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Healthy At Any Size

Melinda Parrish | Posted 09.03.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

You might never be a size 2 (or even a size 6 or 8). But if you make taking great care of yourself a priority, you're going to look and feel better, and that's going to fuel all kinds of positive changes in how you approach your life.

How to Change Your Mind: The Science of Breaking Habits

Rose Caiola | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Rose Caiola

Everything you do, think and feel is the result of one powerful organ -- your brain. The conductor of consciousness, the author of your story, the fro...

Look Beyond Pills for Better Sleep

Michael Larson | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Larson

While we've all endured the distress of lack of sleep; it's almost too much to bear seeing someone you cherish suffering from a debilitating, unceasing sleep disorder. I know. The medications intended to help my daughter get the deep, restorative sleep she needs wreaked havoc on her body.

Ain't Got Time for Meditation?

Tania Kowalski | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Tania Kowalski

What have I found the benefits of meditation to be for me? Here's a list that although not exhaustive will give you an idea of why I will always keep meditation as an important part of my day.

Helping the Overwhelmed Working Woman Put Down Her Super Cape

The Modern Femme Movement | Posted 08.26.2015 | Women
The Modern Femme Movement

Maria's message was clear. She was totally overwhelmed, exhausted, and felt like she just wasn't good enough... good enough at anything. Being anything less than superwoman felt like failure. The more I listened to Maria, the more I knew the time had come... the time for Maria to put down her super cape.

Zero-Cost Recharge

Kyle David Anderson | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business
Kyle David Anderson

Paul Sullivan's "Getting Workaholics to Stop and Recharge" is another welcome addition to the swelling tide of popular and academic articles focused on the balance between life and work. But the piece does one thing very poorly: put wellness within a reasonable reach.

Who's on Your Post-Cancer Wellness Team?

Suzanne Foglio | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Suzanne Foglio

"I define connection as the energy that exits between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; ...

Can You Achieve More By Doing Less?

Rose Caiola | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Rose Caiola

Yes, we're busy -- to the point of addiction. The question is, are we more productive? The answer is NO, not according to these three thought leaders.

24 Ways To Have The Best 24 Hours Ever

Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living

From Manic Monday to Twisted Tuesday to Wacky Wednesday, it seems like there’s no escaping the chaos of a whirlwind work week. By the time we finall...

8 Exercises You Can Do At Work Without Anyone Knowing

Alan Kohll | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Alan Kohll

Try these subtle exercises you can do at your desk without announcing your workout to your coworkers.

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.