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Happy Uberdays: Or, 8 Ways Uber Could Save Your Holiday Season

Reba Riley | Posted 11.25.2015 | Comedy
Reba Riley

These ideas are my gift to and the world, and I give them freely. But if Uber wants to give me free holiday rides in return, I will not object.

How to Celebrate This Holiday Season, Amsterdam-style

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 11.23.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

Can you believe it's already time for the holidays? For many of us, we start seeing holiday decorations pop up starting in late November or early Dece...

3 Ways To Take Your Health And Happiness Back After Losing Them

Michele Lian | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

If you're stuck in a rut that's affecting your mind, body and happiness in negative ways, here are three actionable steps you can start implementing right now to get the wheels of much-needed change turning:

3 Tips for Self-Care Around the Holidays

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

The holiday season is upon us once again. And though the holidays are often all about family gatherings, holiday parties, and taking part in all the various festivities to get in the "holiday spirit," it's important to remember that self-care is vital in these few months.

Did You Open Your Gift Yet? It's Waiting for You!

Brandy Bonner | Posted 11.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brandy Bonner

Did you know that you were given a gift on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015? What an awesome gift! What did you do with yours? Was it beneficial to your life? Wa...

8 Things To Do (And Not Do) When Things Go Wrong

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Know that moments of foul will happen, and do your best to deal with it in a way that doesn't damage you or others. And know that, no matter what, the foul will pass.

And I Was All Like 'Bye Felicia'

Jamie Silverman | Posted 09.16.2015 | New York
Jamie Silverman

While dating, I began to notice certain recurring trends that biased how I viewed every guy I went out with; criteria that resulted in often unsubstantiated 'Bye Felicias.'

A Rosh Hashanah Sermon on Gender Equality

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 09.15.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

"Man and woman were created in the Divine image. Male and female God created them." Each year we reread the story of creation. We return to our story of origin as a signal that Rosh Hashanah is all about returning to our truest selves -- or as we say in Hebrew, tshuvah.

Jewish Beekeepers Sweeten Rosh Hashanah, New Year Holiday

Religion News Service | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.13.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Sabrina Malach acknowledges that she once felt some “Jewish guilt” about her honeybees. “Are we stealing from them?” sh...

Rosh Hashanah 2015: The Jewish New Year Begins

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.14.2015 | Religion

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What's in Your Mystery Basket?

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Truth time. I've got a little obsession. And I know I'm not alone on this one. It combines some of my very favorite things: riveting drama, diverse p...

The Truth About Life's Bumps

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Pay attention to your thoughts. Recognize which ones are bringing you down. Know that you have a choice with each and every one. Then make the choices that make you happier.

BalletX Boasts Power and Innovation in Matthew Neenan's 'Sunset, o639 Hours'

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 08.13.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Tucked inside Sunset, o639 Hours are countless moments of intimacy and ingenuity. For example, when Andrea Yorita moves to "Letter from Francis Elizabeth in San Francisco to William in Auckland," she's discreet, with all the weight and earnestness of someone who longs for her lover, but is afraid to tell him.

Ditch Work/Life Balance and Find Real Happiness: Part I

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Yes, living your all comes with sacrifice. But by getting rid of the things and relationships that make you only somewhat happy (or plain unhappy), you get to live a life filled with what you love best, and then focus on them with everything you've got.

Top Hip-Hop Artist Brings Awareness to the Killing Fields

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.12.2015 | Impact
Lauren Kruczyk

With lyrics in Khmer and English and a focus on Killing Fields era legacies, Khmer American rapper praCh Ly's first album, Dalama, was not only credited with introducing hip-hop to Cambodia--it introduced this history to a new generation largely unaware of its genocidal past.

A 39 Hour Train Ride Through China

Matjaz Tancic | Posted 05.04.2015 | World
Matjaz Tancic

Looking across this sea of anxious faces, it's easy to forget this is a holiday. Knotted brows frame weary eyes in a crowd as deep as a football field...

Time for an Energy Audit

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

This exercise will give you a chance to view your life as the force of energy that you are. When you're done, you'll have a clearer view into the things that cost and feed your energy, along with things that help you conserve it. This kind of awareness is the essential beginning of any change.

My 5×5 Plan for the Next 12 Months

Natalie MacNeil | Posted 03.30.2015 | Small Business
Natalie MacNeil

Centering your energy around 25 things per year is a great way to equip yourself with immense focus and clarity around what's to come.

Prepare to Live Fully in 2015

Carson Tate | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Carson Tate

After the flurry and fun of the holidays, a hangover tends to throb just a little bit harder. We are too full -- of food, "stuff," and our to-do lists for the New Year. We crave a fresh start, free of that hangover feeling, in the New Year, but where do we start?

The Shower That Washed Away Everything

Shannon Lell | Posted 03.23.2015 | Divorce
Shannon Lell

Until that moment I hadn't allowed myself to think about anything good we had. I've had so many feelings toward my ex in the past few years, and love was way far down on the list, but standing in this warm shower on New Year's Eve I allowed myself to feel this emotion.

8 Percent Optimistic After JPMorgan's Health Care Conference

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael B. Laskoff

Just as most Americans use the new year as an opportunity to make resolutions, the health care industry uses the (in)famous JPMorgan Annual Healthcare...

10 Tips for Year End Strategic Planning

David Finkel | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
David Finkel

Strategic planning is essentially making the tough decisions on where to invest your business's resources (money, staff time, staff focus, customer attention) and where you won't invest your business's resources. Here are 10 tips to do it better.

A New Year, the Same Path

Aurelia Condrat | Posted 03.22.2015 | Politics
Aurelia Condrat

2015 extends the crises of the Middle East. They impact the entire world, starting with the riots from 2009, continuing with the disastrous policies...

The Most Important Thing You Can Do If You Really Want to Change

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 03.22.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Follow-up turns changing for the better into an ongoing process -- not only for you but for everyone involved. When you involve others in your continuing progress, you are virtually guaranteeing your continued success!

How to Bet On Yourself and Win in 2015

Annette Saldana | Posted 03.18.2015 | Impact
Annette Saldana

Every New Year dreams are launched. Resolutions made. Goals are set. We spend time reflecting and wondering about what the future holds. Will we reach our goals? Will we know success? How can we improve and adjust?