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They Zeroed Out My Target Gift Card -- Can You Unzero It?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.14.2016 | Business
Christopher Elliott

When I went to my local Target store, a cashier told me my balance was zero. That is impossible because I am the only one who has had possession of that card.

28 Unforgettable Gifts, According To The People Who Got Them

O, The Oprah Magazine | Pam Masin | Posted 12.23.2015 | OWN

Illustration: Hye Jin Chung "When I was in my early 20s, I was working to put myself through college, and I was always broke. My sister ...

7 Ways To Make Sure December Birthdays Don't Get Lost In The Shuffle

The Huffington Post | Hollis Miller | Posted 12.22.2015 | Parents

Ah, December birthdays. Between the holiday madness and New Year's Eve preparations, December birthdays can get lost in the chaos. Never fear, though:...

Great Last-Minute Gifts You Can Buy At The Drugstore

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 12.19.2015 | Style

Whether you just remembered the office White Elephant exchange or you often wait until Christmas Eve to get the family some gifts, the drugstore is al...

23 Perfect Gifts For The Beach Freak In Your Life

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 12.18.2015 | Travel

For some, life is one continuous daydream of sandy toes and pristine blue waters. And who can blame them? Not only is being near the ocean a...

20 Flawless Gifts For Beyoncé Fans

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 12.12.2015 | Entertainment

20 Flawless Gifts For Beyoncé Fans...

Married or Dating--Be Yourself

Marcia Naomi Berger | Posted 12.07.2015 | Women
Marcia Naomi Berger

Knowing who you are also means being aware of your feelings. We need to recognize and be willing to share our emotions if we want a truly intimate relationship. Sharing feelings makes us vulnerable, which can feel risky, especially if we grew up in family that discouraged expressing them or labeled some feelings as right or wrong.

Don't Stop Giving Thanks When the Holiday Ends -- Give Yourself the Gift of Gratitude Year-Round!

Mary Buchan | Posted 11.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mary Buchan

Photo Courtesy Graphicstock.com That first November after my mother died was difficult. November was her birthday month. I couldn't stop thinking ...

Is There A Perfect Gift To Bring To A Dinner Party?

Ali Rosen | Posted 11.10.2015 | HuffPost Home
Ali Rosen

For more food, drink, and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com Getting invited to a dinner means a great night in, but it also can leave th...

Taking Our Minds on Vacation

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Simon, M.D.

"Nowhere is there a more idyllic spot, a vacation home more private and peaceful, than in one's mind, especially when it is furnished in such a wa...

Past, Present... Future

Amanda Spencer | Posted 07.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Spencer

I recently stumbled upon a past incarnation of myself. How? Since last year, I've been a volunteer and advocate for a neuro charity. It's given me, si...

Card Starts Viral Movement of Kindness

Global Yodel | Posted 06.01.2015 | Good News
Global Yodel

The act of doing a good deed for someone else makes oneself feel as good as (if not better than) the recipient. We aren't talking about paying someone's student loans off or remodeling someone's house.

Mom Died in My Arms: God's EverLasting 'Gift'

Debbie Davis | Posted 05.09.2015 | Religion
Debbie Davis

I had no idea that being in the same room as someone who passes away can be a "gift." Mainly because that had never happened to me before. And if asked, I would have said, "How awful." Yet, being with Mom for her last breath, was anything but awful.

Faithful Shopper -- More for Mom

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.28.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Flowers, chocolates, perfume -- it's what most of us give the moms in our lives on Mother's Day. But why be conventional? After all, moms have many lives -- they work, they travel, they lead. Get a gift for the woman she is besides a mom.

Watch Beautiful Moment A Man Sees His Late Mother's Face For First Time In 70 Years

The Associated Press | Kimberly Yam | Posted 04.21.2015 | Good News

A North Carolina man has finally been able to see his mother's face for the first time in over a half century. Thomas Cain lost both his parents b...

Too Busy to Write Your Annual Family Newsletter? Here's a Better Idea.

Alexia Parks | Posted 02.23.2015 | Technology
Alexia Parks

A few years ago, I joined a group of engineers at a hack-fest and afterwards, they invited me to join them for a three day start-up accelerator course...

Tax Tips for Gifting Yourself This Year

Mark Steber | Posted 02.22.2015 | Money
Mark Steber

So give yourself one final gift this year and consider your taxes as you do what you normally do during the end of the year and the holiday season. A bit more attention to the tax rules and possibly tweaking what you do, might give you a bigger refund at tax time.

How to Close the Racial Wealth Gap

Sean McElwee | Posted 02.21.2015 | Politics
Sean McElwee

Any presidential candidate should make the baby bond a central plank of their 2016 if they want to seriously address the problem of wealth inequality. Without such a proposal, wealth, and therefore political power will become increasingly concentrated in the hands of a small elite.

How 'Santa' Changed Two Children With $100

Dan Duffy | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

But every now and again, life, or karma, or God, or Santa shows us that as long as we keep our eyes and our hearts open, we may just find ourselves participating in an unfolding miracle. And to me, miracles are transforming events that never truly leave us the same way again.

The Joy in Giving

Christa Dowling | Posted 02.11.2015 | Impact
Christa Dowling

It is the time of year when everyone is wishing for and thinking about gifts; we are inclined to think of things we like to have ourselves. It is a ga...

The 12 Microresolutions of Christmas

Caroline L. Arnold | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Caroline L. Arnold

We stand on the brink of the holiday season, a time when we generally eat, drink, and spend to excess. By New Year's Day we are so fed up (literally!) that we fervently resolve to change our ways. Why wait for the new year?

Two Great Cookbooks for Hanukkah 2014

Rozanne Gold | Posted 01.31.2015 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

My private cookbook collection can't compare to that of many of my colleagues -- my 500 or so seem paltry next to collections in the thousands. But at this stage of life, I carefully curate the books I want around forever.

Some of Chicago's Top Chefs Share Their Favorite Gifts to Give

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 01.21.2015 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

"This year I am giving the gift of travel. I am taking my family to Thailand with a quick trip tagged on to Hong Kong. Travel is how I learn and I am able to come back to the restaurant feeling inspired.

Are You the Artist...or the Masterpiece?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 10.07.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

The metaphysical equation and question: Where does the essence of the artist (the creator) end and the form called the creation begin? This question gives new meaning to the age old adage, "As within, so without."

Two Magic Words - Thank You!

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 09.21.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Thanking works because it expresses one of our most basic emotions: gratitude. Not an abstraction, gratitude is a genuine emotion. It cannot be exacted or forced. You either feel it or you don't.