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Tarla Dalal: Indian Vegetarian Cook and Friend of JAINA

JAINA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
JAINA

Tarla Dalal was a woman with a mission to change the culture of Indian cooking. She never spoke loudly about this mission, but it was apparent even up to the day before she died, for she had just come back from travelling to give a cooking demonstration.

Alejandra Ruani: When Is The Best Time to Change? (Hint: Sooner Than You Think)

Alejandra Ruani | Posted 11.07.2013 | Women
Alejandra Ruani

People thought I was crazy for leaving a top job and top pay at the world's number one investment bank. But I was so busy changing that I didn't have time to explain what was going on with me.

13 Ways To Find Your Happy Place

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 10.01.2013 | Black Voices

Sitting in front of your computer at the starting end of a work week may not exactly be your happy place, but as those who've mastered the ever-elusiv...

The Secret To Having Happy, Hard-Working Employees

Marilyn Tam | Posted 09.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

People want contentment, love and happiness derived from meaningful work. But with only 24 hours in a day, is it even possible? How can you as a manager, facilitate your employees' happiness and consequently increase your company's success as well as your own?

8 Things To Know Before Turning 48 1/2

Posted 07.09.2013 | OWN

By Lisa Zeidner A few crucial truths from the hilarious, wise, wish-she-were-your-best-friend author of Love Bomb: A Novel. 1. You’ll never h...

Linda Descano: Making Our Own Metrics

Linda Descano, CFA | Posted 08.02.2013 | Women
Linda Descano, CFA

I can still remember my first days at Salomon Brothers and the relentless focus on numbers and results. So, imagine my surprise when the first question my then-manager posed at my performance review was: "Are you happy?"

LOOK: 7 Ways Women Can Reduce Stress

HeartMath LLC | Posted 06.23.2013 | Healthy Living
HeartMath LLC

Many of the changes that come through our ever-evolving lives create stressful moments. Who hasn't lost sleep over worrying about an exam, a sick child or an important meeting at work, the loss of a loved one?

What Performing With a Belly Dancing Troupe Taught Me About Life

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 06.08.2013 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

Try a dance class -- any dance class -- because everyone's a dancer, you just have to find the right music. You just might learn something about yourself in the process.

Women Wake Up Grumpier? Look Around and You'll See Why

Marianne Mollmann | Posted 05.15.2013 | Women
Marianne Mollmann

This week, Duke University published a new study, which found that women wake up grumpier than men. The study's authors attribute the additional grumpiness to women needing more sleep than men. Me? I think there is just a lot to be grumpy about lately.

Women and Happiness: Is It Still Declining?

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 05.11.2013 | Women
Paula Davis-Laack

Do women now feel more comfortable being honest about their real happiness levels? Has an increase in opportunity created a commensurate increase in what is required for women to declare, "I'm happy?"

Simplify That Holiday Feeling

Kate Baldwin | Posted 02.25.2013 | Women
Kate Baldwin

If there is one time when life is at its peak of chaos for families, and especially for women, it's during that long stretch that starts with Thanksgiving and lingers until New Year's. Who doesn't aspire to a simpler self right about now?

Investing in Your Happiness

Women & Co | Posted 08.19.2012 | Women
Women & Co

I'd like to introduce a new concept, something that may be difficult for us financially responsible women to accept: There is such a thing as an investment in your happiness.

Why I Love Being Single

Lauren Jacobs | Posted 06.04.2012 | Women
Lauren Jacobs

For some reason -- perhaps the impending marriages of three of my close friends -- I feel the desire, and even the need, to say this: I am truly happy as a single person.

Should Women be More Selfish?

Linnie Frank Bailey | Posted 04.22.2012 | Women
Linnie Frank Bailey

Women of all stripes have a problem with saying NO!

What's Your Joy Trigger?

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 11.01.2011 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

It makes sense that human beings can't be "on" all the time, that a little bit of pleasure now and then helps you do the harder things in your life.

The Sane Way To Have It All

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 10.22.2011 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

While the Enjoli woman of yore was intimidating enough with her bacon and her pan, today the ideal involves even more balls in the air: in addition to raising her children perfectly (and feeding them only organic bacon) and making the most of her potential at the office, she's untouched by the hands of time, doing work that's deeply satisfying and meaningful for the world at large, finding personal and spiritual fulfillment and capable of a perfect downward-facing dog.

Men Are Unhappy: Good News For Women?

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 09.20.2011 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

This just in: Men are as miserable as women. At least that's what we learn from a new study by Arizona State professor Chris M. Herbst, who suggests t...

Are You Playing the Scarcity Game?

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

In the end, it doesn't matter how much one has. If you live in an inner conversation of scarcity and lack of awareness about and acceptance of who you are, you are not much better off than a homeless person.

THE H WORD:There Is Nothing Better Than Happiness For Mother's Day

Vaishali | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vaishali

The added perk to being in the present moment with an open heart is that the tyranny of the ego loses its power in that state.

Want to Increase Happiness? Unplug From Technology (VIDEO)

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

The idea is that disconnecting with technology will enable me to reconnect with who I really am, what is truly important to me, and what really makes me happy.

Overcoming My Fear on the Road to Happiness

Randy Taran | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Randy Taran

Ask yourself, what is the scariest thing that you could do? For me, it's revealing what's most important me, to a large group of people. Not only did I not seek out these opportunities, I ran from them!

Are You Serving a Calling or Feeding a Craving?

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia Reynolds

The best indicator that you are serving a calling is when you can learn to not care about what other people think. You know you are making a difference on some scale.

The Queen of Your Own Life ... Queen Lite

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Claim your Beauty. We all need to do this. I'll never forget the day I realized that although I was never going to look like Christy Brinkley, Christy Brinkley was never going to look like me either.

The Bearable Lightness of Being

Jan Shepherd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jan Shepherd

How many times can we watch the same footage of oil-soaked birds, commandos mounting an assault or refugees living in squalid conditions before we begin to believe that our world has tilted out of orbit?

How To Stop Worrying and Love the World

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

In a crisis, the mind begins to obsess as a way to gain a sense of control over events that are uncontrollable. But this isn't really a solution. May I give some good reasons for not worrying?