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Would You Be Happy in Heaven?

William Irvine | Posted 08.28.2014 | Religion
William Irvine

What would life in heaven be like? The Bible repeatedly assures its readers that heaven is where they want to go, but provides almost no information about what life would be like there.

Why This Place South Of The Border May Be The World's Best Retirement Spot

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 10.13.2014 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

Costa Rica, often dubbed the 'happiest place on earth,' has long beckoned expats from North America and elsewhere who long for a more laidback lifestyle and warm tropical breezes.

Visiting Bali, Indonesia: Earth's Paradise

The Surf Channel | Posted 09.24.2014 | Travel
The Surf Channel

Kneading my toes through the island's chalky-white sand beaches, while staring hypnotized at a sunset burning out over the sapphire and emerald waters.

My Cornell Reunion: Parting the Big Red Seas of Time

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 08.24.2014 | College
Randee Mia Berman

OK, I admit it. I'm a sap for nostalgia. So when my 40th college reunion reminder popped up in the email, I bolted into reverse. Who wouldn't want to "Reflect, Rekindle, Reconnect" -- words the Notable Class Reunion Chairs cooed in their beckoning letters to the alums.

A Divine Comedy

Francis Levy | Posted 08.10.2014 | Books
Francis Levy

Dante's journey comprises hell, purgatory and paradise and is filled with illustrious saints and sinners. But what is the modern equivalent? What is our hell, our purgatory?

Exploring the Seaside Town of Nigran, Spain

Global Yodel | Posted 05.16.2014 | Travel
Global Yodel

We caught up with Carla to learn more about her, her work, and Nigrán. Read on to learn the best spot to grab a beer in this seaside paradise.

Heaven Quotes Reveal The Mystery Of The Afterlife

Posted 04.12.2014 | Religion

Is heaven real? Cultures and faiths since time immemorial believe so, though their concepts of paradise are as diverse as life itself. Lisa Miller,...

Daily Meditation: Paradise

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.11.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

How to Live in Paradise for Less Than $1,500 a Month

Norm Schriever | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
Norm Schriever

First off, there is a HUGE difference between being on vacation and living abroad. That image you have of sitting around on a beach chair all day with a coconut drink in your hand at a luxurious resort?

LOOK: Hawaii Is Actually Paradise

Posted 09.04.2013 | 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...

'Why Twitter With Satan When You Can Friend With God?'

Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment

Diablo Cody's "Paradise" will debut on DirecTV on Aug. 8, but the film is still set for a proper theatrical release on Oct. 18. With that in mind, her...

Kauai: Much More Than a Beach Vacation

Jerry Lanson | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel
Jerry Lanson

Waves pound the rocky shore, sending showers of frothy spray dozens of feet into the air. Sea turtles swim through shoreside seaweed to feed. And surfers, boogie boarders and snorklers share the beaches in search of the perfect wave or perfect school of colorful fish.

25 Little Slices Of Heaven

Posted 07.03.2013 | 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...

An Instagram Hay Day on Australia's Hamilton Island

Megan Snedden | Posted 07.21.2013 | Travel
Megan Snedden

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WATCH: Taking The Kids To Maui

Kari Haugeto | Posted 03.18.2013 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

It is a fact that finding things to do with kids in Maui, an island with a well-deserved reputation for being exclusive and expensive, isn't always easy. Even the attractions you'd assume would appeal to the little ones are not really ideal for children, especially very young kids.

Did These Critics Go Too Far?

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 11.18.2012 | Entertainment

With another week coming to a close, it's time to take a look at just how much critics were unimpressed with the newest entertainment offerings. In...

Hear Cody Simpson's New Single 'Wish You Were Here' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.10.2012 | Teen

Cody Simpson's swoon-worthy voice, dapper suits and millions of fans (including over 3 million on Twitter) can make it easy to forget that the Aussie ...

PHOTOS: The Philippine Surfer's Paradise Perfect For Non-Surfers

Kip Patrick | Posted 08.07.2012 | Travel
Kip Patrick

You've probably never heard of Catanduanes Island.

Finding Paradise In The Exotic And The Ordinary

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 07.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

The truth is, every moment has this potential seeded within it, for paradise is what we bring to the moment through our willingness to open and be receptive to the beauty that is already there.

Next Southeast Asia Hotspot? El Nido, Philippines (PHOTOS)

Kip Patrick | Posted 07.17.2012 | Travel
Kip Patrick

Travel in virtually any direction from town, and you'll discover hidden lagoons, secluded beaches, waterfalls, hot springs, and a myriad of jungle-draped islands pulled right out of Robinson Crusoe.

Our "Trailer Trash" Education

Scout, Ph.D. | Posted 05.27.2012 | Impact
Scout, Ph.D.

The term "trailer trash" is symbolic of a type of systemic discrimination that's allowing low income home owners from Appalachia to Arizona to fall through the cracks.

Postcard From Paradise

Kevin Richberg | Posted 08.06.2011 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

Is it possible to keep 'Paradise' a secret? Evidently not, since I'm writing about Boracay Island in this post, and since tourists have starting flocking there by the thousands.

PHOTOS: 10 Incredible Island Paradises

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

It looks like paradise in the brochure, but when you get there you find crowded beaches with barely enough room for your towel, pushy hawkers, and clo...

Judy Collins: Beauty Gets Down to Business

Laura Baudo Sillerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laura Baudo Sillerman

A mature audience couldn't find a better role model than Judy Collins, a recording artist whose latest CD includes a duet of "Diamonds and Rust" with Joan Baez. She's a businesswoman with the voice of a choir of angels.

Adam And Eve: The Day After

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John Shore

Expelled from the Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve reflect on their new circumstances, find joy in koalas and the naming of sand, and happily agree that Eve can't be blamed. Too bad posterity forgot.