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Courting Life's Treasures Through Serendipity

Faisal Hoque | Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

Conversations about serendipity, synchronicity, and chance encounters are never ending and have been going on for hundreds of years. That's because most treasures in life come in accidental occurrences.

Serendipity and Santa Claus: 9 Unscientific Observations

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 09.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Buckstaff

As the months passed, I thought about serendipity. I paid attention to moments that were surprising and delightful -- finding the perfect T-shirt on sale, getting a tip on a story, making a new friend at a meeting -- and I tried to notice what state I was in when serendipitous things happened.

The Future of Getting Lost

Mark Fallows | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Fallows

As controllers of technology, individually and collectively, we must balance technological connection with disconnection, have the discipline to lose ourselves in our unconscious minds, and have the focus to listen to our souls.

Serendipity 3's Recipe For Frozen Hot Chocolate

Epicurious | Posted 08.22.2014 | Taste
Epicurious

It's super-easy and the perfect treat to get you through this late-August heat.

Dare to Be 100: Dyson Serendipity

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 09.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Freeman Dyson has one of my source minds. He as a physicist occupies Einstein's chair at the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study. He is now 91 year...

7 Mindful Steps to Make Love Happen Anywhere

Francesca Hogi | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Francesca Hogi

I have singles tell me all the time they want love to "just happen." Well, that can only happen if you are in a mental and emotional place to receive the positive attention of others.

'I Am A Divorce Attorney Who Still Believes In Love'

Michele Corvi | Posted 07.29.2014 | Divorce
Michele Corvi

Serendipity has been defined as the ability to find luck or happiness in unlikely places. My mother was right; love found me when I was least expecting it, on the banks of a remote river in Alaska.

How Disney Sabotaged Our Love Lives

Ashley Crouch | Posted 06.23.2014 | Women
Ashley Crouch

The widespread cultural belief in "soul mate ideology" undermines our chances at happiness because it makes us passive receivers of idyllic romantic expectations.

Lights Go on, Part XV -- Serendipity: Another Name for Anything Is Possible

Thomas Bähler | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

How often do we set out to do one thing and end up doing another, with this new direction changing our lives in ways we could never have imagined? Fo...

What Is the Universe Trying to Tell Me?

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 06.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

The people who inspire me most are those who have a few dents in their armor -- those who clawed their way to a place of inner strength, redemption, and hope. Rarely do we remember fame and celebrity, but when we witness inner fortitude, it resonates and is transformative.

Ode to the Universe

Mary Pritchard | Posted 06.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

The universe has your best interests at heart. Even though it hurts, sometimes. Even though you don't always get what you want and quite often things you do want get taken away from you.

Lauren Duca

Whether You're In Love Or Just Stalking Someone, This Chart Will Find Your Valentine's Day Movie

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 02.12.2014 | Entertainment

Valentine's Day is a time for saying "I love you." (This is true even if the sentiment is directed toward a pint of Ben & Jerry's ice cream.) So, whet...

24 Movies You Absolutely Need To Watch This Holiday Season

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.22.2013 | Entertainment

Sure, it's not even Thanksgiving yet, but the holidays are fast approaching. In between the fantastic parties and cozy family gatherings, why not ...

10 Networking Tips That Actually Work

Elaine Thompson | Posted 12.22.2013 | Business
Elaine Thompson

Basically what you want to do is accelerate your serendipity. Luck plays a role in nearly every successful start ups' formative years. These tips will help increase your chances of being in the right place at the right time

Our Bear Humanity: The Backstory on ChamPa

Kevin F. Adler | Posted 07.11.2013 | Travel
Kevin F. Adler

Even our smallest actions can have profound reverberations.

How Companies Keep Succeeding

Kare Anderson | Posted 08.15.2013 | Business
Kare Anderson

Some believe companies are great because of leadership. Others fervently think it's agile collaboration and innovation. Some say luck or serendipity play a larger role in this increasingly random, complex and connected world.

Salad Dressing, From A Whipped Cream Can

Posted 04.23.2013 | Taste

Initially, it made us shudder. Diet salad dressing will do that.

In Praise Of Not Planning

Terry Newell | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Terry Newell

I have taken pride in my ability to plan. Whether the plan is big (when and how to buy a house or get a graduate degree) or small (where and when to go on vacation and the details of what to do), planning plays to my strengths. Scope it out, write it down, follow the script.

Join the Revolution That's Transforming Our Lives

Kare Anderson | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
Kare Anderson

We are living in a world where good and bad behaviors can originate in more places, be adopted quicker, and spread faster farther. The Law of Unintended Consequences will become the rule, not the exception.

Could Downtown Vegas Become the Next Hub for Startups? (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Zappos founder and CEO Tony Hsieh stopped by the Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss the revitalization project of Downtown Las Vegas, the new SXSW v2v program, and incredible predictions for the future of business and technology.

The Loss of Serendipity (And How to Get It Back)

Marjory Abrams | Posted 02.25.2013 | Media
Marjory Abrams

Offline, flipping page by page, it's all serendipity. We peek at every headline. Things we didn't know we wanted to know catch our eye... inform us... sometimes change our lives.

9 Magical Moments In Every Person's Life

Posted 12.08.2012 | OWN

By Erin Morgenstern Author extraordinaire Erin Morgenstern -- the genius behind The Night Circus -- shows us those brief, unexpected times that ele...

Embracing Serendipity on Our Personal Journeys

Gina Alexandris | Posted 12.12.2012 | Good News
Gina Alexandris

Serendipity means allowing yourself the chance to go down that unexpected path or through that unknown door -- scary perhaps, but more often it leads to wondrous adventures!

Harnessing Serendipity for Profit and Fun

Lou Mintzer | Posted 09.19.2012 | Business
Lou Mintzer

Get out into the real world. Go to places where the smart people in your industry hang out. Bring your product or pitch to the table and share it with everybody you meet. Seek out relationships with professional contacts that you admire. Take a deep breath and get up on stage.

Serendipity In The French Countryside

Jerry Lanson | Posted 09.15.2012 | Travel
Jerry Lanson

"That's why we like France. We like surprises, and many people don't like to be surprised."