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Chinese New Year

How to Be With a Loved One With Dementia During the Holidays

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 11.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

"I am so sad. I want to see my son." I found her sitting in her wheelchair crying out for her one most beloved person in the whole world. Her son had ...

The 10 Stages of Coming Out to My Conservative Chinese Father

Keay Nigel | Posted 10.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Keay Nigel

For a moment after I finished, I felt this sense of confidence rising inside of me. I presumed that my father was going to say, 'OK, fine,' and then just accept the situation like it was no big deal. But when he finally spoke his mind, I realized that I wasn't ready for what was to come.

I Knew New in the Spring

Lisa Guest | Posted 05.09.2015 | Los Angeles
Lisa Guest

New feelings of bliss can be introduced into the day, unexpected and simple. Life does go in cycles and circles and it shifts as we evolve. I've known about the healing potential of synchronicity and see it now unfolding daily in my life.

Reinventing Ways to Stand Out and Be Remembered

Nancy Michaels | Posted 04.29.2015 | Business
Nancy Michaels

By doing the unexpected, you separate yourself from others and are remembered by prospects, clients and referral sources as being unique. The devil is in the details, people!

Matt Sheehan

'Praying Pig' Goes Viral In China | Matt Sheehan | Posted 02.26.2015 | World

In video footage shot Tuesday, a pig facing a date with the slaughterhouse is shown kneeling directly in front of a local Buddhist temple, as if in an...

Year of the Sheep, Century of the Dragon?

Pepe Escobar | Posted 04.25.2015 | World
Pepe Escobar

The U.S. media has a China fever, which results in typically feverish reports that don't take the pulse of the country or its leader. In the process, so much is missed.

Matt Sheehan

Celebrating Chinese New Year's in China's Uyghur Region | Matt Sheehan | Posted 02.26.2015 | World

URUMQI, China -- Urumqi, the capital of northwest Xinjiang Province, is a city that operates on two clocks. Trains, planes and business hours tend to ...

Matt Sheehan

39 Hours Inside The Biggest Human Migration On Earth | Matt Sheehan | Posted 02.26.2015 | World

Looking across this sea of anxious faces, it’s easy to forget this is a holiday. Knotted brows frame weary eyes in a crowd as deep as a football fie...

The Primordial Alliance of Sheep, Man and Dog: Thoughts on the Year of the Ram

Boria Sax | Posted 04.21.2015 | Science
Boria Sax

The occasion of this article -- the beginning of the Year of the Ram. The placement of the ram in the Chinese zodiac reflects not only the cooperative disposition of domestic sheep, but also the agility, balance and sagacity of wild ones.

Chinese New Year: Top 10 Goat-tastic Places Around the World

Cheapflights | Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel

The Goat is the eighth sign of the 12-year cycle of animals that appear in the Chinese zodiac. Associated with the eighth Earthly Branch symbol, those born in the Year of the Goat are considered to be intelligent, creative, dependable and calm.

Fireworks, Prayers Usher In Chinese New Year

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.19.2015 | Religion

Across Asia, fireworks and firecrackers ushered in the Lunar New Year on Thursday. Dragon and lion dancers performed in bustling and noisy Chinatowns...

The Year of the Wood Sheep

Debra Duneier | Posted 04.20.2015 | HuffPost Home
Debra Duneier

In 2014, the Year of the Horse, the Wood energy galloped in. It took our breath away with its speed and force. Whether it was blessings or loss, we experienced it fast and furiously. On February 19th the energy of another Wood Year is arriving.

Chinese Year of the Sheep: Rituals for a Fresh Start!

Barbara Biziou | Posted 04.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbara Biziou

February 18 is the beginning of the Chinese Lunar New Year and time for all of us to clear out any obstacles and open to a fresh start. Here are five of my favorite rituals you can do to make the most of this time

Chinese New Year-Themed Wedding

Carmen Feliciano | Posted 02.17.2015 | Weddings
Carmen Feliciano

Getting married around Chinese New Year? Want to have a great Chinese-themed Wedding? Here are our top 3 tips: 1. Be bold and don't hesitate to use ...

What Fortune Cookies Might Sound Like if They Were actually Chinese: A New Year's Love Story

The New York Public Library | Posted 04.15.2015 | New York
The New York Public Library

Thursday is the start of the Year of the Goat, and Chinatown streets worldwide will fill with dragon dances, red lanterns and firecrackers. Those are all authentic Chinese inventions, though a newer, overseas addition to the party is not: fortune cookies.

Delicious Asian Cuisine in NYC for Valentine's Day, Lunar New Year, and Just Because You're Hungry

Tony Sachs | Posted 04.11.2015 | Taste
Tony Sachs

There are certain days when it behooves you to go out of your way to eat Asian.

Happy Lunar New Year! Here Are 7 Dishes You Need To Try Right Now

Posted 02.19.2015 | Taste

Although the new year no longer seems, well, new, you don’t need to settle into the doldrums of winter on account of the solar calendar. (Who needs ...

Chinese New Year of The Ram Celebration in Downtown L.A.

Morena Duwe | Posted 04.07.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

The Chinese New Year, or Lunar New Year, is a time to celebrate change and honor ancestors. Following a lunisolar calendar, the Chinese New Year does not fall on the same day every year.

Sounds of Chinese Music at the Wallis Waft Through Beverly Hills

Jay Weston | Posted 04.05.2015 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Everything Chinese is hot these days -- the culture, politics, food and art. The world seems obsessed with this huge, Asian nation as the sleeping giant awakens and roars. I have been to China proper several times in the '70s for movie matters and found it fascinating.

Έναρξη Κατάρτισης στο σώμα

Amory Blaine | Posted 11.24.2014 | Training

Η σημερινή ημέρα σηματοδοτεί την αρχή του έτους του αλόγου και, ενώ εγώ δεν είμαι α...

The Gulf Should Pivot East and Build the 'New Silk Road'

Dr. Nasser H. Saidi | Posted 06.15.2014 | World
Dr. Nasser H. Saidi

A new multi-polar world has emerged over the past 30 years that has shattered the post-WW II paradigm and structure, and the near hegemony of the US whose economic, financial and military power is waning.

Horse Sense: 10 Resolutions for the Year of the Horse

Jennifer Glass | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Glass

When I was first diagnosed my priorities were crystal clear and I did not sweat the small stuff. Bit by bit, however, the minutia has crept back and now I once again get fully agitated when other drivers don't signal or I'm on hold with the cable company. On one hand, this indicates a return to normalcy, and that's a good thing. On the other hand, I don't want to lose perspective on what's really important.

A New Chinese Lunar Year, Still an Old Yellowface SNL

Lisa Bernier | Posted 04.12.2014 | New York
Lisa Bernier

Here again are white people doing bad, and yes, at points offensive cultural imitations and appropriations of Asian people and culture -- essentially yellowface -- and no one said, or is saying anything about it.

Chinese New Year Message

Laura Bushnell | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Bushnell

Dear Ones, We are moving from the Year of the Water Snake, a year of turmoil and strife, to the Year of the Wooden Horse. The practical, talented, ...

BBC Welcomes In 'Year Of The Whores'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.10.2014 | Media

We're pretty sure "whores" aren't a part of the Chinese zodiac, but the BBC begs to differ. A subtitle snafu last week accidentally confused "horse...