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Why Failure Is Your New Best Friend

Mike Liguori | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Liguori

You have the control and choice to decide what to do with your life. You can choose to leave or stay at a job. You can go to school if you want. You can choose to view the world anyway you see fit.

How to Talk to an Artist

Dana Sitar | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Dana Sitar

As a universally misunderstood lot, artists tend to hate talking to people. Whether you're in the industry or a layperson, our best friend, family member, or colleague, we don't want to talk to you. It's not because of rampant introversion or elitism in creative people. It's because you're not good at talking to us.

Why Content and Social Media Marketing are the New SEO

Lee Traupel | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

SEO is the process of making your web site more accessible to search engines. Google's algorithmic updates the last 3-5 years ("panda" "penguin" "hu...

Everything We Learned From Blake Lively's New Lifestyle Website

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 07.22.2014 | Style

When Blake Lively is not acting or the exercising her power as a reigning style icon, she's apparently learning lessons all about lifestyle. On Tu...

Content Marketing Best Practices for B2B Brands

Lee Traupel | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

I wish I could tell you it is this easy. It's not; but, here are critical benchmarks you should be aware of to create meaningful content.

Lifestyle Medicine and the Parable of the Tiny Parachute

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

A commentary was published last month on the blog site of the prestigious British Medical Journal telling us, in essence, that lifestyle medicine is ineffective. Specifically, it said that screening for chronic disease risk factors in the general population, and addressing them with lifestyle counseling in the clinical setting, is of no value.

An Open Letter to G-d

Mimi Minsky | Posted 07.17.2014 | Religion
Mimi Minsky

This letter is a reminder; a reminder for myself. A reminder that there is a bigger picture than the picture we're certain we've seen before. This here is reminder that there is more to life than dollar bills and shiny cars. A reminder that we still have so much more living left to do.

Keeping The 'Happy' in 'Happy Birthday'

Lisa Newlin | Posted 07.17.2014 | Women
Lisa Newlin

I turned 34 this year. Yes, 34. I'm not ashamed to admit that I'm in my mid-thirties and am no longer the young woman I used to be, and I'm OK with it.

TV: Killing Us Softly?

Dr. Cindy Haines | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cindy Haines

So TV is bad for us -- but what to do when being "bad" can feel oh-so-good (and change can seem oh-so-rough). Here are some tips on how to get yourself and your kids up off the couch and doing something else that will pay better dividends.

11 Adventure Races That'll Blow You Away

Liftopia | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

Have you participated in endurance races like Ragnar, Tough Mudder, and the Zombie Run... and you're still left wanting more?

Are You Present In Your Life? Banish Busyness and Start Living Your Soul Signature

Panache Desai | Posted 07.15.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Panache Desai

Your kids have piano, soccer, football, tutoring. You're working 45+ hours a week. Your friends want you to attend their dinner party. You're chairing...

Black Girls Tan, Too

Melissa Henderson | Posted 07.15.2014 | Black Voices
Melissa Henderson

A past romantic interest suggested I go tanning because it would "make me feel better" during this winter's polar vortex. When I mentioned it to a few people, they were definitely confused -- why would I need to go tanning? Um, didn't you know? Black girls tan, too.

Why in the World Is Technology So Stressful?

Gil Laroya | Posted 07.15.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

This is what I envision every time I think of technology: the art of making life easier, gentler, more repeatable, and less stressful. So why is it, in today's hustle and bustle world, are we all so damn stressed?

Savor the Season: Why Appreciating What's Around Us Ignites What's Within Us

Miriam Ava | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Decorative pumpkins in July. Avalanches of fall fashion in mid-summer. Hearty harvest recipes during high heat. Societal conditioning magnified by...

Perils of Fire Fighting: Too Much Heat and Too Little Light

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We just got a bracing dose of this reality in a report issued by the CDC. The rate of overweight and obesity is higher among fire fighters -- at 70 percent -- than the general population.

Camp Karma

Marnie Nir | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Marnie Nir

Seems it takes something to realize your "no" is simply a chicken's cluck, roll up your sleeves and head into exactly where your head tells you not to go, only to happily find out you've been 40 years wrong.

Dogs and Us -- Is It Getting Just a Little Bit Strange?

Trish Mitchell | Posted 07.10.2014 | Impact
Trish Mitchell

I think we've started to make a fetish out of Fido. Throwing him birthday parties, dressing him up for the holidays, organizing doggy weddings. Do you have any idea how many dogs have their own Twitter accounts? Lots.

A True Work-Life Balance Requires Personal Leadership

Justin Constantine | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Justin Constantine

I am now firmly committed to establishing a healthy and holistic work life balance, and I recognize that it will take personal leadership to make that happen.

10 Ways to Repurpose Your Ski Gear

Liftopia | Posted 07.09.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

There comes a time in every skier and snowboarder's life where you have to say goodbye to the ones you love. Maybe it's the 10 year-old Volant Machetes that lasted through the good times and are now relegated to late-season rock runs.

Why Sex Toy Shopping Is No Longer a Dirty Little Secret

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 07.09.2014 | Women
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

It used to be something done in secret. Anybody, from good girl to gay guy to carnal couple, had to slink down to the seedy sex toy shop on the other side of town to purchase their private pleasure items.

8 Life Hacks For Increasing Inner Peace

HeartMath LLC | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living
HeartMath LLC

Sometimes it can feel as though inner peace is a gift of bliss reserved for the lucky ones that don't have the same load of burdens we have. The fact is we all have our own unique stressors and challenges.

The (Necessary) Exercise Advice You Don't Want to Hear

Caleigh Rykiss | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Caleigh Rykiss

To truly make these things happen sometimes we must push our bodies and minds to their limits, step out of our comfort zones and force ourselves to give it everything and more, even if we don't want to. Here are the things you don't want to do, but should do to make the most of your workout!

No Body at the Wheel (Synthetic Poetry in Demotion)

Omer Rosen | Posted 07.08.2014 | Technology
Omer Rosen

Drivers will only get more distracted by electronics as time is replaced by more time.

More Reasons Not to Drink and Drive

Saul Segan | Posted 07.08.2014 | Crime
Saul Segan

The laws continue to increase in severity. Mandatory sentencing for DUI is far more widespread than the old days. Now, something has been added to the mix. The ignition interlock.

The Only Social Network You'll Ever Need How to Feed & Take Care of It

Lee Traupel | Posted 07.08.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

LinkedIn has over 300 plus million users, doubling in size the last calendar year, adding 2 new members per second and an estimated 180M unique visit...