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One Stretch to Wake Up Your Body

SELF | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

It feels amazing first thing in the morning--trust. By Amy Schlinger, SELF Photo of Jenn by Jay Sullivan Bring your body to life first thing in th...

4 Ways to Make Your Period More Enjoyable and Restorative

Rachael Yahne | Posted 05.26.2015 | Women
Rachael Yahne

For too long, women have been pretending our periods are some kind of hideous beast that arrives to ruin our lives every month. It's time to stop shaming our bodies. That includes its functions, its needs and all its miraculous cycles -- including our periods.

5 Empowering New Ways to See Your Unique Beauty

Rachael Yahne | Posted 05.12.2015 | Style
Rachael Yahne

I'm a cancer survivor, and during chemotherapy, I lost every strand of hair on my head. When chemo starts, it's not as if every hair on your head falls out simultaneously.

Feeling Grateful For My Body's Subtle Magic Changed My Destiny

Mona Kelly | Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Mona Kelly

When we, as human beings, are first conceived in the womb, we have over 100 trillion cells, more than all the stars in the milky way. Our eyes can distinguish roughly 10 million different colors; our system of blood vessels is over 60,000 miles long. "There are universes dancing inside your body," says life coach Kute Blackson. I couldn't agree more.

You Are Beautiful Today

Caurie Putnam | Posted 05.10.2015 | Women
Caurie Putnam

I'm going to let you in on a big secret: You are beautiful today. It's taken me 39.10 years to figure this out, but now that I have, I have to share. Here's how I figured it out.

5 Ways to Celebrate Your Victories

Margaret Marshall | Posted 05.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Eating smart takes knowledge, patience, and practice, and without patience there is no practice. Practice is the victory. Eat the food that is best for your body. You may live longer, be healthier, and have more fun through the years because of the food you choose today.

4 Mind, Body, and Soul Tips for Entrepreneurs

Chirag Kulkarni | Posted 04.21.2015 | Business
Chirag Kulkarni

Your mind, body, and spirit are some of the only things that can be in your control of. As busy entrepreneurs, we need to keep ourselves in functioning condition to succeed in not only business, but our personal lives.

5 Things People Ask Me When They Find Out I'm Married To A Gynecologist

Erris Langer Klapper | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Erris Langer Klapper

I can see the pupils dilate and the wheels begin to turn when people find out that I'm married to a gynecologist. My husband commenced his OB-GYN residency two weeks after we got married 23 years ago. I've heard it all and then some.

Let's Put an End to Body Shaming, Starting With Your Own

Jessi Andricks | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessi Andricks

Are glad you are not quite as overweight as the person next to you in the Starbucks line? Do you wish you were as skinny as the model on the latest issue of your favorite fashion magazine? If it is, it's time to stop, take a break, and focus on what's really going on with your own body.

The Girl Stays In The Dress

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 04.08.2015 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

"Hippy," she said. "This one's got some hips on her." She continued to pull and sigh and make small laboring noises as she worked. I sought out my mother's eyes, but she didn't seem to notice where Eugenia's remark had landed.

Saying Thanks To The Girl Who Broke My Leg

Abigail Cuffey | Posted 04.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Abigail Cuffey

The long-term effects of my injury remain to be seen, but for now, my rod reminds me that it's a privilege and a gift to be able to move freely.

Healing From Within

Linda Lauren | Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Lauren

You heal the body and mind by administering to the spirit. It sounds simplistic when you speak it aloud, but the strength behind this statement is a ...

Keep Your Mind in Shape

Doyeon Park | Posted 05.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Doyeon Park

Once a week, I step on a scale that measures not only my weight, but also percentages of body fat, body water and muscle mass. When I see these number...

10 Reasons To Love Your Thighs Exactly The Way They Are

Bustle | Posted 04.20.2015 | Women
Bustle

You deserve love. Your thighs, big or small, deserve love. Unless you're a cold-blooded murderer or torturer of kittens. If either of those are the case, please carry on with self-loathing.

Is It the Super Bowl or the 'Super Bowl'?

Margaret Marshall | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

If you watch the talk shows and commercials the week before the Super Bowl, you'll see they promote food for Super Bowl Sunday. So I wonder, is the ...

The Key to Lasting Weight Loss

Jenn Hand | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

Because when you start to care less about your weight and body, when you let go and surrender even for just a day, that initial shift begins to happen. I know we all want to feel at ease in our bodies, comfortable with our weight, and in love with ourselves.

The Real Life 'Fault In Our Stars'

Tonya Hurley | Posted 03.07.2015 | Books
Tonya Hurley

It has been an honor to be involved in such a life-affirming project. To witness in print the bravery and honesty of these teens. They've taught me so much about life, love and what it is to fight, to win and sometimes to lose, but always to learn.

10-Step 'Weigh' to a Healthy Body

Margaret Marshall | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Never wait until tomorrow, the years slip away, guilt sets in, and weight returns. There is no room for guilty feelings in a successful, sustainable weight loss.

Here Are The Amazing Things Your Body Will Do In The Minute You Spend Reading This

Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living

300: that’s how many words the average human reads per minute. But in the minute or two it’ll take you to get through this roughly 600-word articl...

Light Up Your Holiday Season

Rupa Mehta | Posted 02.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

So, the next time you're looking at the lights of your Christmas tree or Menorah, think about the light that you possess and the light you have the power to share. 'Tis the season to let the bright light outside inspire the lights within our lives!

Kidney Stones: Are They Part of a Team?

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Many of us think of kidney stone disease as affecting only one organ and requiring a single treatment, but recent studies suggest that kidney stone disease is a complex disease which affects multiple organs and systems in the body.

The 80% Approach To Dating

Francesca Hogi | Posted 01.17.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

As it turns out, there are lots of good guys out there, hiding in plain sight. Here's how to spot them.

Body Of Missing Actress Misty Upham May Have Been Found

AP | Posted 12.16.2014 | Entertainment

SEATTLE (AP) — Police in the Seattle suburb of Auburn said Thursday that they believe they have found the body of missing actress Misty Upham, known...

I'm the Crystal (And So Are You): A Poem for Cold Times

Miriam Ava | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

I'm the crystal/ I'm the light/ Inextinguishable and bright

A Spiritual Solution to Religious and Racial Violence

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 11.16.2014 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

On a deep and genuine level, people of the various faiths have to accept that God has given multiple ways in which people can serve, worship, and reunite with him. We have to start to honestly feel this way and not just recite it.