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Connecting Through Eye Contact

John Amodeo, PhD | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
John Amodeo, PhD

Eye contact, along with the connection it may bring, can become a kind of mindfulness practice. We can notice what we're experiencing in our stomach or heart as we gaze into our lover's magical eyes. Maybe there's a delightful sense of warmth and expansiveness, or a fear of losing ourselves.

The Lonely Life of an Entrepreneur

Janis Kupferer | Posted 03.28.2014 | Small Business
Janis Kupferer

According to the Small Business Administration, there are nearly 28 million small businesses operated in the US. And of these, 78.5 percent are individually owned and run with no other employees than the owner themselves.

How Our Words And Emotions Affect Our Communication

Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living

When we communicate, are we expressing our thoughts or are we expressing emotion? In the video above, actor Isabella Rossellini and Hunter College ...

How Are You Hustling?

Vanessa Anstee | Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Anstee

If deep down we believe that we're not enough as we are, we do everything we can to prop up our self-esteem and avoid feeling that pain. So instead of doing the inner work to heal the wound, we simply hustle for our worth.

The One Simple Act That Will Bring Joy To Your Life

Larry Crandell | Posted 03.05.2014 | Fifty
Larry Crandell

I'm older than Scotch tape. And it was invented in 1930. I've lived through the Great Depression and served in the Army Air Corps in World War II. At 90 and ¾, I only date women who like antiques.

LEGO... Putting the Pieces Together

David Sable | Posted 03.03.2014 | Technology
David Sable

TV, movies -- but at the end it's about the blocks, and 85 years later -- every block ever made connects to another, and every extension they have ever introduced connects to all.

Robert Zuckerman and Judith Kraier: Dallas, Texas, March 1, 2011

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 02.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

In late 2010, after over seven years of extensive testing, I am diagnosed, at UCLA, with a rare genetic condition called Adult Polyglucosan Body Di...

Networking Not Working? 5 Quick Tricks to Making Connections That Count

Susie Moore | Posted 02.24.2014 | Business
Susie Moore

Networking has become a dirty word when it is in fact an important, natural and valuable use of time. The way to succeed is to simply not think of it as "networking" but simply as making new connections and sharing information.

Why I've Stopped Putting Anyone on a Pedestal

Jamie Lauren Zimmerman | Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamie Lauren Zimmerman

This year has been quite an adventure. I've moved from having many of my heroes on my vision board to meeting nearly all of them in real life, and in ...

4 Easy Steps to Communicate with Others for Success in Business and Life

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

3. When you are on the receiving end of a message -- don't assume you know what someone is going to say to you -- listen with an open heart, an open mind and an open soul.

Can Women Have It All? A New Model

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 04.14.2014 | Women
Paula Davis-Laack

It took me years to realize how destructive the pursuit of perfection really is. Thinking you have to do things perfectly and/or be perfect is like carrying around a heavy weight on your back, and it absolutely crushes happiness.

Maxed Out Parents: 5 Strategies to Ease Burnout

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 04.09.2014 | Parents
Paula Davis-Laack

Six specific sources of burnout have been identified, and to date, much of the research about these sources has been related to work; however, I am surprised at how well they translate to non-work and specifically, to parenting.

Crash the Gate: What the Class of 2014 Needs to Know About the New Route to Success

Marian Salzman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Marian Salzman

Personal networks will replace corporate hierarchies and recruiters, so invest in friends and fans. Treat your relationships as long-term investments .

You Are Not Alone

Polly Campbell | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

When we actively work to connect and engage with others, we create a sense of belonging for everyone. That is the seed of meaning, peace, and resilience. And you know what? It just makes life more fun.

10 Ways Yoga Can Enhance Your Marriage

Dearbhla Kelly | Posted 03.23.2014 | Weddings
Dearbhla Kelly

"Yoga" translates as "union." The tradition teaches that the union we're seeking begins with ourselves and ultimately extends to all beings and to the universe itself. Marriage is also a union, a union of two persons committed to sharing their lives in a loving relationship.

Ditch the Resolutions: Try Joy-Filled-Ness Instead

Mel Sellick | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Mel Sellick

The thing with New Year's resolutions is this: We're destined to fail. So for 2014, I'm doing something radical. I'm ditching the resolutions and goi...

Momentum for the New Year: Mindset Matters

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 02.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Elias, MS

Gratitude for all those at The Huffington Post for offering the momentum for all of us, to travel as a readership, to expand by all the rich content o...

5 Lessons In Resilience From A Spiritual Giant

meQuilibrium | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

While Mandela swam through treacherous, shark-ridden waters, many times against the tide, he knew where he was headed. And he never stopped swimming.

Dis, Connected

Zachary Dominitz | Posted 02.16.2014 | Technology
Zachary Dominitz

Here were the innovators of this nascent platform... invariably awkward at making conversation, at as much of a loss to communicate when not behind the safety of their screens as those school kids were when asked to find information from actual books.

Vulnerability Vampire

Kathryn Lamble | Posted 02.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathryn Lamble

But being brave isn't always remaining stoic and never breaking down in face of things that seem utterly insurmountable. It's showing up, being seen and giving it a try, whatever it is.

A Universal Love Letter, If You So Wish

Raluca A. Ray | Posted 01.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Raluca A. Ray

Dear You, I don't know the exact circumstances that have led you to categorize this as your darkest moment, but I don't need to. I feel you, I feel your pain and I can relate to your suffering and the cries in your heart, because I have been there.

Thankful for Food: The Great Connector

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 01.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

While we may be far removed from the origins of our meal, food connects us in ways that we probably take for granted. While a national holiday dedicated to thankfulness is wonderful, how would our lives change if we took a few moments to express gratitude every time we ate?

Deeper Heart Connections or Deeper Shopping Discounts -- What Will You Choose?

HeartMath LLC | Posted 01.26.2014 | Healthy Living
HeartMath LLC

Retailers would rather we open our wallets before our hearts. One motivating factor is the fact that there are less shopping days between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, as well as retailers being nervous about consumer spending and overall concern about the economy.

6 Sneaky Causes Of Burnout

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

While burnout can occur in many life domains (parents, spouses, and caregivers all can experience burnout), much of the burnout research focuses on work.

Do You Belong?

Jurriaan Kamp | Posted 01.25.2014 | Good News
Jurriaan Kamp

Ultimately, what creates purpose is the experience that one is able to make a meaningful contribution to someone else's life. We are social beings and we need each other to find meaning and fulfillment. There's a clear relationship between purpose and connection.