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Size of Being Overweight in a Thin World

Karen Cigna | Posted 04.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen Cigna

When you are overweight not only do you feel that you do not fit in, often you physically just don't fit: in the seats on trains, airplanes at Broad...

This Dream Wasn't Meant for Me

Jeena Cho | Posted 04.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Jeena Cho

Image credit: Self Discovery by Rita Loyd I am a Korean-American immigrant. My family came to the US in 1988. I was 10 years old. Like many im...

It's All About That... Attitude

Laura Huckabee-Jennings | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
Laura Huckabee-Jennings

Think about that person or project that frustrates you. Do you have something or someone specific in mind? Great. Now what if you didn't have to be frustrated? Not by changing that project or person, but by making a different choice about how to think.

Love Thy Selfie

Phu Nguyen | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Phu Nguyen

The day I learned not to measure my own beauty and self-worth by others' reactions is the day I began seeing myself in my best angles and light. So post away, lovers of thy selfies, and make no apologies. Love who you are and everyone who cares for you will continue being additions to the love you already have for yourself.

What Jon Stewart Can Teach Us About Knowing When To Quit

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.12.2015 | Healthy Living

"The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart announced Tuesday that he will be leaving the show later this year after a 15-year run. And while the news shocked m...

Stop Being Such a Good Girl (Or Boy)

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Vaughn

Being the best caretaker, mom, dad or friend doesn't mean it's always about putting them first. The nice girl will live her life for others then wake up one day and wonder where her life went. If it fuels you (and you can tell if you feel awake and alive vs. tired and sluggish) then do it. Otherwise, it's time to let some of it go. Make arrangements for help and then use that free time for things that do make you feel alive.

Millennials Must Hunt

Michael J. Parker | Posted 04.07.2015 | Politics
Michael J. Parker

As a generation, we face a choice: either continue the disastrous environmental, and economic food policies of the Boomers or make new choices regarding how and what we eat. It's time for us to start hunting.

Top 5 Signs You're Taking the Valentine's Day Version Of Romantic Love Too Seriously

Patricia Leavy, PhD | Posted 04.06.2015 | Women
Patricia Leavy, PhD

You expect your partner to take you to an overpriced prix fixe dinner in a place that looks like pink and red exploded everywhere and you'll be dreadfully disappointed if this doesn't happen. You don't care what it costs, or even if it's fun; you just want to see some streamers.

How I Learned to Trust Myself

Jessica Katz | Posted 04.05.2015 | Women
Jessica Katz

Discovering more of who I am and trusting that gut feeling in my body is the best blessing I've been given. Getting back on that horse, exploring new and unknown territory in spite of the slips and fear, while always holding onto what I truly want for myself is the key to it all.

Embrace Change: 5 Lessons to Help You Make the Leap

Tanuja Ramchal | Posted 04.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Tanuja Ramchal

The idea of change can cause us to be mired in confusion and doubt, especially when the stakes are high. Even when you're clear about what you want, how do you avoid the potential negative consequences? If you're not fulfilled and want change, these five lessons can serve as a guide.

Celebrating Valentine's Day or Just Another Consumer Holiday?

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 04.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy Gottberg

Celebrating Valentine's Day may or may not be your thing. But I do know that celebrating is one of the best ways to pause, remember and be grateful for this one, wild, precious and amazing life we have been given.

It's Okay to Relax! (I Keep Telling Myself)

Grete DeAngelo | Posted 04.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Grete DeAngelo

I'm hoping that Sundays will carry over to weekdays as well... that a few hours of playing and putting the to-do lists aside will make me more focused and less resentful when there is work to be done.

Why Positive Thinking Doesn't Always Work

Denise Simone | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Denise Simone

I often hear "think positive and everything will work out." We may tell ourselves to think positive and say lots of positive affirmations and yes, s...

The Positivity of Givers and Takers

Catherine Nagle | Posted 04.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Nagle

It seems that we are both the givers and the takers; it's only until we tip the scales of justice that we truly see who is the true giver of us all...

Business Lessons From 3 Iconic Movies

Austin Schneider | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business
Austin Schneider

I have long been a fan of movies and the numerous things they have been able to do for people over the past century. They entertain us, they bring us together and they inspire us.

Why Americans Need to Stop Trivializing Stalking

Davian Hoffman | Posted 03.24.2015 | Crime
Davian Hoffman

I've started passively collecting examples of items and products that trivialize stalking. I don't seek out this stuff, it seems to be just out there in the world. Greeting cards, coffee mugs and so much more.

25 Ways to Nourish Your Self-Love and Your Life

Kemi Nekvapil | Posted 04.01.2015 | Women
Kemi Nekvapil

The journey of self-love is a long one, but it is much easier to navigate when you have self-loving actions and ways of being that you can call upon when needed. Here are 25 ways to nourish your self-love so that you can be kinder to yourself and to others.

50 Shades Of This Saved My Marriage (And It's Not What You Think)

Z Zoccolante | Posted 03.31.2015 | Weddings
Z Zoccolante

If you're not happy with your current relationship (and it's not abusive or destructive), do everything you can to shape it into what your heart desires. Only then, walk away peacefully. Ask yourself: 'Have you done everything you could possibly do?'

Look Out, I'm Hugging

Robin Hoffman | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Robin Hoffman

As my mom sits in a Philadelphia area hospital recouping from open heart surgery, I now see these as the many small moments that gave me strength, a deep sense of loyalty, and a hearty appreciation for the odd.

A Modern Manual For Happiness

Emily Ballard | Posted 03.30.2015 | Parents
Emily Ballard

Feeling uncomfortable doesn't mean you're doing life wrong, and investigating your discomfort won't kill you. It'll do quite the opposite, actually -- it'll let you fully live.

Meditating to Enter the Quiet Behind the Noise

Debbie Woodbury | Posted 03.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Debbie Woodbury

Finding the stillness may not come naturally but, that one moment in the tub, inspires me to keep trying to enter that quiet place where the answers to our questions reside.

How I've Survived the Sudden Death of My Parents

Scott Stabile | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Scott Stabile

I'm 43 years old now, and I still haven't unburied all the pain around my parents' death, or the pain I carry in regard to my relationship with them while they were alive. But I'm digging, and I'm facing it, and I'm healing, and I'm growing.

The New Edge in Sports Performance and Results

Howard Falco | Posted 03.24.2015 | Sports
Howard Falco

What works best in terms of performance and results is constantly changing and evolving with each new generation. Those who desire to succeed at the highest levels are always searching for a greater understanding about how this is accomplished.

Powers of Mind: In Praise of Subtle Actions

Deepak Chopra | Posted 03.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

At a time when the mass of headlines seem to be about the brain, artificial intelligence, robotics, and smarter computers, not enough is said about th...

Words That Describe the Meaning of Life

Cathy Cassani Adams | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Cathy Cassani Adams

A friend of mine just lost her beloved aunt. She was with her in her last days, and as they cried together her aunt said, "You know why we feel this way? Because we know what love is. Aren't we so blessed? I am so grateful I got to know you and love you."