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Iggy Azalea Just Revealed More About Her Role In ‘Furious 7’

Who else is getting excited for <i>Furious 7</i>?<p>After the insanely awesome trailer premiered online yesterday and the cast sat down with E! to talk about their late co-star Paul Walker and tease more about the seventh installment in the franchise, fans are getting another peak into the highly anticipated …

Honey Boo Boo’s Gay Uncle Named ‘Uncle Poodle’ Is Going To Fight Mama June For Custody

Did you know that Honey Boo Boo has a gay uncle named Uncle Poodle? I never watched <i>Here Comes Honey Boo Boo</i> before its untimely cancellation due to matriarch June Shannon dating a convicted child molester, so this is news to me. Anyway, this Uncle Poodle character (otherwise known as Lee Thompson) …

Sophia Loren explains her infamous side eye in Jayne Mansfield photo

This photo of Sophia Loren and Jayne Mansfield was taken 57 years ago, but it still looms large. Very large. In fact, it may be the most famous side …

Beyonce may drop a new surprise album -- or not

Beyonce could be dropping another surprise album -- if you believe the Internet.<p>Over the weekend, a screenshot of what appeared to be a tracklist for a second volume of the pop diva’s self-titled visual album was circulated on<p>TwitterandInstagram.<p>It had some legitimate details. It boasted logos of …

Janet Jackson Makes First Public Appearance In Over A Year At Vogue Dubai Event

Janet Jackson made her first public appearance in more than a year for the Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Friday.<p>Jackson was photographed walking into the Vogue Fashion event surrounded by bodyguards. She wore a black, long-sleeved ensemble and a diamond necklace, …

Aftershocks of Utah's same-sex marriage decision felt in Kentucky

This week Kentucky was on the brink of recognizing same-sex marriages performed in other states as legal.<p>That is, right up until Wednesday, when the same federal judge who thunderously struck down the state's ban in February decided to put a temporary hold on his own decision. Gay and lesbian …

The ultimate guide to debunking right-wingers’ insane persecution fantasies

Conservatives love to pretend they’re being denied their religious liberty. Here’s how to prove them wrong<p>Certain words should not be tossed around lightly. <i>Persecution</i> is one of those words.<p>Religious right leaders and their followers often claim that they are being persecuted in the United States. …

How Much Sleep Do You Need?

Sleep is something that is absolutely vital for us to be able to restore our bodies and minds. Without proper sleep, problems with concentration, …

The Spirituality of Sleep

In our fast paced culture, sleep is often elusive. The proliferation of news on sleep research makes clear that the quality and quantity of our sleep …

Get Zen: Your Need-To-Know Guide To Meditation Apps

Photographed by <b>Atisha Paulson</b>.<p><i>Beyond her regular stand-up gigs at Upright Citizens Brigade & various smelly bars, Emmy Blotnick is a comedy writer</i> …

Navigating the New Year With a Beginner's Mind

Gerry Spence, the famous lawyer, and a noted poet and photographer from a small town in Wyoming once wrote:<p>Some claim amazement that any lawyer could achieve national prominence after spending his first seventeen years of practice in the sticks of Wyoming -- indeed, in Riverton, Wyoming, population …

Meditation

These Digital Meditation Tools Can Be Your Gateway To A Calmer, More Effective Life

Meditation, an ancient practice of calming the mind, would seem to be incompatible with modern technology, with its emphasis on speed and connectivity. But as more and more Americans have embraced meditation as an antidote to hyper-connected lives, the world of technology has joined the movement. …

Make Peace with Your Past: Find the Good and Embrace the Lessons

<b>“It’s not the events of our lives that shape us but our beliefs as to what those events mean.” ~Tony Robbins</b><p>Daughter of an alcoholic. Welfare …

Tony Robbins

Meditation For People Who Don't Meditate (A 12-Step Guide)

Congratulations! You want to meditate, but you’re not sure what to do. If you’re one who can’t handle too much esoteric sweetener in your spiritual …

How To Open Your Crown Chakra In 3 Easy Steps

The crown chakra is the center for trust, devotion, inspiration, happiness, and positivity. It's also the center for deeper connection with ourselves …

This Ancient Martial Art Can Fight Disease, Calm The Mind And Slow Aging

Americans have no difficulty adopting ancient practices into their health regimens. Take yoga, the ancient mind-body practice and contemporary fitness craze (and $27 billion industry), which continues its prominence in the mainstream -- even after decades of increasing popularity. Many forms of …

Meditate to stave of depression, say scientists

Just half an hour a day of meditation can alleviate depression says scientists, so lighten up and switch off says our yoga expert Jane Kersel<p>BY <b>Katy Young</b> | 07 January 2014<p>Researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore have found evidence that meditation can help with …

Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation Can Help Relieve Anxiety And Depression

People are increasingly turning to mindfulness mediation to manage health issues, and meditation classes are being offered through schools and hospitals.<p>But doctors have questioned whether this ancient Eastern practice really offers measurable health benefits. A fresh review of the evidence should …

How Meditating Can Help You in Your Professional Life

Even in a thriving economy, the pressure of the dog-eat-dog world of business takes its toll on fledgling and seasoned workers alike. As of 2012, a …

Mindfulness Stops Negativity From Sticking to You Like Glue

Did you ever get into a heated argument with someone over a meaningless issue, only to find that encounter constantly replaying itself in your head, as if it's stuck to you like glue? You don't want to think of the other person, yet now there's no getting away from them; you're stuck with them. …

Mindfulness

14 Things To Stop Stressing About In 2014

With 2014 newly upon us, many of us are vowing to make the changes we usually hope to make as one calendar year ends and another begins. These resolutions might involve reconnecting with old friends or losing weight, but if the latest national surveys are any indication, others may focus on …

Be Happier with What Is by Letting Go of How Things Should Be

<b>“What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.” ~Ralph Marston</b><p>Have you ever been stuck and felt like you’re spiraling around the same space over …

Things To Stop Telling Yourself This Year

<i>Because that voice in your head sometimes gives you the worst advice.</i><p>By Leigh Newman<p><i>Leigh Newman is the Deputy Editor of Oprah.com and the author of the memoir Still Point North.</i><p><i>Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN on Facebook and Twitter</i> .

8 Ways To Practice More Positivity In 2014

It's impossible to go an entire year without navigating through some challenges -- but despite any setbacks, many are approaching 2014 with an optimistic outlook. Almost 50 percent of Americans believe their fortunes will improve in the new year. Is 2014 going to be the year of positivity?<p>According …

The Secret to Attaining Personal Empowerment

We tend to equate personal empowerment with a subjective emotion -- the feeling of being empowered. Yet personal empowerment, by its very definition, is not something one <i>feels</i> but rather something one <i>demonstrates</i>. To be empowered is to have actual influence within any of the many spheres of our …

Self-help

Seeking Help from your Future Self | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

So many of us wish to grow and do better in life. And yet, there are so many times where we can’t decide our next set of actions. We have a dream or …

How To Take Care of Yourself When You're Depressed | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

So much of depression can be linked back to forgetting to take proper care of ourselves. And the more depressed we feel, the less energy we have for …

How to Stop Being Emotional [Using 7 Easy Questions]

We are constantly propelled along by our emotions, with our mental and physical state becoming a product of the way we feel.<p>We have varying ways of …

5 Negative Thought Patterns You Need To Drop Now

With the New Year having just arrived, I’ve been gearing up with my clients and thinking about how to make 2014 their best year yet! We can’t have …

6 Ways To Manifest The Life You Want

'Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions! We get super excited to start the year by eating right, hitting the gym, setting our monthly budgets, and …