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Fourteen Suggestions for Incoming College Freshmen

Daniel R. Schwarz | Posted 10.04.2013 | College
Daniel R. Schwarz

After receiving a nice response to my Huffington 2012 blog, "Ten Suggestions for Incoming Freshmen," and listening to some readers, I have done some f...

Today

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Nate Holzapfel

As I have gone through my life, I sometimes look back on the wasted days and weeks I have spent, sometimes chasing meaningless pursuits with guilt and regret. We all must live with our decisions. Now I strive to live life to the fullest and be the very best version of myself.

How To Do Something Impossible

Jessica Sweet | Posted 09.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Jessica Sweet

It's not that you need to wake up and seize the day. It's that you need to have a vision of what impossible thing you're supposed to do -- and that vision will allow you to let go of the protective coating that keeps you "asleep" and numb to the pain of not knowing.

One Guaranteed Way To Boost Your Happiness

Posted 07.27.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jeanette Leardi for YouBeauty Are you happy with your life? That's not as simple a question as it seems. After all, you may be content with some...

How the Law of Attraction and Wishful Thinking Keep You Fearful

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Wishful thinking is usually an outgrowth of a fear. People don't resort to wishful thinking because it works. They resort to wishful thinking because it allows them to avoid confronting their fear. Wishful thinking allows you to avoid discomfort, stress, change, anxiety and pressure.

The Year's Half Over: Are You Where You Want to Be?

Mary Pritchard | Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

I came up with a few questions I found useful to ponder as I reviewed my year-to-date progress. Start off this process on a good note by reviewing and celebrating what you have accomplished so far this year -- even if it wasn't on your original to-do list.

Choices

Raluca A. Ray | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Raluca A. Ray

What do you stand for? Who do you choose to be? Why are you here? I understand that it can be very difficult today to answer these questions given all the different voices around.

WATCH: The Amazing Thing This Woman Did In One Year

Posted 07.15.2013 | Women

It's amazing what a difference one year makes. Karen Cheng, an ad designer based in San Francisco, can attest to that -- she taught herself to danc...

5 Ways To Live More Courageously

Frank Niles, Ph.D. | Posted 09.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Frank Niles, Ph.D.

Living courageously involves shifting our focus away from trying to remove fear to pursuing a full and meaningful life alongside of fear. Here is how you do it.

Progressive Patriotism: Taking Pride in America's Never-Ending Climb to More Equality and Prosperity

Troy Campbell | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics
Troy Campbell

The United States was not perfect when it began, and it is still far from perfect today. However, if one constantly writes off America because of its failings in the past or present, then one misses the general point: America was born a nation to perpetually move forward.

Remove the "Mindblocks" from Your Life

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 09.01.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Jim Taylor

Ideally, you should be living in the present while striving for your healthiest goals of, for example, meaning, happiness, love, success, and fulfillm...

Letting Go of Shame

Seth C. Kadish | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Seth C. Kadish

We must recognize and address the negative pattern of shame, which tells us that we're no damn good, an indictment made by our own judge and jury in the form of our inner critic. We are flawed and imperfect, but let's not forget that we have our strengths, talents and virtues.

Defining Success

Alex Reichert | Posted 08.26.2013 | Impact
Alex Reichert

I found that the excitement of having reached a goal wears off relatively quickly, and I'm usually left feeling empty and thinking, "Now what do i do?" while basking in the dull light of my own mediocrity.

I Have a Dream

Laurie Gerber | Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

We admire the person who puts their dream first and pays attention to it and talks about it because that person ultimately makes himself vulnerable.

Women Want Equality, Not Parity

Hadley Heath | Posted 08.19.2013 | Women
Hadley Heath

It's limited resources, not gender, that typically holds us back from getting what we want, whether it's a corner office in the C-Suite, an additional shift at Wendy's or an extra week of vacation each summer.

The 1-Minute Method for Negotiating Like a Boss

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

Whenever we think about our goals in terms of potential gains, we automatically (often without realizing it) become more comfortable with risk and less sensitive to concerns about what could go wrong.

One Trick To Achieving Your Goals, From Agapi Stassinopoulos

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

Don't be afraid of failure! That was the message that Agapi Stassinopoulos, author of "Unbinding the Heart," gave me this week on Mondays With Marlo. ...

Get Over It to Get on With It

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

Forgiveness applies to all the big as well as all the small wrongs you experience -- whether real or imagined. Doing it on a regular basis frees up your energy again and gets you back on track.

Fantaspirations and Fallen Arches

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

There are, I think, two dilemmas that complicate the reconciliation of wanting what we have and having what we want. Let's refer to them as the "night on call" conundrum, and the "wrinkle in time" fallacy.

These Special Talents Will Put You To Shame

The Huffington Post | Eliza Hurwitz | Posted 06.15.2013 | Comedy

Not everyone is lucky enough to have a special skill or talent, but these 10 people certainly are. Some may call their unique abilities useless or unp...

Why Setting Goals Doesn't Work (And How to Start Moving Forward With Ease!)

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 08.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Go through the steps above and get clear on your priority areas, priority goals and what you plan to do to start moving forward in the next month. Share your goals below if you'd like support on whether or not they're too much or if you just want some public accountability.

Should We Parent Like Jefferson, or Adams?

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.11.2013 | Parents
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

Parents, like Adams, who think of their child more in terms of who they believe the child ought to be -- in terms of the child's duties and obligations -- are more likely to influence their child through the providing of (and protecting from) negative experiences.

Wanting to Develop Bodhicitta

Tenzin Norbu | Posted 08.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Tenzin Norbu

In order to develop aspiring Bodhicitta, we must begin by developing the desire to develop this mind. This is a stage of the pre-Bodhisattva path that presupposes the attainment of renunciation.

Wendy Bradford: In the Middle of Things, Begin

Wendy Bradford | Posted 08.04.2013 | Parents
Wendy Bradford

Financial services is not a shining example of men and women exemplifying work/life balance. And new mothers of 6- to 8-week-olds truly don't even understand what work/life balance means.

Sarah Kay: Redefining Success

Sarah Kay | Posted 08.04.2013 | Women
Sarah Kay

When I was nearing the end of my college experience, a lot of my friends had a clear idea of their definition of success. It was getting through medical school and becoming a doctor. It was winning a Tony for a Broadway musical. I didn't have a clue as to what my definition of success was.