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The One Question You Must Stop Asking Your Kids

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 05.26.2015 | Parents
Abby Rodman, LICSW

Asking our kids to continually gauge the majority of their life experiences through fun binoculars (and to present them that way on social media) isn't just annoying and unrealistic, it's potentially harmful.

On the 'A' w/Souleo: Rafia Santana's 'SELFiE' Is Better Than Yours

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 05.16.2015 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

From the Met Gala to the Cannes Film Festival to Coachella, high-profile events have recently instituted measures meant to limit or altogether delete the taking of selfies. But you can't tell that to multimedia artist, Rafia Santana, with the debut of her SELFiE exhibition.

An Open Letter to the Selfie-Stick Wielding Tourists on Alcatraz

Nancy Davis Kho | Posted 05.14.2015 | Parents
Nancy Davis Kho

My goal is to round out your vacation memories so that when people ask, "What did you do in America?" you have a better answer than "Took selfies from a metal stick."

What Is Image-based Social Media Doing To The Lives Of Teens?

BritChick Paris | Posted 04.27.2015 | Parents
BritChick Paris

rands, celebrities and opinion-formers have a moral responsibility to show the truth -- that NO ONE has unblemished skin and that cellulite happens to everyone (even sex symbols!).

The Original Selfie Stick Is Older And Weirder Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.20.2015 | Technology

The first selfie stick was neither as elegant nor as successful as the latest models.

Travel To-Do List: Pack Your Most Present Self

Stephen Mariani | Posted 04.20.2015 | Travel
Stephen Mariani

Think about it: When was the last time you visited a foreign place and simply took it all in? Too often, we don't truly experience the never-before-seen places we visit.

This Awesome Self-Portrait Project Puts the 'Terrific' in 'Hipsterrific'

DL Cade | Posted 04.16.2015 | Arts
DL Cade

When it came time for Sao Paolo-based photographer and art director Adriano Alarcon to shave the beard he had spent 4 months growing, he didn't waste ...

The Selfie Craze: Self-Expression? Or Self-Absorption?

John Tsilimparis | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
John Tsilimparis

Humans are social creatures of habit and to feel happy, whole and loved by others, there is no substitute for live human interaction -- the kind of human interaction that is not established by detached, online affiliations and carefully chosen representations of ourselves.

How 10 Days of Selfies Changed My Life (Well, Sort Of)

Tina Plantamura | Posted 05.13.2015 | Comedy
Tina Plantamura

Chances are, you know someone (and it might be you) that takes photos of their self and shares them with friends and followers on a way too regular basis.

Millennials Remind Us All to Search for Meaning

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.12.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

We need not look at statistics to see the positive rapport between generations. Just take a look at Millennials themselves. They are visibly trying to look like their parents and grandparents.

Artist Challenges Selfie Stick Ban By Taking A Bunch Of Selfies

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.27.2015 | Arts

Museums all over the world are working to ban the beloved selfie stick, but Australian artist Jesse Willesee isn't having it. As a conceptual arti...

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.

Museums Are Working On Banning Selfie Sticks To Keep Their Art Safe

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel

If you have plans to museum hop on your next vacation, be prepared to leave your selfie stick behind. Selfie sticks, which rose to popularity in 2...

A High-Def 'Selfie' With the Arts and Humanities

Christine Henseler | Posted 03.29.2015 | Arts
Christine Henseler

Technology is, in fact, a great place to start. If technology really did simply feed into an "upgrade culture" -- obsessed with smaller, smarter, faster, sharper --then there would be one universal gadget for everyone. One ussie.

Don Lemon Tweets Shirtless Selfie In The Name Of Journalism

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.03.2015 | Media

Geraldo Rivera isn't the only cable news host who likes to flaunt his bare chest on social media. CNN's Don Lemon has officially joined the shirtless ...

Why I Refuse To Apologize For My Selfies

Ian Oriol | Posted 03.16.2015 | Teen
Ian Oriol

I've finally gotten to the point where I can look in a mirror and smile at my reflection, instead of wishing for something to change. Now that I finally have that sense of self-esteem, I don't mind sharing myself with the world.

#UglySelfieChallenge Has Celebs Showing Off Their 'Bad' Sides

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 01.30.2015 | Teen

The newest Instagram trend is taking on a different side of the selfie. The #UglySelfieChallenge started when Vine star Jerome Jarre posted an unfl...

Photographer Anne Geddes Doesn't Like Your 'Self-Obsessed' Selfies

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.28.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Acclaimed photographer Anne Geddes has plenty tips for capturing the perfect photograph of your children, but there's one use of the medium she does n...

Plastic Surgery and Selfies: What's the Connection?

Erin McKelle | Posted 03.17.2015 | Style
Erin McKelle

Closeups of our faces, cocked just at the right angle with our lips pursed and our sultry gazes directed at the camera, are our prized social media possessions. Why? What is it about the selfie that makes it such a popular everyday habit among social media users?

Annie Terrazzo: 10 Things I Hate About Your Selfie

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 03.15.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Kill Your Selfie by Annie Terrazzo is more than just solid, if caustic, advice for mental health and self-respect -- it's also the name of her new pop-up art show, opening Friday, January 16 at Red Pipe in Chinatown.

What Your Selfie Reveals About Your Inner Self

Pamela Levin | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Pamela Levin

Okay, I admit it. I've posted a few. Facebook. Twitter. Instagram and Snapchat. They can be fun, funny, sexy, beautiful, expressive, revealing and ...

Dear 2015: It's All Yours Now

Janie Emaus | Posted 03.07.2015 | Comedy
Janie Emaus

Dear 2015. It's all yours now. I tried my best to keep my "worst of" list to a minimum, but we're talking Mother Nature and Mankind. And well, you know how that goes.

The Modern Dilemma: Obsessively Selfish, Compulsively Selfless

Marian Salzman | Posted 02.22.2015 | Business
Marian Salzman

We just released our annual trends report for Havas Worldwide, but I'm thinking it could become a monthly thing. Today, the most fundamental truth of what's next (besides death and taxes) is unprecedented change.

Kim Kardashian's Messy Instagram Photo Proves The Struggle Is Real

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment

Kim Kardashian may have recently lost around 1.3 million Instagram followers thanks to the social network's big site cleanup, but the star has way mor...

101 Ways To End 2014 On A Happy Note

Tia Johnson | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Tia Johnson

Below is a list I created largely based on experiences I had and questions I have asked of friends. Some of the suggestions below are solely for the holiday season leading up to the new year, while other suggestions can be applied throughout the year.