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Can Choosing to Eat More Mindfully Free Us From a Dieter's Mentality?

Gregg McBride | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Fact is, if we ate more mindfully, many of us wouldn't even need an actual diet plan to lose excess weight and feel better about ourselves and our bodies in the present moment.

12 Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Succeed At School

Posted 03.26.2015 | Parents

Parents want their children to succeed in life. And for 94 percent of parents polled by the Pew Research Center, prosperity includes going to college....

The Real Reason Why Women Live Longer Than Men

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

So men, here's our answer: If we want to live longer, we need to actually talk to each other. Start sharing your health status. Develop your inner pack behavior and you too may be able to expand your life by an entire dog year.

Workplace Wellness Tips

Anita Mirchandani | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Anita Mirchandani

With most job functions requiring extensive desk time, we hope there are other ways to increase activity at the workplace. Here are five simple tips to help you utilize your place of work as a benefit to your health.

How to Be Motivated Every Day: Lessons Learned From Twyla Tharp

James Clear | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Use your ritual as an on-ramp for the bigger behavior and habits you want to build into your life. When you master the ability to mindlessly initiate the tasks that are important to you, it's not necessary to rely on motivation and willpower to make them happen.

When-Then: The Lie that Keeps You Stuck

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

Don't put your life on hold while you wait for the elusive when-then. What are you waiting for? Your life is this present moment and the time is now!

Endurance Sports and Personal Growth: Ask the Experts

Brad Stulberg | Posted 03.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Brad Stulberg

Endurance sports enhance day-to-day life by changing the nature of stress and nurturing what psychologists call a "growth mindset," which can be described as a general outlook on life that recognizes a natural human capacity to grow and evolve -- especially in the face of challenges.

The Best Yoga Poses For Added Energy

The Active Times | Posted 03.19.2015 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Feeling like you need to replenish your energy and uplift your mood? Try a few or all of the following energy-boosting yoga poses recommended by expert instructors.

This 15-Minute Trick Reduces Junk Food Cravings

Posted 03.15.2015 | Healthy Living

By Tom Jacobs For many of us, the ever-present temptation to reach for the chocolate becomes nearly impossible to resist when we're feeling stres...

Destressing 101

Betty Revah | Posted 03.13.2015 | College
Betty Revah

Watching really bad TV shows/movies: I have a confession to make. Of this, I am an expert. Think something bad, something so, so bad, it's actually good. The Bachelor is a great example of this, and the finale this Monday (which I totally didn't see), an even better one.

I Hated Running... Until I Didn't

TueNight | Posted 03.13.2015 | Healthy Living
TueNight

I didn't prance enthusiastically down my driveway each morning, but I looked forward to my workouts and, better yet, to the pleasant combination of fatigue and adrenaline that coursed through me when I finished. It wasn't exactly the oft-touted runner's high, but I did feel something akin to a runner's buzz.

5 Rules For Your First Boot Camp Class

Rebecca Smith Masterson | Posted 03.12.2015 | Comedy
Rebecca Smith Masterson

Here are five things you need to know before attending a boot camp class. You're welcome.

The Darkness Diet: Melatonin Magic and Nature's Weight Control Program

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 03.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Here are three ways you might jumpstart weight loss while working on your food choices and activity level.

If You Really Love Your Partner, You'll Take This Advice

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 03.12.2015 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

The best way to keep your relationship going strong in midlife is to keep you and your partner healthy. Although many people think about a healthy lifestyle in terms of benefiting their own bodies and minds, they may not realize just how much they can do to benefit their partners, and vice versa.

Why People Who Start Exercising Can't Stop Talking About Exercising

ReeRee Rockette | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
ReeRee Rockette

I may have less active times than others, but it remains a life long commitment I stick to enough to feel satisfied with. I enjoy the challenge and the journey of getting fitter, stronger and leaner. I keep talking about it to make sure I never fall too far from the wagon, because the wagon feels good.

7 Ways to Start Your Journey Toward Self-Love

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

For many of us, we could all use some help in the self-love department. Our own level of self-love can be detrimental to our success in relationships, career, health, and overall well-being. Here are seven ways to start your journey toward self-love.

Finding Time in Unexpected Places: 11 Tips on Productivity

Simon Tam | Posted 03.09.2015 | Small Business
Simon Tam

By managing your time as you would a small business, you can cut the excess and focus on what you really find most rewarding.

How to Solve Big Problems: Lessons Learned From Cancer Scientists

James Clear | Posted 03.05.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Narrowing your focus is a mental model that you can apply whenever you want to start a new behavior or take on a new project that seems too big or overwhelming or complex to handle. It is a filter you can run larger problems through to approach issues from a more useful place.

Winter Roads and Training Ruts

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 03.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

What are you doing to breathe new life into your training this spring? Has the winter been tough for you?

The Link Between Personal Development and Professional Success

John Bowen | Posted 03.04.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

Elrod decided the best route to success was not to try one or two of these strategies, but to commit to all of them. To that end, he created his Life S.A.V.E.R.S. system -- a model that frames six key components of development in digestible pieces that help entrepreneurs get, and stay, on track:

Why You Should Date a Woman Who Loves the Barbell

Lisbeth Darsh | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisbeth Darsh

We wear yoga pants, but hardly ever to yoga. We wear them to front squat, back squat, snatch, deadlift, clean and jerk, and pretty much everything else, including going to work, school meetings, doctor's appointments, and almost everywhere but weddings and funerals. And we don't give a damn if anybody says we shouldn't. Dress yourself. We'll dress us.

Seven Platinum Rules for Hyper Business Growth

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 03.04.2015 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

None of these rules require any monetary commitment, but they all call for a mental and emotional commitment. Start today and in just seven days from now I bet you see a big difference in your productivity.

The Top 3 Excuses About Not Exercising and What to Do About Them

Katie Seaver | Posted 03.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

If you have a fraught relationship with exercise, you probably keep coming back to these three excuses. I know I certainly did. But here are some unconventional things for you to try when you encounter them.

3 Fascinating Ways to Improve Your Wellbeing

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 02.27.2015 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

As the body of scientific research into human flourishing continues to grow around the globe -- particularly in the field of positive psychology -- researchers are finding some unexpected approaches to improving our wellbeing.

Bolivian Grandmas Play Handball To Stay Fit And It's Amazing

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.27.2015 | Fifty

When you think of the aches and pains that often accompany old age, you'd imagine women in their 70s and 80s taking it easy -- not playing a competiti...