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How to Claim Your Inner Creativity

Faisal Hoque | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

Mindfulness helps us see the ways in which our actions aren't in correlation with ideals we have about ourselves, and in this way it helps us become more aware of our own interior states, which leads to being more empathetic for others and more authentic.

Booked for the Evening Gala: Newark Public Library

Madinah James | Posted 12.09.2014 | Arts
Madinah James

During a brisk October evening this past fall in downtown Newark, NJ, guests came out to attend a fundraising benefit for The Newark Public Library entitled "Booked For The Evening" and to celebrate The Library's 125th Anniversary as one of the city's premiere educational and cultural public institutions.

Why Being Good At My Job Makes Me Bad At Dating

Jamie Silverman | Posted 12.08.2014 | Women
Jamie Silverman

Last time I checked, people in relationships, whether new or established, want to see their partners. This phenomenon can be nearly impossible while juggling work deadlines.

Young Global Leader Nabs Harvard Master's Degree... at 16

Jim Luce | Posted 11.29.2014 | Impact
Jim Luce

Living with her father in Tennessee, Eugenie has pushed the envelope of long-distance learning from her rural bedroom. For her academic audacity and global vision, Eugenie will be awarded Luce Leader 2015 of the J. Luce Foundation at a special reception.

I Did It Their Way!

Catherine Nagle | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

I've come to learn even more these days that our greatest successes, achievements, and desires flow smoothly when we put the comfort and happiness of those around us ahead of our own wants and desires.

Tony Robbins Shares 7 Steps to Becoming Financially Free

Jared Kleinert | Posted 11.23.2014 | Teen
Jared Kleinert

After listening to the interview, I wanted to share with you some of my biggest takeaways from the conversation because when Tony Robbins shares his 7 simple steps to financial freedom you should listen.

Activist Comics: Public Financing

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 11.21.2014 | Comedy
John Wellington Ennis

Elections are in the public interest, designating the propriety of public works, impacting every single member of the public -- so therefore we must have public financing for campaigns. When the candidate with the most money wins over 90 percent of the time, it's not an election, it's a rich kid's birthday party.

Activist Comics: Compulsory Voting

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 11.20.2014 | Comedy
John Wellington Ennis

No more registering when we should not have to, no more collecting our taxes without each taxpayer having a say in how they are spent. (And yes, you could still write in your own gag candidate of choice, be it Grumpy Cat, Homer Simpson or Lyndon Larouche.)

Boost the Passion in Your Relationship With These 5 Steps

Dougall Fraser | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Dougall Fraser

Although the stability and love of a committed relationship is wonderful, do not make the mistake of underestimating the importance of relationship maintenance. Here are five key ideas to ensure your continued growth and connection with your love in the most passionate ways possible.

Redefining Disability

Mallory Weggemann | Posted 11.18.2014 | Impact
Mallory Weggemann

Disability. It is an interesting word and one that many of us feel we cannot relate to. For nearly 19 years of my life, I was never classified as someone with a disability, until one day, in literally a split second everything I knew changed and I was now classified as an individual with a physical disability.

Gratitude: It's Not Just for Thanksgiving Anymore

Carol Bysiek | Posted 11.12.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Carol Bysiek

Cultivating gratitude is good for you, emotionally AND physically. Best of all, you don't have to look far to find it. Most of us miss a dozen opportunities to feel gratitude before our feet hit the floor in the morning. No matter your style, there are ways to blend this important perspective into your life every day.

AOL Latest Tech Company to Cut Ties With ALEC

Nick Surgey | Posted 11.11.2014 | Business
Nick Surgey

Following renewed public concern about climate change, ALEC's corporate funders appear increasingly unwilling to be publicly associated with the group.

When The Attraction Isn't So Mutual

Andrew Gelwicks | Posted 11.04.2014 | College
Andrew Gelwicks

I began to appreciate that I didn't really know Perfect Paul. Yet I had handed over to him tremendous power -- the power to make me feel powerless. I had reduced myself to an article of merchandise and, in turn, him as well.

Going Against the Flow: Kellee Khalil, CEO & Founder of Lover.ly

Charu Sharma | Posted 11.03.2014 | Weddings
Charu Sharma

Kellee Khalil is Founder & CEO at Loverly, World's first bridal search engine. An Entrepreneurial Studies Graduate from USC, Kellee started the compan...

VIDEO: For News Video, Go Long: HuffPost Live's Roy Sekoff

Andy Plesser | Posted 11.03.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

"The average video being watched on mobile devices is getting longer,"HuffPost live president and co-creator Roy Sekoff tells Beet.TV in this video interview.

Impossible Goals and My Quest to Lose 175 Pounds

Don McNay | Posted 11.03.2014 | Business
Don McNay

Some people think aiming to lose 175 pounds is insane. For me, it is the only way to get there. When I've set "impossible" goals in a business setting, I've always made them. I get excited and motivated. Small goals don't interest me at all.

¡Marhaba! Presentamos el 'HuffPost' Marruecos

Arianna Huffington | Posted 11.07.2014 | Spain
Arianna Huffington

En el HuffPost Marruecos contaremos historias que de verdad importan y ayudaremos a la gente a contar las suyas propias a través de la palabra, la imagen y el vídeo. Habrá temas sobre la corrupción, el aborto o el ébola. Y celebraremos unas tradiciones y una cultura únicas.

Marhaba! Introducing HuffPost Morocco

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.28.2014 | Media
Arianna Huffington

I'm very excited to announce that the journey we started over a year ago in Tunisia and continued this May in Algeria has now added the final missing part -- HuffPost Morocco -- to create the full ensemble of The Huffington Post Maghreb! At HuffPost Morocco we'll be telling the stories that matter most and -- just as important -- helping people throughout Morocco tell their stories themselves, in words, in pictures and in video. We'll be covering topics including corruption, political tensions between Morocco and Algeria, social and religious questions like abortion and public health issues. HuffPost Morocco will also be a place to discuss and celebrate Morocco's unique traditions and culture -- everything from sports and entertainment to technology and parenting.

Vice News: Up-Close, Gritty and Challenging Mainstream

Chris Komisarjevsky | Posted 10.21.2014 | Media
Chris Komisarjevsky

In the battle for ratings, network television and cable news find themselves face-to-face with an upstart whose coverage of world affairs is up-close and gritty.

There are 99 Problems With Marriage but the Size of an Engagement Ring is Not One

Jenny Triplett | Posted 12.16.2014 | Weddings
Jenny Triplett

There always seems to be a study regarding marriages, the cost of weddings and even divorces. With all of the possible variables that the human factor presents, what seems to be missing is good ol common sense.

Satire as Libel & Resistance to Anti-Racism Efforts

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 12.14.2014 | Media
Warren J. Blumenfeld

No one has the right to attribute to me what I not only have not stated or written, but more importantly, what run contrary to what I believe and how I live my life.

HuffPost Deutschland Is 1 Year Old Today. Happy Birthday!

Arianna Huffington | Posted 12.10.2014 | Media
Arianna Huffington

To everyone who has been a part of this vibrant community, may our second year be as exciting and fulfilling -- and as free of late-night emails -- as the first. Happy birthday, congratulations and gratitude from all your HuffPost siblings across the world.

(VIDEO) HuffPo CEO Aims To Triple Video Inventory To Close Ad Gap

Andy Plesser | Posted 12.09.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

Advertisers must quickly move their money to online video to catch up with consumer demand - but publishers must give them reasons to, too, says the C...

Are You Shamelessly Self Promoting?

Edie Weinstein | Posted 12.03.2014 | Women
Edie Weinstein

I like the term "shameless self promotion," because it flies in the face of the standard teaching that self promotion, especially for people who do spiritual or healing work is a no-no. Humility and letting people come to you and then not expecting to get paid much if at all, is to considered a virtue among some circles.

MAD Magazine's 'Phrases That Left the English Language in 2014'

Bryan Young | Posted 12.03.2014 | Comedy
Bryan Young

As ever, the usual gang of idiots at MAD Magazine have set their sights on phrases that English has left behind this year. Perhaps the only saving gra...