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12 Things I Would Whisper To A Newborn Child

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 07.14.2014 | Parents
Kathleen Buckstaff

Learning how to fly means learning how to let go of suffering and of people and things that drag you down. Learning how to fly is why you are here. Figure out what it means to you to fly. And then fly!

To the Obese Woman Crying at the Picnic Table

Tony Posnanski | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Tony Posnanski

Yes, I understood why you cried at the picnic table at 370 pounds. Because on March 30 you weighed 450 pounds. You have lost 80 pounds so far this year. Today you were able to actually sit at the picnic table. A table you have not been able to sit at for years.

OMG We Bought a House! Episode 7: The Living Room (Part 1)

Mr. Kate | Posted 07.14.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In this episode we look at some swatches, get our furniture moved in, do the simplest OMG DIY yet and start thinking about ideas for part two!

How to Make Each Day Your Masterpiece

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Buckstaff

But how often in the middle of life's challenging moments, do we stop for half a second and see the beauty in our own lives? The big picture kindness. I am convinced that there are many actions we do every day that go unnoticed, by others and by ourselves, almost like a wave we don't stand up on.

7 Ways To Engage In Creativity At The Office

Tom Sturges | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Sturges

How do you turn a potential pit of snakes and problems into one of your bright shining moments? It's easier than you think, and if you can simply allow yourself the chance to be creative, the best of you and the best of your ideas will emerge.

Live a Life That Matters

Brian Boyle | Posted 07.16.2014 | Impact
Brian Boyle

When I watched the sunrise during my morning jog, I realized something. A smile came to my face because I realized that I'm alive, healthy and it has officially been ten years since my near fatal car accident.

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 6: Kitchen and Kitties!

Mr. Kate | Posted 07.10.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In Episode 6 we have transformed our plain-jane kitchen into a gem. Our Kitties used to have to poo out in the open, but not anymore. We installed a little cat door into our laundry room door, so that the kitties can now use the bathroom in peace!

You: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Brodinsky

You are the greatest resource of all. You possess a deep collection of unique and most likely untapped resources that can help you in your personal relationships, your business success, your health and wealth.

Thanks To This Artist, You'll Never Look At A Tray Table The Same Way Again

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.10.2014 | Good News

You might want to sit down for this one -- ideally, in a seat with a tray table. That's where artist Joe Butcher (aka October Jones), from Birmingh...

The Baby Saving Revolution: Obama and Beyonce Embrace Founder, Jane Chen (You Will Too)

Elise Lelon | Posted 07.10.2014 | Business
Elise Lelon

For our next installment of AWE's Inspirational Female Leaders Showcase Series, we have chosen Jane Chen, Founder of Embrace, a nonprofit with the mission of advancing maternal and child health by delivering innovative solutions to the world's most vulnerable populations.

Finding Your Purpose in Life

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

In order to feel more fulfilled and find the path to sustainable happiness, we follow our passions and purpose. But what is your purpose in life? I believe this is the question we ask over and over within ourselves.

Actually Useful Tips for Becoming a Writer

Ashley Hardaway | Posted 07.09.2014 | Books
Ashley Hardaway

"How did you become a writer?" The first time I was asked this, I felt like a fraud. I too, have asked this question.

The Sunday Series, (Saving the World), With Mark Brodinsky

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact
Mark Brodinsky

During this time of year as we celebrate our independence, the story from one man who fought to defend our freedom from perhaps the greatest threat the world has ever known.

One Sentence to Help You Finally Reach Your Goals

Emily Williams | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Emily Williams

Are you hoping for something to organically happen or fall into place? Are you still waiting for a sign? Seriously, stop and take the reins of your life instead. Nothing will change unless you do!

Not Everyone Is Beautiful

Nathan Biberdorf | Posted 07.16.2014 | Women
Nathan Biberdorf

"We are all beautiful." "Everyone is beautiful to somebody." It's cheerful stuff. It builds the self-esteem, makes people feel valued, and spreads joy and happiness across the Internet. It's also bullcrap.

Listening to Jesus: The Waste of Worry

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 07.07.2014 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

The hiking path meandered through the forested moutainside. My companion and I kept pushing up the hill. It was a steady incline and my legs were beginning to feel the burn of my effort.

7 Valuable Life Lessons From a Failed Relationship

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Mo Seetubtim

We all look at failure, be it in love or business, as a negative thing. But if we turn the glass around and look at it from another perspective, all these failures are essential and are the springboard to the success we have today.

How Gratitude Changed My Life

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Prasanna Ranganathan

Keeping a gratitude journal and taking these mental gratitude pictures have made me more conscious, every moment of every day, of the many miracles life has to offer, if I simply take the time to notice them.

How This 'Chicana' Writer Is Breaking The Mold When It Comes To Strong Women

Patricia Crisafulli | Posted 07.04.2014 | Fifty
Patricia Crisafulli

In college, Ana Castillo's plan had been to teach art in high school, but she veered from that more conventional path to become a self-taught poet and then a self-taught everything else literary, now with two New York Times Notable Books of the Year to her credit. Today, she is called one of the most powerful voices in contemporary Chicana literature.

These Meditation Alternatives Are Anything But Boring

Scott Stabile | Posted 07.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Scott Stabile

Luckily, it's possible to get many of the benefits of meditation without actually meditating, at least in the conventional sense. There are numerous activities out there that can offer you peace of mind without also boring you to pieces.

10 Motivating Quotes to Pursue What You Want... Now

Susie Moore | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

What is one small thing you can to today that is aligned with your goals? What is another you can do by end the of the week? Small accomplishments lead to big accomplishments. Summer does not mean a slow down. Seize the day. Time waits for no-one.

The Sunday Series (JennStrong), with Mark Brodinsky

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 07.01.2014 | Good News
Mark Brodinsky

The mission: to move and inspire you with the heroism of others. Those who show tremendous courage in the face of adversity, those who give hope to others who need it the most, those who show us all how to live a life fulfilled.

Oprah Dreams Do Come True

Emily Williams | Posted 06.30.2014 | Women
Emily Williams

In September, my father-in-law is making my dream of being in the same room with Oprah come true. But more importantly, he has taught me the power of sharing my purpose with the world.

This Woman Was Told She Would Soon Go Blind. So She Joined Circus School

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living

If doctors told you that you would soon lose your vision entirely and there was no treatment or cure available, what would you do? Would you fall into...

7 Drawings That Prove Beauty Is Everywhere

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Buckstaff

These days, I'm still using drawings to process emotions and counsel myself. Recently, when I sat down with pen in hand, I found that I was writing notes to myself about beauty. My stick figures were giving me messages about the importance of seeing and cherishing beauty in the world.