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What Japan Can Teach You About Living A Long, Healthy Life

Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Want to know where to look to live a long, prosperous, healthy life? It’s simple. Just look east. Japan, the land that gave us such treasures as ...

Are You Thriving or Surviving?

Laura Berger | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Berger

But see, I unfortunately can't get you around the stark reality that dictating a life of your own is not possible without having the guts to make it happen so you can watch everyone trying to figure out how they are going to get in the pool with you.

How the #100HappyDays Challenge Helped Me Thrive

Laurel Moll | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurel Moll

You can only take care of someone else as much as you take care of YOU. You can't serve others until you serve yourself, you can't love anyone else until you love yourself, and you certainly can't give what you don't have. It's just one of those universal truths.

The List Of Top Thriving Countries Around The World Will Surprise You

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living

While we make small efforts each day to seek happiness, health and balance in our lives, the people at Gallup are the gathering data regarding how we ...

Money, Power and Your Health

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

There is little doubt that lack of sufficient money constitutes a major stress and contributes to bodily ills. Our attitudes toward money undergird much of our lives, impacting our lifestyle and sense of well-being. Yet many of us ignore the task of managing our finances, often with dire consequences.

How Karlie Kloss Keeps Her Cool During Fashion Week

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver and Tiara Chiaramonte | Posted 09.12.2014 | Style

After Day 1 of New York Fashion Week, HuffPost Style editors were already feeling a bit drained. We made sure to get as much sleep as possible, limit ...

It Is Time to Change the Discussion From Succeeding to Thriving

Linda C. Smith | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda C. Smith

My definition of "thriving" is to live in a state of joy regardless of outward appearances and circumstances. To choose "joy" as the default. By having joy at the center of your being means that happiness are not predicated on the accumulation of wealth or power.

Anna Almendrala

Your Friends Affect Your Health A Lot More Than You Think

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living

A new study asserts that interpersonal dynamics deserve our attention, not only because friendships make us feel good, but because they actually play ...

Sioux in Silicon Valley

Megan Red Shirt-Shaw | Posted 10.05.2014 | Technology
Megan Red Shirt-Shaw

I remember the sun and stand wandering into a mental space I forget about here in the capital of tech. The gentleman behind me doesn't get off his phone to order his drink, and I have to remind myself: There are very few Sioux in Silicon Valley.

Hillary Clinton Describes How She Unplugged After State Department Job

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics

Hillary Clinton sat down for an interview with The Guardian on Friday, and revealed how she reenergized herself after logging nearly 1 million miles a...

The Three Basic Steps to Thriving Most Women Overlook

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 09.01.2014 | Women
Michelle McQuaid

The good news is small decisions -- about how you eat, move and sleep each day -- count more than you think when it comes to your ability to thrive at work. Here are some recommended changes you can start with.

Thriving, Not Surviving

Heather Martin | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Heather Martin

I'm not quite sure how I will get from surviving to thriving. Life didn't exactly provide a road map. But I assure you, I am still breathing, and therefore will continue to try.

19 Truths Successful Women Wish They'd Known 10 Years Ago

Amy Segreti | Posted 08.10.2014 | Women
Amy Segreti

For much of my 20s, I was on the look out, not the look in. Now, I've shifted toward the belief that self-inquiry is a prerequisite for self-expression. I asked myself enough questions to be able to live more freely in alignment with who I really am.

Thriving Through Acceptance of Self

Mari Lyles | Posted 08.05.2014 | Women
Mari Lyles

I love my looks, and quite frankly, I could care less if it matters to anyone else. It took me many years to reach that place of confidence, despite irregular features. But my own concept of beauty allows me to be as beautiful as I want to be, and I've noticed that the world responds on my terms.

Redefining Success -- Lessons From Arianna Huffington's Thrive

Gordon Ching | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Gordon Ching

Millennials grew up attached to technology, wired 24/7, but Huffington's honest and fundamental perspective provides us a window of reflection into something that is often neglected -- to bring attention on the topic of our well-being.

How These Young Women Continued To Thrive Even In The Face Of Cancer

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.06.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Yulady Saluti and Jill Brzezinski-Conley are both young women who have suffered the pains of a cancer diagnosis. Amid this unfavorable situation, they...

WATCH: What It Looks Like To Thrive

Huff TV | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Huff TV

Arianna and Mika Brzezinski co-hosted the Thrive conference in New York City over the weekend. The two-day event featured conversations on topics ...

It's Time to Talk: Ending Burnout in Movements for Social Change

Justin Haaheim | Posted 04.25.2014 | Green
Justin Haaheim

It's like trying to run a marathon on no sleep and a twisted ankle, and continuing to do things this way is keeping us from winning victories. We are facing a crisis of planetary proportions. We have got to do better than this.

Burnout: Time to Abandon a Very Costly Collective Delusion

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.06.2014 | Business
Arianna Huffington

As I've been out on the road talking about Thrive, one question has been coming up again and again, which is some variation of, "hey, it's OK for you to say 'you don't need to burnout' now that you're already successful, but what about those of us just starting out who want to succeed?" It's a good question -- and it seems like a logical one. But its premise is actually flawed in a number of ways. It is based on the dangerous assumption that overwork and burnout are the only path to professional success. A growing number of scientific studies confirm the profound negative effects of burnout and sleep deprivation on every aspect of our health and performance. Our deluded corporate culture may still congratulate employees for working 24/7, but good ideas are much more valuable to a successful business than exhausted employees. They are the lightning in a bottle everyone is trying to capture.

Thriving Is Your Nature, and There Is Not a Thing You Have to Do About It

Dr. Amy Johnson | Posted 05.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Amy Johnson

Thriving is what you notice when you stop looking for instances where it's not happening. Thriving is also what happens when you stop trying to make it happen. Thriving often happens despite all your effort, not because of it.

The Three Biggest Myths About Giving, and How to Become Productively Generous

Adam Grant | Posted 05.24.2014 | Impact
Adam Grant

Although many people give at their own expense, there's a group of people who are productively generous. How do they do give without compromising their well-being and falling short on traditional notions of success? They reject three myths about giving.

Thrive and the $26 Philanthropist

Charles Best | Posted 04.22.2014 | Impact
Charles Best

Fourteen years ago, I began teaching history at a public high school in the Bronx. My students and colleagues were awesome, but I could see that the school where I was teaching did not have the same resources as the schools I'd attended. My colleagues and I spent a lot of our own money on copy paper and pencils, but we often couldn't afford the resources that would get our students excited about learning. We'd talk in the teachers' lunchroom about books our students should read, a field trip we wanted to take, or a microscope that would bring science to life. "Crowdfunding" wasn't yet a word, but I figured there were people out there who'd love to help -- if they could see where their money was going. Fourteen years later, more than a million donors have supported projects reaching 10 million students in low-income communities, demonstrating that micro philanthropists can have a macro impact.

From Surviving to Thriving

Lisa Arends | Posted 04.19.2014 | Divorce
Lisa Arends

The road from survival to thriving isn't a straight one. Some days you will experience great progress only to be pulled back to first step again. But the twists and turns become easier to navigate as you become familiar with the path.

Is Your Story Holding You Back?

Heather Strang | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Strang

To dig beyond the past and move into the stillness of our soul to that part of us that is whole and complete and always has been is what I believe we are all meant to experience.

Thriving Rather Than Stressing Through Your Holidays

Judith Johnson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

The bottom line is to give yourself the holiday experience that is just right for you. Do what is meaningful to you and be with people who appreciate you. Some might view this as self-indulgent, but I see it as taking responsibility for warming the cockles of your own sweet heart.