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You and Me: We All Create Abundance Every Day

Donna Labermeier | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

How can we all be more aware of and transform the kind of abundance we are creating each day? The answer: Love yourself, be open to the power of possibility, live and let live, be supportive but not enabling, and make a concerted effort to be the change you wish to see.

LOOK: 19 Breathtakingly Overconfident Texts. Are You Brave Enough to Send Them?

Mike Alvear | Posted 07.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Mike Alvear

You have to be careful because there's a thin line between confidence and arrogance. One will get you the guy, the other gets you kicked to the curb.

14 Ways You're Being Lied To Every Single Day

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 06.25.2014 | Comedy

Are you paranoid... or is everybody just lying to your face?

More Than 250 New Emoji To Be Released, And We Have The List

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.17.2014 | Technology

Sometimes, words just aren't enough. Sometimes, you need that perfectly fitting emoji. On Monday, the Unicode Consortium, a nonprofit that regulate...

The Importance of Being Fluent in the Language of Texting

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 08.12.2014 | Technology
Dr. Peggy Drexler

If conversation is an art, art takes practice. Today, that practice time is used up screen-to-screen, rather than face-to-face or through composing a well-constructed letter. And yet the reports of the death of eloquent expression may be greatly exaggerated.

Now, Even Texting Is In Your Rear View Mirror...

April Rudin | Posted 06.07.2014 | Technology
April Rudin

The mobile apps young people use today will likely be obsolete not long from now. But those who keep up with the dizzying pace of technology evolution will be much better prepared to engage with clients at their level and in a way they can appreciate.

Has Your Flirt-Texting Turned Into Cheating?

Loren Ridinger | Posted 06.07.2014 | Women
Loren Ridinger

Flirty texts and emails may never become physical, but that doesn't mean you're not having an affair.

Why We Are Together but Feel Alone

Umar Zulqarnain | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Umar Zulqarnain

Technology allows us to hide from others while being connected. We can edit who we are, what we say, and how we are perceived. We become willing to dispense with people and comfortable with being dispensed. We can decide when to communicate and how much.

Jimmy Carter Fires Off His First Text Message

Posted 03.28.2014 | Fifty

Though he's skeptical about the privacy of using technology, it looks like Jimmy Carter has finally caved and joined the 21st century. The former p...

9 Tips That Helped Me Beat My iPhone Addiction

Dana Mark | Posted 05.26.2014 | Parents
Dana Mark

When I'm checking my phone or emailing on my computer, I know I'm not at my best as a mom. I kind of hear the kids' voices clamoring for my attention as I focus on the task at hand (or at fingertip), but not really. I know I tell them to "hold on," and I don't always say it so nicely.

The Simultaneous Present

Marissa Lepor | Posted 05.18.2014 | Media
Marissa Lepor

So why do we spend so much time capturing and sharing moments if they prevent us from actually living in them? Maybe it's not just about stopping and smelling the roses; maybe it's about sharing a moment with that rose and truly appreciating it.

Sextuality: My Virtual Relationship With an Escort During Chemo

H. Alan Scott | Posted 04.12.2014 | Gay Voices
H. Alan Scott

About a year ago, I Twitter-met Tyler, a man who works as an escort. Our tweets became texts and then eventually sexts. But the "sex" part of our sexting was just one part of what was really going on.

New Year's Resolutions for the Modern Lady

Vana Dabney | Posted 03.03.2014 | Comedy
Vana Dabney

While making resolutions can be productive, let's face it, women are way too hard on themselves. So, instead of lofty goals of losing hundreds of pounds, swearing off chocolate forever, and meeting your prince, I propose we start small.

Students and Parents: Holiday Texting Contest!

David Kanegis | Posted 02.26.2014 | Education
David Kanegis

Parents vs. Students: Fun and Good Food! Who Will Be The Grand Prize Winner? Hold this contest any time of the year, but the holidays always m...

Dear Friends and Future Lover(s)

Ira Israel | Posted 11.17.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Ira Israel

Trying to communicate anything of note via text message equals one thing: fear of intimacy. Anyone who can't pick up the phone or look you in the eye when conveying vital information suffers from a dreadful fear of abandonment which manifests as a fear of intimacy.

STUDY: How Smartphones Have Changed Dating Culture

Laurie Davis | Posted 11.11.2013 | Technology
Laurie Davis

As your relationship develops, communicating via characters is inevitable and when done thoughtfully, can enhance your budding relationship.

Can You Seduce a Guy Through Texting Humor?

Mike Alvear | Posted 10.21.2013 | Comedy
Mike Alvear

Texting can make you look like you have the personality of a parking meter or the personality of a woman who's really fun to hang out with.

What's Happening to Us?

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Rubinstein

Let me begin by saying I have a desktop, a laptop, a tablet, an e-reader and a smartphone. I use them all and think they're great technologic advances...

Dear Men, Please Grow a Set

Susan Rosenzweig | Posted 10.09.2013 | Style
Susan Rosenzweig

Being brave isn't just necessary to win the girl of your dreams, but in order to keep her. Being honest takes courage. The courage to speak your truth and risk the possibility of your partner laughing or yelling at you. Or leaving.

Kevin Short

States Answer Cell Phone Use On The Road With Bans But Fatalities Persist

HuffingtonPost.com | Kevin Short | Posted 07.19.2013 | Technology

Citizens and lawmakers nationwide are increasingly aware that using a cell phone while driving is the safety equivalent of taking the wheel after a fe...

Pick Up the Phone!

Charlie Maffei | Posted 08.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Charlie Maffei

If you want to make sure that what you are saying is communicated correctly, pick up the phone. And in today's dating world, if you want to make someone feel special, try speaking to them instead of sending them a text.

Textual Harassment -- Another Form of Bullying

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 08.10.2013 | Technology
Hemanshu Nigam

Unfortunately, text messaging often means more than an opportunity to exchange information in real-time. Digital harassers may also use text messages to intimidate and persecute others.

Children and Families Need to Be the Number One Priority in Our Society

Mark Baer | Posted 08.03.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

Children and families need to be the number one priority in our society. Currently, we only pay lip service to such things. Our children are our future. Isn't it time that we reflect on our true values as a society?

Help More Babies Survive The First Day

Janice Frey-Angel | Posted 07.15.2013 | Impact
Janice Frey-Angel

Even more shocking is that more babies die within the first day of life in the United States than any other country in the world. This is not only the highest rate of any industrialized country, it is also 50 percent greater than all other industrialized countries combined. In our own backyard, mothers are experiencing unhealthy pregnancies and deliveries, and babies are dying.

Are the FBI and IRS Secretly Reading Your Email Without a Warrant?

Democracy Now! | Posted 07.10.2013 | Technology
Democracy Now!

The American Civil Liberties Union has obtained documents revealing that the FBI and IRS may be reading emails and other electronic communications of ...