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A Conversation With Karma Brown

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 11.12.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

When a tragic accident derails Tegan Lawson's life, she turns to an unlikely source for her next steps forward. Karma Brown's novel, Come Away With Me, will both break your heart and give you hope.

Life and Other Near Death Experiences: A Conversation With Camille Pagán

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 11.10.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

For many people, their bucket lists remain abstract, a list of things to do some day in the future. But for Libby, the protagonist of Camille Pagán's novel, Life and Other Near Death Experiences, a terminal cancer diagnosis prompts her to take charge of the time she has left to reinvent her life.

Grandma Loses Dentures During Epic Skydive, Has No Regrets

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.09.2015 | Fifty

Polly Chester and her skydiving instructor got more than they bargained for when they jumped out of a plane late last month. It was the 72-yea...

Why I'm Ditching My Bucket List

SmarterTravel | Posted 11.03.2015 | Travel

Now that the term "bucket list"—dream vacations to take before you kick the bucket—has firmly rooted itself in popular culture, it's time to p...

Chartres, France

Kim Kalicky | Posted 11.03.2015 | Travel
Kim Kalicky

It was the labyrinth in Chartres Cathedral that drew us. But it was the entire village of Chartres that captured my heart and swept me back in time...

5 Reasons Millennials Should Volunteer

Nicole Martin | Posted 10.29.2015 | Impact
Nicole Martin

You don't need to spend 15 hours a week or hundreds of dollars donating to charity to enact change. Just giving what you can, even if that is just an hour of time, can matter to someone and that is the most important thing you can do.

'Travel Far Enough, You Meet Yourself'

Kim Kalicky | Posted 10.28.2015 | Travel
Kim Kalicky

Traveling breaks our patterns. We leave our comfort zones and see something completely new. If we are truly open to the experience, we'll likely feel emotions we don't typically feel in our day-to-day lives.

Why All Mothers Should Make A Bucket List

Angela J. Kim | Posted 10.23.2015 | Parents
Angela J. Kim

Chances are, most moms either put their bucket list on hold due to busyness of motherhood or worse, never create one in the first place. Today, I'd like to remind all mothers- both working and stay-at-home moms- to consider creating or updating your bucket list.

3 Reasons Why You Should Do It Now

Nancy Brook | Posted 10.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brook

Whether it is spending time with your family, learning to surf, or something bigger like planning a safari or bungee jumping, it's important to be intentional about how you want to spend your time. Make each day matter, live your life fully and you are less likely to have regrets.

Bucket list? Hell No. Freedom.

Cate Montana | Posted 10.01.2015 | Impact
Cate Montana

My hair has been bleached ever since my lack of Spanish walking into a beach-town hairdressers in Dominical, Costa Rica fetched me a copper-red head of hair back in 2008.

30 Places To See Before You're 30

SmarterTravel | Posted 10.12.2015 | Travel

Seeing the world is a surefire way to enrich your life and learn, and some destinations are best visited while in your twenties. Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.

SF Seeking Hobby

Nicole Martin | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Nicole Martin

Bucket List #1: Get a hobby Is there a place on Craigslist where I can post my ad? Single female seeking hobby to fulfill life. Unmarried, young, pro...

The Disneyland Bucket List

Thrillist | Posted 09.22.2015 | Travel

By: Ben Wener Credit: Flickr/Andy Castro You might think you've done Disneyland/California Adventure as well as anyone could possibly do it, f...

Life on the Water or Life in the Trees? The Best Two Ways to Explore the Amazon River

Laura Grier | Posted 09.17.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

The Amazon to me has always been sort of a mythical, exotic place I had heard about first as a young child. I had always been told stories about the...

The Sexiest Places On The Planet

PureWow | Posted 09.10.2015 | Travel

Looking to spice things up in the love department? Well, wouldn't you know it? Travel is an excellent aphrodisiac, great for reigniting sparks and mak...

Chicago's Plant-Based Bucket List

Aileen McGraw | Posted 09.01.2015 | Chicago
Aileen McGraw

When I tell people that Chicago offers incomparable vegan food, I often get side-eye or smile-and-nod responses.

15 Reasons Patagonia Should Be No. 1 On Your Bucket List

The Huffington Post | Alison Zaslav | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel

Want to get out of town? Then head to Patagonia.   The vast region in the southern part of South America ranges across both Chile and ...

So You've Just Won The Lottery -- What's on Your Travel Bucket List?

Nicholas Kontis | Posted 08.11.2015 | Travel
Nicholas Kontis

I decided to take a few minutes from my busy day and ponder the thought. Having traveled to 85 countries, I consider myself blessed to have seen more than my fair share of the world.

Design Your Down Time

Laurie Gerber | Posted 08.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Laurie Gerber

Design Your Life If you didn't know any better, you might say that sounds hard, right? I use the word "design" to describe how a person can plan an...

The World's 5 Best Extreme Hotels | Posted 07.23.2015 | Travel

If your idea of an unforgettable vacation includes igloos, yak hair tents or underground cave dwellings, you may want to consider reserving a room at one of these extreme hotels from around the world.

One Sensational Summer: 3 Small Changes to Help You THRIVE This Summer

Kimberly Petrosino | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Petrosino

We all start off the summer with the best of intentions. You're going to hit the beach every weekend, take advantage of every fun activity going on in...

How Reading 'The Secret' Changed my Life

Nicole Martin | Posted 07.07.2015 | Books
Nicole Martin

Bucket list: #2 Read "The Secret," get enlightened, become super rich I decided to start my bucket off with this one, seeing as it's a book that is s...

Comings and Goings and Leavings and Arrivings: Goodbye NYC and Hello Austin - at a Ripe Old Age

Ann Fry | Posted 08.31.2015 | Women
Ann Fry

Today, I'm driven to begin a series about the excitement of living in NYC for the past 9+ years, why I loved it, why I'm leaving it, where I'm going. I hope it's helpful. Perhaps it will move you to "reinvent" yourself ... at any age.

17 Destinations That Belong On Every Travel Bucket List

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.02.2015 | Fifty

Many of us have that one place, that one magical destination we've dreamed of visiting all our lives. Perhaps it's a sandy beach, an exotic country or...

13 Recipes That Should Be On Your Summer Bucket List

Food52 | Posted 07.01.2015 | Taste

Has summer started so quickly for you that you've not yet gotten around to even thinking about a bucket list?