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What to Do When You Are Growing Your Core Fast, But Not Fast Enough

Rajesh Setty | Posted 04.13.2015 | Business
Rajesh Setty

With over 350M subscribers and growing fast, it would be hard to question LinkedIn's growth. When you compare this number to any of the LinkedIn's traditional competitors, they are doing just fine.

A Generation Without a Past: The Lost Present

Marwa Azab | Posted 04.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Marwa Azab

I wonder who will tell this present when it becomes past? Will future grandparents have a paucity of stories that start with "I remember when I was your age... ?"

Damaged Goods

Beth Whitley | Posted 04.09.2015 | Parents
Beth Whitley

Sometimes, in trying to explain the impact that Rett Syndrome has had on our lives, I have referred to myself and my husband as "damaged goods." People don't respond to this very well.

Why Many Smart People Don't Complete Reading the Business Books They Buy

Rajesh Setty | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business
Rajesh Setty

While I read at least one book a week, the number of books that I have "half read" trueps the number of books that I have laid my hands on by a wide margin.

When Is It Bad to Seek Attention?

Matt Hartman | Posted 03.27.2015 | Impact
Matt Hartman

Most of us are called attention-seeking at some point, and it's usually a way to silence or delegitimize. We silence and delegitimize those who are oppressed -- those we want to stay in their place. Often, its done subconsciously, but just as, if not more, often it's done with purpose.

The Thieves In Your Office

Darren Hardy | Posted 03.12.2015 | Business
Darren Hardy

Distractions not only cause massive losses in productivity, but they also increase stress and decrease motivation. Here are five thieves in your office to watch out for and how to stop them.

The Hammer

Ken McLeod | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Ken McLeod

When that hammer comes down, your life changes. You are not the same person. You learn things about life, about people and about yourself that you didn't know before, whether you wanted to or not.

How Not to Undo "I Do": 5 Relationship-Strengthening Exercises

Susan Pearse | Posted 04.13.2015 | Weddings
Susan Pearse

It's not enough to show token consideration one day every now and again. Great relationships thrive on quality attention every day.

Itchy Trigger Finger? How About Itchy Brain?

Wray Herbert | Posted 04.12.2015 | Science
Wray Herbert

Response-inhibition training shows exciting potential as a training method for police and the military. The findings might also lead to more insights into cognition and firearms, insights with the potential to reduce society's death toll.

Why We Can't (Always) Trust Ourselves

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Trusting ourselves and our feelings is a complicated matter that deserves lifelong attention. Like road signs, feelings guide us but are also capa...

Hate Running? Try This Science-Backed Trick To Make It Feel Easier

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.22.2015 | Science

If you want to run faster, focus on the finish line. No, that's just not a cheesy motto for achieving success. According to fascinating new resear...

What Captures Your Attention Controls Your Life

Kare Anderson | Posted 01.29.2015 | Impact
Kare Anderson

Giving and receiving undivided attention, even briefly, is the least that one individual can do for another -- and sometimes the most. And yet, attending to others doesn't just help them -- it helps us, by evoking responses that help the listener feel cared for, useful, and connected to the larger world.

Captured? You Might Have Fallen Victim to FOMM!

Susan Pearse | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan Pearse

A few years ago I learnt a valuable lesson about capturing memories. Perhaps I was following the lead of other parents. But as I videoed my daughter, I knew I was viewing a B-grade version of what was really happening.

Real Reason You Get Attracted to People Who Are So Different

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 01.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

The ability to recognize the positive contribution that one's partner makes to the needs of the relationship, rather than holding the perspective that they are the cause of the "problem" is the core variable that determines whether the couple is headed for disaster or for mutual fulfillment.

Going for the Gusto!

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 12.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Who we are is vast, and much of it is invisible to the eye. Our challenge is to see all of our partner with eyes of acceptance and appreciation and to allow ourselves so be fully seen by them as well.

Cognitive Function and Its Impact on Chronic Pain

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 12.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

We all know that pain can cause all kinds of issues with our brain function, including making it hard for us to think or behave as we used to behave p...

What Is Mindfulness? 10 Answers From 10 Teachers

Kellie Edwards | Posted 12.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Kellie Edwards

Sometimes I think there are as many ways of describing mindfulness as there are brands of shampoo. This can be confusing. So we asked many of the experts we interviewed to put it in their own words. Here is what they told us.

12 Luxury All-white Kitchens With a Tasteful Attention to Detail

Dering Hall | Posted 11.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

How amazing are these 12 luxury all-white kitchens designed by top architects and interior designers?

Drop Your Pace and Get Productive

Frances Booth | Posted 11.17.2014 | Women
Frances Booth

It can be easy to get caught up in the belief that we need to go faster, check more and be ever more available, especially in a digital world.

The Power of Two: Why Sharing Is Better

Wray Herbert | Posted 10.28.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

We spend time every day in the company of others, but without explicit communication. Our lives unfold socially but silently, but even in the silence, good experiences get better and bad experiences get worse.

The Scary Disease You Haven't Heard of Yet: Space Fever

Amanda Smear Baudier | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Smear Baudier

Think of the last time you showed up to meet friends at a cool new restaurant and beat them there. Did you check out the decor? People watch? Peruse the menu? Maybe, but as soon as the tiniest bit of social anxiety or discomfort creeps in, out comes the iPhone...

Attention: The Most Basic Form of Love

Tara Brach | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

Attention is the most basic form of love. By paying attention, we let ourselves be touched by life, and our hearts naturally become more open and engaged.

Spare the Love, Spoil the Child

Kiri Westby | Posted 10.14.2014 | Parents
Kiri Westby

As a young parent in today's world, I worry about over-doing it and I worry about under-doing it, constantly walking a tightrope of give and take... so I thought I'd examine what it means to actually "spoil a child."

New Study Suggests Another Good Reason To Avoid Working Late

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.30.2014 | Science

They're those moments when you really love your job. You're energized and completely focused on the task at hand. You're "in the zone" -- or, as ...

A Teacher's Unlikely Crush (on an eReader)

Kyle Redford | Posted 09.20.2014 | Education
Kyle Redford

You know when you fall in love, that feeling that you want to tell everyone you know about it? That's me right now. I'm in love with an eReader.