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Maria Rodale

#EarthGratitude Wave 2016: 10 Ways to Show Your Love for the Earth

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.22.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

What I love about Earth Day is that not only is it a herald of true spring and summer, but it's also a reminder of how we should be treating the earth...

Corned Beef Hash from Scratch, of Course!

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.20.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

When I was small, corned beef hash came in a can and was made with perfect little squares of potatoes and corned beef. It's a happy memory: that hash ...

10 Not So Obvious Things You Need to Be a Real (Good) Leader

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
Maria Rodale

Seven years into being CEO, I've learned a lot and grown a lot. I've watched myself and others to see and learn what makes a good leader. And I've obs...

Care and Feeding

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

You haven't really lived until you've heard the claim "It's not you--it's me." Usually it's in the context of a breakup, and it hurts as much as if so...

8 Herbs and Veggies You Can Regrow From Kitchen Scraps

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.01.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

by Shelbi Stoneback, associate director of customer experience at Rodale Did you know that you only need a jar and some water to get start growing ...

OK, Hamilton...

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.01.2016 | Arts
Maria Rodale

If you are at all curious about what is happening in my household lately, you only really need to know two words: Alexander Hamilton. We have been Ham...

Mindfulness Craft Project: Photo Appreciation Week

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Now, there are some people (maybe my kids sometimes) who think it's better to just enjoy the moment and not try to "capture" it. However, we are about to undertake a craft project here... a craft project about appreciation.

What's a Book That Changed Your Life?

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.17.2016 | Books
Maria Rodale

I love books. A lot. But I have struggled with the question of what book changed my life because every book I read changes my life. From the oldest bo...

Gardener's March To-Do List

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.11.2016 | HuffPost Home
Maria Rodale

by the editors at Rodale's Organic Life Here's your March gardening guide for North America's USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 3-10. If you don't know wha...

Getting Grounded

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

I was fine until I got sick. Isn't that always how it goes? It was nothing serious, mind you... just that plague-y cough and flu thing that's going a...

Quick and Easy Chana Masala

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.25.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

Making Indian foods from scratch seems intimidating...until you try it. The secret, I believe, is massive amounts of spices! This is a perfect vegetar...

How to Make Corn Tortillas From Scratch in 5 Minutes

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.17.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

To the list of things I've looked for forever in stores and finally just had to make myself, add this: organic corn tortillas. Just plain. No gluten. ...

Moist and Wholesome Herbed Biscuits From Scratch

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.11.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

One of the first things I ever made from scratch were whole-wheat biscuits from an old Rodale cookbook by Paulette Mitchell called The New American Ve...

The Powerball of Publishing

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Maria Rodale

Yes, I bought Powerball tickets. It was my first time ever playing the lottery. It was fun to imagine what would happen if I won a billion dollars. Ri...

The Importance of Networking (and How to Do It Well)

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Madeline Bell, president and CEO of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) A brief introduction of Madeline Bell: In additi...

Salted Caramel Sauce From Scratch

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.20.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

Once again, the idea of making something from scratch is so much more overwhelming than actually doing it. After making this caramel sauce once, I wil...

Making Madeleines (and Memories) From Scratch

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.18.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

This summer, I had the great pleasure of watching my 9-year-old daughter eat her first madeleine in Paris. It was tiny and fresh, and the look on her ...

Vacation Packing Tips: The Kid's Suitcase

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.08.2016 | Travel
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Andeep Singh, documentarian and television and Web video producer A new year means new family travels. Yay! It also means lots of ...

Chocolate-Dipped Pears

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.04.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

photo by Mitch Mandel by guest blogger Dave Asprey, entrepreneur, author, professional biohacker, and the creator of Bulletproof Coffee Pears are a ...

Where Will Your Journey Take You Next?

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

Recently, I have been reading Gloria Steinem's new book, My Life on the Road. I've always proudly called myself feminist, but the truth is, I've never...

What Is a 'Leadership Platform,' and Why Is It Important?

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.21.2015 | Business
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Madeline Bell, President and CEO of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Every leader, whether leading four or four thou...

Yoga Blessings for a Happy, Healthy Holiday Season!

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher This is the time of year when we add more tasks onto our already burgeoning "t...

Holiday Leaf Ornaments... With a Twist of Bling

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.18.2015 | HuffPost Home
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Mark Kintzel, designer Here in the Northeast this past fall, the foliage on the trees was brilliant, and I really wanted to preserve...

The Gift to Others (and Yourself) That Everyone Will Love

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

It's less than two weeks to Christmas, and I haven't even started my shopping. I've been very busy working, attending events, and making sure I can en...

A Book for Every Woman You Know

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.10.2015 | Women
Maria Rodale

It was the middle of the day when my cellphone rang. My daughter Maya was sobbing like I've never heard her sob before--all of my everything went on ...