Remember: The whole point of getting well is enjoying our time on this planet, and harmonious relationships are key to our overall health. When we nourish our family relationships, we ultimately nourish ourselves.
I can't help but feel that because Townsend is beautiful despite the bag, her pictures may not empower as they are intended. In our visually obsessed culture, the focus has been solely on the bravery of the selfies, not their accompanying stories. I think this is the wider problem.
If you don't want to book a spa, it isn't that hard to put together a DIY wellness trip, or simply to incorporate some elements of wellness into your own independent style of travel. Here are some ideas to get you started.
Perhaps it's an exaggeration to say our food glows in the dark, although I'm not entirely sure. But whether or not they actually phosphoresce, these products are indeed designed to glow. The glowing in question, however, occurs within the dark confines of our skulls.
If leadership creates an environment where health is a priority, evidence shows other things are likely to fall in place -- important things, such as increases in job satisfaction, productivity and retention, as well as decreases in sick days and hopefully the anguish and expense of long-term medical care.
Everything comes down to perception. Once you can appreciate all the mileage that's been accumulated on this amazing machine called your body and then truly acknowledge the blessing of each additional year, every extra minute is perceived as a blessing.
You don't need a recipe to make a healthy smoothie.
If you're feeling more tired than usual these days, you can blame the sun. Long summer days can interfere with sleep patterns because our natural circadian rhythms tell us to rise with the sun and rest in the evening.
While only two competitors can be named "The Fittest on Earth," elite CrossFit coach Carl Paoli wants you to know that everyone -- yes, even you -- can move and feel like a champion CrossFitter.
Rayna embraced the struggle. When she faced adversity on the basketball court, she stepped up her game. She embraced the struggle. After contracting bacterial meningitis and losing her arms and legs, Rayna also stepped up her game (in life).
These symptoms are often so common that we don't even recognize them as real issues. While digital eye strain is temporary, if left unaddressed, it can turn into a chronic problem.
When we focus too much on waist circumference or dress size, the numbers don't add up to psychological wellbeing.
If the serving size for ice cream were to jump from 1/2 cup to 1 cup, would you eat more? Some experts are worried you might.
Make sure your care is following the best guidelines, or if your doctor is not following best guidelines, that the doctor has a good explanation of why you actually need something different. Good patients get good information which gets good care which gets the very best outcomes. And often, good patients need to get second opinions.
Harmful chemicals abound in household cleaning agents, personal care products, cosmetics, as well as pesticides and weed killers. American consumers have no assurance that everyday products are safe for children and adults.
It's easy to unravel good habits on vacation, but staying on track is a lot easier than trying to get back on track post-vacation. This summer, when you plan your disappearing act, make sure to plan ahead and avoid common food traps.
Deadlines loom, new projects pop up and you're putting off that lunchtime workout... again. Your day fills up with rides to practice, errands and family obligations and you're driving everywhere except to the gym... again.
Through my work with thousands of patients over the years, I have discovered that illness can serve as a catalyst for a new and improved life, if the situation is approached mindfully. Someone with heart disease, for example, can use the illness as an opportunity to get into and enjoy moving her body.
On the prep day, I felt like a contestant on Survivor. The doctor said, "Only clear fluids." I idly wondered if that included gin or vodka.