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Groundhog Day and Its Evil Twin

Kate Welch | Posted 04.23.2015 | Parents
Kate Welch

As cloying and exhausting as it can be to submit to a rigid routine, it is horribly chaotic when that routine is disrupted.

Can Choosing to Eat More Mindfully Free Us From a Dieter's Mentality?

Gregg McBride | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Fact is, if we ate more mindfully, many of us wouldn't even need an actual diet plan to lose excess weight and feel better about ourselves and our bodies in the present moment.

If You Do The Work, No Force on the Earth Can Stand Against You -- 8 Simple Ways to Start Now

Kat Loterzo | Posted 03.26.2015 | Business
Kat Loterzo

Reality: the stuff you've been dreaming of, and wondering if you'll ever make happen, can start to become true for you in as little as the next 7 days -- so long as you're willing to make some fast changes.

5 Reasons You Should Quit Your Job To Travel Now

Clayton B. Cornell | Posted 03.20.2015 | Travel
Clayton B. Cornell

Stop kidding yourself. How long has it been since you said, "If I just get to X, I will take that trip"?

Vocation vs. Vacation

Zach Dean | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

I thought about what it would be like to go to work because it was my vocation. I wondered what would it be like to wake up every day and feel a strong feeling of suitability for my occupation? How would it change the way I experienced the world if instead of seeing work as a necessity.

25 Complaints My Son Will Share With His Future Therapist

Leyna Juliet Weber | Posted 02.21.2015 | Parents
Leyna Juliet Weber

For years, Elmo was a furry guy who existed only on T-shirts. When you finally saw him walk and talk, you practically sh*t yourself.

Does Your Style Routine Reflect Your Dream Life?

Carol Brailey | Posted 02.13.2015 | Style
Carol Brailey

The style choices you make when you are happy just may very well reflect your dream. Does your current daily style routine reflect your dream life? It's quite simple to answer this by thinking through a few questions.

Is Your Routine a Trap?

Jordan Dansky | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jordan Dansky

So, don't get stuck in your trap. Set goals. Live intentionally. Take control of how your life unfolds. Even having a little more courage in your daily life can turn into huge changes later on.

Adventures in Our Own Backyard

Ari Andersen | Posted 11.08.2014 | Travel
Ari Andersen

We don't need to be in transit to be able to approach our days this way. It is possible for me to be living my normal life and be excited for the unknowns of the day. I meet new people and do new things every day.

What I Learned When I Tried Something New For 30 Days

Candace Davis | Posted 09.27.2014 | Books
Candace Davis

I decided to try and write my own book in 30 days and just to make things interesting, I went to Paris to do it.

Time, Vacations and Routine: A Brief Meditation

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

In the practice of meditation we learn that the process of breathing grounds us in the body.

Think Vacations Are Luxuries? Think Again

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 09.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

By interrupting our normal pattern, we not only gain a fresh perspective, but we get to rest, refresh, and recharge. No matter how little time or money you think you have, you just can't afford not to take vacations!

Tame Your Inner Routine Rebel By Recognizing These Roadblocks

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

One of the biggest reasons you don't want to follow a routine is that you want to feel in control of your choice of what you do or don't do. But as anyone with no routines can testify, a lack of structure can leave you feeling completely out-of-control. Here are some ways to reframe the way you think about routines so that you can still feel in charge.

How To Change Your Eating Habits In Less Than A Week

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.10.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

With many of us working around the clock, taking the time to sit down for a nutritious meal oftentimes gets traded for a quick bite on the go. Even wi...

Why 'It's Not You, It's Me' Isn't the Worst Breakup Excuse

Christina Scribner | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Christina Scribner

Sometimes a person will sacrifice their happiness to make a better future for the both of you. This is called bravery.

Chinese Foot Massage 101: It'll Knock You Off Your Feet

Jolie Jenkins | Posted 06.24.2014 | Comedy
Jolie Jenkins

I must be a glutton for punishment. Not only do I frequent the Korean Spa, I often spring for cheap, sub-par treatments at Chinese Foot Massage places...

Who Needs Therapy When You Have Pets

Cindy Tansin | Posted 05.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Cindy Tansin

By Cindy Tansin People thought I was crazy when I expanded my family to two dogs and three cats in addition to my two teenagers. The funny thing is,...

Embracing Routine

Tammy Plunkett | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Tammy Plunkett

Too many of you are treading water instead of swimming with the current, living in a reactive state instead of a place of creating opportunities, and overwhelmed with all of the decisions you have to make and then never quite get what you want.

Where Baby Ends and Mom Begins

Jill Patir | Posted 05.17.2014 | Parents
Jill Patir

Is it really the baby who needs a strict, set routine? Or is it my own anxiety that is eased when things are predictable? Where exactly do her needs end and mine begin?

The Only Resolution You Need: Live Intentionally!

Ellen Stumbo | Posted 03.10.2014 | Parents
Ellen Stumbo

I have three young girls, and two of them have special needs. I often feel as if I am surviving rather than living. The last thing I need to do is add an unreasonable list of more things to. I have limits, and I'm not afraid to embrace those limits.

What I Hope My Daughter Always Sees When She Looks in the Mirror

Rachael Clarke | Posted 03.04.2014 | Parents
Rachael Clarke

I wonder sometimes how you will see yourself as you age, as routines become more commonplace and ordinary, as the world starts to lose its magic. In the moments when you can't see yourself, when you feel lost in a world that so often focuses on the surface of things.

Living in a Rut

Ree Varcoe | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Ree Varcoe

Many people would have us believe that going through life as though on a well-worn path can promote apathy, boredom and even anxiety. There are oodles of books urging us to find the new us and step out of our comfort zones.

Pet Time: Dog Routines

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

If you're a dog lover, your four-legged friend is your ultimate companion. But when you're feeling overwhelmed, you barely have time to exercise yourself, let alone make sure Fido gets enough exercise, too.

Actress/Dancer Katherine Bailess Has Had Some Interesting Surprises on VH-1's Hit the Floor

Ilana Rapp | Posted 09.21.2013 | TV
Ilana Rapp

Katherine Bailess has taken her training to the extremes. VH-1's popular show Hit the Floor has just the right amount of drama, dance and cheerleading moves to keep you wanting more.

How to Get Your Household to Run Itself

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 11.24.2012 | Parents
Christine Carter, PhD

Having started my career in business, I now avoid formal business meetings like the plague. But I love family meetings. In fact, I think they're one of the most useful tools we have as parents.