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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.

Youth Empowerment Matters

Alexis Glick | Posted 05.27.2015 | Education
Alexis Glick

We know that empowering youth can be as simple as listening to them. And when youth are actively engaged in a problem that concerns them, outcomes are better.

Psst, College Grads: If You Want to Succeed in Business, Start Meditating Now

Lorna Borenstein | Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Lorna Borenstein

It's that time of year when a new class of college graduates eagerly enters the workforce. Ambitious young professionals, just starting out it in their careers want to go above and beyond the job description, stand out to their employers, and establish themselves as superstars. Wellness is essential to sustainable career success and it's important that graduates entering the workforce make it a priority. Here's how:

Here's What You're Really Getting Yourself Into When You Walk Into A Spin Class

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living

Hopping on a stationary bike has always been a popular way to get exercise, but over the past few years it seems like boutique spin studios have been ...

Stop Counting Calories and Start Feeling Them

Zach Dean | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

Let us remember that as we admirably continue to pursue wellness, a huge component of being well is living joyfully. That means enjoying our food and drink, enjoying how we spend our time, and enjoying how we live our lives

With the 1st Pick of the NFL Draft, We Pick America's Kids

Alexis Glick | Posted 06.29.2015 | Education
Alexis Glick

As NFL Draft activities kick off, let's not forget what's happening -- or not happening -- in school gymnasiums, parks, and backyards across the country.

Are You Stressing Out Again? 3 Easy Steps to Help You Relax

Lorna Borenstein | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Lorna Borenstein

April is National Stress Awareness month, when the U.S Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) urges Americans to refresh and recharge their bodie...

Suicide Is Not the Answer -- Reach Out!

Gigi G. | Posted 06.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Gigi G.

Why am I writing this post? On Thursday, one of our neighbors took his own life. He was a brilliant, talented man -- top of his field of work in Aust...

3 Easy Moves To Counteract A Day At Your Desk

Yanoula Athanassakis | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Yanoula Athanassakis

In our sedentary office culture, we spend an inordinate amount of time sitting with both the knee and hip bent; this position directly impacts the length of the hamstrings.

Fit for Life: Nature or Nurture?

Hilary Achauer | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Hilary Achauer

Can you go from one group to the other? Can couch potatoes become gym rats? I think they can. I know I did. I spent the first half of my life avoiding exercise.

The Day I Told My Husband I Didn't Want To Be Married

Jessi Andricks | Posted 06.02.2015 | Weddings
Jessi Andricks

We were finally adults, with a house payment, actually two, grown-up jobs, and a bright future ahead of us. We had been so in love, so happy, and rarely ever fought. And then slowly it changed.

Life. Life. Now!

Jeff Pulver | Posted 05.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Jeff Pulver

This a talk from the Beyond Conference I gave in March, 2015 about living life in the present. I spoke about my weight loss journey and recovering f...

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

Gregg McBride | Posted 05.27.2015 | 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.

Ayurveda for Springtime Balance

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 05.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susanna Barkataki

Happy Spring! Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Space are the five elements that make up all that exists in our universe according to Ayurveda, the anci...