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Norman Lear Says There's One Big Secret To His Longevity

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 07.27.2016 | OWN

Norman Lear, who turns 94 on Wednesday, believes laughter is the key to his longevity ― but not just laughter, the TV legend explains in a clip from...

7 Keys To A Fantastic Marriage

Terri Britt | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Terri Britt

I let go of what a marriage is "supposed" to look like and, instead, created a different way of loving the man in my life. I'd like to share with you seven keys that I believe are the foundation of a fantastic marriage.

How To Unleash Your Creativity

Pragito Dove | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Pragito Dove

What is creativity? Are your conditioned ideas keeping you in a box? How can you find out where your creativity lies? Creativity has nothing to do wi...

7 Tips for Dealing with Violence in the Media

Melinda Pajak | Posted 07.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Melinda Pajak

The past few weeks have placed images of violence, terror, hatred, and horror in front of our faces. From all over the United States to all around the...

Scientists Tickle Rats to Try and Figure Out Why We Laugh

Inverse | Posted 07.12.2016 | Science
Inverse

This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Sarah Sloat In 1994, researchers noticed that when rats anticipated an opportunity to play, they...

3 Funny Instagram Accounts You Need To Follow Immediately

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 07.05.2016 | Comedy
Rachel Wolfson

Instagram recently reached 500 million monthly active users, making the photo sharing app one of the most popular social networks worldwide. While Ins...

Leave A Legacy Of Laughter

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 06.28.2016 | Comedy
Elaine Ambrose

Laughter truly is the best medicine, and my children and their children should live healthy lives and giggle well into old age. I'm looking forward to the time when my grandchildren will avoid parental reprimands by telling tall tales and creating animated excuses.

Wake Up America And Meditate The Vote

Sister Jenna | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics
Sister Jenna

Do you wish for fewer guns to be accessible to all? More justice when it comes to the lost lives of young African American males? Do you want to see people of all life choices to feel accepted and safe?

Laugh, Think, Cry: A Philosophy for Life

Ken Budd | Posted 05.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ken Budd

"Number one is laugh--you should laugh every day. Number two is think--you should spend some time in thought. And number three is, you should have your emotions moved to tears--it could be happiness or joy. But think about it: If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that's a full day. That's a heckuva day."

When Is It 'Appropriate' To Laugh Again After Grief?

Mark Liebenow | Posted 05.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Mark Liebenow

Grief takes us to a place where we honor our dead. Laughter helps us reclaim the goodness of their love. It also opens our hearts to each other.

Mother's Day: Love, Loss and Laughter

Brianne L Croteau | Posted 05.06.2016 | Parents
Brianne L Croteau

While my mom never got to meet my children -- or any of her grandchildren -- I know that she would be insanely proud. Proud of the high standards in which G and I raise them and equally proud of our ability to laugh and find the absurd humor in it all.

Camping: Not For Sissies

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 04.29.2016 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

A friend in California wrote to me extolling the delights of camping. She went on to proudly describe her ingenuity in preparing a dozen ice cream fil...

Muted Joy: Learning to Live, Love and Laugh Again

Christy Heitger-Ewing | Posted 04.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Christy Heitger-Ewing

Mom's hearty laugh and gentle voice didn't just lead me to the stage; it lead me back to love, life, and heart-healing laughter.

The Sound Of Your Laughter Reveals A Lot, Even To Total Strangers

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.14.2016 | Science

Laughter is universal and even contagious -- and now, scientists have found that our ha-ha-has and tee-hee-hees may offer social cues to those around ...

An Open Letter to Those 'Life-long' Friends

Taylor Johnson | Posted 04.13.2016 | College
Taylor Johnson

It was 24 people, they were nobodies to me but they quickly became the people I wished I had known my whole life. They were all different. That was the thing. They were so special in a way that none of them understood.

5 Science-Backed Life Lessons From 'The Little Prince'

HuffPost France | Sara Elkamel | Posted 04.11.2016 | Arts

The Little Prince was published on April 6, 1943, introducing readers to the little hero of author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's most famous work. The b...

More Than Just Laughs

DeCorey Hale | Posted 03.28.2016 | Comedy
DeCorey Hale

Kiana Dancie is a talented American comedienne, producer, radio personality and actress. Born in Cleveland, Ohio and raised in Atlanta, Kiana has shared the stage with the Oscar-winning comedic actress Monique, Akintunde, Rodney Perry, Sheryl Underwood, Katt Williams and many more.

Growing Pains Created A Hypochondriac: Cure It With Laughter

Melissa McCarty | Posted 03.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Melissa McCarty

Being a successful career woman is about knowing when to react and when to control your reactions, because that is power. Whether it's biting your tongue, stroking an ego because your job depends on it (like mine did) or telling yourself to calm down and just be free of fear.

Happiness at Work: The Proven Science of How to Enjoy Your Job

Laura Berger | Posted 03.04.2016 | Business
Laura Berger

In True Grit, Grace, and Gratitude, I used the term "happy hour" as a constructive and necessary analogy, but I do have a good bit of aversion toward ...

In Defense of the Offensive

Matt Ott | Posted 03.02.2016 | Comedy
Matt Ott

Viewers, readers, consumers, friends, family and, yes, even myself sometimes, listen up. Breathe. Your anger and stress from being offended is destroying you from the inside. Why are we holding their offensive jokes to a higher level of scrutiny than the issues they're bringing to light?

4 Ways Laughter Can Help You Heal

Matt Fore | Posted 02.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Matt Fore

We can learn much from the medical community about the great value of hilarity however more can be learned from living it. By deliberately infusing genuine laughter into our lives we will benefit greatly even if we don't know the difference between an immunoglobulin and a gaberlunzie.

U.S. Surgeon General

Sherwin Sheik | Posted 02.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Sherwin Sheik

Do you know the name of the U.S. Surgeon General or the purpose and priorities of that position? Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy caught my (team's) atten...

Death In The Backyard

Brian Caldirola | Posted 02.01.2016 | Comedy
Brian Caldirola

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To Catch A Thief

Brian Caldirola | Posted 01.25.2016 | Comedy
Brian Caldirola

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On Safari

Brian Caldirola | Posted 01.15.2016 | Comedy
Brian Caldirola

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