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How Can I Learn to Relax My Body When Practicing Martial Arts?

Quora | Posted 02.01.2017 | Sports
Quora

In martial arts, how can I learn to physically relax more and rely less on muscle strength, more on posture/leverage? originally appeared on Quora - t...

How Motherhood Changed The Way I See My Body

Kathleen Shumate | Posted 01.18.2017 | Women
Kathleen Shumate

Having a baby stretches you in more ways than one.

The Truth About Your Body

Zac Thompson | Posted 12.13.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

Our bodies are unique so fuck feeling bad about yourself because of perceived imperfections.

Do You Need A Coach Or Therapist?

Omega Institute | Posted 12.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Omega Institute

Coaches and therapists often overlap in what they offer clients. Understanding how they differ and articulating what you need can help you decide if c...

Desperately Seeking Sanctuary (You Won't Guess Where It's Hiding)

Helen Butler | Posted 11.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Helen Butler

The concept of sanctuary isn't new. Turn on your TV and there are plenty of renovation programs showing you how to get a home that looks beautiful. B...

No Means No, Or Not Now; You Choose

Margaret Marshall | Posted 10.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Salespeople will say that when the answer they receive to their sales pitch is, no, in their mind, no means, not now. The consumer is just not ready t...

How We Defend Against Death (From Ebenezer Scrooge To Eleanor Roosevelt)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 10.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Acknowledging the dualism between body and symbol in an awareness of death motivates us to live life to its fullest and to heal the world.

Shakespeare: Bard - Or Clandestine Spiritual Master?

Paul Hunting | Posted 10.13.2016 | Books
Paul Hunting

As the 4th Centenary of Shakespeare's death draws to a close I'm wondering whether humanity has really changed over the past 400 years? Is there now more happiness, fulfilment and peace on our planet? If there is, it's hard to see.

Keep 'Em Talking

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 09.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

This dialogue is encouraged as the brain observes internal sensations. Such a relationship arouses instinct, an unbridled imagination and an undomesticated intuition. All of which contribute to a unique individual living an inspired life.

Friendship And Our Vagus Nerve

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We don't often think that the nature of our friendships has a profound or major impact on our health and well-being. But a recent New York Times, art...

Get Out Of Your Head And Trust Your Gut

Suzannah Galland | Posted 09.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Suzannah Galland

While intuitive reactions aren't always very clear cut, the body never lies and there are many ways to detect subtler signals from your body. The more conscious, present, and aware you become, the easier it will be to follow your intuitive body, because consciousness works with awareness.

The Lesson My Scars Taught Me

Michelle Zunter | Posted 08.26.2016 | Women
Michelle Zunter

When I was about 18 months old, I was burned quite badly. These were scalding hot water burns. This was an unfortunate household accident that could h...

The Mental Tricks Laurie Hernandez Uses to Summon Crazy Confidence

Health.com | Posted 08.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

By Amanda MacMillan Team USA gymnast Laurie Hernandez is blowing us away in Rio: Her talent is obviously out of this world, but what's just as impres...

4 Things Your Mouth Can Tell You About Your Health

Health.com | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

Problems with your gums, teeth, and tongue can hint at health concerns deeper in the body, says Betty Haberkamp, DDS, a dentist at the Cleveland Clinic. Here are four oral signs you should see your doctor or your dentist.

Indonesia And The Passion For Virginity

Amaryllis Puspabening | Posted 08.09.2016 | World
Amaryllis Puspabening

Co-authored by Alicia Wynona Tjahjadi There was a girl back in high school whose face we can still picture. Each day we would see her in our uniform, ...

Love Yourself Naked - Without a Diet

Suzannah Galland | Posted 08.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Suzannah Galland

Think of everything you've already been through in this life. The ups and downs. The movement and the stillness. Injury and recovery. The places you'v...

Here's Why You Get Out of Breath Walking Up Stairs (Even Though You're Fit)

Health.com | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

By Rozalynn S. Frasier I like to think that I am in pretty good shape. I work out five to six times per week, have run multiple marathons and, well...

Why Ultrarunners Run Such Grueling Distances

Miriam Diaz-Gilbert | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Miriam Diaz-Gilbert

A Badass Who Is Just Plain Crazy Social anthropologist Peter N. Jones describes ultrarunners as "a semi-obscure and incomprehensible group of athlete...

How You Argue Could Make You Sick

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

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.

5 Times Your Fave Celebs Have Instagrammed Some Seriously Impressive Yoga

Teen Vogue | Posted 06.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

In honor of International Yoga Day, here are 5 of our faves bending, twisting, and OM-ing to their heart's delight. Namaste!

5 Workout Brands You Probably Haven't Heard Of -- And The Celebs That Love Them

Teen Vogue | Posted 06.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

For Teen Vogue, by Sharon Feiereisen. Photo: Courtesy of Instagram/@rosiehw From Gigi Hadid to Lena Dunham. We love Nike and Under Armour just as ...

Treat Yourself

Melinda Parrish | Posted 06.14.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Your body is an amazing treasure. You deserve to live a life that allows you to take amazing care of it.

The Ultrarunning DNF (Did Not Finish) Is Not Failure

Miriam Diaz-Gilbert | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Miriam Diaz-Gilbert

One obstacle runners will stumble upon is the unexpected DNF (did not finish). I have completed 13 ultras. I have had 4 DNFs. Each has taught me about humility, picking myself up and dusting myself off, persevering and plotting my next ultra. A DNF is not failure.

Healthy Eating Is the Core to All Aspects of Healthy Living

Margaret Marshall | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Stop thinking about dieting, and instead start thinking about living healthy regardless of the time of day or year. Evaluate your current eating patterns and ask yourself, "Are they serving me?"

10 Best Sunscreens to Protect Your Skin

Melissa Meyers | Posted 05.27.2016 | Style
Melissa Meyers

Every year, the Friday before Memorial Day is National Sunscreen Day! With summer around the corner and the rising intensity of the sun, it's extremel...