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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

TODAY.com | 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.

No Email, No Smartphone, No Internet, No TV, No Problem?! Jodi Unplugged -- Part 1

Jodi B. Katzman | Posted 10.29.2014 | Women
Jodi B. Katzman

When my smartphone went dark, my PC succumbed to malware and my old TV conked out (must things always happen in threes?), I was forced to undergo a different kind of cleanse -- a digital cleanse -- which proved as jarring as I imagined a juice cleanse to be.

Grand Jury Duty Stalled My Life -- But Helped Me Find Solitude

Jodi B. Katzman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Women
Jodi B. Katzman

When was the last time you were seated in a room with a group of people for hours on end, and no one -- not one single person --- stole periodic glances at their mobile devices? If you can't remember when, then I can only surmise it's been a long time since you served on jury duty!

If Meditation Is Supposed to Quiet Your Mind, Why Is it So Noisy in Here?

Jodi B. Katzman | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Jodi B. Katzman

If we schedule time to go to the gym for physical health and fitness, why not do the same for a mental workout to maintain fitness of mind and spirit? So I found a quiet pool in a corner of my world and jumped into the deep end, head first (pun intended).

Invest in Life Experiences

Sean Kim | Posted 05.11.2014 | Business
Sean Kim

Experience can be relived. Experience has emotional longevity. It can be improved in our minds as we continue to grow and progress in life. It stays with us and they are lessons we can use everyday for as long as we live.

Smart Is Still Sexy

Vanessa Dunne | Posted 03.01.2014 | Women
Vanessa Dunne

What I've noticed is that a lot of people just wait for opportunities to happen; they expect that the world will give them what they want. This is incredibly untrue. The world doesn't owe you anything.

Change Your Shoes and Step Into Fearless Conversations!

Kathy Andersen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathy Andersen

You need to step into your fear in order to step forward! That starts by having fearless conversations that take you far out of your safety zone, but directly into your freedom.

Change Your Shoes and Leap Into It 'All!'

Kathy Andersen | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Kathy Andersen

With each human thought and action, we either activate or deactivate our higher being. The more our thoughts and actions are in line with our most passionate and purposeful vision for our lives, the more we activate our higher being, and the faster we manifest the "all" in our lives.

8 Surprising Things That Can Boost Your Self-Esteem

Posted 08.13.2013 | OWN

By Jena Pincott Scientists found that more of us would rather get an ego boost than have sex. These confidence-builders get you your fix when you...