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Why There Are No Atheists at the Grand Canyon

Any fool can feel religious around the holidays. When the entire Judeo-Christian world is lit up — literally — with celebrations of faith, family and …

Cars That Drive Themselves Will Have Some Awesome Consequences

Jumping into the back seat of your car, turning on the TV, and ordering the computer to drive the vehicle to your destination, is more than just a clever advance in technology; it will have massive social and industrial ramifications.<p>Knight Rider and Batman-inspired fantasies are about to become …

Six Ways to Design a More Inviting Living Room

It’s the room in which you and your family spend the most time. Living rooms should be appealing, relaxing and allow you to interact with each …

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10 Words to Cut From Your Writing

3 min read<p>This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>As Mark Twain famously wrote, "I didn't have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead." His point? Strong writing is lean writing.<p>When you want to make your writing more powerful, cut out words you don't need--such as the 10 …

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22 Peaceful Cottage Designs That Seem Like Taken From A Fairy Tale World

As a kid, I really enjoyed reading stories and fairy tales and I liked the descriptions of their palaces and cottages. I always imagined them as …

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To Medicate or Not Medicate

If you are like 23 percent of woman, you may be taking a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) to manage your anxiety or depression. You may also be contemplating getting pregnant, and you're confused about tapering off or staying on your medication. You are not alone, but your decision is …

If I Hadn't Been Treated for Depression, I Wouldn't Have the Life I Have

When I was teaching journalism at the College of Charleston several years ago, I was contacted by an employee with the public affairs office of the South Carolina Department of Mental Health. He wanted to make prospective journalists and broadcasters aware of the stigma attached to the mentally ill …

Who Is Right About Happiness?

We know very little about what it takes to be happy, and a lot of what we know is wrong. This seems to be the conclusion of some voices in the movement known as positive psychology. It's a relatively new field set against the traditional focus of psychology, which has delved into neurosis, …

10 Tips to Being Deliciously Happy

<i>Photo credit: Simaje</i><p>Who wouldn't want a delicious life?<p>Life is meant to be experienced joyfully. We often believe we may not deserve the good life has to offer on a deeper level. We may allow so many things or conditions to base our happiness off of and in reality, happiness is a choice. It's not …

Alzheimer's breakthrough hailed as 'turning point'

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Discovery 'may hold Alzheimer's key'

A chemical which can stop brain cell death in neurodegenerative disease has been hailed as a "turning point" in the potential treatment of Alzheimer's disease.<p>Scientists at the University of Leicester say the finding is a massive step towards developing a drug that could be used to treat …

People, Not Things, Bring Happiness, Study Shows

It's no secret that things don't bring happiness, people do. And now, there's science to back it up.<p>Researchers from Sahlgrenska Academy and Lund University analyzed more than 1.5 million words that appeared in Swedish newspapers in 2010, and found that while "people" words -- like you or me, …

The 4 Keys to Learning From Failure

Failure is supposed to be a great teacher. But if that's true, why are so many of us unable to acquire the knowledge this "great teacher" has to impart? Why do we keep failing?<p>The problem is failure might be a great teacher, but it is also a cryptic one. Figuring out its lessons is no easy task, …

Are You Comfortable Being Uncomfortable?

Have you ever had a friend who has stayed in a horrifically dysfunctional relationship, and thought, "Why doesn't she leave him?" Maybe you've had a friend who has done the same with a work situation. This friend constantly complains about her boss, her coworkers and even the daily tasks. There's …

What German Wisdom Can Teach The Rest Of The World About The Good Life

<i>Our Living Well, On Location series explores cities and countries from around the world. How do other people pursue health and happiness? We're going coast to coast, country to country to find out.</i><p>The people of Germany, with their reputation for having an industrial-strength work ethic, may not …

Alzheimer's breakthrough: Cure or hype?

<b>If you regularly walk past a newspaper stand, then "Alzheimer's cure" or "Major Alzheimer's breakthrough" headlines will be a familiar sight. And here we are again.</b><p>UK researchers have, for the first time, used a chemical to prevent the death of brain tissue in a neurodegenerative disease.<p>The Times …

How Kim Shoenfeldt Lost Nearly 100 Pounds

After unsuccessfully dieting for a decade, this hairstylist finally found a solution that worked for her<p><b>BEFORE:</b> 225 lbs <b>AFTER:</b> 122 lbs<p><i>"SHOPPING FOR THIS BODY IS A BLAST!"</i><p>Kim Schoenfeldt, a hairstylist in Miami, was a thin and active teenager. Even after having a baby at age 21, Kim, now 39, easily …

How Hotels Are Engineering A Better Night's Sleep

When guests come into the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort And Spa after a day of skiing the western Colorado slopes, the number one priority for staff is to make sure everyone gets a restful night's sleep.<p>"We're in the business of sleep," Robert Purdy, the hotel's general manager, told The …

Top 10 Tips to Live Your Most Blissed Life

If you would have asked me years ago what my most blissed life entailed, I would have said parties, alcohol, older boyfriend, sleeping out and rollin' with my crew. Turns out, this wasn't the most sustainable recipe for blissful living.<p>Looking back, I wasn't shining my "true colors."<p>I said yes to …

I Lost Weight: Hann Sipin Quit Smoking And Lost 70 Pounds

<i>Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site!</i><p><b>Name:</b> Hann Sipin<p><b>Age:</b> 45<p><b>Height:</b> 5'10"<p><b>Before Weight:</b> 230 pounds<p><b>How I Gained It:</b> I loved to eat -- a lot. I loved to smoke -- a lot. I did not care about myself. It was the …

8 Steps to Stop Your Nighttime Binges

Do you sometimes sneak a late-night snack, even after you've had a big dinner? Or worse, do you find yourself hungry and craving sugar and carbs at night? You may think you're alone, but nighttime eating is a common problem.<p>Are you hungry after a big meal? Do you continue eating late into the night?<p>…

'Marriage Doesn't Solve Your Problems; If Anything, It Makes Them Worse'

The comment "marriage doesn't solve your problems; if anything it makes them worse," is true. Perhaps, we can't be alone. Many of us settle, because a little <i>something, something</i>... is better than a little <i>nothing</i>.<p>In the beginning, do we consider the future? Meaning, when we're dating someone, are we …

9 Pinterest Boards All Fit Women Should Follow

Follow THESE boards to add fitspiration to your Pinterest feed<p>Pinterest can be an awesome tool for uncovering inspirational quotes, amazing workouts, and more—if you follow the right boards. To fill your feed with more pins that make you want to get up and move, follow these 9 fitspirational boards.<p>…

7 Ways to Eat More Veggies

You’ll get MORE than your five a day with these tips—and that’s a very good thing<p>Struggling to eat your five servings of vegetables a day? The first step is making sure you have plenty of veggies readily available, says Rachel Berman, R.D., health content manager for About.com. But that’s not the …

3 Reasons Why You Aren't Happy

1) Not taking accountability<p>2) Not able to let go<p>3) Not able to be vulnerable<p>Let me explain...<p>I had a sort-of meltdown at the airport recently.<p>I missed my flight.<p>No big deal. I've missed flights before. But for some reason -- no not some reason -- a specific reason -- I was triggered.<p>The trigger: …