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Why Calling Someone 'Lucky' Is the Biggest Insult in the World

Gloria Atanmo | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business
Gloria Atanmo

Every time someone tells me how 'lucky' I am, my depleted funds from my numerous self-investments for my business, cry a silent tear.

Believing in the Impossible and Dreaming Big

Melissa Marsted | Posted 12.17.2015 | Women
Melissa Marsted

Cancer has been a specter in my family. My grandmother, Granny Lu, a strong, petite woman, the daughter of AC Gilbert, an inventor and Olympic gold medal-winner and owner of The Toy Barn, a former toy store in Hamden, Connecticut, was diagnosed with cancer when I was a teenager.

Lucky The Pig Finds A Happy Home After Falling Onto Highway

Associated Press | Cameron Keady | Posted 10.08.2015 | Good News

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — A 650-pound pig that fell off a trailer in Colorado is getting a new name -- "Lucky" -- and a new home at a sanctuary for aba...

Puppy With Unusual Appearance Finds Home With Family Who 'Saw Her For Who She Was'

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.25.2015 | Good News

This pooch is living the life she always deserved, thanks to one family who noticed her true beauty. Lisa the puppy arrived at the Humane Society of S...

Don't Run Away From the Fire. Run Towards a New Life.

Melissa Marsted | Posted 08.05.2015 | Divorce
Melissa Marsted

The night after the 2008 Santa Barbara Tea Fire -- which destroyed my house -- was the last time my then-husband and I would be in a room together with our kids. We switched channels between the local news and The Wizard of Oz.

Get Lucky Now: 4 Simple Ways to Jump Start Your Successes in Life

Gaynete' Edwards | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Gaynete' Edwards

We often know what we should be doing, it's the lack of action that halts our progress. What good, however, is a ton of useful information that goes unused? Time to roll up those sleeves and get to work future Luckie, your luck depends on it! If good luck doesn't find us, we must go out and find it.

Remember to Be Grateful

Jo Tinyow | Posted 02.03.2015 | Impact
Jo Tinyow

As many people are frantically shopping for Christmas presents and awaiting the launch of new stores to open, I request that you take a moment out of your lives to just be grateful for what you already have in your life and give a moment to those that don't.

My Kids Aren't 'Lucky' Because I Adopted Them -- I Am

Ginny Gilder | Posted 01.19.2015 | Parents
Ginny Gilder

very time someone tells me how lucky my children are for having been adopted into my family, I want to gag. Instead, I politely tell them I'm the lucky one.

Determined Dachshund Survives Bear Attack Twice

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.24.2014 | Good News

Don't let this little guy's short stature fool you. Max, an 8-year-old dachshund, may not look like a fair match in a face-off with a black bear, b...

Nolita's Hidden Secret: Babel Fair Boutique

Shoptiques | Posted 09.13.2014 | Style
Shoptiques

Don't have the time to travel the world? Well, stop by Babel Fair in New York City and you can get pretty close. Babel Fair is the center of world fas...

This Man Survived 7 Freak Accidents, Making Him The Luckiest Unlucky Guy Around

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 05.05.2014 | Good News

One near-death incident is more than enough for one lifetime. But Frane Selak, a Croatian music instructor, has miraculously survived more than half a...

Do You Believe in Luck?

Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis | Posted 05.24.2014 | Good News
Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis

Luck. Definition: "a purposeless, unpredictable and uncontrollable force that shapes events favorably or unfavorably for an individual, group or cause...

Why I Am Grateful for Unfortunate Events

Shawnee McPhail | Posted 02.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Shawnee McPhail

Thank you, broken radiator and thermostat, for giving me a feeling of gratitude, and a little bit of terror and indigestion, in my innards.

Fan's Impromptu Duet With Jason Mraz Is Pure, Unadulterated Magic

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News

In 2011, Alexandra Jarred was turned away from a Jason Mraz performance at the Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles for being underage. But the dedicated fan was...

The Upside Of Being Superstitious

Polly Campbell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

We know the beliefs and ideas we hold go a long way toward shaping our reality. Though they are merely thoughts, our behavior springs from them creating tangible results. If we think ourselves lucky, we will take on behaviors that create luck.

Friday the 13th -- Good Luck!

Donna Henes | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

It is simply too dangerous to leave life to chance. To do so would be to invite disaster. Luck must never be taken for granted. One can never assume. It requires constant courtship, demands undivided devotion.

Lauren Duca

These Magazine Cover Stats Are Alarming ...

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 11.01.2013 | Celebrity

It's no secret that magazines succeed or bomb based on their cover girls. Teams of editors dissect the trends to figure out whose visage screams "Buy ...

Lucky Magazine's Major Change

www.wwd.com | Posted 08.19.2013 | Media

CHEN TO HEAD LUCKY: To save Lucky, you must first kill Lucky. That seems to be the thinking at Condé Nast over what to do about the troublesome shopp...

What Makes Some People 'Lucky'?

Michelle Roya Rad | Posted 06.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle Roya Rad

Some people who feel lucky may not have specific insights as to why they feel that way, but there are real causes for having good or bad luck, in my opinion.

How To Make Your Own Luck

Rob White | Posted 05.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

You have it within your power to create your own luck. Real luck is about taking control of your life and being receptive to opportunities that come your way. Here are five tips for making your life a lucky one.

Understanding the Role of Luck in Our Lives

Michael J. Mauboussin | Posted 04.02.2013 | Business
Michael J. Mauboussin

Whether you're placing bets on a hot player in your rotisserie baseball league or a hot fund in your investment portfolio, recognize that good luck is unlikely to persist.

The Fine Art of Appreciation

Paul LaRosa | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Paul LaRosa

I've thought about this for a long time now. If there's one great thing about growing up without a lot of money or status, it's that everything you achieve in life is a bonus -- if you have the right attitude. At least, that's how I feel about it.

I Hope My Son Inherits My Luck

JD Roberto | Posted 01.20.2013 | Parents
JD Roberto

What keeps me awake at night these days isn't that these two boys will turn out to be "bad kids" but rather that they'll be just like me -- young and unbearably foolish -- but not nearly as lucky; that the laws of probability will make them answer for their missteps in a way I never had to.

Lucky

Sarah Albertson-Corkery | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
Sarah Albertson-Corkery

I asked Lucy why she was telling people that I had back surgery. She said, "Well, it's easier than telling them about the front." We'll, I'll give you that, Lucy. I love that she makes me laugh.

Nothing to Do With Luck: Ask Noah

Noah Kass | Posted 10.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Noah Kass

Chance definitely plays a significant role in our successes; unexpected circumstances can rock anyone's boat. However, with a good sense of self, "luck" can turn around.