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Finding Joy

An Easy Way To Discover Joy

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.17.2016 | Healthy Living

Feeling stressed? You're not alone. We all have a center of wisdom and balance within us, but sometimes life takes over and we can feel all over the p...

Mining for Joy

Pam Ferderbar | Posted 03.11.2016 | Comedy
Pam Ferderbar

These days I feel like I'm being punished for all the times I slept late, took a mental health day, went to the movies, napped, played with dogs/boys/...

Freedom Is Not What We Think It Is

Jassica Nia | Posted 10.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jassica Nia

As most of us might have experienced, I grew up within the chains of culture, and grew up needing to conform to expectations of others and needing to ...

Falling Snow, Bubbly Car Washes and Joy

Bridgette White | Posted 10.06.2016 | Parents
Bridgette White

It has been over 20 years since I heard those words, yet they still bring tears to my eyes. It was the moment I started to realize what being an adult meant. It was the moment I started to hear and care what others thought of me.

Needing More Than to Be Needed

Sarah Bregel | Posted 06.24.2015 | Parents
Sarah Bregel

I spend almost all of my time and energy loving the shit out of my kids. Finding these little magic moments in ordinary days. Kissing dirty faces and being easy-going. And then I spend just a little bit of time wanting terribly to get away from them.

The 50 Stages Of Sleep Deprivation

Sarah Bregel | Posted 12.21.2015 | Parents
Sarah Bregel

You feel like you've been through the washing machine at 6 a.m. and want to close your eyes so badly just when you're supposed to be starting your day.

Are New Year's Resolutions Obsolete?

Melissa Heisler | Posted 02.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Heisler

This New Year, I challenge you not to create annual resolutions but instead to look to the next month. How do you want to be? What do you want to experience? What would make your heart sing? What do you need to do to bypass fear and live fully? Then 30 days from now, see how well you did. Celebrate your wins and make plans for how you can make the next 30 days even better!

10 Things That Rob Your Happiness

Thai Nguyen | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

Hindsight always haunts us: I could've, should've, would've. Indeed, when our loss of joy and happiness is preventable, the wounds take that little bit longer to heal. Here's to prevention being better than cure, and uncovering 10 culprits robbing your happiness.

To The Tired Mom

Rachel M. Martin | Posted 02.05.2016 | Parents
Rachel M. Martin

Motherhood is a brave journey. It's always been this brave thing to raise another independent, pushing the limits, melt your heart at night, love them forever even when they drive you crazy, human. That's what you're doing. Even on those tired days.

20 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids

Rachel M. Martin | Posted 11.28.2013 | Parents
Rachel M. Martin

I want my kids to remember that there were times when their mother looked them in the eye and smiled. And for me, this often means shutting my laptop, putting down my phone, taking a break from my my to-do list and just giving them time.

3 Things You Must Do to Feel Joyful

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Things that continue to surface when you think about living your best life, being happier, more fulfilled and joyful, those are the things you must be...

Casting an Indie in Hollywood: Overweight Is Beautiful, But It's Not Easy to Convince Everyone That's True

Carlo de Rosa | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Carlo de Rosa

One of my most interesting moments during the making of the romantic comedy Finding Joy was casting the character of Marshall, the overweight big brother in a marital crisis.

28 Definitions Of Happiness (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living

Happiness, as the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it, is "a state of well-being and contentment." Sure, that's one way to put it. But what does it ...

Following My Bliss

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 02.16.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I've reached an age when I fully believe that I've earned the right to follow my bliss, and I should be able to do it without fear of controversy or conflict.

The Life Out Loud: Optimize for Joy

MeiMei Fox | Posted 11.24.2012 | Good News
MeiMei Fox

The amazing Mike Walsh somehow manages to be an entrepreneur, investor and advisor to startups, supporter of several charities, and devoted husband and father to two boys. Oh, and he's working on a film/book project on the side. How does he do it?

My Sweet, Sweet Strawberry...

Juliet Asante | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Juliet Asante

What do you do when life throws so many things at you at once? This is a difficult question... In my otherwise short life and limited experience, I ha...

How To Live On $0 A Day: Taking Pleasure In The Little Things -- A Pep Talk

Lesley Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lesley Stern

My mind raced darkly as I approached the car. I thought to myself, 'Dear God, if I just got a $40 parking ticket in order to get free samples of Fiber One cereal, shoot me now. I'm going to be so poor, I'll have to eat the Fiber One. Why me? Life is so freaking unfair I don't think I can bear another minute. I hate Fiber One.'

The Transformational Twenties

Kay Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kay Goldstein

Virtually all twentysomethings are learning to find a way to manage your personal and financial lives and figure out not only what you want from life, but how to get it.