Shahram Shiva | Posted 05.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

Right wing vs. left wing, Republican vs. Democrat, Intelligent Design vs. evolutionary theories, these constant battles of ideology seem to point to...

Does God Exist?

Shahram Shiva | Posted 05.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

The English term God is too vague, vastly overused and no longer represents a unified idea. If I ask a hundred people about God in Los Angeles, I mi...

The Future of Yoga: The Big Reboot

Shahram Shiva | Posted 05.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

Yoga gone mainstream is the best scenario that could have happened to our stagnate spirituality movement. Why stagnate? Because modern spirituality ...

Three Powerful Insights to Finding Fulfillment

Panache Desai | Posted 05.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Panache Desai

As human beings, we are always on a quest for fulfillment. We often hunger for a purpose or calling that will bring us into our authentic selves. We l...

Mystic Dreams

Shahram Shiva | Posted 06.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

Those of us who dream regularly and remember our dreams assume that the rest of the world also remembers theirs. However, only a percentage of the p...

Disconnected in an Overconnected World (Part 2)

Menas C. Kafatos | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Menas C. Kafatos

Not only have we become disconnected from each other, our over-connected and technologically driven culture has led us being disconnected from nature!

What Exactly Do You Mean?

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 06.14.2015 | Impact
Loolwa Khazzoom

We frequently ascribe traits to someone (violent, intelligent, cheap, successful), on the basis of something irrelevant to the matter at hand, such as ethnicity, religion, sex, or nationality -- whichever we may take issue with, for reasons of our own ignorance or unprocessed baggage.

Recognizing the Gift Each Moment Bears is a Mindfulness Practice

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

What gift has been laid at your feet today? Perhaps now would be a great time to stop, look down, and appreciate it, because as with my roses, it may not be there forever. Appreciate the gifts that life brings you in every moment. You deserve them.

Maturing Whole: The Beautiful Books of David Richo

Traci L. Slatton | Posted 04.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Traci L. Slatton

Years ago, while running an errand, I encountered a woman on the sidewalk whom I know. She and I each have reason to feel disgruntled with the other.

Vocation vs. Vacation

Zach Dean | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

I thought about what it would be like to go to work because it was my vocation. I wondered what would it be like to wake up every day and feel a strong feeling of suitability for my occupation? How would it change the way I experienced the world if instead of seeing work as a necessity.

Is Your Search for Happiness Holding You Back?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle McQuaid

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

Carolyn Gregoire

Here's Why Negative Emotions Are Good For You

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.13.2014 | Healthy Living

Between the books, seminars and blogs, the study of how to make a happy life is practically its own genre. But does all of this happiness-chasing actu...

Vive La Difference!

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Coming as close as we did to losing our marriage, we learned to truly care for and appreciate each other to a degree that we may not have experienced otherwise.

The Yoga ABCs for Love Quarrels: Or Using Yoga Off the Mat When Your Sweetheart Is Being a Jerk

Wendy Reese | Posted 11.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

What you resists persists. Same holds true for the downward spiral of an argument with your sweetheart; they are less than loving, you try to correct the course, they're a jerk again, you retort, soon the fall begins and both parties are less than loving.

Symphony of Strength

Miriam Ava | Posted 10.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Velvet, brushing against august morning air, bearing our core, Our light, inscribed in pure dunes of first soil Emerging today as you and me, us and us

'Out of Many, One'

Trey Lyon | Posted 10.01.2014 | Religion
Trey Lyon

In 1782 an act of Congress determined that the latin phrase "e pluribus unum" would become the motto of a fledgling nation.