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Rosh Hashanah: The New Year of Our Stories

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 11.06.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

How fitting that we recount Genesis and the story of creation on Rosh Hashanah. How fitting that we study the original story of all stories. For it is a holiday all about stories and the potential that we have to create and refine them.

Birthday of the World

Tamar Frankiel, Ph.D. | Posted 10.27.2013 | Religion
Tamar Frankiel, Ph.D.

Some people have the custom, on their birthday, of committing to something new and positive in their lives. Let us each take time to reflect on what we can do to create a new world in which the horrors that are being committed today become a thing of the past.

Do I Have to Start All Over Again? Yes. Every Day.

Rabbi Joseph Meszler | Posted 10.14.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Joseph Meszler

Do I have to start all over again? For better and worse, yes. So let's embrace the reality that we can renew ourselves for the better.

PHOTOS: Lantern Festival Lights Up

Posted 02.25.2013 | Travel

The Chinese New Year's festivities that began in late January and ramped up over the last few weeks have come to a close as celebrants enjoyed the las...

The Resolve Behind the Resolution

Dana Tilak | Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Dana Tilak

Calling something a resolution does not make it the parameter of how much resolve you have. The resolve behind the resolution is tempered by your own fears and guilt. Change your perceptions, see the benefits and drawbacks of your illusions and lay down those fears and guilt to rest.

A Resolve to the Resolution: Just Say Yes!

Brittany McDonald | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Brittany McDonald

If you want to live out your passions, create a better life for yourself and those around you, and want real and meaningful success, you have to move. Period.

Making Your New Year's Travel Resolution a Reality

Carolyn Scott | Posted 03.17.2013 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

Whether your idea of getting some R&R is lying on a tropical beach or hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro, make it a point to make the plan and stick to it. You will be glad you did. Here's to the year of breaking free for some adventure!

What if the New Year Is Not 'Happy?'

Myra Demeter | Posted 03.17.2013 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

When you love intensely you also leave yourself open to great pain. Now all my son can feel is the hurt. One day he will feel love again. I promise.

Will 2013 Bring a New, Sustainable World?

Pavan Sukhdev | Posted 03.17.2013 | Green
Pavan Sukhdev

Winter solstice 2012 was a quiet day.Planes did not fall out of the sky. A nuclear holocaust was not launched. A giant meteorite did not slam into our planet. But if you had listened for a quieter strain, you would have heard her. A new world had begun.

Feng Shui Tips for the Year of the Snake

Debra Duneier | Posted 03.16.2013 | HuffPost Home
Debra Duneier

It's a symbol of new beginnings.

Why Can't You Have Your Best Year Yet?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Other than letting go of our reasons why it's not possible, there is nothing more useful we can do to make this a great year. Doing so is the heart of your personal transformation.

When The New Year Doesn't End

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 03.16.2013 | Religion
Andrew Z. Cohen

So on a day like the first day of the New Year, when you experience the thrill of renewal, realize that it is not merely a personal experience you are having. The universe is trying to evolve through you.

WATCH: For a Great New Year, Be Willing to Be Great

Brad Yates | Posted 03.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Greatness is inside -- probably more than you know. How great are you willing to be? Since your enhanced greatness benefits not just you, but also so many others (perhaps the whole world), I hope this video will help you allow more of your greatness to shine through.

What Baby Elephants Can Teach Us About Human Freedom

Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben, Ph.D. | Posted 03.13.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben, Ph.D.

One of my frustrations almost daily as a rabbi is to see so many who still live like our ancestors in Egypt. They are fearful to have a vision of their lives that exalts them and could set them free.

How To De-Clutter Your Kitchen

Food52 | Posted 03.13.2013 | Taste
Food52

Seven different melon ballers? That's probably too many. And when will you use that bread machine that's been collecting dust for years? Probably never.

Befriending Your Dilemmas and Setting Goals for the New Year

Jen Grisanti | Posted 03.12.2013 | Los Angeles
Jen Grisanti

In the past, when faced with dilemmas, your dreams had to take a back seat. By befriending your dilemmas, I'm going to show you how you can follow a new road map that will lead you in an even stronger direction.

How to Change Your Mindset to Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions

Carolyn Anderson | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Anderson

How can we stack the cards in our favor? How can we make it more likely that we will be consistent with the changes we set forth to make and actually see a lasting change in our life? One of the keys is in the way we think about our goals and the language we use to describe them.

When You Really Love a Friend

Susan Winston | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan Winston

There are many of you who are going through the pain of dealing with the illness of a loved one. You need to keep your energy going the same way we do to help your person pull through. There is something strong about positive thinking, meditation, and the power of family and friends.

Expanding the Realm of the Possible in 2012

Beverly Bell | Posted 03.12.2013 | Impact
Beverly Bell

So vast and fiery are the problems that it may seem impossible to imagine that solutions exist or that change may be imminent. And yet, 2012 brought advances and victories that shifted the debate, transformed power, and won real gains in quality of life.

Go Make Mistakes!

Rabbi Laura Baum | Posted 03.11.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Laura Baum

If we are not making mistakes, we are not pushing ourselves hard enough. So, my suggestion for all of us between now and 2014 is to go out and make mistakes! And each time we mess up, let's consider what we can do differently next time.

New Year, New Values, New Spirit

Donna Henes | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

This year, may we discover and embrace our own purpose, passion and power. May we accept our responsibility and our personal rule. May we take our ideas and our skills and use them to create a viable, safe, sustainable and sane world for us all.

2013 and Miracles With Tara Stiles

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

I recently had the great pleasure of sitting down with my dear friend Tara Stiles to talk about our New Year's resolutions, our new projects and our positive outlook for the year to come.

Who Do You Think You Are? A 2013 Guide From Soul

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

It may not look like it, but this moment is the most powerful time to shift your story. This month, the planet celebrates a new beginning. Summing up the past, we're given the opportunity to witness who we really are beneath the charade, writing a fresh, preferred chapter.

Making Your Resolutions Last

Nikki Stone | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

You become the director, producer and actor of your own outcomes, from academic to career to healthy lifestyle goals. It's amazing what you can accomplish with positive thoughts.

8 Resolutions for Managing Kids' Media in 2013

Common Sense Media | Posted 03.10.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Like most people, my New Year's resolutions include eating better and exercising more. But there's something else I want to get better at: managing my kid's media and technology.