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Soul-Talk: What Would You Like More Of In 2013?

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.17.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Russell Bishop

The secret in all of this has less to do with getting it all right before you set out on your journey and more to do with paying attention to your experience along the way.

Soul-Talk: What Is The Power Within You?

Russell Bishop | Posted 12.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Unless you are the quintessential fear-motivated person, harping on how bad something is will not move you very far in terms of taking positive action. This is where the power within comes into play.

Soul-Talk: Are You Perpetuating Your Own Troubles?

Russell Bishop | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

The moment you accept responsibility for your reactions to anything that is happening around you, you have no way back. The moment you recognize that you are the one choosing your reactions, the blame and complain game ceases to have power over you.

Soul-Talk: Want More Joy In Your Life?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Are you expecting any joy in your life today? If so, you may be setting yourself up for disappointment. However, if you can shift your attitude to one of anticipating joy, you may find that you are on a better road toward experiencing more of what you seek in life.

Soul-Talk: Who Do You Hate?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Taking the time to really get to know someone else seems to be an increasingly lost art. Too often we settle for knowing something about the person, rather than actually getting to know the person he really is inside.

Soul-Talk: Are You Masquerading As Someone Who Cares?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

If you access your natural intelligence, you will use your upset or negative feelings not as something to direct toward another, but as a signpost that you still have some kind of unresolved personal issue that needs your attention.

Soul-Talk: How To Find Perfection In Rejection

Russell Bishop | Posted 10.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Most people think acceptance has something to do with liking your circumstances. In truth, acceptance merely means recognizing the obvious, cooperating with the reality of it, and finding ways to move forward in spite of the situation.

Soul-Talk: Politics -- Is There A Way Past Blame And Upset?

Russell Bishop | Posted 10.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

At both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, The Huffington Post will again sponsor The Oasis, a sanctuary from the madness where delegates and journalists can take a break from the stress and rigors of political angst.

Soul-Talk: How To Avoid Any More Secret Hurts

Russell Bishop | Posted 10.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

When I can hold the difference in my consciousness, when I can recognize the Divine in the other as independent from the choices the personality might make, I find my life is easier, characterized by more grace, acceptance and loving.

Soul-Talk: How To Heal Your Secret Hurt

Russell Bishop | Posted 10.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

If you have ever trampled all over someone, either intentionally or unintentionally, and later regretted your actions, then perhaps you understand the value of forgiveness.

Soul-Talk: I'm Upset Because...

Russell Bishop | Posted 09.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Blaming others for being upset seems about as normal as the sun coming up in the morning. However, if you are willing to look, and to look deeply, you just might find that upset carries with it a blessing, a signpost pointing toward your next life lessons of self-improvement.

Soul-Talk: Are You Suffering Unnecessarily?

Russell Bishop | Posted 09.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Don't let anyone judge you for your past, least of all yourself. You may have made choices, even right up to today, that have led to needless suffering. All that is in the past if you choose to respond differently today.

Soul-Talk: Acceptance -- How To Expand In The Face Of Your Fears

Russell Bishop | Posted 09.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

The first rule of overcoming any kind of adversity or fear that comes upon you is acceptance. Acceptance does not mean liking what has happened or entering into some kind of Pollyanna-like pretense that all is well.

Soul-Talk: Are You Captain Of Your Ship Or Just Shipwrecked?

Russell Bishop | Posted 09.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Listen closely and you will become captain of your ship, master of your destiny. Turn a deaf ear to that quiet inner voice of your soul, and you may wind up shipwrecked instead.

Soul-Talk: What To Do When Negativity Attacks

Russell Bishop | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Everyday, run-of-the-mill negativity abounds, from greed and corruption to negative emotions, judgments, and plain old nastiness. And yet some part of us keeps on getting up one more time than we stumble and fall.

Soul-Talk: Are You Self-Actualizing Or Just Self-Conceptualizing?

Russell Bishop | Posted 08.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Who you truly are requires nothing abstract, nothing conceived in your mind. Rather, who you truly are stems from your depth of being, from your soul.

Soul-Talk: How To Rise Above Your Negative Emotions

Russell Bishop | Posted 08.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

What's the alternative when your negative emotions take center stage? The simple answer is to use them to get back on course.

Soul-Talk: Let Go Of Toxicity And Restore Balance To Your Life

Russell Bishop | Posted 07.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

After sharing with Chan Luu the work we are doing to create our GPS for the Soul app and go-to-guide for getting back on course when stress overtakes us, I asked her to share how she manages to keep herself in balance.

Soul-Talk: Are You Using Your Life's Energy To Expand Or Contract?

Russell Bishop | Posted 07.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

This week, I want to examine an apparently-small pebble that is actually the biggest rock you have in your rock pile -- the energy you have with which to live your life.

Soul-Talk: Are You Shortchanging Who You Truly Are?

Russell Bishop | Posted 06.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Living in a world of always connected but never connected has become an epidemic form of reality out there. Anxiety and stress seem to be rising everywhere, and yet most people are responding as though there's no choice.

Soul-Talk: Got Stress? Wake Up To Your Soul

Russell Bishop | Posted 06.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Just as a GPS system in a car helps recalculate your route, GPS for the Soul will help you notice when you've gone off-course. And it will provide instant, on-demand feedback to help you course-correct.

Soul-Talk: The Myth Of The Spiritual Path

Russell Bishop | Posted 06.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

The problem with the spiritual path is that there is no path to spirit because there is nowhere to go. You're already there but may not have yet awakened to that fact.

Soul-Talk: Are You Playing The Lottery Or Just Playing The Fool?

Russell Bishop | Posted 06.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

The difference between Mega Millions and every day fool's bets is that someone actually does win the lottery. Fools bet regularly and never win at all in the game of life.

Soul-Talk: Isn't It Time You Let Your Soul Soar?

Russell Bishop | Posted 05.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Who you truly are is alive and well deep within your heart. All you need to do is listen past the noise of the world, past the noise of your own self-critical mind. If you do, you will notice the quiet voice of your soul encouraging you to step into a brighter reality.

Soul-Talk: Is That A Coffin You Are Living In?

Russell Bishop | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

By choosing to make even one microscopic change today, and another tomorrow, it won't be long until you notice that those minor improvements have actually begun to add up.