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Traffic Obstacles Often Reflect Area's Growth - So I Try To Face Them With a Smile

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 11.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Jim Smith UCF Forum columnist What comes to mind when you hear the term "obstacle course"? Most of us might think of a rope wall, water pit or mon...

Veteran and TBI Survivor Takes on Insurance Giants

Kandice Ferrell | Posted 11.07.2016 | Impact
Kandice Ferrell

On February 11, 1989, Karen Mertes joined the United States Air Force and describes it as one of the best moments of her life. "My parents were both ...

People Actually Stopped Watching Porn During The Presidential Debate

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.29.2016 | Politics

As a record number of Americans tuned in to Monday night’s presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, one major pornographic webs...

How to Be Heard Through the Noise Online

Melinda Emerson | Posted 09.14.2016 | Business
Melinda Emerson

Content, Content, and more Content, oh yes everyone has a blog, that doesn't mean everyone's blog is effective. Content is King, but without out a pla...

How To Be Nice And Change The World In 10 Easy Steps

Joanna Serth | Posted 08.22.2016 | Women
Joanna Serth

Recent events have you feeling down? Think the news will never get better? Believe our country is headed for certain doom? I'm confident we can fix it.

Should Beach Driving Be Banned?

R.J. Marx | Posted 08.19.2016 | Green
R.J. Marx

A cherished right for Oregonians, or an environmental and safety nuisance?

How To Handle Life's Daily Hassles

Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. | Posted 08.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D.

You can't find your wallet. The bus roars right past your stop. What to do? Now, in isolation, these daily stresses -- little, annoying things like ...

Deli Meat Truck And Bread Truck Collide In A Sandwich Love Story

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 06.17.2016 | Taste

It was a traffic crash that had everybody counting the five-second rule. Fate brought two unsuspecting but celestially connected trucks together on a ...

Free Your Mind While Driving on the Freeway

Joan Moran | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Joan Moran

I live in Austin, Texas, and at once upon a time it was a city where freeways were unencumbered by long lines of traffic. According to Politifact Texa...

Reflections From a Winter Visit to Istanbul

Zeynep Lokmanoglu | Posted 06.03.2016 | Travel
Zeynep Lokmanoglu

In mid-December of 2015, I leave New York to go to Istanbul for the holidays. It doesn't take long before I'm sucked into the stress that comes with being a Turkish citizen who's living in Turkey.

Who Says You Need a Car in LA?

Jetsetter.com | Posted 05.24.2016 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

What's the first thing you think of when you hear Los Angeles? Hollywood! What's the second? Kardashians! No, worse: Traffic. Colleen Clark steers us...

Something Beautiful Happened When a Duck Crossing Went Horribly Wrong

Samier Mansur | Posted 05.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Samier Mansur

As I hurried back to my car, I expected the wrath of DMV rush hour commuters (there's no wrath quite like it) to descend upon me in a fury of honks and expletives -- or worse! But to my surprise, there was absolute silence. Every car that passed slowly by rolled down their window to say "thank you", or give a silent thumbs up.

The Curious Origins of the Stop Sign

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 04.19.2016 | Good News
Mitch Ditkoff

I've been doing some fascinating research lately on the origins of common objects in our lives -- things we see daily, but often take for granted. Lik...

Meet The Creator Of Sea Bubbles, A Ride-Share Service On Water

HuffPost France | Sara Elkamel | Posted 03.25.2016 | Technology

For years, French navigator Alain Thébault has had a dream to fly over water. In 1994, the Hydroptère -- an experimental sail-powered vessel that is...

Daily Meditation: Traffic

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 03.17.2016 | Religion

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

America's Traffic Problem Is More Horrendous Now Than Ever Before

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.16.2016 | Travel

Ugh, traffic. Is it actually getting worse, or is your road trip companion just getting more annoying? ... Looks like your companion is off the hook. ...

Could Mindfulness Cure Austin's Mopacalypse Traffic Woes?

Paige Davis | Posted 03.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paige Davis

When I first moved to Austin over 15 years ago, I was struck by how much people complained about the traffic and the weather. And then I realized, bec...

The Surprising Link Between Road Rage And How Long You'll Live

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.18.2016 | Fifty

Next time someone cuts you off or honks at you, you might want to take a deep breath and think hard before reacting. A new study says road rage and ag...

Get off the Tut-Tut!

Todd Buchholz | Posted 01.13.2016 | Travel
Todd Buchholz

He looked like a little man, stooped and unthreatening. He even smiled, though his teeth looked like tombstones. My daughter Victoria and I needed a ride back to the hotel after an evening of admiring snakes on a stick at the Beijing night market.

A Chaotic Yet Peaceful Journey to Be With Jon Kabat-Zinn

Craig E. Sherman | Posted 11.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Craig E. Sherman

There were no off-color expletives or rude hand gestures; although, considering the events of that evening, such behavior would have certainly been un...

Rush Hour Traffic May Really Be Killing You

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living

There's no way around it: Your commute is a nightmare. Whether you're packed like a sardine in a subway car or stuck in heinous traffic on the highway...

Friends Don’t Let Friends Karaoke And Drive

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.06.2015 | Weird News

Sure, it's fun to drive around screaming the lyrics to your favorite songs, but the California Highway Patrol warns once you start videoing yourself a...

4 Important Questions to Ask When Conducting Keyword Research

Dorit Sasson | Posted 11.01.2016 | Business
Dorit Sasson

If you're looking to increase traffic to your site, like every other company or small business, you're probably going to have to conduct keyword resea...

12 Hours to Kill in Austin, Texas

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 10.31.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Having just about 12 hours to spare between two connecting flights, we decided to visit the hip town of Austin. Consecrated as the music capital of the country I must say that during the day, not much music was heard in the streets, besides from a couple of bars on 6th street.

These Are the World's Worst Commutes

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.22.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Meredith Carey, Condé Nast Traveler Photo: Gallery Stock In a new study, traffic app Waze ranks the world's best and worst cities for driv...