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The Result of Design Thinking Students Designing Their Own School: EmpathicEducation for a CompassionateNation

Lee-Anne Gray Psy.D | Posted 06.30.2015 | Education
Lee-Anne Gray Psy.D

This post is Part 2 of a 2 Part Series on Design Thinking Students Designing Their Own School. As a clinical psychologist and forensic expert in spec...

9 Perfect Holidays For Travelers Seeking Something Different

Carol E Wyer | Posted 06.14.2015 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

It appears our generation is becoming more demanding when it comes to holiday destinations. No longer satisfied with the usual haunts, or with sitting by the hotel pool, we are roaming further afield, seeking out adventures and following in the footsteps of offspring who took off in their teens.

5 Reasons Why Play Needs to Be a Part of a Happy Life

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy Gottberg

Last summer Thom and I rented a condo in Rosarito, Mexico. For a month we enjoyed the temperate climate, mixed up our routine, spent time outdoors,...

Why the Nose? This Man Celebrates Red Nose Day 365 Days a Year

Kim 'Skipper' Corbin | Posted 06.03.2015 | Good News
Kim 'Skipper' Corbin

After bumping into countless individuals at a local mall who were so consumed with their digital devices that they didn't bother to look up, Tex Allen was beyond frustrated by the state of disconnection in our world.

The One Question You Must Stop Asking Your Kids

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 05.26.2015 | Parents
Abby Rodman, LICSW

Asking our kids to continually gauge the majority of their life experiences through fun binoculars (and to present them that way on social media) isn't just annoying and unrealistic, it's potentially harmful.

3 Networking Tips for Your Summer Weekends

Ellevate | Posted 05.24.2015 | Women
Ellevate

During a summer weekend, many of us look forward to family activities, going to a beach, eating good food, or maybe just catching up on Mad Men. (Don't spoil the finale for me!) But while you are enjoying your leisure time, you can also be networking. Here are three tips to incorporate networking into your summer weekends!

My Three Paradigms of Success

Roxanne Hobbs | Posted 05.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Roxanne Hobbs

Growing up, success to me was all about getting the A grade. Yes, looking back, the perfectionist tendencies took a hold around exam time when get...

America's 13 Best Amusement Parks That Aren't Six Flags

Thrillist | Posted 05.01.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Six Flags have pretty much dominated the hearts, minds, and queasy stomachs of Americans since their inception back in 1962. So, in the interest of giving the spotlight to a bunch of other places (that also aren't Disneyland), we rounded up a list of some of the other best amusement parks this country has to offer.

Playing Humpback Jazz

Charles Redfern | Posted 06.27.2015 | Religion
Charles Redfern

We often think we're meant to be working beings who sometimes have fun. Perhaps we've got it reversed. Maybe we're meant to be merry beings who sometimes work -- and work itself is meant to be fun.

Bruce Jenner: Conformance and Judgment

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 06.27.2015 | Gay Voices
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

I commend Jenner for opening a much-needed area for discussion, and, hopefully acceptance for many. After all, Who says we can't all live together in harmony and enjoy life?

The 13 Most Terrifying Roller Coasters In America

Thrillist | Posted 06.17.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Hold onto your hats, thrill-seekers.

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:

What Do Little Children Know That You Don't?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 06.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

At that moment, I remembered the passage in the scriptures, "Except ye become as little children..." Wow, I thought, now I get it: The mind of this child only knows how to be in the Now.

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Bleachers' Jack Antonoff's "All in on Everything"

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.30.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

"I never would mess around with peoples' emotions and put music out that didn't mean everything to me. It's just not what I do. I can't make records quickly. I can't do stripped down live shows. I'm all in on everything."

Amazing Levitating Lambs

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 05.25.2015 | Green
Roeselien Raimond

I swear, lambs are totally nuts! One day, I biked along a meadow, when I suddenly witnessed some strange white movements from the corner of my eye. Some lambs were jumping around like crazy, and for a moment I wondered if they might be suffering Mad Sheep Disease.

5 Ideas for a Grownup Games Night With Your Partner

Em & Lo | Posted 05.18.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Being forced to call out commands really quickly will encourage you to blurt out things you might normally be a bit embarrassed to ask for. In "Simon Says," you're MEANT be bossy!

6 Cruises to Book Right Now

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.27.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

These are the cruise ships Condé Nast Traveler readers say they'd sail again (and again), in their own words. Plus, the cruise itineraries you should book right now.

The 10 Best Party Beaches On Earth

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.27.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

1. If the name alone isn't enough of a hook, Super Paradise Beach on the island's southwestern coast is the hub for eating, drinking and all-round revelry. Set on a wide bay, it's a crescent of sand studded with sun beds and backed by restaurants, bars and clubs

Fun. Lead Singer Reveals Solo Plans Amid Breakup Rumors

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.19.2015 | Entertainment

As expected, fun. frontman Nate Ruess is launching a solo project. That news has been chatter up until now, as Ruess released a snippet teasing his ne...

fun. Denies Breakup Rumors

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.05.2015 | Entertainment

The men of fun. are not having fun together right now, so they're on hiatus. In a Facebook note signed by Nate Ruess, Andrew Dost and Jack Antonof...

World's Most Terrifying Ski Slopes

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.04.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Strapping yourself onto two tiny pieces of wood--or one thick one--isn't terrifying enough; that's why daredevils brave cliffs, chutes, and iced-over moguls. These near-vertical runs are within recognized ski areas, proving you can be on-piste yet still out of your mind.

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for the Single Dad

Jon Vaughn | Posted 04.03.2015 | Divorce
Jon Vaughn

Now that I'm freed from the chains of this holiday, I can finally say exactly what I would want, as a parent, dad, whatever, provided that it comes from my significant other.

10 Things My Sons Have Taught Me

Christina Romo | Posted 03.18.2015 | Parents
Christina Romo

Parenting is not for the weak. Kids will tell it like it is and will challenge you in ways you never thought were possible. Buck up, and enjoy the ride!

What Playful Animals Can Teach Us About The Biology Of Fun

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.12.2015 | Science

Play and fun, though seemingly purposeless, are fundamental aspects of the human experience. It wouldn't be a stretch to say that we're wired for ...

5 Ways to Make Your New Year's Resolutions 'Stick'

Bernadette Farrell | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Bernadette Farrell

It's that time of year again when our thoughts turn to New Year's resolutions -- a time to look at our lives and to make a pledge or promise to ours...