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Tony Luciani first fell in love with photography after his mother, Elia, fell and broke her hip.
While she was recovering, it became obvious that her memory was noticeably deteriorating, so her brother suggested moving her into a retirement home. But Tony, a full-time painter who worked from home, wouldn't hear of it. He knew that he should be the one to care for her.
Coincidentally, it was around that time that Tony bought a camera to take photos of his artwork.
One day, he was trying out th...
A lot of things about being an adult are hard, but one of the hardest is making new friends.
It's not like back in school where you were practically forced into social situations every day. It was much easier to make a friend just by hanging out at recess or eating at the same lunch table complaining over last night's homework.
Once you're out in the world, most of your time interacting with other people is limited to work. And if you work from home, those interactions are curtailed down to v...
Growing up, Mary Beth Meehan watched her hometown sink further and further into a social and cultural depression.
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When 30-year-old Liysa M. was in her late teens and early 20s, sexual harassment became a constant in her life. Like many women, aggressive attention on the street or in a bar made her wish she could just disappear.
“I would physically feel the constant unwanted attention in the very pit of my stomach,” Liysa, who withheld her last name for privacy reasons, told HuffPost. “It made me nauseous, and want to fold myself inward, making myself as invisible as possible.”
Liysa had been sexually ass...
If you suffer from stress and anxiety, odds are someone in your life has mentioned meditation as a way to cope with it.
Feet straight ahead, eyes forward, hands not on podium:
A relatively calm, slow day at the White House. So far no one’s been fired, and the President’s only tweeted twice about not colluding with Russia and once about voter fraud.
After the inaugural meeting for the G7 Summit, young and lithe politicians Justin Trudeau and Emmanuel Macron steal away to a private garden in Taormina, Sicily to have a more intimate conversation.
Matt McGorry, star of Orange Is the New Black and How to Get Away With Murder, is taking a short break from his ongoing advocacy for human rights to promote director Jennifer Siebel Newsom's The Mask You Live In, a stirring documentary about toxic masculinity.
"I can't be perfectly happy," Anne Shirley tells her prospective adoptive father Matthew Cuthbert on their carriage ride to Green Gables. "Nobody could who has red hair. It will be my lifelong sorrow."
“It’s important to remember that abuse is never ever deserved.”
Everyone has bouts of paranoia over their job from time to time. Whether there’s genuine cause for concern or not — an impending merger or layoffs, for example — that feeling can creep over you for any number of reasons.
On Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, more than 2 million people all over the world marched for gender equality rights. Many celebrities were right there with them.