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Arianna Huffington is the co-founder, president, and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, and author of fifteen books.

In May 2005, she launched The Huffington Post, a news and blog site that quickly became one of the most widely-read, linked to, and frequently-cited media brands on the Internet. In 2012, the site won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting.

She has been named to Time Magazine's list of the world’s 100 most influential people and the Forbes Most Powerful Women list. Originally from Greece, she moved to England when she was 16 and graduated from Cambridge University with an M.A. in economics. At 21, she became president of the famed debating society, the Cambridge Union.

She serves on numerous boards, including The Center for Public Integrity and The Committee to Protect Journalists.

Her book, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder, debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list. Her 15th book, The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life One Night At A Time, on the science, history and mystery of sleep, will be published on April 5, 2016.

Entries by Arianna Huffington

Sunday Roundup

(2) Comments | Posted February 14, 2016 | 12:00 AM

This week, the two men who finished first and second in New Hampshire offered the tale of two Republican parties. John Kasich's speech that night offered the starkest contrast to Donald Trump's triumphant ugliness, scapegoating and division. "We're going to solve the problems in America not...

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Sunday Roundup

(9) Comments | Posted February 7, 2016 | 12:00 AM

This week the nation's attention swung from Iowa to New Hampshire. But even though votes have now actually been cast, the media's attention stayed focused on the polls. Even though the overblown oracles missed the mark in Iowa, the pundit class breathlessly pivoted, without even an iota of...

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My Q and A With Kat Duff on the Secrets of Our Sleep Lives

(4) Comments | Posted February 1, 2016 | 12:16 PM

Kat Duff is the award-winning author of The Alchemy of Illness and The Secret Life of Sleep, which both set out to illuminate experiences often dismissed as private and off limits. In answer to my questions, she shared her insights on sleep in ancient cultures, changing attitudes toward...

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Sunday Roundup

(23) Comments | Posted January 31, 2016 | 12:00 AM

This week the nation got one last chance to see the Republicans debate before the Iowa caucuses on Tuesday. Of course, a certain bully chose not to attend, but that only allowed for the evening's highlight: watching Megyn Kelly conclusively prove that the way to prevail over a bully is...

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The Odd Couple

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2016 | 12:00 AM

Originally published in The Sunday Times on August 15, 2004.

He knew nothing about me. I had had a major intellectual crush on him since I discovered his writings while at Girton. I had devoured his book The Pendulum Years and would meticulously cut out his columns, underline...

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Η Τέταρτη Βιομηχανική Επανάσταση Συναντά την Επανάσταση του Ύπνου

(1) Comments | Posted January 28, 2016 | 5:08 PM

Ρώμη- Την προηγούμενη εβδομάδα περισσότεροι από 2.500 παγκόσμιοι ηγέτες από περισσότερες από 100 χώρες συναντήθηκαν στο Νταβός για το ετήσιο Παγκόσμιο Οικονομικό Φόρουμ. Αυτή την χρονιά, τόσο εντός των αιθουσών στις συζητήσεις και στα πάνελ όσο και έξω στους διαδρόμους - το κυρίαρχο θέμα της συζήτησης ήταν η μετάβαση. Ο...

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Calling All Teens Who Don't Want to Grow Up in Trump's America

(107) Comments | Posted January 28, 2016 | 9:23 AM

In a recent video for HuffPost Rise, Matthew Wieseltier explained why he doesn't want to grow up in Donald Trump's America:

At the...
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution Meets the Sleep Revolution

(23) Comments | Posted January 27, 2016 | 5:23 PM

ROME -- Last week more than 2,500 global leaders from more than 100 countries came together in Davos for the annual World Economic Forum. The dominant topic of discussion this year -- both inside the talks and panels and outside, as well -- was transition. Klaus Schwab, the Forum's founder...

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Introducing HuffPost Endeavor: Less Stress, More Fulfillment

(8) Comments | Posted January 25, 2016 | 11:03 AM

We all strive for success, even though what that means for each of us -- how we define success -- is going to be different. But it's also true that all our striving can lead to a perpetually stressed-out, harried existence. According to a global survey by the workplace provider...

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Sunday Roundup

(16) Comments | Posted January 24, 2016 | 12:00 AM

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND -- This week, while candidates "squirmished" in advance of Iowa, more than 2,000 global leaders gathered here for the World Economic Forum. The theme was The Fourth Industrial Revolution -- the coming era of automation and smart technology -- and what business...

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Sunday Roundup

(14) Comments | Posted January 16, 2016 | 11:56 PM

This week was a study in contrasting visions for the country. On Tuesday, President Obama gave his last State of the Union address, inviting us to end the "rancor and suspicion" that have enveloped us. That invitation was soundly rejected two nights later in the Republican...

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Sunday Roundup

(30) Comments | Posted January 10, 2016 | 12:00 AM

This week, the new year kicked off with Donald Trump releasing his first TV ad, cramming in all the xenophobia, "pants on fire" mendacity and ugliness that have marked his campaign so far: calls for a temporary shutdown of Muslims entering the U.S., a wall to...

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Sunday Roundup

(8) Comments | Posted January 3, 2016 | 12:00 AM

This week we said goodbye to 2015, a year that definitely could have been improved upon. And since resolutions are easier to make for others than for ourselves, here are a few we'd like to see for 2016: President Obama: To borrow from another political leader (the Emperor Palpatine) to...

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Sunday Roundup

(8) Comments | Posted December 27, 2015 | 12:00 AM

On Christmas morning, millions of children woke up early to see what was under the Christmas tree (no doubt, merchandise from a certain movie set "a long time ago" was well-represented). But millions more woke up to a very different reality filled with fear, instability and misery in parts of...

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Sunday Roundup

(13) Comments | Posted December 20, 2015 | 12:01 AM

This week, the nation reconnected with a beloved movie franchise -- and from the reviews, "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip" lives up to the hype. Meanwhile, in a galaxy far, far away, a small indie movie, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," also opened. And not a...

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Introducing Sleep + Wellness

(14) Comments | Posted December 17, 2015 | 10:27 PM

First, the bad news. We're in the middle of a sleep crisis. According to a recent Gallup poll, 40 percent of all American adults are sleep-deprived. And the problem runs deep: the idea of sleep as time wasted not only compromises our health and our decision-making, it also undermines our...

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La rivoluzione del sonno ci permetterà di affrontare meglio i problemi del mondo

(2) Comments | Posted December 17, 2015 | 7:41 AM

Ecco la grande idea che credo influenzerà il 2016: il sonno. Sì, proprio così. Dormire! La quantità e la qualità del nostro riposo nel prossimo anno (e negli anni a venire) determineranno, in maniera sostanziale, la nostra capacità di affrontare e risolvere i nostri problemi, come individui e come società....

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A Sleep Revolution Will Allow Us to Better Solve the World's Problems

(25) Comments | Posted December 16, 2015 | 11:26 AM

So here's the big idea I think will shape 2016: sleep. That's right, sleep! How much and how well we sleep in the coming year -- and the years to follow -- will determine, in no small measure, our ability to address and solve the problems we're facing as individuals...

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My Q And A With Gretchen Rubin on Making and Breaking Habits

(1) Comments | Posted December 15, 2015 | 8:22 AM

Gretchen Rubin has a gift for adding value to her readers' lives and opening up the conversation on everything from productivity to the meaning of happiness. Her new book, out today, is Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits -- to Sleep More,...

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Sunday Roundup

(28) Comments | Posted December 13, 2015 | 12:00 AM

This week saw another brazen attack on America. The target: our values. The perpetrator: Donald Trump, who called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States." Along with being an assault on our bedrock beliefs, this is also a test of the media which,...

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