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Inner Voice

Seize the Day: Make Your Lives Extraordinary

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 08.15.2014 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

A listener, a helper, an empathic and caring friend, always available for us, a smile on our everyday life, a huge smile hiding a deep sadness. That no one could help.

Finding Your Inner Voice

Osi Mizrahi | Posted 07.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Osi Mizrahi

I feel very strongly that we all reach a time in our lives when teachers cannot lead the way. When we look outside of ourselves for support, we will not always find it. It is during these times that we must look deep inside of ourselves to find the support we are seeking.

When I Took Off My Rose-Colored Glasses

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Buckstaff

I learned a lot from having a rose beside me all week. I made time to see the good in life. I remembered that I have thorns and to use them when needed. And I told myself again and again that it is my job to stand tall in the light.

The 'Roommate' in Your Head

Alex Kip | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Alex Kip

When we think that this inner voice is us, all we're hearing is negative things over and over again on repeat, then suddenly we think we're a worthless person incapable of achieving anything. Not only that, but when this voice runs our life, we're not even living in this world.

When You Have to Stand Up

Robin Korth | Posted 03.31.2014 | Religion
Robin Korth

How could an innocent baby be held accountable for the actions -- or lack of actions -- of some stupid adult? There was some mistake. Nervously I stood and I asked, "Sister, are you sure this is right? I know God wouldn't do this."

Insights From a Stranger

Mary Pritchard | Posted 12.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

I am trying to find balance -- a way to honor my obligations while still living as much of the time as I can by my intuition.

How to Listen to Your Own Voice Above All the Criticism

Erika Nicole Finn | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Erika Nicole Finn

Have you ever let the judgment of others affect your confidence in your decisions and throw you off track? Here's some thoughts on what to do if this ever happens to you.

Love Yourself Before All the Rest

Anita Moorjani | Posted 10.20.2013 | Women
Anita Moorjani

Many of us are taught from a young age to "love our neighbors as we love ourselves." But learning to love others begins with learning to love ourselves unconditionally first. This seems to be a well-kept secret, which no one taught me as I was growing up.

WATCH: How To Silence That Nagging Voice In Your Head

OWN | Posted 09.05.2013 | OWN

Michael Singer, spiritual teacher and author of the best-selling book The Untethered Soul, has written frankly and profoundly on the idea of living a ...

On The Power Of Choosing Your Thoughts

Lisa Firestone | Posted 10.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

When we learn mindfulness, we gain the power of familiarizing ourselves with our thoughts and our patterns. We can get to know our critical inner voices, and we can start to recognize when these cruel thoughts start to surface.

Why You Should Always Trust Your Gut

Jennifer Grace | Posted 08.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Grace

We often hear competing advice from our own inner voice, too. We might hear "Follow your heart; go for it!" one moment and "Don't be a fool; that's too risky and you'll never succeed" the next.

Why Everything You Know About Yourself Is Wrong

Robert Fuller | Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

While we all casually refer to our self, no one knows quite what that self is. Nothing is so close at hand yet hard to grasp as selfhood.

Mining for Meaning

Donna Henes | Posted 07.31.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Donna Henes

It always comes down to the same necessity: go deep enough and there is a bedrock of truth, however hard. -May Sarton The shamanic assumption from...

What I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Parenting: Missteps On The Path Of Spiritual Growth

Aryeh Ben David | Posted 07.21.2013 | Religion
Aryeh Ben David

My father had never apologized to me. I am certain that my grandfather had never apologized to my father. Was there some wise tradition of not apologizing that I was supposed to know?

Why We Need Rituals in Our Lives

Donna Henes | Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

When we set aside the quality time and claim the psychic space for ceremony, when we assume the authority to do so, we are able to transform our perceptions, our perspectives, our experiences, and in the process, our reality.

Can You Trust Yourself?

Judith Johnson | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

I believe that the ultimate gamble with the greatest potential gain in life is to trust yourself and that in so doing, you gain a level of freedom, authenticity, and peace that is unreachable any other way.

'I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing'

Christi Guthrie | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Christi Guthrie

Whether we are loud-mouthed or shy, extroverts or introverts, whether we have an inept ability to communicate thoughts, ideas and emotions or not, we all have a voice inside of us.

A Formula For Trusting Your Inuition

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Intuition offers a direct line to your life force, and also, as I experience it, to a divine intelligence. We can't afford to remain deaf to intuition's messages. Its expertise is energy; its job is to know every nuance of what makes you tick.

We Are What We Think

Jennifer Rosen | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Rosen

Whether self or externally generated, our thoughts set the stage for how we feel, perceive, act, and react. When a thought makes itself at home in our brains, it prompts the formation of neural pathways that prove highly resistant to change.

5 Questions That Will Lead You to a Better Year

Lisa Firestone | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

New Year's tends to be a time of looking forward. Yet, in our effort to set goals for the future, it's meaningful to reflect on the past year and make sense of what our experiences have meant to us. What can they teach us?

Trust Your Inner Voice

Mike Kravinsky | Posted 01.29.2013 | Fifty
Mike Kravinsky

As I've gotten older, I've become more confident in my decision-making process. By the way, that's not arrogance.

8 Times You're DEFINITELY Right

Posted 05.15.2014 | OWN

By Leigh Newman Sometimes, irrational and even nonsensical actions add a dose of delight. Here's how to -- poof -- create some for the people you l...

How To Access Your Own Inner Wisdom

Posted 11.07.2012 | OWN

By Martha Beck Martha Beck explains how to ignore the racket and understand how you really feel. This very day, two individuals are vying to b...

Moon Struck!

Donna Henes | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

I was 10 years old when the moon first beckoned to me. The call came in the guise of a homework assignment. Miss Lusk, my much-loved fourth grade teacher, told us one propitious day to go home and compose a poem.

The Most Silent Voice Is the One That Yells the Loudest: Unearthing the Spirit Within

Raymond Torres | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Raymond Torres

To truly exercise our most sacred ideals of "life and liberty" we must first be responsible to internally lay hold of who we are and not constantly live to appease other people's expectations or reactions of us.