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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 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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Como a neurociência pode revelar os mistérios do sono

(1) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 7:23 PM

Patrick Fuller é neurocientista da estimada Divisão de Medicina do Sono da Escola de Medicina de Harvard. Em resposta às minhas perguntas, ele compartilhou seus insights sobre a importância da higiene do sono, a ligação do relógio cerebral com nosso bem-estar e o problema dos remédios para dormir.

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My Q and A With Patrick Fuller on How Neuroscience Can Unlock Sleep's Mysteries

(1) Comments | Posted March 26, 2015 | 6:03 PM

Patrick Fuller is a neuroscientist at Harvard Medical School's esteemed Division of Sleep Medicine. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on the importance of good sleep hygiene, how our brain's clock is connected to our overall well-being, and the problem with sleeping pills.

What have...

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Introducing HuffPost Gratitude: Starting the Conversation on What We're Thankful For

(50) Comments | Posted March 24, 2015 | 12:07 AM

Gratitude has always been one of the most powerful emotions for me. And it's no coincidence that "grace" and "gratitude" have the same Latin root, "gratus." Whenever we find ourselves in a stop-the-world-I-want-to-get-off mindset, we can remember that there is another way and open ourselves to grace. And it often...

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Sunday Roundup

(3) Comments | Posted March 22, 2015 | 12:00 AM

This week began with all sorts of madness. College hoops' March Madness began on Thursday, and if I had a bracket it would no doubt already be busted. Weather madness broke out on Friday, the first day of spring, with a snowstorm on the East Coast....

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My Q and A With Claire Sexton on How Sleep -- and Lack of Sleep -- Affects Our Brains

(1) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 4:31 PM

How does the brain change as we age, and what steps can we take to help our brains stay healthy as time goes by? These are some of the questions Claire Sexton, a post-doctoral research assistant at the Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain,...

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Go From Surviving to Thriving With My New Online Course on

(5) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 10:13 AM

In the year since Thrive was published, I've been thrilled to meet people all over the world who are longing...

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My Q and A With Cheri Mah, Who's Helping Top Athletes Elevate Their Game by Getting More Sleep

(6) Comments | Posted March 16, 2015 | 4:01 PM

Top athletes are all about results. And as Cheri Mah has found, the world of sports is ahead of the curve when it comes to embracing one of the performance-enhancing tools that many of us overlook: sleep.

Mah is a researcher at the Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic and Research Laboratory,...

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Sunday Roundup

(1) Comments | Posted March 15, 2015 | 12:00 AM

This week kicked off with two high profile releases, one more successful than the other. On Monday, 47 Republican senators released an open letter to Iran. The misguided missive purported to help Iran "fully understand our constitutional system," but was widely derided as a meddling and dangerous precedent....

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My Q and A With Sleep Expert Helene Emsellem, on the Sleep-Focus Connection

(4) Comments | Posted March 13, 2015 | 3:57 PM

Helene Emsellem is one of our leading experts on how to understand and treat sleep disorders. As the director of The Center for Sleep & Wake Disorders, in Maryland, and the author of Snooze...or Lose!, she is especially interested how sleep affects adolescents' ability to not...

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My Q and A With Sleep Specialist Rubin Naiman on Paying Attention to Our Dreams

(7) Comments | Posted March 9, 2015 | 5:56 PM

Dr. Rubin Naiman doesn't want to just raise awareness about the importance of sleep. He wants to change the way we think about it, by blasting through the assumptions and misunderstandings that have for so long defined -- and limited -- the conversation.

A clinical assistant professor of...

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Sunday Roundup

(6) Comments | Posted March 7, 2015 | 11:00 PM

This week proved that while the arc of the moral universe may bend towards justice, it often takes a very circuitous route. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in King v. Burwell, the case challenging the Affordable Care Act. At stake is not only the future of...

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My Q and A With Christian Benedict on the Link Between Sleep and School Performance

(10) Comments | Posted March 3, 2015 | 10:44 AM

After many years of neglecting sleep's importance in our lives, we've entered a golden age of sleep studies. We now know that sleep plays a central role in everything from creativity to memory consolidation, and that sleep deprivation, in addition to being associated with a range...

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Sunday Roundup

(0) Comments | Posted February 28, 2015 | 11:00 PM

This week demonstrated the power of shared experiences and having some collective fun -- i.e., virality. It began with social media all atwitter over Patricia Arquette's Oscar speech -- and backstage comments. Next up, the Internet was riveted by The Great Llama Chase -- as the...

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My Q and A With Firas Kittaneh, Who Has Glimpsed the Future of Sleep

(3) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 12:27 PM

Firas Kittaneh wants to disrupt the mattress industry. And the success of his online mattress company Amerisleep is about more than people's increased willingness to buy a mattress online without every trying it out in a showroom. It's about something much bigger: our changing attitude toward sleep.


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My Q and A With W. Chris Winter, Sleep Whisperer to Some of the World's Top Athletes

(5) Comments | Posted February 26, 2015 | 9:54 AM

Perhaps more than any other group, athletes have fully embraced sleep as a performance enhancement tool. Top athletes are, of course, all about results. So there's no better place than the world of sports to see the tangible effects of sleep (including pre-game naps) on performance.

As medical director of...

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Sunday Roundup

(1) Comments | Posted February 21, 2015 | 11:00 PM

Tonight, after an interminable build-up, we finally find out who will take home an Oscar -- and who will be forced to smile gamely when someone else's name is called. My can't-miss prediction: there will be at least two Fifty Shades of Grey jokes. Back in the real...

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My Q and A With Jonah Berger, Author of Contagious: Why Things Catch On

(5) Comments | Posted February 14, 2015 | 11:14 PM

Contagious: Why Things Catch On established Jonah Berger as a thought leader on a subject with big implications for the future of media: why we share. As The Huffington Post launches What's Working, an editorial initiative to double down on our coverage of positive news and...

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Sunday Roundup

(3) Comments | Posted February 14, 2015 | 11:01 PM

This week, Jon Stewart announced his retirement from The Daily Show. He'll be missed -- not just because he was funny, but because he told the truth in an era when much of the media wouldn't. Later that same night, 60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon was...

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긍정적인 뉴스를 더 보도해야 하는 이유

(0) Comments | Posted February 9, 2015 | 5:49 PM

언론매체들은 지난 수십 년 동안 "피가 나는 기사가 주목받는다"는 말을 보도의 기준처럼 생각해왔다. 폭력, 비극, 부정부패 등이 신문이건 컴퓨터나 휴대폰 화면이건 상단에 실려야 한다는 것인데, 이런 뉴스가 대중의 관심을 끄는 가장 효과적인 방법이라고 믿기 때문이다.

하지만 이런 생각은 틀렸다. 윤리적으로는 물론 실질적으로도 그렇다. 우리는 언론인이로서 정확한 상황을 독자들에게 알려야 한다....

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Funziona!: tutte le notizie che vale la pena pubblicare

(9) Comments | Posted February 8, 2015 | 8:09 AM

Nel mondo dei giornali c'è un vecchio modo di dire che per decenni ha informato il pensiero delle redazioni: "Le ferite aperte aprono i pezzi". Come a dire che le storie tragiche, di violenza, sulle disfunzioni e la corruzione godono della massima visibilità -- sono le prime ad esser comunicate,...

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