Class of 2016, it's worth reflecting on a semantic point for a moment: there's a reason this is called a 'commencement address.' The word commencement means the beginning, not the end. Never before has this been more poignant than it is today.
Ms. Huffington's book can educate you beautifully on how to do this. I recommend you pick up a copy of Sleep Revolution today and read it as you're going to bed each night (instead of playing on your phone!)
No matter how excited you are to travel, some part of you is probably dreading the flight. One of the most unpleasant factors of air travel is sitting...
Honor.... Where is it? Honor Vets by caring for them and giving them the medical service, the sheltering and benefits they've literally fought for.
Recently, a handful of people have asked me about my method for reading. Before I get to that, some quick context: I flat-out love reading and take...
Every year, the Friday before Memorial Day is National Sunscreen Day! With summer around the corner and the rising intensity of the sun, it's extremel...
If you knew you could be helping yourself to cut your cancer risk in half just by practicing four things, would you do it?
Here are five truths about mental strength:
Ambassador Tarja Fernandez speaks at the International Women's Day on 08 March 2016. Photo Credit: Embassy of Finland, Kenya The 3rd Devolution Con...
Lawmakers, prosecutors, and judges need to throw out the feticide playbook. Respect for pregnant women requires rejection of new feticide laws and repeal of any that directly or indirectly provide the basis for punishing pregnant women.
Injections to the knee joint used to be scary, and almost always involved cortisone. No more. Here is what has changed.
The relentless hyperinflation of drug prices needs to end, but it won't happen without major changes in policy. Some actions or proposals have included (but are definitely not limited to):
In Alice Walker's novel, the color purple is reflective of God's love, beauty, and hope for a better tomorrow. Like Takisha and Amy, those living with lupus embrace the color purple as they battle the illness, strive to enhance awareness, and increase funding for a cure.
Having the energy to sustain action towards a long-term goal isn't easy. Here are three tips that will fire you up for your toughest and lengthiest missions:
My cyclist patients are not always fit. Yes, their aerobic capacity is impressive. Their quads are ever increasing. But watch them when they get off the bike. For the first minute or two, they can barely stand up. Their backs ache. Their necks are sore. Their hips are tight. They look like the classic picture of abused laborers.
When we are injured, we tend to think about what we can't do. Nature, on the other hand, moves quickly to initiate healing. The self‐repair process is spontaneous, natural, and seeks no direction from us.