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I learned the meditation technique taking over Wall Street and now I get why traders are willing to set aside 40 minutes a day

I was waiting for my first Transcendental Meditation lesson.<p>My teacher Mario Orsatti, a man in his 60s with a penchant for big smiles and unwavering eye contact, took my offering of two apples, a kiwi, and purple irises I'd picked up at a bodega 20 minutes earlier as instructed, and ushered me into …

Giving My Kids The Gift Of Free Time

I do a lot with my children, but I am a believer in giving them as much free time as possible. I don’t fill up our schedules, I don’t play with them …

Speed Up iPhone: How to Clear RAM on iPhone to Make It Faster

How do you clear RAM on iPhone and what does clearing RAM do? Resetting RAM on your iPhone makes it perform faster. Memory on iPhone is about how many various activities are going on at once. Clearing RAM allows iPhone to clear out any processing it doesn’t need to currently do. When you clear RAM …

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Watch Pro Ballet Dancers Bring Christian Louboutin Shoes to Life in a New Campaign Video

Christian Louboutin stilettos, booties, sneakers, and brogues are clearly made for more than just walking. The Parisian accessories house just …

3 Ways Norm-Challenging Parenting Will Help Your Child

Do girls have to wear pink princess dresses? Can boys dress up as Elsa? Is there another way to read storybooks?<p>These are a few of the exploratory questions that norm-challenging parenting tries to encourage. Lina Bodestad, psychologist and mother shares three reasons why challenging …

Positive Reinforcement: 9 Things You Shouldn't Say to Your Child

Learn what phrases to banish from your vocabulary and how to talk so your kids will really listen<p>Shutterstock Image<p>I was trying to do two things at …

5 of the most popular parenting styles -- and how they could affect your children

<i>Our politicians talk a lot about “families”, but what do they really mean when they use this term? What does a modern Australian family look like and</i> …

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer (Mac & PC) without iTunes

With every iPhone user, there comes a point when you want to know how to transfer photos from your iPhone to the computer, whether it be a Mac or PC. Uploading and downloading your pictures from iPhone is a smart way to create more storage space on your iOS device. There are a multitude of ways in …

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The Most Important Exercise for New Gym-Goers

Are you confused by the thought of starting an exercise program? Maybe you will still start by running on a treadmill, joining a kettlebell class, lifting weights at your local gym, or utilizing a home based system like P90x. With so many options, it's hard to know where to begin.<p>Regardless of what …

Online Dating Profile Tips for Guys (from a Woman's Perspective)

Guys, please don't take this the wrong way, but chances are, your online dating profile isn't helping you put your best virtual foot forward. (I know this because I recently dipped a toe into the intimidating, tempest-tossed waters of cyber romance).<p>I also know that men don't like to ask for …

7 simple meditation methods to help improve your daily life

It seems that the whole world is now meditating, which is wonderful news, as meditation does so much for us on all levels: body, mind and spirit.<p>On a …

5 Tips to Peaceful Parenting

As summer gave way to fall, my home turned from tranquil and relaxed to crazy and chaotic. It's easy to peacefully parent when there is no alarm clock and no pressure to do anything. Is there any way to keep the zen when kids go back to school and afternoons are filled with sports, music lessons, …

How To: The Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…

Children of Divorce Benefit From Play Therapy

I am not a play therapist nor am I a therapist or social worker.<p>I'm just your average everyday mother with a beautiful only child-- a child of divorce.<p>My ex-husband (it's almost official) and I were both raised by two parents that stayed married and are still married. Neither of us could really …

The 3 Things That Helped Me Finally Stick With Meditation

<b>By Marianne Hayes</b><p>Over the last few years, I've read a hundred different reasons why I should adopt a regular meditation practice.<p>It's the best way to harness the power of the present moment. It's a tool for self-healing. It provides direct access to the divine.<p>The list goes on. My problem was that …

How to Establish a Morning Routine for Kids That Actually Works

Getting an entire family up, dressed, fed, and out the door before the sun even comes up could easily be a recipe for disaster (or at least a …

12 Life Changing Buddhist Quotes

You’ve seen statues of him, symbols of the great Buddha all over. We know people pray to him, rub his belly, worship and adore him but who is he and …

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

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See the Hottest Looks at the Teen Choice Awards 2015

Bella Thorne<p>Bella Thorne in a coral embellished Balmain minidress and Lee Savage clutch.<p>Willow Shields<p>Willow Shields in Marni and Christian Louboutin …

Parenting the Strong Willed Child

Do you have a strong willed child in your house? I times I am sure this seems like a battle you will never win. This book Parenting the Strong Willed …

My Parents Divorced When I Was 5. This Is How It Affected Me

How one writer learned her parents were only human.<p><i>"When My Parents Split Up" is a HuffPost series that explores what it's like to have your parents divorce at all ages, from infancy to adulthood. Want to share your experience as a child of divorce? Email us at divorce@huffingtonpost.com.</i><p>Today, …

My No. 1 tip for stay-at-home parents

“What do you want to be when you grow up, Dad?”<p>When my oldest child was 4, she asked me this question while we were watching my wife leave for work. My daughter had obviously processed that her mother was both a Worker and a Parent, whereas I was merely a Parent (and a playmate).<p>For a moment, I was …

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8 Great Clean Eating Slow Cooker Recipes

Cooking meals at home in a Crock-Pot or slow cooker can save time, money, and tremendous effort. However, many of the slow cooking recipes you'll …

Yes, Your Toddler Can Watch TV: The New Rules for Screen Time

Researchers say it’s OK to break with hardliners—provided you’re interacting right along with your kids. A look at new guidelines that defy …

A Complete Guide To Meditation For Stellar Parenting

It's been eight years since I started this parenting adventure with no map and no previous experience. The practices I've learned along the way have …

Crockpot Christmas: 30 Holiday Slow Cooker Recipes

Fire up the crockpot! These awesome <b>holiday slow cooker recipes</b> are going to make your Christmas easier and tastier!Kids Activities Blog found the …

Top 10 Ways to Upgrade Your Morning Routine

Never feel like there's enough time in the morning? Find yourself struggling to get up or into work mode? We know the feeling. Try out these tips on …

Read father's touching letter to girl whose sky lantern landed in his driveway

<i>Matt Mikalatos is the author of the children's fantasy novel "The Sword of Six Worlds" and several spiritual books including "The First Time We Saw Him." For more information please visit Mikalatos.com.</i><p>Dear Steph,<p>Saturday morning I noticed what I thought was a gigantic plastic bag plastered to the …