Happy Herald - Celebrities https://www.happyherald.com/articles.sec-8484-1-celebrities.html <![CDATA[On the Heels of COVID-19: A New Way Of Being]]> I certainly hope so, because one of my greatest fears is that we will slide back into business as usual. It seems all too clear, and history has shown, that we tend to forget our travails too easily. And yet I am reminded that the Renaissance came on the heels of the Great Plague.]]> <![CDATA[Surviving Tough Times]]> This morning I stood atop Machu Picchu in the Andes Mountains of Peru, visited The Bogd Kahhn Palace in Mongolia, and floated along the River Thames with the Tower Bridge soaring above. Shortly after, I traveled around Europe through Monet’s eyes. I did all this on Google Arts and Culture.]]> <![CDATA[Considering a Plant-Based Lifestyle? Try These Delish Recipes]]> Check out these recipes, do some online searching, take a few extra minutes in the market to explore all the new options and have fun while getting healthy!.]]> <![CDATA[Happiness For No Reason and Tips for Attaining It Now!]]> In her book, “Happy For No Reason,” Shimoff explains that happiness is not an emotion, a spike of elation or euphoria. True happiness is a lasting, neurophysiological state of peace and wellbeing. “True happiness,” she says, “is not based on what we do or have – it doesn’t depend on external reasons or on any specific circumstances.]]> <![CDATA[Procrastination A New Point of View]]> Sometimes learning a statistic or two is helpful and when it comes to procrastination – it takes a lot of reorienting to move forward. And speaking of moving forward, it is now 2020. My eye doc tells me 20/30 is good, 20/20 is better.]]> <![CDATA[Who Are Our Heroes?]]> When we think of heroes, a variety of images pop in to mind. Fictional superheroes, like Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman give way to the mythological figures of Orpheus, Icarus, Perseus or Heracles. Of course, historical heroes including Joan of Arc, Julius Caesar and George Washington have left deep impressions in the expanding hero list.]]> <![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.]]>