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Richard Zombeck

Affordable Fast Food That's Good For You? What a Concept

Richard Zombeck | May 23, 2015 | Healthy Living
The fast food industry is constantly complaining about how they can't afford to serve unprocessed foods or raise worker's wages. According to them, prices would rise, their sales would plummet and the CEOs, now raking in millions, would end up homeless and destitute. It is however quite possible to serve...
Lena Aburdene Derhally

6 Ways to Cultivate Better Relationships for More Happiness

Lena Aburdene Derhally | May 23, 2015 | Healthy Living
Throughout our lives no one teaches us how to be in relationships. There are no classes in school that tell us how to have healthy and happy relationships. We are often just navigating them on our own and learning as we go. Given that we are often uneducated on healthy relationships, what are some things one can do to cultivate better relationships with others? Here are a few tips.
Dr. Christopher Winter

Sleeping Around: How to Sleep in a Sensory Deprivation Tank

Dr. Christopher Winter | May 23, 2015 | Healthy Living
Being the somnonaut that I am, I have always been interested in trying to sleep in a R.E.S.T tank. While I was never convinced that I would emerge from the experience transformed into a short, hairy primitive being as in the 1980 William Hurt movie Altered States, I have always believed that the experience could be transformative.
Beth Leipholtz

9 Signs You're Finally in a Mature, Adult Relationship

Beth Leipholtz | May 23, 2015 | Women
For years, I bought into the idea that a relationship needed some type of drama to be legitimized. As I'm settling down, I'm realizing how truly wrong and exhausting that mentality was.
College Tourist

Studying Abroad With a Gluten Allergy

College Tourist | May 23, 2015 | College
Although having a food allergy is a struggle, do not be discouraged to study abroad! There are ways to make the most of your study abroad experience while avoiding gluten.
Nathan Manske

The Importance of Finding Your Tribe (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | May 22, 2015 | Gay Voices
Throughout Robert Scott's life, he had an alcoholic father, became overweight and addicted to drugs, and was affected by the AIDS crisis in San Francisco in the 1980s. Reflecting on his life, he realizes one thing: the importance of finding one's tribe.
Sara Arey

Just Because You Feel It Doesn't Mean It's the "Capital T" Truth

Sara Arey | May 22, 2015 | Business
One of my clients said something during a recent session that really struck me. He told me that he was finding himself moving away from his routine of safely doing what needs to be done to get what he needs to have.
The Spa Spy

Thai Retreats: Kamalaya, Koh Samui

The Spa Spy | May 22, 2015 | UK Lifestyle
The spa at Kamalaya is set amongst an abundance of nature. Treatment rooms are little thermoses overlooking the beach. Evening treatments are a bonus as they allow you to watch the sun set over the ocean just as you open your weary eyes to reality again. Kamalaya's main focus is on your mind, body and soul.
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

The Degradative Soup of Injury and Arthritis

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | May 22, 2015 | Healthy Living
The biologic era of joint repair is evolving so rapidly that removing injured tissues may soon be a surgical procedure of the past. Repairing, regenerating, and replacing tissues with natural tissues as opposed to artificial materials, is the path keeping biologics firmly ahead of bionics in orthopedics.
Fredda Wasserman

Grief and the Veteran: An Inside Look

Fredda Wasserman | May 22, 2015 | Healthy Living
If you or someone you know have experienced a death, please take the time you need to process your grief. To all those who have served our country or who are remembering a Veteran, may Memorial Day bring some measure of peace and calm to your heart.
Beth Green

Dare to Heal: Why Wellness Is Revolutionary!

Beth Green | May 22, 2015 | Healthy Living
Healing is a revolutionary act in a world built on negative programming. But we are not alone. Let's come together to support one another. Let's come together and support the Inner Revolution!
Marian Wright Edelman

Overmedicating Children in Foster Care

Marian Wright Edelman | May 22, 2015 | Politics
Children who come into foster care often have been exposed to multiple traumatic events including the removal from their families, and may be at higher risk for mental health problems and emotional disorders. Too often multiple medications may be used without other kinds of effective treatments that might better address the underlying trauma children are experiencing.
Nora Oravecz

How to Let Go of Your Fears in Five Steps

Nora Oravecz | May 22, 2015 | Healthy Living
Notice what does not belong to you, that is holding you back and eliminate it from your life; do not let it slow you down. The following tasks help me each and every time I would like to conquer my fears.
Kate Welch

I Want to Outlive My Child (And 3 Other Horrible Truths About Being a Special Needs Parent)

Kate Welch | May 22, 2015 | Parents
Guardianship may be necessary, but it is one of the hardest things I have ever had to do for Caleb. It boils down to petitioning the court to acknowledge that he is an incapacitated person. It is effectively taking away his right to make his own decisions, and that is a very sad process.
Liza Long

What It Means to Be the Daughter of a United States Marine

Liza Long | May 22, 2015 | Women
My father joined the ROTC in college. Dad started his thesis with the intention of defending the Vietnam War and the United States' role in it. Upon researching the subject, he concluded that the war was indefensible. He went to fly helicopters in Vietnam anyway.
Mount Sinai Health System

Hope for People with IBD and Those at Risk

Mount Sinai Health System | May 22, 2015 | Healthy Living
Up to 1.3 million Americans have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a complex disorder of the immune system that results in uncontrolled inflammation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
Cy Wakeman

Reach Your Highest Potential By Checking Your Ego At the Door

Cy Wakeman | May 22, 2015 | Healthy Living
Releasing instead of feeding the ego will be painful at first. But a bad day for the ego is a great day for the soul and self-growth, so don't be afraid to go there. Here's how we can begin to move past it to reach our fullest potential and live happy.
Sheridan Kesselman

10 Ways You Really Can Change the World

Sheridan Kesselman | May 22, 2015 | Healthy Living
Things seem pretty dismal, and you feel helpless, a victim who can't help, can't bring about change, but you're wrong, you absolutely can and if you follow these 10 steps, I promise that you will.
Kathryn E. Livingston

What I Learned From Horses About Yoga and Life

Kathryn E. Livingston | May 22, 2015 | Fifty
As we rested in Savasana one evening and the teacher called out, "Sigh and let it all go," Cherie, a Clydesdale Thoroughbred Cross, chimed in with a lovely whinny. Clearly, horses and yoga went hoof and hand here.
Akirah Robinson

Why I'm Not Rushing to Have a Baby (Even Though I Really Want One)

Akirah Robinson | May 22, 2015 | Women
My life is far from perfect and I haven't yet accomplished all that I hope to. Even so, I'm starting to realize that I don't have to be miserable about that... even when life challenges me in unimaginable ways.
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