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Your Daily Guide to an Awesome Spring Break Staycation

Common Sense Media | Posted 04.18.2014 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Let's face it: Not everyone can go to Bermuda for spring break. But sometimes a "staycation" is just what the doctor ordered, because you can hang out with the kids and tackle spring cleaning.

First Tattoo Advice To Etch In Your Memory | Posted 04.18.2014 | Style

What's the number one thing you need to know according to our expert? Be prepared.

6 Things That Keep You From Moving On After Divorce

Lisa Arends | Posted 04.16.2014 | Divorce
Lisa Arends

Forgiveness isn't a pardon. It acknowledges the wrongs and then wraps them in compassion and acceptance. Forgiveness is an inside job, quietly accepting the apology you never received. Forgiveness is a difficult road. But you're worth it.

5 To-Dos for Women Graduating in STEM

Elizabeth Golluscio | Posted 04.15.2014 | College
Elizabeth Golluscio

There are so many great challenges and opportunities in our global, hyper-connected economy. The world's your oyster, but the world desperately needs you to be true to yourself, most especially you women who love innovation and technology.

Top 10 Relationship Tips From the IRS

Em & Lo | Posted 04.15.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

We've taken this year's Top 10 Tax Time Tips from the IRS and tweaked them for your dating life. Because sex is valuable, and money is pretty sexy. Plus, the IRS likes to refer to itself in the third person, just like Em & Lo!

'Shouldn't You Be Over That by Now?' How to Respond to Judgment on Your Grieving Process

Megan Devine | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan Devine

Sometimes it just makes it easier on you, easier on your heart and mind, if you simply stop trying to explain. Refusing to explain or defend your grief doesn't mean you let other people go on and on about it, continually telling you how you should live.

A Yeast Infection Feels Like a VD, But It's Not a VD

Emily Bracken | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Emily Bracken

At 14, I'd never heard of a yeast infection, but I was aware of another acronym: VD. (For the uninitiated, that's a venereal disease. If you don't kno...

Spring Cleaning for the Lazy College Student

Julia Musto | Posted 04.10.2014 | College
Julia Musto

Learn to let go of things. Emotional attachments to every little item are dangerous. If that doesn't sway you, go watch an episode of A&E's Hoarders. Clear the clutter. Chances are that there are papers from the tenth grade in a folder somewhere.

6 Cliché Phrases That You'll Never Hear Me Say

Rachelle Friedman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Impact
Rachelle Friedman

As soon as a catastrophic injury like mine happens, people look to you for strength when they see that your life altering event didn't totally break you. But I'm not your typical motivator. And I don't spew your typical cliché advice.

Trend Alert: 6 Messaging Apps That Let Teens Share (Iffy) Secrets

Common Sense Media | Posted 04.04.2014 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Facebook is still a go-to place for many things, such as wishing someone a happy birthday or stalking a crush. However, newer social apps make it easier, faster and more fun to capture and share fleeting moments -- sometimes anonymously.

5 New Directions When You Feel Lost

Alexandra Harra | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

Your intuition ultimately sends you down the correct path. Do not think of it as being lost. Think of it as a temporary pause on your journey during which you should follow nothing but your heart's desire.

Top Tips for Start-ups From Successful Entrepreneurs

Rana Florida | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

In this increasingly competitive world, entrepreneurs need all the tips and advice they can get. Here are some of the top tips for start-ups from successful start-ups.

Why Your Dialogue Is Terrible

G. Doucette | Posted 03.31.2014 | Books
G. Doucette

I'm not completely positive good dialogue writing can actually be taught, but since that would invalidate the entire point of this article I'm going to try and explain some of what makes that dialogue of yours bad, and what you can do to fix it.

How To Banish Negative Conversations

Laurie Gerber | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

Maybe your family or friends like to gossip. Or maybe they play misery poker about their ailments. I challenge you to be the one to set the tone of conversations.

6 Important Life Lessons From 'High School Musical'

Camryn Garrett | Posted 03.31.2014 | Teen
Camryn Garrett

While we're jamming out to our favorite songs and quoting the lines from our favorite characters many of us forget about the life lessons that infuse the films. The best place to look for them? The spectacular soundtrack, of course.

What 40-Year-Old Me Would Say to 25-Year-Old Me

The Unappreciated Pastor | Posted 03.27.2014 | Religion
The Unappreciated Pastor

I was 25 when I became a senior pastor. That was 15 years ago. Time has gone by so quickly. I have been reminiscing about life in the ministry. In looking back I have come to the conclusion that it would have been great if there were a mentor in my life to prepare me for ministry.

A Rising Tide to Lift All Boats: Alex's Story

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.26.2014 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Rising Tide Capital is a nationally acclaimed nonprofit organization that helps aspiring but financially limited entrepreneurs to start and grow successful businesses.

Why, Yes! Your Doodles on Your Notebook are Basically the Same as the Commissions I Get For Portraits

Olivia Pepper | Posted 03.25.2014 | Comedy
Olivia Pepper

There's a certain kind of person that hears I'm an artist and responds, "Cool, I've taken some art classes." I usually bite my tongue, but it also mak...

Making Art? Getting Healthy? There Are Kids' Apps for That -- and More

Common Sense Media | Posted 03.24.2014 | Parents
Common Sense Media

There's a seemingly endless supply of apps for practicing math, vocabulary, grammar and other traditional school subjects. But you may be surprised to know what else kids can learn.

Online Dating: The 5 Steps to Take You From Disposable to Heartfelt Dating

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 03.21.2014 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

Disposable dating seems to lead to an ultra-casualness, a bunch of people pretending that opening yourself up to the possibility of feeling rejection and disappointment is no big deal. In reality, it is extraordinarily brave to bundle up all of our confidences and insecurities in a Friday night outfit and put them on display for someone else.

All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them -- Transportation

Anne M. Strick | Posted 03.20.2014 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

What does a Transportation Coordinator do on a movie? "A lot of things. A lot", says JIM THORNSBERRY, who estimates he's done "at least fifty" movies...

WATCH: The Moment I Decided To Leave My Six-Figure Job To Pursue The Creative Life

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.19.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Steve Belanger, a former vice president at Time Inc. and now the host of "The Gamut with Steve Belanger," joined HuffPost Live to share why he left hi...

"Dear Larry" -- An Astrological Advice Column

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

This column is your chance to ask questions and receive practical answers. Please enjoy some recent questions I've received.

Find Yourself, Be Yourself, Sell Yourself

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 03.18.2014 | Impact
Nate Holzapfel

Find out what makes you tick. What do you really like? Play it out in your mind and ask yourself, what would your perfect week look like? Be idealistic, dreams are achievable. You might be surprised.

Who's the Boss? My Daughter, Thank You Very Much

Common Sense Media | Posted 03.17.2014 | Parents
Common Sense Media

During a recent chat about her day over a game of Candy Land, my preschooler said, "Mommy, you have a lot of people at work that you have to talk to. Who's the boss?"