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The Lessons of Landing In the Middle

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 06.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

It has been said that we, as soul beings, choose our parents because we have lessons to learn from them as well as lessons to teach them. While no one...

No One Seeks The Advice Of Anyone Over 50

Cathy L. Mason | Posted 05.26.2016 | Fifty
Cathy L. Mason

What an amazing experience it would be to have a young parent ask how they could be a better parent, and then not punish us for insinuating they aren't doing a good job. What happiness we would feel if advice was actually sought out, and the wisdom provided used and built upon.

Why I'm Tired of Millennials Being Ripped Apart

Brittney Oliver | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Brittney Oliver

I just want the generation before us to give the knick picking a rest. If we really are that much of a headache, learn a thing or two from us. Create your own way to make money so you won't ever have to be in the workplace with us again.

#TalkToMe : Charlotte Laws and Her Daughter Discuss Secrets, Truths and Frivolous Drivel

Charlotte Laws | Posted 04.07.2016 | Parents
Charlotte Laws

Huffington Post and Facebook invited me to participate in the "Talk to Me" video series with my daughter, Kayla. The goal of the project is to open communication between generations and impart wisdom.

My Youngest Granddaughter Becomes a News Reporter for Six Minutes

Sharon C. Jenkins | Posted 04.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sharon C. Jenkins

Her biggest takeaway from the interview was that we were both "teacher's pets." My biggest takeaway was the overflowing love she has for humankind and a grandmother who would ask her to be brave and interview me in front of the world.

10 Ways To Be A Wonderful Grandparent

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 04.07.2016 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Individuals of all ages and at all stages of life visit my consultation room. Most of them have the best of intentions often coupled with confusion re...

#TalkToMe: A Soul Chat Between Mother and Son

Kristen Noel | Posted 04.04.2016 | Parents
Kristen Noel

Are there conversations you wished you had? Words left unsaid? Don't wait. I hope this will spark some interest in you to say the things that need to be said. You might just spark something in someone else.

I Am a Great-Grandmother

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 03.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

This October I am entering my tenth decade. As all these grand-babies are entering our world, I will be exiting it. I will most likely not know them in their teens. Even if I make it to 100, they will be only 10 years old.

Today's Social Media Challenge for Younger Generations

Ted Rubin | Posted 03.07.2016 | Business
Ted Rubin

One of the biggest challenges for the younger generations today, in business and trying to make their mark by building their personal brands via socia...

The Pokémon Effect: How 20-Year Old Game Boy Cartridges Shaped a Generation

Rachel Stine | Posted 02.27.2016 | Arts
Rachel Stine

Without sounding overly sentimental, one of my goals is to hand down this beloved digital heirloom down to children of my own. I know they will forge new friendships and adventures with it.

What Life Was Like in the 1950s

Quora | Posted 01.22.2016 | Fifty
Quora

I knew this day would come. Someone would ask what life was like back in the Dark Ages of my childhood, before there was air, dirt, and water, and what I think of these fast times. Whippersnappers.

The Age When You Should Stop Doing Everything

Thrillist | Posted 12.11.2015 | HuffPost Home
Thrillist

Now that you're in your 20's, it's time to make the switch from posters to pictures. Keep hanging stuff wherever you live, but try and stick to portraits, framed pictures, or artwork. That Zac Efron poster can be removed now.

Older Man And Young Boy, 57 Years Apart, Answer Life's Questions

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.09.2015 | Fifty

What could a 64-year-old and a 7-year-old possibly have in common? A lot more than you'd think. A heartwarming video created by YouTube channel Facts ...

10 Surefire Signs You're Turning Into Your Mother

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.06.2015 | Fifty

You swore it would never be you. You'd be different. But sure enough, one day it will hit you: you've become your mother. The realization could come t...

Generation?

Justin Curmi | Posted 11.09.2015 | Science
Justin Curmi

What is a generation? What does it show about the people in it? Are there different generations for each country? These questions arise when the phrase "Baby Boomer," "Generation X," "Generation Y," or others are mentioned.

When Motherhood Is A Mirror

Jessica Wolstenholm | Posted 11.06.2015 | Parents
Jessica Wolstenholm

My voice is a mirror of my mother's, and so is my face. I've heard others remark that the resemblance is uncanny. I look just like her when she was my age. I often gaze at photos of her later in life, peering into my future face.

Extinguish and Evolve

Lisa Pullen Kent | Posted 11.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Pullen Kent

"Mom, do you have a pencil and paper I can have?" Haley, my 10-year-old asked as we watched the ring-tailed lemurs leap from tree to tree at the San ...

Emerging Adulthood: The Two Most Important Words in Hiring and Parenting

Haydn Shaw | Posted 10.06.2015 | Business
Haydn Shaw

A couple years ago, the senior staff to one of the top leaders of the Department of Defense asked me for the most important advice I could give them for attracting and retaining Millennials. I gave them two words: emerging adulthood.

Millennial Speaks Out About a More Compassionate Society

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Millennials seem to getting a bad rap as if they are too self-centered and privileged. But, in my experience as a parent and psychoanalyst, the Millennials are politically adept, inclusive, and passionate about their ideals

How to Manage a Multigenerational Workforce and Not Go Totally Insane

Janice Celeste | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
Janice Celeste

Managers are forewarned not to ignore the differences of each generations' characteristics. Best practice is to conduct regular training sessions for all employees and to require supervisors to attend multigenerational management training.

Parents, Grandparents and Children Unite: There is Power in Organizing Across Generations

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 09.08.2015 | Impact
Center for Community Change Action

The movements of the sixties were often identified as reflections of generational conflict in America. But I think today's youth have a more enlightened view of who is to blame for the ills they see, and it is not a blanket "older generation."

Whose Truth Are You Living?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Believe nothing. No matter where you read it, Or who said it, Unless it agrees with your own reason And your own common sense." ~ Buddha I wonder h...

Where the Souls Go Is a Multi-Generational Saga About Strong Women

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 09.03.2015 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Hite's story spans the years from 1925 thru 1993. The moments of these women's lives flit back and forth rather than being laid out in a linear manner. This can be confusing for the reader but it does allow for certain mysteries to remain unsolved until the end of the book.

Millennials Are Pretty Terrible, According To A Poll Of Millennials

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.03.2015 | Politics

Most millennials don't actually think of themselves as millennials. A newly released Pew Research Center report finds that, while most Gen X- and baby...

In Defense of the Selfie

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 09.01.2015 | Technology
Bruce Reyes-Chow

So the next time you find yourself grumping about people sharing a selfie, a cheesy image quote, a picture of their dog, a sunset, their coffee, or any other life event -- consider that maybe it's not about them being too "me" focused, but about how much you really care about hearing about them at that particular moment in time.