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8 Ways to Combat Decision Fatigue

Lori Rochino | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Lori Rochino

It's a fact that decision fatigue can lead to analysis paralysis and overwhelm our daily lives. On the one hand, choices give us freedom and allow us to see the possibilities, especially for the important things in life. The downside is we are constantly bombarded with tiny decisions throughout the day.

7 Things You Need to Stop Doing

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Van Edwards

In this post I want to write about what we all need to STOP doing to be better with people; the habits, behaviors and actions we need to curtail if we want to build connection.

One Dog's Search for His 'Mistress'

Honey Good | Posted 03.04.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

My mistress loves her family and is devoted to her husband and me, her constant and devoted pooch.

What You Can Learn From a Senior Beauty Pageant

Michelle O'Berg Figueroa | Posted 03.04.2015 | Fifty
Michelle O'Berg Figueroa

If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, behold this: A senior beauty pageant. Wrinkles are celebrated. Gray hairs flaunted. Skip the bathing suit competition. Loose the measuring tape -- there's no height requirement. There's only one requirement: Be 58 or older.

'Hey, Can I Trust You?'

Heather Hollander | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Heather Hollander

When you have trust you have truth, and when you have truth you have love, and when you have love -- well, you have it all.

I Have a Love-Hate Relationship With Selfies

Ms. Canyon Girl | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Ms. Canyon Girl

Not only do selfies encourage us to engage with others, but ultimately they afford us an opportunity to connect deeply with ourselves. Who knows me better than me? What I most love about my selfies is that they chronicle my journey.

8 Ways to Create the Happiest Career (and Life) on Earth

Chris Deaver | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

I decided to track down dream mentors to learn directly from them. I didn't want watered down advice from books. I wanted raw ideas from their biggest successes and failures, and their best mentoring.

So, What About the Topsoil?

Karen J. Inwald | Posted 03.03.2015 | Green
Karen J. Inwald

Time magazine in 2012 called attention to the crisis of topsoil. It is estimated that we have 60 years of topsoil left. Forty percent of the soil used for agriculture is classed as either degraded or seriously degraded.

12 Most Annoying Excuses for Your Mediocrity

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

People who live extraordinary personal and professional lives do not live in the space of mediocrity. There are phrases that they will never even think to speak. Here are 12 of them we've all heard before... some of us may have even spoken them. See if anything sounds familiar.

Five Reasons to Love Fashion Designer Bibhu Mohapatra

Joan Erakit | Posted 03.03.2015 | Style
Joan Erakit

On one particularly cold morning, we arrive at an unassuming building in New York's garment district a bit rushed and anxious. Entering the brass doors, we approach an old man behind the front desk and ask for directions.

Does This Color Look Good on Me?

Carol Brailey | Posted 03.03.2015 | Style
Carol Brailey

I shop a lot. I mean A LOT. While I am out shopping, I commonly see people trying on various clothing items asking someone else or standing in front o...

9 Foods That Keep You Feeling Full Longer

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 03.03.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone Sticking to a low-calorie diet in an effort to lose weight immediately presents one big challenge: hung...

My Sister's Unpredictable Life

Danielle Posa | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Posa

My family and I beg her to come home. We selfishly want her to be back in New York, or at least I do. I want to see her more. I want my friends to meet her, and hear all the interesting things she knows. And yet, in my heart I know that she should stay... at least for now.

Fur Is Simply Bad Design

Joshua Katcher | Posted 03.02.2015 | Style
Joshua Katcher

The beauty of fashion objects often stand in harsh contrast to the ugliness of how they're made. And that ugliness is avidly avoided, intentionally hidden beneath layers of expensive marketing, or -- in the case of something like fur -- transformed into a transgressive indulgence.

7 Flaws That Make You Absolutely Amazing

Alexandra Harra | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

Be simple in your intentions. It's a lot of fun to live a fast-paced, flamboyant life, but remember to slow things once in a while. Living simply reminds us of our true reasons and roots us in purpose.

9 Simple Rules Good Sleepers Swear By

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living

We're really, really bad at sleeping. Seriously. Think about it: How many times have we been tired but pushed through just one more episode of "Hou...

Six Reasons Why Millennials Are the Best Workers

Quora | Posted 03.02.2015 | Business
Quora

It has become fashionable to trash millennials. They lack a strong work ethic, have no grit, aren't respectful or patient, and definitely don't understand corporate culture. It fits with how people romanticize the 1950s as the golden age of American culture, when everything was just somehow better.

Centenarians Married Over 80 Years Share Their Secrets For A Long Life

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.27.2015 | Fifty

Not only have Duranord and Jeanne Veillard lived to be centenarians, they've also been married 82 years -- more than many of us can expect to live. An...

All About Haute Couture

Uloop | Posted 02.25.2015 | College
Uloop

These words come up in fashion all the time, but unless you're a fashion expert, you probably have no idea what they mean. More often than not, the phrase haute couture just elicits a ton of confusion or misuse of the term altogether. It's time to clear up that confusion.

When Are You Going to Have a Date With Yourself?

Alka Dhillon | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Alka Dhillon

Your own inner voice is your soul's compass and that is what is so important to keep calibrated so that you are able to be authentic with yourself and then others. The only way to do this is to spend time with yourself alone and nurture that relationship.

How To Retire Overseas In A Paradise With Year-Round Sunshine

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 02.24.2015 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

We believe we have found the key to happiness. It's the brilliant warming orb in the sky called the sun. That it took us this long to discover that sunshine really is the key to happiness ... well, that's another matter. You see, we got sidetracked by something else called 'life.'

Don't Be a Dick

Natalie Thomas | Posted 02.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Natalie Thomas

It's pretty simple. Yet, somehow, we forget. We eat too much, sleep too little, wake up on the wrong side of life, are running late, annoyed by fate ...

5 Famous Onscreen Couples Who Didn't Like Each Other In Real Life

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.24.2015 | Fifty

At times, the chemistry between TV and film co-stars is so strong that it leads to real-life romances. Yet there are plenty of instances when famous c...

How I Found My Heart (Again) After Hearing 'It's Over'

Ms. Canyon Girl | Posted 02.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Ms. Canyon Girl

The Canyon represents a microcosm that exists for all of us, regardless of where we live. You will know it when you find it. It is the place where you can navigate the stages of grief. It will come to be the place where you can savor the beautiful moments and distractions of this thing called life. It is the place where you, too, can find your heart again.

5 Things Women Don't Know -- But Should -- About Heart Disease

Next Avenue | Emily Gurnon | Posted 02.23.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Emily Gurnon We all know what a heart attack looks like. You feel a crushing pain in your chest and collapse to the ...