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Springtime Pairings to Enhance Your Day

Rupa Mehta | Posted 04.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

A wet day pairs with creativity, a cold day comes with drive and productivity, and a warm day encourages reflection and growth, but any day can be paired with a bit of sun -- an opportunity to say thank you and feel joy.

Inspiration Campaign: You Are Amazing

Veronica Rae | Posted 04.16.2014 | Impact
Veronica Rae

When was the last time you were reminded that you are amazing? When was the last time you were reminded that you are powerful and capable of more than you've been told?

World's Best GPS System: Gratitude, Positivity and Sensitivity

Dr. Michael R. Mantell | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael R. Mantell

My car has a world-class GPS system in it. It's a genuine, high-tech, (the kind I need our 13-year-old to explain), sure-to-get-me-where-I-want-to-go virtual assistant that guides me in my travels. Only problem is, I said I wanted to get to "happiness," and it was stymied.

I Want to Die Smiling

Danielle Posa | Posted 04.08.2014 | Women
Danielle Posa

When I tell people I had cancer, they usually feel bad for me. Yet, I feel that I'm lucky because the fragility of life has been woven into the fabric of my being.

Where Does the Spotlight of Your Leadership Attention Shine?

Jennifer V. Miller | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business
Jennifer V. Miller

As a leader, where do you focus your attention? If you said something like, "I fix problems" or "I help people improve," you'd be like countless other leaders across the globe, primed to "close the gap" or strive for "relentless improvement."

Spring Into Spring! 4 Ways to Jumpstart The Season

Rupa Mehta | Posted 03.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

If Mother Nature takes some time to transition from the blustery winter to the sunny spring, why don't we give ourselves a similar mental/physical shift? If you're like me, feeling a little stuck from the cold, grey season, you might need a real push to actually make your spring... spring!

24 Daily Moments of Happiness

Shannon Oliver | Posted 03.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Shannon Oliver

8. The hilarious text your friend sends you. Maybe it's a dream she had about you. Maybe it's a really ugly picture of her face. Maybe it's the poop emoji. I hope you have friends like mine, or else this could sound weird.

The Magic Mirror's Recipe for Laughing at Yourself

Emma Brodie | Posted 03.13.2014 | Women
Emma Brodie

When sh*t hits the fan, it can feel unfair and brutal and sometimes the only thing you can do to fight back is to keep smiling.

7 Reasons Why Likeable People Succeed

Susie Moore | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

It does not matter how smart, experienced, educated or hard working you are. Likeable people are more fun to work with, inspire loyalty amongst their peers and are "lighter to lift" within any team or organization. Here are seven reasons likeable people succeed.

7 Things You Should Stop Doing Today

Jay Platt | Posted 03.04.2014 | 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.

50 (More) Inspiring Children's Books With A Positive Message

Julie Handler | Posted 04.21.2014 | Parents
Julie Handler

When we expose our kids to a variety of positive and inspirational content early and on a regular basis, we can make a profound difference in their lives and help encourage a growth mindset.

Don't Let Go of God

Rabbi Aaron Alexander | Posted 04.14.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Aaron Alexander

It's a stunning message. No matter how small or insignificant you may perceive yourself to be, and no matter how often others may cause you to feel this way... you matter. You are essential. You can change the world. Don't let go until you do.

Love Your Life This Valentine's Day

Jon Sundt | Posted 04.12.2014 | Impact
Jon Sundt

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and you know what that means -- love is in the air. But instead of writing about romance, chocolate, red ro...

Bend, Not Break: 9 Powerful Traits of Resilient People

Faisal Hoque | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity, bending like bamboo instead of breaking. They possess a set of powerful traits.

What Helped Me Get Through Cancer, From Scott Hamilton (VIDEO)

Posted 02.03.2014 | MarloThomas

Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton has an incredible story to share about his victory over cancer. When it comes to getting through the tough times,...

Can You Touch Your Thoughts?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

This is not a way we are accustomed to thinking, but being able to distinguish that the thoughts you are having are simply thoughts, and not real, can work wonders for your mood!

10 Tips To Lighten Up And Laugh

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News Some research indicates that the benefits of laughter go well beyond the ever-important fun factor. Laughter may be...

LOOK: The Power Of Perspective

Posted 12.12.2013 | 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...

3 Truths That Will Instantly Make Your Day Better

Bob Miglani | Posted 01.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Bob Miglani

From the moment we get up in the morning to the moment we hit the bed at night, there's something about the months of fall that make our day feel overwhelming.

A Rap on Gratitude

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Debbie Gisonni

The holiday season is a time for good cheer and gratitude. Here's a poem that will keep gratitude in your heart all year round. Have fun reciting or rapping it with your Thanksgiving guests: Gratitude is the attitude to exude, when you want to brood.

Happiness No Matter What

Sandra Fecht | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Sandra Fecht

This is about being able to sail your unique, personal ship of life through the roughest storms and come through to a safe harbor. It is all about learning how to navigate the rough waters and enjoying the storms as much as the calm.

The World Is a Better Place Than You Think

Jurriaan Kamp | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Jurriaan Kamp

if you want to embrace optimism as your strategy for health, happiness and success -- and you should because there's not a more efficient one -- I suggest you turn away your newspapers and turn off your television.

5 Mistakes You're Probably Making Before 9 A.M.

Pamela Johnston | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Pamela Johnston

Society has somehow accepted that it's okay to grunt, stumble and bitch our way through the start of every day. And so we do. What we don't realize is it's not just our bodies but our souls as well that need sustenance for a long day ahead.

Dick Cheney Got a New Heart and Much More

Lolly Daskal | Posted 12.24.2013 | Business
Lolly Daskal

Getting a new heart means getting much more than an organ that pumps blood through our arteries -- it is getting a whole new system that communicates with our brain, a whole new set of principles and meaning.

The One Trick That Can Make You Extremely Successful

Posted 10.17.2013 | Books

The following is an excerpt from Daniel Goleman's new book, "Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence." Here’s a question: If everything worked out...