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Despite What You May Have Read, New York Is a Terrific Place to Raise a Baby

Natalie Thomas | Posted 01.28.2015 | New York
Natalie Thomas

We're the beneficiaries of every great service that most New Yorkers are privy too: Tons of parks and playgrounds, classes, building playrooms, museums, culture, diversity... and getting to our New York offerings in a New York minute.

When You Want Sex And Your Partner Doesn't

Next Avenue | Emily Gurnon | Posted 01.28.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Emily Gurnon It’s a problem experienced by both men and women, in heterosexual and same-sex relationships: One of ...

Self-Reliance: An Introduction to Ralph Waldo Emerson

Patrick Daniel | Posted 01.25.2015 | Arts
Patrick Daniel

Circumstances do not matter. Don't look to external things to make you happy. Happiness derived from external things do not last. Measure yourself against others not by what you own, but by what you have become.

Want to Be Inspired and Authentic? Start Writing More

Faisal Hoque | Posted 01.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

Writing has allowed me to find myself when I found myself looking for answers. But most importantly, like Anne Frank, it allows me to build courage consistently to pursue my dream. I hope you will take the time to find your voice using your writing as your guide post.

Why Designers are Integral to All Marketing Activities

Lee Traupel | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Lee Traupel

Embracing and inculcating design into your business starts with knowing you have an issue. It's like sobriety, until you admit you have a problem, you are not going to find the promised land.

The Mediterranean Diet Manifesto

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Elena Paravantes RD

One of the diets that has stood the test of time, has been followed by real people and has the research to support it, is the Mediterranean diet. A non-restricting diet associated with numerous health benefits. And while it is a specific way of eating, it is also a way of living.

Yagana Shah

Nearly 200 Studies Point To The Same Conclusion About Skimping On Sleep

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.23.2015 | Fifty

Younger people may pride themselves in their ability to stay up all night and still function the next day, but a new study suggests they rethink their...

猫をクッションに横たわる猫、見事な懐柔テクニックを見せる

猫ジャーナル | Posted 01.23.2015 | Japan
猫ジャーナル

ケンカすることなく寄り添う二匹。どちらの行動も、人生に役立つヒントが隠れているような気がしないでもない、猫動画と言えましょうか。

Salt and Light

Christine Hoh | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Hoh

My mom always used to say, "Be salt and light of this world." Lately, those words have stuck with me. Everything I do, her words are whispering in m...

The Money Bonanza That Awaits Empty Nesters

Next Avenue | Greg Daugherty | Posted 01.22.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Greg Daugherty I first noticed it with the water bill: $30 for the preceding three months, lower than I could ever r...

Why Under $5M Brands are an Endangered Species

Lee Traupel | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Lee Traupel

Curation standards ('what's good and what's bad") are under constant assault from social media neophytes and sages alike. See: "celebrification." We are all creating more noise trying to compete with each other.

The Ski Bum Guide: Lifestyle of the Poor and Nameless

Liftopia | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel
Liftopia

You've been hired at a resort to live out your dreams of skiing daily or you've saved up enough to convert your truck into a winter-home-on-wheels so you can hit as many ski areas as possible.

Whose Business Are You In?

Michael Feeley | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Michael Feeley

Byron Katie -- the brilliant American speaker, author and founder of the method of self-inquiry called "The Work", says this about business: "I can only find three kinds of business in the world -- mine, yours and God's. Whose business are you in?"

Plan $1378: The Cash Calendar Savings Game

Heather Hummel | Posted 01.22.2015 | Money
Heather Hummel

In January 2014, I heard about the 52-Week Money Challenge. The goal of the challenge is to save a designated amount throughout each of the 52 weeks in a year.

The Life Skills You Should Have By 50, 60, 70

Next Avenue | Sue Campbell | Posted 01.21.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Sue Campbell Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a blog series on life skills and knowledge that are good to have...

5 Tips If You're Job Hunting For The First Time In Years

Next Avenue | Beverly Mahone | Posted 01.20.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan (This article previously appeared on BoomerWorld.) In September 2013, I made a tough decision t...

8 Signs Your Child Picked A Good Spouse

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sally Stich | Posted 01.16.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com “What does she see in him?” you ask yourself about your daughter’s husband who laughs like a hyena. “I tho...

Critical Digital Marketing Strategies for Business Growth

Lee Traupel | Posted 01.16.2015 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

Pinterest rocks for any brand targeting consumers and the female demographics are stellar. Like other social channels, its morphing to a full blown eCommerce platform and with broader (mainstream and male) demographics.

5 Signs Your Hair Color Choice Is Making You Look Duller and Older

Carol Brailey | Posted 01.16.2015 | Style
Carol Brailey

Do you know how to identify if you are wearing a hair color that is not giving off your best? Many people unknowingly are walking around with a hair color choice that is making them appear dull, worn, unprofessional, outdated, odd, unbalanced and even older.

Want To Be Calmer And More Creative? Look To Your Kitchen

Faisal Hoque | Posted 01.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

I have come to believe that whether we like to cook or not, these same principles apply to just about anything else we undertake. It's about the awareness we experience, the devotion we apply, and as a result, how we create.

How To Fake Looking Great Even When You're Completely Wiped Out

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Dawn Wilder | Posted 01.16.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com When someone says, "you look tired," they might as well be saying, "you look old." Even if it's true, it stings—and...

Social Media Economies of Scale Start With Your Staff

Lee Traupel | Posted 01.16.2015 | Business
Lee Traupel

Every business needs to stand up and out in today's content drenched world. Social media economies of scale starts with your staff.Whether your five or five hundred strong, look around the office or review the org chart.

'Everyone Thinks and Feels that Way!' -- A Slippery Slope to Excused Living

Robin Korth | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

This phrase offers us an excuse for not paying attention to what we are doing, thinking and feeling. We want to hide from the truth by pulling the whole human race on board as our mass-market permission slip. But it doesn't really work!

The Hottest Trends In Boomer Travel In 2015

Next Avenue | Posted 01.15.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue People 50 and over spend around $120 billion annually on travel, according to a new Travel Trends Survey by AARP. We ventu...

Yagana Shah

6 Old Wives' Tales We've All Believed At Some Point (And Some Of Us Still Do)

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.15.2015 | Fifty

As kids, we were truly gullible. Many of us were freaked out at some point by a mean older sibling telling us of "Bloody Mary" in the bathroom mirror ...