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Bernadette Noll: This Is Supposed to Be Fun

Bernadette Noll | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Bernadette Noll

My crankiness and rushing wasn't going to change anything at all about what I had to do or what I had been through. All it was doing was making this task miserable.

Slowing Down To Splash In The Rain

Suzanne Perryman | Posted 12.03.2013 | Parents
Suzanne Perryman

As I continued to lift her into the car, very softly she exclaimed "that was fun..," and instead of reaching for her seat belt as I had planned, in reverse I helped her back out of the car, until we stood facing each other, our feet planted in the same puddle.

Do You Have To Get Sick To Slow Down?

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

I have battled chronic stress for most of my adult life, and I know that my habits are a work in progress. I also know that I value my health as much as I value being a high-achiever, and I need to use something other than getting sick as a warning sign that I need to slow down.

Selena Gomez Turns It Up For New Club Jam

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment

It was a big day for Top-40 on Monday as two teen favorites released new music. First, Miley Cyrus premiered her much-hyped return with "We Can't ...

Mindful Eating, Mindful Life

Mary Pritchard | Posted 07.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

I know what you're thinking: "But I don't have time to live a mindful life." I think it's more appropriate to say that you don't have time not to. We only have this one chance, this one life to live. Don't you want to live it to your fullest? I know I do.

Slow Down With Polenta

Posted 05.03.2013 | Taste

It's totally possible to make quick polenta. But it's not possible to make GREAT polenta quickly.

Slow Down With Ratatouille

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 02.26.2013 | Taste

This dish will bring anyone back to their childhood in Provence -- even if you've never been.

Slow Down With Carne Adovada

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 02.20.2013 | Taste

Think of this slow-cooked, chile-flecked delight as New Mexican pulled pork.

Slow Down With Beef Bourguignon

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 02.15.2013 | Taste

Devote a Sunday to this dish (it's winter, we know you're hanging out inside anyway).

Anxious Thoughts? How To Slow Down A Racing Mind

Posted 01.31.2013 | Healthy Living

By Matthew D. Della Porta for YouBeauty.com Who doesn't love a parade? Dancing, music, balloon versions of cartoon characters; what a blast! But wh...

A Year of Pause

Kevin Cashman | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Kevin Cashman

As we pause during this unique time of transition, why not resolve to taking back our lives through intentional choices? In 2013, let's choose to pause deeply, treat ourselves kindly, and include pause as a best practice for creating more connection, meaning, and fulfillment.

A Post-Celebration Exercise: Why You Should Turn Off And Tune In

Posted 12.26.2012 | Healthy Living

By Jim Nicolai, M.D. for YouBeauty.com Is it just me or has life gotten really fast? It's so evident around this time of year. Right when we lan...

Why Every (Happy) Person Needs A Greek Mom

Oprah.com | Posted 03.02.2012 | Women

1. Goddesses never rush. As women, we're powerful, my mother always told me. We're Aphrodite. We're Athena. We're Artemis. We're Hera. We're the go...

How Hawaiians Reboot Their Brains

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 10.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

It's no wonder many people feel low energy, tired and sleep-deprived considering the pace of life and work today. We think we're getting more done, but what we're actually doing is we're keeping the computers -- our brains -- on all the time.

In Praise Of Slow Sex

Carl Honore | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carl Honore

Slowing down between the sheets can deepen the emotional, psychological, even spiritual power of sex. It also gives the body -- especially the female body -- the time it needs to warm up.

How We Unplug & Recharge

Alana B. Elias Kornfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alana B. Elias Kornfeld

Sometimes, we just need to unplug. No speeding to meditation class. No updating Facebook profiles. No furious recitations of positive affirmations ...

Love Thyself

Deborah Calla | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Calla

I've had many accomplishments in life but I don't get to appreciate and enjoy them because when they are happening I'm already moving on, thinking it was nothing.