For some reason, we've turned on each other, when we have fought so hard to get body diversity and body acceptance.
The power of no is simply profound. Sometimes the power is in not what you've said "no" to, but what you've indirectly said "yes" to.
This disease is rare, but it can potentially take an otherwise-healthy child's life within 24 hours. It is important to know that this disease can be prevented. So I am sure you are reading this and wondering why isn't it prevented?
When you can acknowledge your desire it will take you throughout the year regardless of the month or events and holidays. Where you are and who you're with will become irrelevant, and your desire will stay strong. Eating smart and exercising is the pathway to achieving your desire.
A good attitude and healthy lifestyle goes along with taking medication. Taking pills can only do so much, but if we allow ourselves to accept it instead of marking it with disgust and disappointment, then we will be taking the first step to understand what good medicine can do.
There may come a time in your life when you feel weak or inadequate. Please remember what you were able to accomplish entirely of your own will and your own fortitude. You are strong.
The key to meditation is not quantity but consistency. Rather than picking a specific time to meditate daily, add meditation to your regular routine. And at the end of each meditation, take a moment to say thank you to yourself for taking time to get still today.
With kids busy running to class, staring endlessly at computer screens studying or training hard for their school's athletics program, thinking about maintaining good eye health and safety may not be a top priority in their minds.
I try to attack my illness with humor, to strike it with smiles. Natalie helps me with this. Natalie Port-man. I just tell myself she is trying to take advantage of me when I'm "under the influence."
We all learn relatively the same way and that is by repeated exposure and action. In other words, we learn by spending time with the information or the process; and like healing, learning is a process and it takes time.
No one likes to think about getting sick on a vacation, and the fact is that most of us never will. However, 2014 has thrown up some very lurid headlines about just such a subject.
The health of our teeth is important and it starts with the foods that we eat.
Forty-nine years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson ushered in a new American era, creating a social compact that would withstand generations when he signed two hallmark health care programs, Medicare and Medicaid, into law.
More uninsured parents and children are getting health care coverage. That's a very good thing. But implementing policies like Express Lane Eligibility that can help get those with limited resources access to health care in a streamlined and efficient way while generating administrative savings, well, that's a great thing.
You may be the type that forgoes a hot dog at the baseball game to fit in your suit the next day at the beach but in some cases a hot dog might not be the worst thing to put in your mouth if it keeps you from spewing out some discourteous words at your Little Leaguer's baseball game.
About 10 years ago my internist told me that my blood test showed kidney numbers beyond normal. He said it in passing and I let it pass. I have no interest into possible lurking calamities.