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Reframing Forgiveness

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We can't force someone to forgive. Therefore, the road to forgiveness may also involve understanding the person who has harmed us. This requires starting off on a journey that may entail a close examination of the person we need to forgive. The journey can be long and torturous.

Millennials, Causes And The Election: How Millennials' Perspectives Of Personal Impact And Activism Change In An Election Year

Derrick Feldmann | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics
Derrick Feldmann

There are few events in the United States that make social issues and affiliated causes - including those who support and those who oppose them - as public and popular as presidential election cycles.

Help Us Bring a Hero Home

Leon Logothetis | Posted 04.13.2016 | Impact
Leon Logothetis

Less than a year ago I embarked on a life-changing trip across the U.S. with one goal in mind: creating a positive impact with random acts of kindness. Usually during these types of adventures I have relied on the kindness of others, but this time would be different. I would be the one trying to give back.

Millennials Are Not as Selfish as You Think

Liz Rebecca Alarcon | Posted 03.15.2016 | Impact
Liz Rebecca Alarcon

Our limited budgets and desire for innovation in giving reflects why my generation is mostly left out of traditional philanthropic circles. But does this really mean, as Robert Putnam alluded, that millennials are "bowling alone?"

Recent Studies Shine Light on the Oscars' and Hollywood's Diversity and Inclusion crisis

Women’s iLab | Posted 03.15.2016 | Women
Women’s iLab

While both television and film have room for improvement, the findings show that television producers like Disney, Amazon and the CW, were more inclusive than the six major studios analyzed in the study, and can be looked at as "pockets of promise."

Creating a Movement, Addressing Inequality Differently

Derrick Feldmann | Posted 01.26.2016 | Impact
Derrick Feldmann

Go out and explore. Take an attitude of fixing things when you see them. Experience them and understand them. Approach things as you want to accomplish them. That will make the world a better place.

Chat for a cure: How Viber merges mobile messaging and community in support of ALS

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 04.21.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

Did you take the ice bucket challenge to support ALS? If so, you found out that a bucket of cold water can hurt so good! At the height of ice bucket ...

Why Giving Is Not a Zero-Sum Game...

Dan Duffy | Posted 01.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dan Duffy

I have donated to two of these causes, and I'm slightly considering giving to the turd...I mean third. I don't have the money to donate to these causes, but I did it anyway. And do you know why?

How Everyone Can Be a Philanthropist on #GivingTuesday

Erin Stein | Posted 11.30.2015 | Impact
Erin Stein

#GivingTuesday, as it's known, is a national day of giving that the 92nd Street Y and UN Foundation created a few years ago, and it seems to be catching on.

Going Beyond the Extraordinary

Bhavani Esapathi | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Bhavani Esapathi

To be extraordinary, you need to surpass being normal, but what if you're not normal to begin with? This is my story: Growing up as a girl in India I ...

Stand With the Real Coachella

Daniel Hamidi | Posted 08.17.2016 | Impact
Daniel Hamidi

Every year, thousands flock to the Coachella Valley for its iconic Music and Arts Festival. Just a short twelve-minute drive southeast of the festival location lies a different Coachella -- one not nearly as glamorous. It's actually quite the opposite: filthy, decaying and in need of your help.

Love Wins! What's Next for Marriage Equality?

Trisha Lynn Sprayberry | Posted 06.29.2016 | Impact
Trisha Lynn Sprayberry

Amidst the vast news coverage and social media explosion in celebrations and jubilee of the history-making decision granting marriage equality for sam...

The Power of One: How Individuals Are Raising Millions for Nepal Relief Efforts

Breanna DiGiammarino | Posted 05.18.2016 | Impact
Breanna DiGiammarino

Crowdfunding platforms are raising millions of dollars from thousands of people to support Nepal relief efforts.

10 Important Causes We Can Make Progress On In The Next Decade

Posted 05.12.2015 | Impact

This month, The Huffington Post will celebrate our 10-year anniversary. While we are proud of our past and what the HuffPost family has accomplished t...

Through IGNITE, Students of Greater Newark Get a Fresh Set of Experiences

Golriz Moeini | Posted 05.16.2015 | Education
Golriz Moeini

The other day on my drive home I was listening KPFK to the story about education. The journalist, who is a producer on the show did a piece on the suc...

The Art of Being Alive Series: On Meaningful Living

Adedayo Fashanu | Posted 04.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Adedayo Fashanu

The art of being alive is an inspirational and humanities project that explores what it means to live a meaningful life and to live fully alive. It se...

5 Super Bowl Commercials About Something Greater Than Selling A Product

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.02.2015 | Good News

Sunday night wasn't just about football and Katy Perry -- several social causes got their time in the spotlight, too. This year, Super Bowl adverti...

MLK, Jr. Asked Us 'What Are You Doing For Others?' Here's How We Answered

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.20.2015 | Impact

In a legacy as profound as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, one thing is for certain -- the civil rights leader lived to help those who needed him most....

Nonprofit Employment Actually Grew During The Recession: Report

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.07.2015 | Impact

Nonprofits are becoming an increasingly vital aspect of the American economy, new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows. For the first tim...

Charity Tax Breaks Only Extended Through End Of 2014

Forbes | Posted 12.17.2014 | Impact

Charities wanted permanent tax breaks, but instead the Senate last night passed a one-year tax extenders bill, only good through Dec. 31, 2014. That l...

11 Top-Rated Charities That Changed The World In 2014

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.06.2015 | Impact

Not all nonprofits are created equal -- just ask Charity Navigator. The watchdog group tracks charities nationwide to help donors have a better un...

10 Gifts For Gals That Empower Women Around The World

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.19.2014 | Impact

Updated on Dec. 11, 2014; 10:41 a.m. EST This holiday, give the leading ladies in your life a gift that also helps women in need. HuffPost Impac...

Here's A Great Way To Tell If Your Date Is A Jerk

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.05.2014 | Impact

It's OK to put a little sexy into service. Research has shown that young people are more likely to volunteer their time if their friends join in. B...

The #Unselfie Captures Important Causes, Trumps Those Duckface Photos

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.02.2014 | Impact

The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is here, and the Internet is abuzz making the world a better place. For the third consecutive year, Giving Tuesday m...

Adopt Don't Shop: An Exclusive Interview With Rescue Dogs Little Miss Lexi and Pumpkin

Helaina Hovitz | Posted 01.31.2015 | Impact
Helaina Hovitz

Little Miss Lexi and her sister, Pumpkin, are spokes-pups for Posh Pets Rescue in NYC, and they want you to consider adopting special needs and senior rescue dogs before hitting the pet shop.