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How Getting Hit With a Ton of Brick Helped Me Find My Passion

Mike Liguori | Posted 07.30.2014 | Business
Mike Liguori

Life is one big unknown. Signs like the one I saw on the building one night are reminders that when a ton of bricks hits you square in the face, pick them up and starting building your new career.

5 True Story Tips for Starting Your Own Small Business

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 07.30.2014 | Small Business
Carlota Zimmerman

If you have an idea for a business, before you get hung up on being perfectly situated, or reading every business book in the market, or getting certified as an entrepreneur (a hilarious contradiction-in-terms!)... just do it. Just start the damn business.

13 Design Blogs You Might Have Missed

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 07.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Stephen Tanenbaum

It goes without saying that well-known sites like Apartment Therapy and Houzz are great resources. But there are lots of others out there that can help you cultivate your taste and create polished, authentic interiors.

How Work Really Makes Us Feel -- And What We Can Do About It

Pam Ross | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Pam Ross

Last week, Arianna Huffington wrote about what happens when you type "why am" into Google's search engine and allow it to autocomplete your sentence. The results point to an incredibly overtired society. When I saw this, I got curious... what are the most common searches related to how work makes us feel?

5 Secrets of Happy Relationships

Chandresh Bhardwaj | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Chandresh Bhardwaj

Being aware of the soul's craving for love, I became interested in recognizing the common threads in all of the happy, loving relationships I was coming across. I wanted to decode the secrets of a strong bond, and here's what I found the keys to be.

Twitter Is Still the Best Water Cooler Ever for Brands

Lee Traupel | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

How much time is Twitter going to take to be effective for your business? The simple answer is probably an hour or two a day, depending on your products and services, community service sophistication, how you're using the platform and how aggressively you want to grow your brand.

30 Anzeichen, dass Ihr Kind ein Hipster wird

Jennifer Latch | Posted 07.30.2014 | Germany
Jennifer Latch

1. Es trägt seine Sonnenbrille in geschlossenen Räumen. 2. Sie erwischen es dabei, wie es Samstagvormittags "Inspector Gadget"-Folgen auf VHS guckt. 3. Es trinkt selbst gemachte Limonade von kleinen Herstellern aus der Umgebung. ...

This Is What The Internet Had To Say About Blake Lively's New Website

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 07.26.2014 | Style

Blake Lively's new lifestyle brand Preserve launched this week and it's fair to say that the Internet felt every emotion possible about the star's new...

8 Things to Know When You Want to Work for Yourself

Mike Liguori | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business
Mike Liguori

The absence of the once secure bi-weekly paycheck and the uncertainty of any decision in the name of the project constantly puts us on the edge.

When Your Heart Says, 'Hell No!' -- How to Step Out of a Bad Situation

Kristi Ling | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristi Ling

Let go of what's not working. Be brave enough to move on. Make bold choices. It's okay if they're last minute, split second, or otherwise -- as long as you're following your inner-voice. Be audacious enough to ask the driver to stop the bus so you can jump off and see what adventures are waiting for you.

Why Being You Rocks

Chris Deaver | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Create a purpose that gets you up in the morning and makes you dream dreams at night. Ground your goals in service so you become a force of nature, lifting yourself and others to higher levels than you've ever been before, innovating everything in your life to become more uniquely powerful in the universe.

Chapter 4: Being Single Post 50

Irene Michaels | Posted 07.24.2014 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

One mistake women make is going out to "LOOK FOR A MAN." You are doomed as soon as you do that and will always be disappointed. Go out to enjoy yourself and your friends and you will give off a different vibe.

On the Menu: 7 Questions For Chef Matthias Merges

Lesley Nagy | Posted 07.24.2014 | Taste
Lesley Nagy

You'll savor crispy pigtail, steamed buns, grilled fish heads and some of the best chicken wings.

7 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Millennials

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

Layering accumulated knowledge and experiences from generation to generation is how we evolve. It's how we improve the experience of being human. Let's partner up with these kids and create a better world together.

5 Ways to Help Boost Your Happiness Right Now

Barbara Ficarra | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra

Keep these tips with you as a simple reminder that it's the simple things in life that can bring you joy.

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?