We are creating a generation of kids who are folding under the pressure. After all, by definition, most people who take part in competitions lose. As the testing starts earlier, this also makes for divided classrooms. Children who don't do well right away tend to write themselves off early on.
I've had panic attacks periodically since college. Most of them at night. Others when I'm in enclosed spaces. I hadn't been in an MRI before. An MRI is a very enclosed space.
There's nothing inspiring or empowering about two male CEOs taking credit for a young woman's work while twisting the entire purpose from being about reproductive health to being little more than a joke. But a 20-year-old ultrafeminist scientist who's about to launch her own company? That will be something to watch.
In a world where we're constantly pushing happiness over the horizon, our views of what success means is often skewed. Pretty soon our batteries to our inner flashlight start to wear out. Then, all at once we can't seem to turn on the switch again.
Powerful people think in a healthy way that invites inspiration. From when they wake up in the morning to when they close their eyes at night, they're creating thoughts that bring the best possibilities.
Meet Una Vida -- a jazz singer from New Orleans confronted with the daunting challenge of caring for herself as her mind and memory start to slip away...
Imagine you are running through a field of grass feeling vibrant, looking healthy, and young. Now imagine that you are also disease-free and strong into your old age. Don't both those images seem too good to be true?
Hardly anyone will express gratitude for access to health services, like an ambulance or an emergency room, because we rarely give it a second thought. Yet millions of women and children around the world struggle to access even the most basic health services.
By implementing one or more of these practices, businesses of all sizes can take a proactive approach to flu prevention, maximizing productivity and boosting employee morale.
Unless you've been living under a rock for the past six months, you've heard of Beachbody's 21-Day Fix. Who DOESN'T want to be "fixed" in 21 days (ugh...
Yesterday my doctor confirmed my longstanding suspicion. As it turns out, I really do have my head up my ass. The news, just in time for Thanksgiving, came as no real surprise. That's because my doctor was far from the first person to tell me I have my head up my ass.
I am sneezing in between paragraphs, coughing at the completion of each sentence and wiping my bloodshot eyes as I proofread this column. I see no need to visit the doctor, for I know this horrible cold will pass.
The end of the year brings family gatherings, parties, and hopefully some reflection. Like many people at the end of the year, I write a list of New Year's Resolutions. This is something I look forward to every year and always with great enthusiasm. Often, this involves a lot of cutting and pasting from the previous year: Talk on the phone instead of text, read more, workout more, learn to cook, lose five pounds ... the usual.
A great course with scenic views certainly adds value to an event. And when that course is lined with hordes of enthusiastic fans cheering you on, well that's definitely a big plus, too.
If you're adamant about staying on course over the holidays, there are a few things you can do to make sure you'll stay committed to your goals while also enjoying everything the holiday season has to offer -- including good food.
It is possible to reconcile your religious or spiritual beliefs with your medical care -- and studies have shown that it can actually have a positive effect on your health.