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What If You Don't Fit The Mold?

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Dogs are dogs. Cats are cats. Monkeys are monkeys. Nurses are nurses. Engineers are engineers. Children are children. Right? Exceptions to the ...

Breast Health Month: Know Your Girls, Take The Pledge

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), aptly renamed Breast Health Month for our purposes here, I've been on the hunt for other materials to help spread the word. Since women of all ages, from 15-99, are at risk for breast cancer, it's important to not only take the disease seriously, but to also take seriously the need for attending to the health of "the girls."

Sleep: A Beginner's Guide For Insomniacs

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Upon closer examination of my sleep passport, much to my surprise and chagrin, I see that I've become a permanent resident of that much aligned, war-torn nation known as "Insomnia".

Have Yourself A Merry Little Chrismahanukwanzaadan

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

OK, diversity fans and PC police, here's the ultimate holiday greeting: you combine the world's four main holidays celebrated at year's end: Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Ramadan, and you get...

What Jesus And The Dalai Lama Would Say To Tiger Woods And Mike Huckabee

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

The question is what result does criticizing leave in its wake? Since criticizing, complaining, and gossiping are anything but solution-oriented, they bring destruction, not solution.

Braving Black Friday: Risking Life And Limb For A Deal?

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

With Black Friday shopping now a national sport, will most shoppers come away having bagged those great "doorbuster" deals? Probably not and here's why.

How To Reclaim Spare Time

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

There is something nostalgic about spare time. Like an old friend you knew once and somehow lost touch. Spare time beckons, yet few can hear the whispers.

Causing Peace: A Nobel 'Call To Action'

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Learning to listen beyond our firmly established filters that dictate what we think before we've even heard what the other person is saying, opens the doors to authentic communication.

Need To Recharge? Get Rid Of What's Weighing You Down

Karen Leland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Leland

This week I sold my house, found a new place to live, arranged for a moving company and helped my husband get prepared for his back surgery coming up ...

What I Learned From A Yam

Karen Leland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Leland

Traditions can adapt and evolve with time, a good thing to remember as we head into a new year. Even the most ordinary of things can surprise us, delight us, and put us on a new path of discovery.

Winter Solstice: A Paean To The Pregnant Darkness

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Having spent nearly a lifetime dreading the onset of winter with its short days and long nights, I now hold this season of darkness as most sacred. I embrace its rich possibilities where silence meets stillness...

Biting The Vampire Back: 8 Measures To Protect Your Vital Force

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Let's refocus. What if we practiced removing attention from what drains us, and choose to take proactive steps towards what revitalizes?

Enhance Well-Being: Find Your Fitness Profile

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

Here are three classic fitness profiles of everyday folks who need a little change in their health and fitness routines, as well as a few expert tips.

The Nobel Prize: A Tool For Shifting Consciousness?

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Now that just about the entire world has weighed in on whether or not President Obama deserves to win the Nobel Peace Prize, the fact remains: he was awarded the prize.

A Decade In Review: Breathless And Without Pants

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

When you get right down to it, the fundamental changes in how we interact with one another over the last decade are beyond astounding. I don't know about you, but I need a break.

Tiger Woods' Christmas Carol: The Ghosts Of Past, Present And Future

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

Let's leave Tiger with his ghosts, and turn away from stories that humiliate and celebrate infidelity. Let the ghosts of philanthropy, humor and possibility remind us of what is important.

Going Gift-Free: More Joy, Less Stress

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Last year, my family and I decided to ban presents at Christmas. Seriously, we'd all gotten so "done" on the whole gift-giving thing, we found it had lost all meaning.

Giving Thanks For The One

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

This Thanksgiving, when you think about all the things you're grateful for, don't forget to include the person you've been hanging out with, 24/7, for your entire life.

What Our Kids Have To Teach Us About Happiness

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Over the past month, you've probably come across quite the conversation about happiness studies. And three weeks ago, I set out to discover whatever I could about this subject, as it applies to our youth.

The Art of Rewriting The Holidays

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

"'Tis' the Season." The question is, for what? With all the stressors around, what might help this year as we launch?

Top 10 Tips From a Personal Trainer

Kari Henley | Posted 11.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

Most of us can't afford a personal trainer, yet the ideas, support and insights are real gems that have me rethinking the investment!

Why Women Are The Real Architects Of Peace

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Want to really make strides and advance another cause at the same time? Appoint a female as our peacemaker-in-chief! It surely is a job cut out for a woman.

How To Shift Your State Of Mind This Holiday Season

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

The Gift of the Small. Regardless whether you take the Christmas story literally or not, symbolically it has something for everyone. Especially this year.

How To Voice Your Feelings Without Blowing Your Holiday Cork

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

With more length on the gift list than width in the wallet, tempers can flair, and it's a short trip from there down Blame Road. Holiday Season is at hand, with all that it brings. What do you hope yours brings?

Are You On A Bridge To Somewhere?

Karen Leland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Leland

We talked about the process of letting go of the old stuff and what if's in our lives and embracing being on the bridge in between the old life we just left and the new one we were in the process of creating.