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8 Things Guaranteed to Happen to You in the New Year

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Enjoy the awesome stuff and make the most of it. And when the not-so-awesome stuff comes your way... allow it to happen, do your best to stay calm, deal with it, and know that it's on its way out, too.

When Stupid, Ugly Numbers Freak You Out

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

So I got my credit card statement yesterday. Immediately my heartbeat picked up speed. After all, my spending has been a bit... shall we say... activ...

How to Like Your Life More

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

It's up to us to remember why it excited us, and to ask ourselves if it still does. It's up to us to ask ourselves how we can make it fun again, perhaps in a new way. And then it's up to us to do it.

The Seemingly-Virtuous, Often-Dangerous Word We All Use

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

I'll get all set and all comfy... and then that bright, glaring sunshine busts through the curtains, makes its way across the floor and lands squarely on my conscience, convincing me that I'm lazy for not basking in it.

I Now Pronounce You Happy

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

The good news is that not every unexpected experience has been about escaping death. Instead, several have brought unexpected lessons for a happier life. Three recent lessons have proven themselves to be particularly happiness-building. I present them to you now..

Ariana Grande Loves Being Compared To Mariah Carey

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 10.01.2014 | Entertainment

Ariana Grande is absolutely fine with all those Mariah Carey comparisons. "Mariah has been a huge influence on me since I was a little girl," Grand...

Don't Worry... Be Crappy

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Over the years I've gotten pretty good at being pretty crappy at some things. To be clear, I hate being crappy at things. It's not my intention, it's frustrating. But I also know that sometimes it's just necessary.

How To Tackle Life's Little Frustrations

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Know that life will hand you a stink every once in a while. Accept and feel your stink. Respond to it and remember it. And know that life's stinks are just part of the game. And you can handle it just fine.

The World Has Problems? Ask Your Kids to Solve Them!

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 11.19.2014 | Fifty
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

What happens when 2,000 kids from around the world show up in Ames, Iowa to solve world problems? They get solved, and by some of the brightest kid's who are between 10 - 18 years old!

In Case You Need To Hear Obama Sing Ariana Grande's 'Problem'

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.20.2014 | Comedy

Earlier this summer, President Barack Obama struck summer jam gold when he "sang" Iggy Azalea's "Fancy," and now he's back with a rendition of another...

Pentatonix Take On Ariana Grande's 'Problem'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 08.12.2014 | Entertainment

Vocal superstars Pentatonix announced its third EP with the release of a new cover: "Problem" by Ariana Grande. "PTX Vol. 3" is due out Sept. 23 on RC...

The Messy, Imperfect Blog Post

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Reflect on the lessons you've learned recently. Reflect on what you might want to change. Reflect on how you might bust out of your comfort zone to get there. Be imperfect. But be real. Know that's the best way to be. And know that, in the end, it will all be fine.

The Right Question To Ask When Something Feels Wrong

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Figure out what you truly believe and make a choice that works for you.

'One Less Problem Without You,' In 20 Different Musical Styles

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment

Ariana Grande's smash hit "Problem" is virtually everywhere under the sun this summer, and we bet you think you've heard it every which way. But we...

Unexpected Lessons From the Tortured Artist in Room #5

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Learn from the guy -- from his self-awareness, his willingness to move on, and his ability to make his life better by finding support, creating something, and learning from others. Channel the parts of Van Gogh that work for you and create an even better story for yourself because of it.

Ariana Grande's 'Problem' Music Video Is A Retro Hit

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.30.2014 | Entertainment

Ariana Grande released the music video for her hit single "Problem," featuring Iggy Azalea, after teasing it for 24 hours on Twitter and Instagram. ...

Why You Feel The Constant Need To Fix Everything (And What To Do About It)

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

If getting involved causes you to lose your peace of mind, step away. I guarantee you there are other ringleaders out there who would be happy to jump in and take your place.

This Might Be The Song Of The Summer

music-mix.ew.com | Posted 05.23.2014 | Entertainment

After moving 438,000 downloads in its first week (the fourth-best-selling debut ever for a female artist), Ariana Grande’s “Problem” is now offi...

What to Do About the Cranky, Miserable People Around You

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Even when you don't do it, when you sit there quietly, they drain your energy. They create a cloud that surrounds you for hours. The good news? There's something you can do about it. You can walk away. No, really. Whether literally or metaphorically, you can extract yourself from these situations.

The Completely Avoidable Way We Mess Things Up

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Promise that we will -- literally and figuratively -- take our foot off the gas pedal when we feel ourselves getting sloppy. Which will help us avoid hurting ourselves, our reputations, and our beloved modes of transportation.

The Problem With Your Problem Solver

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.22.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Today's blog has been written while in the midst of an emotional whirlwind. The culprit behind the chaos? An impending, temporary move overseas.

Make a Difference With a Purpose Driven Business

Lolly Daskal | Posted 05.20.2014 | Business
Lolly Daskal

We are all affected by the way we work, where we work, how we work and who we work for. More and more, we want to earn a living by doing something that involves our heart as well as our mind.

A 'Serious' Problem

Garret Kramer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Garret Kramer

The following statement might surprise you, but I've found it to be true again and again: The more troubled or distressed people feel about something, the less serious the problem turns out to be.

Is Your Travel Problem a Hopeless Case?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.11.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The government maintains a "no fly" list. Car rental companies keep "do not rent" lists. Hotels sometimes blacklist guests. So it probably makes sense that your favorite consumer advocate has a "do not mediate" list.

Collapse Your Favorite Duality

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

How do people get better (existentially healthier)? That is the question that I ask myself a lot. In the course of my clinical work as a psychologist I keep looking for formulas and models and recipes of wellbeing, for ways and pathways and roads to psychological sovereignty.