Even though you have been a part of my life, you are not my life. I am a smart, strong, independent person and I have the power to control where my life takes me. Maybe I can't do that completely on my own -- I might need the help of a prescription, or the advice of a therapist, or a good cry session every now and then. But I'm stronger than you.
Social dieters rely on real life strategies so they can keep up appearances -- you can beat the system and stick to your diet, you just need to know the tricks.
College is about learning and growing. In order to do this most effectively your physical and emotional health need to be in good condition. Here are some steps you can take to support your success.
When tennis elbow pain fails to improve, most tennis players seek medical care and, in many cases, a long journey begins. Even the best care won't prevent a lengthy recovery for those whose tennis elbow involves inflammation of the extensor tendon or partial tears in varying degrees of the same tendon.
Famously, when you have a hammer, you tend to see nails everywhere you look. As president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, then, perhaps it's no surprise that I see opportunity to apply this remedy everywhere I look. Lifestyle medicine is my hammer.
My dad who died of ALS would be frustrated, as I am, that the Ice Bucket Challenge gives the political adversaries of scientific research a pretext to disguise their views and pretend they haven't made it harder to find a cure, for any disease at all.
The U.S. cannot afford to fall further behind in skin health. Aging demographics demand quick legislative action to improve our access to the best skin protectants available.
The more fiercely I love, the brighter and more beautiful the world can appear. However, each time I feel that joy and connectedness, the more I fear and mourn its loss, even while I still have it. It is in that empty pause that depression is born.
We live in an environment, particularly in the corporate world, where competition is increasing, where there is a 24/7 always-on mentality, and where people are expected to do more with less. This sort of environment is conducive to driving people to high levels of stress.
The number one reason people give up on good habits, generally, is that they just aren't enjoyable. It's a simple truth: You are less likely to continue doing something that you do not enjoy. Here's some proof...
Are you a member of a gym? Want to try a new exercise or class but not sure what to expect! You're in luck because I embarrassed myself by trying every fitness trend in the industry and broke it down for you.
If it's not in your kitchen cabinet already, consider adding coconut oil to your collection.
Today, tests as simple as a saliva sample can help ensure a healthy child free of these diseases, saving a lifetime of tragedy. Genetic testing isn't meant to be scary. It's meant to be accessible and to give you the happily ever after you dreamed about.
The point is to live intentionally. Ask yourself: Why aren't you doing what you really love? There may be legitimate reasons to stay in a job you don't like. But there is no excuse for living by default, for not examining the conditions of your life and having the courage to see other options.
Do you know this word? Nomophobia is a term describing a growing fear in today's world -- the fear of being without a mobile device, or beyond mobile phone contact. Among today's high school and college students, it's on the rise.
I fight, deny, push and run. But it always catches me. It's always waiting for a moment. A glimpse of a bill, a peek in the laundry room, an unintentional comment, random everyday moments I can usually brush off. But some days those little sights are my monsters.
There are times, at night as I find I can't move because it has pulled me down against my bed, where I find that I, too, must audibly groan. Almost as though I'm harmonizing with the depth of the painful chord inside.
I've teamed up with my favorite blogging gals to create a healthy back-to-school menu to help you ease back into the routine.
By simply using your computer or mobile phone, you could be part of a new wave of era in clinical research... and if you use any wearable technology or other sensors, you can likely plug those in, too, which would help even more.