As much as we love that so fresh, so clean feeling, if you have any willpower, wean yourself off cotton swabs. They do much more harm than good, and excessive ear cleaning will almost certainly land you in the doctor's office
Whatever condition you may be traveling with, always check with your physician if there's any question about the safety of flying.
Are you aware that your breasts can get off from a great roll in the hay? Or that having a good-looking partner may lead to a grander finale? (True and true.) We uncovered scientific findings that might just make your next bedroom session even better.
While swimming is great for fitness, it can also be a very peaceful exercise. Being in the water is quiet, smooth and rhythmical. You can experience a great exercise session that also feels like a meditation.
If you like the feel of going where (almost) no man has gone before, or if you're looking for a little peace and solitude, we've got the solution -- actually, 43 of them.
For many parents, September represents a return to routine, a return to normalcy and perhaps even a joyous occasion as the children return to school. Once upon a time, I was one of these parents, oblivious to what September represents for the childhood cancer community.
Health care and medicine is living through a major transformation. We're entering into a new era of medicine where prevention precedes treatment.
I left the ER that evening thinking about how much stress impacts our bodies. That a panic attack essentially left Brad unable to move most of his body, in pain, and barely able to breathe or talk.
Rather than reducing diets to points, carbs, calories, or whatever, let's acknowledge food is more complex and that multiple criteria -- including nutrient density, fructose, fiber, and glycemic load -- determine its overall impact.
When I was diagnosed with celiac disease I cleaned out my kitchen completely. Unfortunately, I never stopped to think about my beauty routine and how products I use daily like soap, shampoo, and moisturizer could contain gluten.
I know that my hair has allowed me to walk around anonymously. It kept me from being seen. I know that looking like a c*ancer patient is difficult because I don't identify as one. I know I am being forced to decide how I will show up in a new way in the world.
The fear rises up every now and then. What if depression keeps me from being the mother I want to be? I answer the question with a question: What if depression makes me exactly the mother my son needs?
If I were to describe myself in person first language, I would say, "Byran, a young man with Cerebral Palsy" rather than, "Cerebral Palsy victim, Bryan." Another important brief example is to use the phrase "wheelchair user" instead of "wheelchair-bound." I am not bound to anything, nor do I suffer from.
When it comes to a tight core, most people picture six-pack abs. But a truly toned core is much more than what you see on the surface. Deep within your loins, the psoas (pronounced SO-az) muscle group partners with other muscles to stabilize and girdle the lower spine, promoting proper body alignment.
Just having distance between me and alcohol made life better. My head started to clear and when I took pen to paper and started working out years of reasons I stayed with alcohol, I started realizing how toxic that relationship was. I knew that there was nothing casual about our relationship.
So, you've come a long way on your weight loss journey, but now, whether it's five or 10 pounds you're really struggling to lose that last little bit of weight. Don't worry, you're totally not alone.
In the beginning, you're still learning. You're still developing. You're still building. You haven't developed enough competency to feel disappointed by your performance. You're supposed to feel stupid and unskilled.
Unfortunately, it took a negative experience to open my eyes to personal safety. While I have never been careless in terms of my safety, there are always ways we can be better. Here are a few quick and easy tips to keep yourself and others safe.
I wasn't supposed to have a stroke. I was 38 years old, a mom in "perfect" health. I run my own pro-athlete public relations firm. I was under stress, sure, but I was happy, enjoying my crazy, packed days.