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This One Simple Thing Makes For A Long-Lasting Marriage

Janie Porter | Posted 08.03.2014 | Weddings
Janie Porter

I'm still in the workout clothes that I sweated through at 6 a.m.. My hair hasn't been washed in days. I don't have time for this. But for some reason, one day last week, I did something different.

Checking the Ego Into Rehab and Sticking to a Fitness PLAN

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

Because of my ego I feared failure. I was too embarrassed to be "bad" at anything, and though I used the excuse that I was scared of hurting my back, I was also really scared of hurting my ego. So often, rather than trying something new, I did nothing at all.

10 Ways To Get High -- Naturally

Mark Sisson | Posted 07.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Sisson

Many of society's favorite psychoactive compounds, both legal and illegal, work by hijacking our own neurotransmitters and brain receptor sites. In other words, they aren't creating something out of nothing -- they only work because our brains are set up to get high and feel pleasure.

12 Habits of Highly Heathy People

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
William B. Bradshaw

New experiences can be both exciting and scary, but overcoming your fear, embracing your strengths, and demonstrating curiosity will reap the benefits of personal growth and discovery, contributing to good health.

Modern Family Relationships Support a Strong America

Donna M. Butts | Posted 07.13.2014 | Impact
Donna M. Butts

In recognition of the International Year of the Family, which was first declared by the United Nations on May 15 20 years ago, the Alliance for Children and Families and Generations United set about taking America's temperature on family connections across generations

Laughter Meditation for Parents and Kids

Pragito Dove | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Pragito Dove

It seemed crazy at first to invite my son to do a meditation with me. I thought of meditation as a serious, grown-up activity. However, he loved it. His laughter helped me regain my authentic laughter, and in the quiet time he liked the opportunity to lie in stillness and quiet.

My Occasional Loss of Body Control

Leslie Handler | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Handler

Oh, it hurts. My stomach is so tight. There's a squeeze from deep within. It feels like I'm doing ab crunches, but I'm not. The squeeze gets tighter...

Boiling It Down: This Essay Is Awesome

Harold Nonken | Posted 06.30.2014 | Comedy
Harold Nonken

It strikes me as strange, if not weird, that if something is so profound that it inspires awe -- then shouldn't it be full of awe? Is anything beautisome? Wondersome? Faithsome?

This Is What It Means To Make Time For Laughter

Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

What I Learned From a Little Boy Who Fell Off His Horse

Carly Reynolds | Posted 06.23.2014 | Good News
Carly Reynolds

It's a blessing to get to watch these kids come week after week and master something they were struggling with the week previous or see the smiles on the parents' faces as their children go trotting around the arena.

Yagana Shah

New Study Proves That Laughter Really Is The Best Medicine

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.22.2014 | Fifty

A little laughter can go a long way, a new study reveals. We all know the mood-boosting benefits of a good laugh, but researchers at California's L...

The Key To Working In A Stressful Environment, From Jill Abramson (VIDEO)

Posted 04.24.2014 | MarloThomas

Executive Editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson, shared some valuable tips with us about dealing with a stressful work environment. “It sou...

Why Women Laugh More Than Men

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.04.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Neuroscientist Scott Weems joins HuffPost Live to discuss his new book, "Ha!: The Science of When We Laugh and Why," and the reason women laugh more o...

Bringing Joy and Fun to Your Company Culture

Karin Volo | Posted 05.26.2014 | Business
Karin Volo

Did you know the average 4-year-old laughs 300 times a day, and for the average 40-year-old it might be four times? Amazing companies are bringing the...

How Laughter Helps Us Heal

Posted 03.20.2014 | Healthy Living

The following is an excerpt from ORIGIN Magazine. Interviewer: Chantal Pierrat Chantal Pierrat: On your website, you have a business card that ...

What Makes Us Laugh?

Kare Anderson | Posted 05.17.2014 | Books
Kare Anderson

Want people to laugh with you? Dark humor, done right, may be key according to The Humor Code co-authors, Peter McGraw and Joel Warner who travelle...

Age Is So Much More than Just a Number!

Robin Korth | Posted 05.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

With age come wisdom, courage, humility, compassion, patience and heart-healing laughter. We have earned every line on our faces because they reflect the passions of willing hearts and souls that have done some real living and are so much the richer for it.

7 Tricks To Boost Your Happiness, Instantly

Susie Moore | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

A lot of people make gratitude part of their daily practice and count the same blessings. Believe it or not, there is a such a thing as a gratitude rut. What is something you have never been thankful for before in your life?

The S&M Experience

Robin Korth | Posted 05.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

Do you remember the first time you heard the "S" (sir) word or the "M" (ma'am) word when someone was addressing you? In the timeline of maturity this event stands stark in many people's memories. The first time I got "ma'am-ed," I actually turned around to see who the person was talking to. It certainly could not have been me!

An Inspiring Tale of 3 Pussycats

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Reese Halter

Recently, I was asked how I remain so optimistic about life. I explained that, "True to my Welsh namesake - The Happy One - I carefully filter the inf...

How Laughter Can Heal the Heart and Soul

Joyce Marter | Posted 05.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Joyce Marter

To me, laughter is a non-sexual orgasm. My mind, body and spirit are tickled, sending waves of euphoria that reverberate throughout me. All that is negative is converted into positive waves of light and love. I greatly value the healing and connecting properties of laughter.

Valentine's Day the Tantric Way

Dr. Elsbeth Meuth and Freddy Zental Weaver | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elsbeth Meuth and Freddy Zental Weaver

As Valentine's Day approaches, we may be looking for ways to celebrate, whether we are in a relationship or single. For the couple, the traditional a...

10 Tips to a Happier Menopause

Carol E Wyer | Posted 04.12.2014 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

For many, the menopause is certainly not a laughing matter but, armed with strategies and information to help combat certain symptoms and discovering the huge support network that is available for them, those ladies can have hope.

5 Ways To Bring More Happiness To Your Life

Dr. Cynthia Thaik | Posted 03.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cynthia Thaik

Being joyful is about inspiration, passion and motivation. It is about setting goals and taking time out to do the things you really enjoy doing. When you are joyful, your whole body benefits, especially your heart and your mind.

For the Love of My Sister

Robin Korth | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

My sister Laurie was a year and a half older than me and always two years ahead of me in school. She was also my best friend and "almost twin." In our...