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'Tis the Season to Be Dating

David Wygant | Posted 02.12.2013 | Women
David Wygant

Why not start dating now, when people are more emotionally open? You have so many more opportunities at this time of year to meet people -- from the holiday parties, to being out and about every single day shopping to all the festivities in your town on the weekends.

Project December: Take Back the Holidays

Terra Trevor | Posted 12.11.2012 | Impact
Terra Trevor

This is what I want to claim as a mother, for the time I give to be remembered. That is why I now wrap it, and not objects, and give my time as a gift to my family.

How to Answer Rude Holiday Questions

Gina Barreca | Posted 02.05.2013 | Comedy
Gina Barreca

I don't care whether you're Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Shinto or a practicing atheist; if you're female and you have relatives, you'll be making weepy, baby-seal eyes at somebody's casual question while "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" plays endlessly in the background.

A Guide For December: 10 Reflections For The Year's End

Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

#Decembeard Delivers Hope for the Hairy

HooplaHa | Posted 01.30.2013 | Good News

What is one to do with an epic moustache now? Look no further-- Decembeard is here to provide an outlet, or excuse, to prolong that exquisite facial hair that your significant other likely disagrees with.

Art Basel Miami Beach: Awesome

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 03.04.2012 | Miami
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

"Awesome" is a word I reserve for a few select things I have experienced, including walking on the Great Wall of China and my mom's Reuben sandwiches. Art Basel Miami Beach is also on that list.

The Small Hero Amongst Us All

Jonathan Agin | Posted 02.26.2012 | Impact
Jonathan Agin

Yes, heroes do exist; they walk amongst us in very small packages, never trying to be heroes. They simply just are.

Challenging The Christian Month Of December

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 02.23.2012 | Religion
Warren J. Blumenfeld

What we are experiencing is a form of Christian cultural imperialism (hegemony): a promotion of the larger Christian culture, celebrations, values, and beliefs.

How My Childhood Heroes Led Me To A Life Of Sex, Drugs, And Rock And Roll | Posted 12.21.2011 | Fifty

In December of 1962 when I was eight years old, one of the few things in my life that really mattered to me, aside from the upcoming Christmas holiday...

6 Ways to Beat Holiday Stress

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 02.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

You've had it with the holidays. It's run, run, run, spend, spend, spend. You are actually happy when they are over. So how can you get through the holidays, and maybe actually enjoy them?

Happy Hanukkah: the Latke Mobile Menorah

Vivian Reiss | Posted 02.12.2012 | Arts
Vivian Reiss

2011-12-13-Screenshot20111213at2.40.05PM.jpg Even though my menorah is dedicated to the latke, the symbolic fried food that I make for chanukah comes from my Hungarian roots: langos.

The Magic of Swedish Gingerbread Cookies

Anna Brones | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home
Anna Brones

Just as candles are an integral part of celebrating Advent, so are pepparkakor. Gingerbread cookies are the staple of Swedish Advent coffee gatherings and celebrations and the must-have baked good of the season.

Britney Spears, Lucy Liu & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.02.2011 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Britney Spears, Lucy Liu, and ...

Obama Poll Watch -- December, 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama once again charted an unbelievably stable month in terms of approval ratings. The mildly good news was in his disapproval rating, which dropped significantly over the course of December.

December Float of the Month: Tangerine-Pomegranate Float

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

Here is a dessert for Christmas that is not only easy and simple (as all floats are) but also much lighter and palate cleansing than a plateful of cookies or a slab of pie.

Counting Down To The Winter Solstice

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

This week leading up to the Winter Solstice is the darkest of the year. True, the week following the solstice is just as dark, but the energy is different.

Legacy: December Gifts, Writing The Dark Into Light

Rachael Freed | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

Is it any wonder that in December, the darkest month of all, we yearn for light? The physical reality of long nights and shortened days reverberates through us, affecting our emotional and spiritual states, as well.

Ring in the Holidays With Style

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Giving a truly great present speaks volumes, but how can you be sure to find the one that will perfectly suit the person you're shopping for? The following tips are a guide to savvy gift-buying.

The Intuitive Life: How to En-Lighten Up This December

Margaret Ruth | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Ruth

With just a small switch of awareness though, you can take advantage of this season and find wonderful ways to not only enjoy the time ahead, but also expand your own inner awareness and personal intuition.