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National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month - A NAMI-NYC Metro Wrap Up

NAMI-NYC Metro | Posted 07.29.2015 | Impact
NAMI-NYC Metro

No matter who you are, living with a mental health condition can be challenging, but for some, culture, race, and ethnic background can exacerbate mental health challenges, and create disparities in access to quality mental health care.

7 Tips to Staying Injury-Free

Tania Kowalski | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Tania Kowalski

There are very few of us that don't deal with injuries or niggles of some sort. So how can we prevent and manage injuries so that they don't stop us from living active lives? Here are some tips that I try to use in my training.

So Long, Sniff Test: New Tech Tells You When the Milk's Gone Bad

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.24.2015 | Technology
Van Winkle's

Scourge of cereal, corrupter of coffee, cause of more spit takes than a Donald Trump press conference: rotten milk has ruined many mornings. And yet our only defense against the potentially stomach-souring effect is the simple, unreliable sniff test.

Sticking It Out: 6 Research-Based Pointers for Sustained Behavior Change

Brian Donnelly | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Brian Donnelly

Best practices around sustained motivation tell us that we need to think holistically, help our friend form new habits and control their lives. There is a ton of research in this area that can be distilled into a few guiding principles.

The Sleep-Weight Loss Solution

Jackie Stroka | Posted 07.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Weight Loss Begins With a Couple of Eight-Hours Nights of Sleep When I hit the workout machines as part of my morning exercise routine, I was lifti...

Don't Worry, Be Present

Rupa Mehta | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

Connection is the key to presence. It allows us to see who we are and understand others. Finding more presence in your own life is hard to pin down. But, when you do feel engaged, connected and aware, something inside you clicks.

Revolutionary Way to Be Healthy #10: See the Bigger Picture

Pilar Gerasimo | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Pilar Gerasimo

Typically, when we want to check our health and fitness progress, we step on the scale or look in the mirror. But when it comes to well-being, what ...

How Much Water Do You Really Need?

Kimberly Petrosino | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Petrosino

Chances are, when it comes to water intake, you've heard a lot of different suggestions. Some experts say you need eight to ten 8-ounce glasses daily....

Spreading It Thick: The Buzz on Engagement

Brian Donnelly | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
Brian Donnelly

You know that moment when your favorite sports team came alive and, even though they were down in points, you just knew they were going to win or when your favorite band started to get popular, or a tweet goes viral?

Stress Reduction -- How to Find What Works for You

Allen Vaysberg | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Allen Vaysberg

There are thousands of articles out there on stress reduction that mention the many ways we can manage/reduce/eliminate the stresses in our lives....

How Can I Avoid Eating Tempting, High-Calorie Foods?

Lorie Eber | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Lorie Eber

These days formidable willpower is required to resist the call of ubiquitous supersized fast food, sugar-laden snacks, and triple portioned restaurant...

Deepak Chopra Shares Methods to Achieve Optimum Wellbeing

Aspen Institute | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Aspen Institute

Above, watch family medicine and psychiatry Professor Paul Mills and co-founder of JIYO, a social wellbeing platform, Poonacha Machaiah on "The Futu...

5 Simple Ways to Create a Healthier Household as a Working Mom

Nancy Laws | Posted 07.07.2015 | HuffPost Home
Nancy Laws

Working from home means that I spend a whole lot of time in this house, I suppose, it's a great thing that I love my home so much.

The Torture of Our Tired Times and What to Do About Our Sleep Deprived Situation

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Kay Tacke Morse

Being sleepy stinks. Being exhausted feel like our nails are clinging near off the edge of sanity. Being zombie assed catatonic tired can ruin us. Why are we all so sleepy? And what the hell do we do about it?

6 Lessons My Mother Taught Me About Business

Joe De Sena | Posted 06.26.2015 | Business
Joe De Sena

It was my mom who armed me with the motivation and confidence to be a better man. All of my success can be traced back to the lessons she taught right in our living room. And while she's no longer with us, her wisdom, principles and legacy will surely long outlive me.

How I Quit Smoking, Stopped Vaping and Learned to Eliminate Stress... One Breath at a Time

Talia Eisenberg | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Talia Eisenberg

When I quit smoking with a rudimentary electronic cigarette in 2010, I was so passionate about this viable alternative to combustible tobacco that at...

50 Cent On Working Out, Being Well And Eating Cheese

The Cut | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
The Cut

To me, wellness is: Just being conscious of your physical [body]. When I work out, I feel better. Everything about me -- my spirits -- is just in a different space.

Eastern Wisdom Is Changing Western Corporate Practices (or, at Least It Should Be)

Lenny Sanicola | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Lenny Sanicola

From an employer standpoint, having employees ever at the ready sounds like an ideal situation; problems can get resolved with the "send" of a text or email.

Be Healthy: It Needs a Daily Focused Plan

Nipa Shah | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Nipa Shah

"This is my post pregnancy weight", said a co-worker of mine, when I worked in cancer research, 30 years ago. She was commenting on the fact that I wa...

4 Great Reasons to Masturbate

Alex Fine | Posted 06.03.2015 | Women
Alex Fine

Aside from the obvious upsides of masturbation that we know and love, here are some of my favorite positive side effects of a routine, healthy dose of self-love.

How Hawaii Became One Of The Healthiest States In The Nation

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Hawaii isn't just a nice state for a vacation. It may also be the healthiest state in which to live, at least according to one metric: Only 19 percent...

The Emotional Weight of Social Media

Rupa Mehta | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

There are ways to use social media effectively and enjoy it without making us feel emotionally heavy or weighed down. Here are a few of my favorite ways to help you lighten the emotional weight of social media:

Self-Care: What Gets in the Way and 5 Things Not to Miss

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

These kinds of practices are needed when we are healing major imbalances. But they are also essential to pepper throughout our busy lives. We can easily miss this when we feel at the peak of health.

Doctors Have a Moral Responsibility to Discuss Alternatives to Conventional Medicine

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

A growing number of scientific studies underscore the need for more training in and, by extension, dialogue about alternatives to conventional medicin...

What I Learned While in Hospital: 4 Questions to Transform Suffering

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

Not only was I sick physically, but I also felt lost and confused. I felt a temporary disconnection from spirit and creative flow that led me to prioritize healing. I also started to ask lots of questions.