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How To Celebrate The Holidays When You Live Alone

Bonnie Moore | Posted 11.14.2015 | Fifty
Bonnie Moore

While Christmas might seem far off, the store shelves are already bulging. Sometimes our children and grandchildren are far away, travel is not possible, and we find ourselves left to our own devices. Time for creativity! With a bit of planning, your holiday season can be wonderful!

Diwali Bhel Bar

Mira Manek | Posted 11.09.2015 | Taste
Mira Manek

As vibrant as it is simple, this dazzling Bhel Bar makes for the perfect centerpiece to a Diwali spread. This crunchy, soft, sweet, savoury, lime a...

Coming Full Circle

Durva Trivedi | Posted 11.06.2015 | Religion
Durva Trivedi

This was how I learned womanhood, in step behind my sister, my mother, and her mothers. This was how I learned confidence, slowly but surely. This was where I fit seamlessly in a circle, a tradition passed down from generations past.

Learning Through Loss To Beat The Odds

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 10.09.2015 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

Elijah is an inspiring example to other young people--and all of us--of resilience, grace, and the ability to beat the odds.

25 Not-So-Little Things To Celebrate In 25 Married Years

Dr. Margaret Rutherford | Posted 09.22.2015 | Fifty
Dr. Margaret Rutherford

My marriage is 25-years-old this week. What would I whisper in that bride's ears if I could? What would I tell her that she would be grateful for these 25 years later? It would be the little things.

30 Things to Start Doing for Yourself

Elyse Santilli | Posted 09.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Many of us put our happiness and dreams on hold for another day, when the truth is life is happening right now. If you want to make positive changes, today is the day. Want to know where to begin? Here are 30 things to start doing for yourself.

Join Me in Celebrating National Arts in Education Week!

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 09.15.2015 | Arts
Robert L. Lynch

Unfortunately, we all know that when school budgets tighten, the arts are the first to go. But when we celebrate, we also bring attention to the decision makers who decide what gets cut. Let's get informed, let's get out there, and let's get some attention.

Watch These Bridesmaids Surprise Wedding Guests With A Special Dance Routine | Posted 08.07.2015 | Weddings

New bride Colleen can be seen heading to the dance floor, where she is joined by her eight bridesmaids. While Colleen's new husband and everyone else at the wedding looked on in complete surprise, these lovely ladies took them on a trip through the decades.

The Food Pusher

Margaret Marshall | Posted 07.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

A food pusher is a person who will lead you to unplanned eating. They are all around and they push food that is high calorie and unhealthy. Whenever...

How I Found the Power of Creativity in Berlin

Esther de Charon de Saint Germain | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Esther de Charon de Saint Germain

So if you ever feel you're are not very creative, know this gift of creativity is part of who you are. Honor it, use it and share it. Because it just might change our world into an even better place.

Life Is Measured in Memories. Take Time to Make Some

Farsh Askari | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Farsh Askari

So now, instead of futile reluctance to acknowledge that life is racing by or being regretful of the many, many days spent doing routine things I don't remember because they're mundane and not spiritually exalting, I plan things that will lift me up emotionally.

I've Got a Perfect Body

Sarah Burkhart | Posted 07.16.2015 | Women
Sarah Burkhart

It is, perhaps, a gift that, in all our fearful, wonderful humanness, we don't get to choose from a menu of selves. Instead, we get a lifetime to explore and discover the beauty of the bodies we were given and learn how to celebrate them.

Eastern Charm to Corporate Leadership: My Inspirations From Indian Weddings

Karthik Rajan | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

Why people embark on a journey to show up at an Indian wedding is more than a social obligation -- to engage, to enjoy, to contribute, to participate and above all feel good about themselves and for the people around them.

12-Hour Survival Guide to Oktoberfest

College Tourist | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Today's the day you've been waiting for. You've purchased your traditional Bavarian wear, you've mentally prepared to marathon drink, and you've charged the battery on your beloved camera. You are ready to take on Oktoberfest.

Your Soul On Solstice

Miriam Ava | Posted 06.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

On Summer Solstice, when the light is the longest, extend your soul to el sol. Plunge back into the ancient visceral knowing that the cosmos celebr...

Our Greatest Celebration of Life

Catherine Nagle | Posted 05.22.2015 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

In due time, we're sure to find that our compassion, love, and attentiveness to those crises and responsibilities were the most powerful actions that brought us out of those storms for our greatest celebration that empowers us for the rest of our lives!

As We Reflect on VE-day, Beware the Sin of Omission

Nicholas Nazar | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics
Nicholas Nazar

As we remember those who gave their all to ensure our freedoms and liberties, let us also guard against clever appropriations of the memory of blood and sacrifice for political ends.

Celebrate Your Successes

Melanie Rudnick | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Melanie Rudnick

Every day is a day for celebration! Do you stop and reflect and feel good about all of the progress you make in life, or like most people, do you just let life pass you by without noticing?

Top Hip-Hop Artist Brings Awareness to the Killing Fields

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.12.2015 | Impact
Lauren Kruczyk

With lyrics in Khmer and English and a focus on Killing Fields era legacies, Khmer American rapper praCh Ly's first album, Dalama, was not only credited with introducing hip-hop to Cambodia--it introduced this history to a new generation largely unaware of its genocidal past.

American Craft Beer Week: Celebrating Our Country's Advanced Beer Culture

Julia Herz | Posted 05.11.2015 | Taste
Julia Herz

I love the people who make craft beer, the taste, packaging, variety, how it pairs with food, and the people I connect with.

Sharing Faith: How I Found Healing at a Funeral

Barb Abramson | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Barb Abramson

Despite the celebration of life, there is still a family in mourning, missing a wonderful man, husband and father who impacted others in a positive way, as so many shared that day. I know their church community as well as friends and colleagues will rally around them.

Vibrant Sikh Celebrations Bring Color To Athens (PHOTOS)

HuffPost Greece | Talia Lavin | Posted 04.26.2015 | Religion

Earlier this month, hundreds of Sikhs flooded the streets of Athens to celebrate Vaisakhi, the April 14 holiday that celebrates both the Sikh New Year...

8 Crucial Mistakes To Avoid When Going After Your Goals

Elyse Santilli | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Achieving goals with ease is an art that many people are yet to master. If you are one of these people, you could be making one of these crucial mistakes. Take note.

Gracious Touches to Make Your Wedding Unique

Anne Naylor | Posted 06.16.2015 | Weddings
Anne Naylor

The more I work with people, the more I appreciate how different we all are. No two couples are the same. So each ceremony can be tailored to the unique love you share, your individuality and how you express your love.

The Joy of Skipping: 4 Powerful Reasons to Put a Bounce in Your Step

Kim 'Skipper' Corbin | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Kim 'Skipper' Corbin

While I could go on and on about the positive impact having a regular skipping practice has had on my life, the bottom line is that it is the most fun and uplifting way I've ever found to be fully present in the moment. It integrates body, mind, and spirit in numerous ways: