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Identity In A Hall Of Mirrors

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 10.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Simon, M.D.

To the extent that we are mirrored, encouraged and acknowledged for our achievements and our creative pursuits, we are unified within ourselves. To the degree that we are perceived through a distorted mirror, we are torn asunder and may search for approval at a cost to our real self and creativity.

Friendship And Our Vagus Nerve

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We don't often think that the nature of our friendships has a profound or major impact on our health and well-being. But a recent New York Times, art...

FIVARS Is the Most Cutting-Edge Storytelling Festival in the World, and it Kicks Off This Weekend

Jesse Damiani | Posted 09.16.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

Over the past two years, the festival -- the first and premier event of its kind -- has featured the most envelope-pushing virtual and augmented reality narratives in the world, and with over 30 pieces on display, this weekend is set to be the most exciting yet.

The Gift Of Grit (With Gratitude To Angela Duckworth)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

In summary, the passion and persistence of grit motivates and carries us over rough seas like a well-made surfboard. We can think of an absence of effort like a crack in our surfboard that needs repair.

Derailment And How To Manage It

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.19.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Although we can't undo the past, we can recognize a derailment and take action to get back on track.

For A Better Future... Detach From The Past

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Remind yourself that life choices are different for different people at different times in their lives. That other people's beliefs might not always apply.

Who Was the Real Jack the Ripper?

Garry Rodgers | Posted 11.12.2016 | Crime
Garry Rodgers

Jack The Ripper, the man who terrorized London in the fall of 1888 by butchering at least five prostitutes, is the world's most famous serial killer who's never been caught. What did the original investigation tell us about him and what has modern forensics learned about his true identity?

Expectations Versus Reality

Katie Shapiro | Posted 09.30.2016 | Women
Katie Shapiro

I want to see the mess and the tears and the bags under the eyes. I want to see the piles of homework and the stack of books that will never actually get read. I want to see people laughing because life is so hectic that sometimes that's the only option. Because that's where I'm at right now, and I really wouldn't mind some company.

The Marketing Genius of Brand the Donald

Marian Salzman | Posted 09.14.2016 | Entertainment
Marian Salzman

For any serious student of marketing and media seeking a perfect pop culture storm, I give you the man currently dominating the race to be the U.S. Republican Party's 2016 presidential candidate.

60 Real Women Front The Limited's 'New Look Of Leadership' Campaign

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 09.04.2015 | Style

The Limited made its customers' dreams of dressing like Olivia Pope come true with its 'Scandal' collection. Now, the mass retailer is making waves f...

Looking for Approval In All The Wrong Places?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Chuck grew up in an extremely abusive family environment. His mother was the primary abuser of the children. From a very early age, Chuck was subjecte...

This Is The Closest You May Come To Staying At The Grand Budapest Hotel

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.06.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Shortly after opening in 1896, the Grand Hôtel Royal hosted famed French filmmakers, the Lumière brothers, for their first motion picture screening outside of Paris.

#AOLBUILD Hosts Director Extraordinaire Rob Reiner

AOL BUILD | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD "If you are a creative person, you try to create things that are an extension of yourself" - professed Hollywood's jack-of-...

Christmas, Fact and Fiction

Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D. | Posted 02.21.2014 | Religion
Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D.

Human beings are story-telling creatures. Stories help us to understand our world, to find our place in it and sometimes our purpose, too. So, the distinctions we draw between fact and fiction are rarely as absolute as we might wish them to be.

Utah Jazz Bear Gets Revenge On Houston Rockets Basketball Fan

Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 12.16.2013 | Sports

Apparently, Houston Rockets fans don't appreciate silly string in their beer. Unfortunately for the Jazz Bear, he had to find out the hard way. Fortun...

Jimmy Kimmel Pranked The Internet With Viral Video of Twerking Girl Who Caught Fire

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Well, life is a lie. No one can be trusted. Jimmy Kimmel revealed that the hilarious video we've all been freaking out over, in which a girl making a...

True Friendship Can Handle the Truth

Nancy Colier | Posted 05.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

True friendship is about meeting in the place of truth, and loving and supporting each other there. Anything else is just a paler shade of polite.

Naughty But Nice Rob

Madonna's Ex Dating Real Housewife?

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 02.14.2012 | Celebrity

Carlos Leon, the father of Madonna's daughter, Lourdes, was seen this weekend strolling through the East Village with ex-"Real Housewives of New York"...

Goodbye/Hello 22: 'We Need to Shift Into a Wise and Collective Heart'

Patt Cottingham | Posted 09.04.2011 | Impact
Patt Cottingham

As I watched the youth in the Middle East and Africa, the tsunami in Japan, and the unprecedented tornadoes and floods in the United States, I was lef...

Jason Cherkis

Ex-Gingrich Aide Received Fishy Payments, Quit Campaign To Fix House

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

ABC News reported on Tuesday that Renewing American Leadership, a tax-exempt nonprofit founded by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, had funneled mor...

A Conversation With Your Cellphone

Claire Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Claire Gordon

Digital media use can sometimes graze the edge of social acceptability, but as digital and analogue life become evermore integrated, the protocols get blurry.

To Counter Currency Manipulation: Rally Some Allies

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Japan, no economic small fry, challenged China last month. The conclusion of the dispute is a cautionary tale for countries confronting China about currency manipulation.

An Environmentalist's View of Alice in Wonderland

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

In Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, those depicted as being fully themselves tend to convene or live outside, amid the vividly rendered trees, mushrooms, and wild things.

Somali Pirates Tell Their Side

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Real News

Shashank Bengali reports for McClatchy from more than 25 countries and covered conflicts in Somalia, Sudan, Lebanon, Iraq and Georgia. Before moving t...

Digital Immortality and Death 2.0

Scott Lachut | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Lachut

Particularly in the case of social media, when taken together the multitude of eternal digital data forms a history of a person's life.