The "new year, new me" routine has become a bad cliche, but we should be able to put aside our disdain and acknowledge that even if someone doesn't succeed on their first try, thinking about their health, fitness, and eating habits is an admirable thing -- regardless of what time of the year it happens.
A committed athlete knows that success comes from the willingness to push yourself seemingly beyond your ability, to court fear just a little, and to relinquish safety. Write into what scares you. Go past the point where you feel comfortable and you'll see how much stronger your work can become.
Having ups and downs is part of the path to wellness and it's okay to get frustrated once in a while.
If you want to improve your sleep, there are actually some very simple and practical ways to go about it. I call these strategies the three levers of sleep.
Despite these clearly-documented benefits, many are concerned about beans. These concerns stem mostly from ideas set forth by the paleo community.
Perhaps the numbers are in the thousands or millions, I don't know, but many of us are living on the edge of life, thinking that we have the perfect balance and that there's never a risk of falling off.
In fact, Latinos are the ethnic group that is least likely to have health insurance. Without health insurance, it can be hard to afford even basic preventive health care like check-ups. We can do better for the ones we love, and the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, can help.
It's that time of year again when we all create New Year's resolutions in desire for change, betterment and self improvement. Here are some of the b...
As I walked around the massive convention center at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) last week in Las Vegas, I heard three words echoing in my head. These three words, "Make it practical," have become something of a litmus test for me when it comes to technology innovation.
But workplace wellness and wellness tourism are simply not enough. What can public servants do to step up their public policy efforts when it comes to the wellbeing of their citizenry and country overall?
If you are shopping for a diet, the annual guidance offered by U.S. News & World Report is quite robust. But it, too, leaves a potentially important question unaddressed: should you really be shopping for a diet in the first place?
If you make a concerted effort to improve your ability to be mindful, the payoff is a life that is more effective, calm and joyful. Without being mindful, you can't truly realize your human potential, because it takes mindfulness to become fully aware of who you are.
The nurse to population ratio in Ghana is approximately 1:1000. In 2011, there were less than five nurses trained in pediatrics working in Ghana.
Most people don't want to "do nothing' all day. We have hopes and dreams, goals and ambitions. We want to contribute to the world, make it a better place, not "retire" from it to a life of "leisure."
Nobody has to struggle alone, as there's always someone who is willing to provide assistance. The challenge -- many times -- is to be willing to identify assistance and give someone an opportunity to help.
The key to running in the extreme cold is to protect yourself, wear the proper clothing and have an exit strategy.