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How We Treat Others

Tom Morris | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

How we treat others is really in the end how we treat ourselves. Our outer conduct always has inner results. In a great little passage from Shakesp...

It's Your Life You Get to Choose: 7 Tools to Help You Get What You Want

Marilyn Tam | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

Waiting for something or someone to give you what you want in your life is abdication of your free will and choice. Yet we've all had occasions when w...

The 11 Most Important Choices You Can Make in Life

Richard Koch | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Richard Koch

Most of reality doesn't matter, but a few things -- in this case choices -- matter a huge amount. In other words, there is a very small number of choices that will determine the great majority of results.

Staying Positive With Dementia: 'There's Still A Lot Of Good Life Out There'

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.10.2014 | Fifty

Ron Grant is adamant that his dementia won't define his life. “There’s still a lot of good life out there,” said Grant, who was diagnosed wit...

Time on the Run

Robin Korth | Posted 06.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

It hits us all at one time or another in quiet and not-so-quiet ways. We are getting older. Time is marching, no matter how hard we run or try for ...

30 Reasons To Embrace 30

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 05.14.2014 | Women
Tinatin Japaridze

I recently celebrated my 30th birthday. Instead of dwelling on the potential downsides of turning the Big 3-0, I made a conscious decision to do the opposite.

30-Something, 30-Everything. Cheers to the Big 3-0!

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 05.11.2014 | Women
Tinatin Japaridze

And so it is: I am officially 30 years young. Yes, I use the word young instead of old, contrary to my previous belief that once I turned the big 3-0, life as I had known it prior to this milestone would never be the same again. Period.

An Open Letter to Myself on my 30th birthday

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 04.29.2014 | Women
Shannon Sutherland

Your choices haven't always been the best, but they have always been yours, and they have ultimately created a pretty awesome result: 30-year-old you.

You May Never Become a Programmer

Chase Adams | Posted 04.26.2014 | Technology
Chase Adams

You may never become a programmer, but I hope you choose to give it a shot. If you decide at some point it's not for you, choose to try something else. Repeat the cycle until you find your passion. Choose to pursue it. Make time for it.

Your Best Mantra for 2014

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

What truly can't be changed, you can choose to accept, which simply means no longer blaming yourself or others and releasing all of that toxic anger that is directed both inward and outward.

How to Find Yourself, When You've Lost Yourself

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Lammersen

Get uneasy, get scared, become a beginner again. You will learn something new about yourself, not only about your character, but what turns on your light. Once you've found something that turns on your light, you've found purpose.

Where Does the Sky Begin?

Ari Andersen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ari Andersen

I cannot point to one thing and say, "It is that right there that brings me effortless joy!" any more than I can say, "Oh, the sky starts right over here." It is these series of breaths we take and the beautiful things that happen in between them that provide weight to our existence.

Stacia Pierce: Balancing Your Hectic Life

Stacia Pierce | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Stacia Pierce

Remove the picture you have in your mind of what balance is supposed to look like. Focus instead on productivity and the rest will fall into place.

Having a Baby Is a Great Way to Be Happy -- But So Is Not Having One

Jessica Blankenship | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Jessica Blankenship

The truest thing I can figure out is that attaining and maintaining happiness has a lot less to do with making the correct choices, and more to do with cultivating an ability to weather change with all the courage, humility, curiosity and amusement we can muster.

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.

45 Mistakes That Keep Women Unhappy

Jennifer Boykin | Posted 09.01.2013 | Fifty
Jennifer Boykin

I've made EVERY ONE of these mistakes myself -- REPEATEDLY -- and they are the main reasons why it took me TWENTY YEARS to make my biggest Unrequited Dream a reality.

Choices in Life

James Van Praagh | Posted 06.28.2013 | Healthy Living
James Van Praagh

Before making any major choice in life, I gift myself with time to sit and contemplate. I bring myself into a meditative state and bring myself into the stillness of the silence.

The Rudest Question You Can Ask A Post 50 Woman

Claudia Cevenini and Sue Wildish | Posted 06.15.2013 | Fifty
Claudia Cevenini and Sue Wildish

There are two questions I get asked with an annoying regularity. They come as a pair.

Wheelchair Wisdom: Go With the Flow

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

This was the reality of the situation. This was the truth of the here and now. I couldn't be with him out there on the dance floor, so I had to reframe the situation and enjoy the experience in a completely different way.

My Highest Practical Priority As A Dad

Kevin Hartnett | Posted 06.08.2013 | Parents
Kevin Hartnett

The lower cost of living here meant they could make career choices that were less based on salary considerations, and the smaller range of choices in everything from preschools to restaurants meant they'd be less compelled to reach for things that would end up making their lives harder.

How to Get Out of Your Own Way

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 06.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Whatever it is, you have two choices: Live with it and continue to be unhappy or take a good, serious look at yourself in the mirror. The key word here is mirror. We can't see our blemishes until we have a mirror to reflect them back at us.

How To Make Decisions You Won't Regret

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Think about a current situation in your life in which you're contemplating a big decision. Here is how to avoid second-guessing or regrets to feel best about your decision, as well as to master the decision-making process itself.

Simple Truth to Love, Security and Recognition

Jeff Cannon | Posted 03.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeff Cannon

The simple truth is that happiness is not found in having all the love, security and recognition you can possibly have. It is found by balancing those three ideals based on who you are, based on your own needs.

The Last of the Human Freedoms

Viral Mehta | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Viral Mehta

Each moment, life places us on the crest of a powerful wave -- we can either deny our capacity to choose, or we can wholeheartedly embrace it. Blue pill or red pill, decay or evolution, these opposing forces are at endless play.

5 Choices We All Make In Life

Posted 01.23.2014 | OWN

As told to Leigh Newman Ayana Mathis, author of the brilliant The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, explores a few of the decisions so many of us confront. ...