At the recent Salesforce conference in San Francisco, Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Pulitzer-Prize winning Huffingto...
So I decided to spend a few months in that little ashram on the other side of the world, to plant trees, teach kids, help those who come like I once did, and be part of a community where everyone is lovingly obsessed with sharing joy and happiness with their fellow human being.
Extreme thinness can weave itself into the runway ideal, through the inclusion of some unhealthy, rail-thin, often very young models. In response, many in the fashion industry are concerned about the vulnerability of models and are trying to make a difference.
It's lunchtime on any given weekday. Look around. Do you see your coworkers? Most likely they are sitting at their desks, frantically trying to meet another deadline while scarfing down forkfuls of salad. Just like you. And most of the time, just like me as well. But over the summer things changed.
As someone who has thrived through many unexpected events in life, I knew Arianna would have incredible insight on the topic of overcoming disappointment. I trust you will be as inspired and comforted by her words as I have been.
I only recently watched Arianna Huffington's powerful keynote at INBOUND 2013 where she pushed home almost every point there was to make about the ess...
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There is little doubt that lack of sufficient money constitutes a major stress and contributes to bodily ills. Our attitudes toward money undergird much of our lives, impacting our lifestyle and sense of well-being. Yet many of us ignore the task of managing our finances, often with dire consequences.
I don't want money in the bank, power or fame to determine my success, but the ability to wake up feeling fresh, and to genuinely smile each day to focus on my direction with clarity.
Nature always brings me back to my soul and makes me feel grateful for my life, even when my stomach is a turning and I am doubting many things: men, my art, money, my body. We are so much more then what we accomplish, but oftentimes people seem to be blinded by only that.
oday was the first step. Becoming more introspective, active and taking charge of your life is a slow but incredibly rewarding process.
As a contributor to AARP and host of The Best of Everything series on the AARP YouTube channel, I was invited to participate in the Ideas@50+ event recently in San Diego. Here are a few kernels of wisdom from some of the biggest names at the event.
Hike. Meditate. I didn't do either of them seriously until I hit my 40s. Still not "perfect" at either, but much less afraid of them now than I was decades ago. Yes, more skillful.
Growing up rural, Angela Lee began in a one-room, eight-student school with a grandfather telling her to marry rich to be successful. Lee took this foundation to fight for her dream in fashion.
When people say you should be doing this or that, how does it make you feel? Do you take it as a compliment or criticism or neither? And how do you respond?
The way we see it, busyness is a seductive trap too many of us fall into. While getting out isn't easy, or necessarily comfortable, it's the only path to living a more intentional, focused and productive life. Or as Arianna calls it -- it's the only way to thrive.