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Playing Humpback Jazz

Charles Redfern | Posted 04.27.2015 | 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 04.27.2015 | 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 04.17.2015 | 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 04.16.2015 | 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 04.10.2015 | 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 03.30.2015 | 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 03.25.2015 | 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 03.18.2015 | 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...

5 Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress and Enjoy the Festivities

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders

The holiday season can be a fun and exciting time of the year with festivities and great food. For many people, however, the holiday season causes inc...

How to Say Happy Holidays in ASL

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 02.21.2015 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

There are an estimated half million people in the United States who use American Sign Language as their primary form of communication. This year, let's work together to bridge the gap between the deaf and hearing worlds!

Eight Selected Short Films: A Mini Film Festival

Michael Morgenstern | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Morgenstern

I love Amazon's Transparent, which she created, and Jill's old shorts are just as good. A nuanced director with a great grasp of humanity.

[SECRET REVEALED] How To Go From Fear to Fearless in Life and Business.

Keyon Bayani | Posted 02.08.2015 | Small Business
Keyon Bayani

We hide behind our computer screens, worried about what people may think of us and our ideas; we're too scared to put ourselves out there. Too scared to tell our story, to be ourselves!

Must See for Kids and Inner Child ... Swamp Juice ... the 3D Puppet Show

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 01.30.2015 | Entertainment
Nancy Cohen-koan

I always figure if I ever go to prison I can still make theater with dancing my hand against the cell wall. But that would imply a room with a view so that light could shine in--- I guess I better not get busted till I tire of the magic of shadow puppetry.

How to Like Your Life More

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

It's up to us to remember why it excited us, and to ask ourselves if it still does. It's up to us to ask ourselves how we can make it fun again, perhaps in a new way. And then it's up to us to do it.

Make Everything More Fun!

Erin Cox | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

From the monotonous routine of maintaining a home, to your workouts, parenting, and your work life, this question can be transformational.

Health for the Holidays? Have Fun!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

If you eat well and are active generally throughout the year, you will be healthier and leaner than those who are not. If that pattern persists over the holidays, or picks up again after, you will find in it pretty effective immunity against holiday-related health hazards. Build good health year round, and let the good times roll when the holidays roll around.