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6 Ways to Manage and Thrive Through Transition and Change

Marilyn Tam | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

Even happy occasions and positive changes are stressful, and it helps to recognize how to manage them for our health and happiness. Here are six things you can do to lower the stress and maximize the positives of the transition...

How To Survive And Thrive In Your New Empty Nest

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 09.13.2014 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

The college kids have headed back to their messy apartments or moved for the first time into their dorm rooms. So how are you feeling, parents? Will you miss those kids? Other than when our children are born, there's no bigger change in our lives as parents than when our children leave home. It's a shock to the system -- but there are good things about empty nesting, too.

What to Look Forward to as a Senior

Courtney Sokol | Posted 09.04.2014 | College
Courtney Sokol

Britney Spears said it best with "I'm not a girl, not yet a woman." We seniors are standing at this awkward intersection, but there is so much to look forward to this year and beyond.

'Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good': A Talk With Jan Karon

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 09.03.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Nine years ago, Jan Karon, the author of the hugely popular Mitford series of novels, announced that Light From Heaven (2005) would be the last Mitford book. Now, she's back with a new Mitford novel.

Starting College: A Guide for Parents in 2014

Marshall P. Duke | Posted 08.24.2014 | College
Marshall P. Duke

With memories of high school graduations still strong but sadly beginning to fade, as in the cascade of summers before, millions of families are busily preparing for a signal event in their lives.

The Ripple Effect of You...

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 07.25.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Have you ever thought of yourself as a pebble? Metaphorically speaking, on the "pond of life" that is exactly what you are when you consider those who are affected by the ripple effect of your thoughts, deeds, and actions.

Making the Most Out of Ch-ch-changes

Mark Steber | Posted 09.15.2014 | Money
Mark Steber

From getting married to having a baby or even getting divorced, use our tips to help keep more of your money in your pocket.

Affordable Care Act: Applying for Special Enrollment Period

Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA | Posted 09.14.2014 | Money
Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA

The application for special enrollment varies slightly from state to state. However, there are a few things you can expect to see across the board to help prepare for when you do apply.

All The Women I Have Been

Jessica Pan | Posted 09.10.2014 | Women
Jessica Pan

Forgetting can be a beautiful thing, but sometimes we live too much in the present. We forget about all the girls and women we have been.

How You Know When You're Not Satisfied

Posted 09.10.2014 | Entertainment

When was the moment you knew you weren't satisfied? That was the question we posed to our readers last week, and you came through with awesome sto...

Dear Family Whisperer: How to Make Him Listen When You Need to Talk

Melinda Blau | Posted 09.06.2014 | Parents
Melinda Blau

If you share childcare and housework, bravo! Many women would envy you. But also give your partner a chance to do his share of the emotional work.

City Life vs. Island Life: The Best of Both Worlds

Amanda Walkins | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel
Amanda Walkins

Both city life and island life have their perks. I can personally recommend both, but of course, one or both may not be perfect for you. Here are my favorite aspects of each so you can decide for yourself.

Learning How to Create Balance Through Life Challenges

Madinah N. James | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Madinah N. James

A caregiver's life is packed with grooming, doctor or therapy appointments, exercises and food preparation -- often all before noon. Here are seven practical ways to find some time during your day to look after yourself, as well as your loved one.

You Are Never Too Old for Prom

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 08.09.2014 | Style
Nicholas Ferroni

In a previous blog, I shared a story about Brittany Mason, a model and former Miss Indiana, who was so bullied and terrorized as a teen, that she ne...

How This Navy Seal Overcame His Combat 'Baggage' To Find Happiness

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Brent Gleeson was unhappy working in finance, so he quit his job to join the Navy. But that wouldn't be the only time he would make a significant l...

Going Through A Major Change? This Will Help You Embrace It

Posted 06.03.2014 | 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...

The Big Move That Changed This Interior Designer's Life

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.09.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Michelle Workman was an interior designer to the stars when she and her husband Justin decided to pack up their LA family and relocate them down south...

Alena Hall

Trading Hollywood Parties For A Simple Country Life Helped This Man Find True Happiness

HuffingtonPost.com | Alena Hall | Posted 05.09.2014 | Healthy Living

Jamie Midgley, 58, lives his life by pure trial and error. His unconventional entrance into the film industry was nothing shy of extraordinary, but wh...

Injured Baseball Player: Losing My Career Was 'One Of The Greatest Things That Happened To Me'

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.08.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Mike Robbins was a baseball star. After turning down a draft option from the New York Yankees right out of high school, he attended Stanford, pitched ...

10 Things To Remember For Your 40s

Sara Sutton Fell | Posted 06.30.2014 | Women
Sara Sutton Fell

I am more comfortable in my own skin, calmer about the challenges I face and able to function better in my relationships in my personal and professional life. I also look a hell of a lot better because I have more money than I did at 20!

7 Ways To Create The Life You Want

Linda Durnell | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Durnell

The breakthrough that will lead us to the life we want, cannot happen without first examining the life we have been living. With everything we are managing and enduring, we may have lost touch with the vision of who we wanted to be and how we wanted to live.

Resetting the Table

Melanie Young | Posted 06.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

Everyone needs to reset their physical and mental vantage point every so often for a fresh outlook. It doesn't have to be a full-blown move or change; it can be a small adjustment. If you don't like the picture, reframe it. If things become too burdensome, take time to stop, clear and reset.

6 Ways Change Will Transform You

Susie Moore | Posted 06.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Change is liberating and healing and plain unavoidable. The more we welcome it, the more profoundly positive its impact. We know we can survive and overcome.

The Moment I Knew: When I Passed Out In Front Of Loehmann's

Posted 04.09.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Fran Pastore, President and CEO of Connecticut's Women's Business Development Council, knew something wrong with her -- but had no idea what -- after ...

The Perfect Opportunity To Make A Positive Change

Posted 04.07.2014 | 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...