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This Getting Old Is New: Why I Refuse to Hate My 30s

Sarah Jacobs | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Jacobs

I have so much to be excited about. Every day is a new adventure. And I get excited thinking about the next 30 years. About how much I can get done.

Smart Shopping: How to Spend Money and Feel Great Long-Term

Miriam Ava | Posted 12.16.2014 | Money
Miriam Ava

By now most of us have realized and put into practice that saving and investing money is vital to achieving financial fitness; so then, what's the smartest way to spend the money you choose to spend?

Avoid the Holiday Crazy

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 12.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

Holiday toy drives, donations to food banks, visiting a nursing home, making homemade cards, donating money, and serving meals at a shelter are great ways to practice gratitude. See if you can get your friends and family to go together. Doing something for others can make your holiday experience especially meaningful -- and put that fight over stuffing into perspective.

10 Reasons to Make Singing Your Happiness Drug!

Tania de Jong | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Tania de Jong

Our brains developed with singing and music as a survival mechanism. Before there were governments or nations, tribes and groups used songs and dance to build loyalty to the group, transmit vital information and ward off enemies. Those who sang survived.

You Don't Know What It Means to be Successful

Danielle Posa | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Danielle Posa

Don't get caught up in the machine. And if you think you're stuck, or that you don't have any other options because you can't get out of your job, or (insert reason here), just simply start talking about what you want. You might be surprised how quickly people want to be part of it, and who would be willing to help you get there.

5 Ways to Thrive During the Holidays

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 12.08.2014 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

Yes it's that time of year again, the season to be jolly. So why might you be starting to feel a creeping sense of anxiety and even a little bit of dread? The truth is this time of year often finds most of us scrambling. So what are the small changes you can make to help you flourish during this holiday season?

Come Home for the Holidays

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 12.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

For those seeking a sex or holiday booze article, click onto something else immediately, like TMZ or the Today show. In the spirit of holiday cheer,...

Designing New Foundations for Public Health

Robert Ivy, FAIA | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert Ivy, FAIA

Here are just a few collaborations from across the country that highlight how design can help create active, connected, toxin-free and equitable spaces for the 21st century.

Back on Track

Maria Senise | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

The more I create a sense of inner peace, the more habitual it will become. I'm realigning the derailed car that is my mind, getting back on track, and focusing on moving forward.

The Power of Well-Being for the Professional Overachiever

Julie Lynn Brazitis | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Lynn Brazitis

The lesson I have learned this year is that focusing on well-being is the most vital step to achieving sustainable success -- and that regardless of circumstance and choices made in the past, it is never too late to be transformed.

3 Ways to Have Yourself a Resilient Little Holiday

meQuilibrium | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Making the experience of the holidays different starts with an intention -- the decision to approach it differently. This year, you and your resiliency are at the wheel.

Gratitude Speaks: Katharine L'Heureux, Founder of Kahina Giving Beauty

Miriam Ava | Posted 11.18.2014 | Impact
Miriam Ava

Gratitude Speaks creates worlds. Gratitude Speaks brings forth what has not existed before. It's wild, and free, and magical.

4 Ways To Improve Your Life Today

Louis Efron | Posted 11.12.2014 | Business
Louis Efron

It is easy in life to become sidetracked or distracted by things which aren't important, are out of your control, stress you out or make you unhappy. When this happens, there is the need to pause to refocus your energies and care for your own wellbeing.

How to Get Emotionally Fit

MeiMei Fox | Posted 11.12.2014 | Books
MeiMei Fox

In her new book Emotional Obesity, Laura Coe argues that our culture teaches us from a young age to "get over" our feelings. The result is that we end up carrying their excess weight around with us throughout our lives.

Where Does Happiness Live?

Kemi Nekvapil | Posted 11.12.2014 | Women
Kemi Nekvapil

If our words to each other were always geared to uplift, nourish and inspire each other, we would feel safer stepping out. If our intention was to have the women in our company feel beautiful and valued, we would all live more fully.

Why We Meditate at Work

Megan Larsen | Posted 11.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan Larsen

In the early days there were only three full-time employees, and two of us would meditate at work each afternoon. One day the third employee came in to my office and said, "I want what you have! I want to know more about this meditation you do, can I learn?"

Gratitude Beauty: My Fave Fragrances for Gifting, Receiving, and Glowing (or, a Truffle Pig's Guide to Natural Perfumes)

Miriam Ava | Posted 11.04.2014 | Style
Miriam Ava

You shouldn't settle for anything less than what genuinely thrills you, and that includes fragrance. Whether it's personal or atmospheric, scents carry energy that can impact you powerfully.

Be Prepared: How to Have Thriving, Joyful Children, Part I

Amanda Gore | Posted 10.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

I am sitting on the plane flying back from a conference with the South Australian Scouts Association reflecting on what an amazing organization they...

How Successful People Stay Calm

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 10.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Travis Bradberry

While I've run across numerous effective strategies that successful people employ when faced with stress, what follows are 10 of the best. Some of these strategies may seem obvious, but the real challenge lies in recognizing when you need to use them...

What Exactly Is Emotional Health?

Jenny Florence | Posted 10.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenny Florence

We use the term mental health and of course we talk about physical health, but we very rarely talk about emotional health. And yet our emotions are absolutely integral to the way in which we relate and engage with our world.

5 Lessons We Wish We Were Taught in School

Erin Reghenzani | Posted 10.24.2014 | College
Erin Reghenzani

Whether all of this is news to you or you've only just started to realise some of these truths now is your chance to change for the better and start living a life full of love, wealth and happiness.

The Case for a Sustainability Plan in Business: Short-Term Savings and Long-Term Opportunities

Adam Elman | Posted 10.23.2014 | Impact
Adam Elman

Our view couldn't be more different. We believe that sustainability is both a moral and commercial imperative.

Here's Proof That Life Is All About The Little Things

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living

Life is stressful. We work too hard, don't get enough sleep and get so caught up in the daily grind that we often forget to stop and take in the littl...

The Message That Every CEO Needs to Hear

Glenn Riseley | Posted 11.04.2014 | Business
Glenn Riseley

As a CEO, you cast a commanding shadow that can shape your entire organization, and creating a culture of health is a public declaration of your commitment to your organization's future.

How Positive Relationships Help You Grow and Thrive

Douglas LaBier | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

A new study demonstrates how and why positive human connection in necessary for both emotional and physical health.