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Passing Forward the Happiness in Your Pocket

bLife | Posted 03.11.2013 | GPS for the Soul

Above all, GPS for the Soul is a vehicle for change in the world, a material manifestation of the tight fabric that weaves all of us together to become personal ambassadors of positive change -- it is a vehicle of love.

LOOK: How Stress Affects The Body

HeartMath LLC | Posted 03.11.2013 | GPS for the Soul
HeartMath LLC

Ever wonder the kinds of effects stress can have on the body and your everyday life? Stress is recognized by many as the No.1 proxy killer disease today. The American Medical Association has noted that stress is the basic cause of more than 60 percent of all human illness and disease. Below are some insightful stress facts that many people are unaware of.

5 Ways To Fight Stress -- Jamaican-Style

Karen S. Exkorn | Posted 01.09.2013 | Fifty
Karen S. Exkorn

Who gets stressed out in Jamaica? That's what the laid-back Jamaicans want to know. So it was a challenge when they met me last week and realized that, in addition to my family, I'd managed to bring along my stressed-out Type-A New York self on vacation.

Why You Shouldn't Fill Up Your Calendar This Year

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

If used mindfully, the calendar is a wonderful tool with which you can measure your year before living it -- intentionally pacing yourself with a rhythm that suits and honors your life spiritually, mentally and physically.

9 Ways To Make Your Morning Commute Less Stressful

Posted 01.11.2013 | OWN

By Amber Kallor These ingenious strategies will help you stay calm behind the wheel in the midst of traffic jams and other road-rage-inducing condi...

Feeling Stressed Out? There's an App for That: GPS for the Soul

HeartMath LLC | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
HeartMath LLC

One of the greatest gifts in life is being able to be in touch with your own intuitive guidance from the heart. It's that still small voice inside each of us. Life just seems to work better and feel easier when I follow mine.

Is Digital Health The Solution To The Stress Epidemic -- Or Part Of The Problem?

meQuilibrium | Posted 03.08.2013 | GPS for the Soul

We are experiencing stress in epidemic proportions. In fact, stress is the new fat. Like obesity, it's hitting more and more people and at younger and younger ages. And like obesity it's insidious -- stress is so much a part of our lives that we don't notice it anymore.

On Worrying Less: 4 Insights

Helene Lerner | Posted 03.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

It's a new year that brings with it a promise of letting go of habits that deplete you, and adapting behaviors that can help you advance.

The Art Of Slowing Down

Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D. | Posted 03.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D.

Although few of us are graced with the chance to have a sabbatical, most of us could greatly benefit from the opportunity to have more space and time in life so that slowing down could be an option.

7 Ways I Will Show Restraint In 2013

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.06.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

The ability to show restraint is a virtue and I'm trying hard to practice it more often. It's my new anti-stress mantra: Don't get mad and don't get even. Just let it go.

10 Mantras For Less Stress

Posted 01.11.2013 | 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...

Anxiety-Busters That Don't Require An Rx

Posted 01.02.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Just because these stress-reduction techniques are all-natural doesn't mean they aren't addictive. As a reminder, always con...

Out with the Old... In With the New You!

Karen S. Exkorn | Posted 01.02.2013 | Fifty
Karen S. Exkorn

For those of you who don't know, unlike the Bucket List, the F**ket List is that list of things that you really, truly want to do and you want to make happen now, (as opposed to waiting until you're way too old).

Is Stress The New Fat?

Janesse Bruce | Posted 04.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Janesse Bruce

Mindfulness, yoga and relaxation techniques are the current darlings of the stress trade. They work, but they take a lot of work, and each alone doesn't come close to solving the entire problem, just as declining that slice of pie after dinner never made anyone thin.

Resolutions: 10 Promises This Midlifer Is Making For 2013

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.03.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Resolutions are made to be broken, some say. Still, in my world, a fresh new calendar is inspiration for a few life do-overs. I, along with other resolution-makers, believe with all our hearts that in this next year we will live healthier, fuller lives -- if only we promise to.

The Most Important Question For 2013

Jon Wortmann | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

We can't stop feeling stressed. What we can do this year is prime our brains so that stress is no longer something to fear, but rather a sign of something we need to pay attention to, and a chance to figure out how we want to spend each precious moment.

Stress Myths, Debunked

Posted 12.28.2012 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Learn the truths behind these popular misconceptions (one will make you breathe easier, for sure). As a reminder, always c...

How HuffPost Staffers De-Stress Around The Holidays

Posted 12.22.2012 | Healthy Living

'Tis the season to be jolly, enjoy that "sentimental feeling," and sing about those sleigh bells ring-a-lingin', right? In reality, the holidays are ...

6 Steps To Holiday Sanity

Posted 12.16.2013 | OWN

By Martha Beck Are you looking forward to the season ahead with shivers of anticipation? Or just shivers? Martha Beck can save you untold aggra...

Why You Should Stop Asking This Question

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

These two little "what if" words completely suck our power away. It's happened to me every year. Until this one. This year, I decided to follow the best leaders I know, the leaders who don't let those pesky two words come anywhere near their thoughts.

How To Manage Holiday Stress: A Twitter Chat Recap

Posted 12.19.2012 | Healthy Living

Missed our latest #livehealthychat on dealing with holiday stress? If you did, not to worry -- we've got a rundown right here. How would YOU answer th...

Take A Yogic Time-Out: A Breathing Exercise To Melt Away Stress (VIDEO)

Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living

Feeling agitated or stressed? Try this counting breath exercise with Larissa Hall Carlson in the video above. Larissa Hall Carlson, RYT 500, is...

Press Pause: A Peaceful Guide For A Moment Of Solace

Posted 12.18.2012 | 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...

Beyond Holiday Stress: Steps to Reclaim the Holiday Spirit

Robert V. Taylor | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert V. Taylor

Any combination of these five steps can become part of a conscious, mindful choice to lower the stress level of the holidays for you, your children and your extended family.

9 Tricks Successful People Use To Stress Less

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

The difference between those who are successful and those who aren't is not whether or not you suffer from stress, but how you deal with it when you do. Here are nine scientifically-proven strategies for defeating stress whenever it strikes.