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I Will Smile When You Find a Way to Amuse Me, Pal

Melissa Janisin | Posted 07.13.2016 | Women
Melissa Janisin

“I just like to smile – smiling’s my favorite!” That is not me talking. That is Will Ferrell playing Buddy in the movie Elf. I would never say...

With Tears In Her Eyes

Rance Collins | Posted 07.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Rance Collins

She took my hand, and she held it for the next ten minutes. It was the closest physical contact I had had to such unabashed emotion in a long while. I...

Brace Up Your Teeth to a Sparkling Smile

Ursula Nwobu | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Ursula Nwobu

Straightening your teeth to improve your smile and general health shouldn't be taken lightly. It should be on the front burner of your overall physical health and hygiene, as it's one of the first thing people see on your face.

These Feminist Artists Are Tired Of Being Told To Smile

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.04.2016 | Arts

The night was March 15, 2016. Hillary Clinton had just swept the primaries in Florida, North Carolina and Ohio, thus moving one step closer to becomin...

Highly Optimistic People Do These 10 Things

Daniella Whyte | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Daniella Whyte

The world would be so grateful if it had more optimistic people in it. So, let's start developing some habits that will move us in that direction.

8 Ways to Enjoy Yourself in 5 Minutes or Less

Gregory C. Buia | Posted 04.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Gregory C. Buia

We do so many things to try to make life more enjoyable. How about we just try to have more fun? Here are eight things you can do right now to get there in five minutes or less.

Thank You For Telling Me About Resting Bitch Face

Rachel Levy Lesser | Posted 04.20.2016 | Women
Rachel Levy Lesser

It suddenly all made sense. Said woman really had no personal affront with me, she just suffered from Resting Bitch Face (RBF.) She couldn't help it. That was how her face looked in its resting position. A collage of her recent Facebook profile pictures flashed through my mind's eye, and I recalled how in each one she was sporting that RBF.

It's Important For Men to Understand That They Need To Stop Telling Women to Smile

Erika Hardison | Posted 04.11.2016 | Women
Erika Hardison

The sexualization behind telling women to smile is alarming. It makes women feel that we are only meant to be happy and pretty and it's a passive way to engage into an unwanted conversation.

Acknowleding Others

Judith Bowman | Posted 04.07.2016 | Business
Judith Bowman

Whether you are waiting to cash-out or check-in to your hotel room, standing in line at Starbucks or a business networking event ... or just passing another in the hall, being ignored and feeling invisible has become commonplace.

The Weird Thing That Can Happen to Your Teeth Before Your Period | Posted 03.29.2016 | Healthy Living

The last time this happened, I finally consulted Dr. Google and came upon a condition called menstruation gingivitis -- an inflammation of the gums that typically begins just before a woman's period and goes away once her period starts.

The Smile Award

Marci Auld Glass | Posted 03.18.2016 | Religion
Marci Auld Glass

Vote for whoever you think will be the best president. But if the only comment is about Secretary of State Clinton's smile, then know you are participating in, and validating patriarchy, which rewards women for being pretty while ignoring what it is they have to say.

Let's Stop Pretending People Would Be Satisfied If Hillary Clinton Spoke More Quietly

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.16.2016 | Women

Women have made it pretty clear that we don't need men to tell us how to act. But dudes still do it anyway. Unfortunately, former Secretary of State H...

Go From Sad To Smiling With This Happy Guide

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.02.2016 | Healthy Living

Feeling stressed? You're not alone. We all have a center of wisdom and balance within us, but sometimes life takes over and we can feel all over the p...

5 Life Lessons From a 23-Year-Old Double Cancer Survivor

Elias Schroons | Posted 02.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Elias Schroons

That excitement, that journey is found when we embrace an opportunity and, even without knowing where the chips will fall, saying yes to it.

3 Ways to Protect Your Teeth If You Are Addicted to Seltzer | Posted 02.23.2016 | Healthy Living

But lucky for those of who love the stuff, there's no need to go cold turkey. There are a few things you can do to protect your enamel without giving up bubbly water.

Smiling Really Is Contagious, And Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.16.2016 | Science

When you beam at someone, a lot happens during that interaction without you knowing it. It turns out that not just our grins, but all of our facial ex...

13 Ways To Quickly Kick A Rotten Mood

Grace Bluerock | Posted 02.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Bad moods are inevitable. We all have them, but we don't have to let them get the best of us. Although we eventually snap out of them, we don't have to wait it out. Here are 13 ways to quickly kick a rotten mood before it ruins your day.

Kindness: A Contagion Worth Catching

Debbie Lyn Toomey | Posted 02.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Debbie Lyn Toomey

Are your anxieties making you feel restless, and you don't know what to do about it? Are you sick of feeling down and want to just be happy? Are...

Practical Spirituality: What Makes You Happy?

Sai Santosh Bangalore | Posted 01.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sai Santosh Bangalore

We asked a group of children from an economically-challenged background an interesting question: "What makes you happy?" Most of these children walk t...

Blimey! Americans Have Worse Teeth Than The Brits

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 12.18.2015 | Healthy Living

The stereotype that English people have crooked, yellow, terrible teeth has been played out for decades in television and movies. From "The Big Book o...

An Interview Regarding "Give Kids A Smile" Charity Event

Sam Rivman | Posted 12.17.2015 | Impact
Sam Rivman

I recently found out about a charity event called Give Kids A Smile from my father, a dentist. Dentists across the country provide free dental care fo...

Smile! (Even When You Don't Feel Like It)

John Schlimm | Posted 12.11.2015 | Religion
John Schlimm

Our smiles--yours and mine--can enlighten a moment and a heart. Our smiles can extend graciousness and, indeed, godliness. This can occur without us even knowing we have had an impact, or that we have left a happy little ripple behind us somewhere in the world.

The Science of Smiling

Andrew Merle | Posted 11.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Andrew Merle

When we are happy, our natural response is to smile. But if you flip that around, does the reverse hold true? When we smile, is our natural response then to be happy? Science says yes.

7 Tips to Nourish Your Body and Your Soul

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 10.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

As the weather gets colder, we often have different food preferences as well as exercise habits. The days also get shorter, which can affect both our moods and our food preferences. However, there is lots of good we can cultivate as we transition into the fall season.

What Gives You Joy?

Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha | Posted 10.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha

When I was younger (not that I am too old now); I always dreamed of a big town house with many rooms, beautiful landscaped gardens, multi car garage e...