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Health and Wellness

24 Experts Give Advice About How to Be a Successful Female Entrepreneur

Gabrielle Pelicci, Ph.D. | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
Gabrielle Pelicci, Ph.D.

I invited 24 amazing women from all walks of wellness -- from Bestselling authors to Celebrity coaches -- to engage in frank conversations about exactly how they got started, overcame obstacles, found success and built thriving businesses that are not only impactful but also really lucrative.

8 Wellness Activities Better Than a Worksite Gym (and probably more affordable, too!)

Alan Kohll | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

Building a gym at your workplace can be a great perk for your wellness program. Unfortunately, putting in a gym can require a lot of logistical nightm...

How College Students Can Perform Better By Scaling Back

Carly Stern | Posted 02.03.2016 | College
Carly Stern

To deliberately pull back and do less - and to remain certain this won't detract from a strong performance - feels backwards, foreign to the way we college students are programmed to operate.

Beauty, Body Image and Being Gay

Barrett Pall | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Barrett Pall

We need to remember that while we workout our exteriors, our interiors also need to be watered and cared for.

If Corporate Leaders Were Sports Managers, We'd All Get Fired

Jenny Dearborn | Posted 01.26.2016 | Business
Jenny Dearborn

The debates are intense. The stakes are high. Experts from around the country plot strategies for the coming months. Lining the hotel ballroom are tab...

Bosom Buddies -- The Day Before a Biopsy

Jenn Sutkowski | Posted 01.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jenn Sutkowski

Not the kind of thing you like to see, generally speaking. The document I had to sign that said I would need a biopsy. I signed it while lying on my...

You're 15 Minutes Away From A Happier You

Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA | Posted 01.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Once you've established which part of the day works best for you, decide how you would like to spend your 15 minutes. Taking this time is like finding your bliss.

The Four Pillars of Longevity and Well-Being

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition When I began my undergraduate years at ...

5 Rules I Break As A Food And Body Image Coach

Sarah Tamburrini | Posted 01.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Sarah Tamburrini

Now that I've managed to turn my "mess" into my message, there were some "rules" I had to break, all in the name of health, wellness and importantly sanity. Here are some of the "rules" I've broken along the way that have completely transformed my relationship with food and my body:

In Defense Of Working Out While High

The Cut | Posted 01.15.2016 | New York
The Cut

(Photo: Mauro Grigollo/Getty Images) By Allison P. Davis This October, a study suggested that "runner's high" was real. We're not talking about an...

7 Ways Our Kids Can Make Us Healthier

Chantelle Zakariasen | Posted 01.21.2016 | Parents
Chantelle Zakariasen

For women, it's long been associated that once you have kids you automatically lose the body you once had, and you better be okay with that. No doubt, things will change, but they don't have to change for the worse.

6 Ways to Spice Up Your Wellness Program

Alan Kohll | Posted 01.06.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

Let's face it. Everything can get boring from time to time. The best way to avoid that lull in your employee wellness program is by intentionally making your program fresh and exciting. Here are some strategies to use for an exciting wellness program.

How to Help Friends In a Shame Spiral

Lev Raphael | Posted 01.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Lev Raphael

We've all felt the power of shame. We feel exposed, totally flawed, and hopeless to do anything about it. Shame can be so devastating that all we want to do is hide.

10 Wellness Tips for Attainable New Year's Resolutions

Caryn Fine Sullivan | Posted 12.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Caryn Fine Sullivan

Do you use the new year as an annual health seminar with yourself? In the past, I would host my own personal white board session, brainstorming all th...

How I TRI'D: Practical Reasons to Ditch Your New Year Fitness Resolutions

Karim Orange | Posted 12.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Karim Orange

Welcome to How I TRI'D. This is an ongoing series about a very typical in and out of shape 40-year-old woman repurposing, reevaluating and rechargin...

Embrace the Obstacles -- Your Weekly Mindfresh Moment

Chiyoko Osborne | Posted 12.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Chiyoko Osborne

I was recently speaking to someone about a major career change he went through many years ago. In hindsight, it has all worked out -- he's seeing gre...

How to Make a New Year's Resolution You Will Definitely Keep

Kimberly Petrosino | Posted 12.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Petrosino

We all start off the new year with the best of intentions. Fresh start, wipe the slate clean. This is the year! You're going to lose the extra weight,...

How to Pack a Healthy Lunch for Work

Alan Kohll | Posted 12.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Alan Kohll

Packing your lunch for work can be such a great option when you're making steps toward a healthier lifestyle. It can also save you money and even taste better, too.

6 Ways to Embrace Winter

Kimberly Petrosino | Posted 12.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Petrosino

Winter.. that dreaded word. For many, it's viewed as the dark period of the whole year. Let's face it, winter lasts a long time and it sure can linger, especially if you despise it. This year I encourage you to change your outlook and embrace it as you would any other season!

All the Reasons Pets Are Good for You

Thrillist | Posted 12.17.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Jess Novak Credit: Shutterstock Owning a pet is one of the few experiences that can make you amenable to receiving a slobbery kiss from an anim...

Health Mistakes From Your 20s That You'll Pay for Later

Thrillist | Posted 12.16.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Nicholas Knock Credit: Cole Saladino/Thrillist One more tequila shot? Why not!? Two more pounds of bacon? It's delicious. Three more hours...

Keep It Simple: Push-Ups

Tony DeSantis | Posted 12.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Tony DeSantis

The standard push-up is so simple, yet so important to our daily routines. It is no wonder why it has been an integral part of the exercise world for so long. There are many more variations of push-ups, so don't be afraid to hit me up to find them out.

These Three Habits Are Keeping You From Feeling Content

Rachael Yahne | Posted 12.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

This may sound confusing, but the tips below will help you see that contentment isn't something you can go searching for, but like a deep sleep, it's waiting for you if you tune yourself in...

Nourish Every Component of Your Life

Neha Uberoi | Posted 12.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Neha Uberoi

After seeing that friendship and community needed nourishment in my life and how too much focus on another area was causing me grief, I wanted to make a change. Using evidence of small commitments leading to bigger behavior change I employed the following.

5 Ways to Lower Stress When You're on Bed Rest

Parijat Deshpande | Posted 12.11.2015 | Parents
Parijat Deshpande

If you've been on bedrest for even one day you know it's anything but a vacation. You're terrified about what could happen to the baby and life as you know it has turned upside down.