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Katie Seaver

The One Morning Activity That Turned My Life Around

Katie Seaver | February 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
I do it because this activity has literally transformed my life - it has taken me from a panicking mess with a shaved head and no someone who feels much more clear and confident in the world.
Michael Neill

What If You Weren't?

Michael Neill | February 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
So I went to the party as an experiment, not in pretending to be confident, but rather in seeing what would happen if I stopped lending credence to my "I'm shy" theory. I had such a great time that my wife had to drag me away from the party (pretty much a first for us), and a whole host of new experiences became available to me.
Phyllis Sudman

When Life (and Death) Imitates Art

Phyllis Sudman | February 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
How can a seemingly healthy student just collapse? What are we doing to examine and protect the health of our students? Are we prepared for the next student who collapses? We really don't know much about our kids' hearts.
Dr. Robert Lusson

Valentine's Day Sale... Fear and Love

Dr. Robert Lusson | February 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
Valentine's day is big business in America but you've heard all this before; 17 billion in sales collectively, approximately 140 dollars per person etc. etc.... So of course, in the Corporate States of America, there is a huge stake in promoting the holiday as the duty of all...
Greater Good Science Center

What Happens to Kids When Parents Fight

Greater Good Science Center | February 10, 2016 | Parents
When I was a child, my parents' fights could suck the oxygen out of a room. My mother verbally lashed my father, smashed jam jars, and made outlandish threats. Her outbursts froze me in my tracks. When my father fled to work, the garage, or the woods, I felt unprotected.
Berkeley Wellness

The Myth of Male Menopause

Berkeley Wellness | February 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
It's been dubbed "manopause" or "andropause" -- a midlife change for men that some claim is just like menopause for women. But there's no such thing.
Alyson Seligman

How to Help Someone Who Is Grieving

Alyson Seligman | February 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
Here are eight ways you can be there for someone who is grieving:
Trish Kinney

Falling Asleep... On Purpose

Trish Kinney | February 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
Don't let thoughts hijack your precious sleep time. Get to know your place of stillness and mental rest. Visit it often. And fall asleep each night... on purpose.
Robert Weiss

Healing Addictions: Does Getting High Equal to Getting Hooked?

Robert Weiss | February 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
So there must be more to addiction than just pleasure. Certainly pleasure opens the doorway to addiction, but it doesn't exactly push people through and then lock the door behind them. So what does drive certain people toward addictive substances and behaviors over and over, even when their lives are disintegrating as a result?
Sarah Malley

This Is What Insomnia Feels Like

Sarah Malley | February 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
Most nights I wake up some time between 2:00 and 4:00 and stay up for a few excruciating hours, the kind where you can feel every minute pass. It's been this way for almost two years.
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Better Living Through Psychedelic Chemistry? LSD, Psilocybin and Ketamine in the Headlines

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | February 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
Like many others, I am hoping that what we learn from these drugs might open new pathways to treat some very disabling mental and additive conditions, enable some of us to quiet our fears when ill with cancer or close to passing, and possibly add a touch more creativity and flexibility to our world.
Rhonda Milrad

Valentine's Day Disappointment: Didn't Put a Ring On It

Rhonda Milrad | February 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
If you still want to one day walk down the aisle, here are four tips to avoid the pre-engagement blues:
Karen Diaz, RD

Are You Obsessed With Losing Weight? Stop It From Ruining Your Life

Karen Diaz, RD | February 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
Weight loss is not a cure for happiness, boredom, lack of confidence, or a spark for ambition. The obsession to get there can actually make you unhappier, stressed, isolated, and let's be honest, super moody.
Mount Sinai Health System

What You Don't Know About Pain Medications Can Hurt You

Mount Sinai Health System | February 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
As a pain management specialist, I field various questions about pain medications. What does the new NSAID warning mean? Is it OK to drink alcohol while I'm on Tylenol? Is OxyContin safe to take long-term? Well, I'm glad you asked.
Brian Whetten

What All Those Secret Fears Really Mean About You

Brian Whetten | February 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
Your comfort zone consists of all the things in life that you've already experienced and become okay living with on a daily basis. The skills you've mastered? Comfortable. The success you've achieved? Comfortable. The friends you've connected with? Comfortable. Anything new you want? Uncomfortable.
Emily Light

The Pursuit of Perfection: An Epic Failure

Emily Light | February 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
It's not selfishness to be able to appreciate how much your needs matter, how worthy of love and care you are. It's a gift.
Talia Pollock

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Stuff Unhealthy Stuff Into Your Mouth

Talia Pollock | February 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
I've found that the difference between choosing healthfully vs. choosing unhealthfully boils down to about five immensely important seconds. It's in those five seconds when we get the chance to stop, pause and ask ourselves some of these questions.

7 Inspiring Tricks For Becoming A More Fearless, Happier Woman

Well+GOOD | February 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
By Erin Magner for Well+Good You might say Indra Devi was the Madonna of the yoga world in the early 20th century, credited as she was with bringing Hatha yoga to the West. Born to a teenage mother in 1899...
Jan Ramsey Brick

Simple Relationship Advice From 14 Experts

Jan Ramsey Brick | February 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
These are all potential problems for partnership bliss. What can be done? Well, we asked the experts -- 14 of them.
Mark Baer

What's Communication Got to Do With... Lasting Love?

Mark Baer | February 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
Try and assess the ratio of positive to negative comments you make to each other. Chances are, you may need to make some adjustments in that regard, if you value your significant other and hope to celebrate many more love and romance-filled Valentine's Days together.
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