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Visit Your Home Page: On Self-Resistance

Loren Kleinman | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Loren Kleinman

A story is calling me. A story I can't see. This story, its wings are broken and its lips are cracked. The words that come out. The words that come ou...

7 Ways to Live (and Work!) Like You're Always on Vacation

Heather Strang | Posted 03.02.2015 | Women
Heather Strang

I stopped playing the work-life-money game I had been raised with and decided that since this was my one life, I was not going to spend it working or living for the future. And over the course of the last seven years, I have been able to create a life that truly feels like I'm on vacation every day.

9 Ways to Survive (and Thrive) Through a Breakup

Jessica Biber | Posted 02.20.2015 | Women
Jessica Biber

It's going to take a little while, but eventually, your heart is going to start beating again. And when it does, it's going to be a stronger, healthier, bigger version of itself. You're going to realize why love hasn't worked in the past -- and you'll be open to a love that matches this new heart of yours.

Stop the Body Shaming

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.19.2015 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition There's been a lot of hoopla recently a...

Sugar Pie Honey Bunch

Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D. | Posted 02.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D.

Remember when you and your spouse/partner first met? Many of us can remember even the smallest of details because, for one reason, they are bathed in...

Keeping the Faith: What Happens When Life Is a Lot

Sarah Jacobs | Posted 02.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Jacobs

Unlike my grandmother, I've never been a religious person. Chalk it up to my love of science, or my Jewish father, whatever the case, the only reaction church elicits is hives and irrational anxiety. But my faith, it seems, does appear to be just as strong as hers.

10 Relaxing Resorts Where You Can Warm Up This Winter

SmarterTravel | Posted 01.22.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Feeling a bit worn out by winter? Then the time is right for a peaceful getaway, where snow shovels and polar vortexes are but a distant dream.

Claiming Our Worth

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 01.21.2015 | Women
Rebecca Lammersen

I recognize no one will honor me, not a man or a yoga student, if I don't value myself first. I must claim my worth in every aspect of my life, because in the end, in the beginning, in all of it, it comes down to one thing, loving myself.

10 Luxurious Health and Wellness Escapes

Joy Pecknold | Posted 01.20.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Breaking out of bad habits can be a whole lot easier when you leave regular life behind, especially if you chart a course for one of these 10 hotels and resorts with serious health and wellness programs to help. Raw food or wine therapy? Take your pick.

Surviving the Distraction Epidemic

Ellen G. Goldman | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Ellen G. Goldman

Make a decision that your health and well-being are your single most important asset, and begin living your life to protect it. Take a personal stand that this is not the way you want to live, and this is not the behavior you want to role model for your children. Here are a few suggestions to get you started.

5 Tips for Keeping New Year's Resolutions

Jamie Walker | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

​We've all begun new years in the past with aspiring resolutions, but often haven't been able to see them through. It's probably not because we were...

15 Easy, Actionable, Totally Transforming Tips to Get Healthier in 2015

Pamela Levin | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Pamela Levin

It's that time of year again when we all create New Year's resolutions in desire for change, betterment and self improvement. Here are some of the b...

How Emotions Control Your Fork

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

The role emotions play in overeating, fitness and weight loss is often the most overlooked aspect of health and wellness. If you are looking to lose w...

WHY Music: Song of the Year

Frank Fitzpatrick | Posted 01.09.2015 | Impact
Frank Fitzpatrick

Music is like an exponential form of nutrition for the human race. While a good meal can feed a man for a day, a great song can feed a million souls for a lifetime. Imagine what the ripple effect might be if a million people were to share their Song of the Year today.

The Best Health and Wellness Vacations for 2015

The Active Times | Posted 01.07.2015 | Travel
The Active Times

What if you want to travel to a place where you can truly relax, but also improve your health and well-being at the same time? Well, that's where something like a health and wellness retreat might come in.

10 of the Craziest Workouts We Tried in 2014

PureWow | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
PureWow

We've tried some pretty wacky stuff in our day. Crickets. Aqua Zumba. Pilates in a Plexiglas pod. But 2014 was a whole 'nother story. Take a look at the wild workouts we tried this year, all in the name of our abs.

Slow Medicine Sees the Body as a Plant, Not a Machine

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

For many years, I have been an avid gardener. Not only does gardening have numerous health benefits related to breathing fresh air, touching mineral-r...

Gluten-Free Quinoa Stuffed Mushrooms

Jamie Rautenberg | Posted 02.27.2015 | Taste
Jamie Rautenberg

The perfect gluten-free alternative to the classic snack!

Part Two: Engaged Employees: Your Company's No. 1 Competitive Advantage

Chris Boyce | Posted 02.22.2015 | Business
Chris Boyce

Research on employee engagement and productivity continues to return to the basic health of each employee as an indicator for how engaged they could be on the job. In this part we are going to take it a step further and look at how to find and hire the right people, and how to help them succeed.

5 Tricks to Snap Yourself Out of a Bad Mood

Sheila Viers | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Sheila Viers

By stopping and becoming aware of our thoughts, we allow ourselves to take a step outside of the picture long enough to observe what's going on so that we can make a conscious decision about how we want to feel.

7 Tips for Surviving the Holidays With a Broken Heart

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 02.14.2015 | Gay Voices
Cheryl Dumesnil

All the winter holidays hold one thing in common: a celebration of light. It makes sense, really. During the coldest, darkest time of year, here come the holidays, with their Diwali lamps, menorahs, and Yule logs, to set our hearts aglow. Or not.

Taking on Arthritis

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Joints work so well, we often take them for granted. These wonderfully engi...

Wellness Travel Trends for 2015

Linden Schaffer | Posted 02.06.2015 | Travel
Linden Schaffer

As personal health and wellness initiatives continue to gain momentum by leaps and bounds, travelers are taking a stand and refusing to sacrifice their latest lifestyle changes when they leave home.

The Changes We Wish We Could Make: How To Inspire Personal Behavior Change For A Healthy And Sustainable Future

Dr. Karen Manson | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Manson

Governments and health care companies are only part of the solution in creating a sustainable and healthier future in a global health care system where 80 percent of cardiovascular diseases and 40 percent of cancers are preventable; personal decisions and responsibility also play a large role.

Accepting Change: Letting Yourself Fall in the Flow of Your Life

Jeff Pulver | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Jeff Pulver

Growing up I have been reminded to not let days slip by and not to put things off. My dad often reminded me that the cliché "Youth is wasted on the young" is something he didn't want me to regret too.