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From Joy to Despair to Spring, the Five Stages of Winter

Global Yodel | Posted 12.12.2014 | Travel
Global Yodel

Yay, it's winter! Oh god, it's winter. Here's Global Yodel's take on the coldest season of the year.

10 Ways to Have a Meaningful Thanksgiving

Kindness Blog | Posted 11.24.2014 | Good News
Kindness Blog

Clink your glass often in praise of others. Toast the chefs and hosts, generously complimenting them, even if the turkey is a bit dry and the green beans are overcooked. You will enjoy the food and company more if you prime yourself for appreciative thoughts by voicing them loudly.

I'm New to the Seasons

Mary Walker Baron | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Walker Baron

Of course, I'm new to seasons. They still seem miraculous to me as they offer compelling life lessons. I'm hoping they remain reminders of my many life miracles instead of becoming just another thing about which I complain or worse yet fail to notice.

#AlohaHuffPost Roundup: Winter Is Coming

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.02.2014 | Hawaii

Alright, we know what you’re thinking: "You're in Hawaii. Winter is not coming." The weather is pretty beautiful year-round, we'll give you that, bu...

Slowing Time: Seeing the Sacred Outside Your Kitchen Door by Barbara Mahany

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 12.24.2014 | Books
Sugar Rautbord

Perhaps most importantly, Barbara Mahany lives what she writes. This woman is the real deal, reaching out to the wounded world with enlightened care and compassion. A former pediatric oncology nurse she is both wise and experienced in the mysteries of interrupted cycles of life.

Cooking Art History: Day of the Dead

Maite Gomez-Rejon | Posted 12.20.2014 | Taste
Maite Gomez-Rejon

Don't worry; it's made with chicken.

'Tis the Season (Again): How to Cope With Seasonal Affective Disorder

John Tsilimparis | Posted 12.20.2014 | Healthy Living
John Tsilimparis

Seasonal affective disorder or SAD, is a type of depression that literally follows a seasonal pattern. It systematically appears and disappears at the same time each year. The people who are affected by SAD experience depression-like symptoms beginning in the fall which may continue for five to seven months until spring returns and the days become longer again.

Knowing When to Hold On and Knowing When to Let Go

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

The Wisdom of the Sacred Continuum "To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven." -- Ecclesiastes 3:1 MacDoodle...

These Photos Remind Us How Awesome Fall Can Be

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal & Katherine Boehrer | Posted 10.12.2014 | Green

Fall is finally in full swing, bringing vibrant colors and cooler weather to much of the United States. In the spirit of all things autumn, we asked y...

Falling for Fall

Jo Laird | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Jo Laird

Stop. Just stop. Stop mourning the end of summer. Stop dreading the start of winter. It's still a few months away. Be in the moment. Be in autumn. Be happy about it!

11 Signs It's Your First Fall in New York City

Katka Lapelosová | Posted 12.01.2014 | New York
Katka Lapelosová

Maybe it's the wind blowing through the hair of that hipster dude sitting on a bench in Washington Square Park, or admiring the healthy, pink cheeks of the toddlers and their families on their way to preschool somewhere on Lexington Avenue, but New Yorkers look their best in the fall.

How to Keep Your Yard Summer Beautiful All the Way Through Fall

GalTime | Posted 12.01.2014 | HuffPost Home
GalTime

Fall doesn't have to be all about leaves and pumpkins. It can be that last breath of summer color you need before holing away for the long gray winter ahead.

Change Is in the Air

Rupa Mehta | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

Nature is talking to us; we should listen! Bundle up in that new sweater, eat that pumpkin pie, and crunch through some leaves; truly enjoy the season! But don't forget to supplement the physical changes with emotional ones.

Let Her Kiss the Soles of Your Feet -- Fall Promise

Miriam Ava | Posted 11.29.2014 | Arts
Miriam Ava

I'd like to curl up deep, deep in the earth and sleep the promise of fall, harvest warm embrace, the air aloft with warmth looped through like a s...

Creative Entertaining: Cozy Autumn Dinners

Rana Florida | Posted 11.25.2014 | HuffPost Home
Rana Florida

As summer slipped away this week, the air is crisp and the leaves are falling, it's the perfect time of year to entertain at home with friends over some hearty and delicious comfort foods.

Transitioning to Fall: Three Ways to Cope (Better) With Change

KnowMore TV | Posted 10.25.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

Whether the next few weeks into September mean prepping your kids for the new school year, starting a new job or gearing up for a big work or household project, there are many changes that occur that can be nerve-wracking.

Seasonal Dating?

Lisa Marie Wilson | Posted 10.19.2014 | Women
Lisa Marie Wilson

A guy friend of mine recently told me that you shouldn't breakup with your mate in the winter, as it's cold outside and no one wants to be lonely when it's chilly.

5 Simple Things You Need to Do Now for a Productive Fall

Carson Tate | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Carson Tate

Productive people recognize the seasonal shifts in their energy and commitments. They prepare for the uptick in activity each August by getting clear, culling their to do lists, adjusting their pace and staying aware of the fact this season can be more challenging.

Love Mantra

Emilie Rambaud | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Emilie Rambaud

Whether it's from a work, relationship or spiritual perspective, always bringing life back to love versus fear may be the most important gift you can offer to yourself, others, the world.

12 Things I Love About Spring

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Organic tulips at the Rodale Institute! Yes, it's high spring here in Pennsylvania, and last night after dinner, as I was drifting off to sleep on m...

Spring Comes to Life With These Beautiful Flowers

HooplaHa | Posted 06.29.2014 | Good News
HooplaHa

or the past few weeks, leaving the winter doom meant spending the majority of my time cold, drenched and miserable. Each day brought bouts of torrents with the sun and warmth nowhere in sight.

10 Life Lessons From My First Real Winter

Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Holmes

Nobody wants to slip on ice in a skirt and tights, but the point is you stand back up and take the next wobbly steps toward the subway. The same thing goes for anything in life, whether it's in your personal relationships or at work. You aren't going to sit firmly planted in the snow -- you're going to keep going.

Retail Chatter #5

June Haynes | Posted 03.25.2014 | Business
June Haynes

I've always told managers that a return can hold lots of value, so once you've assessed the situation, try everything in your power to make and keep the customer happy by honoring a return.

Life Beneath the Surface

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 03.10.2014 | Religion
Naphtali Hoff

Tu B'Shvat is the Jewish New Year for trees. It is often marked with joyous tunes, tree planting ceremonies (in Israel), and the consumption of many fruit. So if Tu B'Shvat isn't a festival, why do we celebrate it and what is its function?

12 Days of Winter Meditations: Day 6

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Rest: Hibernation After Christmas, lethargy takes over. It's the comedown after all the festivities, the settling in to the notion that there are ...