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American Sleep Association

5 Hacks to Manage Shift Work

American Sleep Association | June 30, 2016 | Healthy Living
Huffington Post is proud to partner with the American Sleep Association (ASA) to promote sleep awareness. According to 2004 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, almost 15 million Americans work full-time on evening shift, night shift, rotating shifts, or other employer-arranged irregular schedules. Shift work has been...
Avital Scharf

The Glycemic Index: Are Carbs Friend or Foe?

Avital Scharf | June 30, 2016 | Healthy Living
Most of us have heard of the glycemic index (GI). Even if we're not familiar with how it works exactly, we know it's something worth paying attention to when considering our food choices. So what's it all about? The GI Basics The GI is a measurement tool to analyze...

When Parents Get Cancer, Children Are Often The Forgotten Victims

Healthline | June 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
The American Cancer Society estimates that about 1.7 million adults will be diagnosed with cancer in 2016. That leaves 749,000 children under the age of 18 years old who will be affected this year.
Andrea Quintero

1-2-3 Mindfulness For Kids!

Andrea Quintero | June 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
To conclude, experiencing a greater awareness of the present moment is a necessity, which leads to a more fulfilled life. And there is no better way to share this wonderful experience than with those closest to your heart.
Michael Thomas Sunnarborg

Unhappy With Yourself? Here Are Five Ways To Win 'You' Back

Michael Thomas Sunnarborg | June 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
So if you're having a tough time with "you" lately and you've fallen out of love with yourself, here are some simple ways to start winning yourself back:
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

4 Things You Should Know About Hospice Care

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | June 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Let's start thinking of hospice as a normal part of medical care. Hospice shouldn't be something to be afraid of or be considered substandard care. Instead, think of it as a way to provide continue to provide care, although different than what we traditionally may think, and a more comfortable transition during the natural progression of life.
Mount Sinai Health System

What EVERYONE Needs To Know About HPV (Human Papillomavirus) And Vaccination

Mount Sinai Health System | June 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Remember, HPV vaccination is effective only if given before an individual is exposed to HPV. Providing the vaccine before a child becomes sexually active insures long-term protection against life-threatening HPV-related cancer later in life.
Greater Good Science Center

How You Argue Could Make You Sick

Greater Good Science Center | June 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
New research from UC Berkeley and Northwestern University, based on how couples behave during conflicts, suggests outbursts of anger predict cardiovascular problems later in life.
Audrey Hayworth

This Is What '20 Minutes of Action' Looks Like

Audrey Hayworth | June 29, 2016 | Women
I am so sick and damned tired of no one giving a damn about the victims, and only caring about the future of the abusers. If this is you -- take a damn seat. You are enabling future abusers and are complicit in their actions.
Charmaine Belonio

Here's How You Get Better Sleep While On An International Travel

Charmaine Belonio | June 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
It would have been easy if you're not traveling across varying time zones but since you are, it becomes even more challenging. So to help you stay productive and get the most of each international trip that you take, here are seven important tips to keep in mind.

How Losing 80 Pounds Made The World See Me Differently

Quora | June 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Do people treat you differently if you lost a lot of weight to become slim and fit? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Leah Alissa Bayer, Architect, on
Collette Stohler

How I Funded Full-Time Travel

Collette Stohler | June 29, 2016 | Travel
We decided it was time to shed some light on the world of long-term travel and how you can make the change to travel full-time.
Tom Casano

The 10 Most Common Excuses For Not Reaching Your Goals

Tom Casano | June 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Regardless, these excuses originate inside your head as obstacles to keep you from moving forward in life. It's important to rewire your mindset so you don't naturally create roadblocks when setting your goals. Following are the most common excuses people come up with for not reaching their goals.
John Roberts

You Are Not Alone: Understanding And Treating PTSD

John Roberts | June 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Every day I live with PTSD, but my condition is no longer my defining trait. Today, my experience has made me a better person. I know I was lucky to not only survive, but to find an identity after service and a new mission -- to make sure no one living with PTSD ever suffers in silence.

How To Get Better At Saying No

Bustle | June 29, 2016 | Women
With these suggestions in mind, your schedule will stay just that: Yours. You won't ever have to do outings and activities you don't want to.
Greater Good Science Center

How Music Bonds Us Together

Greater Good Science Center | June 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Jill Suttie At GGSC's recent awe conference, Melanie DeMore led the audience in a group sing as part of the day's activities. Judging from participant responses, it was clear that something magical happened: We all felt closer and more connected because of that experience of singing together.
Jim Anderson

Addiction Medicine, Meet Physician Assistants

Jim Anderson | June 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Addiction medicine, as evidenced by the issues above, has long been a specialty in which PAs have not been able to fully function. This action by the ASAM is consistent with the nationwide move to increase access to opiate treatment by removing barriers to PA and NP practice.
James Clear

Shoshin: This Zen Concept Will Help You Stop Being a Slave to Old Beliefs

James Clear | June 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
I played baseball for 17 years of my life. During that time, I had many different coaches and I began to notice repeating patterns among them. Coaches tend to come up through a certain system. New coaches will often land their first job as an assistant coach with their alma...
David A. Pride

If My Mom Invented a Social Network

David A. Pride | June 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Worst food I have ever eaten: Blood Sausage in Hungary, it was cold and bloody and in a stew of awkwardly cooked noodles and rice. Worst news of my life: My mother has Alzheimer's Disease. If my mother invented a social network it would be a lot like Pinterest. Thousands...
Diane Passage

5 Productivity Tips For Lazy People

Diane Passage | June 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
Almost all of us have personal and professional demands that we can't always but on hold. So here are my quick tips on how to be productive when you're feeling downright lazy:
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