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The 'Housewives' Have Never Done This Before

Sydney Levin | Posted 07.28.2013 | TV
Sydney Levin

The speed at which these women are moving to fix things could break your neck ... or at least dislodge your extensions. Is any of this genuine, and how will they feel when their drunken promises fade into awkward hangovers?

There Will Be Sobs

Sydney Levin | Posted 07.21.2013 | TV
Sydney Levin

Joe grabs Teresa's face and kisses it voraciously, like a starving man finally being handed a steak. Sobs rack his body and suddenly he's heaving, totally giving himself over to the emotion and crying into her face and clothes and hair like a small child.

Brother-In-Law Beat Down

Sydney Levin | Posted 07.15.2013 | TV
Sydney Levin

Gorga throws all two feet of his body at Giudice, and they're officially in the shortest fight ever. Don't get me wrong, it lasts a pretty decent amount of time ... I just mean it's like watching champs at the International Stunted Growth Invitational flail their T-Rex arms about with gusto.

8 Reasons to Make Your Next Vacation a Yoga Retreat

Ariston Anderson | Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Ariston Anderson

With an upcoming film festival job looming in my schedule, I realized that it was as good a time as any my stress factor was just going up and up. So I decided to take a week of mental preparation in the form of a six-day retreat.

The 10 Commandments for Visiting a New Age Retreat: Part One

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Mitch Ditkoff

While most people who spend time in these places are extremely dedicated and sincere, there still remains a goodly number who, in their attempt to have "an experience," miss the point completely.

Meditation: Finding The Pearl In the Hay Stack

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

Under our pile of mental details, all the thought and feelings, memory is a pearl of innocence -- a brilliant light, the reality of our soul. How to f...

With Friends Like These, Who Needs Enemies?

Sydney Levin | Posted 07.07.2013 | TV
Sydney Levin

Kim D. and her posse of hags walk in and Rich motions for her to sit right down in the lion's den. "I heard about your little outing," Melissa tells her calmly. "[Jan] doesn't like you anymore, and I have not done anything wrong," Kim D. quickly says in defense of herself.

The God of Summer

Mark Osler | Posted 08.21.2013 | Religion
Mark Osler

The Creator knows his creation. It should not surprise us that the ancient wisdom, embedded in our modern faith and too often ignored, tells us to do what is best for us, to give work a break and go to the lake.

Summer Retreat and Find That Something Beyond Words

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

Many people are learning the wisdom to take time off and disconnect from everything that has attached itself to body, mind, and soul. Once away from i...

Cultivating Weightless Simplicity: Fivelements Puri Ahimsa

Daniel Scott | Posted 06.05.2013 | Travel
Daniel Scott

Weightless simplicity is impossible to fake. It takes preparation, effort, and time to create the feeling of natural ease and flow

Awakening in Silence

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

In silence we can concentrate, spend time in the availability of our heart, and be in reservoirs of light. Even our dreams at night can point to this light.

Healthy Masculinity

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Craig K. Comstock

Seven men have been back in our valley for a few days after an intensive weekend training. They call each other "brothers," though they're not from th...

Burned Out on Caregiving? Take Some Vitamin N!

Tory Zellick | Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Tory Zellick

"Because nature is calming to the mind and uplifting to the mood, it can shift both the caregiver and care recipient into a place where simply being present together feels rewarding."

Silent Retreat: Seeking Deeper Meaning and Purpose

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

Simplicity, solitude, and silence are common themes to the explorers of life's questions and the discoverers of life's answers. Our willingness to settle into some days of simplicity, living without plans, just being, opens a path.

What Really Happens During A 10-Day Yoga Retreat

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 05.15.2013 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

A 10-day Vipassana meditation retreat with Noble Silence, 4 a.m. starts and 10 hours of meditation daily was never going to be easy, but combining it with communal living and random explosions probably made it even harder.

Traveling With Children

Lisa Haisha | Posted 05.04.2013 | Parents
Lisa Haisha

I have traveled to more than 50 countries in the past 20 years, a point of pride that came from choosing an alternative lifestyle -- one of independence, freedom, and risk. Having my daughter, Ava, four years ago began a transformation of my identity, and with it, anxiety.

Finding Common Ground Between Sexuality and Spirituality

Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.20.2013 | Religion
Antonia Blumberg

If religious, spiritual, activist and LGBT organizations, alike, are invested in nurturing a sustainable and fulfilling future, they have only to gain from providing the fodder for common ground.

Could A Sleep Retreat Cure Insomnia?

Rubin Naiman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Rubin Naiman, Ph.D.

Largely as a result of the untenable demands of modern lifestyle, far too many of us continue to struggle with insomnia. Let's face it, those bottomless to-do lists persistently trump our need for rest, recreation and, of course, sleep.

Ready, Aim, Retreat

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business

Science has determined that people need to know 7.5 things per day, on average, about the world of business. You can't argue with science. Lucky for y...

WATCH: On Turning Inward

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 11.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

How often do you turn your attention inward? How would you benefit from greater self-awareness?

Signing Up To Face My Fear: Seven Days Of Silence

Ellie Knaus | Posted 10.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Ellie Knaus

When I received confirmation that I had been accepted into the "Essential Dharma Retreat," I wanted to throw up, which was a sign that I was off to the right start.

Watch: Airline Exec Builds Observation Tower Treehouse As Tiny Home in Redwoods

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

In this video we visit Fred Reid's West Sonoma "spiritual sanctuary" where Scott Constable takes us for a tour inside the second growth redwood grove and up above in the roughly 200 square foot rustic, crafted home.

PHOTOS: 10 Stunning Mountain Views Around The World

Oyster | Posted 06.10.2012 | Travel
Oyster

The snow is melting, but ski destinations can be just as pleasurable when the weather heats up: They've got some serious scenery going on.

PHOTOS: 5 Hotels For Pick-Up Artists

Oyster | Posted 05.28.2012 | Travel
Oyster

Are you traveling with the guys and looking for some female company?

PHOTOS: The Best Cities To Visit This Spring

Oyster | Posted 05.27.2012 | Travel
Oyster

Most people associate springtime travel with crazy parties like spring break, but these five cities are perfect for visiting this season -- and will leave you without the boozy side effects.