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Letting Go

5 Things to Expect When You Send Your Kids to Overnight Camp

Tracy Morrison | Posted 08.20.2014 | Parents
Tracy Morrison

Sure, they seem like clean beings at home. They shower daily, wash their faces and brush their teeth... but until their camp counselors actually physically force them into the shower, they will not shower. Just assume a few good swims in the lake will suffice.

My Dream Guy Became the Best Thing I Never Had

Christina Scribner | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Christina Scribner

I used to think that being in love meant you'd do everything possible to claim another person as your own and that seeing them with other people was supposed to make you a walking disaster.

What's Your Financial Type? Take This Quiz

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 08.19.2014 | Money
Judith Orloff MD

Money can bring out your most fearful self or your largest heart. Which one you surrender to changes everything. How do you do this?

Relax Needless Fear Around Others

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Enjoy the sense of freedom this practice brings, the greater ease with others, the confidence. Notice how you can be more relaxed, patient, open, and caring with other people when you are not afraid.

When You Know It's Time

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 08.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mckown

Choose to live life being excited about your day. Choose to wake up with enthusiasm about what lies ahead. It isn't just about making the best of what you have, it is about changing what isn't working.

It's the Landing That Counts: Finding Peace, Happiness and Prosperity When Your Life Falls Apart

Margot M. Micallef, Q.C. | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Margot M. Micallef, Q.C.

I can remember how devastated I was. My life had been completely changed in one single moment... There was no place to hide. I was a high-level execu...

The Art of Letting Go

Emily Mendell | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents
Emily Mendell

Sure, intuitively you realize that the time will come someday when you are compelled to release all that you have held fast to for so many years. Practically, you cannot prepare yourself for how it all goes down.

The Trick To Letting Go Of What's Weighing You Down

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

When emotions are running high and you're trying to stay calm, then it's easy to say, "Just let go." Especially to let go of anything that is causing disturbance or grievance.

My Father Knew It First

Rachel Joyce | Posted 08.04.2014 | Parents
Rachel Joyce

I do not want to see her bleed, or to watch my father cry over her. I do not want to acknowledge that the same raw strength I see in him is the same raw strength that has been called forth generation after generation, in the letting-go moments.

The Easiest Step-By-Step Guide to Start Traveling

Amanda Walkins | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
Amanda Walkins

If you want to go somewhere else, get up and move. No one else can do it for you. At the end of the day, this whole travel thing is being made out to be so complicated and convoluted.

Alena Hall

This 24-Year-Old Left A Budding Film Career To Share Her Love Of Meditation | Alena Hall | Posted 05.30.2014 | Healthy Living

It was a dream come true for Nickol Kornilova to attend New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, but after graduation, the film production care...

How To Let Go, Forgive And Ultimately Feel Better

Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living

By Chris Iliades, M.D. Reviewed by Niya Jones, M.D., MPH Being able to forgive a life-changing hurt, humiliation or injustice has emotional and ...

Give Generously and Let Go

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

There is something interesting about us humans -- we enjoy the process of giving. It makes us feel good. In fact, the act of giving and receiving is a core part of life on a very basic level.

Are You a Relationship Empath?

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Judith Orloff MD

In my medical practice, I've seen these creative approaches to relationships save marriages and make ongoing intimacies safe for emotional empaths of all ages -- even if they haven't had a long-term partner before.

This Woman Left Her Finance Job To Start A Food And Yoga Company -- And She Never Looked Back

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living

One year ago, Katherine Joubert, a resident of Melbourne, Australia, was going through a rough patch. Joubert, then 26, was happily married and had a ...

The Best Thing To Do With An Accounting Degree? DJ Across America

The Huffington Post | Madeline Wahl | Posted 05.16.2014 | Healthy Living

In 2012, Marc Freccero graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with an interest in accounting and a passion for music. He'd interned at...

How to Date the Muse: 5 Steps to Enduring Creativity

Miriam Ava | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

The muse loves a life devoted to honoring your true self. She wants you to become who you are. She wants you to feel good. And when you feel good she'll want to hang out with you often.

Alena Hall

She Was Living Life As A 'Money-Making Machine.' Now She Lives On A Sailboat. | Alena Hall | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living

Cheryl Grant spent decades of her life working herself into the ground, thinking that overtime pay would bring her the security and fulfillment she cr...

Alena Hall

Trading Hollywood Parties For A Simple Country Life Helped This Man Find True Happiness | Alena Hall | Posted 05.09.2014 | Healthy Living

Jamie Midgley, 58, lives his life by pure trial and error. His unconventional entrance into the film industry was nothing shy of extraordinary, but wh...

The Power Of Forgiveness

Inc. | Jeff Haden | Posted 05.09.2014 | World

Back then, when a person was pulled over, he didn't stay in his car and wait for the officer to approach. Instead, he'd take the walk of shame back to...

9 Things These People Realized When They Simplified Their Lives

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.09.2014 | Healthy Living

Have you ever dreamed of a simpler life -- one with less stress and more freedom? Some people are turning their own dreams of a less busy and more ful...

An Unexpected Layoff Led This Couple To A Simpler, Happier Country Life

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 04.30.2014 | Travel

When Michelle Van Doren's husband, Carl, was laid off from his job with the federal government in September 2013, the couple gave themselves a deadlin...

These Friends Quit Their Jobs And Started Brewing Beer In Paradise

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 04.29.2014 | Travel

After graduating from the University of Vermont in 1999, friends Chirag Vyas and Kevin Chipman did what most college grads do: They started looking fo...

The Best Thing I Did For My Son

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 06.25.2014 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

After he came home junior year to go to community college for a semester -- and, making the best choice he's ever made, decided to go back to the university he had left -- my husband and I finally did something smart. We left him alone.

Forgiveness, Loving and Responsibility

Sondra Kornblatt | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Sondra Kornblatt

Forgiveness, you think, might be a good idea. But you may not know how to get there from here.