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Huffpost Oasis

More Schools Should Have These Rooms

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.01.2014 | College

College students are often sleep deprived, yet they rarely receive help from their schools. Art Center College of Design is the exception. The Pas...

Puppies And Massages At UCLA Oasis

Posted 06.04.2014 | College

With final exams just one week away, UCLA's campus is filled with students looking to take a bit of a break from classes and studying. On Monday, The ...

That Time HuffPost Brought Juice, Yoga And Massages To Campus

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.15.2014 | College

As classes began to wind down and exams started up at New York University, The Huffington Post partnered with the Class Activities Board to create a s...

Students Get A Break From Studying To Play With Puppies

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.30.2014 | College

Tuesday was a mostly normal day at the University Of Miami, except that students spent their afternoon getting massages, playing with puppies and blow...

Let's Change How America Eats

Stephen Sidwell | Posted 10.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephen Sidwell

For me, the worst part about dieting is being hungry. But what I learned is that you can't exercise a weight problem away. What started with food has to end with food.

Don't Eat.. Don't Pray.. Don't Love.. In Paris!

Alana B. Elias Kornfeld | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Alana B. Elias Kornfeld

My love affair with the Paris I dreamed of (you'll realize later why I don't just say "Paris") began ages ago and was solidified by Woody Allen's 2011 film "Midnight in Paris," which I watched religiously in the theater.

What is 'Net' Working? GuideWell's Journey Into New Territory

Victoria Edwards | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Victoria Edwards

Arianna Huffington and Tom Brokaw took the stage (ARE YOU KIDDING ME?). How amazing is that? The panel talked about the various initiatives startups, nonprofits and other companies are taking in order to address the job crisis.

Why The Huffington Post's Oasis Matters

Meg Seitz | Posted 11.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Meg Seitz

A three-day convention is not simply a measure of time -- it's also a measure of endurance. When you're surrounded by the chaos of a political gathering of this magnitude, places to collect yourself are few and far between. Enter the HuffPost Oasis.

WATCH: WaPo Visits HuffPost's DNC Oasis

The Washington Post | Posted 09.05.2012 | Media

With about 15,000 journalists covering approximately 5,000 delegates (alternates included), the Democratic National Convention often feels like an eve...

Moving Toward Silence...

Anthony Strano | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Anthony Strano

When we find silence, it becomes our breath, and when we use it effectively, it brings newness and direction to life. Silence con­quers the tyrants of habit that oppress, suppress, and deceive us.

The Social and Political Implications of Downward-Facing Dog

Arianna Huffington | Posted 11.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

The thinking behind the HuffPost Oasis at the national conventions is to help people to better deal with the destructive effects of stress in their lives and to help them be their best selves so they can go out in the world and make a difference in the lives of others.

GPS for the Soul: At the Oasis

Russell Bishop | Posted 10.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

The GPS for the Soul mobile app builds on the content in the GPS for the Soul page on The Huffington Post, offering an array of anytime, any place stress relief to help free users from their hyper-connected lives.

Harvard Sleep Medicine's Stuart Quan Gives Sleep Tips From HuffPost's Oasis

Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living

Two days into the Republican National Convention and we're willing to bet sleep deprivation is a common thread among the candidates and attendees. ...

The Foods Available At The Huffington Post Oasis

Posted 08.29.2012 | Home

The Huffington Post Oasis is a place to unplug and recharge at the Republican and Democratic conventions. The wellness-focused retreat is a place for ...

Joel Stein Gets A Massage From Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.28.2012 | Media


Marcus Samuelsson Talks Healthy Eating At HuffPost's Oasis

The Huffinton Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 08.28.2012 | Healthy Living

For Chef Marcus Samuelsson, whose restaurants span the globe from Harlem to Sweden, preparing good tasting food isn't enough -- it has to be good for ...

I Get Breathing Lessons At HuffPost Oasis, Then A Shouting Match On 'Hardball'

Howard Fineman | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

So first I got soothing breathing lessons. Then I got into a televised shouting match on "Hardball." I'm not sure whether there is a relationship between the two events. Maybe New Age therapy made me do it. Here's the story.

Soul-Talk: Politics -- Is There A Way Past Blame And Upset?

Russell Bishop | Posted 10.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

At both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, The Huffington Post will again sponsor The Oasis, a sanctuary from the madness where delegates and journalists can take a break from the stress and rigors of political angst.

Cooking for Huffington Post's Oasis and Teaching Healthy Eating Habits

Marcus Samuelsson | Posted 12.06.2011 | Home
Marcus Samuelsson

My favorite events were two cooking demonstrations with kids that I was able to participate in. The first was a demo in my own neighborhood of Harlem, called Fun and Fit in the City, and another was a demo in AOL & Huffington Post's Oasis in the Dream Hotel Downtown.

10 Things To Do When Your Computer Is Sick | Gina Telaroli | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

"Unplug and Recharge" is a new Living series which aims to give you, our dear readers, a quick break from your day -- whether you have as much time as...

Unplug and Recharge: Ten-Minute Mind Spa

Oprah | Amy Gross | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

# Sit in an upright but comfortable way. Scan your body to check that you're relaxed--your eyes, jaw, shoulders, belly, hands, legs. Sit and know that...

On The Job: 5-Minute Stress Busters | Allison Avery | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Let's be honest: Sometimes a day at work is just no fun, and the stress starts to take its toll. Your heart races, you break out in hives or a sweat, ...

A Week's Worth Of Mindful Movements | Thich Nhat Hanh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Vietnamese Buddhist monk, author, and teacher Thich Nhat Hanh has developed exercises called Mindful Movements. These simple, deep motions, based in y...

10 Ways To De-Stress From Work | Laura Stack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Are you working your life away? Yes, you, the one working six days a week, 12 hours a day. Oh, so you "rest" on the seventh day? Hey, even God rested ...

Improve Your Posture, Improve Your Life

Psychology Today | Catherine New | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Good posture is in a slump. Our days at work and school are filled with non-ergonomic tasks and habits--staring at computers, lugging heavy shoulder b...