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Gratitude: The Gift You Give... to Keep

Liz Higgins | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Liz Higgins

When you practice gratitude, you are honing in on everything within the current moment and space in your life that you actively acknowledge. So... it would make perfect sense to say that the best way to give thanks for that recognition would be to give it away.

OMG I'm So Bored: Why Millennials Must Learn to Sit Alone in a Room

Jess Carson | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Jess Carson

Few articles have evoked a visceral reaction on par with my response to The Atlantic's piece, "Dorms for Grownups: A Solution for Lonely Millennials." I all but threw my hands up in an existential fit.

7 Obligatory Grown-Up Parties, Ranked By How Much They Suck

Thrillist | Posted 11.19.2015 | HuffPost Home

As an adult, you're going to go to parties. They are not like the glorious college bashes you threw with all your friends. There are fewer dance floors, fewer kegs, fewer reasons to stay... fewer everything, really. Grown-up parties can get pretty bleak, and these are the bleakest of them all.

The 8 Best Drinking Neighborhoods In The Country

Thrillist | Posted 11.06.2015 | Travel

In theory, ANY neighborhood can be a drinking neighborhood provided you have a few bucks and a flask and/or paper bag. But what separates the truly special, worthy of capitalization Drinking Neighborhoods from the neighborhoods in which you just happen to be drinking?

The Plugged-in Paradox: Why Always Being Connected Makes It Harder to Connect

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 10.23.2015 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

Take a moment to look around the next time you're in a meeting, at a social event, waiting in line or walking down the street. You'll likely find yourself surrounded by people staring at a smartphone or other digital device. Chances are you'll join them. What's going on here?

Welcome to the World of Modern Dating

David Wygant | Posted 10.15.2015 | Los Angeles
David Wygant

Welcome to the world of modern dating, where instead of going on a good date, you wake up every morning to a good validation.

5 Reasons Josh Schonewolf Might Be the Best LGBTQ Event Producer in Years

Ernest Owens | Posted 10.14.2015 | Gay Voices
Ernest Owens

In an era where the LGBTQ community has evolved politically, the nightclub scene has been heavily criticized for not catching up. Go to any major American city, and you will hear members complain about the body shaming, ageism or potential racism that occurs.

Internet of Things in Sports

Beverly Macy | Posted 10.05.2015 | Sports
Beverly Macy

By 2020 the Internet of Things is on target to be a trillion dollar industry with approximately 26 billion objects set to be linked together on the Internet. This trend will literally affect everyone's daily life and most industries and businesses.

Asylum: What You Should Know Before Applying

Umar Akbar Ahmed | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics
Umar Akbar Ahmed

The United States offers protections to individuals who have suffered persecution, or fear that they will suffer persecution, due to their race, religion, national origin, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group.

Gigi Hadid Epically Shuts Down Body Shaming Haters On Social Media

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 09.28.2015 | Style

Gigi Hadid, red carpet sweetheart and regular at Fashion Week, is taking a stand against negative commenters on social media.  After po...

Why Bad Social Behavior Is Good For Marketers

Advertising Week | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
Advertising Week

By Peter Cloutier, CMO, Catapult Admit it: We adults are just as guilty as teenagers when it comes to the inappropriate use of our digital devices in...

How Your Small Business Can Automate Social and PR

John Rampton | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
John Rampton

Small businesses often feel at a disadvantage when it comes to creating an effortless social media and PR plan that engages with the audience and has...

Bernie Sanders: ‘I Am Delighted’ By Jeremy Corbyn’s Victory

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 09.13.2015 | Politics

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) hailed the election of Jeremy Corbyn to the leadership of the United Kingdom’s Labour Party as a promising dev...

Lonely People Are Actually Wired Differently

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living

If you often feel lonely, there could be a neuroscientific explanation. According to a small new study, your brain might be wired differently. The st...

7 New Social Media Tools With Sizzle

Reid Wegley | Posted 07.31.2015 | Technology
Reid Wegley

This 'Internet of things' we call the web has naturally morphed into The Facebook, Twitterland and numerous other social media channels, where a generation of millennials and select old people (generation x'ers and the like) spend their every waking minute contributing and curating content in hopes of engaging 'someone.'

Greece, the Troika and Maggie Thatcher

David Morris | Posted 07.20.2015 | Politics
David Morris

In its policies toward Greece, the "Troika" -- a new shorthand for the combined will of the European Commission, European Central Bank, and International Monetary Fund -- has actively and enthusiastically embraced Maggie Thatcher's social and political philosophy, memorably captured in her chilling assertion, "There is no such thing as society."

Why Optimism Helps Your Business

Chelsea Berler | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business
Chelsea Berler

I consider myself one of those lucky (perhaps even truly blessed) people who believes I can do anything I set my mind to... and trust me - it was never easy. I grew up on food stamps, was dealt a hand that most people would run away from.... and I still became a successful CEO.

I Am a Conservative Christian Who Supports Gay Rights Because They Are a Human Right

Douglas MacKinnon | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics
Douglas MacKinnon

As a majority of the American people celebrate the Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage nationwide, I'd like to relate an experience of mine regarding gay rights.

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Wendy Clark, Coca-Cola

David Shing | Posted 06.29.2015 | Media
David Shing

"Every generation has to be recruited into being a drinker of Coca-Cola and a lover of Coca-Cola. Music, sports, mobile, gaming, social, and all the...

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Matt Biespiel, McDonald's

David Shing | Posted 06.30.2015 | Media
David Shing

Matt is the worldwide lead on developing the McDonald's brand, responsible for keeping the iconic Golden Arches shining bright in 119 markets. McDonald's was also named by Cannes Lions as Creative Marketer of the Year in 2014.

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Lindsay Pattison, Maxus

David Shing | Posted 06.24.2015 | Media
David Shing

For me, this year's Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity all about unleashing creativity, celebrating innovation and inspiring the next generation of marketers and creatives. I kicked off the week spending some time with Lindsay Pattison, Worldwide CEO of Maxus and a 2015 Media Lions jury member. Lindsay is passionate about empowering women within her organization.

Why the Best Marketers MUST Embrace Social

Ted Rubin | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Ted Rubin

Instead of looking at social advocacy from a "win-win" standpoint, brands would be much better served to adopt "learn-learn," as their social philosophy.

FAN FICTION: Facebook Tower

Rajat Paharia | Posted 06.10.2015 | Technology
Rajat Paharia

Welcome to Facebook Tower, open since 2004 and currently home to 1.44 billion people from around the world. It's completely free to come live in Facebook Tower, and when you move in you get complimentary access to all of our amenities.

In LA, Communities in Need Get Their 15 Minutes of Fame

Mackenzie Long | Posted 05.12.2015 | Los Angeles
Mackenzie Long

Musicians from East Los Angeles have a long tradition of using their talents to draw attention to complex social and political issues.

Is Sharing Really Caring?

Avital Schreiber Levy | Posted 05.04.2015 | Parents
Avital Schreiber Levy

When we really drill down into what sharing is and what it isn't and what it means to share, we might find ourselves misaligned, misinformed or simply mistaken. So here are seven thoughts to provoke your stance on sharing and whether or not sharing truly equals caring.