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Sasha Bronner
Sasha Bronner is the Los Angeles Editor for The Huffington Post. She previously worked at United Talent Agency, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Vanity Fair magazine, where she wrote about film, entertainment and culture for She graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in English and creative writing and hopes to one day write a novel with the first line Mama goes mad.

Entries by Sasha Bronner

A Brief And Enchanting Visual History Of Los Angeles' Iconic Magic Castle

(0) Comments | Posted April 24, 2015 | 1:12 PM

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A death-defying trick: Bill Larsen, Sr. enlists an audience members for a death-defying trick utilizing the Thayer head chopper, while Geraldine (in mock horror) and Milt look on, circa. 1940. "I grew up in a kind of Alice in Wonderland world," Milt Larsen said...

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Notes On My Mom's iPhone

(5) Comments | Posted April 20, 2015 | 10:35 AM

Someone famous once observed that the eyes are the windows to the soul. But in 2015, I am pretty positive that it's the notes section on our iPhones.

My mother and I started scrolling through hers after splitting a bottle of wine at dinner, and I found myself laughing uncontrollably,...

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I'll Stop Saying 'Sorry' If You Do, Too

(32) Comments | Posted April 17, 2015 | 2:13 PM

The word "sorry" is the biggest little word in the world.

Last week, my boyfriend leaned in to kiss my cheekbone, misjudged his angle of approach and my eyelashes poked him straight in the eye. I immediately apologized and he laughed saying, "Why are you saying you're sorry?"

Since then,...

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Deepak Chopra Has A Very Simple Way Of Knowing If You're Meditating Correctly

(42) Comments | Posted April 15, 2015 | 12:49 PM

Deepak Chopra's meditation litmus test is simple: “If you’re doing it, you’re doing it right.”

The meditation and mindfulness guru spoke to The Huffington Post at a recent event in Los Angeles to celebrate his daughter, Mallika Chopra, who had just published the new book, "

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The Woman Behind MyFitnessPal Says If You Don't See A Female Role Model, Maybe It Should Be You

(6) Comments | Posted April 10, 2015 | 6:46 PM

The wildly popular health app MyFitnessPal recently sold for $475 million to sports megabrand Under Armour.

Until about a year ago, it didn’t even have a marketing team.

But it didn’t take content guru Tara-Nicholle Nelson long to put her stamp on the already booming company. When Nelson...

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Why Getting 'Homework' From Your Dermatologist Is Crucial For Healthy Skin

(15) Comments | Posted April 10, 2015 | 8:08 AM

Not everyone can make a dermatologist or aesthetician appointment every month -- many simply don't have the time or the money. But paying attention to skin care through regular checks and doctor's visits is an important way to safeguard against skin cancer, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation,...

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8 Skin Secrets Experts Swear By For Glowing Complexions

(13) Comments | Posted April 7, 2015 | 7:00 AM

We all want clear and glowing skin, but beauty regimes that work for your best friend will not necessarily work for you.

Because we are all such very different creatures, we wanted to learn the best general tips from the very people who see different...

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I Called Myself a Bitch, and Then Thought Twice About It

(7) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 10:40 PM

Last week, I called myself a bitch. It was shorthand, really. I had an unpleasant exchange with a male banker and left feeling that the only way to be taken seriously was to act like a bitch.

In writing about the experience, what I found most interesting...

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14 coisas que você precisa saber antes de começar a meditar

(1) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 3:57 PM

Novo na meditação? Pode ser confuso. Você não é iniciante? Ainda assim pode ser confuso.

Dizem que a prática da meditação existe há alguns milhares de anos - e, no entanto, nos últimos anos, especialmente nas Américas, parece que todo mundo conhece pelo menos uma pessoa que...

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Everything You Need To Read, Watch And Listen To Before Seeing Scientology Doc 'Going Clear'

(82) Comments | Posted March 26, 2015 | 4:12 PM

HBO's eagerly-anticipated, explosive Scientology documentary "Going Clear" finally premieres on the cable channel this Sunday. The film, written and directed by Alex Gibney ("The Armstrong Lie," "Taxi to the Dark Side"), is based on Lawrence Wright's controversial book of the same name.

The documentary debuted at Sundance...

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Como cinco famosos encontram tempo para meditar todo dia

(0) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 11:36 AM

Uma das dificuldades mais comuns encontradas por pessoas que meditam é aprender a incluir sua prática de mindfulness (atenção plena) em seu dia a dia já corrido. Nem sempre é fácil achar tempo. Fazer aula de meditação ou comprometer-se a encarar um desafio (como o desafio que Oprah...

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Photographer Shoots Street Style Series To Raise Money For Skid Row Artists

(6) Comments | Posted March 24, 2015 | 12:36 PM

chapsSkid Row artist Osiris, dancing on 6th Street and Spring Street.

"I wanted to show something uplifting and joyful,” French photographer Geraldine Freyeisen told The Huffington Post from her windowless studio, just steps from Los Angeles' Skid Row, on...

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5 provas de que qualquer um consegue meditar

(0) Comments | Posted March 23, 2015 | 5:11 PM

Com tanta informação aí fora sobre os benefícios da meditação e dicas de como meditar, você pode ter a sensação de estar olhando para um corredor interminável de pasta de dentes na farmácia: opções em excesso e nenhuma ideia de onde começar.

Os artigos todos, a...

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Why It Sucks Going To The Bank As A Woman

(202) Comments | Posted March 20, 2015 | 11:44 AM

"Men do not take me seriously, so I have to act like a bitch."

This is what I texted my mother after leaving the bank today.

I am a 30-year-old editor at The Huffington Post and I am in escrow on a condo in Los Angeles. I have gone into...

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This Buddhist Monk Used His Own Practice To Make Peace With Cancer

(12) Comments | Posted March 20, 2015 | 8:29 AM

In 2011, William Tran, a Vietnamese Buddhist monk with the honorable ranking of Highest Buddhist Master, went to the dentist for inflammation in his gums. Antibiotics did not help and when the dentist saw him again, he was so concerned that he personally took Tran to the emergency room.


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How 5 Mega-Famous People Make Time For Daily Meditation

(31) Comments | Posted March 14, 2015 | 10:12 AM

One of the most common challenges that meditators face is learning how to build their mindfulness practice into already busy days. It's not always as easy to make the time. Joining a meditation class or pledging to do a challenge (like Oprah's upcoming one with Deepak Chopra!) is...

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6 Ways Your Wedding Can Actually Make The World A Better Place

(4) Comments | Posted March 11, 2015 | 7:06 PM

Weddings can be expensive. In many states across America, couples are spending over half of their yearly income on the big day.

But there's a way to extend the life of your pricey celebration beyond the hours-long party, and that's using your wedding as an opportunity to...

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당신이 버려야 할 명상에 대한 오해 12

(1) Comments | Posted March 11, 2015 | 4:41 PM

최근 명상 강의가 점점 늘면서 이 분야에 대한 오해도 상당히 많은 것 같다. 미신, 잘못된 명칭, 오보 등을 완전히 배제할 수는 없지만 그래도 가능한 한 정확히 하는 것이 좋다. 명상에 대해 알아야 하는 사항어떻게 배울 수 있는지에 대한 지난 기사에 이어 이번에는 명상에 대한 오해를...

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Novo documentário sobre Kobe Bryant vai além do basquete e explora a paternidade e o fracasso

(0) Comments | Posted March 9, 2015 | 1:20 PM

Kobe Bryant não tem paciência para escrever um livro. Ele diz isso no trailer de seu novo documentário para a Showtime, “Kobe Bryant’s Muse” (a musa de Kobe Bryant, em tradução livre). Dirigido por Gotham Chopra, o filme mostra um lado novo do atleta. Bryant examina sua criação,...

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With James Corden, The Era Of Late-Night Feuds May Finally Be Over

(16) Comments | Posted March 9, 2015 | 9:05 AM

Last fall, CBS announced that Tony Award-winner James Corden would take over “The Late Late Show,” replacing Craig Ferguson. Corden is best known for his roles in “Into the Woods,” "Begin Again" and for his award-winning performance in the play “One Man, Two Guvnors,” which was a West End and...

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