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Arianna Huffington is the chair, president, and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, 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 The Center for Public Integrity; The Committee to Protect Journalists; HuffPost's partner in Spain, the newspaper EL PAÍS; Payoff; and ONEX.

Her 14th 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 and was released in paperback in March 2015.

Entries by Arianna Huffington

Introducing HuffPost Quiet Revolution

(11) Comments | Posted July 6, 2015 | 8:01 AM

A funny thing happened when Susan Cain published her best-selling book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, in 2012: it got introverts talking. Here's how she describes the reaction:

I began to hear from people. And not just a few: I received...
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Weekend Roundup

(26) Comments | Posted July 4, 2015 | 12:01 AM

This week, while the U.S. celebrates its independence, the world watches a modern Greek tragedy unfold as Greece votes on austere bailout terms imposed by the country's creditors. However the vote goes, one thing is clear: The austerity that came with the two previous bailouts has...

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My Q and A With Dream Expert Kelly Bulkeley

(8) Comments | Posted July 1, 2015 | 8:30 AM

Kelly Bulkeley is a dream researcher and visiting scholar at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. His lifelong fascination with dreams began in his teenage years, when he experienced a string of nightmares that got him thinking about where dreams come from and what they mean. In...

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Sunday Roundup

(2) Comments | Posted June 28, 2015 | 12:00 AM

This week, in the words of President Obama, our union became "a little more perfect." On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in favor of Obamacare, preserving health insurance for at least 8 million people. The law, as the president said, is now "woven...

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Sunday Roundup

(15) Comments | Posted June 28, 2015 | 12:00 AM

This week, in the words of President Obama, our union became "a little more perfect." On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in favor of Obamacare, preserving health insurance for at least 8 million people. The law, as the president said, is now "woven...

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My Q and A With William Dement, a True Sleep Studies Pioneer

(6) Comments | Posted June 25, 2015 | 11:42 AM

Dr. William C. Dement, a professor at the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine, is considered the father of sleep medicine. In answer to my questions, he spoke about his early interest in sleep studies, the scientists who inspired him and how the study of sleep has...

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My Q and A With Roger Ekirch on the Way We Sleep, and How It's Changed Over the Centuries

(9) Comments | Posted June 24, 2015 | 8:21 AM

Roger Ekirch is a professor of history at Virginia Tech and the author of At Day's Close: Night in Times Past. He is also a leading scholar on segmented sleep -- the idea that for much of history people slept into two separate chunks separated by...

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My Q and A With Pete Carroll and His Team Of Sports Scientists, Who Helped The Seattle Seahawks Sleep Their Way to The Top

(6) Comments | Posted June 22, 2015 | 10:45 AM

The Seattle Seahawks are one of the NFL's great success stories in recent years. Their 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII not only won them a place in football history, it put a national spotlight on the benefits of performance-enhancing practices including yoga, mindfulness and sleep.

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Sunday Roundup

(29) Comments | Posted June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AM

With the nation mourning the victims of the Charleston church massacre and observing the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth, the June 16th commemoration of slave emancipation, there's no better time to confront the toxic influences of racism and easy access to guns that came together this week....

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The World They Deserve: Join the Global Moms Relay

(8) Comments | Posted June 19, 2015 | 8:22 AM

This post is part of the Global Moms Relay. Every time you share this post, Johnson & Johnson will donate $1 (per action), up to $325,000, to four causes helping improve the health and wellbeing of moms and kids worldwide: MAMA, Shot@Life, U.S. Fund for...

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My Q and A With James Proud, Creator of the Sense Sleep and Bedroom Tracker

(2) Comments | Posted June 16, 2015 | 12:55 PM

James Proud is the founder and CEO of Hello, the maker of Sense, a bedside device that tracks your sleep and your sleeping environment. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on why what you keep in your bedroom matters, the link between sleep...

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Sunday Roundup

(7) Comments | Posted June 14, 2015 | 12:00 AM

This week, the nation waited in breathless anticipation for the expected announcement tomorrow that Jeb Bush is running for president. Bush, who seems more adept at raising money than votes (he hasn't gotten one since 2002, the year his brother called for "regime change" in Iraq),...

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Sunday Roundup

(43) Comments | Posted June 7, 2015 | 12:00 AM

This week, Hillary Clinton took on the war against voting. In a speech on Thursday, she called out governors Scott Walker, Chris Christie, Rick Perry, and Jeb Bush, demanding Republicans "stop fear mongering about a phantom epidemic of election fraud, and start explaining why they're so scared of...

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My Q and A With Chrona's Ben Bronsther on the Sleep Tracker You Can Rest Your Head On

(2) Comments | Posted June 3, 2015 | 9:13 AM

Ben Bronsther is the co-founder of Ultradia and a creator of Chrona, a memory-foam insert that goes inside your pillowcase and tracks your sleep based on the movements of your head and torso. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on our collective national sleep deprivation,...

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Introducing What's Working: Purpose + Profit

(40) Comments | Posted June 2, 2015 | 11:28 AM

The shift in the way an increasing number of businesses see their role in the world has been one of the most exciting, promising and desperately needed developments of the past few years. More and more companies are moving beyond the obsession with quarterly earnings and short-term gain toward a...

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My Q and A With Hush's Daniel Lee on the Intersection of Sleep and Wearable Technology

(4) Comments | Posted June 1, 2015 | 8:07 AM

Daniel Lee is a co-founder of Hush, the earplugs that block out sleep-disrupting noises while remaining wirelessly connected to your smartphone so you don't sleep through your alarm. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on why such a product is needed, how poor...

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My Vassar College Commencement Speech for the Class of 2015

(18) Comments | Posted May 31, 2015 | 12:00 PM

Thank you so much, President Hill, Members of the Board of Trustees, distinguished alumni, members of the faculty, devoted parents and friends, and especially the fabulous Vassar College Class of 2015. I am deeply grateful to have been invited to be part of such a special moment in your lives....

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Sunday Roundup

(3) Comments | Posted May 31, 2015 | 12:00 AM

This week, the presidential race began to resemble 19 Kids and Counting -- fitting, since they're both reality shows many would like to see taken off the air. On Tuesday, Bernie Sanders jumped in. On Wednesday, it was Rick Santorum. Thursday brought us George...

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Sunday Roundup

(17) Comments | Posted May 24, 2015 | 12:00 AM

This was a week of endings. It kicked off with the Mad Men finale, which ended [SPOILER ALERT] with Don Draper meditating on a hilltop, just before we see the famous, "I'd like to teach the world to sing," Coke ad from 1971. Did Don create it? The...

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Sunday Roundup

(2) Comments | Posted May 17, 2015 | 12:00 AM

This week, another Bush got caught in an Iraq quagmire with no exit strategy. When Jeb Bush was asked if he'd have authorized invading Iraq knowing what we know now, he replied, "I would have." He continued to flail all week, saying on Wednesday that such...

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