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t's true that there is a danger to being overly optimistic. It's unproductive to believe that challenges will magically disappear or goals will be manifested without taking any action in the real world. However, being a realistic optimist means that we're aware of the challenges.
Advances in research, drug development and technology have evolved the practice of medicine bringing us new treatments, new cures and new ways of collaborating. Scientists, researchers, engineers and others are paving the future of health care in labs across the globe right now.
We must remember that health does not exist in a vacuum separate from wealth, from the laws we write, from the systems we create to protect our citizens, or from the injustices that exist in each of these things.
So, what's a person to do, short of get her Ph.D. in chemistry? (I know that you readers are massively smart and accomplished, and some of you may take that challenge seriously). You don't need to -- consider this your cheat-sheet.
Looking at my kids, I cannot let that be their legacy. Whenever, however I die, I want them to know that their mom did everything she could to stay alive, that my main goal was to be healthy for them, in body and mind. That's why I just scheduled my preventative double mastectomy.
Over the centuries, our culture has created a wonky, wicked view of witches. A whirlwind of power wielding from the Inquisition to the Salem witch ...
The weather in most of the country has turned warm and even hot in some places. Yesterday I was walking for some "cooped up, crazy and need to get out...
With these and other tools I've learned to trust that yoga, dance and other movement are so much more than a physical practice. We heal our minds and spirits along with our bodies as we celebrate ourselves through movement.
Too often in exercise and yoga classes students are most concerned with keeping the legs straight and locked while trying to get the hands on the floor in a forward fold. Accomplishing this move does not matter for general function and can be injurious if done incorrectly.
The same adversities you faced in your childhood home that led you to believe LIES about yourself also allowed you to develop skills and abilities tha...
In the past 2.5 years I have been to 47 cities across three continents. Some of these tricks apply specifically to women, but a lot are just helpful for anyone who likes to travel. Here's a massive brain-dump, so let's do this!
For many of us, it can be challenging to feel enthusiastic and engaged when we get out of bed - especially when we don't begin the day by going to a healthy morning rave. Below are five easy and effective ways to bring a sense of enjoyment to our mornings.
A decade later, we are aware of the increasing frequency and severity of extreme weather events associated with climate change. Together, we are making tremendous progress in planning for a myriad of needs these disasters create.
Arguably, sleep may be the most important health habit to conquer in order to set the foundation for all other wellness activities. Sleep takes us back to our primal roots and resting from dusk to dawn is the most Paleo activity we can engage in.
Clearly, we are finding it difficult to take time off work. But when we do, emerging research in the field of occupational psychology is here to help us make the most of it. Here are a few ways to maximize your happiness during vacation and reap the benefits long after you're back to reality.