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Mystery and the Psyche

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Simon, M.D.

"It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage & beautiful country lies in between." This beautiful quote by poet Diane Ackerm...

Thoughts on On Your Feet!'s Lead, Blackbird's Tony Chances, Waitress and More

Cara Joy David | Posted 11.04.2015 | Arts
Cara Joy David

I think we've all gotten too used to actors doing less than eight performances a week. And we're also all too accepting of my least favorite trend -- the whole "s/he'll only do 6 performances a week but we won't tell you which" phenomenon.

Stunning Images Show That California's Got More Than Beautiful Beaches

Alexis Coram | Posted 11.03.2015 | Travel
Alexis Coram

When people talk about California, they often think of its 840 miles of majestic coastline and the grand beaches peppered from Southern to Northern Ca...

5 Simple Things That Make Every Woman Feel Beautiful

Unwritten | Posted 10.20.2015 | Women

Originally published on Unwritten by Victoria Giansante. I'm a woman. Sometimes I feel beautiful, and sometimes I feel as if I often fall short of to...

5 Eerily Beautiful Abandoned Places Around The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.09.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

From a ship graveyard in Mauritania to a picturesque 16th century Italian village, we can't help but be mesmerized by these mysterious and beautiful abandoned places around the world.

21 Portraits That Gaze Into Your Very Soul

DL Cade | Posted 09.30.2015 | Arts
DL Cade

When it comes to portraits, it's hard to argue against the saying, "it's all about the eyes." The so-called windows of the soul can draw you in like...

The Beauty Clause and The Culture of Offense

Melissa Sievers | Posted 09.30.2015 | Books
Melissa Sievers

The Beauty Clause's first initiative is aimed at bringing awareness and understanding to the different standards of beauty in cultures around the world and the social implications these standards have on the women effected by them on a daily basis.

Why a Girl's Biggest Struggle With Beauty Will Always Be Makeup

Unwritten | Posted 09.20.2015 | Style

People in your life would be hard-pressed to ever see you without your face done up, because you live in constant fear of three phrases.

The Most Scenic Drives In The Country

Thrillist | Posted 09.10.2015 | Travel

Fortunately, the Federal Highway Administration keeps a pretty solid database of the best scenic byways, and with a little extra digging where the government list falls short, we came up with the definitive guide to the most scenic road in each and every one of our 50 states. Happy driving.

Leave Twisted Mirrors in the Funhouse: Love Yourself As You Are -- Beautiful

Mary Buchan | Posted 08.26.2015 | Women
Mary Buchan

Photo Courtesy I thought I knew what was in store when my friends and I entered the funhouse at the Ohio State Fair: a collection ...

These 8 Photos Show the Beauty of Being Young, Black, & Proud

Ursula Lauriston | Posted 07.31.2015 | Black Voices
Ursula Lauriston

Wouldn't it be great to celebrate black people, just for being black? Nothing is more positive than flipping the script. Where there is oppression, we will uplift. And where there is hate, we'll inject love.

25 Waterfalls Every Nature Lover Should Visit Before They Die

DL Cade | Posted 07.20.2015 | Green
DL Cade

This week, our love of falling water sent us on a quest to find 25 of the most beautiful, most diverse, and most amazing waterfalls on the globe. A list that we think is worthy of the "before you die" classification. A list that every nature lover should add to their bucket list.

This Is The Most Beautiful Island In The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.15.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

The Philippines's Palawan Island was voted the no. 1 island in the world by Condé Nast Traveler readers -- and with pictures like these, you can easily see why.

The Essence of Beauty

Dr. Steve Maraboli | Posted 07.14.2015 | Women
Dr. Steve Maraboli

While empowering women should be a global initiative that ought to un-mercilessly call-out such marketing techniques, the voices of empowerment seem to be silent. Ladies, let me be clear... stop trying to "fix" yourself, you're NOT broken! Just be YOU!

Make Sure There Is Sunshine in Your Word Cloud

Mary Buchan | Posted 07.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mary Buchan

Today I'm hoping that you, too, can see all that is right and wonderful about yourself, and that you can choose the words you think and say accordingly. With love. Build a beautiful word cloud. I promise it will help to build an even more beautiful you.

Stunning Photos Show Off Landscapes Draped In Fog

DL Cade | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel
DL Cade

Fog, in literature and real life, is a force of mystery and magic. It obscures some things to reveal others; and it can transform an already beaut...

Occasionally you realize someone you thought was a dear friend is actually a foe, their true character finally revealed. But how do you forgive the unforgivable? Here are my 10 steps to handling betrayal with elegance and grace.

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

My last blog addressed the topic of a self-hate attack--a sudden, intense mental episode of self-condemnation. Alternatively (or in addition) self-...

This May Be The Most Beautiful River On Earth

DL Cade | Posted 06.21.2015 | Travel
DL Cade

If the Soca river in Slovenia isn't the most beautiful river on this planet, it is most certainly in the running. Nicknamed "The Emerald Beauty," it...

How I Redefined Beautiful

Saba Tekle | Posted 06.15.2015 | Women
Saba Tekle

My journey of defining beauty was once like walking down society's pre-paved path heading nowhere. Every step I took down society's path left me empty and lost. I lost weight, gained weight, wore more makeup, and then less makeup while keeping my ear closely to the ground so that I could hear where beauty was going next.

Four Reasons to Visit Ljubljana, Slovenia While It's Still a Hidden Gem

Heather Keleher | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel
Heather Keleher

Are you looking for a slice of unspoiled, charming, old world Europe? A road less-travelled to a place rich in history, culture, food, scenery and natural wonders?

Are You Beautiful?

Linda Ford | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Ford

The next time you find yourself judging or arguing with others, remind yourself that they are by nature beautiful in their heart and soul, and they have just forgotten who they really are. Send them your love and forgiveness. And then notice what happens to YOU. One thing you can be sure of: You will unleash your beauty.

The 4th Happiest Place On Earth

DL Cade | Posted 05.18.2015 | Travel
DL Cade

Born in southern California, landscape and adventure photographer Sean Ensch has harbored a hefty love for the ocean and nature in general from a yo...

The World's 15 Most Amazing Waterfalls

Thrillist | Posted 05.14.2015 | Travel

It's with the same passionate spirit of adventure and danger that we're proud to introduce the most treacherous, powerful, and enormous waterfalls that TLC would be wholly against chasing.

My Grandmother and the Barnstormer!

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 05.08.2015 | Comedy
Bil Hitchcock

All families should be lucky enough to have an 'Oma', a character, full of talents that makes us ordinary mortals feel somewhat...well, ordinary.

The World's 16 Most Incredible Sea Caves

Thrillist | Posted 05.05.2015 | Travel

Are you ready to gaze upon the marvels of water and wind erosion? Sure you are. Here are 16 of the world's most incredible sea caves.