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Why This Disney Star Is Committed To Giving Back Through Volunteering

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.17.2015 | Impact

It's easy for adults to identify the things in life they are most passionate about, but it's often times even easier for them to find excuses why they...

Why 'Calm Is The New Strong'

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living

It goes without saying that the hardest part of meditation is letting your circling thoughts come and go -- especially the worrisome ones. But it's we...

Bernie Sanders: 'Higher Education Should Be A Right'

HuffPost Live | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), the self-described democratic socialist and one of Congress' leading advocates for the working class, says any American w...

These 5 Cities Might Have The Secret To Longevity

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living

The majority of the United States is approaching the idea of a long, healthy life the wrong way, according to National Geographic writer and explorer ...

Why We Should All Stop Trying To Multitask Right Now

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living

People of all attention-span lengths understand how easily a text message, phone call or email notification can distract them from an important task. ...

This New Film Can Teach Us A Beautiful Lesson About Autism And Love

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living

When it comes to talking about autism, we often focus on the diagnosis, severity of symptoms and root cause rather than how it can affect one's person...

How Venting About Stress Makes You The Most Stressful Person In The Room

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.26.2015 | Healthy Living

It may feel good to talk out our daily doubts and fears, but those venting sessions may also affect other people -- and not always in a positive way. ...

Why We Need To Be Teaching Kindness To Kids In The Classroom

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.24.2015 | Good News

Some lessons are better learned earlier in life -- and kindness is no exception. That's why teachers like Kimberly Smith and Pamela Jung are beginning...

This Author Proves It's The Small Moments That Are The Most Meaningful

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living

In an effort to cope with some of his darkest days in 2008, author Neil Pasricha started 1,000 Awesome Things. The blog quickly became a place that he...

The World's Fastest 95-Year-Old Says He Works Hard For His 'Beach Body'

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.18.2015 | Fifty

With summer just around the corner, most of us are panicking at the thought of donning our swimsuits in our post-winter-excess bodies. But not Charles...

Would A Public Terrorist Registry Deliberately 'Target' Muslims?

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 03.18.2015 | Religion

New York State could have a new terrorist registry if senator Thomas Croci has anything to do with it. Croci proposed the bill on February 25 to cr...

How The 'Let Girls Learn' Campaign Can Impact Education Internationally

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.19.2015 | Impact

First Lady Michelle Obama is working to improve education not just in the United States, but on a global level. Obama announced this week that she wil...

This One Issue Could Help Pull The Country Together, According To Congressman Tim Ryan

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics

While there seems to be little room for bipartisan issues in the current congressional climate, Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) believes that transforming the...

How Mindfulness Practices Can Help Prepare Military Members For Future Combat

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living

Military men and women face many high-stress situations during their training where they intensely test their ability to remain focused and attentive ...

Why We Can't Stop Watching 'The Jinx'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 03.09.2015 | Entertainment

Halfway through the run of HBO's riveting documentary series "The Jinx," HuffPost Entertainment called it "'Serial' for television." That's still a pe...

This Child Abuse Survivor Is Teaching Kids About The Importance Of Speaking Up

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.09.2015 | Impact

After being sexually abused by her nanny throughout her childhood, Lauren Book overcame the traumatic experience. Now, she's dedicating her life to ad...

This Program Found A Way To Boost Community College Graduation Rates

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.04.2015 | College

While access to higher education has increased dramatically over the past few decades, community college graduation rates continue to be problematic. ...

How Letting Go Of Christianity Helped Save This Former Addict's Life

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.26.2015 | Religion

During his recovery from drug addiction, Kevin Sessums decided to include a walk of Camino de Santiago, a famous religious hike in Spain, as part of h...

How My Dad Became A Black Queer Feminist

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.26.2015 | Black Voices

Growing up as a queer person of color is not, by any means, an easy intersection of identities to navigate in the world. But what would it be like to ...

Astronaut Weighs In On Where We Should Colonize, And It's Not Mars

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 02.26.2015 | Science

As the Dutch-based Mars One venture continues to narrow down candidates for its one-way mission to the red planet, the idea of a permanent human settl...

Why Quality Over Quantity Is The Key To Productive Networking

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.26.2015 | Business

When it comes to networking, the genuine connections you make matter far more than the stack of business cards you collect. Erica Dhawan, the co-autho...

Cory Booker Explains How The Drug War Hurts Law Enforcement

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.25.2015 | Politics

In a Tuesday interview with HuffPost Live, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) discussed how the high cost of the war on drugs prevents law enforcement agencies...

The Best Way To Overcome Failure

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.24.2015 | Healthy Living

One of the biggest barriers both men and women face in their careers today is the internal struggle with past failures -- but even the most accomplish...

How One Man Used Meditation To Survive A Fiery Plane Crash

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.24.2015 | Healthy Living

Doctors were amazed when Allan Lokos not only survived a plane crash in 2012 but also the severe burns he sustained during his escape from the aircraf...

IMF Chief Christine Lagarde Thinks The U.S. Will Have A Female President Before France

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 02.23.2015 | Women

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde stopped by HuffPostLive on Feb. 23 to discuss women and politics with Arianna H...