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30-Day Mental Detox

Tami Shaikh | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Tami Shaikh

Was the 30-day experiment successful? Everything was the same but I had new eyes (literally and metaphorically), I could see that I was a happier person and I smiled more. I would enjoy things more, my anxiety about things is less and I believe I will conquer the world.

Acting Techniques You Can Apply to Real Life (to Some Extent)

Ko Im | Posted 05.21.2014 | Arts
Ko Im

Sometimes, too much coaching is more detrimental than helpful. At some point, take the training wheels off and fly solo.

Wake Up in a Great Mood

David Kanegis | Posted 06.21.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

We tend to live our lives as if we are in a hammock swinging back and forth between feeling stressed or relaxed, worried or serene, busy or too busy. Basically, we most often react to what we are consciously experiencing without stopping to catch our breath.

Why Most People Are Deathly Afraid of Public Speaking and What They Can Do About It

Donna Labermeier | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

Being put on the spot to display one's knowledge or skills can feel terribly uncomfortable and scary. The key to overcoming these emotions is to be prepared and recognize that our fears stem, not from a lack of self-worth, but quite the opposite. Our fears are born out of a deep sense of love for the self that wants nothing more than to protect us and keep us safe.

The Mental Trick That Improves This Olympic Hockey Player's Game

Posted 02.12.2014 | Healthy Living

Welcome to our "Like An Olympian" series. During the 2014 Sochi Olympics, HuffPost Healthy Living will take a look at lifestyle and fitness lessons fr...

Why a Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words: Using the Power of Visualization to Achieve Your Goals

Craig Dowden | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Craig Dowden

Fresh off our New Year's celebrations, many of us chart a course for our personal and professional improvement. We reflect on where we have been and where we want to go. Change is a part of the beginning of a new year.

Top Secret to Performance: Mental Imagery

Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP | Posted 11.13.2013 | Sports
Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP

Michael Jordan once admitted in an interview that he took great pride in identifying the mental weaknesses of his opponents and then would actively attempt to "get into their heads."

6 Tips For Holding It Together

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 09.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

To avoid the burn of acting out during an emotional upsurge, take a few simple steps to calm your heightened spirit and quiet your uneasy mind. When the moment has passed, you'll be grateful you were able to be the master of your emotions.

8 Ways To Stop Over-Thinking (And Rediscover Happiness)

Peggy Nolan | Posted 09.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Peggy Nolan

Over-thinking is all about dredging up the past and/or borrowing trouble from the future. The best cure for over-thinking is to simply be present. Be here right now.

25 Little Slices Of Heaven

Posted 07.03.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Grab A Pen! How To Start Achieving Your Goals

Jennifer Langione | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Langione

I've always been a believer in setting goals. In the past, though, I've been able to achieve my goals just by writing them down and didn't have to remind myself of them on a regular basis. However, as my goals grew more complex, they pushed me to make bigger leaps out of my comfort zone.

Perception and Imagination

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 06.22.2013 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

Everything we need to know about love and pain is in Chagall and Gorky. That the feeling that a painting evokes is communicated by its form, color, shapes, and marks, is self-evident and explicable.

7 Little Things That Will Change Your Life Today

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

Just like a loaf of bread that's been left out too long, life can sometimes seem stale if we let routine take over. Whether you're looking for a complete overhaul or simply a fresh outlook, here are seven ways to renew your life today.

WATCH: Mesmerizing Visualizations Show What City People Do All Day

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 04.01.2013 | Technology

New York City and Tokyo are known for their hustle and bustle. So to show the just how quick the pulses of these metropolises are, Foursquare creat...

Using the Monkey See, Monkey Do Theory in Your Dating Life

Neely Steinberg | Posted 05.20.2013 | Women
Neely Steinberg

I encourage women to give the monkey see, monkey do concept a try in their dating lives. That means taking on a persona, faking it until you make it, in a sense.

How To Take A 2-Minute Vacation (Right Now)

Jon Wortmann | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

You've heard for years that we only use a percentage of our brains. Not at all true. What's true is that we don't know how to consciously use our brains to take advantage of our best experiences and use them to make every 24-hour period happier and healthier.

The Secret to Shame-Free Sex

Randy Kamen Gredinger, Ed.D | Posted 05.06.2013 | Women
Randy Kamen Gredinger, Ed.D

These elements, when combined, create a fertile ground for being present with your partner and deriving optimal, even ecstatic pleasure from the sexual experience.

Can You Visualize Your Life As a Writer and Make It Happen?

Holly Robinson | Posted 03.24.2013 | Books
Holly Robinson

To be a published writer, you must tell yourself each day, over and over again, that novels are written one page at a time, or even one sentence at a time. If you're writing even a few sentences a day, you are a writer, and you will reach your goal.

Seven Design Tips for Making Great Infographics

Karl Gude | Posted 01.17.2013 | Media
Karl Gude

Bad design does irreversible harm to an infographic. It trivializes good content (for the rare visitor who chooses to wade through the ugliness and confusion instead of fleeing in horror at the sight of it) and reflects badly on you and your business.

Luminoso's Color Survey Visualization Will Blow You Away

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 10.03.2012 | Arts

Female colors versus male colors? Good colors versus bad colors? Edible colors? Luminoso's enormous word cloud of a color survey has them all, in mind...

Soul-Talk: Want More Joy In Your Life?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Are you expecting any joy in your life today? If so, you may be setting yourself up for disappointment. However, if you can shift your attitude to one of anticipating joy, you may find that you are on a better road toward experiencing more of what you seek in life.

Hot Shots: Imaging Climate Disruption

A. Siegel | Posted 11.18.2012 | Green
A. Siegel

Even though every single relevant major scientific institution in the world has stated that humanity is a major driving factor in modern climate change and that climate change creates risks for humanity, so many people fail to understand what was going on. Can visualizations help change this?

22 Olympic Medals: 9 Back-to-School Lessons We All Could Use

Charlotte Reznick, Ph.D. | Posted 11.10.2012 | Parents
Charlotte Reznick, Ph.D.

The lessons from the Olympics live on, and the skills of visualization and the power of imagination can be adapted to many areas of life.

Tips to Visualize Your Goals with a Vision Board

Women & Co | Posted 10.08.2012 | Women
Women & Co

Raise your hand if you spent any of your afternoons as a teenager combing through magazines, cutting out pictures and phrases you liked and pasting them on to a piece of cardboard.

The Trajectory of Tragedy

Liz Sterling, M.A. | Posted 09.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Liz Sterling, M.A.

Situations like these bring to the surface what has been bubbling in the depths of our subconscious. We can use this time to see the true stuff we're made of -- and activate the grit of our souls.