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11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

Is the Pursuit of Happiness the Wrong Goal?

It's been a sad week for Hollywood. Lauren Bacall and Robin Williams, both lost to us in body, if not in spirit or body of work. But the vast emphasis has been on the tragic death of Robin, casting a spotlight on mental illness, and in particular depression.<p>I, along with so many others, pondered …

What Defines You?

Languages and cultural idioms oftentimes teach powerful lessons. For example, Yiddish, a Jewish-spoken dialect that is primarily a blend of Hebrew and German, offers users a few different ways through which to inquire about another's well-being.<p>My maternal grandfather, a centenarian and Holocaust …

A Partial Knee Replacement May Work Best for You

<i>If only part of the knee joint is worn out, why replace all of it?</i><p>A man came in to see me recently convinced he needed a total knee replacement. He'd spent most of his life outdoors and most winters skiing, but now he was in horrible pain, and it seemed like those days on the slopes were over.<p>He …

3 Unexpected Ways to Find Your Life Purpose

Do you feel lost or as if something is missing in your life? Maybe you want to make a bigger difference in the world than you feel you are, but you aren't sure how. So many of us walk through life, feeling numb and desperate for a deeper connection, but aren't sure how to get it.<p>The two greatest …

10-Minute Yoga for Stress Relief

If you are feeling overwhelmed by an endless to-do list, constant emails filling your inbox, or just generally stressed out, consider a 10-minute yoga break instead of a 10-minute coffee break. These four simple and effective yoga postures and deep breathing will help you feel calm, relaxed, and …

The 50 Greatest Fashion Quotes of All Time

From Coco Chanel to Marc Jacobs and Bill Cunningham, words to live by from fashion's greatest forces.<p><i>It can be difficult to articulate the power of style and fashion through words, but these icons managed to do so with quote-worthy, inspiring words of wisdom to live by. From the greatest fashion</i> …

Coco Chanel

5 Strength Moves That Burn Fat Fast

<i>By Jessica Smith for Shape.com</i><p>The secret to slimming down isn't adding more cardio -- it's serious strength training! Rev up your metabolism and burn more calories around the clock with this muscle-making circuit.<p><i>How it works:</i> Perform each exercise back-to-back, resting 30 to 45 seconds between …

How to Make Yourself Do Something When You Just Don't Want To

There's that project you've left on the back burner -- the one with the deadline that's growing uncomfortably near. And there's the client whose phone call you really should return -- the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time. Wait, weren't you going to try to go to the …

25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming …

The ABCs of Stress Reduction

Stress. We see it in others. It can affect our appetite. We talk about it. Heck, we even smell it. But for all these physical symptoms, stress is still lumped into the category of the psychological instead of the physical. Combating something internal, something you think you can't see or touch, …

The Top 10 Workout Songs for February 2014 | HuffPost

10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …

Work Out Like an Olympian

This February, the world will look on as the opening ceremonies for the 2014 Winter Olympics commence. As top notch athletes give it their all and compete for the chance of a lifetime, it's practically impossible not to be motivated as we cheer them on. So, channel that feeling, and go for the gold …

7 Timeless Truths That Words Just Can't Describe (At Least Not In Every Language)

The philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein once said, "The limits of my language are the limits of my world."<p>Science has backed him up: Language does shape our reality. Though we may not be consciously aware of the way language affects our thought processes, it plays an enormous, and still not fully …

13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

Creativity

The One Simple Thing That Will Make You Happier (VIDEO)

It's been said that "Being happy is better than not being happy." But just what is the key to happiness?<p>According to ForHumanPeoples' new video, the answer is simple: a smile.<p>"Each smile makes another mouth widen, and another frown turns upside down," the video says.<p>Watch above to find out how a …

The Top 10 Workout Songs for January 2014 | HuffPost

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

How a Little Boy With Cancer Briefly Saved Us All

Almost nobody remembers his or her life at two years old. Fleeting pictures may come to us in glimpses, but we are pretty much at the mercy of the stories of our loved ones to embrace our early chronology. It's because of this that a little boy named Miles Scott has never known anything besides …

In Praise of Different

<b>I've spent the majority of my life feeling as if I don't belong.</b><p><b>The truth is, I don't fit in, and I'm just not like most other people.</b><p>I never have been. There are many times when I've truly believed that I was born at the wrong time, or on the wrong planet in the wrong form. I simply don't see the …

One Case Where an Arab Israeli Has More Rights than a Jewish Israeli

When filming, I spend a lot of time sitting in the car while the crew is getting a particular shot. In the Holy Land, there are fascinating things to observe wherever you pull over. And with the luxury of a local guide at my side, all of my questions can be addressed. Roughly a fifth of all …

What India Can Teach The Rest Of The World About Living Well

India has been described by some traditional texts as <i>Sa Prathama Sanskrati Vishvavara</i>, the first and supreme culture in the world. To this day, the South Asian country remains a hotspring of ancient wisdom on mind-body health and spirituality.<p>This wisdom has been steadily permeating American life …

We're Eating What? Contaminants in Meat, Part 1

The Hidden Meat Contaminants You Might Be Eating<p>Recently, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced plans to "relax" federal meat and poultry inspections, allowing meat processors greater leeway in policing themselves, already the agricultural trend. But most food activists ask how standards …

Wear a Costume the Other 364 Days Per Year

One day per year, you and your neighbors turn into courageous creatures devoid of any semblance of self-consciousness. This year, you might have donned a super hero cape, let fake blood ooze out of your doctor scrubs, or danced in a leopard outfit with gold medallions the size of enchiladas …

Chai Pumpkin Pie

Related Recipes<p>The secret ingredient in this lightly spiced pie is sweetened condensed milk, which gives the filling a silky-smooth texture. <i>...read</i> …

See a Map of the World Revealing Each Country’s Most Visited Website

It’s a Google Earth after all. At least according to a new map detailing each country’s most visited websites.<p>An impressive 62 countries count on Google, with Facebook coming in first for 50 other countries. Together, these two websites constitute true global Internet Empires–but we already kind of …

The Best Pizza In 10 Big Cities Around The US

In celebration of National Pizza Month, the editors at Zagat shared the best pizza joints in 10 big cities around the U.S.<p>From Atlanta to Washington, D.C., here are some epically delicious pies.

Bacon Harms Male Fertility? Link Found Between Processed Meat, Semen Quality

Men trying to conceive may want to hold off on the bacon.<p>According to a new study from Harvard University, the intake of processed meat is associated with lower semen quality in men. Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health presented on the link between bacon and male fertility at the …