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3 Things My Toddler Taught Me About Life

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 07.23.2014 | Parents
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

While I have been trying to teach him, he has been teaching me quite a bit about life and how to be successful. Skeptical that a toddler can do that? Well, consider this...

Miracle Message at the Corner Store

Lisa Guest | Posted 07.11.2014 | Books
Lisa Guest

We are never really alone. No matter what trial awaits us or causes us grief, other friendly souls with just the right ingredient for the moment appear to make the recipe work.

This Simple Internet Hack Could Change Your Productivity Forever

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.20.2014 | Healthy Living

Many of us are guilty of multitasking in our lives -- well, thinking that we multitask, at least. In reality, we are all just switching from one task ...

Reinventing the Shine in Life

Gil Laroya | Posted 06.06.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Gil Laroya

What happened to that "shine" that defined our lives before everything got so damn busy?

Get Home, Get Wine, Eat Food, Summertime

Courtney McKinney | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Courtney McKinney

Eating well, moving, and cooking don't have to be chores. They can compliment each other so you'll have more time to go back to watching TV or whatever you would rather be doing (although once you start moving to the music you may find you prefer that to watching TV).

5 Ways To Focus Your Mind And Maximize Productivity

| Marla Tabaka | Posted 06.03.2014 | Small Business

You may believe that you're productively multitasking as you bounce between your smartphone, tablet, and laptop. The fact is that you're just being di...

Can I Please Have Your Undivided Attention?

Vicki Cobb | Posted 05.30.2014 | Impact
Vicki Cobb

Many issues are too complex to be reduced to a sound bite. I worry that we will lose the ability to do deep thinking if we get addicted to constant interruption by the beeps of our seductive electronic devices.

8 Ways To (Effectively) Manage Your Time

Posted 05.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kevin Gray for MensJournal.com You can't change the number of hours in a day, but you can fill them more efficiently, with less stress and menta...

iOS Quick Read: Implementing Remote Notifications

Dulio Denis | Posted 07.19.2014 | Huffpost Code
Dulio Denis

In this article, we will continue our exploration of new iOS 7 multitasking features with Remote Notifications, which allow your app to launch immediately whenever you send it a special push notification.

The Real Reason Mothers Never Get Anything Done

Lauren Jackman | Posted 07.15.2014 | Parents
Lauren Jackman

It's 9 a.m. and I've just put Bubby down for his morning sleep. I reckon I have about an hour and a half before he wakes. I'm excited! I have plans...

I Am the Worst Mom Friend

Courtney Carter | Posted 07.03.2014 | Parents
Courtney Carter

I am 26. I am in that contradiction of an age where you are young enough to go out, but too exhausted to. Or maybe I'm just too exhausted to. Maybe 30 is the new 20, if you don't have a child.

The Multitasking Myth

Ray Dodd | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Ray Dodd

Even though I subscribe to the practice of being present-in-the-moment through mediation and Yoga, it's often more of an ideal than a practice. Every day I have a "to-do list," what I need to get done to keep everything moving, and in my mind, to keep everything from falling apart.

How To Truly Be More Productive

Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living

By Katie Golde Quick reality check: We live in a busy world where a million things are happening at once. For many of us, multitasking is a way t...

The Simultaneous Present

Marissa Lepor | Posted 05.18.2014 | Media
Marissa Lepor

So why do we spend so much time capturing and sharing moments if they prevent us from actually living in them? Maybe it's not just about stopping and smelling the roses; maybe it's about sharing a moment with that rose and truly appreciating it.

Mardi Gras and Multitasking: More in Common Than It Seems

David Ropeik | Posted 05.04.2014 | Healthy Living
David Ropeik

We ought to worry what the constant cognitive Mardi Gras of our über-connected/multitasking existence is doing to our social and intellectual health, to our decision making, and even literally to our safety.

Kids, Tech and Those Shrinking Attention Spans

Diana Graber | Posted 04.30.2014 | Parents
Diana Graber

It's convenient for those of us who can remember a time when there were no distracting digital devices clamoring for our attention to place the blame for shortened attention spans squarely on the shoulders of technology. But that doesn't really get us anywhere, does it?

Big City, Big Dreams

Suzanne Skees | Posted 04.11.2014 | Small Business
Suzanne Skees

Feeling like she's always running in circles, Anali runs a small weaving microbusiness, studies accounting at university, and cares for her partner and daughter at home. She left her rural village and is already banking on a brighter future for herself and her kids.

Mindful At Work Challenge, Day 2: Eliminating Distractions

Posted 01.28.2014 | Healthy Living

This post is part of an ongoing partnership between the Institute for Mindful Leadership and Huff Post as we work together to bring mindfulness to t...

Multitasking Costs Us How Much?!

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

We've all been guilty of it -- sending a quick email during the middle of a meeting, checking Facebook in the middle of a project or updating a calend...

WATCH: Are We Experiencing A Mindfulness Revolution?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Are we in the middle of a mindfulness revolution? That's what the cover of TIME Magazine's latest issue claims -- and it isn't without some merit. ...

Coping With Contagious Affluenza: Mindful Consumption

Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D. | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D.

Do we really need all this stuff? Why are we eating so much? Why can't we focus on what's happening right now? The symptoms and effects of affluenza are plentiful, but there is good news -- relief is possible, and it can be put into action right away.

8 Easy Homework Tips for All Parents

Barbara Levy | Posted 03.09.2014 | Parents
Barbara Levy

Whether you are at the office or home with the kids, I'm betting you struggle with the homework question. How do we, as parents, get our children to study and learn, setting them up for future success?

Debunking The Myth Of Multitasking

Sharon Salzberg | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Sharon Salzberg

Debunking the myth of multitasking, we become much better at what we do and increase the chance of being able to remember the details of work we have done in the past.

Our Powerful And Fragile Attention

Linda Stone | Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Stone

What if I told you that the way we are talking about attention is part of the problem? Our conversation about distraction, multitasking, and the stern command to focus, actually creates a level of stress, anxiety, and shame.

Women and Multitasking: Asset or Enemy?

Anushay Hossain | Posted 02.03.2014 | Women
Anushay Hossain

Like most women, I never really valued our amazing ability to multi-task until I became a working mother. I think although this innate ability in us is always "on," it really develops into our secret weapon as we get older and have more responsibilities.