The close of my first day working in Tanzania left me shaken from the lives we had lost as a result of a preventable medical condition; but the close of my year left me hopeful that the students, physicians and nurses I had taught would carry on the lessons learned to further improve maternal health in their country.
This accessory is actually a slightly different take on the standard travel pillow. For this sleep aid, the "pillow" is worn just like a traditional scarf. An insert can be inflated into a pillow when you need it and deflated or removed when you don't.
Based upon their scores, each state received a "core" grade (A, B, C, D or F), but some states received an additional "plus" or a "minus" for factors not reflected in the core grade, such as pending regulations or legislation. Only 17 states received a B- or higher.
I've been unfaithful to myself in so many ways; oftentimes without even knowing it. When we're unloving and unkind to ourselves, and not living our true authentic lives, we're committing the ultimate act of betrayal and self-hatred. Here's how we betray ourselves?
YBeBendy tackles the question: Is it safe to practice yoga after exposure to extreme cold? When I began research on this topic, I was struck silent...
Welcome to my life as a new yogi -- and specifically, a new yogi who has so far learned one salient fact about this ancient meditative practice: It makes me fart. A lot.
Mindfulness has helped turn my life around. Even though I still live with constant pain, have partial paraplegia in my lower body and spend a lot of time in a wheelchair, my life could well be filled with suffering and misery, but it isn't.
It also discusses the future of beauty as we progress into a more technologically advanced and digital world. Here's the condensed version of the second half of the speech.
Why did you do it? I know your son was probably crying and crying and crying, because that's just what babies do at this age. Why didn't you just put him in his crib and walk away, go outside, call someone to come and help you?
Cancer is something that I did not worry much about. Heart disease and diabetes ran in my family. They concerned me. Cancer is like grief. You do not completely understand its stronghold until it knocks on your door.
If you're the type spending hours at the gym -- chest fly, back row, biceps curl, repeat -- it's time to reconsider your routine. Find out how to get leaner and work out less (all without a trainer).
What if you want to travel to a place where you can truly relax, but also improve your health and well-being at the same time? Well, that's where something like a health and wellness retreat might come in.
We know that the Ebola pandemic is causing a social and humanitarian crisis in several West African nations. What is now emerging is that it is a catastrophe, perhaps even a death sentence, for pregnant women.
The new year is about more than ritualistically setting resolutions before the clock strikes midnight. This annual transition of time is an opportunity for our stage of consciousness to transition from dark to light; to let go of our past and invest in our future by living fully and lovingly in the present.
What does a second chance mean to you? For some people it means given another chance at a relationship, to others it's another chance at a promotio...
Decreasing waste is environmentally beneficial and, as a bonus, will likely clean up your food choices and save you some money as well. Here are five tips for decreasing garbage that directly influence healthy eating.