Tricia Wolfe Jarvis

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Because You Feel Sad Doesn't Mean You Have to Be Sad

Mindfulness check! What liberation, to become aware of our own mind. With all the recent attention on mindfulness, we are getting better at being able to watch our minds in action, notice the thoughts it generates, the stories it tells us. We are starting to understand that it is simply the nature …

9 Common Myths About Clearing Clutter

<i>Gretchen Rubin, author of two New York Times bestsellers, is our go-to gal for the best get-it-together know-how. Every week, she'll be dishing up</i> …

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NFL Nutritionist On Why Healthy Eating Makes Champions

<i>With its bodies nearly as big as its tackles, football might be the sport with the most obvious connection to food. But whereas the emphasis was once on eating to increase the size of an offensive lineman, balanced meals and performance-based nutrition have now risen to the forefront.</i><p>We chatted …

Um, These Kids Just Stole Our Excuses—You Know, the Ones About Global Poverty—Just to Show Us How Bad It Really Sounds When We Say It

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The Effects of Buddy Hiring on an Organization

In the working world, we all know the benefits of working with friends or people you know. You gain the ability to leverage your friends in other departments to get what you want, the camaraderie of working with people you know, and, in some cases, the knowledge that any mistakes you make can be …

Slow Cooker Recipes: 20 Warming Soups for a Frosty Day

Ah, winter. It's bliss-sparkling ice-covered trees abound, making us long for warm places to curl up inside, and sip on warm liquids. It's time to grab your slow cooker and pour in the ingredients to craft a steamy slow cooked concoction that will warm up your dinner table tonight. Try one of our …

10 Places Every American Should See

California's Pacific Highway 1 runs 135 miles between San Luis Obispo and Monterey.<p><i>Photo Courtesy Wangkun Jia / Dreamstime.com. Article by Sean O'Neill, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for domestic destinations every …

Zach Braff Crashes Donald Faison's Reddit AMA, Proves The Bromance Lives On

Donald Faison and Zach Braff are best friends, both on "Scrubs" and in real life. They snuggle in the pool and sing Christmas carols together. Faison even married his wife Cacee Cobb at Braff's Los Angeles home.<p>So, when Faison held an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session with fans on Reddit on Thursday …

6 Things That Could Save Your Marriage, According To Divorcés

One of the saddest things about divorce, as far as we're concerned? Oftentimes, it's not until after you've finalized the split that you begin to really make sense of what went wrong in your marriage.<p>That's a reality divorcées on Reddit are all too familiar with. On Friday, an "Ask Reddit" …

When a Community Comes Together for a Cause

Community is a powerful word. I had just recently moved to New York before Hurricane Sandy devastated many towns in the local area. As a company, we helped fellow co-workers and their families. Workplaces in Manhattan with power were opening offices to people without. Here was an event that …

Dear Pope Francis, Please Help Chicago!

First, let me, if only by the printed word, welcome you to Chicago. We can be, at our best, like Abraham's tent. All four sides with the walls rolled up to welcome the stranger from every direction. At our worst, we build expressways to divide us up, practice racism, sexism, ageism, narcissism, and …

9 Ways To Build A Happy And Long-Lasting Marriage

No can say for sure which ingredients and qualities are guaranteed predictors of a happy and successful marriage. Sometimes, the best we can do is piece together advice from real-life husbands and wives who've been there.<p>On Wednesday, Redditor maxandtheband posed a question to the married men and …

Spiritual Tips for Quitting Sugar

Today is day 66 off sugar! Pretty unreal, right? To be clear, I didn't make this commitment out of vanity or to obsess over some new fad diet. My motivation for kicking sugar came from a deep desire to feel vibrant, healthy and energized. You see, the more I expand my inner awareness and spiritual …

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Exclusive First Read (And Listen!): B.J. Novak's 'One More Thing'

<i>You may recognize the name B.J. Novak from the credit sequence of</i> The Office <i>— he was a writer and executive producer. He also played the entertainingly amoral Ryan Howard. Now, Novak is expanding his scope beyond the walls of Dunder Mifflin and taking on a range of human experience in this quirky</i> …

Samberg, Taccone And Schaffer: Three's Not A Lonely Island

<i>This interview was originally broadcast on</i> June 18, 2013.<p>With digital shorts like "D--- in a Box," "Mother Lover" and "Three-Way," the parody trio The Lonely Island is responsible for some of <i>Saturday Night Live</i>'s funniest bits in recent memory, as well as funny collaborations with the likes of …

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Boyd Varty: What I learned from Nelson Mandela

The Cuba Diaries -- From Politics to Baseball

<i>"If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner."</i> --Nelson Mandela<p><i>"If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be."</i> --Yogi Berra<p>* * *<p>It's not often that I hear about people trying to get into GTMO. As a lawyer representing those who have been …

Mindfulness in Everyday Life: How to Meditate: 18 Tips to Successful Sitting Practice

In order to lead a more enlightened life, it is important, first of all, to understand how the human mind works. We are often unknowing prisoners of our minds, swept away by whatever thought we may be having at the time. We give our thoughts too much power.<p>Lost in regretting the past, or …

3 Essential Apps for Your Health

The phone. The thing we love. Love to hate. Hate being attached to. Love killing time with. We pretend it makes us more productive, but really it just keeps us busy. We feel lost without it and simultaneously a little freer, too.<p>And so it is, the complex relationship we have with our smart …

10 Ways Yoga Can Help Your Marriage

"Yoga" translates as "union." The tradition teaches that the union we're seeking begins with ourselves and ultimately extends to all beings and to the universe itself. Marriage is also a union, a union of two persons committed to sharing their lives in a loving relationship.<p>Here are 10 ways yoga …

BatKid Inspires Yet Another Heroic Deed... Couple Picks Up The $105,000 Tab

The infectious goodwill inspired by Batkid -- the little cancer survivor who captured hearts the world over -- is still spreading months later.<p>Philanthropists and long-time Make-A-Wish Foundation supporters John and Marcia Goldman have given San Francisco a check for the $105,000 the city spent …