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Balance Of Power: Creating And Keeping Functional Strength Across The Lifespan

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 06.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

"The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing." Archilocus Artists and theorists have been classified as foxes or hedgehogs s...

Down with Face Time! A Flexibility Manifesto

Romy Newman | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Romy Newman

What is the primary thing that employers should change to improve retention and job satisfaction among women? Offer more flexibility.

A Yoga Sequence for Inflexible People

Sonima.com | Posted 03.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

Don't let lack of flexibility keep you from your yoga mat. Practice this short sequence to gain awareness and softening in the muscles and joints.

Bossy Kids? 8 Ways to Flip the Order of Command for Everyone's Sake

Tamar Chansky | Posted 03.16.2016 | Parents
Tamar Chansky

We have all had that aha moment when we find ourselves searching in the closet for an elusive shin guard while our child stands there tapping their feet impatiently, like an imperious supervisor, disappointed in our performance. Aren't we the ones who are supposed to be in charge?

A Fitness Tip to Overcome Conflict

Mike MacConnell | Posted 03.12.2016 | Divorce
Mike MacConnell

What if your yoga practice could help heal distress and resolve interpersonal conflict? It can. Cooperation between opposing forces is the key to reaching peace.

4 Tips on Using Yoga to Live a Healthier Entrepreneurial Life

Steve Mariotti | Posted 02.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Steve Mariotti

When I turned 60 and moved to Princeton after almost four decades in New York City, I realized how chronically stressed-out I had become. For years, N...

Strong Evidence Meets Local Control

Robert E. Slavin | Posted 02.25.2016 | Education
Robert E. Slavin

At the political level, the burgeoning evidence movement in education is running smack dab into a growing focus on state and local control of educatio...

Angry Old Men -- Quo Vadis America?

Dr. Dr. phil. Immanuel Fruhmann | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Dr. Dr. phil. Immanuel Fruhmann

It is not the USA that is in decline, but it is their rule, and an America of the past, in which they were in charge.

10 Life Lessons From Aerial Circus

Kylie Dunn | Posted 02.01.2016 | Women
Kylie Dunn

It took me a long time to be able to do anything substantial or significant by myself -- there was a lot of assistance provided by the instructors for months. Five months actually; it took me five months to be able to get up onto the trapeze unassisted.

Why I/We Hate Exercise (And How to Circumnavigate Our Reluctance)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

This equation is simple:a few minutes of discipline equals hours of comfort, pleasure, a lengthened lifespan, and less time spent on medical procedures.

6 Ways Who I Am As A Person Has Molded My Leadership Style

Laura Mather | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business
Laura Mather

To those of you who are burgeoning leaders, I urge you to take some time to think about your strengths and weaknesses, and how the way your life has shaped you as a person impacts the way you lead your teams. It's important to understand all dimensions of ourselves and how they can help us be successful in leadership roles.

Keep It Simple: Squats

Tony DeSantis | Posted 12.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Tony DeSantis

Squats are an integral part of daily motion. We bend down to pick up our children, sit down in a chair at work or crouch to get into the car. Our legs contain some of the biggest muscles in our body, therefore, they need a tremendous amount of focus to keep them strong and able.

Take Yoga Back to Its Roots

Alex Charfen | Posted 11.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Alex Charfen

Everyone wants to know the secret to health and longevity, but the answer is found in something most people don't want to hear about. It's not in the ...

De-Stress the Holidays With Yoga

LaReine Chabut | Posted 11.30.2015 | Healthy Living
LaReine Chabut

Carving just 10 minutes out of your day to do these simple yoga moves will help reduce the stress and keep you from holding your breathe so you can enjoy this busy time of the year.

7 Qualities to Cultivate for a Response-Able Mind

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 11.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbara A. Bernard

When we set an intention to regularly cultivate our minds, we enhance our ability to respond thoughtfully and not react when confronted with challenge or change. This ability to respond is what I call being response-able.

Survival Kit for Entrepreneurs

Darilyn Aquino | Posted 11.06.2015 | Business
Darilyn Aquino

When you decide to start a new business, at first everything is happiness, enthusiasm and energy to start your project. Nevertheless you need to take into consideration that only 15% of new businesses make it past the first two years.

Parents Are Not Perfect: What to Do When the Wrong Words Come Out of Your Mouth

Tamar Chansky | Posted 10.30.2015 | Parents
Tamar Chansky

Sometimes pointing out a problem (such as negativity or stubbornness) invites a child to do more of what they were already doing that we didn't like. If we put out the welcome mat for what we'd actually like to see, it might actually happen.

6 Exercises That Will Get You In Shape For Sex After 60

Celeste Carlucci | Posted 10.23.2015 | Fifty
Celeste Carlucci

Getting in shape for sex would increase people's interest and help them enjoy it more, while adding to their overall strength and stability -- creating a cycle of improved muscular strength and sexual enjoyment. What could be better?

Survey Reveals U.S. Adults Are Resigned To The Symptoms Of Aging

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.01.2015 | Fifty

It's true that physical aging is a natural part of getting older, but a new survey reveals just how many American adults are unaware of when and how o...

Four Ways of Fostering a Less-Than-Toxic Work World

Laura Mather | Posted 09.24.2016 | Business
Laura Mather

The natural effect of flexible, digital work environments are workdays that go beyond an 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. window. Vacations are critical to employee satisfaction and mitigating burnout.

Does Flextime Lead to Better Health and Less Burnout?

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Without question, more and more employees are asking their employers for more flexibility, but does flextime really decrease rates of burnout and lead to better health outcomes? What do you think?

This 5-Minute Exercise Will Make You More Flexible

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.02.2015 | Healthy Living

If you struggle to touch your toes, this yoga sequence is for you. In the video above, Udaya instructor Caley Alyssa demonstrates a gentle yoga seque...

10 Things I've Done Wrong As A Stay-At-Home Dad

Adrian Kulp | Posted 07.31.2016 | Parents
Adrian Kulp

I never took any parenting classes. I never read any books that would prepare me to be a father, let alone the primary-caregiver-type. Much like an apprenticeship, this is one of those "on-the-job" training situations.

5 Reasons Why Play Needs to Be a Part of a Happy Life

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Kathy Gottberg

Last summer Thom and I rented a condo in Rosarito, Mexico. For a month we enjoyed the temperate climate, mixed up our routine, spent time outdoors, a...

Living in Pencil

Rachel Verlik | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachel Verlik

Living in pencil has allowed me permission to be flexible and reminded me it's okay to readjust. I'm still working towards my goals, just not in the order I thought.