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Alise D. Chaffins

6 Ways The GOP Fails To Be Pro-Life

Alise D. Chaffins | July 30, 2016 | Religion
In November, I will be voting my conscience, and it will be based on a pro-life ethic.
James Clear

The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

James Clear | July 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Let's pretend for a moment that you are a giraffe. You live on the grasslands of the African savannah. You have a neck that is 7 feet long (2.1 meters). Every now and then, you spot a group of humans driving around on a safari taking pictures of you. But...
Donna Jackson Nakazawa

Childhood Trauma Leads To Lifelong Chronic Illness -- So Why Isn't The Medical Community Helping Patients?

Donna Jackson Nakazawa | July 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
When physicians help patients come to the profound revelation that childhood adversity plays a role in the chronic illnesses they face now, they help them to heal physically and emotionally at last.

One Hour of Exercise Can Offset Prolonged Sitting

Healthline | July 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
A typical day for many people includes at least 8 hours of sitting - driving to work, sitting in an office, driving home, and watching TV. An international study of more than 1 million people shows that one hour of moderate physical activity can eliminate the health risks associated with...
Yalda T. Uhls

The Nerve to Believe in Our Kids

Yalda T. Uhls | July 29, 2016 | Parents
Last night my teenage daughter and I watched a thriller called Nerve, a new movie starring Emma Roberts and Dave Franco. Nerve portrays a world where young people chase after instafame by completing dares while a virtual audience watches. It also explores themes such as loss of...
Pranay Gupte

The Writing Life: Diabetes is Deadly, But It Can Be Controlled

Pranay Gupte | July 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
I read a report in the New York Times the other day that writers may be particularly susceptible to maladies such as diabetes, and clogged cardio arteries. Why? Because writers - including journalists - just sit too much and don't get sufficient exercise. Add to that insufficient attention to diet....
Brenda Della Casa

10 Reasons You're Stuck In A Life You Don't Want To Be Living

Brenda Della Casa | July 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Read on for 10 reasons you're not happy with your life (and what to do about it).
Lauren Zander

Grow Up And Get Healthy

Lauren Zander | July 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
So, how did I get "Baby Lauren" to grow up about her health and become an A in this area of her life? I sent her to camp -- a bootcamp, of sorts, and created a coaching assignment to go along with it. The camp activities looked something like this:
Paul C. Rosenblatt

Bed Time Prayer And Couples Who Sleep Together

Paul C. Rosenblatt | July 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Many people who share a bed pray at bed time. Some do it privately and often silently; it's a relationship between them and God. Some pray together with their bed-sharing partner. What people's prayers are like is quite varied. Some prayers are straight out of the Bible or a prayer...
Joey Going

Giving Life Your Undivided Attention

Joey Going | July 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Lately, I've noticed something that is by no means a new occurrence, but is something that I think is becoming even more prevalent. More and more often I see people experiencing their world through a phone screen (no, I'm not referring to Pokémon Go!). We are out with our friends,...
Sam Cohen

5 Things You Should Know About Dental Implants

Sam Cohen | July 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Dental implants are a way of ensuring that healthy teeth stay healthy by living them alone while still providing a foundation in your jawbone to support whatever dental prosthesis you are affixing and hold it firmly in place.
Tanya Abreu

Fear Is A National Health Threat

Tanya Abreu | July 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Let's work on optimism, courage, and the protect of others not just for the sake of our own good health but for the positive future of our nation.
Alan Christianson

UPDATE: How Much Vitamin D Should You Take?

Alan Christianson | July 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
There has been plenty of focus on the dangers of getting too little vitamin D, but did you know you can also get too much?
McLean Hospital

Brain Geography: Map Details Newly Identified Regions of the Mind

McLean Hospital | July 28, 2016 | Healthy Living
McLean Hospital Guest Blogger Bill Carlezon, PhD The human brain is a world unto itself and still holds great potential for discovery. When we describe its structure and functionality, we often refer to the left and right hemispheres and...
Mike Robbins

Performance for Life

Mike Robbins | July 28, 2016 | Healthy Living
On this week's episode of my podcast, Bring Your Whole Self to Work, I spoke with my friend Eric Severson. Eric has been working and studying the field of Human Resources for over 25 years. He spent many of those years at Gap Inc., which is where we...
Wendy Keller

What To Do When You're Depressed... So You Start To Care Again

Wendy Keller | July 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
The first time I remember being clinically depressed, I was 11. My family had abruptly moved halfway across the country. I hated my new school, I hated my new life. We moved again a year later, and I recovered. Sometimes, depression is triggered by a situation - perhaps one over...

6 Yoga Experts Reveal How to De-Stress Instantly | July 28, 2016 | Healthy Living
By: Shira Atkins We polled dedicated yogis and yoga teachers to find out what keeps them sane when the stress comes on. These days, tools for de-stressing have become posh: we see our co-workers sneaking off into corners to meditate, our kids...

25 Beautiful Places in the World to Find Peace of Mind | July 28, 2016 | Healthy Living
By: Stephanie Pearson Getting outside can do wonders for your mental health. This list of serene (and seriously stunning) spots around the globe may help you find clarity and inspiration. With 7.4 billion people (and counting) on this tiny blue planet, it can feel...
Carol Morgan

Should You Always Trust An Expert? Maybe, Maybe Not

Carol Morgan | July 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
I have had one of my wisdom teeth come in within the last month. That might not sound weird, but I'm in my 40s. Typically you should get your wisdom teeth in your 20s, so this seems a little late. I did get one about 20 years ago, but then...
James Clear

The Scientific Argument for Mastering One Thing at a Time

James Clear | July 28, 2016 | Healthy Living
Many people, myself included, have multiple areas of life they would like to improve. For example, I would like to reach more people with my writing, to lift heavier weights at the gym, and to start practicing mindfulness more consistently. Those are just a few of the goals I find...
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