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10+ Ways to Celebrate YOUR Story

Susan Vernicek | Posted 09.04.2015 | Small Business
Susan Vernicek

Reflect back to the last 10 years of your life and write down all that has happened during each of those years; review what you have written and come up with a theme for those experiences. Okay, you don't HAVE to come up with themes, but I think it's a fun experiment.

Six Ideas for an Awesome Divorce Party

James J. Sexton | Posted 07.15.2015 | Divorce
James J. Sexton

In recent years the idea of having a "divorce party" has come into fashion, so I thought I'd give my two cents on the subject.

These Illustrations Celebrate The Beauty Of Parenthood

Stacey Steinberg | Posted 05.29.2015 | Parents
Stacey Steinberg

As new mothers, we are knee-deep in the pursuit of that elusive "life balance." There are so many tiny details that made up our day. Moment to moment, it seems mundane. But as we tuck our children into bed and reflect on all we accomplished, those details blend and form a melody.

How to Celebrate Earth Day and Change the World

Pete Jones | Posted 04.22.2015 | Impact
Pete Jones

Happy Earth Day! April 22, or more commonly known as Earth Day, is the friendly reminder the world sends us once a year to think about the impact we ...

10 Reasons New Year's Eve Isn't Worth The Hype

Beth Leipholtz | Posted 03.02.2015 | Women
Beth Leipholtz

To be honest, there are multiple reasons that NYE is actually sort of a shitty holiday. So why isn't it worth all the hype it receives?

Gratitude Is the Key to Opening Doors That Seem to Be Closed in Your Life

Lorna Byrne | Posted 01.25.2015 | Religion
Lorna Byrne

I love the idea of Thanksgiving -- a day to remind us to give thanks, and I wish it were celebrated right across the world. Our lives would be transformed if we got into the habit of giving thanks, not just on one day of the year, but every day.

Gratitude Is a State: On Being a Sacred Stream for Good

Miriam Ava | Posted 03.16.2015 | Impact
Miriam Ava

Render gratitude into a state through your being. Once you view life as the unfolding miracle that it is you begin to understand the cosmic glory of your experiences.

Every Day Is Special, Holiday or Else

Miriam Ava | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

If I enjoy where I am right now, my journey will be that much more exquisite. And as far as destination, there is none, really. As soon as we reach one milestone, we focus on new things that excite and inspire us.

S4S Celebrates a Wonderful Team -- A Tribute to Grace Bennett

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 12.06.2014 | Impact
Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

In only one year, Schools for Sustainability (S4S) has cultivated a beautifully dynamic team. We honor diversity as we attract support from members ...

The Dichotomy of Pain and Pleasure (And How to Activate Your Joy and Heal the World)

Miriam Ava | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

I'm a huge fan of Dr. Christiane Northrup's, and what she recently said about the dichotomy of pain and pleasure on this planet truly hit home. Whil...

7 Rooms Designed to Celebrate a View

Dering Hall | Posted 11.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

Browse these envy worth interiors which boast incredible views. Whether it is S. K. Mukherjee's panoramic view of Central Park or Nicky Dobree's frame...

17 Entrepreneurs Share Their Celebratory Rituals

Jen Consalvo | Posted 11.17.2014 | Small Business
Jen Consalvo

'Starting up isn't all rainbows and unicorns,' is just a lighthearted way of saying that starting a company is one of the most grueling, stressful and exhausting things you can possibly do -- despite the heroic images of entrepreneurship we read about in the media.

Celebrating One Year and Many Victories

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 10.28.2014 | Impact
Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

Here at Schools for Sustainability (S4S), we are jumping for joy as we celebrate the first anniversary of our organization. In merely one year, what b...

Savor the Season: Why Appreciating What's Around Us Ignites What's Within Us

Miriam Ava | Posted 09.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Decorative pumpkins in July. Avalanches of fall fashion in mid-summer. Hearty harvest recipes during high heat. Societal conditioning magnified by...

Let's Celebrate Turning 40 Instead of Dreading It

Risa Sugarman | Posted 07.20.2014 | Women
Risa Sugarman

Why should it matter? I don't feel 40, but when I turned 30, I didn't feel that, either. I don't know what it is supposed to feel like and the truth is, why should I even spend time worrying about that?

A Moment with Mom

Susan Pace | Posted 07.09.2014 | Fifty
Susan Pace

My mom died in 2010 at 82. While many moms are honored for their selfless pursuit of perfection, I choose to think of all the ways my mom proved that her foibles were what I loved the most.

My Occasional Loss of Body Control

Leslie Handler | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Handler

Oh, it hurts. My stomach is so tight. There's a squeeze from deep within. It feels like I'm doing ab crunches, but I'm not. The squeeze gets tighter...

Daily Meditation: Celebrate

Posted 04.07.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Standing Naked at My Party

Georgie Smith | Posted 05.31.2014 | HuffPost Home
Georgie Smith

If 2014 is the year of mindful living, we should be gathering in our homes more often, to connect with folks we can share our authentic self with.

One Mother Challenges Five Common Myths About Death and Dying

Deb Carlin Polhill | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Deb Carlin Polhill

I do not subscribe to death, per se. Rather, I believe in transition... the transition of souls.

My Cup Runneth Over With Just Enough

Deb Carlin Polhill | Posted 05.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Deb Carlin Polhill

While we do this deep dive and soul search, we also hold onto the love and support we receive, the wonderful and healing love and support of family, friends and community and, ultimately, the sweet love of our child. We learn that as we keep our hearts open, our hearts receive all of this love.

12 Days of Winter Meditations: Day 4

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Gatherings: Connection It's Christmas Eve! People around the world are preparing feasts and wrapping gifts and celebrating being together. It's eas...

The 26 Stages Of Getting Engaged, In GIFs

Posted 12.15.2013 | Weddings

By Bridal Guide Did you know that 43 percent of marriage proposals occur between the months of November and January? In honor of proposal season, h...

The Simple Act That Will Bring More Joy and Fulfillment to Your Life

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

It can seem silly sometimes to make a big deal out of things, but it's incredibly important to do so. Whether it's your anniversary, birthday, the day you finally paid off your student loans or any other accomplishment of any level, you have to celebrate!

My No-Fail Formulas For Happiness

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

Columnist Leigh Newman explains how figuring out a few crucial equations can equal long-term joy. Sushi + Gummy Bears + Lilacs = Happy Birthday ...