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Just the Way You Are

Melinda Parrish | Posted 10.23.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Whether or not you believe it, you deserve love, just as you are. No, not you minus twenty pounds or plus two cup sizes. Not you with more money or less body hair. Not you with more accolades or fewer past failures. The very raw, unedited version of you.

Why I'm #PlusPositive

Melinda Parrish | Posted 10.22.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

I don't like the idea of women above a size 2 being made to feel ostracized because of their size, but I think that the label of "Plus Size" is a great one, and I'm proud to call myself a Plus Size Model.

The One Mental Shift You Need to Make to Stop Overeating

Michele Lian | Posted 10.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michele Lian

Have you ever woken up and gone into your day with an intention to eat well, stick to your workout routine and be 'good'? Probably. I've done it t...

Making Chinese Cities Smarter: Leapfrogging Intra-city Transport Development with 'Big Data'

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 10.01.2015 | World
André Corrêa d'Almeida

The period 2015/2016 is unique and remarkable for the development prospects of China. First, last week China took part in the UN global summit regarding the adoption of 17 sustainable development goals for the next 15 years.

10 Household Chores You Might Be Doing Wrong

Trulia | Posted 11.10.2015 | HuffPost Home

"Let's spend a beautiful Saturday afternoon cleaning the house," said no one, ever. And yet there you are, scrubbing the bathroom when you could be meeting friends for brunch or taking your kids to the playground.

3 Unexpected Ways to Feel Confident About Your Body Right Now

Michele Lian | Posted 09.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

Surface solutions like shopping for a new dress or shade of lipstick can help you feel better for a little while, but they don't get you to unwrap the real issues that are gnawing at you from the inside out.

The 5 Fastest Ways to Kill Your Weight Loss Progress

Michele Lian | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

How do you spot kinks in your own plan that have the potential to lead you off course with your weight loss goals, or worse, get you to quit forever? Here's what to look out for and how to nip them in the bud.

6 Things That Happened When I Stopped Hating My Body

Michele Lian | Posted 09.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

When I was ready and started loving my body, amazing things started to happen, like these six revelations:

Going to a 40th High School Reunion?

Ken Toltz | Posted 07.07.2015 | Fifty
Ken Toltz

So this summer I'm helping plan my 40th (!) high school reunion. That seems like an awfully big number, us George Washington Patriots would never have imagined reaching -- let alone celebrating -- back in 1975.

10 Ways You Really Can Change the World

Sheridan Kesselman | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Sheridan Kesselman

Things seem pretty dismal, and you feel helpless, a victim who can't help, can't bring about change, but you're wrong, you absolutely can and if you follow these 10 steps, I promise that you will.

The Internet of Everything: Boring, But So Important

John M. Eger | Posted 05.03.2015 | Technology
John M. Eger

When we are just getting used to Twitter and Facebook, Email and SPAM, along comes "The Internet of Everything" (IoE) where everything -- well almost everything -- is connected to everything else.

5 Gadgets Guaranteed To Make Your Home (And You) Smarter

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.15.2015 | HuffPost Home
Alex Ivanovs

In the process of evolution of technology, gadgets and especially smart gadgets are becoming a way of enriching our lives and homes, to either make them easier or to make them feel more safe.

Make Yourself Up to Please Your Inner Child

Annie Walton Doyle | Posted 06.14.2015 | Style
Annie Walton Doyle

Don't let your makeup application become automatic or routine. Remember why you like it, remember why it excites you.

A Capsule Face-Base Wardrobe and How to Feel Okay Naked

Annie Walton Doyle | Posted 06.09.2015 | Style
Annie Walton Doyle

Finding a face base you love can make you pretty happy, but feeling good naked brings a deeper and truer happiness. It's ok to be flawed, and you should certainly never feel the need to apologize for it.

I Tried to Explain What I Enjoy About Makeup to My Male Friend Who Doesn't Get It.

Annie Walton Doyle | Posted 06.02.2015 | Style
Annie Walton Doyle

Apparently, he "kind of gets it" now.One good thing about boys is their readiness to admit their inferiority in the conversation. They know that they don't know anything, and that's refreshing to see.

Ditching the Drone, Going for Genius

Bill Donius | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Bill Donius

When the work-life balance is out of whack, working longer hours is seldom the solution. You find yourself wearing down and becoming less efficient, thereby taking longer to get the same amount of work completed.

Grandma's Choice: High-Tech Safety Or Privacy?

Joseph F. Coughlin | Posted 06.01.2015 | Fifty
Joseph F. Coughlin

What's more, we need to recognize that as society gets older in the U.S. and elsewhere, Internet-of-Things solutions for older adults may be more economical than human help -- both for the adults in question and their families, but more importantly, for insurers.

The Bad Pants Phenomenon

Annie Walton Doyle | Posted 05.31.2015 | Style
Annie Walton Doyle

Trousers are back and they are back with a vengeance. They are unflattering, they are ugly and they are bad. And I'm into it.

How to Eat Smarter

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.

Although the focus of our cognitive behavioral approach to permanent weight loss is on helping people change how they think so they can make long lasting changes in their eating, we do provide them with certain guidelines about food.

New Breed Of Apps Aim to Make Life Easier For Dog Owners | Keith Wagstaff | Posted 03.24.2015 | Technology

Many dog owners feel like Fido is part of the family. The downside? Like with your own kids, you can't just leave them alone for days while traveling ...

Beneath the Exterior

Michelle Chen | Posted 04.06.2015 | Women
Michelle Chen

Behind every individual, every person, every face, there remains a powerful story filled with struggles, triumphs, and experiences to be uncovered. The secret to uncovering that story? Perspective.

10 Reasons I'm Grateful for a Small(er) House

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy Gottberg

When Thom and I decided to right-size our living arrangement to nearly half the space that we had before, I honestly wasn't sure it would work. I agreed to try it as an"experiment" and wrote about the process in more detail.

No Email, No Smartphone, No Internet, No TV, No Problem?! Jodi Unplugged -- Part 3

Jodi B. Katzman | Posted 12.31.2014 | Women
Jodi B. Katzman

We would all profit from learning how little technology we could get along with. We never know when the digital world will work against us, forcing us into doing everything "the old-fashioned way."

Cyberbullying, Online Abuse or Political Scandal: 41-Year-Old Monica Lewinsky Ought to Know the Difference

Diane Primo | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics
Diane Primo

I am shocked--shocked--that Monica Lewinsky considers the Internet the major contributor to her ruined reputation; shocked that she considered her situation similar to Tyler Clementi's; and shocked at her timing.

No Email, No Smartphone, No Internet, No TV, No Problem?!

Jodi B. Katzman | Posted 11.29.2014 | Women
Jodi B. Katzman

've pruned my online connections. I've birthed new habits. I'm setting boundaries between work and personal time. I'm less scattered and distracted. I'm wasting less time. I have the reins in my hands again. I haven't been this productive or at ease in quite a while.