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Patterns

The Direct Path to Self-Awareness

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 03.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

The hidden power of the shadow. "You can learn more about yourself in a week in a marriage than you can meditating for 10 years in a cave." -- Step...

The Major Component Of Communication We're Often Forgetting

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 03.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Old habits don't die easily, but they do eventually dissolve, although the process usually takes longer and requires more practice than we think it should. Along the way, however, we get to cultivate other necessary qualities and strengths that serve us greatly, not only in our relationships, but in all areas of our lives.

Preparing for the New Year: Are Old Patterns Really Comfortable, or Just Familiar?

Beth Green | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Beth Green

The familiar is not in and of itself more comfortable than the unknown. In fact, it may well be worse and it may even be accompanied by the greatest discomfort of them all, which is the realization that I'm stuck and not doing anything about it.

A Conversation With Architect and Interior Designer, Ashley Hicks

Blue Carreon | Posted 02.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Blue Carreon

Ashley Hicks takes time off from his packed schedule to talk about ideas and hard work, active instructions in museums, and sometimes being mistaken for a girl.

Tricks To Mixing Prints And Taking Fashion Risks, From Betsey Johnson (VIDEO)

Posted 12.16.2013 | MarloThomas

Fashion designer Betsey Johnson, who’s known for her ability to mix seemingly unalike, bold prints into cohesive, beautiful outfits, had some keen f...

Now This Is How You Mix Prints

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 11.12.2013 | HuffPost Home

Mixing prints isn't instinctual. (Unless, of course, you're the high priestess of prints herself -- Solange Knowles). But it doesn't have to be overly...

When Things Go Out of Hand

Christine Eilvig | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

If we are not aware of what's going on when we are in these patterns or if we experience resistance to the healing process. Then we will go in and out of awareness when things remind us of a place we have been before and in no ways want to repeat.

Can Your Rock Plaid On Plaid Like Our Favorite Bloggers?

Posted 10.21.2013 | Style

Patterns, plaids and mixed prints are everywhere during the fall season, but this particular month we've been seeing more than just your typical flann...

Ryoji Ikeda: Test Pattern at Ruhrtriennale Arts Festival 2013 (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 10.26.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

Japanese visual artist and electronic composer Ryoji Ikeda is known for his installations and live performances that combine visuals and sound.

Jamaica, My Style Inspiration

Rai Mensah | Posted 10.06.2013 | Style
Rai Mensah

We see it the lines of Marchesa to Rachel Roy. Designers are inspired by their travels. I recently traveled to Jamaica for a week, real Jamaica, not the tourist overrun locations. My trip was more of an excursion than a vacation.

Letting Go of Shame

Seth C. Kadish | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Seth C. Kadish

We must recognize and address the negative pattern of shame, which tells us that we're no damn good, an indictment made by our own judge and jury in the form of our inner critic. We are flawed and imperfect, but let's not forget that we have our strengths, talents and virtues.

In Order to Grow, We Must Be Willing to Heal

Christine Eilvig | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

If we want to move forward in a nurturing way, we must be willing to also look inside. Willing to go deep healing on our dysfunctional patterns and issues.

10 Ways To Pull Off 2013's 'It' Pattern

Kellee Khalil | Posted 06.26.2013 | Weddings
Kellee Khalil

Whether it's defined as slightly tribal, a cousin of chevron, or totally tie-dye, we can say one thing: we love ikat. Patterns are already one the hot...

PHOTOS: These Patterned Invites Make A Serious Statement

Kellee Khalil | Posted 06.16.2013 | Weddings
Kellee Khalil

Patterns are a way to make your invitation that much more memorable, and it's also an inventive way to set the tone for the theme of your wedding.

2 Simple Pattern Busters To Break Down Bad Habits

Hale Dwoskin | Posted 05.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Hale Dwoskin

Breaking the habitual patterns from the past is actually a lot easier and more satisfying than you may imagine. The rewards for challenging the old ways of being and doing are immediate and long lasting. And if you follow the instructions here, it can even be fun.

Get in Control! (And Make It a Ritual)

Merel Bakker | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Merel Bakker

I would like to talk about how we can get control of our thoughts, actions and speech. Because those elements determine whether we are truly able to live in a healthy and sustainable way.

On The Fringe Of Reality

Mark Boslough | Posted 04.04.2013 | TED Weekends
Mark Boslough

In our daily lives, there often seem to be just enough ants, raindrops, and clouds for us to discern patterns, but not enough to be certain or to know what they mean.

Suit Yourself: Your First Big Boy Suit (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 03.19.2013 | Style

So, you've got a job interview. Armed with your resume, talking points, and confidence, you know this economy has no mercy for the unprepared. ...

GAME: You're Much Less Unique Than You Think You Are

Posted 11.14.2012 | Comedy

Between this video and Nate Silver's infallible predictions, we've pretty much succumbed to the fact that nobody is unique. We had a good run, thinkin...

Very Big Shifting Shows Up in Small Pattern Changes

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Ruth Neubauer

When patterns of contact change, something big is happening. The tell is in the shifting rhythm of silence.

Jackets Are On Top In Fall 2012 Street Style

The Huffington Post | Raydene Salinas | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

New York Fashion Week is the perfect time to spot trends on the street. A major trend this fall is interesting jackets: from camouflage to military gr...

You're So #$%&ing Predictable

James M. Lynch | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

I challenge you to take on change for the next couple of weeks. Little changes, safe changes if you want, but take on something. Try walking an extra couple of blocks to get on the train or bus at a different stop. Try a restaurant you've never been in.

Astoria Characters: The Woman Clothed in History

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.02.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Pearl Gould's Uncle Elie and Aunt Esther started the Broadway Silk Store during the Great Depression, and it looks much as it did when Hoover was president. Like Pearl, it's stitched together by time.

PHOTOS: Pretty Prints On The Streets Of New York

Melissa Fedor & Abby Wallach | Posted 07.05.2011 | Style
Melissa Fedor & Abby Wallach

Dressed in polka-dot sweaters, paint-stroked coats, bold-checked skirts, and graphic tees, Beautiful Strangers appear anything but plain as they step ...

The Ghosts Of Divorce That Haunt My Second Marriage

Emily V. Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Emily V. Gordon

Recently an issue came up between my husband and I that probably would have looked mundane to an outsider--basically, we were both under a lot of stre...