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Benefits of Volunteering

5 Things I Realized About Farm Life While Volunteering at Tamerlaine Farm Animal Sanctuary

M. Shannon Hernandez | Posted 10.20.2015 | Impact
M. Shannon Hernandez

During my time volunteering at Tamerlaine Farm Animal Sanctuary for my new book, I got an up-close and personal look at what it really takes to run a compassionate farm. I also battled some emotional barriers I had enclosed around my heart over the years.

The Significance of 50

Jay Scott | Posted 06.02.2015 | Impact
Jay Scott

Throughout my life there have been many numbers of significance. For instance 4 -- the number of children I have had the immense pleasure of being a father to; or the age when my daughter Alex first voiced her desire to host a lemonade stand to help doctors on their way to finding cures for all kids with cancer.

Teaching Children to Be Charitable

Christine French Cully | Posted 02.03.2015 | Parents
Christine French Cully

This time of year, even the kindest children are susceptible to a bad case of the "gimmes." One good way to manage their expectations is to help them find ways to give back.

Let's Disconnect to Connect this Holiday Season and Teach Kids the Value of Caring

Daniel Horgan | Posted 01.13.2015 | Impact
Daniel Horgan

While parents are consumed with their iPads and phones, their children are modeling their actions by being engrossed in games or listening to their music on their own handheld devices.

Why Volunteering Is So Good For Your Health

Hilary Young | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Hilary Young

It's one of the first lessons we learn as children -- 'sharing means caring.' We might not understand why we have to share at first, especially when there are younger siblings involved, but as we grow into adulthood, sharing becomes an essential part of your social and career success.

LOOK: Where To Find Peace, Strength And Happiness

Posted 05.09.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Making A Difference: The World of Giving - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: A Day of Service and the President's Inauguration

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 03.18.2013 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Let's make this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day the most successful national service day yet. Here are five ideas to use if you or someone you know has an excuse for not participating.

Makeup Stylist To The Stars: Loving Yourself Is The Key To Beauty

Posted 08.30.2012 | Healthy Living

Makeup stylist Brenda Rippee inspired us at The Huffington Post's Oasis: her unplugging and recharging routine includes volunteering at a drug and alc...

Find Stress Relief In This Unexpected Way

Domenick Scudera | Posted 09.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Domenick Scudera

The most stress-relieving and rewarding parts of my week occur when I volunteer at local hospitals. These times allow me to get out of my own head, to put my own problems aside, and to be mindful of the present moment.

How To Be A Kickass Volunteer | Shyla Batliwalla | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A volunteer, by definition, positively serves and improves our community. A little birdie told me that some volunteers prefer to laze around and play ...