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Meredith Melnick

LOOK: Your Body On Meditation

HuffingtonPost.com | Meredith Melnick | Posted 05.02.2013 | Healthy Living

We hear it all the time: Meditation can improve our creative thinking, our energy, stress levels and even our success. Prominent artists, businessmen ...

Jason Linkins

For Background Checks, Is There Life After Legislative Loss?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

When the Senate voted to frustrate the efforts of Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) to strengthen the existing system of background c...

Lisa Belkin

HuffPost Survey Reveals Staggering Stress Levels Among Americans

HuffingtonPost.com | Lisa Belkin | Posted 05.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Americans are stressed. Ninety-one percent of us felt stressed by something in the month of March, with 77 percent of us feeling stressed “regul...

Gerry Smith

Undercover Police Stings Target Front Lines Of Stolen iPhone Market

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 06.28.2013 | Technology

This article is part of a Huffington Post series exploring the global underground trade in stolen smartphones. Previous stories in the series can be f...

Is 'Iron Man 3' The Best Marvel Movie Yet?

Mike Ryan | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Next week, the summer blockbuster movie season kicks off with the release of Iron Man 3. Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man 2) reprises his role as billionaire playboy Tony Stark in this now third installment of the Iron Man saga. Will Iron Man 3 improve on the fairly dismal Iron Man 2? Could Iron Man 3 possibly be the best of the Marvel movies? As a service, we answer every question that you could possibly have about Iron Man 3.

Jason Linkins

Looking Forward In Angst: In Defense Of Maureen Dowd

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

I rarely, if ever, have the opportunity to say something kind about New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd. In fairness, this is mostly because I rarel...

57 Movies To Watch This Summer

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.10.2013 | Entertainment

It might not be apparent from the weather map just yet, but summer movie season is just around the corner. On May 3, Disney and Marvel will open Holly...

Mallika Rao

Your City May Be Tracking Your Happiness

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.25.2013 | Healthy Living

No one understood why a Santa Monica High School student killed himself one January afternoon in 2011, leaping from the roof of a 10-story hotel as hi...

Chris Kirkham

Texas Plant's Hazards Eluded Regulators For Nearly 30 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 04.25.2013 | Business

WEST, Texas -- Long before it captured national headlines as the scene of a lethal industrial explosion, the fertilizer plant on the edge of this cent...

Deficits Are Bad and the Sun Goes Around the Earth

Dean Baker | Posted 06.22.2013 | Business
Dean Baker

Imagine that a substantial group of the most prominent astronomer insisted that the sun goes around the earth, as anyone can plainly see. There would likely be huge numbers of people who refused to accept that the earth goes around the sun. This is the state of modern economics.

Huffington Issue 45: Destressing At Home

Posted 04.24.2013 | Huffington

This week's issue of Huffington will help you lessen the stress and anxieties of everyday life, from calming colors for your home to plants that clear...

WATCH: Hilarious And Heartbreaking Secrets From Postsecret.com

Frank Warren | Posted 06.19.2013 | TED Weekends
Frank Warren

2013-04-18-warrenpullI began collecting and sharing secrets in 2004. I printed 3,000 self-addressed postcards with simple instructions about sharing an artful secret. I passed them out to strangers on the streets of Washington, D.C., not knowing what to expect.

PHOTOS: A Brief History Of Environmental Activism

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 04.22.2013 | Green

April 22 marks the 43rd observance of Earth Day in the United States. Organized by Sen. Gaylord Nelson (D-Wis.), the first Earth Day in 1970 saw an es...

Calming Colors For A Stress-Free Home

Posted 04.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

Color can be a wonderful tool for making your home less stressful and more calming — and it can have a significant impact on your mood and well-bein...

Huffington This Week: Picturing Boston

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime
Arianna Huffington

This week's issue tells the story of the tragedy in Boston in pictures -- the marathon, the bombing, the aftermath, and the runners, onlookers, and first responders who came together to help one another in one of the city's darkest hours. And as part of our ongoing examination of stress in our lives, we look at how "derushing" our careers can yield many benefits in the long run.

How Mindfulness Can Help Patients Undergoing Cancer Treatment

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.25.2013 | Healthy Living

The word "cancer" alone can trigger a stress response, and for those undergoing cancer treatment, the experience can easily be the most stressful they...

The Future Of Work? Or An Unworkable Fantasy?

Posted 04.17.2013 | Business

On day one of his company’s grand work experiment, Kyle Pederson found himself more or less alone. Of the 15 full-time employees at Learner’s Edge...

Jaweed Kaleem

Post-Traumatic Stress Becomes Concern After Boston Attack

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 04.19.2013 | Healthy Living

The morning after the deadly Boston Marathon explosions, Joyce Maguire Pavao called local hospitals and the Red Cross, rushing to find victims. Fa...

The Good News About Stress and 5 Ways to Cope

Randy Taran | Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Taran

Stress may be considered the new "normal," but it doesn't have to be that way. Simple shifts in attitude and practices can yield big benefits.

Huffington Issue 45: Destressing at Work

Posted 04.15.2013 | Huffington

This week in Huffington, we continue our special destress coverage by examining the place where 8 out of 10 Americans say gives them grief: work. From...

8 Celebrities On How They De-Stress

Posted 04.25.2013 | Healthy Living

With yoga and Transcendental Meditation becoming popular Hollywood trends, more and more stars are opening up about what stresses them out -- and, mos...

WATCH: The Little-Known History Of Asian Takeout In America

Jennifer 8. Lee | Posted 06.12.2013 | TED Weekends
Jennifer 8. Lee

2013-04-11-8leepullWhen I was researching my book, on Chinese food in America, The Fortune Cookie Chronicles, it puzzled me why Korean cuisine (unlike many of its Asian brethren) had not gone mainstream yet.

Moving Image: Our Week In Photos

Posted 04.11.2013 | Arts

Welcome to "Moving Image," our slideshow of the best photos of the week from around the world. The following photos tell the story of the most comp...

Huffington This Week: Breaking and Entering

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.12.2013 | Business
Arianna Huffington

This week, as Huffington launches an ongoing series on how we can reduce the destructive force of stress in our lives, Ben Hallman looks at allegations of abuse and misconduct within an industry that began to boom when the housing market began to tank, and Lori Fradkin shares the wisdom she's gleaned in the course of attending 21 weddings.

Huffington: Issue 44

Posted 04.11.2013 | Huffington

In this week's issue of Huffington, we kick off a special series focused on de-stressing at work, home and in life — don't miss a visualization of w...