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The Weird Way Taking a Shower Could Make You More Creative

Allure | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living

By Chloe Metzger, Allure Photo: John Huba You're mindlessly shaving your legs when it comes to you: the next Emmy-winning drama. Divine interventi...

What A Neurosurgeon Learned About Living After He Became Terminally Ill

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.21.2016 | Healthy Living

By the time he was 36 years old, neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi had also earned a master's degree in English literature and won neuroscience's highest r...

8 Simple Ways to Embrace the World of Abundance in 2016

Mark Pasetsky | Posted 01.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Pasetsky

2016 is underway, and there is a world filled with endless opportunities. Why struggle when staying in a positive flow is so much easier? Here are...

5 Scientifically Proven Ways To Make Your Gifts Meaningful

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.14.2015 | Healthy Living

Holiday gift buying can feel a little empty, when all of those endless lists, long lines at the mall and dollars spent lead to a 5-minute frenzy of f...

Pumpkin-Flavored Products Aren’t As Healthy As You Think

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.04.2015 | Healthy Living

This time of year, it seems like pumpkin-flavored options are available for pretty much everything. But is all this pumpkin healthy? Pumpkin is packe...

Where You Live May Determine How Well You Sleep

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.13.2015 | Healthy Living

We know Americans aren't getting the requisite 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night that the National Sleep Foundation recommends. But some areas of the c...

Is A Vitamin Or Mineral Deficiency Making You Tired?

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living

You already know a lack of iron can drag you down. But experts say numerous vitamin and mineral deficiencies can contribute to fatigue. If left ...

3 Reasons Every Weekend Should Be A Long Weekend

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living

Three-day weekends are what summer is all about. We need those extra hours for traveling farther, grilling longer and taking in more sunsets. But did ...

The Vast Majority Of Us Drink Too Many Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.14.2015 | Healthy Living

  Sugar-sweetened beverages are hurting everyone, and just about everyone is drinking too much of them. But the largest meta-analysis of its kind...

5 Recipes That Are Better With Greek Yogurt

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 07.21.2015 | Taste
Hannah Helsabeck

There are tons of meals that will taste better (in my opinion) and are better for your health when you nix the mayo.

Do You Sweat Too Much?

Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living

By Anna Medaris Miller for U.S. News As a fourth-grader, Sophia Wastler was afraid to raise her hand. When she took notes, she folded squares of pa...

Be Careful With Cotton Swabs in Your Child's Ears

Mommy Nearest | Posted 08.03.2014 | Parents
Mommy Nearest

I always use safety swabs when I clean my daughter's ears -- the ones with the funny shaped tip that can only go a tiny bit into the ear canal. Except for the one time I didn't.

Weight Loss Isn't A Fairy Tale

Tony Posnanski | Posted 07.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Tony Posnanski

When I lost all of the weight I knew I would never look like the models in Men's Fitness. It did not bother me for some reason. I started to live my life without blinders.

A Different Drummer: Ode to the ICD

ARVD/C Youth Society | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
ARVD/C Youth Society

This poem was submitted anonymously and is an adaption of "A Different Drummer" by Henry David Thoreau. Readers, please feel free to fill in the comm...

Parenting the World on Body Image

Sarah Draugelis | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women
Sarah Draugelis

Specifically among dancers, there is a tremendous amount of pressure to look good. That is our job. So there is often a harrowing potential for an obsession with comparison, image, and consequently, a "false celebration of the self," as choreographer Breton Tyner-Bryan puts it.

How To Be Gluten-Free Without Annoying Your Date

Marcella Romaya | Posted 09.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Marcella Romaya

Relax! Dating should be fun -- not stressful. Being gluten-­free has its challenges, but is no less awkward than a number of other issues that could arise on a first date.

7 Steps to Make Healthy Living a Lifetime Habit

Jeanette Jenkins | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeanette Jenkins

You must take responsibility for your present condition and understand that you are not a victim of your past but claim the power to shape your future.