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This Happy Playlist Will Get You Through The Most Miserable Winter Day

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 02.05.2014 | Entertainment

For much of the country, the 2013-2014 winter season has been especially cold, wet and miserable. When it's chilly and damp outside, you've got to bri...

Brave

Natalie Thomas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Natalie Thomas

I'm the one that jumps first and freaks later. But speaking my mind? Finally fessing up to all that was wrong in my life, being a voice for those who hadn't, wouldn't or couldn't? Now that was terrifying.

Our Definitive 2013 New York City Marathon Playlist

Meredith Melnick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Meredith Melnick

We know you need some motivation to keep one foot in front of the other. But cheering loved ones with signs can only do so much.

26 Songs To Cheer You Up This Instant

Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living

Crummy day? Tune in. Music is a powerful tool: Studies have shown a good beat can ease anxiety, lower stress and even boost heart health. Over ...

A Playlist For... A Migraine?

Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D. | Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D.

What if you get headaches? The right piece of music can make you feel euphoric in just moments. Much of this effect is due to an increase of various neurotransmitters such as dopamine.

The Top 10 Songs To Help You Breathe

Danielle Hark | Posted 05.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Danielle Hark

After years of trying for a few seconds at a time and giving up, I finally discovered something that works for me -- listening to music about breathing. By listening to music, my mind focuses on one thing, something relaxing, and I can breathe without the silence doing me in. It's still not easy, but it helps.

Make Me a Mix Tape

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 04.15.2013 | Women
Kayley Kravitz

The boys that have lovingly crafted mix CDs for me over the years continue to hold a special place in my heart. They introduced me to bands that I may never have discovered otherwise while also making me feel warm and fuzzy.

BGG Playlist: Mardi Gras, V-Day and Anti V-Day Celebrations, and Dita

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 04.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

It's T-minus three days until V-Day, and because we're already a little burnt out on the red-and-pink of it all, we've decided to shower the real objects of our affection (that's you, BGG readers!) with some not-at-all-cutesy goodness.

Holiday Carols to Improve Children's Focusing Power (A Sample Playlist)

Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D. | Posted 01.30.2013 | Parents
Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D.

I turned on the radio. The station we usually listen to was playing a holiday song, and that was followed by another. From past years, I knew that their playlist would now be straight-up holiday music for the next month or so. That's when I got the idea.

Charge Up and Vote: Two Election Day Playlists

Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D. | Posted 01.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D.

Election Day is tomorrow, and you can use your playlists to supercharge as you get out and vote. Find tunes that will charge you up with the right energy and send you the motivational message you need to be hearing, as well as reward you for doing something good and important.

Best Rock Music of October!

Dusty Wright | Posted 12.26.2012 | Arts
Dusty Wright

Here are some of my favorite new releases from October culled from press releases, Spotify playlists, satellite radio, and peer recommendations.

"I Want You to Want Me": A Presidential Debate Party Playlist

David Wild | Posted 12.03.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

There has been a great deal of controversy lately about polling and sampling. So to take the most accurate temperature of the vox populi for tonight's presidential debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney, I went directly to my Twitter followers and asked them for their Debate Party Playlists.

Back to School, Use Music to Get Better Grades

Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D. | Posted 10.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D.

This article is not about using music get smarter. Rather it is about how to use music to optimize some of your natural skills that already help make you smart, as well as more successful.

Renee Olstead's New Soulful, Bluesy Single (LISTEN)

Posted 07.26.2012 | Teen

"Secret Life Of The American Teenager" star and jazz singer Renee Olstead (she's also a HuffPost Teen Blogger!) released a new single this week, "She'...

A Classy And Classical Summer Playlist

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.27.2012 | Home

This Wednesday the Northern hemisphere celebrated the best of the solstices. Why best? Because unlike the winter solstice, when the sun's low position...

LISTEN: 18 Father's Day Playlists

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.16.2012 | Entertainment

HuffPost Entertainment is delighted to announce that we'll be working with Songza to bring you bespoke playlists that amplify holidays and current eve...

Not Taco Bell Material: A Playlist for Adam Carolla

David Wild | Posted 07.29.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

In honor of the June 12th publication of Not Taco Bell Material -- written by Adam Carolla and, as the cover notes, "As Shouted At Mike Lynch," I tweeted my 15,000 followers at @wildaboutmusic for their suggestions for some songs for this man called Ace.

LISTEN: The Ultimate Boomer Playlist: Our Favorite Songs From The 60s, 70s And 80s

Posted 06.06.2012 | Fifty

Do you remember the first album you purchased? What about your favorite song growing up? Chances are you have a massive list of favorites, since post ...

Our Love Your Body Playlist

Michelle Persad | Posted 06.06.2012 | Women

We've all had those days. You look in the mirror, and you're so focused on what you don't like about your body that you forget what you once loved. Th...

"Add It Up": A Playlist From If 6 Was 9 by David Klein

David Wild | Posted 05.07.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

Just to be safe, I will only pick some of my favorite number songs from the book up to #9 -- since when we get to double digits, that old math anxiety begins to kick back in.

Mother & Daughter Bloggers Share Their Party Playlist

The Huffington Post | Sarah St. Lifer | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Typically, mothers and daughters have opposite tastes in music. So when we heard that Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum of Stylelikeu were emceeing a...

The Music-Cooking Connection

Anna Brones | Posted 01.17.2012 | Food
Anna Brones

In my world, there's nothing better than a night in the kitchen, a glass of wine in hand and St. Germain playing at full blast. Music is to cooking like coffee is to a Monday morning; it injects a level of energy and fuels the creative spirit.

Forget 'Our Song' -- What Song Do You Save Just For You?

Posted 11.23.2011 | Women

There are songs for every occasion: there is "our song," that song you fell in love to, and then of course the much-celebrated "breakup song." There's...

Pretty Fly (For A White Guy): A Cheering Playlist For Chaz Bono

David Wild | Posted 11.20.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Chaz Bono has always been one hell of a sweet guy. I'm happy he's happy to be a he, and dancing his heart out on Dancing With The Stars. So here's my playlist for Chaz.

How To: Teach Your Roommate to Cook

Small Kitchen College | Posted 10.24.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

In my four undergraduate years of college, I have had eleven different and wonderful roommates, I have frequented three dining hall cafeterias, and I have cooked in two different small college kitchens.