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Dina Strada

Embracing the Darkness and Difficulties in Your Relationship

Dina Strada | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
What a gift we can give someone we love by not giving up on them, but instead reaching out our arms and being there when they make it through to the other side.
Starla Fitch, M.D.

Life Lessons From Being a TEDx Speaker

Starla Fitch, M.D. | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
You may have had being a TED speaker on your "bucket list." It's been on mine for the past few years. So you can imagine my delight and excitement when I was asked to speak at TEDxFargo on July 23, 2015. ...
Kim Dramer

Your Summer Sun Eye-Q

Kim Dramer | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
The sun supports all life on our planet. But the sun's life-giving rays can also pose danger to our health if adequate protection of skin and eyes isn't taken. Solar radiation is a health concern no matter what the season, but summer sun poses significant issues for...
Pam Costa

3 Myths About Low Libido

Pam Costa | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
A year ago, my partner and I made the decision to start seeing a sex and relationship coach. Through our journey, I've debunked a few myths about low libido and am sharing to help others struggling with mismatched desire in their relationships. Myth...
Amy Nielson

Learning to Live a Life I Can Love

Amy Nielson | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
My to-do list seems to stretch on and on like a fence marking it's way off into the horizon. It is relentless and impossibly long. Each time I check off one item, two more seem to fill its spot and I feel oppressed by the taskmaster that will never stop, myself.
Trisha de Borchgrave

A Glass Half Full of Hope

Trisha de Borchgrave | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
A recent two-page spread in the International New York Times Review section exhumed an inkling of belief that humankind is on the right track. Op-eds with titles like, "No time to be nice at work?" by Christine Porath, "The power of apology" by...
Deborah Stachelski

What My Pointer Dog Taught Me About Life and Happiness

Deborah Stachelski | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
She lives in the moment, and she chooses to be happy with whatever she's got. She is grateful for the smallest of things, like the freshly cut grass and the warmth of the sun, and now I am too.
Isa Camille Ybanez

Thrive My Way to Finding My True Success

Isa Camille Ybanez | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
The influence of our culture, media, and even our loved ones can easily dictate what choices look good for our life. Only our individual selves can truly depict what is the true measure of success.
Sarah Blahovec

We Need Your Help. Signed, a Disability Activist

Sarah Blahovec | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
I will not stop my advocacy, as frustrating as the rejection and silence can get. I will continue to fight for greater recognition of the disability community in every way, because I believe that this is an extremely important goal.
Nancy Brown

Working to Turn China Into a Nation of Lifesavers

Nancy Brown | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
Tang Ziren is an emergency physician at Chao-Yang Hospital in Beijing, a large facility that's been rated among the best in all of China in a survey by the nation's Ministry of Health. After 20 years there, officials rewarded Dr. Tang with a trip to the United States this spring...
Barbara Jacoby

Do We Expect Too Much From Our Doctors

Barbara Jacoby | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
I had a wonderful team of professionals to help me but in doing my own research, I was able to affect different outcomes for myself that made drastic differences in my treatments. It gave me a sense of empowerment to know that I was doing everything that I could do for myself.
Michelle McQuaid

How to Be Mindful in the Real World

Michelle McQuaid | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
When it comes to improving our well-being, most of us think about the exercise we should be doing, the foods we should be eating and the sleep we should be getting, but have you thought about how your brain might be able to help cultivate enduring well-being?
Donna Labermeier

Can Being Humble Ironically Make You a Powerful Leader?

Donna Labermeier | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
Can being humble make you a powerful leader? I believe the answer to this question is a resounding, "Yes!" However, most people in positions of power tend to allow their egos to get the best of them, and everyone knows the ego...
Jeff Hensley

You Owe Me!

Jeff Hensley | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
Returning from the war, I was shocked at how little had changed at home. People seemed to be living their lives in blissful ignorance of the sacrifices being made daily by their countrymen a half a world away -- countrymen whose lives were on the line every single day.
Kelli Cooper

Feeling Beaten Down by Life? 5 Tips to Turn It Around for Good

Kelli Cooper | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
My personal development work had been spotty at best, and my misery really kicked things up a notch. I knew things had to change. There was a part of me that believed things could change, and that's all you need to start.
Ira Israel

What Is the Difference Between a Psychiatrist, a Psychologist, a Psychotherapist and a Counselor?

Ira Israel | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
Do not be afraid to shop around to find a therapist who is going to meet you where you are at and provide the services, tools, advice, direction and emotional support that is going to help you overcome whatever is holding you back from leading a productive life.
Hanne Suorza

Take a Mindful Hike

Hanne Suorza | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
In a field of cloudberry flowers, I pause. Only to cherish this long Norwegian summer evening. Feel the sun. Just be.
Tama Kieves

Why Does It Take So Long to Succeed?

Tama Kieves | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
My success is coming from a deep musk inside that you can't fake or manipulate. It's the essence of really caring about yourself and everything you do.
Mark Edwards

Learning from Colorado's Contraception Success

Mark Edwards | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
There is a lot to celebrate about the stunning reduction in teen pregnancy and abortion rates as a result of Colorado's initiative to reduce unintended pregnancy described in the New York Times. Among other things, the initiative ensured that women in Colorado got access to the most effective...
Ravishly

Your Panic Attack Doesn't Care If You're Happy

Ravishly | July 6, 2015 | Healthy Living
Sometimes life with a mental illness can feel very all-or-nothing. We either have good days or bad ones. We are doing well or are completely incapacitated. And sometimes that's true, but most of the time it isn't. There's a gray area.
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