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How My Son Taught Me to Walk

Anjali Joshi | Posted 04.15.2014 | Parents
Anjali Joshi

All it took was a few moments of sitting on the sidewalk for me to realize I was doing it all wrong. I was walking all wrong. Somewhere between my carefree school days and motherhood, I learned to drown myself in the mundane tasks of day-to-day life.

8 Things I Learned As a Recovering Workaholic

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 04.08.2014 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

I burn the midnight oil, never say no, and I have often prioritized my career over my life and my loved ones. Only recently did I take an honest look in the mirror to realize that life is too short to miss, and every moment is precious. I urge you not to miss the life you deserve to lead.

Biblical Third Metric Quotes Show How Ancient Wisdom Can Help Redefine Modern Measures Of Success

Posted 03.31.2014 | Religion

The four pillars of the "Third Metric" initiative provide a foundation on which to build a successful life that achieves satisfaction beyond goals of ...

WATCH: These Powerful Moments Of Wonder Are A Reminder Of Life's Beauty

Posted 03.27.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

In celebration of Arianna Huffington's latest book, "Thrive," HuffPost Live is examining the power of the four pillars of the Third Metric -- well-bei...

Arianna's Sister On Their Mother's Passing: 'Time Stopped'

Emily Tess Katz | Posted 03.28.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Arianna Huffington stopped by HuffPost Live on Tuesday to tell the emotional story of how she and her sister reacted when their mother collapsed in he...

The Third Metric Guide to Everyday Wonder

Gail Brenner, Ph.D. | Posted 03.26.2014 | Women
Gail Brenner, Ph.D.

In her new book, Thrive, Arianna Huffington invites us to be present by discovering wonder in our everyday lives. Wonder? What's that? And how do we make time for it when we're constantly wired and consumed by our to-do lists?

The Power of Not Knowing

Roger Housden | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Roger Housden

Imagine a world in which everything is known and under control. It would be a flatland. There would be no amazement, no wonder, no edge. I believe tha...

Pillar #3 of the Third Metric: Wonder

Joe Polish | Posted 03.21.2014 | Good News
Joe Polish

"Pick an image that ignites the joy in you. It can be your child, a pet, the ocean, a painting you love -- something that inspires a sense of wonder. And any time you feel contracted, go to it to help you expand."

12 Secrets From People Who Found Their Own Paths To Success

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living

At one point or another, most of us will arrive at a moment that forces us to take a good, hard look at our careers, habits and relationships, and ask...

This Will Guide You To Capture The True Meaning Of Wonder

Posted 03.03.2014 | 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...

This Is Why We All Love A Good Coincidence

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

The 20th century psycholoanalyst Carl Jung was fascinated by coincidences. Where did they come from and what caused them to occur? Are they meaningful...

The Spirit of Now

Roger Housden | Posted 03.17.2014 | Religion
Roger Housden

They are drawn to take the journey toward individuation rather than individualism, and for many, that journey is not just a progression toward a healthy ego--invaluable as that is in itself--but also an opening to the transcendent dimensions of human experience.

How Hawaii Beautifies Neighborhoods With Street Art

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.04.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Before the year wraps we wanted to take a look at images from Pow! Wow! Hawaii as it enters its fifth year with a collection of images recently capt...

ENERGOSITY: Miami Beach, September 2013

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

With the camera, I was and am able to access, harness and convey the extraordinary within the ordinary, profound wonder in the everyday. It's been said that "the camera doesn't lie." If true, then this image is evidence of the magic present in an ordinary nighttime drive uptown.

Jason Lee: Los Angeles, 2001

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 10.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

Even from a distance, her beauty sings out. As we walk by her there is a silent greeting of the eyes. We continue walking another hundred feet or so to a big rock and begin to set up.

How Wonder Eases Worry

Polly Campbell | Posted 09.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

When you feel yourself buried by worry, go outside, look around and also allow yourself to wonder how the universe keeps expanding and the flowers keep growing and the sun rises each day.

The Power and Beauty of Patience

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

We might resolve to respond to whatever arises with loving kindness, exploring what might be discovered. Enter life, in the raw and sweaty, and the test gets real darn fast. Getting distracted from good intention can be tricky and takes a bit of doing in the reframing department.

Wonder Alert: August 2004

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 07.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

Over 300 billion known breaths were taken and there were an estimated several trillion heartbeats. Be on the look out and report all acts of wonder to everybody.

Para Usted: Miami, Florida, April 12, 2013

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

I exit the supermarket at dusk and there it is, beckoning me. Long have I wanted to give you a special gift, but haven't found it, until now, this jewel sliver of divine light, perfectly suspended in the deep blue early night sky.

Meeting My Selves

Mark Nepo | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Nepo

We blossom and outgrow selves the way butterflies emerge from cocoons. Except that being human, we have the chance to emerge from many cocoons. This poem tries to look back at the many selves I've lived in.

Tendencies

Mark Nepo | Posted 03.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Nepo

Up to that point in my life, I had thought of hardships as inexplicable events happening to me and others and viewed strength as the ability to endure these unwanted circumstances. Such endurance is certainly a strength.

The Ethic of Wonder

Mark Nepo | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Nepo

The great Jewish philosopher, Abraham Heschel said, "We will not perish for want of information; but only for want of appreciation... What we lack is not a will to believe but a will to wonder..." Wonder is the feeling that overcomes us when we enter life and not just watch it.

The Little Paw

Stacey Forman | Posted 03.05.2013 | Parents
Stacey Forman

Knowing tough moments will become more often in the future is difficult, but for now, I'm focusing on the present. I'm enjoying the innocence.

The Wisdom of Ignorance

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 09.05.2012 | Education
Jennifer Hamady

Just as a sponge can only take on water after being wrung out, so too must we be able -- regardless of our experience or education -- to continually renounce our own fullness, lest we become bloated and stale.

WATCH: What Is An Eye-Opening Experience You've Had? From Deepak Chopra

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Deepak Chopra, expert in mind-body medicine, shared his eye-opening experience with me when we met on this week's episode of Mondays With Marlo. Ch...