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Why You Should Skip On Your Way To The Office This Morning

Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living

Kim Corbin is the founder of iSkip.com. Here she shares her personal GPS Guide on why it's OK to let your inner child take over from time to time, and...

10 Daily Steps to Keep Your Summer Glow

Elyssa Jakim | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Elyssa Jakim

Incorporating just one of two of these into your daily routine can add ease into your life in significant and surprising ways. Little actions such as these will smooth the stress and keep you in touch with your summer joy.

Dear Inner Child

Michelle Renee | Posted 09.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

I have been sitting at my computer for two weeks off and on searching for places to go. Yes, I am an adventurer. I love to travel, meet people, live...

It May Just Be Time to Unlock Your Inner Kid!

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 09.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

The antidote to this shame is joy, and I believe that this joy can be found in play. As we all know, joy can never be held in or tethered -- it can only live if we release it, and it is within this release that my freedom will be found.

8 Simple Ways To Tap Into Your Inner Child

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living

Remember when you were a child and everything around you was novel and beautiful, and filled you with a sense of awe? Unfortunately, the demands of ou...

Finding Self Acceptance in the Mirror of Anger, Blame or Disappointment

Julie Genovese | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Genovese

Has anyone upset you lately? When I get rattled, generally it's by folks who: 1. Blame others (and won't change themselves) 2. Judge & criticize (...

Feeling Empty and Needy? 6 Ways to Fill Up and Heal Neediness

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

If you want to move beyond emptiness and neediness, then practice these six ways of filling up. You will be amazed at the shift that occurs in your life -- both in your relationships and in your ability to manifest your dreams!

Why Divorcing a Family Member Might Be an Act of Unconditional Love

Tamara Star | Posted 02.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

If you want to change the world, if you want to love unconditionally and have compassion for others, that seed must be planted inside of yourself first.

Confronting the Loser Within

Candace Walsh | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women
Candace Walsh

I was ecstatic when I found out that it had been chosen to be a finalist in two different categories. But I almost didn't go to the New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards ceremony last Friday night. What was that all about?

8 Ways To Reconnect With Your Inner Child

Posted 10.21.2013 | 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...

On Choosing To Be Alone

Kripalu | Posted 11.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

It's easy to believe that our lives are too full for solitude. But the rewards of carving out time for yourself are great (just be careful that it doesn't feel like an obligation). Befriend yourself, and prioritize one-on-one time with that friend.

How To Bring Out Your Inner Child -- The Naughty One

Carol E Wyer | Posted 07.19.2013 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

I was brought up strictly, and told repeatedly not to 'play with your food', but now I'm officially old enough to ignore any advice from my parents, and I have decided that some of these look rather fun. Here's a few to titivate those taste buds and bring out your inner child -- the naughty one.

Your Self-Concept Is Your Destiny

Maddisen K. Krown | Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Maddisen K. Krown

The simple truth is this: Our self-concept is our destiny. So if we want to change our destiny for the better, we need to change our concept and beliefs about our selves also for the better. We always have the freedom to choose better thoughts.

Let That Inner Child Come Out to Play

Barbara Berezowski | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Barbara Berezowski

I am convinced that we all have a choice: to be positive and work through it, or not. Allowing your inner child to always shine through is a powerfully-wonderful positivity factor. Don't be afraid to be a grown up kid at times -- let your guard down and just be.

Why A Dose Of Laughter Is Your Best-Bet Prescription

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Energy comes from humor. However, each of us, even the crotchety, must locate our sense of what's funny, raucous or wry. Although jokes often elude me, I really respond to the spontaneous comedy of life itself.

GPS Guide: Peace, Pretty In Pink

Robin Hickman | Posted 11.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Robin Hickman

Twenty years ago, a divine gift touched my soul and stirred my spirit. While visiting my cousin in California, her then-6-year-old daughter Nikki and I spent a whole glorious day playing dolls.

WATCH: A Video Poem For Your Inner Child

Posted 08.09.2012 | Good News

As children, most of us want to be astronauts or presidents or ballerinas. Then, over time, we stop thinking about what we want to be and become what ...

Over the Hills and Far Away...

Denise M. Wilbanks | Posted 03.27.2012 | Home
Denise M. Wilbanks

Our culture has a way of fostering the belief that the "grass is always greener on the other side." I find it fascinating that the more we dream about what we want, the more we forget how to really dream.

Want To Feel Happier? Enjoy Childish Pleasures

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

My children make me happy for many reasons, of course. But it strikes me that one reason they make me happy is they encourage me to engage more deeply with the physical world.

Holiday Shopping for Your Inner Child

Carol Smaldino | Posted 02.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Carol Smaldino

For those of us who are both afflicted and blessed by the tendency to feel deeply about people and things, we may find ourselves very conflicted about the flurry of expectations for us to spend money and experience joy for the "holidays."

Who Is Responsible for Your Feelings?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

If you pay careful attention to your emotions, you will discover, in your relationships with others, that it is often not another's behavior that is creating your misery or your inner peace or joy, but rather your own responses.

Nurturing Your Inner Adult

John Duffy, Psy.D. | Posted 01.11.2012 | Parents
John Duffy, Psy.D.

I pose this challenge to anyone engaged in the lifelong process of nurturing the inner child: nurture your inner adult. Allow yourself to revisit the past. Process the pain. And then get a life.

Why Good Women Date Bad Guys

Toni Nagy | Posted 12.05.2011 | Women
Toni Nagy

One of the unexplainable mysteries of life, like what happens when we die, or what gluten is made of, is why perfectly nice women like bad guys. It is...

It's All Happening at the Zoo

Michael J. McCarthy | Posted 06.04.2011 | Denver
Michael J. McCarthy

I went to the Denver Zoo recently to reflect. Quite often, a change of scenery helps give me a fresh perspective.

Finding Your Inner Artist

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Sophia Mohr

Creating is delightful, fun and calming. It is spiritual, healing and transformative. Finding your creativity will help your physical health as well as make you a kinder, more generous person.