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Health Habits

7 Expert-Backed Tips On How To Turn A New Practice Into A Habit

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.04.2016 | Healthy Living

If you've ever set out to transform your fitness habits, you probably know that achieving consistency can be a terribly difficult feat -- it's always ...

The Healthy Habits Of Women Who Never Seem To Age

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.01.2016 | Style

The fountain of youth may be a mere myth, but some of the very best anti-aging secrets lie in simple behaviors anyone can adopt for a revitalized rout...

Your 'Sweet Tooth' Is Really Your Brain Out To Get You

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.22.2016 | Science

Having trouble keeping your New Year's resolution to ditch the sweets? Blame your brain. A new study from researchers at Duke University finds that a...

How to Actually Keep Your New Year's Resolutions this Year

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 01.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

We want to overhaul everything we perceive as imperfect or flawed about ourselves and the blank new calendar feels like the perfect opportunity. So how does it work? How can you make resolutions that you'll keep past February and have meaningful change in your life?

Improve Your Mind, Body And Heart In 25 Minutes Or Less

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.27.2015 | Healthy Living

The holidays are here and we’re all wondering the same thing: Where do we find the time to take care of ourselves? The truth is, there's never enoug...

Start Wars: These Are the Resolutions You've Been Looking For!

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 12.23.2015 | Impact
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Let your 2016 be a good one. And may the force (self control, of course) be with you!

7 Habits Of Super Productive People

Prevention | Posted 12.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Prevention

There are some people who wake up at 5 a.m. without hitting snooze, meticulously write to-do lists, and keep their work area so clean you could eat off of it (not that they would ever have a sad desk lunch). So how do they do it?

5 Essentials of Mindful Self-Care: Promoting Mind-Body Resilience

Lara Fielding | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Lara Fielding

At the end of the day, just as we must maintain all the things we cherish in our lives, we must work to maintain our mind-body vehicles. Take care of your vehicle, and it will take you a lot further, in a much more comfortable ride!

Diets Are Not the Answer

Joy Strickland | Posted 05.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Joy Strickland

In a culture that places a premium on outward appearances, the latest diet fad may prove highly seductive for anyone with a weight issue. Wellness ...

What Chinese Centenarians Can Teach Us About Living Well

Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer J. Brown, Ph.D. At 115, Boxin Huang is the oldest resident of China’s Bapan Village, also called Longevity Village. But he's not ext...

3 Things You Should Always Do Before Showering

Posted 04.30.2015 | OWN

We know that hot water and old razors can damage skin, but what about these tips? By Kori Crosson They Take Out Their Contacts Water ...

Healthy Makes Happy: 5 New Year's Resolutions for a Healthier Life and a Happy 2015

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

As the calendar turns to New Year 2015, what resolutions should you make to get healthier and happier in the next 12 months? Here is what I recommend to my patients, family and friends.

7 Ways To Make Your Summer Buzz Last All Fall

Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living

Sunday, Sept. 22 marks the official start of Fall, meaning it's once again time to trade in swimsuits for cozy sweaters and iced teas for Pumpkin Spic...

8 Habits Of Insanely Fit People

Posted 08.08.2013 | Healthy Living

Just a few simple habits can make the difference between a fit person and a couch potato, an everyday worker and the outrageously successful. That'...

4 Healthy Habits Critical To 'Successful' Aging

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 12.18.2012 | Fifty

Concerned with how to be healthy now, into the new year and beyond? A combination of four healthy behaviors in middle age such as drinking moderately ...

7 Little Health Choices That Can Make A Big Difference

Posted 03.16.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Taking these small, surprising steps can help you live longer, better, happier As a reminder, always consult your doctor for med...

Making Healthy Choices in Front of the TV: It's Possible!

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 01.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Last week we talked about how TV can deter you from making healthy lifestyle changes, particularly if you're trying to eat differently. Now, let's think about what steps you can take regarding television and healthy living.

Dr. Oz Helps You Kick Your Worst Health Habits

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Dr. Mehmet Oz Just how bad is it to eat a whole bag of chips in one sitting? Or sip more than one glass of wine a day? Here, a ranking of the ...

What's Perfect for You?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

If you've begun to make a lifestyle change -- a new diet, exercise routine, stress reduction activity, or anything else -- consider that there will be times when you may need or want to get off your lifestyle wagon.

Why Would You Need a Shrink to Lose Weight?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

Is weight loss psychological? Is it something that a shrink can help you with or not? Have you tried hard to lose weight on diet programs and not been successful? Do you know why that is?

Can You Caffeinate Yourself to a Lower Weight?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Does it or doesn't it? The controversy over caffeine's role in weight loss has been going on for more than a decade. So many studies have appeared, with evidence on both sides of this issue, you can toss a coin while you are waiting for your caffeinated or decaffeinated latte to be made.

3 Practices To Find Your Center

Christie Carmelle Lopez | Posted 10.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Christie Carmelle Lopez

For me, finding my center means living a life of balance. Nurturing both the yin and yang in my life -- on every level -- is what guides me to inner peace and outer strength.

Lent, Sacrifice and Fitness

Penny Love | Posted 06.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

I challenge you all to use this final phase of Lent to consider giving up one of your addictions, even if it's just for a few days. Four is the magic number for success with any new fitness regime. Day four is breakthrough day.

How to Clear the Mind And Follow Your Intuition

Eli Davidson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eli Davidson

If you don't listen to you, why would anyone else? You are smarter than you think so follow your intuition.

Congress Flunks On Healthy Living

politico.com | KATHERINE TALLMADGE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

If I had a dollar for every time I've heard someone in Congress quote the Hippo­cratic oath during this year's debate on health care reform -- "First...