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Top 30 Success Tips from the Forbes Under 30 Game-Changers

Kiyan Rajabi | Posted 10.23.2014 | Business
Kiyan Rajabi

From October 19th to 22nd, Forbes hosted over a thousand innovators in downtown Philadelphia for the first-ever Forbes Under 30 Summit. Among the attendees were those selected for the 30 Under 30 lists spanning across a multitude of industries.

The Next Time You Don't Get What You Want, It Might Be Just What You Need Most

Gideon Amichay | Posted 10.23.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Gideon Amichay

Where does the drive to succeed come from? I've realized that drive can come from surprising places. In my case, the drive that motivates me was born out of the first time I didn't get something I really, really, really wanted.

"My Brain Is Making Me Tired!" A 3-Step Solution for Maximizing the Overly Creative Brain

Wendy Reese | Posted 10.22.2014 | Business
Wendy Reese

Do you have an overly active, creative brain? Do you struggle to focus on any one thing long enough to get traction to take the idea to its fullest potential? This can be a serious problem that at best is exhausting and at worst is paralyzing.

Yagana Shah

Grandma Going Through Chemo Knits Herself A Head Of Hair

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.21.2014 | Fifty

It's one of the toughest parts of chemo, losing your hair as the treatment attacks cancer cells in your body, also attacking other cells. It's never e...

From the Ivory Tower Kitchen: No Curry For You, Come Back One Year!

Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C. | Posted 10.21.2014 | Taste
Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C.

There is a perception that my flavors are over-the-top, bold, and that I use spices in all my creations.

Yagana Shah

These Amazing Elders Prove That Age Is Just A Number

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.21.2014 | Fifty

At HuffPost50, we love proving that age is just a number. As Yoko Ono once said, “Some people are old at 18 and some are young at 90. Time is a conc...

When We Connect to One, We Unite With All

Julie Barnes | Posted 10.20.2014 | Technology
Julie Barnes

Social media has become an amazing connector where building friendships and communities happens on a daily basis. It still amazes me that I have c...

Every Breath Is a Prayer

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 10.20.2014 | Impact
Mitch Ditkoff

Excerpted from Full Moon at Sunrise Illustration: Tim Gainey _____________ Mitch Ditkoff is a writer, peace activist, and President of Idea Champio...

The Children Will Lead Us

Damali Elliott | Posted 10.17.2014 | Impact
Damali Elliott

It's time to engage in a global detox, by removing weapons from the hands of man and youth alike, let us build schools, hospitals, libraries, infrastructure in war torn countries. Lets offer assistance wherever it's needed. Lets listen to youth, it is indeed, their world.

Beyond Frieze: Top 5 Satellite Events in London This Week

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 10.17.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Frieze London opens this week (through Saturday, October 18), and includes a whirlwind of programs including talks, film screenings and performances.

Creativity in Motion

Rupa Mehta | Posted 10.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

Physical and emotional weight are so connected that the problems and solutions are inextricably linked as well. So, let's get moving and discover what that creative spark will ignite!

Telling My Story

Stephanie Mitchell Hughes | Posted 10.16.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Stephanie Mitchell Hughes

I believe that stories have the power to transform lives. In October 2013, I had the great privilege of telling my story at TedxColumbus. My story ab...

Freshman Who Was Born Blind Scores His First Football Touchdown

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 10.16.2014 | Teen

Justin Olenginski scored his first touchdown on Oct. 11. It was an extraordinary moment for the 15-year-old, who was born blind and has special needs ...

12 of My Favorite Lessons From Maya Angelou

Catherine Calarco | Posted 10.16.2014 | Women
Catherine Calarco

A few days after she passed, I had a dream of a woman, with silver hair, dancing with extreme joy in a white cotton dress. Maybe it was Maya talking to all of us. I can imagine it is her, dancing with the angels and saying to us that we are all connected.

Every Day Is Special, Holiday or Else

Miriam Ava | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

If I enjoy where I am right now, my journey will be that much more exquisite. And as far as destination, there is none, really. As soon as we reach one milestone, we focus on new things that excite and inspire us.

Seven Steps to Apply Design Economically in Startups

Soren Petersen | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

Startups' biggest challenge is designing a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and using it to prove that a niche with paying customers can be profitably a...

Why College Is One of the Most Crucial Times in Your Creative Career

Jinna Yang | Posted 10.15.2014 | Women
Jinna Yang

You don't have to have all of the answers to the questions that will come along the way. You just have to start, and college is the perfect time to use your resources to help you do just that.

Caves, Icebergs, and Humanoid Landscapes: A Collaboration With Rebecca Chaperon

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 10.15.2014 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

In my writing practice, I often write poems that have been sparked by an image. Last summer, I came across Rebecca Chaperon's work, and was stunned by its weird beauty.

How I Know My Daughter Heard Me, Even After Her Death

Jeremy Krashin | Posted 10.15.2014 | Sports
Jeremy Krashin

"When you see G-D, honey, can you please talk to Him about the Royals? Your daddy really wants to see them win this year." I managed a half-grin, and chimed in: "How about a deep playoff run?" Winning the World Series was probably too much to ask.

From the Fishing Boat to the Classroom

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 10.14.2014 | Education
Naphtali Hoff

When it comes to teaching, there are two sides: the part that we sign up for (engagement, relationships, imparting wisdom, etc.) and the "necessary evils" (lesson planning, grading, meetings, supervision, etc.) that we can all do without.

How to Put Yourself First

Emily Williams | Posted 10.14.2014 | Women
Emily Williams

As women, we find it really difficult to remember our own happiness in addition to everyone else's. Frankly, we're terrible at putting ourselves first. We give, give, give but forget to give to ourselves.

5 Destinations Worth Escaping To For The Winter Holidays

Jinna Yang | Posted 10.16.2014 | Travel
Jinna Yang

It's almost that time of year again -- the holidays are quickly approaching and I'm getting the itch to take a quick trip for the winter.

How Travel Taught Me Someday Is Today

Cliff Hsia | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Someday I'll go there. Someday I'll do that. Someday I'll have enough money and time for that trip. This is the internal monologue we have with ourselves. We let fear speak louder and louder until we succumb to it by staying comfortable within the areas that we can control.

Peace Arrives When You Take Action

Kayla Mae Talkington | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Kayla Mae Talkington

Life is happening now -- with or without you. So gather your courage, stop listening to everybody else's negativity (pssst, they are just telling you their own fears) and rock the socks off of your big, audacious goals list!

Courting Life's Treasures Through Serendipity

Faisal Hoque | Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

Conversations about serendipity, synchronicity, and chance encounters are never ending and have been going on for hundreds of years. That's because most treasures in life come in accidental occurrences.