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The Gift Of Grit (With Gratitude To Angela Duckworth)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

In summary, the passion and persistence of grit motivates and carries us over rough seas like a well-made surfboard. We can think of an absence of effort like a crack in our surfboard that needs repair.

Father Loss And More

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Conclusion: The father plays a major role in who we are and who we become; his absence may occupy the center stage of a person's life.

Drawing Plants With Mathematics

Hamid Naderi Yeganeh | Posted 01.25.2016 | Science
Hamid Naderi Yeganeh

In this post you can see four images with their mathematical descriptions. I have created these images by trigonometric functions.

Art Seen Through the Lens of its Architect

Anna Agoston | Posted 01.07.2016 | Arts
Anna Agoston

I am an architect who makes art. My education and practice as an architect have informed what I see, the way I think, and what, why, and how I make art.

Trends for the Leaves

Kaavya Raman | Posted 12.03.2015 | Style
Kaavya Raman

Fall is the season when the leaves change colors and there's no reason why you can't do the same for your wardrobe.

Fall Leaves Berlin: Fashion by Nature

Margaret Gardiner | Posted 11.04.2015 | Arts
Margaret Gardiner


The Instagram Trend That'll Make Your Pumpkin Spiced Heart Swoon

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 10.26.2015 | Travel

We don't need to tell you once again that it's fall -- what with pumpkin spice everything and sweater weather taking over daily life. But just in case...

Why Loving Fall Does Not Make You 'Basic'

Jenna Wawrzyniec | Posted 10.21.2016 | Style
Jenna Wawrzyniec

I'm sitting here, drinking a toasted graham latte, wondering when it became uncool to soak up the seasons. Some women playfully embrace this new "basic bitch" label, but I find it derogatory and petty. Here's why.

Leaf Porn To Get You Turnt For Autumn

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 11.03.2015 | Good News

As the sweet days of summer fade into distant memories, Mother Nature is easing our nostalgia with a bright new world. 'Tis the season of delectable ...

21 Awesome Crafts To Make From Your Leaf Pile

Just DIY | Posted 10.05.2016 | HuffPost Home
Just DIY

Oe of the most annoying things about the fall is raking leaves. I mean, sure, you get to jump in the huge pile... but you still have to rake it up all over again. Instead of letting all that beautiful fall foliage go to waste, save a few (or all) of them for one of these cool crafts.

The Joy of Pumpkin Spice: The Science Behind Loving Fall

Catherine Franssen | Posted 10.01.2016 | Science
Catherine Franssen

Not only do you like change, but you like the changes associated with fall. You see orange leaves and think about pumpkins, which gets you thinking about Halloween, which gets you thinking about how much fun you had at last year's Halloween party, and now you feel really good.

The Ultimate Maine Fall Foliage Road Trip -- Day 1

Down East Magazine | Posted 09.29.2016 | Travel
Down East Magazine

The cars race east and west on Routes 25 and 302 in western Maine, their drivers hell-bent on getting to the coast or New Hampshire's Presidential Range. Not you. You're taking the Pequawket Trail Scenic Byway into the foothills of the White Mountains.

5 Places to See the Best Fall Foliage in the U.S.

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.09.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Allison Williams and Marisa LaScala, Condé Nast Traveler Courtesy of NHDTTD/George Murphy While we all love summer and its days filled wit...

5 of the Best Scenic Drives Through Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 09.11.2016 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

As summer comes to a close and the leaves morph from a vibrant green to even more vibrant oranges, reds and yellows, there's no better way to apprecia...

New York Moments

Roxie Sarhangi | Posted 04.19.2015 | Travel
Roxie Sarhangi

When I lived in New York City, I loved taking photographs. The vibrant fall leaves. The historic, welcoming brownstones. And of course, the people of the city. New York's energy is exhilarating.

Perry Brass: The Manly Pursuit of Desire: Eric Rhein: AIDS and The Hummingbird's Warrior

Perry Brass | Posted 02.16.2015 | Arts
Perry Brass

One of the most beautiful art experiences I know of in the New York area is completely free, in a gorgeous, amazingly comfortable setting, and will be on display until January 31, 2015. It is of the captivating, sometimes lighter than air, other times heavy as mortality, art of Eric Rhein.

Autumn Reflections

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 12.30.2014 | Arts
Roeselien Raimond

Some time ago someone asked me: "How on earth do you manage to write complete stories about...NOTHING?!" Well...erhm...lots of fantasy I guess... Tha...

Winterize Your Lawn and Garden in 7 Steps | Posted 12.08.2014 | HuffPost Home

As the cool weather sets in, so enters the most crucial season for yard work: autumn. Now is the best time of year to lay down new grass seed and repair any damage to your lawn that may have occurred over the summer.

Searching for God in Stamford

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 11.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

I recently went searching for God in Stamford at the the Arts and Crafts Fair. I posed two questions: Which season is most Divine and why and what are your hopes for the new season.

11 Spectacular Spots for Fall Foliage

Joy Pecknold | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Summer is a swell season, but throwing on a cozy sweater, pouring some hot cocoa in a travel mug and meandering along a woodland trail lined with trees changing hues isn't so bad either. Hello, Fall. To make the transition easier, park yourself at a property where plenty of nature is on the doorstep -- here 11 spectacular spots for autumn, from New York to Norway.

The 5 Best Places To See The Leaves Change Color This Fall

Vayable | Posted 11.11.2014 | Travel

The air is cooling (finally!), the kids are back in school, our favorite sweaters are coming out of storage, and all the trees are starting to change color. We love it -- with one, crucial caveat. We're city dwellers, and access to the vividly color-changing outdoors can sometimes be... well... limited.

Only This Could Make Fall Official

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.28.2013 | Comedy

Leave us alone. We are watching many dogs playing in many leaves. Because one dog in leaves wasn't enough......

Best Places to See Fall Colors

Budget Travel | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

It's the most colorful time of the year! Here in the northeast, we're surrounded by beautiful shades of orange, red, and yellow as leaf-peeping season kicks into full swing -- but you don't have to be in just one region to appreciate all the fall foliage.

My Ears Will Be So Grateful...

Joel Sucher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Joel Sucher

Ah, the arrival of autumn, and as I sit on the rustic porch of my 150-year-old-plus antique farmhouse in Southern Westchester anticipating the soon-to...

Foliage Follies

The Black Sheep Online | Posted 12.26.2012 | College
The Black Sheep Online

Folks, we are all guilty of taking photos of "fall" with wretch-worthy hashtags, but try to refrain. If for no other reason, they are getting in the way of the funny drunken photos that pop up on our feeds.