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Inner Peace

"Things" May Not Change in 2015, But...

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 12.26.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

At that point, I was moved to share one of my favorite sayings with her: "Things don't change, we do. With that in mind, always remember, wherever you go, there you are!"

How to Tap Into Inner Clarity for Your 2015 Vision

Kerry Vollherbst | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Kerry Vollherbst

Once you see where you're shape-shifting to satisfy your ideas about other peoples' desires, you get the awareness that your reality is made up of choices that you are making, not someone else. The beautiful, liberating news is that you are free to choose again.

Morality and Relationships

Sriya Chakravarti | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Sriya Chakravarti

Aristotle said, "Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods." Good relationships are key to living through an excell...

4 Powerful Mindset Shifts to Start Using Today

Elyse Gorman | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

If you're always focused on problems, fears and all the things that could go wrong, problems and misfortunes are exactly what you'll find. If you're predominantly focused on simply joys, love, kindness and beauty in the world, blessings and goodness are exactly what you'll find.

Open Secret

Paula Vital | Posted 12.10.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Paula Vital

As I continue my path of self-discovery, I would love to share it with you. Most of all, I offer you my hand as you set upon your own path. It will be a challenging ride, but the best adventure of your life.

5 Habits That Will Boost Your Happiness and Inner Peace

Elyse Gorman | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Set your soul free by adopting these five habits; they are the building blocks of happiness and greater inner peace.

Here We Go Again. From Fear to Love?

Sister Jenna | Posted 12.01.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Sister Jenna

The peace found deep within would be worth the attempt to move our comforts of fear to love, and loving each other the same, not only those who agree with our side of the story.

How My Wake-Up Call Helped Me Discover My Inner GPS

Stephanie Harrison | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Harrison

Something called for me to turn inward. I started to meditate and was immediately presented with what felt like every feeling I had suppressed over the past few years, every emotion that I had pushed aside, and every need that I had neglected.

5 Pillars of a Joyful Life

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Ground yourself in these five foundations that will elevate your life to its joyful peak. Apply them in your relationships with others and yourself, in your career, and in your everyday life to satisfy your soul:

Start Where You Are

Sister Jenna | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

Do you ever look into the future by starting with where you are? There's a saying, "As it is for you right now, well that's your tomorrow." This is...

Make Everything More Fun!

Erin Cox | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

From the monotonous routine of maintaining a home, to your workouts, parenting, and your work life, this question can be transformational.

6 Powerful Things to Say (and Never Say) to Your Partner

Alexandra Harra | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

If we're too quick to speak under the influence of emotion and indifferent to what we say, we may soon see the threads of our loving bond loosen. Bear in mind these six verbal principles to solidify your relationship through the power of your language.

Destressing During the Holidays Couldn't Be Simpler

Don Joseph Goewey | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Don Joseph Goewey

Here are 10 simple qualities of peace displayed in gray boxes. Directly below each box is a simple approach to achieving each quality. Look them over and choose the ones that speak to you and your situation, then turn it into a daily practice.

Taking Yoga to Government

Sister Jenna | Posted 11.18.2014 | World
Sister Jenna

I wonder if world leaders observing this call to greater awareness are also waking up to a new dimension of leadership, for both themselves and those they've been tasked with leading.

Get Your Sh*# Together When Everything Is Falling Apart

Erin Cox | Posted 11.16.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Erin Cox

The other morning was a hilarious train wreck. I started my day with deliberate calm by getting myself completely up and in my workout clothes, applying a little makeup, and spending a good 40-minutes in meditation and prayer. It was going to be a day of flow and ease!

The Good Life

Don Joseph Goewey | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Don Joseph Goewey

The truth is we end stress in the present moment--right here, right now--not once and for all. We either end stress by choosing to be undaunted and at peace the moment a stressor raises its head ... or we don't. Peace is the polar opposite of stress and anxiety.

Elephant Ropes: Our Continuing Attachment to Fear

Peter Himmelman | Posted 11.05.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Peter Himmelman

In India, elephant handlers often train baby elephants to be submissive by chaining them to a post. They'll fight with all their will to break free. D...

5 Simple Steps To Inner Peace

Posted 10.30.2014 | Healthy Living

Suzanne Heyn is a freelance writer and yogi. In her GPS Guide below, she shares her personal steps to reach peace. After years of struggling with d...

The Importance of Meditation for Parents of Children With Special Needs or Challenges

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

On my end, I've written that my meditation practice has been my "saving grace." Okay, if I am going to be honest... it is stronger than that. It has saved my life. With my daughter, I probably would have lingered in a consistent state of depression. I've had bouts, but with my practice I could always get out of it.

Falling in Love With Your Dark Side

Genavieve Shingle | Posted 12.27.2014 | Women
Genavieve Shingle

I was a nationally competitive gymnast for 15 years, and when you are performing half-naked in a leotard in front of thousands of people live and on TV, of course you want to come off as perfect.

5 Ways to Find Your Authentic Self

Alexandra Harra | Posted 12.23.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Alexandra Harra

Influences from the outside world can easily nudge us away from our authentic being. But if we dig through our sophisticated, inner layers, we can unearth our truest self and allow it to guide us graciously through every one of life's twists and turns.

The Only Way to Peace Is Love: Why War Won't End the Conflict

Melanie Sievernich | Posted 12.22.2014 | Impact
Melanie Sievernich

Fear is purely a survival mode; some may defend it as survival instinct. But we didn't come here to survive. Survival isn't good enough. We came here to live and to live fully. All else is a degradation of our own worthiness and defamation towards life itself.

A Richer Inner Life

Christine Deakers | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Deakers

There are periods where you become unaware of what brings you the most joy, or what makes you feel most filled up because there are the trivial and no...

Knowing When to Hold On and Knowing When to Let Go

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

The Wisdom of the Sacred Continuum "To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven." -- Ecclesiastes 3:1 MacDoodle...

The Warrior and the Butterfly: A Stranger Reminds Me Who I Am

Darah Zeledon | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Darah Zeledon

Releasing our inner butterfly isn't easy. It takes guts and grit. It also takes confidence and honesty, and requires a willingness to listen to the quiet longings of the heart. And once enlightened, it's up to us to take action toward the rediscovery of our true self.