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Simplicity

What Do You Stand For?

Carl Phillips | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Carl Phillips

If your life gets cluttered and your priorities become scrambled by outside distractions and requests on your time, revisit this simple but probing question. What is it I want to stand for?

Learn How to KISS to Reduce Your Stress

Roxanne Ford | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Roxanne Ford

I needed to make some different choices because they weren't working out so well for me. So began my journey to getting a little extra loving in my life. I got busy KISSing. Anywhere and everywhere I could, I learned to K.I.S.S.

3 Common Communication Conundrums and How to Handle Them

Caryn Chow | Posted 01.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Caryn Chow

The secret to communicating -- and more importantly, connecting, is to open your heart up more. Be open to being vulnerable.

3 Marketing Tactics Your Small Business Must Stop in 2015

Rochelle Sanchirico | Posted 01.06.2015 | Small Business
Rochelle Sanchirico

Small business owners, here are three things you should cut out in the new year to save you precious time and money without sacrificing growth.

Unhook Your Holidays

Carrie Contey, Ph.D. | Posted 02.07.2015 | Parents
Carrie Contey, Ph.D.

This time of year can be tricky for families. There's so much to do and so much emphasis on making it all special and magical... which can often feel like it takes a lot of money.

Parents in Arms, in Greece

Lambrini Stamati | Posted 02.04.2015 | Parents
Lambrini Stamati

Family bonds and ties have always been tight in my country, with love, nurturing and care being high in priorities. But these days, in the midst of an economic, political and social crisis, parenthood (and mostly motherhood) has become a struggle, a constant fight for survival.

Alena Hall

How 'Slow Travel' Transformed This Couple's Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Alena Hall | Posted 11.11.2014 | Travel

When Mark and Betsy Blondin emerged from the 2008 economic crisis with huge financial losses, they did what some would consider the unthinkable. They ...

52 Tips For Happiness, Health And A Better Life

Carl Phillips | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Carl Phillips

We all want a happy, healthy life. The good news is there's so much information out there within easy reach that can help us do that. However, with so much information things can get complicated so sometimes I just like to step back and look at the bigger picture through a quick checklist.

Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: The Urge to Purge

Shelly Peiken | Posted 12.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Shelly Peiken

Since I started writing this I've filled up four big blue Costco bags with clothes I haven't worn in years, which I'll drop at Goodwill later this afternoon. And then I'll get started on the makeup drawer. I feel 10 pounds lighter just thinking about it.

Daily Meditation: Simplicity

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.06.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Simple: Conquering the Crisis of Complexity

Pam Nochlin | Posted 11.29.2014 | Books
Pam Nochlin

According to Alan and Irene, "Complexity has a dramatic, negative impact on people's lives and robs us of time, patience understanding, money and optimism."

This Great Eastern Philosopher Reminds Us Of The Pleasure Of Simplicity

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 09.29.2014 | World

In the West, we have a vague sense that poetry is good for our ‘souls’, making us sensitive and wiser. Yet we don’t always know how this should ...

5 Easy Ways to Simplify Your Life

Ellie Savoy | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Ellie Savoy

Born and raised in England by parents who liked to keep things simple, I somehow ended up over-reaching and over-stressing in my life. My weight increased annually along with my stress and exhaustion levels. Simplicity has thankfully returned to my life over the past three years.

Don't Dismiss the Ordinary. That Is Where Opportunity Lives

Hans Hickler | Posted 10.09.2014 | Business
Hans Hickler

The greatest ideas start with a simple thought, start with a simple comment made. The greatest opportunities start with a connection made, a discussion had. The greatest relationships start with a handshake, a comment.

5 Ways to Reclaim Your Inner Spark

Carl Phillips | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Carl Phillips

The truth is that our inner spark can often be suffocated by external conventional thinking and social pressures. Our own fear and procrastination can also play their parts. This can mean we run the risk of living a life on borrowed terms and not our own.

LGBT Elites Need to KISS

Brian Stone | Posted 09.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Brian Stone

I'll be called out as a hetero-normative cisgender supporter of the patriarchy for saying this, but it would be nice if we could use English to talk about our issues. Maybe it's a bit quaint to advocate simplicity, but it seems to me that the LGBT elite have created an entirely new language made up of six syllable words.

'Boards Don't Hit Back' and Other Bruce Lee Wisdom

Carl Phillips | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Carl Phillips

Bruce Lee continues to be an inspiration to millions long after his untimely passing. While better known for his amazing martial arts ability, incredible physical prowess and acting Bruce was also a philosopher. He was a free thinker who read and studied the work of the philosophical greats but then formed his own views.

Simplicity: The Next Big Thing

Josh Bersin | Posted 08.30.2014 | Business
Josh Bersin

How do we help manage our lives? How can businesses make our work life better?

WATCH: How We Built a Tiny House and Why We Made a Film About It

Merete Mueller | Posted 08.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Merete Mueller

If a home wasn't defined by stuff or by space, we wondered, then what was it? We hoped that building our own, from scratch, would help us to find out.

4 Things We Can All Learn From One Of America's Oldest Religious Communities

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.22.2014 | Religion

Sunlight pours into the plain, open room through its many windows. Men and women of all ages gather in rows of simple wooden benches all aligned to f...

Reclaim Your Space: Organize Bills, Paperwork, and Other Items in Your Home

Karen Cordaway | Posted 07.30.2014 | Money
Karen Cordaway

If your house seems cluttered, ask yourself if you have too much stuff or do you just need to put stuff away. Establish a routine to do so.

Don Draper and Steve Jobs Have Much in Common

Spiros Margaris | Posted 07.12.2014 | Business
Spiros Margaris

What does Don Draper and Steve Jobs have in common and why does it matter? It should matter to you if you own or plan to purchase shares in Apple In...

The New Bank Innovation Platform

Spiros Margaris | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Spiros Margaris

One of the greatest benefits of an open innovation platform for a financial institution is that they can honestly say that they listen to what clients and potential clients want and, perhaps, more importantly what they need.

The Power of Limiting Choice

Carl Phillips | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Carl Phillips

Ironically, too many choices can sometimes lead to us making no choice. Limiting choice can improve our chances of actually making a decision and then staying committed to that decision. We put mental blinkers on and fully commit to what is in front of us.

THE UNIVERSE IS COMPLEX

Richard Koch | Posted 06.15.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

Last week I argued that the universe was simple. But this is not the whole truth. The laws of the universe are simple and symmetrical, but if we tr...