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The Full Life

The REAL Currency You Should Spend Before You Die

Martha Nelson | Posted 09.29.2012 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

We all have a rich currency of authenticity that is found in our energy, heart, soul and spirit. When you get to the point that your life ahead is more important than the life you've already had, then it may be time to spend your currency to go where you want to be.

Appreciate Life

Crystal Smith | Posted 02.18.2010 | Healthy Living
Crystal Smith

Surround yourself with positive people and accept where you are in life. Ask yourself what or who are you afraid of? Challenge your fears by tackling them.

How to Nail a Job Interview

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

A job interview isn't all that different from a public speech, except that in interviews you sit down, listen more than speak, and are the world's expert on the topic, you.

Has the Internet Changed the Way We Think?

Linda Stone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Stone

Answers this year range from explorations into gray matter, to personal musings. My answer explores the tension involved in navigating my physical and virtual lives.

Death And Dying: Nature Is Selfish, Get Over It

Deborah Calla | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Calla

It is brutally shocking when our lives are falling apart and the rest of the world doesn't seem to notice. The first time I experienced this was when my husband was lying in a hospital bed fighting for his life.

Beauty, Botox and Delving Deeper: Sip Through A Straw I Say!

Danielle Cavallucci | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Danielle Cavallucci

Something is afoul in this system of propaganda and quick beauty fixes, that cost us more than we make in hopes that we'll make more once we look the part.

Dead At 32: What Jamie Dyer Dordek Can Teach You About Living

Eli Davidson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eli Davidson

I didn't meet Jamie until after she died. Think life is certain? Guess again. Jaime was a blaze of florescent colors until she stepped off a curb ...

Is Happiness An Experience Of Contemplation?

nytimes.com | Simon Critchley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

What is happiness? How does one get a grip on this most elusive, intractable and perhaps unanswerable of questions? I teach philosophy for a living...

Psych 101: When a Close Friend is Depressed

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Yes, there are some cases when close friends need to cut a little slack. Could it be that your friendship feels burdensome and painful because your friend is depressed?

Randy Pausch, "Last Lecture" Professor, Dies At 47

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The New York Times reports on the death of Professor Randy Pausch: Randy Pausch, the professor whose "last lecture" made him a Lou-Gehrig-like symbol...

American Idyll: Childhood of a Liar

Dan Agin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dan Agin

You can't do anything in life without money, Father says. There's no such thing as too much money. Having money just means God is smiling at you. Having money means you're free. Everyone clear?

Ladies Who Launch: The Ironman Approach to Life

Amy Swift | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Swift

Here's what I learned about goal-getting from my uber-focused husband: if you're serious about a goal, go get it, and stop playing around.

My Lottery in Life: Pat Sajak and Adventures in Gambling

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

I'm not one to normally buy lottery tickets. I've bought fewer than 25 in my lifetime, all of them scratch cards I impulsively selected based on my ...

The Secret Truth About Diners

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

Just like everyone in the Northeast has a favorite road rage swear word, so too does every man, woman, and child in the urban Northeast have a favorite diner, and I mean everyone.

Revering Summer Camp, or Maybe Just the Memories

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

I'll treasure their summer camp moments vicariously, even if my children don't. Those carefree days never return to you the same way, not even in memory.

The Psychology of Garage Sales

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

The real point of a garage sale is the purge. The lifelong desire, so rarely realized, to clean house, free up space, and organize your life -- which allows many to rationalize putting actual garbage on tables.

Are you flawed or fabulous?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

We all have weaknesses. What are yours? I'm not talking about jiggly thighs or belly flab. I'm talking about all those "needs improvement" areas tha...

Optimists or Idiots? You Be The Judge

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

I confess. I'm an optimist. You know, one of those annoying people who always looks on the bright side of life, believing that everything happens fo...

Paint Misbehaving: Why is There Graffiti in My Suburb?!

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

When I first moved to New Jersey's quaint suburbs eight years ago, one persistent phenomena seemed shockingly out of place. Amidst the pleasing bagel ...

The Little Things That Kill You

Laura Vanderkam | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Vanderkam

These days, wives are doing things we enjoy more than running errands with our days --and so an industry of concierge services, household managers and the like has sprung up to try to make the little things littler.

A Car Buyer's Tale: Shticker Shock

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

Not long ago, I thought I was buying a new car. I knew my preferred colors (what the heck is "Cypress Pearl?"); I knew my preferred options (third ro...

Have You Been Subjected to Customer Dis-service? Share your Experience

Ernan Roman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ernan Roman

I have an idea for how to get companies to change their approach to customer service. It requires your help. I would like to ask readers of the Huffington Post to share your experiences.

How To Survive The Holidays Like A Hot Chick

Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent

Many of you Hot Chicks think that if you don't bestow a fruitcake and tree shaped sugar cookies to all of your friends and co-workers in December then you are a failure who might as well go back to woman school. But ladies, that's not true.

How To Be Faithful

Matt Titus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Matt Titus

She walks into the coffeeshop and our eyes immediately meet. I almost fall off my chair because this woman is gorgeous. And to make matters worse the ...

You Can't Have It All (At The Same Time)

Heather Cabot | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Heather Cabot

I think we all agree that employers need to do more to retain off-ramping women and to make the work environment more family friendly. But I do think that it also requires an attitude shift on our end as women and as mothers in that at some point we do have to make some choices.