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Arianna Huffington is the chair, president, and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of fourteen 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 several boards, including HuffPost’s partners in Spain, the newspaper EL PAÍS and its parent company PRISA; Onex; The Center for Public Integrity; and The Committee to Protect Journalists.

Her 14th book, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder was published by Crown in March 2014 and debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list.
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33 Days to More Well-Being: A Special Offer for HuffPost Readers

(7) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 2:59 PM

Wherever I go around the world, I see the same hunger to live our lives with more meaning and purpose and less unnecessary stress and burnout. This is the goal of a new online course being offered by the University of Santa Monica, which I'm delighted we have arranged to...

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Sunday Roundup

(2) Comments | Posted August 24, 2014 | 12:00 AM

This week was dominated by news from Ferguson -- but much of what was really happening went untold by the media. While TV viewers were mostly presented with endless images of tear gas, violence and division, a fuller depiction would have revealed a community challenged by

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Ferguson: The Untold Story

(161) Comments | Posted August 21, 2014 | 3:55 PM

Think you have a pretty good idea of what's going on in Ferguson, Missouri? You may not, even if you've been watching a lot of cable news. Especially if you've been watching a lot of cable news. If the media's job is to give viewers and readers an accurate and...

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Il 40% dei lavoratori americani non sfrutta le ferie pagate

(9) Comments | Posted August 21, 2014 | 9:20 AM

Vorrei che non foste qui a leggere. Questo perché, a metà agosto, vorrei che il maggior numero possibile di persone fosse da qualche parte in ferie - magari in un posto esotico, o semplicemente a casa in totale relax. E se siete in vacanza, non dovreste stare a guardare uno...

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40 Percent of American Workers Will Leave Paid Vacation Days Unused

(56) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 10:01 PM

I hope you're not reading this. That's because, this being mid-August, I hope as many people as possible are on vacation somewhere -- maybe someplace exotic, or maybe just a relaxing staycation at home. And if you are on vacation, you definitely shouldn't be staring into screens -- so please,...

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Robin Williams, Connectedness and the Need to End the Stigma Around Mental Illness

(91) Comments | Posted August 18, 2014 | 2:11 PM

The first response most of us have to news of a suicide is: Why? And certainly the tragic death of Robin Williams was no exception. How could a man who brought so much joy and brightened the day for so many fail to feel the same thing for...

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Sunday Roundup

(5) Comments | Posted August 16, 2014 | 11:51 PM

This week, all eyes were on Ferguson, Missouri, where unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was fatally shot by a white police officer. Further inflaming matters was the way largely peaceful protests of the shooting were met with tear gas and armored vehicles (and the arrest of...

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Happy 2nd Birthday, HuffPost Live!

(7) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 12:39 AM

Childhood development guides tell us that 2-year-olds traditionally begin to exhibit growing independence and openly defiant behavior. Well, HuffPost Live, which turns 2 years old today, has been defiantly independent since it launched.

To celebrate this milestone, we are launching a daily HuffPost Live newsletter that will give...

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Sunday Roundup

(4) Comments | Posted August 10, 2014 | 12:00 AM

This week we went back to the future as President Obama authorized air strikes in Iraq, along with humanitarian airdrops of food and water to thousands of Yazidis besieged by Islamic State fighters. The White House emphasized the military action's limited scope. "I will not allow...

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Sunday Roundup

(11) Comments | Posted August 3, 2014 | 12:00 AM


This week Congress lived down to the standards we've come to expect. First, House Republicans voted to sue President Obama for using executive authority to delay implementation of the health care law they've held over 50 votes to repeal. Then, after a revolt in their own ranks,

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Así actúa tu cerebro frente a las drogas legales: hagamos caso a la ciencia y pongamos fin a la guerra contra las drogas con el menor número de víctimas posible

(3) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 1:13 AM

Los seres humanos a veces tenemos una incapacidad inquietante para pensar dos cosas al mismo tiempo. Esto ocurre no solo cuando los dos pensamientos se contradicen, sino también cuando simplemente parece que están en conflicto aunque en realidad no lo estén. En ningún caso resulta más necesario deshacerse de esta...

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Vamos acabar com a guerra contra as drogas com o mínimo de baixas, seguindo a ciência

(0) Comments | Posted July 30, 2014 | 3:57 PM

Os seres humanos às vezes têm uma incapacidade problemática de manter dois pensamentos na cabeça ao mesmo tempo. Isso é verdade não só quando os pensamento se contradizem, mas também quando eles simplesmente parecem estar em conflito um com o outro, mas na verdade não estão. E não há área...

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This Is Your Brain on Legal Drugs: Let's End the Drug War With a Minimum of Casualties by Following the Science

(331) Comments | Posted July 29, 2014 | 3:44 PM

Human beings sometimes have a troubling inability to hold two thoughts in mind at the same time. This is true not only when the two thoughts contradict each other but even when they simply appear to be in conflict with each other but actually aren't. And nowhere is there a...

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Sunday Roundup

(7) Comments | Posted July 27, 2014 | 12:00 AM

This week provided some notable examples of Crime and Punishment in modern America. First, football star Ray Rice received a two-game suspension for knocking unconscious his then-fiancée in a hotel elevator. His coach promptly proclaimed Rice "a heck of a guy." Earlier in the week, Lane Johnson, another...

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Here's What Happens When You Type 'Why Am' Into Google in New York

(31) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 3:51 PM

Do you know what happens when you live in New York and you type the words "why am" into Google? Before you can type the next word, Google's Autocomplete function helpfully offers to complete your thought. The first suggestion: "why am I so tired?" The second: "why am I always...

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Sunday Roundup

(19) Comments | Posted July 20, 2014 | 12:00 AM

This week, President Obama's $3.7 billion request to deal with the border crisis stalled as lawmakers introduced a bill that purportedly aims to help young unaccompanied immigrants but actually just makes it easier to quickly deport them -- a measure Rep. Luis Gutierrez, a member of the Congressional...

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Lincoln, FDR, and the Power of the Well-Timed Vacation

(8) Comments | Posted July 13, 2014 | 9:30 PM

It's the middle of summer, which means two things: all over the country people are going on vacation, and Washington, D.C. is a mess. Might part of the reason be that, while most people recognize the benefits of unplugging, recharging, and renewing in the summer, our politicians spend the season...

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Sunday Roundup

(0) Comments | Posted July 13, 2014 | 12:00 AM

This week, the spotlight remained on immigration, with President Obama requesting $3.7 billion to deal with the flood of undocumented children crossing the border. As Speaker Boehner fixated on suing the President for delaying the same insurance mandate Boehner has tried to repeal, Glenn Beck

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The Alliance: o livro que pode mudar nosso modo de trabalhar

(1) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 9:51 AM

As indicações de livros para ler nas férias geralmente têm a ver com escapismo -- mistério, suspense, melodrama, romance --, e devem proporcionar férias de nossa vida cotidiana. Não faltam listas desse tipo. Mas eu gostaria de acrescentar um tipo de livro diferente para sua seleção anual. Embora...

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The Alliance: The Must-Read Book of the Summer That Could Change the Way We Work

(24) Comments | Posted July 9, 2014 | 9:25 PM

Summertime-reading recommendations are usually about escapism -- mysteries, thrillers, melodramas, romances -- meant to stand in for vacations from our everyday lives. And there is no shortage of this kind of list. But I'd like to add a different sort of book to your summer-reading queue. While it's...

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