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The Power Of "What If?"

Rob Jolles | Posted 07.01.2016 | Business
Rob Jolles

I was hired by the New York Life Insurance Company and I never doubted that life insurance was a necessary product. Unfortunately, I had difficulty convincing others.

Anxiety Is Inherent to Motherhood, and That's Not All Bad

Carly Snyder, MD | Posted 02.03.2016 | Parents
Carly Snyder, MD

The 'What Ifs' of motherhood can boil down to instinctual anxiety about our children's safety, the drive to protect, and awareness that we can't stave off every hazard. Anxiety is often considered the enemy, something to be avoided. However, in many ways, maternal predisposition to anxiety can be seen as a positive, adaptive process.

Life's Outcomes Depend on Our Choices

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 01.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

Life can encourage or discourage us depending on the endless situations we encounter and the choices we make on a daily basis.

Here Be Dragons | Can Yours Be Trained?

Shandra Carlson | Posted 11.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shandra Carlson

"The brave men did not kill dragons. The brave men rode them." -- Game of Thrones Stick with me. Toothless dragons. Sure, why not? When you're the c...

The Power of What If

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 05.26.2016 | Education
Lisa Abeyta

Please know I am not devaluing foundational knowledge or the need to teach our children rudimentary functions of grammar, math, science or other academic studies. But what I am saying is that we are completely missing the boat when it comes to encouraging students to take risks, make mistakes or explore the unknown.

Prince Releases A Surprise Single

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 03.13.2015 | Entertainment

Prince's surprise tour, "Hit & Run," kicks off in Louisville, Kentucky, but just ahead of the start, he released a new single with 3rdEyeGirl, "What I...

What If?

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 04.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
SidneyAnne Stone

Have you ever asked yourself, "What if?" This question seems to haunt the minds of many, inspires movies and television shows alike and has been the t...

The Most Important Game You Can Play As A Parent

Carrie Contey, Ph.D. | Posted 03.17.2015 | Parents
Carrie Contey, Ph.D.

When you play "What if..." with positive statements, you give yourself an opportunity to nourish yourself in the now.

True Life: I'm a Recovering "Whattifer"

Pete Jones | Posted 02.22.2015 | College
Pete Jones

Now it's my turn to be honest. I am a recovering whatiffer. There, I said it. As someone who battled with If for good portion of my life, I can understand how discouraging it can be to see that two letter word run all over your head.

What Is the Best Way for a Soldier to Survive a Grenade Being Thrown at Them?

Quora | Posted 12.08.2014 | Weird News
Quora

The generally accepted fragmentation radius for a frag grenade is 30-35 feet, and the fuse length will be between 3-5 seconds. So usually running isn't going to be an option for you.

How to Harness the Power of 'What If'

Kayla Matthews | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Kayla Matthews

If you're always thinking about things that have already happened and wondering what could have been, you're cheating yourself out of a perfectly great life in the present. You can't be in two places at once and you can't live in the past while also enjoying the present.

'What If? - A Review of Randall Munroe's New Book

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 10.31.2014 | Books
Peter H. Gleick

One night, years ago, when I was complaining at dinner, one of my sons wordlessly got up from the table, walked out of the room, and a couple of minutes later returned with a piece of paper with a cartoon on it.

Fans Totally Freak Out Over Daniel Radcliffe Surprise

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment

When a group of people ventured to see Daniel Radcliffe's new movie, they thought they'd simply see the film and go about their day. Little did the...

Daniel Radcliffe Has No Plans To Stop Getting Naked In Movies

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 08.08.2014 | Entertainment

Our favorite ex-wizard, Daniel Radcliffe, just loves to strip down for the camera. The star, who first publicly forewent clothing for his role in s...

Lauren Duca

Here's How Daniel Radcliffe Avoided The Curse Of The Child Star

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 08.08.2014 | Entertainment

In anticipation of the wonderful and charming romantic comedy "What If," HuffPost Entertainment spoke to Daniel Radcliffe about the way he chooses rol...

What would happen if the 20 biggest cities of the U.S. were destroyed by Nuclear Weapons?

Quora | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Carter Moore, Degree in Political Science, former Congressional aide and Federal employee Wh...

Matthew Jacobs

For His Latest Spell, Harry Potter Saves The Romantic Comedy

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.31.2014 | Entertainment

If a single year's romantic comedies were used to gauge the genre's welfare, 2014 would fail. There haven't been many to begin with, and the latest to...

What If Buildings Could Function As Medicine?

Matt Murrie | Posted 09.29.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

If both medications and the environment make physiological and neurological changes in us, could it be possible to design the environment to both engender and habituate attributes and behaviors in ourselves in order to prevent, or even reverse, diseases and disorders?

Daniel Radcliffe Spills The Deets On Losing His Virginity

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 07.25.2014 | Entertainment

"Harry Potter" actor Daniel Radcliffe spoke candidly about losing his virginity in a new interview with Elle magazine. The 25-year-old sat down t...

What If We Changed the Way Content Is Shared?

Matt Murrie | Posted 08.27.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

In her conversation from the What If... ? Conference last March, Content Community Creator, Audrey Bellis starts out sharing her belief that comment s...

Daniel Radcliffe Says The 'Friend Zone' Is A Male Invention

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 06.26.2014 | Women

He spent all of his teenage years embedded in a fantastical world of magic and wizardry, but if there's one thing that Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcl...

What If We Were All Family Generation Changers?

Matt Murrie | Posted 08.20.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

What if, in doing so, we won't just create new opportunities for ourselves, we'll also uncover ways to create new opportunities for our families that may not have otherwise existed?

What If Every Business Is a Social Business?

Matt Murrie | Posted 08.06.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

Successful business concepts are those that best solve the needs of others. It takes a tremendous amount of empathy to truly understand others' needs -- and shift with them as their needs change.

What If We Put a Full Stop to Period Punishments?

Matt Murrie | Posted 07.26.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

What if, together, we can see to it puberty is a wonderful passage into all of the possibilities of adulthood, instead of a life sentence into insecurity, shame and isolation for young women?

What If Your Story Is Mine?

Matt Murrie | Posted 07.13.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

The one thing that rarely happens is a genuine connection of empathy between those consuming the media stories and those who are living them.