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Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice Yoga in Sarasota

Lee-En Chung | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Lee-En Chung

If you missed the Summer Solstice Yoga in Times Square -- only 11,000+ participants showed up! -- on Saturday, June 21, 2014, another option was Yog...

Litha 2014: Pagans Welcome The Summer Solstice

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.21.2014 | Religion

The summer solstice arrives in the northern hemisphere on June 21 at 6:51 a.m. EDT, bringing us the longest day in the year -- which means lots of ext...

Solace With the Solstice

Mary McDaniel Cail | Posted 06.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary McDaniel Cail

We need months and days when we are faced with the reality of a hardship we might not share or fully understand. A few friends who join forces and give increments of time steadily can bring about meaningful relief in a situation that may provide little chance for it otherwise.

Celebrating The Solstice: Memories Of Summers Past

Marlo Thomas | Posted 06.20.2014 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

Run a Google search for great quotes about the summer season -- which officially begins tomorrow -- and you'll see exactly how differently (and personally) it affects all of us.

Summer Solstice and Ancient Wisdom

Linda E. Savage | Posted 06.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda E. Savage

Feeling gratitude is a matter of where you choose to focus your attention and there is much during this time that can make us feel good. Gardens are blooming, weather is generally temperate, birds are singing their hearts out, and there is a feeling of fun and lightness among friends.

Get Set For The Summer Solstice

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 06.19.2014 | Science

Get set for the 2014 summer solstice! The longest day of the year arrives on Saturday, June 21 at 6:51 a.m. EDT. The occasion brings celebrations a...

21 Ways to Celebrate Summer Solstice

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

The summer solstice is when Earth's axis tilts most directly toward the sun, making for the longest day of the year (in the Northern Hemisphere, any...

A Meditation on the Summer Solstice

Ellen Frankel | Posted 06.18.2014 | Religion
Ellen Frankel

The summer solstice begins on June 21 at 6:51 am EDT, heralding the beginning of summer for the Northern Hemisphere. This day holds the most hours of sunlight that we will see in the entire year. Each of us has our own solstice, our own proportion of light and dark that make up the years, months, weeks, days and moments of our lives.

Solstice Time

Marjorie Senechal | Posted 06.17.2014 | Science
Marjorie Senechal

The 12-hour Babylonian solar day persisted into our era because it was embedded in culture too, especially where the culture was agrarian. The deficiencies of Berossas' clock, so evident to us, may have escaped its users. I find a hint of this in a 1909 travel book, High Albania, by the intrepid Edith Durham.

Finding Your 'Happiness Zone'

Luann Robinson Hull | Posted 09.01.2013 | Women
Luann Robinson Hull

Here is a key point that I have learned from devoting much of my professional life to studying the effects of human emotions: The raw, impulsive ones, like fear, excessive worry and anger will absolutely hi-jack happiness and well being -- every single time

Summer Solstice 2013

Steven Goldsmith | Posted 08.27.2013 | College
Steven Goldsmith

Friday, June 21st was the 2013 summer solstice. As I have posted previously, Austin College's new IDEA Center is a very large astronomical observatory...

LOOK: Summer Solstice Seen From Space

Space.com | Tariq Malik | Posted 06.21.2013 | Science

Beachgoers, rejoice! The summer season for Earth's Northern Hemisphere officially began today (June 21) and a U.S. weather satellite has captured a s...

Summer Solstice 2013: Hold Up to the Sun Your Heart

Teo Bishop | Posted 08.21.2013 | Religion
Teo Bishop

I hold up to the sun my heart, that the bright light on the Summer Solstice might fill it with the spirit of life and vitality. I hold up to the su...

Randall's Day 5 Roundup From Cannes - Live From the Rooftop

Randall Rothenberg | Posted 08.21.2013 | Technology
Randall Rothenberg

After attending several events with major figures in digital advertising and marketing last night, including our own IAB Agency Advisory Board, I was fortunate enough to get a glimpse of media agencies in the future, courtesy of the new training ground lead by Dean of the Young Lions Media Academy, Maria Luisa Francoli.

Spiritual Sex: Redefining What It Is to Be a Man

Linda E. Savage | Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda E. Savage

The movements I refer to are those of men choosing to right their collective wrongs and to diminish the energy of control and brute force that has so long held sway. The maxim "what you focus on expands" is critically important for spreading these positive actions on the part of men.

11 Quotes To Celebrate Summer

Posted 06.21.2013 | Healthy Living

Happy first day of summer! As the Northern Hemisphere prepares for the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, we're celebrating with a few o...

Happy Summer!

Posted 06.21.2013 | Green

Happy summer! Friday, June 21 is the summer solstice, marking the official first day of the season and the longest day of the year. So, how much su...

Summery Cocktails to Celebrate the Solstice

Imbibe | Posted 06.20.2013 | Taste
Imbibe

The longest -- and hopefully the sunniest -- day of the year is always a cause for celebration.

TODAY: Summer Solstice Arrives—With A Twist

The Huffington Post | Melissa Cronin | Posted 06.21.2013 | Science

The longest day of 2013 is finally here -- but this year, it comes with a twist. While the solstice in the northern hemisphere traditionally falls ...

Summer Solstice Salute to the Sun

Donna Henes | Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

The Summer Solstice this year is June 21 at 1:04 AM EDT. The solstice is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. The sun has been in...

The Seasons Change for Us All: Control and Climate Change

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 08.19.2013 | Religion
Norma Cook Everist

We are not in complete control but we are agents of change. It is important for each of us to examine our goals and our gods to see how they shape us and compel or impede our mutual accountability and care for our common earth. The seasons turn for us all.

Twin Miracles

Gary Zukav | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Gary Zukav

There are two solstices each year. These are astronomical moments when the light is greatest and the dark is least (Summer Solstice) and when the light is least and darkness is greatest (Winter Solstice). Each solstice is a domain of experience unto itself.

Around The World In 10 Photos

Posted 06.30.2012 | World

From Mexico to Myanmar, the monumental to the day-to-day, each week, HuffPost World will present some of the most remarkable images from across the gl...

15,000 Paper Lanterns Break Record In Poland

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

In celebration of the summer solstice, or St. John's Night as it's called in Poland, residents and visitors in the Polish city of Poznan released 15,0...

Artist Creates 'Car-Henge' in London

Posted 06.21.2012 | Arts

In celebration of the recent summer solstice, one artist has decided to pay homage to Stonehenge, the mysterious prehistoric monument of Salisbury, En...