A three-day convention is not simply a measure of time -- it's also a measure of endurance. When you're surrounded by the chaos of a political gathering of this magnitude, places to collect yourself are few and far between. Enter the HuffPost Oasis.
When we find silence, it becomes our breath, and when we use it effectively, it brings newness and direction to life. Silence conquers the tyrants of habit that oppress, suppress, and deceive us.
If you've been feeling a little dissatisfied with your home life, Gretchen Rubin, author of the best-seller The Happiness Project, wants to help you b...
The thinking behind the HuffPost Oasis at the national conventions is to help people to better deal with the destructive effects of stress in their lives and to help them be their best selves so they can go out in the world and make a difference in the lives of others.
Unlike President Obama, we in the community of sleep experts and policymakers are not standing for reelection. However, we need to redouble our efforts to engage the general public, corporate leaders and politicians in discussions about the need to encourage healthy sleep policies
So first I got soothing breathing lessons. Then I got into a televised shouting match on "Hardball." I'm not sure whether there is a relationship between the two events. Maybe New Age therapy made me do it. Here's the story.
The GPS for the Soul mobile app builds on the content in the GPS for the Soul page on The Huffington Post, offering an array of anytime, any place stress relief to help free users from their hyper-connected lives.
Having missed Tropical Storm Issac, I managed to fly into Tampa to represent the Harvard Division of Sleep Medicine as part of the Huffington Post's Health Oasis at the Republican National Convention.
Life is stressful. Financial worries, relationship difficulties, and parenting challenges can all lead us to feel overwhelmed. But what exactly makes the difference between those who get pushed over the edge with stress and those who, when faced with stressors, actually thrive and develop?
Most people think acceptance has something to do with liking your circumstances. In truth, acceptance merely means recognizing the obvious, cooperating with the reality of it, and finding ways to move forward in spite of the situation.
Lately we've been thinking a lot about how to make our homes more peaceful--perhaps HuffPost's Oasis at the RNC (and next, the DNC) has something to d...
How many people can say they spent time at both the Republican and Democratic convention and came away feeling calm and recharged? Well, anyone who spent time at the Huffington Post Oasis, which was a world away from the crowds and chaos.
The buses have finally left, the barricades are being sent to wherever they came from, and Tampa is getting back to normal, whatever that is. I took ...
Happiness is a choice, even in the midst of a chronic illness. By taking small steps, large goals can be accomplished, enhancing the outlook and overall well-being of those living with or affected by a life-altering disease.
Fall is the perfect time to rely upon your yoga practice to help you prepare for the change of seasons.
One of my favorite stories about the power of trusting the deeper intelligence behind the mind is of a consultant friend of mine who brought a new intern with him to a corporate mediation.