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He Saved My Brother From Drowning

Anonymous Thank Yous | Posted 08.19.2014 | Good News
Anonymous Thank Yous

On a summer day very much like today several years ago I found myself swimming with friends at my neighbor's pool. The day was decidedly ordinary. We swam almost every day in the summer.

The Delights of Our Lives

Miriam Ava | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

We're swimming, breathing, being in delight. We meet people we admire; we brush space with strangers who grow into friends; we revel in the things...

Honor Your Elimination

Miriam Ava | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Every princess pees and poops several times every day, if her digestive tract is healthy. So why are we being uptight about our needs? Society and ...

The Best Time of Your Life Is... Now

Matt Richardson | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Matt Richardson

We look forward toward possibility and freedom and then backwards towards opportunities mishandled. Only in those rare blissful instances where we are totally present and grateful, when everything comes perfectly together, do we acknowledge that now is the best time of our lives.

More Than Just Customer Service

Anonymous Thank Yous | Posted 07.10.2014 | Good News
Anonymous Thank Yous

I was walking home a little while ago on the Upper West Side around midnight when I caught my shoe on a sidewalk crack just as I tried to dart across a street before the traffic light changed.

3 Ways to Get Everything You Want

Matt Richardson | Posted 07.09.2014 | Good News
Matt Richardson

Barring a few outliers, we have everything we could ever ask for or imagine... it is just a matter of perspective and gratitude.

Shake the Excess

Pamela Brill | Posted 07.08.2014 | Parents
Pamela Brill

When you have kids, vacations are redefined. They are time away from home. Which is also a beautiful thing. Just different. And not a vacation.

5 Stories That Will Make You Smile

Anonymous Thank Yous | Posted 07.02.2014 | Good News
Anonymous Thank Yous

While hiking in Muir woods a car suddenly drove off the road into a river. Immediately 3 separate groups of strangers stopped and began sprinting to the scene.

He Passed It Over and Over Again

Anonymous Thank Yous | Posted 06.24.2014 | Good News
Anonymous Thank Yous

My 15-year-old son was on a community basketball team along with many other boys his age. On this team of teenage boys was one special needs boy the team all loved. This boy had a signature spot where he would go stand and the team would pass him the ball.

Lights Go on Part XX: Grateful

Thomas Bähler | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

a place I live a place I love a place I visit sometimes when I don't feel like it like a party I don't really want to go to when I arrive I rem...

She Irritated Me In Every Way

Anonymous Thank Yous | Posted 08.20.2014 | Impact
Anonymous Thank Yous

A few weeks ago I was sitting in line at a drive-up waiting to order breakfast. I was running late and was irritated at the world for my tardiness....

A Sandy Situation

Anonymous Thank Yous | Posted 08.19.2014 | Good News
Anonymous Thank Yous

A few weeks ago I was on a long drive home and I got stuck on the freeway in traffic, in the middle of the Nevada desert. What happened next was enough to restore my faith in humanity.

On Fighting for Your Healthy Self

Christina Grasso | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Christina Grasso

A person's "realness" does not necessarily increase with his or her number of curves, and similarly their power and worth do not increase with degree of thinness. Realness comes from being comfortable in one's own skin and creating a life worth living.

10 People You Should Send a Thank-You Note To

Matt Richardson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Matt Richardson

There is a reason nearly everyone keeps the handwritten notes they've received in a shoebox or a special drawer in their desk. Have you ever heard of a shoebox that contains printed out thank-you emails? E-cards? I haven't.

The Simple Things That Can Brighten Your Whole Day

Posted 05.22.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

How to Date the Muse: 5 Steps to Enduring Creativity

Miriam Ava | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

The muse loves a life devoted to honoring your true self. She wants you to become who you are. She wants you to feel good. And when you feel good she'll want to hang out with you often.

It's My Birthday, And I'm Really Grateful I Made It To 23

Isaac Saul | Posted 07.14.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Isaac Saul

Gratitude is a tricky thing; to discuss it means to talk about the things you have, or the things you're happy about. To do that means being able to walk the fine line between boasting and exaggeration and humility and sincerity.

What's Great About Kids Today

Colleen Turner | Posted 07.14.2014 | Fifty
Colleen Turner

Bullying behaviors do not last long when a child's peer group appreciates the importance of respecting themselves and others

Being Human

Christine Hoh | Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Hoh

Natural disasters, accidents, unexpected death, illnesses and financial loss: these are merely only few things that can cause you pain. Recently, some...

7 Things You Should Stop Doing Today

Jay Platt | Posted 05.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Jay Platt

What's an askhole, you ask? It's a word that's come up recently to describe someone who ask for your advice but never follows through on it. That in itself is aggravating enough, and you shouldn't do it.

Happy Birthday Letter to My 27-Year-Old Self

Amanda Slavin | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Slavin

Be grateful for all of the things you have always hated about yourself and recognize they are now things you have learned to love and appreciate. Be grateful for the life experiences that have paved the way for you to know who you are and who you are not.

11 Ways To Teach Your Kids True Gratitude

Andrea Reiser | Posted 04.07.2014 | Parents
Andrea Reiser

Teaching our kids to say "thank you" is important, but truly instilling a sense of gratitude in them is another matter entirely. Gratitude goes beyond good manners -- it's a mindset and a lifestyle.

Permission to Be Ungrateful

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 02.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Feeling discontent, miserable or "ungrateful," despite knowing that you're lucky or blessed... there's nothing wrong with it! In fact, you should be thrilled that your inner guidance system, your intuition, knows that you're not living the life you're meant to live.

8 Days of Thanksgivvukah in Picture Quotes: Day #4

Alona Elkayam | Posted 02.01.2014 | Style
Alona Elkayam

This is Day 4 in my 8 Days of Thankgivvukah -- what I am grateful and ungrateful for in picture quotes. Day 4: The French Manicure Amidst the "in...

An Attitude of Gratitude

James Van Praagh | Posted 01.30.2014 | Healthy Living
James Van Praagh

How can you grow by incorporating gratitude into your daily agenda? First, it enables you to acknowledge the positive aspects of your life, whether it is friends, material goods or even opportunities to view something from a different point of view. It can assist you in putting things in perspective.