Happy Herald - Celebrities https://www.happyherald.com/articles.sec-8484-1-celebrities.html <![CDATA[Nourishment for Your Body, Mind and Spirit!]]> Starting with Halloween and culminating with New Year’s brunch, there’s a certain consciousness that prevails around food and gluttony. How many times have you said, “Well, I blew it today so I might as well eat everything I want.” Then, after permission is granted, you go for the cookies and cake and pie etc.]]> <![CDATA[Volunteerism: The Essence and Benefits]]> According to volunteerhub.com, “There are a ton of studies about the health improvements volunteers gain by providing their time and money. And not just mental health benefits. One study from Ghent University stated: ‘Volunteers are as healthy as five years younger non-volunteers.]]> <![CDATA[Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson: The Ones In the Seats!]]> Imagine, if you will, that you are sitting in one of the seats at the cinema, watching Johnson at 10 years old, watching his heroes on the silver screen. Indiana Jones and Clint Eastwood were definitely his biggest loves. He didn’t necessarily have a plan to get to Hollywood but he knew what he loved.]]> <![CDATA[When You Buy Local...]]> For the longest time, I’ve had this thing with buying local, especially when supporting the vendors in farmers’ markets. As a matter of fact, I’ll be going to one today and indulging in the bounty here in Michigan where I am hanging my hat for the summer!.]]> <![CDATA[Cool, Calm and Focused]]> Here’s what happened. Last month, I had the pleasure of attending my nephew’s engagement party in Ann Arbor, Michigan. I went online to select a rental car and a hybrid option popped up, so I decided to give it a try. At home, I drive a very sporty, turbo-charged car.]]> <![CDATA[Be Sure to Say I Love You!]]> Not so long ago, a father’s job was to bring home a pay check, cut the grass, fix things when they broke, tell the kids when they were misbehaving, and in many instances, be the disciplinarian. There was a fairly strict dividing line between the roles of mothers and fathers.]]> <![CDATA[Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones]]> I just cannot imagine what it was like for Mick Jagger to come to the conclusion that he and The Rolling Stones would have to postpone their upcoming “No Filter Tour” of the U.S. and Canada.]]> <![CDATA[Meet Greta Thunberg]]> According to a Yale report, 14 percent of people in the U.S. don’t believe in climate change, and 13 percent are unsure if they do or not. What do you believe about climate change? What do you feel can be done? What have you done to reduce your carbon footprint, if anything?.]]> <![CDATA[The Twilight Zone of Social Media]]> The Twilight Zone of Social Media, our cover story this month, is fraught with the same duality and struggle. It can elicit everything from expletives to excitement. Let’s look at both sides of this welldeveloped genre of communication and see if we’ve birthed a monster, or a makeshift way to reconnect, in a world that is growing bigger every day.]]> <![CDATA[What’s Love Got to Do With It?]]> “Most of us have been taught in school that the heart is constantly responding to ‘orders’ sent by the brain in the form of neural signals.]]> <![CDATA[Live Life to the Fullest!]]> Come up with as many items as you can. The items should be things you have not done yet. Don’t stop until you finish listing at least 10 things! If you find yourself stuck, chances are you are mentally limiting/constraining yourself. Release those shackles - Your bucket list is meant to be a list of everything you want to achieve, do, see, feel and experience in your life.]]> <![CDATA[11 Ways to Approach Holiday Stress]]> The holidays in South Florida pose a real dichotomy for many people – the ultimate love/hate relationship of internal angst and outward celebration. Welcome to December and another season of shopping, traffic, overeating, overspending, complaining, worrying, planning, houseguests, germs from up north, crowds and yes, of course, more traffic.]]> <![CDATA[Seeing Both Sides As A Blessing!]]> There is something else I’ve been observing, and maybe you’ve noticed the same thing: I take for granted the continuous warmth the sun provides, the ease of running outdoors without layering up, and strolling through the farmers market all winter long.]]> <![CDATA[Seed Food & Wine Week ]]> People all over the world, and not only millennials, are opting in for healthier food. Throughout the world, we are collectively waking up and making better choices for our health and well-being. Additionally, there is greater awareness of our human e responsibilities in the raising, care and handling of animals for consumption.]]> <![CDATA[Facing The Future: Pandas, People and the Planet Need YOU!]]> We are at another crossroad, where choices must be made and our actions must be potent. Sometimes we don’t see the whole picture and can lose sight of the goal. Becoming disheartened will lead to apathy, so know your voice matters, your votes count, your tweets influence and your Facebook page can inform, educate and uplift others.]]> <![CDATA[Sexy Fit Vegan - Ella Magers]]> It’s not a fad, nor a diet … it’s a lifestyle. The vegan way is growing day by day and is more about what we value than what we want. My conversation with Ella Magers was informative, fun and inviting.]]> <![CDATA[Ten Surprising Superpowers of Dolphins]]> A few years ago, I wrote my bucket list and swimming with the dolphins was in the top three. Last year, I had that experience and as you can see from the picture, it was blissful. I literally had a transcendent moment. The touch of the dolphin gave me an appreciation for being alive and an understanding of my connection to life itself.]]> <![CDATA[Father’s Day Share Your Story]]> I discovered on history.com that the nation’s first Father’s Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910, in the state of Washington. Yet we learn that Father’s Day was not recognized until 1972, 58 years after President Woodrow Wilson made Mother’s Day official – that’s when the day honoring fathers became a nationwide holiday in the United States.]]> <![CDATA[Moms Light the Way for Us to Grow]]> Whenever we have a change of scenery or routine, it gives us an opportunity to create lasting memories, or at the very least, initiates a new perspective. Sometimes this happens when difficulties arise and at other times, it’s when our hearts become full from being touched by something new.]]> <![CDATA[It’s Time To Care]]> "In 1998, Leonardo DiCaprio established a foundation with the mission of protecting the world’s last wild places. The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation implements solutions that help restore balance to threatened ecosystems, ensuring the long-term health and well-being of all Earth’s inhabitants.]]>