We're over 20 months into the Ebola epidemic, and while it has slowed over the last few months, new cases continue to emerge each week. Liberia, declared Ebola-free for over two months, suffered another death from the disease last month, spreading fears of a comeback in the country.
Even for people who don't have kids, the "back to school" mindset can awaken anxieties of long ago about returning to school. The change in temperature and light also play a role. Days are undeniably getting cooler and shorter and for those sensitive to light, this can contribute to the end of summer blues. The good news is that there is a remedy:
I know that my hair has allowed me to walk around anonymously. It kept me from being seen. I know that looking like a c*ancer patient is difficult because I don't identify as one. I know I am being forced to decide how I will show up in a new way in the world.
What have I found the benefits of meditation to be for me? Here's a list that although not exhaustive will give you an idea of why I will always keep meditation as an important part of my day.
So, you've come a long way on your weight loss journey, but now, whether it's five or 10 pounds you're really struggling to lose that last little bit of weight. Don't worry, you're totally not alone.
Before you swear off baked beans for good, bloating, which is nothing more than excess air and gas trapped in your digestive tract (primarily in your 20-foot-long small intestines) comes down to way more than what you eat, he says. Check out these six small things that might be having a surprisingly big impact on your waistline.
So today was my yearly visit with my psychiatrist and yes I have one and please stop judging.
Your Meat-Eating Habit Is Killing More Than Just Cows -- says a new report, which cites the land degradation, pollution and deforestation caused by rising global demand for meat as "likely the leading cause of modern species extinctions."
Setting up a lifestyle friendly foundation of radiant health will keep you more grounded and balanced. Striving for better health is a great thing and it's absolutely possible to do so in a way that enriches your livelihood. Here are three key lifestyle friendly principles for better health:
Maria's message was clear. She was totally overwhelmed, exhausted, and felt like she just wasn't good enough... good enough at anything. Being anything less than superwoman felt like failure. The more I listened to Maria, the more I knew the time had come... the time for Maria to put down her super cape.
The death of a spouse means losing your lover, best friend, confidante, and co-wrangler of bills, children, household tasks and life. In addition to t...
Today, 60 percent of seniors are online, growing at more than six percent every year. Although millennials are largest users technology, it can be easy to overlook the opportunities computer and mobile devices have to help those 65 and over.
The next time you see someone rambling on the street or asking for money, put yourself in their position. We need to imagine lacking a family, lacking food and lacking simple roofs over our heads. Maybe then, we'll understand and begin showing compassion.
I wasn't supposed to have a stroke. I was 38 years old, a mom in "perfect" health. I run my own pro-athlete public relations firm. I was under stress, sure, but I was happy, enjoying my crazy, packed days.
Early this summer, I spent several days in a hospital bed, tethered to an IV, with what proved in retrospect to be anaplasmosis (a nasty bit of tick-b...
My 9-year-old daughter goes back to school this week as a brand new fourth grader. In preparation, we were mailed a list of school supplies to bring and found the usual suspects: markers, notebooks, binders, pencils...