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Inner Voice

8 Things Guaranteed to Happen to You in the New Year

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Enjoy the awesome stuff and make the most of it. And when the not-so-awesome stuff comes your way... allow it to happen, do your best to stay calm, deal with it, and know that it's on its way out, too.

When Stupid, Ugly Numbers Freak You Out

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

So I got my credit card statement yesterday. Immediately my heartbeat picked up speed. After all, my spending has been a bit... shall we say... activ...

Kick Resistance in the Ass: 5 Things I Learned to Create My Legacy

Laura Aiisha | Posted 12.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Aiisha

Standing up courageously in the face of fear, doubt, resistance, nerves and old limiting stories is by far one of the most dynamic and courageous human experiences I can think of.

How to Like Your Life More

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

It's up to us to remember why it excited us, and to ask ourselves if it still does. It's up to us to ask ourselves how we can make it fun again, perhaps in a new way. And then it's up to us to do it.

5 Steps to Soulful Self-Love

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 11.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mckown

We keep hearing about self-love and how to nurture and care for ourselves. Self-love is pretty straight forward. It is about taking care of our bodies and mind through time and practices of self-care.

3 Steps to Experience the Perfect Imperfect Moment

Lisa Firestone | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Life is too precious to waste it lost in our heads, evaluating ourselves, one step removed from our own experience. We can more fully live our life by paying attention to our senses and being willing to feel what we are actually experiencing at any given moment in time.

The Seemingly-Virtuous, Often-Dangerous Word We All Use

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

I'll get all set and all comfy... and then that bright, glaring sunshine busts through the curtains, makes its way across the floor and lands squarely on my conscience, convincing me that I'm lazy for not basking in it.

I Now Pronounce You Happy

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

The good news is that not every unexpected experience has been about escaping death. Instead, several have brought unexpected lessons for a happier life. Three recent lessons have proven themselves to be particularly happiness-building. I present them to you now..

4 Ways To Tell If The Voice In Your Head Is Worth Listening To

OWN | Posted 10.08.2014 | OWN

Every so often, an inner voice emerges from the depths and speaks to us with a force we can't help but hear. The voice is always persistent -- but is ...

Seize the Day: Make Your Lives Extraordinary

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 10.15.2014 | 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 09.30.2014 | 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 09.24.2014 | 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.