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The Harrison And Liberty Room At Aureole

John Mariani | Posted 08.09.2014 | New York
John Mariani

If I lived in the area, The Harrison would be my go-to place.

Grey's Anatomy, What Are You Trying to Tell Us About Working Mothers?

Nimati Emam | Posted 08.09.2014 | TV
Nimati Emam

This season of Grey's Anatomy left me feeling disappointed on behalf of all the successful women I know.

Stop Ignoring Everyone: Why you Should Talk to Strangers

Braden S. Thompson | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Braden S. Thompson

It's uncomfortable to have a genuine conversation with the person sitting next to you. I understand. I've been there. But may I remind you, you do have a choice. You can stay comfortable or you can conquer your fear and possibly brighten someone's day -- including your own.

Will Procrastinate for Pastrami

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Go ahead, eat more meat, butter and cheese. Let me know how it turns out for you. I certainly won't be joining you, despite the current popularity of the proposition.

Are You Romantic Or Classical?

Philosophers' Mail | Posted 06.09.2014 | World

We are –- each one of us –- probably more one than the other. The categories explain a lot about us; how we approach nature, what makes us laugh, ...

Reinventing the Shine in Life

Gil Laroya | Posted 08.06.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Gil Laroya

What happened to that "shine" that defined our lives before everything got so damn busy?

Body Parts and Skin in the Game

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Those of us hoping for health need our kids as much as they need us. In unity there is strength, after all. A family that eats well together has no junk food in the house in the first place.

It's 5 Minutes to Everything! Why I Love the Country Life

Candace Davis | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
Candace Davis

I recently moved from one country town to another and I'm happy as a pig in a peach orchard. But when people discover that I actually chose to move here they can't seem to fathom why. Have we lost that sense of pride in being closer to the land, or do we no longer realize how good we've got it?

6 Ways Your Current Lifestyle May be Killing You, Regardless of What it Is

Reductress | Posted 08.03.2014 | Comedy
Reductress

Whether you're a raw food junkie, an exercise junkie, or an actual junkie, here are six SHOCKING ways your lifestyle may be killing you, regardless of what it is.

The 'Rules' I Choose To Live By

Robin Korth | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

As my years are folding one into the other, I have come to the immutable fact that there really are no outside "rules" in life that really work. They are dictated and designed by someone else. So they reside exterior to my own soul.

Special Needs Family Travel

Meg Harris | Posted 05.29.2014 | Travel
Meg Harris

As a child I was blessed with the gift of travel. My family traveled extensively, all across the globe and I wanted to give this gift to my own two ch...

The Best Blue Jeans We've Found

Ada Polla | Posted 08.02.2014 | Style
Ada Polla

There is nothing worse to me than trying on bathing suits, except maybe trying on jeans. Somehow I always end up feeling inadequate... Then again, not...

Our Diets and Our Doom

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.02.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

For most of us, it's time to stop rolling our eyes at non-existent conspiracies, and actually attempt to eat well and be active. It means there is no scapegoat to blame for all our ills, and no silver bullet to save us.

Maya Angelou and a Gift Bravely Shared

George Giokas | Posted 07.29.2014 | Women
George Giokas

Maya Angelou's passing reminded me of legacy. What we leave behind is of extraordinary importance and Angelou left an entire library of work, all a product of her soul. As I thought about it, it occurred to me that that is one of the things missing in today's dizzying world. Substance.

35 Maya Angelou Quotes That Changed My Life

j.n. salters | Posted 07.30.2014 | Black Voices
j.n. salters

Seeing as the number three is said to represent creativity, joy, and inspiration, and five personal freedom and adventure, I offer you 35 Maya Angelou quotes that have changed my life.

Are You Addicted to Approval? How to Get Past Insecurities in Your Relationships

KnowMore TV | Posted 07.28.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

Strive to become comfortable in your own skin. It's a journey, but having confidence in your decisions, values and who you are as person will help you lead a more fulfilling life.

My Life As A 'Blogger Boyfriend'

Stephen Mariani | Posted 07.28.2014 | Women
Stephen Mariani

"Hold on, babe, let me just choose a filter real quick." My girlfriend said this to me the other night as I was trying to tell her about the day I had.

60 Little Tips That Can Change a Girl's Life

Lexi Herrick | Posted 07.28.2014 | Women
Lexi Herrick

Wear slippers when you have to drive in heels. Wear slippers when you're traveling. Wear slippers at all moments that it's even slightly acceptable to wear slippers.

See Ya, Facebook

Jesse Michener | Posted 07.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Jesse Michener

The endless scrolling, the incessant search for something new, the countless clicks and tangents that filled my spare and not-so-spare minutes -- like a forbidden fruit, its sweetness masked its poison as it pulled me farther away from living with intention.

What is Success?

Daniel C. Baker | Posted 07.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel C. Baker

If the commonly accepted measures of success don't work for me, then, how do I define it for myself? How do I know if I'm successful, according to my own standards? How I answer these questions at the end of each day determines my level of success.

SoCal's Finest: Tequila, Tennis and Thoroughbreds

Louise Roe | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel
Louise Roe

Considering I've lived in Los Angeles for over five years, it's pretty pathetic how little of California I've actually taken the time to go and visit....

How Acting Like a Dog Will Get You What You Want

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

Rush wasn't thinking, "What if?" He just saw what he wanted and went for it. Rush can teach us adult humans a few lessons about getting what we want.

Retirement Overseas: Are We All Just Waiting for the Grim Reaper?

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 07.20.2014 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

San Miguel is a more affordable place to live than is Santa Fe. And for many years now, San Miguel has been one of the top destinations on the "retire overseas circuit." We lived there ourselves for a few years and we'd happily return to this enchanted place where life is slow and easy, and filled with art, music, literature, and like-minded company.

5 Easy Ways To Feel Totally Transformed (Even If You're Not There Yet)

Erin Motz | Posted 07.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Motz

"Transformed" is a big word, but the process doesn't have to be as big and scary as it sounds. Sure, we can achieve total spiritual and mental transformation by venturing down any number of roads: consistent meditation, a diet overhaul, new wardrobe, a fresh start in a new city -- the list goes on and on.

Find Intensity, Don't Wait for It

Alex and Cadey Charfen | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Alex and Cadey Charfen

I believe we all create our own vivid moments of intensity. For each of us, these moments are different; however, there is one constant, we don't have to wait for them to happen, we can create them. And when we do, we can intentionally recognize them and make the choice to chase them.