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Robert Colvile

How Our Modern Sleep Crisis Is Putting Our Children at Risk

Robert Colvile | May 26, 2016 | Healthy Living
Not getting enough sleep, we now know, is like smoking cigarettes or drinking too much -- something which is bad for us, plain and simple. But if we can learn to prioritize it, there is a huge dividend to be reaped in terms of our health and happiness.
Mark Matousek

No More Drama

Mark Matousek | May 26, 2016 | Healthy Living
Ordinarily, in a case like this -- when someone did me profoundly wrong -- my impulse would have been to struggle to fix it. Now, for the first time, this thought did not cross my mind.
Rhonda Milrad

4 Tips to Help You Cope With a Surprising Revelation in Your Relationship

Rhonda Milrad | May 26, 2016 | Healthy Living
Here are 4 tips to help you cope when a secret is shared by your partner early on in your new relationship.
Miriam Diaz-Gilbert

My Treasured Letters and the Letters of the Saints

Miriam Diaz-Gilbert | May 26, 2016 | Healthy Living
With the advent of the Internet and email, the art of letter writing has suffered in the 21st century.
Rachael Yahne

I Stopped Apologizing. Now, I'm So Much More Confident.

Rachael Yahne | May 26, 2016 | Healthy Living
I didn't realize that the habit of starting sentences with, "Sorry, but could you..." actually made me present my own needs as weaknesses. It was probably clear to the other person, but the reason it wasn't clear to me was because the word "sorry" had subconsciously made me feel as if I was constantly bothering other people.
Sandra Bienkowski

Why I Was Scared to Go to My High School Reunion

Sandra Bienkowski | May 26, 2016 | Healthy Living
I went to my 10-year reunion long ago. Many friends seemed genuinely happy for me. Some poked fun at me about the girl I used to be, but talk therapy helped me realize that the only opinion that really matters about my life is my own.
Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC

18 Beautiful Things Happening in Your Life Right Now

Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC | May 26, 2016 | Healthy Living
It is important to learn to be present in the moment, and to be grateful for their experiences, as these are times and experiences that you will never get back. Here are some great examples of what is happening in your life right now, that is beautiful, but you might be missing.
Pooja Mehta

The Medical Community Must Come to the Defense of Purvi Patel

Pooja Mehta | May 26, 2016 | Politics
None of us can afford to stay silent when a woman is criminalized by her own providers for seeking urgent, necessary medical care in the setting of pregnancy.
Bin Goldman, PsyD

Let's Talk About Mental Health Stigma in the Orthodox Community

Bin Goldman, PsyD | May 26, 2016 | Religion
It's great to be part of a community. In a community, such as the various Jewish communities, you have people to turn to, who will mobilize for you and share your joys and your challenges. Except when you don't.
Patrick O'Brien

What Your Aging Parents Aren't Telling You -- I'm Having Trouble Living Independently

Patrick O'Brien | May 26, 2016 | Fifty
Just like our parents worried about us getting sick or hurt, there comes a time when we as adult children start to worry about the health of our parents. Perhaps we notice changes in their energy, memory or coordination. At some point, health issues can make it very difficult to live alone.
Puja Rios

Me vs. Fibromyalgia: Part 4 -- 10 Do's and Dont's When Someone You Love Has a Flare Up

Puja Rios | May 26, 2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

Why Some Couples Have So Much More Sex Than Others

Science of Us | May 25, 2016 | Healthy Living
If researchers seem a bit, well, voyeuristic with regard to people's sex lives, there's good reason for it: In heterosexual marriages, the happier people are with their sexual lives, the happier they are with their relationships.
Ornish Living

Choosing the Right Home Exercise Equipment

Ornish Living | May 25, 2016 | Healthy Living
Whatever your reason is, the key is to make the right selections so that the equipment fits your space in the best way, supports your interests, and offers you a safe experience.
Suren Ramasubbu

Health and Technology: What You Should Know

Suren Ramasubbu | May 25, 2016 | Healthy Living
We are pioneers in a new world -- the digital world. As we seek to plant flags on new tech summits, it is important to be aware of the health risks involved in navigating this unknown and rocky terrain. Technology-induced accidents notwithstanding, the gadgets have already produced a variety of physical and mental maladies among the general public, which have been unknown or hitherto restricted to specific occupations.
Dr. Hyder Zahed

What Are You Choosing

Dr. Hyder Zahed | May 25, 2016 | Healthy Living
Activating the virtue of compassion is what establishes it as the cornerstone of positive social interconnection and humanism. The reward, of treating ourselves and others with compassion is that we feel contented in our hearts knowing that we are helping humanity evolve to greater peace and harmony.
Kamlesh D. Patel

A Good Night's Sleep

Kamlesh D. Patel | May 25, 2016 | Healthy Living
In today's world, we are exposed to so much information about healthy lifestyle choices, but one aspect of a healthy lifestyle that has not been given enough attention is the importance of a good night's sleep.
Gina Keatley

Eat in the Now

Gina Keatley | May 25, 2016 | Healthy Living
Yes, you may want to plan out a week's or a month's worth of meals, but for me it takes the spontaneity out of meals. Maybe, just maybe, we can stop living in the past or the future and just learn to enjoy the healthy meal in front of us now.
Brook Packard

Bedtime Rituals: Training for Sleep

Brook Packard | May 25, 2016 | Healthy Living
And the culture of convenience has made sleep a little bit more elusive. Sleep isn't a switch-on, switch off, kind of device. It has to be planned for. Some say, even courted. That's why I created the Bedtime Blueprint which puts all the information you need to know about planning your days for sleep in one place.
Heidi Adams

An Open Letter From the AYA Cancer Community to VP Biden

Heidi Adams | May 25, 2016 | Healthy Living
As Vice President Joe Biden prepares to host the "National Cancer Moonshot Summit" on June 29 to discuss cancer research with scientists, oncologist, donors and patients, we at Critical Mass want to ensure that the voices of adolescents/young adults (AYAs) with cancer are included...
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Dare to Be 100: Beware Science Hype

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | May 25, 2016 | Healthy Living
I hate to admit it, but I am probably addicted to my every Wednesday morning 8 AM routine when I am invariably seated at the Stanford Department of Medicine Grand Rounds. It is the ritual weekly all departmental get-together of us like-minded souls generally featuring a presentation on a topic...
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